Kid-Friendly Places

Kids-Friendly Places in Ventura & Oxnard


California Pizza Kitchen Visit website 3301 E. Main St., #1150, Ventura, CA 93003 Special CPK children’s menu with kid-friendly pizzas and pasta. Also fun-filled birthday parties where your child becomes a VIP and can make their own pizzas with the freshest ingredients. Crazy 8 Visit website 3301 E. Main St., #1367, Ventura, CA 93003 Where you’ll find great fashion for your child and crazy low prices. Disney Store Visit website 3301 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 Disney store where you can feel like you have stepped into Disneyland and find the latest in official Disney merchandise. Gap Kids Visit website 3301 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 Gap Kids will dress your child perfectly for any occasion. Gymboree Visit website 3301 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 Gymboree is fashionable clothing and accessories to dress your child to complete their everyday outfits. Justice Visit website 3301 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 Justice is the great spot to find the newest tween fashion. Kids Foot Locker Visit website 3301 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 Foot Locker where you can find brand name athletic shoes for your child. Old Navy Visit website 3301 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 Where you can find clothing for the whole family at great prices. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Visit website 3301 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 Kid-friendly restaurant, where the whole family can enjoy a delicious meal and all you can eat fries. Can’t get better than that! See’s Candies Visit website 3301 East Main St, Ventura, CA 93003 Satisfy your sweet tooth with any variety of chocolates you can imagine. They are absolutely delicious you can’t just have one. Sunny Kids Visit website 3301 E. Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 A great store where you can find that perfect outfit for your little one on those special occasions. Sweet Factory Visit website 3301 E. Main St. #1060, Ventura, CA 93003 A great spot where you can satisfy your sweet tooth.


Ben & Jerry’s Visit website 2752 Seaglass Way, Oxnard, CA 93036 If you’re an ice cream lover this is the place to be, where you will satisfy your taste buds with quality ice cream and frozen yogurt. Color Me Mine Pottery Painting Visit website 2710 Portico Way, Oxnard, CA 93036 A great kid-friendly place you and your child can enjoy time together painting customized ceramics. The best thing is you can walk right in. There is no need for an appointment. Lazy Dog Restaurant Visit website 598 Town Center Drive, Oxnard, CA 93036 This is the place to bring the whole family and also your pet dog. Children have an ample amount of things to choose from and enjoy. Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Visit website 667 Town Center Drive, Oxnard, CA 93036 Here you will find the perfect combination of frozen yogurt and a variety of toppings to choose from. The Fountains Visit website 2751 Park view Ct., Oxnard, CA 93036 Beautiful fountains surrounded by scenic landscape where you can take a stroll with your children. The Park Visit website 2751 Park View Ct., Oxnard, CA 93036Beautiful park closely located to the Riverpark Collection. It’s a great place to take the kids after a meal or some shopping.


Carnegie Art Museum Visit website 424 S. C St., Oxnard, Ca 93030 Carnegie is a great art museum in our community. Not only do they have kid-friendly programs they also provide free family days where you and your family can enjoy the museum and special activities for the day. Channel Islands Maritime Museum Visit website 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard, CA 93035 A great museum to look back at older ship models that made history. They also offer classes to help children and adults make their own ship in a bottle. E.P. Foster Public Library Visit website 651 East Main St., Oxnard, CA 93001 They have the entire second floor dedicated to children books, with comfortable chairs and tables where your child can read and learn. They also provide multiple children programs from reading to therapy dogs to dress up story time. Gull Wings Children’s Museum Visit website 418 West Fourth St., Oxnard, CA 93030 A great place to take the kids. They have many exhibits with exotic animals where they can explore and learn. There are also daily interactive events such as story time and live animals that you can touch. What could be more kid-friendly than that? Mullin Automotive Museum Visit website 1421 Emerson Ave., Oxnard, CA 93033 You will see some of the most beautiful cars here. Not only will you be able to get close to them to appreciate the beauty, you will also learn the history of the vehicle. Just don’t touch. Museum of Ventura County Visit website 100 East Main St., Ventura, CA 93001 A great museum to take children. Every first Sunday of every month they have free admission, where children will be able to see the exhibits and do fun activities that are for the entire family. Oxnard Public Library Visit website 251 South A St., Oxnard, CA 93030 Oxnard library provides plenty of children books to keep your little ones intrigued. They have many activities like story telling, homework help and even activities for Spanish speaking native families.


