The Present and Future of
Youth Sports in Los Angeles.

OCTOBER 27, 2016


Playing Forward

The Present and Future of
Youth Sports in Los Angeles.

October 27, 2016





LA84 Age Group/Beginning Level Track & Field Coaches Clinic 

Birmingham High School, Van Nuys, CA

Information & Details



“Los Angeles and The Olympics” – Los Angeles City Historical Society Leture

LA84 Foundation | Los Angeles, CA | 2-4pm

The history of the Los Angeles Olympics will be on display as the events of 1984 are discussed and the possibility of the 2024 Games are imagined. More information to come.


LA84 Hosts LA Youth at Run4Fun Festival for Season-Ending Race

December 10

Middle-schoolers from Granada Hills to Oxnard ran in the fall season’s final race at the 2016 Run4Fun Festival. After going through LA84’s 10-week program, the students took on a tough 1.25-mile course at Elysian Park. Read More

MLS Legend Schmid, Experts Teach Coaches at LA84 Soccer Clinic

November 12

More than 60 high school coaches took in a variety of sessions and panels from well-seasoned coaching experts, including MLS all-time winningest coach Sigi Schmid and West Bromwich Albion assistant manager David Kemp. Read More

LA84 Celebrates Playing Forward at 5th Annual Summit

October 28

The Summit brought together civic leaders, sports industry executives and top athletes including, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles Kings President Luc Robitaille and Chairman of the LA 2024 Bid Committee Casey Wasserman. Read More

Water Polo, Synchronized Swimming Athletes Compete at Summer Swim

August 21

Young water polo and synchronized swimming athletes competed in a fun-filled day at Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center. After a summer of training, the athletes competed against pools from across Los Angeles County. Read More

Shirley Babashoff Tells Story At Book Signing

August 19

LA84 hosted Olympic swimming legend Shirley Babashoff, as she and co-author Chris Epting chatted and signed copies of her new book. Babashoff shared her story of anguish and triumph while discussing doping issues that remain relevant to this day. See More

Over 1,000 Take Part in 2016 Summer Swimming and Diving Festival

August 14

Almost 1,000 youth hopped in the pool at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center, where the only thing hotter than the temperature was the passion shown by all the young athletes as a summer of practice culminated in a day of fun, competition and celebration. Read More

LA84 Celebrates Opening of Rio Olympic Games

August 5

LA84 welcomed Olympians and other members of the Olympic world to the foundation for an Opening Ceremony Party to celebrate the Rio Games of the XXXI Olympiad. See More

LA84 Hosts Olympic Day At LA Coliseum

June 23

Five hundred young athletes participated in Los Angeles’ Olympic Day 2016 celebration at the site of the 1932 and 1984 Olympic Games. Read More