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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 012423-3
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Spring Class Registration Begins February 6
Jane Grobaty
Community Information Officer
Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine

Overhead photo of ceramic pot being made.

Long Beach, CA – Registration for spring recreation classes offered by Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) begins Monday, Feb. 6. More than 300 classes in art, music, nature, fitness, special interest subjects, adult sports leagues and aquatics programs will be offered starting in March. These programs provide opportunities for social interaction and learning, exercise and recreation, and growth and relaxation for preschool-aged children to adults. Details about the spring classes as well as summer camp registration information is included in the latest issue of PRM’s program catalog, Recreation Connection, available online beginning Feb. 2.

“Residents have access to a variety of amazing classes, sports leagues and free activities through our Parks, Recreation and Marine Department,” said Mayor Rex Richardson. “From preschool music class and youth basketball to online driver’s education and oil painting, there’s a class for all ages and interests.”

There are three easy ways community members can register beginning Feb. 6:  

  • Visit and click on “Online Registration” under “LB RecConnect.” 
  • Mail the completed form from page 55 in the Recreation Connection publication with check payment (including address, phone number and class number) to City of Long Beach, 2760 Studebaker Road, Long Beach, CA 90815.
  • Visit the Registration Reservations Office inside the PRM Administration Building, located at 2760 Studebaker Rd., weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

“PRM’s Recreation Connection, offers a bounty of leisure activities, educational classes, and enrichment programs for pre-school to active adults,” said Parks, Recreation and Marine Director Brent Dennis. “Look for the publication in your mailbox, local library or park community center, or find the digital version on our Parks webpage.”

Recreation Connection offers information about many of PRM’s fee-based classes being offered this spring for various ages, including but not limited to: 

  • Preschool: Bamboleo Bebe, Bamboleo Amiguitos and Bamboleo Amigos (Spanish language immersion), Preschool Readiness, Little Music Makers, D-Up Tiny Ballers (Basketball) and Soccer.
  • Youth: Mexican Folklorico Dance, Reading and Math Development, Exploring Instruments, Keyboard Kids, D-Up Ballers (Basketball) Martial Arts and Soccer. 
  • Teens: Ceramics, Yoga, Jujitsu, and Online Driver’s Education. 
  • Adults: Ceramics, Drawing Fundamentals, Oil Painting, Quilting, Line Dancing, 2 Step & Swing, Almost Ballet, Argentine Tango, Belly Dance, Dog Training, 40-30-20 Interval Training, Total Body Fitness, Aerobics Lite, Tai Chi Qigong, Yoga, Jujitsu and Karate. 
  • All Ages: Swimming Instruction. 

Recreation Connection also lists dozens of free and low-cost activities, including After-School Programs, Virtual Recreation Programs, Mobile Recess Program, Community Learning Hubs, youth sports leagues, teen centers and senior centers. A park directory with listings of amenities and activities at over 50 parks is also included in the issue. 

More information about PRM programs and services is available at