Things To Do
At Adventure Zone, kids and parents love the food, fun and activities. Game Zone offers cutting edge virtual reality, full motion simulator games, a western theme 8 player shooting gallery and the best redemption games and prizes in town. Speed Zone with over 800 feet of twists and turns spread out on over one acre, making it El Paso’s premier go-kart destination. Bumper Zone is set in 100,000 gallons of water with a small tropical island. Food Zone delivers top quality food for everyone and take out orders are welcome. Party Zone with one large party room which can be partitioned into 3 private party rooms and there’s also a 400 sq. ft. gazebo for even larger groups.
Accredited by the BBB, American Eagle Paintball offers new rental equipment that is professionally maintained and can accommodate children and adults. The facility offers five unique fields to choose from with professional referees on staff.
Ascarate Park is the largest public-use recreational park in El Paso County and is dedicated to sports, picnicking, fishing and other recreational activities. Spanning over 400 acres, Ascarate Park plays host to the Ascarate Golf Course which sits on 280 acres, and is adjacent to the 48 acre surface lake within the park. The Golf Course features an 18-hole, 72 par golf course and a 9 hole executive course called the Delta 9. With a lakeside boardwalk, Ascarate Lake allows visitors to take in the sights via canoe and pedal boat rentals. Ascarate Park allows for a variety of recreational activities including picnicking, playgrounds, basketball, tennis as well as handball. Managed by the YMCA of El Paso, The Ascarate Aquatic Center features one of the few Olympic-size competition pools in El Paso County! The Aquatic Center plays host to two of the largest swim meets each year as well as being a great facility for families large and small during the pool’s operational season. In addition, the park includes five softball fields, one baseball field and two soccer fields, available for league play or practice, please contact park personnel for rates and availability.
Bob O’s provides a safe and wholesome family environment for the greater El Paso area. Attractions include: Laser Odyssey, Go-Karts, 18 Hole Miniature Golf Course, Miniature Go-Karts, Bumper Boats, Miniature Train, Batting Cages and a full service arcade.
Enjoy family friendly bowling and billiards. Visit the Brooklyn Lounge for an array of beverages and music.
The El Paso Chihuahuas are El Paso’s minor league baseball team in the Pacific Coast League. They are the Triple-A affiliate for the San Diego Padres. The team plays its home games at Southwest University Park.
Locally recognized as the Best Place to Take the Kiddos, the El Paso Zoo sits on 35 acres of fun and adventure. Bigger and better than ever, the El Paso Zoo is an expansive green space that is home to exotic animals from around the world and features family attractions such as the African Star Train and the Hunt Family Desert Spring water feature and the Foster Tree House Playground. Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), the El Paso Zoo celebrates the value of animals and natural resources and creates opportunities for people to rediscover their connection to nature.
I Painted That! is a BYOB social art studio in El Paso, Texas where local artists lead you stroke by stroke to paint your own work of art. Come alone or bring your friends. No experience is required and everything is provided. Bring your favorite drinks and snacks, and prepare to have your artistic side emerge. After the class, take your painting home with you.
Located 20 miles east of El Paso Indian Cliffs Ranch is home to a private zoo, lake, movie set, hayrides, restaurant, bar, and more. Enjoy the sights and sounds and stay for a great dinner.
This indoor family entertainment center encompasses 12,000 sq. ft. of space. The center offers bumper boats, a foam factory, arts & crafts, coconut tree climbing, Wii room, toddler town, disco room and more. Parents always free.
Established in the 1950’s, Licon Dairy is not your traditional dairy. Families will enjoy feeding and petting the friendly animals that include buffalo, llamas, deer, ostrich, peacocks and many more. The on property pond is well stocked with fish and allows for paddle boating. You won’t want to leave without a taste of the dairy’s traditional Azadero cheese, made fresh daily.
Rent an ATV Off-Road Adventures is El Paso’s premier ATV tour company, offering guided ATV tours through some of El Paso’s most beautiful, scenic, desert landscapes. Follow their certified tour guides, on one of their ATV’s, through miles of trails, rocky hills, compact dirt roads, sand dunes & more! See ancient fossils, as you ride through an ancient sea bed and witness Red Tail Hawks, jack rabbits, quail, road runners, and many other animals native to the El Paso desert areas. Located just 15 minutes from the airport, they offer a convenient “Park & Ride” service, that includes training, safety equipment, ATV’s and guided tours, at their on-site facility.
El Paso first indoor trampoline park offers a large open jump area, trampoline dodge ball court, foam pit,trampoline basketball court, and kids jump are. Private party rooms ad large party areas are available for birthday parties and other group functions. Snacks and refreshments are available inside their facility for your convenience.
Providing families with a fun, friendly, and safe place to enjoy roller skating. Inquire about their various activities and promotions.
Home to the El Paso Rhinos, the center also allows for public ice skating. Visit the website for hours of operation and admission fees.
The center is home to large swimming pools and water slides. Visitors enjoy lap swimming, water aerobics, and jacuzzi & spa use. Check the website for a detailed schedule of events.
Spray parks are open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. from April 15th through October 30th. Additional operating days may be included based on weather.
List of Spray Parks:
Sue Young Park, 9700 Diana Dr.
Hidden Valley Spray Park, 200 Coconut Tree
Grandview Spray Park, 3100 Jefferson
Pavo Real Enhanced Spray Park, 9301 Alameda
Westside Community Center, 7400 High Ridge
Marty Robbins, 11600 Vista Del Sol
Braden Aboud Memorial Park, 4325 River Bend
THE BASE: Indoor Baseball & Softball Training Facility offers a full line-up of services - lessons, batting cages, pitching tunnels, camps, clinics, workshops, and facility rentals. THE BASE is open year-round, 7 days a week. Their 14,000 square foot facility features professional grade artificial turf, 9 batting cages equipped with a protective A-Screen, and batting tees. Cages include Iron Mike pitching machines for baseball and fast-pitch softball. THE BASE holds El Paso’s only indoor clay pitching mounds within regulation size tunnels (2 baseball/ 1 softball), as well as, movable mounds.
Tiny Xplorers is an interactive, hands-on learning center where young children can make meaningful discoveries that match their individual interests while playing with their parents, independently, or with their peers. Tiny Xplorers has 8 different imaginative play areas that provide young children with critical learning experiences that engage their minds, hearts, and bodies, while promoting parent-child interactions for improved gross motor skills, peer group leadership, and cognitive development. At Tiny Xplorers’s imaginative play areas, children will be able to tap into their innate curiosity about the living world through exploration and inquiry. We augment their curiosity by turning the why into what or how.
The park is packed with family thrill rides and attractions, such as the popular steel roller coaster El Bandido, and Tsunami that shoots up a massive 50 feet generating an enormous 70 ft. tidal wave that refreshes onlookers! The park also offers great food, games, prizes, a low general admission fee and an unllimited ride pass.
This oasis in the desert is an aquatic amusement park fashioned around a huge volcanic garden theme with mammoth fiberglass water slides, shady picnic areas, restaurant & snack bar.