A day having fun with family in Dutchess County is a day well spent! Whether you’re looking to beat the heat or needing a plan for a rainy day, Dutchess has pleanty of great indoor opportunities to play. Forget about work, relax and enjoy, bouncing, learning, skating, climbing or driving.

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Bounce! Trampoline Sports, Poughkeepsie
Show off your skills to your family on 10,000 sq. ft. of interconnected trampolines. Here you can bounce around while playing slam-dunk basketball, trampoline dodgeball, jumping into foam pits, or you can play on open jump. With a separate Bounce Jr. Zone for children ages 6 and under, it is a great place for family fun. Bounce! will have you and your family laughing and playing like never before.
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Mid-Hudson Disovery Museum, Poughkeepsie
Discover something new at the Mid-Hudson Discovery Museum for families with children ages 0-12. The hands-on exhibits that get kids moving, exploring, building, pretending, collaborating, creating and discovering focus on a wide range of subjects. Upon leaving the museum, you and your children will have learned about topics including nature, science, literacy, art, music and community. Not only will everyone be educated, they will remember learning these new things as a family. Plus, if you’re visiting on a Monday be sure to check out the Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market onsite to shop delicious Hudson Valley goods with a breathtaking view of the river! More info

Ice Time Sports Complex and McCann Arena at MJN – Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center, Poughkeepsie
Whether you are a professional on the ice or have never stepped in the rink before, ice skating is always a fun time! The McCann Ice Arena provides public skating several days during the week. Ice skating is a popular workout, and the ideal activity for family fun and fitness.
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Gravity Vault, Poughkeepsie
Did you know that there’s world class indoor climbing in Poughkeepsie? From party walls with fun shapes to steep boulder problems and bumpy lead routes, there’s something fun and challenging for everyone! They offer staff led programs or open climb times for all ages, ability levels and experience. It’s a great way to “rock out” with the kids!
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