Kids Activities in Athens

Splash Kingdom Waterparks ­– Up to 35% Off

Splash Kingdom Waterparks

Multiple Locations

$59.80 $39

(54)

Family-oriented water parks keep things cool with lazy rivers, wave pools, and water slides unique to each location

52% Off Drama Camps

Drama Kids International

Multiple Locations

$155 $75

Drama camps for ages 5-14 impart creativity and confidence

Up to 54% Off Music Lessons

Just Rock Enterprises

Lancaster

$40 $20

Lessons introduce students to techniques for playing the piano or guitar, or help develop singing skills

Urban Air Trampoline Park – Top Rated in Dallas-Fort Worth

Urban Air Trampoline Park

Multiple Locations

$20 $15

(87)

Kids and adults bound across enormous wall-to-wall trampolines, play dodgeball, fly into a foam pit, and slam-dunk basketballs

41% Off Christian Summer Camp

Sabine Creek Ranch

East Rockwall

$220 $129

Kids head to a 330-acre working ranch for a fun Christian day camp where they can scale the climbing wall, practice archery, or swim

62% Off Guitar Lessons at American Guitar Academy

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

Up to 45% Off Go-Karting and Games at SpeedZone

Palace Entertainment

Dallas

$39.99 $22.99

Family-entertainment center amuses visitors with access to miniature golf, go-karts, and more

55% Off Scavenger-Hunt Adventure Race

The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race

Iron Cactus

$55 $25

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

"The Little Mermaid" – Up to 50% Off Marionette Show

"The Little Mermaid"

Geppettos Theater & Workshop

$16 $8

Renowned puppeteers magically bring The Little Mermaid to life onstage using more than 60 hand-crafted marionettes

45% Off Music Lessons

The Sound Foundation

Dallas

$250 $138

Four 30-minute music lessons; Owner Norman Matthew is an RIAA award winner who has been featured in several music magazines

Half Off at Frontiers of Flight Museum for 2 or 4

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Northwest Dallas

$16 $8

(137)

Collection of aeronautic artifacts houses the Apollo 7 command module, Hindenburg salvage, and more than 30 vintage aircraft

Half Off Piano Lessons at Metroplex Piano

Metroplex Piano

Dallas

$39.95 $19.99

Students learn piano basics during fun, stress-free group sessions; piano ownership is not required

Half Off Piano Lessons

Mark Ripley Piano By Request

Farmers Branch

$150 $75

Instructor with more than 30 years of piano-playing experience teaches students to play in styles including jazz, country, and classical

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Downtown Dallas

$16 $8

(116)

As part of a mission to combat indifference, audio guides narrate three pivotal stories from April 19, 1943 amid historic artifacts

83% Off Online Guitar Lessons

iPerform3D Online Guitar Lessons

Online Deal

$168.85 $29

Online lessons use 3D tech with video, tabs and backing tracks to let users follow along from any angle and create customizable lesson plans

55% Off Music Lessons

Drum Lessons With Paul

On Location

$120 $54

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

82% Off One Year of Online Guitar Lessons

Center Stage Guitar Academy

Online Deal

$108 $19

Bryan Billhimer leads lessons organized by skill level, covering technique and song learning in high-quality videos shot from many angles

African American Museum – Up to 45% Off Rodeo Admission

African American Museum

Fair Park

$20 $12

(7)

A rodeo that helps celebrate the history of African American cowboys features bull riding, steer wrestling, and barrel racing

International Museum of Cultures – Up to Half Off a Visit

International Museum of Cultures

Duncanville

$10 $5

More than 10 exhibits celebrate contemporary indigenous cultures while educating visitors about their history and challenges they face

Up to 53% Off Group or Private Music Class

Stage Volume LLC

Midlothian

$200 $99

Group music lessons cover anything from playing instruments to audio engineering basics; private lessons cover drums or piano

Up to 53% Off Music Lessons or Day Camp

Promethean Studios

Multiple Locations

$94 $44

Music day camps and private lessons immerse students of all ages in topics like jazz performance, songwriting, and guitar playing

Up to 50% Entry to Heritage Farmstead Museum

Heritage Farmstead Museum

Plano

$10 $5

Docent leads groups through Victorian-era grounds that re-create turn-of-the-century Texas Blackland Prairie culture

45% Off Pottery-Making and Painting

Paint N' Party

Plano

$20 $11

Guests can rent a pottery wheel to throw their own pieces, or paint existing mugs and figurines

Up to 52% Off at Plano Super Bowl

Plano Super Bowl

Plano

$47.70 $29

(38)

Lively bowling alley stays open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year

BounceU – Up to 59% Off Bounce Visits 

BounceU

Plano

$40 $19

Kids frolic on giant inflatable structures, such as bounce castles, tunnels, slides, and boxing rings

