12 Playgrounds That Make You Want to Be a Kid Again
LA Parks and Recs Offers FREE Sports Programs!
If you are like most parents trying to find an activity for your kids this summer while not breaking the bank, LA Parks and Recreation offers free Youth Sports Programs. Visit their site for more information http://www.laparks.org/lakids/youth.htm. LA Parks and Recs also offers other FREE summer activities for children such as karate, boxing, and ceramics. Visit the FREE LA Kids Classes website to find participating recreation centers throughout Los Angeles.
Take The Family to Neighboring Bike Paths:
North of downtown, runs alongside the 210 Pasadena Fwy, about 3 miles long.
~Chandler Bikeway Burbank
The two-mile bikeway within the former Chandler Boulevard railroad right-of-way, running from Mariposa Street to the City border at Clybourn Avenue
~El Dorado Park
El Dorado East Regional Park, 7550 E. Spring Street, about a four mile paved path.
~Griffith Park/Los Angeles River
Travels from Griffith Park to Elysian Park, looking back along Crystal Springs Road in Griffith Park
~Santa Monica and Venice
From the Marina north to Sunset, eight-mile path runs north from Washington Blvd to Temescal Canyon Road.
In Encino, start on Balboa Blvd at the Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area or the dirt lot near the archery range on Balboa between Victory and Burbank Blvd. The five mile path goes past fields of corn
~Shoreline Pedestrian Bike Path
419 Shoreline Drive, Long Beach
~South Bay Bike Trail
From Palos Verdes North to the Marina
This 22-mile bike path that stretches along the Pacific Ocean from Will Rogers State Beach to Torrance County Beach.
Spring is in the air and right around the corner on March 20th. To kick off the season, there are several outdoor events around town which should definitely get you and your little one moving - and exploring!
Saturday, March 16th:
* Stroll Through the Seasons at King Gillette Ranch
26800 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas
Time: 1 - 1:30pm
On this gentle 30-minute stroll, you can explore the native plant garden.
For more information call 818-878-0866 ext. 224