PRESS RELEASE

City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

3/20/2024
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 032024
Subject:
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine to Offer Summer Day Camps for Youth, June 17 through August 23
Registration begins Saturday, April 13
Contact:
Jane Grobaty
562.570.3233
Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov
Community Information Officer
Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine




Long Beach, CA - Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) will offer Summer Aquatics and Park Day Camps from June 17 through August 23, 2024. Registration begins Saturday, April 13, online at LBParks.org.  

Summer Park Camps
Youth ages 5 to 12 will enjoy games, crafts, physical fitness, enrichment activities and more. Summer Park Camps will operate Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., for those enrolled in extended care. The weekly cost is $100 for regular day and $125 for extended care.

The Summer Day Camps will take place at the following sites:

  • Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave.
  • El Dorado Park West, 2800 N. Studebaker Rd.
  • Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave.
  • Pan American Park, 5157 Centralia St.
  • Silverado Park, 1545 W. 31st St.
  • Stearns Champions Park, 4520 E 23rd St.
  • Veterans Park, 101 E. 28th St.
  • Wardlow Park, 3457 Stanbridge Ave.
  • Whaley Park, 5620 E. Atherton St.

Aquatics Day Camps
PRM will also offer two aquatics day camps for youth this summer. The Belmont Junior Beach Camp, for ages 5 to 7, located at Belmont Plaza Pool (4320 E. Olympic Plaza), features games, crafts, beach play, songs, excursions, kayaking, canoeing and American Red Cross swimming lessons. Campers at Bayshore Beach Camp, for ages 8 to 12, located at Bayshore Park (5415 E. Ocean Blvd.), will enjoy the same activities as the Belmont Junior Beach Camp in addition to marine biology lessons. The weekly cost for both aquatics camps is $165 for regular day; extended care fees are $28 for a.m. (7-9 a.m.) or p.m. (4-6 p.m.), or $56 for both a.m. and p.m. extended care.

Financial assistance for the aquatics camps is available on a first-come, first served basis. Field trips and other camp activity costs are additional costs and vary. 

Registration for the Summer Park Camps and Summer Aquatic Camps begins Saturday, April 13 at 9 a.m. and will be conducted through an online portal at LBParks.org.

The online portal can be accessed through a personal home computer or smartphone, or at designated City sites. On April 13 from 9 a.m. to noon, PRM staff will be onsite with internet capable devices for families to self-register at the locations listed below. Staff will be available to assist with registration questions, but customers will be responsible for self-enrollment. These locations will open at 8 a.m. and registration for all customers, both online and self-serve enrollment, will begin at 9 a.m. at LBParks.org.

Temporary self-serve enrollment locations include:

  • Bixby Park (130 Cherry Ave.)
  • Houghton Park (6301 Myrtle Ave.)
  • Pan American Park (5157 Centralia St.)
  • Silverado Park (1545 W. 31st St.)
  • Veterans Park (101 E. 28th St.)
  • Whaley Park (5620 E. Atherton St.)

Additionally, community members can visit any open Long Beach Public Library location to register at one of the available public computer labs. Open days and times may vary per library location, so the community is encouraged to check hours of operation before visiting.

For information about financial assistance, available on a first-come, first served basis, and more information about these programs and other activities for youth, visit LBParks.org or call 562.570.3150.

Media inquiries may be directed to Jane Grobaty, Community Information Officer, Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, at 562.570.3233 or Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov.