- TripBuzz found 574 things to do with kids in or near Chelmsford, Massachusetts, including 568 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Cambridge and Brookline.
- From Flying Change Stable to Heart Pond, the Chelmsford area offers 115 different types of family activities, including: Arts & Crafts Classes, Natural History Museums, Beaches and Recreation Centers.
- Chelmsford rests along the northeastern portion of the state, approximately 20 miles northwest of the Boston metropolitan area. Originally incorporated in 1655, the city has a long history and played a prominent role in the American Revolution which led to several preserved historic sites in the area. A vibrant downtown is also present in the city with numerous restaurants and several entertainment options.
A kid-focused art center where kids can create and paint their own plaster art works, Plaster Fun Time encourages kids to explore their creativity. The trained staff guides kids through the process without controlling their artistic expression.
Opened in October 2014, the Loch Ness Playcenter is a recreational facility offering a number of fun amenities for its guests to enjoy. Slides, play structures, and a specialized toddler area are among the many attractions available.
The Russell Mill Swim & Tennis Club is a recreational club that features a swimming pool, a playground, life guards, a kiddie pool, and illuminated tennis courts. The club also has a picnic area with grills.
In operation for more than 40 years, the Westfield Raquet & Fitness Club is a gym with modern exercise and workout equipment, tennis courts and olympic-sized pool. The club also offers daily fitness classes in a variety of disciplines.
A 14-screen movie theater, Showcase Cinemas Lowell displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers stadium seating, RealD 3D movies, auditorium rentals for private events and concession stands with food and drinks.
Canoe and kayak rentals at the UMass Lowell Kayak Center are available from early June until late August. Reservations are available. The center also offers youth programs, tours, custom group outings and is home to the UMass rowing team.
Located off of the Merrimack River, John E. Sheehy Memorial Park provides visitors with a shaded grass field to watch the river from. The park has a walking path that weaves between trees near the shore of the river.