Finding activities to keep your kids and teens entertained, educated and occupied can be a hassle and a full-time job. Luckily, this section outlines a wide variety of highly recommended activities available to Cayman’s tight-knit community.
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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many events and activities have been forced to cancel or reschedule for a later date. For daily updates on all the big events happening in the Cayman Islands, see the events calendar on Explore Cayman. Family friendly events can be found on the events calendar on Cayman Parent.
We have provided details on family outings, parks and playgroups, various sports and cultural activities, as well as interesting places to visit and summer camps.
Additionally, when looking to book trips and various activities for your kids check out the Explore Cayman magazine and website and the Cayman Parent magazine and website. Here you will find child-friendly options for family outings, ideas for birthday parties, along with pricing, special deals and a great calendar of events.
Whether your child’s passion is painting, ceramics or film-making, there’s plenty of courses and camps available to nurture those creative talents in the Cayman Islands.
There are a good number of playgroups and other activities for mothers and babies which meet on a weekly basis. These are great places to meet people especially if you are new parent or new to Cayman.Read More
Throughout the year, there are many activities for children that celebrate local traditions, such as Pirates Week and Junior Batabano. Visit the Activities for Adults chapter and the comprehensive Explore Cayman Events Calendar at for details. Also visit the Cayman Parent Events page for other kid friendly events.Read More
Although Cayman is fairly small, the diverse community and idyllic weather encourages an active lifestyle and keeps everyone busy. The real issue will be finding the time to do it all.
When it rains in Cayman it really pours. That’s when it’s essential to know where the indoor facilities are located. Here is a list of fun places to take your children during the rainy season.
Most high schools and some church youth groups provide opportunities for taking part in dramatic presentations. The Cayman Drama Society also offers acting classes, theatre set production, sound, lighting and make-up. The standard is high and overseas-trained teachers and volunteers have raised the reputation of the theatre in Cayman to the highest level.
Music at high school level is very competitive in Cayman. Many of the schools have very good music departments. There are also several excellent options for private music tuition.
There are a variety of parks in the Cayman Islands. From swings and climbing frames to sandpits and amazing sculptures they each have something different to offer. Parks can also be used to host parties and other celebrations.
A number of informal playgroups for infants and toddlers and their carers meet on a weekly basis. Read on for details of when and where they meet.
There are so many things to do in the great outdoors in Cayman that you will be spoiled for choice. Below is the most comprehensive and up-to-date list you will find of outdoor facilities and activities for children.
Regal Camana Bay Stadium 6 at Camana Bay (55 Market Street in Jasmine Court) offers specially priced matinees every day before 6pm. The six screens show all the latest releases and during the school holidays, especially at Christmas and in the summer, they show more films for children.
There is a diverse range of sport offerings on-Island whether your child wants to be a hardcore athlete or simply part of a team.
Cayman’s public libraries are a great place to encourage a love of books. The libraries boast a fully accessible physical book collection for both adults and children as well as a comprehensive e-book collection.
Youth Groups provide teens with education, training and valuable experience. Many churches on Island will host youth groups on Friday evenings. They are also a great way to meet new people and make new friends.