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Beach House Classes



Get active at the beach with classes for all ages!  Register for classes online and browse all classes offered throughout Santa Monica at Reserve Santa Monica.
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Sinjin Beach Volleyball - Youth (Ages 7-15 Co-Ed)

Sunset volleyballLearn the skills and strategies of Beach Volleyball with coaches for the game on one of the most beautiful beaches in the state. Classes for players of all levels are available in a semi-private setting. 

$72 per 4 week session, including parking
Drop-in to any single class for $18 

Tuesdays 4 - 5:30pm
6/30 - 7/21 Register
7/28 - 8/18 Register
Thursdays 4 - 5:30pm
7/2 - 7/23   Register
7/30 - 8/20 Register
Please note: A minimum number of registered participants is required.  General Class Information >   


Sinjin Beach Volleyball - Adult Beginner (Ages 16+ Co-Ed) 

Beach Vball DiveThe pros are passing on their winning knowledge, techniques and skills to players who want to be the best on the beach! Learn the skills and techniques that made Sinjin and Randy the most dominant team in beach volleyball history. Receive instruction from coaches who have personally trained with Sinjin to learn and understand his methods and philosophy of the game. 

$48 per 4 week session, including parking
Drop in to a single class for $25

Mondays 6 - 7:30pm  
6/29 - 7/20 Register
7/27 - 8/17 Register  
Wednesdays 6 - 7:30pm 
7/1 - 7/22   Register
7/29 - 8/19 Register  

Please note: A minimum number of registered participants is required for this class.  General Class Information >    

ELITE Beach Volleyball Camp (Ages 14-18)

2015 Elite Beach Volleyball CampThe ELITE camp is designed for more experienced players who are looking for advanced instruction and competitive play. All players should have played in club, high school or in beach volleyball tournaments and must have a good understanding of the basic skills and the beach game. Camp consists of intense game-like drills and structured play.  Parking is included with full session registration. 

$253 per 5-day session, including parking

Monday - Friday, 9 am - 12 pm
7/13 - 7/17   Register
7/20 - 7/24   Register
7/27 - 7/31   Register
8/3 - 8/7      Register
8/10 - 8/14   Register
8/17 - 8/21   Register
8/24 - 8/28   Register
8/31 - 9/4     Register

Please note: A minimum number of registered participants is required. General Class Information >  

Soccer Shots (Ages 3+)

Soccer Shots beach 2015Soccer Shots' innovative curriculum extends beyond physical activity to incorporate values like respect, sharing, teamwork, encouragement and cooperation. In each class, experienced and enthusiastic instructors focus on having fun while guiding children through imaginative games that teach basic soccer skills. Children benefit with increased psycho-motor development through fun fitness activities. Children benefit with increased psycho-motor development through fun fitness activities.

CLASSIC (Ages 3-6) 
A high-energy program introducing children to fundamental soccer principles, such as using your feet, dribbling, and the basic rules of the game. Through fun games, songs, and positive reinforcement, children will begin to experience the joy of playing soccer and being active.

PREMIER (Ages 6-9) & ELITE (Ages 9+)   
Using creative and imaginative games, weekly sessions focus on basic soccer skills like dribbling, passing and shooting. We also highlight a positive character trait each session such as respect, teamwork, and appreciation.

$110 per 5 week session, including parking
Drop in to a single class for $22

Fridays 10-11am
Fridays 11am-12pm
Fridays 12-1pm
6/26-7/31  Register
8/07-9/04  Register
6/26-7/31 Register
8/07-9/04 Register 
6/26-7/31 Register
8/07-9/04 Register 

 Please note: A minimum number of registered participants is required. General Class Information > 

Stand Up Paddleboarding

SUP 2015Stand Up Paddleboarding is the fastest growing water sport in the world! This class offers you the chance to learn the basics of this exciting activity and enjoy the world-famous Santa Monica State Beach from a whole new perspective. 

$57 per class (includes rental of paddleboard, paddle, and Coast Guard required personal flotation device), parking included.
Register by 2pm the Friday before class. 
Drop-in on Saturday for $57.  
Class may be cancelled if no students have preregistered for the class. Please call to confirm class availability before dropping in. 

Saturdays, 9am - 10:30am

7/18  Register
8/1    Register

8/22  Register
8/29  Register
Please note: A minimum number of registered participants is required. General Class Information >  

Semi-Private Swim Lessons (Ages 3-13 1/2)

Semi-Private Swim LessonsAges are guidelines, please read the description of each class to determine skill level.

