Top Local Gifts for Kids

  1. Children’s Museum Pass$75 for a family membership

    Free admission on general admission days for one year for up to 2 adults and all children living in one household, plus a caregiver and all grandparents, plus:keep-calm-and-shop-local-105

    • Discount on birthday parties
    • Discount on summer camps
    • Discount on special events
    • 10% discount in Museum store
  2. Scovill Zoo Pass = $75 family friends of the zoo

    Get the inside scoop on Scovill Zoo! You’ll hear about all the latest events, educational programs and special exhibits before anyone else. Your Friend of the Zoo membership also gives you free zoo admittance, savings at other AZA zoos, subscription to our Critter Chatter newsletter…and helps conservation and outreach efforts at Scovill Zoo! For more information or to purchase your FOZ membership, call 217/421-7435 today!Individual Membership: $35.00/per year
    Grandparent Membership: $35.00/year
    Family Membership: $75.00/per year

    Membership Benefits

    • FREE Zoo Admission every day of the regular season
    • FREE or reduced admission to 175+ zoos
    • Discounts on Zootique Gift Shop merchandise
    • Discount on Birthday Party Packages
    • Subscription to Critter Chatter zoo newsletter
    • Invitation to our Members’ Only picnic
    • Reduced rate for train and carousel rides
  3. Local Photographer Packages

    Many local photographers offer gift cards.  This is a great present for the woman in your life or for a great family gift.  Freeze this moment in your life and make it last a lifetime!  Decatur IL Moms suggests Bailey Broderick Photography and these other top photographers.


  4. Local Dance Studio Class

    Dance classes can be expensive, but it can be a gift that keeps on giving!  Decatur IL Moms suggests Steps Dance Complex and these other top dance studios.

  5. Fairview Swimming Pass

    Featuring a zero-grade, beach-type entry, Fairview Family Aquatic Center is the perfect place to cool down this summer with your entire family! The pool is now closed for the 2013 season. Visit Fairview Pool on Facebook.

    Season Passes
    Junior               $85.00
    Adult                 $95.00
    Family of 5*     $150.00

    * Immediate family members living in the same household. Add $10 for each additional family member after the first 5.

    Punch Passes
    Junior Pass (10 visits) – $40.00
    Adult Pass (10 visits) – $50.00

  6. Park District Sports Activities – park district gift card for golf, classes, etc.  Classes start at $30

  7. Decatur Area Arts Council Classes gift card-

    Our children will become the next generation of artists in our time. And, all learning is enhanced by arts experiences. The “arts brain” and creativity are stimulated in fun and exciting clases at the Decatur Area Arts Council. Classes are taught by talented, caring instructors who help your child grow. Give your child the life changing gift of arts experience by enrolling them in an art class at the Madden Arts Center.Classes range from $3 up.

  8. Movie Passes Avon $8 for a show.or Carmike Cinemas


  9. Next of Kiln classes


  10. Surrounding Area Pool passes –

    Monitcello Pool:

    Family (up to 4) Season Pass $140.00 – Resident
    $180.00 – Non-resident

    Shelbyville Pool
    $225.00 Family Pass (4 Members)

    For more information call (217) 774-4343

    Knights Action Park

    The 2014 Caribbean Water Adventure Season Passes are now on sale! Buy yours today and get the special SALE price! Individual passes are only $99.95 and a Family of Four Pack is only $380.00! Additional over 4 are $95.00.

    A 2014 Caribbean Water Adventure Season Pass grants the holder unlimited visits to the refreshing Caribbean Wild River, the giant Wave Pool, the thrilling Royal Flush, and all of the exhilarating water slides & water play areas all summer long in 2014!

    Purchase and print your summer of fun today!