Beat the Summer HEAT at these DFW ‘Hot Spots’

Dallas Ft Worth Hot Spots

Stay cool this summer at any of these “Hot Spots” in the Dallas Ft Worth area


Art ExpressionsKids art classes, summer camps & Birthday Parties
Held at Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church in Allen off 121 and Stacy Road.
Our educated and experienced artist/teachers will help your child take steps to making great art. Classes meet once a week for one hour. You can join the classes anytime with pay per class or monthly starting at age three and age four for summer camps. We offer one day and week long camps where your child will create illustration, collages, paintings, printing and sculptures.
Laura Darais 469.834.6470



601 Cross Timbers Road, Suite 100
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Twitter: @bestgymnastics

Looking for a great place for your kids to hang out and have fun this summer? Best Gymnastics Summer Camp is where kids ages 3 and up can jump, tumble, play group games and have a blast in our air-conditioned 12,000 square foot gym! We have two 5-hour sessions available every day from June 4th through August 24th.  All of our camp sessions are lead and supervised by experienced and safety educated coaches. Our priorities include safety, physical fitness and promoting self-esteem, all while having TONS of fun! Best Gymnastics also offers a variety of classes all summer long to suit your children’s needs, whether they are looking for fun, athletic play or high level gymnastics training. Come check us out!



Capricorn Equestrian Center logo

Capricorn Equestrian Center’s  summer camp programs provide “horse-crazy” kids the opportunity to explore their interest in horses and riding in a safe and fun environment. Weekly activities include two horseback riding lessons per day, lessons on safety, grooming, saddling and bridling as well as general barn and horse care. Campers will also enjoy games, water day, horse costume and grooming contests, and Friday horse shows! Weekly sessions still available June 11 through August 20 for ages 6 – 14.

For more information call (972) 530-1124 or email

Located at 6101 Ben Road  Sachse, TX



ice skating camps

Dr Pepper StarCenter – Ice Arenas has locations in Euless, Farmers Branch, Frisco, McKinney, and Plano or call 214-GO-SKATE

Come beat the heat ON THE ICE  ! Daily Public Skating Sessions at various locations.  Learn to skate classes. Mini Summer Skating Camps.



Enrichment Chess – Teaching strategies for life!

Summer Chess Camps at Plano Sports Authority
5-12 years old
$225/week : June 11- 15, June 18-22, July 9-13, July 16 – 20, August 6-10, 9 am – Noon
Register online at    Master Chess Class at PSA (additional cost)


Visit or call 817-778-1000
Twitter @gaylordtexan

This summer season, Gaylord Texan Resort invites visitors to experience an unforgettable summer vacation, minus the travel expenses, at the grandest resort destination in the Lone Star State. In addition to the property’s impressive grounds and amenities, its 9th annual SummerFest event, running May 25th through September 5th, 2012, will feature family entertainment, DreamWorks Animation activities, culinary programs, and the resort’s new 10-acre Paradise Springs outdoor pool & lazy river playground! From ShrekFeast Fairytale Breakfasts and Dragon Training Camps to Poolside Movie Nights and Friday Night Fireworks over Lake Grapevine, there are an abundance of activities for families to enjoy together!



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Hawaiian Falls – The Colony, Garland, Mansfield, Roanoke, Waco

Hawaiian Falls Waterparks are mid-sized family friendly, waterparks.  There are four waterparks in the DFW metroplex. Now there is “Fun in Every Direction” with locations in Garland, The Colony, Mansfield and Roanoke! Our principals have been in the family entertainment industry for 39 years and have built and operated more waterparks than anyone else in the world. We are passionate about serving our guests and providing safe, clean fun in a family friendly environment.

The new Hawaiian Halfpipe at Hawaiian Falls Mansfield, sends you down a huge drop, catapults you up three stories and backwards for a spectacular finish.   Loaded with shade, water umbrellas, swimming and rope ladders, the new Splashwater Reef at Hawaiian Falls Mansfield is a great place for kids and parents.  Zip down Garland’s new ride, The Rush, to the tune of your favorite song while laser lights and misters whirl past you. Race down brand new 65 foot speed slides. Both new to Hawaiian Falls Roanoke and Waco!



Kurt Thomas Gymnastics
10825 John W Elliott #400
Frisco, Texas 75034

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Kurt Thomas Gymnastics specializes in gymnastics training for preschool through competitive team!  Come try a free class and see what everyone is talking about!   Great training combined with fun and positive coaching!  Come see why we have been the number one gym in Dallas for the past two years!



Leapin’ Lizards
7601 Blvd. 26
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
817-4 A PARTY 817-427-2789

We have 20,000 sq. ft. of FUN!  With 3 huge rooms of inflatables kids can bounce, climb, crawl & slide ’til they drop.  We have a 4 story playscape, a toddler room for ages 3 and under, for those more adventurous there is rock climbing and bungee trampoline.  For girly girls we have a spa room for a hair updo, glitter make up, nails, dress up, a fashion show and karaoke.  Come for lunch or dinner we have a full menu of food and a parent lounge.  Great for birthdays, team’s, lock-in’s, FUNdraisers, or a day of fun!

