Top 10 Folsom Kids Activities in the Summer
Summer is an occasion that many students look forward to year-round. Don’t get caught without a game plan! Get ready for the summer and schedule some summertime fun to keep your child entertained with these Folsom kids activities that are perfect for the summer.
Kick up your feet with these Folsom kids activities in the summer!
Make this summer one to remember at Camp Folsom! Camp Folsom is an immersive, hands-on day camp that allows campers to have fun and socialize while continuing their education from the traditional school year. Campers participate in a variety of sports, art projects, computer technology assignments and more! Many of these activities have a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) approach and really make learning fun.
Enrollment is open! Sign your child up for summertime fun at Camp Folsom. Feel free to contact Folsom Prep at (916) 353-0185 with your questions or to enroll your child today.
Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary
Discover unique and exotic animals that you won’t find anywhere else at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary. Peacocks, skinks, horses, and more! Enjoy a picnic near Lions Park or take the Folsom Valley Railway to explore the park.
With close to 100 animals and adjacent to Lions Park (featuring tables, BBQ’s and children’s play areas) and the Folsom Valley (mini-scale) Railway, the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary is a great option.
It’s time to take a deep dive on a deep sea adventure at SeaQuest Folsom! The aquarium is a fun family spot with several opportunities to get up close and personal with sea life. Snorkel with the stingrays and take a behind the scenes quest of the aquarium to find out what it takes to keep the animals at SeaQuest happy and healthy.
Folsom Kids Play Park
It’s always a day in the park at Folsom Kids Play Park! This massive playground is furnished with numerous play opportunities including web-like rope ladders, giant tires, and a rubber bridge. The fortress-like playground, also known as Castle Park, is the perfect venue for making lifelong memories and scheduling fun playdates.
Nimbus Fish Hatchery
Return to nature at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery! The hatchery raises Chinook salmon and steelhead for release to the American River. In addition, Nimbus Fish Hatchery hosts a plethora of fun and educational activities for children and families. Or, kick up some dirt on the hatcheries on-site nature trail along the American River.
Steve Miklos Aquatic Center
Take a plunge into the Steve Miklos Aquatic Center! This water play park is an oasis for families seeking a cool solution from the hot weather. The center hosts a variety of fun activities including a seasonal pumpkin plunge and Bark ‘n’ Splash for dog loving families!
Boarding on the Lake
Saddle up and visit Boarding on the Lake! Boarding on the Lake offers guided horseback trail rides around Granite Bay and Folsom Lake. On these tours, you will view lush landscapes, green forests, and scenic lakesides! Keep in mind that riders must be at least ten years old to ride horseback.
Skate Town Ice Arena
Take a reprieve from the summer heat at the Skate Town Ice Arena! The ice arena hosts a variety of events like broomball and birthday parties. In addition, professionals teach ice skating classes, ice hockey, and curling. Or, bring the family for a Public Session to shuffle along the ice and sing-along to the live DJ!
Mother Lode River Center
Get down and dirty at the Mother Lode River Center! At the center, participants can take their pick of whitewater rafting, zip lining, and ropes courses. Participants also have the opportunity to pitch a tent and explore the banks of the South Fork of the American River.
Lace up your skates at Sunrise Rollerland! Sign the kids or entire family up for professional rollerskating lessons! Or, get groovy on the dance floor with themed family skate nights.
Get the summer started!
Don’t hesitate! These are just a few of the many activities that your child could be participating in this summer. Start planning your summertime activities that will make this school break one to remember for years to come!