Kids Activities in Cleveland Heights

Ice Skating with Skate Rental for Two or Four, or Eight Weeks of Lessons at C.E. Orr Ice Arena (Up to 53% Off)

C.E. Orr Ice Arena

Euclid

High school regulation-sized rink hosts open skating sessions throughout the week as well as lessons for inexperienced skaters

$15 $7.50

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$39.99 for One Month of Parent-Child Classes at Gymboree Play & Music ($95 Value)

Gymboree Play & Music

Multiple Locations

Innovative play environment hosts development-based classes focused on creativity and physical activity

$95 $39.99

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 1 p.m. or 6 p.m. (31% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Quicken Loans Arena

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$75.39 $38

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Two Open Jump Passes or a 5 or 10 Visit Open Jump Punchcard at Pump It Up (Up to 50% Off)

Pump It Up

Middleburg Heights

Inflatable playground of bounce houses, tall slides, and obstacle courses; open jump sessions held throughout the week

$80 $40

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Bowling for Two or Six at Cloverleaf Lanes (Up to 63% Off). Three Options Available.

Cloverleaf Lanes

Independence

Pairs enjoy three games of bowling, while groups of six bowl for two hours with the option for food

$27 $10

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Three Games of Bowling with Shoe Rentals for Two or Four at Mahall's 20 Lanes (Up to 46% Off)

Mahall's 20 Lanes

Lakewood

Restored bowling alley maintains vintage touches, such as manual scoring, alongside live music and two bars

$28 $16

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Paint-Your-Own Pottery for One, Two, or Four at Over the Moon Studio (Up to 50% Off)

Over the Moon Studio

Lakewood

Guests customize pieces such as jewelry boxes, decorative figures, or dishes

$15 $7.50

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Two Hours of Bowling for Up to Six People with Optional $10 Snack Voucher at Northwoods Lanes (Up to 63% Off)

Northwoods Lanes

Macedonia

Enjoy half a century of history at this vintage bowling alley, but featuring modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs and a snack bar

$75 $32

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Soccer-Skills Session with Mark Mallon at The Soccer Institute (Up to 57% Off)

The Soccer Institute

Chardon Township Park

Work with coach Mark Mallon–a former Yale and U. of California-Berkeley soccer coach–during a private skills session

$100 $55

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Dalton Lee: Magic + Illusion at Frank Sarris Public Library or On-Location Birthday Magic Show (Up to 50% Off)

Dalton Lee: Magic + Illusion

Frank Sarris Public Library

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Parents and children alike will be amazed by sleight-of-hand and illusions at the library or their own home

$46 $23

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Two or Four 30-Minute Guitar or Ukulele Lessons at Songdog Music (Up to 51% Off)

Songdog Music

Berea

Experienced instructors teach techniques and skills based around the kinds of music students want to play and enjoy listening to

$50 $25

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Five Visits for One or Two Kids Under or Over 36" at The Jump Palace (Up to 56% Off)

The Jump Palace

Streetsboro

Inflatable bounce houses, chalkboard rooms, and arcade games comprise The Jump Palace’s indoor playground for kids

$30 $15

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$45 for $80 Worth of Music Lessons — Falls Rock Shop

Falls Rock Shop

Cuyahoga Falls

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

$80 $45

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Ice Skating with Rentals and Hot Chocolate for Two or Four at The Pond Family Friendly Ice Rink (Half Off)

The Pond Family Friendly Ice Rink

Auburn

Steaming cups of hot chocolate provide warm refreshment after guests glide across smooth ice during public-skating sessions

$24 $12

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One- or Three-Month Auto-Storage Membership with Washing and Detailing at Imperial Auto Castle (58% Off)

Imperial Auto Castle

Cuyahoga Falls

The climate-controlled garage houses vehicles; techs detail cars, wash them monthly, and ply them with discounted maintenance and repairs

$359 $150

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The Fresh Beat Band: Greatest Hits Live at Akron Civic Theatre on Friday, November 14 (Up to 50% Off)

The Fresh Beat Band

Akron Civic Theatre

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Pop quartet of Nick Jr. stars play irresistibly catchy tunes from a trove of fan favorites and new material in a dance-along show

