Virtual Recreation Centers

Virtual Recreation Center

Virtual Recreation Resources

This site is created to help us through these challenging times. We hope to provide resources that will keep you happy, healthy and engaged. The city has created a page full of information on food distribution locations to keep all of you healthy.
We are committed to ensuring that our community has 24/7 access to our recreation services at this time of social distancing.

Week of August 31 Through Sept. 6

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Health & Fitness

Monday (8/31): Benefits of Yoga
Tuesday (9/1): Emotional Well-Being at Wide Open School
Wednesday (9/2): Crossfit at home (adults)
Thursday (9/2): Need Help? Find out what you can get from 2-1-1 Monterey County
Friday (9/3): Rev up Your Thinking Skills by Trying Something New
Saturday (9/4): Phys Ed Workout with Matthew Hagly
Sunday (9/5): 'Body & Mind’ Game | Distance Learning PE

Additional Resources

More Health and Fitness resources can be found on our Health & Fitness page.

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Nutrition

Monday (8/31): Zombies Don't Eat Veggies
Tuesday (9/1): Dinner and Change: Recipes to Feed 4 for less than $10
Wednesday (9/2): Infant and Toddler Nutrition
Thursday (9/3): 5 Things to Know About Sharing a Kitchen
Friday (9/4): Self Nutrition Data
Saturday (9/5): How To Make 11 Fast Food Favorites At Home
Sunday (9/6): How to poach an egg (perfectly)

Food Distribution Resources

The city has created a page full of information on food distributionlocations to keep all of you healthy.


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Nature & Virtual Travel

Monday (8/31): Four Silicon Valley Professionals Field Trips
Tuesday (9/1): US Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, AL
Wednesday (9/2): Oakland Museum of California Dorothea Lange’s Iconic Photos
Thursday (9/3): Yellowstone National Park
Friday (9/4): Eiffel Tower Paris, Elevator Ride Top Floor
Saturday (9/5): Sci-Fi Short Film “The OceanMaker"
Sunday (9/6): A London City Guided Tour (360 VR Video)

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Education

Monday (8/31): 35 Useful Remote Learning Resources
Tuesday (9/1): A Forgotten Ancient Civilization
Wednesday (9/2): Monterey County Free Libraries Online Support
Thursday (9/3): A Guide to Pandemic Scams, and What Not to Fall For
Friday (9/4): Monterey Bay Aquarium Tide Pool Scientist Course
Saturday (9/5): Digital Nest Featured Classes
Sunday (9/6): Free Homeschooling Resources for Government

More Resources

Monterey Free Libraries has an ongoing calendar of events with free virtual gatherings and videos. 

For more information please see our Education and Art Resources page.

* Anti-Racism Resources

More Resources

The Arts Council for Monterey County (Arts4MC) has a long list of special activities. Check it out. 

The Arts Council Santa Cruz County has provided Covid-19 Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations.

Also, please see our Education and Arts resources page.

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Arts & Crafts

Monday (8/31): Createful Kids
Tuesday (9/1): Tuesday Tunes
Wednesday (9/2): Salinas Library DIY Envelope
Thursday (9/3): The Art Sherpa
Friday (9/4): Harold and the Purple Crayon
Saturday (9/4): Virtual Reality Arts Chrome Experiments
Sunday (9/6): Make a song

Monterey County Fair Sept. 3-6

The Fair has gone virtual! See Full Schedule here.

2020 Virtual Senior Day Monterey County Fair



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Seniors

Monday (8/31): Introduction to Monterey County Free Libraries' Libby Digital Access

Tuesday (9/1): Your Own Friends of the Library Personal Shopper

Wednesday (9/2): Free classical concerts you can listen to and watch online

Thursday (9/3): Virtual Ride to End Alzheimer's Advanced Registration

Friday (9/4): 7 Anti-Inflammatory Recipes from Around the World to Reduce Arthritis Symptoms

Saturday (9/5): Beyond Computer Basics Online Course, 6-7 pm (pre-registration required to receive link)

Sunday (9/6): Famous Chefs’ Recipes for Your Anti-Inflammatory Diet

More Resources

For information on COVID-19 special resources for seniors, please check out the Marina Senior Association website.

Hawaiian Dance Class

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The City of Marina is offering a free Beginners Hawaiian Dance Class on Zoom for K-12 students. This is a class for beginners only. The class will be held Sundays through Sept. 27. The first lesson will be held Sept. 6 from 12pm-12:45.

To participate please send an application request to yamamotohulaohana@gmail.com. Participants who attend all sessions will receive invitations to future classes.

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New!: After School Virtual Sports Club

The City of Marina Recreation Department has teamed up with the National Academy of Athletics to offer DROP IN- Virtual After School Sports Club and 5-day virtual sports camps in football, soccer, basketball, baseball, marshal arts, and volleyball. See Details.

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Please get the latest on Covid-19 from the City’s Covid-19 Update Page.