Last Week of Swimming at Indoor Pools

Time is running out. School is about to start. This week represents your last chance at swimming at the indoor swimming pools at two Long Beach high Schools.   Both Jordan High School and Millikan High School are opening up their pools to the public Mondays through Fridays from 1 pm to 3 pm up until August 23rd.   Swimsuits … [Read more...]

Specialty Summer Camps: Sand Castles and Skateboard Camp

Sand Castle Camp at Granada Beach, Long Beach

What is the best part of living in a diverse community like Long Beach? The abundance of activities that are at our disposal. Case in point: the Special Summer Camps. This week, the Long Beach Parks and Recreation department is holding two camps; a Sand Castle Camp at Granada Beach, and a Skateboard and Scooter Camp at El Dorado West … [Read more...]

Recreational Swimming at Long Beach High School Pools

Long Beach High School Swimming Pools Open for the Public

If swimming is your thing, but not at the beach, there is more options out there for you other than local public park swimming pools. A few of Long Beach's high schools are opening up their swimming pools to the public. Both Jordan High School and Millikan High School are opening up their pools to the public Mondays through Fridays from 1 pm to … [Read more...]

Beach Fit Club at Alamitos Beach

Beach Fit Club at Alamitos Beach in Long Beach. Every Monday at 6 pm

Summer is winding down, but people are still hitting the beach. If you still need a little extra push to get you in that perfect beach body, here is your chance. There will be a FREE Beach Fit Club tonight, Monday Aug. 12, at 6 pm in Long Beach at the Alamitos Beach. The fit camp is designed to create a healthy active lifestyle in the city of … [Read more...]

Rancho Los Alamitos Tours

Rancho Los Alamitos

Are you interested in having a relaxing time while absorbing cultural history? Then s a tour of Rancho Los Alamitos is right for you Rancho Los Alamitos is a place for all time: listed on the National Register of Historic Places twice—as the sacred Gabrielino, or Tongva village of Povuu'ngna and also for its adobe core ranch house c.1800, four … [Read more...]

Brazilian Beach Soccer

Brazilian Beach Soccer

School is out and Summer is finally here. With Long Beach being a beach community, what better way than spending your summer vacation on the beach! Children ages 7 to 15 can sign up and learn how to play Brazilian Beach Soccer! Located at Long Beach's Granada Beach, kids can enjoy the beach while learning and playing beach soccer at this … [Read more...]

Frisbee Golf at El Dorado Park

Frisbee Golf at El Dorado Park

Looking for a fun, new way to get some fresh air and exercise at the same time? Well Frisbee Golf is for you. The Frisbee Golf course at El Dorado Park in Long Beach is an 18 basket 5,590 foot course located at El Dorado Park West. Frisbee golf is an activity that is friendly for all ages – from your five year old to the child's … [Read more...]

Surfing Lessons at M&M Surfing School in Seal Beach

Surfing Lessons at M&M Surfing School

Southern Californian residents have the luxory of living practically next to the beach. Long Beach locals literally have that privilege. So why not take advantage and learn how to surf. The M&M Surf School in Seal Beach will teach you how to surf, no matter if you are a beginner or intermediate surfer. Founded in 1995, the M&M Surf … [Read more...]

Terezinha Wright Art Tribute at the Hellada Art Gallery

Terezinha Wright's Art Work

The Hellada Art Center in the East Village Art District of Long Beach is currently displaying selected art pieces from artist Terezinha Wright. In a tribute to Wright's art contributions to the art culture in Long Beach, the Hellada Center is displaying a small selection of paintings as a preview for an upcoming comprehensive art exhibition of … [Read more...]

Tennis at the Billie Jean King Tennis Courts

The Billie Jean Tennis Center in Long Beach, CA

Have fun and get a great workout by playing tennis! The Billie Jean King Tennis Courts in Long Beach are open daily starting at 7 a.m. Billie Jean King, a former No. 1 world tennis player, is a Long Beach native. She was born on November 22, 1943. She attended and graduated from Long Beach Poly. In 1981, King came out and became one of the first … [Read more...]

Salsa Dance Lessons

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Learn how to dance to Latin music today! Master Jose Neglia is holding a Salsa dance lesson in Long Beach from 8 to 9 pm tonight. The instructions come in the form of a four week class. The price is $80. The Salsa class is semi-private and only includes a group of three men and three women, so space is highly on a first come, first serve … [Read more...]