Recreation


Swim in It

In the mood for a swim? Swimming is one of the best and strongest ways to exercise, and now Aquatics Waterworks in Pasadena is making it easy for the whole family to swim together. Their Rockin’ Family Swim Night is an open swim session for families to enjoy full access to their heated indoor pools ...


Back To School, Back To The Pool

In a bid to show people that swimming isn’t limited to the summer season, Waterworks Aquatics is having a back to school promo package from August 5th to October 15th where registrants get the following discounts: – Two free additional lessons for every swim lesson package of 18 lessons or more – Four additional lessons ...


Cycling Goes Easy and Light with Brio Electric Bikes

What better way to spend a sunny afternoon than pedaling around town on a bike? But wait, it gets better the bike is electric meaning pedaling is minimal and the workload is light. My first experience at Brio Electric Bikes in Monrovia was electric-fying. As soon as I started pedaling a power surge kicked in ...


Winning in Swimming with the Perfect Stroke Rhythm

Competitive swimming, contrary to popular belief, is more than just seeing who gets to the finish line first. Swim races are just a part of what competitive swimming is on a whole. Aside from the usual 100 to 1,500 meter freestyle races (and mixed stroke races), competitive swimming also includes springboard and high diving, synchronized ...


3 Angeles National Forest Campgrounds Close Due to Plague Infestation

A ground squirrel which tested positive for plague infestation prompted the authorities to shut down three Angeles National Forest campgrounds Wednesday, July 24. Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and United States Forestry Service decided to close down Table Mountain campgrounds Broken Blade, Twisted Arrow and Pima Loops for at least seven days after ...


The Benefits of Infant and Toddler Swimming

Getting kids to learn how to swim as early as 3 months old offers more than just the ability to navigate through water safely and with ease. Aside from learning how to swim, what other benefits are there for toddlers and infants? For starters, improvement in social, emotional and physical development. Additionally, there is also ...


A Step Ahead of The Game of Basketball

Basketball is a sport that requires teamwork and fundamentals. HotShots teaches these skills at a very young age. In the Hotshots league children learn sharing and the basic fundamentals of basketball. The skills are taught to kids as early as 18 months old. Some people ask if 18 months is too young, Jacques Bolton, founder ...


The City of Sierra Madre’s Firecracker Fun Run Registration

Fourth of July is less than a month away, which means the 3rd Annual Firecracker Fun Run hosted by the Spero Foundation and 4th of July Committee is fast approaching. This untimed, 5k fun run is perfect for the entire family to enjoy. The run begins at 8:00am on Thursday, July 4th. Adults are $20.00 ...


This Summer Camp’s A Beach

Summer camps are fun. Surrounded by nature, meeting new friends, exploring the wilderness, and doing all sorts of fun activities make for a pretty awesome experience. But Catalina Island Camps take it one step further, offering all that regular Summer camps offer but on an island paradise. Catalina Island is a rocky island located just ...


The Complete Summer Basketball Camp

“Some parents have asked why it goes to 4 pm as lots of camps go to 3 pm. We have an extra hour worked in because we are going to teach mental aspects of the game as well as use video to engage and analyze various skills and strategies.” These words by Caltech Coach “Doc” ...


300 Pasadena to Give Free Bowling and Free Shoe Rentals on Kid’s Fest, May 19!

Twice a year, 300 Pasadena, opens its doors to the community for an afternoon of free fun at Kid’s Fest! This day reminds the people that 300 Pasadena is more than just a bowling center but a full-service entertainment venue. The event is also a kickoff to the Summer Kid’s Club program that offers free ...


This. Is. Kid’s Fest!

Start ‘em young. That’s what they all say when teaching kids a sport, but who’s to say starting them young can’t be fun? On May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 300 Pasadena is having its bi-annual Kid’s Fest where kids can come and play for free, and are introduced to the fine sport ...


Pasadena Hiking Pacers Organizes Beginner-Friendly Hike to Trail Canyon Falls This week

The Pasadena Hiking Pacers is inviting all hiking enthusiasts in the city and nearby areas to participate in its beginner-friendly hike this week to Trail Canyon Falls in the Big Tujunga. This week’s hike is a follow up to the successful first hike last week to Eaton Canyon Falls. The group is encouraging hikers to ...


Slip Away To Newport Beach For a Weekend Getaway

The good news this summer is that you don’t have to own a 60-meter ocean-going luxury super-yacht to put into port at the BBC (The Balboa Bay Club, as old-timers used to call it) because now under its new management the doors have been thrown open and even landlubbers can stroll inside the posh interior ...