Hands-on | Kids Out and About Rochester

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, with special events all year long. 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

The Harley School

Founded in 1917, The Harley School is a nationally-recognized, independent school in Rochester, NY, offering an innovative and demanding college preparatory program for 525 day students in Nursery (age 3) through Grade 12.
1981 Clover Street
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: (585) 442-1770
43° 7' 12.6804" N, 77° 32' 59.1576" W

Stages (A Magical Journey Thru Stages)

Rochester, NY's not-for-profit youth theatre company at the Auditorium Center. Offers 8 annual full-scale theater productions, classes, summer camps, and more!
875 East Main Street Stages Theatre, Auditorium Center, Third Floor
Rochester , NY , 14605
Phone: 585-935-7173
43° 9' 37.4364" N, 77° 35' 19.086" W

YMCA Camp Arrowhead

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, Camp Arrowhead features year-round programming for home school 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

RocVentures Climbing Gym

RocVentures Climbing Gym 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 Preschool

Located at the Gannett School on the RMSC Campus, RMSC Preschool offers unique science, art, history and cultural hands-on experiences and activities for children ages three to five. The integration of exhibits enhances the preschool curriculum and stimulates curiosity.  
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585.697.1949
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of science. Follow your curiosity from the depths of the oceans to the edge of the universe. Push the limits of your imagination to create never-before-seen inventions. All at the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center.
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585.271.4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

Seneca Park Zoo

Plan a visit to Seneca Park Zoo to surround yourself with wildlife from around the world. Seneca Park Zoo is open 362 days a year and is only closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester , NY , 14621
Phone: 585-336-7200
43° 11' 48.7356" N, 77° 37' 2.8704" W

TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy)

Inspiring families with best-loved fairy tales, favorite bedtime stories and children’s books... all seen through the magic of live theatre.
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-461-2000
43° 5' 46.2768" N, 77° 33' 57.0852" W

The Artful Fairy

The Artful Fairy studios are a magical place to get creative! Make a one-of-a-kind miniature garden or terrarium. Feel like painting? We've got a selection of wood and ceramic pieces you can pick and paint! Celebrate your birthday with one of our Fairy, Unicorn, Mermaid or Art party options. Or, take one of our memorable art and garden classes. Looking for Adult fun? Plant~N'~Party is for you! Create succulent gardens in unique containers while you sip delicious beverages. We're Rochester's premiere Plant and Sip company!
90 E. Main St
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-4499
42° 58' 54.6852" N, 77° 24' 27.918" W

The Strong Museum

A national museum of play, right in our back yard! Voted #1 place to take kids in Rochester by KOA readers.
One Manhattan Square
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-263-2700
43° 9' 9.8784" N, 77° 36' 2.5524" W

Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures

BRISTOL MOUNTAIN AERIAL ADVENTURES INCLUDES MORE THAN 7 CHALLENGE COURSES, 2 KIDS COURSES, AND 125+ ELEMENTS. Watch your kid gain confidence as he or she navigates, balances, and zips their way through the trees. Both courses are located closer to the ground and use a different harness system that is just as safe but less complicated for younger children to use. If your child has any difficulties there are staff members on the course at all times to help them to work through the elements.
5589 South Hill Road
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: 585-374-1180
42° 44' 36.6936" N, 77° 25' 12.6876" W

Mad Science of Western New York

Mad science of Western New York is the science enrichment provider for children in kindergarten through to grade 6. We make it our mission to spark imaginative learning! We deliver unique, hands-on science experiences to children.
333 Metro Park Bldg C, Suit F-102
Rochester , NY , 14623
Phone: 585-278-2296
43° 5' 44.0772" N, 77° 37' 19.272" W

New York Museum of Transportation

The New York Museum of Transportation is unique among Western New York's museums: In addition to providing train rides on the only electric trolley ride in New York State, we have a large model railroad for model enthusiasts young and old. This is a hands-on museum full of highway and horse-drawn vehicles, photos, exhibits, gallery, gift shop. Open Sundays only, and featuring monthly special events.
6393 East River Rd
W. Henrietta , NY , 14586
Phone: (585) 533-1113
43° 1' 0.2136" N, 77° 42' 35.262" W

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

Only a short 30 minutes from Rochester, Sonnenberg Gardens offers enjoyment for all ages in its formal gardens, Victorian mansion, and greenhouse complex. One of the most treasured landmarks of our region, Sonnenberg Gardens greets 35,000 visitors annually and has been doing so since it opened its doors to the public in 1973. Visitors from all over the globe come to enjoy the relaxing nature and beauty of its gardens. Many also come to learn about the history of this unique place and its original owners, Frederick and Mary Clark Thompson. We are open 7 days a week, rain or shine, May 1 through October 31. Hours: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; extended Summer Hours (Memorial Day – Labor Day): 9:30 am – 5:30 pm.
151 Charlotte Street
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: (585) 394-4922
42° 53' 53.448" N, 77° 16' 19.4556" W

