Kid Friendly Things to Do Over Winter Break
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s also the time when parents rush to find activities to keep their families busy during the school break. With uncertain temperatures and weather this time of year, here are a few local indoor options to entertain kids and families of all ages.
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Central Rock Worcester – This indoor rock climbing and fitness studio offers over daily or weekly climbing camps during school breaks. For ages 7 – 14, Central Rock Worcester provides safe and fun climbing for all skill levels, includes group activities and games and helps develop children’s problem solving and team building skills. For more info, visit www.centralrockgym.com
Sky Zone Westborough – The indoor trampoline park is offering extended open play during the school vacation week. Due to the school vacation, Sky Zone suggests purchasing tickets in advance and jumpers under four years old need to jump before 12 noon on peak days (including school vacations). Visit www.skyzone.com for info and pricing.
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The Ecotarium – The EcoTarium is a unique indoor-outdoor museum in Worcester, MA. Set in an urban oasis, the EcoTarium offers a chance to walk through the treetops, take a thrilling multimedia journey through the galaxy at a digital planetarium, meet wildlife, stroll nature trails, and get hands-on with family-friendly exhibits. The Ecotarium operates on a limited schedule so be sure to visit www.ecotarium.org before planning your visit.
Worcester Art Museum – School’s out? Art’s in! The Worcester Art Museum offers vacation workshops to provide a creative hands-on experience with programs for ages 3-17. All workshops include a visit to the Museum galleries and interaction with professional artists and educators. For more information, visit www.worcesterart.org
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Zoinks Fun Factory & Jump Nation – Both Zoinks in Oxford and Jump Nation in Shrewsbury offer open play times for kids 2 and older to spend an hour and 15 minutes enjoying the indoor inflatables and bouncy slides. Rates for both begin at $10. Visit www.zoinksfunfactory.com or www.jumpnationparty.com for more info and specific times.
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