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Do I need a permit to film in the city?
Yes.  You will need to contact the Office of Special Events at (562) 570-5333.

How can I get a tee time at El Dorado, Recreation 18, Recreation 9, Heartwell or Skylinks Golf Courses in Long Beach?
Recreation Park 18-hole GC
5000 E.Anaheim
Call 494-5000 to make a reservation.

El Dorado Park GC
2400 Studebaker Road
Call 430-5411 to make a reservation.

Skylinks at Long Beach GC
4800 E. Wardlow
Call 421-3388 to make a reservation.

Recreation Park South GC (9-hole Executive)
5000 E. 7th Street
Call 438-4012 to make a reservation.

Heartwell Park GC
6700 E. Carson (18 holes -- Par 3)
Call 421-8855 to make a reservation.

For advanced reservation information visit the following website:  http://www.americangolf.com/ezlinks_i_page.cfm


How do I register for classes through Parks, Recreation and Marine?
There are five ways to register for Parks, Recreation and Marine classes:

1. RecConnect, on-line registration: Using your computer with your Visa or Mastercard, you can now register for classes 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Click here or call the Registration / Reservations Office at (562) 570-3111 for more information.

2. Touch-Tone: Phone (562) 570-7171, 24 hours a day, seven days a week to register for classes. Pre-assigned account PIN number and Client numbers are required. Call (562) 570-3111 to have the numbers set for you and the person you wish to register.

3. Phone: Call (562) 570-3111 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

4. Fax: Fax the registration form in the back of the class schedule, fill in and fax to (562) 570-3113. Pay by Visa or Mastercard.

5. Walk-in: Walk-in registration for Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine fall classes is going on now. The Registration/ Reservations Office, at 2760 Studebaker Rd., in El Dorado Park, is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


I want to film in the city who do I talk to?
You will need to contact the Office of Special Events at (562) 570-5333.

I would like get information about fishing charters in Long Beach.
Local fishing concessions include:

Belmont Pier Sport Fishing, (562) 434-6781
Berth 55 Long Beach Sport Fishing, (562) 432-8993
Long Beach Marina Sport Fishing, (562) 598-6649
Pierpoint Landing, (562) 983-9300


I would like information about gondola rides in Belmont Shore and Naples.
Please contact Gondola Getaways at (562) 433-9595.

I would like information about reservable sites through Parks, Recreation and Marine
Click here for a list of Community Centers, Pools, Athletic Fields, Gymnasiums, and Golf Courses.

I would like to report a maintenance problem at a City park or beach.
Maintenance phone numbers: Beach Maintenance (562) 570-1596
Facility Maintenance (562) 570-4895
Grounds Maintenance (562) 570-4895
Marine Maintenance (562) 570-1582
E-mail: jagroba@ci.long-beach.ca.us

What are the hours and the ticket prices for the El Dorado Regional Park train ride?
The hours for the El Dorado Regional Park train ride year-round are  Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The ride tickets are $2 for children and adults, infants are free. Call (562) 496-4228 for more information.

What are the laws in Long Beach pertaining to bicycles?
Refer to the Municipal Code Chapter 10.48 (use the left navigation buttons to scroll to Section 48).

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What is the date of the next Long Beach Grand Prix?
The 38th  Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach will be held April 13-15, 2012 Visit www.longbeachgp.com.

Where are Farmer's Markets in the Long Beach area?
Long Beach Downtown CFM
Broadway & the Promenade
Long Beach, CA  90806
Contact:  Dale Whitney
(562) 433-3881
E-mail:  HAFMS@juno.com
OPEN-AIR/YEAR-ROUND
Friday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
WIC Coupons 

Long Beach Marina CFM
Marina Drive, south of 2d Street
Long Beach, CA  90806
Contact:  Dale Whitney
562) 433-3881
E-mail:  HAFMS@juno.com
OPEN-AIR/YEAR-ROUND
Sunday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
WIC Coupons 

Long Beach East CFM
Wardlow Road & Norwalk Boulevard
Long Beach, CA  90806
Contact:  Dale Whitney
(562) 433-3881
E-mail:  HAFMS@juno.com
OPEN-AIR/YEAR-ROUND
Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-sellout
WIC Coupons

Signal Hill CFM
Walnut Avenue & 27th
Signal Hill, CA  90806
Contact:  Dale Whitney
(562) 433-3881 E-mail:  HAFMS@JUNO.COM
OPEN-AIR/YEAR-ROUND April-October Thursday, 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. November-March Thursday, 2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
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Long Beach East Market
Thursdays, 4 PM to 7:30 PM.
This weekly Certified Farmers Market is held on the southwest corner of the Long Beach Health Dept. parking lot, a block south of E. Willow St. and just east of Redondo Ave. along E. Burnett St.

Long Beach Downtown Market
Fridays, 10 AM to 4 PM.
This weekly Certified Farmers Market is held in the City Place Mall, on the lovely Promenade North between E. 5th & E. 4th Sts, and on a lot across from WalMart, RIGHT NEXT TO PARKING STRUCTURES (2 HOURS VALIDATED FREE! - validation machine on-site), a block east of Pine Avenue.

Long Beach Southeast Market
Sundays, 9 AM to 1 PM.
This weekly Certified Farmers Market is held on the parking lot of the Alamitos Bay Marina, on E. Marina Drive one-quarter mile south of E. 2nd St., just west of Pacific Coast Highway.
 
Visit http://www.harborareafarmersmarkets.org/ for more information.

Where can I obtain information about local bicycle paths?
Click here to read about Shoreline Pedestrian/Bike Path or visit the Long Beach Bike Station at http://www.bikestation.org/longbeach/index.asp

Who do I call about graffiti removal?
For Parks, Recreation and Marine locations, call: (562) 570-4895
For all other City sites, call (562) 570-2773.