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  • Locations: throughout the city of Visalia
    To find a location and park that suits your needs, go to: click here.

  • Visalia Branch Library

    On Wednesdays at 10am, there is a story time for pre-school children.
    Location: 200 West Oak Avenue, Visalia, CA 93291-4993 http://www.tularecountylibrary.org./
    Phone #: (559) 733-6954
    Hours of Operation: Listed below
    Monday: 10 am - 8 pm.
    Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm.
    Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm.
    Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm.

  • Imagine U Children's Museum

    An interactive museum that produces big smiles!
    Location: 210 N. Tipton St., Visalia, CA 93292 for more information go to www.imagineumuseum.org
    Phone #: (559) 733-5975
    Hours of Operation: Tues-Sat. 10am-5:30pm Sun.12:00pm- 4:00pm
    General Admission: $8.00 (Check with CASA Office for any specials)
    Age: school age children

  • The Enchanted Playhouse Theatre Company was

    Founded in 1992, with a mission to "enchant, surprise, excite and amuse audiences, young and old, ” create and present family-oriented, stage entertainment in the form of classic novels, fables and fairy tales. For details, visit: http://www.enchantedplayhouse.org
    Location: 307 E. Main Street, Visalia, CA
    Phone #: ( 559) 739-4600

  • Michaels Arts and Crafts Store

    Location: Packwood Creek Shopping Center, 4248 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA 93277
    For more information on upcoming events go to http://www.michaels.com/art/online/home
    Phone #: (559) 713-0847
    Michaels provides craft classes for children. Check in store about upcoming events and pricing.

  • Home Depot

    Location: 3500 S. Demaree Rd., Visalia, CA 93277
    Phone #: (559) 636-3600
    Store Hours: Mon-Sat. 6am-9pm and Sunday 7am-8pm
    Various workshops for children to attend with adults. Contact the store for more information on upcoming workshops and events.

  • Visalia Learning Center, Cruz M. Bustamante Building

    A collection of over 60,000 books, videos, catalogs, resource kits and magazines geared to K-6 students. For more information, go to: http://visalia.k12.ca.us/vlc
    Location: 630 S. Atwood St., Visalia, CA
    Phone #: (559) 730-7688
    Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri, 7:00am - 5:00pm (closed most school holidays)

  • Laser tag, miniature golf, go-karts, bumper boats, arcade games and more.
    Location: 5600 W. Cypress Ave., Visalia, CA
    Phone: (559) 635-7275
    For more information go to their website.

  • Location: 700 S. Plaza Drive, Visalia, CA 93291
    Phone #: (559) 651-5144
    For more information, go to their site.

  • The Miracle League of Visalia

    Members of this league have two things in common, a love for the game of baseball and a physical or mental handicap.
    Location: 3737 S. Akers St. at the corner of Akers and Caldwell in Visalia, California. It sits on the property of Visalia First Assembly church.
    Phone #: (559) 635-1478. Fax: (559) 738-8732
    website: http://www.visaliamiracleleague.com
    Hours of Operation: N/A at this time new season begins September 11th.
    General Admission: N/A at this time
    Event: N/A
    Age: all ages

  • Provident Skate Park

    The park has three major elements; a large fun box, barbell / volcanoes, and a snake run ending in a bowl. Maximum vert. 6 feet. Also plenty of rails and benches.
    Location: 345 N. Jacob, Visalia, CA 93291
    Phone#: (559)-713-4365 or for more information and upcoming events go to http://www.ci.visalia.ca.us/skatepark/home1.htm
    Hours of Operation: 6am –10pm everyday
    General Admission: Free

  • Visalia Rawhide Baseball Team

    Location: 440 North Giddings Street, Visalia, CA 93291
    Website: http://visalia.oaks.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t516
    Phone #: (559) 732-4433

  • Roller Towne

    A modern roller skating rink, which is open to the public and also available for private parties.
    Location: 520 W. Linwood Ave., Visalia, CA 93291
    Phone#: (559) 733-7475 or (559) 733-7474
    Hours of Operation: Sun- Mon. 1-4pm

