If you’re wondering what to do with the kids in Pearland, we’ve got you covered. Our town is home to some of the best family-friendly parks, activity centers, shopping, food, and more.
These activities for kids in Pearland are not only fun, but some are educational. So get out this summer and enjoy!
Independence Park and Other Green Spaces
The number of outdoor spaces in town is amazing, and the newly renovated Independence Park is Pearland’s shining star. Enjoy walking trails, a playground, an amphitheater, and plenty of space to accommodate public and private events. You can even take the pooch here to run around the dog park. Another great park in town is Centennial Park, with a splash pad open in the warmer months. Then there is Shadow Creek Ranch Nature Trail, with paved trails winding through natural vistas.
Nearby in Pasadena, just 18 miles northeast of Pearland is Armand Bayou Nature Center. With 5 miles of walking trails in a wooded setting, there is a Discovery Loop boardwalk and bison viewing platform. Admission tickets are required in advance. They also have kayak tours, boat cruises, family night hikes, and summer educational programs.
If you as a parent long for a bit of nostalgia and want to impart that on your kids, Pearwood Skate offers a retro roller rink and arcade experience that will entertain you both. They also offer birthday packages, private lessons, and holiday camps for kids.
An award-winning trampoline and adventure park with 60,000 square feet of pure fun! Your brood can indulge in wall-to-wall trampoline areas, dodgeball courts, stunt-airbags, the Tubes indoor playground, climbing walls, go-karts, a ropes course, slam dunk tracts, and more. There’s even an area specifically for kids 7 and under. This is also the perfect venue to host your child’s birthday celebration.
As the area’s premier outside mall, this center offers a grand variety of brand-name shopping and is host to several events throughout the year. Take your kiddos to shop ‘til they drop, then stop for a refreshing snack or meal at any one of several dining options located throughout.
Perhaps you have a budding equestrian in the family, or perhaps want to expose your kids to the wonderful sport of horseback riding? This full-service equestrian facility gives stellar riding lessons to all ages. They also offer riding camps and host private parties. First-time visitors can get up close and personal with these gorgeous creatures with a private beginner horseback riding lesson at a reduced rate from regular lessons.
Pearland’s newest indoor playground is full of activities that will send your child’s imagination alight. There are lots of things to do here that inspire creative play. Help them find their passion at the mock city stations which feature areas where kids can pretend to be chefs, doctors, and hairdressers. There’s also a two-story play structure with tunnels and slides, including an area specially made for toddlers.