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Summer Activities Lakeland FL

SUMMER 2019

Looking for fun summer activities and things to do with kids in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Mulberry, Auburndale, Lake Wales, or Haines City? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve got lots of great content planned for Summer 2019, and you’ll find it all listed here as it gets updated.

We’ll have Summer Camps, FREE Movies, FREE Bowling, FREE Library Events & Activities, Swim Lessons, 4th of July Events, Reading programs, Online Camps, and much more!

Be sure to check our calendar for special summer events and activities.

Note that some posts below have not been updated for 2019. Check the published date and stay tuned for updates!

Summer Posts

Our Top 10 Favorite Family Board Games

May 16, 2019|Christmas & Holiday, Education, Summer Fun, Things to Do|

Our family loves playing card games and board games, and we’ve graduated to strategy games where everyone – kids included – has a fair shot at winning and there are often bragging rights involved! See our 10 favorite kid approved AND parent approved games.

Free and $1 Summer Movies in Lakeland and Winter Haven

May 16, 2019|Indoor Fun, Movies, Music, & Live Performances, Summer Fun|

We have 4 local movie theaters that offer FREE or $1 summer movies for kids - Cobb & Cinemark in Lakeland, and Cobb and Regal in Winter Haven. Check out the details on each theater and fill up your summer calendar with air conditioned entertainment!

Regal Summer Movie Express – $1 Kids Movies in Lake Wales / Winter Haven

May 15, 2019|Indoor Fun, Movies, Music, & Live Performances, Summer Fun, Things to Do|

Regal Summer Movie Express - $1 Kids Movies! Summer movie fun every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10am from June 4 - September 4, 2019 in Lake Wales / Winter Haven.

Swimming Pools & Splash Pads in Lakeland and Polk County

May 1, 2019|Outdoor Fun, Summer Fun, Things to Do|

There is nothing better than a dip in the pool to beat the Florida heat! We've got plenty of local swimming pools and splash pads here in Lakeland and across Polk County that are open to the public. Find a place to get wet and cool off this summer.

2019 Cobb FREE Summer Movies in Lakeland and Winter Haven (now CMX Cinemas)

April 22, 2019|Indoor Fun, Movies, Music, & Live Performances, Summer Fun, Things to Do|

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.

Give your Child a Birthday to Remember at a Lakeland Flying Tigers Game

April 9, 2019|Birthday Party & Event Planning, Outdoor Fun, Sponsored, Summer Fun|

Celebrate your child’s birthday at a Lakeland Flying Tigers Game! Your child will feel like a major leaguer with party highlights including a group photo on the field, your son or daughter throwing out a ceremonial first pitch, a welcome on the loudspeaker and name up on the videoboard, photos and autographs with a Flying Tigers player, and much more!

Summer BreakSpot – Free Meals for Kids 18 & under during the Summer

June 23, 2018|Freebies & Deals, Summer Fun|

The Summer BreakSpot Program provides free meals to kids under 18 while school is out for the summer — no registration required! There are over 40 locations just in Lakeland plus many others throughout Polk County. Find a location near you.

Lakeland Tropics Outdoor Soccer – Summer Fun for the whole family

May 4, 2018|Family Friendly Events, Outdoor Fun, Sponsored, Sports, Summer Fun|

Bring your family to a Lakeland Tropics outdoor soccer game this May, June or July. Action packed soccer, family friendly fun, plus kids activities & opportunities for autographs and photos after every game. Make the Tropics part of your summer schedule!

Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden at Bok Tower Gardens

March 9, 2018|Fun Around Florida - Day Trips, Outdoor Fun, Summer Fun, Things to Do|

Think of a place where children can explore in nature, using their imagination to cook in an outdoor kitchen or put on a stage show. Sit back and watch as they climb and run, play outdoor music, and look for insects and worms. This amazing outdoor play area is right here in Polk County - Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden at Bok Tower Gardens.

Lakeland’s New Rotary Playground in Hernando’s Landing at Lake Parker

July 13, 2017|Outdoor Fun, Summer Fun, Things to Do|

The Rotary Playground in Hernando's Landing at Lake Parker is open and it is AMAZING! With three different playground structures, a huge pirate ship, zip line type swings, parent/baby swings, and multiple other play items, this brand new playground in Lakeland will keep your kids exploring just like Hernando de Soto.

Lakeland Mom’s Guide to Summer Camps

If you’re searching for kids summer camps, you’ve hit the jackpot!

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