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A-Game Sports Introduces Individualized Sports Lessons for Kids Ages 3-6

A-Game Sports Introduces Individualized Sports Lessons for Kids Ages 3-6

A-Game Sports in New Rochelle will now be offering special Little Athlete Academy programming for kids ages 3-6. These 1-on-1 sports lessons with an experienced coach, Jordan Gurganus, will be tailored to each child’s individual level and help them...

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Indoor and Outdoor Play Spaces for Kids and Families in Queens

Indoor and Outdoor Play Spaces for Kids and Families in Queens

UPDATED September 2019: When the weather is not cooperating (too hot in the summer, too rainy in the spring, and just too cold in the winter), the best option to get the kids out of the house and having fun is to stop by an indoor play space in Que...

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Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, and Carousels in Queens

Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, and Carousels in Queens

UPDATED September 2019: To us, there is nothing better than spending time with our kids. And what better place to have fun with the family in Queens? From amusement parks and carousels for the thrill seekers, to zoos and aquariums for the animal-lo...

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Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, and Carousels on Long Island

Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, and Carousels on Long Island

UPDATED September 2019: Looking for something fun to do with your kids on Long Island? We here at NYMetroParents pride ourselves on making sure you’re in the know about family activities in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Want to spend the day with yo...

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Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, & Carousels in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, & Carousels in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED September 2019: Looking for something fun to do with your family in Rockland County? You’ve come to the right place. We here at NYMetroParents pride ourselves on making sure you’re in the know about family activities in the New York metro a...

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The Catskills’ Newest Indoor Park Will Open on April 19 for Summer Fun All Year Round

The Catskills’ Newest Indoor Park Will Open on April 19 for Summer Fun All Year Round

The Catskills’ biggest water park will splash into action on Friday, April 19, in Monticello. Kartrite will feature 80,000 square feet of waterpark space perfect for the whole family, all housed under an energy-efficient, Texlon transparent roofing...

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Sky Zone Deer Park Debuts 90-Day Pass

Sky Zone Deer Park Debuts 90-Day Pass

Sky Zone Deer Park has offered seasonal passes before, but starting this April, it’s new 90-day pass offers jumping-obsessed kids, weekend jumpers, and people who just love Sky Zone the opportunity to jump as much as they want within a 3-month peri...

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Palisades Climb Adventure Adds Climbing Structures to Practice Balance and Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Palisades Climb Adventure Adds Climbing Structures to Practice Balance and Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Palisades Climb Adventure in West Nyack is on track to open two new climbing features to the public by President's Day. The family-friendly venue in Rockland County will be adding two "walk the plank" balance tests. One of the structures will be 90...

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Karts Indoor Raceway Changes Name and Adds New Attractions

Karts Indoor Raceway Changes Name and Adds New Attractions

This month, Karts Indoor Raceway in Ronkonkoma began renovations to add several new rides and attractions to its facility. The new rides include a Frog Hopper ride (quick vertical motion to stimulate rising and falling), a Whip Ride (sudden spins a...

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The Best Rainy-day Activities for Kids in Westchester

The Best Rainy-day Activities for Kids in Westchester

When the kids are home from school, there’s a lot of pressure on mom and dad to find something fun to occupy the time. Leave the kids to their own devices for too long, and you risk finding a crayon masterpiece on the wall or having to break up a s...

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Xplore Family Fun Center to Open in Port Jefferson Station

Xplore Family Fun Center to Open in Port Jefferson Station

Xplore Family Fun Center, an indoor play space for ages 1-12, is slated to open its Port Jefferson Station location in early March. The new indoor play space is under the same ownership as (and is a sister location of) Safari Adventure in Riverhead.

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Chelsea Piers Adds New Camps

Chelsea Piers Adds New Camps

Chelsea Piers has added school break camps as well as a Ninja & Parkour Camp to its offerings for kids.

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Fairytale Island Indoor Playground and Café to Open in Bay Ridge

Fairytale Island Indoor Playground and Café to Open in Bay Ridge

Fairytale Island, an indoor playground and café for children ages 1-12, will open late September in Bay Ridge.

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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester Adds $750,000 Interactive Play Area

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester Adds $750,000 Interactive Play Area

LEGO Ninjago City Adventure, a 2,300-square-foot interactive play area, opened in April at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester.

