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Information Gumbiner Park

Hours: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m.
The park serves approximately 32,000 residents who live within a half-mile radius. The park has a playground, skate park, performance area, picnic area and public art.

Sustainable design features that include the use of recycled pavement, a bioswale that retains and filters storm water, large canopied trees and a new green space in a fully built-out area.

Improvements to the area around the park include, street improvements, additional landscaping, improved drainage system, new bus stops, and new sidewalks that meet current disabled access regulations.

The development of the park was made possible through $2.83 Million in funds secured from the Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program (Prop 84).


The land for Gumbiner Park was formerly the trisection of 7th Street, Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. and Alamitos Avenue. The area had high incidents of traffic accidents and now offers green space and enhanced access to the Museum of Latin American Art and the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum.

On June 9, 2015, the Long Beach City Council voted to name the park in honor of Dr. Robert Gumbiner, a health care pioneer and philanthropist who opened the nearby Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in 1996. As a doctor and an administrator, Dr. Gumbiner guided the growth of his small medical practice into one of the largest HMO's in the country, FHP International. He made additional contributions to Long Beach’s cultural and artistic legacy by founding the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum, which opened in October 2010, 21 months after he died in January 2009 at the age of 85.


Landscaping,Open Space, Performance Area, Picnic Area, Play Equipment, Public Art ,Skate Park