Kids Activities in Alta Vista

Up to 60% Off Urban-Race Entry

CitySolve Urban Race

Arsenal

$50 $20

Teams race on foot past city landmarks, solving clues and tackling obstacles for a chance at cash and other prizes

Up to 52% Off at Malibu Grand Prix

Palace Entertainment

Northwest Side

$24.99 $12

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

Up to 97% Off Bowling at Oak Hills Lanes

Oak Hill Lanes

Oak Hills

$1,020 $35

Pass holders corral up to four friends for an hour of bowling every day; bowlers strap on rented shoes and play three games

Splashtown San Antonio – $19.99 for Water-Park Rides

Splashtown San Antonio

AT&T Parkway

$29.99 $19.99

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Heart-stopping water slides, a wave pool, a lazy river, and 45+ other attractions at a well-supervised, 20-acre park with free parking

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

AMF Bowling Co.

AMF Ponderosa Lanes

$40 $17

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

Up to 50% Off Day at Indoor Playground

Amazing Jump

Northeast San Antonio

$40 $20

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Jumbo trampolines, padded dodge ball, basketball courts, and inflatables

Up to 56% Off Youth Football Conditioning Camp

JC Ultimate

San Antonio

$200 $89

Youth football conditioning camp readies athletes aged 8 and older for the challenges of competing in the sport

Up to 52% Off Go-Karting at K1 Speed

K1 Speed

San Antonio

$91.96 $44

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Eco-friendly electric karts; speeds up to 45 mph; karts for kids and adults; collection of racing memorabilia on display

University Bowl – Up to 48% Off

University Bowl

Northwest Side

$74.90 $39

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Vie for strikes at a 32-lane bowling alley voted one of San Antonio's best

Up to 63% Off Kids' Sports and Martial Arts Camp

Saldivar Martial Arts Leadership Academy

Northwest Side

$100 $45

Campers practice martial arts with certified instructors, then enjoy kickball, soccer, dodgeball, basketball, and football

55% Off Music Lessons

Harp By Melody

Northeast San Antonio

$180 $81

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

Up to 64% Off Guitar Lessons

San Antonio Music Academy

Northwest Side

$79.50 $29

Formally educated instructors teach students to coax tunes from guitar strings

Up to 46% Off Pony Rides at Fiesta Farm

Fiesta Farm

Far West Side

$14 $8

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Potbellied pigs, llamas, emu, bunnies, ducks, cows, and goats spread out on a 15-acre ranch

51% Off Airsoft Day or Overnight Camp

Mission Airsoft

San Antonio

$350 $170

While building leadership skills and a team mentality, campers learn field safety, battle tactics, and care and maintenance of airsoft guns

Up to 62% Off Go-Kart Racing at Alamo Karts

Alamo Karts

San Antonio

$104 $40

The go-karts reach speeds of up to 35 miles per hour on this 1/3-mile track, navigating hairpin turns and straightaways

Up to 50% Off Visit or Dinner Show at Enchanted Springs Ranch

Enchanted Springs Ranch

Boerne

$28 $14

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Amble along an authentic ranch that recreates the Old West with wildlife and performers such as pistol twirlers and trick ropers

McKenna Children's Museum – Up to Half Off Admission

McKenna Children's Museum

New Braunfels

$30 $15

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Families explore exhibits that foster creativity & learning, clamber up 30-foot structure & participate in educational activities

53% Off Outdoor Adventures in Boerne

Don Strange of Texas / Waring General Store

Boerne

$105 $49

Working longhorn ranch challenges visitors to ascend five-story log towers and speed across ziplines; burger, fries, and soda for lunch

Frontier Times Museum – Up to 53% Off Visit

Frontier Times Museum

Bandera

$10 $6

40,000 artifacts, including art & furniture, glimpse the cowboy & pioneer cultures of the Old West in a museum built in 1933

Up to 36% Off at Wimberley Zipline Adventures

Wimberley Zipline Adventures

Wimberley

$121.02 $79

Take a one-of-a-kind video of your thrilling journey across 10 ziplines, some of which reach heights of 100 feet and speeds of 30 mph

One-Hour or Two-Hour Flying-Trapeze Lesson.

