Beat the Heat Guide
Adrenaline Entertainment Center offers 45,000 sqft of Extreme Play. SUMMER RUSH SPECIAL! Monday through Friday 11am – 4pm you can get 3 hours + Drink + Pizza Slice for only $20 all Summer long. If you’re looking for a day of adventure and excitement, look no further than Adrenaline Entertainment Center’s indoor trampoline park in Lake Worth! Our parks are so much more than just a traditional trampoline park. Adrenaline offers high-energy fun through a wide variety of heart pounding activities like basketball, dodgeball, rock-climbing, performance trampolines, foam pits, battle beams and more! Check out www.jumpadrenaline.com/lake-worth for more details.
The Palm Beach Zoo is a great place to explore this summer! There is plenty of shade throughout, an air conditioned restaurant and drinks & snacks to keep refreshed. Don’t forget to bring the kids’ bathing suits for one of the best-loved attractions in South Florida, their Interactive Play Fountain! Kids can frolic in the water jets and the adults can sit and relax. Changing huts are nearby. And don’t forget that the Zoo Comes Alive at Night! Safari Nights: First Fridays takes place on the first Friday of the month (4:30 to 9 p.m.) through August. Each Safari Night features a different family-friendly theme and will include entertainment such as DJ Dance party, live music, giveaways, children’s crafts and so much more. www.palmbeachzoo.org or 561.547.9453.
Take a bite out of summer at Sandoway Discovery Center’s Shark Months! Come see: 100 genuine shark and ray jaws including a Great White jaw, Hawaiian shark tooth weapons and fossil dig to find a shark tooth. Take a photo in a giant Megalodon Jaw! Shark Feedings are Tues-Sat at 10:30am and Sundays at 1:30pm. Admission is only $6 per person ages 3 and up. For details visit www.sandoway.org or call 561-274-7263.
Looking for a cool place to play? Come have fun with us at the museum! Every day is a learning adventure for children ages 1-8 (for mom and dad too!) with story time and arts & crafts. Play, touch and learn on two floors of hands-on, interactive exhibits. Open for play Tuesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 129 E. Ocean Avenue, Boynton Beach. For more information and schedule, visit www.schoolhousemuseum.org or call 561.742.6780.
This brand new aqua park and cable wake park is NOW OPEN in Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach! Home to the largest inflatable, floating playground on the East Coast, the Aqua Park covers an acre of water and features climbing towers, slides, monkey bars and more. For the young and young at heart, kids 7+ and adults can splash and dash their way to summer fun! Shark Wake Park also features a cable wake park for knee boarding, wakeboarding, wake skating, water skiing and more – perfect for beginners and pros alike. No experience, no gear, no problem! Just show up and they handle the rest. For more information visit www.SharkWakePark.com/561 or call 561.323.3937. SPECIAL DISCOUNT! Mention PB Parenting for $5 off aqua park use discount code: PBPARENT
Escape the heat and come swim in their state of the art indoor swimming facility! Programs for the smallest fish start at 2 months of age. They offer countless swim lesson options and for older students who swim with the instructor there is an air conditioned reception/viewing area for parents with free wi-fi. There is also a shallow heated pool and Open Splash Play for toddlers every Tuesday from 9:30am – 10:30am. Members are FREE and nonmembers are $5. Located at 346 Pike Road in WPB. For details call 561.818.7946.
Head to the South Florida Science Center when the temp climbs higher – we are the perfect destination to beat the heat! Enjoy cool science exhibits, splash and play in our Discovery Center and take-in a show in the only full dome planetarium in Palm Beach County! Our NEW outdoor Splash Pad is also open on the interactive Fisher Family Science Trail! Check in on Facebook.com/sfsciencecenter today and receive $2 off general admission. Located at 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, FL 33405. Call 561. 832.1988 or visit www.sfsciencecenter.org.
Soak up the sun – it’s time to have some fun! Just minutes away from Walt Disney World and Universal, experience a Florida escape at Gaylord Palms where your family will have so many ways to stay cool without leaving the resort. Make a real splash by taking the kids to the Everglades-inspired Cypress Springs Water Park. You’ll find a zero-entry swimming pool, multi-level tree house playground, four water slides, a drop slide, a double FlowRider, tipping bucket, geyser and ground spray area and more! Call 407.586.2000 or visit www.GaylordPalms.com/SummerFest.
YMCA of South Palm Beach County – The World is 71% Water. Your Child is 100% Curious. Teaching children how to be safe around water is not a luxury; it is a necessity. The Y’s swim lessons are arranged by progressive stages and children are placed in lessons according to their skill and age (ranging from 6 months to 12 years). Within the levels, swimmers will learn skills such as personal safety, breath control and other fundamental swimming skills to use throughout their lifetime. For more info on our Boynton Beach location, please contact Liz Schmidt (firstname.lastname@example.org). For more info on our Boca Raton location, please contact Nicole Leno (email@example.com). www.ymcaspbc.org/swimlessons.