Fun for kids in Basel
Your list of local things to do with the kids.
A full list of events happening now for kids are on the calendar page, below you can find links to all the local great everyday places to take kids.
Basel Zoo – Perfect for every family and look at buying a family card
Tier park Lange Erlan – Great Animal Park, free to enter
Basel Cub Scouts – Pack 681 Based at the ISB in Aesch. A friendly fun activity group for young boys.
Grun 80 park and Botanical gardens – Great for taking the kids, feed the fish and a big play park, but watch out for the dinosaur!
Botanical gardens at the University
Kannenfeld park – nice park on the west of the city –
Aesch / Pfeffingen – outdoor pool – only for summer!
Arlesheim – outdoor pool – only for summer!
Aqua Basilea – indoor water park at Prattlen with lots of slides etc. *Expensive but fun
Backgraben Allschwill outdoor pool – only for summer!
Bettingen Swimming outdoor pool – only for summer
Binningen indoor Speigelfield indoor Swimming pool
Bottmingen Outdoor Pool – only for summer
Eglisse Swimming outdoor pool – only for summer * Closed 2017 for refurb
Laguna Badeland – Indoor pool and outdoor with wave machine. * Good value for money
Muttenz – indoor Swimming pool * Great pool and good value
Naturbad Riehen, fantastic outdoor swimming pool natural * Highly recommended, but bad parking
Reinach Gartenbad – Outdoor Pool – only for summer
Rialto indoor – indoor swimming pool.
Sonnebad at Margerethan Smaller but nice Outdoor Pool – only for summer
St Jakobs Swimming outdoor pool – Family pool only for summer, but laned pool heated!
Speilzeug Welten – Formerly the puppet museum –
Naturel History museum Really nice museum, not like its website 😮
Cartoon Museum it is what it says
Mini steam trains
Ysebähnli am Rhy Minature steam trains for kids to ride
Indoor play groups/centres
Oki doki kinderland – The biggest indoor playground for kids, but can get a bit busy
Gymboree Basel – Nice children’s play centre – Weiherweg 86 (by Schützenmatt Park)
Kindermusik at Dreispitz
Swiss Mega Park – Trampolines, climbing and lots lots more
The jump factory Basel – Fantastic indoor trampoline park