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June 19, 2024

Mom Report: Indoor Family Activities

Keep the kids cool in the A/C with these fun indoor activities.

It’s hot out!

Here are some ideas for indoor activities to do that have COVID-19 precautions in place. Don’t be afraid to call and ask if you have questions!

Castle Skateland;
980 Loveland Madeira Road, Loveland, Oh; 513-683-6666
Masks when not eating or skating, frequent sanitizing and social distancing. Open Skate, 80s and 90s skate, top 40, family night skate, home-school skate, games, snack bar, private parties and more! Check online for schedule and pricing.

Crossgate Lanes;
4230 Hunt Road, Blue Ash, Oh; 513-891-0310
Masks, every other lane, reduced capacity, cleaning balls. Leagues, open bowl, senior hours, parties and corporate events, Kids Bowl Free, snack bar and more.
Open daily 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., but be sure to check online for open bowl hours, $4.95 game and $3.50 shoe rental.

National Air Force Museum;
1100 Spaatz St., Dayton, Oh; 937-255-3286
World War II, Korean War, Cold War, Presidents exhibits, outside Air Park, Just Fun Plane Playground and picnic area, privet events and more. Masks, social distancing, directional signage and enhanced cleaning. Open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.

Cincinnati Art Museum;
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Oh; 513-721-2787.

Masks, social distancing, temperature checks, reduced capacity register online. 73 permanent collections, special exhibits, Rosenthal Education Center, to-go art kits, Art Climb, private events and more. Open Tuesday – Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; check online for special member hours and to make reservations.

Here’s some more safe, indoor fun outings with the family. Be sure to check websites before you go for details on their current policies, hours and more!

-Book a Private Showing!

Showcase Cinema de Lux Springdale 18; 12064 Springfield Pike, Springdale, Oh;

– Play Some Games

Scene 75; 876 OH-28, Milford, Oh;

– Visit a Museum

-Take a Class

– Head to a Local Toy Store

  • King Arthur’s Court

– Watch a Show (Virtual or in-person)

  • Cincinnati Children’s Theater of Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati Pops Symphony Orchestra

About the Author

Susie Dyson

Susie lives in the northern suburbs of Cincinnati with her husband and four kids. She has a 7-Year-old, 6-year-old, 3-year-old and a new baby! Together, they like to explore new things in Cincinnati as well as favorite places like Summit Park and the Cincinnati Nature Center. Susie is a former high school teacher and now a stay-at-home mom. She also enjoys running, being outside, spending time with family and friends, road tripping, participating in her church's activities and drinking coffee.