Quality Inn & Conference Center
531 Route 38 West
Maple Shade, NJ 08052
Phone: (856) 235-6400
Fax: (856) 727-1027
This recreational center features bowling and billiards, and can be used for birthdays, school, church, corporate and group events, and more.
This family oriented health club has served the Cherry Hill area for almost thirty years, and caters to all levels of fitness and experience three hundred and sixty five days a year; features include tennis and racquetball courts and instruction.
Golfing, along with a range of other activities, is offered at this upscale country club.
June Bug offers a variety of chartered fishing excursions that depart from Beach Haven.
Skating fun for the entire family is offered at this fine ice rink that also offers hockey lessons, youth leagues, and more.
The kids will bug you to take them to the Philadelphia Insectarium, a fascinating museum that is designed to educate the public about the wonderful world of insects. The goal of the museum is to show the critical role that insects play in the balance of nature, the environment and our economy. There are two floors of live and mounted insects from around the globe, a tank inhabited by glow-in-the-dark scorpions, a working beehive and a live termite colony. The big hit with kids is a glass-enclosed kitchen crawling with thousands of cockroaches.
This indoor playground chain has labyrinths of plastic tunnels, cargo nets, and ball ponds for children from their "terrible twos" to youngsters about 9 years of age. Each obstacle course and play set is tailored to the specific ages of the children. Sitters and safe play zones are available for infants. Snack bars and video game rooms are also on the premises. Group discounts apply for parties calling ahead. Birthday celebrations can also be arranged. Discovery Zone has five locations throughout the Philadelphia area.
Camden Children's Garden is a must-visit attraction when in the city. This four-acre (1.6-hectare) botanical park is located a ferry ride away from Penn's Landing. A popular recreational activity on the itineraries of several school groups and families, it features interactive horticultural displays, educational programs and gardening workshops. The main indoor exhibits are the Philadelphia Eagles Four Seasons Butterfly House, Ben Franklin’s Secret Workshop and Plaza de Aibonito. Visitors can marvel at fascinating species of butterflies, acquaint themselves with Franklin's life and works, and stroll through tropics of Puerto Rico. Among their myriad gardens are the Dinosaur Garden and fairytale-inspired Storybook Garden. A carousel ride is a great way to end your experience.
Whether you want to treat the kids to a good time or work off the calories you just consumed at a Penn's Landing restaurant, skating at the Blue Cross River Rink can do the trick. The outdoor facility offers ice skate rental as well as bookings for parties both small and large. The rink opens in November and closes in the Spring. Visit the website for hours and more details.
Players of all skill levels can participate in this fast-paced game, played indoors in a dry hockey rink. Box lacrosse is much different than field lacrosse. Notable differences include a smaller goal and playing surface, the lack of zones, and the use of crushing body and cross checks on defense. The regular season lasts 14 or 15 games and is played from May until late August. This non-profit lacrosse organization encourages competitive leagues, tournament organization, and instruction throughout the Delaware Valley. The PBLA also hosts a traveling team.
Scubadelphia sells specialty gear and conducts classes for the underwater activities of snorkeling and scuba diving. Melissa and Dave, two diving enthusiasts, run this store and act as teachers at the diving lessons. Their experience in other sports such as underwater welding, softball and aeroplane flying helps them in instructing their students. Two adorable puppies greet visitors at the entrance of this dog-friendly store. Customers can purchase equipment such as drysuits, wetsuits, backpacks, scuba tanks, fins, masks, dive lights, underwater cameras, dive computers and spearguns. This organization offers basic lessons for beginners as well as classes in specialist activities like wreck diving, deep diving and rescue diving.
Lights of Liberty is a spectacular sound and light show. Experience the events leading up to the American Revolution while walking through Independence National Historic Park after dark. A personal headset with surround sound tells the story of the American Revolution, while beautiful hand-painted, 5-story-high images are projected onto the sides of historical buildings. In less than a mile and about one hour visitors experience five acts in five locations. Visit the place and be a part of the revolution!