220 Ruccio Way, #150 Info: (859) 712-0271
Get your child ready for summer by enrolling in swimming lessons at Aqua Tots. Aqua-Tots features a comprehensive curriculum, quality swim instructors and a state-of-the-art facility for teaching children and adults water safety. Aqua-Tots offers a flexible class schedule and small group classes. Info: www.aqua-tots.com.
Southland Bowling Lanes, 205 Southland Dr. Info: 277-5746
Collins Bowling is a family owned and operated bowling center in Lexington for family fun, corporate outings, league play, birthday parties and special events. The Gold Membership is designed by Collins Bowling Centers to give back to the Bluegrass community by providing a safe, secure and fun way for kids to spend time this summer. (See website for details.) Normal operating hours Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-midnight; Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday, noon-11 p.m. Info: www.collinsbowling.com.
2425 Nicholasville Road / Info: 277-2323
“Only the Best in Food & Fun!” Families, teams, school & church groups, clubs, day camps and child-care facilities… Gattitown Lexington has something for everyone! There’s no waiting to eat or play rain or shine in 30,000 square feet of air-conditioned fun. Enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat pizza, pasta, salad & drink buffet in large dining areas with big-screen TV’s and movies. The Midway has more than 150 new and classic video and arcade games and rides including a full-size indoor carousel, bumper cars, skee ball, air hockey and more. Group rates available. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Midway open until 10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Midway open until 11 p.m. Info: www.gattitownlexington.com
KIDS PLACE ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND
3882 Mall Road / Info: 272-5433
Looking for a unique form of entertainment for a child? Kids Place Adventure Playground provides a fun filled trip for all ages. Children get terrific exercise while they have a blast playing in playground and game room. Parents won’t miss out on time with their kids… they can play too. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 17 p.m. Info: www.kidsplaceadventureplayground.com
1850 Bryant Road, Suite 120 / Info: 264-0405
Bring your kids to Monkey Joe’s fun-filled inflatable play center. Wall-to-wall inflatable slides, jumps and obstacle courses will keep your kids active, happy and healthy. Play center is suitable for kids 12 years old and younger. The Toddler Zone is a separate play area to keep the littlest customers safe and secure. Go bananas in the arcade and redemption center. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
SALATO WILDLIFE EDUCATION CENTER
1 Sportsman’s Lane, Frankfort / Info: (502) 564-7863
Come prowl awhile at the Salato Center! The center features indoor and outdoor exhibits showcasing native Kentucky wildlife in large, natural habitats. Kids will enjoy climbing into giant quail eggs or pretending they’re young eaglets in the replica eagle’s nest. The exhibits, hiking trails, fishing lakes and picnic area make for a day that’s fun for the whole family. With bears, bobcats, birds and more, there’s something fun for everyone at the Salato Center. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Closed Sunday and Monday. Info: fw.ky.gov
3644 Boston Road, #130 / Info: (859) 629-4455
Whether it’s a birthday party, an afternoon pickup game of Dodgeball, a fundraiser event or just a day out with the family, Sky Zone is a place to gather with friends, family and your community. Sky Zone provides way for people to play together, as well as spaces for parents and non-jumpers to enjoy themselves while keeping an eye on the action. For hours and pricing, visit skyzone.com/lexington.