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Beat the Heat – Indoor Indy Fun

June 2012

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis: Explore exhibits ranging from the sciences to the arts and plenty of hands-on opportunities in between in the largest children's museum in the world. Summer hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, and cost is $17.50 for adults, $16.50 for seniors (60+), and $12.50 for children (2-17). (317) 334-3322, www.childrensmuseum.org

Sky Zone: Let your kids jump till they're too tired to move on Sky Zone's on this sea of trampolines. From open jump to 3-D Dodgeball to fitness classes, these trampolines have something to offer for everybody. (317) 572-2999, www.skyzonesports.com

Climb Time Indy: Focused on providing a safe place for climbers of all ages and abilities to release their inner monkey, Climb Time Indy offers basic rock climbing with instruction and training, team building programs, and fun for the whole family. (317) 596-3330, www.climbtimeindy.com

Duckpin Bowling: Attempt the difficult task of rolling a strike at one of the two only authentic duckpin bowling alleys in the Midwest. Found in Fountain Square, have a go at this fun-sized bowling. (317) 686-6006, www.fountainsquareindy.com

Kiln Creations: With a wide variety of unfinished pottery and pieces to choose from, this place is optimal for letting the creative juices flow while enjoying a little air-conditioning. Perfect for birthday parties or just a day out with the family, it's sure to make everyone happy. (317) 774-8982, www.kilncreations.biz

Indiana State Museum:Constructed from all Indiana materials, this museum is a must-see for all Hoosiers. Explore Indiana's past through three floors of storytelling. Visit the website to learn about specific exhibits or events. (317) 232-1637, www.in.gov/ism

LaShonna Bates Aquatic Center: While you'll need your beach towels for this one, at least you can leave the sunscreen at home! An indoor pool with geysers, waterfalls, spray feathers, and a water slide, the kids are sure to enjoy. Keep in mind they also offer swimming classes, lifeguard classes, and birthday party packages. ($2 for adults, $1 for children) (317) 327-7340, www.indy.gov

Roller Cave Family Fun Center: This activity center offers roller skating, batting cages, a lighted dance floor, inflatables, and more. Birthday party options are always available. Cost is $4 a person, plus skate rental which is $2-$3. (317) 898-1816, www.rollercave.com

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