Are you a motorhomer who nees a little excitement in your life, something out of the ordinary to break up the mid-winter routine?
How about visiting an RV resort? Across California, RV parks and resorts are offering a variety of fun activities and special events designed to appeal to local residents and visiting snowbirds alike.
“There’s are parks where you can take salsa, swing and cha cha lessons, listen to live music concerts and even watch fashion shows,” said Debbie Sipe, executive director of the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, which markets campgrounds through its Web site at Camp-California.com.
Consider these examples:
Campland on the Bay in San Diego: This park has a full slate of recreational activities, including ping pong and adult dart tournaments, soccer, kickball, capture the flag, dodge ball and adult horseshoes. www.campland.com
Emerald Desert RV Resort in Palm Desert: This resort, which features condo rentals and RV storage, offers many activities, including water aerobics, wine and cheese tastings, movie and game nights as well as ballroom, swing and salsa dance lessons as well as dinner dances. Billiards and Nintendo Wii games are also offered in the resort’s sports lounge. www.emeralddesert.com
Golden Village Palms RV Resort in Hemet: This park offers a full schedule of activities, including aerobics, water aerobics, ladies billiards, sand volleyball, water volleyball, shuffleboard, Mexican dominoes, salsa and cha cha dance lessons, as well as dinner and dance events, including a Beatles themed concert on Feb. 18. www.goldenvillagepalms.com
Leapin’ Lizard RV Ranch in Ocotillo Wells: This park has RV rentals as well as periodic activities and special events, including a St. Patrick’s Day potluck on March 19; and a Hawaiian Luau on April 16. www.leapinlizardrvranch.com
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina in Newport Beach: This park has barbecues on the beach every Friday and is planning a SuperBowl Party on Feb. 6th at the park clubhouse with food and drinks. www.newportdunes.com
Sacred Rocks Reserve in Boulevard: This park, which is located at the 4,000 foot level in the oak-covered mountains east of San Diego, offers several classes this month, in which park guests can learn how to make torch balled silver bracelets and bead embroidery. A photography workshop is also being offered.
Springs at Borrego RV Resort in Borrego Springs: This park, located in the desert near Anza Borrego State Park, offers many activities, including water aerobics classes at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; and campfire entertainment with hot dogs and s’mores every Tuesday at 5 p.m. and wine tastings and a social hour every Thursday at 5 p.m. Other activities include frequent tennis clinics and classes in Qi Gong, Yoga and Tai Chi. Periodic “star parties” with famed night sky photographer Dennis Mammana, which include a light pasta dinner, a short lecture and slide show and telescope viewing at the resort’s “Astronomy Park.” www.springsatborrego.com
For more information ,visit www.Camp-California.com.