Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Resumes In-Person Senior Nutrition Program May 2

Long Beach, CA – The City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) will resume its in-person Senior Nutrition Program on Monday, May 2, 2022, at various sites throughout the city. Hot or cold nutritious meals that meet USDA standards will be served to residents aged 50 and above. Residents are required to make reservations ahead of time by calling the phone number of the desired site, listed below.

“The senior nutrition program is an important service offered by our Parks, Recreation and Marine Department. We’re excited for this program to return in person so that seniors can socialize together and enjoy a healthy meal,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.  

The following sites serve in-person meals on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays are a “grab and go” format that allows residents to pick up meals to be enjoyed at home.

  • Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave., 562.570.1640
  • McBride Park, 1550 M.L. King Jr. Ave., 562.570.1605
  • El Dorado Park West, 2800 Studebaker Rd., 562.570.3225
  • Long Beach Senior Center, 1140 E. 4th St., 562.570.3520

The Senior Nutrition Program is also available at the following sites during the designated dates and times:

  • Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave., 562.570.8890

Serving time: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

In-person meals: Monday through Friday

  • Silverado Park, 1545 W. 31st St., 562.570.1675

Serving time: Noon to 1 p.m.

In-person meals: Monday through Friday

  • Expo Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave., 562.570.1618

Serving time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

In-person meals: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 

More information about PRM programs for seniors is available on the Senior Citizen Program webpage on LBParks.org.

About the City of Long Beach
Home to approximately 470,000 people, the multiple award-winning and the innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. As a full-service charter city, Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly-rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health, Parks, Recreation and Marine, Development Services and more. The City also has a highly-respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, five golf courses, 171 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths, and a Bike Share program.

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About Long Beach Parks, Recreation, and Marine
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department (PRM) is recognized for excellence in management practices and programs, having received the National Parks and Recreation Association Gold Medal Award four times. PRM provides leisure programs and services to residents and visitors, which improve the quality of life in Long Beach. PRM maintains 166 parks with 26 community centers, 320 acres of open space, and 6.1 miles of beaches; implements the City’s Open Space Plan provides recreational opportunities to meet diverse community needs, maintains public marinas, and provides for public safety and the humane treatment of animals.

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