Trapeze Austin

Multiple Locations

$47 $25

Experienced instructors guide students through ground lesson & harnessed flying, with opportunity for midair catch in one- or two-hour class

50% Off New Action Hero Training Day

Stunt Ranch

Austin

$250 $125

Professional stuntmen help guests perform stunts and create special effects explosions in a five-hour workshop

Austin Zoo – Up to 50% Off Visit

Austin Zoo

Southwest Travis

$18 $9

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Nonprofit rescue zoo and sanctuary provides a home for more than 300 animals and 100 species

42% Off Music Lessons

Eastside Music School

Austin

$120 $70

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

Up to 52% Off Paint-Your-Own Ceramics

Color Me Mine

Bee Cave

$30 $15

Choose from a bounty of dishes, figurines, and other ceramic creations to paint in vibrant colors, then hand off to staff to glaze and fire

Up to 64% Off Fitness Classes Plus Play Visits with Membership

My Gym Children's Fitness Center

Southwest Austin

$150 $55

Weekly fitness classes entertain children's mind and body, while play visits give them more time to practice new skills

Up to 80% Off Martial-Arts Classes or Camps

Life Ki-do

Austin

$199 $99

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Instructors promote confidence, focus, and skills to deal with stress while teaching physical self-defense techniques

Up to 48% Off Vintage Bowling at Speakeasy

Speakeasy

Downtown

$30 $16

One or two hours of bowling on reserved lanes inside a three-level club, where live bands and DJs perform nightly

Up to 61% Off Virtual Music Lessons

Peace of Mind Music Lessons

Redeem from Home

$20 $10

Communicating via Skype, instructors work with students during music classes that focus on subjects such as vocals, guitar, and theory

Up 54% Off Inflatable-Jousting Rental

Mega Blast Inflatables

On Location

$300 $139

America Gladiator–style inflatable jousting lets friends whale on each other safely with the intensity that jousting offers

49% Off Mommy and Me Pre-K Music Group Class

New School Of Music

West Austin

$75 $38

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 Museum Admission or Membership

Neill-Cochran House Museum

West University

$20 $10

Learn the history and shifting identities of this residence built in 1856 during tours given by staff or trained docent

Blanton Museum of Art – Up to 53% Off Visits

Blanton Museum of Art

Blanton Museum of Art The University

$18 $9

The university's museum houses more than 17,000 artworks, including pieces by Andy Warhol and Henri Matisse

Naturally Fit Games — $10 for Two Tickets

2014 Naturally Fit Games

Austin Convention Center

$23.08 $10

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Fitness event featuring more than 20 different competitions, plus interactive workshops and an expo with the industry's latest products

Up to 52% Off Waterpark Adult-Night Party

Shore Club Volente Beach Waterpark

Northwest Travis

$30 $15

Water park and live concert on the shores of Lake Travis welcomes adults to an evening of rides, live music, and beach and water volleyball

Up to 41% Off at Art Amore Studios

Art Amore Studios

Austin

$185 $110

Kids of all ages learn drawing and painting skills while learning to express themselves through art

43% Off Music Lessons

Classical Guitar Lessons

Brentwood

$80 $46

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

Up to 52% Off Kids' Beginner Piano or Drum Camp

Capital Music Center

Brentwood

$149 $79

Kids practice their scales and learn fun songs or work on their rhythm tapping out beats during summer beginner piano and drum camps

Up to 40% Off at Fantastic Magic Camp

Fantastic Magic Camp

Highland Mall

$60 $36

Kids explore the world of magic during a one- or five-day camp session that teaches skills in performing magic tricks and juggling

Up to 50% Off at Chaparral Ice Centers

Chaparral Ice Centers

Northcross Mall

$40 $20

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Three- to five-hour public-skate sessions held every day of the week

Up to 40% Off Summer Day Camp at Summit Christian Academy

Summit Christian Academy

Cedar Park

$240 $144

Kids spend their days at the pool, doing arts and crafts, on field trips, and in specialty activities

Up to 53% Off Living-History Farm Outings

Pioneer Farms

Austin

$14 $7

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Restored places explore Texas history, including areas of west-bound settlers, Native American & German immigrants, across 90 wooded acres

