City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
Long Beach, CA – The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) will continue offering its Mobile Recess Program with a new series beginning Dec. 6 and through Feb. 25, 2022. Registration for the new series, operating weekdays from 2:30 to 5 p.m., begins Monday, Nov. 22, at 2:30 p.m. in person and online.
PRM staff will drive trucks loaded with supplies and equipment to designated neighborhood streets and provide recreation activities for youth ages 5 through 14 (Grades K-8). Streets are blocked off for safety and kids participate in supervised physical fitness and arts and crafts activities.
Beginning Nov. 22, people may register online on LBParks.org, or in person at any of the participating Mobile Recess locations, Monday through Friday, from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Registration will remain open until the program reaches capacity. Space is limited, advance sign-ups are required, and all sign-ups are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Mobile Recess Program will be held at the following locations:
To ensure the safety of all participants and staff, the Mobile Recess Program will implement the following COVID-19 safety protocols:
The Mobile Recess Program is made possible by federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding allocated under the Long Beach Recovery Act. The Long Beach City Council voted to adopt the Long Beach Recovery Act in March of 2021, becoming one of the first major cities to approve to COVID-19 recovery program utilizing ARPA and other federal funding. Additional information about the Long Beach Recovery Act is available at longbeach.gov/recovery.
For additional information about the Mobile Recess Program and other activities for youth, people may visit LBParks.org, or call 562.570.3150.
Media inquiries can be directed to Jane Grobaty, Community Information Officer, Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, at 562.570.3233 or Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov.