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Hermosa Beach


From Northbound 405:
-Head north on Exit 40 toward Artesia Blvd .2 mi
-Use any lane to turn right onto Artesia Blvd .1mi
-Use the left 2 lanes to turn left at the first cross street onto Prairie Ave 1mi
-Turn right onto w 190th st 2mi
-Use any lane to turn slightly left onto 190th st .7mi
-Continue straight to Herondo St .4 mi
-Turn right onto Hermosa Ave .6 mi
-Turn Left onto 11th St and go straight to the drop off

From Southbound 405:
-Take exit 42B for Inglewood Ave
-Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Inglewood Ave .2 mi
-Turn right onto Manhattan Beach Blvd 1 mi
-Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto N Aviation Blvd 2.1 mi
-Use the right lane to turn right onto CA-1 N (Pacific Coast Hwy) .2mi
-Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Pier Ave .5mi
-Turn left onto Hermosa Ave 331 ft
-Turn right onto 11th st and continue straight to the drop off

Parking: Parking may be challenging depending upon when you arrive. There is a large metered public lot near the beach access point. When that gets full there are other metered lots a little further away or metered street parking and further away free street parking. Please plan on extra time to find a parking place and walking time.

Volunteers should show up at at 8am to help set up.  Volunteers are free to leave after and tear down and packing which is usually by 2pm. Learn more about volunteering here.

Participants must be pre-registered and need to show up at 9:15am sharp to check in.  The event should be complete for participants by 1pm. Learn more about being a participant here.

Activities: Depending on conditions we typically offer;

  • Tandem Surfing
  • Stand Up Paddling (SUP)
  • Body Boarding
  • Beach Based Activities – Tug of War, Sand Castle Building, Bubbles, etc.

Bring – A towel & extra change of clothes if you think you might get wet, camera, sunscreen, beach chair, friends and family.

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