Some fun activities in Phoenix for kids include skating at the Arcadia Ice Arena and visiting Castles ~n~ Coasters or the Enchanted Island Amusement Park. The Arizona State Fair also has rides and activities for kids and usually takes place between October and November.
The Arcadia Ice Arena is open to the general public for ice skating. Group classes and day camps are also held there, and there are youth hockey leagues for residents of the Phoenix area.
Castles ~n~ Coasters is a family fun park that has roller coasters, a carousel and miniature golf, among other attractions. Enchanted Island is another amusement park that is specifically geared to children age 1 to 10. Visitors can ride pedal-boats across lagoons and play arcade games.
Phoenix Indoor Karting is a good choice for older children. In addition to racing with Bowman karts, visitors can race radio-controlled vehicles on a dirt track.
Creative and artistic children might also enjoy Pinspiration, a creative space in which they can paint and work on various projects. Parents can enjoy a wine bar while they visit.
SEA LIFE Arizona is a major aquarium of the region and has a wide variety of sea life on display, from starfish to sharks.