  Flip your weight loss switch!! — With LOVING YOURSELF LEAN!

Discover 3 revolutionary breakthroughs  that can FINALLY help you resolve your weight issue! (or someone in your family!). BEING OVERWEIGHT MAY NOT BE YOUR FAULT!

The Loving Yourself Lean approach turns traditional weight loss upside down!  NO MORE DIETS!  Discover the foods that are making you fat! (Laura A. eliminated ONE ‘healthy food,’ and immediately dropped 10 pounds!).  We’ll identify your ‘entry point’, the place where you need to focus, impacting your results!  AND we’ll identify your CORE issue that had you become overweight to begin with!

WEIGHT LOSS HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER!  Flip the Switch Summer Special:  $197.
To schedule your session, please contact Wendy Darling, M.Ed., Sp.Ed., Life Coach, Thumbprints   International, LLC. 214-242-9940.


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Main Event Summer Fun PassMain Event – Ft Worth, Frisco, Grapevine, Lewisville, Plano


Want to strike it big with your kids this summer? Get them an ALL YOU CAN PLAY PASS.
9:00am-4:00pm $15.95 or 5:00pm-close for $17.95.
Bowling, Billards, Laser Tag (and some locations have…) Glow or Mini Golf, Rock Climbing, Bocce Ball, and Gravity




Oreilly's McDonalds

O’Reilly’s McDonalds STAY-N-PLAY
Want to beat the heat this summer? Join and O’Reilly’s McDonald’s for Summer Fun!
Meet Ronald, take a tour of McDonald’s, Stay-n-Play days with fun activities, $1 off Happy Meals on Mondays and more!
Get the dates and details



Join The Medical Center of Plano and The Shops at Willow Bend for SPIRIT CAMP the week of August 13-17. or call 214-473-7317

Held each day that week from 2:00-4:00pm at The Grand Court at The Shops at Willow Bend. An afternoon of education and fun. Each day will focus on occupations in the healthcare and retail worlds. Dress up and play the part as we explore careers and have fun. Spirit Camp! is a FREE event.


NRH2O Where Fun Never Ends!

NRH2O Family Water Park

9001 Boulevard 26 North Richland Hills, TX 76180
Ph: (817)427-6500
Between Fort Worth and Dallas, in North Richland Hills on Boulevard 26 (SH-26, formerly known as Grapevine Highway).  Across from Tarrant County College (Northeast Campus).

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When it comes to summer, no one wants it to end. A season pass from NRH2O can help make the most out of your family summer, all for one great price. Our friendly, family-focused water park has something for everyone, and with a season pass NRH2O can be your family’s personal oasis of excitement and thrill rides. Learn more at

Be sure to check out our events like Firework Shows, Dive-In Movies, and Christmas in July. Go to for details.


4017 Preston Road #532 Plano, TX 75093

Pranaa is founded on the timeless principles of Ayurveda and Yoga. Located in West Plano, Pranaa is an eco-friendly day spa where the life affirming principles of holistic healing are translated into massages, diet plans, yoga classes, workshops and programs that are tailored to your specific needs and lifestyle.   Relax this summer with a 20% off our spa services.



Richardson Bike Mart presents TAKE A KID MOUNTAIN BIKING
Next event is Sunday July 7th, 9:00am-12:00pm at Rowlett Creek Nature Preserve in Garland
Click HERE for Trail Information / Directions



pirate summer camps
8004 North Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034

Museum Hours are Tuesday-Friday 10:00am-5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm, Sunday 12:00-6:00pm.

Amusement Park Science gives visitors an interactive look at the physics behind the fun at amusement parks. Featuring 12 hands-on exhibit components, Amusement Park Science was researched, developed and produced by Discovery Center Museum via the five-museum national consortium TEAMS (Traveling Exhibitions At Museums of Science) – with additional funding from the National Science Foundation.

The Team Up! Explore Science & Sports exhibit will amaze children, families and groups by testing their abilities in sports such as basketball, football, baseball, tennis, soccer and even extreme sports like snowboarding. Children will also learn principles of geometry, physics, force and friction in a way that is both intriguing and relative to their favorite sports. Team Up!, sponsored by Baylor Medical Center of Frisco, offers fun and learning for the whole family.


SIMPLY CHARMING is a special program for girls entering middle school.  Middle school can be a very delicate time of change!  Simply Charming is a one day program, helping your daughter strengthen her self confidence, load her for success!  In one day she will have a better concept of herself, better communication tools, and ways to better navigate her life!  This course will not only help your daughter, but will allow YOU to breathe a little easier, knowing she is better equipped for middle school and her life!
Moms: Host a group session and your daughter’s admission is FREE.
$197 (discounted rates for groups of 8 or more).
For more information:  contact Wendy Darling, M.Ed. Sp. Ed., Life Coach and founder of Thumbprints International, LLC.

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  1. Hudebia

    I wanted to findout any fun half day camps in addison area..
    If anyone knows please help me out as my job starts by 18th and I want to put them in sm camp before that.

  2. Christie Miller

    Glad to find this website, never knew it existed til now.

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