Four Local Energy Burners for Kids

With polar vortexes abound, is cabin fever taking control of your household? We’ll give you the rundown on local businesses to ensure peaceful naps and peace of mind. 

Detroit Dart Club [7+]

With safety equipment and dart guns provided, the Detroit Dart Club allows kids to get their game on safely. Stop in for a quick play during open hours or book a family event (recommended to schedule 2 months in advance).

Address: 6545 St Antoine St., Detroit, MI 48202

Phone: 248-841-3753

Family Hours: Sat. and Sun. Noon – 6 p.m.


Fowling Warehouse [ 10+]

Open Saturdays and Sundays for kids, introduce children to Detroit’s signature game of Fowling [“Foe-ling”]. With staff willing to teach the rules and lanes dedicated to children’s play, this Detroit original will keep kids engaged and active while learning a new sport.

Address: 3901 Christopher St., Hamtramck, MI 48211

Phone: 313-264-1288

Family Hours: Noon – 6 p.m.




DNR Outdoor Adventure Center [Toddler+]

With its Michigan theme, the outdoor adventure center provides a massive playscape for kids including a drawbridge, virtual snowmobiling/kayaking, interactive eagle exhibit and full-size airplane. Teach kids the value of Michigan’s wildlife while letting them have fun.

Address: 1801 Atwater St., Detroit, MI 48207

Hours: Wed., Thurs., and Fri. 10 – 3 p.m.;  Sat. 10 – 5 p.m.; Sun. 12 – 5 p.m.

Phone: 844-622-6367






Detroit Sky Zone

Check out the foam zone for soft landings, sky slam for slam dunks, trampoline dodgeball for competition and free jump for aerial action. The Sky Zone is for kids that love to bounce off the walls–literally.

Address: 23261 Eureka Rd., Taylor, MI 48180  (NOTE: Three additional locations in Southeast Michigan).

Phone: 734-225-2233

Family Hours: Varies per activity – please inquire directly with Sky Zone. Open 11 – 8 p.m.

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