Up to 56% Off Batting-Cage Sessions

Extra Innings

Plano

$25 $12

Iron Mike pitching machines help batters improve swing technique in 70 ft. long, 15 ft. wide and 20 ft. high batting tunnels

45% Off Music Lessons

Sgm Lessons Music Studio

Plano

$140 $77

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 65% Off Aquatic Fitness

Aqua~Fit

Plano

$185 $65

Warm salt-water pool hosts aquatic fitness classes for all skill levels; families can splash together during open swim hours

Up to 50% Off Summer Camp at Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz

Multiple Locations

$175 $89

Summer camps allow kids to play and learn using Lego Bricks through themes ranging from filmmaking and comics to building animals

Up to 50% Off Kids' Summer Drama Camp

Drama Kids International

Multiple Locations

$150 $75

Summer camp for ages 5–12 helps kids gain confidence with drama exercises that develop speech, movement, language, and improv skills

Up to 51% Off Summer Baseball Camp

Premier Baseball Academy

Multiple Locations

$200 $99

Expert coaches and instructors instill baseball's fundamentals in fielding, hitting, base running, and game management

Forum Bowling Lanes – Up to 46% Off

Forum Bowling Lanes

Grand Prairie

$23 $13

(6)

Recently remodeled 60-lane alley lets players bowl in a vintage, 1970s-style atmosphere

52% Off Kids' Summer Technology Camps

Kids Robotech Club

Multiple Locations

$288 $139

During the 5-day camp, students 6-15 years old learn about robotics, game- & app-design, programming, engineering, and Minecraft

Up to 80% Off at Allen Community Ice Rink

Allen Community Ice Rink

Allen

$16 $8

Skaters enjoy open-skate with family and friends; beginners learn how to skate with lessons

Up to 48% Off a Bowling Night at Allen Bowl

Allen Bowl

Allen

$30.45 $16

Bowl two games with a friend or rent a lane with a group for a couple of hours; either way the snacks are covered.

Up to 68% Off Ice Skating or Skate School

Dr Pepper StarCenters

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

(14)

Regulation-size rinks at ice centers endorsed by the Dallas Stars host eight-week learn-to-skate school or public-skate admission available

50% Off at Country Critters Farm

Country Critters Farm

Alvarado

$16 $8

Kids can take a pony ride or hop on the mule-cart train, then meet the animals and other cuddly creatures up close at the petting zoo

Up to 58% Off Adventure Activities

Group Dynamix

Southwest Carrollton

$44 $20

Participants play black-light sports as well as archery tag; scale indoor high-ropes courses and inflatables

51% Off Summer Camp at Rosewood Academy

Rosewood Academy

Multiple Locations

$180 $89

(17)

Children aged 1–4 and 5–12 years old participate in activities surrounding themes such as Under the Big Top, Water World, and Fairy Tales

38% Off at Elevate Trampoline Park 

Elevate Trampoline Park

McKinney

$32 $20

(6)

Guests safely somersault on padded trampolines that stretch from wall to wall at an indoor jump center

50% Off Summer Classes at Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz

Craig Ranch

$175 $87.50

Educational summer classes teach subjects such as robotics and animal biology with engaging lessons and Lego-building activities

Up to 50% Off Boat Rental on Lake Arlington

Arlington Parks and Recreation

Lake Arlington

$500 $250

Pontoon boat holds up to 10 passengers and includes captain, chips, water, and life vests

50% Off Batting Cage Play and Arcade Games

Putt-Putt Fun Center and Alley Cats Entertainment Center

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

Fun center offers 50–110 arcade games and batting cages are available at each Putt-Putt location

Up to 92% Off Ice-Skating Group Lessons

ICE at The Parks

The Parks At Arlington

$295 $25

Ice-skating group lessons for children and adults take place on NHL-size ice rink inside The Parks at Arlington

Up to 50% Off Planetarium Admission & Show

The Planetarium at UT Arlington

Arlington

$24 $12

(8)

Audiences experience unforgettable stargazing & watch 360 degrees video on one of the largest dome screens in Texas.

