Resources for parents and educators in Southington, Plantsville, Marion and Milldale
Art Studio of Connecticut
Art Studio of Connecticut offers adult and children art classes, summer programs, field trips, birthday parties, paint and sip nights, family paint time and more.
Their summer kid's camp runs four days a week in the afternoon through the summer.
1850 West Street, Rear of Building
Web Site: http://www.ctartstudio.com
Arts at Angeloria’s, LLC
The Arts at Angeloria's, LLC is an eclectic, Victorian-era venue for events, entertainment, and instruction in the arts in a rustic, park-like setting. They offer a variety of group and individual opportunities in the arts as well as seasonal performances and events of all genres. The Arts at Angeloria’s is also available for private functions having played host to a multitude of weddings, graduation, birthday, and holiday parties, and fundraisers.
Their licensed summer day camp focuses on STEAM or fine arts for students entering grades 4 to 9.
Full Day Summer Camp 2023 theme is Wizard World. Half Day sessions TBD.
Visit https://www.theartsatangelorias.com/summer-camps.html for camp forms and registration.
223 Meriden Waterbury Tpke
Web Site: https://www.theartsatangelorias.com/
Bradley Mountain Farm
Bradley Mountain Farm is located on a 200-year-old dairy farm, next to Crescent Lake, that is on the registry of National Historical Places. They offer opportunities to visit the farm, Goat Walks and Hikes, Goat Yoga, Soap Making Classes, Birthday Parties, Team Building activities, Farm Weddings and More.
For children in grades 2 to 12 there is a Junior Farmers 1/2 day drop off summer camp program.
Age 7-17 can participate in the Farm Explorers Membership evening program.
Goat Milk Soap is available for sale.
537 Shuttle Meadow Rd
Phone: (860) 385-4628
Web Site: https://bradleymountainfarm.com/
Crystal Bees is an elegant, upscale entertainment center in Southington, Connecticut with bowling, video games and other activities. Fun for the whole family. Kid's birthday parties available.
Currently Closed Due to COVID-19
240 Spring St.
Southingon, CT 06489
Phone: (860) 276-2337
Web Site: http://crystalbees.com
Golf Quest offers private lessons, group lessons, juniors programs, summer camps, short game school, miniature golf, batting cages, birthday parties, field trips, baseball fields.
125 Jude Lane
Southington, CT 06489
Phone: (860) 621-3663
Web Site: http://www.golfquestranges.com/
Hidden Valley has mini-golf, a patio grill, and birthday parties. Note they are cash only.
2060 West Street
Phone: (860) 621-1630
Web Site: http://www.hiddenvalleyminigolf.com/
Kidcity is a children's museum with three floors of imagination play, where kids ages 1 to 7 play pretend with their favorite grown-ups. Their exhibits are handmade and one-of-a-kind, built by in-house artists who love inspiring playfulness in visitors of all ages.
119 Washington St
Middletown, CT 06457
Phone: (860) 347-0495
Web Site: http://www.kidcitymuseum.com/
A family friendly amusement park and waterpark with themed events and activities. Home to the top-rated wooden roller coaster in the world, Boulder Dash, as well as the largest waterpark in Connecticut
186 Enterprise Drive
Web Site: https://www.lakecompounce.com/
Southington Drive-In Theater
A drive -in theater showcasing movies old and new. Open every Saturday night from early June through September plus a Halloween screening in late October. Gates open at 6 p.m.
995 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike
Web Site: http://www.southingtondrive-in.org
Southington Recreation Department
The Southington Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for youth and adults including baseball, softball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, tennis lessons, swimming lessons, Music on the Green Concert series, summer playground program (aka as camp), summer theater and more.
Registration the Summer Theater and Summer Playground programs usually opens in March.
The Playground Program is open to Southington resident children, ages 5-12. The program is held rain or shine, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, at South End Elementary School & Recreation Park. There are three two-week sessions.
Southington Town pools and the splash pad at Memorial Park are open seasonally to Southington residents only; however, each resident with proper ID may bring one (1) non-resident guest. Registration for swimming lessons at Recreation and Memorial Parks usually opens in May and June.
The Town of Southington Recreation Department is a proud sponsor of several youth sport leagues.
Their Kid's Entertainment Series is held on Tuesday evenings in the summer from 6-8 PM at the Community Pavilion on the Southington Drive-In property, 995 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Plantsville. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an evening of free entertainment. All ages are welcome!
Web Site: https://www.southington.org/departments/recreation/index.php
Whippersnappers Play Gym
Whippersnappers Play Gym offers extraordinary programs at their indoor play gym that help children develop confidence and self-esteem through unique and innovative activities. Their goal is to offer a clean and safe environment for children to explore through music, creative movement, fitness, games, and arts & crafts. Their programs focus on fine and gross motor development in a non-competitive environment
360 Sandbank Rd
Cheshire, CT 06410
Phone: (203) 272-4386
Web Site: http://whippersnappersplaygym.com/