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Trips for Teens - Teen Center Snowboard and Ski Trips 2019

The City of Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department Teen Center Snowboarding Trips are open to all middle school and high school students living in Manhattan Beach, attending Manhattan Beach schools or to students whose parents work in the City of Manhattan Beach. All trips will be taking place at Snow Summit. 2019 Teen Center Snowboard and Ski Trip PostcardClick on the image to download a copy of the Teen Center Snowboarding and Ski Trip flyer (PDF).

There are extensive terrain parks and many areas for beginners. Transportation will be provided by Adventures America charter bus service. Amenities on the bus include televisions, bathroom and reclining seats.

We are not responsible for lost or stolen items. Basket check and snowboard check are available at the mountain. If you plan on renting your equipment on your own, please plan on renting locally to maximize time on the mountain.

Check-In: 5:30 AM Return: 8:30 PM
Deadline: Four days prior to each trip date (NO REFUNDS AFTER REGISTRATION)
Pick Up/Drop Off: Manhattan Heights Park, 1600 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

Day Date Destination Time Cost Activity Number
Saturday January 12th
Snow Summit
5:30 AM to 8:30 PM Passholder: $40
Basic: $95
All Inclusive: $135
SOLD OUT - Waitlist Started
Saturday February 9th Snow Summit
5:30 AM to 8:30 PM Passholder: $40
Basic: $95
All Inclusive: $135
32053
Friday February 22nd
Snow Summit
5:30 AM to 8:30 PM Passholder: $40
Basic: $95
All Inclusive: $135
32146

Package Options

  • $40 - Passholder Package includes supervision and transportation only.
  • $95 - Basic Trip Package includes supervision, transportation, and a lift ticket.
  • $135 - All Inclusive Package includes supervision, transportation, lift ticket, ski or snowboard rental, helmet and an optional lesson.

Things to Remember

  • Bring money for snacks, lunch and dinner at the lodge.
  • All riders must wear a helmet.
  • Label all personal items.
  • Bring extra clothes.
  • Teen Center staff can be reached at (310) 877-0514, please let us know if you're running late. The bus departs from the Teen Center at 6:00 AM sharp! If you miss the bus, you can meet us at Snow Summit.

Rules

  • Teens who want to register for the bus trips DO NOT need to be registered in the Teen Center.
  • All bus trip participants must register in advance.
  • All participants must adhere to park rules and regulations and follow recreation leader instructions at all times.
  • All bus trips are subject to cancellation or change. If the Parks and Recreation Department cancels an event or trip, participants will receive a full refund.
  • In case of an emergency on trip days teens/parents call the on duty staff on the trip: (310) 877-0514

Bus Trips for Older Adults Ages 55+

DUETS! A Musical Tribute
55 and up

Day Date Time Cost Activity Number
Tuesday February 26, 2019
8:30 AM to 6:30 PM Resident: $70
Nonresident: $77
32130

An entertaining tribute show with professional "dead ringers" for their real-life counterparts impersonating well-loved performers using their own voices. Presented at the Camelot Theatre in Palm Springs, enjoy internationally acclaimed tribute artists of Cher, Elton John, Liza Minnelli, and Tom Jones. Lunch at the Terrace Restaurant at the Palm Springs Hilton is included. Pick up and drop off will be at both Joslyn Community Center (JCC) and Manhattan Heights Park (MHP).

Early California Ranchos
55 and up

Day Date Time Cost Activity Number
Wednesday March 20, 2019
7:15AM to 6:00 PM Resident: $88
Nonresident: $97
32131

Enjoy the history of California, first touring the 8,500 square foot Camp Pendleton Ranch House, Santa Margarita y Las Flores Ranch House on the National Register of Historic Sites. Followed by a guided tour of the former home of actor Leo Carrillo, a 2,500 acre ranch by Carlsbad. Lunch is buffet style at the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum with main entree choices of grilled chicken breast and baked cod. 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.

Explore Los Angeles' Central Library

Day Date Time Cost Reservations
Wednesday January 16, 2019 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

$10 Refundable deposit (due at reservation time) plus $2 for Dial-A-Ride (due day of trip)

(All fees are refundable only if cancellation is 24 hours in advance and we find a replacement for you)

(310) 802-5430

Cindy is taking a small group to the downtown Los Angeles library for a special Art exhibit. The exhibit "21 Collections: Every Object has a story!" This exhibit examines the role collections play in telling our stories and those of our communities and Los Angeles at large. Bring your walking shoes and lunch money, as lunch is on your own. Bus departs from Manhattan Heights.

Beach Cities Symphony

Day Date Time Cost Reservations
Friday January 18, 2019
6:45 PM to 9:30 PM

$2 for Dial-A-Ride (due day of trip)
Trip needs a minimum of 4 people

(310) 802-5430

The Beach Cities Symphony gives four free high quality classical music concerts each year at El Camino College in Torrance, California. They have been performing since 1949, so this is their 66th anniversary season. Join us for dazzling music from Serge Rachmaninoff, Alexander Borodin, Esther Keel and Johannes Brahms. Trip needs a minimum of 4 people.

El Camino Travel Series - Red Fort and the Taj Mahal

Day Date Time Cost Reservations
Monday January 28, 2019
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

$9.00 at door plus $2 for Dial-A-Ride (day of trip). Trip needs a minimum of 4 people

(310) 802-5430

Tour the famed Taj Mahal and the Red Fort. Ride elephants, take a boat ride on the Ganges River, and travel across Norther India by train. Explore the mountain top villages of the Himalayas and the jungles of Kolkata all the while experiencing the culture and life of the people that make India so fascinating. Trip needs a minimum of 4 people.


About Bus Trips
The Parks and Recreation Department plans many exciting and fun bus trips to various locations throughout the year that allow community members to economically visit some of the region's popular and unique destinations. Trips are designed for specific age and interest groups including youth ages 6 to 12 years old, teens ages 12 to 14 years old, adults and seniors. Most trips are to destinations that can be reached in two hours or less and each trip is led by one or two Parks and Recreation staff members and a trained volunteer who act as tour guides. Excursions are listed according to date with an indication if the trip is limited to a single age group. Click on a specific item to find out more information about the trip. Please call the Parks and Recreation Department at (310) 802-5448 or email if you have questions after reviewing the trip descriptions, rules and regulations.

Registration for bus excursions can be done online or at the Parks and Recreation Department located at City Hall (1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach) Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM; alternate Fridays 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (City Hall is closed alternating Fridays).  Registrations for certain trips such as "Mini-Bus Trips" are done directly through the Older Adults Program by calling (310) 802-5430 or stopping by the Older Adults office at the Joslyn Community Center, 1601 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

Types of Bus Trips

Type of Bus Trip Age
General For all ages with Parent/Guardian
Youth Ages at least 6 but less than 13 (operated through the REC Program)
Teen Ages at least 11 but less than 18 (operated through the 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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