More Things To Do

We have gathered a variety of useful links for the families of Fountain Hills.

Things To Do With Your Kids

  1. Phoenix Zoo (free for kids under 2, and $10/children 3-12, $20/adults)
  2. Children’s Museum of Phoenix fun for all ages (all ages, $11/person, under 1 free)
  3. Arizona Science Center (under 2 free, $11.95/children 3-17, $16.95/adults)
  4. Butterfly Wonderland  (under 2 free, $9.95/children 3-11, $18.95/adults)
  5. i.d.e.a. Museum (all ages, $7/person, under 1 free)
  6. Imagination Avenue a 3,500 square foot indoor play activity center ($9/children ages 1-10, adults and under 1 free)
  7. Take a ride on the trains and carousel at the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
  8. Sea Life Arizona is an indoor aquarium located at Arizona Mills Mall in Tempe ($8 to $20)
  9. Pump It Up in Scottsdale
  10. Take a spin around the lazy river at Scottsdale Aquatics Center
  11. Kayak or canoe at Saguaro Lake
  12. Enjoy a meal and a movie at Studio Movie Grill or UltraStar Cinemas
  13. Learn about desert wildlife at McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Night Out

Thursdays:  Sofrita  – Flamenco Dancing 6:30-8:30pm
Thursdays:  UltraStar Cinemas Scottsdale - Baby’s Night Out $5 per adult/ 7pm
Fridays: Fort McDowell Adventures –  Friday Night Franks (Labor Day through Memorial Day)
Fridays: Extended Hands Food Bank (Fountain Hills) – Jim Bob’s Famous Fish Fry / All You Can Eat $11.99 person

Deals

  1. AZ Air Time – $7-12
  2. Scottsdale Gymnastics & Trampoline – Tues, Thurs,  Fri 12-1pm/ Open Gym $5 hr for children 5 and Under
  3. i.d.e.a. Museum – First Sundays of month / Target 3 for Free/ 12pm-5pm
  4. Children’s Museum of Phoenix – Target Free First Fridays (next 12/6) / 5-9pm
  5. Phoenix Art Museum – Free admission Wed 3-9pm, First Friday 6-10pm
  6. Arizona Sunrays – Open Gym ($5 cash/$8 credit, all ages)
  7. Pump It Up – Open Jump /Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10-11:30 am/$7.50

Community Resources

Community Services Online – Community Center Registration
Fountain Hills Moms Group
Fountain Hills Online Yard Sale (Facebook)
Fountain Hills Connection (Facebook)
Boys and Girls Club
The Fountain Hills Times
FH Times – Let’s Go
Official Fountain Hills Town Site
The Loop
The Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce
Fountain Hills Theater

Nearby Classes

Dynamite Sports
Kelly’s Dance Academy
Fountain Hills Martial Arts
Kindred Martial Arts
Little Gym
Aqua Tots
Hubbard Swim School

Local Blogs & Websites for Parents

Active Moms – stay up to date on kids activities throughout the Valley
Local Farm Foodie  – a Fountain Hills mom’s guide to cooking and eating locally
Raising Arizona Kids Magazine – all about raising kids in Arizona
Scottsdale Mom’s Blog  - great articles and resources for local moms

Farmer’s Markets/CSA/Co-ops

The Backyard Farmer (online order and pickup Scottsdale/Shea)
Bountiful Baskets Co-op (produce box pick-up in front of Fountain Hills Theater every other Saturday)
Fountain Hills Farmer’s Market (end of Oct through mid-April)
On The Vine Farms (produce box pick-up at North Scottsdale Farmers Market every Saturday)
The Simple Farm (reopens 10/17; Thursdays 8:30am- noon)
Singh Farms