Kids Activities in Pontiac

3, 5, or 10 Regular Open Jump Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 57% Off)

Pump It Up

Auburn Hills

$21 $10.50

Lauded by Parents magazine, the center's giant, soft inflatables beckon shoeless kids to romp freely during pop-in play and open jump time

$13 for Laser Tag or Glo Mini Golf for Two at Zap Zone (Up to $26 Value). Six Locations Available.

Zap Zone

Multiple Locations

$26 $13

After choosing a glowing accessory, two people can enjoy a match of laser tag or a game of indoor mini golf

Ice-Skating for Two or Four at Lakeland Arena (Half Off)

Lakeland Arena

Waterford

$8 $4

Open-skate passes redeemable for skating sessions held on weekends

Bowling for Four, Six, or Eight with Rental Shoes and Pitchers of Beer at Cherry Hill Lanes North (Up to 61% Off)

Cherry Hill Lanes North

Clarkston

$50.55 $22

Automatic system tallies scores as guests hurl orbs down 36 slick, synthetic Brunswick lanes at family-friendly alley

Visit for Two or Four People, or Household Membership with Special Events to Cranbrook Art Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Cranbrook Art Museum

Bloomfield Hills

$16 $8

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Current exhibits include display of Warhol's record covers; five new exhibitions to open by March 15, including jewelry by Harry Bertoia

Two 30-Minute Private Music Lessons or Four 60-Minute Group Music Lessons at Axis Music Academy (Up to 81% Off)

Axis Music Academy

Multiple Locations

$80 $15

Private lessons and group jam sessions can teach students everything from guitar chords to drum beats to recording with Final Cut Pro

$185 for a Birthday Party for Up to 20 with Food and Decor at Boys & Girls Club of Troy ($375 Value)

Boys & Girls Club of Troy

Troy

$375 $185

Kids take over the Boys & Girls Club to compete in tournaments and games before eating pizza or hot dogs and opening presents

$17 for Go-Karts, Batting Cages, and Other Activities Plus Pizza for One (Up to $32.47 Value)

Sport-N-Fun

Farmington Hills

$32.47 $17

Activities such as miniature golf, Go-Karts, batting cages, bungee trampoline, and arcade alongside GG's made-to-order pizza

Arcade Outing for Two, Four or Six, or Party for 10 at Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Farmington

$14 $7

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Old and new coin-operated games and mechanical oddities buzz and whir in packed museum where guests nibble popcorn

Two or Five Admissions to Holocaust Memorial Center (Up to 55% Off)

Holocaust Memorial Center

Farmington Hills

$16 $8

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Holocaust museum traces the history of Judaism before bearing witness to the atrocities of World War II

$16.99 for Five Admissions for Open Bounce Time at Bounce Up ($35 Value)

Bounce Up

Farmington

$35 $16.99

Kids tumble down a soft, two-laned slide and ricochet inside a bouncy castle

Two or Four 10-Minute Indoor Trampoline Sessions at Jump Station of Michigan (Up to 50% Off)

Jump Station of Michigan

Farmington

$7 $4

Jumpers strap into safety harnesses before leaping and flipping on indoor mini trampolines within an air-conditioned facility

One or Two Learn to Skate Classes at John Lindell Ice Arena (Up to 60% Off)

John Lindell Ice Arena

Royal Oak

$100 $45

Indoor ice rink hosts Learn to Skate classes for all ages and fosters self-guided improvement during practice time

$15 for a One-Hour Trampoline Session for Two at Sky Zone. Two Locations Available ($30 Value)

Sky Zone

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

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Bounce along an indoor landscape complete with trampolines angled against the wall and pits filled with foam cubes

Two, Four, or Six Unlimited Bounce Zone Passes at The New Rink (Up to 58% Off)

The New Rink

Shelby Township

$20 $9

Bounce houses emblazoned with Toy Story characters and Mickey Mouse keep kids bouncing, bounding, and thoroughly entertained

$17 for $30 Worth of Music Lessons — Music Achievers Conservatory

Music Achievers Conservatory

Sterling Heights

$30 $17

From the merchant: One 30-minute private piano or vocal lesson with a certified instructor at our Sterling Heights or Lake Orion location.

