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If you are looking for a fun way to spend the day and want to rent a toy to help you do it, these companies offer a variety of options. From ride along toys and water toys for grown-ups to jumpers, water slides and wagons for little ones. There is something to rent for everyone.

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Spokes N Stuff

7777 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(888) 242-3971
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Looking for an unusual way to pedal yourself down the boardwalk? Spokes N Stuff offers an array of bicycle rentals from the standard two wheels, to three wheels and even four. There are pedal driven vehicles that resemble ATV’s, group vehicles that resemble golf carts, an EZ Rider, a Coyote Bike and more! Pedaling along has never been so diverse. With five locations throughout LA there including Venice, Marina del Rey and Griffith Park you are sure to rent what your heart desires.

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Fast Kayak

181 N Harbor Dr.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2506
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Located in the Redondo Beach Marina, Fast Kayak rents extra wide paddle boards which are great for beginners, Double Cobra and single Kayaks as well as pedal boats. For advanced paddle boarders they also rent long boards. This is a terrific area to go out in the water because its a harbor and somewhat protected from the harsh surf.

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Planet Bouncy

(310) 977-4160
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For the kids…or kids at heart there are a plethora of options. Bouncy houses and water slides come top of mind. Planet Bouncy is a terrific local company offering great service and unique jumpers and slides. For little kids the Dalmation on its back, feet up in the air, Fire Dog Belly Bouncer is a delight! For the older kids, nothing beats the Pirate Ship. Measuring in at 29 feet long and 17 feet wide the ship requires a lot of space, but imagine the happy faces on your dozens of little pirates as they board the ship.

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Sport Court

(800) 296-5566
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Here’s a cool idea, rent a sport court and set-up a custom sports event for you or your kids. Sport Court will come to your location and install a basketball court, mini hockey arena, tennis court or more. Of course they also do permanent installations but the idea of renting it is really fun!

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LA Bound Babies

(310) 935-4536
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Friends with baby(ies) coming to visit and you are unprepared to entertain? Have no fear. You can rent all that you need. Strollers, cribs, pack and plays, toys and more are all available for mere dollars through LA Bound Babies. They even have a bright red Radio Flyer wagon to pull along behind you at the Farmers Market or a day at the Zoo.

Laura Gerson loves to discover things about LAos Angeles and share them with your family. She blogs about kids activities and resources for Moms at Mom Angeles.