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 October 2019) is $13.99 for ages 2 to 15, $11.99 military/first responders. Toddlers 13-23 months are $6.99; 12 months and under are free. No charge for adults. Discount passes for multiple visits and membership packages for unlimited play are available.  Socks must be worn by kids and adults. Check kidsworldla.com for hours.

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

Kids Club at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks

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The Kids Club at The Lakes meets every Wednesday of the month from 11am to noon on the lawn during the months of April 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.

Upcoming Events:

October 2, 2019 | The BeatBuds

Join musicians Jonathan and Matthew as they stimulate your child’s mind through upbeat and interactive original music. The BeatBuds inspire the creative and logical minds while providing a fun and engaging experience through song.

October 9, 2019 | The Amazing Dave

The Amazing Dave puts on a wow-factor magic and juggling variety show. Don’t be surprised if you and the kids laugh, ooh and ahh the whole way through as the “fun expert” goes to work.

October 16, 2019 | Noteworthy Puppets

Enjoy an engaging storytelling show with the wonderful Noteworthy Puppets! In this musical adventure, the legend begins as Zorro must save the local town from a corrupt politician with a diabolical plan.

October 23, 2019 | Reptile Family

Learn all about these fascinating animals with trainers, Courtney and Chris! Get up close and see your favorite cold-blooded creatures, featuring snakes, lizards, and more.

October 30, 2019 | Jedi Duo Show

Your little ones will love this theatrical show filled with excitement and big laughs. The galactic princess and Jedi villain bring to life a classic story of good vs evil. Feel free to wear your costumes to take some photos after the show!

Kids Club at The Commons at Calabasas

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Stop by The Commons at Calabasas (4799 Commons Way) every Tuesday night at 6pm for a weekly dose of fun, including music, dance, arts, crafts, entertainment and so on.

October 1, 2019 | The BeatBuds

Join musicians Jonathan and Matthew as they stimulate your child’s mind through upbeat and interactive original music. The BeatBuds inspire the creative and logical minds while providing a fun and engaging experience through song.

October 8, 2019 | Allen Oshiro

Direct from The Magic Castle, this expert magician will perform classic and new tricks in this interactive show. Children and families will be amazed with his fantastic illusions and fun!

October 15, 2019 | Noteworthy Puppets

Enjoy an engaging storytelling show with the wonderful Noteworthy Puppets! In this musical adventure, the legend begins as Zorro must save the local town from a corrupt politician with a diabolical plan.

October 22, 2019 | Reptile Family

Learn all about these fascinating animals with trainers, Courtney and Chris! Get up close and see your favorite cold-blooded creatures, featuring snakes, lizards, and more.

October 29, 2019 | Jedi Duo Show

Your little ones will love this theatrical show filled with excitement and big laughs. The galactic princess and Jedi villain bring to life a classic story of good vs evil. Feel free to wear your costumes to take some photos after the show!

For more information, visit www.shopcommons.com.

Marina Park in Ventura

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Marina Park is located at the south end of Pierpont Boulevard in Ventura (near the intersection of Pierpont and Coral Street). It is a 15 acre park that has over a third of a mile of oceanfront adjacent to Ventura Harbor, giving it plenty of beachfront, flat sand to play in.

There is also a kids play area (geared toward younger kids), plenty of grass, restrooms and more. There is also a water taxi and a fishing dock. Fun destination park in the Ventura Keys. We never go wrong bringing the kids here. More info at www.cityofventura.net/parks.

The zip line attached to the "San Salvador" ship was taken down in 2016. The city indicates there is a possibility it will be replaced if a safe alternative can be identified.

Newer pirate-themed play area at Marina Park (re-done in 2012).

Newer pirate-themed play area at Marina Park (re-done in 2012).

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Nice, protected beachfront area at Marina Park

Nice, protected beachfront area at Marina Park

The popular San Salvador at Marina Park.

The popular San Salvador at Marina Park.

This popular zip line was taken down in 2016; the city indicates the possibility of identifying a new, safe zip line possibility but as of September 2019 no specific timing available.

This popular zip line was taken down in 2016; the city indicates the possibility of identifying a new, safe zip line possibility but as of September 2019 no specific timing available.

The Play Destination in Agoura Hills

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The Play Destination is 5,000 sq ft indoor playground and birthday party center for children, with comfortable seating and modern decor for parents. The space offers children a clean, safe environment to play and is equipped with an indoor play structure, bounce house, interactive floor games, and other mentally and physically stimulating activities. Geared towards kids up to 7 years of age.

Located at 28501 Canwood Street, Suite 3E in Agoura Hills. Visit theplaydestination.com or call 818.292.8644 for more information.

Open for private parties on weekends with some open play times posted weekly.

Dos Vientos Neighborhood Park in Newbury Park

Dos Vientos Neighborhood Park is a 5 acre park located at the corner of Lynn Road and Via Andrea in Newbury Park. This is a a low-key neighborhood park with some, but not a lot, of parking available along Via Andrea.  It has a large grassy area, sand volleyball court, playground area, basketball court, four picnic tables and BBQ grills and a small restroom.  More information at the Conejo Recreation and Park District website at www.crpd.org/parkfac/parks/dosvientosneighborhood.asp.

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Coach Patty's School of Gymnastics in Camarillo

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Coach Patty’s School of Gymnastics is located near Old Town Camarillo at 300 S. Lewis Road, Suite E.  The school has programs for recreational artistic gymnastics, preschool gymnastics, competitive team gymnastics for boys and girls, tumbling & trampoline programs for both children and adults.

The facility is over 16,000 sq ft and is loaded with state of the art equipment, including 60’ Tumble Trak, trampolines, double Mini Trampoline, high bars, balance beams spring floors, vault systems and a 84 foot fiberglass rod floor for power tumbling and a ring tower.  Just for Kids Preschool equipment.

Coach Patty’s also offers fun-filled Gymnastic Birthday Parties, Gymnastic camps, Parents Night out and Open Gymnastics. Open play for ages 6 and up is currently (as of August 2011) on Friday nights from 7-9PM.

For more information, visit www.coachpattyusa.com or call 805.383.9460.

The Ant Hill at Thousand Oaks Community Park

The Ant Hill at Thousand Oaks Community Park is a small hill made with artificial grass covering that provides a fun play slide area for kids. Bring some cardboard! It is located adjacent to a nice playground area and the tennis courts. The park is at 2525 N. Moorpark Road

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