51% Off Kids' Adventure Day Camp or Basketball Camp

Premier Athletic Complex

Leander

$195 $95

Adventures Day Camps flex kids' creativity via super hero and animal-themes; basketball camps teach fundamentals and proper ball techniques

Up to 50% Off Activities from The Williamson Museum

The Williamson Museum

Multiple Locations

$100 $60

Kids' summer camp and cemetery tours take curious guests on fun history jaunts and family memberships get you and loved ones special perks

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Lerner and Loewe’s six-time Tony Award–winning Broadway musical My Fair Lady adapts George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion into the tale of snooty phonetics professor Henry Higgins, who makes a wager that he can transform cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle into an upstanding member of high society. As Higgins comically struggles to supplant Eliza’s chimney-sweep accent and guttural demeanor for fancy savoir-faire, a romance unfolds proving that love conquers all forms of enunciation. Audiences waltz with their armrests as classic show tunes such as “I Could Have Danced All Night” and “On the Street Where You Live” stake their claim in memory banks for future shower serenades.

1315 San Pedro Ave
San Antonio,
TX
US

Together, Redbone's instructors have more than 6,435 years of instruction experience; that's more than six lifetimes rocking, jamming, making splendid sounds, and busting blistering solos. Cliff Wright teaches guitar along with Greg Norris, who played on the Grammy-nominated album World Jazz by Lara & Reyes and conducts jazz clinics and master classes at many San Antonio–area high schools. Brazilian-born piano savant Nayara Megarity teaches scales, octaves, and chords, specializing in music's empathic intensity.

4343 Mccullough Ave
San Antonio,
TX
US

For more than 130 years, the YMCA has worked to facilitate growth for individuals as well as communities by providing social-enrichment programs that promote honesty, respect, and responsibility. YMCA of Greater San Antonio, which features locations throughout the metropolitan area, helps people improve their lives with healthy living programs that offer inclusive training classes as well as lifelong learning classes. Youth development initiatives and childcare services allow children as well as teens to develop positive behaviors while exploring their interests in a safe, supportive environment. The centers also encourage social responsibility by providing opportunities to support local communities through volunteerism and charitable giving.

3233 North Saint Mary's Street
San Antonio,
TX
US

As the Spanish translation of Raices de Arte Espanol attests, owners Carmen and Jose Linares each have strong roots in the arts. Born in Spain, Jose began playing guitar professionally at 12 years old, traveling the world to perform for icons such as President John F. Kennedy and Princess Grace of Monaco. Dancing by age 3, Puerto Rican–born Carmen trained in New York with the American Ballet Theatre, toured with the ballet companies of Philadelphia and San Juan, and began teaching flamenco in San Antonio in the 1970s. Today, the couple shares the art of flamenco with others at their studio, where students apply their own expressive twists to footwork and even wield castanets to clack out rhythms or Morse-code messages to one another as they dance.

1722 Fredericksburg
San Antonio,
Texas
US

When he's not gigging at renowned venues such as CBGB or the Bowery Ballroom, Pancho Garza preps others to do the same at Alamo Rock School. Likewise, Pancho's fellow instructors channel years of teaching and performing experience to help students aged 8–17 improve their guitar, bass-guitar, drums, piano, or singing skills.

Weekly one-on-one lessons are the bedrock of Alamo's rock club, whose weekend jam sessions give students the opportunity to play with fellow musicians. Private lessons pair with group rehearsals at the school's summer camp and rock performance sessions, which culminate in a live show at a local venue. Designed for musicians 18 and older, the adult rock program similarly whisks students out of their grownup forts made of utility bills to the stage.

425 N Main Ave
San Antonio,
TX
US

There are six orchestras in YOSA's orchestra program: the YOSA Prelude Strings, Capriccio Stings, Sinfonietta Strings, Symphony, Philharmonic, and Flute Choir. Although the Philharmonic draws in the most talented students in the region for professional-level concerts, all the orchestras guide students toward an enriched understanding of the world and the music within it. Together, they benefit more than 1,500 young people in the region—through direct involvement with the orchestra and through offshoot programs such as the free after-school instruction sessions on the west side.

106 Auditorium Cir
San Antonio,
TX
US