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Adventure Zone
Photograph by Adventure Zone
251 E. Redd Rd.
(915) 585-9663

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, spreads out 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 offers 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.

Hours of Operation

Sun: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Mon: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tue: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Wed: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Thu: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fri: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Sat: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Bob-O's Family Fun Center
Photograph by Bob-O's Family Fun Center
3851 Constitution Dr.
(915) 587-6070

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.

Hours of Operation

Sun: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Mon: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Tue: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wed: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thu: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fri: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Sat: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Bowl El Paso
11144 Pellicano Dr.
(915) 593-7777

Enjoy family friendly bowling and billiards. Visit the Brooklyn Lounge for an array of beverages and music.

Hours of Operation

Sun: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Mon: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Tue: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Wed: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Thu: 5:00 PM - 11:00 AM Fri: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sat: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Camp Cohen
9700 Gateway N Blvd
(915) 541-3700

Located at the foothills of the majestic Franklin Mountains in Northeast El Paso, Camp Cohen is your base camp for an adrenaline packed adventure. With exciting interactive water activities around every corner, guests experience a camp like no other. Thrill seekers can take a dip in Rapid Waters, climb the Warrior Wall or ride high-octane Thunder Run, Lighting Bolt or Monsoon Plunge slides. Little ones will enjoy their own aquatic adventure at the Poppy Island water playground within the Wild Lagoon. Guests looking for something more relaxing can take a dip in the flowing Rain Roamer lazy river or the Shallow Waters leisure pool. Stay cool near the attractions by renting a cabana, or enjoy a quick bite from the Tin Mine café at the starlight plaza.

Hours of Operation in August

Sun: 11 AM - 6 PM Mon: Closed Tue: 1 PM - 8 PM Wed: Closed Thu: Closed Fri: Closed Sat: 11 AM - 8 PM

Chapoteo
1225 Giles Rd
(915) 541-3700

Life is a party at Chapoteo, a fiesta-themed water park. Designed with brilliant colors and festive designs, guests are instantly immersed in a dynamic space filled with light, music, and celebration. Zooming slides at the Calavera Plunge will send guests twisting and turning while the calm Rio Sereno will offer a soothing lazy river experience. El Valiente climbing wall, the Chalupa Springs leisure pool and the Lago Azul pool will add some flare to your aquatic escapade. Young guests will enjoy splashing around at the Sirenita Reef play area in the Lagarto Lagoon. Looking to chill out? Las Casitas cabanas and the Marigold Plaza are great places to unwind while you savor a snack from La Olla café.

Hours of Operation for August

Sun: 11 AM - 6 PM Mon: Closed Tue: Closed Wed: Closed Thu: 1 PM - 8 PM Fri: Closed Sat: 11 AM - 6 PM

Creative Kids  Inc.
Photograph by Creative Kids Inc.
504 San Francisco St.
(915) 533-9575

Creative Kids Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational community-based art agency located in El Paso, Texas along the U.S./Mexico border region. The mission of Creative Kids is to extend the reach of arts and digital media resources to various student population groups through the promotion and demonstration of the power of the arts as important communication tools for success in modern day life. Creative Kids is currently celebrating thirteen years of empowering the youth in our community through the arts. Through a varied array of “hands-on” working assignments through the arts, Creative Kids is able to reach over 600 youth throughout the year through various programs housed under Creative Kids. This includes: disadvantaged youth through Project ABLE (Art Brokers Learning Experiences); children battling cancer through Project AIM (Arts in Motion); and children with disabilities through Project MAP (Making the Arts Possible). Creative Kids also offers program to the general public who may not fall under the programs listed above through both Project SAC (Saturday Arts Classes) and Little Picassos.

El Paso Museum of Archaeology & Wilderness Park

The museum’s grounds include 15 acres of nature trails, outdoor exhibits and desert garden with various native Chihuahuan desert plants. The trails leading from the Museum are well marked and maintained, with some leading into the canyons of the East Franklin Mountains. For bird enthusiasts you may see doves, gambols and scaled quail, verdin, canyon wren, various sparrows, horned larks, turkey vultures and perhaps golden eagles.