All Shook Up Visit website 2200 Outlet Center Dr., #450, Oxnard, CA 93036 A great spot to satisfy your thirst. With sufficient menu options to choose from, you won’t feel guilty drinking one of their delicious smoothies or juices. Buttercups Visit website 1121 South Victoria Ave, Oxnard, CA 93035 A great place where you can choose from multiple yogurt flavors. Don’t forget your toppings. Delicious! Coastal Cone Visit website 1583 Spinnaker Dr., #104, Ventura, CA 93001 At coastal cone you will find “The Giant Waffle Cone” where you can fill it up with your desired ice cream flavor. There are 32 delicious flavors to choose from. Foster Freeze Visit website 4121 Telegraph Rd., Ventura, CA 93003 A family friendly spot with delicious burgers and sweet desserts that will leave you wanting more. McConnell’s Fine Ice Cream Visit website 3241 Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 A true gem found in our community, locally based and kid-friendly, you will satisfy your sweet tooth with classic and creative ice cream flavors. Conveniently located next to the Ventura Pacific View Mall. Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt Visit website 2646 East Main St., Ventura, CA 93001 193 East Gonzales Rd., Oxnard, CA 93036 2819 Saviers Rd., Oxnard, CA 93030 Satisfy your sweet tooth with delicious yogurt flavors and top it off with your favorite toppings. Yum! Yogurtland Visit website 4960 Telephone Rd., Ventura, CA 93003 1670 East Gonzales Rd., Oxnard, CA 93030 A yummy spot where you can self serve some delicious yogurt and satisfy your sweet tooth with their sweet toppings or you can choose healthy ones as well.


Busy Bee Café Visit website 478 East Main St., Ventura, CA 93001 Step into the 50’s and rock your way to a delicious family friendly meal. You and your family will have a blast to the past. Chuck E. Cheese’s Visit website 4714 Telephone Rd., Ventura, CA 93003 Way past kid-friendly, this is where your child can come in and be a kid. Once their tummy is full with their specialty pizzas, they will enjoy the fun games, rides and entertainment. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Visit website 6100 Telegraph Rd., Ste F, Ventura, CA 93003 We can’t resist mentioning that not only is it family friendly, but kids eat free on Sundays and they can have free ice cream everyday! This delicious barbecue will leave you wanting more. Redbrick Pizza Café Visit website 4990 Telephone Rd., Ventura, CA 93003 With a friendly staff, you will be feeling at home here. With delicious fresh-roasted pizza, you and your family will want to come back not only for their food but their amazing staff.


Babies R Us Visit website 2340 North Rose Ave., Oxnard, CA 93030 Baby heaven, where you will find everything and anything for your bundle of joy. From strollers to car seats to the most adorable outfits, you will find anything you need. Barns & Noble Visit website 4820 Telephone Rd., Ventura, CA 93003 With an abundance of books to choose from, you will find it hard to just choose one. Your little one is able to explore and there are often activities for the little ones and storytelling that will keep them captivated. Elia’s Baby Fashion Visit website 104 West 5th St., Oxnard, CA 93030 A nice little spot where you will find the latest fashion for your little one for any special occasions. Five Points Skate Visit website 2787 East Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 Locally owned skateboard shop with multiple skateboards to choose from and gear your child may need. Kidsland Visit website 2673 Saviers Rd., Oxnard, CA 93003 You’ll find adorable clothing for your little ones. Lakeshore Learning Center Visit website 4705 Telephone Rd., Ventura, CA 93003 Your child will find activities, arts & crafts and, educational material that will challenge their minds. Little Birdy Lane Visit website 2538 East Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 You will find toys for your little one and clothes not only for your child, but also for the new mommy to be. A great little spot, you never know what treasure you will find. Petunia Boutique Visit website 305 South Kalorama St., Ventura, CA 93001 A glamorous boutique for the mommy to be and unique baby gifts that everyone will love. The Crabby Baby Visit website 1058 South Seaward Ave., Ventura, CA 93001 A great little shop to find toys and clothes for your little one. Also, they have adorable baby gifts. The Luxe Baby Visit website 1790 East Main St., Ventura, CA 93001 If cloth diapers are your preference, then this is the place to come. They have an abundance to choose from. As a bonus, they have a photo studio in the back to make sure beautiful pictures of your little one will last a lifetime. Toys “R” Us Visit website 2975 Johnson Dr., Ventura, CA 93004 Your children will be asking you when they can come back to this store. They have so many gadgets, toys, and games, your child will have a hard time just picking one. Ventura Hobbies Visit website 2950 Johnson Dr., #128, Ventura, CA 93003 What an amazing hobby store. Trains, planes, and cars – it’s all here. Whether you are buying something pre-built, or making it from scratch, Ventura Hobbies has you covered.


