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Spraygrounds in Sacramento 2017

Spraygrounds in Sacramento 2017

| May 24, 2017

If you’ve been following Sacramento Sidetracks through the years, then you know I am always enthusiastic about the spraygrounds we have in our area! They offer the most fabulous FREE way for kids to cool off in the summer! Most of the “spraygrounds”, “splash pads” and “fountains” on this list are located within a park […]

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5 Aquatic Centers in the Greater Sacramento Area

5 Aquatic Centers in the Greater Sacramento Area

| May 21, 2014 | 118 Comments

[updated for 2016] Photo: My boys and I at the Wackford Aquatic Complex in Elk Grove! Aquatic Centers are like mini water parks with amazing play structures and water slides that kids go crazy for! For just a fraction of a large water park’s price, you can have a ton of fun cooling off! Here […]

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3 Super Cool Aquatic Centers

3 Super Cool Aquatic Centers

| July 18, 2013 | 569 Comments

Aquatic Centers are like mini water parks with amazing play structures and water slides that kids go crazy for! For just a fraction of a large water park’s price, you can have a ton of fun cooling off! Here are the three local aquatic centers we have in the greater Sacramento area: 1. FOLSOM AQUATIC […]

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Swim Lessons at the Greenhaven Cabana Club

Swim Lessons at the Greenhaven Cabana Club

| July 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

Are you looking for private or group swim lessons with certified lifeguards? I’ve got a great option for you in the Greenhaven/Pocket neighborhood of Sacramento! Greenhaven Cabana Club South offers private and small group swim lessons to club members as well as non-members. Each session is 10 lessons, taught Monday thru Friday for two consecutive […]

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Splash Around at a Sacramento City Pool

Splash Around at a Sacramento City Pool

| June 28, 2013 | 378 Comments

[updated for 2016] With temperatures in the triple digits, we’re all looking for ways to cool off! One of the most affordable ways to do that is to head to a city pool. The City of Sacramento operates 12 pools and 5 play pools. Visit their website for locations and hours. Swimming Pool admission is […]

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23 Spraygrounds to Cool Off at this Summer

23 Spraygrounds to Cool Off at this Summer

| May 23, 2013 | 373 Comments

[please visit our updated 2016 sprayground list] We all need a place to take the kids for some fun water play when it is HOT and are extremely lucky that throughout Sacramento, there are 23 parks with wonderful water features open for the Summer! The majority of them have just turned their water on or will […]

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Swim at Sacramento City Pools

Swim at Sacramento City Pools

| June 14, 2012 | 115 Comments

It’s official…the hot weather is here to stay! We’ll all be searching for ways to cool off and one of the most affordable ways to do that is to head to a city pool. We are fortunate that so many Sacramento residents came together with Save Mart to raise funds to keep pools open this […]

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Need Holiday Family Photos?

Need Holiday Family Photos?

| October 24, 2011 | 4 Comments

I imagine MANY of you are contemplating taking holiday family photos right about now.  I am excited to present you with a fabulous option! Professional Family Photos + UNIQUE Location = Supporting our Sacramento Children’s Museum The Museum is transforming into the most playful and dynamic photo studio in the Sacramento area! With our interactive […]

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Children’s Music Festival in Folsom

Children’s Music Festival in Folsom

| August 18, 2011 | 662 Comments

This event looks like a blast!  Folsom Aquatic Center has a giant water slide, water play structure, diving boards, and a large inflatable obstacle course in the pool!  Click HERE to take a look.

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Freedom Park in North Highlands

Freedom Park in North Highlands

| August 17, 2011 | 6,072 Comments

Right beside the Aerospace Museum of California sits an amazing playground at Freedom Park.  I recommend checking out the museum and then heading over to the park for a truly awesome outing! What kid would not want to play on a SPACE SHUTTLE? We happened to be in the area recently and went to Freedom […]

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