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Escape Room Games in the New York Area

Escape Room Games in the New York Area

A roundup of escape room games in the New York area, including New York City, Westchester County, Rockland County, Bergen County, and Long Island.

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Breaking Out of the Escape Room

Breaking Out of the Escape Room

A guide to visiting Locked – Escape Rooms NYC, an escape room game in Astoria, Queens.

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Indoor Play Space in Farmingdale Expands Attractions

Indoor Play Space in Farmingdale Expands Attractions

Nassau County business @ Play Amusements will be adding a video maker booth, a second bounce house, and bumper cars within the next couple months.

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Chuck E. Cheese’s Adds Program for Children with Special Needs

Chuck E. Cheese’s Adds Program for Children with Special Needs

Chuck E. Cheese’s is introducing a Sensory Sensitive Sundays program this April for children with special needs.

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My Gym in Stony Brook and Huntington Expand Offerings

My Gym in Stony Brook and Huntington Expand Offerings

My Gym in Stony Brook and Huntington now offer Art Explorers class and new birthday party options and themes for children, with aerial silks coming to gymnastic classes in the spring.

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Indoor Bounce House in Farmingdale Adds New Equipment

Indoor Bounce House in Farmingdale Adds New Equipment

BounceU of Farmingdale has added new slide inflatables and an obstacle course.

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Indoor Play Spaces in the New York Area

Indoor Play Spaces in the New York Area

If your kids are looking for a fun place to get the sillies out, don’t let the cold weather keep you home. Check out our handy guide to boredom-busting indoor play spaces, bounce houses, and sports centers for kids.

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Indoor Play Space in Valley Stream Adds BEAM Virtual Playground

Indoor Play Space in Valley Stream Adds BEAM Virtual Playground

Cup O’ Fun Cafe, an indoor play space in Nassau County, has added a new BEAM virtual playground.

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A LEGO Holiday Experience Is Heading to Brooklyn

A LEGO Holiday Experience Is Heading to Brooklyn

Brick Fest Live is hosting A LEGO Holiday Experience from Dec. 9-18 at City Point in Downtown Brooklyn.

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Rockin’ Jump Opens New Location in Yonkers

Rockin’ Jump Opens New Location in Yonkers

An indoor trampoline park just opened inside the Ridge Hill Mall.

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Indoor Bounce House in Brooklyn Adds New Offerings

Indoor Bounce House in Brooklyn Adds New Offerings

BounceU of Brooklyn has added programs such as School Year Day Camp and Parent’s Night Out for kids ages 4-11.

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Indoor Multi-Sport Facility Now Offering Bubble Ball

Indoor Multi-Sport Facility Now Offering Bubble Ball

West Rock Indoor is a multi-sport indoor facility in Nanuet, complete with six tennis courts, a large turf field, and basketball courts.

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Children’s Entertainment Center Now Offering Sensory Friendly Facilities

Children’s Entertainment Center Now Offering Sensory Friendly Facilities

Safari Adventure in Riverhead has been refinished and now includes arcade games and inflatables as well as a sensory calming spa for kids with special needs.

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Westchester Children's Museum: A Welcome Addition to the County

Westchester Children's Museum: A Welcome Addition to the County

Westchester Children's Museum--adjacent to Rye Playland and Rye Boardwalk--offers fun, creative activities for children in a small space.

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New Indoor Go-Kart Opens in West Nyack

New Indoor Go-Kart Opens in West Nyack

The Autobahn Indoor Speedway opens at the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, offering kids and adults alike the thrill of Formula One speed.

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Architecture Firm Creates Prototype for a Vertical Park in Times Square

Architecture Firm Creates Prototype for a Vertical Park in Times Square

Shanghai-based architecture firm 100architects has created an idea for a six-floor park in Times Square called Vertical Square to make a twist on the idea of “urban parks.”

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Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opening Danbury Location This Month

Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opening Danbury Location This Month

Bounce! Trampoline Sports opens a new location in Danbury, CT this month.

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Palisades Climb Adventure Adds New Zipline

Palisades Climb Adventure Adds New Zipline

A new Skyrail Zipline is being added to the Palisades Climb Adventure ropes course.

