Kids Activities in Orlando International Airport

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$36 $17

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

Three or Six Classes or One Month of Unlimited Trampoline-Fitness Classes at AirHeads Trampoline Arena (Up to 52% Off)

AirHeads Trampoline Arena

Orlando

$30 $15

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50-minute trampoline-fitness classes burn up to 1,000 calories per class, and aim to improve flexibility, posture, and muscle tone

$39 for Bowling for Six with Shoe Rental, Popcorn, and Soda at Orange Bowl Lanes ($75.90 Value)

Orange Bowl Lanes

Kissimmee

$75.90 $39

Twelve-lane alley stays open until 2 a.m. five nights a week and until midnight on Mondays and Wednesdays

Ice-Skating Outing for Two or Four at The Ice Factory of Central Florida (Up to 57% Off)

The Ice Factory of Central Florida

St. Cloud

$30 $15

Hockey or figure skates slip onto feet before slicing ice in NHL-size skating rink

8- or 16-Class Basic Skills Ice-Skating Package at Citrus Figure Skating Club (Up to 58% Off)

Citrus Figure Skating Club

St. Cloud

$234 $99

Students of all ages learn skating fundamentals, including forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers, and turns

60- or 90-Minute Birthday Party from Fun Bus (Up to 50% Off)

Fun Bus

On Location

$250 $125

Two certified instructors lead play sessions on a stationary school bus outfitted with trampolines and cushy structures

$160 for Six-Hour Bounce-House Party from Jumpy Jump ($280 Value)

Jumpy Jump

Redeem from Home

$280 $160

Six-hour access to a large bounce house—15'x15'—with 10 chairs provided for spectators and those worn out from all the fun

One or Three Hours of Balloon Twisting & Face Painting, or Two-Hour Party Package from Orlando Fun Face (50% Off)

Orlando Fun Face

Redeem from Home

$275 $138

Artists paint faces with animal features, superhero masks, and other whimsical designs, and twist balloons into complex shapes

$30 for $50 Worth of Music Lessons — Modern Music Lessons

Modern Music Lessons

Redeem from Home

$50 $30

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$17 for $30 Worth of Music Lessons — Simon Music

Simon Music

Orlando

$30 $17

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$45 for an Urban Dare Adventure Race for a Two-Person Team (Up to $90 Value)

Urban Dare

The Other Bar

$90 $45

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

Paddleboard Lesson at Kindred Board Company (Up to 58% Off). Three Options Available.

Kindred Board Company

Harbor Park

$85 $42

Learn the basics of stand up paddle boarding, safety, stance, and paddle techniques on the lake from enthusiastic, encouraging instructors

One Hour or Unlimited Jump Time for 2 or 4 with Pizza or Birthday for 15 at Rebounderz Orlando (Up to 46% Off)

Rebounderz Orlando

Florida Center

$38 $22

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Kids can let loose on trampolines that line floors and walls, doing tricks as they land in soft foam pits or playing aerial dodge ball

Private or Semi-Private Lessons at Drum Lessons with Billy Ashbaugh (51% Off)

Drum Lessons with Billy Ashbaugh

St Cloud

$80 $39

A touring and recording drummer teaches one or two students in equipped studios

Four or Eight Play-Center Visits with Arcade Cards or Birthday Party for Up to 24 at Monkey Joe's (Up to 41% Off)

Monkey Joe's

Multiple Locations

$48.96 $29

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Kids bound over inflatables, slides, and obstacle courses during parties or open-play sessions at an inflatable indoor playground and arcade

Six Laser-Tag Missions and a One-Year Membership for One or Two at Hard Knocks (Up to 49% Off)

Hard Knocks

Multiple Locations

$39.98 $21

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Laser tag combatants are challenged to accomplish real world objectives in multiple arenas, as they battle in their own indoor war

Bowling, Shoe Rental, Billiards, and Shuffleboard at Kings Bowl (Up 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Kings Bowl

Southwest Orange

$40 $19.99

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Massive entertainment complex features 22 bowling lanes, four billiards tables, a shuffleboard table, HDTVs, food, and cocktails

$29 for One Month of Open-Gym at Gymboree Play and Music ($65 Value)

Gymboree Play and Music

Multiple Locations

$65 $29

Innovative play environment encourages creativity and physical activity

Miniature Golf for Two or Four at Hawaiian Rumble (Up to 60% Off)

Hawaiian Rumble

Multiple Locations

$19.90 $9.50

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Two miniature-golf courses feature obstacles such as a 50 ft. volcano, a waterfall, and streams

Visit for Two, Dual Family Membership, or Contributing Membership to the Orlando Museum of Art (Up to 50% Off)

Orlando Museum of Art

Loch Haven Park

$16 $8

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Nationally accredited museum hosts special exhibitions and a permanent collection of American and African art from ancient and modern eras

Indoor Playground Admission for a Child 1–3 or 4–12 Years Old at Galaxy Fun Orlando (50% Off)

Galaxy Fun Orlando

Southwest Orange

$9.99 $4.99

Children caper about age-appropriate indoor playground equipment with neon, outer-space theme

90-Minute Standup-Paddleboarding Rental for One or Two from Haole Paddle Board (Up to 52% Off)

Haole Paddle Board

Lake Ivanhoe Park

$60 $30

Dip a confident toe into the sport of standup paddleboarding with a 90-minute introductory lesson and excursion across Lake Ivanhoe

WhirlyBall or Laser Tag with Drinks or Arcade Gaming at WhirlyDome (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

WhirlyDome

Orlando

$40 $24

Entertainment center with a WhirlyBall court, black-light laser tag, arcade games, and a bar

Round of Mini Golf for Two or Four at Gator Golf (45% Off)

Gator Golf LLC

Orlando

$20 $11

Players sink putts on a mini-golf course set in a lagoon with 200 live alligators

$14 for a Day at CoCo Key Water Park Orlando ( Up To a $24.95 Value)

CoCo Key Water Park Orlando

CoCo Key Water Park Orlando

$24.95 $14

54,000 sq. ft. water park with 14 slides, including 3 signature slides, interactive-play island, refreshing pools, and a bar for grownups

Alligator Academy Visit for One, Two, or Four from Gator Adventure Productions (Up to 71% Off)

Gator Adventure Productions

Multiple Locations

$60 $25

Visitors get up-close views of crocodiles and alligators as they learn how to feed and catch them

Mini Golf and Optional Paddleboat Rides for Two or Four at Volcano Island Miniature Golf (Up to 62% Off)

Volcano Island Miniature Golf

Orlando

$36.90 $14

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18 holes of golf wind through dinosaur statues, waterfalls, and volcanoes that spew fire; paddleboat also makes this prehistoric journey

30- or 60-Minute ProBatter Batting-Cage Session at Quinco Baseball Academy (53% Off)

Quinco Baseball Academy

Goldenrod & University

$40 $19

ProBatter Pitching machines launches balls up to 100 MPH and simulates pitchers movements so batters can practice real life hitting

Go-Kart or Indy-Kart Package with Arcade Tokens and Gator Feeding for Two at Kissimmee Go-Karts (Up to 70% Off)

Kissimmee Go-Karts

Kissimmee

$84 $25

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Track sends go-karts racing, tokens unlock access to 50 game machines, and gator food lets patrons feed live alligators

Visit for Two, Four, or Six to the Museum of Military History (50% Off)

Museum of Military History

Kissimmee

$14 $7

Museum hosts workshops, lectures, and interactive exhibits to help museum-goers better understand the combat experience of American veterans

Sesame Street Live: "Make A New Friend" at CFE Arena on October 7–8 (Up to 44% Off)

Sesame Street Live: "Make A New Friend"

CFE Arena

$29.85 $18

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Grover, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, and Cookie Monster learn that friendship is universal when a foreign visitor arrives at Sesame Street

Two-Hour Laser-Tag Outing with a Slice of Pizza for One, Two, or Four at Battleground Orlando Laser Tag (Up to 62% Off)

Battleground Orlando Laser Tag

Orlando

$29.95 $15

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Hide behind indoor- or outdoor-course obstacles, zapping competitors with infrared laser beams and evading beams in return

$45 for Four Private Piano Lessons at Mister Bass Clef Music ($100 Value)

Mister Bass Clef Music

Altamonte Springs

$100 $45

Lessons taught by a dedicated pianist with more than 30 years of instructional experience

$59 for Four 30-Minute Individual Music Lessons at Starke Lake Studios ($120 Value)

Starke Lake Studios

Maguire To Ocoee

$120 $59

Music lessons in everything from voice and song writing to guitar and drums take place in a platinum recording studio with studio musicians

Standup-Paddleboard Lesson or Eco Tour for One, Two, or Four at Central Florida Paddleboarding (Up to 54% Off)

Central Florida Paddleboarding

Multiple Locations

$75 $35

Trained and certified instructors lead groups on eco tours or teach them to paddleboard

$40 for $80 Toward Bucket Drumming for Kids - Musicology 1 On 1

Musicology: 1on1

Lost Lake

$80 $40

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Beginner or Advanced Paddleboard Lesson for One or Two at Serenity Paddleboarding (Up to 57% Off)

Serenity Paddleboarding

Waterfront Park

$45 $22

Beginner classes cover SUP basics to get all levels up on the board; advanced classes teach advanced turns, paddle stroke analysis, and more

Entry for Two or Four to the US Space Walk of Fame Museum (Up to 55% Off)

US Space Walk of Fame Museum

Titusville

$10 $5

Visitors are educated about the US space program and historic Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Shuttle programs with artifacts and memorabilia

$39 for Two Hours of Bowling for 5 with Shoe Rentals and a Large Pizza at Cypress Lanes (Up to $67.20 Value)

Cypress Lanes

Cypress Lanes

$67.20 $39

Groups of up to five bowlers play unlimited games across two hours and refuel between frames with a large one-topping pizza

Two-Hour Stand-Up Paddle Board Excursion for One, Two, or Four at Go Paddle Board Cocoa Beach (Up to 53% Off)

Go Paddle Board Cocoa Beach

Merritt Island

$40 $19

Paddle boarders embark from Cocoa Beach to ride waves and potentially spot dolphins, manatees, and seabirds

Three Games of Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six, or Mini Golf and Laser Maze for Two at Glowgolf (Up to 60% Off)

Glowgolf

Merritt Island

$16 $8

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illuminate players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscapes

Outdoor Laser Tag & Survival Course for One, Two, or Four Kids at Omega Ranch (Up to 56% Off)

Omega Ranch

Omega Ranch

$79 $39

Extensive outdoor course on a 1,200-acre facility; staff supervises scenario games on four-hour adventures

Safari Ride for Two or Four at Safari Wilderness Ranch (Up to 45% Off)

Safari Wilderness Ranch

Lakeland

$150 $90

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Experienced guides lead up to 40 riders through a 260-acre game reserve filled with African herd animals including springboks and elands

VIP or Standard Registration for Team or Individual at Space Coast Scavenger Hunt on September 27 (Up to 60% Off)

Space Coast Scavenger Hunt

Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation

$45 $23

Participants try to win cash prizes by hunting down clues and accomplishing tasks throughout Melbourne; event benefits local charity group

36-Hole Round of Miniature Golf for Two or Four Including Hot Dogs, Chips, and Drinks at Golf N Gator (Up to 56% Off)

Golf N Gator

Cape Canaveral

$39.98 $19.99

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Two 18-hole courses sculpted through cascades, rock formations, and two ponds and populated with alligators and fish

5 or 10 Visits or a Four-Month Weekend Play Pass at Play Plus for Kids (Up to 60% Off)

Play Plus for Kids

Melbourne

$30 $15

Children 9 months to 9 years old bounce, climb, and explore bright facility that brims with hands-on play opportunities

Daytime Standup-Paddleboard Tour or Sunset Tour with Picnic for 2 or 4 from New Smyrna Stand Up (Up to 50% Off)

New Smyrna Stand Up

Driggers

$110 $59

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Guides teach basics before setting off on 90-minute guided tours of Indian River in daytime or at sunset

$272 for $495 Worth of Laser Tag — Code Zero FPS Inc

Code Zero Fps Inc

Redeem from Home

$495 $272

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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

$134.55 $18

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

Repticon FIRExpo for Two Adults and Two Children at The Lakeland Center on September 13 or 14 (Up to 50% Off)

Repticon FIRExpo

The Lakeland Center

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

$100 for $199 Worth of Sleepaway Camp at Camp Geneva / ACA Academy

Camp Geneva / ACA Academy

Piney Woods

$199 $100

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Admission for Two or Four or One-Year Family Membership at Florida Air Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Florida Air Museum

SUN 'n FUN

$20 $10

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Aviation museum displays homebuilt and military planes, plus artifacts from the largest collection of Howard Hughes memorabilia in the world

Bowling with Shoes, Popcorn, and Sodas for Two or Six at Bellair Lanes (Up to 47% Off)

Bellair Lanes

Daytona Beach

$31.90 $18

Two hours or two games of bowling in a family-owned facility with automatic scoring, billiards tables, darts, and an onsite grill

$23 for Bowling for Up to Four with Shoe Rental and Pizza at Ormond Lanes Bowling ($46 Value)

Ormond Lanes Bowling

Ormond Beach

$46 $23

Bowl spares and strikes on one of the alley's 40 lanes, then refuel with a large pizza

24-Hour Standup-Paddleboard Rental or 2-Hour Group Lesson for One or Two at Surfari Surf School (Up to 61% Off)

Surfari Surf

Bostroms

$50 $20

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Learn the proper techniques for standing, dismounting, and remounting a standup paddleboard on calm, flat waters

One Month of Basketball Camp with Optional One-on-One Training from Argus Elite Skills Training (Up to 59% Off)

Argus Elite Skills Training

Multiple Locations

$80 $39

Kids from grades 5-12 perfect their dribbling, shooting, and defense skills during camps and individual sessions

Two, Four, or Six 30-Minute Lessons at Jessica's Piano Studio (Up to 57% Off)

Jessica's Piano Studio

Grace Baptist Church

$50 $25

Teacher draws from bachelor's in piano pedagogy and master’s in elementary education to give students comprehensive music instruction

General Admission for Two or Four Adults or One-Year Family Membership at Appleton Museum of Art (50% Off)

Appleton Museum of Art

Ocala

$12 $6

The 80,000 square-foot museum on a 44-acre site houses European paintings, masterpiece sculptures, and rotating specialty exhibits

$25 for a Laser Tag Package for Four with Pizza and Soda at Xtreme Adventures Family Fun Center ($51.75 Value)

Xtreme Adventure Family Fun Center

Land O' Lakes

$51.75 $25

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This 6,000 sq. ft. laser-tag arena stretches across multiple levels, which surround players with black-lit passageways and chambers

Four Laser-Tag Sessions for Two or Four or Unlimited Sessions for Two at LaserStrike (Up to 55% Off)

LaserStrike

Tampa

$39 $19

Indoor laser tag arena spans 3,800 sq. ft. and features neon lights and various game formats

Trampolining and Video Gaming Session for One, Two, or Four at Boing! Jump Center (Up to 57% Off)

BOING! Jump Center

Tampa/Brandon

$40 $20

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12,000 square feet of trampolines and a expansive arcade with prize center

Loomis Bros. Circus at Southeastern Livestock Pavilion on September 2 or 3 (Up to 49% Off)

Loomis Bros. Circus

Southeastern Livestock Pavilion

$9.43 $5

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Traveling circus delights audiences with clowns and acrobats, as well as trained tigers and elephants

$25 for Bowling, Laser Tag, Arcade Play, and Drinks for Up to Six at Terrace Sports (Up to $92 Value)

Terrace Sports

Temple Terrace

$92 $25

32 pristine lanes host pyramids of Brunswick Max pins at bowling center with laser tag, recently updated arcade, and hearty food selection

$125 for a Manchester United Birthday Package for Up to 12 Kids at Cinco Soccer ($195 Value)

Cinco Soccer

Tampa

$195 $125

Soccer counselors get kids running around the field during 1.5 hour birthday celebrations

$45 for Admission to Howl-O-Scream 2014 at Busch Gardens Tampa on October 2, 3, 9 or 10 (Up to $95.23 Value)

Busch Gardens Tampa

Busch Gardens Tampa

$95.23 $45

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Escape the curse of haunted houses and hundreds of creepy creatures as you zoom through Florida's top thrill rides in the dark

