If you have a kid and playing is his job then you certainly need to know about some fun places around you. Here is a list of few best hangout places for kids in Lahore, where they can have the freedom and opportunity to not only play in a fun and secure environment but also develop diverse skills for a brighter future.
Joy Land is one of the popular amusement parks in Lahore. It is located at the Fortress Stadium and a must-go place for kids. Rides like Discovery and Top Spin are the main thrilling attraction of the park. Not only kids, but even adults can’t keep themselves from taking the fun rides at Joy Land. Plus, it is safe and secure. So, if you want to have a fun time with your kids then Joy Land surely is the place to go.
- Phone: 042-36662324 and 042-36655354
- Timings: Daily 10 AM- 10 PM
- Admission: PKR 100
- Website: www.joyland.com.pk
Lahore Zoo is one of the oldest and largest zoos in South Asia. The animals are well kept there and they surely never fail to amuse the children. The animal sections at the zoo include Fancy Aviary (A section that houses various birds species, European rabbits, porcupines, tortoises, Indian wolves, a pig and a jungle cat), Tiger House (which has Bengal tigers, lions, Black bears, leopards, and cougars), Elephant House (it houses hippos, white rhinoceros and an African bush elephant), Giraffe House (it is a home to a many zebras and Dromedary camels, a pair of giraffes, two Bactrian camels and a llama), Deer House ( it contains more mammals than any other house in the zoo, including axis deer, red deer, blue bull, Indian gazelle and a lot others), Monkey House, Crocodile Ponds, another large pond houses a variety of aquatic birds and a Snake House.
One must visit the zoo with kids to increase their knowledge about wildlife. It is not less than a jungle safari.
- Timings: It remains Open daily from 9 am till sunset.
- Admission: PKR 15 Address: Mall Road, Lahore
- Tel: 042-6314682
Jinnah Garden (Bhag-eJinnah) due to its botanical miscellany and systematic design it considered as one of the most attractive gardens in Pakistan. The gardens has a lot of attractions like a cricket ground, tennis courts, libraries, a walking track, a mosque, an open air theatre, a restaurant and a play ground for kids. It is no doubt an excellent place to hang out with kids for a refreshing time.
- Admission fee: None
If you want your kids to utilize their leisure time productively their Kids Club is the place you need to send your kid to. It is a fun-filled place for diverse skill development of your child. The objective of Kids Club is to provide a learning, dynamic and fun experience for your kindergarten through sixth grade child. Their program aims at stirring the child both physically and intellectually in supervised fun set up.
A series of supervised, structured activities that are offered at kids club include, Physical Activities (swimming, karate, basket ball, gymnastics, table tennis, aerobics), Academic Activities (library and learning program, languages, mental math, creative science, reading skills), Arts and Music (drawing, painting, sculpting, candle making, guitar, singing, keyboard
- Phone: 042 3577 2661 – 2
- Website: http://www.kidsclub.pk
- Location: 95-B, Gulberg III.
Sozo Water Park
If you have a plan for a fun picnic or a play time with your kids then this is the best place for you. It is located on the main Canal Bank of Lahore and has is a separate arrangement for ladies. The water park is equipped with all modern facilities and managed by experienced and reputed team. All the rides are individually checked and certified by the engineers of University of Engineering and Technology (UET) to ensure whoever comes to the park is safe and secure during their fun day out. Sozo has a standalone water filtration and chemical treatment to ensure that the visitors enjoy in safe and clean environment free from dirt and germs.
Picnicking at Sozo in summers can be a great idea and an unforgettable fun time.
- Admission Fee: 200 (child), 250 (adult)
- Website: http://www.sozowaterpark.pk
Located within a shopping complex, Fantasy land caters to toddlers and young children. Apart from swings, slides and trains, the play area also has arcade games, a 3D cinema and a car racing track. So, it can be an extreme fun for your kids to be at Fantasy Land.
- Timings: Daily, 11 AM- 11 PM
- Admission: Free entry, PKR 5 per ride
- Address: PACE, M.M Alam Road
- Phone: 042-111-111-603
Jallo Park is another popular picnicking spot in Lahore that allows your children to have a great play time. It was opened in the 1980s and was meant to be more forest than a park. It is established on 461 acres of land, which enables children to enjoy running in the open fields, playing any sport. There are also boating facilities at the lake located within, as well as a mini-zoo where children can view a number of animals, birds and reptiles.
- Admission Fee: None
- Location: 20 Km East of Lahore along the Canal bank
X Park is an amusement park with rides and entertainment activities that have been developed to provide fun excitement in a clean and wholesome family environment for visitors of all ages.
The park features a range of rides from motorsport activities to children’s rides to amusement park rides. All Rides are for 10 Minutes. But they provide you and your family some real fun.
- Charges: Go Karts – Rs. 600 ATVs – Rs. 400 Mini ATVs – Rs. 250 Airsoft Battle – Rs. 400
- Timing: Mon – Thu: 15:00 – 23:00, Fri – Sat: 15:00 – 00:00, Sun: 12:00 – 22:00
- Website: http://www.xpark.com.pk
Oasis Golf & Aqua Resort
Oasis is a true haven of happiness and fun for the entire family, located in the peaceful outskirts of Lahore. It is an idyllic members-only place that gives a new meaning to family entertainment.
It is home to some of the finest water slides and leisure area that comprises of various activities like sand buggies, archery, horse riding, cycling, inflatable and tennis courts.
With peaceful surrounding & varied range of refreshing amenities, Oasis provides you & your family a perfect blend of serenity & adventure.
- Phone: 042-35775231-4 and 0300 / 0321-8236214
- Website: www.theoasis.com.pk