FUN Childrens Activities in Round Rock and Central Texas Area

By
Real Estate Agent with The HBH Group (Keller Williams affiliate)

Arts & Crafts
Imagination Saturdays
, All Michaels Arts & Crafts locations Kids ages 5-12 are invited to join 30 minute sessions at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - Cost includes supplies: free -$3

Day Trips
Austin Steam Train Association
, Call for Schedule, Ride the rails into the Texas Hill Country aboard the Hill Country Flyer Depart Cedar Park, lnfo:(512) 477-8468 x 13
Austin Zoo, The, Daily: l0 a.m. - 6 p.m., $4-$5 adult Petting Zoo, Rides, Field Trips, Special Events, 60 species & 200 animals. 1087 Rawhide Trail, Austin, (512) 288-3246
Barton Springs Pool, Year Round: 5:00am - 10:00pm (except Thurs.), $1 -$3 A spring feed swimming pool (68deg) Zilker Park, 2101 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, (512) 476-9044
Cedar Rock Railroad, Times Mon.- Thur. 4pm-6pm I Sat & Sun 1 Oam-6pm. $2 ea. 1.3 mile park train ride behind an authentic looking steam locomotive in the Williamson County Regional Park, 3005 Sam Bass Rd., Round Rock. (512) 413-1705
Exotic Game Ranch & Drive Through Safari, 9:00am-6:00pm, $6 / Children - $4 Over 50 Species of Exotic Wildlife can be enjoyed from the comfort of your car. Topsey Exotic Ranch, near Copperas Cove, (254) 547-3700
Hill Country Flyer, Call for schedule, Travel the Texas Hill Country the old fashion way, you may even see outlaws. Downtown Cedar Park, lnfo:(512) 447-8468
Hamilton Pool Preserve, Weekdays 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., A picturesque swimming hole beneath a small 50 ft waterfall, surrounded by 232-acre preserve. Hwy. 71W, 16 miles to Hwy. 3238S, l3 miles, Dripping Springs, lnfo: (512) 264-2740
Inter Space Caverns, Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm, Discovered in 1963 during the construction of IH-35, contains remains of prehistoric animals. Exit 259, Georgetown, (512) 931-2283
Kiddie Acres, Daily, Call for time, Amusement park for smaller children Kiddie Acres, 4800 W. Howard Ln. Austin, (512) 255-4131
San Antonio Zoo, Daily, Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm, Ages: 3-11 $5 / 12-up $7 / 62 + $5 Zoological Gardens & Aquarium (Labor Day until Memorial Day, 5:00pm closing) info:(210) 734-7184
Westcave Wilderness Preserve, Sat-Sun, 10 a.m. / 12, 2, & 4pm, 31-acre nature area, Austin, lnfo:(210) 825-3442
Wonder World, March through October, lime: Daily, Barn - 8pm, Earthquake formed cave showing unique exhibition of fault lines. Bishop Street, San Marcos, lnfo: (512) 392-3760
Zilker Park Dinosaur Tracks, Sat. 9:00-11:00 a.m., $1 - $2 30-40 minute tour of over a 100 dinosaur tracks & 100 million-yr-old turtle bone Texas Botanical Gardens, Austin.
Dinosaur Park, Times M-F call, Sat - Sun l0 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tickets: $5 / under 2 free. Walk along ten life-size dinosaur replicas on display throughout nature trails. Also fossil-dig, playground, picnic area, and a wonderful DinoStore. 893 Union Chapel Road, Cedar Creek (512) 321-6262
Natural Bridge Caverns, Daily, 10:00 am - 6:00pm, Caves amusement park Family Fun. New Braunfels, (210) 651-6101

Family Activities
Congress Ave Bridge
, Bats Roost, Home of the largest urban Mexican Free-Tailed bat in North America. Viewing area at The Statesman Parking lot, 305 S. Congress, Austin
Family Fun Entertainment, Golf & Games, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. / Fri-Sat. 10 a.m. - 12 a.m., $5 per game. Classic Pinball Machines and Arcade Video Games on free play in our game room 301 Chisholm Trail Rd, Round Rock (512) 255-3866
Giant Chess, Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., $ none Knee-High pieces available Saturdays. Wooldridge Square Guadalupe between 9th & 10th, Austin, lnfo:(512) 477-1566
Goin' Bananas Playnasium, South Austin's 12,000 square feet Indoor Inflatable Playground and Party Center! Our facility is designed for kids 10 and under. We have huge inflatables, Kids' Sports Area, Tots' Only Area and more! Free wifi and coffee for adults. 11600 Manchaca, Building #2, Austin, Texas 78748 512-291-8656 Visit www.austinkidsguide.com for discount coupons
Rockhopper's, 18-hole Pebble Beach of miniature golf course. Other activities indoors or out: mini-bowling, arcade, air hockey, water wars, Fluff n' Stuff Factory, pizza, drinks and snacks . We have party facilities, group rates and lock-ins. Rockhopper's Family Fun Center, 1501 Hwy 281 North, Marble Falls, TX 78654. (830) 693-4FUN [4386] Visit www.austinkidsguide.com for discount coupons
RadiJazz, RadiJazz Playnasium is a gigantic, themed indoor playground, where children can slide down foam waterfalls and jump into active foam volcanoes. Everything is padded, everything is sate, and FUNHW! Free Starbucks Coffee and Wireless Internet.6406 North IH 35 Suite 3100-A, Austin TX 78752 Info: 512-302-5299