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Awesome Places to Play Laser Tag in the Tri-State Area

Awesome Places to Play Laser Tag in the Tri-State Area

Kids love to play tag so why not take the game up a notch with laser tag? There are a bunch of places to play in the tri-state area that offer more than basic lasers. Kids can choose from ghoulish zombies, creepy caves, black lights, and more at th...

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15 Things to Do in Astoria With Kids

15 Things to Do in Astoria With Kids

Get to know Astoria, New York. Here are 15 amazing things to do in Astoria for the whole family.

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Bounce House in Valley Cottage Adds New Obstacle Course and Café

Bounce House in Valley Cottage Adds New Obstacle Course and Café

Bounce! Trampoline Sports has added a new ninja-style obstacle course and has formed a new partnership with the full scale café/restaurant Hudson River Loft.

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The Crayola Experience, Where Everyone Is an Artist

The Crayola Experience, Where Everyone Is an Artist

Housed in a former crayon factory, the Crayola Experience in Easton, PA, offers many activities for kids to unleash their artistic creativity.

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The Palisades Center Mall: A Rockland County Family Activity

The Palisades Center Mall: A Rockland County Family Activity

The Palisades Center Mall in Rockland County offers enough kid-friendly activities to spend an entire day there: a Ferris wheel, carousel, ropes course, ice-skating rink, indoor play space, and much more.

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Indoor Play Spaces and Activities on Long Island

Indoor Play Spaces and Activities on Long Island

A roundup of indoor activities and play spaces on Long Island.

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Indoor Play Spaces and Activities in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens

Indoor Play Spaces and Activities in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens

A roundup of indoor activities and play spaces in New York City.

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Indoor Play Spaces and Activities in Westchester, Rockland, Bergen, and Fairfield Counties

Indoor Play Spaces and Activities in Westchester, Rockland, Bergen, and Fairfield Counties

A roundup of indoor activities and play spaces in Rockland, Westchester, Bergen, and Fairfield counties.

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Local BounceU Branches Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness

Local BounceU Branches Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Visit BounceU of Paramus, BounceU of Nanuet, or BounceU of Elmsford throughout the month of October to participate in a community art project that donates to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

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Gyms with Child Care in the New York Area

Gyms with Child Care in the New York Area

Want the flexibility of working out at the gym without having to look over your shoulder every minute to make sure your child is safe and entertained? We've rounded up a list of local gyms with child care programs in Westchester, Rockland, NYC, Lon...

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Indoor Play Space Opens in the Bronx

Indoor Play Space Opens in the Bronx

Billy Beez, an indoor play space with a location in West Nyack, recently opened a location at the Bay Plaza Mall in the Bronx. The kids' entertainment center also hosts birthday parties.

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BounceU Opens Nanuet Location

BounceU Opens Nanuet Location

BounceU, an inflatable play space with locations nationwide, recently opened a location in Nanuet. BounceU offers birthday parties, camps, and open bounce times, as well as sensory bounce time.

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Sensory-Friendly Birthday Parties at Norwalk's Pump It Up

Sensory-Friendly Birthday Parties at Norwalk's Pump It Up

Pump It Up, a children's entertainment facility and birthday party location in Norwalk, now offers sensory-friendly birthday parties for children with special needs.

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Billy Beez Offers Date Night Drop-Off Program

Billy Beez, a Rockland County indoor play space, is now offering its Date Night drop-off program on Friday and Saturday nights. The facility will also offer an after-school program this fall and a soccer program for kids ages 3-6.

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Indoor Playground-Like Play Space Opens in Nanuet

Kids Play, an indoor play space for children, recently opened in Nanuet. The free-play facility also hosts birthday parties.

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Pump It Up Adds Photo Feature to Party Packages

Pump It Up, an indoor bounce play space, now offers a special photo feature in all three party packages. The birthday party location will now take photos during the bounce portion of the party and create a montage to watch while eating pizza and ca...

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Ronkonkoma Play Space Fosters Children’s Imaginations

A new play space on Long Island features separate themed play spaces that foster pretend play and encourage children to use their imaginations.

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Family Play Space Opens at the Palisades Center

Indoor family play space Billy Beeze will open in the Palisades Center this fall. The family activity center features large rainbow wave slides, over-sized trampolines, soccer, basketball, and dodgeball courts, and a climbing wall that is safe for ...

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