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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 still want to provide you resources to continue to enrich your lives, provide essential services, and have fun and memorable experiences!

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 parksrec@cityofinglewood.org.

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.

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Enjoy recreational and instructional videos from Inglewood, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department staff, contractors and volunteers. 

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Here are other online resources to help you stay ACTIVE, CONNECTED and INFORMED

STAY ACTIVE

Early Childhood

Youth

Teens

Adults

Seniors

  • Meals - Register to receive a home-delivered meal. Call (310) 412-5338.
  • Great Plates Delivery - Help older adults and adults at high risk from COVID-19 to stay home and stay healthy by delivering three nutritious meals a day. Residents of LA County without internet access can call 2-1-1
  • Transportation - Low-cost transit service for Inglewood residents 60+ years of age. Call (310) 412-5338.
  • Stay active – Videos from Inglewood Senior Center instructors (tai chi, line dancing, and more)
  • Silver Sneakers - Senior fitness classes.
  • National Institute on Aging - Information and aging resources.
  • Crossword Puzzles - USA Today crossword puzzles.
  • CDC Stress and Coping- The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.
  • Beware of Scams - Scammers are quick to exploit emergencies to cheat people out of money, and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic unfortunately is no exception.
  • Daily Caring  - Practical tips for caregivers.


MUSEUMS, TOURS AND VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS


eLIBRARY

  • Inglewood Public Library - Although the Inglewood Public Library buildings are closed, you can still access many resources online - books, music, movies, and more. Don’t have a library card? Don’t fret! Click here for a Digital Library Card. Need to pick-up curbside?  You can!  Virtual storytimes are also available!
  • Storyline Online - Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books.


EDUCATIONAL 

  • ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy - Educational programs for kids ages 2 to 4.
  • ABCYA - Educational games, activities and lessons for preschool aged children.
  • Artsology - Art history games and activities.
  • Bed Time Math - Math as a fun part of your daily family routine.
  • Brainscape - Flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable.
  • California Science Center: Stuck at Home Science - Science learning and easy activities.
  • Class Central - Free online courses for Ivy League Schools.
  • Conjuguemos - Vocabulary, grammar, listening activities and games in 7 different languages.
  • Kids Think Design - Explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior. design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design.
  • Math Playground - Fun ways to practice math facts for students in grades 1-8.
  • PBS Kids - Interactive reading games and videos for early learners.
  • PBS Kids Musical Fun - Create and play music with your tots.
  • PBS Learning - Digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials for preschoolers through 8th graders.
  • Scholastic Learn at Home - Educational activities for 1st -8th grade students.
  • Science of Baseball - Hands-on STEM curriculum for teachers and students.
  • Storyline Online - Children’s favorite books narrated by celebrity actors.
  • Summer Slugger - Fun, baseball-themed math and literacy games to practice critical lessons learned in school.


STAY CONNECTED

  • 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.

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STAY INFORMED

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 (WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THOSE LISTED BELOW) AND RECREATION CENTERS ARE CLOSED. 

Tennis and Pickle Ball Courts are open for play.

Summer Day Camp will be offered July 6 – August 14, 2020

All other programming remains temporarily suspended, including recreational activities, indoor/outdoor sports leagues, aquatics, instructional courses, and group sessions.

All events and rentals are canceled until further notice. 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.


RESOURCES