The most challenging part of your summer might be convincing your kids to put down their phones or their video game controllers. Encouraging outdoor activity will not only get your kids to give their electronics a rest but also promotes fun, healthy habits. Here are 5 events to attend this month that will get the whole family moving.
Indy Criterium Bicycle Festival – PNC / Meijer Kids Zone
The PNC / Meijer Kids Zone combines bicycling activities, physical fitness, arts and crafts, and health education in a variety of family fun, outdoor activities. Pedal, jump, climb and play all while learning how to stay happy, healthy and safe.
When: Saturday, July 13 / 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Monument Circle, 120 Monument Circle
Ninja Course Adventure
Kids ages 4-13 can participate in a fitness course at Washington Township Park that includes running trails, a fitness challenge, and parkour.
When: Saturday, July 13 / 6:30 p.m.
Where: Washington Township Park, 435 Whipple Lane, Avon
Admission: $10 per child; Online registration required.
Slip ‘n Foam Party
Take the family to Forest Park in Noblesville to play and slip ‘n slide into the biggest pile of bubbles.
When: Sunday, July 21 / 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Forest Park, 701 Cicero Road, Noblesville
Indianapolis Colts 2019 Training Camp – Kids Day
Catch the 2019 Indianapolis Colts at Grand Park during training camp. Grab the kids and enjoy Kids Day at the Colts Training Camp, featuring inflatables, concession stands, the Colts Play 60 football field, photo opportunities and more.
When: Saturday, July 27 / 1-5 p.m.
Where: Grand Park Sports Campus 19000 Grand Park Blvd., Westfield
KIDS ROCK THE PARK
Hosted by Girls Rock! Indianapolis, this all-ages day of fun helps support music education and empowerment for girls, including female-identified and trans youth. The whole family will enjoy a full day of activities – live music, a midway of games, food trucks, bounce houses, face painting and more. All proceeds benefit Girls Rock! Indy.
When: Sunday, July 28 / noon-5 p.m.
Where: Broad Ripple Park, 1550 Broad Ripple Ave., Indianapolis
Admission: $5 per person; ages and younger are free