PRESS RELEASE

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

11/18/2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 111819
Subject:
City to Offer Free and Low-Cost Recreation Programs During Fall and Winter School Breaks
Contact:
Jane Grobaty
Community Information Officer
Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine
562.570.3233
Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov




children playing foosball
During the upcoming school breaks for fall and winter, the City of Long Beach will offer free ‘Fun Days’ youth programs and free teen recreation programs at parks throughout the city. Parents and guardians of younger children also can enroll their children in low-cost workshops at El Dorado Nature Center.

Fun Days: Free recreation programs for children ages 5 to 12.

Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine will offer Fun Days, extended supervision (drop-in, non-custodial care) recreation programs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following days: Nov. 25, 26, 27; Dec. 23, 24, 26, 27, 30, 31; and Jan. 2, 3. Park programs will not take place Christmas Day or New Year’s Day.

Children can enjoy free games, crafts, sports tournaments, field trips, and holiday celebrations at the following park locations:

The public can visit https://bit.ly/2NIyTsa for daily program schedules. *Please note that Houghton Park youth programs will be offered at Scherer Park due to construction activity.

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Free Teen Programs

Teens can participate in free fall and winter break activities from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following days: Nov. 25, 26, 27; Dec. 23, 24, 26, 27, 30, 31; and Jan. 2, 3. Park programs will not take place Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. Activities will be offered at:

The public can visit https://bit.ly/2NIyTsa for daily program schedules. *Please note that Houghton Park teen activities will be offered at Coolidge Park due to construction activity.

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.). Each one-time session is from 9 a.m. to noon and costs $20. Those interested can register at www.lbparks.org. The schedule of workshops includes:

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

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