San Diego Out & About with Kids 2023

Page 44

Sesame Place 2052 Entertainment Cir. 619-222-4732 www.sesameplace.com Fun for all ages, this reimagined theme park (formerly Aquatica) features 18 Sesame Street-themed rides and water attractions for the littles and everyone’s favorite big slides for older kids, including a family-friendly 500,000-gallon wave pool. Character shows, fun photo opportunities, award-winning parade and more. Photo credit: All Colors Photography

South Bay

Bonita • Chula Vista • Imperial Beach • National City

Bonita Bonita Museum & Cultural Center 4355 Bonita Rd.; 619-267-5141 www.bonitahistoricalsociety.org Explore local art, photography and artifacts of the Sweetwater Valley region through rotating exhibits, student exhibits and interactive school tours. Chula Vista Live Steamers Train at Rohr Park 4548 Sweetwater Rd., Bonita www.chulavistalivesteamers.org Check website for current schedule as it only runs a couple times a month. Rides are free, but donations are appreciated. After the train ride, have a picnic at Rohr Park and play at the playground. Rohr Park 4548 Sweetwater Rd. 619-409-5979 Little ones love to climb and play on the newly renovated playground. Visitors enjoy picnic areas, sports fields, a fitness station, basketball

court, two playgrounds, dog park and miniature railroad. Check website for train schedule. Sweetwater Summit Regional Park 3218 Summit Meadow Rd. 619-472-7572 Family-friendly activities include hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing and camping. This 500-acre park offers picnic pavilions, horseshoe pits, playground, bike skills course and pump track. Parking fee.

Chula Vista www.chulavistaca.gov Bowlero 845 Lazo Ct. 619-421-4801 www.bowlero.com Not your average bowling alley, Bowlero offers an upscale experience for all ages, with 40

44 • SD Family’s Out&About 2022/2023 • South Bay

black-light lanes, a high-end sports bar, delicious eats delivered to your lane, arcade and more. Also in San Marcos. Ask about the Summer Games Pass! Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center 2800 Olympic Pkwy. 619-656-1500 www.trainatchulavista.com Take a guided tour of this stateof-the-art facility, used to train U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes in track and field, rugby, archery, BMX and tennis. Stop by the Elite Team Shop to purchase a Team U.S.A. souvenir.

Looking for current events in and around San Diego? Access San Diego Family Magazine’s monthly calendar at www.sandiegofamily.com/ things-to-do/eventscalendar.