Kids & Families in Greensboro, NC

Kids & Families

Two words you won't hear from a Greensboro kid: “I'm bored.” In case you haven't heard, Greensboro's a great place to raise a family. Affordable living? Check. Top-rated schools? Check. Family fun hot spots? There are too many to list! We believe all kids should have a place to express themselves, and we offer plenty of options for doing just that.

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Greensboro Children’s Museum - Greensboro, NC

Greensboro Children’s Museum

The Greensboro Children’s Museum (GCM) is a hands-on, interactive museum for children, their families, and teachers. The Museum is designed to inspire learning through play in a fun, energetic, and safe environment for children. Learn more

Open Studio - Greensboro, NC

Open Studio

GreenHill's Open Studio program is designed for people of all ages to explore and create art in a self-driven environment. Within the studios, one can paint, draw, work with recycled materials and clay and engage in creative play. The studios are adjacent to both the gallery and the shop at GreenHill, making it easy for visitors to draw inspiration from North Carolina art. Learn more

Greensboro Science Center - Greensboro, NC

Greensboro Science Center

The Greensboro Science Center is committed to excellence by providing the community with a dynamic, experiential, and family-focused attraction designed to inspire scientific curiosity and encourage personal discovery about life and the natural world. Learn more

SkyWild - Greensboro, NC


Specifically constructed to enable participants to experience a variety of animal behaviors while enjoying an exciting workout, SkyWild is a treetop adventure park located high above the Greensboro Science Center's Animal Discovery zoo. Learn more

The Edible Schoolyard - Greensboro, NC

The Edible Schoolyard

The Greensboro Children's Museum was selected to be the first museum in the country to have a licensed Edible Schoolyard, a program created by chef and restaurateur Alice Waters and The Chez Panisse Foundation. Learn more

Wet 'n' Wild Emerald Pointe - Greensboro, NC

Wet 'n' Wild Emerald Pointe

Wet 'n' Wild Emerald Pointe has 36 water rides and family attractions spread over 41 acres and has been rated one of the Top Ten Waterparks in America. Learn more

Playgrounds - Greensboro, NC


Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department makes it easy to find a park or playground near you with the interactive map on their website. Learn more

Splash Pad - Greensboro, NC

Splash Pad

The VF Seasonal Plaza at LeBauer Park is anchored by a Splash Pad with dynamic water jets and mist. The Plaza transforms into the Winterfest Ice Rink in mid-November. Learn more

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