According to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education only one in three children are physically active every day with a staggering 12.5 million children classified as obese by the CDC. A major contributor to this apparent malaise is the daily dose of TV, computer and console-based entertainment beloved by children. Keeping kids entertained can be difficult at the best of times but there’s clearly no doubt that a child’s daily average of some seven and a half hours in front of a screen, in one form or another, should give parents pause for thought.
In Orange County, the summer atmosphere seems to permeate the landscape year-round. Even in wintertime, locals are hard-pressed to call this part of California a winter wonderland. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t experience a classic holiday escape amidst the palm trees and bright sunshine. Without having to drive past the county line, families and friends can get into the mood of winter by grabbing a pair of skates and enjoying some of the best ice skating rinks in the southland.
There’s still magic in the city when the holidays are over.
Visiting Los Angeles in the winter means indulging in outdoor sports that run the gamut from skiing to surfing—all of which can be accomplished in a single day. With temperatures that regularly hit the 70s […]
LA welcomes December with a full schedule of holiday activities. These are the ones you’re attending, especially if you live in Orange County.
Strap on your skates and glide away at these temporary ice skating rinks located all around the Southland.
Older and younger skaters were better and worse. It’s been a lotta years since the lessons, but once you’re back at it, it’s just like riding a bicycle: when you fall, it’s gonna hurt.
Your tween may say she’s too old for childish games – but strap on a sensor, give her a “gun” and set her loose in a multi-story play area in the dark. Suddenly, it’s cool to be “It.” You might just want to play, too.
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