$12 for $20 Worth of Batting Practice — Heaters Sports

Heaters Sports

Tampa

$20 $12

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$35 for a Bowling Package for Up to Six at Vero Bowl Lanes & Lounge ($79.85 Value)

Vero Bowl Lanes & Lounge

Vero Beach South

$79.85 $35

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Groups of up to six bowl on one of 32 lanes and refuel with a large cheese pizza

$19 for Two-Hour Unlimited Arcade-Game Package at GameTime (Up to $45 Value)

GameTime

Tampa

$45 $19

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Racing and shooting games alongside basketball and skee-ball machines and redemption games offering fun prizes

$17 for $30 Worth of Services at JCD Productions

Jcd Productions

On Location

$30 $17

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$12 for $23 Worth of Music Lessons — Tampa Piano Academy

Tampa Piano Academy

On Location

$23 $12

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Paddleboard Lessons with Four-Hour Paddle Session for One or Two at Siesta Key Paddleboards (Up to 57%Off)

Siesta Key Paddleboards

On Location

$69 $32

After a lesson, participants may apply their learned skills to freely navigate waters during four-hour playtime paddle sessions

$30 for $60 Groupon — Jim Chambers Music Box

Jim Chambers Music Box

Lake Magdalene

$60 $30

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Memorial Museum Visit for Two or One-Year Companion or Family Membership (Up to 47% Off)

American Victory Ship Mariners Memorial Museum

Channel District

$20 $12

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Shipboard museum showcases historic artifacts on a 455 ft. cargo vessel that survived WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War

Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf and Optional Laser Maze at Glowgolf (Up to 60% Off). Four Options Available.

Glowgolf

Multiple Locations

$16 $8

Luminescent golf balls, putters, and walls illume players negotiating a tricky, themed course; lasers crisscross challenging maze

$35 for Bowling for Six with Shoe Rentals, Pizza, and Soda at Mariner Bowling Lanes (Up to $88.52 Value)

Mariner Bowling Lanes

Spring Hill

$88.52 $35

Pizza and soda fuel bowlers for two games; shoe rentals included

Three or Six Classes or One Month of Unlimited Trampoline-Fitness Classes at AirHeads Trampoline Arena (Up to 52% Off)

AirHeads Trampoline Arena

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

50-minute trampoline-fitness classes burn up to 1,000 calories per class, and aim to improve flexibility, posture, and muscle tone

Roller Skating Package for Two or Four, or Birthday Party for 10 at Town & Country Skateworld (Up to 46% Off)

Town & Country Skateworld

Town N County Park

$26 $15

Roller rink immerses skaters in thumping music, lights, and fog; birthday parties include pizza, soda, and party favors for each guest

Mini Golf, Batting Cages, Arcade Tokens, and Ice Cream for Two or Four at Spring Hill Fun Zone (Up to 60% Off)

Spring Hill Fun Zone

Spring Hill

$32 $13

A Dairy Queen mini Blizzard treats taste buds as guests test their skills on the mini-golf course, batting cages, and indoor arcade games

$17 for Four Indoor Playground Visits to Jump!Zone ($38.50 value)

Jump!Zone

Tampa

$38.50 $17

Kids clamber and bound over seven giant inflatables such as pirate ships, dinosaurs, Disney princess castles, and Batman obstacle courses

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At Combat Shooting Sports Inc. combatants are outfitted for controlled engagement using real weapons in an air-conditioned indoor arena. Using Simunition, firearms are converted so that they cannot fire live rounds, allowing for realistic training involving customer's own service weapons. Conversion kits are available for customers who bring their own firearms, or they can use ones provided by Combat Shooting Sports. After briefing players on using the gear and the rules of play, the staff releases players into the arena, where they test their skills among rooms, corridors, and plywood houses. In addition to the indoor arena, Combat Shooting Sports has a wooded terrain available to combatants.

3650 8th St.
Orlando,
FL
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The coaches at EBS Basketball Clinic welcome any young player looking to improve their game. Whether they're in middle school or high school, developing players can learn from EBS' day-long intermediate clinics, as they emphasize fundamentals and technique. More experienced players, on the other hand, will find the week-long advanced camps more beneficial to their development. In addition to techniques and plays, the camp focuses on fitness and conditioning. EBS Basketball Clinic also offers one-on-one training for youngsters who can only dunk Oreos into milk.

