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General Reservation information

  • Reservations are never required to visit the Beach House!
  • During fall, winter and spring, reservations are only available for courts. Reservations are not available for canopies, pool and parking. 
  • During the summer pool season, a limited number of reservations for the pool and parking are available, with the majority of parking and pool passes available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Reservations are available online only, at  Reserve Santa Monica
  • NEW! Pool and Parking reservations are held until 10am.  If you plan to arrive after 10am, reservations are not recommended.
  • Reservations are non-refundable. 

Year-Round Reservations

  • Reservations are available year-round.  Court and field reservations can be made here.
  • Reserve up to 4 weeks in advance for $10/hour
  • Intended for individual or small party use only.
  • Reservations are not required for court or field use.  Courts and fields without reservations are available on a first come, first served basis for free. 
  • Volleyball court nets are adjustable and may be lowered for beach tennis play.
  • Equipment available to borrow at Guest Services 

Summer Reservations 

 Limited reservations for canopies on the sand, pool admission, and parking are available during the summer pool season only.  Reservations may be made online only at Reserve Santa Monica.    



  • Pool reservations are never required to visit the pool, the majority of passes are first come, first served daily.    
  • Limited reservations are available during our summer season, excluding Half Price Monday. 
  • During the pool season, reservations are available 1-3 days in advance.
  • NEW! Pool reservations are held until 10am. Each guest in the reservation party must be present by 10am to pick up their pool pass. After 10am, if a wait list has begun, guests checking in with reservations will be added to the wait list.
  • Regular pool admission applies; reservations are non-refundable
  • Each guest may make up to (6) pool reservations per Reserve Santa Monica account
  • Available online only at Reserve Santa Monica. Click ACTIVITIES, search keyword "ACBH POOL" and select an available date.  


Available online only at Reserve Santa Monica 

  • Parking reservations are never required to visit the Annenberg Community Beach House. 
  • During the Summer pool season, reservations are available 1-3 days in advance  
  • Each guest may make one parking reservation.    
  • If the lot is full: Alternative beach lots include Lots 8 & 9 to the South and Will Rogers State Beach to the North. The Bike Path connects these lots to the Beach House on the ocean side.
  • The Beach House parking lot is busiest on weekends and Half Price Mondays, often filling to capacity. The lot is typically less busy Tuesday through Thursday.
  • 5-Minute loading spaces by Guest Services are available to make loading/unloading easier.

CANOPY RESERVATIONS - for groups up to 30 people  

Available online only at Reserve Santa Monica 

  • (3) Canopies available for advance reservation
  • (3) First-come first-served canopies available on site
  • Reserve online up to 4 weeks in advance, beginning at 7am
  • Limit one canopy reservation per group
  • Reservation times available: 9am - 1pm or 2pm - 7pm
  • $40 per 4-hour reservation
  • Includes (1) 10' x 15' canopy & (2) 5' tables
  • Click here for site map showing Canopy locations