Classes and Activities

Gymboree

A local tot enjoys an interactive class at Gymboree Play & Music in Nashville.

Davidson County

BounceU
Bounce on inflatables at 2990 Sidco Drive; 615-255-1422; bounceu.com. Open play times are Tue – Fri 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 3 – 6 p.m., Sat 8:30 – 10 a.m. Cost is $7.95 ($6.95 siblings); cosmic glow-in-the-dark bounces are Mon 3 – 6 p.m. and Fri 6:30 p.m. Cost is $8 ($7 siblings).

FREE Brilliant Sky Storytime
Stories and sing-alongs take place every Friday at 10:30 a.m. at 2002 Richard Jones Road, Ste. B-100, Nashville; 615-800-7754 or nashvilletoystore.com.

Centennial Sportsplex  
Public skate sessions, classes, aquatics and more at 222 25th Ave. N., Nashville; times and prices vary; 615-862-8480 or nashville.org/sportsplex.

Ford Ice Center
The Learn to Skate program is available to all ages. Eight-week sessions take place Tue or Thu at 5:30 p.m. or Sat at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $120. Public ice-skating sessions take place Saturdays from 12:45 – 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 – 11 p.m. as well as Sundays from 12:15 – 3:30 p.m. and 6:15 – 9:30 p.m. Cost is $7 adults, $6 youth ($3 skate rental). Located at 5264 Hickory Hollow Place, Antioch; 615-742-4399 or fordicecenter.com.

Gymboree Play & Music
A variety of classes for ages birth – 5 years include playtime, music, art, fitness and more at 4004 Hillsboro Pike, Ste. 180, Nashville; 615-221-9004 or gymboreeclasses.com.

Metro Parks Community Centers & Activity Schedules
Visit nashville.gov/Parks-and-Recreation/Community-Centers-and-Recreation for a list of recreational activities and arts classes.

Monkey Joe’s
This inflatable play center is located at 1580 Gallatin Pike N., Madison; Mon – Thu 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Fri – Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; $9 Mon – Thu, $10 Fri – Sun (ages 2 and younger are $5.50); 615-915-0561 or monkeyjoes.com.

FREE Parnassus Storytime
All ages can enjoy storytime activities every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville; 615-953-2243 or parnassusbooks.net.

FREE Radnor Lake Natural Area  
Nature programs at 1160 Otter Creek Road, Nashville.  See complete schedule at radnorlake.org or call 615-373-3467.

Rutherford County

FREE Barnes & Noble Storytime  
Stories and related activities for all ages every Mon and Sat at 11 a.m. at 2615 Medical Center Pkwy., Murfreesboro; 615-895-8580 or bn.com.

FREE Books-A-Million Storytime
Preschool storytime for ages 2 – 7 is every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at 1720 Old Fort Pkwy., Murfreesboro; 615-995-7112.

BounceU
Bounce on inflatables at 1222 Park Ave., Murfreesboro; 615-893-8386 or bounceu.com/murfreesboro. Call for open bounce and preschool play date times.

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring  
502 S.E. Broad St., Murfreesboro; Mon – Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun 1 – 5 p.m.; $8; 615-890-2300 or explorethedc.org; Ongoing programs:
• Animal Antics Every Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. All ages. Meet one of the center’s resident animals
• Crafternoons Every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. All ages. Participate in an arts and crafts activity
• Nature Nuts Every Thursday at 4 p.m. All ages. Enjoy nature activities
• Science a la Carte Every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. All ages. Conduct science experiments with the staff
• Shake, Rattle & Roll Every Friday at 3:30 p.m. All ages. Explore percussion instruments
• Snack Attack Every Monday at 4 p.m. All ages. Make treats in the kitchen
• SPARK! Mon – Tue at 9 a.m. Ages 5 and younger. Stories and learning programs. $1 extra.
• Wetland Walk Every Friday at 4 p.m. All ages. Tour the Murfree Spring wetland with a naturalist.

Jumper’s Playhouse
Inflatable fun at 6600 New Nashville Hwy., Smyrna; 615-220-7575 or jumpersplayhouse.com. Call for open bounce and toddler storytime information.

FREE La Leche League of Rutherford County
Learn about breastfeeding and get help the second Tuesday of each month at Bolton Music Therapy, 1833 Ward Drive, Murfreesboro; 6 p.m.; 615-7885-7882 or facebook.com/lllrutherford.

Lucky Ladd Farms
Unlimited play includes more than 70 activities at Tennessee’s largest petting farm located at 4364 Rocky Glad Road, Eagleville; Wed – Thu 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Fri – Sat 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; $13 adults, $11 ages 2 – 12; 615-274-3786 or luckyladdfarms.com.

