7+ Kid-Friendly & Fun Things To Do in McAllen

Fun Things To Do in McAllen

If your kids are interested in participating in after-school programs and fun things to do in McAllen, here is a list of activities that your kids might get into this month! Interested in signing up for these activities? Check out McAllen Parks here or call (956) 681-3333.

Learn to Fish at Firemans’ Park

201 N 1st St

Sign up on the McAllen Parks and Recreation site to learn the basics of fishing maintenance and fishing laws and regulations. Classes are available 5 PM – 6 PM on:

  • March 6 & 7
  • March 20 & 21

McAllen Nature Center

4101 US-Bus 83

Let your kids discover nature while exploring the wonders of birds, bugs, and plants in this nature walk through natural habitats. Tours are available from Tuesday to Sunday, 8 AM to 7 PM.

McAllen Municipal Pool

1921 N Bicentennial Blvd

  • Tuesday – Friday 5 AM – 8 AM & 10 AM – 1 PM
  • Saturday – Sunday 5 AM – 10 AM

Check out these learn-to-swim lessons available at the McAllen Municipal Pool! Enjoy Lap swimming for kids until March 15th. Additional classes are also available for the following:

  • Baby/Infant
  • Toddler
  • Youth
  • Adult and Teen
  • Adaptive Aquatics

Get an Early Start Golfing

2701 S Ware Rd.

Join our youth golf program to learn the fundamentals of the sport. This one-on-one course is designed for beginners or anyone between the ages of 7 and 17 looking to improve their golfing skills.

  • Youth Golf
  • TAAF Tennis
  • TAAF Golf

Lark Community Center

2601 Lark Ave.

With plenty of activities to participate in during the week – including volleyball and basketball – you can also sign your kids up for:

  • Amazing Art: Unleash your creativity and explore various art mediums in this dynamic course.
  • Rec Sports: Get active and enhance your skills in various recreational sports activities.
  • Cheer: Learn cheers, chants, and routines while fostering team spirit and confidence.
  • Dance: In our engaging classes, move to the rhythm and express yourself through various dance styles.
  • Ballet: Delve into the graceful art of ballet and refine your technique in a supportive environment.
  • Tae Kwon Do: Master the discipline of Tae Kwon Do while building strength, agility, and self-confidence.
  • Tiny Larks Baseball: Introduce your little ones to the fundamentals of baseball in an interactive setting.
  • Badminton: Serve, smash, and rally to victory in exciting classes.
  • Pickleball: Experience the fast-paced and addictive sport of pickleball, suitable for all skill levels.
  • Drama: Unleash your inner performer and explore the acting world through games, exercises, and scene work.

Las Palmas Community Center

1921 N 25th St.

Enjoy the open gym all spring! Check out these great activities to participate in during these hours! Enjoy Table Tennis on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6 PM – 8 PM, PLUS even more fun classes:

  • The Art of Ballet: Embrace elegance and grace as you learn classical ballet techniques in this introductory course.
  • Beginner Folkorico: Dive into the rich cultural tradition of Mexican folk dance with essential steps and lively rhythms.
  • Tumbling: Learn fundamental tumbling skills and techniques, from rolls and cartwheels to more advanced maneuvers.
  • Soccer Skills: Enhance your soccer abilities with drills and exercises focused on ball control, passing, and scoring.
  • Explore Art: Unleash your imagination and creativity through various artistic mediums and projects.
  • Volleyball Skills: Develop your volleyball fundamentals, including serving, passing, setting, and hitting, in a supportive environment.
  • Youth Crochet: Master the art of crochet and create beautiful, handmade projects while learning basic stitches and techniques.
  • Intro to Table Tennis: Discover the fast-paced excitement of table tennis with instruction on grips, strokes, and game strategy.
  • Dance Worx: Elevate your dance skills and technique by fusing various dance styles and choreography.

Palm View Community Center

3401 Jordan Rd W

The Gym at Palm View is going to be open all spring long! This will allow you to spend some time with your family of all ages and participate in sports and other activities at the gym! Enjoy family activities such as Pickleball, Volleyball, Basketball, and more fun things to do in McAllen!

  • Crazy Crafts: Dive into the DIY world and unleash your inner artist with a mix of cool craft projects to make your creativity soar!
  • Soccer Skills: Level up your soccer game with epic drills and exercises to boost your ball-handling skills, killer passes, and goal-scoring moves.
  • Cheer and Tumbling: Join the squad and learn awesome cheers, catchy chants, and jaw-dropping tumbling tricks while making new friends and boosting your confidence!
  • Basketball: Slam dunk your way to success with fun drills, exciting games, and expert tips that will take your hoop skills to the next level.
  • Chalk Attack: Grab your chalk and hit the streets to create mind-blowing sidewalk art that will turn heads and show off your artistic flair in style!
  • Dance: Bust a move and express yourself with the latest dance crazes, from hip-hop grooves to futuristic contemporary moves that will make you the dance floor star!
  • Intro to Painting: Dip your brush into a world of color and let your imagination run wild as you discover the secrets of painting like a pro in this super chill class.
  • Volleyball: Spike, set, and serve your way to victory as you master volleyball basics in a laid-back, totally rad atmosphere filled with high-fives and good vibes!

Fun Things To Do in McAllen

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