The Ventura County and Camarillo Public Libraries provide resources, activities, classes, special events, events for kids, teens and adults. Library hours vary by location.
Macaroni Kids is a local publication that provides information regarding local activities for families in
Ventura, Oxnard, and Camarillo. An additional publication is available for Conejo Valley area events and activities.
The Conejo Valley Guide
The Conejo Valley Guide provides information about things to do around Ventura County and surrounding areas. The guide includes resources, calendars, and upcoming events.
Activitivitieschildren.com provides listings local kids’ activities in a drop down menu by category. Simply write in your zip code to access the local activities listings.
Ojai Recreation Department
In light of the Thomas Fire school closures, the Ojai Recreation Department is offering childcare service Thursday, December 14th and Friday, December 15th for children ages 5-13 years. All fun activities will be held inside and air filter masks will be provided for free. Parents must sign wavers before children can attend, no drop offs. Online registration available. For more information, call 805-646-5581 x 390.
City of Ventura Parks and Recreation
The Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Partnerships provides a variety of programs, services and activities for city residents and adjacent communities. My Ventura Guides contain city events and services, recreation programs, arts classes, bus & walking tours and senior services. Air quality concerns may also impact safety and access to some locations and activities may be limited.
Ventura Inspiration Guide
Ventura offers many fun places to go for families. Many activities listed are outdoors, so it is important to consider air quality for health and safety. Air quality concerns may also impact safety and access to some locations and activities may be limited.
City of Oxnard Recreation and Community Services
The Oxnard Recreation and Community Services Department offers a multitude of diverse recreational activities. A wide variety of outdoor recreation and attraction venues are available to residents and visitors. Air quality concerns may also impact safety and access to some locations and activities may be limited.
Healthy Ventura County
Each city within Ventura County has different opportunities for getting outside and living an active lifestyle. The Healthy Ventura County Parks and Recreation guide offers links to activities for communities For classes and recreation opportunities, see the link below for parks and recreation listings throughout Ventura County. Many activities listed are outdoors, so it is important to consider air quality for health and safety. Air quality concerns may also impact safety and access to some locations and activities may be limited
Ventura Family YMCA - Channel Islands YMCA
The YMCA provides holiday and school break care for students grades K-8. The YMCA provides a stimulating, creative atmosphere that introduces children to arts & crafts, dramatic play, and toys appropriate to their motor skill level. A registration form and school break form are required to register. Child care is open to all, with financial assistance available. Families that lost their homes to the Thomas Fire are welcome and will be provided child care services at no cost.
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura
The Ventura Boys and Girls Clubs are offering extended childcare and activities to support Club families and families affected by the Thomas Fire. All activities will be conducted indoors to protect the health and safety of participating children. Families are required to complete an application form to participate, but the usual club fee will be waived. Please call the Club location prior to arrival to verify the location is open.