How do I participate?

First off, we would love to know that you are coming ahead of time.

RSVP here.   You will get event updates and info.

  • Walk-ins welcome.
  • Arrive early to ensure your spot.
  • Registration starts as early as 8:00 a.m. at the Muscle Beach Gym or Windward Plaza Welcome Canopies.
  • When you check in, you will sign a waiver and get a wristband.  Your wristband is your pass to participate in the 80+ classes and competitions park wide.
  • The group fitness stages and martial arts zone start classes at 9:30.   Arrive 30 minutes prior to your class start time to ensure your spot.
  • The Venice Beach Games officially starts at 9:00 a.m.
  • View event schedule here!

Does it cost anything?

No, this is a free event.

I have a gym/sport organization or brand, and want to be considered for the event, what are the steps?

 We are pretty much full but you might as well drop us an email and tell us about yourself and what you want to do.  We could consider you.

Where do I park?

Street parking in Venice is mostly free, but fills up quickly.  There is a large pay city lot at the end of Venice Blvd., as well as many private lots.

Best Parking:  Park at the South City Parking Lot (near Venice Canals, Venice Recreation and Parks/Muscle Beach Gym/Skate Park/courts):   2100 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, Ca 90291.  (End of Venice Blvd. approximately 4 miles from the 405 freeway)

What do I bring?

Bring any athletic gear that is unique to what you are participating in. As well, water, sunscreen , and a towel are good ideas. And of course, bring your A game!

Will there be food?

The boardwalk has tons of good options as well.  View restaurant options here!

I don’t really play sports too much, is there anything for me to do?

Yes, there will be group fitness classes for all levels as well as many local gyms on site with their trainers putting people through workouts

I have kids, is the event family friendly?

Absolutely, there is a Kids Zone and most of the event organizers have activities for kids going on too.

Get Your Game On!

July 29, 2023 at Venice Beach!

Venice Beach Games

Venice Beach Games is proud to announce its partnership with the City of Los Angeles Dept. of Rec. & Parks to produce The Venice Beach Games 2023. The event is a giant outdoor celebration of sports and fitness, that brings together the entire community and beyond in a healthy, fun, day of sports, fitness, competition, and camaraderie in the world's greatest beachfront recreation center.

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