11 activities to help knock the kids out this summer
Mum, Mum, Mum, Dad, Dad, Dad. I’m boredddddd! Sound familiar?
It can only mean one thing Glasgow, it’s the summer holidays, Brilliant stuff, I hear you say.
From the end of June until the middle of August you get to spend almost every waking minute tending to your offspring. While you imagine their teachers, free from the hellish shackles of responsibility, have abandoned Britain and are lounging in the heart of Cuba, cocktail surgically attached to both hands.
Don’t worry parents, GlasgowLiving are happy to take care of your brood…Nah not really.
However we can provide you with some activities that should tire your energised, ultra -hyper children out, allowing you to finally catch up with the latest episode of River City.
Here are 11 activities that should help knock the kids out… (Without the aid of Calpol.)
Jurassic Jungle – Saracen Street
With the massive popularity of Jurassic World, why not take the kids along to Jurassic Jungle, the state of the art play area, supporting kids from 0-12 its perfect for kids who love a dinosaur shaped adventure.
Air Space – Stewartfield East Kilbride
Strictly for older kids, and adults young at heart, Europe’s largest freestyle trampoline park, with more than 100 interconnected trampolines, dodgeball, trampoline penalties and so much more, Air Space is the perfect activity to tire the kids out.
KidzWorld – Ruchazie
Soft play area, ideally suited for younger children, with tubes, slides, ball pools and three stories of fun, perfect for children full of energy.
Spy Mission Treasure Trail – West End
How about a day spent pretending to be James Bond? Starting off on Byres Road, you must solve the clues leading you to Kelvingrove, unravelling the story piece by piece. The trail also takes you around Glasgow University’s older buildings. The fate of the free world rests in your hands.
Waverley – River Clyde
Head “doon the watter” a saying made famous by generations of Glaswegians before you. Take the family aboard the Waverley and travel down the Clyde. Guaranteed the sea air will have your brood out cold after a day on the high seas.
Glasgow Science Centre – Clyde Waterfront
One of Glasgow’s greatest visitor attractions, hundreds of interactive exhibits suitable for all ages, its a perfect way to help the kids activate the grey matter upstairs. Literally, expanding their minds while they have the time of their life.
Soar @ Intu Braehead – Braehead Shopping Centre
Where to begin with Soar, crazy golf, lazer quest, climbing centre, massive cinema, ten pin bowling and plenty more. You’ll find something exciting for kids of all ages.
Mugdock Country Park – Milngavie
It’s universally agreed that kids these days need to spend more time outside the house. Well why don’t you take them along to Mugdock Country Park, for some archery, castle exploration, cross country cycling, scavenger hunts or even a spot of orienteering, fun for all the family.
The Climbing Academy – Portman Road
How about a gravitationally challenging adventure? The Climbing Academy has indoor walls for all ages, all kids, all shapes and sizes. From beginners to professionals, everybody is welcome.
Extreme Stunt Show Air Battle – Queens Park (24/25 July)
Thrills, spills, death defying stunts, a show like nothing you’ve ever seen away from the gogglebox. Queens Park welcomes some of the most fearless performers in the entire world, guaranteed to leave the kids gobsmacked and out of breath.
Roller Stop – Middlesex Street
What better way to tire the kids out than by strapping roller boots to their feet and watching them skate till their heart’s content, (or until they give up on account of a bruised coccyx.) Don’t worry parents are under no obligation to join the kids on the track.