Updated by Sarah Blackwell
I’m sure every parent will agree they can use a few hours off now and then. Instead of worrying about finding a baby sitter though, try sending your little ones to one of these many well-known, well-established and fun local organizations that offer Parents’ Night Out (‘PNO’) options. Many offer a variety of activities for the kids and it will also give your child an opportunity to make new friends.
This year we separated out places that offer Drop In Childcare Options in the Evening from those that are typical Parents’ Night Out Providers. If you know of another business or organization that offers a Parents’ Night Out option please shoot us an email HERE so we can add it to this list!
For more details or to register please use links and contact information for each PNO listed below.
Drop In Childcare Options with Evening Hours:
Address: Three locations in the Triad:
Greensboro – 2500 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27408 / Phone: (336) 288-2004
High Point – 3735 Admiral Dr #107, High Point, NC / Phone: (336) 882-3735
Burlington – 3398 S. Church St. Burlington, NC 27215 / Phone: (336) 524-8873
Website: Greensboro: www.bizikidz.com; High Point: www.bizikidzhighpoint.com; Burlington: www.bizikidzburlington.com
Details and Cost: Ages 1 – 11 and can stay up to four hours; Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-7:00pm; Friday 8:30am-10:00pm; Saturday 10:00am-10:00pm; call your location for more details.
Drop N’ Play
Address: Three locations in Greensboro:
~ 600 Industrial Way, Greensboro, NC 27406 / Phone: (336) 280-4328
~ Georgia Street, Greensboro, NC 27408 / Phone: (336) 280-4328
~ 406 Hwy 150 W, Greensboro, NC 27455 / Phone: (336) 298-4815
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/dropnplayGSO
Details and Cost: Offered to kids from potty-trained age on up. Call for details and dates.
Address: 3206 Silas Creek Pkwy / Phone: (336) 760-2585
Details and Cost: Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-10:00pm; Friday and Saturday: 9:00am-12:00am; two hour minimum stay. Contact directly for costs and further details.
Address: 5315-J Liberty Road, Greensboro,NC 27406
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/kidvillage.dropinchildcare
Details and Cost: Ages 1 – 11, up to four hours, can do monthly rates or hourly; Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:30am-5:30 pm; Friday 9:30am-10:30pm; Saturday 4:30pm-10:30pm
Stay N Play – Greensboro
Address: 5314 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC 27410
Phone: (336) 895-1040
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Stay-and-Play-Hourly-Drop-In-Childcare-660248160696021/?fref=ts
Details and cost: Monday and Wednesday 8:30-8:00; Tuesday and Thursday 8:30-6:00 with on call hours from 6:00-8:00 pm; Friday 8:30-10:00; Saturday 9:00-10:00; Sunday 12:00-6:00. $9 Per Hour – One Child ages 12 months-12 years; $13 Per Hour – Two Children ages 12 months – 12 years; $18 per Hour – Three Children ages 12 months -12 years.
Parents’ Night Out Providers:
Air Fun Trampoline Park
Address: 2268 Golden Gate Drive, Greensboro 27405
Contact Number or email: 336-450-2102, email@example.com
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AirFunTrampolinePark
Details and Cost: Visit our website for upcoming parent’s night out dates and pricing or give us a call.
Address: 4786 Kinnamon Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone Number: 336-766-3599
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/Clemmons-Gymnastics-431150316959147
Details and Cost: Parents night out normally happen on the first Friday Night of every month.
The cost is $25.00 per child. Price includes pizza dinner, a snack later in the evening, and tumbling.
Flip Force Gymnastics
Address: 1128 Snow Bridge Lane, Kernersville, NC 27284
Phone Number: 336-996-5158
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/Flip-Force-Gymnastics-96953340957/?ref=bookmarks
Details and Cost: Parents Night Out is open gym, group games, and lots of fun. New bounce house for ages six and up. Pizza dinner and drink included. From 5:30 to 9 pm. $15 members; $20 guests. Register the Wednesday before. For dates and more details, call the number above.
