Summer 2017 Activities

Determining and implementing a well thought out schedule can be tedious and immensely time-consuming, no matter if you’re the Family Assistant or Nanny. Over the years we’ve seen it all, the activities families favor to the not so favorable past-times. We’ve compiled a list of suggestions for a vastly successful Summer ’17. Use our Summer 2017 Activity Guide for the ultimate Summer experience!

 

 

Summer Activities

 

 

Pack a picnic & watch a polo match at Will Rogers Polo Club

Will Rogers Polo Club is the only polo field in Los Angeles County and holds matches every weekend April through October. While the club does charge an admission fee, admission gives you access to the trails on its 186 acres as well as admission to the ranch house, a film on Will Roger’s life, and an audio tour of the grounds: the two-mile (three kilometer) loop trail to Inspiration Point is particularly popular, and a nature trail and longer hikes are available – check with the ranger. There is also a small picnic area and nature center. For full event schedule please see here

Location: 1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

 

Visit the Kidspace Children’s Museum

The Kidspace Children’s Museum is located in Pasadena and boasts a number of interactive exhibits. Prepare to get messy with water, mud and sand exhibits! The Zimmer Children’s Museum also hosts a variety of classes for kids up to eight years old. In fact, every Wednesday visitors two and under and their caregivers have the museum to themselves during VIB hour! Prefer visiting museums for free? 

 

Location: 480 N Arroyo Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91103

Zimmer Children’s Museum 6505 Wilshire Blvd #100, Los Angeles, CA 90048

 

Spend a day outdoors at Tongva Park

Tongva Park has a unique playground that kids of all ages can enjoy. The park also features a splash pad to cool down during hot summer days

Location: 1615 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401

 

 

Skate the morning away at Moonlight Rollerway during their special kid’s only hours

Moonlight Rollerway first opened in 1956 and has grown to be a Los Angeles icon. The rink also offers classes for skaters of all ages and levels. Admission fees begin at $8.00 and Skate Rental at $5

Location: 5110 San Fernando Rd, Glendale, CA 91204

 

Hear a story during Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s story time

Hear a different story every week in Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s galleries. After, you can walk around and visit the various galleries and exhibits. Admission is free to LA County residents

Location: 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

 

 

Take a day to relax at the Annenberg Community Beach House

The Annenberg Community Beach House is located in Santa Monica and offers a variety of activities for visitors of all ages. Spend time playing in the game room, making a craft or taking a fitness class

Location: 415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, CA 90402

 

Journey around Echo Park Lake on a paddle boat

Echo Park Lake is located just off the 101. Visitors to the park can rent a paddleboat ($10/per adult and $5/per child. and explore the lake). A picnic under the trees before or after is ideal

Location:  751 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026

 

Explore the Bat Caves in Griffith Park

The Bat Caves do not house actual bats, the name was coined after being a filming location for the original Batman movies. The caves are a short kid-friendly hike away from the parking lot and offer a view of the Hollywood sign

Location: 3200 Canyon Drive, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90068

 

Make your own western movie at Paramount Ranch

Paramount Ranch is a western movie set open to the public daily. Visitors are allowed to explore the ranch and the hiking trails that surround it even when the sets are in use. Some shows and movies that have been filmed here are: Westworld, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and Flintstones’ Viva Rock Vegas

Location: 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills, CA, 91301

 

 

Learn about the great outdoors at Star Eco Station

The Star Eco Station allows visitors to view exotic wildlife while learning about the environment. Tours are offered every weekend

Location:  10101 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

 

See a film at one of Los Angeles’ Drive-in Theaters

Grab some blankets and pillows and enjoy a movie from your car at one of five drive-in theaters in Los Angeles

Location: 7770 Rosecrans Ave, Paramount, CA 90723, +

 

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Ali Koplan, Social Media Marketing Intern
Jeslie MartinezBelle Maison Agency Recruiter
 
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