Activate Your Child’s Summer

The lazy days of summer may be here but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep your kids active. In Dellrose, kids can splash in the resort-style pool, hit the playground or up their tennis game. Dellrose parents also take advantage of our greater Cypress location to activate fun and learning all summer long.


Here’s a list of favorites:


Amusement Parks


Oil Ranch

23501 Macedonia Road

Hockley, TX , 77447

$15.95 weekdays, $19.95 weekends. Free for ages 2 and under.


Boasting 50 acres of fun, the Oil Ranch has been a favorite summer destination for families since 1976. Milk a cow, fish, swim, ride a pony or train, mine for gold, play paintball and more.


Hurricane Harbor SplashTown

21300 Interstate 45 N

Spring TX 77373



Splash, slide and get soaked at Houston’s premier water park. Younger visitors can play in Coconut Bay, a fun-filled interactive children’s area while teens and adults take the “Paradise Plunge” or ride the “Tornado.”


Pick Your Own


Chmielewski’s Blueberry Farm 
23810 Bauer Hockley Road,

Hockley, TX 77447
Free admission

Introduce your kids to seven different varieties of blueberries perfect for baking into pies or eating right out of the bucket. Pre-picked blueberries also available.


Blackberries of Houston
19531 Cypress Church Road

Cypress, TX 77433

Free admission

Blueberries not your style? Take the kids to pick thorn-less blackberries at this pick-your-own farm.


Matt Family Orchard & Nursery
21110 Bauer Hockley Road

Tomball, TX 77377

Free admission

Go home with blueberries, blackberries, pears, figs, citrus and more depending on the season. The farm also offers a playground, sporting equipment, educational tours, evening hayrides and campfire sing-alongs




Zube Park

17560 Roberts Road

Hockley, TX 77447



Pack a picnic and head out to this popular 140-acre playground. There’s something for everyone, including a splash pad, free train rides, an exercise pavilion and plenty of trails.


Hockley Park

28515 Old Washington Road

Hockley, TX 77447-9130



Get your Soap Box Derby on at this park which boasts its own half-mile derby track. There’s also a lake to fish in, trails, picnic tables and a playground.


Local Amusements


Lone Star Pinball Museum

35222 Hempstead Highway

Hockley, TX 77447

Free, must make advance reservations


Ditch the Xbox and show your kids how teens used to play. Pinball wizards will love seeing and touching  machines and arcade games dating back to the 1920s.


The Showboat Drive-In

22422 FM 2920 Road

Hockley, TX 77447

$8 adults, $6 ages 3-12, free for 2 and under


Enjoy two feature films and a one-of-kind experience for one low price. There is a playground for kids and the theater allows people to bring their dogs.


Houston or Bust


Children’s Museum of Houston

1500 Binz Street

Houston, TX 77004

$12 adults and children, $11 seniors, free for 1 and under


Cast your crew because it’s showtime at the museum. All summer long kids will be able to explore five movie sets including Superhero City, Dino World, Wizarding Workshop, Space Trek and Pirate paradise.


NASA Space Center Houston

1601 E NASA Pkwy
Houston, TX 77058
$28-$30 per person, $5 for parking


If space is your kid’s final frontier, don’t miss this leading science and space exploration learning center with a Space Center Theater, Blast-Off Theater, The Feel of Space, Astronaut Gallery, Starship Gallery, and a Kids’ Space Place.


Houston Zoo

6200 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030


Spend some time checking out the 4,500 animals that make the Houston Zoo their home. Special activities and events are offered during the summer.


Downtown Aquarium

410 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77002
$20.99 adults, $19.99 children under 42-inches tall


Spend the day under the sea at this magnificent six-acre entertainment and dining complex featuring more than 300 species of aquatic life from around the globe.