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City to Close Beaches Over Fourth of July Weekend 7/1/2020 Long Beach beaches will be closed to the public this Fourth of July weekend starting Friday, July 3 (12:01 a.m.), through 5 a.m. on Monday, July 6, in a proactive effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. This closure also includes piers, beach parking lots (except for permit holders), beach access ways, bathrooms and beach bike and pedestrian paths.
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City of Long Beach Pools to Reopen 6/24/2020 Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine’s pools will offer limited programming beginning Monday, June 29, with lap swim and water exercise classes at Belmont Plaza Pool Olympic and Martin Luther King, Jr. Park Pool. Registration for lap swim or water exercise beginning Friday, June 26, at  https://bit.ly/2CBuOEc
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Long Beach to Offer Summer Day Camps 6/17/2020 Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine  summer youth and teen programs for 2020 will feature greatly reduced fees, lower staff-to camper ratios and enhanced safety protocols.
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Long Beach Parks to Offer United States Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program For Children and Youth 6/12/2020 For the 41st year in a row, the City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) will offer the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) to provide free, nutritious meals to Long Beach children and youth throughout the summer months.
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Parks, Recreation and Marine Summer Kick-Off Concert Cancelled 5/18/2020

Due to the need to mitigate the community spread of COVID-19, the traditional Parks, Recreation and Marine Department summer “kick-off” concert, originally scheduled for Friday, May 22 at Marine Stadium, is cancelled.

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Long Beach Reopens Beaches for Active Recreation 5/13/2020  In an amendment to the City of Long Beach’s Safer at Home Order, the City will reopen all public beaches in Long Beach for active recreational activities beginning Wednesday, May 13, and continuing until further notice. 
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Trails and Trailheads Update 5/7/2020 Beginning on Friday, May 8, the public trails and trailheads will be open at the El Dorado Nature Center, DeForest Wetlands and Willow Springs Park. Individuals should engage in physical distancing measures and wear a face covering while in close contact with other people on the trails and when entering the park. 
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Day Camps Registration Postponed 5/6/2020 As a precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to comply with the State of California’s guidelines, staff are diligently working on protocols for safely opening our  programs.  Registration for summer activities, including day camps and aquatics camps will be rescheduled to a later date.
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Rec it at Home 4/13/2020 With schools and our park community centers closed for now, the staff at Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine misses everyone and continues to feel passionate about their programs and services. Visit this page regularly for ideas, inspirations, news, and tips on active and enriching ways to keep learning and thriving in your own backyard.
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Long Beach Parks Closed on Easter Sunday 4/10/2020 The Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine will close all parks, including open spaces, on Sunday, April 12, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. City sports facilities and beaches were closed last month in accordance with the “Safer at Home” order.
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Temporary Suspension of Programs 4/1/2020 Out of an abundance of caution and in accordance with guidance from state and local health officials to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine is implementing the following changes. 
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Recreation and Marine We Create Community March Newsletter 3/17/2020

Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for March 2020.

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CITY PROVIDES INFORMATION RESOURCES FOR COVID-19 3/10/2020 In an effort to provide community members with the most current information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019), the City of Long Beach has been updating the COVID-19 webpage with facts and safety precautions to help prevent the transmission of the virus.
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El Dorado Regional Park Passes-A Year Round Value 2/17/2020 Buy your annual parking pass now for the El Dorado Regional Park and El Dorado Nature Center and get unlimited vehicle entry to both areas for twelve months. The visor hanger design allows the pass to be used on more than one car within the purchaser’s immediate family. 
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Recreation and Marine We Create Community February Newsletter 2/17/2020

Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for February 2020.

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Pike Park Grand Opening 2/10/2020 The public is invited to attend a grand opening celebration for Pike Park (195 W. Seaside Way), at noon Thursday, Feb. 13.
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Stephen P. Scott Named Interim Director of Parks, Recreation and Marine 2/10/2020 Long Beach Acting City Manager, Thomas B. Modica, named Stephen Scott as the interim director of Parks, Recreation and Marine, effective Feb. 1, 2020. The City will conduct a national recruitment for the next director of Parks, Recreation and Marine.
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Summer Recreation Job Fair 2/9/2020 Join us at our Summer Recreation Job Fair on Wed, Feb 19th from 5pm to 8pm at El Dorado Park West. All interviews will be conducted on-site. Interview time slots are limited, please apply at https://bit.ly/2GhPEr0 and Search “Recreation”.
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Youth Strategic Plan 2/4/2020

We need your input to develop the City’s first Strategic Plan for Youth. For more information visit http://bit.ly/yspforum.

