The new school year is almost here and with it, the excitement of new possibilities. Early morning rushes to catch the bus, loads of homework, and hectic schedules for both parents and kids are in your imminent future. Transitioning to higher grades, can mean an increase in anxiety levels for kids and parents. Wondering what you can do as one last summer hurrah for the kids? We recommend a few inexpensive fun activities to keep these anxieties at bay!
FUN ACTIVITIES AROUND TOWN
MALIBU GRAND PRIX– NORCROSS, GA
This fun filled indoor-outdoor park is packed with activities such as Go Karts, Bumper boats, Miniature Golf and an outdoor water park. It’s reasonably cheap and with a Groupon coupon you can add more savings while building lasting memories. Week days are better because it is less crowded.
SLINGSHOT ENTERTAINMENT – NORCROSS, GA
Teenagers would enjoy the challenging courses atSling-shot entertainment. The gym located in Norcross, Ga., offers fun activities and
sports for competitive young people who ardently follow American Ninja Warrior on TV. There are a number of activities including indoor karting and bowling that would engage both kids and adults.
ESCALADE ROCK CLIMBING GYM – KENNESAW, GA
For those who love being indoors, Escalade Rock Climbing gym in Kennesaw, Ga is a great place for both the young and old. The gym offers several rock walls with daily rates as low as $10 per kid. Compared to other rock climbing gyms in the area this is a great place to start, especially for beginners.
DOWNTOWN WOODSTOCK – WOODSTOCK, GA
A stroll through downtown Woodstock presents an opportunity to enjoy the charm of downtown districts and the interesting shops that dot the streets. Stop by cupcake, ice cream, and yogurt shops and enjoy sweet treats with your children. Enjoy a free trolley ride that introduces the charm of downtown Woodstock and takes you to the outlet mall in Woodstock.
MARIETTA SQUARE – MARIETTA, GA
Marietta square is a great place to visit, especially in the evenings. The square provides restaurants and ice cream parlors where families can catch a meal or snack. Sit down and watch your kids enjoy the playground and the water fountain. This is a less expensive but beautiful way to enjoy an evening away from the house.
Hip, Hip, Hurray! Have a great school year!