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.
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.
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 (you can get in free games and arcade credit with a Pogo Pass)
Main Event: 3941 Central Expy, Plano, TX 75023
Pinstack – Plano: 6205 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024
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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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?