One of the many great things about Ft. Leonard Wood is all the available family-friendly winter activities. If you’re new to the area, or just looking for something different to enjoy, here’s a handy rundown of activities to try.
U.S. Army Engineer Museum
495 South Dakota Ave., Bldg. 1607
This small but interesting Federal museum is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., M-F, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Kids and adults alike will enjoy seeing the memorabilia from WWII, warfare equipment and much more. Best of all, admission is free!
Tiger Typhoon Aquatics Center
105 J.H. Williamson Jr. Drive
The indoor pool at this fun center is open year round, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Ages 2 and under get free admission, while those 3 and older gain admission for just $5. A family of 4 season pass is only $150.
Holiday in the Park
St. Robert Community Center
114 J.H. Williamson Drive
Celebrate the holidays with community members. Shop local handicrafts and baked goods, take a photo with Santa Clause and his reindeer. Listen as Mrs. Claus reads her favorite holiday storybooks. Complimentary soup and hot cocoa. Call 573-451-2625 for schedule.
SKIES Dance Performance
Lincoln Hall Auditorium
Bring the kids and watch the SKIES dancers for the “Christmas on the Farm” winter dance performance. Perfect for all ages, but the young ones will be especially delighted. December 9th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call 573-596-5039 for details.
555 Blues Lake Parkway, Rolla, MO
Bring your family to nearby Rolla for indoor roller skating, laser tag, bouncy house, obstacle course, and other soft play equipment for toddlers. Skating lessons are available for first-timers. Open most days from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Christmas Eve hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission and pricing varies. Call 573-341-5700 for details.
Ft. Leonard Wood is full of family activities because it’s a family-oriented community. Come see everything there is to love about living here. Call us today at 573-433-1091 to view available homes for sale in Ft. Leonard Wood and surrounding areas.