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This Is the Complete Schedule for the 2023 Venice Beach Games

The Event Includes Over 80 Games, Activities, Classes and Meditations

By Zach Armstrong

The Venice Beach Games are returning July 29 after a one-year hiatus to the Venice Beach Recreation Center at 1800 Ocean Front Walk. The event is free and open to the public for people of all ages, fitness levels and abilities.  

The event includes over 80 games, activities, classes, meditations, cold plunges, expos and more. Registration and wristband pick up starts 8 a.m., while the events run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Advance registration can take place at Eventbrite

Below is the 2023 Venice Beach Games Schedule 

ADAPTIVE SPORTS- Wheelchair basketball

  • Hosted by LA28
  • 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.  Wheelchair Basketball and the Gift of Sport
  • Location:  Basketball Courts (South Venice Games)

BASKETBALL

  • Hosted by Venice Ball
  • 9:00 -11:00 A.M. KIDS CLINIC
  • 11-:00-12:00 PM. VENICE BALL COMPETITION
  • Location::  Basketball Courts (South Venice Games)

BATTLE OF THE BARS

  • Hosted by World Calisthenics Organization
  • LOCATION:  Sandpit (South Venice Games)

1:10 – 1:30 p.m. ATHLETE WARM UPS

1:30 – 1:50  CLEAR COMPETITION AREA – PREPARE FOR BATTLE OF THE BARS® 

2:00 pm (PST)   OFFICIAL BATTLE OF THE BARS® START TIME

BEACH CLEAN UP

  • Hosted by Spogomi, Venice Bid and Community Clean-Ups
  • LOCATION:  WINDWARD STAGE (North Venice Games)

8:30 AM REGISTRATION

9:00 AM OPENING CEREMONY

9:30 – 10:30 AM CLEANUP AT THE BEACH

10:30 – 11:30 PM TRASH WEIGHT CALCULATION

11:30 PM: AWARD AND CLOSING CEREMONY

BEACH TENNIS

  • Hosted by Ola Beach Tennis
  • LOCATION:  On the sand (SouthVenice Games)

9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m

CHESS GAMES

  • Hosted with LA Chess Club
  • Location: On the grass (North Venice Games)

9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m      

CALISTHENICS COMPETITION

  • Hosted by UNOG.  
  • Sponsored by Ripd Calisthenics
  • LOCATION:  Windward Stage (South Venice Games)

8:30 AM  COMPETITOR WARM UP AND CHECK IN

9:00 AM 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 & 

LONGEST DEAD HANG HOLD

HANDBALL

9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m    3 Ball tournament and clinics  

  • Hosted by Micheal Koss and USA Handball
  • Location:  Handball  (South Venice Games)

KIDS ACTIVITIES:

  • 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Open play at the Kids Outdoor Park, Arts and Crafts, & 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)

KINFLOW

  • LOCATION:   Grass area (North Venice Games)

9:00 A.M. MEET THE FOUNDER & INTRO & ETHOS OF KINFLOW

9:15 AM FLOW WARM-UP + LIGHT STRETCH & MINDFULNESS

9:30 AM YOUTH CLINICS & SCRIMMAGES

10:30 AM ADULT CLINICS & SCRIMMAGES

11:30 AM YOUTH & ADULT PARTNER FLOW CONTEST

12:00 PM ADULT EXHIBITION GAMES

1:00 PM YOUTH EXHIBITION GAMES

2:00 PM ADULT CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES

3:00 PM YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES

3:50 PM. AWARD CEREMONY FOR YOUTH & ADULT GRAND CHAMPIONS

FREE FITNESS CLASSES 

CYCLING WITH SUN CYCLE: 

9AM CYCLING CLASS Location:  Grass area (North Venice Games) 

11AM, 12P, 1P, 2P, 3P CLASSES Location: On the Sand  (South Venice Games)   

TRAIN AT MUSCLE BEACH GYM!   

  • Free day pass to anyone with wristband

All day!

MUSCLE BEACH FITNESS STAGE.  Sponsored by Superbloom and Hoopla

  • Free Yoga, group fitness, barre, and more!
  • Location:   Basketball Courts (South Venice Games)

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 PM. HIIT WITH BASECAMP SANTA MONICA

2:30 P.M. HYBRID FITNESS WITH F45

3:30 P.M. YOGA WITH SWEAT YOGA

EPICENTER FITNESS STAGE.  

