Location: Local Parks
Details: If you are looking for a way to get your child’s energy out while still social distancing, I highly recommend taking a hike or visiting your local park to have fun on the play ground. Here’s a guide for Maryland’s Top Ten Parks. For Charles County, I highly recommend Pisgah Park. St. Mary’s County I recommend Wieck Park.
MAJESTIC LAND SCHEDULE
Location: St. Charles Towne Center- Waldorf, MD (Lower Level)
Details: Visit the kingdom of family fun. Majesticland is a safe, fun, and a uniquely different one-stop-shop of family entertainment that offers a world of new excitement and creates memories to last a lifetime. Geared towards children 12-years-old and under, our family entertainment center offers a variety of entertainment activities that will have your little ones never wanting to leave! Featuring indoor play area for young kids and arcade type games for older kids.
CHARLES COUNTY PARKS & REC ACTIVITIES
Location: Charles County Parks & Rec
Details: Visit Charles County Parks & Recreation page to see what programs are happening. Including children’s sports programs, open gym, RC Helicopters, Wacky Science and more.
INDOOR MINIATURE GOLF SCHEDULE
Location: Scary Strokes- Technology Dr. Waldorf, MD
Details: Our center provides entertainment at affordable prices for the entire family. Play a round of indoor miniature golf under our blacklights and immerse yourself in an experience unlike you’ve never played before. Lots of fun arcade games available as well.
FRIDAY NIGHT ON THE FARM
Date: May 14, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM -8:00 PM
Location: Lyon Family Farm – 39010 Lyon Ln. Mechanicsville, MD
Details: A wide open strawberry patch, food and icecream vendors (OTP Wing Wagon, Pizza Hotline & Mrs Moo’s Corner). Unwind from the week with your family by picking some strawberries, getting dinner and icecream, and having your own little picnic/tailgate!
Cost: No admission
Registration: No reservation needed, and please NO PETS.
FRIDAY FREE DIY GRAB-NO-GO KIT
*Open to those with base access only*
Date: May 14, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Pax River Tickets & Travel Office or NRC Solomon’s Adventure Zone
Details: Every Friday be sure to get a FREE Grab-N-Go Kit! Quantities are limited, so be sure to be there on time!
Registration: Not required (Walk-in)
CHARLES COUNTY INDOOR POOL SCHEDULE
Dates/Time: Open Swim Hours:
Details: Both the Donald M. Wade Aquatic Center and Lackey Indoor Pool are currently open to the public with open swim hours. Visit http://bit.ly/3ptgLVa for more information and to plan your visit today!
The Donald M. Wade Aquatic Center and Lackey Indoor Pool are currently open with the following policies in place:
WALDORF SKATE CENTER- OPEN SKATE
Tuesday & Thursday Evening 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Evening 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday Afternoon 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday Evening 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sunday Afternoon 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Roller-skating is one way for kids to get some exercise and it’s something the whole family can do. Waldorf Roller Skating Center Roller and Inline Skating Rink offers open skating, where the rink is open to the public, as well as private access to the skating rink for events such as a birthday party. The rink offers rentals for regular roller skates and you are free to bring your own regular or inline skates. For beginners, skating classes are available for kids and adults of all ages. ***Always call first or check site before attending event***
Family Night (Tuesday & Thursday Night)
$4.00 for Admission + $1.00 Skate Rental
Afternoon Skate Sessions
$7.00 for Admission + $2.00 Skate Rental
Evening Skate Session
$8.00 for Admission + $2.00 Skate Rental
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