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Virtual Recreation

Read the feature story in the Spring Recreation Guide

We are all doing our part to slow the spread of COVID-19 by staying at home, however that doesn’t mean we can’t still maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. Burbank Parks and Recreation has compiled a resource list of fun and safe ways to stay active, connected, and enriched during this time.

*Please note we do not endorse, collect payment on behalf of, or receive funds to advertise any of the third party sites or services listed or referenced on this page. This page will be continuously updated with new resources. 

ACTIVITIES DESIGNATED WITH *** ARE PROGRAMS OFFERED AT NO COST FROM OUR RECREATIONAL CONTRACT PARTNERS.

STAY ACTIVE

***Remember to follow all health and safety guidelines and best practices: avoid crowds, wear a mask, do not gather with multiple households, and maintain a safe social distance of 6' away from others.***

STAY CONNECTED
  • Project HOPE - Burbank Residents 55 and older who are in need of assistance are encouraged to contact Project HOPE, a program that pairs seniors with volunteers to help with grocery shopping, picking up prescriptions, and other essential errands. If you would like to volunteer or need assistance, please call (818) 238-5370 or email us at bvp@burbankca.gov.
     
  • Phone Pals - This program matches volunteers with seniors who are in need of regular phone visits. For more information, please call the Joslyn Adult Center at (818) 238-5353
     
  • Connect with Others -  Catch up with a friend or relative you may have not spoken to. Write a letter.  Connect via videochat. Hold a virtual playdate online. Talk with people you trust about your concerns and how you are feeling.  
     
  • Exercise Mindfulness - Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate. It’s important you take the time to practice self-care, even for just a few minutes each day. There are many resources available online.
     
  • Stay Nourished
    • Burbank Nutrition Services (BNS) offers meals for older adults and homebound individuals who qualify. For more information, please call (818) 238-5366.
    • Burbank Unified School District's (BUSD) Meal Program is available for students on free and reduced lunch. For more information, contact the BUSD Food Service Office at (818) 729-4539.
    • Try a new recipe! There are plenty of online tutorials to help you whip up something new.
       
  • Take Breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media.
STAY ENRICHED