Virtual Recreation Center

City of Tustin Virtual Recreation Center

Welcome to the Tustin Parks and Recreation Department’s Virtual Recreation Center! 

This is your place for fun and helpful resources during challenging and stressful times. We are committed to ensuring that Tustin community members have resources to maintain healthy lives, grow meaningful relationships, and continue to have extraordinary experiences.

Visit this page often or follow us on Instagram or Facebook for new updates and ideas to keep you and your loved ones healthy, entertained, and informed. Just so you know, we do not endorse or receive funds to advertise any third-party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.

Have a great idea or resource you’d like to share? Email us at Tustin Parks and Recreation.

Stay Active

As our daily lives are filled with more indoor time, there are many ways to stay healthy and active.

Indoor Activities

Here are a few ideas for staying active indoors.

Take a Virtual Fitness Class - There are plenty of FREE options online. Here are just a few:Slide 6

For the Kids

Outdoor Activities

Did you know that the current guidelines allow for individuals to engage in outdoor activity, provided the individuals comply with the Social Distancing Requirements...such as, by way of example and without limitation, walking, hiking, and running. 

Here’s a few ideas (don’t forget your Social Distance rules!).Kindness Garden

  • Bounce house sumo wrestling or a super soaker battle?  Check out more backyard activities with Backyartisan.
  • Stay active with Skyhawks or The Powerful Playground.
  • Visit a local park.  Our parks are free and have great walking trails and open space to maintain Social Distance. Walk or bike through your local park to get a little Vitamin D.  Don’t forget to tag us on social media.
  • Walk/run around your neighborhood and say hi (from a distance) to all of your neighbors who are getting outside too.
  • Look for rocks.  Have you heard of "Tustin Rocks!"?  People hide ’kindness rocks’ all around the City; be on the lookout for one or paint some and leave them for others to find.
  • DIY activities and more help kids get outside and make the most of their early learning years thanks to Tinkergarten.
  • Go for a drive.

Stay Connected

Although we’re all social distancing physically, as humans we need to stay connected emotionally. Try one or two of these out every day.

  • Call a friend or relative you haven’t spoken to in a while to check in.rutabegorz-restaurant
  • Write a letter ... the ol’ fashioned way, with a pen/pencil and paper.
  • Facetime a friend or loved one to check on them.
  • Support a local restaurant like Rutabegorz in Old Town Tustin. Many restaurants are still open for take out or delivery orders. Support your favorite joints and order food for pick up or try out Doordash or Ubereats and have it brought to you.
  • Volunteer.  There are many opportunities to volunteer to help those in our community. The Tustin Community Foundation would love to hear from you!
  • Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media. Hearing about the pandemic repeatedly can be upsetting.
  • Take care of your body. Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate. Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals, exercise regularly, and get plenty of sleep.  Make time to unwind.
  • Connect with others. Talk with people you trust about your concerns and how you are feeling.
  • Work on Mindfulness.  Mindfulness is a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you’re sensing and feeling in the moment, without interpretation or judgment. Practicing mindfulness involves breathing methods, guided imagery, and other practices to relax the body and mind and help reduce stress.

Exercise your Brain

For the Kids (or kids at heart)

Stay Informed

Be in the Know

Visit these sites for the latest local information regarding COVID-19.

Be Well

Visit these sites for information on community resources.

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