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#SaferAtHome Activities for the Entire Family and Seniors


Feeling restless or bored at home? It is for your safety amid growing coronavirus concerns. Lucky for residents, the Surfside Parks and Recreation Department has compiled a number of activities for kids, adults and seniors to fill their time. Check out the list below. 

As a reminder, the Town of Surfside has issued a “Safer at Home” Emergency Order, in effect until further notice. View the Emergency Order here and learn what this means to you. 

Virtual Online Activities 

Watch Broadway Plays from Home
From Newsies to Sweeney Todd, some of the best Broadway shows are available for viewing at home.

Managing Anxiety - Breathwork Session

Try an online Breathwork session with The CLEO Institute's Mia Kirn on Sundays at 9:00 pm via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 217-855-1217.

AARP Healthy Living Guide
How to weight the risks and make good decisions based on your age and health status. Read more.


A Little Something for the Kids!

Stuck at Home Podcast
Professional audio producers are asking kids to record mini podcast episodes using a smartphone, then send them in to create one big "Stuck At Home" podcast project.

Online Learning Activities
The following links contain a wide-range of ideas for kid-friendly activities, as well as learning resources:


Activities to Stay Active 

With schools closed until further notice, the Surfside Parks and Recreation Department will be rolling out new activities to keep kids entertained and busy at home. 


Take an Offline Break 

  • Build a fort with blankets and pillows
  • Play dress-up
  • Write a card or letter
  • Make a backyard obstacle course
  • Paint or draw
  • Bake cookies
  • Go for a walk, while keeping a safe social distance
  • Do a crossword puzzle