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On Saturday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Cardboard Yacht Regatta kicks off a bucket list of summer fun at the Annenberg Beach House!

SAIL, ROW, PADDLE OR SINK YOUR WAY INTO SUMMER! Be a part of the 11th Annual Cardboard Yacht Regatta!

Have you ever dreamed of setting sail across the waters in your very own yacht? Now you can build your own cardboard yacht and test its seaworthiness in a race across the Beach House Pool. Build a yacht using just corrugated cardboard and duct tape, decorate it, cross your fingers and hope you can make it to the other side.

Two people must be in the yacht during the race. All boats must be human-powered (no motors).People's Choice Awards will be given in a variety of categories, including "Most Likely to Sink", "Best Use of Theme", and "Most Spirited". The Beach House Courtyard will open for yachts to be on display beginning at 9am. Races will launch beginning at 11am. Please read attached information sheet for more details on the Cardboard Yacht Regatta, including appropriate yacht building materials, regatta rules and an event timeline.

For questions or more information, call the Beach House at 310-458-4904.

Preregistration required to race your yacht. Register early and enjoy building your boat with friends and family! $20 entry fee per yacht. Payment is NOT required for each sailor who will be in the yacht. This is a team registration. Please register once per yacht that will be entered in the event.

You will be asked for the names and ages of sailors in the registration process.

For more info, Click Here

Visit Topanga Lou Surf Videos for Topanga surfing videos.

The Venice Beach Games is a sun soaked celebration of sports and fitness in the world’s greatest beach front recreation center.

The entire park and its glorious amenities are full of organized activity put on by the fantastic groups of people playing here. It is a day where the public can join 25+ sports groups running free activities, clinics, contests, games, and tournaments. Our Fitness Village and Main Stage also facilitate guest interaction with the best in local gyms, group workouts, personal training, athletic brands, recovery, nutrition, and more.

The Venice Beach Games is Venice Beach’s premier summer sports festival. With thousands of participants and tens of thousands of spectators, it is not to be missed.

Date: Saturday, July 29, 2023.
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Admission: Free
Who can participate: You can! And everyone else too!
Location: Venice Beach Recreation Center.
1800 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, California 90291

The 2023 event will included:
- Battle of the Bars presented by World Calisthenics Org.
- Calisthenics Reps competition by United Nation of Gains
- Skate park competition: snake run, big bowl, highest ollie by Skateparks Intl.
- Fitness Zone with local gyms hosting workouts and challenges including: Camp L.A., and Deuce
- Muscle Beach Stage group fitness classes with Fit Girl Club featuring Camp L.A.
- Martial Arts grappling area with wrestling by Mat Monsters
- Jiu Jitsu by Rey Diogo and Ocean Grown
- Sambo by Justin
- Boxing Classes by Box Union and Santa Monica Strikers
- Capoeira clinic and demo
- Soccer clinics and organized games by Venice Beach Football League
- Handball tournament by USA Handball
- Paddle tennis clinics and tournament by Street Paddle and Pop Paddle
- Pickle ball clinics and tournament by Venice Pickle Ball
- Beach volley ball games by Westside Volley Ball
- Basketball clinics and games and dunk contest by Venice Ball
- All Wheels Welcome Jam: Long board, flat land, scooter, blades, and more, competition, lessons, and open dance jam
- Roller Skating open dance and lessons with Venice Beach Skate Dance Assoc.
- Kids Zone with arts and crafts, featuring Sunny Side Chalkers
- Beach clean up contest by Venice Community Cleanups and Spogomi.
- Ping Pong with Venice Pong Club
- Teq Ball area with Legacy Teq Ball
- Vendor village and resource fair
- and more!

For more info, Click Here

Join Venice Chamber in Action, Venice Pier Project, Venice Oceanarium, and Venice Community Cleanups in cleaning up our community's beach, flying kites, and learning about sea life this Sunday, April 16th!

For more info and to sign up, Click Here

Mind & Matter presents SkateJam. Live music, rollerskating, sound bath meditation, live graffiti, merch, nail bar, flash tattoos + more!

Mind & Matter is a nonprofit creating holistic mental wellness initiatives for youth in Southern California. In partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica, our SkaterTots program teaches self-esteem skills and rollerskating to underserved youth.

SkateJam brings together LA community, creativity, and philanthropy. All ticket sales support our mission to turn trauma into strength for the next generation in Southern California.

Friday, April 21 · 5 - 10pm PDT

Tower House
1720 Main St Venice, CA 90291

For more info and tickets, Click Here

A Walk On Water surf therapy comes to Malibu on April 15th.

