- TripBuzz found 186 things to do with kids in or near Chandler, Arizona, including 164 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Mesa, Tempe, Phoenix and Gilbert.
- From Koli Equestrian Center to Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center, the Chandler area offers 80 different types of family activities, including: Golf, Bowling, Trampoline Parks and Water Parks.
- Chandler serves as one of the moderately sized suburban areas outside of Phoenix with the downtown area of the metropolitan area just 20 miles away. Native American art plays a prominent role in the city due to the presence of a large gallery. A unique addition to Chandler is the newer Ostrich Festival that is held annually in March.
With 62,000 square feet the Tumbleweed Recreation Center offers up a wide array of physical activities and exercises. It includes a full fitness center, gym and indoor track, and has various classes and events for all ages.
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The Snedigar Recreation Center and Sportsplex features 90 acres that include baseball and softball fields, soccer fields, a dog park, a cricket field, a recreation center, and a skate park. It also offers programs, classes, and rental facilities.
Part of Shawnee Park, Shawnee Bark Park features fenced grass and dirt fields for canine recreation. The park provides drinking water, dog waste bags, picnic tables, shade trees, park benches and an agility course.
Along with its sister restaurant, Bernard's Fine Dining, the Ocotillo Golf Club offers everything golfers love. The deceptively difficult course was designed by Ted Robinson and challenges golfers of all skill levels.
Managed by Troon Golf, the Whirlwind Golf Course is a modern course with a southwestern aesthetic. The course has water hazards, sand traps and an open layout with few tall plants and little shade. The Whirlwind Golf Course also has a large pro shop.
At least four passenger cars and a caboose can be seen at the Arizona Railway Museum. In addition, visitors can take a self-guided tour of the train yard, and a passenger car can be rented for special events.
Offering a total of 36 holes, the Bear Creek Golf Complex has a short and long course which is accessible to the public. Golfers of all abilities are welcome, and there is even an on-site practice and learning center.
Darryl Wilson of the CMX Group designed the Tif-Dwarf grass overseeded with RyeLone Tree Golf Course with five water holes and one island green. The course has four starting points so can be played by everyone.