High Point YMCA
Address: PNO offered at TWO locations
Grubb Family YMCA, 609 Trindale Rd, Trinity, NC 27370 / (336) 861-7788
Hartley Drive Family YMCA, 150 West Hartley Dr, High Point, NC 27265 / (336) 869-0151 (Phone)
HP YMCA Website: www.hpymca.org
Details and Cost: More information for Grubb Family YMCA PNO can be found HERE. More information on Hartley Drive Family YMCA PNO can be found HERE. Prices and details differ at each location.
High Point Gymnastics Academy
Address: 3530 N Main St, High Point, NC 27265
Phone: (336) 869-3589
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/highpointgymnastics/?fref=ts
Details and Cost: Offered a few times a year. Check website for dates to be announced. Ages 5 & up, $25 first child, $40 for two children, $50 for three children. Usually offered on Saturday nights from 6:30-10pm and includes pizza and crafts.
Address: 502 N Broad St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101 (PNO location tbd closer to date)
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/imprintsWS
Details and Costs: Only hosts PNO in December, but just in time for parents to have a few hours to have stress free holiday shopping. Please check their Facebook page and website closer to the end of the year for exact information on when and where their PNO will be located. Cost for Imprints Cares Members is $30 and for Non-members the cost is $35. Price includes dinner and activities.
Kaleideum North (formerly Sciworks)
Address: 400 W. Hanes Mill Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/sciworksmuseum
Details and Costs: Kaleideum North offers PNO several times throughout the year. The fee is $20/Kaleideum member child or $25/non-member child. It is $5 off for each additional sibling. Pre-registration required. Fee includes pizza dinner, museum exploration time, a planetarium show, and other activities.
Kidsport Gymnastic Academy
Address: 3370 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215
Phone: (336) 538-0073
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/kidsportgymnastics
Details and Cost: Times 6-10 pm. PNO is for ages 4-13 years old. Cash only: $25 first child, $15 for second child. Check Facebook page for upcoming dates.
Kids Business of Lexington (affiliated with the J. Smith Young YMCA)
Address: 119 West 3rd Avenue, Lexington, NC 27292 (At the Dillon Center at the J. Smith Young YMCA)
Phone: (336) 242-1134
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/kidsbusinessoflex
Details and Cost: Has PNO, as well as drop-in childcare M-F 8am-6pm ages 1-12 for $8/first hour and $4/each additional hour with sibling $4/hour up to 4 hours, STEM/Robotics, tutoring and camps.
Little Blank Canvas
Address: 3735 Admiral Dr. Suite 105, High Point NC 27265
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/LittleBlankCanvas
Details and Cost: PNO offered every second Friday of the month from September through May, from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Drop off your kid for a fun evening creating a masterpiece! They will paint a canvas, eat pizza and have a blast while you enjoy your evening! Min. Age: 5 yr. $30/child (2 slices of Pizza and all art supplies included per participant). Register in advance to reserve your spot.
Little Gym of Greensboro
Address: 3369 Battleground Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27410
Phone Number: 336-545-1117
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/the-Little-Gym-of-Greensboro-107372799288280
Details and Cost: Little Gym of Greensboro regularly hosts what they call “Parents’ Survival Nights’, with each lasting from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $22.00 for gym members and $27.00 for non-members. Fee includes games, music and crafts. Upcoming dates include September 16th, October 21st, November 18th, and December 16th, 2017.
Address: 1027 Eastchester Dr, High Point, NC 27265
Phone: (336) 410-4555
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SproutsNC
Details and Cost: Offered twice a month. Dates to be announced. Dinner is included. Click HERE for more info. Times: 5-9pm. Cost: $25 for one child/$10 for siblings.
Superior Martial Arts
Address: 1214 Reynolda Road, Suite C, Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/superiormaws
Details and Cost: Usually host one Parents Night Out every month, and each one has a different theme. The PNO is usually held on the second Friday of every month from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $10 and it includes 3 hours of games, pizza, training and more.