Surfrider Beach
April 15th
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

For more info and to volunteer, Click Here

From Santa Monica Close Up:

"Six hundred drones lit up Santa Monica Beach in a spectacular drone light show to celebrate the release of The Super Mario Bros. Movie"

Santa Monica Close Up is a photo blog by Santa Monica based Photojournalist/Press photographer Fabian Lewkowicz. Fabian is the former staff photographer for the Santa Monica Daily Observer Press, Santa Monica Mirror, Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Corsair.

Support Santa Monica Closeup/Fabian Lewkowicz with Venmo or PayPal to help earn money to make these videos:

The City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks Venice Beach Recreation Center invites you to our Spring Eggstravaganza event. Join us on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 10am-1pm at the Venice Beach Recreation Center located at: 1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291 for a day of Arts'n'Crafts, egg hunts, games and so much more! This is a FREE family event. Pre-registration is required. Please fill out the form below.

1800 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA 90291

For more info and to register, Click Here

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Mighty Underdogs Surf Therapy Event at Malibu on April 23rd.

For more info and to volunteer, Click Here

A Walk On Water surf therapy comes to Malibu on April 15th.

For more info and to volunteer, Click Here

Sign up today for our Youth Sailing Camp in Marina del Rey! Our LA County WATER Program Lifeguards are teaching Beginning Sailing camp sessions this Spring.

📆 April 10 - April 14
⏰ 10 AM – 4 PM
$375 per 5-day session*
*Financial aid available

For more info and to register, Click Here

"Work Hard At Paddling & Pop Ups​."

Are you 16 years of age or older and interested in becoming a lifeguard at a pool? The City of Malibu offers an American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course. Register at by Sunday, March 12.

Enter our CAN THE TRASH! Clean Beach Poster Contest for a chance to have your message shared with millions of beachgoers!

To enter the poster contest, draw a picture with a message about how we can keep our oceans and beaches pollution-free and healthy. Be creative!

Contest winners will have their artwork displayed around trash barrels on the beach. Simply submit your artwork online, in person, or by mail. The contest is open to students in grades 3 – 5 who reside in the County of Los Angeles. Online submissions must be entered by an adult.

While entries are accepted year-round, the deadline to enter the contest for summer 2023 is Jan. 31, 2023.

For more info and to enter, Click Here

Supposedly registration is open for this event, but there is no link for it. Flyer above has some phone #s and an email, so maybe that how you register.

Date: Sat. Nov. 19, 2022
All ages event
Registration at 9:00 a.m.
Small Bowl & Snake Run
PUP Cup 10 a.m. beginners only
10a nd under 11:309 a.m.
11-14 at 1:00 p.m.
15-24 at 2:00 p.m.
25 and over 3:00 p.m
Masters at 3:30 p.m.

SPECIAL NOTE: The last event these organizers were supposed to hold was cancelled "due to threat of violence", which was basically just money drama between one of them and a potential out-of-state event sponsor.

THERAsurf will be holding their next event alongside the Northern LA Boardriders' Surf Contest this weekend at Leo Carillo.

For more info, Click Here

Surf Chats with Topanga Lou - Kylan, a grom at Topanga Beac

Get ready to don your favorite superhero or sidekick costume and have some fun at the beach!

This year's event happens on October 8th, includes a volleyball tournament, a youth volleyball clinic, and fun family-friendly activities open to everyone. Goodies, music, and lots of fun for everyone on the sand! Plus a raffle and amazing prizes for tournament winners and best superhero costumes.

All proceeds benefit Lollipop Theater Network, a charity that brings movies and entertainment to hospitalized kids nationwide.


Dress as your favorite superhero and volley for a great cause! This is a KOB/QOB tourney with a fun twist. KOB/QOB is doubles (2x2) format, switching partners every game. The individuals with the most wins at the end of the day from each division are crowned the king and queen - or in this case, the Superheroes of the Beach!

Individual registration / Men's and Women's

Superheroes division = competitive (>=A-level) / Sidekicks division = fun (everyone else)


MJ of MJ's Angels will be out on the sand teaching fundamentals, skills, and strategies to anyone under 18 who wants to level up their game. Clinic is 45 minutes and will take place at 10am in parallel to tournament pool play.


Serving competition will take place between 2-3pm as we tally up for playoffs and is open to anyone who purchases an activities punchcard. We'll have awesome prizes spread out all over a volleyball court. Just serve over the net and win anything you hit on the other side.


Fun tents full of activities like face painting and tattoos will ensure the day is just as super for young people, the non-volleyball set, and even passersby. Purchase an activities punchcard for access to it all at a great value, or pay ad hoc along the way for just the items you choose.


8:00am Check-in
8:45am Group photo
9:00am Begin Pool Play
10:00am Youth Clinic
2:00pm End Pool Play
--Serving Competition, Raffle, Costume Contest--
3:00pm Begin Playoffs
4:00pm Finals

Come on out to the beach, bring your friends, have a blast, and make a difference in the lives of hospitalized children!

To register, Click Here.