Many pools in the Seattle area are for public use, but only a few of them have unique water play features and events. Choose from a couple of the city’s best public pools where adults can swim laps for exercise or bring their kids for hours of spray-and-play, waterpark-like fun
Are you a fan of paintball or do you just like competitive sports? Then check out these top places to play paintball around the Seattle area.
Located at Pier 59 in downtown Seattle, the Seattle Aquarium is the home of thousands of marine animals and features special educational events year-round. From Sea Otter Awareness Weekend to the Diving Santa and from Halloween to the Winter Fishtival, there’s an event to delight every member of the family.
One of the best things about these parks is that no two are completely the same. Some are more challenging while other cater more to beginners. The best part of these five locations is that they are free!
For parents who are looking to slim down, shape up, and shed those winter pounds, hitting the gym and juggling child care can be complicated. Thanks to these top gyms that offer child care, parents can enjoy worry-free workouts while their children play, laugh, and learn with dedicated caregivers.
Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or you’ve just taken off your training wheels, trails abound in the emerald city. From the Burke-Gilman Trail to the Arboretum and from Magnuson to Myrtle Edwards, there’s a family-friendly trail for every cyclist.
Mother and nonprofit director Michelle Nichols knows how complicated it can be to balance work, family and the all-too-important down time. Her helpful tips for playful, creative and even philanthropic family staycations are sure to delight every member of the family.
Seattle is a mecca for coffee aficionados, tech gurus and animal lovers, and it abounds with dog parks. From Magnuson to Marymoor and from Golden Gardens to Luther Burbank, these are the best parks in Seattle for your canine companion.
Skiing is an exhilarating sport that can be enjoyed by all members of the family – including small children. From the Summit at Snoqualmie to Mount Baker and from Crystal Mountain to Hurricane Ridge, these are the best ski slopes for kids near Seattle.
Seattle offers a wealth of opportunities for children who are searching for enjoyable, exciting (and even educational) after-school activities. Whether your child is a budding artist, musician or athlete, there’s an after-school activity that’s sure to delight them.