Recreation Opportunities During COVID

While we are not able to offer our traditional programs and services during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are focusing on providing virtual activities and modified programs that meet State of California, County of Ventura, City of Ventura, and CDC guidelines.

Jr. Naturalist Club

Toad sitting in leaves and grass

NEW! MARCH JR. NATURALIST MINI-SESSION

Get ready for springtime visitors!

Did you know that a toad can eat 1000 bugs a day? Learn how to attract these and other beneficial creatures to your yards. This Jr. Naturalist mini session will focus on creating inviting habitats for our helpful friends. Class focus is “experiential,” with participants learning through fun games, activities, and crafts that encourage use of all the senses.

Instructors are Certified California Naturalists who studied under Joseph B. Cornell (Sharing Nature Worldwide), Certified California Naturalists, Julie Soske and William Falls.

Location: Arroyo Verde Park, Redwood Glen Picnic Area
When: Tuesdays, 3/9- 3/30, 3 - 4:30 PM
Ages: 6 - 12
Fee: $65
Instructors: Julie Soske and William Falls
To Register: 15780

Registration is online and over-the-phone only.

Contact

For assistance with registration or questions, please call:

Gina Reyes
Recreation Coordinator
(805) 658-4726

Kids Cooking Academy: International Master Chef

A kid measuring food for baking

Tantalize your taste buds and have fun with food! Create different recipes each week from featured chefs: Guy Fieri, Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis. Learn how to cook appetizers, entrees, snacks, desserts and more!

Location: Virtual Class via Zoom
When: Mondays, 3/15 - 4/19
Time: 3:15 - 4 PM
Ages: 6-12
Fee: $90
To Register: 15782
Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment - Central LA

After you register, you will receive via email:

  • A Zoom link to the class
  • A list of recipes, ingredients and cooking supplies that you’ll need

Contact

For assistance with registration or questions, please call:

Wendy VanHorn
Recreation Coordinator
(805) 654-7552

Tech Kidz: Minecraft

Kid on a laptop computer

Learn about and play the most popular computer game on the planet! Learn Minecraft building techniques, details of command blocks, and how to change the look of the game. Kids learn strategy, team building, and cooperation skills while playing Minecraft in a fun, safe, and supervised environment!

Location: Virtual Class via Zoom
When: Tuesdays, 3/16-4/20
Time: 3:15-4:00 PM
Ages: 6-12
Fee: $90
To Register15785
Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment - Central LA

After you register, you will receive via email:

  • A Zoom link to the class

Contact

For assistance with registration or questions, please call:

Gina Reyes
Recreation Coordinator
(805) 658-4726

Lego Masters!

Kids hands with lego character

Being LEGO Smart is more than building with LEGO bricks--it's having the ability to work in teams, solve problems, and create solutions, as you explore your creativity! Join us for the perfect combination of learning and fun!

Location: Virtual Class via Zoom
When: Tuesdays, 3/16-4/20
Time: 3:15-4:00 PM
Ages: 6-12
Fee: $90
To Register15786
Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment - Central LA

After you register, you will receive via email:

  • A Zoom link to the class

Contact

For assistance with registration or questions, please call:

Gina Reyes
Recreation Coordinator
(805) 658-4726

STEAM Lab: Brain Games

Kid with thought bubble above head

Have fun, give your brain a workout and take part in friendly competition in this engaging class. Using brainteasers, classic games, puzzles and STEAM based projects, students will improve their logical thinking, math, and deductive reasoning skills.

Location: Virtual Class via Zoom
When: Thursdays, 3/18-4/22
Time: 3:15-4:00 PM
Ages: 6-12
Fee: $90
To Register: 15783
Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment - Central LA

After you register, you will receive via email:

  • A Zoom link to the class

Contact

For assistance with registration or questions, please call:

Wendy VanHorn
Recreation Coordinator
(805) 654-7552

Spy Kids: Secret Agents

Kid with magnifying glass

Learn how to take fingerprints, decode secret messages, search for clues, and decipher a virtual escape room. You’ll create your own ID badge and assemble a detective tool kit to help you solve mysteries.

Location: Virtual Class via Zoom
When: Fridays, 3/19-4/23
Time: 4:05-4:50 PM
Ages: 6-12
Fee: $90
To Register: 15784
Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment - Central LA

After you register, you will receive via email:

  • A Zoom link to the class
  • A list of basic household items needed

Contact

For assistance with registration or questions, please call:

Wendy VanHorn
Recreation Coordinator
(805) 654-7552

Looking for a new sport or to fine-tune your game in 2021? 

Then check out our small group and private tennis and pickleball lessons available at Juanamaria and Camino Real Parks. To learn more, visit our Tennis & Pickleball webpage.

Albinger - Virtual Tour

Virtual Recreation Activities

Visit our Parks & Recreation Virtual Recreation and Resource Center! A place where you can find fun, educational, and useful resources during these challenging times. 

We are committed to ensuring you have resources to maintain healthy lives, grow meaningful relationships, and continue to have extraordinary experiences. 

Visit this page often for new updates and ideas to keep you and your loved ones healthy, entertained, and informed. Please note: we do not endorse or receive funds to advertise any of the third-party sites or services listed or referenced on this page. Some resources may require the creation of an account.

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