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Beach House Update as of 5.13.2021

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 - subject to change

  • Guest Services - open weekends only
  • Parking Lot 
  • Playground
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Back on the Beach Café
    • Separately operated, call cafe to confirm hours and services, 310.393.8282 
  • Beach Restrooms and outdoor showers
  • Wi-Fi  
  • Beach, with accessible walkway


Closed - stay tuned!

  • Guest Services - closed weekdays
  • Pool & changing rooms
  • Gated Area
    • Courtyard, splash pad, view deck, Marion Davies Guest House, Gallery  
  • 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.  
  • Stay home if you are sick.  

As LA County Public Health approves the reopening of facilities and expansion of onsite services, the City of Santa Monica will be phasing the reopening of city facilities and onsite services to the public. Hours of operation and the scale of in-person services may vary to ensure the health and safety of City teams and the public we serve. Please note that some programs and services have been modified or eliminated as a result of recent restructuring. For a full list of impacted services, please visit Our 3-1-1 lines are open and our customer service agents are available to answer any questions related to reopening. Thank you for your patience and continued support. 


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Pool Admission:  

$10 Adult
$4 Youth
$5 Seniors (60+)

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

On summer 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!  



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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.