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Find Sky-High Adventure at These Aerial Challenge Courses

Does your little daredevil have what it takes?

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The 9 Best Obstacle & Rope Courses in DC

Let your little monkeys do what they do best, swing, zip, climb and jump at these indoor and outdoor obstacle courses near Washington, DC.

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15 Things You Know as a Mom of Little Boys

“Moms of little boys know the adventure of raising them is often one with distinct markings. Along the path of wanting to raise gentlemen, I’ve had to be an observer of a world that’s very different from my own.”

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Scale to New Heights in 2020 at Brooklyn Boulders

If you haven’t scaled the walls at Chicago’s mega, kid-friendly climbing complex, we’re going to show you why it should top your winter to-dos.

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Why It Matters How We Talk to Our Kids about Gender Roles

Photo: VABo2040 via Pixabay
The year was 1973, and my first act of subversion (or at least that was how the principal described it) was to allow the girls a turn to play with the large red rubber playground balls.…

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Amazon Sells a Dabbing Santa Christmas Yard Inflatable

This yard decor will set your Santa apart from other inflatables.

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Go! Your Guide to the Kids Adventure Games

If you’ve got an active kid who loves zip lining, cargo netting, biking, hiking, climbing and rappelling, then you must put this multi-discipline adventure race on your summer to-do list.

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Climb On: Indoor Rock Climbing for All Ages

Here are our favorite indoor rock climbing gyms where scaling the walls is not only acceptable, it’s encouraged.

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Just Opened: Zavazone Brings the Outdoors In

Find out if you have what it takes to be the next “American Ninja Warrior” at one of the DMV’s coolest new indoor play spaces.

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New Kids on the Block: 9 Shiny New Playgrounds You Need to Know About

Gone are the days when a playground was just a few swings, a slide and some monkey bars. Playgrounds of today have totally upped their game to be pleasing to the eye as well as functional play structures. We found…

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8 Easy Outdoor Workouts for New Moms

Celebrate summer—and yourself—with these 8 types of exercises that are just right for new moms.

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Jump for Joy: Double Dutch Returns to Lincoln Center!

After a 30 year hiatus, this event celebrating a quintessential NYC sport is back! That’s them dancing!

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Just Opened: Treetop Adventure and Nature Trek at The Bronx Zoo

Whether you’re looking for fun for a little one or a totally extreme course for big kids (and you) this is the place to be! (Also: ziplines!)

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The New Exhibit That Will Have Them Thinking Outside the Box

Put the imagination back into playtime at these interactive art exhibits kids can dive into.

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Go West! Two New Places to Play in West Seattle

West Seattle is already a popular destination for families, but now it’s also home to our state’s first bike playground and Seattle Parks and Recreation’s newest play area. Read on for the deets.

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Rock On! Awesome Climbing Gyms to Scale to New Heights

Feeling cooped up? Let your little monkeys get their wiggles out at these local rock climbing gyms.

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Game On! Schedule a Playdate with Gizmos

The new kid on the block, Gizmos Fun Factory, just upped the coolness factor of the south ‘burbs.

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Swim, Fish & Play at Woodinville’s Cottage Lake Park

Play at the beach, splash in the pool or fish in the lake—this King County park has everything families love (and more!).

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Just Opened: DUMBO Boulders in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Powered by climbing outfit The Cliffs, this new spot will help the kids reach new heights!

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Jump to the Challenge: 6 Activities That Will Leave You Leaping

Think you can rise to today’s challenge? Complete all of these games involving leaping, hopping and jumping and let us know how you did.

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Under Cover: 9 Shaded Playgrounds to Try

Take cover at these shaded playgrounds that offer a little something for everyone.

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Engage Your Senses at Seattle’s Newest Playground

There’s a new playground in town and we’ve got the inside scoop on this interactive play area that incorporates sound and motion.

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Trains, Trucks & Diggers, Oh My! Where To Find The Big Machines

Is a cement mixer a thing of beauty to your child? Are railroad crossings cause for celebration? If so, you need to note these dates and destinations!

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7 Post-Baby Workout Fads That Really Work

Ready to reclaim your pre-pregnancy bod, but can’t bear to do another boring sit-up? Shake things up with one of these exercise crazes.

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6 Zip Lines Kids Will Jump For

Watch them zip, fly and soar on these ziplines at both indoor and outdoor spots across the city.

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Just Opened: Papabubble

The newest sweet shop in Hayes Valley is so much more than just a spot to score candy—they make everything right there and want you to come watch.

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5 Indoor Tree Houses to Climb

Does your kid want to be Tarzan or Jane? Head to one of these spots with big, faux trees that kids can scurry around in.

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Drive a Dump Truck at NJ’s New Diggerland USA Theme Park

New Jersey has a brand new construction-themed amusement park where kids can operate heavy machinery, race mini-Land Rovers and drive dump trucks.

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7 Best Family Camps in the Northeast

Relive the glory of summer camp and introduce your kids to all the fun at one of these seven family camps within driving distance of the city.

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3 New Snacks to Munch On This Spring

Curb the munchies with three new kid-friendly snacks that have just hit the shelves.

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12 Great Gifts from Chicago Shops

Local stores will spoil you with present ideas for all ages. Get ready to call it a wrap.

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A Must-See Tree House (Warning: You’ll Be Green With Envy)

Remember the days when having a tree house in your back yard was pretty much the coolest thing ever? If you were the lucky kid on the block who had one, you were definitely the envy of all the other…

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