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Los Alamitos Recreation Virtual Recreation Activities Week Seven

The Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department is committed to “Creating Quality of Life” for residents during these challenging times. During week seven of our Virtual Community Center, we are continuing to offer you even more activities for the whole family to enjoy from the comfort of your home!

Los Alamitos Neighborhood Drive Thru

Front Yard Fort- Friday, May 1 from 3:00pm-5:00pm

Residents are encouraged to build a fort located in their front yard and to use stuffed animals and additional props as needed. There are three categories in which prizes will be awarded: Patriotic, North Pole themed, and Celebration-Themed Party. The winners will receive a $25 gift card to a Los Alamitos restaurant. Use #LosAlFrontYardFort in your social media post to win a prize.

Movie on Your Green- Friday, May 8 from 3:00pm-5:00pm

Residents are encouraged to replicate a scene from a movie in their front yard and to use stuffed animals and additional props as needed. There are three categories in which prizes will be awarded: Best Animation Movie, Best Superhero Movie, and Best Spooktacular Movie. The winners will receive a $25 gift card to a Los Alamitos restaurant. Use #LosAlMovieonYourGreen in your social media post to win a prize.

Create Your Own Theme Park- Friday, May 15 from 3:00pm-5:00pm

Residents are encouraged to create their own theme park in their front yard and to use stuffed animals and additional props as needed. There are three categories in which prizes will be awarded: Best Ride, Best Replica of an Existing Theme Park, and Best Original Concept. The winners will receive a $25 gift card to a Los Alamitos restaurant. Use #LosAlThemePark in your social media post to win a prize.

Always remember to wear a face covering in public and to practice social distancing.

Laugh with Los Al

“Laugh with Los Al” – Episode 1: Water Park Simulation

Since the weather is warming up next week and beaches and water parks are closed for a while, we thought you might enjoy our Water Park Simulation on a Summer Day Camp excursion. Hopefully also adding a little laughter to brighten your day! Click here to watch episode one!

Share the pet love!

Our pets are our best friends, and it’s only right that we celebrate them for all the joy and love they bring us. Post a picture of your pet by tagging us, commenting, or through direct message on Facebook, Instagram, or Nextdoor!

Stay Healthy, Stay Strong

The Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department encourages residents to keep your mind and body moving during these times. Throughout this whole week we have provided different exercises to try together while keeping a positive mindset! To view this week’s content click here! Comment on which exercise was your favorite and how it helped you by tagging us, commenting, or through direct message on Facebook, Instagram, or Nextdoor!

Chalk Obstacle Course

The Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department has something for you this week that will not only keep kids active, but will also be fun for the entire neighborhood. IT’S A CHALK OBSTACLE COURSE! Staying active is important and an obstacle course is a fun way to do it! Click here for examples and more information. Show us your chalk obstacle course by tagging us, commenting, or through direct message on Facebook, Instagram, or Nextdoor!

Workouts from Home

Follow along with Tribe Functional Fitness owner, Warren, as he demonstrates a Cross Fit workout! Warren opened Tribe Functional Fitness in Los Alamitos in 2011. Tribe Functional Fitness offers programs for everyone: kids, teens, adults, and older adults (Coming Soon! Tribal Elders). If you are looking for a place to get healthy AND find a community of like-minded individuals, check out Tribe Functional Fitness. Follow along with the video for step-by-step instructions. When you’re done let us know what your favorite exercise was by tagging us, commenting, or through direct message on Facebook, Instagram, or Nextdoor!

Recipe Challenge

What’s cooking? Join the Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department in a recipe challenge! Submit your favorite recipe along with a photo of the dish via direct message or email to [email protected]. The winner will receive a $15 Amazon Gift Card and will be announced on our social media next Friday, May 8. Good luck! You can also show us your masterpiece by tagging us or commenting on Facebook, Instagram, or Nextdoor!

United States Census 2020

It’s not too late to respond to the 2020 Census while being safe and practicing social distancing at home. Once you have responded, please encourage your family, friends and loved ones to complete the census, too. Please help us spread the word about the 2020 Census, and encourage people to respond on their own if they haven’t yet done so.