If you’re hanging out in the DC area this Labor Day Weekend and looking for things to do, look no further than KidPass. We’ve got 9 activities perfect for kids of all ages—and there’s something here for the grown-ups, too!
Basketball at Sport Proformance
Bethesda/Chevy Chase / 5 – 17 years old
Come play basketball! Sport Proformance is the premier basketball training company in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. In these group lessons, participants are put through a series of drills to assess their skill levels. Then instructors work on teaching the players the fundamentals of the sport in a more team-like environment. The players will work with each other in order to learn how to pass, dribble, shoot, and play defense.
Washington, DC / 10 – 17 years old
Capital SUP DC is the premier stand up paddle boarding and kayaking company in Washington, DC. Located at Yards Park in the Navy Yard, it’s the ideal place to explore the Anacostia River along the Capitol Riverfront. Choose from hourly rentals, tours, lessons, and fitness. Beginners welcome!
Family Fun Sightseeing Cruise on the Boomerang Pirate Ship
Washington, DC / 2 – 17 years old
This party cruise vessel on the Potomac River is a custom-built pirate ship outfitted with water cannons, a DJ booth, full bar, and two levels of open deck space. On this adventurous treasure hunt, you are friendly pirates protecting the Nation’s Capital from any boisterous buccaneers that might get too close. Your task is to recover the city’s recently-stolen valued treasure!
There’s always fun to be had at Gymboree! Designed by experts in both education and in play, Gymboree’s age-appropriate activities help develop the cognitive, physical, and social skills of children as they play. Classes are designed in 6-month increments to continue to meet a child’s growing interests and abilities. This weekend, choose from music classes, art classes, Play & Learn, and more! You can read more about Gymboree and its philosophy here.
The Ice Child at The Keegan Theatre
Dupont Circle / 8 – 17 years old
Get out of the heat and into the theater! THE ICE CHILD is a play about growing up different. It’s a fairy story – a story told by the fairies about people. And it’s a love story – a story about love. Recommended for young people age 8 and up.
Monster Mini Golf is 18 holes of indoor, glow-in-the-dark fun mini golf. With a light-hearted monster theme, it’s fun for all ages! Play under the glow lights, listen to great old-school tunes, and play fun contests such as trivia or let’s make a deal as our wacky DJ delivers lots of fun! Don’t forget our cool redemption arcade, and check our private party rooms!
Museum of American History Through Music Tour
Washington DC / all ages
Come to the Museum of American History for a tour all about music! Travel through time and explore US history with a musical twist. Learn about the origins and controversies of America’s national anthem, discover the evolution of spiritual music into blues, jazz, rock n’ roll, hip-hop and R&B, and live out your dream of becoming a hip-hop DJ by learning a funky beat, all with your local guide by your side!
Washington, DC / 7 – 17 years old
At the Newseum, children will learn about the importance of a free press, the First Amendment, and its five freedoms: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. Visitors to the Newseum enjoy seven levels of interactive exhibits, powerful artifacts, magnificent views of the U.S. Capitol, theaters, and much more.
Washington DC Unveiled Tour
National Mall / All ages
Join this small group tour of the National Mall on board an all-electric Red Roadster—perfect for covering the huge area and many monuments in DC! A local guide will give you the scoop on the White House, Capitol Building, Smithsonian, and more.