1751 Rhode Island Woods Circle
Orlando,
FL
US

At Kinder Kicks, parents and children exercise, learn, and bond during get-togethers that fuse age-appropriate activities with applicable life lessons, from sharing to traffic safety and self-control. Three different age groups—Remarkable Me, Jumping Joey, and Leadership Lion—divvy up the action for newborns through 4-year-olds, with each tier focusing on skills and principles that are easily digestible for its participants.

Remarkable Me sessions, for instance, offer tactile, auditory, and visual stimulation for toddlers while their parents engage in cardio- and strength-training workouts. As kids advance, so does the curriculum: by the time they reach Leadership Lion status, youngsters are practicing basic martial arts to develop a positive attitude toward physical fitness and learn how to kick through their bedroom's forcefield when they're grounded. Little ones are ushered through this progression by friendly instructors, along with The Remarkables—a team of animal characters that makes visits all the more enjoyable.

8288 Lee Vista Blvd.
Orlando,
FL
US

  • Teachers introduce infants and toddlers to the arts through music and theater classes
  • Mobile services for both private and group sessions
  • The curriculim covers parent-and-me music classes, fairy-tale theater for toddlers, and acting classes for homeschoolers

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Orlando,
FL
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When Joseph Olear tore down the original Three Point Bowling Center, he preserved what mattered most. ”We recycled the 35-year-old maple lanes and made a bar out of it,” he happily explains. “And also this gorgeous desk in my office.” The former alley was bought out by Joe’s father in ’86—a spontaneous decision that still perplexes the son. He “just bought the place! If you’d have told me we’d have a bowling alley, I’d have thought you were crazy.” That said, it’s a decision that gave Joe the reins to a facility he would totally revamp.

The updated alley features 16 automatic lanes, one of the largest bars in Kansas City, and a large crop of vine-ripened bowling balls. Olear has also solicited the master food stylings of chef Dan Cermeno for juicy burgers, steak-filled sandwiches, and spicy seafood pastas. He explains that Cermeno’s dishes—available at the alley or in Three Pins Diner—are by no means typical alley fare. “He’s a shopping king,” says Olear. ”On his way in, he stops to shop. [Always] fresh fruit and veggies—wherever the freshest stuff is.”

Beyond the lanes, Three Point entertains patrons with six full-size pool tables, dartboards, indoor and outdoor TVs up to 64 inches wide, as well as nightly league events. The revelry also extends outdoors, where an expansive outdoor deck patio hosts a meat smoker capable of feeding parties of up to 500. “There’s a guy comes in at first light and smokes the meat, “says Olear. “Venison, ribs, whatever he has. It’s in there for about 10 hours. It’s unmatched, really.” Wonderful as that is, there’s one thing Joe enjoys more. “Having a drink at the bar,” he says, smiling. “People will say they met their wife here. It happens on a fairly regular basis—someone comes in and says how nice the place is. It really makes your day.”

7470 Hoffner Ave
Orlando,
FL
US

Twice a month at Orlando Kart Center, drivers experience a personal rendition of the movie Speed: they zoom around the outdoor course for a full two hours, competing in an endurance competition. Each lap around the sinuous road covers .8 miles, forcing drivers to encounter bumps and stay within curbing as they accelerate up to 45 miles per hour. This event is just one of many breakneck offerings at the center, whose karts and expert staff immerse guests in an authentic racing environment.

Owner Andre Martins oversees the raceway with impressive credentials at his back. As the manager of the Tony Kart US racing team, he led drivers to multiple national championships. He has also raced alongside champions himself, traveling to countries such as Belgium, Canada, and Brazil to showcase his steering finesse and seatbelt-buckling capabilities. Today, he welcomes drivers of all experience levels to tackle Orlando Kart Center's course—including pro racecar drivers, who utilize the track for training. Drop-in customers contend against each other in 10-minute heats, companies rent out the road for forced team-building events, and kart owners can reserve hours for private practice. Online scoreboards log the fastest times by day, week, and month, compiling track records for patrons to challenge.

201 Parcel Ln
Orlando,
FL
US