Jack N’Jills Cuts for Kids Visit website 1984 East Main St., Ventura, CA 93001 A kids-friendly, fun, relaxed environment where your child will stay entertained and be able to enjoy getting their hair cut. Lucy in the Sky Visit website 20 North Fir St., Ventura, CA 93001 Your child will have a blast getting their haircut with Lucy. She has transformed her salon to be every child’s fantasyland. MVP Haircuts Visit website 1171 S. Victoria Ave., Ste C, Ventura, CA 93003 Imagine getting your haircut with your own individual flat screen tv’s? Your little one will be feeling the true MVP. Dad may be even get a little jealous.


My Gym Visit website 4255 East Main St., Ste #1, Ventura, CA 93003 Having experts in children’s fitness at your fingertips will help your child develop physically and cognitively. The best part about this kid-friendly place is that they have classes where parents are involved one-on-one with their child’s progress. Airealistic Circus & Flying School Visit website 4476 DuPont Ct., Ste B, Ventura, CA 93003 A safe non-competitive environment where children can challenge themselves mentally and physically while doing different aerial fitness classes. ATA Martial Arts Visit website 1449 South Victoria Ave., Ventura, CA 93003 A variety of classes that will challenge your child physically and mentally. They will learn different life skills, from obedience to how to create a strong character. ATA Martial Arts Visit website 2343 North Oxnard Blvd., Oxnard, CA 93036 Your child will be able to learn self discipline and self control from the variety of classes provided. Delano Athletica Jr. Gymnastics Visit website 3000 Bunsen Ave., Ste F, Ventura, CA 93003 This kids-friendly business, with over 20 years of experience, will help your little build confidence and coordination. Classes start as young as two years old. Karate for Kids Visit website 2101 South Rose Ave., Ste F, Oxnard, CA 93033 Fun-filled 30 min classes where children will be able to learn and challenge their skills at their own steady pace. Premier Martial Arts Visit website 1710 Donlon, Ste. 3, Ventura, CA 93003 The skills your child will learn from different training programs are respect, listening skills, confidence and the ability to know that they can set their mind to anything an accomplish it. United Studios of Self Defense Visit website 1745- B South Victoria Ave., Ventura, CA 93003 51 West Main St., Ste. J, Ventura, CA 93001 Your child will be able to become stronger, both physically and emotionally. They not only build confidence, but character as well.


Arroyo Verde Park Visit website 5000 Foothill Rd., Ventura, CA 93003 A 132-acre park with beautiful hiking trails, open grass areas, BBQ pits and kid-friendly playgrounds for the little ones. Camino Real Park Visit website Dean Dr. & Varsity St., Ventura, CA 93003 A 38-acre park filled with sporting arenas from baseball, basketball, tennis and volleyball. They have a variety of different picnic spots and even a dog park where your pet can roam around freely. Harbor Cove Beach Visit website 1878 Spinnaker Dr., Ventura, CA 93001 This is a great beach that you will feel safe to come with your small children. The location near the harbor breakwater provides safety from the rough currents. Children will love to see the boats pass through the harbor mouth. Mandalay Beach Park Visit website 4800 Beach Way, Oxnard, CA 93035 A park with a little bit of everything that the family can enjoy, including fishing, windsurfing, surfing, picnic areas and playgrounds. Marina Park Visit website Pierpont Ave. & Greenock Lane, Ventura, CA 93001 Not only is it located perfectly to allow access to a park with playgrounds but also picnic tables. A plus the children will love is that there is a wooden ship called San Salvador where a child’s imagination can grow while playing on it. Ventura Aquatic Center Visit website 901 South Kimball Rd., Ventura, CA 93004 A variety of classes are offered to teaching your little one to swim or to learning new swimming techniques. You can even reserve it for your child’s next birthday party.


