Online Recreation Programs

Thank you for visiting the Grover Beach Parks & Recreation Department online recreation page, a collection of digital recreation and resources! We are committed to finding new ways for you to stay busy, active, and engaged during these challenging times. The page brings programs and resources right to you and your family at your home allowing you to prioritize your health and well-being.

This page will be regularly updated with new offerings and ideas. Please note that we do not endorse, collect payment on behalf of, or receive funds to advertise any of the third-party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.

If you have a great resource to share or feedback about our online recreation center, please email gbparks@groverbeach.org

Be in the Know
Visit these sites for the latest local information regarding COVID-19:

ReadySLO.org - This is the lead Agency in San Luis Obispo county directing our community’s response to COVID-19. Food and prescription information for Self-Isolating residents

Centers for Disease Control - CDC’s COVID-19 site.

City COVID-19 Information Page

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Local Indoor Exercise Instructors

 Stay Tuned to Register Online For:

  • Zumba Fitness and Barre Connect- Bring our most movin’ and groovin’ Grover Beach instructor, Heidy to your desktop! Great for all fitness levels, beginners to advanced with options for low and high impact provided in each class. 
  • Tai Chi- Based on Sun Style Tai Chi, this program uses flowing movements to increase muscular strength and balance while protecting joints and decreasing stress. Instructor Dr. Kathryn Phelan utilizes programs developed by Dr. Paul Lam, including Tai Chi for Arthritis, Diabetes, and Rehabilitation.

Local Parks for Outdoor Exercise

Grover Beach City Parks -

Although playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts are closed at City parks, the open space grassy areas remain open though users need to adhere to the six-foot minimum physical distance requirement: 

  • 16th Street Park: Southeast Corner of 16th Street & Mentone Avenue
  • Golden West Park: On Jennifer Court
  • Grover Heights Park: North 10th Street and Atlantic City Avenue
  • Hero Community Park: Farroll Road & South 16th Street
  • Mentone Basin Park: South 16th Street & Mentone Avenue
  • Ramona Garden Park: North 9th Street & Ramona Avenue

60+ Workout – Workouts great for seniors

Skateboarding Tricks - Easiest beginner skateboarding tricks.

Carpetboarding – Skateboarding- indoors!

Do Yoga with Me - Free yoga videos.

Fitness Blender - Variety of free fitness videos.

Nike Training Club – Download the app filled with free fitness videos.

Alo Moves – Filled with fitness, yoga, and meditation.

Fitness Blender for Kids - Free fitness videos.

Cosmic Kids Yoga - Kid friendly yoga exercises.

Fluency and Fitness - Educational brain breaks to help students review literacy and math skills, while getting in some exercise.

GoNoodle - Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

Kid-friendly Workouts - Fun and engaging workouts for children.

The OT Tool Box - Resources designed to build skills through movement.

BBC Goodfood- Children’s baking recipes.

All Kids Network - Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc.

Highlights Kids - Fun games, recipes, crafts, and activities.

Maker Stations - Simple at home creations.

Baking & Bread Camp - Youth and adult virtual cooking classes by Gourmandise School of Sweets and Savories. @gourmandisela

artsculture

Google Arts and Culture - Features content from over 1,200 leading museums and archives.

Daily Doodle - Daily Lessons by Mo Willems.

FreeKidsCrafts - Lots of categories of ideas, templates and print outs.

Crafts by Amanda - Free arts and crafts ideas.

Coloring pages - Free coloring pages for children.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MetKids) - Discover the Met Museum through virtual activities.

Artsology - Interactive art activities for kids.

Recycled Arts and Crafts – Get creative and create something out of recycled materials.

Broadway Shows - Watch a Broadway show for free.

stemeducation

Scholastic Learn at Home - Reading activities for children.

Bed Time Math - Math as a fun part of your daily family routine.

Conjuguemos - Multi-language listening activities and games.

Science Spot - Science projects that can be completed without internet access.

The Happy Scientist - Science exploration.

Climate Kids - NASA’s science exploration for children.

PBS Learning - over 30,000 learning materials for children.

Quizlet - Practice and master a variety of educational topics.

Brainscape - Online flashcard decks on every subject imaginable.

Banzai - Understanding of real-world financial situations, and smart money management.

Education.com - Free printable worksheets and interactive games.

 Fluffy Slime, Super Slime  - Slime Recipes!

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O.P.A.L Nutrients®- Tune into Facebook Live Monday-Friday at 11:00am to get your daily dose of Health Tips.

Mindfulness - Practice meditation, focus, breathing methods, guided imagery, to relax the body, and mind and help reduce stress.

Over Coming Obstacles - Life skills for students that include strategies for teaching social, and emotional skills.

travel

Monterey Bay Aquarium – Visit the Aquarium through a live stream.

Virtual Museum Tours – Tours of museums all around the world.

San Diego Zoo - Live animal cameras and videos.

The Environmental Nature Center - Educational videos for school-aged children.

Aquarium of the Pacific - Webinars, live-cam footage, and classes.

Nat Geo Kids - Learn about geography and animals.

Gardening - Guide to gardening for children.

Smithsonian Zoos and Museums - Live video of the National Zoo and activities from the Smithsonian Learning Lab.

 National Parks - Live video and virtual tours of National Parks