City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) will offer programs to safely engage youth during the upcoming Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) winter break. The programs will adhere to lower staff-to-camper ratios and other enhanced safety protocols.
Winter Camps for children ages 5-12 will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays from Dec. 21 through Dec. 31 (closed Dec. 25, Christmas Day). Campers will be able to enjoy fun new games that follow COVID-19 safety guidelines.
The camps will take place at the following parks:
People may register online beginning at 10 a.m. on Dec. 1. Registration fees are $30 per week; financial assistance is available on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, call 562.570.3150.
In-person registration is available between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon on Dec. 1 at the following sites:
For in-person registration after Dec. 1, please call 562.570.3150 to make an appointment.
Teens can participate in free winter break activities from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays from Dec. 21 through Dec. 31 (closed Dec. 25, Christmas Day).
Activities will be offered at:
To participate, teens must have parents sign waiver forms at the site on their first visit. Pre-registration is not required. Call the park for more information.
El Dorado Nature Center Winter Break Workshops
Children ages five to eight can participate in nature-themed workshops during winter break at El Dorado Nature Center (7550 E. Spring St.). The sessions will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, Dec. 22 through Dec. 24, and Dec. 29 through Dec. 31. Each session costs $20, and pre-registration is required. Children must have kindergarten experience. Those interested can register online beginning Dec. 1 or in person starting at 10 a.m. at the El Dorado Nature Center Museum (7550 E. Spring St.). The schedule of workshops includes:
For additional information about the Winter Break programs and other activities for youth, people may visit longbeach.gov/parks or call 562.570.3150.
Media inquiries can be addressed to Jane Grobaty, Community Information Officer, Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine, 562.570.3233, Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov.