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Beach House Classes

Beach House Update as of 10.12.2020
It's been a while, and we're still missing you! While everyone is staying safe, we're bringing the Beach House to you with #BeachHouseBliss, #GoldCoastMoments, and virtual Beach=Culture programs  follow us on Instagram or Facebook or sign up for our newsletter to stay in touch. 

Below is a guide of what is open to the public. We'll be back 
as a restorative place with refreshed recreational and cultural programs as swiftly as possible. Stay tuned and stay well!

Open - as of 10.12

  • Parking Lot 
  • Back on the Beach Café  
    • Separately operated, call café to confirm hours, 310.393.8282 
  • Playground
  • Beach Restrooms  
  • Water Fountain 
    • County of LA Public Health recommends bringing your own water or water bottle to fill
  • Wi-Fi  
  • Beach, with accessible walkway


Closed - until further notice 

  • Pool & Changing Rooms
  • Splash Pad  
  • Canopies 
  • Volleyball courts 
  • Guest Services 
  • Gated Area (includes courtyard, splash pad, view deck) 
  • Marion Davies Guest House 
  • Gallery 
  • Recreation classes 

City of Santa Monica’s Health & Safety Requirements 

  • Face coverings are required.   
  • Stay at least 6 feet (2 meters) apart from others.  
  • Wash hands frequently.  
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.  
  • Stay home if you are sick.  

For City information as it becomes available, please check Re-opening is subject to change based on the County of Los Angeles Public Health orders and guidelines. For local COVID-19 updates, visit Sign up for daily updates at and emergency alerts by texting SMCOVID to 888-777. You can also follow TwitterFacebook, and Instagram. If you have additional questions, contact our COVID-19 hotline at or 310-458-8400. 


Stand Up Paddleboard 

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 The Beach House will be closed to the public until further notice, and all in-person programs are currently suspended.
Stand Up Paddleboarding is the fastest growing watersport in the world. Learn the basics of this exciting activity and enjoy the world-famous Santa Monica State Beach from a whole new perspective.