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Beach Activities & Sports 


COURT & FIELD RESERVATIONS 
BEACH VOLLEYBALL 
BEACH TENNIS 
BEACH SOCCER 
STAND UP PADDLEBOARDS  
BEACH PERMIT APPLICATIONS  
SURF INSTRUCTION 

Proposal Process Open for Recreation Classes

The City of Santa Monica is currently accepting proposals for recreational classes to be offered at the Annenberg Community Beach House or at appropriate locations on the beach in Santa Monica. If you or somebody you know may be interested in providing high-quality, meaningful recreationally enriching classes and activities, please submit a proposal. All submissions must be filed through the ProcureNow website.
Visit here to prepare and submit your proposal for consideration. Closes 3pm Friday, 10/29/2021.

 
 

STAND UP PADDLE BOARD RENTALS


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Rentals are available year-round! Please call 310-458-4904 before your visit to confirm availability.
Rental includes board, paddle, cart to transport board to the beach, and personal flotation device. Waiver required. Minimum age to use a paddleboard is 14 years old. Availability is subject to weather and surf conditions. 

$45 2/hours
$65 4/hours

Please note, between October and May (off-season), the office closes for lunch 1-1:30pm.

 

COURT & FIELD RESERVATIONS

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Available year-round on first come, first served basis or reserve up to 4 weeks in advance for $15/hour. No refunds.

Beach court and field reservations are intended for individual or small party use only. See below for information on team and multi-day use. Reservations are not required for court or field use. Courts without reservations are available on a first-come first-served basis for free. Nets are adjustable and may be lowered for beach tennis play.
Reserve now through Reserve Santa Monica >

 

BEACH VOLLEYBALL

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 There are six beach volleyball courts on the sand next to the Beach House. On most days, at least three courts are available on a first come, first served basis at no charge.
Court availability may change due to volleyball classes offered through the City of Santa Monica and other use permitted by the Beach Recreation Supervisor. 

 
   

BEACH SOCCER

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The Beach House has two regulation-size beach soccer fields available for public use.
One field is available on a first come, first served basis year-round at no charge.

 
 

 

 

BEACH PERMIT APPLICATIONS

Subject to approval by the Beach Recreation Supervisor, team and multi-day court use may be coordinated through the permit process. Fees vary depending on the nature of your group.
To apply for a beach court permit, please submit your permit application a minimum of 10 days prior to your requested date(s) by email to beach.permits@santamonica.gov.
Download Beach Court Application >

Download Youth Water Activity Permit >

For outdoor beach events with more than 30 people, visit Santa Monica State Beach>

 

SURF INSTRUCTION ON SANTA MONICA STATE BEACH

 

If you are interested in taking surf lessons on Santa Monica State Beach, please be sure that you are contacting one of the Surf Instructors permitted by the City of Santa Monica. These instructors help to maintain water safety and maximize public recreational opportunities on Santa Monica State Beach. All of the Permitted Surf Instructors have been proven to provide the safest, highest quality surf instruction available. They make every effort to help you have a great day at the beach!