Kids Activities in South Seminole Heights

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

Tampa Piano Academy

On Location

$23 $12

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$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

Batting Cage Sessions or Private Hitting Lessons at The Hitting Academy (Up to 55% Off). Three Options Available.

The Hitting Academy

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

The academy's pitching machines throw baseballs in range of speeds and pitch types in oversized batting cages that also host private lessons

$25 for Entry to Tampa Challenge: The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race on Saturday, October 25 ($55 Value)

The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race

Pour House

$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

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

$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

Four Open-Play Passes or a Birthday Party for Up to 10 or 18 Kids at Bounce Boy (Up to 51% Off)

Bounce Boy

Tampa

$275 $135

Parents can bring food and decorations from home to parties personalized with themes such as princesses or pirates; clean environment

$140 for Fall Session Performing Arts Classes at South Tampa Center for the Arts ($240 Value)

South Tampa Center for the Arts

Palma Ceia West

$240 $140

Students ages 4–14 study acting, singing, or dancing in an encouraging, fun environment

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

Heaters Sports

Tampa

$20 $12

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Unlimited Trampoline Jumping for Two or Four at AirHeads Trampoline Arena (Up to 36% Off)

AirHeads Trampoline Arena

Multiple Locations

$35.90 $23

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Spend a hot or rainy day bouncing across colorful, wall-to-wall trampolines with dodgeball and basketball areas

$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

$12.99 for General Admission for One at MOSI ($22.95 Value)

MOSI

Temple Terrace

$22.95 $12.99

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A fun day at MOSI includes permanent exhibit galleries, IMAX documentary film, and hands-on interactive exhibits

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

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

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

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

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

Bounce Visit Wednesday–Friday or Saturday and Sunday for Two or Four at Hoppers Fun House (Up to 54% Off)

Hoppers Fun House

Town N Country - Tampa

$24 $12

Kids frolic inside a 7,228-square-foot facility filled with inflatable structures and padded floors, munching on hot dogs and sipping soda

$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

$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

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

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

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

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

Viola, Violin, Voice, or Piano Lessons at Tampa Bay Music Academy (Up to 55% Off). Three Options Available.

Tampa Bay Music Academy

Keystone

$50 $25

Instructors teach students of all ages and skill levels to coax music from violin and viola strings, piano keys, or their own vocal cords

$50 for $100 Worth of Violin, Piano, Guitar, and Voice Lessons at Thompson's Music

Thompson's Music

St. Petersburg

$100 $50

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Two, Four, or Six 45-Minute Music Lessons at Studio 28 Designs, Inc. (Up to 57% Off)

Studio 28 Designs, Inc.

School of Music

$50 $25

Lessons for students of all ages and ability levels teach performance techniques, music theory, ear training, and harmony

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

One Day at Sunken Gardens for Two, or One Annual Family Membership (Up to 50% Off)

Sunken Gardens

Crescent Lake

$16 $9

100-year-old botanical museum houses more than 50,000 tropical plants and flowers, as well as flamingos and turtles

Two Games of Bowling and Rental Shoes for Two, Four, or Six at Countryside Lanes (Up to 49% Off)

Countryside Lanes

Clearwater

$23 $12

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Join friends for a two games of toppling pins at an alley owned by a bowling Hall of Famer

Monkey-Feeding Experience for Four at Suncoast Primate Sanctuary (51% Off)

Suncoast Primate Sanctuary

Palm Harbor

$41 $20

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Staffed by volunteers, nonprofit sanctuary provides safe haven for more than 100 animals, including chimpanzees, monkeys, and tropical birds

Visit for Two or One-Year Family Membership to The Armed Forces History Museum (Up to 53% Off)

The Armed Forces History Museum

Largo

$35.90 $17

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Day or year-round access to a museum of armed-forces memorabilia, interactive exhibits, dioramas, and audio visual effects

$25 for Bowling for Up to Six with a Pitcher of Soda at Lane Glo Bowl ($50.50 Value)

Lane Glo Bowl

Multiple Locations

$50.50 $25

Up to six guests enjoy bowling and soft drinks in a modern facility with automatic scoring systems

Sea Fari Adventure Cruise for Two Adults or a Family of Four from Sun Line Cruises (44% Off)

Sun Line Cruises

Tarpon Springs

$32 $17.99

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Cruises head to the Gulf of Mexico; a guide shares facts about the estuaries, bayous, wildlife, and shore birds.

Pizza and Arcade Package at Treasure Island Fun Center (Up to 46% Off). Two Options Available.

