Children's Activities near Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Children's Activities near Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Lehigh County is located in eastern Pennsylvania in the Lehigh Valley area. According to the United States Census Bureau, the county had a population of 312,090 people as of 2000. The area offers numerous indoor and outdoor activities and attractions for children to participate in and visit, including miniature golf, water sports and ice skating.

Putt U Miniature Golf

Putt U Miniature Golf lies less than 15 minutes from Lehigh County, off Interstate 78. This miniature-golf facility offers two courses appropriate for ages three and up. Putt U Miniature Golf has daytime rates, applicable from opening time until 4 p.m., as well as evening rates, which apply from 4 p.m. until closing. Putt U Miniature Golf offers a discounted rate for children ages four through 12; children three and under play for free. The facility is open from March through October each year, operating from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Completing the course usually takes between 60 and 90 minutes.

Putt U Miniature Golf
5200 Route 309
Center Valley, PA 18034

Dutch Springs

Located 20 minutes from Lehigh County off US 22, Dutch Springs is a diving and recreational facility with a 47-acre freshwater lake; activities include scuba diving, swimming, snorkeling, picnicking, camping and boating. Scuba divers can view an assortment of fish and access submerged vehicles, underwater platforms and aircraft. Fees vary for divers and non-divers. The minimum age to dive is five. The facility accepts both cash and credit cards. The hours of operation vary, based on the time of year. Appointments are available.

Dutch Springs
4733 Hanoverville Road
Bethlehem, PA 18020

The Rink at Lehigh Valley

Previously known as Lehigh Valley Ice Arena, The Rink at Lehigh Valley lies 10 minutes from Leigh County, off PS-145, offering public skating, figure skating, speed skating and ice hockey for youth and teenagers. Skate rental is available. The Rink at Lehigh Valley also offers the following lessons in figure skating, hockey and recreational skating. The store rents skates and sells figure skating and hockey supplies. The facility also offers skate repairs such as blade mounting and replacement, sharpening, waterproofing and rivet repairs. Contact The Rink at Leigh Valley for hours of operation and costs for activities and services.

The Rink at Leigh Valley
3323 7th Street
Whitehall, PA 18052


Article Written By Qiana Eaglin

Residing in Durham, N.C., Qiana Eaglin has been writing technical documentation for software companies since 2003. She received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Morgan State University and a Master of Business Administration from Pfeiffer University. She writes for eHow and Trails Travel.

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