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August is Family Fun Month!

St. Andrew's Parks and Playground and Family Fitness Plus! know all about the importance of family fun and August is the perfect month to focus on it!

Generally considered the last days of summer, August is typically spent preparing for the upcoming school year. 

Before you return to full schedules, homework, and all of the other chaos the school year inevitably brings, we would like to invite you to take part in the month-long celebration of having fun with your family! Below is a list of ideas and links that will make your last days of summer spectacular!

31 Ways to Celebrate Family Fun Month!

  1. Go on a picnic

  2. Take a fitness class together- like SAFFP's Mom and Me Yoga!

  3. Visit a local water/amusement park 

  4. Take a trip to a local museum

  5. Play a game of charades

  6. Run through a local splash pad

  7. Make s’mores

  8. Put a puzzle together

  9. Go on a treasure hunt

  10. Play hide and seek

  11. Play miniature golf

  12. Go to the beach and build a sandcastle

  13. Play Marco Polo at the pool

  14. Build an indoor tent and tell ghost stories

  15. Have a water balloon fight

  16. Have a backyard campout

  17. Go through your childhood pictures and share a special memory with your child

  18. Go on a bike ride

  19. Be a tourist in your own town and spend a day visiting some popular attractions

  20. Blow bubbles (better yet make your own!)

  21. Go to an arcade and play video games

  22. Go horseback riding

  23. Spend a Saturday morning in your pajamas, watching cartoons and eating cereal

  24. Take everyone out for Sunday brunch

  25. Toss a frisbee around

  26. Roll down a grassy hill

  27. Spend an evening stargazing

  28. Take some silly family photos


No matter where you live or what your budget is – you can always find ways to add some family fun!

How do you plan on spending the last days of summer with your family?