Bergen County Winter FUN Guide | Bergen Moms Network

The temperature is dropping, and before you know it, we’ll have snow on the ground, but that doesn’t mean you need to stay home! We’ve compiled a full list of indoor and outdoor activities to keep you and your family having fun all Winter long. So, make a cup of hot chocolate and read on! 

TRY OUT A NEW SPORT OR PLAY INDOORS!

A student at the Manhattan Fencing Center

Fencing at the Manhattan Fencing Center –  84 Honeck Street, Englewood, NJ 07631

The Manhattan Fencing Center was started in 2007 by U.S. Fencing Hall of Fame Maestro Yury Gelman. We believe that fencing success has everything to do with the club and coaches. We pride ourselves on our exceptional facility, our world-class coaches and our dynamic programs.

Offering private lessons, group training, open bouting, tournaments, camps and clinics for recreational and competitive youth and adult students. 

Call now to take advantage of Manhattan Fencing Center’s 25% Grand Opening Promotion! 

Learn more by following along on Facebook and Instagram 

 

Rock Climbing at Gravity Vault – Upper Saddle River

A rock climbing gym that welcomes both novices and experts of the sport to take advantage of our top rope walls and 100+ bouldering problems!

Call to get your day pass

Learn more by following along on Facebook and Instagram 

 

Mini Golf at Monster Mini Golf – Paramus 

Monster Mini Golf is 18 holes of Indoor Glow-In-The-Dark miniature golf with 2 private party rooms and an arcade filled with redemption games for kids of all ages! It’s not scary, it’s fun! Check out the new mini bowling alley! 2 lanes 33 foot long! 

Call or learn more by following along on Facebook 

 

Indoor Skydiving at iFLY – Paramus 

Gear up and experience the sensation of flying in our state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnels.

Call or learn more by following along on Instagram

 

Toddler Turf Time at The Fountain Fitness Center – Ramsey

Bring your tot in to run, jump, play ball, burn off some energy and have fun on our amazing newly renovated 12,000 square foot open turf field. We provide all of the games and equipment, like various balls (of all shapes and sizes), hula hoops, mats to climb on, obstacle courses and more! We employ a fun staff that loves Toddlers! The perfect pairing.

Call to take advantage of a special introductory offer or to learn more. 

 

Open Play at NJ Swingsets – Midland Park

Rain, shine or anytime – come play on our swingsets! Best for children ages 2-9! Days and times vary so be sure to visit the website. 

Call or learn more by following along on Instagram

SEE A SHOW, VISIT THE AQUARIUM OR HAVE FUN WITH LEGOS!

A fun penguin creation at LEGOLAND Discovery Center New Jersey

Spend the day at LEGOLAND Discovery Center – East Rutherford

Come explore an indoor Winter Wonderland filled with all kinds of LEGO® holiday-themed creations made up of thousands of LEGO bricks. Make awesome LEGO creations, test your ninja skills in the NINJAGO Training Camp, eat at the LEGO Cafe and so much more.

 

See a holiday show at the Bergen PAC –  Englewood

There is no shortage of entertainment at the Bergen PAC, with year-round shows. Check out A Christmas Carol, New Jersey Ballet’s Nutcracker, Capitol Comedy and more.

Check out the lineup of events here.

 

New Jersey Sea Life Aquarium at American Dream – East Rutherford

Experience the city under the sea at New Jersey SEA LIFE Aquarium! Come face-to-fin with the ocean’s most fascinating creatures in 10+ interactive exhibits themed to New York’s most memorable moments. From breathtaking underwater tunnels to incredible up-close encounters with seahorses, sharks, rays, jellies and more, discover the wonders of the ocean without getting wet.

ENJOY THE FOLIAGE AT A NATURE CENTER OR BOTANICAL GARDEN!

The location for an easy child- friendly hike in the New Jersey Botanical Garden’s woodlands

Demarest Nature Center – Demarest

Tenafly Nature Center – Tenafly

Flat Rock Brook Nature Center – Englewood

Lorrimer Sanctuary – Franklin Lakes

New Jersey Botanical Garden – Ringwood

James McFaul Environmental Center – Wyckoff

Laurelwood Arboretum – Wayne

The Celery Farm – Allendale

 BUNDLE UP & BURN SOME ENERGY AT A LOCAL PLAYGROUND!

Glen Rock Area Playground – Glen Rock

Overpeck Park Playground – Ridgefield Park

Van Saun County Park – Paramus

Memorial Park, Kid’s Spot – Rutherford

Haworth Memorial Park “Castle Park” Playground – Haworth

Wyckoff Community Park & Playground – Wyckoff

HAVE A SIP AT A LOCAL BREWRY!

The rooftop at Five Dimes Brewery

The Alementary – Hackensack

Bolero Snort Brewery – Carlstadt

Brix City Brewing – Little Ferry

Five Dimes Brewery – Westwood

Gearblock Brewing Company – Waldwick

Hackensack Brewing Company – Hackensack

HEAD OUT FOR ICE SKATING, SNOW TUBING, A LIGHT SHOW & MORE!

The indoor slopes at Big SNOW American Dream

 

Bergen County’s Winter Wonderland, the seasonal family destination, has returned to Van Saun Park in Paramus with a season that begins Friday, November 25th. It includes Kids Activities, Carousel, Food Trucks, Beginner Rink, Ice Skating, Bergen Express Train Ride and more.

 
 
 
 
Join us during the most magical time of year and experience the joy and wonder of the Orchard of Lights.
 
 
Take your vehicle on a guided tour through 32 acres of brilliant holiday light displays, warm up by the fire pit and enjoy hot cocoa and treats in our retail farm market.
 
 
Take pictures with Santa • Make your own S’mores • Listen to Santa’s singing Reindeer
 
 
 
 
Abmas Farm – Wyckoff
 
 
Visit the barnyard which is open year-round, or check out a seasonal event like story time with Santa during various dates in December. And don’t forget to grab a bite from the market!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Campgaw Mountain is New Jersey’s premiere learn to ski/snowboard and tubing destination offering an alpine escape right in your backyard.
 
 
At Campgaw, we offer a variety of skiing and snowboarding terrain for all abilities with short lift lines, uncrowded trails, and the friendliest staff there is!
 
 
 
 
 
Big Snow American Dream is an indoor skiing and snowboarding park within the American Dream shopping and entertainment complex, at the Meadowlands Sports Complex
 
 
 
 
 
 
Join us for a late night of tree & holiday shopping. Freshly made hot chocolate & Santa’s cookies will be available from our hot chocolate hut.
 
The fire will be roaring and s’mores kits will be available. Come anytime between 4pm – 7pm during select dates in December.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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