Three Games of Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Glowgolf (Up to 55% Off)

Glowgolf

Sterling Heights

$16 $8

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

$160 for a Whirlyball Outing for Up to 15 People with Pizza, Salad or Chips, and Soda ($364 Value)

Whirlyball Novi

Novi

$364 $160

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Red & yellow electric cars rocket teams of up to 15 players across 4,000 sq. ft. before pizza curbs cravings

3, 5, or 10 Regular Open Jump Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 57% Off)

Pump It Up

Wixom

$21 $10.50

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Inflatable bouncers, slides, and obstacle courses host jumpers during open-play sessions

Kids' Open Gym Play or Birthday Party at Just My Fit (Up to 55% Off). Three Options Available.

Just My Fit

Wixom

$6 $3

Kids frolic and learn during open gym play times and birthday parties are private affairs for up to 15 kids

$25 for Four Weeks of Ice-Skating Lessons at Hazel Park Learn to Ice Skate ($50 Value)

Hazel Park Learn to Ice Skate

Hazel Park

$50 $25

Weekly classes instruct students in skills required to perform graceful figure-skating maneuvers or execute fast-paced hockey techniques

One or Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Up to Four at Interstate Lanes (Up to 58% Off)

Interstate Lanes

Rossford/Perrysburg

$32 $15

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This 40-lane bowling alley welcomes groups with automatic scoring, a video arcade, and an onsite eatery

Three or Five 2-Hour Open-Play Passes at Bounce It Up (49% Off)

Bounce It Up

Livonia

$15 $7.67

Kids 13 years old or younger coast down inflatable slides, climb up walls, and play free arcade games; toddlers frolic in their own zone

Four or Six Open-Play Sessions or a 2.5-Hour Circus Birthday Party for Up to 16 at Cirque Amongus (Up to 52% Off)

Cirque Amongus

Livonia

$560 $269

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Adroit instructors teach youngsters circus skills such as magic tricks and walking on stilts

Two Kart Races for Two or Family Racing Package for Four at Extreme Indoor Kart Racing (Up to 43% Off)

Extreme Indoor Kart Racing

Vienna

$68 $39

Racing karts reach speeds of up to 40 miles per hour on Michigan's longest indoor track

Month of Private Music Lessons or Two-Hour Music Party Package at Rock and Roll Prep School (Half Off)

Rock and Roll Prep School

Macomb

$150 $75

Instructors teach students the basics of chosen instrument; party provides multiple instructors and instruments in rehearsal room

$20 for Four Laser-Tag Tickets and 120 Arcade Tokens at C.J. Barrymore's ($49 Value)

C.J. Barrymore's

Macomb

$49 $20

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Laser-tag arena with fog, black lights and thumping sound system; arcade has 140+ games such as big bass, price is right and dance

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

$32 $17

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

Corn Maze Admission for Two or Four at DeBuck's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch (Up to 55% Off)

DeBuck's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Van Buren

$22 $11

Guests wind their way through a 13-acre corn maze with Farm Scene Investigation mystery game; access to rides also included

Two Adult Admissions or Family Admission at Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society (Up to 53% Off)

Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society

Eastpointe

$25 $12

Historial society celebrates the efforts of the Greatest Generation during WWII with exhibits and interactive events

Bowling for Two or Four at Ford Lanes & Bel-Mark Lanes (Up to 60% Off). Three Options Available.

Bel-Mark Lanes

Multiple Locations

$30 $12

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Automatic scoring stations track frames while groups enjoy one or two hours of bowling and optional three-topping pizza

$12.99 for Bowling and Drinks for Two at Cherry Hill Lanes (Up to $26 Value)

Cherry Hill Lanes

Dearborn Heights

$26 $12.99

A shareable pitcher of soda or beer paired with two games of bowling

One or Two Hours of Wallyball or Bowling for Up to Four with Pizza and Drinks at Total Sports (Up to 59% Off)

Total Sports

Harrison Township

$46 $20

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50,000-square-foot facility hosts games of Wallyball and bowling alongside a sports bar that screens games on HDTVs

