Kids Activities in West Linn

62% Off Guitar Lessons at American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$130 $49

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

Up to 40% Off Go-Kart Racing

Aurora - Butteville - Barlow

$50 $30

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Honda motors power go-karts around championship-level track at speeds of up to 60 mph

50% Off Tour of Elk Farm with Petting Zoo

Molalla

$10 $5

Farm co-owner Brenda Ross leads tours of the working elk ranch and offers interesting facts, views of the elk, and a petting zoo visit

Up to 51% Off Cosmic Bowling for Six

Wilsonville

$75 $37

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Black lights illuminate 22 bowling lanes during two hours of cosmic bowling; alley includes pool tables, a cafe, an arcade, and HD TVs

Up to 50% Off Trampolining at Sky High Sports

Southwest Portland

$18 $9

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Wall-to-wall trampolines, bouncy dodge-ball court, and foam pits host adults and kids under the watchful eyes of staff

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

55% Off Scavenger-Hunt Adventure Race

Blitz Pearl District

$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

Up to 61% Off Urban Scavenger Hunt

On Deck Sports Bar

$100 $40

Five-hour scavenger hunt takes participants through 12 challenges that encourage them to explore the city while testing their mettle

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$32 $17

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

50% Off Ice Skating & Skate Rental

Lloyd District

$28 $14

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Rented skates lace snugly around ankles as duos glide across the indoor rink

Up to Half Off Urban Dare Adventure Race for Two

Kells Irish Pub

$90 $45

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

Up to 50% Off Kids' Art Time

Portland

$11 $5.50

Kids make trips to a repurposed salad bar filled with paints, beads, and other art supplies to create any art project they can imagine

54% Off Music Lessons

Portland

$35 $16

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

Up to 50% Off Membership to Hoyt Arboretum

Portland

$35 $17.50

Members receive complimentary tours and special-event invites at a ridge-top arboretum with more than 6,000 trees

Up to 61% Off African-Drumming Classes

Viscount Dance Studio

$12.50 $6

Internationally accomplished instructor teaches students to play the drums during 60-minute African-drumming classes

Up to 55% Off Guitar Classes

Cedar Hills - Cedar Mill

$200 $99

Professional music teachers instruct students in guitar with lessons specifically designed for pupil's age and skill level

73% Off Music Lessons at Every Family Needs Music

Brooklyn

$130 $35

In group music lessons, teachers emphasize importance of fun over technical skill, fostering a deep-felt love of song

Half Off Guitar Lessons from Ryan Meagher

Hazelwood

$240 $120

Jazz guitarist Ryan Meagher uses his experience as a recording musician and composer to guide students in their own musicianship

Gymboree Play & Music—Up to 71% Off Enrollment Fee and Classes

Multiple Locations

$119 $35

Kids develop healthy habits and expand imaginations during age-appropriate music, art, and sports classes helmed by expert instructors

Up to 50% Off Bowling at Sunset Lanes

Central Beaverton

$58 $29

Arcade games, flat-screen TVs, and automatic scoring balance out the retro feel of a neon mural stretching across 36 bowling lanes

$11 for Ice Skating for Two

Raleigh West

$22 $11

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Beneath iconic wood-beam ceiling, skaters don rental blades & glide across Portland Winterhawks's practice ice at public skating sessions

Up to 51% Off Gaming Museum Memberships

Beaverton

$50 $25

Museum explores the historical significance and clever design of more than 1,500 board games; collectible card games, 3D puzzles, and more

Frank Lloyd Wright - Gordon House - Up to 50% Off Tour

Silverton

$30 $15

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Guests amble through 45-minute guided tours of the only Frank Lloyd Wright–designed home in Oregon

Up to 50% Off Bowling at Silver Creek Lanes

Silverton

$50 $25

Bowl amid leather couches and wall-to-wall screens playing music videos or amid the flashing lights of late-night cosmic bowling

Up to 62% Off Bowling for Four or Six

Mt. Hood

$47 $20

Alley with synthetic lanes and touchscreen scoring hosts bowling package; Cosmic bowling Friday and Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Up to 52% Off RC Truck Racing for Two or Four

Clackamas

$30 $15

Drivers race remote-controlled RC trucks around hairpins and over dirt embankments on enormous, newly renovated track

Up to 52% Off Ice-Skating Outings or Instruction

Cascade Park

$25 $12

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Ice rink that plays home to Vancouver Vipers hosts 35 hours of public-skate a week; lessons taught using USFSA Basic Skills Program