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Free Youth Indoor Soccer League 1/20/2020

Ready for indoor soccer? Online registration starts on February 3rd for boys & girls ages 5-14. The season begins April 18, 2020. 

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Recreation and Marine We Create Community January Newsletter 1/13/2020
Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for January 2020.
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Recreation and Marine We Create Community December Newsletter 12/16/2019
Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for December.
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New Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremon 12/10/2019

The new playground at Jenni Rivera Park (2001 Walnut Ave.) will open on Wednesday, December 18th, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. 

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Holiday Treecycling 2019-2020 12/5/2019 FREE holiday tree recycling is here!
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Free and Low-Cost Recreation Programs During 2019 Winter School Breaks 11/25/2019

During the upcoming school breaks for winter, the City of Long Beach will offer free ‘Fun Days’ youth programs and free teen recreation programs at parks throughout the city. Parents and guardians of younger children also can enroll their children in low-cost workshops at El Dorado Nature Center.

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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community November Newsletter 11/20/2019
Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for November.
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2020 Youth Sports Basketball League 11/15/2019 Register Now for Youth Basketball Leagues starting Jan. 18, 2020.
On-Line Registration (November 1 - Dec. 9, 2019). Practices Begin after January 1 and the Season Starts on January 18, 2020.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community October Newsletter 10/16/2019 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for October.
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Boat Auction November 23 10/14/2019 It's that time again! Long Beach Marine Bureau is having a Boat Auction at Alamitos Bay (205 N. Marina Drive, Long Beach on November 23, 2019.  Viewing starts at 8 AM, bidding starts at 9AM.
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Youth Fishing Derby Saturday, November 23, 2019 10/10/2019
Save the date for our free children's fishing derby on Saturday, November 23 at El Dorado Regional Park.

Registration - 8 am.
Fishing Derby -9 am.
Raffel - 1 pm.

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California Native Plant Sale October 12th 9/23/2019 Save the Date!!!
El Dorado Nature Center Plant Sale
Saturday, October 12
9:30am-2pm
For more information call (562) 570-1745.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community September Newsletter 9/18/2019 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for September.

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Fall & Winter Fun Times 9/9/2019

Children can visit their neighborhood park for scheduled drop-in activities including games, arts & crafts, special events and field trips for our Fall fun times. Call each park for specific schedule of activities. 

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California Coastal Cleanup Day 2019 9/2/2019 We invite you to participate in this great collaborative event.  As a community, we can make a positive impact on the health of our local coastline. Join us on Saturday, September 21 from 9 am – 12:00 pm.
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FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT SERIES: 7/29/2019

Come check out our concert featuring Elm St. Band at El Dorado Park West on Friday, August 9th at 6:00pm.

Bring your family and friends and enjoy an afternoon filled with fun and music. Free admission!!!

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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community July Newsletter 7/24/2019 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for July.
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FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT SERIES: 7/15/2019

Come check out BOXCAR 7 Band at Stearns Champions Park on Saturday, July 20th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm.

Bring your family and friends and enjoy an afternoon filled with fun and music. Free admission!!!

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King Park Pool Now Open 6/22/2019

King Pool is now open and back to it's regular hours! 

If you have any questions regarding specific King Pool classes or reservations please call the pool office at 562.570.1721. 

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Sun Soaked Free Community Beach Days 6/20/2019 The City of Long Beach is proud to announce an exciting partnership with Kaskade to provide FREE Community Beach Days at Alamitos Beach from July 8th – July 14th. Beach Days will feature activities for all ages! Come on out and enjoy free volleyball clinics, sunrise/sunset yoga, sand castle building and free skateboard clinics to name a few!

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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community June Newsletter 6/17/2019

Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for June.

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Long Beach Celebrates 10 years of 100 days of Summer 5/27/2019

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine, in partnership with the Long Beach Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, offers free or low-cost cultural programs, sports activities and special events throughout the city. The program, called 100 Days of Summer, launched in 2009. By this Labor Day, the City will have provided 1000 days of fun.

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START THE 1000 DAYS OF SUMMER with UNDER COVER on on Friday, May 24 5/20/2019

Get ready for a dynamic, fun, energetic night of high energy dance music featuring Pop, Rock, Soul, Funk, Latin, R&B, Top 40 and all of your favorites from the ‘50s to the present day.

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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community April Newsletter 4/17/2019 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for April.

