The City has seven parks, Berniece Bennett, Canyon Oaks, Foxfield, Russell Ranch, Three Springs, Westlake Village Community Park, and Westlake Village Dog Park (currently under construction). The Parks are open for public use between dawn and dusk of the same day with the exception of Berniece Bennett, Three Springs Park, and Westlake Community Park. Berniece Bennett and Three Springs are open between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. During the summer months, (June, July, August, and September) Berniece Bennett and Three Springs Parks are open from 6 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. daily. The Westlake Village Community Park is open at 6 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. year round. Sports fields close at 9 p.m. and the skate park closes at dusk. All parks are non-reservable and can be used on a first come first served basis only. Only the ball fields at Russell Ranch Park and Westlake Community Park can be reserved for local youth organizations to practice and play. Interested in a large birthday party or special event at a park, please click here for information on Special Events in Public Facilities.
Moonbounces and other inflatables are permitted in the park; however, residents must obtain a free bouncer permit from the City before using the public parks. Please click here to apply of the permit.
Inflatable and bounces are prohibited at the Westlake Village Community Park. Inflatables and bounce houses are permitted only at the following City parks: Berniece Bennett Park, Canyon Oaks Park, Foxfield Park, Russell Ranch Park, and Three Springs Park.
No unit shall be installed or used at a City park without a permit from the City Manager. The City Manager shall approve a permit application unless either or both of the following findings is made:
1.The proposed location to be utilized has been reserved for another use at the day and hour requested in the application.
2.The proposed unit will unreasonably interfere with or detract from the general public enjoyment of the park.
Insurance is required for the use of the inflatable/bounce houses at the City parks. Requirements for insurance:
No less than 5 days prior to the installation or use of an inflatable or bounce house at a City park, the permittee shall file with the City Manager a correct insurance certificate and an additional insured endorsement establishing that the applicant has purchased adequate public liability insurance to protect against loss from liability imposed by law for damages on account of bodily injury and property damage arising from the inflatable or bounce house. The policy shall be primary and not contributing to any other insurance maintained by the City; it shall name the City of Westlake Village and the City’s officers, agents, and employees as additional insureds; its liability amount shall be a minimum of one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence; it shall not bear a deductible greater than five thousand dollars ($5,000) per occurrence; it shall be issued by an insurer satisfactory to the City Manager; and it shall provide the City 30 days prior notice of any cancellation or modification of the policy. The 30 day notice of cancellation requirement shall be waived where the applicant can demonstrate proof that the premium for the insurance policy required herein has been paid for the time period during which the special event is scheduled. The permittee must maintain insurance for the duration of the special event.
Bouncer/ Inflatable Use Regulations:
1.The unit shall be hand-carried onto park property.
2.The unit shall be securely tied down without metal stakes and properly weighted.
3.Generators used in connection with the unit shall be coned off.”