Kid Friendly Activities: Fun Things To Do With Kids in Palm Beach Gardens & Jupiter

We know that finding kid friendly activities can be a challenge, so we compiled a list of things to do in the Palm Beach Gardens area. Know of another activity or have a favorite we should add to the list? Leave a comment!

Outdoor/Water Activities

  1. Rapids Water Park 
    1. “Opens March 11th for the 2023 season. Rapids Water Park is a water park in Riviera Beach, Florida, United States, that occupies 30 acres. The park includes 42 slides and attractions, including a wave pool, dual seven-story speed slides, and a quarter-mile lazy river. There are also slides for children and toddlers.”
    2. 6566 N Military Trl, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
  2. Calypso Bay Waterpark
    1. “Festive outdoor attraction features an 897-ft. river ride, lily pad walk & water playground.”
    2. 151 Lamstein Ln, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
  3. Sailfish Splash Water Park
    1. “Aquatic center for competitive swimmers with towering slides & a lazy river for recreational use.”
    2. 931 SE Ruhnke St, Stuart, FL 34994
  4. Hobe Lake Ski Club
    1. “At Hobe Lake Ski Club, our mission is “waterskiing the way it should be.” To us, this means providing a welcoming atmosphere, a pristine private lake, a brand-new Ski Nautique boat, and professional coaching for skiers of all ages and abilities.”
    2. 5878 SE Bridge Rd, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
  5. Indian Riverside Park
    1. “Large park featuring a walking trail, mangrove boardwalk, fishing pier & gardens, plus picnic spots.”
    2. 1707 NE Indian River Dr, Jensen Beach, FL 34957
  6. Coconut Cove Water Park
    1. “Outdoor park featuring a lazy river, lap pool, waterslides & a water playground, plus concessions.”
    2. 20130 Regional Park Dr, Boca Raton, FL 33498

Animal Adventures

  1. Loggerhead Marinelife Center
    1. “Loggerhead Marinelife Center, located in Loggerhead Park, Juno Beach, Florida, is a sea turtle research, rehabilitation, education and conservation center. The center also manages the Juno Beach fishing pier, across the street from the park.”
    2. 14200 US-1, Juno Beach, FL 33408
  2. Cox Science Center and Aquarium
    1. “The Cox Science Center and Aquarium is located in West Palm Beach, Florida. Founded in 1959, the goal of the organization is to open every mind to science through the strategic programming of interactive exhibits and engaging community-based camps and events.”
    2. 4801 Dreher Trail N, West Palm Beach, FL 33405
  3. McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary 
    1. “A sanctuary for over 170 animals offers tours & hands-on programs for kids. Reservations required.”
    2. 12943 61st St N, West Palm Beach, FL 33412
  4. Palm Beach Zoo
    1. “The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is a non-profit zoological organization located at Dreher Park in West Palm Beach. The zoo houses hundreds of animals, many of them endangered, within 23-acres of lush tropical habitat.”
    2. 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405
  5. Lion Country Safari
    1. “Lion Country Safari is a drive-through safari park and walk-through amusement park located on over 600 acres in Loxahatchee, in Palm Beach County, Florida. Founded in 1967, it claims to be the first ‘cageless zoo’ in the United States. In 2009, USA Travel Guide named Lion Country the 3rd best zoo in the nation.
    2. 2003 Lion Country Safari Rd, Loxahatchee, FL 33470”
  6. Butterfly World
    1. “Butterfly World is located in Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek, Florida. It opened in 1988, and it is the largest butterfly park in the world, and the first park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. The facility houses around 20,000 live butterflies.”
    2. Tradewinds Park – South, 3600 W Sample Rd, Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Educational 

  1. The Escape South Florida
    1. Escape rooms – “Our passion is providing exciting & memorable experiences for our guests at any level of play. Whether you are young or old, a novice or an experienced player, competitive or just looking for a good time, you’ll find our experiences will meet and exceed your expectations.”
    2. 10800 N Military Trl #211, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
  2. The Slime Factory
    1. Book the full experience and make two different slimes with toppings and beads!
    2. In the Mall at Wellington Green – 10300 Forest Hill Blvd Ste. 101, Wellington, FL 33414
  3. Stuart Ceramics Painting and Art Studio
    1. “Express Yourself 7 Days a Week! Ceramic Painting, Mosaics, Resin Art, Clay Building and Pottery Wheel Lessons!”
    2. 15 SE M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Stuart, FL 34994
  4. Elliott Museum
    1. “The Elliott Museum, located at 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd. on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, Florida, United States, focuses on art, history, and technology”
    2. 825 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996
  5. Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center
    1. “57-acre educational & research site with a network of nature trails, a lagoon & saltwater tanks.”
    2. 890 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996
  6. The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast 
    1. “This contemporary children’s museum has hands-on displays about nature, health, history & recycling.”
    2. 1707 NE Indian River Dr, Jensen Beach, FL 34957

High-Energy Activities

  1. DEFY – Palm Springs
    1. “DEFY is an attitude and a rallying cry promoting individualism and freedom from the norm. It’s a collection of extreme air sport parks across America that are rewriting the rules of sport — giving our communities a place where they’re free to express and push themselves.”
    2. 964 S Congress Ave, Palm Springs, FL 33406
  2. Launch Trampoline Park 
    1. “Action Pass includes access to trampoline court, x-treme dodgeball court, slam dunk trampoline court, ninja challenger, launch pad and playground.”
    2. 4340 Okeechobee Blvd Cross County Plaza – Bay K-103, West Palm Beach, FL 33409
  3. AET Kids Fit & Fun Bus
    1. “AET Kids Fit & Fun Bus is an actual full sized school bus that has been repurposed into a mobile fun and fit center.  The walls and floors are padded for safety.  The Fit & Fun Bus is heated/air conditioned & fully insured. Equipment included are monkey bars, balance beam, basketball goal, boxing bag, rock climbing wall, zip line, tunnel, trampolines, etc.”
  4. Putt’n Around Delray Beach 
    1. “36-hole putt-putt course with sports bar & greetings from Putty, the mascot dressed as a golf ball.”
    2. 350 NE 5th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33483

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