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.

Kids & Families Notables

Greensboro Children’s Museum - Greensboro, NC

Greensboro Children’s Museum

The Greensboro Chilren's Museum has more than 20 indoor and outdoor hands-on exhibits, including the 30-foot-tall Neptune XXL Climbers. Learn more

Greensboro Science Center - Greensboro, NC

Greensboro Science Center

An aquarium, a museum, a zoo, and a treetop adventure course all in one location, The Greensboro Science Center is located in the Battleground Parks District, alongside Country Park and Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. Learn more

ArtQuest - Greensboro, NC


Adjacent to the Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, ArtQuest is a studio space where children and families can paint, draw, build, sculpt and experiment in a self-driven creative environment. 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

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

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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