Museums
Austin Children's Museum
, Tue-Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. / Sun. 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Admission: $5.50/ 2 yrs-$3.50 / 12 mos. Free - Museum has interactive events and exhibits that change weekly. 201 Colorado St., Austin, lnfo:(512) 472-2499
Texas Capitol Visitor's Center, Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Admission: $ FREE The Capitol is in the heart of downtown Austin and makes a perfect complement to any visit. 112 East 11th. Street, Austin, lnfo:(512) 305.8400
Austin Nature & Science Center. Both indoor and outdoor exhibits including live animals that can't be returned to the wild plus special programs and camps. 301 Nature Center Drive off Stratford Drive in Zilker Park; 512-327-8181
Imax Theatre - at Austin's Texas State History Museum, Austin's Imax theatre is located inside the Texas State History Museum and offers life size movies with a screen six stories high, digital surround sound, and 3D!
Family Saturdays at AMOA, Austin Museum of Art - Downtown, 823 Congress Ave. Austin, TX 12-4PM 495-9224, $7 per family or $5 per member family. Features fun interactive art projects for families.

Music & Theater Oriented Activities
Children's Day Art Park
, Wednesday mornings - June & July (except July 2nd), Symphony Square, 11th & Red River 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 500 a child, Features local musicians, dancers, storytellers, magicians, mimes and crafts people. Visit the Instrument Petting Zoo (where they can see, touch and try to play the instruments), talk to symphony musicians and hear them play their instruments.
Zachary Scott Theatre Center, ZACH is one of Austin's most vibrant and innovative arts organizations and Central Texas' oldest professional theatre. Visit www.zachscoff.com

Sports
Austin Ice Bats
, Call for schedule, Chaparral Ice Arena, 14200 N. IH-35, Austin, (512) 927-PUCK
Blazer Tag Adventure Center, $7.00 per person 1701 W. Ben White Blvd., Austin. lnfo:(512) 462-0202
Capital of Texas Power Wresting, Time: 8:00pm, Weekly live shows on Fridays, All shows help out ABAD - Austin Boxing Against Drugs 2412 E. Ceasar Chavez, Austin, lnfo:(512) 474-9737
Austin Toros Basketball, Family fun entertainment in the Toros Kids Zone, participating in an on-court contest or giving Da Bull a high five. Season starts November 23rd. Get your tickets nowI Call (512)236-8333
Austin Wranglers Football, Starts in March. Get schedule and ticket info: www.austinwranglers.com
Round Rock Express Baseball Round Rock Express, Class AAA affiliate of the Houston Astros at the Dell Diamond. www.roundrockexpress.com
Texas Longhorn Sports, Texas Longhorn Sports.com is the official website of the University of Texas athletics. See sporting event schedules, purchase tickets, and much more.

Skateboard Parks
1600 Gattis School Rd. Round Rock, TX 78664  6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Everyday, 14,000 square foot skate park to the public, located behind the Clay Madsen Recreation Center. info 512-218-5540
Capital Skateboard Park, Round Rock, Texas 2008 Picadilly Drive, Round Rock, TX 78665. Non Members $12. Members $45 per mo
Mabel Davis Public Skateboard Park, Austin, Texas 3427 Parker Ln, Austin, TX 7674. Sunrise to sunset.
Ramp Ranch Skateboard Park. Liberty Hill. Texas 10355 Highway 29, Liberty Hill, TX 78642 Call for Hours:  512-515-7600 Non Members $12. Members $7. 6 Month Membership - $30

Area Amusement Parks
Austin's Park n Pizza
, Time: 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Daily Restaurant and Recreation Center where you can enjoy a Pizza Buffet, Mini Golf, Laser Tag Batting Cages, Bumper Boats, a Rock Climbing Wall, a huge Arcade and more! Check website for hours and daily specials. 16231 N. IH-35 at Grand Avenue Parkway, Pflugerville, lnfo:(512) 670-9600
Aguarena Spring Time: M-F,9a-8:30p/S-S,9a-9p, $Call Open to the public this environmental education center offers a variety of exhibits focusing on the endangered species of the San Marcos Springs.
Aquarena Center, San Marcos, lnfo:(512) 245-7570
Fiesta Texas (seasonal), $25 - $40 N/A Family entertainment, big name concerts, food and fun for the whole family. IH - 10 W @ Loop 1604, (exit 555), San Antonio, lnfo:(210) 697-5050
J & M Aviaries, Time: 10a-6p Wed-Sat/Sun. 12pm - 6pm. $6.50 ea. Home to 60+ species of exotic birds and other animals, animal encounter show every weekend 8647 US 290, Austin lnfo:(512) 288-2199
Schlitterbahn Waterpark (May-September), Daily 10:00- Dusk, $30.00 - $25.00. America's #1 Waterpark, 65-acres of water park on the banks of the Comal River. (830) 620-4247
Sea World of Texas (seasonal), Time: Call, $42.00 -$32.00 Family Fun and Entertainment Sea World of Texas, 10500 SeaWorld Dr, San Antonio, lnfo:(210) 523-3611
Volente Beach Waterpark, Time: Daily, $13.00 -$17.00 A family Waterpark on the shores of Lake Travis 16107 FM 2769, Leander, lnfo:(512) 258-5109 ext 0

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Steve- Looks like there is tons of stuff for kids to do around Round Rock and Central Texas!

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What IS that gray bird looking thing?

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It is an Ostrich such as they have at the Exotic Wildlife park...  :)

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Howdy Steve

I would reckon the hole family could have fun at those places, for sure.

You and yours have a safe Memorial Day!

God Bless The U.S.A.

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