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2019 Summer Day Camp registration begins on line at LBParks.org on April 13 at 8 a.m. 4/1/2019 Registration for Summer Day Camps offered by Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) starts April 13. 
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Mayor’s Animal Care Visioning Task Force 3/21/2019 Tuesday, March 26, 2019 – 3:30 p.m. 
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community March Newsletter 3/14/2019 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for March.
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ACS Public Workshop 3/12/2019 The Long Beach Animal Care Services Public Workshop Presentation from March 3, 2019 is now available.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community February Newsletter 2/14/2019 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for February and March.
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Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Spring Class Registration starts on February 4th! 1/24/2019

Hundreds of classes are starting in March for preschool through adults 50+.

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Free After School Programs 1/16/2019 What is your child doing after school? Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine offers free activities Monday through Friday in every Long Beach neighborhood for ages 5-12.  Programs include games, arts and crafts, tournaments, cooking, homework help, movies, holiday celebrations and more.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community January Newsletter 1/7/2019 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for January.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community December Newsletter 12/10/2018 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for  December.
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We Forgive You 12/3/2018

Past license penalties and fines are being forgiven! Now is the time to bring your pet’s license up to date with this great incentive. 

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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community November Newsletter 11/15/2018 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for November & December.
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Free Winter Fun Days 11/12/2018 Youth ages 5-12 can come to their local park for extended supervision (non-custodial care) recreation activities during Winter Break (December 24- 28 & 31; & January 2-4). Closed December 25 & January 1.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community October Newsletter 11/8/2018 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for October & November.

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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community September Newsletter 9/19/2018 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for September & October.
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Coastal Cleanup Day 2018 9/3/2018 El Dorado Nature Center is partnering with the California Coastal Commission to coordinate five cleanup sites in Long Beach on September 15th. We invite you to participate in this great collaborative event.  As a community, we can make a positive impact on the health of our local coastline.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community August Newsletter 8/16/2018 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for August & September.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community May Newsletter 5/29/2018 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for May & June.

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100 Days of Summer 2018 5/28/2018

Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine encourages all residents to "stay and play" in Long Beach during the "100 Days of Summer" from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The City of Long Beach and the Long Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau will post hundreds of activities on www.100DaysOfSummer.org to make planning each of your 100 days easy and fun!

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100 DAYS OF SUMMER KICK-OFF CONCERT WITH "UNDER COVER" 5/21/2018

Bring your family and friends and get the "100 Days of Summer" started. The band Under Cover specializes in high energy dance music – Pop, Rock, Soul, Funk. Latin, R&B, Top 40 and all of your favorite music from the 50’s to the present-day.

Kids Zone and Food Trucks start at 5 p.m.. Concert from 6-8 p.m.

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Marine Boat Auction June 9, 2018 5/1/2018 LONG BEACH MARINE BUREAU is holding an auction of impounded and abandoned vessels on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Alamitos Bay Marina Office.  Inspection and registration begins at 8AM and the bidding begins at 9AM. 
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community April Newsletter 4/23/2018 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for April & May.
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Earth Day Coastal Cleanup 2018 3/1/2018

Join El Dorado Nature Center and partners for our annual Earth Day Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, April 21 from 10 – noon.  

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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community March Newsletter 2/26/2018 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for March & April.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community February Newsletter 2/15/2018 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for February & March.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community January Newsletter 1/18/2018

Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for January & February.

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Nature Center Trails Closed 1/9/2018 Due to the rain, our trails at the Nature Center will be closed today January 9th. Our Visitors Center will remain open until 4:00pm.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community December Newsletter 12/26/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for January.
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Class Interest Survey 12/19/2017 Got Free Time?  Looking to learn new things?  We want to help!
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine would like to hear from you about the types of recreation programs and classes you would be interested in.
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Free Youth Sports Leagues 11/28/2017

Registration begins December 1, 2017 for leagues starting January 20, 2018 at Long Beach. Coed Basketball ages 5-8 Boys & Girls Basketball ages 9-14. Emphasis is placed on participation and skill development. 9 weeks season schedule includes pratices and 6 weeks of games.

