Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine offers Mobile Recess Program, After-School Camps, Community Learning Hubs and a Virtual After School Program. Registration for these free and low-cost sessions begins at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 15.



• CAMPS

Camps for children, ages 5-12, continue on weekdays from 3-6 p.m., February 1-26 (Closed February 15). Campers can enjoy fun new games that follow COVID-19 safety guidelines.

The camps will take place at the following parks:

  • Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave.
  • Cesar E. Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave.
  • College Estates Park, 808 Stevely Ave.
  • Coolidge Park, 352 E. Neece St.
  • Drake Park, 951 Maine Ave.
  • El Dorado Park West, 2800 N. Studebaker Rd.
  • Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave.
  • MacArthur Park, 1321 E. Anaheim St.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave.
  • McBride Park, 1550 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
  • Orizaba Park, 1435 Orizaba Ave.
  • Pan American Park, 5157 E. Centralia St.
  • Ramona Park, 3301 E. 65th St.
  • Scherer Park, 4600 Long Beach Blvd.
  • Silverado Park, 1545 W. 31st St.
  • Somerset Park, 1500 E. Carson St.
  • Stearns Champions Park 4520 E. 23rd St.
  • Veterans Park, 101 E. 28th St.
  • Wardlow Park, 3457 Stanbridge Ave.
  • Whaley Park, 5620 E. Atherton St.

Online registration begins at 10 a.m. on January 15. In-person registration is available between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon on January 15 at the following sites:

  • Parks, Recreation and Marine Administrative Office, 2760 N. Studebaker Rd.
  • Pan American Park, 5157 E. Centralia St.
  • King Park Pool, 1910 Lemon Ave.
  • Belmont Plaza Pool, 4320 E. Olympic Plaza

For in-person registration after January 15, please call 562.570.3150 to make an appointment. The weekly cost is $10 per person. Financial assistance is available on a first-come, first served basis.



• MOBILE RECESS

The free Mobile Recess Program will be offered through February 26. (no program February 15).

PRM staff will drive trucks loaded with supplies and equipment to designated neighborhood streets and provide activities for youth ages 5-14 (Grades K-8). The streets will be blocked off for safety. Activities include physical fitness activities, and arts and crafts. Space is limited and advance signups are required. All sign-ups are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for these new sessions begins at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 15, in person at the sites or via longbeach.gov/park. For more information, call 562.570.3226. The locations and schedules are as follows:

  • Monday & Wednesday Sites – 3-5 p.m.
    • Hellman Street between Orange and Cerritos
    • 11th Street between Dawson & St. Louise
    • 67th Way between Orcutt & Muriel
  • Tuesday & Thursday Sites – 3-5 p.m.
    • 17th Street between Henderson & Chestnut
    • 8th Street between Gladys & Freeman
    • Jackson Street Between Orange & Walnut
  • Friday Sites – 3-5 p.m.
    • 23rd Street between Cedar & Chestnut
    • Parade between Harbor and Fashion
    • Burton W. Chace Park in the park space


• COMMUNITY LEARNING HUBS

The Community Learning Hubs will continue to offer free sessions in February for distance learning and after-school activities for kindergarten to eighth grade LBUSD students.

The free Community Learning Hubs will provide a safe space with high-speed internet for students to complete distance learning assignments during the school day. Youth will also have the option to participate in safe and enriching after-school activities, including academic support, sports, fitness and more.

The Community Learning Hubs will be available weekdays from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., from February. 1- 26, (closed February 15) at the following locations

  • Ernest McBride Park & Cal Rec. Community Center, 1550 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
  • Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave.
  • Orizaba Park, 1435 Orizaba Ave.
  • Veterans Park, 101 E. 28th St.

All health and safety protocols will be implemented at the learning hub locations, and participants will be required to wear face coverings and adhere to physical distance guidelines. Participants must bring their own electronic device and lunch.

Online registration begins at 10 a.m. on January 15. In-person registration begins on January 15, from 10 am to 3 pm. at each of the camp locations listed above.

In-person program safety protocols include:

  • Limiting the number of participants at each event.
  • Maintaining no larger than 12:1 participant-to-staff ratio.
  • Implementing physical distancing protocols including check-in and check-out.
  • Cleaning and sanitizing all high-touch areas frequently.
  • Requiring face coverings for participants and staff.


• VIRTUAL OUT OF SCHOOL PROGRAM

The Virtual After School Program will continue Monday – Friday, 3 – 6 p.m.

This free program will continue to enhance the virtual recreation experience with many engaging and fun activities, plus academic enrichment activities to supplement the virtual learning environment offered by LBUSD.

The Virtual After School Program will offer kids, ages 5-14, activities that can be experienced from the comfort of home including live “meets” with recreation staff, academic support, dance, art, trivia and much more within a three-hour period each day.

Registration opens on January 15 at 8 a.m.

  1. Visit www.lbparks.org
  2. Find the Virtual After School Program registration link
  3. Fill out the registration form
  4. Wait for your Welcome email!

In person registration will be available on January 15 at Heartwell Park – 5801 East Parkcrest Street from 2 – 6 p.m.

For additional information about these programs and other activities for youth, visit longbeach.gov/parks or call 562.570.3150.

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(562) 570-3100