Whether it’s a school break, a weekend or even a school night, you can find a variety of activities to enjoy with the kids in Wingfield Springs and the surrounding area. Here are some of our favorites to try.
Don’t Be Lazy, Head To The Park
Despite its name, Lazy 5 Regional Park offers a wide range of activities for kids and adults (the park’s title comes from a ranch previously operated in the area). This 85-acre park near Wingfield Springs is built around a grove of trees that offer shaded areas in a wide-open valley. The Orr Ditch runs through the center of the park. Lazy 5 Regional Park includes a large community center, picnic pavilions, two playgrounds and two multi-use athletic fields and the Melio Gaspari Water Play Park. Kids can play at the skateboard park, playgrounds, the horseshoe pits, or basketball and volleyball courts. During the summer, the park also hosts free music concerts on Wednesday nights.
It’s Tee Time
Take kids who enjoy the greens to the PGA Junior League at Red Hawk Golf and Resort, located in the heart of Wingfield Springs. Boys and girls ages 13 and younger can learn and enjoy the game of golf in a fun, social and inclusive environment. Participants wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with their friends. A PGA or LPGA Professional captains each team. PGA Junior League Golf utilizes a popular scramble format that creates a nurturing environment for learning and development – both on and off the golf course.
More Than Books
The Spanish Springs Library is near Wingfield Springs and offers kids a place to learn and have fun. The Nell J. Redfield Foundation Young People’s Library features a story room with STEM games and toys, public computers with an adult station so parents and children can work side by side, and six children’s games computers. Teenagers can hang out in the Teen Zone, a comfortable place with eight public access computers and group study and project area. The library also offers programs for all ages including storytimes and toddler times, guest speakers and artists, newly released movies, crafts programs, book discussions and more.
On The Farm
At Andelin Family Farms kids and adults can experience a variety of outdoor activities just a short drive from Wingfield Springs. The farm’s two main events of the year include a Fall Harvest Festival with a pumpkin patch and corn maze and a Baby Animal Days in the spring. The farm also offers a summer kids farm camp and educational field trips. In addition to a variety of activities, the farm also sells farm-raised meats and produce.
Whether it’s hot or cold, sunny or rainy, there’s an activity for every day in Wingfield Springs for kids and adults. Enjoy!