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PARENTS: Summer fun guide for kids!

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Summer is here and kids are anxious to get out and play. Here is your summer fun guide that will keep your kids safe, happy, and out of trouble.

Movie Theaters:

Keep your kids happy this summer with a movie. There are six movie theaters located across the Spokane/Spokane Valley area along with two theaters in the Coeur d'Alene area. Many of the theaters offer discount movies as well as summer family movie days.

Spokane

Regal Spokane Valley Stadium 12 (509)922-2590

Regal Cinemas Northtown Mall 12 

AMC Riverpark Square 20 

Garland Theater 

Magic Lantern Theater 

Village Centre Cinemas 

Coeur d'Alene

Regal Cinemas Riverstone 14 

Hayden Discount Cinemas 


Family Fun Parks:

Grab the kids, jump in the car, and head to one of these family fun parks. From Riverfront Park to Silverwood Theme Park your kids will be sure to have a smile on their face.

Spokane

Riverfront Park 

Wonderland Family Fun Center 

Laser Quest 

Sky High Sports Trampoline Park 

Get Air Spokane

Splashdown 

Coeur d'Alene

Silverwood Theme Park 

Triple Play 

Silver Mountain Resort http://www.silvermt.com/

Kroc Center 

Museums:

Keep your kid's brains moving this summer by taking them to one of the two museums Spokane has to offer. Explore the world of science with Mobius Kids Center or learn about history with one of the many exhibits at the MAC.

Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

Mobius Kids Center

Libraries

Library's are the perfect way to get your kids interested in reading. Many library's have reading times or craft times that will keep your kids busy this summer. Check out what each library has to offer.

Spokane Public Library 

North Spokane Library 

Spokane Valley Library 

Post Falls Library

Coeur d'Alene Library 

Pools:

Stay cool this summer with one of the many pools in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene. With the Make a Splash Foundation that Spokane County has kids in the community can get into the pool by providing swim suits and pool passes to kids who can’t afford to pay. They also offer swimming lessons in the Learn to Swim program.

Spokane city pools are open Monday-Thursday from 1-4pm and 6:30-8pm, and Friday through Sunday from 1-4pm. Most Spokane County pools are open 7-days a week from 10:30am - 5:30pm. For a full list of pools go www.my.spokanecity.org/parksrec/ or

Spokane

Witter Aquatic Center

Valley Mission Pool

Shadle Aquatic Center

Liberty Aquatic Center

Hillyard Aquatic Center

Comstock Aquatic Center

A.M. Cannon Aquatic Center

Northside Aquatics

Southside Family Aquatic Center

Coeur d'Alene

Kroc Center 

Lakes:

Jump in the lake this summer at the Coeur d'Alene City Beach or at Liberty Lake. Both have beautiful beaches perfect for the kids.

Coeur d'Alene Lake

Liberty Lake

Parks:

Let the kids run off their energy at one of the many parks in the area.

For a full list of parks visit www.spokanecity.org/parks/finder/ or www.cdaid.org/726/departments/parks/parks.

Audubon Park

Ben Burr Park

Byrne, Patrick S. Park

Campion Park

Camp Sekani Park

Cannon Hill Park

Chief Garry Park

Clark, B.A. Park

Cliff Park

Coeur d'Alene Park

Comstock Park

Corbin Park

Courtland Park

Cowley Park

Downriver Park

Dutch Jakes Park

Edwidge Woldson Park

Emerson Park

Fairview Park

Franklin Park

Friendship Park

Garfield Road

Glass Park

Glover Field Park

Grandview Park

Grant Park

Hamblen Park

Hangman Park

Harmon-Shipley Park

Hays Park

Heath Park

High Bridge Park

Hill, James J. Park

Hill N'Dale Rotary Park

Indian Canyon Park

Indian Trail Park

John A. Finch Arboretum

Kehoe Park

Liberty Park

Lincoln Park

Logan Peace Park

Loma Vista Park

Loren Kondo Park

Manito Park

Meadowglen Park

Minnehaha Park

Mission Park

Nevada Park

Pacific Park

Parkwater Park

Peaceful Valley Park

Polly Judd Park

Qualchan Hills Park

Riverfront Park

Rochester Heights Park

Ruth Park

Shadle Park

Skeet-so-Mish Park

Sky Prairie Park

Sterling Heights Park

Stone Park

Summit Blvd.

Thirty Fifth Avenue

Thornton Murphy Park

Underhill Park

Upriver Park

Webster Park

Wentel Grant Park

Westgate Park

Whittier Park

Wildhorse Park

Wyakin Park

Independence Point

Coeur d'Alene City Park

Cherry Hill Park

Tubbs Hill

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