Two or Four 30- or 60-Minute Guitar Lessons at Master Guitar Teacher (Up to 58% Off)

Master Guitar Teacher

Howell

$70 $35

Equally versed in classical and pop styles, guitarist Ken Puterbaugh teaches students fundamental scales, soloing techniques, and songs

$25 for Entry to Detroit Challenge: The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race on Sunday, September 28 ($55 Value)

The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race

Hard Rock Cafe

$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

Membership for One, Two, or a Family of Four to the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (Up to 51% Off)

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

University

$50 $30

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With their membership perks, art lovers savor striking contemporary art, along with lectures, films, and educational children's activities

Interactive Kids' Art Exhibit for Two or Four with Optional Art Kits at Arts & Scraps (50% Off)

Arts & Scraps

East English Village

$10 $5

Non-profit organization teaches kids how to create art from recycled materials with exhibits such as the Junk Xylophone

$32 for a One-Year Ambassador Level Membership to Detroit Historical Museum ($65 Value)

Detroit Historical Museum

Midtown

$65 $32

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History-museum membership includes access to online artifact database, discounted gift-shop purchases, and free museum parking

Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Museum Visit for Two

Ford Piquette Plant

Ford Piquette Plant

$20 $9.99

The former factory where the first 12,000 Model Ts were made now explores the history of Detroit’s auto industry

3, 5, or 10 Regular Open Jump Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 57% Off)

Pump It Up

Canton

$21 $10.50

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Inflatable bouncers, slides, and obstacle courses host jumpers during open-play sessions

Attraction Fun Package for Two or Four at Play Atlantis (Up to 50% Off)

Play Atlantis

Melvindale

$54 $29

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Visitors at the family fun center enjoy a multilevel laser tag arena, indoor and outdoor mini golf, bounce area, and an arcade

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

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

C$134.55 C$18

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

Ice-Skating Package for Two or Four at Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex (Up to 64% Off)

Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex

Windsor

C$14 C$5

Duos or quartets hit the ice before warming up with a cup of hot chocolate and bag of popcorn

Bowling Package for Two, Four, or Six Including Shoe Rental and Sodas at Taylor Lanes (Up to 53% Off)

Taylor Lanes

Taylor

$22.58 $12

More than 48 synthetic lanes outfitted with wooden approaches and automatic scoring; cosmic bowling on Saturday afternoons

$24 for Four Go-Kart Rides and Four Rounds of Mini Golf at Playland Fun Center (Up to $48 Value)

Playland Fun Center

Playland Park

$48 $24

Each go-kart ride lasts approximately five minutes, and each round of mini golf includes 18 holes

Six-Visit Bounce Pass or a 2.5-Hour Weekday Pizza Party for Up to 30 Kids at Xtreme Bounce Zone (Up to 55% Off)

Xtreme Bounce Zone

Haisley

$42 $19

Kids jump around 6 inflatable playsets that include 9 slides, obstacle course & toddler zone, which host pizza parties for up to 30 kids

$18 for Five Indoor-Play-Place Visits at Chelsea TreeHouse ($35 Value)

Chelsea TreeHouse

Chelsea

$35 $18

Kids roam free in 9,000 sq. ft. indoor play place with multilevel climbing structure, swinging bridges, and basketball hoops

6 or 12 Drop-In Play Times Plus Discounts on In-Store Purchases at My Urban Toddler (Up to 59% Off)

My Urban Toddler

Pittsfield

$60 $29

City-themed play center attached to a boutique-style children’s and maternity retail shop

$12 for a Family Zoo Outing for Four at World of Discovery Reptile Zoo (Up to $24 Value)

World of Discovery Reptile Zoo

Ann Arbor

$24 $12

Zookeepers and other staff introduce visitors to more than 70 species of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and birds

Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rental and Drinks for Two or Four at Chelsea Lanes (Up to 63% Off)

Chelsea Lanes

Chelsea

$25.50 $12

Groups of two or four players enjoy soda as they take aim at pins during two games of bowling

