by Rob Morris
May 04, 2012
When: All summer
Where: Throughout the area
What to Expect:
There are plenty of places in the Moore area to keep you amused this summer. From laser tag and go-carts to farm animals and great kid movies, this list leads directly to fun.
Every day of the week this summer there’s a different special at Andy Alligators. And you may need several days to cover everything. Their list of attractions includes go-carts, bumper cars, bumper boats, The rock climbing tower, batting cages, mini-bowling, gator golf, water wars and the game room, among other things. Find them on the web at www.andyalligators.com or call 321-7275.
Andy Alligators Water Park:
Opening in early May, the $4.2 million-dollar park will feature a variety of attractions including a lazy river, double tube slide, the first four-lane mat racer in Oklahoma, an 800-gallon bucket of water that will be regularly dumped on kids, and a whole lot more.
For more information on daily and season prices just go to www.andyalligators.com/water-park/ or call 321-7275.
How about unlimited laser tag and mini-golf or the all new Hey Day Ropes Course all summer long? For just $74.99 you’ll get a pass that’s good from June 1st through August 26th. Hey Day provides the perfect “staycation” with its summer season pass. HeyDay has the best of both worlds: enjoy the sun while playing mini-golf or stay cool inside with laser tag, video arcade and indoor ropes course. They also have that yummy Double Dave’s Pizza to keep you going while you play. Find them on the web at www.heydayfamilyfun.com or call 310-3500.
Orr Family Farm:
The Orr Family Farm offers summer field trips for kids and families in which visitors get to make butter and taste it, pet the animals in the Animal Barn, ride an historic train and enjoy a hay ride around the farm. And on Saturday, June 18th from 10 a.m to 6 p.m., fathers can enjoy their special day with half-price admission and special contests like toe fishing, tractor pedal pull and cow milking with lots of great prizes. Find them on the web at www.orrfamilyfarm.com or call 799-3276.
Warren Theatre Summer Kids Series:
The Warren Theatre is extending an invitation for kids to enjoy special features during the summer months in its 2012 Summer Kids Series. All shows begin at
10a.m. on the designated days. Tickets are $2 for everyone or $15 for the whole summer. Call 735-9676 for more information or go online to www.warrentheatres.com.
Here’s a schedule of what will be showing.
Movie TBA: May 29th and 31st
Movie TBA: June 5th and 7th
Movie TBA: June 12th and 14th
Movie TBA: June 19th and 21st
Movie TBA: June 26th and 28th
Movie TBA: July 3rd and 5th
Movie TBA: July 10th and 12th
Movie TBA: July 17th and 19th
Movie TBA: July 24th and 26th
Movie TBA: July 31st and August 2nd
When the weather gets hot, go inside at Skate Moore, Moore’s only rollerskating rink. Every Thursday night this summer is Cheep Skate night, in which kids can skate for a reduced price. Skate Moore also sports a cool “glow floor” that adds a whole new element to rollerskating. For more information, give them a call at 794-4644 or online at www.skatemoore.com.
Miles4Smiles Bike Ride 2012
The Oklahoma Baptist Children’s Home is sponsoring their 12th annual bike ride on Saturday, June 16th. Registration for all distances begins at 6 a.m. at Emmaus Baptist Church, directly north of the Children’s Home campus, 16301 South Western Ave. The Miles4Smiles ride begins at 7 a.m. More than 500 bicyclists are expected. The ride is designed for all levels of cyclists with a 56-mile endurance course, a 44-mile medium range course, a 27-mile course and a short 10-mile course. Food is provided in addition to a T-shirt and great raffle prizes. Pre-registration cost is $25 for individuals, $35 for tandem and $15 for children 12 & under. Pre-register by calling 691-7781 or go to www.miles4smilesokc.com
Moore War 5K Run
Join the Moore and Westmoore Alumni Associations as they kick off the fourth annual 5K Moore War Run the Saturday before the annual Moore War game, August 25th. The run will help raise scholarship money for Moore and Westmoore students. Register by Aug. 11th to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Contact Kelli Kinnamon at 202-1708 to register or check out the website at www.moorewarrun.com