Children’s Music Academy Visit website 5727 Ralston St., Ste 222, Ventura, CA 93003 Fun-filled courses where children will learn and use musical instruments. Parents are welcomed with a weekly “musical date” where both you and your child can learn about music together. Claddagh Dance Company Visit website 1729 East Main St., Ventura, CA 93001 Your child will learn authentic Irish dance, with individual classes or group classes and also have the opportunity to compete throughout the world. Elite Theatre Company Visit website 2731 South Victoria Ave, Oxnard, CA 93035 Your child will learn a passion for theater and performing for various productions. They offer great classes, workshops and special camps for the little ones during summer so their inner actor can come out. Footwork’s Youth Ballet Visit website 1594 Saratoga Ave., Ventura CA 93003 Young ones will find a joy for ballet and learn the discipline that comes with it, as they develop more self-confidence along the way. O My Theater Visit website 801 South A St., Oxnard, CA 93030 Children will learn confidence in expressing themselves and have fun along the way. With great instructors and volunteers, they are able to perform different productions to show their talents. Premier Dance Studio Visit website 2425 West 5th St., Oxnard, C 93030 Your child will learn different types of dance from ballet, jazz, salsa, and tap. They provide classes for your little one and personalized birthday parties.


Buena Lanes Visit website 1788 Mesa Verde Ave., Ventura, CA 93003 The whole family will have a blast bowling. Not only do they have great prices you can also rent it for your next party. Channel Island Ice Center Visit website 830 Wagon Wheel Rd., Oxnard, CA 93036 A great facility for the whole family to come and enjoy ice skating. Not only do they provide public skating for the community, they also have figure skating, hockey and a dance studio. Golf N’ Stuff Visit website 5555 Walker St., Ventura, CA 93003 Exciting park where there’s so much to do in one day. They have a variety of attractions to keep the family entertained from miniature golf, lazer tag, bumper boats and cars. The excitement awaits! Pump It Up Visit website 5120 Ralston St., Ventura, CA 93003 Your child can jump all they want in this safe indoor facility. They provide open jump where they can have fun everyday or they can come to a “Go Glow” where they will jump and have fun in glow-in-the-dark! Skating Plus Visit website 1720 Mesa Verde Ave., Ventura, CA 93003 Skating has never been this fun! A fun-filled space where you can skate to upbeat music. They even provide glow-in-the-dark fun and birthday parties can be hosted here. The Clubhouse Fun Zone Visit website 4535 McGrath St., Ventura, CA 93003 Fun environment where your child can play while parents sit and relax. Definitely the kid-friendly spot to be. Ventura Village Carousel & Arcade Visit website 1567 Spinnaker Dr., #100, Ventura, CA 93001 Your child will have fun riding on the custom-made carousel for all ages to enjoy. The arcade is perfect for the little ones to adults who love arcade games. There are a variety of games to play and fun prizes to win.


Channel Island Visitor Center Visit website 1901 Spinnaker Dr., Ventura, CA 93001 Visitor center has a variety of information of free public programs at the park. They also have marine life displays, a bookstore and a movie named “treasure in the sea.” Firefly Ceramics Visit website 1580 Saratoga Ave., Ventura, CA 9300 There is a variety of ceramics to choose from, including dogs, cats, trucks, and houses that you can come and paint in whatever color you desire. Little Da Vinci Visit website 2414 East Main St., Ventura, CA 93003 A great spot for your child to be creative an artistic. With great learning opportunities, parents can get involved and be creative together.


