Keep Cool In South Florida This Summer


By: Heather McMechan Special to the Boca and Delray newspapers

The extreme heat can get to you and your family during the summer. When you’ve had enough of the beach, pool or local water play, maybe it’s time for some indoor fun.

There are some great local places from indoor playgrounds, to children’s museums, to toy store events. You’ll find something for every age in this South Florida round up.

La-La Land

La–La Land Kids Indoor Playground is a 15,000-square-foot indoor playground designed specifically to keep your children happy for hours. This 3-level indoor play structure (covering over 5,600 square feet) has activities for your kids to enjoy such as: a giant four person wave slide, foam ball fountain, two foam ball dumping baskets, rainbow bridges, pyramid obstacles, web net bridges, two automatic foam ball loading machines, donut slides, ninja course, rope course, rock climbing wall. La-La Land Kids Indoor Playground is located at 11411 W. Palmetto Park Road Suite B.

Boca Raton Children’s Museum

The Boca Raton Children’s Museum is hosting Fun Fridays at the Children’s Museum. Join them every Friday from 11 a.m, to 1 p.m. Event dates are 7/5 Puffy Chalk Adventure,7/12 Ice Painting and Ice Cones,7/19 Water Splash Day,7/26 Bubble Dance Party, 8/2 Rock Painting, and 8/9 Movie and Popcorn. The museum is located at 498 Crawford Blvd.

Learning Express Toys of West Boca

The Learning Express Toys of West Boca is hosting a meet and greet with Ariel on Aug. 11 from 1-2 p.m.! There will be lip singing performances, selfies with Ariel and more. Learning Express Toys is located at 3013 Yamato Road.

Little Town Play

A safe, and fun indoor play center specializing in active, imaginary play for toddlers and children ages 6 months-6 years. Little Town is the perfect place to let your little ones’ legs and imaginations run free as they explore the town around them. Little Town Play is located at 15200 Jog Road A4 in Delray Beach.

Game of Zones

Opening this summer, Game of Zones is a 15,000-square-foot modern event and social entertaining mega-plex. The Entertainment Center will feature some of the latest attractions in the industry along with food, beverages and beer and wine for adults. Game of Zones will serve all age groups with activities including bowling, Spin Zone bumper cars, a state-of-the-art laser tag arena, video arcade games and more. It will be located at 11411C West Palmetto Park Road.