Up to 59% Off Violin or Fiddle Lessons

Fisher's Creek

$120 $59

2011 National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest winner teaches students to play fiddle or violin employing the Suzuki method

Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum—Up to Half Off

Stevenson

$40 $20

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Museum tells the story of Columbia Gorge from the viewpoint of both 19th century pioneers and the Chinook people who lived there long before

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Jump for Joy's 27-acre grounds enchant urban farmers, equestrians, and nature lovers alike with a recreational organic farm, stables, and other natural-educational amenities. The full-service equestrian center, in addition to boarding horses, offers riding lessons and horse camps in which riders of all ages can master horse-powered transit and learn the slight dialect differences between speaking Horse and Donkey. Throughout the grounds, visitors can wander through a natural wetlands system, wild-bird habitat, and blueberry orchard in addition to other sustainable-homesteading amenities. Kids delve into the natural world at birthday parties on the farm and themed weeklong summer camps that impart skills on horse riding, organic farming, or ecology.

15898 South Springwater Road
Oregon City,
OR
US

Players plugs gamers into a cavalcade of entertaining diversions while fueling competitive spirits with eats and drinks from a menu of pub mainstays. Satisfy pin-busting urges by bowling on one of 12 sleek lanes ($2–$4.75/game per person; $2.50/shoe rental). Each lane sports a massive flat-screen hovering above pins, helping bowlers catch the game while dominating their own opponents. Decamp to Players’ billiards lounge for lessons on trick shots, geometry, or the mating habits of eight-balls staged atop one of the contemporary pool tables ($8–$10/hr.). Players' bar and dining area basks under warm amber lights punctuated by the blue glow of 25 sports-affixed TV screens. Gab with old colleagues about advancements in office pranks over frothy brews (bottle $3.25–$4; draft $3.50–$4.50), goblets of vino ($5+), or one of 10 burgers ($8.99–$10.99). The under-21 set stays occupied in the 8 Ball Lounge, a youth-friendly hideaway packed with shuffleboard tables and sleek seating.

17880 McEwan Rd
Lake Oswego,
OR
US

Milwaukie Bowl welcomes pin-thirsty bowlers with 16 smooth, shiny lanes that feature automatic scoring systems instead of the usual abacuses. The open-bowling package fits up to six sphere slingers with rental shoes and two hours of striking-and-sparing action, and bumper-equipped lanes are available to encourage players gripped by gutterfear. While waiting for the underground employees to return their balls after each roll, bowlers can replenish their pin-sniping skills at the full-service beer bar. Dave Husted’s Inside Line ProShop provides visitors with all the gear necessary for pitching a perfect game.

3056 SE Harrison St
Milwaukie,
OR
US

Portland Aquarium, a December 2012 addition to Milwaukie, introduces visitors to thousands of waterborne species. Guests can slide their hands along the smooth flesh of a stingray or the knobby arms of a starfish or engage in staring contests with a blacktip reef shark. Other planned exhibits include a jellyfish exhibit, a cold-water tank filled with fish native to Oregon's coast, and a rainforest-themed jungle gym for children. The tropical touch-tank woos visits with its displays of vibrant-color aquatic life while amphibious wonders, including poison dart frogs, thrill visitors. Those seeking bigger thrills may hoist various pythons species–including a15-foot reticulated or 9-foot albino burmese snake–upon their shoulders or get their picture taken with macaw parrot. Landing-loving iguanas and panter chameleons also lurch around in the mix.

16323 SE McLoughlin Blvd
Milwaukie,
OR
US

The attractions at Jabbersons Fun Center present a variety of ways for kids to have fun. In the arcade, guests can hop on a motorcycle or skateboard at game cabinets in hopes of earning a course record or impressing Tony Hawk. On the indoor go-kart track, kids jockey for position while whipping around corners in bright red karts. The fun center also features a laser maze that shows kids what it might be like to be a cat burglar or a super spy as they sneak around light beams to get to the finish line.

16025 SE Mcloughlin Blvd
Portland,
OR
US

Molalla Bowl houses 16 lanes of ball tossing and pin toppling in a fun, kid-friendly atmosphere. Ensure detailed record keeping and computer-screen calisthenics with automatic scoring while preventing bowling balls from trespassing on neighbors’ property with bumpers, available on every lane. Vibrant walls enclose the lanes, allowing for easy color coordination between the décor and the rented shoes. Between turns, venture to Molalla Bowl’s full bar and café for game-enhancing drinks, snacks, and daily specials (this Groupon is not valid for food or drink purchases), or head to the game room to give thumbs a break from orb throwing and film recommending.

150 Grange Ave
Molalla,
OR
US