Welcome to the City of Bellflower’s Virtual
Recreation and Resource Center! This is your place for fun, education,
and valuable resources during these unprecedented times. We are committed to
ensuring that our resilient community members have resources to maintain
healthy lives, grow meaningful relationships and continue to have extraordinary
Visit this page often or follow us on
Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for new updates and ideas to keep you and your
loved ones healthy, entertained and informed. Please note that we do not
endorse or receive funds to advertise any of the third-party sites or services
listed or referenced on this page.
Individuals are permitted to engage in
outdoor activities such as walking, hiking and running, provided the
individuals comply with the Social
Distancing Guidelines including maintaining at least 6’ between
individuals and limiting gatherings to no more than 10 people. Here are a few
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.
Although we’re all social distancing
physically, as humans we need to stay connected emotionally. Try one or two of
these out every day.
·Call a friend or relative you haven’t
spoken to in a while to check in.
·Write a letter.
·Support a local restaurant - Many
restaurants are still open for take-out or delivery orders. Support your
favorite joints and order food for pick up or try out DoorDash or Uber Eats and
have it brought to you.
·Take breaks from watching, reading, or
listening to news stories, including social media. Hearing about the pandemic
repeatedly can be upsetting.
·Take care of your body. Take deep breaths,
stretch, or meditate. Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals, exercise
regularly, get plenty of sleep. Make time to unwind.
·Connect with others. Talk with people you
trust about your concerns and how you are feeling.
Mindfulness - Mindfulness is a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely
aware of what you’re sensing and feeling in the moment, without interpretation
or judgment. Practicing mindfulness involves breathing methods, guided imagery,
and other practices to relax the body and mind and help reduce stress.
·Visit Los Angeles County’s Digital Library - The library has tons of free audio
and e-books, movies and TV, and music ready for your enjoyment as well as
online classes. You can even apply for a digital library card!
For the Kids (or
kids at heart)
·Hold a virtual play date through Facetime.
·Teach a young person how to write and send
·Take a Virtual Vacation - Explore the world
using Google Earth! Use Street View to see places like
you’re actually there.
·Head to the Long Beach Aquarium and visit
their exhibits virtually through their webcams.
·Meals on Wheels - Operated by the Human Services Association for registered participants. Registration is currently being accepted for new participants. Pick up reservations are also being accepted for those that normally dine at the congregate meals sites. For more information, please call (562) 806-5400, ext. 218.