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Ways to Register
There are 4 EZ Ways to register:



In Person (Walk In)

Parks and Recreation Department
Manhattan Beach City Hall
1400 Highland Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Alternating Fridays 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed every other Friday starting April 1, 2016

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.


Online Registration

  1. Click on the Activity Registration button on the City's Homepage or go to the online registration website.

  2. You will be redirected to the online registration system.

  3. You may now create an account, log in to your online activity registration account or browse through current activities and classes.

Screenshot of City's Homepage


Creating A New Account

  1. Go to the City's Homepage and click on the "Activity Registration" link located in the lower left corner of the homepage.

  2. You will be redirected to the online registration system.

  3. Once on the online activity registration website's homepage, click on the "Create an Account" link.

  4. Completely fill in the information on each screen and click next.

  5. In five easy steps you will have created a new account.

New Account Screen Shot


Trouble Logging On

If you are having trouble logging in or get locked out, please do not create a new account since this will confuse the system and make it more difficult for you to login.

Your login will always be the email you used to create your account. The password is case sensitive.

If you forgot your password, click on the Forgot Password Link or call (310) 802-5448 to reset your password.

Email Login
Type in the email that you used to create the account and your temporary password will be emailed to you. Forgot Password Screenshot


Having Trouble Finding An Activity

  1. Activities are listed alphabetically.
  2. All activities have a corresponding activity number. The activity numbers can be used to quickly find an activity.
  3. You may use the “Filter Search By” options located in the left column to search by location, time/date, age category, etc.
  4. You may also search by activity number or keyword using the search field.
  5. You can also resort the displayed list of activities by name, activity, number, age, etc. using the Filter By dropdown menu.

Activity Listing Screen Shot


The Dates and Times Aren't Listed

Click on the title or blue more button to view all times and dates. The majority of the City of Manhattan Beach classes have multiple dates and times listed under one title. Blue Button with the text, "More." Screenshot of Activity Title


Other Topics

My Child Is Too Young Or Too Old For The Activity Age approval can only be made by the activity supervisor or instructor. Please call (310) 802-5448 to be directed to the specific supervisor for that class.
I Registered For The Wrong Activity

DO NOT re-register for the correct class, you will be charged twice and then you have to come to City Hall to fill out a Refund Request Form.

Call (310) 802-5448 and we will transfer the participant to the correct class. The funds will be adjusted from one class to the next. If the class is less expensive, the difference will be refunded. If the class costs more, a payment for the difference will be required.


If you have any questions, please email the Parks and Recreation Department or call (310) 802-5448.

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