Boca is a wonderful place for children, see list of places to visit!
BOCA RATON CHILDREN's MUSEUM
This location has a lot to offer especially to the little ones. This is a house that was converted into a museum and has different rooms that allow children to wonder in their imagination! There is pretend play, educational activities, outdoor play, classes, events and more. Recommended age is 1 to 8 years old.
Address: 498 Crawford Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432
Hours: Tuesday 10am - 5pm, Wednesday 10-1pm and 1:30 - 5pm (Wednesday open only to special needs children) Thursday - Saturday 10am - 5pm. Closed on Sunday.
Admission: $5 per person
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A fun place for kids, with much to do from the Arcade, Laser Tag, Rock Climbing, Indoor bumper cars, Miniature Golf, outdoor Race Cars (height restriction 40” for passenger and 58” to drive alone), Outdoor Bumper Boats and more. As far as recommended age, it is more of a height restriction for some of the rides, smallest height requirement being 36”.
Address: 3100 Airport Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431
Hours: Monday – Friday 12 – 9pm, Saturday 10am -12, Sunday 10am-9pm
Admission: Varies per package purchased
BURT Aaronson south county regional park
A great park for small kids, this is more of a toddler favorite, lots to do for the little ones, there are swings for infants and also older children. Age recommendation is 2-12 years old.
Address: 11200 Park Access Road, Boca Raton, FL 33498
Hours: 7am – 8pm
COCONUT COVE WATERPARK
This is a great Water Park for kids, wonderful section for toddlers with a fun water playground. Two Waterslides and lazy river for the older kids, there is also a pool where classes are provided if you are interested. There is food for purchase and also party rooms! Available Season pass too!
Address: 20130 Regional Park Drive, Boca Raton, FL 33498
Hours: March 26 – June 1 (Weekends Only) Sat: 10-5pm, Sun: 11-5pm
12yrs & older = $10.60
Seniors (65+) = $8.60
Child (3-11 yrs) = $8.60
Toddler (1-2yrs) = $4.60
Infants (under 1 year) FREE
Price after 3pm reduced
DAGGERWING NATURE CENTER
This Nature center features a small indoor center with live animals and a reading area. Great for kids to explore and it is free, donations welcome. There is a boardwalk with two trails to view the area. Staff is very knowledgeable and will provide education and answer any questions. This is not a big place so not a place you will spend the day but definitely a nice place to visit if you enjoy animals and like nature walks.
Address: 11435 Park Access Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33498
Hours: Wednesday – Friday 1pm – 4:30pm, Saturday 10am – 4:30pm
GUMBO LIMBO ENVIRONMENTAL
Gumbo Limbo is wonderful place for kids of all ages especially those that enjoy exploring the sea life and a variety of fish that they have in their aquarium. There is a Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center with giant sea turtles that kids will love. There is a butterfly garden and nature trails to explore outside. The staff is great and they also have times to feed the animals, it is a nice place to take your kids.
Address: 1801 N. Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432
Hours: Mon – Sat: 9am – 4pm, Sun 12 – 4pm
PATCH REEF PARK
Great kids park with lots of amenities for children of all ages. There is a water playground, as well as a Pirate Ship slide and an interactive area for older kids too. What I like about this park is there are a lot of park grounds to keep the little ones busy. The different areas make it a park that is fun for all ages. The park also neighbors an outdoor basketball area as well so if the kids wanted to do something else you can see the kids from the park. There is a community center, sports fields and a tennis center.
Address: 2000 Yamato Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33431
Hours: Mon – Sat: 8am – 11pm, Sun 8am – 8pm
RED REEF PARK
Oceanfront park featuring Boca’s beautiful ocean, there are pavilions by the parking lot with barbeque and seating for family and friends to enjoy. Snorkeling on the rocks is fun for the kids on the beach. There is also hourly parking across the street. There are yoga classes that are on the beach, look at Sugar Sands community center for class times.
Address: 1400 N. Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432
Hours: Monday - Sunday: 8am – 10pm
Admission: Beach is FREE – Parking lot is expensive, Hourly Parking Across the street is much better but you have to carry things across the street.
SCIENCE EXPLORIUM at SUGAR SANDS PARK
A great educational experience for kids to learn more about science. There are two rooms, one with some fun science exhibits and another with a traveling themed experience that changes every few months. This is a fun place for all kids, their recommended ages is from 5-12 years old but there is lots to do outside the explorium outside of the park as well for kids of all ages.
Address: 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33498
Hours: Mon – Fri: 9am – 6pm, Sat – Sun 9am – 5pm
SOUTH COUNTY REGIONAL PARK
This park is enormous and a great place to take children of all ages; it is a beautiful park with everything you can think of for a fun day out with the kids! Features; Sunset Cove Amphitheater, Baseball fields, Softball Fields, Basketball, Soccer fields, Volleyball, Tennis Learning Center, Racquet ball/Handball, Walking Paths, Waterski School, Boat launching Ramp, Community Center, Dog Park (Canine Cove Dog Park), Exercise Stations, Fishing (Freshwater), Golf Course (Osprey Point Golf Course), Daggerwing Nature Center, Coconut Cove Waterpark, Picnic Pavilions, Special Events.
Address: 11200 Park Access Road, Boca Raton, FL 33498
Hours: 7am – 8pm
Admission: FREE except for (Coconut Cove Waterpark)
SPANISH RIVER ATHLETIC PARK
A great park for sports; football, baseball, soccer and softball fields are great. There is also bicycling, walking trails and a playground. Picnic tables available too.
Address: 1000 Spanish River Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33431
Hours: Park: Mon -Sat: 8am – 11pm, Sun: 8am – 6pm
SUGAR SANDS PARK
This park has a lot to offer. It has a great community center really dedicated to children, the arts and programs that are fun and educational for kids. The park has a little bit for everyone and the community center has programs to offer for children from birth to adults. The park features; Science Exporium, Outdoor Science Playground, Carousel, Willow Theater, Field house, Baseball Fields, Indoor/Outdoor Basketball, Hockey Rink, Nature Trails, There are pavilions and many popular events.
Address: 300 South Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL
Hours: Park Hours: Monday – Saturday: 8am – 11pm, Sunday 8am – 8pm
Admission: Park Access is FREE
Registered Classes – Prices Vary
WE ROCK THE SPECTRUM
Indoor playground with sensory gym, arts and crafts, pretend play area with toys, toddler area, rope climbing, swings, slide, trampoline, zip line and much more. This gym welcomes all children, it is designed for children with the autism spectrum and other disabilities, there is therapy equipment and also therapists in the gym. A fun place for all children, make sure to call for hours of operation.
Address: 19635 State Rd. 7 Suite 46 Boca Raton, FL 33498
Hours: 9am – 4pm (Recommended to call due to daily events - 561-218-0128)
Admission: $12/child (Siblings $10)
LA LA LAND
An indoor playground great for kids to explore, jump, exercise and interact with other kids and families. There are slides, interactive courses, rope climbing and lots to play with, check out their website for more information.
Address: 11411 W. Palmetto Park Rd. Suite B, Boca Raton FL 33428
Hours: Sunday – Thursday 10 am – 7pm, Friday – Saturday 10am – 8pm
Admission: $15/child (Packages Available)