The weather is gorgeous across the valley of the sun and spring is a popular time for outdoor events. With Spring Break right around the corner, you will want to take advantage of the beautiful weather and enjoy all of the activities in North Phoenix near Sky Crossing.
Arizona is home to the Cactus League and the month of March is full of spring training games. You can watch baseball and eat hot dogs under the sun, which is fun for the whole family! There are 10 different facilities that host 15 teams including the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Kansas City Royals, and more. There are multiple games each day and it is the perfect way to get ready for the upcoming baseball season!
Another way to enjoy the weather is to walk around the Phoenix Zoo. It has been opened since 1962 and spreads across 125 acres of Papago Park, one of the largest in the United States. A non-profit organization runs the Phoenix Zoo and exhibits include camel rides, a 4-D theater, splash pads, monkeys, elephants, a stingray exhibit, and a giraffe encounter. In March, you can even participate in the Zoo Move & Groove 5K. This is an annual event that also holds a 1K inside the zoo for the kids!
Arizona Science Center
This isn’t outdoors, but it’s located in the middle of downtown Phoenix where you can walk around after visiting the educational center. There are 305 hands-on exhibits including Dinosaurs of Antarctica and a planetarium. The Arizona Science Center is fun for all ages and a great learning experience, too!
Hurricane Harbor Phoenix
No spring break would be complete without some water fun. Opening for the season in March, it is located in Glendale, but just a quick drive on the freeway from Sky Crossing. They offer deals for the whole family to experience their 35-acre water park complete with a splash pad and plenty of thrill rides.
Castles & Coasters
With locations in Phoenix and Mesa, Castles and Coasters is a convenient place to spend spring break. The 18-hole miniature golf course also has an indoor video game arcade and other rides. Plus, the amusement park has batting cages, giving the entire family hours of fun. Morgan from Modern Thrill goes to Castles and Coasters each spring break and says, “it’s a great place to work on your putting while enjoying the sunshine of Arizona”.
Amenities at Sky Crossing
If you don’t feel like venturing away from Sky Crossing, the luxurious community is home to endless amenities.
For some physical activity, Sky Crossing has a state of the art fitness center with only the best equipment along with televisions, a variety of weekly classes, and a private studio.
Sky Crossing also has an aquatic center where you can take a dip in the beach entry pool or lounge in the shaded seating area. There are also water features and a detached kid-safe splash pad.
Throughout the property, you will find pocket parks, surrounded by ramadas. Sky Crossing also has a full-size basketball court, barbeque pavilion and splash pad.