One or Three Private 30-Minute Lessons at Tom Twiss Drum Studio (Up to 57% Off)

Tom Twiss Drum Studio

Ann Arbor

$30 $15

Professional drummer with 37 years of experience teaches private drum set, percussion, and timpani lessons for all skill and age levels

Two-Hour Bowling Package for Up to Five, or $50 Worth of Tavern Food at 10 Pins of Trenton (Up to 53% Off)

10 Pins of Trenton

Trenton

$64 $30

Groups can supplement two hours of bowling with pizza and soda; Classics Tavern features American fare and drinks

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Grosse Ile

$129.95 $49

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

Single-Attraction or Passport Admission for Two or Four at Port Huron Museum (50% Off)

Port Huron Museum

Multiple Locations

$14 $7

Visitors explore Port Huron's historical sights such as the Carnegie Center, Thomas Edison Depot, and Huron Lightship

Two, Four, or Six General-Admission Passes to Splash Universe Indoor Water Park (Up to 61% Off)

Splash Universe Indoor Water Park

Dundee

$64 $32

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Guests zip down twisting water slides, float along a lazy river, or step carefully across logjams inside a temperature-controlled water park

Mini Golf for Two or Four at Rock Glen Family Resort (Up to 55% Off)

Rock Glen Family Resort

Arkona

C$30 C$15

18-hole mini-golf course at a quiet country getaway near Rock Glen Falls

Two Laser-Tag Games for Two or Four at Edru Skate*A*Rama (50% Off)

Edru Skate*A*Rama

Holt

$24 $12

Dodge laser beams in two games of laser tag

Individual or Family Membership to Marshall M Fredericks Sculpture Museum (50% Off)

Marshall M Fredericks Sculpture Museum

Saginaw

$50 $25

Become a member of the museum that honors the 70-year career of Marshall M. Fredericks, a celebrated creator of public sculptures

$15 for Four Rounds of Mini Golf at Stone Mountain Family Fun Center in Tecumseh (Up to $30 Value)

Stone Mountain Family Fun Center

Tecumseh

$30 $15

Waterfalls, streams, and rocky outcrops surround an 18-hole course, which players navigate through stone pathways and rustic bridges

Laser Tag for Two or Four with Game Cards at Spare Time (Up to 52% Off)

Spare Time

Lansing

$24 $12

Two-story laser-tag arena brims with exciting obstacles; game cards facilitate fun in 4,500 sq. ft. arcade

Annual Individual or Family Membership to R.E. Olds Transportation Museum (Up to 49% Off)

R.E. Olds Transportation Museum

The Stadium District

$25 $13

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More than 50 vehicles built from 1886 through 2003 celebrate the legacy and innovation of R.E. Olds

$55 for Three One-Hour Guitar Lessons at Tab's Guitar Lessons ($165 Value)

Tabs Guitar Lessons

Redeem from Home

$165 $55

Experienced musician teaches beginner and intermediate guitar players skills in theory, technique, chords, tab, and performance

Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rental and Soda for Two, Four, or Six at Bowlero Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

Bowlero Lanes

Toledo

$20.58 $11

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In addition to 32 bowling lanes, the alley has an arcade, pool tables, and a full-service lounge that recently received new flatscreen TVs

$214 for $475 Groupon — Strike Zone Sports Training

Strike Zone Sports Training, Llc

Northwood

$475 $214

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

$19 for a Two-Hour Bowling Package for Up to Five at Penny Jo’s Eastern Lanes ($39.95 Value)

Penny Jo's Eastern Lanes

Northwood

$39.95 $19

Up to five bowlers occupy a lane for two hours while noshing on pizza and sipping a pitcher of soda

$10 for $20 Worth of Music Lessons — Fusion Violin Studio

Fusion Violin Studio

Perrysburg

$20 $10

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

African Safari Wildlife Park Visit for One or Four (Up to 64% Off). Three Options Available.

