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9 New Bay Area Activities for the New Year

The New Year is fast approaching — and with it, new things to do on KidPass!

We’re adding new activities in the Bay Area all the time. Here are 9 just-added fun things to do with your kids. Find the right one for you (or check them all out!)

Jolly Rogerland

Where: Union City
Best for: 12 years and under

This nearly 7,000-square-foot playspace uses state-of-the-art, visually stimulating play structures and games that kids love to climb, slide, crawl, and immerse themselves in. Play equipment was designed with safety in mind, and parents are encouraged to interact join in the fun!

Imagination Playhouse

Where: Outer Richmond
Best for: age 7 months – 10 years

Or check out this indoor playground created by two mothers as a place for their children to burn off energy, learn, and work on their independence. The structure design helps children overcome challenges and advance to the next level as they learn.

My Gym Santa Clara

Where: Santa Clara
Best for: age 14 months – 6 years

This partner has a variety of structured, age-appropriate, weekly classes that incorporate music, dance, relays, games, special rides, gymnastics, sports, and more. Kids have loads of fun as they gain strength, balance, coordination, agility and flexibility while developing social skills, confidence, and self-esteem.

Aquarium of the Bay

Where: North Beach
Best for: all ages

Here 20,000 aquatic animals are waiting to greet you and your little ones. Walk through swirling schools of anchovies, get a hands-on experience touching sea stars, anemones, bat rays, and sharks, and delight in the antics of our three playful North American river otters.

Serious boy looking in aquarium with tropical fish

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The COOP Pleasonton

Where: Pleasonton
Best for: age 10 months – 12 years

This is the coolest play and party space for kids — and adults, too! It’s clean, modern, just the right size, and has free wifi, coffee, and a patio for adults to enjoy some relaxation and snacks while kids play.

YUM Chefs

Where: Mission
Best for: age 2 – 17 years

YUM Chefs is non-profit cooking program for kids and adults. Their mission​ is to empower adults and children in the Bay Area as they build positive, meaningful relationships with food and food culture through hands-on, from-scratch cooking experiences. They specialize in vegetarian recipes that are fun, healthy, and delicious!


Where: Presidio
Best for: age 2 years and up

This new urban hair studio especially for kids, teens, and tweens is now on KidPass! Bring your little one in for a haircut, braiding class, or blowout — you’re sure to leave happy.

Glow Dance

Where: Marina
Best for: age 4 – 7 years

Calling all little ballroom dancers! Glow Dance provides students at all levels with a unique experience in which the student can grow both mentally and physically as a confident dancer. Teachers have a wealth of experience in teaching and performing various styles and disciplines.

Roly Poly Music & More

Where: Palos Verdes Mall and Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek
Best for: age 5 years and under

These music and movement class for parents and their children are based on early childhood education principals. Children learn rhythmic patterns and sing simple interactive songs together, and also dance with scarfs, parachutes, and other fun objects.

Want to discover and book more new activities in San Francisco? Check out these 10 Things To Do for $10 or Less in the Bay Area. You can also check out all upcoming activities across the Bay Area for even more ways to have fun! 

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