Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Fall and Winter School Break Programs

During the upcoming school breaks for fall and winter, the City of Long Beach will offer free youth and teen recreation programs at various parks throughout the city. Parents and guardians also have the option of registering their child for an El Dorado Nature Center workshop for a low-cost fee.


Fun Days – Free

Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine will offer “Fun Days,” extended supervision (drop-in, non-custodial care) recreation programs at neighborhood parks from November 25-27 during the fall school break, and on December 23, 24, 26, 27, 30 and 31, and January 2 and 3 during the winter school break. The parks will be closed on December 25, 2019 and January 1, 2020. The programs are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here for more information.

“Parks, Recreation and Marine’s free programs provide safe and fun opportunities for kids to stay active over the two-week school break,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. “The youth and teen activities are held in parks throughout the city, so all families have easy access.”

Youth ages five to 12 can enjoy free games, crafts, sports tournaments, field trips, and holiday celebrations at the following park locations:

Admiral Kidd, 2125 Santa Fe Ave.
Bixby, 130 Cherry Ave.
Chavez, 401 Golden Ave.
Coolidge, 353 E. Neece St.
Drake, 951 Maine Ave.
MacArthur, 1321 Anaheim St.
McBride, 1550 M.L. King Ave.
M.L. King, 1950 Lemon Ave.
Orizaba, 2935 E. Spaulding St.
Pan American, 5157 Centralia St.
Ramona, 3301 E. 65th St.
Scherer*, 4600 Long Beach Blvd.
Seaside, 1401 Chestnut Ave.
Silverado, 1545 W. 31st St.
Someret, 1500 E. Carson St.
Stearns Champions 4520 E. 23rd St.
Veterans 101 E. 28th St.
Wardlow, 3457 Stanbridge Ave.
Whaley, 5620 Atherton St.

*Houghton Park youth programs temporarily offered at Scherer Park due to construction activities.

Free Teen Programs

Teens can also participate in free fall and winter break activities at Admiral Kidd, Chavez, Coolidge*, McBride, and Silverado Parks and the Freeman Center at 1205 Freeman from 3-7 p.m. on November 25-27 and on December 23, 24, 26, 27, 30 and 31, and January 2 and 3. Click here for daily program schedules. *Houghton Park teen activities moved to Coolidge Park due to construction activity.

For locations and hours, visit www.tinyurl.com/FallWinterFunDays

 Also see El Dorado Nature Center Winter Workshops here