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Genesee Country Village & Museum

Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY is the largest living history museum in New York State. Transport yourself back to the 19th-century mid-May through mid-October. Over 60 historic buildings making history come alive! Hours vary seasonally, see website for details.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

Wickham Farms

Wickham Farms is a fun place for families to spend an hour, an afternoon or all day! Attractions include a jumping pillow, batting cages, kiddie train ride, a mini golf course, farm animals, and a free weekly storytime. In the Fall, we have a corn maze, hayrides, a u-pick pumpkin patch, and u-pick apple orchard. In our barn, we serve of ice cream, frozen custard and casual meals. We make cookies from scratch and fry our own donuts in the Fall.
1821 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: (585) 377-FARM (3276)
43° 9' 4.9608" N, 77° 26' 11.9364" W

Stokoe Farms

Fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and fun in the Christmas season with the best Christmas trees in WNY! For over 200 years, the Stokoe family has been cultivating our farming heritage. Step back to a simpler time with your family and take a wagon ride to pick your own special pumpkin or to choose the perfect Christmas tree. Let us help you make memorable Harvest and Christmas traditions will last for generations. Open weekend only, 10am-5pm mid September thru the end of October, and again during the Christmas season.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

YMCA - Eastside (Penfield)

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, Eastside YMCA is a place for families, seniors, youth, and adults to reach their goals of health and wellness. Aquatics, group exercise, before and after school care, camp, sports, events, and more.
1835 Fairport Nine-Mile Point Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: 585-341-4000
43° 8' 58.9704" N, 77° 26' 14.5536" W

YMCA Camp Arrowhead

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, Camp Arrowhead features year-round programming for homeschool kids, summer day camps, group rentals, outdoor education programming, and more.
20 Arrowhead Rd.
Pittsford , NY , 14534
Phone: 585-383-4590
43° 2' 38.544" N, 77° 29' 10.104" W

RockVentures

Sought out as the largest indoor climbing and high ropes course destination in North America, RockVentures has been in the Neighborhood of the Arts for 21 years. We serve adventure birthday parties, field trips, summer and school break camps, and (of course) indoor climbing and high ropes courses!
1044 University Ave.
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: (585) 442-5462
43° 9' 14.3064" N, 77° 34' 23.7972" W

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Rochester's science, technology and cultural heritage museum. Also includes Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center (in Naples).
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-271-4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

The Gymnastics Training Center, Fit by Five, Botsford School of Dance

Gymnastics, Pre-School/Nursery School & Dance: Fantastic 22,000 sq ft temperature-controlled gym with 2 sunken trampolines, 60' TumblTrak and 2 foam pits. Dedicated Pre-School room & Dance Studio. Instruction for the beginner thru advanced athlete!
The Gymnastics Training Center 2051 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: 585-388-8686
43° 8' 52.0836" N, 77° 27' 31.4064" W

Long Acre Farms

Our season runs from the first weekend of May through the last weekend of October. We Grow Family Fun! A great place to spend the day with kids whether it's spring, summer, or fall. The Ice Cream Shop, Farm Market, Gemstone Panning, and Jumping Pillow are open daily. And in the late summer and fall: The Amazing Maize Maze and Fall Activities. It is free to come on the farm and visit the goats, play on the pirate ship, giant tires, and train. Open for the season ~ Hours of operation : 10:00am - 8:00p daily. Corn Maze, Animal Tracks Maze open Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00am - 6:00p (last entry into the maze is 4:00p), Cow Train and Hay Rides - Saturdays and Sundays 11:00am - 5:00p
1342 Eddy Rd
Macedon , NY , 14502
Phone: 315-986-4202
43° 6' 59.868" N, 77° 18' 50.2596" W

Ballet Prestige - Training academy of New York State Ballet

Ballet Prestige is a ballet school located in Rochester, NY that provides ballet classes in a nurturing and positive atmosphere for ballet students of all ages and dance experience.
1855 Monroe Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-704-1903
43° 7' 38.8848" N, 77° 33' 59.4288" W

Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester

A state-of-the-art fitness and recreation center, the JCC offers an array of programs for all ages including arts and cultural programs, sports and fitness programs, early childhood daycare and education, after school care, and summer camps.
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-461-2000
43° 5' 46.2768" N, 77° 33' 57.0852" W

Earthworks Institute Inc.

At EarthWorks Institute, we believe that the best way to get students engaged with learning is to take a hands on approach. Our programs are taught through time-honored mentoring experiences to create a very special kind of outdoor learning experience; wilderness skills like plant identification, tool making, shelter building, and how to build friction fire, deep awareness and more. Give your child the gift of adventure, confidence and character with Earthworks Institute.
185 Caroline Street
Rochester , NY , 14620
Phone: (585) 861-8127
43° 8' 21.1668" N, 77° 36' 4.0428" W

Nazareth College Arts Center

Nazareth College Arts Center is greater Rochester's premiere presenter of world-class dance, children’s theatre, and international entertainment.
4245 East Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: (585) 389-2170
43° 6' 5.2416" N, 77° 30' 59.6808" W

Sky Zone Rochester

Indoor trampoline park located in Henrietta, NY.
1180 Jefferson Rd.
Henrietta , NY , 14623
Phone: (585) 797-0030
43° 5' 19.0572" N, 77° 36' 7.4664" W

Rochester Knighthawks Professional Lacrosse Team

The Knighthawks are a professional lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League. They play at the Blue Cross Arena. Regular season games are played from December through April. Kids tickets start at just $12! Full range of ticket prices is from $10 to $31. Visit Knighthawks.com to learn more or call 585-454-HAWK.
144 Exchange Blvd Blue Cross Arena
Rochester , NY , 14614
Phone: 585-454-HAWK (4295)
43° 9' 9.486" N, 77° 36' 38.8908" W

Bristol Mountain

Great skiing, close by! Fall foliage sky lifts in October.
5662 Route 64
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: 585-374-1124
42° 44' 43.6596" N, 77° 24' 5.3316" W

Terry Fyke’s Main Street Players

Terry Fyke's Main Street Players is a performing arts school incorporating theater, dance and theatrical education. Main Street Players offers a solid foundation in the performing arts while providing performance opportunities throughout the year.
P. Ken Dennis Theater at The Norman Howard School 275 Pinnacle Road
Rochester , NY , 14623
Phone: 585-455-5050
43° 5' 29.6916" N, 77° 38' 31.7688" W

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