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These 3 activities will keep kids busy in Gardens this summer


Now that school is out and summer is in session, it’s time to find some boredom busters for the kiddos at home.

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Here are a few options in and around Palm Beach Gardens:

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Picnic at the pool - Spending the day at the pool with friends is a summer rite of passage, and the city’s aquatic complex has something for swimmers of all ages — a 25-yard pool for laps and water aerobics, a 12-foot dive well, a diving board, three water slides, a rock-climbing wall and a splash zone. The splash zone with a play pool and spray pad is newly-renovated.

If you’re interested in gathering a few other parents and their children for a picnic at the pool, areas with picnic tables with umbrellas, shelters, shade trees or tents are available for rent and come with 20 pool admissions.

Details: 4404 Burns Road, next to the Recreation Center

The daily admission fee is $3.55 for residents and $11.15 for non-residents.

Visit https://bit.ly/2LReVJb for daily pool hours.

Burn off steam at the play gym - As we all know, the afternoon weather during Florida summers can be fickle at best. If your pool play date gets rained out, Triumph Kids is a popular play gym with open hours, camps, classes and special events. The sensory gym has equipment, toys and activities for children as old as 10 to enjoy. That includes swings, a zip line, trampoline, tumbling area and reading area.

It has a quiet room for kids who need a break from all the stimulation and a parent area with free Wi-Fi in open view of the play area.

Triumph Kids fills a void now that Cool Beans Indoor Playground & Cafe has closed in Downtown at the Gardens.

Details: 9840 Alternate A1A, Suite 402 in the Promenade Plaza shopping center

Daily passes are available for $14, $12 for siblings

Visit http://gotriumphkids.com/our-gym/ for details.

Get young children excited about STEM - Palm Beach Gardens’ Riverside Youth Enrichment Center is offering an introduction to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)/sensory camp for 4- and 5-year-old children.

The camp will offer STEM activities that are fun, educational and hands-on.

Details: 10170 Riverside Drive

Camp is 9 a.m. to noon. You can sign children up for June 18-22, June 25-29 or July 16-20.

The cost is $125 for residents or $157 for non-residents. Register online or in person at any Palm Beach Gardens Recreation service desk.



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