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Blogs & Sites
Location: 1116 Chelsea Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
Douglas Park, a beloved Santa Monica green space, used to be a reservoir; a renovation created four-and-half acres that hold a great playground, ponds and streams filled with lily pads and fish...
Location: 1150 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA
Christine Emerson Reed Park, formerly known as Lincoln Park, offers a variety of cultural events, community classes, activities, and park amenities, including playground equipment and pi...
Location: 415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA
Decades in the planning, the Annenberg Community Beach House opened in April 2009 as a public facility for the people of Santa Monica to enjoy a family day at the beach.
The Annenberg ...
Location: Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA
Location: 601 Latimer Road, Santa Monica, CA
This idyllic park is actually a hive of activity.
Tennis lessons are available for $80/eight weekly sessions. The six courts are also open to the public during the day, on a first-come...
Location: 3223 Donald Douglas Loop South, Santa Monica, CA
The airport can be an exciting place for young children.
Santa Monica Airport boasts two public observation decks, and both areas are excellent spots to watch airplanes, take photograph...
Location: 633 Kensington Road, Santa Monica, CA
Joslyn Park is a 2.5 acre park with a basketball court, picnic tables, benches, and a gated playground. The park also has a bright, sunny recreation room which is available for party rental an...
Location: 2200 Virginia Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
Just under ten acres, the newly renovated Virginia Park has two different playgrounds, for younger and older kids, and a delightful water play patio in summer.
Location: 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA
One of the oldest pleasure piers in the country, and a focal point of Los Angeles, the Santa Monica Pier is a historic landmark situated at the end of historic route 66.
At the Pier...
Location: 2225 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA
The Santa Monica Swim Center offers two deck-level pools engineered to minimize waves and water resistance - a 50 meter Olympic Fitness Pool and a recreational Splash Pool (a 25-yard, 10...
Location: 1324 Fifth Street, Santa Monica, CA
Location: Montana Avenue, 7th-17th Streets, Santa Monica, CA
Home to at least a dozen cafés in as many blocks, you'll find great kids' and women's clothing stores, maternity stores, hair salons, yoga schools, two dozen restaurants - from family friendly ...
Location: Between Broadway and Wilshire Blvds, Santa Monica, CA
The Third Street Promenade was developed in the late 1980's by the City of Santa Monica in an effort to revitalize the deteriorated downtown area and create a vibrant center for community life ...
Location: 2400 Barnard Way at Ocean Park., Santa Monica, CA