  • Sponsored by C4 Energy and Quantum Squares (at Basketball Courts)
  • Free Boxing, Capoeira, and Dance Classes at the Epicenter

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 PM               CARDIO  BARRE WITH MOVEMENT CO. 

2:30 P.M. CARDIO DANCE WITH AKT WEST LA

Grappling Zone

  • Free Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Wrestling, Animal Flow, Sambo, and Self Defense
  • Location: Basketball Courts (South Venice Games)

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

Ice Baths at the RECOVERY ZONE:  

9:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.

  • Hosted by Ice Pass LA
  • Location: Grass area by basketball courts (South Venice Games)  

PADDLE TENNIS

  • Hosted by Street Paddle and Pop Paddle Venice
  • LOCATION:  Paddle Tennis Courts (South Venice Games)

9AM – 11AM Court 4 Demo Court Opens All Day. Try Paddle Tennis & Demo 

boards!

Play classic Paddle Tennis – Bucket Style Mini Tournament

11:00 AM Kids Exhibition Game

Hit with Richie & friends – Beginners welcome

Hit with Marcus & friends – Intermediate level

Women’s Clinic – All levels

12:00 PM Kids Clinic. Plus Singles & Doubles Challenge. All levels

1:00 PM Cardio w/ Jens Sweeney • Doubles Strategy Clinic

How to play like an Open Player (TBD)

Stretch with the Pros

Street Paddle Singles League Matches begin.

PICKLEBALL 

  • Hosted by Venice Pickleball
  • LOCATION:  Paddle Tennis Courts (South Venice Games)

All day clinics and open play

PING PONG

  • Hosted by Venice Pong Club
  • Location:  Grass area (North Venice Games)  

9:00 AM. – 4:00 PM.  OPEN PLAY AND CLINICS

ROLLER SKATING/SKATE DANCE

  • Hosted by Venice Skate Dance Association
  • LOCATION:  Dance Skate Plaza North Venice Games

1:00 p.m.-Sunset:  Live DJ, Skate Jam & lessons from the stars of Roller Dream

SKATEBOARDING at the Venice Skate Park

  • Hosted by VeniceSkate Parks Association International
  • Location:  Skate park (North Venice Games)  

11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pup Cup 

12:00 – 1:30 Ladies Jam Snake Run & SMALL BOWL 

12:00 – 1:30 Best trick on the 3 block 

1:00– 3:00 pm Best trick LONGEST GRIND in the big bowl 

1:45 – 3:00 PM Best Trick stairs 

3:00  -3:30 PM Best trick clam shell 

3:30 – 4 pm Best trick in the Snake Run

SKATE AND LONGBOARDING 

  • Hosted by: VENICE SKATE HUNNIES AND VIBERIDE LA. DJ’S:  SOUNDBOX AND ALF ALPHA
  • Location:  V-Structure on Windward (North Venice Games)  

9-10AM WELCOME • WARM UP • FREE SKATE 

10-1130 AM LONGBOARD DANCING & SKATE LESSONS 

11:30 AM-12 PM FREE SKATE & DANCE JAM 

12PM-1PM HIGHEST OLLIE & LONGEST MANUAL CONTEST 

1PM-2PM FLATLAND FREESTYLE TRICKS CONTEST 

2PM-3PM LONGBOARD DANCING CONTEST 

3PM-4PM ROLLER SKATE RELAY

SKATE DANCE/ROLLER SKATING OPEN DANCE AND LESSONS with Skate Dance Association

Location:  Dance Plaza(North Venice Games) 

FLATLAND Skate Contest with Skateboarding Stuff

All day

  • Location:  Skate Plaza (North Venice Games)   

SOCCER with Venice Beach Football Club

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

  • Hosted by Venice Beach Football Club
  • Location:   Back of Handball Courts (South Venice Games)

TEQBALL 

LOCATION:    On the sand (South Venice Games)

All Day: Open Play

WALKING TOURS

Tours: 10:00 AM,  12:00 PM & 2:00 PM

  • Hosted by Venice Beach Walking Tours
  • Location:  Grass area (North Venice Games)
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