Boys Scouts Visit website 509 E Daily Dr., Camarillo, CA 93010 Where boys can build character, be responsible and develop personal fitness. Boys’ & Girls Club Visit website 1440 North Olive St., Ventura, CA 93001 1929 Johnson Dr., Ventura, CA 93003 11321 Violeta St., Ventura, CA 93004 1900 West 5th St., Oxnard, CA 93030 126 East 7th St., Oxnard, CA 93030 Your child can learn valuable information to become better in school, career programs, health, and life skills. They can also develop character, leadership and be creative in various arts program. Your child can brush up many of their own skills and build from them too. Girl Scouts Visit website 1500 Palma Dr., Ventura, CA 93001 Girls can build self-esteem, character and serve their community while they build friendships along the way. Pierpont Racquet Club Visit website 500 Sanjon Rd., Ventura, 93001 This private club, offers tennis, racquet sports, swim and a fitness gym. They also have a kids club, where they provide childcare; once a month they host “Parents Night Out” where parents can have a date night without their little ones. YMCA Visit website 3760 Telegraph Rd., Ventura, CA 93003 They provide great activities for the whole family from fitness programs to family time. They provide summer camps for your little one that will make it their best summer ever!


Bedford Pinkard Skate Park Visit website 3250 Rose Ave., Oxnard, CA 93033 Over 14,500 square feet, the skate park is filled with grinding blocks, rails, pyramids and more. Buccaneers Youth Football & Cheer Visit website PO Box 3091, Ventura, CA 93006 Your child will be coached with the best interests in mind to provide quality football. Cheer is also an option where girls can cheer for the football team. Jr. Golf at Olivas Links Visit website 3750 Olivas Park Dr., Ventura, CA 93001 They create affordable access to golf for youth along with summer junior camps and golf lessons. Junior Lifeguards Visit website 901 San Pedro St., Ventura, CA 93001 With quality water safety education, your child will learn, understand and respect the environment. They will learn many skills from paddle boarding, body surfing, skin diving, and self rescue plus so much more. Leo Robbins Sailing Center Visit website 2950 Pierpoint Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001 National award-winning sailing and kayaking school that will teach sailing and kayaking lessons on a variety of boats. Mary Osborne Surf Club Visit website 1225 East Main St., Ventura, CA 93001 Children will learn surf etiquette, ocean safety, and learn to ride a wave. Your child will have a great time! Oxnard Tennis Center Visit website 801 Hobson Way, Oxnard, CA 93030 It’s the only full service tennis club in Oxnard that has weekly tennis activities for the whole family to enjoy. Soccer Shots Visit website From the young age of 2 years through 8 years of age, your child will be introduced to the basics of soccer; along the way they will build character confidence to able to transition to league play. Ventura Packers Youth Football & Cheer Visit website PO Box 6847 Ventura, CA 93006-6847 A non-profit youth football and cheer organization that provides the best quality of coaching. Not only will they love the game, but also develop life-long friendships along the way. Ventura Makos Surf Club Visit website Child will learn from experienced instructors how to ride their first wave, but most important, they will learn ocean safety. Who’s On First Batting Cages Visit website 961 North Rice Ave #7, Oxnard, CA 93030 They provide quality service at a budget-friendly price that will teach your child the ins and outs of baseball. Ventura Coast Youth Baseball Visit website 100 De Anza Dr., Ventura, CA 93001 Children at a young age can learn the basics of baseball and have fun along the way. As they grow older, they will increase their skills and improve fundamentals that they learned. Ventura Tennis Club Visit website It’s a non-profit community tennis organization that practices at Ventura Camino Real Park. They have single competitive matches or social double plays; you will join a community that is genuinely interested in tennis. Ventura Youth Volleyball Visit website As a youth league, they will teach your child how to play volleyball and develop friendships along the way.


Channel Island Kayak Center Visit website 3600 S. Harbor Blvd., Ste 2-108, Oxnard, CA 93035 Experience the beautiful coastline while on your kayak. They have beautiful island cave tours and you will learn the history of channel islands harbor. You may even spot seals, dolphins, starfish and a number of other sea animals. Channel Islands Whale Watching Visit website 4151 South Victoria Ave., Ventura, CA 93035 Experience the amazing, breathtaking experience of whale watching. You will be able to see sea life up close and enjoy its beauty, something you will never forget. Island Packers Cruises Visit website 1691 Spinnaker Dr., #105B, Ventura, CA 93001 Their cruises allow you are able to sight see the island nearby as well do some hiking. Stay on the island for the day or even camp out with the family.

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