Stokoe Farms

Pumpkins and lots more 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

Organization:

Location:

1063 Plank Road
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585.872.2924

Adopt a Tree 2019

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
Time: 
12pm-3pm times may vary

Organization:

Location:

150 W Jefferson Rd
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

5854657913

American-Italian Bilingual Summer Camp

Dates: 
08/26/2019
08/27/2019
08/28/2019
Time: 
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Location:

Penfield Community Center
1985 Baird Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Art and Sensory Play in Penfield

Dates: 
09/18/2019
09/25/2019
Time: 
4:30

Location:

Perinton Community/Aquatic Center
1350 Turk Hill Road
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Art and Sensory Play in Perinton

Dates: 
09/17/2019
09/24/2019
10/30/2019
Time: 
10:30

Location:

Spiegel Community Center - Pittsford
35 Lincoln Ave.
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Art and Sensory Play in Pittsford

Dates: 
09/03/2019
09/10/2019
10/18/2019
Time: 
10:30

Location:

Penfield Community Center
1985 Baird Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Baby Builders and Mini Makers in Penfield

Dates: 
09/03/2019
10/30/2019
11/07/2019
Time: 
4:30 or 5:30

Location:

Perinton Community/Aquatic Center
1350 Turk Hill Road
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Baby Builders and Mini Makers in Perinton

Dates: 
11/20/2019
12/04/2019
12/10/2019
Time: 
10:30 or 5:30

Location:

Spiegel Community Center - Pittsford
35 Lincoln Ave.
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Baby Builders and Mini Makers in Pittsford

Dates: 
09/12/2019
09/13/2019
12/19/2019
Time: 
10:30

Location:

Webster Recreation Center
1350 Chiyoda Drive
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Baby Builders and Mini Makers in Webster

Dates: 
11/05/2019
Time: 
5:30

Location:

2300 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14618
United States

Phone:

585-784-5300

Bilingual Chinese-English Storytime 故事时间

Dates: 
09/15/2019
09/29/2019
10/20/2019
Time: 
2pm

Location:

Gates Assembly
4195 Lyell Road
Rochester, NY, 14606
United States

Phone:

5852860059

Championship Wednesdays- Free Sports League!

Dates: 
08/28/2019
09/04/2019
09/11/2019
Time: 
6:15 - 8:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

3101 W. Ridge Rd. Bld. A Ste. 3
Rochester, NY, 14626
United States

Phone:

(585) 364-2220

Create at The Workshop

Dates: 
08/25/2019
08/27/2019
08/28/2019
Time: 
- Tuesday thru Friday 11-3 - Saturday 11-4 - Sunday 1-4

Organization:

Location:

Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585-276-8959

Creative Workshop Open House

Dates: 
12/15/2019
03/07/2020
Time: 
1:00-4 pm

Location:

Adventures & Art
3090 Main St
Caledonia, NY, 14423
United States

Curiosity & Creativity for 3rd-6th

Dates: 
09/24/2019
10/01/2019
10/08/2019
Time: 
1:00-3:00pm

Location:

Adventures & Art
3090 Main St
Caledonia, NY, 14423
United States

Curiosity & Creativity for K-4th

Dates: 
09/26/2019
10/03/2019
10/10/2019
Time: 
1:00-3:00pm

Organization:

Location:

3462 Monroe Avenue
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

(585) 218-9125

eSports Summer Programs at ArtsROC

Dates: 
08/26/2019
08/27/2019
08/28/2019
Time: 
9:00am - 3:00pm, with option for after-care until 5:30 PM

Organization:

Location:

3462 Monroe Avenue
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

585-218-9125

eSports Summer Programs at ArtsROC

Dates: 
08/26/2019
08/27/2019
08/28/2019
Time: 
9:00am - 3:00pm, with option for after-care until 5:30 PM

Organization:

Location:

1063 Plank Road
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585.872.2924

Fall Kickoff

Dates: 
09/08/2019
Time: 
12pm - 3pm

Organization:

Bowl-A-Roll Lanes

Location:

1560 Jefferson Road
Rochester, NY, 14623
United States

Phone:

585-427-7250

Kids Bowl Free- Bowl-A-Roll

Dates: 
08/25/2019
08/26/2019
08/27/2019
Time: 
12 pm - 5 pm

Organization:

Mendon Public Library

Location:

22 North Main Street
Honeoye Falls, NY, 14472
United States

Phone:

624-6067

Legos Plus Stories

Dates: 
09/16/2019
10/21/2019
11/18/2019
Time: 
4:30-5:30 PM

Location:

Penfield Community Center
1985 Baird Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Loose Parts Play in Penfield

Dates: 
10/24/2019
Time: 
5:30

Location:

Perinton Community/Aquatic Center
1350 Turk Hill Road
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Loose Parts Play in Perinton

Dates: 
11/13/2019
12/09/2019
12/17/2019
Time: 
10:30 or 5:30

Location:

Webster Recreation Center
1350 Chiyoda Drive
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Loose Parts Play in Webster

Dates: 
11/05/2019
Time: 
5:30

Organization:

Location:

20-102 Assembly Drive
Mendon, NY, 14506
United States

Phone:

585.624.5510

Mary Therese Friel's Modeling and Self-Development Complete Training Program

Dates: 
08/31/2019
09/07/2019
09/14/2019
Time: 
Sessions meet for one hour on every-other Saturday. Specific dates are subject to our schedule, published twice annually. Session times are determined by age group.

Location:

4050 North St
Blasdell, NY, 14219
United States

Phone:

(716) 627-4560

Monthly Stargazing at Penn Dixie

Dates: 
08/31/2019
09/28/2019
10/19/2019
Time: 
varies, see below

Location:

Penfield Community Center
1985 Baird Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Parent and Child Rough Play in Penfield

Dates: 
09/05/2019
Time: 
5:30

Location:

24 State St.
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

585-249-5478

Paw Patrol Party

Dates: 
08/27/2019
Time: 
10:30-11:30 am

Organization:

Location:

1063 Plank Road
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585.872.2924

Pumpkin Painting/Carving

Dates: 
10/11/2019
10/12/2019
10/13/2019
Time: 
12pm

Location:

Perinton Community/Aquatic Center
1350 Turk Hill Road
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

5854101121

S.T.E.A.M. Powered art class in Perinton

Dates: 
10/02/2019
10/09/2019
10/29/2019
Time: 
10:30

Location:

Penfield Community Center
1985 Baird Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
United States

Phone:

(585) 410-1121

S.T.E.A.M. Powered Play at Penfield Recreation

Dates: 
09/04/2019
09/11/2019
Time: 
4:30 PM

Location:

Perinton Community/Aquatic Center
1350 Turk Hill Road
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

5854101121

S.T.E.A.M. Powered Play in Perinton

Dates: 
09/16/2019
09/18/2019
09/23/2019
Time: 
10:30 or 5:30

Location:

Spiegel Community Center - Pittsford
35 Lincoln Ave.
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

5854101121

S.T.E.A.M. Powered Play in Pittsford

Dates: 
09/04/2019
09/11/2019
09/20/2019
Time: 
10:30 AM

Location:

Penfield Community Center
1985 Baird Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Sensory & Science class in Penfield

Dates: 
09/12/2019
09/19/2019
11/06/2019
Time: 
4:30 or 5:30

Location:

Perinton Community/Aquatic Center
1350 Turk Hill Road
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

(585) 410-1121

Sensory & Science class in Perinton

Dates: 
09/16/2019
09/23/2019
10/01/2019
Time: 
10:30 or 5:30

Location:

Spiegel Community Center - Pittsford
35 Lincoln Ave.
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Sensory & Science class in Pittsford

Dates: 
09/19/2019
09/26/2019
10/03/2019
Time: 
10:30

Location:

Webster Recreation Center
1350 Chiyoda Drive
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Sensory & Science class in Webster

Dates: 
11/12/2019
Time: 
5:30

Organization:

Location:

Various locations
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United States

Smithsonian Museum Day

Dates: 
09/21/2019
Time: 
See website/location

Location:

Penfield Community Center
1985 Baird Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Social Play in Penfield

Dates: 
10/02/2019
10/09/2019
10/16/2019
Time: 
5:30

Location:

Perinton Community/Aquatic Center
1350 Turk Hill Road
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Social Play in Perinton

Dates: 
10/21/2019
10/28/2019
11/04/2019
Time: 
10:30

Location:

Webster Recreation Center
1350 Chiyoda Drive
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

5854101121

Social Play in Webster

Dates: 
10/08/2019
10/15/2019
10/22/2019
Time: 
5:30

Organization:

Location:

650 Whitney Road Suite M
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

585-678-9741

Summer Drop Off Camps

Dates: 
08/26/2019
08/28/2019
08/30/2019
Time: 
9:30am - 12pm

Organization:

Location:

1063 Plank Road
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585.872.2924

The Holiday's at Schutt's (Small Buisness Saturday)

Dates: 
11/30/2019
Time: 
11am - 3pm

Organization:

Location:

1063 Plank Road
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585.872.2924

Ugly Sweater Party

Dates: 
12/12/2019
Time: 
7pm - 9pm

Location:

2887 Royce Rd.
Varysburg, NY, 14167
United States

Phone:

585-535-4100

Wild Game Safari Tours at Hidden Valley

Dates: 
08/25/2019
08/30/2019
08/31/2019
Time: 
10am