Patterson Park Community Center  
521 Mercury Blvd. Murfreesboro; 615-893-7439 or murfreesborotn.gov/parks. Ongoing programs:
• Busy Bees: Ages 3 – 5 can learn to follow directions, improve coordination and practice good sportsmanship every Tue and Thu; 10:45 – 11:15 a.m.; $3
• FITMommy Tuesdays from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. A workout program for prenatal, postpartum and moms with older kids; $4
• Homeschool P.E.: Ages 5 – 15 can participate in physical activities Tue and Thu; 1 – 2 p.m.; $3; call to register

Sports*Com  
2310 Memorial Blvd. Murfreesboro; 615-895-5040 or murfreesborotn.gov/parks.  Ongoing programs:
• Toddler Time with Thomas: Ages 5 and younger can participate in activities that develop cognitive skills every Friday; 10 a.m.; $3

FREE Strollercoasters
Walk the greenway with your child or stroller then stay for optional non-stroller playtime every Thursday from 9 – 10 a.m. at Old Fort Park/Kids’ Castle, 1025 Old Fort Pkwy., Murfreesboro; 615-893-2141 or murfreesborotn.gov/parks.

 

Sumner County

FREE Barnes & Noble Storytime
Stories and related activities for all ages every Tue and Sat at 11 a.m. at 300 Indian Lakes Blvd., Hendersonville; 615-264-0183 or bn.com.

Drakes Creek Activity Center
Laser Adventure, mini golf, batting cages, game room and more at 130 Cherokee Road N., Hendersonville; Mon – Fri 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sat – Sun 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.; 615-822-0232 or funandenergy.com.

Hoppity Hop Inflatable Play Center  
Kids can bounce on inflatable structures at 143 New Shackle Island Road, Ste. 6-9, Hendersonville; call or check website for open play times; $7 ages 1 – 3, $9 ages 4 and older; 615-265-8020 or hoppityhopinflatableplaycenter.com.

Laser Adventure
Laser tag, aeroball and a rock-climbing wall at 511 RiverGate Pkwy., Goodlettsville; Mon – Thu by reservation only, Fri 3:30 – 10 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sun 12 – 9 p.m.; prices vary; 615-859-7753 or laseradventure.net.

Williamson County

A-Game Sports Complex
Open skate lessons, laser chase, special events, fitness classes and sports for kids with two ice rinks, 12 volleyball courts, six basketball courts and outdoor fields. Located at 215 Gothic Court, Franklin, call 615-771-2444 or visit goagame.com.

FREE Barnes & Noble Storytime  
Stories and related activities for all ages every Mon and Sat at 11 a.m. at 1701 Mallory Lane, Brentwood; 615-377-9979 or bn.com.

FREE Books-A-Million Storytime
Preschool storytime is every Tue and Sat at 10:30 a.m. at 1040 Crossings Blvd., Spring Hill; 931-486-0113.

Franklin on Foot Children’s Tours
The “I Spy Downtown Franklin” scavenger hunt takes place at Franklin’s Public Square by appointment; $11; 615-400-3808 or franklinonfoot.com.

Glow Galaxy  
Weekly open play times feature inflatables, mini-golf, air hockey, an interactive game floor, football toss, soccer kick and basketball in a glow-in-the-dark setting at 121 Seaboard Lane, Ste. 8, Franklin; open play is Tue – Wed 1 – 3 p.m., Thu 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; $12 per child (adults are free); 615-370-4386 or glowgalaxy.com.

FREE Lifeway Christian Store
Ages 2 – 8 can enjoy stories and songs every Friday at 10 a.m. at 1725 Galleria Blvd., Franklin; 615-771-9050.

Monkey Joe’s  
This inflatable play center is located at 1648 Westgate Circle, Brentwood; Mon – Thu 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. ($9), Fri – Sat 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. ($10), Sun 12 – 6 p.m. ($10); ages 2 and younger are $6; 615-377-5900 of monkeyjoes.com.

Monkey’s Treehouse  
An indoor play center located at 91 Seaboard Lane, Brentwood; open play times are Mon/Wed/Fri 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Thu 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; $8 ages 1 – 8; 615-942-7911 or themonkeystreehouse.com.

My Gym Brentwood
For pay-to-play, open gym and Saturday morning class times and fees at 330 Franklin Road, call 615-371-5437 or visit my-gym.com/brentwood.

Pump It Up Play Time  
Open jump times are Mon – Fri 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. for preschoolers, Thu 5 – 8 p.m. and Fri 1 – 4 p.m. ages 12 and younger, and all school holidays 1 – 4 p.m. ages 12 and younger. Pump It Up, 7104 Crossroads Blvd., Ste. 128, Brentwood; $8 per child; 615-373-7867 or pumpitupparty.com/brentwood-tn.

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