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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community November Newsletter 11/23/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for December.
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Public Invited to Attend Grand Opening of Dog Park at Bixby Park 10/30/2017 The public is invited to attend a grand opening ceremony for the new Dog Park at Bixby Park on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., at 130 Cherry Avenue.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community October Newsletter 10/23/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for October.
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Willow Springs Grand Opening Saturday, October 21, 2017 10/16/2017 Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of the New Willow Springs Wetlands Restoration Project on Saturday, Oct 21st at 10a.m. 
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Nature Center Plant Sale 2017 10/10/2017 Calling All Garden Lovers!!
Join us on October 14, 2017 for our annual California Native Plant Sale from 9:30a.m to 2p.m. Hundreds of different native and drought tolerant plants to choose from. All proceeds go to Partners of Parks/Friend of El Dorado Nature Center and support native plant restoration at the Nature Center.
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Programs and Facilities are Closed 10/9/2017 The following programs and facilities are closed today due to #CanyonFire2. Long Beach is experiencing poor air quality conditions. Please avoid unnecessary outdoor activities for the remaining of the day. Stay safe Long Beach! #LBParks
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community September Newsletter 9/21/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for September.
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Beach Peninsula Rebuilding Project 2017 9/11/2017 Annual Peninsula Beach Rebuilding Project will fortify the beach along the East Peninsula. This annual program runs from September 1 through March 15 as needed to protect public and private property.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community August Newsletter 8/29/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for August & September.
Partnership Program to Foster Support For LBPRM 8/22/2017 Parks, Recreation and Marine “Partnerships to Enhance Parks, Programs and Services” (PEPPS) can help individuals, businesses and organizations participate in sponsorships, donation opportunities and volunteer projects that will improve LBPRM facilities, programs and services in positive way for the community.
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Free concert by Trinity at Marine Stadium 8/20/2017 Wind down the 100 Days of Summer with a free concert by Trinity at Marine Stadium, on Friday, Aug 25th!
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Help Protect Our Beaches 8/13/2017 Help Protect Our Beaches. Join us for Coastal Cleanup Day on September 16.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community July Newsletter 8/1/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for July & August.
2017 Long Beach Summer Family Entertainment 6/27/2017 Offering hundreds of free or low cost cultural programs, sports activities and special events throughout the City. "100 Days of Summer" is a partnership among Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine and the Long Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau to promote opportunities to "stay and play" in Long Beach.
Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community June Newsletter 6/22/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for June & July.
Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community May Newsletter 5/26/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for May and June.
Dedication Ceremony at El Dorado Nature Center 5/10/2017 Come join us for the dedication ceremony of the new El Dorado Nature Center Entry Way on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. Please share with your friends!
Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community April Newsletter 4/19/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for April.
Mindful Aging Series 4/17/2017 Join our Mindful Aging Series classes to strengthen your mind, body and spirit. Mark your calendars and tell a friend about it!
Join us for the unveil of five new playgrounds 4/16/2017 Mark your calendars and come join us for the unveil of five new playgrounds on April 20th at 9 a.m at El Dorado West Senior Center.
Color Block Walk 4/16/2017 Join Vice Mayor Rex Richardson to see what a new public space could look like in your neighborhood Saturday, May 6th 2017 at 10 a.m. & 12 p.m. (Myrtle Ave & 67th St). Experience the color block walk with your friends and family.
Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community March Newsletter 3/24/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for March.
‘Be S.A.F.E.’ Program Wins California Parks And Recreation Society Award Of Excellence 3/13/2017 The Parks, Recreation and Marine’s Be S.A.F.E. program (Summer Activities in a Friendly Environment) was named an “Award of Excellence” winner in the category of Neighborhood Building in the annual California Park & Recreation Society's (CPRS) Awards program.
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El Dorado Nature Center Preschool in Nature Program 3/5/2017 Enrich your child's sense of wonder, independence, and love of learning in a unique, interactive, natural setting. Through music, movement, art, stories, and explorative science activities, our fun, discovery centered sessions help nurture curiosity, creativity, and social skills.
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Belmont Pier Now Open 2/18/2017 Belmont Pier is now open to pedestrians and for recreational fishing. Some areas may still be restricted for safety reasons.
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All City Parks Are Now Open 2/17/2017 All parks are open with the exception of the Nature Center and El Dorado East Regional Park. Although the parks are open, we advise people to take caution while in the parks as trees and limbs may continue to fall.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community February Newsletter 2/16/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for February.
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Spring Camp – Leeway Sailing Center 2/16/2017 Registration for Spring Camp will be conducted online beginning Monday, March 6 or in person at the Aquatics Camps Office by appointment only. For questions, call the Aquatics Camps Office at (562) 570-1888.
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Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting Location – February 16, 2017 at 9 a.m. 2/12/2017 The February meeting for the Parks & Recreation Commission will be held at MacArthur Park, in the Gamboa Theater, at 1321 Anaheim Street
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Beach Concessions Community Meetings 2/7/2017 Join your community in reviewing schematic designs for the renovations of the Alamitos, Junipero, and Granada Concession Buildings! The City is providing multiple opportunities for you to be engaged in the process!
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community January Newsletter 1/18/2017 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for January.
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The El Dorado Nature Center trails are closed today 1/12/2017  The El Dorado Nature Center trails are closed today due to rain. Our Visitors Center will remain open until 4:00 p.m.
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Follow us on Facebook 1/1/2017 Tell your friends and family about Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine and ask them to 'Like' our Facebook page! More than 2800 recreational and educational classes are offered each year.
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TREE REMOVALS NECESSARY TO SUPPORT SAFE LONG BEACH PARKS 12/23/2016 City of Long Beach will begin removing some dead and dying trees in the City’s parks that are increasingly prone to toppling over or limbs falling. The City must remove them to ensure the public’s safety and, consequently, support the growth of healthy trees.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community December Newsletter 12/18/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for December.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community November Newsletter 11/17/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for November and December.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community October Newsletter 11/2/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for October and November.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community September Newsletter 9/25/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for September and October.
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Friends of El Dorado Nature Center Native Plant Sale 9/23/2016

