· Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine
Academics, archery, arts, baseball (T-ball), basketball (free coed leagues), boating and sailing classes, camps (see page 10), cooking, no-cost drop-in after-school programs, dance (Mexican Folklorico), martial arts, music (piano, guitar, keyboard), soccer, swimming (recreational, lessons, parent/me, diving), teen centers, tennis, and volleyball (free coed and girls’ leagues), plus vacation-break workshops at the El Dorado Nature Center . Visit their website for events and classes.
FREE SUMMER FUN DAYS
Great free and affordable programs for youth and teens are offered at over 20 local parks this summer. Kids can come out for games, crafts, sports, field trips, and more. June 20 – August 26, Monday – Friday, noon – 5 p.m.
BE SAFE PROGRAMS
Summer Activities in a Friendly Environment offer free classes, sports, fitness, crafts and more at 11 city parks. June 20 – August 26, Monday – Friday, 5-8 p.m.
MOBILE RECESS PROGRAM
The free Mobile Recess program brings trucks loaded with supplies and equipment to designated neighborhood streets and provides recreational activities for youth ages 5-14 (grades K-8), Monday – Friday, 2:30-5 p.m. Streets are blocked off for safety and kids participate in physical fitness, and arts and crafts activities. Visit https://bit.ly/3KVG8JJ for locations and to register.
VIRTUAL RECREATION PROGRAM
Access a wide variety of free videos from arts and crafts to fitness, dance, cooking and more on the Parks, Recreation and Marine YouTube channel. Visit https://bit.ly/3Oq2pRS.