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Drop-In Sports & Fitness

Whether you're looking to play a pick up game of basketball, pump some iron in the gym or learn a new sport, the City of Santa Monica has many different ways to get out and get active! No advanced reservation needed.

Adult Drop-In Soccer

Drop In_Adult Soccer   Participants (16 years of age or older) may arrive at 8:30pm to register. space is limited to the first 66 participants and priority is given to Santa Monica residents with proof of residency. 

Location: Airport Park | 3201 Airport Ave

Dates & Times TBD:
Approx Mid-September 2018 - Mid-January 2019
Tue & Thu 9:00pm - 10:30pm 
Santa Monica Resident Fees    Non-Santa Monica Resident Fees
Youth      $1.00   Youth $1.00
Adults $3.00   Adults $5.00
Seniors 50+                    $1.00   Seniors 50+ $2.00

Basketball Gym

 Drop In_Memorial Gym  

Drop by and practice your skills or play a pick-up game; no reservation required. Youth and adults are welcome!

Location: Memorial Park | 1401 Olympic Blvd

Dates & Times
Mon, Tue, Thu 12pm - 2:30pm | 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Wed & Fri 12pm - 2:30pm | 5:15pm - 10pm
Sat 12pm - 7pm
Sun 1:30pm - 7pm (Volleyball Only)

Santa Monica Resident Fees    Non-Santa Monica Resident Fees
Youth      $1.50 Daily | $15 Quarterly   Youth $1.50 Daily | $20 Quarterly
Adults $3.00 Daily | $33 Quarterly   Adults $4.50 Daily | $40 Quarterly
Seniors 50+  $1.00 Daily | $16 Quarterly   Seniors 50+ $3.00 Daily | $20 Quarterly

The gym is also available to rent. For gym permits, please email or call 310.458.8237


Fitness Room

Drop In_Memorial Fitness Room   Easy-going gym experience with top-notch equipment. Must be 16 years of age and older.

Location: Memorial Park | 1401 Olympic Blvd

Dates & Times:
Mon - Fri 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sat & Sun 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Santa Monica Resident Fees    Non-Santa Monica Resident Fees
Adults $3.00 Daily | $24 Monthly   Adults $4.00 Daily | $32 Monthly
Seniors 50+  $1.50 Daily | $12 Monthly   Seniors 50+ $2.00 Daily | $16 Monthly

PAL Fitness Gym

The Police Activities League (PAL) Fitness Gym is open to youth ages 6-24. Activities include fitness classes, karate, boxing and much more!

Location: Virginia Avenue Park | 2200 Virginia Ave
Dates & Times: Mon - Fri 12:00pm-8pm | Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm


Petanque Courts

Similiar to bocce and horseshoes, petanque is a relaxing game that can be played by all ages. 

Location: Palisades Park (just south of the Camera Obscura Building) | 1450 Ocean Ave
Dates & Times: Daily 5:00am - 12:00am



Drop In_Pickleball  

Combination of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Must be 18 years of age and over.

Memorial Park Tennis Courts | 1401 Olympic Blvd

Dates & Times:
Wed 7:00am - 10:00am
Sat & Sun 8:00am - 12:00pm

Santa Monica Resident Fees             Non-Santa Monica Resident Fees
Adults $2.00   Adults $4.00

Recscape Summer 2018


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. 


Mark your calendar for a season of classes for youth and adults, swimming and fitness:

  • 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.



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