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Swim in It

Thursday, January 23, 2014 | 11:04 am

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 f... More »


Back To School, Back To The Pool

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 | 2:35 pm

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 l... More »


Cycling Goes Easy and Light with Brio Electric Bikes

Friday, August 2, 2013 | 8:44 am

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 s... More »


3 Angeles National Forest Campgrounds Close Due to Plague Infestation

Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 8:20 am

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 clos... More »


The Benefits of Infant and Toddler Swimming

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 | 5:03 pm

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 s... More »


A Step Ahead of The Game of Basketball

Thursday, June 20, 2013 | 4:42 pm

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. S... More »


The City of Sierra Madre’s Firecracker Fun Run Registration

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 | 1:25 pm

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 ... More »


This Summer Camp’s A Beach

Friday, May 17, 2013 | 3:30 pm

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 of... More »


The Complete Summer Basketball Camp

Thursday, May 16, 2013 | 11:08 am

“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... More »


This. Is. Kid’s Fest!

Monday, April 22, 2013 | 3:26 pm

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 introduce... More »


Slip Away To Newport Beach For a Weekend Getaway

Thursday, August 9, 2012 | 9:56 am

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 l... More »