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Activities in Modesto


Keeping Active

  • Many of us play sports together once a week to encourage camaraderie between the residents and attendings, including tennis, volleyball, basketball, soccer, and various game nights.

  • There are multiple parks in Modesto, almost one every 5  blocks!

Food, Family, Fun

  • We like to host potlucks, birthday celebrations, BBQs, food cook-offs, Halloween parties, bowling, and many more fun activities such as go karts and mini golf!


Getting Away

  • 75 minutes from Sacramento.

  • 2 hours from San Francisco.

  • 2 hours from Yosemite.

  • 2 hours from Monterey.

  • 3 hours from Lake Tahoe.

  • Hundreds of miles of nearby bike trails, hiking, golfing, and water sports.

Cost of Living

  • Average rent within 10 minutes of the hospital:

    • For a spacious 1 bedroom with complex amenities $1500/mo.

    • For a 2 bedroom house with backyard $1800/mo.

  • Average cost of housing with 10 minutes of hospital: $300K.

  • Lots of places are pet-friendly and near great parks.

  • Lots of job opportunities in the area.


  • Stanislaus County Public, Private, and Charter Schools.

  • Stanislaus County Public schools incorporate a K-8 system with 9-12 secondary education.

  • There are 22 elementary schools, four Junior high and seven high schools. 

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