If you're in the mood for some hard-hitting sports action, cheer on the mighty Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center. Founded by the Walt Disney Company in 1993 and named after the 1992 Disney movie, The Mighty Ducks, these mighty Ducks have managed to win one Pacific Division title, two Western Conference Championships and one Stanley Cup Championship.
LA Premier FC is a part of the Women's Premier Soccer League based out of the Pasadena / La Canada area of Los Angeles. Their mission is to provide the highest level of soccer in an effort to: bring affordable & quality family entertainment to the community; display positive role models for our youth; while, being a stepping stone for aspiring professional & international-level players.
Watch a Major League Baseball game at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim, where the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim play. This major league sports team, also known as The Halos or Los Angelinos, have won eight West Division titles, one AL Pennant and one World Series title.
The Los Angeles Clippers formed in 1970 as a professional basketball team, part of the National Basketball Association. The sports team has had six winning seasons since its formation, although the athletes continue to provide a competitive, fun game for fans and spectators. Meanwhile, the team has begun a rebuilding with Blake Griffin.
Owned by the Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles D-Fenders are a NBA Development League, otherwise known as a D-League, team. The first of its kind to be owned by an NBA franchise, the D-Fenders play their home games in doubleheaders with the Lakers. It's a great opportunity to see some sports action, and see the faces of could-be NBA superstars.
See the Los Angeles Dodgers play a home game at Dodger Stadium. Part of Major League Baseball's National League West Division, this sports team knocks the game out of the park. The Dodgers have played in LA since 1958 (even though the team was establish in Brooklyn in 1883), and share a fierce rivalry with the San Francisco Giants.
Head to the StubHub Center to see the Los Angeles Galaxy tear up the field. The professional sports team competes in Major League Soccer and is one of the top professional soccer leagues in the United States and Canada. This highly decorated soccer club ranked first in Western Conference and first overall in 2010.
Watch the Los Angeles Kings tear up the ice in the Staples Center. Created as part of the 1967 NHL expansion, the LA Kings continue to reach for the crown after having advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals in the 1992-93 season and losing to the Montreal Canadians in five games. Watch this sports team fight for the win next time they hit the ice.
Check out one of the most successful teams in the history of the NBA. The Los Angeles Lakers formed in 1947 and quickly rose among the ranks. The second most valuable NBA franchise, the Lakers hold the record for the longest winning streak as well as 17 championships. Wear your purple, gold and white jerseys out to the Staples Center to show your support for this all-star sports team.
The ladies take over the court with the Los Angeles Sparks. Sparks fly as this Women's National Basketball Associate team shows off their basketball skills in front of fans and spectators. This team has gained momentum in their sport in recent years, taking home two championships and three conference titles since 2001.
The ridgeline Backbone Trail System extends through the Santa Monica Mountains like the vertebrae of a backbone. This extensive long distance recreation trail consists of numerous independent trails that connect to cover 67.79 miles. Hikers can attempt the entire length of it, and mountain bikers and equestrians are allowed as the trail signs designate.
The Escondido Canyon and Falls recreation trail through the Escondido Canyon Natural Area leads hikers, bikers and horseback riders on a 4.2 mile adventure through oak woodland, riparian woodland and Coastal sage scrub. The final spectacular view of the two-tiered, 150-foot waterfall is breathtaking. Be sure to take your time going to and from this amazing sight.
Enjoy an invigorating hike along the Mt. Hollywood Trail in Griffith Park. This three-mile recreational hike begins at the Observatory and ends next to the iconic Hollywood Sign. Although the trail has an incline as it moves up Mulholland, it evens out near the top. Follow the fork in the road either direction, and keep an eye out for the perfect photo-op.
Challenge yourself at the Razorback Trail in Eaton Canyon. Eaton Canyon is filled with dozens of easy hiking and nature trails for less experienced hikers. The Razorback Trail offers hikers a strenuous recreation challenge and is perfect for experienced hikers. Follow the red arrows painted on the rocks to know where you can safely cross and climb.
The Los Angeles waterfront offers plenty of pedal boats, paddleboats, kayaks and canoes for rent. For a different type of aquatic sport, Captain Kirk's offers the equipment and lessons for paddleboards, windsurfing and kite surfing at Belmont Shore, Long Beach and La Ventana. If you're looking for water recreation in LA, this is the place to go.
Learn to Surf Los Angeles is a permitted, licensed and insured surf school offering fun, safe, professional surf classes for all ages 5 and up in beautiful Santa Monica Bay, LA, Manhattan, Malibu, and Zuma Beach locations.
Rent a pedal boat or kayak to take out into the Redondo Beach Marina at Pedal Boat & Kayak Rentals. These are the perfect way to see the sea lions up close, and a great way to explore the harbor - all while enjoying some water recreation. Take a course in water safety or take a guided tour, led by a Lifeguard certified guide.
Go to California's largest water park, Raging Waters, for fun in the sun. Located in the San Gabriel Valley, Raging Waters offers a fun-filled day of water activities and recreation for the whole family. Cool off on one of the 36 slides and water attractions, or just relax and soak in the rays at the sand beach. Younger guests will love the Kids' Kingdom and Splash Island.
Experience skydiving from the comfort of the indoors at iFly Hollywood. iFly features a vertical wind tunnel that simulates free fall and is safe for kids, exciting for teens and challenging for adults. Get the adrenaline flowing as you hover in midair, defying the laws of gravity.
Holding the world record for the most roller coasters in a single park, Six Flags Magic Mountain raises the bar on thrilling amusement parks. Get your heart racing as you ride the roller coasters, coast along two water flumes, race at the go-kart track, free fall down the Lex Luther: Drop of Doom or get the sensation of skydiving at the Dive Devil.
Can you survive a battle at Ultrazone Laser Tag? Show off your skills as you compete against friends, family and strangers for the high score. The largest laser tag recreation facility in Los Angeles, Ultrazone offers the premier laser tag experience in its 11,000-square-foot arena. Step into a futuristic world of mazes, multi-levels and music.
Do some bowling at one of the most famous intersections in the world. Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge is more than just a bowling alley. In addition to 12 lanes, an arcade and a pool table, Lucky Strike offers a private room, lounge area, full bar and bottle service. Listen to the DJ pump out tunes to keep you playing all night long, and take a few photos of the memorable night in the classic photo booth.
Pasadena Ice Skating Center provides the opportunity for families and friends to get out on the ice and have some fun skating together. It is open daily to the general public and skaters of all ages and skill levels can participate in public sessions.
Pins and Needles expertly tailors your arcade experience. The room, hidden upstairs at Bedrock Studios, is full of vintage pinball machines from the 60s and 70s. This blast from the past offers cheap amusement during the evenings, and a fun, quirky atmosphere.
Sherman Oaks Castle Park features three beautifully landscaped miniature golf courses each with 18 holes of challenging and exciting obstacles. Also providing an arcade with a wide selection of exciting games, from air hockey to thrilling redemption games with big jackpots, The Vault - a laser maze, and can host your special event.