Camarillo Bat-R-Up (Indoor Batting Cages)

CamBatRUp.png

Camarillo Bat-R-Up offers indoor batting cages for individual sessions, private instruction and parties and is open 7 days a week.

They are located at 487 Dawson Drive in Camarillo. Visit www.camarillobatrup.com or call 805.987.BATR (2287).

  • Arm pitching machines

  • Baseball: 40 - 60 - 80 mph

  • Softball: slow and fast pitch

  • Pro cage for private instruction

  • Batting equipment and supplies

All Stars Athletics Indoor Batting Cages and Sports Training Facility in Newbury Park

AllStarAthletics_logo.png

All Stars Athletics, located at 711 Rancho Conejo Boulevard, Newbury Park, is a 13,000 sq. ft. indoor sports facility that provides training and instructional opportunities in baseball, softball, soccer and more.

There are 7 automated baseball/softball batting cages suitable for ages 5 to adult, a 3,500 sq. ft. multi-sport astro turf training area, a team room area that seats up to 15 people, waiting area with WiFi access and more. They also offer party and corporate event packages with fully supervised and customized games and optional access to batting machines.

Visit www.allstarsathletics.com or call 805.498.6200 for more information.

AllStarsPic1.jpg
AllStarsPic2.jpg

The Hit Factory Baseball and Softball Training Facility in Thousand Oaks

Located at 2001 Anchor Court, Unit A, Thousand Oaks, The Hit Factory is a 23,000 sq ft indoor baseball and softball training facility featuring an 80 foot turf diamond, strength-training area, batting cages and bullpens. The facility offers classes, clinics, group and individual training, birthday parties and more. Visit thfbaseball.com or call 805.375.1414 for more information.

Victory Gymnastics Academy in Newbury Park

 Victory Gymnastics Academy in Newbury Park

Victory Gymnastics Academy at 2330 Teller Road in Newbury Park is a 14,000 sq ft facility with state-of-the-art equipment, classes and training for all ages (including toddlers), gymnastics, cheerleading and tumbling, wireless internet, a cafe and many other nice features. 

Also for birthday parties of up to 20 kids ages 5 and up. Summer camp too.

For more info, visit www.victory-gymnastics.com or call 805.376.9059.

Simi Dance Center

simidancecenter.jpg

Simi Dance Center, located at 1665 E. Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, was established in 1963. 

The center is focused on teaching strong fundamentals and techniques in the areas of ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, pointe, musical theatre and hip hop. 

The studio is equipped with two state-of-the-art dance floors, a floating floor and a harlequin floor.  Classes for ages 18 months to adult.  Try a dance birthday party here!

For more information, visit www.simidancecenter.com or call 805.527.2147.

We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym in Agoura Hills

RockTheSpectrum.jpg

We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym at 30315 Canwood Street, Agoura Hills opened to the public in November 2013. Open 7 days a week, 9am to 6pm for open play, birthday parties, break time, Summer/Winter/Spring Camp, and more. 

The gym provides children from infant to age 13 with a fun and motivational environment to help them with strength, movement, vestibular development, sensory processing, communication and social interactions.

Activities at the gym include: zip line, full sized trampoline, rope wall, slide, monkey bars, swings, tunnels, sensory-based toys, motor play toys and equipment, arts and crafts area and more.

Open play is $14 for one child, $12 for additional siblings (as of October 2018).

Learn more at werockthespectrumagourahills.com or call 818.991.KIDS (5437). Also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WRTSAgouraHills.

Bob Baker Marionette Theater in Los Angeles

BobBakerLogo.gif

The Bob Baker Marionette Theater performed for 55 years at 1345 W. 1st Avenue in Los Angeles but its final performance at that location was Friday, November 23, 2018. 

Bob Baker passed away at 90 years old on November 28, 2014 but his theater lives on, with an inventory of over 3,000 puppets!  Visit www.bobbakermarionettetheater.com to learn more about shows at other locations and what is in store in the future.

One local Conejo Valley resident, Leslie P:"The Bob Baker Marionette theater has been in business since I was a child. My parents took me there when I was three or four (I'm native to the area), and I never forgot the experience. The magical images really stuck in my mind. Having those beautiful marionettes come right up to me what just incredible. Of course, having been so young, I was never quite sure of when/where the experience took place. At times I thought the images might have been part of a dream.

I had no idea that they were still in business until I saw an article in the L.A. Times that they were struggling financially. So my mother and I took my kids there in December to see their version of the Nutcracker. It was amazing, the show was exactly the same as I remembered. The theater is old and a little dirty, and the staff are quite a bunch of characters, but the obvious bottom line is that they GET children, they love children, and their humanity is intact. They have not prostituted their talent for the sake of money. I was touched and charmed by the whole experience. I highly recommend it. I couldn't walk out of there without buying an original signed Bob Baker marionette, I was so charmed by it all."

The Clubhouse Fun Zone in Ventura

ClubHouseFunZone_logo.jpg

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.

ClubhouseFunZone_pic.jpg

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.

KidsWorld_PlayStructure.jpg
KidsWorld_arcade.jpg
KidsWorld_Toddlers.jpg

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