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Beach House Update as of 11.30.2020
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 11.30

  • Parking Lot 
  • Back on the Beach Café  
    • Separately operated, call café to confirm hours and services, 310.393.8282 
  • Beach Restrooms  
  • Water Fountain 
    • LACDPH recommends bringing your own water or water bottle to fill
  • Wi-Fi  
  • Beach, with accessible walkway

 

Closed - until further notice 

  • Playground
  • Volleyball courts 
  • Gated Area: includes courtyard, splash pad, view deck, Marion Davies Guest House, Gallery  
  • Guest Services
  • Pool & changing rooms
  • In-person programs


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 santamonica.gov/coronavirus-reopenings. Re-opening is subject to change based on the County of Los Angeles Public Health orders and guidelines. For local COVID-19 updates, visit 
santamonica.gov/coronavirus. Sign up for daily updates at santamonica.gov/newsletter 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 info@santamonica.gov or 310-458-8400. 

 

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Pool Admission:  

$10 Adult
$4 Youth
(1-17)
$5 Seniors (60+)

The Beach House accepts  001 credit card block 20px tall and U.S. currency

On pool days, passes go on sale at 9am. All members of your party must be present at Guest Services when purchasing passes.

If the pool reaches capacity, a waitlist is started. Guests will be notified via text message when space is available. Once notified, guests will have 15 minutes for their entire party to assemble at Guest Services to purchase pool passes. You must be on site to add your party to the waitlist.

Pool passes include access to the heated pool, changing rooms, and lockers. Towels are not provided, please bring your own. Locks for the lockers may be checked out at Guest Services or you may bring your own. 

Please Note:
Youth under age 8 and 4’ in height must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times.
Youth under age 12 must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Children requiring diapers must wear a swim diaper in the water. 

 
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Guests must abide by the decision of Beach House staff regarding the interpretation of rules governing the use of the facility. Behavior or activity determined to be unsafe, hazardous, inappropriate or a violation of the rules is prohibited.

For the safety and enjoyment of all guests:
Youth under age 8 and 4’ in height must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times.
Youth under age 12 must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Children requiring diapers must wear a swim diaper in the water.
Swim suits or equivalent must be worn in the water.
Swimmers must shower before entering the water.   

The following are prohibited:
Running, rough play, pushing or dunking of others
Bikes, scooters, skateboards
Glass containers
Masks, fins, or snorkels during recreational swim
Toys in the water, unless distributed by Beach House staff
Flotation devices (except Coast Guard approved jackets) 

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Pop Up Pool Days are days we open the pool during our off-season, typically between October and May. 
All passes are available on a first come, first served basis. Regular pool rates and rules apply.
To receive information about Pop Up Pool Days as soon as they are scheduled, sign up for email notifications, check our website and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, where we will post a notice about three days in advance!  

 

POOL HISTORY

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The Beach House pool is one of the remaining elements from the historic Marion Davies Estate. It features marble around the deck and beautiful tiles that were restored by hand. The pool and pool deck are complimented by a new Pool House, with changing areas, lockers, and a second floor View Deck that offers spectacular views of Santa Monica Bay. Enjoy a virtual visit to Marion’s Beach House - Past to Present.

 

 

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