Address: 1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington, NC 27215
Phone: (336) 222-5134
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Burlington-Recreation-Parks-125943470752043/?fref=ts
Details and Cost: Hosts a variety of programs for youth and teens. Including: Preteen Night Out, Middle School Night Out, Family Trivia Night, Burlington Youth Council, Teen 2 Teen Video, and holiday events. Activities can include dance, games, arts and crafts, the Wii, board games, and corn hole. Concessions and arcade games are available for a small fee. Cost: varies.
TRU Taekwondo Centers
Address(es): TWO locations – 12201 N NC Highway 150, Winston-Salem, NC 27127 AND 5065 Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Phone: 336-788-5333 (Peters Creek #) and 336-418-0152 (Country Club #)
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/trutkd
Details and Cost: Check website or Facebook page for upcoming dates.
Tumblebees Ultimate Gym
Address: 6904 Downwind Rd., Greensboro, NC 27409
Details and Cost: Tumblebees Ultimate Gym hosts Parents Night Out events throughout the year. Parents Night Out is from 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm on selected Saturday nights. The cost for current students is $25 if pre-registered or $30 day of event. For non-students the cost is $30 if pre-registered or $35 day of event. The price includes gymnastics, games, arts & crafts, movies and more. Children must be potty trained. Pizza is available at a cost of $3 for two slices.
Address: 4553 US Highway 220N, Summerfield, NC 27358
Contact Number or email: (336) 298-4968; firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/wonderlandstudiosinc
Details and Cost: Drop your kids off with us and enjoy a date night out! Rest assured your kids will be well entertained and looked after and will have a blast with us! We run regular movie nights and drop & shop events. All our events include crafts, activities, games, snacks and drinks. Our movie nights include pizza and popcorn and we have a mini movie theater with a projector set up in our studio… The kids love it! Costs vary but a movie night typically costs $15/child (siblings are only an additional $10) for a 2.5 hour event. Check out our calendar for the next event!
YMCA of Northwest North Carolina
Address: Multiple locations throughout Triad, visit www.ymcanwnc.org/ to find locations
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/YMCAofNWNC
Details and Cost: Below is a listing of dates and costs for PNO at various local YMCA’s. Click HERE to see some of this information posted online.
Fulton Family YMCA, coming in 2018;
William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Friday of every month. 5:00-9:00pm, Cost to sign up in advance: Members: $15 for 1 child / $10 for each additional child, Potential Members: $15 for each child, Cost to sign up day of: Members: $15 per child, Potential Members: $20 for each child;
Robinhood Road Family YMCA $15 for members and potential members; Hours: 5-8pm; 2nd Saturday of each month, Late registration fee of $10;
Stokes Family YMCA, “Date Nite Late Nite” Monthly (typically 3rd Friday unless otherwise noted) Ages 1 – 12 years, Date Nite (7pm – midnight Friday) $15 members/$18 potential members, Late Nite (7pm – 8am Saturday morning), $25 members/$28 potential members (dinner is served at every event);
Jerry Long Family YMCA, Monthly 5:30-9:30 pm, $20/Members and $35/Potential Members, Additional $5 per child if signing up the day of the event, Ages 6 weeks-5th grade;
Kernersville Family YMCA, “Drop and Shop” Ages 6-11 Morning Days/Hours: Monday-Saturday, Session 1 8:30 am-11:00am, Session 2 9:00 am-11:30am, Session 3 9:30 am-12:00pm, Afternoon Days/HoursMonday-Thursday Session 1 5:00 pm-7:30pm, Session 2 5:30 pm-8:00pm, $15 for first child/ $5 additional child;
Davie Family YMCA, Monday-Friday 8:30am-12:00pm; Monday-Thursday, 4:00-7:30pm, Members: $10 per child, Potential Members: $15 per child, Ages 0-5 mornings, 0-11 on mornings when school is out, and 0-11 in the evenings;
Yadkin Family YMCA, 1st or 2nd Fridays of every month from 5:30-9:30pm, Ages: 6wks – 12yrs, Members: $15 per child, Potential Members: $20 per child ($15 for 3rd child+)