Saturday, October 8th from 9:30am – 2pm at
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community August Newsletter 8/28/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for August and September.
2016 Coastal Cleanup Day
California Coastal Cleanup Day September 17, 2016 8/8/2016 El Dorado Nature Center is partnering with the California Coastal Commission to celebrate California Coastal Cleanup Day at six cleanup sites in Long Beach.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community July Newsletter 8/1/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for July and August.
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Emergency Tree Trimming Notice 7/10/2016 The Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department has a policy of preserving healthy trees on public property whenever possible.The safety and well being of our patrons continues to be our priority.
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Summer Specialty Camps 6/22/2016

It’s a gold medal summer at long beach parks, recreation and marine Summer Specialty Day Camps June 20 thru August 26 for ages 5 - 12.

 

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100 Days of Summer 6/16/2016 The calendar is packed with festivals, movies, music, sports and more, and don't miss our amazing array of camps and classes.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community June Newsletter 6/10/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for June and July.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community May Newsletter 5/25/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for May and June.

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Summer Day Camps Registration 2016 4/28/2016 Save the Date for our Summer Day Camps registration!
Registrations starts on April 15th at 8am! Please share this with your friends and family so that they don't miss out on all the fun this summer!
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Health & Wellness Fair May 6th 4/25/2016 Mark your calendars,Health & Wellness Fair at El Dorado Park on May 6th!It will focus on the physical, social & cognitive aspects of living. Please tell all your friends so that they don't miss out!
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community April Newsletter 4/11/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for April & May.
Earth Day Coastal Cleanup Day 2016
Earth Day Coastal Cleanup Day 4/7/2016

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Earth Day Coastal Cleanup Day! Saturday April 23 at 10 AM - 12 PM. Come show our beaches some love on Earth Day!

 

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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community March Newsletter 4/7/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for March & April.
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Seaside Dog Park Closed March 28- April 25 2016 3/24/2016 Seaside Dog Park Closed March 28- April 25 2016 for Special Events and Maintenance. Please call (562) 436-3636 for more information.
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Grand Opening at MacArthur Park 3/24/2016 Join us to celebrate new playground, renovated Homeland Cultural Center at MacArthur Park on Saturday, March 26 at 10am.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community February Newsletter 2/25/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for February & March.
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City of Long Beach Animal Care Services Achieves Record Year in 2015 with Saving Animals 2/1/2016 Statistics are the best numbers ever reported, and show increasing progress being made at the animal shelter in 2015, compared to 2014:
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community January Newsletter 1/21/2016 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for January and February.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community June Newsletter 1/1/0001 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for June & July.


July 2018 WCC
Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community July Newsletter 1/1/0001 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for July & August.


 14TH STREET PARK EXPANSION
Public Invited to Attend Groundbreaking Ceremony for the 14th Street Park Expansion October 10 1/1/0001 The public is invited to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the 14th Street Park Expansion on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 9 a.m., located at 14th Street and Long Beach Boulevard.
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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community May Newsletter 1/1/0001 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for May.

Beach week Community Events
Free Community Beach Week 1/1/0001

FREE Community Beach Days at Alamitos Beach from July 8th – July 12th from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Beach Days will feature activities for all ages! Come on out and enjoy free volleyball clinics, sunrise/sunset yoga, sand castle building and free skateboard clinics to name a few! 

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100 Days of Summer Final Concert 1/1/0001

Bring your family and friends to wind down the "100 Days of Summer" started. Pop Vinyl Cover will take you on a musical journey from the 50’s to today.

Kids Zone and Food Trucks start at 5 p.m.; concert from 6-8 p.m.

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Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine We Create Community August Newsletter 1/1/0001 Read about your local news on Community Recreation Services, Planning and Development, Maintenance operations, Marine Bureau and upcoming events for August.


Cornonavirus Closure
Long Beach Announces Temporary Modifications to City Operations 1/1/0001 All recreation programs, classes, permits and reservations are canceled through March 31, or until further notice.