The Clubhouse Fun Zone in Ventura

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The Clubhouse Fun Zone is located at 4535 McGrath Street, Unit B in Ventura. This indoor play facility appeals to both adults and children in that in addition to all of the play equipment, it offers three computer stations with free internet access, free WiFi, satellite radio, couches, chairs and a variety of reading material.

For the kids, there is a tri-level clubhouse themed modular climbing structure featuring two large slides, a zig-zag step climb, teeter tunnel, snake pit and ball pit, a large collection of Children’s Factory soft play activity components, an inflatable bouncer, Little Tikes play structures that create an imaginary town (including a café and gas station, school bus, fire truck, etc.), ride-on vehicles, train table, air hockey table and popular ride-on roller coasters. Recommended for kids 6 and under but all ages welcome.

The Clubhouse also offers a range of drinks and snacks that includes self-service gourmet coffee and tea as well as birthday party packages. The facility is open to the public Monday through Friday and weekends for private parties.

Admission $9 per child as of September 2018. Sibling and military discounts available. Open 10am to 4pm Mon-Fri (available for private parties on weekends). For more information, visit www.theclubhousefunzone.com or call 805.639.0414.

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Kids World Indoor Playground in Oak Park

Kids World Indoor Playground is an indoor playground that has a large "Ballocity" play structure, featuring a series of climbing tubes, slides, foam ball launchers, a separate toddler structure for ages 0 to 3, indoor basketball room, arcade and more, along with a restaurant serving salads, pasta, sandwiches/wraps, pizzas and burgers.

General admission (as of September 2018) is $11.99 for ages 2 to 15 for the first child and $10.99 for siblings (weekdays only; holidays excluded). Toddlers 13-23 months are $5.99; 12 months and under are free. No charge for adults. Discount passes for multiple visits and membership packages for unlimited play are available. 

Socks required for kids and adults. No outside food and drink.

Kids World is located at 618 Lindero Canyon Road, Oak Park (southeast corner of Lindero and Kanan). Call 818.338.8888 or visit kidsworldla.com for more information.  Also visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/kidsworldla for updates.

Kids World also offers two hour field trips with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) component. The STEM program focuses on properties of gas, Newtonian physics and simple machines.

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Kids World used to be called Bright Child, which closed its doors on 1/20/14

Art Trek in Newbury Park

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Art Trek, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization designed to bring visual, performing and literary arts to people of all ages. Art Trek provides art training to parents and teachers, after school programs, teen programs, summer camps, studio workshops and more. It has been active since 1992 and was established as a not-for-profit in 2006.

Birthday parties, corporate events and more. arttrek.org/schedule-event

Art Trek is located at 703 Rancho Conejo Blvd., Newbury Park. Visit www.arttrek.org for more information.

Delano Athletica Junior Gymnastics in Ventura

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Delano Athletica provides a junior gymnastics program that is safety-certified by USA Gymnastics and tailored to kids ages 3 and up.  Delano is located in a 13,200 sq ft space at 3036 Seaborg Avenue, Ventura.

Delano teaches a wide variety of positive, safe and age-appropriate classes that help build confidence and coordination in our young people. Students experience growth, fun and instruction on the balance beam, climbing rope, pull-up bar, floor mats, trampoline & tumble track.

There is also an adult workout area at Delano Athletica available per workout, by the hour or by the month. www.delanoathletica.com/index.php/parent-workout-hours

Visit www.delanoathletica.com or call 805.850.0491 for more information.

Hitting Zone (Indoor Batting Cages) - Westlake Village

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The Hitting Zone at 31285 Via Colinas in Westlake Village is an indoor training facility that features indoor batting cages, private instruction, camps, clinics and more. 

Visit www.hittingzonewestlake.com or call 747.249.2416 for more information. Open seven days a week.

Kids Club at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks

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The Kids Club at The Lakes meets every Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m. during the months of March through October. Geared towards kids 10 and under.

Call 805.497.9861 for more information. Events are outdoors; rain generally cancels events but call first.

Events vary from puppet shows to storytellers to musicians, petting zoos, arts and crafts, etc. for preschoolers and their parents. These are outdoor events and are weather permitting. Contact The Lakes for more information at 805.497.9861 or www.shoplakes.com.

In addition to the kids club, The Lakes has a small playground area that is geared toward the younger kids, an expanse of grass and 2 beautiful lakes, waterfall, fountain, etc. This is a nice park-like setting that makes you forget the fact that you are looking straight out at Thousand Oaks Boulevard.

One more bonus: The Lakes is next door to the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, which has an outdoor courtyard with trees and paths that are fun for the kids to explore.

Upcoming events:

8/29: The Arty Loon Show - Good old-fashioned variety show that will entertain the whole family! Arty Loon’s interactive show combines a little bit of magic, a little bit of juggling, a little bit of balloons, and a whole lot of laughs!

9/5: Reptile Family - The Reptile Family brings a wonderful assortment of cold-blooded creatures that everyone will get to see up-close and personal. Learn about some fascinating creatures, like snakes and lizards!

9/12: Bob Baker Marionette Puppets - From the historic Bob Baker Marionette theater in downtown Los Angeles comes their traveling company of enchanting puppets! Delight in the beautiful array of marionettes paraded across the stage.

9/19: Music with Bob Harrison - Enjoy a concert of high-energy musical fun. Young and old will be rocking with the tunes from this popular children’s musician!

9/26: The Amazing Dave Magic Show - Dave brings an outrageous magic and juggling variety show that is sure to be a hit! 

Kids Club at The Annex Food Hall at The Collection at RiverPark

The Annex Food Hall at The Collection at RiverPark is host to a Kids Club on the last Wednesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am. Bring your kids for storytime and crafts with the Oxnard Public Library and First 5 Ventura County.

Upcoming dates: 8/29/18, 9/26/18, 10/31/18, 11/28/18

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Thousand Oaks Teen Center

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The Thousand Oaks Teen Center is located at 1375 East Janss Road adjacent to Conejo Creek Park North and the Thousand Oaks Library (near the intersection of Janss and the 23 freeway).

The teen center is funded by the City of Thousand Oaks and is managed by the Conejo Recreation and Park District.  It is a nice sized facility with a gymnasium, classrooms, a 1,000 sq ft game room and computer lab.

Programs includes classes, concerts, dances, camps, leagues, trips and other great activities for kids in 7th through 12th grades. 

The facility is open seven days a week, with the following hours (as of August 2018):

  • M-Th 2-9PM
  • F 2-10PM
  • Sa 11AM-10PM
  • Su 1-5PM

Visit www.thousandoaksteencenter.com or call 805.494.5156 for more information.