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Play day: Places to take your kids in Chula Vista

Posted at 12:21 PM, Oct 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-04 18:59:32-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — There are plenty of fun places to take the kids around Chula Vista for a great play day.

Whether you want an educational experience or somewhere they can stretch their legs, the South Bay city is filled with opportunities.

Here are five spots to take the kids for a fun day out of the house:

Living Coast Discovery Center (1000 Gunpowder Point Drive)
Explore coastal sea life, native plants, and habitats at Living Coast Discovery Center, where kids can check out more than 20 exhibits with marine life, reptiles, and other native wildlife. Kids can learn about everything from seahorses and sharks to snakes and tarantulas.

Ninja Zone (871 Showroom Place, Suite #106)
Take your kids to train to become a ninja warrior or simply have fun swinging and bouncing through multiple obstacle courses at Ninja Zone. Kids can test their hand at a warped wall, ropes, and inflatable courses. Next door, Play City offers the same indoor playground fun on a smaller scale for kids.

Speed Circuit and Family Fun Center (881 Showroom Place)
Whether your kids wants to hit the quarter-mile track or rope course at Speed Circuit and Family Fun Center, there's plenty of fun to go around. An arcade will keep the fun going with tons of entertaining games, and soon the addition of trampolines, a zip-line, and a hamster ball arena.

Aquatica San Diego (2052 Entertainment Circle)
Up-close animal encounters combine with water slide fun at Aquatica, SeaWorld's Chula Vista water park. Guests can fly down several exciting water slides, cruise along a variety of lazy rivers and pools, and see flamingos and freshwater turtles.

Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center (2800 Olympic Parkway)
Inspire your kids with a look at what it takes to be an Olympic champion at Chula Vista's Elite Athlete Training Center, where official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes train for gold. Guests can tour the facility's grounds and training quarters, and the center hosts archery training for locals as well.