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Leapin’ Lizards is an indoor, climate controlled inflatable fun center open seven days a week for walk-in play and parties. Our 9,000 square foot fun zone is filled with giant inflatable play structures, a kid’s interactive play area, toddler area, three private party rooms and concessions. We also have a parent area with comfortable seating, FREE Wi-Fi, and big screen TVs.
We invite you and your kids to enjoy an unlimited amount of sliding, bouncing, jumping and leaping at our indoor play center. Pay one price for ALL DAY PLAY! Parents and babies under one are FREE when accompanying a paying child.
Our inflatable arena features wall-to-wall fun with slides, obstacle courses, interactive bounce houses and combination units. Our interactive play area is filled with kid sized play houses, games, and toys. This unique combination of physical activity and imaginative play promote physical health and social, sensory, and motor skills. Guaranteed to keep your kids active, healthy, and happy!
Leapin’ Lizards holds the best, most fun and original parties in the Valdosta area. Our parties are customized exclusively for our special guests. We offer many party packages and most of our party packages are all inclusive, you just have to bring the kids and we will take care of everything!!!! We can even provide the cake. Leapin’ Lizards is also available after hours for private events.
Leapin’ Lizards was created by a local mom of three children (one with special needs). As a parent of a child with autism, we truly understand the unique gifts and abilities of all children. The center is family owned and operated is focused on providing a clean, safe, and fun environment for children of all ages.
Located at 416 Dale Ln., Valdosta, GA, less than 1 mile south of the Valdosta Mall off St, Augustine Rd.
For more information about Leapin Lizards Party and Fun Zone visit their Facebook page. Leapin' Lizard's Facebook Page!!! COMING SOON TO VALDOSTA!
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For more information contact Barbara Fender at 229-292-6616.
Summer break is a great time to catch up on your reading.
It's also pretty necessary for our young readers to maintain their skills. Below are links to some of the local school's recommended reading lists for the 2011 summer break.
Lowndes High School
Lowndes Middle, Hahira Middle, and Pine Grove Middle
Valdosta High School
Some recommended reads for Elementary ages might include:
Falconer: Olivia series pigs, fiction
Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good.
Cannon: Crickwing, Pinduli, Stellaluna, Verdi, insects, fiction
Picture books about unappreciated and fascinating creatures
Lobel: Frog and Toad stories classics
Each of the frog and toad stories include several short tales about two very good friends.
DeFelice: One Potato, Two Potato c2006 fairy tale
A very poor, humble couple live so simple a life they share everything, until the husband discovers a pot with magical powers buried under the very last potato in the garden.
Gutman: My Weird School school, humor
A fun series of books about school life that appeal to reluctant readers.
Pearson: Kingdom Keepers series suspense fiction
When Disney comes looking for five teenagers to serve as actors for a new technology-Daylight Hologram Images (DHIs), there is more to it than meets the eye.