Montgomery and the River Region is kid friendly! Our families enjoy sports, scouting, art lessons, and all the fun attractions. Check out this area to get registration and links to your child & teen’s favorite activities. For the preschoolers, we have many Mommy & Me classes.


Group Activities

Boy Scouts of America • (334) 262-2697

Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama • (334) 272-1964

4-H • (334) 270-4133


Day Trips

NASA Marshall Space Center in Huntsville

Birmingham Zoo

McWane Center in Birmingham

Nasa Space Camp

Six Flags Over Georgia

Desoto Caverns

Splash Adventure Waterpark in Birmingham

Chewacla State Park
Only 45 mins from Montgomery in Auburn – 696 scenic acres with a 26-acre lake, swimming area, playgrounds, hiking, and waterfall.

Callaway Gardens
Resort for families – beaches, bikes, hiking, butterflies and treetop ziplines


Things to Do

Go Karting
Go karting, laser tag, mini golf, arcade and more. (334) 271-2020

Montgomery Zoo

Montgomery Biscuits Baseball

Wildlife Museum

Fountain City BMX

David Whetson Jr. Sports Complex Prattville


Alabama Museum at the Alabama Archives

USS Alabama Battleship in Mobile

Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
Calera, AL
(205) 757-8383

Old Alabama Town

Mommy & Me Classes

The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts offers classes for preschool and school age children. The preschool classes are designed for parent & child partners. A favorite is the Preschool Painters studio class where children explore color mixing and painting with tempera, acrylics, and watercolors. The Toddler Crafts & Storytime studio class is offered twice monthly giving parents and children an opportunity to create art together.

Youth Sports

Montgomery Area Dixie Youth Baseball
The City Parks and Recreation sponsors the Dixie Youth Baseball and Softball leagues at the eight beautiful ballparks in the area. Registration is in February with league play starting in March. The eight park leagues are zoned for certain subdivisions and neighborhoods. (334) 241-2300

YMCA Branches

Montgomery Miracle League
Provides an opportunity for children and adults with physical and/or cognitive disabilities a chance to play baseball.
(334) 300-1088  \ (334) 201-0199.

Armory Gymnastics
(334) 241-4787

Montgomery Barracudas Swim Team
A nationally recognized competitive swim team that has produced Olympic swimmers.

Montgomery Indoor Soccer Capital City Streaks

Upward Basketball Programs
Provided by several local churches:
Frazer UMC: 272-8622
New Home Baptist – Wetumpka: 567-5966
East Memorial Baptist – Prattville: 365-7500
Vaughn Park Church: 272-2665

Capital City Juniors Volleyball Club
(334) 386-1342

Montgomery YMCA Track Team
Ariann Charity (334) 265-0566

Montgomery Lacrosse
Boys and Girls 2nd – 12th grade
YMCA (334) 396-9754

Central Alabama Youth Football League
– ages 5-12:
Millbrook Mustangs – (334) 467-0565
Montgomery Chargers – (334) 517.8646
Montgomery Elites – (334) 328-6661
Montgomery Falcons – (334) 265-0035
Montgomery Saints – (334) 271-0857
Montgomery Seminoles – (504) 312-8205
Montgomery Steelers – (334) 414-6043
Prattville Bears – (334) 202-6374

Alabama Force Youth Basketball League
For boys 13 & under and 14 & under


Science & Culture

Gayle Planetarium

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

ASF Acting Academy

AUM Youth Programs
(334) 244-3804

Alabama Youth Legislature

ZooTeen Program
Teens can work with animals and receive leadership training


Montgomery Public Library

(334) 240-4992,
The Montgomery City-County Public Library System has 10 branches across the county. Services offered include:

  • free internet access at all 10 locations
  • author talks and book signings
  • children’s & teen programming
  • book clubs
  • extensive reference assistance (in person, by phone and online)
  • real-time internet chat-based homework help through
  • free practice testing through
  • movies, music and eBooks