There is nothing better than a dip in the pool to beat the Florida heat! We've got plenty of local pools and splash pads here in Lakeland and across Polk County that are open to the public. Check out the options below to find a place to get wet and cool off this summer.
Our picks for the best playgrounds in Lakeland with shade. Ziplines, slides, swings, and more - all shaded from the summer heat. Find a favorite Lakeland playground near you!
Have kids that love to bowl? FREE Summer Bowling at Cypress Lanes in Winter Haven and First Frame Bowl in Lake Wales. Plus discounted bowling at AMF Lanes in Lakeland.
Kids can skate FREE two times a week at Skate World in Lakeland when you sign up online for the Kids Skate Free program. Free summer fun!
Summer Movie Clubhouse - $1 Kids Movies at Cinemark Theatres! Ten weeks of summer movies every Wednesday at 9am from May 24 - July 26, 2017 in Lakeland, FL.
Take a break from the heat and check out Cobb Theatres FREE Kids Summer Movies in Lakeland or Winter Haven this year! Now called CMX Cinemas, you'll find the same great free movie program for kids every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of the Summer.
Regal Summer Movie Express - $1 Kids Movies! Summer movie fun every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10am from June 5 - September 5, 2018 in Lake Wales / Winter Haven.
Our Libraries aren’t only a place of quiet study, but also creative and engaging community centers that host numerous events for children and adults. Find out about storytimes, classes, and hands-on events for children of all ages at local libraries in Lakeland, Bartow, Mulberry, Winter Haven, and across Polk County.
The SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In, held in Lakeland from April 10-15, 2018, is the perfect way to introduce children to the world of aviation. Read our tips for attending with kids! Ages 10 & under are FREE every day at SUN 'n FUN, plus Florida Resident Deals on Saturday and Sunday.
Blueberry picking has become an annual tradition in our house - check out this extensive list of local U-Pick farms, plus some helpful tips! U-Pick Blueberry farms should open starting the first or second week of April 2018.