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Best Places to Have Fun with Teens & Tweens

by Alison Atyia

When your kids were little, there were story times, play dates and afternoons at the park. Opportunities abounded to get out and explore the world with your little one—but “Mommy & Me” classes just don’t have the same appeal once your child is older.

When it comes to spending quality family time with teens and tweens, it can be more challenging to find fun activities that older kids will love and that families can enjoy together. Knowing the importance of continuing to connect and have fun together, we are pleased to share several local venues in the OKC metro that are perfect for spending time with your teen—and may even earn you a “Coolest Mom Ever” award.

Want to know about more activities for teens in OKC? Our searchable calendar features tons of options!

Get Jumping

Elevation Trampoline Park and Family Fun Center (1431 N Moore Ave, Moore ) houses five separate trampoline courts where the floors and walls are all made up of  trampolines. You can challenge your teen to a fun game of air volleyball or basketball—and younger siblings can enjoy playing on a Kids Court specifically for ages 2-6.  Enjoy jumping on the trampolines together and practice new tricks landing in Elevation’s state-of-the-art foam pit.

Get Playing

Fun and food never stop at Incredible Pizza (5833 N.W. Expressway). Great pizza and a huge game room are just the beginning of the excitement at this venue. Admission to Incredible Pizza includes an all-you-can-eat buffet. After satisfying your teen’s appetite, head to the Midway for some game-playing fun. Within the music- and light-filled Midway, you will find multi-level video and interactive games, a roller coaster, bumper cars, mini bowling, an indoor go-kart racetrack and more.

Voted a Family Favorite in 2018, Main Event (1441 W Memorial Rd) features state-of-the-art bowling, laser tag, handcrafted food, billards and more than 110 games. Challenge yourselves on the Gravity Ropes Adventure course as you and your teen tackle a swaying bridge, balancing planks and a tight rope together.

Andy Alligator’s Fun Park (3300 Market Place, Norman) has eight acres of extraordinary fun. It features interactive attractions for the entire family such as a 32’ climbing wall, batting cages, laser tag, mini Gator Golf, go-karts, a game room and more.

Also voted a Family Favorite in 2018, teens are sure to find something they like at Brickopolis (101 S Mickey Mantle Dr). Putt around on the miniature golf course on the canal, game on one of the more than 50 video games or bounce on the bungee trampoline and more.

Get Tagging

HeyDay Family Fun Center (3201 Market Place, Norman) features over 7,000 square feet on two levels, allowing up to 40 people to play simultaneously. HeyDay features an arcade with approximately 50 games, an 18-hole mini-golf course and a two-level bowling alley with 16 lanes downstairs and eight lanes upstairs.

Dodge City Paintball & Outdoor Laser Tag (16425 NW 150th, Piedmont) features low impact paintball and outdoor laser tag on 8 courses. The smaller-sized paintballs impact with less sting meaning kids as young as 6 years old can play! With rental packages available onsite, they have everything you need for a high energy game of paintball. Make a day of it and enjoy the playground and picnic area. Bring your own food and charcoal and enjoy the outdoor grills!

Get Riding

Its no secret that teens enjoy Frontier City (11501 N I-35 Service Rd) A long-time Family Favorite, the western-themed amusement park has been entertaining families with adrenaline pumping rides for year. Flip, twist and turn on any one of the many thrilling rides as you enjoy a day together.

So grab your teen and check out these fun venues in and around Oklahoma City—and let the bonding begin!

Looking for even more fun activities for things to do with teens and tweens? Check out our OKC Teen Bucket List, filled with 18 things to do before they turn 18! Or our top five events for teens & tweens happening in OKC this month.

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