6 Sensory-Friendly Experiences in Lubbock

Written By Maggi Gallaspy

September 26, 2023

#Attractions #Events #Family #Museums

From sunny days spent adventuring outside to indoor play spaces, Lubbock is home to several family-friendly spaces. Explore our guide to sensory-friendly attractions and activities:

With trampolines, swings, ziplines, arts and crafts, and more, this gym is made with the purpose of exercising and stimulating the seven senses through positive social, emotional and physical development. The space offers open play, parties and classes that provide social skills groups and activities for children across the spectrum. The cost is $14 per child or visitors can purchase an all-day pass of $20. 

Adventure Park | 5110 29th Dr.

A full calendar of seasonal events means there is never a dull moment at Adventure Park. Accommodations for accessibility include handicapped walkways, two-seater go-karts, bumper boats and more. Make sure you wear closed-toed shoes so you can make the most of your adventure! 

Milestones Development & Play Park | 6301 Marsha Sharp Fwy W

Opening this December, Milestones Development and Play Park pride itself on being a place where parents can connect with their children and kids can experience the true joy of play together, embracing each other’s unique gifts. The park is home to six one-of-a-kind play areas inside, including a rock wall, Jungle Safari, Home center, Candy Land and Infant Patch.

Science Spectrum & Omni Theater  | 2579 S. Loop 289

With over 250 hands-on science exhibits and shows, any age will find something new to enjoy at the Science Spectrum. This local favorite non-profit is home to the OMNI Theater, The Lubbock Children’s Museum, and Lubbock’s only public aquarium. Its website is a great resource for accessible exhibits, special events and classes!

Play Street Museum | 10609 Slide Rd. Suite 400

This educational play space is a great way for parents to connect and have a safe environment for kids to thrive! With a town square and interactive exhibits, kids are free to use their imaginations and creatively play, discover and problem-solve. Be sure to stay up to date with its Facebook page to know when designated sensory-friendly play is!

​​The Mom Lounge | 4414 82nd St. #216

The Mom Lounge is the perfect place for moms to find community and watch their little ones play. Designed for children ages 0 to 5, this is the go-to safe spot for moms to relax when wanting a day outside of the house. From classes for moms to event hosting and baby showers to birthday parties, there are so many things to do at the lounge. Check the website for hours and more information about upcoming classes. 

We’re happy to help plan your accessible stay in the Hub City! Be sure to share your favorite memories on social media using #LiveLoveLubbock.


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