Fall Conference for Veterinarians

Family-Friendly Activities in Champaign-Urbana

Office of Public Engagement

3505 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, MC-002
2001 S. Lincoln Ave.
Urbana, IL 61802
P: (217) 333-2907
F: (217) 333-4628

Lawrence D. Firkins, DVM, MS, MBA Associate Dean for Public Engagement

We know that many of our visitors would like to bring their family with them when visiting the College. Below is a list of recommendations of our favorite local family attractions.

Family Activities in Champaign-Urbana

Indoor Activities

Elevate Trampoline Park 

Jupiter’s at the Crossing (indoor arcade) 

Urbana Indoor Aquatic Center

Skateland Savoy (also has laser tag)

William M. Staerkel Planetarium

Orpheum Children’s Museum

Spurlock Museum


Outdoor Activities

Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch

Meadowbrook Park

Hessel Park

Japan House & Arboretum

Prairie Farm


Drop-In Childcare

Drop-in childcare is available just down the street from the College of Veterinary Medicine and the iHotel and Conference Center at Lodgic Champaign. For more information, visit the Lodgic website.


For a complete listing of activities in the area, check out the Visit Champaign County website.