  • Visalia Lanes

    Visalia Lanes offers a 40 lane bowling facility with a snack bar.
    Location: 1740 W. Caldwell Ave. Visalia, Ca. 93277
    Phone #: (559) 625-2100
    General Admission: Call for pricing, which varies by time and day of the week.
    http://visalialanes.amfcenters.com/

  • Redwood Community High School Swimming Pool

    The Redwood Community High School pool is 25 yards by 25 meters (75 feet)
    Location: 1001 W. Main St., Visalia, CA 93291
    Phone#: (559) 738-3365
    Hours of Operation: Open during the summer months only from 1:30-3:30pm.
    General Admission: $1.00 for kids and $1.50 for adults

  • Mt. Whitney High School Swimming Pool

    The swimming pool is an L-shape, which is 25 yards long by 42 feet wide. The pool has two diving boards, a 1-meter and a 3-meter. Call for information and pricing.
    Location: 900 S. Conyer St., Visalia, CA
    Phone #: (559)738-3365

  • Sierra View Golf Course

    Open seven days a week. P.G.A. rated golf course offering 18-holes on a 6,465-yard course and driving range. Services include: a clubhouse, golf pro, club and cart rentals (both pull and riding carts) available. Motor & sailboats are allowed.
    Location: 12608 Ave. 264, Visalia, CA 93277
    Phone#: (559) 732-2078
    Hours of Operation: Open everyday

  • Valley Oaks Golf Course

    This beautiful course is located at Plaza Park and boasts a 27-hole championship course operated by the City of Visalia. Services include: a clubhouse, golf pro, club and cart rentals (both pull and riding carts).
    Location: 1800 S. Plaza Dr., Visalia, CA 93277
    Phone#: (559) 651-1441
    Hours of Operation: Open seven days a week, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Valley Oak SPCA

    The Valley Oak SPCA offers adoption, lost and found, and other services and programs.
    http://www.vo spca.org
    Location: 29016 California 99, Visalia
    Phone#: (559) 651-1111

  • Oak Patch Golf Course

    Location: 30400 Rd 158, Visalia, CA 93292
    Phone #: (559) 733-5000
    Hours of Operation: Closed Mondays—Tues.-Sun. 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

  • Spottedhorse Art & Nature Study Center

    Location: 106 W Center Ave., Visalia, CA 93291
    Phone: (559) 734-2787
    Hours of Operation: varies
    General Admission: fee varies depending on funding
    Age: school age children

  • Farmers Market

    Locally grown produce available year round with arts & crafts.
    Location: Sears Parking Lot, Corner of Mooney and Caldwell, Visalia, CA
    Phone: (559) 747-0095
    Hours of Operation: Saturday 8am-11:30am & Wed. 5pm – 8pm inside the Sequoia Mall
    Thursday 5pm-8pm Church & Main St. Visalia, Ca.

  • College of the Sequoias Farm

    The C.O.S. farm is a 500 acre school farm laboratory, has the 1000 cows California Dairy Technology Center, the California Dairy Products Training Institute, the John Deere Pro-Tech Program, the Equestrian Center, and a state-of-the-art welding shop, with beef, sheep and swine herds. This gives COS Agriculture Students the hands-on education that they need to be successful .
    Location: 2245 S. Linwood, Visalia, CA 93291
    Phone #: (559) 730-3916
    Hours of Operation: Mon-Thurs. 8-5 pm
    General Admission: Free
    Ages: All ages
    *Don’t forget to bring a carrot if you want to feed a horse.

  • Hometown Buffet Family Nights

    Every Thursday from 5pm to 8pm kids ages 2-11 eat for $1.99. (Adult price $16.30) Take you kids down and enjoy some good food and conversation!