50% Off Batting Cage Visit

Cover All Bases

Heart Of Arlington

$20 $10

23,000 square foot facility houses six cages with fast- and slow-pitch machines for softball and baseball

52% Off a Princess Dress-Up Tea Party

Chelsea's Tea Room & Boutique

Southwest Arlington

$49.98 $24

(15)

Each dress-up session culminates in party replete with giggle tea, treats, and mingling with other princesses in attendance

54% Off Princess Play Date

A Moment in Time

Arlington

$83.97 $39

Partygoers play dress up, drink tea at tea party, and learn princess etiquette as parents snap precious photos

Six Flags Over Texas – 40% Off

Six Flags Over Texas

Arlington

$99.99 $59.99

(1209)

100+ kid-friendly attractions, live shows, and thrill rides—including the towering Titan roller coaster

50% Off at Celina Balloon Festival

Celina Balloon Festival

Celina

$10 $5

Colorful balloons fly above fairgrounds while guests enjoy live music, helicopter rides, and carnival rides

50% Off Open-Play Sessions or Birthday Party at Jump!Zone

Jump!Zone

Preston Lebanon Crossing

$60 $30

11,000 square-foot, indoor playground with eight distinct bounce houses, including a Batman-themed obstacle course

Up to 52% Off Kids' Music Lessons at 7 Notes

7 Notes

Frisco

$70 $29

Suzuki violin and piano lessons teach students to play their instrument of choice

Up to 53% Off Private Music Lessons

Matt Burk Music Studio

Frisco

$185 $89

Teachers customize classes in voice, guitar, piano, drums, bass, and songwriting to each student’s skill level and goals

Up to 50% Off Jump Passes, Party, or Camp

Pump It Up

Frisco

$70 $35

(6)

Inflatable slides, houses, and obstacle courses cushion kids as they safely leap and tumble through an indoor playground

Up to 62% Off a Mother-Daughter Tea Party 

Let's Pretend Tea Parties

Grapevine

$51.80 $20

(7)

China teacups brimming with tea are served with other treats to mother-daughter pairs

50% Off Standup Paddleboard-Fitness Classes at LakeSet Fitness

LakeSet Fitness

Grapevine

$90 $45

Instructors lead dynamic routines of calisthenics, CrossFit, and yoga exercises atop standup paddleboards on scenic Lake Grapevine

Up to 46% Off Jump Time at Rebounderz

Rebounderz

Hurst Plaza

$26 $15

24,000 sq. ft. of trampolines, café with Wi-Fi, 50 arcade games, dodgeball and basketball station; safety ensured by referees

Up to 55% Off Mini Golf and Go-Karts

Zone Action Park

Lewisville

$43.98 $23

Go-kart tracks accommodate drivers as young as 3, and two themed 18-hole courses host mini-golf competition

53% Off Baseball or Softball Training

D-BAT Lewisville

Lewisville

$95 $45

Young sluggers work on their baseball and softball skills in day camps for all skill levels

Harlem Globetrotters – Up to 41% Off Kids' Clinic

Harlem Globetrotters Summer Basketball Clinic

24 Hour Fitness- Lewisville

$111 $66

(8896)
Live_logo

Harlem Globetrotters players coach kids ages 6–12 on basketball fundamentals, drills, and off-the-court character development

Up to 50% Off at Texas Sports Hall of Fame

Texas Sports Hall of Fame

Texas Sports Hall of Fame

$14 $7

Museum space holds more than 35,000 square feet of legendary sports memorabilia from Texas' best athletes and sports moments

Dr Pepper Museum — 50% Off Visits

Dr Pepper Museum

Brazos

$16 $8

Museum in former Dr Pepper HQ houses 3 floors of exhibits dedicated to Dr Pepper and the soft drink industry

Up to 63% Off Guitar Lessons

Kyle Mathis Guitar Lessons

burleson

$40 $15

Rock guitarist with national touring experience teaches basic guitar skills during private or semi-private lessons

Up to 60% Off Batting Cage Balls or Private Hitting Lesson

RIP Empire

Burleson

$20 $10

In batting cages with pitching machines, sluggers swing hard at 200 or 500 balls; trainers help batters perfect their stance and swing

45% Off Zipline Adventures at DFW Adventure Park

DFW Adventure Park

Justin-Roanoke

$55 $30

Cruise down four 230- to 400-foot ziplines hanging 30–40 feet above the ground or compete against teams in a 1.5-mile obstacle race

Up to 50% Off Ice Skating at NYTEX Sports Centre

NYTEX Sports Centre

North Richland Hills

$20 $10

(14)

Ice-skating outings let guests glide over NYTEX’s vast indoor ice rink on included rental skates

51% Off Mini Golf and Go-Karting

Mountasia Family Fun Park (DFW)

Walker Branch

$35 $17

Family fun park boasts two 18-hole mini-golf courses with real water hazards and a go-kart course with tandem karts for younger riders

Win Kids – 48% Off Summer Camp

Win Kids Sports and Learning Center

Flower Mound

$92 $48

Kids burn energy in choice of themed half-day summer camps involving obstacle courses, gymnastics, playful pets, and water games

Up to 53% Off Standup-Paddleboarding Package

Lakeside Paddle

Lake Worth | Marina Park

$50 $25

Paddleboarders meet up with professional instructor to learn stance, stroke, and maneuvering

