How to Reserve a Volleyball Court or Beach Soccer Court

There are six areas on Santa Monica State Beach with beach volleyball courts available to reserve. There is also one beach soccer court which can be reserved at the Annenberg Community Beach House.

Beach Court Areas with courts open for reservations:

  • Ocean Park South (2600 Ocean Front Walk) - 9 courts
  • Ocean Park North (100 Hollister Ave) - 16 courts
  • Santa Monica Pier Courts (1560 Appian Way) - 4 courts with lights for nighttime play
  • Tournament Beach (1200 Pacific Coast Highway) - 15 courts
  • Sorrento Beach (810 Pacific Coast Highway) - 16 courts
  • Annenberg Community Beach House (415 Pacific Coast Highway) - 6 courts

There are also 8 courts available for first come, first serve play:

  • Ocean Park North Player's Courts (100 Hollister Ave) - 8 courts (no reservations)

Continue the Process:

3 Beach Volleyball and 1 Beach Soccer Court at the Annenberg Community Beach House can be reserved online through the ActiveNet system. An ActiveNet account is required to make court reservations online.

Reservations can be made up to 28 days in advance and fees are $15 per court per hour.

  1. Visit Reserve Santa Monica

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    Reservations are available online only through Reserve Santa Monica. Click on the "Reservations" tab and click on "Quick Reserve".

  2. Login or Create an ActiveNet Account

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    Log in or create an Activenet account to access the Reserve Santa Monica portal. 

    You may receive an activation notification email from Reserve Santa Monica. Be sure to check any Junk or Spam folders for this message.

  3. Reserve and Pay

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    • Click on the Reservations tab.
    • Click on the "Annenberg Beach House Court + Field" Reservation group icon.
    • Select the reservation date up to 28 days in advance. 
    • Enter an event name (required).
    • Select the times that you would like to reserve the court(s). 
    • Click “Confirm bookings." 
    • Read and agree to ACBH - Site Rules and All Sales Are Final acknowledgement. 
    • Enter your initials in the signature box.
    • Submit payment by credit card. Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, and Diner’s Club International are accepted. Payments are non-refundable and non-transferable. 
    • A reservation confirmation will be sent via email but is not needed to check-in.

Beach Courts at all locations that have not been reserved are available for play on a first come, first serve basis. 

Some courts at each location may be reserved in advance. Conditions apply according to:

  • Type of event
  • Dates and times courts are requested
  • Number of courts requested
  • Previous reservations made in a court area
  • Other activities scheduled on the beach near the courts

  1. Download or Request the Beach Court Rental Application

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    • Download the Beach Court Rental Application.
    • The form can also be emailed to you upon request to
    • Complete and submit the Beach Court Rental Application via email to 
    • Please allow 7 - 10 business days for permit to be issued.
    • Permits may not always be issued as requested due to court availability, blackout dates, group size or other reasons.
    • City staff will help set up your court reservation as most appropriate.

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