Parents need time off in order to be good parents!  Hiring a babysitter is great, but sometimes that just isn’t an option.  Thankfully there are alternatives in the Plano area: drop-in childcare centers and organizations that provide special Parents Night Out events.  The ones the moms on the PAM Facebook Page recommend are below.  If you’re looking for a babysitter check this post for tips and places to find one. Please share others via a post comment.  Have a great night OUT!

Photo from This Side Up! Family Center

Photo from This Side Up! Family Center

Drop-In Childcare

Kiddin’ Around Play Care
6209 Chapel Hill Blvd, Plano
9377 Lebanon Rd, Frisco

  • Kiddin around on chapel hill in Plano is where I take my son. .it’s a drop off daycare
  • I also love Kiddin Around!
  • We love Kiddin Around, have used them for several years, I totally trust them.

Adventure Kids Playcare
4817 W. Park Blvd, Plano

Ashley’s 24/7 Mommy Care
806 Ashwood Dr., Allen
Open days, nights, weekends, drop-in, holidays

Little Stars 24/7 Daycare
1000 Lala Dr., Plano
Open days, nights, weekends, drop-in, holidays

Parents Night Out

WOGA Plano
World Olympic Gymnastics Center
1937 W. Parker Road, Plano
Ages 5-12
select Fridays from 7-9:30pm. Reservations not required.

This Side Up! Family Fun Center
A non-profit which provides a safe, family- friendly environment while giving parents all the tools, skills and quality activities they need to move from surviving to thriving!  Check their website for the next Parents Date Night. Ages 0 – 13 years. Space is limited in the 0-4 year old area, so sign up early to ensure your spot. Registration is required and starts at 12:01am on the first of each month.

  • This Side Up Family Fun center (great NPO)
  • THIS SIDE UP! Family FUN Center ~ it is fabulous!!! Once a month they have parent’s date night with extremely low cost child care!!!! I love it!

ASI Gymnastics
4051 Rosemeade Pkwy. North Dallas
1280 Central Expy. North, Allen
Ages 3-14
ASI gymnastics has open gym every Friday from 7-10 for $10 ages 3+ and Saturday parents night out events monthly 6-10pm.

My Gym
5454 Main Street, Frisco
Ages 2+
Registration required.

Newton’s Lab
Sci-Tech Discovery Center, Frisco
Ages 7-13

Bounce U
2532 Summit Ave, Plano
Every Friday from 6-10pm, includes pizza, reservations required.

Wylie Acting Group
711 Business Way, Wylie
Ages 5-18
Third Friday of every month

Quiggley’s Clayhouse
1344 E. Belt Line Rd, Richardson
Ages 4+, second Friday of every month 6-9pm

Color Me Mine
3401 Preston Road, Frisco
Last Friday of each month from 6-9pm, ages 6-10, includes pizza

Golden Grip Gymnastics
2320 Los Rios Blvd, Plano
every Friday from 7-10pm

Metroplex Gymnastics
205 E. Bethany Drive, Allen
every Friday & Saturday from 6:30-11pm
ages 3-12, pizza and drinks provided

Plano Park & Rec
The City of Plano Parks and Rec offers a ‘Kids Night Out’ once a month specifically for Special Needs kids and their siblings during the fall and spring. Registration is through the Plano Leisure catalog that comes out quarterly I believe.

All Parents’ Nights Out are offered on select days and locations. Ask your branch for full details and a schedule.

Plano Aerobats
ages 4-14, fourth Friday of the month 7-9:30pm

The Gymnastics Place
17815 Davenport Rd, North Dallas
select Fridays from 6-10pm for ages 3+

Plano Children’s Theater
1301 Custer Rd, Plano
Check their website for upcoming Parents Night Out events.