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Beach House Temporary Closures
City of Santa Monica "Safer at Home" orders have been extended to 6/30. Please remember to wear a face covering and only leave the house for essential trips and outdoor activities. More info at
As a result, the Beach House and the parking lot will be closed to the public until further notice, and all programs are currently suspended. 

Until we reopen, enjoy a virtual visit to Marion’s Beach House - Past to Present.

Los Angeles County has reopened Santa Monica beaches for ocean activities and exercise with the following restrictions:

  • Only individual or family exercises and activities will be allowed, such as walking, running, swimming or surfing.
  • Gathering, sitting and sunbathing are NOT allowed.
  • At least 6 feet (or more) of physical distancing is required between individuals outside of the same household.
  • Face coverings are mandatory when out of the water and around others.
  • No biking:  bike paths and boardwalks remain closed.
  • No group sports (such as volleyball) or events.
  • The Santa Monica Pier and beach parking will remain closed.
  • If you or people you live with are sick, stay home!

The City will continue to share updates and information from LA County as new info is received.

For local information, visit Sign up for daily updates at and emergency alerts by texting SMCOVID to 888-777. You can also follow TwitterFacebook, and Instagram. If you have additional questions, contact our COVID-19 hotline at or 310-458-8400. 

Official Public Health Information:
LA County Department of Public Health > 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention >

Beach Volleyball

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The Beach House will be closed to the public until further notice, and all programs are currently suspended.

Youth Volleyball Ages 7-15 (co-ed)

TUE & THUR, 4-5:30pm 
Beach Volleyball Olympian, World Champion and Legend Sinjin Smith is passing on his winning knowledge to the next generation of players.

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

Adult Volleyball

Fees: $77 per 4 week session. Parking included.
Drop-in to any single class for $25, includes parking. 

Whether you’re looking to get in better shape, meet some new friends or switch from a hard court sport to a surface that’s more forgiving on your joints, Sinjin Beach Volleyball Clinics are a great way to get started.

Sinjin Volleyball’s Adult Intermediate Clinics are designed to take weekend warriors and casual beach volleyball players to the next level. If you’re looking to improve upon that A or B rating in your next CBVA tournament, then this program is for you.

Next-level volleyball clinics.

Yoga by Santa Monica Yoga (Ages 12+)

  The Beach House will be closed to the public until further notice, and all programs are currently suspended.
MON, WED & FRI 9 - 10am
All levels welcome. Calm your nervous system and soothe your mind as you experience the benefits of classical yoga with postures for flexibility, strength, and balance. 
Classes may be held in different locations at the Beach House, check-in at Guest Services prior to class. 
NEW! Purchase a yoga membership in packages of five classes, with the flexibility to attend any class and expedite your check-in process. Parking included. Purchase here or inquire with Guest Services.  
Fees: $15 drop-in to single class, parking included. 

Youth Semi-Private Swim Lessons

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The Beach House will be closed to the public until further notice, and all programs are currently suspended.
Water Exploration (Learn-to-Swim Level 1) for children 4 years and up: This introductory level is the first level in our Learn-to-Swim program. Instructors focus on building students comfort and independence in the water. 

Primary Skills (Learn-to-Swim Level 2) for children 4 years and up: 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. 

MINNOW Level 3
Stroke Readiness: To enter this level, participants must be capable of independently floating and swimming 5 body lengths on front and back with arm and leg coordination. 

FISH Level 4
Stroke Development: Children must be able to swim a minimum of 15 yards of the pool with coordinated front crawl and elementary backstroke before entering this level.


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The Beach House will be closed to the public until further notice, and all programs are currently suspended.
Enhance the benefits of traditional fitness movements while minimizing the impacts of traditional land exercises like squats, burpees, leg lifts and stretching, creating high intensity workouts that are low impact on your body. 

Stand Up Paddleboard 

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 The Beach House will be closed to the public until further notice, and all programs are currently suspended.
Stand Up Paddleboarding is the fastest growing watersport in the world. Learn the basics of this exciting activity and enjoy the world-famous Santa Monica State Beach from a whole new perspective.

Class Information


Parking is included. 

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.

Refund Request Form

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