Kids Activities in Madison

Up to 60% Off Indoor Baseball

Springfield

$25 $12

Indoor baseball and softball sessions offer batting-cage practice and classic stadium fare including drinks and popcorn

55% Off Open-Play Bounce Visits

Multiple Locations

$65 $29

Inflatable playground includes 20 ft. shark slide, interactive games, and obstacle course inside supervised play area

Half Off Silver Music Membership with Private Lessons

Millburn

$300 $150

Learn fundamental music techniques on instruments including guitar and bass; iPads with GarageBand aid in production and composition

Up to 68% Off at Gamers Baseball Academy

Kenilworth

$60 $19

Baseball and softball batting cages help batters hone skills with speeds ranging from little-league- to college-level pitches

Up to 61% Off Indoor-Playground Visits

Boonton

$100 $49

Kids clamber through giant inflatable obstacle courses, slip down slides, and burn extra energy bouncing and jumping

Liberty Hall Museum – Up to 58% Off Membership

Union

$25 $12

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Victorian fashions and antique furniture fill the rooms of this 200-year-old home where George Washington and General Grant once stayed

Up to 74% Off Music Lessons

Cranford

$150 $59

Carefully selected instructors mentor students who learn instruments such as guitar, piano, and drums during fun, engaging lessons

Up to 57% Off Figure Skating Lessons

West Orange

$50 $25

Private 30-minute lessons teach students how to gracefully glide on the ice

Up to 33% Off a Five-Day Kids' Science Camp

Multiple Locations

$369 $249

During five-day summer sessions, kids build robots, design moon buggies, create 3-D cartoons, or extract their own DNA

50% Off Kids' Camp

Raritan

$300 $149

Kids can get before and after care, lunch, and an afternoon swim with the options bundle

Up to 75% Off Baseball Day Camp

Roseland

$265 $75

Kids learn fundamental baseball and sportsmanship skills during four-day instructional camps for ages 5–8 and 8–13

Up to 62% Off Music Lessons

Rockaway

$165 $65

Instructors illuminate the basics of musicianship during private lessons and semi-private lessons

Up to 59% Off at Children's Indoor Playspace

Rockaway

$20.20 $8.75

Entertainment packages with ride tickets and tokens; birthday party with playtime, pizza and hot dogs, and face painting

Up to 63% Off Music Lessons at School of Rock Randolph

Randolph

$230 $99

Encouraging instructors show students aged 7 and older how to play familiar songs during 30-minute lessons and 90-minute group jam sessions

Up to 51% Off a Batting-Cage Session

Elizabeth

$12 $6

Batters can hit the cages and swing at 100 or 200 pitches, use a 30-minute batting lesson to sharpen skills, or rent a cage for 60 minutes

55% Off Services

North Ironbound

$100 $45

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

Up to 70% Off Music Lessons

Wayne

$300 $99

Weekly private music lessons develop students' playing ability and understanding of music theory

45% Off

Bernardsville

$150 $83

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

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 59% Off Structured Playtime for Kids

Metuchen

$36 $15

Classes can teach kids how to build robots and simple machines out of plastic blocks, improving problem-solving and communication skills

Up to 55% Off Music Lessons

Somerville

$50 $25

Lessons in voice, percussion, harmonica, recorder, brass, wind instruments, keys, or even ProTools recording software

Up to 64% Off Parent-Child Play Classes

Somerville

$48 $19

Play sessions with musical instruments, an obstacle course, and free play stimulate cognitive development in children up to 48 months

57% Off Milano II Piano at Worldwide Piano

Edison

$5,995 $2,599

Enrico Aquino III has kept his family tradition alive by embracing his father’s belief in friendly, encouraging instruction

Up to 64% Off Private Drum Lessons

West Paterson

$70 $25

Instructors pound out the basics of rhythm and technique during one-on-one drumming lessons

Up to 49% Off Inflatable-Play Outings at Jump Zone

Hillsborough

$72 $37

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Indoor park for kids age 12 and younger; eight themed inflatables, toddler play area, arcade, and café

Up to 52% Off Children's Music Classes

Hillsborough

$56 $28

A trained musician guides newborn babies and older children through music classes that develop motor, social, and language skills

44% Off Guitar Lessons

Jersey City

$50 $28

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

Up to 54% Off at Yellow Frog Guitar Classes

The Waterfront

$149 $69

Experienced guitar instructor teaches the instrument's fundamentals during group classes designed for beginners

