About 1,500 kids from all the city’s parks and recreation day camps got to have a beach day Thursday, enjoying the waning days of summer.

The All City Beach day included games, building sand castles, races and other activities.

The first day of school for most kids in the Long Beach Unified School District is Aug. 29.

 

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, enjoy the water during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department recreation leader Katherine Wasson, gets splashed by Norman Hearon, 5, of Long Beach during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, enjoy the water during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Karter Marshall, 6, of Long Beach, plays hockey during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, enjoy the water during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Emily Arnold 5, of Long Beach, throws a frisbee near the water during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Felicity Cantero, 5, of Long Beach, places sand on the feet of Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department rec. leader Jolani Mastrangelo during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Eli Reyes, 14, of Long Beach, tosses a football to a friend during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, enjoy the water during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, enjoy the water during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, enjoy the water during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, enjoy the beach during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, enjoy the water during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, enjoy the water during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, enjoy the water during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, enjoy the water during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Recreation leaders from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, poses for a photo during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, stand in line for lunch during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

Kids from Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine Department Day Camps, play hockey during Long Beach All City Beach Day in Long Beach, Ca., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Correspondent)

 

 

 

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