Best Mommy & Me
A fifth-year winner, My Gym in Yorba Linda is the perfect place to get kids and babies moving. Arts and crafts, music and games help keep kids engaged and active. From tumbling to handstands, classes grow with your kids, and drop-off programs and pay-by-day options make choosing My Gym easy. Birthday party packages are available too, with so many themes to choose from like Hello Kitty and Star Wars.
mygym.com/yorbalinda | Yorba Linda
Best Party Caterer
With multiple locations throughout Orange County, Chick-fil-A’s quality and customer service keep fans coming back. As one of the first restaurants to offer a fruit cup and grilled entree on a children’s menu, Chick-fil-A’s menu was intelligently crafted for parents.
chick-fil-a.com | Multiple Locations
Irvine Regional Park
Parents and kids love Irvine Regional Park, and not just because of the acres and acres of open outdoor space. The park boasts a variety of animals in the zoo, a train, baseball fields, an Adventure Camp Area and lake. Under the grove of oak and sycamore trees, families can get outside and enjoy what Irvine Regional Park has to offer.
ocparks.com | Irvine
Best Skate Park
Etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest
Etnies has the distinction of being the largest free skate park in California and Parenting’s OC’s best outdoor skate park for the sixth year. There is 40,000 square feet of skating space, with three skating bowls, two large flow courses and a world-class street course. Lessons for skaters of all levels are hosted here along with skate camp programs and skate party packages too.
etniesskatepark.com | Lake Forest
Best Storytelling Time
Irvine University Park Friends of the Library
At the heart of Irvine University Park Friends of the Library is the incredible staff that goes above and beyond for its patrons. Along with the library is a bookstore where parents and children can browse books at great prices. During COVID-19, the library has created a grab-and-go service for families looking for books to enjoy while at home.
friendsirvineuplib.org | Irvine
By Sarah Mosqueda, Diana Jarrah and Jessica Peralta