African Safari Wildlife Park

Danbury

$21.95 $8

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

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

Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Perkins

$39.95 $19

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

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Pump It Up knows it's all fun and games until somebody gets hurt, so they skip the last part. Each piece of the indoor inflatable playground is held to the wall by a complex series of anchors installed according to strict safety standards. The staffers' watchful eyes take care of the rest. Sock-clad striplings are then free to safely launch themselves into the air with a plethora of kid-friendly bounce pads. Adult counterparts can leap alongside their offspring through gargantuan bounce houses, skip down air-filled slides, or slither like snakes covered in bacon grease through an inflated obstacle course. Occasionally, the lights get switched off, and the roomful of players navigate the air-cushioned obstaclescape with glow sticks and bracelets.

The colorful venue also hosts custom birthday parties and private team parties, each themed to please the partygoers in question. These soirees immerse children in a schedule of interactive activities befitting a pirate or a superhero that melt off youthful energy faster than ice cubes tossed into a running DVD player. At the climax, the birthday boy or girl gets to blow out the candles on their cake while seated on a blow-up throne.

1720 Opdyke Ct.
Auburn Hills,
MI
US

Shenanigans Farm’s owner, Mary McKiernan, has more than 30 years of experience working with horses. But she has also tamed an even wilder beast: eighth-grade students. As a middle-school teacher, she learned to work with each student at his or her own pace, a philosophy she transfers to horseback-riding lessons. Joined by assistant head trainer, Ricci Tarockoff, she teaches English-style riding to students of all skill levels.

Set on 62 rolling acres, Shenanigans Farm connects to the Metamora Hunt trail, offering myriad opportunities for scenic trail rides. Its horses graze in expansive pastures and paddocks, waiting for students to saddle them to trot around the large indoor or outdoor arenas. The farm maintains a family-oriented vibe, often hosting summer camps for boys and girls, Halloween parties, and costume contests to see who can dress as the most convincing bale of hay.

3400 E Oakwood Rd
Oxford,
MI
US

At Glow Golfin', there are no light fixtures. This isn't because the company has a long-standing beef with the estate of Thomas Alva Edison either. Rather, it's because its 18-hole indoor golf course is illuminated by glow-in-the-dark murals. Each piece of neon art depicts a picturesque woodland scene or classic underwater tableau, such as a school of fish or an undulating patch of seaweed. Given its uniquely festive environment, it's no wonder that Glow Golfin' also specializes in throwing parties for all sorts of occasions, including birthdays for kids and leisurely hangouts for adults.

4000 Baldwin Rd
Auburn Hills,
MI
US

The independently owned Community Bowling Centers accommodate bowlers of all ages and abilities, featuring bumper-equipped lanes and lightweight balls designed for the hands of pintsize players. At 10 smoke-free locations throughout the region, guests enjoy open hours in addition to league opportunities and special events. The onsite bar serves ice-cold cups of soda or beer, which guests may raise in toasts to friendship and man's ability to hydrate himself. On select evenings, the alley lights turn down and the ethereal illumination of Glow N Bowl takes over with laser-light shows and fog machines. As balls roll down phosphorescent lanes, a sound track of thumping beats and alien distress calls saturates the space.

7345 Highland Rd
Waterford,
MI
US

An alley-splitting bowling ball crashes into the headpin, destroying a 10-pin triangle before automated pinsetters restore order in time for the next roll. Controlled chaos is the name of the game at Cherry Hill Lanes North, where guests compete on 36 Brunswick lanes equipped with an automatic scoring system. Those looking to unwind after a frame or toast an old pair of bowling shoes can indulge in nightly drink specials at the 11th Frame Sports Bar, a spot that also boasts pool tables and Saturday-night karaoke from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

6697 Dixie Hwy
Clarkston,
MI
US

The 18-hole, par-71 Springfield Oaks course, with the spatial sprawl of its front nine and the tree-packed tightness of its back nine, offers an ideal habitat in which to improve your swing or battle your broker in an all-or-nothing, x-treme golfing throwdown. The Jerry Matthews–designed Red Oaks, recently re-opened, features a fun and challenging 9-hole course on well-groomed greens. Purchase two Groupons and combine them to play 18 holes of golf at Red Oaks, doubling your chances of hacking away at the course's 31 par.

1702 Scott Lake Rd
Waterford,
MI
US