Reminder: Lifeguard Memorial Swim (8/20)

The City of Long Beach Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Beach Patrol will host the 5th Annual Long Beach Lifeguard Memorial Swim on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 9:00am on National Boulevard beach. We are pleased to announce that we have added a half-mile component to the race for those who love to swim but not might be ready for a one miler. The event is in honor of all the deceased men and woman who have served on the Long Beach Lifeguard Patrol. All swimmers over the age of 16 who can swim one mile in 55 minutes or less are invited to participate. Continue reading

5th Annual LB Lifeguard Memorial Swim (8/20)

The City of Long Beach Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Beach Patrol will host the Lifeguard Memorial Swim at 9:00am on National Blvd beach on Sunday, August 20. The one mile and 1/2 mile swim is in honor of all the deceased men and women who have served on the patrol. All swimmers over the age of 16 who can swim one mile in 55 minutes or less, are invited to participate. For information, call 431-3890.

5th Annual Larry Elovich 5K Fun Run/Walk (8/5)

The 5th Annual Larry Elovich 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held on August 5, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. on the boardwalk at New York Avenue. Race day registration will be at New York Avenue from 7:30 am to 9:00 am.

Suggested donation is $20.00 (please make checks payable to the Larry Elovich Scholarship Fund). For more information or to make a tax-deductible donation to the fund, Email Lisa Elovich at lisa.elovich@gmail.com or Lynn Elovich Eisenberg at LGE11561@gmail.com.

38th Annual LB Biathlon (7/30)


The city of Long Beach will host its 38th annual biathlon on Sunday, July 30th.

The Adult Race (16 yrs and older) is a 3 mile run along the beach and a then a 300 yard ocean swim which start at 9:00 am

The Teen Race (13 to 15 yrs) is a 1 Mile run along the beach and then a 150 yard ocean swim which will start at 8:30 am

The Childrens Race (7 to 12 yrs) is a 1/2 Mile run along the beach and then a 50 yard shallow swim which starts at 8:30 am

Registration and check in are from at 7:45am – 8:30am on the beach at National Blvd. Entry is $25 per person and ends at noon on 7/29. To sign up for the race click here.

Reminder: LB Kids Triathlon (6/17)


Long Beach will hold its first Kids Triathlon on Saturday, June 13, 2015 for children ages 4-13.  Get out the swim suits, sneakers and bicycles, tricycles or big wheels! The race will consist of three events – a pool swim, bike ride and run. Children of all skill levels can participate in the triathlon where “every finisher is a winner.”

The event features age-appropriate distances for swimming, biking and running; for ages 4 – 7, 25 yd swim (1 pool length), 475 ft bike ride, 500 ft run For ages 8 – 10, 75 yd swim (3 pool lengths), ½ mi bike ride, 750 ft run For ages 11- 13, 125 yd swim (5 pool lengths), 1 mi bike, 1000 ft run.

All participants will receive a finisher’s medal, post race snacks and a chance to win raffle prizes. The race entry fee for each individual is $25. Click here to download an application.

LB Kids Triathlon (6/17)


Long Beach will hold its first Kids Triathlon on Saturday, June 13, 2015 for children ages 4-13.  Get out the swim suits, sneakers and bicycles, tricycles or big wheels! The race will consist of three events – a pool swim, bike ride and run. Children of all skill levels can participate in the triathlon where “every finisher is a winner.”

The event features age-appropriate distances for swimming, biking and running; for ages 4 – 7, 25 yd swim (1 pool length), 475 ft bike ride, 500 ft run For ages 8 – 10, 75 yd swim (3 pool lengths), ½ mi bike ride, 750 ft run For ages 11- 13, 125 yd swim (5 pool lengths), 1 mi bike, 1000 ft run.

All participants will receive a finisher’s medal, post race snacks and a chance to win raffle prizes. The race entry fee for each individual is $25. Click here to download an application.