PRESS RELEASE

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

11/19/2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 111921-2
Subject:
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine to Offer Winter Youth Program During Upcoming Winter Break
Registration begins Wednesday, Dec. 1, in person and online
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 programs to safely engage youth ages 5 to 12 during the upcoming Long Beach Unified School District winter break. Winter Camps will take place at various Long Beach parks weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Dec. 20 through Dec. 30 (excluding Christmas Day on Dec. 25), where campers will be able to enjoy fun games such as capture the flag and kickball. Registration begins Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 8 a.m. in person and at 10 a.m. online.

People may register online at LBParks.org or in person at the locations listed below. Camp registration fees are $30 per week. Financial assistance is available on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, people may call 562.570.3150.

In-person registration is available on Dec. 1 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the following sites:

  • Belmont Plaza Pool, 4320 E. Olympic Plaza
  • Pan American Park, 5157 E. Centralia St.
  • PRM Administrative Office, 2760 N. Studebaker Rd.
  • King Park Pool, 1910 Lemon Ave.
  • Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave.
  • Silverado Pool, 1540 W 32nd St.

For in-person registration after Dec. 1, people may visit the PRM Administrative Office between weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Winter Camps will take place at the following parks:

  • Admiral Kidd Park, 2125 Santa Fe Ave.
  • Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave.
  • Cesar E. Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave.
  • College Estates Park, 808 Stevely Ave.
  • Coolidge Park, 352 E. Neece St.
  • Drake Park, 951 Maine Ave.
  • El Dorado Park West, 2800 N. Studebaker Rd.
  • Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave.
  • MacArthur Park, 1321 E. Anaheim St.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave.
  • McBride Park, 1550 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
  • Orizaba Park, 1435 Orizaba Ave.
  • Pan American Park, 5157 E. Centralia St.
  • Ramona Park, 3301 E. 65th St.
  • Scherer Park, 4600 Long Beach Blvd.
  • Silverado Park, 1545 W. 31st St.
  • Somerset Park, 1500 E. Carson 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.

To ensure the health and safety of participants and staff, all programs will adhere to lower staff-to-camper ratios and other enhanced protocols.

For additional information about the Winter Break Programs and other activities for youth, people may visit LBParks.org.

Media inquiries can be addressed to Jane Grobaty, Community Information Officer, Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine, at 562.570.3233 or Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov.