How can I engage my child in unstructured physical activity without spending money?

There are fun and free activities that you and your family can take advantage of throughout Rhode Island including:

  • Pack a picnic and a soccer ball and head to a new park.Use the mapping tool to find one to check out.
  • Walk up Neutaconkanut Hill in Providence to see some beautiful views of the city.  The 1.7 mile loop is perfect for kids!
  • Go look for sea glass at a beach near Providence
  • Set up a scavenger hunt for your children in your home, yard or neighborhood
  • Take your family to Slater Park to explore Dagget farm and ride the Looff  Carousel
  • Visit the imPOSSIBLE Dream Playground in Warwick – a playground that features swings, slides, merry-go-rounds, basketball, see saws, a fort, a life-size doll house, a castle and miniature golf.
  • Take a hike! Visit Rhode Island Families in Nature to choose from almost four dozen trails throughout the state. 
  • Rainy Day? Try one of these fun at-home activities.