City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
Long Beach, CA - Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department (PRM) will offer more sessions beginning April 12 through June 18 for four important programs that safely engage youth, including the Mobile Recess Program, After School Camps, Community Learning Hubs and the Virtual After School Program. Registration for these free and low-cost sessions begins on Friday, March 26.
Mobile Recess Program
The free Mobile Recess Program will continue to be offered through June 18.
PRM staff will drive trucks loaded with supplies and equipment to designated neighborhood streets and provide activities for youth ages 5 through 14 (Grades K-8). The streets will be blocked off for safety. Activities include physical fitness and arts and crafts. Space is limited and advance sign-ups 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, March 26, in person at the sites or via longbeach.gov/park. For more information, people may call 562.570.3226. The locations and schedules for the extended Mobile Recess Program are as follows:
Mondays & Wednesdays Sites (3 to 5 p.m.)
Tuesdays & Thursdays Sites (3 to 5 p.m.)
Friday Sites (3 to 5 p.m.)
After School Camps
Camps for children ages 5 to 12 will continue weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m. through June 18. Campers can enjoy fun new games that follow COVID-19 safety guidelines.
The camps will take place at the following parks:
Online registration for After School Camps begins at 10 a.m. on March 26. In-person registration will be available between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon on March 26 at the following sites:
For in-person registration after March 26, please call 562.570.3150 to make an appointment. The weekly cost for this program is $10 per person. Financial assistance is available on a first-come, first served basis.
Community Learning Hubs
The Community Learning Hub Program will continue to offer free sessions through June 18 for distance learning and after-school activities for kindergarten to eighth grade Long Beach Unified School District (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. to 5 p.m. through June 18, except Spring Break (April 5-9), at the following locations:
COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be implemented at all learning hub locations, and participants will be required to wear face coverings and adhere to physical distancing guidelines. Participants must bring their own electronic device and lunch.
Online registration begins at 10 a.m. on March 26. In-person registration begins on March 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at each of the camp locations listed above.
In-person program COVID-19 safety protocols include:
Virtual After School Program
The Virtual After School Program will continue weekdays from 2:30 to 6 p.m. through June 18.
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 to 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 each day.
Registration opens on Friday, March 26, at 8 a.m.
In-person registration will be available on March 26 at Heartwell Park, 5801 E. Parkcrest St., from 2 to 6 p.m.
For additional information about these programs and other activities for youth, visit longbeach.gov/parks or call 562.570.3150.
Media inquiries can be directed to Jane Grobaty, Community Information Officer, 562.570.3233, Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov.