2023 VENICE BEACH GAMES EVENT SCHEDULE Let's go! Sat. July 29th, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Thank you for joining us at the Venice Beach Games!  With over 100 organizations participating to bring the community free classes and competitions, there is much to do!  Fitness classes all day long, a stacked vendor village, dozens of sports competitions, and much, much more are all part of the show.

View map and full schedules below!

Schedule of Events

Muscle Beach Fitness Stage

Free Yoga, Group Fitness, HIIT, Barre & more!

Sponsored by:  C4 Energy and Quantum Squares

  • 9:30 a.m. Yoga with Sweat Yoga
  • 10:30 a.m. Group Fitness with Camp LA
  • 11:30 a.m. Yoga with Sweat Yoga
  • 12:30 p.m. Group Fitness with Camp LA
  • 1:30 p.m.  HIIT with Basecamp Santa Monica
  • 2:30 p.m. Hybrid Fitness with F45
  • 3:30 p.m.  Yoga with Sweat Yoga

Arrive 30 minutes prior to your class start time to ensure your spot.

Details here

Train at Muscle Beach Gym!

Free Day Pass To Anyone With a Wristband

Location: Muscle Beach Gym

9:00 AM - All Day! 

Epicenter Fitness Stage

Free Boxing, Capoeira, and Dance Classes.
Sponsored by:  Hoopla and SuperBloom

Location:  At Basketball Courts

  • 9:45 a.m.  JFM Boxing
  • 10:45 a.m. Shadow Boxing with Box Union
  • 11:45 a.m. Barry’s Bootcamp
  • 12:30 p.m. Capoeira with Capoeira Brasil
  • 1:30 p.m. Cardio Barre with Movement Co.
  • 2:30 p.m. Cardio Dance with AKT West LA
  • 3:30 p.m.  WOD with Paradiso

Arrive 30 minutes prior to your class start time to ensure your spot.

Details here

Grappling Zone:

Free Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Wrestling, Animal Flow, Sambo, and Self Defense classes

Location: Basketball Courts

  • 9:45 a.m. Jiu Jitsu Flo
  • 10:45 a.m. Rey Diogo Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
  • 12:00 p.m. Muay Thai with Santa Monica Striking
  • 1:00 p.m. Wrestling with Westside Mat Monsters
  • 2:00 p.m. Animal Flow
  • 3:00 p.m. Sambo for Self-Defense with Sensei Brezh

Arrive 30 minutes prior to your class start time to ensure your spot.

Details here

Adaptive Sports

Wheelchair Basketball and the Gift Of Sport

  • 9:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.

Hosted by:  LA28

Location: Basketball Courts


Basketball clinics, games and dunk contest

  • 9:00–11:00 a.m. Kids Clinic
  • 11:00 p.m. Venice Ball Competition

Hosted by:  Venice Ball

Location: Basketball Courts

Battle of the Bars ® Road to Dubai Qualifier

Hosted by:  World Calisthenics Organization

Location:  The Sandpit

  • 1:10–1:30 p.m Athlete Warm Ups
  • 1:30–1:50 p.m.  Clear Competition Area — Prepare for Battle of the Bars®
  • 2:00 p.m.  Official Battle of the Bars® Start Time

Details here

Beach Clean Up - Win a chance to go to Japan!

Hosted by: Spogomi, Venice Bid, and Community Clean-Ups

Location: Windward Stage

  • 8:30 a.m. Registration           
  • 9:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony               
  • 9:30–10:30 p.m. Clean Up at the Beach
  • 10:30–11:30 p.m. Trash Weight Calculation         
  • 11:30 p.m.  Award and Closing Ceremony

Details here

Beach Tennis

Hosted by:  Ola Beach Tennis

Location: On The Sand (South Venice Games)

  • 9:00 a.m. Open Play
  • 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m lessons
  • 1:00 p.m. Kids' Clinic
  • 2:00 -4:00 p.m. Open Play

Calisthenics' Rep Competition

Sponsored by: R.I.P.D. Calisthenics.

Hosted by:  United Nation of Gains

Location: The Sandpit

  • 8:30 a.m.  Competitor Warm-Up and Check In
  • 9:00 a.m.  Pull Ups
  • 10:00 a.m.  Max Dips Reps
  • 11:00 a.m.  Max Push-Up Reps
  • 12:00–1:30 p.m.  Longest L-Sit Hold, Longest Handstand Hold, and Longest Dead Hang Hold.     

Details here


Hosted by: Sun Cycle

About:  The Sun Cycle classes are designed to open up your heart and connect with your ‘sol.”

Location:  Grass Area (North Venice Games)

6 cycling classes: 

  • 9:00 a.m.  cycling class on the grass by Windward Plaza
  • 11:00 a.m., 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 p.m. on the beach

Chess Games

Hosted by: LA Chess Club

Location: On the Grass (North Venice Games)

  • All day starting at 9:00 a.m.

Cold plunge

Experience the transformative power of our accessible cold water immersion service, and cultivate the power within to conquer any challenge.

Hosted by:  IcePass LA

Location: (Recovery Zone) Grass Area By Basketball Courts 

  • All Day starting at 9:00 a.m.

Dead-Lift and Sled Challenge with the U.S. Army

  • 9:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.  

Hosted by:  U.S. Army

Location: Grass by Windward Stage


Hosted by:  Mike Koss and USA Handball

Location: Handball Courts

  • All day starting at 9:00 a.m.  Big Ball tournament and clinics. Beginners welcome, and anyone wanting to learn, ask Mike at the registration tent.

Details here!

Hula Hooping

Hosted by: Eclectic Hoops

Location: Family Flow Zone

  • All Day starting at 9:00 a.m.  Hula Hoop Jam, Art & Movement
  • 12:00 p.m. Hula Hoop Flow Basics Class — All Levels Welcome
  • 3:00 p.m. Hula Hoop Workout Class.

Kids Activities:

  • 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.  Arts, Crafts, vendors, open play at the Kids Outdoor Park, & more!   Hosted by Venice Beach Recreation and Parks
  • 9:00 a.m. Beach Clean up (Register at 8:30 a.m.)
  • 10:00 a.m. Family yoga (by the V-structure)
  • 9-11 a.m.  Kids’ Basketball Clinic with Venice Ball
  • 9:00-4:00 p.m.  Kin Flow (Grass area by the Sidewalk Cafe)
  • 9:00 a.m.  Kids clinic with Venice Beach Football Club
  • 11:00 a.m. Kids Exhibition with Paddle Tennis
  • 11:00 a.m. Art & movement with Kids Gym (by the V-Structure)
  • 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pup Cup at the Venice Skate Park
  • 12:00 p.m. Kids gymnastics. 
  • 12:00 p.m  Hula Hoop flow basics class – all levels welcome 
  • 3:00 p.m. Capoeira for kids (by the V-Structure)


The New Aerodynamic Flow Sport the World has been waiting for!

Location: Grass Area by the Sidewalk Cafe

  • 9:00 a.m.  Meet the Founder & Intro & Ethos of Kinflow
  • 9:15 a.m.  Flow Warm Up Plus Light Stretch and Mindfulness    
  • 9:30 a.m. Youth Clinics and Scrimmages             
  • 10:30 a.m. Adult Clinics and Scrimmages            
  • 11:30 a.m. Youth and Adult Partner Flow Contest               
  • 12:00 p.m. Adult Exhibition Games    
  • 1:00 p.m. Youth Exhibition Games                
  • 2:00 p.m. Adult Championship Games       
  • 3:00 p.m. Youth Championship Games   
  •  3:50 p.m.  Award Ceremony for Youth and Adult Champions    

Details here. 

Paddle Tennis

Hosted by: Street Paddle and Pop Paddle Venice

Location: Paddle Tennis Courts

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Court 8

  • Welcome New Players!
  • Hit with Richie & Volunteers

Court 9

  • Beginners Court - practice hitting 30 mins.
  • 2 players on, 2 players off.

Court 4

  • Kids Clinic
  • Featuring Aidan Lynch, of 40 Love/USTA

Courts 5 & 6

  • “Doubles Challenge Court”
  • 2 on, 2 off. Winners stay on until they lose.

Courts 1-3

  • “4 on 4 off” or 4 players play a set, then let others play.
  • Play a set and rotate!

11:00 a.m.: 

Court 4: Cardio with Jens Sweaney

  • 11:00 - 11:30 6 players
  • 11:30-11:55 : 6 players

Court 1

  • Exhibition Match: Street Paddle Tour 2022 Doubles Finals - A-1 Level
  • Otto Bennani, John Le, David Simms & Fernando Wulff compete, finally!

Court 2

  • Exhibition Street Paddle Singles tour Match

Court 3

  • Exhibition Street Paddle Singles tour Match

Court 5

  • Exhibition Street Paddle Singles tour Match

Court 6

  • Exhibition Street Paddle Singles tour Match

Court 8

  • Welcome court is open for new players who want to try Paddle Tennis

Court 9

  • Open court for players: must rotate every set or every 30 mins.

12 Noon - 12:45 p.m.

  • Clinic with Becca Weissman
  • Ground strokes & volley clinic
  • 8 players

1:00 -4:00 p.m. 

  • Courts 1-6; 8 & 9
  • Team Paddle Tournament

Pre- Register your team @pop_paddle_venice*


  • 1 x Open Player
  • 3 x A players - A-1 & A-2 - must have at least one of each
  • 1 Senior
  • Each team must have 2 women
  • Tiebreaker format

*Your team must be approved.  For questions text: Christine at 310-403-2696


Hosted by:  Venice Pickleball

Location: Handball (South Venice Games)

  • All day starting at 9:00 a.m.

Venice Beach Pickleball will host Open Play and Beginners Clinics in courts 7, 10 & 11.  They will have racquets for you to use.


Beachside jam and competition

Hosted by:  Los Angeles Parkour

Location:  Epicenter (basketball courts)

  • 9:00 a.m. Competitor Warmup and Check In
  • 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Competition
  • 12:00-4:00 p.m. Open Jam

Details here

Ping Pong 

Hosted by:  Venice Pong Club

Location: Grass Area (North Venice Games)  

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Open Play and Clinics  

Recovery  Zone  & Vendor Village

Our Fitness Vendor Village is stacked with best in performance and hydration brands, cold plunges, recovery activations, local gyms and more!  And we have the fantastic SuperBloom team DJ's keeping the vibe going.

C4 Energy, Quantum Squares, Prime Hydration, Pure Patch, Row House Santa Monica, Shaka Tea, Roar Organics, Basecamp Santa Monica, Liv on Labs, Guayaki Yerba Mate, Ice Pass, Punch Gunk, CAMPLA, Jiant Kombucha, Sweat Yoga, Alani Nu, Mineragua, Life way, Namirsa, and more are all part of our epic line up!

  • All day starting at 9:00 a.m.

Skateboarding at the Venice Skate Park

Hosted by:  Skateparks Intl. and Girl is Not a 4 Letter word.

