Welcome! As a responsive community service agency, dedicated to providing our community with safe, accessible, sustainable and innovative resources, we are committed to continuing our services, even if not in-person. With the ever-evolving situation that is COVID-19, this Virtual Recreation and Resource Center will provide entertaining, educational and inspiring resources to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle, build and continue meaningful relationships and experience new things.
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Fitness & Wellness
Virtual Fitness Classes
Stay active from the comfort of your home or in one of our District parks! All classes can be completed in under an hour.
Cardio & More
- Family Fun Cardio
- Strong by Zumba
- Zumba with Gerardo (via Zoom)! Tues/Thurs/Fri at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. – Email Gerardo to receive the class link.
- Bombay Jam (via Zoom) – Email to receive class link.
- Bodyweight Workout
- P.E. with Joe (30 minute Physical Education workout)
- Pop Pilates with Erin
- Home Workout for Seniors (with or without a chair)
- Sports Camps and Drills from the “All Sorts of Sports” Spring Break Camp staff. Interested in the 5-day camps that may assist with P.E. requirements? Email Justin.
- Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – Our contract instructor has uploaded a few videos to his Facebook and will continue to do so.
- For youth: Our partner Turns N Tumble is hosting occasional video lessons on their Facebook page – Follow them for beginning dance and movement lessons.
- For teens and adults: Our partner The Sacramento Dance Center is hosting group and private virtual Ballroom Dancing lessons by appointment.
“Stay at home” directives allow for individuals to enjoy the outdoors, provided the individuals comply with Social Distancing guidelines and other protective measures.
- Go for a walk in your local park – District parks are free and still open to the public. Don’t forget to tag us on social media (@CordovaRPD)!
- Visit a nearby County or State Park for a hike, or use the All Trails app to find a good spot.
- Walk/run around your neighborhood and say hi (from a distance) to all of your neighbors who are getting outside too.
- Go for a drive and enjoy the calmness of the neighborhood.
- Sleep – This is how your body heals from illness, stress and more. Make sure to get at least eight (8) hours per day.
- Practice mindfulness. Our Meditation instructor will be hosting weekly online classes (Mon-Wed from 7 to 7:30 p.m.)
Although we’re all social distancing physically, we can stay connected mentally and emotionally.
- Call a friend or relative you haven’t spoken to in a while to check in.
- Write a letter – revive old pen pal relationships and make new ones.
- Facetime/video chat with your loved ones who may also be in shelter in place. Talking with people you trust about how you are feeling is important.
- Have a dance party in your living room – Make a great playlist, Facetime some friends or family and dance the evening away “together.”
- Support a local restaurant – Buy a gift certificate for when ‘dining in’ returns as an option or order delivery: Sacramento – Rancho Cordova – Folsom.
- Read! Download a free e-book from the California State Library or the Sacramento Public Library.
- Utilize PBS’ Online Learning Resources.
- Educational TedTalks by TedEd (for the curious, older student).
- Interactive, game-like learning – Offered free by BrainPop during school closures.
- Improve your memory and stay sharp for free with Lumosity.
- Online learning resources for early childhood and elementary (Grades K-5).
- Online learning resources for junior high and high school (Grades 6-12).
- Is your STEM student itching for fun, quality online content? Learn from the Walt Disney Company’s Imagineers – Imagineering in a Box.
- Free digital Escape Rooms (over 25 options!)
- Watch the Opera together! – Grab your household and gather round the TV or a laptop to feel like you’re at the theater without leaving your home.
- Find your favorite musical or play to watch online.
- Immersive Arts Education Program – Disney’s The Lion King
- Do you have an aspiring artist at home? Learn to sketch Disney characters from DisneyParks sketch artists!
- Learn guitar via Skype with our instructor Adam Block
Take a virtual trip
- Bring natural resources to your home with California State Parks.
- While the museum is closed, learn from the California Academy of Sciences at home.
- Visit your favorite animals at the San Diego Zoo or the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
- Museum of Natural History is offering virtual tours!
Visit these sites for the latest information regarding COVID-19:
- Sacramento County – This is the lead Agency directing our community’s response to COVID-19.
- Centers for Disease Control
- Neighboring Cities: City of Sacramento – City of Rancho Cordova / CORC Resources for Residents – City of Folsom
- School Districts we serve: Folsom Cordova Unified School District – Elk Grove Unified School District – Sacramento City Unified School District – San Juan Unified School District
- Working in your yard during the quarantine? Consider improving both your yard, health and all of our breathable air by adding a shade tree. The Sacramento Tree Foundation is offering virtual landscape assessments to help site your future tree! We have a long list of free tree options and our Community Foresters will help guide you. Contact Otto Beck at 916-862-0963 or Otto@sactree.com to sign up.
- Need to let the community know your business is still open and available to them? Get a free radio shout out from one of the Bonneville Sacramento stations.
Visit these sites for information on nutrition resources:
- FCUSD’s Student Meal Program
- Sacramento Food Bank
- Meals on Wheels – Meal delivery for older adults.
- Rancho Cordova Chamber – List of open local businesses to support!
- Discounted food for seniors.
- Eating well on a budget – Even if you’re looking to have premade meals delivered, it’s good to know what you are putting in your body.
Thanks for looking through the resources we have compiled for you! Now that you’ve made it this far, ready for a challenge? Play #CRPDatHome Bingo to make learning at home and “staying in place” fun. Submit your bingo sheet on Facebook or Instagram by tagging @CordovaRPD and using hashtag #CRPDatHome by April 30 to win a prize.