With kids out of school for the summer, trips to the park or the movie theater are fun, but that can grow old fast. You and your kids will have a blast with these entertaining activities near our Springs San Antonio luxury apartment communities.
Want to sneak a little education into playtime? The cleverly named DoSeum has interactive displays that combine fun and learning. Most of the exhibits have a science, technology and math (STEM) focus, but others help kids boost literacy and develop creativity. With an outdoor space including water features and a tree house, this is one museum that's great for a sunny day visit. The DoSeum is open seven days a week and admission is $12 for all visitors aged one or older.
What kid isn't fascinated by the idea of exploring caves? Tour caves by lantern light or witness the thrilling sight of millions of bats pouring out of a cavern mouth on the way to their nightly feeding. Above-ground attractions include a zip line, a life-size maze and the Canopy Explorer — a 60-foot, four-tier obstacle course. Visit the website for hours and prices.
In 2016 the Magik Theatre was voted the #1 kids' destination in a survey of parents by KidsOutAndAbout.com. The Theatre's mission is to educate kids and help them become knowledgeable playgoers. Junie B. Jones: The Musical, based on the popular series of books, is the featured play through August 13. Visit the website for showtimes and ticket prices.
Your kids will have so much fun at The Jumpy Place that you'll be tempted to join in! When they're ready for a break from bouncing, they'll find many other toys and games to occupy them. It's also a perfect place to hold a birthday party. All surfaces are sanitized regularly and all guests, including non-jumpers, are required to wear socks. The Jumpy Place is open every day except Tuesday. All-day admission is $8 for kids between 1 and 10 and free for everyone else.
5. Landa Park Aquatic Complex
360 Aquatic Cr, New Braunfels
6.0 miles from Springs at Creekside
Kids are drawn to water like ducks, and Landa Park Aquatic Complex has something to accommodate all ages and skill levels. There is an Olympic-sized pool that ranges from 4 to 7 feet, a springfed pool from 0 to 9 feet with a rope swing and water slide, and a zero-depth pool for toddlers. During summer the complex is open seven days a week and there are hours reserved for parent-tot swims. Admission is available by the day or with a season pass.