Treasure Island Fun Center

Seminole

$42.06 $25

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Racing games, pinball machines, Ms. Pac-Man & Deal or No Deal gobble up tokens as gamers gobble up large pizza & four drinks

$20 for $40 Worth of Services at Mullins Music

Mullins Music

Ridgewood

$40 $20

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Two- or Four-Hour Kayak or Paddleboard Rental for Two People at Kayak Valet (Up to 51% Off)

Kayak Valet

Multiple Locations

$80 $39

Kayaks and paddleboards designed for safety and stability engage first-timers in water sports.

90-Minute Dolphin Sightseeing Cruise for Two or Four by Dolphin Quest (Up to 47% Off)

Dolphin Quest

Madeira Beach

$33 $19

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A Coast Guard–licensed captain takes passengers out onto Boca Ciega Bay in search of dolphins, manatees, and seabirds

$16 for Family Visit for Five with Alligator Holding and Feeding at The Alligator Attraction ($33 Value)

The Alligator Attraction

Madeira Beach

$33 $16

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Visitors use long fishing poles to feed hot dogs to gators that are 18 to 48 inches long and hold a large gator with its mouth taped shut

$17 for a One-Hour Paddleboard Rental from Saltwater Kite & Paddle ($35 Value)

Saltwater Kite & Paddle

St. Pete Beach

$35 $17

Experts endow guests with boards and paddles, along with a brief tutorial, before setting them free on a one-hour jaunt

$14 for One Round of Mini Golf for Two at Smuggler's Cove (Up to $25.98 Value)

Smuggler's Cove

Multiple Locations

$25.98 $14

Pirate-themed miniature golf where balls roll past waterfalls & into caves; exhibits such as golfing with the gators feature live alligators

2 or 10 Individual Children's Play Passes at Escape Zone (Up to 64% Off)

Escape Zone

Port Richey

$14 $7

Children can leap inside a bounce house, zip down a slide, or test their mettle on an obstacle course or video game

Mini Golf, Batting Cages, Arcade Tokens, and Ice Cream for Two or Four at Spring Hill Fun Zone (Up to 50% Off)

Fun Zone

Spring Hill

$32 $18

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

Admission for Two or Four to South Florida Museum (Up to 51% Off)

South Florida Museum

Downtown Bradenton

$36 $18

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Special and permanent exhibitions explore everything from fossilized mammals to historical surgical implements

$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

$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

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

$25 for $50 Groupon — AllStar Music Academy Inc

Allstar Music Academy Inc

Desoto Village

$50 $25

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$16 for Outing for Four to Sarasota Children’s Garden (Up to $40 Value)

Sarasota Children's Garden

Gillespie Park

$40 $16

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Two-acre interactive garden with wooden pirate ship, koi pond, topiaries & whimsical sculptures

$29 for Visit for Four to Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary (Up to $60 Value) 

Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary

Sarasota

$60 $29

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Lions, tigers, bears, ligers, birds, lemurs, tortoises, primates, and a petting zoo await visitors at this wildlife sanctuary

Paddleboard Lesson with One or Two Hours of Paddling for One or Two at Siesta Key Paddleboards (Up to 68% Off)

Siesta Key Paddleboards

Sarasota

$60 $20

Students learn how to sit, kneel, and stand on a board before enjoying one or two hours of self-guided paddling

$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

Cabaret of Magic Show on Friday or Saturday at 7 p.m. Through October 15 (Up to 38% Off)

Cabaret of Magic

Cabaret of Magic

$32.10 $20

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Veteran magician known for the floating card-box effect dazzles with sleight of hand and mental manipulation in an intimate parlor show

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

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

Musicology: 1on1

Lost Lake

$80 $40

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18 Holes of Mini Golf and a Scavenger Hunt for Two or Four at Mighty Jungle Golf Adventure (53% Off)

Mighty Jungle Golf Adventure

Formosa Gardens Village, Kissimmee

$29.85 $14

Two scenic, jungle-themed golf courses featuring roaring waterfalls, and colorful animal statues

One Round of Mini-Golf for Two or Four at Bonanza Golf (Up to 50% Off)

Bonanza Golf

Kissimmee

$19.90 $11

Two 18-hole courses with an Old-West mining theme and waterfalls that flow at 21,000 gallons per minute

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

Two or Four 30-Minute FlowRider Indoor Wave Sessions at Fantasy Surf (Up to 39% Off)

Fantasy Surf

Kissimmee

$40 $25

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A state-of-the-art FlowRider system replicates the feeling of riding a wave on a surfboard or wakeboard in a safe indoor setting

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

Camp Geneva / ACA Academy

Piney Woods

$199 $100

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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

$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

Two Kids' Playtime Day Passes and 40 Paintballs or 10 Kids' Day Passes at Escape Zone (Up to 58% Off)

Escape Zone

Port Charlotte

$18 $9

Day passes grant children access obstacle courses, bounce houses, slides, and other playful attractions

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

$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

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For more than 50 years, family-owned Pin Chasers alleys have been adding perks to the bowling basics. Leagues for all skill levels, six-week lesson plans, and the immersive light shows of late-night Cyber bowling entertain families with the fundamentals. It's when the scoring systems—equipped with touchscreen consoles and customizable backgrounds—boot up or the automatic bumpers raise between turns that players might first take notice of their high-tech surroundings. As for service, the inviting staff hand out complimentary bowling shoes and socks, and will assist guests in picking out the right type of ball rather than noisily sandblasting one down to size when it doesn’t fit. The full-service cafes also manage to defy expectations by serving breakfast fare around the clock.

