All Fun And Games

Entertaining energetic kids — from tots to teens — can be a daunting task, but thanks to the many opportunities for fun and games in the area, filling your days and nights with excitement just got a lot easier.

Aullwood Audubon
1000 Aullwood Rd., Dayton
(937) 890-7360
Aullwood Audubon teaches, leads, and inspires people to preserve, protect, and enjoy nature, farming, and the environment. Children and adults can experience the world through experience-based education via woods, streams, ponds, prairies, meadows, a nature center, and working sustainable farm!

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 Deweese Pkwy., Dayton
(937) 275-7431
The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is a children's museum, science and technology center, and zoo that focuses on science and natural history through exhibits, in-school programming, and on-site special programs. SunWatch Indian Village and Fort Ancient are the sister sites to the museum.

Columbus Zoo
4850 Powell Rd., Powell
(614) 645-3400
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is home to nearly 10,000 animals representing more than 600 species from around the globe. The Zoo includes the 22-acre Zoombezi Bay water park and the 18-hole Safari Golf Club.

Get Air Trampoline Park
8341 Springboro Pike, Miamisburg
(937) 202-4578
A perfect spot for family fun, birthday parties, team sport events, corporate gatherings, and family reunions, Get Air Trampoline Park features wall-to-wall trampolines, foam pits, dodgeball, slamball, ninja obstacles, and more. Get Air has a variety of promotions and adds new deals every week.

Kings Island
6300 Kings Island Dr., Mason
(513) 754-5700
Kings Island is a 364-acre amusement park located 24 miles northeast of Cincinnati. The park features more than 100 attractions and a 33-acre water park.

Land of Illusion Adventure Park
8762 Thomas Rd., Middletown
(513) 423-9960
Land of Illusion Adventure Park features fun for every season with Christmas Around the World light display and Christmas Village; splashing at Aqua Adventures; and Scream Park, the biggest and scariest haunt in the Midwest.

Laser Web Laser Tag and Entertainment Center
533 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd., Centerville
(937) 435-2737
If you are looking for fun times, the family-owned Laser Web is the place with its laser tag, laser maze, virtual reality, snack bar, and lots of arcade games. Laser Web caters to birthdays, team or corporate events, and FUNdraisers for good causes.

237 E. Monument Ave., Dayton
(937) 274-0126
RiverScape MetroPark is a vibrant and active location, and a relaxing gathering spot for families and friends. This urban retreat is open 365 days a year and is host to a full range of year-round activities, including summer concerts, festivals, bicycling, boating, camping, fishing, and ice skating.

6196 Poe Ave., Dayton
(937) 619-3200
This top family entertainment center has something for everyone with 12 amazing attractions, 150 arcade games, two bars, a full-service restaurant, and no admission charge or parking fee. Scene75 specializes in birthday parties and corporate events. 

Sky Zone
976 Senate Dr., Dayton
(937) 396-6600
Sky Zone, the world's first all-walled trampoline playing court, features an array of fun and low-impact activities ranging from Freestyle Jump, Ultimate Dodgeball, and SkyFit fitness classes to birthday parties and other events.

SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park
2301 W. River Rd., Dayton
(937) 268-8199
SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park is a reconstructed Fort Ancient Native American village next to the Great Miami River. SunWatch offers educational and community programs and special events, a store, and annual memberships.

Young’s Jersey Dairy
6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd., Yellow Springs
(937) 325-0629
Young's Jersey Dairy is a working dairy farm featuring homemade ice cream and cheese, family dining, gift shop, kiddie corral, petting zoo, mini-golf, driving range, batting cages, and festivals and events throughout the year.

Your Adventure Golf
615 Miamisburg Centerville Rd., Washington Township
(937) 723-9014
Your Adventure Golf offers top-of-the-line entertainment services for visitors of all ages, and is host to family and friend day trips, annual work parties, and even quirky date nights.