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Hart Park Barnyard Virtual Tour

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Curious about the many animals that make #HartPark Barnyard in #Newhall their home? Check out the Alpacas, horses, geese, tortoise, wild boars and more in this fascinating virtual tour video, and learn more about their lives as part of our educational series.

Blackie the Horse at William S. Hart Regional Park in Newhall

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Learn more about the life of Blackie the 40-year-old young horse at the Hart Park Barnyard!

Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation Winter Online Magazine

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Find out how Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation's Winter Online Magazine can help you sign up for programs and activities at your local park. Director John Wicker explains! Please visit our website to view the online magazine:


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Discover the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation's Fall online magazine, featuring detailed information about programs and activities offered to people of all ages. Visit our website:

West Creek Park Volunteer - Orlando Ferrassoli

View Video See why West Creek Park volunteer Orlando Ferrassoli loves parks! West Creek Park 24247 Village Circle Valencia, CA 91354 West Creek Park is a 17-acre Quimby Act park that cost approximately $3.5 million to build. It was dedicated by Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on January 15, 2010. West Creek Park is an example of what a public-private partnership (County of Los Angeles and Newhall Land) can accomplish on behalf of a community.

Castaic Sports Complex Play Area

View Video Why do we love doing what we do in Parks and Recreation? Seeing the smiling faces as we open a new playground at the Castaic Sports Complex is one of them! Castaic Sports Complex and Aquatic Center 31320 North Castaic Road Castaic, CA 91384

Los Angeles County Parks & Recreation B.R.A.V.E. Program

View Video BRAVE, a Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation partnership with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Joyful Child Foundation, has been awarded a 2015 Achievement Award by the National Association of Counties (NACo). Aimed at children ages 5-17, BRAVE revolves around hands-on workshops featuring age-appropriate lessons on safety and self-defense. These 90-minute sessions are designed to nurture each child’s ability to recognize potential dangers, verbalize discomfort or express a need for help, as well as provide lessons on how to physically resist abduction or assault.

Zumba at Stephen Sorensen Park - Bilingual

View Video Check out how Lake Los Angeles residents are dancing their way to better health with a free Zumba fitness class at Stephen Sorensen Park! Stephen Sorensen Park 16801 East Avenue P Lake Los Angeles, Ca 93591

100 Citizens Program

View Video The 100 Citizens Program is designed to make a significant impact in promoting healthy lifestyle changes. It is taught by kinesiology students from California State University Los Angeles and Northridge at three Los Angeles County Parks: Eugene Obregon Park, El Cariso Community Regional Park and Cresenta Valley Community Regional Park.

Apollo Community Regional Park Fishing

View Video Need some peace and tranquility? See why you should come visit Apollo Community Regional Park in Lancaster. 4555 West Avenue G Lancaster, CA 93534

Emergency Preparedness Fair at Schabarum Regional Park

View Video Emergency Preparedness Fair at Schabarum Regional Park Co-Sponsored by Supervisor Don Knabe, 4th District; LA County Dept. of Parks and Recreation; LA County Fire Department: LA County Sheriff’s Department along with several public organizations and vendors offer demonstrations, information and supplies for sale to be used during a disaster. Food trucks will be on site, along with free parking and admission. Date: May 2, 2015 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Location: Schabarum Regional Park, 17250 E. Colima Road, Rowland Heights, CA 91748 phone: 626-854-5560

Rowland Heights Community Center

View Video Rowland Heights Community Center is located at Pathfinder Park (18150 E. Pathfinder Road). The 19,000 square-foot activity center and banquet hall are on the lower level of the existing park. Amenities include two buildings on both sides of a grand courtyard, which provides ample space for outdoor events. The banquet hall building houses an approximately 4,400-square-foot multi-purpose room with a contractible stage, dance floor and catering kitchen, and will accommodate banquet-style seating for up to 300 people and performance style seating for up to 600; the activity center building on the west has a dance studio, an arts-and-crafts room, art gallery, social lounge, computer room, and meeting room. The lobby of this building also serves as a gallery to house permanent and temporary art exhibits. Three new tennis courts, a new basketball court, and additional on-site parking have been constructed as part of this project. The park area has been enhanced with new landscaping and walking paths. Music: Sunshine by Kevin MacLeod (

Ladera Park - Line Dancing

View Video 6027 Ladera Park Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90056 Dozens of residents find their way to Ladera Park twice a week for line dancing class! The group exercises through dance with soulful music and a variety of routines.

Jesse Owens Community Regional Park - Aqua Aerobics

View Video 9651 S. Western Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90047 Any given day, more than 100 men and women suit up and start their morning off with a free aqua aerobics class at Jesse Owens Pool. The year-round aquatic center also offers free lap-swim, recreation swim and swim lessons for the entire community.

60SecondHistory - South Coast Botanic Garden

View Video This episode of 60 Second History is about the South Coast Botanic Garden an 87-acre public botanic garden containing over 200,000 plants and 2,000 species of plants from around the world. The garden was created on a sanitary landfill in 1959 by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors at the request of a Citizens’ group. Specialty gardens include the Japanese Garden, Fuchsia Garden, Children’s Garden and the 2-acre formal James J. White Rose Garden. A man-made lake at the center of the garden attracts several species of waterfowl. The garden is an oasis for over 200 species of birds that make their homes at the garden or just use the garden as a stop in their annual migration. 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 Music: "Fig Leaf" by Kevin MacLeod ( Video by S.Savanapridi

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