Friendly employees and full bars span each of Pin Chasers' three locations, but other amenities differ. Visitors can aim cues at Veterans' four billiards tables, stretch their thumbs at East Pasco's arcade, or try to count all of Midtown's 50 lanes without first extracting their fingers from their bowling balls.

4847 N Armenia Ave.
Tampa,
FL
US

A member of a previously undiscovered species known as skateasaurus stakes its territory, tracing figure eights along the rink's hardwood floor. Dressed in blue-and-white shorts and a red trucker hat, the plush, green-and-yellow dinosaur?otherwise known as Skato?eschews eating children, and instead prompts them to shake it all about in rounds of Hokey Pokey. This fun ambiance extends to the rest of United Skates of America's roller rink, surrounded by lime-green walls and manned by a smiling staff.

5121 N Armenia Ave
Tampa,
FL
US

The state of Florida was once entirely underwater—and Florida Eco-Adventures’ tours explore the parts that still are. Founders Mac and Suzanne McCormick lead adventurers through waters such as Kings Bay that, thanks to its 72-degree waters, is a wintertime refuge for West Indian Manatees. The Silver River, meanwhile, hosts a more eclectic array of wildlife, ranging from gators—although they’re too shy and skittish for regular sightings—to sunfish and rhesus monkeys.

121 West Thomas Street
Tampa,
FL
US

The nonprofit Lowry Park Zoo has more than 1,500 animals living on nearly 60 acres of land. One way the Zoo maintains its animal habitats and conservation programs is to hold the annual ZooBoo fundraiser each fall, welcoming families for a slew of Halloween-themed attractions. The event’s spooky theme is evident upon arrival, as the Zoo’s walkways are filled with costumed youngsters. Haunted houses await to elicit giggles, gasps, or shrieks, and parents can easily determine which haunts are appropriate for their brood by consulting the Zoo's skull rating, which designates the scary level of each event, ranging from "all ages" to "scary to the extreme". Admission also includes free unlimited spins on rides such as the Batty Bumper Boats or Scary-Go-Round Carousel. After visiting with some of the Zoo's creepiest residents at the Flying Fox Bat House and Creepy Crawlers Lane, kids and adults can take in the dazzling light displays at the Little Beasties Bungalow or take a break and fill up on seasonal snacks at one of several concessions areas.

1101 W Sligh Ave
Tampa,
FL
US

Established: 2010
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Our performance theatre class, which encompasses acting, singing, and dancing
Recommended Age Group: All ages

Q&A with the Studio Director

What is one fun, unusual fact about your business?
South Tampa Center for the Arts was voted 2013 Best Theatre Group on Tampa's A-List. We are also one of the only Performance Theatre Groups for students ages 4–14 in South Tampa. We obtain the rights through Music Theatre International to produce two musicals each year. Some of our credits include Disney productions such as Beauty and the Beast, Jungle Book, Little Mermaid, and Peter Pan.

What special training do you or your staff have?
Our faculty members have college degrees related to education and/or the arts. Also, our program has an educational-based approach and our mission is "Enriching Students' Lives with Education through Entertainment".

As the old adage says, "Stuff happens." What training do you and your staff have to stay ahead of the unexpected?
All of our theatre faculty members are currently working professionals in the field, so aside from teaching at South Tampa Center for the Arts, they have contracts with local and out-of-state theatre companies. Our students and their parents have the opportunity to see their instructors performing on stage throughout the year and have expressed how much they enjoy being able to do so.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
Our largest and most popular program is Performance Theatre. However, these same students often enroll in the private piano and voice lessons we offer, as well as our dance classes. We also established Glee Club back in 2010 and it remains a popular program also run by our theatre director.

1010 North Macinnes Place
Tampa,
FL
US

The sounds of air hockey pucks whishing toward their targets intermingle with myriad beeps, bells, and general revelry inside Game Time's colorful space, where participants stand captivated by the dizzying selection of games at their disposal. After high-stakes rounds of skee-ball or Cyclone, ravenous players can sidle up to the restaurant at the Tampa location only, where classic American staples such as chicken wings and club sandwiches sate victory-fueled hunger.

1600 East 8th Avenue
Tampa,
FL
US