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Teen Bus Trips
These trips are offered through the Teen Center Summer Camp. Teens do not have to be enrolled in the Teen Center to go on trips.

Date Time Destination Price Activity Code
August 3rd
9:00 AM
Magic Mountain

Residents: $65

Non-residents:$71

28330
August 10th
9:00 AM
Disneyland

Residents: $65

Non-residents: $71

28327
August 14th through August 16th
9:00 AM
San Onofre Camping Trip

Residents: $65

Non-residents: $71

28332

Older Adults Bus Trips
The trips described below are only for Older Adults age 55+ (unless otherwise noted).

Broadway in Sandstone
55 and up
Day Date Time Cost Activity Number
Tuesday through Thursday September 19 to 21, 2017 Depart: 10:15 AM
Return: 6:00 PM
Single Room
Residents: $450
Nonresidents: $495
29038
Double Room
Residents: $375
Nonresidents: $413
29037

The Older Adults Program, for the first time, is offering a 3-day trip! This 3-day trip includes a deluxe motor-coach transportation, a two-night stay at Casablanca Resort Hotel and Casino in Mesquite, $30 meal voucher for use at the hotel, guided tram tour of Zion, pre-show dinner at Tuacahn Amphitheater, and reserved seats for a performance of Newsies. Tour, luggage handling, room tax, and gratuity are all included in this special. Please choose between a single room or double room (sharing with 1 other person). Trip is limited to 52 participants. Pick up and drop off will be at both Joslyn Community Center (JCC) and Manhattan Heights Park (MHP).

My Way, Tribute to Frank Sinatra
55 and up
Day Date Time Cost Activity Number
Saturday October 7, 2017
9:45 AM to 5:15 PM
Residents: $83
Nonresidents: $91
29001

The Candlelight Pavilion at Griswold's Claremont Center offers elegant décor and fine dining. Enjoy a professional tribute to Frank Sinatra and his music by a live band. There are several choices of delicious entrees to be served at your table as well. Pick up and drop off will be at both Joslyn Community Center (JCC) and Manhattan Heights Park (MHP)

Newport Harbor Christmas Boat Parade
55 and up
Day Date Time Cost Activity Number
Friday December 15, 2017
3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Residents: $68
Nonresidents: $75
29003

Started in 1907, the Christmas Boat Parade in Newport Beach is hailed as one of the Top 10 Holiday Happenings in the Nation by the New York Times. Dozens of boats are decorated with thousands of lights and displays, and the waterfront homes are decked out for the holidays. Prior to the parade, dinner will be at Bubba Gump's with a choice from several entrées. Pick up and drop off will be at both Joslyn Community Center (JCC) and Manhattan Heights Park (MHP)

Rose Parade 2018
55 and up
Day Date Time Cost Activity Number
Monday January 1, 2018
6:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Residents: $113
Nonresidents: $124
28782

Each New Year's Day the world focuses its attention on the City of Pasadena, home of the Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl game. It's a celebration more than a century old, a festival of flowers, music and sports unequaled anywhere. We will have grandstand seats on Colorado Boulevard for up-close viewing. And, we should be back in time to see the Rose Bowl game on television. Pick up and drop off will be at both Joslyn Community Center (JCC) and Manhattan Heights Park (MHP)

Mini Bus Trips
Mini Bus Trip registration is done directly through the Older Adults Program. If you are interested in registering for the Mini Bus Trips, please contact the Older Adults Program at (310) 802-5430.

Mini Bus Trip: Piano Stomp - Huntington Library

Date Time Cost Location reservation
August 16th 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM $25 (due at the time of reservation, refundable if cancellation is 24 hours in advance) and $2 for Dial-A-Ride

Pick-up and drop-off will be at Joslyn Community Center

1601 North Valley Drive

Reservations are required. Please contact Dial-A-Ride at (310) 802-5430 to reserve your spot today.
Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, and other set musical history bringing the piano to the forefront of a new generation of music: Rock and Roll! Piano Stomp captures foot-stomping and high energy excitement of an interactive stage show. It's Rock and Roll at its finest! Lunch will be at Monkey House Cafe for an additional charge.

 

Cindy's Mini Bus Trip: Los Angeles Central Library

Date Time Cost Location reservation
July 19th 10:15 AM to 2:30 PM $10 (due at the time of reservation, refundable if cancellation is 24 hours in advance) and $2 for Dial-A-Ride

Pick-up and drop-off will be at Joslyn Community Center

1601 North Valley Drive

Reservations are required. Please contact Dial-A-Ride at (310) 802-5430 to reserve your spot today.
Cindy is taking us on a trip to the Los Angeles Central Library with a docent led tour at 10:30 AM! Bring your lunch money and we will have lunch at Fig at 7th.

 


About Bus Trips
Before signing up for any bus trip, please read the Cancellation and Refund Policy carefully. Registration for all bus trips can be done online or in person at the Parks and Recreation Department located in City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. If a trip is cancelled by the Parks and Recreation Department the activity fee is refunded but not the convenience fee. Refund requests are to be submitted no less than 5 business days prior to the day of the trip. If the refund is approved by the supervisor, the cost of the trip will be refunded minus the $25 administrative fee and minus the convenience fee.

Types of Bus Trips

Type of Bus Trip Age
General For all ages with Parent/Guardian
Youth Ages at least 5½ but less than 13 (operated through the REC Summer Camp, Afterschool REC, or REC Vacation Days)
Teen Ages at least 11 but less than 18 (operated through the Teen Center Summer Camp or Teen Center)
Adult Ages 18 years and up (Unless specified)
Older Adults Ages 55 years and up

Registration
All participants must bring proof of registration and possibly photo identification on the day of the trip.

Ways to Register

Online
Online

 

In Person (Walk In)

Parks and Recreation Department located in Manhattan Beach City Hall
1400 Highland Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Alternate Fridays 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed alternate Fridays)

We may be busy this time of year, we recommend filling out the registration form (PDF) in advance. You will be required to fill out a registration form regardless if you have registered previously.

 

Mail In

City of Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department
ATTN: Registration
1400 Highland Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Complete a registration form (PDF) with payment method. Please sign the waiver at the bottom and cardholder’s signature if you are using credit card.

 

Fax In

(310) 802-5401

Complete a registration form (PDF) with payment method. Please sign the waiver at the bottom and the cardholder’s signature.


We do not accept registrations over the phone


Cancellation and Refund Policy
Youth and Teen Bus Trips
  • All field trips are subject to change due to weather or any unforeseen circumstances.
  • If the trip is canceled, full refunds will be given.
  • The deadline to withdraw from a field trip is five business days prior to the trip date.
  • Refunds will not be given to any refund requests after the deadline.
  • All refunds granted are subject to a $25 administrative fee.
  • Refund request forms (PDF) are available for download (PDF), via email or by stopping by the Parks and Recreation Department
    1400 Highland Avenue
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

    Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department Hours
    Monday through Thursday; 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
    Alternate Friday; 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (closed alternate Fridays)

Older Adult Bus Trips
All refunds are subject to a $25 administration fee. Refunds after the trip deadline will be made only when your reservation can be filled from the waiting list or by a person designated by you. Replacement's name and waiver form must be in our office 24 hours prior to tour departure or in case of a Sunday/Monday departure no later than Noon on Wednesday. Due to insurance reasons there can be no passenger substitutions the day of the tour.

Departure/Return Locations
Depending on the tour, departure and return locations can vary. Check your receipt for exact location.

  • Joslyn Community Center, 1601 Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach
  • Manhattan Heights Community Center, 1600 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach

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