PRESS RELEASE

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

5/27/2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 052721
Subject:
Long Beach to Offer Summer Adaptive Youth and Adult Recreation Programs
Registration Begins June 7
Contact:
Jane Grobaty
562.570.3233
Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov
Community Information Officer
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine




Long Beach, CA - Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) will offer in person adaptive recreation programs for middle and high school youth and adults, providing fun and enriching experiences such as art, games and fitness activities designed for people with special needs. Programs will run June 21 through August 27, and registration begins on Monday, June 7, at 2:30 p.m.

“As an inclusionary city, we are proud to offer summer programs that engage our community members with disabilities,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. 

The Adaptive Youth and Adult Recreation Programs will take place Monday through Friday at Stearns Champions Park, located at 4520 E. 23rd St. The middle and high school programs, for youth grades six through 12, will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and the adult program will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. The program cost is $20 per week for youth and $15 for adults.

Registration will be available beginning June 7 at 2:30 p.m. in-person at Stearns Champions Park by appointment only. To make an appointment or for more information, people may call 562.440.2867. 

Both programs will maintain appropriate staff-to-participant ratios and other enhanced safety protocols for the health and safety of both participants and staff. 

Additional information about the various other PRM summer recreation programs and offerings is available by calling 562.570.3150 or by visiting LBparks.org.

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