Located just 22 miles from Sacramento is family-friendly Rocklin, CA. This inland city is broken into four districts, each with their own unique industry, atmosphere, and character: The University District, Granite District, Quarry District, and College District.
Residents of Rocklin have the pleasure of living in a smaller city but with the convenience of being located next door to Roseville and just a short drive from Sacramento. Whether your family is looking for some local fun or a short venture out of town, Rocklin’s location will provide plenty of entertainment options your kids will love.
1. Miners Ravine Trail Loop
Perfect for those beautiful northern California days, this 8.4 mile trail extends along the Miners Ravine and Dry Creek. Visitors enjoy wooded natural areas, suburban neighborhoods, and downtown Roseville along its path. This paved trail is ideal for walking, biking, and skating.
2. Wilderness Archery
Wilderness Archery is the perfect activity for families with older children. Located in Rocklin, this is the hub for all local archery enthusiasts and features a fully equipped shop and archery lanes. Plan your visit ahead of time and book an all-levels class or drop in to get in some target practice.
3. Strikes Unlimited
No one can deny the appeal of a Saturday spent at the bowling alley. This facility is perfect for both adults and kids with the adjoining Halftime Bar & Grill and arcade. Featuring 50 lanes, live music events, and delicious food and drinks, a visit to Strikes Unlimited will quickly become a regular family outing.
4. Antique Trove
This shop full of treasures in Roseville is just waiting to be explored. Spanning over 40,000 square feet, the Antique Trove is brimming with collectibles that will appeal to both adults and children. Outside, stroll through an additional 10,000 square feet of outdoor shopping at the recently opened Garden Terrace’s Antique Village.
5. Studio Movie Grill
The Studio Movie Grill is the local movie theater showing a wide range of films suitable for all ages. This luxury theater is outfitted with recliner seating, laser projection, and Q-SYS sound systems. Service is available at the click of a button located at each seat. Enjoy a meal and drinks delivered directly to you to ensure you don’t miss a moment of the film.
6. Beat the Room
Beat the Room is Rocklin’s own escape room. Exercise your mind as you and your family race against the clock to find your way out of the room. This physical adventure game uses puzzles and riddles as clues while the players are required to use their wits and strategy to solve each challenge.
7. Sky Zone Trampoline Park
A visit to the trampoline park is exactly what your family needs to get their blood pumping. Sky Zone Trampoline Park is located in Sacramento and outfitted with not only trampolines but a foam pit and warrior course. It’s perfect for birthday parties or just a fun-filled Saturday afternoon.
8. Bayside Blue Oaks Indoor Play Area
This indoor park and playground area features a cafe, making it the perfect place for children to play while their parents relax. This family friendly playplace features a playground complete with a faux tree and grass and offers free admission. On Sundays and other times during the week, Bayside offers church services for groups of all ages.
9. Xtreme Craze
The go-to family fun center in the Rocklin area is Xtreme Craze. Enjoy a family game of laser tag, play arcade games, win prizes, bounce around in inflatables, and snack on pizzas, hot dogs, hot pretzels, and nachos at the cafe.
10. Tiny Tumblers
Tiny Tumblers is the perfect indoor playground for children aged 4 and under. All equipment is selected with young children in mind and includes a ball pit, trampolines, slide towers, mountain climbers, balance beams, soft blocks, parallel and uneven bars, and play mats. In the activity room, kids enjoy puzzles, play dough, art projects, play kitchens, dolls, trains, cars and more.
11. Wacky Tacky
Wacky Tacky is a premiere indoor play place suited for private events and open play. Open play is available Monday through Friday, and for $9 per child, your family is guaranteed endless fun. From slides to tubes and other obstacles, your kids will be occupied for hours.
12. Young Art
Located in The Galleria in Roseville, Young Art is the perfect place for art lessons and birthday parties or to drop your kids off while you get some shopping done. Young Art’s mission is to offer art education, give back to the community, and provide a place for children to imagine and explore.
13. Petra’s Playschool
This summer camp and preschool is so much fun your kids will hardly notice you’re gone. Suitable for children aged 3-6, Petra’s Playschool offers half-day care in the morning or afternoon during the school year and half-day morning care during the summer. Activities are education based and focus on basic math skills, pre-reading, and science.