Hours of Operation Sun: Closed Mon: Closed Tue: Closed Wed: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thu: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sat: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Howdy Homemade Ice Cream
601 N Oregon St
(915) 271-8230

We are on a relentless pursuit to create jobs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities using the power of smiles and amazing ice cream. This is important to us because we believe that everyone has something special to offer, and we want to create an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued. Our ice cream is made fresh every day with high-quality ingredients and a whole lot of love. With a variety of delicious flavors, we have something for everyone that will tantalize your taste buds.

Hours of Operation

Sunday: Closed Mon: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Tue: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wed: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thu: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fri: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sat: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

IFLY
430 Vin Rambla Dr.
(915) 626-4359

Take part in the thrill of flying at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - ground level body flight without having to jump out of the plane! Our state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel is fun for all ages, experience levels and abilities. iFLY is a family-friendly activity perfect for birthday parties, corporate events, team building and STEM Fieldtrips. An experience like no other in El Paso, Texas – reservations recommended – walk ins gratefully accepted!

Hours of Operation: Sun: 10 AM - 7 PM Mon: Closed Tue: 2 PM - 9 PM Wed: 2 PM - 9 PM Thu: 2 PM - 9 PM Fri: 2 PM - 10 PM Sat: 9 AM - 9 PM

Jungle Jaks
Photograph by Jungle Jak's
1700 N. Zaragosa
(915) 856-3763

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.

Hours of Operation

Sun: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Mon: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tue: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Wed: Closed Thu: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fri: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sat: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jungle Reef
750 Sunland Park Dr
(915) 800-1083

The first and only interactive aquarium in El Paso, Texas! Nestled on the west side of El Paso, our captivating destination promises an unforgettable experience for families, friends, school field trips, and animal enthusiasts of all ages.

At Jungle Reef, we’re transforming the way you explore marine and terrestrial life. Step into a world where you can dive into the underwater realm with sharks, glide alongside graceful stingrays, interact with playful otters, and discover the mesmerizing world of reptiles. But that’s just the beginning. Our immersive exhibits will introduce you to a diverse array of species, from colorful birds to captivating reptiles, all in an environment that closely replicates their natural habitats.

Lost Kingdom
6001 Hughey Dr b
(915) 541-3700

Immerse yourself in the ancient ruins of the lost Mayan Kingdom. This Mayan getaway will fuel the imagination while offering exhilaration and rejuvenation for visitors. Adventure chasers will enjoy zipping and twisting water slide thrills at the Temple Drop, home to the Sun Temple and Moon Temple water slides. Challenge yourself on The Ruins climbing wall or splash around in the Macaw Lagoon surrounding the Jaguar Jungle outfitted with interactive water features for endless hours of playtime. Those seeking to relax can journey to the cabanas in the Jade Villas, coast along the Turtle Tides lazy river, or wade in the Forgotten Cenote leisure pool. Guests can order ever-popular meals from the Tres Milpas Terrace café at the P0K-A-TOK Plaza.

Monkey Rock
750 Sunland Park Dr. Unit 100C
(915) 626-5220

Monkey Rock is the new Family Fun Center located at Sunland Park Mall. Monkey Rock offers a wide variety of attractions for people of any age such as bowling, mini golf, swing suites, rock climbing, arcade, and a bar and restaurant area. Enjoy all of these activities on your next birthday party, school event, family day, or even date night.

Hours of Operation

Sun: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Mon: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tue: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Wed: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Thu: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fri: 1:00 PM - 12:00 AM Sat: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Oasis
13501 Jason Crandall Dr
(915) 541-3700

Located at Eastside Regional Park, El Paso’s newest park, the Oasis is your summer retreat for family fun and water park staycation. Featuring El Paso’s only surfing machine, Oasis is one of the best places to beat the summer heat. You can hang ten on the Flashflood Rush, which is sure to get you stoked. Kick back and cool off in our Driftwood Channel, a meandering lazy river current channel. For a bit more excitement and adventure, you can scale the Gravity Challenge climbing wall or drop in on the spiraling Tumbleweed slides. Take a break at the cabanas in the Hueco Dwellings, after enjoying the Sunset Lagoon leisure pool and the Adventure Pointe water play area at the Rain Puddle kiddie pool. You can also feed the entire family without leaving the water park at the Wanderlust Café in the Desert Haven Plaza.

Hours of Operation in August

Sun: 11 PM - 6 PM Mon: Closed Tue: Clused Wed: 1 PM - 8 PM Thu: Closed Fri: Closed Sat: 11 AM - 8 PM

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