March brings spring and with it the promise of warmer weather but that doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods with winter quite yet.  This late in the school year after months of cold weather who can blame a kid for getting a little bit stir crazy?  So what’s a parent, grandparent, or sitter to do with all that energy when it’s too cold to head outside?  Here is a list of great activities in Philly to do with the kids while staying warm!


Lace up your bowling shoes and play a few frames!

Pep Bowl
200 South Broad Street

Lucky Strike
1336 Chestnut Street

Saint Monica Lanes
1601 W. Shunk Street

North Bowl
909 North 2nd Street

T-Bird Lanes
5830 Castor Ave

palace RinkRoller Skating

A great way to get some exercise and have some fun.

Rolling Thunder Skating 
7017 Roosevelt Blvd.
(215) 335-3400

Palace Roller Skating Center
11586 Roosevelt Blvd.

Sprouts Children’s Center (Philly Kid’s Gym)

A way for the itty bitty’s to get their workout in!

Sprouts Children’s Center
610 South Percy Street


University Family Fun Center
4006 Spruce Street
(215) 387-2561

Dave and Busters (Penn’s Landing)
325 North Columbus Blvd.

Dave and Busters (NE Philly)
1995 Franklin Mills Circle

A young girl glues a feather to a paper hat at one of the "Eco-Friendly In the Park" stations near Riseley Field at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, April 16, 2013. All materials used were either recycled or donated. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Bragg)

Art Classes

The Clay Studio
137-139 North Second Street

The Expressive Hand
622 South 9th Street

Fleisher Art Memorial
719 Catharine Street
(215)-922-3456 ext. 300

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