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

Sunset volleyballLearn 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. 

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

Tuesdays 4pm - 5:30pm
4/7 - 4/28 Register
5/5 - 5/26 Register
6/2 - 6/23 Register
6/30 - 7/21 Register
7/28 - 8/18 Register

Thursdays 4pm - 5:30pm
4/9 - 4/30 Register
5/7 - 5/28 Register 
6/4 - 6/25 Register
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. 

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

Mondays 6pm - 7:30pm  
4/6 - 4/27 Register
5/4 - 5/18 Register (No class Memorial Day) 3 classes/$36
6/1 - 6/22 Register
6/29 - 7/20 Register
7/27 - 8/17 Register 

Wednesdays 6pm - 7:30pm 
4/8 - 4/29 Register
5/6 - 5/27 Register
6/3 - 6/24 Register
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)

The 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. 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. Every child receives a camp tee shirt! Parking is included with full session registration. Note activity number below and register online.

$253 per 5-day session

Monday - Friday, 9 am - 12 pm

Soccer Shots (Ages 3-8)

Soccer Shots 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.

Thursdays 10am-11:45am
Classes return this summer TBA

Stand Up Paddleboarding

SUP 2015Stand 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. 

$57/class, includes rental of paddleboard, paddle, and Coast Guard required personal flotation device.
Register by 2pm the Friday before class to receive parking included.
Drop in the same day is $57, not including parking.

Saturdays, 9am - 10:30am
Classes return this summer TBA


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. 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 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. 

4 week session is $100.  Drop-in classes are not available. 

Saturdays 4/25 - 5/16
9am-9:30am; 9:40am-10:10am; 10:20am-10:50am

Sundays 4/26 - 5/17
9am-9:30am; 9:40am-10:10am; 10:20am-10:50am

*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. 

Find more swim lessons at the Santa Monica Swim Center > 

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.  

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

Sundays 11am-12:15pm
4/12 - 5/17 Register 
Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm
6/10 - 7/15 Register
7/22 - 8/26 Register

Sundays 12:30-1:45pm
4/12 - 5/17 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.  

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

Mondays 9-10am Instructor: Cindy
4/20 - 5/18 Register
6/1 - 6/22* Register  (No class Memorial Day) *$50/4 classes
6/29 - 7/27 Register 

Wednesdays 9-10am Instructor: Cindy
4/22 - 5/20 Register
5/27 - 6/24 Register 
7/1 - 7/29 Register

Fridays 9-10am Instructor: Mike
4/24 - 5/22 Register 
5/29 - 6/26 Register   
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.