Gym X-Treme

Indoor Play Lewis Center

Channel your inner Mary Lou Retton at open gymnastics facility Gym X-Treme is making the world of gymnastics more accessible and less intimidating for many central Ohioans who’ve never had an opportunity to walk across a 4-inch-wide balance beam, swing on a set of uneven bars or tumble across a bouncy floor mat. By opening its two facilities in Lewis…

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North Orange Park

Family Favorite Free Lewis Center Outdoor Play

Clever layout allows parents to keep watchful eye on kids With so many innovative community parks popping up around central Ohio, it’s a great time to be a kid in the capital city. Sprawling recreation areas, such as North Orange Park in Lewis Center, also make it a great time to be a parent here. The 36-acre community complex –…

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Highbanks

Free Lewis Center Metro Park Outdoor Play

From neat nature center to natural play area, metro park pleases kids The Highbanks Metro Park in Lewis Center has served me well during my more than 20 years of living in Columbus. When I was single, I’d often jog around a circular wooded path at the 1,159-acre park, forested with oaks, hickories, aspens and ash trees. Before getting married,…

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Sky Zone

Indoor Play Lewis Center

Exercise is fun at indoor trampoline park Jumping is something that my young children love to do. They jump on their beds. They jump on the couch. And, sometimes, they even jump on me. So the idea of taking them somewhere where they could jump to their little hearts’ content appealed to me. I heard of a place called the…

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