Family Fun

It is no secret that a trip to Lynnwood and the Seattle area might involve a little rain! Lynnwood is only 16 miles north of Seattle and offers a wide variety of fun and exciting indoor activities and things to do for all ages. Movies, shopping, water slides, Whirlyball, and even indoor play centers, you’ll find it here in Lynnwood!

Looking for a more local experience? Why not check out our Events Calendar for more fun things to do in and around the North Puget Sound!

Lynnwood Recreation Center

Kids on coming down water slides at Lynnwood Recreation Center

The Lynnwood Recreation Center & Pool is a great way to have summer-style fun any time of year! Complete with two water slides, a lazy river, water playground, and family hot tub, the Lynnwood Recreation is fun for the whole family, rain or shine.

Bowling & Skating

Friends having fun at bowling alley

The Lynnwood Bowl & Skate, opened in 1956 features modern amenities with an awesome retro vibe, with the largest indoor maple skating rink in Washington state, and a 24-lane bowling alley at one location! Prefer skating on ice? Check out the Lynnwood Ice Center with open skate sessions, lessons, parties, and skate rentals.

High Trek Adventures

High Trek Adventures Ropes Course at Paine Field in Everett

High Trek Adventures is an aerial adventure park with ziplines and has around 70 challenges!  The obstacle course is a family friendly activity for ages 4+ and is conveniently located just 4 miles NW of Alderwood Mall.  For toddlers, there is a nearby playground and for those who want to keep their feet on the ground, you can relax while playing a round of mini golf on our 18 hole course.

Play Centers

Girl at indoor play center

PlayHappy Café offers a large, imaginative play space designed for little ones 0 to 6 with a café serving delicious food and beverages for kids and adults.

The Family Fun Center is an indoor/outdoor play center with something for everyone! Batting cages, bumper boats and cars, go karts, miniature golf, arcade games and much more! Enjoy lunch or dinner at Bullwinkle’s family restaurant.

Enjoy an indoor playground at Funtastic Playtorium designed to spark imagination and active play for children ages 1-10 years.

WhirlyBall is a fun and exciting group activity that combines bumper cars, Jai-Alai style scoops, and basketball. Watching is almost as fun as playing! Enjoy a snack or beverage at the café while you wait.

Zoos & Aquariums

Zoo keeper feed kangaroo

Explore the Outback Kangaroo Farm, a unique wildlife animal park where you can hand feed kangaroo, wallabies and wallaroos, and learn about llamas, alpacas, pygmy goats and ostrich.

The Reptile Zoo is one of the most comprehensive collections of reptiles on the west coast. From Black Mambas to large anacondas, you’ll see reptiles seldom found in other zoos.

The Woodland Park Zoo encompasses more than 93 acres and is home to more than 300 animal species. Daily activities, animal feedings and special events are always changing. Take the Monkey Tour, stroll through the Butterfly House or visit the Tropical Rain Forest.