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Ground broken for 31-acre youth sports complex

Public and private donations totaling $150 million have cleared the way for construction of a multi-dimensional youth sports complex that will serve the Westchester and Playa Del Rey communities.

Groundbreaking ceremonies on May 8 unveiled plans for Lulu’s Place, a 31-acre site that will feature tennis courts, soccer fields, volleyball courts, basketball courts and space for a variety of academic and athletic activities.

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass joined more than 150 dignitaries and residents at the construction site for near the intersection of 92nd Street and Falmouth Avenue.

“All young people deserve access to enriching sports programs and educational opportunities,” Bass said. “The city is proud to be a partner in supporting the development of Lulu’s Place. I am very excited that we will have a brand new recreational facility that the entire Playa Del Rey and Westchester communities can enjoy for years to come.”

Read full article at Los Angeles WAVE Newspapers.