Parks

Tips for Visiting Whaley Park in Long Beach

The newly updated Whaley Park in Long Beach is one of the BEST parks in the area. So what makes Whaley Park so great? Featuring lots of climbing and a STEAM focus, there’s a LOT to love about this neighborhood treasure.

If you haven’t been to Whaley Park in Long Beach lately, you’re definitely want to catch up on all the update at this gorgeous, kid friendly park.

It’s located in East Long Beach, near CSULB. With a STEAM focus, there’s a little something for everyone at this playground. Climbers will love the intricate climbing structures, there’s musical activities at an accessible level, and the merry-go-round disc swings are definitely a highlight for sensory seekers.

Planning a trip to Whaley Park in Long Beach? Here’s what you need to know before you go!

CLIMBING STRUCTURE AT WHALEY PARK IN LONG BEACH

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Bolivar Park in Lakewood

Heading to Bolivar Park in Lakewood for the first time? It’s a great pick, for climbing, shade, and it’s star feature- a working Zipline! Everything you need to know to tackle Bolivar Park with kids, whether it’s your first visit (or your 100th!)

In the past few years, Bolivar Park in Lakewood has undergone some pretty impressive renovations. Whether you’ve got big kids or little kids, there is something at this park for just about everyone.

With it’s central location for Lakewood and North Long Beach, you can squeeze in a quick trip to Bolivar around errands at the Lakewood Mall, or make it your destination for a full moring or afternoon of play.

But before you head over to Bolivar Park, let’s look at some of the logistics to make your day at the park smoother (and a lot more fun!)

PICTURE OF PLAYDGROUND; TEXT: BOLIVAR PARK

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