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Roxbury Park

471 S. Roxbury Dr., Los Angeles, CA, 90212

310-285-6840

The Beverly Hills Croquet Club has been a model of white-clad gentility since the early ’80s, playing at Roxbury Park, whose court is mowed to three-sixteenths of an inch and is as flat as a buzz cut…

Website: http://www.beverlyhills.org/services/rec/parks

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Sacred Movement Yoga

245 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA, 90291

310-450-7676

Yoga is all about balance. Why not radiate that new inner light with reflective togs?…

Website: http://www.exhalespa.com/Locations/CAVenice/default.aspx.

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San Vicente Mountain Park

17500 Mulholland Dr., Los Angeles, CA, 90049

, accessible only by foot on an unpaved road, is a vantage point at San Vicente Mountain Parkwith 360-degree views…

Website: http://www.lamountains.com/parks.asp?parkid=54

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Santa Fe Dam

15501 E. Arrow Hwy., Los Angeles, CA, 91706

626-334-1065

Wide ribbons of oak-and-willow-shaded cement meander for miles through the urban park at Santa Fe Dam, providing paths for skaters of all abilities…

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Santa Monica Swim Center

2225 16th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90405

310-458-8700

When we need to get wet, we require so much more than water. The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center in Pasadena, with its newly renovated locker room and its two well-maintained pools…

Website: http://www01.smgov.net/aquatics/

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Scooter Shop

1043 W. Collins Ave., Orange, CA, 92867

714-289-8394

One look around the Scooter Shop in Orange and we’re imagining ourselves as Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday, whipping through Italy’s backstreets on our Lambretta…

Website: http://scootershop.com/

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Silver Lake Yoga

2810 1/2 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90039

323-953-0496

In most “Mommy and Me” yoga classes—where parents bring their babies while fitting in a few vinyasas—wailing is part of the soundtrack. Leah Miller, who teaches the Monday morning “Parent & Me” class at Silver Lake Yoga, cultivates a more Zen atmosphere…

Website: http://silverlakeyoga.com

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Simi Valley Batting Cages

2019 Donville Ave., Simi Valley, CA, 93065

805-527-8998

Little League may be baseball’s first proving ground, but batting cages are where budding stars hone their game…

Website: http://www.conejovalleyguide.com/kids-activities-blog/simi-valley-batting-cages.html

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Simi Valley Batting Cages

2019 Donville Ave., Simi Valley, CA, 93065

805-527-8998

Little League may be baseball’s first proving ground, but batting cages are where budding stars hone their game…

Website: http://www.conejovalleyguide.com/kids-activities-blog/simi-valley-batting-cages.html

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Six Flags Magic Mountain’s

26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy., Los Angeles, CA, 91355

661-255-4100

Getting strapped into seats that dangle off the sides of a track, not on it or below it, was harrowing enough. But what we didn’t realize as we ascended, backward…

Website: http://www.sixflags.com/magicmountain/index.aspx

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Ski Net Sports

11378 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 91604

818-505-1294

Sure, Ski Net Sports sells high-end technical skis and accessories, but it’s the feet that owner Claude Swonger is fanatical about…

Website: http://skinetsports.com/

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Solstice Canyon Trail

3455 Solstice Canyon Dr., Los Angeles, CA, 90265

Sometimes we just want to pull a Thoreau and slip away for an hour. Our favorite escape is Malibu’s Solstice Canyon Trail…

Website: http://www.nps.gov/samo/planyourvisit/solsticecanyon.htm

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Sorrento Beach

Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles, CA, 90401

By 6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays all 14 courts at Sorrento Beach in Santa Monica are full of coed doubles teams with one thing on their minds: scoring

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SpeedX by Brick Sport Performance

7811 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90046

323-315-0700

If doing demi-pliés at a ballet barre is the white wine spritzer of workouts, the SpeedX class at Brick Sport Performance Training is a shot of Red Bull.

Website: http://brickcrossfit.com

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SpeedZone LA

17871 Castleton St., Los Angeles, CA, 91748

626-913-9663

The roar at the SpeedZone LA go-kart track in the City of Industry comes from 300-horsepower V-8 engines. No, they’re not on the go-karts…

Website: http://www.speedzone.com/

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Spruce Grove Trail Camp

Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles, CA, 93550

The woodsy ascent presents waterfall views; once you reach the camp you’re treated to a placid streamside location, fire pits, and picnic tables.

Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov

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Spyderboards and Spyder II

Various locations, Los Angeles, CA, 90254

(310) 374-8276

Go to the Pacific Coast Highway site of Spyderboards, the Hermosa Beach mainstay, for the equipment and to the pier spot, Spyder II, to acquire surfer ensembles…

Website: http://spydersurf.com

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