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Blogs & Sites
Location: 1601 North 28th Street, Boise, ID
Lowell Pool is an outdoor city pool that operates during the summer months. Lap swim and swim lessons are available at this pool; see the website for details.
Location: 921 South Shoshone Street, Boise, ID
South Pool is an outdoor pool that is open during the summer months. Swimming lessons are available; check the city website for details.
Location: 2250 Leadville Avenue, Boise, ID
IvyWild Pool is an outdoor city pool that operates during the summer months. It offers water slides, water play features for younger kids, and zero-depth entry points. Parent-child open swim ti...
Location: 600 South Walnut, Boise, ID
The MK Nature Center (Morrison Knudsen Nature Center) offers a sample of wild Idaho on a 4.6-acre site along the Boise River Greenbelt. The Nature Center's outdoor nature walk and indoor vis...
Location: 9889 West Hill Road, Boise, ID
The Optimist Youth Sports Complex features several playing fields for soccer and football. Catch and release fishing is allowed on the Optimist Pond. The irrigation pond is stocked with fish by...
Location: 4500 East Lake Forest Drive, Boise, ID
Families can come to the Oregon Trail Reserve to see remnants of the Oregon Trail and learn about the historical significance of the site. The reserve contains walking paths, overlooks, and exa...
Location: 1555 West Front Street, Boise, ID
Rhodes Skate Park features a covered, lighted area with vert, rails, and ramps. The park is designed for skateboarding and in-line skating. A full-length basketball court is at the east end of ...
Location: 2437 East Lake Forest Drive, Boise, ID
Location: 4623 West Willow Lane, Boise, ID
The Willow Lane Athletic Complex offers softball fields, a soccer field, a playground, and a BMX dirt jump park.
Location: 2355 North Penitentiary Road, Boise, ID
The Idaho Botanical Garden is a living museum offering opportunities for kids of all ages to explore and learn about nature. The garden offers a variety of special events throughout the year an...
Location: 5600 Glenwood, Boise, ID
Memorial Stadium is the home of the Boise Hawks baseball team.
Location: 850 West Front Street, Boise, ID
Boise Centre on the Grove is a convention center. The Grove Plaza sits right outside its front door and is the site of several festivals, arts offerings, concerts, and other public gathe...
Location: Boise, ID
Geocaching is a free treasure hunting game that's played worldwide. Geocaches are hidden containers that are found using coordinates and a GPS unit. There are literally thousands to be f...
Location: 3188 Sunset Peak Road, Boise, ID
Operated by the City of Boise Parks and Recreation Department, the Foothills Learning Center offers families opportunities to learn about the Boise foothills and the surrounding high-desert env...