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The safety of Manhattan Beach participants, employees, volunteers and members of the community remains the top priority and the City of Manhattan Beach is taking appropriate action to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Following recommendations from California Governor Gavin Newsom, the California Department of Public Health, the CDC and the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, to ensure social distancing guidelines are adhered to, the City of Manhattan Beach is closing all community facilities and canceling classes, events and programs through the end of April. For activities scheduled to end in March or April, participants will receive a partial refund. All classes scheduled to begin in April will be canceled and participants will be issued a refund within the next 7 to 10 days. With an abundance of caution, the following facilities and fields will be closed:
  • Joslyn Community Center
  • Live Oak Rec Hall, Ceramics Studio, Live Oak Field
  • Manhattan Heights Community Center and Baseball Fields
  • Manhattan Beach Art Center
  • Marine Avenue Park Baseball Field and Community Center
  • Marine Sports Complex 
  • Begg Pool and Mira Costa Pool
  • MBUSD Athletic Fields
  • Mira Costa Tennis Courts
Additionally, the following events will be canceled or postponed:

Senior and Scout House Community Center Gala
Volunteer Appreciation Event
Older Adults Health Fair
Family Camp Out

All park reservations through the end of April will be canceled and customers will receive a full refund. Tennis and basketball courts and all City parks will remain open during daylight hours. 

The City is closely monitoring updates about the coronavirus from a variety of sources and previously announced two reported cases. Information regarding the coronavirus is changing frequently. For accurate and up to date information about COVID-19, please visit DPH’s website, the City’s website, sign up for eNotifications and Nixle public safety alerts, and follow the City on Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, and Instagram.

REC Fall CampREC Winter CampREC Camp Ski WeekREC Spring CampREC Summer Camp

REC Camp Sample ScheduleNO REFUNDS AFTER REGISTRATION

Check out a sample daily schedule (PDF) for REC Camp.

Contact
For more information regarding the program, please contact  David Ibarra, REC Camp Supervisor, (310) 802-5419. For registration assistance, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (310) 802-5448.

 


2019 REC Camp: Fall Break
November 25 to November 27, 2019
Resident/Nonresident: $108
Activity Number: 33870

The REC Camp: Fall Break program is a one-week program held in November during Thanksgiving week. This program is concurrent with the Manhattan Beach Unified School District vacation schedule. There is a limit of 80 children maximum per week. Please view the REC Camp Calendar for descriptions of each activity and upcoming events.


2020 REC Camp: Winter Break
Week 1: December 23 to 27, 2019 (No camp Wednesday, December 25, 2019)
Week 2: December 30, 2019 to January 3, 2020 (No camp Wednesday, January 1, 2020)
Resident/Nonresident: $144/week
Activity Number:
33873
The REC Camp: Winter program is a two week program held in December. This program is concurrent with the Manhattan Beach Unified School District vacation schedule. There is a limit of 80 children maximum per week. Please view the REC Camps Calendar for descriptions of each activity and upcoming events.
2020 REC Camp: Ski Week
February 17 to 21, 2020
Resident/Nonresident: $180
Activity Number: 33871

The REC Camp: Ski Week program is a one-week program held in February during Ski Week. This program is concurrent with the Manhattan Beach Unified School District vacation schedule. There is a limit of 80 children maximum per week. Please view the REC Camp Calendar for descriptions of each activity and upcoming events.
CANCELLED - 2020 REC Camp: Spring
April 6 to 10, 2020
Resident/Nonresident: $180
Activity Number: CANCELLED

The REC Camp: Spring program is a one-week program held in April during Spring Break week. This program is concurrent with the Manhattan Beach Unified School District vacation schedule. There is a limit of 80 children maximum per week. Please view the REC Camp Calendar for descriptions of each activity and upcoming events.
Location
Park Hours of Operation Phone Number
Live Oak Park
1901 North Valley Drive
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Monday through Friday
7:15 AM to 6:00 PM
(310) 802-5423 ext. 2

Manhattan Heights Park

1600 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

(310) 318-0806


Registration

  • Online
  • Mail in
    1400 Highland Avenue
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    Attention: Parks and Recreation Department
  • Walk in Registration at City Hall in Manhattan Beach (Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM; Friday 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM)

Registration confirmation must be brought to staff upon arrival to camp. Any children not registered prior to attending the REC Camp program will not be able to stay.

 All park users must respect and follow park rules.


About the REC Camp Program
REC Camps is a user pay program that is open to children ages 6 to 12. The program provides self-directed and organized recreation activities that are designed to positively impact the lives of the children. The program offers activities that facilitate social connections, human development, the arts, and lifelong learning. Children are encouraged to participate in all scheduled activities; however, if they choose not to, alternate activities are available. Here is a sample of the daily schedule (PDF). All programs are supervised by trained CPR certified recreation leaders.

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