PRESS RELEASE

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

4/2/2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # CM040219
Subject:
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Summer Day Camp Registration Opens April 13
Contact:
Jane Grobaty
Community Information Officer
Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine
562.570.3233
Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov




Registration for Summer Day Camps offered by Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) starts April 13. PRM offers a variety of camp experiences so that the interests of every child are met and working parents can have a solution for their child care needs over the summer.

 “Parks, Recreation and Marine Day Camps build confidence and connect Long Beach’s children to open spaces throughout the City,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. “These camps keep kids active, engaged and healthy throughout summer.”

This year, Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine invites kids to “Re-Discover Summertime,” at its summer day camp programs. Residents can register beginning at 8 a.m. on April 13 using a variety of methods: online at lbparks.org, by calling 562.570.3111 or by visiting the Registration Reservations Office (2760 Studebaker Rd.) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.

Park Day Camps
Park Day Camps include sports, group games, arts and crafts and much more. Weekly field trips, workshops and specialized classes are available at an additional cost. The camps operate between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from June 17 through August 23. Extended care is available from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for an additional $35 per week for both morning and afternoon extended hours. Park Day Camps are offered at the following locations:

  • El Dorado Park West Camp, ages 5 to 12, $115 per week
  • Pan American Hi-Five Sports Camp, ages 5 to 12, $115 per week
  • Silverado Park Camp, ages 5 to 12, $115 per week
  • Stearns Champions Creative Arts Camp, ages 5 to 12, $115 per week
  • Veterans Park Camp, ages 5 to 12, $115 per week
  • Wardlow Park Pee Wee Camp, ages 5 to 8, $115 per week
  • Whaley Park Music and Arts Camp, ages 5 to 12, $120 per week. Please note that online registration is strongly recommended for this camp.

Aquatics Day Camps
Aquatics Day Camps strengthen water safety skills and build camaraderie through games, pool and ocean activities, and more. The camps operate between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from June 17 through August 23, except where noted. Extended care is available at Belmont Junior Beach Camp and Bayshore Beach Camp from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for an additional $26 per week per session. Aquatics Camps are segmented by age, and each camp is unique. Sessions include:

  • Belmont Junior Beach Camp, ages 5 to 7, $165 per week
  • Bayshore Beach Camp, ages 8 to 12, $165 per week
  • Bay Club Teen Camp, ages 13 to 15, June 17 through August 9, $123 per week
  • Counselor-in-Training Camp, ages 13 to 17, June 24 through July 19, $320 for the 4-week session

Day camps will not be offered on July 4. Residents can call 562.570.3111 for more details about camps, including financial aid information. For more information about the many programs offered by Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine throughout the year, visit lbparks.org.

About the City of Long Beach
Home to approximately 470,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. As a full-service charter city, Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly-rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health, Parks, Recreation and Marine, Development Services and more. The City also has a highly-respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, five golf courses, 171 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths, and a Bike Share program.

For more information about the City of Long Beach, visit http://longbeach.gov/. Follow us on social to keep up with the latest news: FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube.

About Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department (PRM) is recognized for excellence in management practices and programs, having received the National Parks and Recreation Association Gold Medal Award four times. PRM provides leisure programs and services to residents and visitors, which improve quality of life in Long Beach. PRM maintains 171 parks with 26 community centers, 320 acres of open space, and 6.1 miles of beaches; implements the City's Open Space Plan, provides recreational opportunities to meet diverse community needs, maintains public marinas, and provides for public safety and the humane treatment of animals.

For more information about the Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine programs and services, visit http://www.longbeach.gov/park. Follow us on social to keep up with the latest news on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube