The Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department has opened registration for its fall programming with over 700 classes and activities available in sports, the arts, special interests and more.

Classes are provided across all spectrum of ages, from preschool to people 50 years or older. Preschool, youth and teen courses offer cooking, sports, dance, music, art and language enrichment with some classes offered in Spanish. Adult and Adults 50+ classes include many specialized subjects such as Argentine tango dance classes, ceramics and senior line dancing, among other activities.

Public pools such as the King Park and Belmont Plaza pools are offering classes in basic swimming to advanced techniques and also include low-cost “free swim” opportunities.

A boy jumps from a diving board at the Silverado Park pool in West Long Beach. Photo courtesy of the Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department.

There are also some dog training and pet resources on the roster. Click here to see the complete list of programming.

Cost of classes ranges as from as low as $2 to $160, excluding sports leagues. Scholarships of $150 are available for low-income and foster youth ages 5 to 17 to help pay for recreation classes. To qualify parents must certify that their children are eligible for free or reduced-price lunches at a Long Beach Unified school. Click here for more information and to apply.

Registration for classes opened Aug. 1; classes begin in September and run through November 2022. Click here for more information and to register.