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18 things for Teens to do this Summer

What can Teens do this Summer

Hey fellow Moms, do you remember those days when you had all that energy along with an adventurous spirit? Can we remember what teenagers do for fun?

You may have one or two teenagers at home and looking for ideas on what teens can do nearby 

So, here is a list of fun activities and things to do in Summer for a Teenager around Dallas, Plano and Collin County.

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Best Indoor Things for Teens to do

Those of us who have lived through a Texas summer don’t need to be told about how brutally hot they are, but to those newcomers be forewarned, it can be a bit shocking. Staying cool should be a top priority during summer activities. 

It is helpful to stay indoors to escape the heat and still have a great time. These are great activities for Teens.  

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Strike + Reel: 5902 N President George Bush Hwy, Garland, TX 75044

This is an entertainment complex featuring bowling, bumper cars, new-release movies & full-service restaurant.

Strikz: 8789 Lebanon Rd, Frisco, TX 75034

Main Event: 3941 Central Expy, Plano, TX 75023

Pinstack – Plano: 6205 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024


Canyons Climbing Gym: 7164 Technology Dr # 202, Frisco, TX 75033

Summit Climbing Yoga and Fitness – Plano: 525 Talbert Dr, Plano, TX 75093

Jumping and Trampolining

Jumpstreet: 6505 W Park Blvd #200, Plano, TX 75093

Urban Air Trampoline Park – Mckinney – Open June 20

Address: 3150 Hardin Blvd, McKinney, TX 75070

Altitude Trampoline Park – Richardson: 110 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080

Airborne Trampoline Park – Lewisville: 1087 W Main St Suite #102, Lewisville, TX 75067

Arts and Crafts

There are several opportunities for teens to express their creative side:

Jewelry Class at NY6 Designs: 1023 S Greenville Ave, Allen, TX 75002

Pottery Class at Holman Pottery: 914 18th St, Plano, TX 75074

Pottery Painting at Paint My Pottery: 6121 W Park Blvd B127, Plano, TX 75093

Comedy Clubs

Backdoor Comedy: 940 E Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75081

The Comedy Arena: 305 E Virginia St #104, McKinney, TX 75069


Free Play Richardson: 1730 E Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75081

Imagination VR: 2035 W McDermott Dr #470, Allen, TX 75013

Play Live Nation: 2601 Preston Rd, Frisco, TX 75034

Nickel Rama: 3046 Lavon Dr, Garland, TX 75040

VR Trip: 970 Watters Creek Blvd, Allen, TX 75013

Cinemark West Plano Movies


We have some great Movie Theaters in the area – some including VR/AR experiences and restaurants for Teens to make a day out of their visit


SMG The Colony: Check website for open locations

Best things to do for Teens Outdoors

Another top priority should be to stay hydrated while having fun outdoors. 

Speaking of hydration, we have plenty of water activities like boating, paddleboarding, kayaking, splash pads, pool, and waterpark options.

Epic Waters Indoor Water Park


The Waterpark is a great place to burn that energy, and it is always a hit for teenagers. Most Waterparks these days follow CDC guidelines and may have additional instructions to follow during your visit, so make sure to check the website for more details.

The Colony Aquatic Park: 5580 N Colony Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056

Hawaiian Falls Garland: 4550 N Garland Ave, Garland, TX 75040

Rowlett Wet Zone: 7723, 5304 Main St, Rowlett, TX 75088

Lake Lewisville

Water Activities

Oak Point Park & Nature Reserve: 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano, TX 75074

Kayak Mckinney: 100 E Louisiana St #5c, McKinney, TX 75069

Collin Park Marina: 2200 St Paul Rd, Wylie, TX 75098

Lake Lewisville

TEENAGE BOY skating park


Starcenter Community Ice Rink Plano: 4020 W Plano Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093

Allen Community Ice Rink: 200 E Stacy Rd #1350, Allen, TX 75002

Galleria Ice Skating Center: 13350 Dallas Pkwy #200, Dallas, TX 75240

Thunderbird Roller Rink: 3200 Thunderbird Ln, Plano, TX 75075

Carpenter Skate Park: R-1353-000-0010, 1, Plano, TX 75024

The Edge at Allen Station Skate Park: 201 St Mary Dr, Allen, TX 75002

The Colony Skate Park: 5151 N Colony Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056

Mckinney Skate Park: 7001 W Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney, TX 75070

Wylie Skate Park: 424 Westgate Way, Wylie, TX 75098

Go Ape in Plano

Other Fun things to do

Go Ape Zipline and Adventure Park: 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano, TX 75074

National Videogame Museum: 8004 Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034

Top Golf – Colony: 3760 Blair Oaks Dr, The Colony, TX 75056

Andretti Indoor Karting: 5752 Grandscape Blvd #100, The Colony, TX 75056

Camp Young Judea


YMCA Collin County Adventure Camps for Teens

Hydrous Wake Park: 280 E Eldorado Pkwy, Little Elm, TX 75068

iDTech – Tech classes held online and at some prestigious campuses, please check online the nearest campus from you.

Online Adventure Camp – To those who are into technology, this is a great option.

What do you have planned? Have you got any ideas that we have missed?

Let us know in the comments!


Thursday 9th of July 2020

Plano Super Bowl is open 24/7. They used to have some kind of free bowling for the summer offer but I don't know the details.