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Fun for the Family

Three Lakes Park & Nature Center
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If your family is looking for fun for all ages, Henrico has options galore! A great place to start your excursion is at Three Lakes Park and Nature Center. As one of the top five visited attractions in the Richmond Region, Three Lakes offers a 50,000-gallon aquarium and numerous plant & animal exhibits. With the assortment of live and interactive displays available, the Nature Center offers something for every field of natural interest and is appropriate for all ages.

Need a place for the little ones to run around? The 8,500 square-foot Children's Museum at Short Pump Town Center is perfect with hands-on exhibits such as the Light Bright Wall or the interactive EyePlay Floor projector.
For older kids or kids at heart, Skate Nation in the Short Pump area, offers public ice skating, one of the most affordable forms of entertainment and exercise available in the region.

Seeking some down time in a temperature-controlled, relaxing climate? Visit Regal Short Pump Stadium 14 & IMAX for the latest box office hits. Stadium seating and great refreshment options makes this a great stop for the family.

And, after working up an appetite at a sports tournament or walking Three Lakes Park, Dave & Buster's offers families food and fun. Big screen TVs, arcade games, and yummy American food will satisfy the young and the young at heart.
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