Welcome to the Inglewood Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department’s Virtual Recreation and Resource Center!
This is your place for fun and helpful resources in these unprecedented times. Even though our facilities are temporarily closed, we want to still be able to provide you resources to continue to enrich your lives, provide essential services, and have fun and memorable experiences!
We know it can be hard staying at home with limited activities. We hope the information below is of great use to you. Visit this page often for new updates and ideas to keep you and your loved ones healthy, entertained, and informed. If you have a great resource to share, please email us at email@example.com.
Please note that we do not endorse or receive funds to advertise any of the third party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.
STAY ACTIVE – Mentally and Physically
- Virtual Dodgers RBI Registration Flyer
- 87 Energy Busting Indoor Activities & Games
- All Kids Network - Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc.
- Artsology - Art history games and activities.
- Chrome Music Lab - Explore music and its connections to science, math, art, and more
- Daily Doodle - Lessons by Mo Willems
- Dr. Seuss - Read, play games, or hang out with Dr. Seuss.
- FaceDrawer - Helps kids create their own artwork using their favorite cartoon characters.
- FreeKidsCrafts - Lots of categories, templates and print outs.
- Go Noodle - Movement and mindfulness videos for children, grades K-5.
- Highlights Kids - Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities.
- Kids Think Design - Explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior. design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design.
- Maker Stations - 3 Free Weeks of Maker Stations to keep your children creating at home.
- Met Kids - The Metropolitan Museum of Art allows kids to explore 5,0000 years of art from all over the globe.
- Nomster Chef - Illustrated recipes designed to help kids ages 2-12 cook with their grown-ups.
- Origami Me - Learn how to fold paper into pieces of art.
- Storyline Online - Children’s favorite books narrated by celebrated actors.
- The Color - Online digital coloring pages.
- Virtual Musical Instruments. - Play musical instruments online.
- Virtual Sports Camp - Sports drills taught by coaches from the National Academy of Athletics.
- Alfonso Dunn - Teaches how to create gorgeous works of art using pen and pencil.
- Billboard and NPR - Check out a virtual concert. Lists are kept updated with who’s playing, and where you can catch it.
- Class Central - Free online courses for Ivy League Schools.
- Fitness Blender - A variety of fun at home workouts.
- Mindfulness Exercises – 3-minute 20-minute
- MyHowToDraw’s - Quick and easy drawing tutorials.
- Origami Me - Learn how to fold paper into pieces of art.
- Rapid Fire Art – Learn how to improve facial expressions, shadings and more.
- STRONG by Zumba – Zumba fitness workouts.
- National Council on Aging
- AARP - 15 Minute Workout
- Sample Workouts - From the National Institute on Aging.
- Silver Sneakers - Great at home workouts for older adults.
- Inglewood Public Library - Although the Inglewood Public Library buildings are closed, you can still access many of our resources online - books, music, movies, and more. Don’t have a library card? Don’t fret! Click here for a Digital Library Card. "Virtual Storytimes" are coming soon!
- Listen to your favorite books
- Storyline Online - Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books.
NATURE AND VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS/TRAVEL
- Aquarium of the Pacific - Webinars, live-cam footage and classes for all ages.
- California’s Gold - Explore the natural, cultural and historical features of our state with Huell Howser’s.
- Gardening - Guide to gardening for kids.
- Los Angeles area museums.
- California Science Center: Stuck at Home Science
- Monterey Bay Aquarium - Head to the Aquarium through their live stream.
- Nat Geo Kids - Learn about geography and animals from National Geographic.
- San Diego Zoo - Check out their live animal cams and videos.
- Smithsonian Zoos and Museums - No need to travel to one of the Smithsonian’s zoos or museums — this website brings your child everything from live video of the National Zoo to the Smithsonian Learning Lab right to your screen.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art - A wonderful, endlessly detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art.
- Virtual Field Trips - Take a trip to a number of museums, zoos, aquariums and landmarks around the world.
- Virtual Museum Tours - Visit museums around the world through their virtual tours.
- ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy - Education program for children ages 2–8
- All Kids Network - Worksheets and activities for children of all ages.
- Bed Time Math - Math as a fun part of your daily family routine .
- ECB - Games to get "into the book".
- Conjuguemos - Vocabulary, grammar, listening activities and games in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, and Latin.
- PBS Kids – games and videos for children, ages 2-8.
- National Geographic Kids - Educational games and activities.
- PBS Learning - PreK-12 digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials.
- Brainscape - Flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable.
- 30 Educational Netflix Shows - List of educational shows on Netflix for all ages.
- Scholastic Learn at Home - Activities for Pre K -9th grade.
- Starfall - Phonics Skills.
- It’s important to stay connected with friends and family during this time. It’s important to talk to people you trust about your concerns and how you are feeling.
- Call or Facetime a friend or relative you haven’t spoken
- Host a Zoom Party with family and friends!
- Write a letter.
- Take Breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media.
- Support a local restaurant. Many of your favorite local restaurants and fast food establishments are still open for takeout or delivery orders. Quick guide to local restaurants – English | Spanish.
In light of the evolving concerns of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Governor’s direction on mass gatherings, the City of Inglewood is taking steps to ensure the health and safety of our community and our employees.
ALL PARK AMENITIES AND RECREATION CENTERS ARE CLOSED.
All programming is temporarily suspended, including recreational activities, indoor/outdoor sports leagues, aquatics classes, instructional courses, and group sessions.
All events and rentals are canceled. New reservations are suspended.
At this time, you can still enjoy time outdoors at your local park for passive use, such as walking, jogging, or leisure time outdoors for individuals or families. Social distancing is still required, and group gatherings are prohibited.
- City of Inglewood Office of Emergency Services website
- City of Inglewood Office of Emergency Services (Twitter)
- City of Inglewood Office of Emergency Services (Facebook)
- City of Inglewood Office of Emergency Services (Instagram)
- Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
- California Department of Public Health
- Center of Disease Control and Prevention
- World Health Organization