Public Pools

The Pools at Mayfair Park

Need to cool off this summer? There’s lots to love about the community pools at Mayfair Park, including a public pool (near Long Beach!) and a wading pool with a fun sprinkler. Read on to get all the details!

When my four kiddos asked to go to a wading pool, I was skeptical. At ages 9, 8, 5, and 3, the older two were well outside of the range.

But they’re good kids, and I knew they’d be respectful of littler ones. So we trekked off to the Mayfair Wading Pool to see if it was as good as we remembered.

The 9 and 8 year olds loved it even more than the younger two did!

It reminded me of why we’ve always loved the pool at Mayfair Park. Not only is the community pool available for rec swim, swim lessons, and even private pool parties, but the wading pool is open daily all summer and totally free.

Do we have you convinced yet? If not, you’ll need to keep reading for the full details. We promise we’ll get you hooked sooner than later!

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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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