Up to Half Off Urban Dare Adventure Race for Two

Urban Dare

The Pour House

$90 $45

Fast-paced competition challenges teams of two with trivia, photo hunts, and mental and physical challenges

Up to 54% Off Mommy-and-Baby Music Classes

Tunes 4 Tots DFW

Fort Worth

$100 $49

45-minute mommy-and-baby classes combine singing, dancing, and playing

Up to 60% Off at Cowtown Bowling Palace

Cowtown Bowling Palace

Fort Worth

$24 $12

(11)

Orbs pummel pins on 32 slick lanes at newly remodeled facility replete with snack-bar treats, bumper lanes for tykes & rental shoes

40% Off Arcade Visits

Gamerz

Ridgmar

$5 $3

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 50% Off Bounce-House Visits

United Bounce

Keller

$50 $25

Kids bounce in 12,000-square-foot facility with 13 inflatables

50% Off Musical Instrument Course

Robyn Meahl Piano Studio

Chamberlin Arlington Heights

$120 $60

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

66% Off Kids' Playtime

Celebration Party & Event Center

Fort Worth

$45 $22

Kids use their imaginations in play houses, bounce and slide on inflatables, and race around a mini track during play sessions

Select Local Merchants

Lakeplex Lanes offers fun-filled bowling, food, and entertainment to professionals, amateurs, and families alike.

321 Veterans Ln
Kemp,
TX
US

The animal kingdom encompasses species from every continent on the planet. But Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari cuts down on the need for excessive travel by bringing an eclectic array of exotic species to the heart of East Texas. The 300-acre preserve houses 36 exotic and endangered species in open areas similar to their native habitats. This allows visitors to see these majestic creatures firsthand while driving along the miles of roads that weave throughout the preserve's hills and savannahs. Over the course of the self-guided tour, visitors will have the opportunity to spot animals such as an alligator, Canadian wood bison, Arabian camel, red kangaroo, zebra, and holographic dodo, all from the safety of their vehicle. In addition to providing one-of-a-kind wildlife photo ops, the preserve also allows groups to feed some of the animals by dropping food pellets onto the ground.

1200 CR 4405
Jacksonville,
TX
US

At Witherspoon Ranch, it's not just about getting students into the saddle. Before tender-footed equestrians mount up, instructors work to lay the foundation, teaching fundamental horse-care and handling skills. Beginning by catching, grooming, and learning to saddle and bridle the horse, students become comfortable working around the animals, and build a solid basis from which to advance. But lessons aren't just for beginners; the trainers at Witherspoon also trot into more advanced, specialized territory, such as calf-roping and barrel racing, which can be put to use during their regularly held rodeos.

5580 CR 277
Kaufman,
TX
US

The trusty team of Quarter Horses at Broken Bow Ranch escorts visitors over the sprawling pastures and winding trails that grace the 1,400-acre working cattle ranch. Their owner, Gay Leigh Bingham, draws upon 25 years of experience when teaching new riders the subtleties of proper horsemanship. During private and group riding lessons, she aims to teach riders the proper way to confidently command a horse so they can ride comfortably on trails or help equine companions practice self-control when trotting through apple orchards. Not content to stop at the saddle, Ms. Bingham also invites visitors to enjoy her land for such pastimes as dove and duck hunting.

12540 Falcon Rd
Crandall,
TX
US

At The Gentle Zoo, youngsters feed pigs, pat ducklings, and interact with the other fuzzy residents. Elsewhere on the zoo’s 10 acres, guests can leap about on the bounce house, blast corn from the corn cannon, navigate the maze, or enjoy a leisurely ride on the tractor train. Such attractions enthrall kids at onsite birthday parties, while the mobile petting zoo’s 12–15 staff-supervised animals offer nuzzles and create memories in children's minds. The creatures also hit the road for the animal-encounters program, which combines hands-on animal contact with educational 45-minute presentations. The Gentle Zoo donates its proceeds from the program to its Creature Connection, Inc. nonprofit, which rehabilitates rescue animals before they participate in outreach programs for foster children and at-risk youth.

12600 Fm 2932
Forney,
TX
US

Starplex Cinemas Forney Stadium 12 adds a little extra shine to every screening with modern technology and screening rooms. Viewers are thrust right into the action of the film by 3-D projectors. Plush chairs—stacked stadium style—envelope audience members in comfort while also providing them with the unobstructed sightline required to see every production assistant’s name in the credits. Other welcome amenities include wall-to-wall screens, digital surround sound and projectors, and a concession stand that serves the theater’s signature $1 hot dogs.

600 Fm 548
Forney,
TX
US