  • 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pup Cup
  • 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Ladies Jam Snake Run and Small Bowl
  • 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Best Trick on the 3 Block
  • 1:00– 3:00 p.m. Best Trick Longest Grind in the Big Bowl
  • 1:45 – 3:00 p.m. Best Trick Stairs
  • 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Best Trick Clam Shell
  • 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Best Trick in the Snake Run

Details here

Flatland Skate Contest 

Hosted by:  Venice Skateboarding Stuff

Location: Skate Plaza

Event celebrates Venice Skateboarding Stuff's 25 Year Anniversary and Skate Contest

  • 9:00 a.m.  Welcome Skate
  • 10:00-11:030 a.m. Longboarding Dancing and Skate Lessons
  • 11:030 a.m -12:00 p.m Raffles and Giveaway
  • 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. Highest Ollie and longest manuel
  • 1:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m. Flatland freestyle tricks contest
  • 5:00 p.m Cruise out


Kids' clinics and organized games

Hosted by:  Venice Beach Football Club

Location:  Back Of Handball Courts

  • All day starting at 9:00 a.m.

Scooter, Longboard Dancing, Flatland, & Blades

Hosted by:  L.A. Skate Hunnies and Viberide LA.

DJs: Soundbox Truck and Alf Alpha

Location: V-Structure On Windward (North Venice Games)

  • 9:00–10:00 a.m.  Welcome • Warm Up • Free Skate
  • 10:00–11:30 a.m.  Longboard Dancing and Skate Lessons
  • 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m Free Skate and Dance Jam
  • 12:00–1:00 p.m.  Highest Ollie and Longest Manual Contest
  • 1:00–2:00 p.m. Flatland Freestyle Tricks Contest
  • 2:00–3:00 p.m. Longboard Dancing Contest
  • 3:00–4:00 p.m. Roller Skate Relay

Family Flow Zone

Hosted by: Eclectic Hoops, Kiki Designs & Tessa of Gym Venice

Location: Grass Area (North Venice Games)

  • All Day starting at 9:00 a.m.  Hula Hoop Jam, Art & Movement
  • 10:00 a.m. Family Yoga
  • 11:00 a.m. Art & Movement
  • 12:00 p.m  Kids Gymnastics
  • 12:00 p.m. Hula Hoop Flow Basics Class — All Levels Welcome
  • 3:00 p.m. Hula Hoop Workout Class.
  • 3:00 p.m. Capoeira for Kids

Details here! 

Sound Baths, Breath Work, Reiki Meditation & More!

Hosted by:  Divine Self Love

Location: Muscle Beach Gym

  • 10:30 a.m Sound Bath with Shelbi Drake
  • 11:00 a.m. Breath work with Great Ruljevaite
  • 11:30 a.m. Yoga with Chenfa Dombin
  • 11:00 a.m -2:00 p.m. Tarot Readings with Shelley Warren
  • 2:00 p.m.  Reiki Meditation with Joyce Ivonne

Barely Canadian - Selling Clothing

Divine Self Love - Selling Candles

Connection, breath work, and yoga

Hosted by:   More of  That

  • 9:00 a.m. on the grass by the Sidewalk Cafe

Skate Dance/Roller Skating

Live DJ, Venice Line Up Dance Performances, and lessons by the stars of Roller Dream ( Venice Beach Skate Dancers in the 80’s and 90’s)

Hosted by: Venice S8 Dance Association

Location:  Skate Dance Plaza

  • Starts at 1:00 p.m.


Location: On The Sand

  • Open Play All Day starting at 9:00 a.m.  


Hosted by:   Sweat Yoga

Location:  Muscle Beach Fitness Stage

  • 9:30 a.m. , 11:30 & 3:30 p.m.

Details here.

Walking Tours

Hosted by:  Venice Beach Walking Tours

Meeting location: Windward Plaza

Tours: 10:00 AM,  12:00 PM,  2:00 PM

Details here


Here are the Venice Beach Games' supporting restaurants!

Located on the Venice Boardwalk:

Located by the Venice Pier:

View full list of local restaurants here!

Get Your Game On!

July 29, 2023 at Venice Beach!

Venice Beach Games

Produced by Venice Paparazzi, in collaboration with L..A. City Rec.& Parks, and the Venice Beach BID, The Venice Beach Games is a sun-soaked celebration of sports and fitness in the world’s greatest beach front recreation center.

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