Long Beach Parks
ParkScore ratings are based equally on three factors: Park access (the percentage of residents living within a 10-minute walk, or approximately ½-mile…
Warmer weather also creates an ideal environment for some uninvited guests – mosquitoes. Although there has been no West Nile Virus (WNV) activity detec…
Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster announced Monday that Occidental Petroleum Corporation has donated $1 million to help fund improvements to Chittick Field. The 19-acre site near Pacific Coast Highway and Walnut Avenue is being revitalized with the construction of a new sports park with soccer fields, a football field, a track, restrooms and parking. “Occidental [...]
Vice Mayor Robert Garcia has proposed legislation for the February 5 City Council agenda that would seek to provide free Wireless Internet access (wifi) in Long Beach’s parks. Currently, free Wifi is available at City Hall, the Airport, and most libraries, with the remainder of libraries scheduled to have it this year.
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 the Willmore City Heritage Association invites you and yours to attend Winter in Willmore! This FREE event will be held from 2-6pm at Drake Park: 951 Maine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813. Let’s celebrate the holiday season in Long Beach together. Come see the beautiful 50 foot Tree of Lights [...]
The City of Long Beach encourages the community to participate in the annual event called “PARK(ing) Day.” In cities around the world on Friday, September 21, participants will temporarily transform parking spaces into public parks and social gathering spaces.
City of Long Beach Health Officer, Dr. Mitchell Kushner, is urging residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes during the pending Labor Day weekend and during the ensuing weeks until temperatures begin to drop. While outside celebrating the unofficial end of the summer season with backyard barbecues and trips to campgrounds, parks and beaches, remember that [...]
Always wanted to take a class but undecided about what to take first? Now is the perfect time to explore your options and see what’s coming up at Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine. LB Parks invites all residents to see how they can “invest in themselves” at the annual “Class Expo” event on Saturday, August [...]
On August 3rd, at First Fridays, Councilmember James Johnson will announce the permanent name recommended for the largest park to be developed in Long Beach since 1952. The park, located in the center of the city between Willow and Spring Streets, Orange and California Avenues, has had the working title of “California Gardens” since Councilmember [...]
May Day Festival in Drake Park is an annual celebration that brings Willmore City Historic District residents, friends from throughout Long Beach, and various community groups together to enjoy a fantastic Long Beach afternoon in the park. In honor of May Day, there will be May Pole dancing led by the Dalmation-American Club and Narodni [...]