Colorado Lagoon
5119 E Colorado St.
(562) 570-3215
(29 acres)


    Come enjoy all that this spectacular Lagoon wetland and Marine Education Science Center have to offer.

    There is also a Model Boat Shop open during the summer only.


    June 22-August 14
    Recreation Leaders certified in First Aid and CPR will be on site to assist participants with the construction of model sailboats at the Model Boat Shop for seven weeks this summer. Races are held each Friday Afternoon at the Colorado Lagoon. This is a drop-in program for children ages 7 years and up. The summer program ends with the International Sea Festival Clyde W. Ellerman Memorial Model Boat Regatta on August 14.
    A summer registration fee of $60 will be charged for each participant.
    Registration will take place on an ongoing basis at the Model Boat Shop beginning Monday, June 22
    Program hours are 10 AM - 3 PM, Monday - Friday.

    Supplies are additional and are as follows:

    12" Model Boat $25
    18" Model Boat $30
    24" Model Boat $35
    30" Model Boat $40
    36" Model Boat $45
    40" Model Boat $50

    For program information please call the Aquatics Camps Office at 562-570-1888.

    Wetland & Marine Science Education Center
    On Appian Way, between Park & Colorado


    A project is underway to restore the water quality and habitat of the Colorado Lagoon by eliminating dry weather storm drain discharges into the Lagoon, dredging contaminated sediment, reshaping the Lagoon edge to allow for additional habitat ranges, removing the north shore roadway, parking lot, picnic area and restroom and cleaning the culvert between the Lagoon and Marine Stadium or opening a channel to replace the culvert. More...


    Picnic Area, Play equipment, Swim area, Wetland and Marine Science Education Center

    Map to the Park

    Children playing at Colorado Lagoon