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Kids activities: Best outdoor playgrounds in Los Angeles

It’s always recess in LA thanks to these ten outdoor playgrounds, chock full of kids activities perfect for your favorite pint-sized person.

By Alexa Joy Sherman

Few things fill little ones with joy—or give parents a much-needed chance to chill—like an outdoor playground, and LA has possibilities aplenty. Whether your kid loves swings, slides and climbing structures or sandboxes and water features, your options for free things to do in Los Angeles and outdoor kids activities are pretty much endless. From Santa Monica to Hollywood and the Valley, we've got you covered when it comes to playtime. Bonus: Thanks to nonprofit organization Shane’s Inspiration, many of these are universally accessible—meaning they can be enjoyed by children of all physical ability levels.

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