Los Al Rec to celebrate “Parks Make Life Better” in July


The Los Alamitos Parks & Recreation Department is excited to bring a month full of activities for the entire family to enjoy during Parks Make Life Better Month!.

Kick start your summer together as a family at one of our upcoming special events! Join us as we celebrate July Parks Make Life Better Month! Enjoy free pick up sports, Park Fitness Takeover, Mini Family Day, Park Pop Ups and a Dog Park all month long.

Park Fitness Takeover

Join us for the Park Fitness Take over with Tribe Functional Fitness on July 9, 2022, at 7:30am. The Park Fitness takeover is part of the City of Los Alamitos Parks Make Life Better Month. Tribe Functional Fitness will be creating a workout to get your body moving. This is a Free event for all ability levels.

For more information, click here.

Pop Up Dog Park

Our Los Alamitos Dog Park is Back this July only, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.! Located at Laurel Park on the corner of Katella Ave and Bloomfield Ave.

Flower Seed Giveaway

Celebrate Parks Make Life Better Month and drop by the Community Center (10911 Oak St.) to get your flower power on! Seed packages will be available for pickup throughout the month of July.

Included: Wild flower seed packets and care instructions.

Free Pick-Up Sports

Basketball: 8:30-10 pm on July 5, at Oak Gym
Volleyball: 8:45-10 pm on July 7, at Oak Gym

Mini Family Day

Come and enjoy Mini Family Day with a concert in the park! Mini Family Day will take place at Little Cottonwood Park, 4000 Farquhar Avenue, from 5-6 pm on July 21, 2022. Activities include a nerf war zone, donut eating contest, an obstacle course, and family craft.

Parks Make Life Better! is a campaign organized by the Department of Parks and Recreation Services for the state of Califonia and the state’s 525 community and city’s park and recreation agencies .  The goal is to raise awareness of the benefits of parks and recreation throughout California and to raise the status of parks and recreation as an essential community service. The key objectives:

  • Build loyalty for parks and recreation services
  • Heighten the profession’s bargaining power and independence
  • Stimulate growth
  • Attract talented people to the profession
  • Involve the public
  • Gain greater resources and support
This article was based on information released by the Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department.


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