Through the Dodgers Dreamfields program, LADF builds and refurbishes baseball and softball fields in underserved communities to provide a safe place for youth to conduct positive recreational activity in their own neighborhoods. In partnership with corporations, foundations and local municipalities, Dodgers Dreamfields contribute to both community development and youth development by providing youth the opportunity and space to learn and play the game of baseball and softball while building character and instilling life lessons.
The Dodgers Dreamfields program also consists of baseball and softball clinics, fitness clinics, community service projects and field maintenance clinics to ensure ongoing use of the fields and to ensure partners can conduct ongoing maintenance.
On September 22nd, LADF unveiled its 50th Dodgers Dreamfield at Algin Sutton Recreation Center in South Los Angeles. With the completion of Dodgers Dreamfield #50, LADF announced its plan to extend the initial commitment of 50 fields, with an additional $10 million to build 75 fields by the 75th anniversary of the Dodgers move to Los Angeles. LADF will build and refurbish 25 more fields by 2033. In addition LADF debuted it's Dodgers Dreamfields Impact Report, which can be read here.
Having invested over $10 million, Dodgers Dreamfields can be found in some of Los Angeles' most underserved communities, such as Central Los Angeles, Inglewood, South Los Angeles, Harbor City, San Fernando Valley, East Los Angeles, and La Puente. These 50 Dodgers Dreamfields provide 300,000 kids a positive and vibrant environment to participate in baseball and softball opportunities in their neighborhoods. In partnership with corporations, foundations, local municipalities, and individuals, Dodgers Dreamfields contribute to both community development and youth development by providing youth the opportunity and space to learn and play the game of baseball and softball, while building character and instilling important life lessons.