$39.50 $20

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$35 for Bowling for Up to Six with Shoe Rental and Pizza at Stonehedge Family Fun Center (Up to $76 Value)

Stonehedge Family Fun Center

North Hill

Share games of bowling among friends fueled by a large one-topping pizza

$76 $35

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$25 for Two Hours of Bowling and Pizza for Up to Six at Eastgate Lanes (Up to $75.25 Value)

Eastgate Lanes

Ellet

Groups bowl for two hours and share pizza at storied alley with full bar and dance floor

$75.25 $25

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Admission for Two, Four, Six, or Up to 20 to the National Packard Museum in Warren (Up to 54% Off)

National Packard Museum

Warren

The Packard Company's classic vehicles, catalogues, and photographs let visitors relive the company's heydey

$32 $15

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Canton Classic Car Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 50% Off)

Canton Classic Car Museum

Canton

Inside decade-themed rooms, vintage treasures from Canton’s yesteryear complement old-school BMWs, Studebakers, and Cadillacs

$15 $7.50

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Family Fun Saturday Visit for Two or Four or a Pizza Party for 12 Guests at Adventure Landings (Up to 50% Off)

Adventure Landings

Canton

Kids ages 5+ enjoy a full Saturday of inflatable playtime and rock-wall climbing; two-hour pizza party for 12 guests and a birthday child

$24 $12

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six or Family Membership at Arms Family Museum of Local History (Up to 50% Off)

Arms Family Museum of Local History

the Arms Family Museum of Local History

This historical home-turned-museum documents the history of the Mahoning Valley through various galleries and exhibits

$12 $6

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One, Two, or Three Years of Online Guitar or Bass Lessons from Dangerous Guitar (Up to 91% Off)

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

$134.55 $18

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Kids and Adults Six-Week Swim Programs at YMCA (Up to 58% Off). Three Options Available.

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Davis Family YMCA

Kids and adults learn basic water safety while getting exercise and building their endurance

$54 $25

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six at Edison Birthplace Museum (Up to 52% Off)

Edison Birthplace Museum

Milan

Opened as a museum by his wife and daughter, Edison’s birthplace has been restored and refurnished to appear as it did in 1847

$14 $8

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African Safari Wildlife Park Visit for One or Four (Up to 73% Off). Three Options Available.

African Safari Wildlife Park

Danbury

Visitors in cars can offer food to freely roaming African species such as bison, elk, zebra, giraffes, and camels

$84.95 $50

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Outing for One, Two, or Four at Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark (Up to 63% Off)

Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Perkins

Indoor, tropical-island themed waterpark with lazy rivers, vortex pools, a lagoon, a treehouse, and signature slides

$39.95 $19

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Two Games of Bowling with Shoes and Pizza for Two, Four, or Six at Sim's Bowling Lanes (Up to 63% Off)

Sim's Bowling Lanes

Beaver Falls

This all-ages bowling alley boasts 40 lanes, a full bar, and frequent visits from live bands and local Djs

$23.50 $9.50

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Holiday Museum Tour for Two, Four, or Six from the Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society (Up to 65% Off)

Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society

Mansfield

Follow a tour guide through the rooms where “The Shawshank Redemption” was filmed, or explore the 19th-century building at your own pace

$28 $11

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Three Games of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at East Land Bowling (Up to 52% Off)

Eastland Bowl

Erie

Bowling alley with 20 lanes features glow-in-the-dark bowling Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday nights

$22 $11

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$19 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy ($108 Value)

Center Stage Guitar Academy

Online Deal

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

$108 $19

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$30 for Two Games of Bowling with Shoes, Drinks, and Snacks for Up to Four at Heritage Lanes (Up to $61 Value)

Heritage Lanes

St. Thomas

Hanging screens broadcast music videos as players aim their bowling balls down lanes, which often light up during cosmic play

C$61 C$30

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The eco-stewards at the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes work to conserve a natural bundle of lakes, streams, marshes, fields, ravines, and forests on the lush site's 20 acres, in addition to teaching environmental-education classes and hosting community-building events. The household membership contributes to the cause and nets families a grab bag of nature-center goodies, including discounts on programs and workshops, facility rentals, and early registration for all outdoor adventure camps. Lapsed naturalists can hopscotch along two trails, where flora such as sycamores, hickory, and sassafras surround the habitats of raccoons, red-tailed hawks, red foxes, Redd Foxx, and salamanders. Or feel free to spy on the flight patterns of local birds; the Audubon Society dubbed Shaker Lakes as an Important Bird Area for its population of autonomous aviators.

