Activities, Ideas to do this summer break

The sun is up, school is out, and you are stuck at home watching Netflix because you have no idea what to do this summer, right? Well, fear no more; here are some fun things to do this summer.

Summer is always ridiculously hot, so why not go out for a swim? Local pools usually have certain hours where you can go swimming at a reasonable price. The Rosemead Aquatics Center charges $3 to attend the lap swims, which goes on every day from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. In addition, the splash zone at Garvey Park is $1 for residents 17 and younger, and $2 for residents over the age of 18. If going to the local pool is not your thing, there are many other options. Summertime is always a great time to go to the beach with family, friends, or both. Also, water parks are open during the summer, but are a bit more on the expensive side.

Other fun ideas to consider during the summer are to go exploring and take a hike. There are various different areas to go for a hike around the Los Angeles area. A great place to go enjoy nature and take a stroll is the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. The Arboretum is open everyday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and costs $6 for students with IDs and $9 for everyone else. Every third Tuesday of the month, the admission is free. The Arboretum has different gardens, waterfalls, lakes, and historical sites. Taking a walk, hike, or run and enjoying nature is another great way to enjoy summer.

Missing your friends and want to hang out with them? Why not have a summer cookout or barbeque? Have your friends chip in to buy food and beverages for your cookout and gather at someone’s house. While together, why not have a water balloon fight as well? Or, make this get together a throwback-themed party and play activities you all enjoyed as kids. Another alternative to having a barbeque is to gather up at a park and have a picnic.

If you would rather do some summer night activities, here are some suggestions. Drive-in theaters still exist and at times show movies for a lot more cheaper than regular movie theaters. There are also a lot of night concerts in the summertime and many are held at local parks. Farmers markets are also a big hit during the evening and are usually a lot of fun to attend.

There are many different ways to bring some fun into your summer break. Whether it is going for a swim or a hike, having a picnic, or watching a movie, they will all bring great memories. It does not matter whether you try these suggestions or come up with some other activities to do; just make sure to make your summer memorable and fun.

 

 

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