CdA Events Calendar - Kids
Kids' activities are endless in Coeur d'Alene!
365 DAYS OF FREE FUN & LEARNING EXPERIENCES
WORKSHOPS | playtime | READING | CRAFTS | COMPUTERS | SPORTS
Poster credits go to organizations/businesses sponsoring events.
Music & Movement
"Music & Movement"
Oct 10-Nov 14, 10-11 am
30399 3rd St., Athol
"MUSIC & MOVEMENT" program features:
FREE 6-week series
Begins Oct 10; ends Nov 14 (Mondays)
Geared to ages 3-6; all ages welcome
Fun with dancing, movement & song
Emphasizing importance of reading, writing, singing & playing
Skatepark & BMX Freestyle Park
CITY OF COEUR D'ALENE
"Woody McEvers Skate Park"
607 Northwest Blvd., CdA
This exciting skate park serves as a regional draw for skaters & experiences a large amount of use.
FREE & open to the public! More info & interactive map can be seen HERE.
"Playland Pier Carousel"
439 W. Fort Grounds Dr., Coeur d'Alene
Closed for 2022 season.
Not quite FREE, but well worth $2.50 to ride the original Playland Pier Carousel (aka Coeur d'Alene Carousel). Children under 42" tall ride with an adult (one token for both). Weight limits apply. Operates noon-5 pm.
Hand-carved by the Herschell-Spillman Engineering Co. in New York (1922), the carousel has 20 ponies & 2 chariots. Click HERE for carousel history.
RL "Training Grounds" Indoors
REAL LIFE MINISTRIES
1860 N. Cecil Rd., Post Falls
208-777-7325, Ext. 7159
Real LIfe Ministries invites kids in the community to "The Training Ground", an indoor play structure! Hours are: 9 am-1:30 pm, Sun; 10 am-2 pm, Mon; 11:30 am-2 pm, Tues & Wed; & 3:30-7:30 pm, Thurs.
It is recommended for ages 2-12 years & is FREE! Don't worry - the playground is cleaned every day. :-)
Coeur d'Alene Library - Kids
COEUR D'ALENE LIBRARY
702 E. Front Ave., CdA
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS include:
"Paws to Read"
"READY! for Kindergarten" Workshops
"Saturday With the Symphony"
Book Babies (birth-age 2)
Young Scientists Club (ages 6-11)
Outdoor Story Time (ages 3-5)
For more info on children's programs, contact Sharalee Howard, Youth Services Librarian, at 208-769-2315, ext 439; or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Some require pre-registration.
TEEN PROGRAMS include:
Teen Zone Take-Out Kits & Book Box Edition
Teen Zone Button-Making Station
For more on teen programs, contact Angela Flock, Young Adult Coordinator at 208-769-2315, ext 463; or email email@example.com
"Kids Bowl Free" Program
SUNSET BOWLING CENTER
202 W. Sunset Ave., CdA
FREE bowling for kids (ages 2-18); coming again in 2023
All participants must wear bowling shoes. Standard rental fees apply.
Online registration HERE
Cooling Splash Pads in Parks
SPLASH PADS IN AREA PARKS
Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls & Rathdrum
PUBLIC PARKS - FREE
McEuen Park, 420 E. Front Ave., CdA
Landings, 3849 Long Meadow Dr., CdA
Bluegrass, 6071 N. Courcelles Parkway, CdA
Syringa, 2975 N. Bunchgrass Dr., PF
Tullamore, E. Bogie Dr., PF
Beck, 2610 Howell Rd., PF
Majestic, 5750 W. Majestic Ave., Rathdrum
Home School Resources
Help Getting Started
Educational You-Tube Channels/Podcasts
Field Trips (Local & Virtual)
Special Library Programs
Post Falls Library, 821 N. Spokane St., 208-773-1506
Rathdrum Library, 16320 Hwy 41, 208-687-1029
Hayden Library, 8385 N. Gov't Way, 208-772-5612
Athol Library, 30399 Third St., 208-683-2979
Spirit Lake Library, 32575 N. 5th St., 208-623-5353
Harrison Library, 111 Coeur d'Alene Ave., 208-689-3976
Pinehurst Library, 107 Main St., 208-682-3483
Click HERE for an awesome display of FREE monthly activities for children, teens & adults.
Ask about "Library of Things" which are collections/kits which can be borrowed for home use. Examples are: candy-making, Christmas stamps, egg incubator, telescope, felting, birdwatching, quilting, knitting, rock tumbler, cake decorating, crocheting, jewelry making/repair, dog cookie cutters, flora & fauna stamps, Chromebooks, Viewmaster & vintage reels, digital film scanner & Kodak 8 mm film projector.
Explorer kits include: foraging, hiking, insects, wildflowers, trees & shrubs, rocks/gems & animal tracks. More info - email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can't travel to the library? Let the full-service library-on-wheels come to you. Check out books & audiovisual materials for all ages. View the Bookmobile's schedule HERE.
Crafts for Youngsters
Various dates, times & locations
Crafts are offered FREE of charge (or at minimal fees) at these area businesses:
901 W. Appleway Ave., CdA
Silver Lake Plaza, 225 W. Canfield Ave., CdA
220 W. Kathleen Ave., CdA
1316 N. 4th St., CdA
1604 E. Seltice Way, Post Falls
14236 N. Hwy 41, Rathdrum
1217 N. 4th St., CdA
Explore! Have fun! (Note: Parents must accompany children to classes.)