  • The Creative Center Art Gallery

    Visit the Art Gallery at The Creative Center
    Call beforehand to schedule an appropriate time.
    606 N Bridge St, Visalia, CA 93291
    (559) 733-9329
    http://www.thecreativecenter-visalia.org/

Other Ideas Include:

The Planetarium & Science Center 

Phone #: (559) 733-6433.                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Location: is on the southwest corner of Mooney Blvd. and Avenue 264 in Visalia (formerly Liberty School campus).                                                         Tickets are available after 5:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the Planetarium & Science Center Office
For more information: http://www.tcoe.org/Planetarium/PublicShows.shtm

Ultimate Aquarium

Location: 217 S West Ct Visalia, CA 93277
Phone #: ( 559) 741-1745
http://www.ultimateaquarium4you.com/


Pet Smart
Location: 4240 South Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA 93277-9143
Phone: (559) 625-0232

Arts Visalia

Rotating exhibits featuring local, regional and statewide shows are displayed throughout the year for your viewing pleasure. A children's art education program is in progress throughout the year. Week long themed studio art classes are offered now through August. Brochure schedules are available.
Location: 214 E. Oak St., Visalia, CA
Phone: (559) 739-0905
Hours of Operation: Tues. thru Sat. 11:30am – 3:00pm
Regal Cinemas Visalia Stadium 10 Theatres
Location: 120 S. Bridge St., Visalia, CA
Phone: (559) 741-7293

Regal Cinemas Visalia Sequoia Mall 12 Theatres

Location: 3355 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA
Phone: (559) 741-9989
For show times and movies playing, go to their site.

Visalia Recreation Center

Location: 345 N. Jacob, Visalia, CA 93291
Phone #: (559) 713-4365
Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm

Whitendale Community Center

Location: 530 West Beech, Visalia, CA
Phone #: (559) 713- 4365
Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm

Fairview Community Center

Location: 2654 N. Conyer, Visalia, CA
Phone #: (559) 713-4365
Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm
Manuel F. Hernandez Community Center
Location: 247 West Ferguson, Visalia, CA 93291
Phone #: (559) 713-4374
Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm

Wittman Village Community Center

Location: Court Street and Pearl 315 W. Pearl, Visalia, CA 93291
Phone #: (559) 713-4867 FAX: (559) 713-4868
Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm

Visalia YMCA

Locations: Main YMCA : 211 W. Tulare Ave., Visalia, CA 93277; Ph. (559) 627-0700
Crestwood Elementary YMCA: 3301 W. Whitendale, Visalia Ca. Ph. 636-0539 /738-8902
Elbow Creek YMCA: 32747 Road 138 Ph. 636-9670
Fairview YMCA: 1051 Robin Dr. Ph. 636-0538
Garden YMCA: 432 E. Pleasant Tulare Ph. 687-2037
Golden Oak YMCA: 1700 N. Tulare Lane Ph. 635-4730
Linwood YMCA: 3129 S. Linwood Ph. 636-3322
Mineral King YMCA: 3333 E. Kaweah Ave. Ph. 738-8913
Mtn. View YMCA: 2021 S. Encina Ph. 636-3253
Pinkham YMCA: 2200 E. Tulare Ave Ph. 738-8521
Royal Oaks YMCA: 1323 Clover Dr. Ph. 738-9201
Veva Blunt YMCA: 1119 S. Chinowth Ph. 636-3105
Whitendale YMCA: 600 W. Beach Ph. 732-8932
Willow Glen YMCA: 310 North Akers Ph. 738-9221/636-1478
Hours of Operation: Everyday 7:30 am –5:30 am

STAR Project Special Teens Afternoon Recreation

The STAR Project is a recreation program for teens with developmental disabilities. Activities and events will be challenging to meet the needs of participants, as well as satisfying to promote self-confidence. Activities include group games, field trips, cooking, arts and crafts, sports, dances and photography. Monday through Friday, 2:30-5:30 p.m.

http://www.tulare.networkofcare.org/veterans/services/agency.aspx?pid=VisaliaYMCAStarProject_884_17_0

*All of our Teen programs offer financial assistance to qualified applicants. Please call 627-0700 for more details.

The Boys and Girls Club of Tulare County

Location: 215 W. Tulare Ave., Visalia, CA
Phone: (559) 625-4422
Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 8-9pm
General Admission: $10.00 per child for a year
http://www.bgclubtc.org/

Miguel F. Hernandez Community Center

Location: 247 W. Ferguson, Visalia, CA 93291
Phone #: (559) 713-4374
Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm

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