Rockland County is home to tons of family-friendly spots. You'll find so many things to do—from museums to outdoor venues that host activities and events for kids and families. And don't forget to check out our Online Calendar, for upcoming events throughout the NYC area!
BLIMPIE NEW CITY
2 N. Main St., New City
Under new ownership, we are the one and only Blimpie in Rockland County! We offer quality food at reasonable prices, and special services to local patrons such as student and teacher lunches (*we deliver to all New City schools), sports teams, and other group discounts, and 10% OFF for all state and county employees! We provide catering and free delivery for all your parties and special events. Remember us for your July 4th entertaining (48 hrs. notice for catering orders). Follow us on facebook.com/pages/blimpie-new-city for new items and specials.
BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS
612 Corporate Way (off Route 303), Valley Cottage
Bounce! offers the opportunity to play sports, have fun, and get fit on enormous courts of interconnected trampolines. The facility has fitness classes for all ages and levels, open jump time, trampoline dodgeball, slam-dunk basketball, foam-pit jumping, and non-competitive tumbling and gymnastics classes, as well as Mommy & Me classes for the younger set. They also have private party rooms, a wi-fi lounge, a healthy-food snack bar, an arcade, and a separate Bounce! Jr. Zone for kids ages 6 and younger. School, camp, and group trips welcome. Fundraising opportunities available.
CAMELBACK MOUNTAIN RESORT
1 Camelback Road, Tannersville
CATAMOUNT AERIAL ADVENTURE PARK
2962 State Highway 23, Hillsdale
The Catamount Aerial Adventure Park generates big thrills for ages 7 to adult. Here at the Northeast’s premier aerial challenge park, climbers can choose from up to 12 self-guided courses with varying degrees of difficulty. 170 tree platforms are connected by “bridges,” which are various configurations of cable, wood and rope or zip lines. Two of the courses have 2,000 ft. of zip lines, and there are over 50 zip lines in the park ! Visit catamounttrees.com for a park video, hours of operation, FAQs, ways to save, directions, and more.
CATAMOUNT SKI AREA
3290 State Highway 23, Hillsdale
Catamount Ski Area is a family favorite because of the excellent terrain, trail diversity, children’s snowsports programs, and down-home atmosphere close by in the Berkshires. Programs for kids include Mountain Cats for ages 4-12. This program is for first-timers or experienced young skiers or snowboarders who need to improve their skills. The Interclub, Tri-State Racing Programs, and Freestyle Program are season-long programs with weekly instruction and competition. The rest of the family will enjoy Catamount’s uncrowded trails, short lift lines, and excellent snowmaking and grooming. See more at catamountski.com.
CONGERS BIKE SHOP
107 E. Lake Road, Congers
In business for over 30 years, we are your local biking experts. Not sure what type of bike you or your kids need? Come see us for a large selection of new (and used) bikes for all ages and skill levels, as well as bike accessories and racks. All new bikes come with two years of free adjustments, and used bikes come with one year of free adjustments. We also offer bike rentals daily and weekly - please call for availability and pricing.
GLAZE ART STUDIO
34 Orangeburg Plaza, Orangeburg
IMAX THEATRE-PALISADES CENTER
845-358-IMAX / 845-353-5555 x200
K & A HOUSE OF BOUNCE PARTY RENTALS
“We bring the party to you.” We provide everything you need to make your event special, including bouncers, dunk tanks, party tents, kids' tables and chairs, sand art, spin art, cotton candy, popcorn, and other fun concession foods. We have one of the largest selections of themed inflatables, along with wet slides and dry slides to provide safe, non-stop fun for your guests. We pride ourselves on our exceptional level of customer service. Fully licensed and insured.
KEANSBURG AMUSEMENT PARK/RUNAWAY RAPIDS WATERPARK
275 Beachway, Keansburg
LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE & PIRATES COVE
354 Great Meadows Road, Route 611, Hope, NJ
Land of Make Believe is an amusement park and water park specifically designed for parents to participate with their children. Safe and wholesome, the state-of-the-art water park features a pirate theme, and an amusement park with unique rides, shows, and attractions. Land of Make Believe offers a full day of awesome fun for the whole family. Special treats: free parking, free picnicking, short lines, and great prices. Non-stop fun for the whole family. Don't miss the best of the best, just minutes away, Route 80, Exit 12. Open daily through Labor Day, 10am-6pm.
500 Route 303, Orangeburg
The sweetest party place in town just got sweeter! Here's the scoop...in addition to being Rockland's sweetest place to hold your child's celebration, we are now a full-service ice cream parlor, open 7 days. Perfect for mid-day cravings, after dinner or movie desserts, post-game celebrations, and so much more. We still specialize in parties and special-occasion celebrations in our retro 50s ice cream parlor—perfect for family, scout troops, sports teams, group meetings, and fund-raising events. Different themes are offered to customize your gathering.
THE MAGIC OF CANDY ANDY
MT PETER SKI AREA
40 Ski Lane, Warwick
ORCHARDS OF CONCKLIN
2 S. Mountain Road, Pomona
127 Call Hollow Road, Pomona
PLAYLAND AMUSEMENT PARK
Playland Parkway, Rye
Have some fun today! Playland features over 50 rides and attractions, including the famous Dragon Coaster, and the ever-popular Kiddyland for the younger set. Strolling entertainers and musical revues entertain visitors throughout the day, and free concerts add to the fun on select summer evenings. Spectacular fireworks explode across the sky on Wednesdays and Fridays in July and August. Close and easy to get to, located on Long Island Sound. A great place for a special birthday celebration–call or book online today.
ROCKLAND YOUTH FEST
18 New Hempstead Road, New City
380 State Road - Route 23, Great Barrington
4323 Vermont Route 108 South, Smugglers' Notch
TILLY...A DEER'S TALE
Tilly...A Deer's Tale, is about a real deer who lives in upstate New York and faces challenges after an accident. This powerful story is meant to inspire children living with physical challenges or limitations. The book makes a great birthday gift!
WOMEN EARNING SIX FIGURES
Women Earning Six Figures is a team of self-motivated, energetic, compassionate women who are driven to help one another reach our goals and improve our lives. In a world with so much financial insecurity, lay-offs, downsizing, and good people finding themselves in desperate situations, we offer a real solution. We enjoy working from the comfort of our homes, and creating our own schedules, which allows us opportunities to not only create financial security and stability, but also enjoy the important moments in our lives.
WOODBURY SKI AREA
785 Washington Road, Woodbury
YANKEE STADIUM TOURS
Yankee Stadium, Bronx
Yankee Stadium Tours, presented by MasterCard: Tour Yankee Stadium in 2012, home of the legendary New York Yankees. The tour includes visits to the New York Yankees Museum presented by Bank of America, Monument Park, the Yankees Dugout, and the Clubhouse. Or, have a Party City Birthday Bash for that special someone in your life! Please call for further information.
See our complete Family Resource Guide to Rockland County.