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Keepin’ it Kid Friendly in Kent

Looking for some kid-friendly fun? Kent is a great family destination and offers loads of activities for all ages.

Outdoors or indoors, in the water or on dry land, Kent has something for everyone. Here are a few suggestions for making some family fun in Kent.

AMC Kent Station (426 Ramsay Way)

Relax in the cushy reclining seats and enjoy the latest flicks, including IMAX and 3D showings. Early-show discounts make it easier on the family budget.

Artsty Fartsy Art Lessons (218 W. Meeker St.)

Take an art class or two, and let the creative juices flow.

Kent Valley Ice Centre (6015 S 240th St.)

From figure skating and ice hockey to batting cages and mini golf, Kent Valley Ice Centre offers something for everyone.

Lake Meridian (14800 SE 272nd St.)

The fun doesn’t end at this urban lake—boating, fishing, swimming, walking, picnicking, playing, perusing the public art… You get the idea.

PGP Motorsports (31003 144th Ave. S.E.)

Produce your own family version of The Fast and the Furious at this go-kart-racing paradise.

Riverbend Golf Complex (2019 West Meeker St.)

Swing in for a round of family fun, or sign up for a group lesson.

Soos Creek, Interurban and Green River trails

Kent offers miles and miles of bike trails to suit every age and ability. Learn more about Kent’s scenic bike trails for seasoned cyclers and carefree cruisers.

Kent also offers special family-fun events throughout the year, including the Kent Farmers Market, which runs June through September. The Summer Concert Series features four weekly performances, including just-for-kids tunes at Town Square Park at 2nd Ave. and Smith St., and family date night at Kent Station.

Learn more about all there is to see and do in Kent, and check out the calendar for upcoming and ongoing events.