If you’re a recently divorced parent or a parent in the middle of a divorce, you know that the process can take a tremendous emotional toll on you, your kids, and even your pets. One of the best ways to connect with your children and help them navigate the difficulties of divorce is by taking them on family outings.

If you’re looking for a destination that is both beautiful and local, check out San Diego’s picturesque Riverwalk Golf Club. Here are a few tips for bringing your kids here as a solo parent.

Plan Ahead

As with any outing, you’ll want to plan your trip to the club ahead of time. 

Here are some things to consider:

  • Book a tee time ahead — rates vary by day and time
  • If you don’t already have a set of golf clubs, plan to rent them at the course
  • Decide whether you want to rent a golf cart or walk the course
  • Decide whether you want to play the course, practice on the driving range, or both

Riverwalk Golf Club also has a dress code requiring “country club attire,” and it prohibits t-shirts, denim/jeans, or “beachwear.” You’ll want to make sure your kids follow the dress code, but their clothes should also be comfortable and breathable enough for play. Of course, if you have any questions before going, don’t hesitate to contact the club.

Think Beyond the Course

You don’t have to be a golf enthusiast to have a memorable day at Riverwalk. If your kids aren’t eager to get out on the green, they might appreciate some of the club’s other events, like the Summer Concert Series, a lineup of Friday night concerts that runs from late May to November. You can also just come for breakfast, lunch, or dinner at one of the club’s restaurants.

Enjoy a Bite To Eat

Once you’ve enjoyed some time on the green, you can sit down for a meal or snack at the Clubhouse or Sunset Grill, the club’s two on-site restaurants. The Sunset Grill is a low-key, casual restaurant serving breakfast and lunch. 

The Clubhouse has a casual restaurant as well as a snack bar. And if you’re looking for something that’s especially kid-friendly, consider dining here on Slider Thursday or Taco Tuesday.

Learn a New Skill Together

You don’t have to make a trip to Riverwalk Golf Club a one-time experience. If your kids enjoy their time on the course, you might consider signing them up for lessons. 

The club offers lessons for junior golfers divided into two age groups: ages 6–12 and 13–17. It also has classes for adult beginners. If you’d rather learn together as a family, you can schedule private lessons. Taking up golf can be about more than learning a new skill — it can also involve creating new, happy memories with your kids.

Create a New Family Tradition

After a divorce, taking your kids to familiar places as a solo parent can bring up old (and sometimes painful) memories. That’s not to say you should never go back to places you and your children went with your ex-spouse, but part of making a fresh start is building new traditions. 

One of the best ways to build those new traditions — regardless of your custody situation — is by discovering new destinations and activities you and your kids can enjoy together.

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