Free USDA Summer Food Service Program Sponsored By Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine

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Again this year, the City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine will sponsor the Summer Food Service Program for children, Monday through Friday, from June 20 through August 19. There will be no service on Monday, July 4, 2011. Free meals will be available to all attending children who are 1 to 18 years old. Infant meals will not be served.

In accordance with Federal law and United States Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. For information on other Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine programs, call (562) 570-3100 or visit www.LBParks.org, sign up for E-notify and Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine will e-mail you the latest information!

City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine 2011 Summer Food Service Program for Children Serving Sites

The following Long Beach parks and facilities will serve meals from June 20 through August 19, 2011, unless otherwise noted:

  • Admiral Kidd Park
    2125 Santa Fe Avenue
    1:00 pm – 1:45 pm / 570-1600
  • Bixby Park
    130 Cherry Avenue
    12:15 pm – 1:00 pm / 570-1601
  • California Recreation Center @ McBride Park
    1550 Martin Luther King Avenue
    11:30 am – 12:30 pm / 570-1605
  • Cesar E. Chavez Park
    401 Golden Avenue
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm / 570-8890
  • Cherry Park
    1901 E. 45th Street
    11:15 am – 12:15 pm / 570-8716
  • Coolidge Park
    352 E. Neece Street
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm / 570-1618
  • DeForest Park
    6255 DeForest Avenue
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm / 570-1620
  • Drake Park
    951 Maine Avenue
    12:45 pm – 1:45 pm / 570-1625
  • Freeman Community Center
    1205 Freeman Ave.
    12:15 pm – 1:00 pm / 570-8688
  • Houghton Park
    6301 Myrtle Avenue
    11:45 am – 12:45 pm / 570-1640
  • MacArthur Park
    1321 E. Anaheim St.
    11:30 am – 12:30 pm / 570-1655
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Park
    1950 Lemon Avenue 570-4405
    (Special menu…please contact park for
    details on time and menu)
  • Miracle on 4th Street Park
    1518 E. 4th Street
    1:00 pm – 1:30 pm / 570-1786
  • North Long Beach Community Center (Formerly North PAL)
    2311 South Street 11:30 am – 12:30 pm / 570-8046
  • Ramona Park
    3301 E. 65th Street
    11:30 am – 12:45 pm / 570-1665
  • Scherer Park
    4600 Long Beach Blvd.
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm / 570-1674
  • Seaside/14th Street Park
    Chestnut/14th Street
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm / 682-8310
  • Silverado Park
    1545 West 31st Street
    12:15 pm – 1:15 pm / 570-1675
  • Somerset Park
    1500 E. Carson Street
    12:15 pm – 12:45 pm / 570-1690
  • Springdale Apartments
    2095 W. Spring Street
    11:45 am – 12:15 pm / 426-4449
  • Stearns Park
    4520 E. 23rd Street
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm / 570-1685
  • Veterans Park
    101 E. 28th Street
    12:15 pm – 1:15 pm / 570-1695

The following Long Beach community organizations will serve meals from June 20 through August 19, 2011, unless otherwise noted:

  • Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
    1535 Gundry Avenue
    11:45 am – 12:45 pm / 787-8089
  • Boys & Girls Club, Eastman/Fairfield
    700 East Del Amo Blvd.
    12:30 pm – 1:15 pm / 428-9188
  • Boys & Girls Club,
    Washington Middle School
    1450 Cedar Avenue
    12:15 pm – 1:00 pm / 595-5945
  • CA Aquatic Therapy & Wellness
    6801 Long Beach Blvd.
    1:30 pm – 2:00 pm / (310) 537-2224
    (Tuesday through Friday)
    The lunch meal service at CA Aquatic Therapy is limited to 100 daily meals due to the size of the facility. Meals will be offered on a first-come first- serve basis to all children.
  • First Congregational Church
    241 Cedar Avenue
    12:00 pm – 12:45 pm / 436-2256
    (July 11th thru August 19th)
  • Light & Life Christian Fellowship
    5951 Downey Ave.
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm / 630-6074
  • Path Ventures (Villages At Cabrillo)
    2200 W. Willard St.
    11:00 am -12:00 pm / 912-0826
    CLOSED SITE
  • N Long Beach Christian Fellowship
    5640 Orange Ave
    11:15 am – 12:15 pm / 422-8027

The following Signal Hill parks will serve meals from June 20 through August 19, 2011, unless otherwise noted:

  • Discovery Well Park
    2200 Temple Ave.
    12:45 pm – 1:15 pm / 989-7329
  • Signal Hill Park
    1780 East Hill Street
    12:30 pm – 1:00 pm / 989-7325

For more information on the Summer Food Program, call (562) 570-3535.

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