Welcome to #DOWNEYathome
As we all do our part to flatten the curve by staying "Safer At Home", the Downey Parks & Recreation Department would like to introduce our Online Recreation Center. The #DOWNEYathome campaign is designed to bring programs, activities, and resources straight to you and your family...at home!
The Online Recreation Center will be updated weekly with new activities and ideas to keep you active, engaged and connected!
Make sure and check out more #DOWNEYathome activities on our City of Downey social media pages by clicking on the links below:
Have a great idea or question? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclaimer: Please note that the City does not endorse, collect payment on behalf of, or receive funds to advertise any of the third-party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.
Have fun practicing your spells while staying active! Try this quick Harry Potter themed workout with your family!
Share your workout photos with us on social media by tagging @cityofdowneyca and using the hashtag #DOWNEYathome.
This 40-Minute yoga for weight loss sequence is designed to reunite you with not just your abs but your mindful core.
Don't forget to tag us in your workout photos on social media @cityofdowneyca and use the hashtag #DOWNEYathome so we can join in the fun!
This week we are featuring an introductory Tai Chi video that individuals of any fitness level can participate in.
Don't forget to share photos from your workouts with us on social media by tagging @cityofdowneyca and using the hashtag #DOWNEYathome.
- Yoga with Adriene- Yoga for Stress Management
- Mommy and Me Workout
- Sweat with Self 20 Minute HIIT workout
- Military Fit 30 Minute Workout
- Yellow Paint
- Black Marker
- Egg Carton
- Googly Eyes (optional)
Follow along with ASPIRE staff member Kim as she shows us how to make a bee out of a recycled egg carton!
We want to see you in your bees! Share your photos with us by tagging @cityofdowneyca and using the hashtag #DOWNEYathome on Instagram!
- Paper- White
- Crayons, Markers, or Colored Pencils
Follow along with the video below to learn how to draw a cherry blossom tree.
Create your own and share your photos with us on social media by tagging us @cityofdowneyca and using the hashtag #DOWNEYathome.
Ages: Adults/Adult Supervision
This video will show you how to up-cycle 8 common household items into planters.
Share photos of your up-cycled planters with us on social media by tagging @cityofdowneyca and using the hashtag #DOWNEYathome.
Ages: Middle School+
Check out this video to learn how to use fine tip Markers to color your sketches.
Did you try this method for coloring your sketches? Tag us on social media @cityofdowneyca and use the hashtag #DOWNEYathome so we can see what you created.
- Free coloring Pages
- Make a guitar
- Mother's Day Craft
- Surprise Card for Mom
- Sidewalk Chalk Mosaic
- Pipe Cleaner Glasses
- Memorial Day Craft for Kids
- Paper Bag Jellyfish
Ages: School Age
- Clear jar or bowl
- Shaving cream
- Food coloring
Looking for something fun and engaging to do at home? Follow along with ASPIRE Staff member Alex as she shows you how to conduct this fun experiment showing you how the water cycle works.
Tried this project with your children? Share your photos to social media and tag us @cityofdowneyca and use the hashtag #DOWNEYathome.
Fill in the words and see what your story has in store for you!
Use the hashtag #DOWNEYathome on social media and tag us @cityofdowneyca to share photos of you and your family having fun together while creating your own stories
Relax and enjoy an animated story time reading of The Three Little Pigs and The Jungle Book.
Share a picture with us of your little ones enjoying this virtual story time on social media by tagging @cityofdowneyca and using the hashtag #DOWNEYathome.
Ages: Adults/Adult Supervision
- 2 tsps sugar
- 2 1/4 tsps instant yeast
- 1 1/3 cups warm water
- 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 tsp salt
- Fresh Rosemary
- Fresh Basil
This tomato & herb focaccia bread is sure to put a smile on the faces of your family members!
Let us see how your delicious focaccia bread turned out! Share your photos with us on social media by tagging @cityofdowneyca, and using the hashtag #DOWNEYathome.
- PBS Kids
- How to Make a Squishy Egg
- Make Your Own Ice Cream: English, Spanish
- Professor Egg Head- Static Electricity
- Sesame Street: Grow Your Colors
- Memorial Day Word Search
- Engineering Design Project
- Love and Lemons- Freezer Meals
- Cooking with Dr. Seuss
- Easy 30 Minute Skillet Lasagna
- Patriotic Cake
- Oreo Mug Cake
- Virtual Tour of Yosemite
- San Diego Zoo Kids: Elephant Live Cam
- Aquarium of the Pacific: Shark Lagoon Cam