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Group BBQ Areas

Planning a BBQ or picnic get-together for a group of under 150 people? Enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing your BBQ area has been reserved in advance!

**Please note that the Clover Park restrooms are currently under renovation. Portable restrooms are available in the park. A completion date for the project will be listed when available.

Clover Park Construction


Hours & Availability

Reservations are for 4 hours, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Santa Monica Residents can make reservations from 21 to 3 days in advance for $60. Non-residents can make reservations from 14 to 3 days in advance for $90. Additional hours can be reserved beyond the allocated time for an additional cost of $15 for resident and $22.50 for non-residents. 

Tables are marked and a calendar is posted showing the days that are reserved. If not reserved, the area is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note that alcohol, smoking, vending, inflatable bouncers and outside grills are not allowed in Santa Monica parks. Groups of 150 or more require an additional Event Permit.



Airport Park     Marine Park
Clover Park - Area 1      Clover Park - Area 2


To Create An Account:

1) Click on "Create an Account" and follow the prompts to enter your information.

2) Your user name will default to your email address, and once your information is entered, you will be prompted to create a password.

3) Remember to keep your user name and password secure and readily available for easy registration in the future.

4) Now you’re ready! Click on the "Quick Reserve" button and reserve any available BBQ area at designated Santa Monica parks. If you receive an error message, the selected BBQ area is already reserved.

In-Person Registration

To register in person, please complete and return, or email to the respective office:

Community Recreation: 2600 Ocean Park Blvd. 90405 | P: (310) 458-8300 |

Virginia Avenue Park Office: 2200 Virginia Ave. 90404 | P: (310) 458-8688 |

General Questions? email 



Check out RecScape, the NEW digital guide to community recreation. It’s your one-stop-shop for accessing classes for youth and adults, camps, aquatics programs, and information about sports fields, and facility rentals in Santa Monica's beautiful parks and beaches. Visit to learn more. 


  • Priority resident registration: Online August 1, 2018 (6am) through August 7, 2018
  • Non-resident registration: Beginning August 8, 2018 (6am). Registration continues throughout the season.

Fall classes and camps begin September 9, 2018. Learn more at 


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