LB Sea Base


The Long Beach Sea Base sits in a beautiful corner of one of seven Long Beach marinas just a few blocks from 2nd St and Pacific Coast Highway.

Location: 5875 E. Appian Way, Long Beach, CA 90803
(near Mother’s Beach, under the 2nd St Bridge)

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COVID-19 Impact

8/14/2020 – Sea Base Summer Camps are finished serving nearly 500 Scouts.  Thank you families!  We are developing our Fall 2020 program and hope to release it soon.  Check back on this webpage.

6/25/2020 – Sea Base will be running a hybrid version of Scouts, BSA Summer Aquatics Camp June 29th – August 14th and a full in-person Cub Summer Aquatics Camp from July 13 – August 14, 2020.  Details here.  Sea Base remains closed for all other gatherings.

6/1/2020 Families can rent a 2-hour kayak or canoe rental starting Saturday, June 13th. Details here

5/8/2020 – Sea Base remains closed.  Stay at Home Order modified to indefinite timeline with “Phases” of re-opening.  California beginning early Stage 2 phase.  Group gatherings of any size, other than your immediate household, is prohibited.

2020 Activity Dates

Sea Base Calendar

January 2-4: Winter Tech Camp

January 12: Poseidon Winter Parent Info Night

February 8: Neptune District Dinner

March 6-8: Seabadge Adult Leader Training

March 14: LB Invitational Regatta

March 29: Poseidon Spring Parent Info Night

April 13-17: Spring Aquatics Camp***Cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

Begins June 22: Summer Aquatics Camp – ***Modified schedule offered

Features & Amenities

  • Meeting rooms overlooking Alamitos Bay (tables and chairs included)
  • Fully equipped upstairs galley (shared use, non-exclusive)
  • Crew’s Mess dining hall
  • Separate men’s and women’s restrooms on each floor
  • Electronic wheelchair lift for accessibility
  • Waterfront patio with firepit
  • Private beachfront
  • Paddlecraft, sailing and power vessels

Facility Usage Fees (per hour)

Room Capacity In Council Out of Council/
Not for Profit
Ready Room w/ AV 42 $35 $45 $100
Ready Room B 42 $25 $30 $100
Crew’s Mess 50 $25 $30 $100
Sail Loft 35 $25 $30 $100
Patio w/ firepit 40 $15 $20 $100
BBQ upon request      

Equipment Usage

Rowing, canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, free swim rates Info here

Vessel charters, both sail and power – Contact Chris Macy – Sea Base Director


  • Subject to availability
  • Call for long-term usage rates
  • No pets, smoking, or alcohol allowed
  • Deposit is for damage and cleaning and is fully refundable
  • Exceptions may be made by Sea Base Director or Scout Executive

Types of Use

The base is open to Scouting groups and pre-approved not-for-profit organizations.

  • Den meetings
  • Pack meetings
  • Troop meetings
  • Crew meetings
  • Leader meetings
  • Trainings
  • Courts of Honor
  • Blue & Gold
  • summer BBQs
  • beach activities
  • movie nights
  • other non-profit organization events


Chris Macy, Sea Base Director

Cindy Spalding

The mission of the Long Beach Sea Base Aquatics Center is to serve our community youth in a unique maritime setting by providing fun, high quality marine programs that instill values, awareness and safety to develop the next generation of aquatic-minded, responsible leader.