Kid Stuff

Day Trips

Montgomery Zoo – Montgomery
(334) 625-4900
www.montgomeryzoo.com

Birmingham Zoo – Birmingham
(205) 879-0409
www.birminghamzoo.com

McWane Center – Birmingham
(205) 714-8300
www.mcwane.org

Six Flags Over Georgia – Atlanta
(770) 739-3400
www.sixflags.com/parksovergeorgia

Alabama Safari Park – Hope Hull
(334) 288-2105
www.alabamsafaripark.com

Desoto Caverns – Childersburg
(256) 378-7252
www.desotocavernspark.com

Alabama Splash Adventure Waterpark – Birmingham
(205) 481-4750
www.alabamasplash.com 

Callaway Gardens – Pine Mountain
(800) 852-3810
www.callawaygardens.com

Providence Canyon State Park – Lumpkin, GA
(229) 838-6202
www.gastateparks.org/ProvidenceCanyon

Things to Do

Surge Trampoline Park – Opelika
(334) 737-5599
www.surgeopelika.com
Bring the kids to Surge for wall to wall trampolines, foam pits, dodgeball, basketball dunking lanes, and more! It’s a great place for all ages to jump, burn energy, and have fun.

Good Times Bowling – Auburn
(334) 539-3131
www.goodtimesbowling.com
Kids and adults alike are sure to enjoy the bowling, arcade games, and more offered at Good Times.

Splash Park – Opelika
(334) 705-5560
www.opelika-al.gov/391/Opelika-Sportsplex-Aquatics-Cente

Cyberzone Laser Tag & Arcade
cyberzone334.com

Group Activities

Boy Scouts of America – Saugahatchee District
(706) 341-3341
www.saugahatchee.org

Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama
(800) 239-6636
www.girlscoutssa.org

Alabama 4-H
(334) 270-4133
www.aces.edu

Boys & Girls Club of Lee County
(334) 502-1311
www.bgcleeco.org

 

History

Pioneer Park – Loachapoka
(334) 887-3007
www.leecountyhistoricalsociety.org/buildings-exhibits
If you’re looking to get some exposure to history, check out the exhibits at Pioneer Park, including a blacksmith shop, Doctor McLain’s Office, and a reconstruction of the Loachapoka Jail.

Museum of East Alabama – Opelika
(334) 749-2751
www.eastalabama.org
Get a look at the technological changes which have taken place during the last century by learning about early sound recording technology, fire fighting tools, and household artifacts at this museum.

Science and Culture

Kreher Preserve & Nature
Center – Auburn
(334) 844-8091
wp.auburn.edu/preserve/
The Kreher Preserve and Nature Center is a 120-acre track that includes a Longleaf Pine demonstration forest, a wildflower trail, butterfly and vegetable gardens, and a nature playground for children.

Donald E. Davis Arboretum – Auburn
(334) 844-8091
www.auburn.edu/cosam/arboretum/index.htm
The arboretum functions as a plant museum and provides visitors with a place to enjoy nature and experience the native plants and habitats of Alabama.

Jule Collins Smith Museum
of Fine Art – Auburn
(334) 844-1484
www.jcsm.auburn.edu
This art museum contains six exhibition galleries with nearly 2,500 works of art, a shop, a café, and a terrace overlooking the lake.

Mommy and Me Classes

Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center – Auburn
(334) 501-2930
www.auburnalabama.org/arts
Mommy and Me Music Class is an interactive class for babies and young children and their caregivers. Class time will include singing, dancing, and all kinds of instruments.

Auburn Public Library – Auburn
(334) 333-6640
www.auburnpubliclibrary.org/childrens-programs
The Auburn Public Library offers classes and storytimes for parents and their babies or preschoolers.

Auburn United Methodist Church
(334) 826-8800
https://www.aumc.net/childrens-ministries/kindermusik/
Kindermusik programs, for children newborn through 7 years, introduce your child to the adventure of music. Kindermusik gives you and your child the time and tools to bring the power of music into your life at home.

Opelika SportsPlex – Opelika
(334) 705-5560
www.opelika-al.gov/391/Opelika-Sportsplex-Aquatics-Center
Parent & Me Swim Classes are designed for parents interested in acquainting their young children to the water in a fun and safe environment.

Auburn Parks and Recreation – Auburn
(334) 501-2948
www.auburnalabama.org/parks/programs/aquatics-homepage
Sea Babies Swim Classes are designed for parents interested in acquainting their young children to the water in a fun and safe environment.

My Gym – Auburn
(334) 523-8675
www.mygym.com/auburn
My Gym offers a variety of classes for parents and toddlers. In the Tiny Tykes/Waddlers Class, toddlers and their parents are led through a variety of stretches, exercises, infant songs and dances, balance agility skills, and introductory tumbling.

Youth Sports

Auburn Parks and Recreation
www.upward.org
(334) 501-2942
www.auburnalabama.org/athletics/youth-sports
Available to boys and girls ages 6-18.

Auburn Youth Lacrosse Club
www.auburnyouthlax.com
Available to boys and girls ages 6-18.

Auburn Thunder Soccer Club
www.auburnthundersoccer.com
Tryouts begin at age 8 for boys and girls.

Behive Baseball
www.beehivebaseball.com
Travel teams ages 5-18

Auburn Raptors Basketball
www.auburnraptors.com
Travel team for 5th-11th graders.

Opelika Parks and Recreation
(334) 705-5560
www.opelika-al.gov/344/Athletics
Available to boys and girls ages 4-18.

Auburn Fencing Club – Opelika
(334) 203-1989
www.auburnfencing.com
The youth class focuses on the development of common skills required for any sport, with the added teaching of fencing basics. Next level classes include the training and development from beginner level through advanced and competitive students.

My Gym – Auburn
(334) 523-8675
www.mygym.com/auburn
My Gym offers classes for children from 7 months to 11 years. Classes feature strength, flexibility, and agility exercises as teachers introduce gymnastics skills. My Gym’s Ninja Training classes are designed to be fun and challenging while remaining safe and noncompetitive.

Public Libraries

Auburn Public Library – Auburn
(334) 333-6640
www.auburnalabama.org/library

Lewis Cooper, Jr. Memorial
Library – Opelika

(334) 705-5380