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Take a trip to Troy, Michigan and find family fun. From outdoor nature exploration to indoor playscapes, there’s something for everyone.
Stage Nature Center is one of our families’ favorite places to visit and the large climbing rocks at the front of the front lawn of the building are part of the reason why. If you’re able to convince your kids to leave the rocks, the interpretive building is open to the public and kids can check out the aqua wall with live reptiles and amphibians, an observation beehive, and many other wildlife displays.
If your littles love rocks, head to Milverton Park for climbing boulders. Location: South of Maple Road, between John R and Dequindre
Take a trip through time at Troy Historic Village and explore old homes, a school house, blacksmith shop and more. Sign up for a summer story time session or attend a special event – including a Village Egg Hunt for Easter.
Pack up your swim suits and get ready for Family Open Swim at Aqua-Tots in Troy. For only $10 per family you can play in the 90 degree indoor pool – swim toys included. If you’re looking for swim class, there are programs available for all ages and you can try your first class for FREE!
Troy Gymnastics is a great place for kids classes and child care but the ropes courses steal the show these days. Kids ages 2 to 7 will love the Munchkin Ropes Course that includes climbing obstacles, zip lines and more. The high ropes course is 42,000 square feet and has over 40 elements including rappelling station, rock walls and more for kids 8 years and older.
One of Troy’s major parks, Raintree has two barrier-free play structures, paved walking path with a storywalk trail during warm weather months, and an 18-hole disc golf course. There are also public restrooms. Location: 3775 John R Rd, Troy, MI 48083
Need a rainy day location? Escape and have fun bowling, playing laser tag and arcade games. The new 24-player laser tag arena has 3,600 square feet and two levels. Games range from single based to team-based.
Need a party place? Check out one of over 30 different party themes available at Dream Scene party place. From unicorns and fairies to superheroes and furry friends – there’s something special for eveyrone.
Let your littles run wild at the under water themed indoor play cafe. The central play structure is made for ages 5 to 12, and there is also an area designated for toddlers ages 1-3.
Start making plans for summer. The popular outdoor pool will be open for the 2021 season and features a mountainous waterfall play area, two 175 foot tube and body water slides, a sand area and play scape. Soak up the sun or make a splash in the pool, either way it makes for a perfect summer day.
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About Carrie Budzinski
Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..