Polliwog (Level 1: Ages 3-8) focus on building students' comfort and independence in the water. Skills taught include bubble blowing, retrieving submerged objects, front and back glides, front and back kicks and front and back floats. All skills are practiced with the support of an instructor. View available classes >  

Guppy (Level 2: Ages 3 1/2-8)
Primary Skills: Before entering this level children must feel comfortable submerging their face underwater as well as floating on their stomach & back with the help of an instructor. Skills taught include learning to float and recover to a standing position independently, glides, front & back arm motion, front & back flutter kick and an introduction to rhythmic breathing. View available classes > 

Minnow (Level 3: Ages 4-13 1/2)
Stroke Readiness: Participants must have mastered level 2 skills before entering this class. Children should be able to swim 5 yards on their front and back at the beginning of this course. This course will teach the combined stroke arm motion and rhythmic breathing, back crawl and elementary backstroke kick. Participants will develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far while instruction emphasizes alternate breathing and elementary backstroke. These skills are moving your child into the field of true aquatics. View available classes > 

Fish (Level 4: Ages 4-13 1/2)
Stroke Development: By now students are truly swimming like fish and lessons will alternate between shallow and deep water. Students will improve their skills and increase their endurance by swimming familiar strokes for greater distances. New skills include back stroke, butterfly, breaststroke, sidestroke, swimming under water and open turns. View available classes >   

Please note: Swim classes will be reduced to 20 minutes of one-on-one instruction for classes with one student enrolled. Missed classes due to participant illness or absence cannot be made up.  *If a class is full, you may register online for the wait list. If a space becomes available, guests on the wait list will be notified by phone. 

$100 per 4 class session. Drop-in classes are not available. 

Tues and Thurs
8:45 - 9:15am     Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish 
9:25 - 9:55am     Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish

Session 4:     7/21 - 7/30 Session 5:     8/04 - 8/13

Wed and Fri 
8:45 - 9:15am     Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish 
9:25 - 9:55am     Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish 

Session 4:     7/22 - 7/31 Session 5:     8/05 - 8/14 

Sessions 4 & 5: Registration opens July 8 at 6am for Santa Monica Residents.  Non-residents may register beginning July 15.  

Fall sessions: Registration opens August 5 at 6am for Santa Monica Residents. Non-residents may register beginning August 12.

Find more swim lessons at the Santa Monica Swim Center > 
General Class Information >



Synchronized Swimming with the Aqualillies (Ages 14+)

Aqualillies - by Carla BlumenkratzRoutine Workshop 

A splash on the Hollywood pool party circuit, the dazzling water ballet company Aqualillies is offering synchronized swimming classes in the historic pool. If you love being in the water, this is the most fun way to get in shape.  Learn sculling techniques, back layouts, ballet legs, torpedoes, tuck turns, and marching. Set your new skills to music and have a great pool workout in a glamorous environment.  

$160 per 6 week session, including parking
Drop-in to a single class for $35

Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm
6/10 - 7/15 Register
7/22 - 8/26 Register 
Wednesdays 7:45-9pm
6/10 - 7/15 Register
7/22 - 8/26 Register 


Check out the NBC News segment featuring Aqualillies Synchronized Swimming!   Watch a fun interview with the Aqualilies founder by ModCloth > 
Please note: A minimum number of registered participants is required for this class. General Class Information > 


Yoga 2015All levels are welcome. Experience the benefit of classical yoga encompassing postures for flexibility, strength and balance, breathing practices to calm the nervous system, and guided relaxation to soothe the mind. 
Classes may be held in different locations at the Beach House.  Drop-in students, check in at Guest Services prior to class.   

$62 per 5 week session, including parking
Drop-in to any single class for $15

Mondays 9-10am Instructor: Cindy
6/29 - 7/27 Register 

Wednesdays 9-10am Instructor: Cindy
7/1 - 7/29 Register

Fridays 9-10am Instructor: Mike
7/3 - 7/31 Register
Please note: A minimum number of registered participants is required for this class. General Class Information >

During class times, parking is included for students registered for a full class session. Drop-in students must pay for parking.

Waiver, Release and Assumption of Risk
A completed waiver is required to participate in each Beach House class. If the participant is under 18, the waiver must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.

Dropping in for one class?  You'll need to complete and sign this activity waiver for each class you attend.

Registering for a full class session? Save time and register online - the waiver is included in the online registration process. If you prefer to register by mail, fax, or in person, you'll need to submit a completed registration form with your payment. 

Waivers and registration forms are also available at Guest Services.

Minimum Enrollment

A minimum number of registered participants is required for some class sessions to be held. If there is low class enrollment on the first day of a class session, the class session may be canceled or students may be given the option to transfer to an equivalent class if available. In the event that the City cancels a class and transferring classes is not possible, participants will be refunded.

For Reserve Santa Monica FAQs, including refund information and more click here >