Up to 55% Off Visits to Inflatables Playground

Fairfield

$19.90 $10

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Gigantic inflatables include a sports complex, soccer, trampoline-basketball, bounce houses; arcade with video games and air hockey

Piccadilly Circus – Up to 52% Off

Garden State Exhibit Center

$51.70 $25

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Exotic animals, death-defying stunts, and zany clowns roll into town for a 90-minute family-friendly spectacle

Harlem Globetrotters – Up to 40% Off Kids' Clinic

Multiple Locations

$110 $66

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

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The constant tug-of-war between education and fun finds middle ground inside this Central Jersey children’s museum, as entertaining exhibits and engaging staff members embed knowledge in each young visitor. Young guests can play veterinarian at the Pet Vet Center, read the news and see themselves on television at the TV News Room, or shed light on the complexities of the human body inside a replica doctor’s office outfitted with realistic equipment.

A motorcycle, retired fire engine, and a grounded airplane shows visitors the wonders of mechanized travel in the Varoom!!! Vehicle Showroom, which leads to an enchanted castle outfitted with a wooden drawbridge, a faux moat, and a new level 3 train exhibit. Party rooms manned by helpful staffers merge learning and celebration, and the onsite gift shop coaxes homebound brain building with a selection of scientific toys.

4 Vreeland Rd
Florham Park,
NJ
US

Miles of trails snake through the verdant woods surrounding Seaton Hackney County Stables, beckoning riders and their stallions to showcase skills learned from the full-service facility’s multitude of equine activities. A staff of seasoned equestrians imparts English- and Western-style horsemanship techniques during frequent camps and lessons, introducing pupils of all ages to Seaton's stable of more than 35 resident horses. Mounted atop the valiant steeds, the staff also shepherds guests on guided trail rides through nearby environs or leads offsite excursions that explore area parks and horse-only dance halls.

440 South St
Morristown,
NJ
US

Within the 5,000-square-foot Ballplayer’s Edge facility, baseball and softball players train to swing the bat faster, throw the ball harder, and play the game better. The facility’s crack team of coaches—led by Joel Burgos, hitting coach for Rutgers University-Newark—improve strength, agility, and instincts with training tools that include four adult-size batting cages and the ProBatter PX2 hitting simulator. The simulator immerses players in game-like situations, complete with virtual pitchers delivering strikes from either the windup or the stretch. Meanwhile, RightView Pro video analysis captures each home-run cut, shown bunt, and taunt lobbed at the computerized player, allowing for side-by-side comparison with major-league swings.

241 Cedar Knolls Rd
Cedar Knolls,
NJ
US

Rows of LCD televisions cast a glow across Power Play Gaming’s cavernous gaming room, reflecting the competitive glint in players’ eyes as they attempt to slay their enemies with intricate button combos. The battles and races that play out on each screen represent the pinnacle of modern video gaming, with selections from the latest Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation consoles on prominent display. Players can test their luck in solo adventures by the hour or declare their participation in one of the regular tournaments by slapping their desired opponents with a controller. The gaming center also specializes in parties, during which groups of up to 20 friends can join together for multiplayer jaunts through cyberspace.

While waiting for the end of a party or regular gaming session, parents can sip complimentary coffee, recline in massaging chairs, and surf the Internet on waves of free WiFi. The gaming hot spot is open Wednesday–Sunday for casual gamers, though parties can be scheduled outside of regular business hours.

23 Diamond Spring Rd.
Denville,
NJ
US

Nationwide Bowling orchestrates a cacophonous symphony of clanking pins and cheering bowlers at 11 modern bowling centers located throughout New Jersey. Center size varies from the Hudson-Bayonne location where 60 lanes with automatic scoring, a grill, sports bar, and arcade games accommodate armadas of bowlers to Garden Palace, which houses 16 lanes, a bar, and a snack shop. At all locations, staffers host birthday parties and corporate events and organize leagues for competitive bowlers or people who just like to chuck heavy objects as hard as they can.

720 Myrtle Ave
Boonton,
NJ
US

At Essex Equestrian Center, more than 35 horses and ponies work together with an expert team of instructors to teach riding basics. Students can choose from the disciplines of hunter, jumper, dressage, and western riding for lessons that are conducted in private or group settings. Classes take place year-round as the center features both an outdoor ring and an Olympic-size indoor arena, perfect for when the weather calls for rain or Olympic-size hail.

12 Woodland Ave
West Orange,
NJ
US