3 Great Tips for Inexpensive Summer Fun!

It’s summertime! The kids are home from school and looking for fun activities for this summer. Thankfully, summer fun doesn’t have to be pricey! Look for inexpensive ways to entertain your family all summer long. Check out our favorite inexpensive summertime fun solutions:

Library Summer Reading Programs:

Hit the local library! Take advantage of the fun summer reading programs offered by your local library. Many libraries have programs for kids and adults with some great rewards at the end. Rewards include gift cards and free admittance to local amusement parks and sporting events. Find a local library near you!

Little girl sitting on the floor and reading books in library


Free Movie and Bowling Programs:

Many movie theaters offer $1 movie days or $1 popcorn days! Check out your local movie theater to see what specials they are offering. Thankfully, the same can be said about bowling alleys! Many bowling alleys have “Kids Bowl Free” programs offering kids 1 – 2 free games every week. Check out https://www.kidsbowlfree.com/ to sign your child up for free bowling this summer.

young girl playing in a bowling alley

Summer Playground Programs:

Does your township or community offer Summer Playground? Summer playground programs offer kids games, activities, crafts and even field trips weekday mornings throughout the summer. The best part… many of these programs are very low-cost. Some townships even offer this program for free if you are a resident! This is a great way to keep the kids busy this summer.

Little children playing hopscotch, outdoors


If you haven’t booked your summer family vacation yet, be sure to check out our Summer Loan Special and Summer Skip-a-pay to help make all of your vacation dreams a reality this summer. We make the summer living easy at Blue Chip FCU.