There are a host of great schools in Simi Valley including public schools, private schools and magnet schools. The Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce offers a wealth of information about Simi Valley and local businesses. The Simi Valley YMCA is centrally located as well as the Simi Valley Boys and Girls Club. You can find beautiful parks and many hiking and biking trails in Simi Valley and there are also activities at the Simi Valley Parks and Recreation. Simi Valley Hospital is centrally located and offers a wide array of patient care services. The Simi Town Center is an open concept mall and a popular destination for shopping and dining. The Simi Town Center hosts large department stores such as Macy’s and many smaller boutique stores as well. The Studio Movie Grill is a popular movie and dining experience.
The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center offers entertainment as well as community involvement opportunities. The Simi Valley Senior Center offers a wide variety of activities, exercise classes, excursions, and more! There is a wonderful location near Lemon Park where you will find barbecues, softball diamonds, tennis courts, pickleball courts, basketball courts, a tot lot, bocce ball courts, a fitness equipment area, covered and uncovered picnic tables, a pre-teen play area, and water fun.
Some landmarks in Simi Valley include the former Corriganville Movie Ranch and its Fort Apache film set, now Corriganville Regional Park, in the Santa Susana Knolls. Many television series were filmed there during the 1950s, such as Richard Carlson's Mackenzie's Raiders. Other areas of filming include Big Sky Ranch, where the Little House on the Prairie was filmed, Poltergeist was filmed on Roxbury Street, and Welcome Danger (1929) and numerous others in Santa Susana.