Family Day at Swings N Things

Happy Monday!! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! My daughter left for sleep away camp yesterday, so we celebrated Father’s Day with my husband on Saturday. We had the opportunity to spend a Family Day at Swings N Things in Olmsted Falls! It was one of our favorite Father’s Day celebrations that we can remember. Today, I wanted to share a little bit about our day at this fun park! ** Be sure to stick around to the end of this post for a chance to enter to win a Family Four Pack of tickets for Swings N Things!

I can honestly say my family and I had never been to Swings N Things! I was so surprised by how much there was to do. We spent over four hours there and we could have even stayed longer.

There are so many attractions for the whole family.  Our first stop was playing golf on one of the two miniature golf courses.

My crew loves miniature golf. My husband and I are a bit competitive with this game and we always keep track of who wins 🙂

The golf courses are so cute and scenic!

Swings N Things Putt Putt

After playing a round of golf we headed over to the bumper boats. We happened to be at Swings N Things on a 90+ degree day, so a water attraction did not sound too bad!

Bumper Boats at Swings N Things

Our family of five were the only ones out on the boats at this time, so we managed to get each other VERY wet!!

Family Attractions at Swings N Things

We were starting to get hungry but my five year old insisted on one more ride! So we got stopped at the go cart tracks! In order to drive your own go cart on the big track, you need to be 58 inches otherwise the child needs to ride with an adult.

My daughter, husband and little guy rode on the big track. My 9 year old, who is not 58 inches opted for riding on his own on the junior track. The junior track is a perfect and less busy option for the younger crowd!

Go Karts at Swings N Things

Now our crew was REALLY hungry for lunch. So we headed inside to the cafe to order lunch.

Lunch options at Swings N Things

There are several food choices but the best option  was a large pizza and a pitcher of lemonade:)

Pizza at Swings N Things

We had a few minutes to wait for our pizza, so the boys headed over to the kids play zone. I was really impressed that this play area is supervised by a staff member!

Play zone at Swings N Things

After a tasty lunch, the kids were ready to play some games in the arcade. There are plenty of the usual arcade games and some fun different ones.

Attractions at Swings N Things

There is even a mini bowling alley which we didn’t get a chance to try out.

My daughter and husband had fun playing guitar hero.

This little guy won 250 tickets just after his big brother won 250 tickets! He was so EXCITED!

Arcade at Swings N Things

My boys could have spent hours here but it was time to head back outside!

Now it was time to do the activity Swings N Things is known for–the batting cages!! Even my husband had his turn hitting some balls.

Family Experience at Swings N Things

It took a few moments for her to find her groove, but then my daughter had a blast hitting softball pitches.

Family Day at Swings N Things

 

Kids need to be six years old to participate in the batting cages, so my little guy and I headed back to miniature golf to try the other golf course. The course is this guy’s happy place. He seriously could have spent the whole day playing putt putt.

Miniature Golf at Swings N Things

Once we were all together again, it was time for some of Swings N Things famous homemade ice cream! Their ice cream is made at this location!! They have so many ice cream flavors that it was so hard to pick.  We are officially hooked on their ice cream–SO GOOD!

Homemade Ice Cream at Swings N Things

With full bellies and lots of good memories, it was time to leave the park!

Activities at Swings N ThingsA rare opportunity for mom to get in the picture (with an uncooperative little guy!) It is a sure sign of a good time when my five year old does not want to leave a place!

We will definitely come back for a visit this summer! It is a great way to spend a family day together. There is something for everyone to do here!

Thank you so much to Swings N Things for hosting our family and getting a chance to visit! While we were hosted for this experience, my review is entirely my own. 

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DEADLINE TO ENTER: Tuesday, June 26th at 11:59 PM EST

Swings N Things Details

Location: 8501 Stearns Road, Olmsted Township, OH 44138

Attractions: Go Karts, Batting Cages, Two Miniature Golf Courses, Kids Play Zone, Paintball Course, Bumper Boats, Bowling, Arcade & Food

Hours: Vary so check the website for more details.

Pricing: There are several options included unlimited passes or pass per attraction tickets. Save on the unlimited passes by purchasing online!

 

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I hope you have a great start to your week! Happy Summer!

 

 

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19 Comments

  1. June 18, 2018 / 9:50 am

    Wow- looks like so much fun! Wish we had one around here- those bumper boats are calling my name 🙂

  2. June 19, 2018 / 8:10 am

    Oh wow, this looks like such fun. Homemade ice cream? Even better! I’m glad that you all had a good time and it really does seem like there is something for everyone. 🙂

    -Lauren

  3. candy
    June 19, 2018 / 8:12 am

    What a fun day you had spending a day at an arcade enjoying the games and pizza. Putt putt golf and batting cages are always fun.

  4. June 19, 2018 / 11:12 am

    My son would love this place. It’s got all the activities he loves to do! Also, is it just me or does that castle looks a bit like Cinderella’s Castle in Disney World??

  5. June 19, 2018 / 1:40 pm

    I’ve never seen a place with batting cages plus so many other options! That junior track looks perfect for families with a range of ages like mine.

  6. June 19, 2018 / 4:46 pm

    What a memory building adventure! Love all the options you were able to explore. Thanks for sharing – the pictures really capture the fun. 😀

  7. June 19, 2018 / 9:07 pm

    I love the batting cages. I remember doing this kind of thing with my kids. Great times.

  8. June 19, 2018 / 10:38 pm

    Oh, man, I wish I lived closer to THAT! Looks like an amazing fun park.

  9. Laura B.
    June 20, 2018 / 6:01 am

    Following both on IG and “Done”

  10. June 20, 2018 / 9:19 am

    I went recently with my nephew and we also had a blast!

  11. Elizabeth Ramsey
    June 20, 2018 / 1:05 pm

    Looks like a fun trip!

  12. June 21, 2018 / 7:45 am

    That looks like a lot of fun!

  13. Alyssa
    June 21, 2018 / 8:55 am

    This looked like so much fun! I’ve been needing date night ideas & I think this place would be perfect. Looks like your family enjoyed there time too!

  14. Val
    June 21, 2018 / 11:42 pm

    Thanks for the review, my family and I have not been here yet. Done!

  15. Marcia Mullikin
    June 22, 2018 / 7:50 am

    Enjoy keeping up with your family and fun. Done

  16. Amy S
    June 24, 2018 / 8:11 am

    Done! I didn’t know they make their ice cream! We will have to try it.

  17. Janet
    June 26, 2018 / 8:19 pm

    Done!

  18. Val
    July 9, 2018 / 3:06 pm

    Just curious if you ever chose a winner?

    • Jaclyn
      Author
      July 9, 2018 / 5:24 pm

      Yes–sorry I forgot to post here! Laura B was the winner!

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