New Pool Power Hours and affordable fitness and recreation classes at the Annenberg Community Beach House make it easy to get fit at a spectacular beachfront setting.
Pool Power Hours
Looking for a place to do some casual lap swimming or aqua jogging? Wouldn’t be even better if it were available at the beach? Our historic pool is now open to guests 16 and older for drop-in fitness swim on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8:30 – 10 am and 6 – 7:30 pm. Entry is first-come, first-serve – not available for advance reservation. At just $6 per session don’t let this pass you by – Pool Power Hours last through September 5th.
Check out the affordable fitness classes for all ages in yoga, beach tennis and beach soccer, as well as workout sessions for the whole family. Classes are $10 each – no advance registration required. Just sign up and pay at Guest Services at least 15 minutes prior to start time. The full class schedule is available online at http://www.annenbergbeachhouse.com. Don’t know what beach tennis or beach soccer is? No better time than now to find out!
Take the Beach Ride
On weekends, leave the car at home and take advantage of the Big Blue Bus Beach Ride. With stops all over Santa Monica and a low fare of just 50-cents, it’s your best bet for a great day at the beach. For route and schedule information, visit the Big Blue Bus online at http://www.bigbluebus.com/miniblue/beach.html.
Getting to the Beach House
The new Annenberg Community Beach House is conveniently located at 415 Pacific Coast Highway, just north of the iconic Santa Monica Pier and right off the beach bike path. Parking ranges from $8 on weekdays to $10 on weekends, or take advantage of the bike racks located throughout the site. Or set your sights on the Beach House as a goal for your next walk – the pedestrian bridges from Palisades Park make it easy and fun to get there on foot.
Plan Your Day
The Beach House is a new 5-acre public facility on Santa Monica State Beach open daily from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm. In addition to fitness & recreation opportunities, the Beach House features an historic pool, the historic Marion Davies Guest House, a new play area, splash pad, gardens, volleyball courts and Back on the Beach Café. More information on the Beach House is available online at http://www.annenbergbeachhouse.com.
The Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach was made possible by a generous gift from the Annenberg Foundation at the direction of Wallis Annenberg, and in partnership with the City of Santa Monica and California State Parks. It is open to all – no membership required.
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