Winnetka is a neighborhood in the west-central San Fernando Valley in the city of Los Angeles. It is a highly diverse area, both for the city and for the Los Angeles County, with a relatively large percentage of Asian people.
Winnetka was founded in 1922 as a small farming community. Today there are six public and four private schools in the area, a recreation center, two pocket parks and a city-operated child-care center.
Winnetka is bounded on the north by Chatsworth, on the northeast by Northridge, on the east by Reseda, on the south by Woodland Hills and on the west by Canoga Park. Winnetka Recreation Center: The center has an indoor gymnasium without weights, which can be used as an auditorium; it has a capacity of 400. In addition the center has a lighted baseball diamond, a children's play area, a community room which often hosts election polls, and picnic tables.