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
www.scouting.org • (334) 262-2697

Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama
www.girlscoutssa.org • (334) 272-1964

4-H
www.4-h.org • (334) 270-4133

 

Day Trips


NASA Marshall Space Center in Huntsville
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/home/index.html

Birmingham Zoo
www.birminghamzoo.com

McWane Center in Birmingham
www.mcwane.org

Nasa Space Camp
www.spacecamp.com

Six Flags Over Georgia
www.sixflags.com/overGeorgia

Desoto Caverns
www.desotocavernspark.com

Splash Adventure Waterpark in Birmingham
http://www.alabamasplash.com/

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

Callaway Gardens
www.callawaygardens.com
Resort for families – beaches, bikes, hiking, butterflies and treetop ziplines

 

Things to Do


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

Montgomery Zoo
www.montgomeryzoo.com

Montgomery Biscuits Baseball
www.biscuitsbaseball.com

Wildlife Museum
www.montgomeryzoo.com

Fountain City BMX

David Whetson Jr. Sports Complex Prattville
www.fountaincitybmx.com

History


Alabama Museum at the Alabama Archives
http://archives.state.al.us/

USS Alabama Battleship in Mobile
www.USSAlabama.com

Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
www.hodrrm.org
Calera, AL
(205) 757-8383

Old Alabama Town
www.oldalabamatown.com

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.
www.mmfa.org

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
www.ymcamontgomery.org
www.prattvilleymca.org

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.
www.montgomeryamerican.com

Armory Gymnastics
www.armoryathletics.com
(334) 241-4787

Montgomery Barracudas Swim Team
A nationally recognized competitive swim team that has produced Olympic swimmers.
www.ymcamontgomery.org/programs/sports-youth/swimming/swim-team

Montgomery Indoor Soccer Capital City Streaks
www.capitalcitystreaks.org

Upward Basketball Programs
www.upward.org
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
www.capitalcityjuniors.com

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
www.montgomeryfalcons.com
Montgomery Saints – (334) 271-0857
www.montgomerysaints.com
Montgomery Seminoles – (504) 312-8205
www.myseminoles.org
Montgomery Steelers – (334) 414-6043
Prattville Bears – (334) 202-6374

Alabama Force Youth Basketball League
For boys 13 & under and 14 & under
http://freeteams.net/alabamaforce

 

Science & Culture


Gayle Planetarium
troy.edu/planetarium/

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
www.mmfa.org

ASF Acting Academy
www.asf.net/education/acting-academy

AUM Youth Programs
www.coned.aum.edu
(334) 244-3804

Alabama Youth Legislature
www.alyig.org

ZooTeen Program
Teens can work with animals and receive leadership training
www.montgomeryzoo.com
(334)240-4909

 

Montgomery Public Library


(334) 240-4992, www.mccpl.lib.al.us
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 tutor.com
  • free practice testing through learnatest.com
  • movies, music and eBooks