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22 Jul  

Surf’s Up! at Annenberg Community Beach House

Annenberg Community Beach House

Get wet at the Beach House! There’s a lot to discover in the water and on the land at our SURF’S UP! event.  From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. enjoy sea shanties with musical group Machine Project plus Big Bubbles, Fun in the Sun chalk art and coloring, Twister, Ladder Ball, Disc Golf and summer safety tips with Los Angeles County Lifeguards. At 1 p.m. experience our first ever Standup Group Paddle and Demonstration, for free! The Marion Davies Guest House will be open 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. with complimentary tours at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m.  The pool will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Regular pool rates apply; $4 youth (1-17), $10 adults, $5 seniors (60+), $24 family pass (two adults & two youth), and regular Fitness Room rates apply; $7, or $5 with the purchase of a same day full price activity, with all other fun free to the public. Parking is $10 per day or bike to the Beach House. Pool and parking reservations are available, but not required, up to three days in advance.

Now through Labor Day, there’s plenty of opportunity to soak it in, work it out or play it up at the Beach House. With daily pool hours, Dollar Splash Monday, Pool Power Hours, Sand & Sea Fitness Room and Beach=Culture events, plus new activities including Monday Fun Day, Beach Games and the Game Room, the Beach House is a summer destination not to be missed.

First come, first served pool passes go on sale daily at Guest Services starting at 9:30 a.m. Limited pool reservations are available, but not required, Tuesdays – Sundays, and limited parking reservations are available daily. Make your reservations online up to three days in advance. Canopies on the sand are available for reservation up to two weeks in advance.  Standup paddleboard rentals are available daily, no reservation required.

As featured in Marie Claire’s July issue, synchronized swimming with the Aqualillies is Hollywood’s Hot New Fitness Craze! Check out a class at the heated, historic Beach House pool on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  More summer inspired classes include Standup Paddleboarding, Snorkeling and Open Ocean Swimming, along with the ever-popular Yoga for youth and adults and Beach Volleyball. Dates, times and fees vary; check our website for more information.

Beach House grounds will be open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. including courtyards, view deck, splash pad, accessible play area and special hours for the Gallery and Guest House tours. Grab a bite at Back on the Beach Café and check out the Beach Rentals cart for chairs, umbrellas and more summer essential items.

For complete information on times, reservations, parking, Monday Beach House shuttle and more visit or call 310-458-4904.

The Annenberg Community Beach House is wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant. For disability related accommodations, please call Guest Services at 310-458-4904. The Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach is operated by the City of Santa Monica. The Beach House is made possible by a generous gift from the Annenberg Foundation, at the direction of Wallis Annenberg, and in partnership with the City of Santa Monica and California State Parks. Additional funding was provided by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.


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