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Long Beach Sea Base

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The mission of the Long Beach Sea Base Aquatics Center is to serve our community youth in a unique maritime setting by providing fun, high quality marine programs that instill values, awareness and safety to develop the next generation of aquatic-minded, responsible leader.

The Long Beach Sea Base sits in a beautiful corner of one of seven Long Beach marinas just a few blocks from 2nd St and Pacific Coast Highway.

We are located near Mother’s Beach, under the 2nd St Bridge at 5875 E. Appian Way, Long Beach, CA 90803.

Activity Dates 2017

Download list in PDF here
January 3-6
: Winter Tech Camp

March 18: Spring Sailing Season (every Sat. thru May 20)

April 8: Yard Sale and Open House

April 17-21: Spring Aquatics Camp

June 10: BSA Aquatics Supervision: Swimming & Water Rescue

June 17: Sea Scout Open House

June 26: Summer Aquatics Camp (8 individual weeks thru Aug 14)

August 21: Summer Aquatics Camp Merit Badge Make-up Day

September 9: Fall Sailing Season (every Sat. thru Nov 12)

October 7: BSA Aquatics Supervision: Paddlecraft Safety

October 13-15 - Seabadge Training | RSVP


Click here for: 2017 Spring Activities  |  2017 Camp Info

Features & Amenities

  • Meeting rooms overlooking Alamitos Bay (tables and chairs included)
  • Fully equipped upstairs galley (shared use, non-exclusive)
  • Crew's Mess dining hall
  • Separate men's and women's restrooms on each floor
  • Electronic wheelchair lift for accessibility
  • Waterfront patio with firepit
  • Private beachfront
  • Paddlecraft, sailing and power vessels


Facility Usage Fees (per hour)

Room   Capacity   In-Council   Out of Council/Not for Profit   Deposit  
Ready Room A with A/V Equip 42 $35 $45 $100
Ready Room B 42 $25 $30 $100
Crew's Mess 50 $25 $30 $100
Sail Loft 35 $25 $30 $100
Patio with Firepit 40 $15 $20 $100
BBQ     upon request  
Overnight Camping     see Weekend Aquatics Program  
Meeting Space Reservation Form        
Non-Scout Group Hold Harmless        


Equipment Usage Fees

Rowing, Canoeing, Kayaking,
Stand-up Paddleboarding,
Free swim
see Weekend Aquatics Program  
Vessel Charters - Sail & Power        see Vessel Fee Schedule for reservations, contact Sea Base Director



  • Subject to availability
  • Call for long-term usage rates
  • No pets, smoking, or alcohol allowed
  • Deposit is for damage and cleaning
  • Deposit must be held on a major credit card
  • Exceptions may be made by Sea Base Director or Scout Executive


Types of Use

The base is open to Scouting groups and pre-approved not-for-profit organizations.

  • den meetings,
  • pack meetings,
  • Courts of Honor,
  • summer BBQs,
  • beach activities,
  • birthday parties,
  • movie nights,
  • family reunions, or
  • your organization’s socials


Highlights of the Sea Base

  • In 2016, hosted the William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup in partnership with the Long Beach Yacht Club
  • In 2014, hosted the William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup in partnership with the Long Beach Yacht Club
  • In 2012, more than a dozen Olympians gathered at the Sea Base for the Long Beach Aquatic Capital of America Foundation "A Salute to Southern California Olympians," a family festival and fundraiser.



For more information on any of these programs, including availability and further instructions
 contact Cindy Spalding via email or at (562) 427-0911 ext 211

Sea Base Director Chris Macy - bio here