Are your kids bored during their spring break? Here’s Patch's top 10 tips of things to do in Maple Grove during spring break.
Maple Grove Community Center
If you’re looking for a day indoors during spring break, the has a variety of activities to keep the kids busy. Try out the Grove Cove Aquatic Center with water slide, Maple Maze Indoor Playground or encourage your teen to hang out at the Teen Center. In fact, teens can 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 28. Check out the city of Maple Grove website for details on hours and pricing.
First Pages for Kids: Creating Magical Worlds
The is hosting an event called “First Pages for Kids: Creating Magical Worlds” on Wednesday, March 28 for children in first through fifth grade. The event is free, but space may be limited and registration is required. Details can be found on the Maple Grove Library website.
ProKart Indoor Racing
Have a need for speed? Check out the go-cart track at , which includes a 2/10 mile indoor track as well as 1/4 mile indoor/outdoor track that is open weather permitting. Check out the ProKart Indoor Racing website for hours and prices.
Maple Grove is home to more than 20 parks and playgrounds throughout the city. Explore a new park or visit popular neighborhood parks such as the or . Share your top playground picks by sharing your park rating and comments on Maple Grove Patch.
Maple Grove Dome
Give your kids a chance to wear off some excess energy by exploring the new by . On Tuesday, March 27, there is open dome time from noon to 2 p.m. The cost is $5 cash per person. Otherwise, the free walking/jogging track is open 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Friday and 8 p.m. to noon Saturday, March 31.
Try out the 18-hole miniature golf course. The cost is $6 for adults, $5 for kids. Call 763-694-7695 for hours.
Tour the Student Art Show
Take a tour of the Student Art Show in its final week on display at the . It’s free and the art produced by students in the Osseo School District 279 is displayed 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until March 31.
Check out several Maple Grove craft stores, such as Michaels or , to find craft kits for kids to make. Share some craft time with your kids at by painting a ceramic piece – check out the Color Me Mine website for details. Not a crafter? Head out to the Twin Cities Craft Fair starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31 at the Maple Grove Community Center.
Playing and Pizza
Find food and arcade games at or .
Take in a Movie
If your kids haven’t seen “The Hunger Games” yet, spring break might be a good time to take in the show at the Maple Grove or go the Dr. Seuss route and see “The Lorax.” The Maple Grove offers a less expensive trip to the movies with family-friendly movies this week such as “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked” and “Big Miracle.” Check out the AMC or Mann websites for showtimes and prices.
What do you like to do in Maple Grove during spring break? Share your tips in comments!