Family Fun Ideas in Peoria

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Let's Play! Peoria has kid-friendly fun for all ages

Recently, Peoria was ranked 10th in Arizona for the Best City to Raise a Family by Wallethub. With all of the city's family-friendly amenities, it's easy to see why! Come discover why the Peoria area is a perfect playground for visitors of all ages, and why our family-friendly amenities and activities are a true testament to family fun. From water and skate parks, bowling alleys and movie theaters to indoor trampoline parks and ice rinks and more, there are lots of fun things to do with kids in Peoria AZ.

Ice Skating at AZ Ice

AZ Ice indoor ice skating rink

Don't let our climate fool you - there's ice skating in the desert!

Visitors can check out "open skate" times throughout the week with skate rentals and plenty of fun for the whole family. AZ Ice also hosts special events such as ice shows, tournaments and more.

After working up a sweat on the ice, walk over to grab a bite at Revolu, a modern-day taqueria or Pho for Days, both located in the AZ Ice complex.

AZ Ice
15829 N. 83rd Ave.
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 334-1200

Batting Cages and Training Centers

Youth Batting Cages in Peoria AZ

It's All in the Game Sports Center

With two centers in Peoria, offering both indoor and outdoor batting cages, It’s All in the Game is a family-oriented center providing full service baseball and softball training and experiences for players of all ages and abilities.  

Its state-of-the-art indoor facility on Paradise Lane is located in the P83 Entertainment District in the heart of Peoria and offers Hack Attack batting machines. The center located at Rio Vista Community Park offers traditional outdoor batting cages featuring Iron Mike and Jugs machines.

It’s All in the Game Paradise Lane
7797 W. Paradise Lane
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 979-4263

It’s All in the Game Rio Vista
8866 W. Thunderbird Rd. STE B
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 979-2273


D-BAT Baseball and Softball Academy of Peoria is one of the premier baseball and softball training facilities in the country. D-BAT was founded with the vision of providing a quality teaching environment with quality instruction to enhance the baseball and softball experience for players at all levels. Their 17,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is located near Rio Vista Recreation Center and Community Park.

8716 W. Ludlow Drive Suite 17
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 412-3228

SkyZone Trampoline Park

SkyZone Peoria

Come jump around at Sky Zone, Peoria's premier indoor trampoline park. Enjoy trampoline dodgeball and dunking, foam pit, the warrior course, birthday parties and more.

SkyZone Peoria
9040 W. Larkspur Dr., Suite 134
Peoria, AZ 85311
(623) 979-4000


The Rush Fun Park

The Rush Fun Park - Peoria, AZ

Kids can run, jump, and explore 9 different attractions at this indoor amusement park. Featuring arcade games, an extreme adventure course, rock climbing wall, a 3-story playground with super slides, and many more. The Lil' Kidz Zone features soft play attractions for kids 6 and under. There is a cafe, parents lounge, and three rooms available for birthday parties/event rentals.

The Rush Fun Park Peoria
6817 W. Peoria Ave.
Peoria, AZ 85345
(623) 243-9900


Peoria Splash Pads

PioneerPark_SplashPadKids of all ages can cool off and have fun in one of our splash pad water areas. The Pioneer Park splash pad has multiple interactive water games and a bucket that will drop 300 gallons of water. Rio Vista's splash pad features a spraying turtle, water cannons, and large ground sprays. All splash pads are FREE to use.

Splash pads are located in:

  • Rio Vista Community Park
  • Pioneer Community Park
  • Camino a Lago Park

Peoria splash pads are open seasonally from April 15 through October 15th. They are closed during the winter months.


Movie Theaters

Harkins Theaters

Harkins Theatres, a locally owned movie theater company, has two movieplexes in Peoria where you can catch the latest box office hits.

Harkins Arrowhead 18
16046 N Arrowhead Fountains Center Dr.
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 412-0122

Harkins Park West
9804 W Northern Ave
Peoria, AZ 85345
(623) 772-0707

Rio Vista Skatepark

Rio Vista Skatepark in Peoria AZ

Kids and teens can practice their skateboarding and in-line skating skills at this 32,000 square foot skatepark facility located inside of Rio Vista Park. Features shaded seating areas and lighting for night use. Note: bicycles and scooters are not permitted in the skatepark area. Helmets are not required, but are strongly recommended.

Rio Vista Skatepark
8866 W. Thunderbird Road
Peoria, AZ 85381