2600 S Park Blvd
Shaker Heights,
OH
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By exploring the Jewish people’s emigration to and experience in America, the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage encourages reflection and tolerance in visitors. Before entering the museum, open since 2005, guests can marvel at its façade, constructed from more than 126 tons of hand-chiseled golden jerusalem limestone. A timeline of Jewish, American, and world history unfolds in the lobby, and an orientation film and a Finding Nemo remake exclusively starring gefilte fish screen in the 60-seat briefing theater. Touring collections grace the special-exhibition gallery, and the 7,000-square-foot permanent-exhibition space shares the stories of America’s Jewish immigrants—from their arrival to the aftermath of the Second World War—with interactive stations, films, and oral histories. Elsewhere, ritual objects, sacred scrolls, and fine art from The Temple Museum of Religious Art grace the walls of the light-filled Temple-Tifereth Israel Gallery.

2929 Richmond Rd
Beachwood,
OH
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At Summer Wind Stables, instructors lead students through safety-centered lessons and rides in large indoor and outdoor arenas as well as along several wooded acres. During tack lessons, novice equestrians learn to saddle and bridle a horse, building confidence and comfort before they can qualify to tack horses unsupervised. The experienced instructors also host private and group classes, which teach pupils proper riding techniques and help them work toward personal goals such as showing, performing synchronized drills set to music, and competing in Transatlantic races. After lessons, students can unwind in a heated lounge area or peruse the selection at Summer Wind’s gift shop. The shop features whimsical gifts such as mugs and jewelry, along with painted ponies and Breyer horse figurines capable of decorating a kid’s bedroom without leaving hoof prints on the wallpaper.

11770 Chillicothe Rd
Chesterland,
OH
US

Bright sunshine fills Hampton Hill Stables? outdoor riding area, where the dusty earth quickly transforms into horse-shaped clouds as equestrians ride majestic steeds. Hampton Hill Stables also boasts an indoor arena that ensures that riders can ride rain or shine. Horse-riding lessons set the stage for pint-sized beginners and experienced riders to hone their riding skills and practice neighing each other's names. Athletes lace up boots and don helmets before embarking on these lessons or daytime summer camps that, for older attendees, stretch into sleepovers on Wednesday nights.

10790 Pekin Road
Newbury,
OH
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Ribbon the carriage horse tows her charges with surprisingly good cheer for somebody wearing metal shoes. Ribbon, along with Otis, a gentle belgian, work for Ladybug Ranch LLC's owner Diana von Loewe whose goal is to share a love of horses with Ohioans young and old. She does this by offering carriage rides that can be used to celebrate a variety of occasions from birthdays and weddings to the anniversary of the first Mister Ed broadcast.

12647 Caves Rd.
Chesterland,
Ohio
US

To most, the garden featured in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is purely make-believe. But not to people who've smelled the chocolate-scented varietals blooming among hidden trails and a climbable tree house at the Hershey Children's Garden. This sweet-smelling garden is just one of the Cleveland Botanical Garden's 20 gardens, which encompass everything from 3,500 herb plants to lotuses and water lilies floating atop a 74-foot-long reflecting pool. Vibrant hydrangeas complement sculptures in an art garden, while the Guren Art Gallery's ever-changing exhibits spotlight new work inspired by botany and the power of pruning shears.

Shaded boardwalks and winding trails connect all these visual splendors, eventually leading visitors to the Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse. Divided into a Madagascar desert and a Costa Rican rainforest, the glasshouse showcases 50 types of butterflies, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, plus 350 exotic plants, including a colossal strangler fig. Experts shine a light on such specimens during botanical lectures, which are one of many educational programs the garden offers, ranging from gardening symposiums to kids' science classes.

11030 East Blvd.
Cleveland,
OH
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