Recreation Morning and Afternoon Camp Programs

The City of Long Beach is pleased to announce the return of the Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Programs. Applications are now available for the affordable, fun and safe eight week camp experience.  We offer a Morning Camp and Afternoon Sports Camp. 

The Morning Camp is for children entering Kindergarten through age 12. Camp begins July 1st and runs through August 23rd (Monday-Friday), from 9am to 1pm at either Lindell School or the High School.  The program features various activities including arts & crafts, swimming, gaga, board games, kickball, basketball, soccer, relay races, etc. Throughout the summer we also have special event days such as Block Party, Crazy Hat Day, and Backwards Day. Off-site trips include Adventureland, Long Island Laser Bounce, Long island Children's Museum, Bowling and much more.  

The cost for camp for Long Beach Residents is $800, School District Residents is $850, and Non-Residents is $900.

The Afternoon Sports Camp for children entering 2nd grade in September through 12 years old (as of 7/1/24).  Camp begins July 1st and runs through August 23rd (Monday-Friday), from 1pm to 4pm. This camp will take place at the Long Beach Recreation Center. It differs from the morning camp in that all of the activities are sports related. Children will play basketball, baseball, deck hockey, soccer, lacrosse, ga-ga, and many more. Sports Camp participates in the same trips as the morning camp. Any child that attends the morning camp and the sports camp will be bussed from the morning camp site to the recreation center.

The cost for Afternoon Sports camp for Long Beach Residents is $700, School District Residents $750, and for Non-Residents $800.

We also offer a Counselor In Training (CIT) program for teens ages 13 - 15. 

For more information about the Recreation Summer Camp Programs, call (516) 705-7411 or email

Applications are available in the Rec Center Lobby and Ice Arena or click here to download an application. Please note: some forms are not available to download but can be obtained at the Rec Center lobby. 

Parks & Recreation Camp Application 2024 (No pink info card)