Affordable Family-friendly Fun in Davis County

Summer is here and soon school will be out. With the kids at home, finding lots of activities to stay busy can be an exhausting and expensive task. Here is a city guide list of the fun Davis County offers without breaking the bank.


Cool down with the Clearfield Aquatic Center. This fitness complex offers a refreshing break from the blazing heat. Although admission is not free, it is pretty reasonable. Admission for youth 17 and under is $3 while adults are only $5.50. With a large lap pool, kiddie waterpark and waterslide, the Clearfield Aquatic Center is a great stop for the whole family to enjoy.


Ellison Park is another great summer hangout spot for the family. Besides being completely free, the park offers plenty of recreation opportunities. Basketball courts, baseball diamonds, football fields, a sand volleyball court, tennis courts, picnic pavilions, barbeque grills, a skate park, playground equipment and a splash pad fill this 44 acre park.

Plunge into Layton’s Surf N’ Swim year around. Enjoy this fun waterpark all summer long. During the cooler months, a unique bubble covers the wave and lap pools. Admission for children ages three and under is free while everyone else in the family pays $4.50 for an all-day pass.



Kaysville Theater offers a less expensive movie going experience Monday through Saturday. Admission costs $2 per movie for everyone 2-years and older and $3 for Friday and Saturday night shows after 6 p.m.

Boondocks Fun Center offers reasonable specials including Family Fun Mondays and $12 Tuesdays. Check out all the activities they offer including mini golf and go-carts.



The new Station Park provides so many family friendly options. Enjoy bouts of laughter coming from the centrally located playground complete with music and a multi-color light up fountain. Check out their event calendar for more upcoming summer fun.