Whether you’re local to the area or visiting, there are lots of great family-friendly activities in Dayton. Let’s take a look:
At Laser Web Dayton, you can do Laser Tag, Virtual Reality, or the Laser Maze. There is also an arcade and a snack bar.
Laser Web can also organize birthday parties and events. They often have Daily Specials listed on their website too so you can get different deals on certain days. Find out more here.
Five Rivers Metroparks
This is a public park system made up of outdoor recreation, conservatories, and educational facilities in the Dayton area. There are more than 15,400 acres spread across 25 different facilities. There are mountain bike areas, hiking trails, a golf course, a butterfly house, and a whitewater feature among others. There is something for everyone every day of the year! Find out more here.
Decoy Arts Center
This is a space for young and old that allows you to get stuck into painting or pottery. They run classes and host special events. You can even arrange private lessons too. This is their website.
Young’s Jersey Dairy
Who doesn’t love good ice cream? Young’s Jersey Dairy is a great place for a family day out and they make their own ice cream too! Check out their website here – it does “moo” loudly on loading though!
The Magic Castle
The Magic Castle has loads to do from batting cages, soft play, miniature golf, and water wars. They frequently run special events and can host birthday parties too. The website is here.
Washington Township Recreation Center – Rec West
This place has excellent Google Reviews – 4.6/5 from 38 reviews. At the Rec West, you can have dance parties and birthday parties or you can just come to enjoy the pool tables, arcade games, foosball, air hockey, and table tennis. They also have lots of tech including two Wii systems – one of which is attached to a movie-size screen, two computers, a full-size movie theatre, a mini basketball gym, and a big-screen TV!
Wild Axe Throwing at Beavercreek
Do you like target practice but want something a little different? How about trying your hand at wild axe throwing! This is a novel experience and great idea for a birthday, date night, team-building exercise, or just for fun with family and friends.
You will receive training by a professional axe master to help you perfect your technique and get hitting the bull’s eye.
Sessions last one hour and there are 11 lanes. Each lane can take up to six axe throwers. If you’re wanting to come as a party you can book the party room that has 2 private lanes. You can also purchase adult beverages.
Axe throwers must be 15 or over to join in. If you get a taste for axe throwing, you can even join the weekly leagues! Booking online is easy. Visit their website for more information.