For the days you didn’t plan to be home with the kiddos and feel like making the most of it – here are our favorite Snow Day activities in Metro Detroit!
Bundle up, grab the flexible flyers and wear the kids out on the snowy hills of metro Detroit. Find a complete guide here and check out our favorites below:
- Booth Park Sled Hill (Birmingham)
- Detroit Riverfront (Detroit)
- Kensington Metropark (Milford)
- Bloomer Park Sled Hill (Rochester)
- Hines Drive Sledding Hill (Westland)
‘Relax’ at an Indoor Playground
Get a coffee or a smoothie and let the kids have fun while you relax and chat with other parents.
- Stemville (Northville)
- Kidcadia (Dearborn)
- Peppa Pig World of Play (Auburn Hills)
- Fort Clarkston (Clarkston)
- Tiny Town Play Lounge (Livonia)
- Rochester Play (Rochester)
Get On The Ice
Strap on some skates and get ready for the 2022 Olympics at a local ice arena. We have a full list of rinks here, with highlights below.
- Suburban Ice (multiple locations)
- Dearborn Ice Skating Center
- Birmingham Ice Arena
- Farmington Hills Ice Arena
- Southgate Civic Ice Arena
Enjoy Nature – Inside & Out
Nature Centers offer the best of both world – lessons about the great outdoors while you’re protected from the elements outside. If you’re brave, there’s also beautiful scenes to explore outside too!
- Belle Isle Nature Center (Detroit)
- Farmington Hills Nature Center (Farmington Hills)
- Howell Nature Center (Howell)
- Nankin Mills Interpretive Center (Westland)
- Outdoor Adventure Center (Detroit)
- Stony Creek Nature Center (Shelby Township)
Visit A Museum
Learn something new and have hands-on fun at a local museum.
- Michigan Science Center
- Detroit Historical Museum
- The Henry Ford
- Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
- Cranbrook Institute of Science
Don’t worry about making a mess at home and head out for some arts and crafts. Drop in to a local art shop for pottery, painting and more. The DIA has FREE drop-in workshop hours Friday-Sunday so you can see art and create your own to take home!
- Wonderworks Pottery and Art Studio (Birmingham)
- Creative Arts Studio (Royal Oak)
- Creatopia (Plymouth)
- The Bee’s Knees Pottery Studio (Northville)
- Pottery Creations (Wyandotte)
Bring Back Summer
If the snowy weather isn’t for you, find an indoor pool with water slides, splash pads and whirlpools.
- Troy Community Center
- Canton Aquatic Center
- Macomb Township Aquatics Center
- Livonia Recreation Center
- Dearborn Ford Center
- HYPE Athletics Community
- Warren Community Center
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