Need some inspiration to get your children active? Maybe a visit to a park, community center, trampoline gym or swimming pool is just what your family needs.
Here are 8 ways you can get your child out and moving:
1. Free open house at Omaha metropolitan YMCAs
Today, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Visitors can meet staff, learn about programming and classes, and get a free swim evaluation, among other activities. Snacks will be served.
2. Frosty Fun Day at Hummel Park Nature Center
3033 Hummel Park Road in Omaha
Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Make crafts, go on a scavenger hunt and enjoy hot chocolate. Free
For information, call 402-444-4760.
3. Momaha.com play date and stroller tour
Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.
Jan. 16, gather in Joslyn’s ConAgra Foods Atrium at 9:15 a.m. Activity starts at 10 a.m.
Features a docent-guided stroller tour so moms, dads and caregivers can look at and talk about art with other adults while being mindful of young ones in arms and strollers. Tandem strollers and crying babies welcome.
4. Family Winter Wonderland Night at Sherman Community Center
5701 N. 16th St. in Omaha
Jan. 17, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Winter games followed by a bowl of chili. Free
For information, call 402-444-5673.
5. Indoor trampoline jumping at Defy Gravity
10421 Portal Road in La Vista
$8 for 30 minutes, $5 for each additional session
Reserve a spot online at defygravityusa.com or 402-934-3394.
6. Indoor trampoline jumping at BounceU
13211 Chandler Road in La Vista
$7.50 per bouncer
Reserve a spot online at bounceu.com or call 402-884-9093.
7. Outdoor ice skating at the University of Nebraska Medical Center ice rink
Located between 42nd and 40th Streets and Dewey and Emile Streets in Omaha
Now through March 1.
Tuesday to Friday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday noon to 8 p.m.
Admission is $5; $7 with skate rental.
8. Open swim at Montclair Community Center
2304 S. 135th Ave. in Omaha
Monday and Wednesday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Daily admission is $3 for children ages 3 to 17 and seniors age 55 and older. Admission is $4 for adults.
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