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Beach House Classes


Register online: Reserve Santa Monica 

Never registered for classes online before? Click "Create a New Account" on the Reserve Santa Monica home page to begin. Browse for class offerings throughout the City of Santa Monica - including Beach House classes - on Reserve Santa Monica, or view Recscape for upcoming classes. 


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. 


Soccer Shots Beach Soccer (Ages 3-7)

Soccer Shots

Soccer 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. 

Friday, 7/25-8/29
$110 per 6-week session or $22 per class
Mini (ages 3-4) 10 - 10:45 am - Register
Classic (ages 4-7) 11 - 11:45 am - Register


Semi-Private Swim Lessons (Ages 3-13.5)

 Swim Lessons

Ages are guidelines, please read the description of each class to determine skill level.  Classes consist of 4 sessions each.

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 3.5-8)
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 4-13.5)
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 4-13.5)
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: All levels are available. 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.

Tuesday & Thursday
8:45 - 9:15 am or 9:25 - 9:55 am
7/15-7/24, 7/29-8/7, or 8/12-8/21

Wednesday & Friday
8:45 - 9:15 am or 9:25 - 9:55 am
7/16-7/25, 7/30-8/8, or 8/13-8/22

*If a class is full, you may register online for the wait list. If a space becomes available, waitlistees will be notified by phone. Find more swim lessons at the Santa Monica Swim Center.


ELITE Beach Volleyball Camp (Ages 14-18)


Volleyball Camp

The ELITE Camp is designed for more experienced players who are looking for advanced instruction and competitive play. All players should have experience playing in club, high school or beach volleyball tournaments. Campers must have a good understanding of the basic skills and the beach game. Camp will consist of intense game-like drills and structured play.  Sign up for a 5-day camp for $252 or drop in for $60 per class.

Monday - Friday, 9 - 12 pm
$252 per 5-day camp or $60 per day
7/21-7/24 - Register
7/28-8/1 - Register
8/4-8/8 - Register
8/11-8/15 - Register
8/18-8/22 - Register 


Sinjin Beach Volleyball - Youth (Ages 7-15 Co-Ed)

Youth Volleyball

Learn the skills and strategies of Beach Volleyball and you can become King of the Beach! Learn the game with instructors and coaches with a passion 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. Parking is included with full session registration.

Please note: A minimum number of registered participants is required for this class. Please see 'Class Policies' section above for more information.

Tuesday, 4 - 5:30 pm
$72 per 4-week session or $18 per class
7/22-8/12 - Register
8/19-9/9 - Register

Thursday, 4 - 5:30 pm
$72 per 4-week session or $18 per class
7/24-8/7 - Register
8/14-9/4 - Register


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

Beach Volleyball

The 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. Parking included with full session registration.

Please note: A minimum number of registered participants is required for this class. Please see 'Class Policies' section above for more information.

Monday, 6 - 7:30 pm
$48 per 4-week session or $25 per class
7/28-8/18 - Register
8/25-9/22 (3-week session, no class 9/1 & 9/22; $37) - Register

Wednesday, 6 - 7:30 pm
$48 per 4-week session or $25 per class
7/2-7/23 - Register
7/30-8/20 - Register
8/27-9/17 - Register


Stand Up Paddleboarding (Ages 14+)



Stand Up Paddleboarding is the fastest growing watersport 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. Class fee includes use of paddleboard, paddle and a Coast Guard required personal flotation device. 

Learn to SUP Saturdays from 9 - 10:30 am for just $57/class; please register by 5pm the Friday before class.

Saturdays, 9am - 10:30am
7/26 - Register
8/2 - Register
8/9 - Register
8/16 - Register
8/23 - Register


Synchronized Swimming with the Aqualillies (Ages 14+)

Photo by Aaron Paley

Routine Workshop

A splash on the Hollywood pool party circuit, the dazzling water ballet company Aqualillies is offering synchronized swimming classes at the Annenberg Community Beach House. If you love being in the water, this is the most fun way to get in shape. Sign up for a session of six 75-minute lessons for $160 or drop in for a single class for $35. You'll learn sculling techniques, back layouts, ballet legs, torpedoes, tuck turns, and marching. You'll set your new skills to music and have a great pool workout in a glamorous environment.

Please note: A minimum number of registered participants is required for this class. Please see 'Class Policies' section above for more information.

Sign up for a session of six 75-minute lessons for $160 or drop in for a single class for $35.

Wednesday, 6/18-7/23
Introduction 6:30 - 7:45 pm - Register  

Wednesday 7/30-9/3
Introduction 6:30 - 7:45 pm - Register
Intermediate 7:45 - 9 pm - Register



Tai Chi with Larry Bates (Ages 9+)



For both beginning and continuing students, this fun class teaches the 24 movements of the Yang style Simplified Form. It combines moving meditation with gentle revitalizing exercise as the students benefit from improved strength, conditioning, coordination, flexibility and balance. Students also experience increased energy, reduced stress, reduced pain, enhanced sleep and feelings of well being. Please note a $6 material fee is due to the instructor on the first day of class. Note activity number below and register online.

$62 per 5-week session or $15 per class.

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm 
7/22 - 8/19 - Register

Thursdays, 9 - 10 am
7/24 - 8/21 - Register


Yoga by Santa Monica Yoga (Ages 12+)


Yoga in the Sand & Sea

All 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.

Parking included with full session registration. Drop-in students: please check in at Guest Services prior to class.

Sign up for all 5 weeks for just $62 per session, or drop in for just $15 per class.

Monday, 9 - 10 am
Instructor: Cindy
7/7-8/4 - Register
8/11-9/15 - Register

Wednesday, 9 - 10 am
Instructor: Cindy
7/2-7/30 - Register
8/6-9/3 - Register

Friday, 9 - 10 am
Instructor: Mike
7/11-8/1 - Register
8/8-9/5 - Register


July 2014