Arizona summers are full of sunshine, but Surprise is also filled with cool, lively spots to find your summer chill. Whether you’re looking for high energy excitement or low-key relaxation, these local Surprise attractions are bound to do the trick.

  1. Uptown Alley – Upscale Bowling, Laser Tag & Arcade

    Uptown Alley is an upscale entertainment venue that has multiple experiences to satisfy any member of the family. Enjoy a modern bowling experience that includes black light party bowling, a two-story laser tag maze to test the family’s skills and an arcade filled with a variety of games! Not only are there plenty of activities, but there is also a full-service restaurant that has many mouth-watering options and a 21+ bar and lounge area for those who want to indulge a little further! Uptown Alley is the perfect place for people of all ages to find the best way to beat the heat.

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  2. Luv 2 Play - Indoor Playground

    Fill your summer free time with a family trip to Luv 2 Play! Luv 2 Play offers an 8,600 sq. ft. play facility that has multiple levels of fun! The indoor playground includes crawl tubes, slides, tunnels, and many more places for the kids to explore. But Luv 2 Play isn’t just for kids; parents can enjoy a full café that has food for both parties and carries beer, wine, and coffee options. Luv 2 Play also has free Wi-Fi, so while the kids are exploring the playground, the parents can explore the web.

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  3. The Surprise Aquatic Center

    Located in the heart of the Surprise City Center, the Surprise Aquatic Center has multiple features that make it the perfect place to make a splash. The Surprise Aquatic Center offers a zero depth area with water play features that is perfect for the kids; water slides for those who are a bit more adventurous; and other types of pools to delight the whole family. And with a daily entry fee of only $5, it is the perfect place for a practical and exciting summer day.

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  4. Board and Brush Creative Studio

    A self-titled DIY Wood Sign Workshop, Board and Brush Creative Studio creates a space for all your DIY fantasies with none of the mess! They provide all the instruction and materials needed for you to design a customized piece of art. They have a variety of classes that range from doormats and pillows to kid’s classes and adult trivia nights. In need of a laid-back night out? Board and Brush also happens to be a “Bring Your Own Bottle” establishment after 4 pm. Board and Brush is a great place for a girl’s night out or an afternoon activity with the kids. The possibilities are endless!

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  5. BareRoots Creation Studio

    BareRoots Creation Studio offers a wide range of classes, but is known for their Paint-n-Sip classes that involve not just painting, but other crafts too. They offer “Bring Your Own Bottle” events, as well as kid’s classes, and a complimentary coffee bar. BareRoots was created out of a love for crafting, and its goal is to bring people together in an environment away from electronics so people can truly connect!

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Surprise is a growing city with tons of activities for the entire family to enjoy, and every business is worthy of exploration. Check out all of for more information on these locations and others to ensure that this summer is the best one yet.