Best of 2018


The Best of KidGooRoo awards were created to recognize and celebrate the highest-rated listings in the KidGooRoo lineup of over 100,000 programs, as determined by our subscribers. To qualify for this outstanding achievement, winners had to capture at least five parent reviews in 2018, with an average rating score of 4.5 or greater. Besides being honored by us, this means parents love these programs! Check out all of our winners:

5 Roo Programs

A & G Dance Company

Albright Knok Art Gallery

Allaire Country Day Camp

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools – Flower Mound, TX

Art on the Rocks – Fitchburg

Bee You Kids Yoga

Better Than Broadway Productions

Bronx Zoo

Bruce Chung’s Tae Kwon Do

Building Blocks Learning Center-Wilkes Barre

Camelback Lodge Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark

Camp Sobaco

Camp TeBeCe

Cape May Zoo

Castle in the Trees Playground

Center Stage Dance Studio – Melrose, MA

Chatsworth Jr Baseball League

Cheer Dream Xplosion

Children Montessori

Colorin Spanish Immersion Program

Connetquot Youth Soccer

Count Basie Theatre – Performing Arts Academy

Country Gate Players

Cutting Edge Kempo Karate

David Sanders Dance Dynamics – Farmingville

Doyle Community Park & Conservation Center

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

East Coast Dance Company

ESF Camp – Ranney

Expanding HoriZens Childrens Yoga – Kids Yoga Classes

Fenom Fit

Firefly Yogis – Kids Yoga Classes

Follow Your Art

Forsyth Nature Center

Franklin Early Childhood Center – Melrose, MA

Fun Bus – N. Middlesex, W. Somerset County and Plainfield

Getty Villa

Giggleberry Fair

Gravity Vault – Middletown

Gymboree Play and Music – Ocean

Gym-Nest & Galaxy Cheerleading

Happy Feet Dance Studio – Cherry Hill

Hunterdon Art Museum

Inspired Minds Fine Art School

Jacqueline Rivera’s Dance Couture – Ronkonkoma

Jersey Shore Pirate Adventures

Jersey Shore Skim Camp

John W. Engeman Theater

Kalahari Resort – Pocono Manor, PA

Kids World – Oak Park, CA


Knoebels Grove Amusement Resort and Campground

Knoebles Amusement Resort

Le Club Gymnastics

Mansfield Academy of Dance

Masks by Design

MB2 Raceway – Sylmar, CA

Melrose Youth Soccer

Michaels – The Arts & Crafts Store – Leominster

Middletown Arts Center

Mifflin Community Library

Miss Pam’s Dance Program

Miss Robyn’s School of Dance

Morris United Soccer Club

Movement Dance Academy

Mulligan’s Miniature Golf

Music Together Coastal Melodies – Ocean

My Gym – Northridge, CA

My Gym – Westfield, NJ

New York Dance – Harrison, NY

New York State Fort Niagara State Park

Newfane Public Library

NFL Flag NJ – Delbarton

Njswim Manasquan – Manasquan, NJ

Nora’s Ovenworks

Ocean Grove Junior Guards

Old Bridge Girls Soccer League

OnStage Dance Studio – Lockport

Parrish Art Museum

Pendo Karate

Perna Dance Center

Piccolo Mondo Learning Center

Pinot’s Palette – East Brunswick

Pinot’s Palette – Somerville

Pinot’s Palette – Wall Township

Reading Public Museum & Art Gallery

Red Apple Farm

Ronald Reagan Pesidental Library

Roseland School of Dance – Oakdale

Rota Spring Farm

Sachem Community Youth Services

San Diego Zoo

Santa Barbara Zoo

Santa Clara Soccer School

Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park

Shinjitsu Self Defense

Shoreican Child Services

Shoreline Dance Academy

Sierra Canyon Day Camp

Skirball Cultural Center – Los Angeles, CA

Snapology of Monmouth County

Starfish Dance Studio

Stellar All Stars

Studio Q

SUSA Academy

Taubenslag Productions

Tender Care Nursery

The Academy of Dance Arts – Tinton Falls, NJ

The Adventure Park at Long Island

The Gardener’s Spot

The Goddard School-Wall Township

The LR Preschool of Sayville

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Musician’s Place

The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center

The Spring Lake Community House and Spring Lake

The Works

Turning Pointe Dance Studio – Flower Mound, TX

Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium

W.H. Walters Free Public Library – Alpha Public Library

Warren County Library – Southwest Branch

West Valley Dance Academy

Wood Kingdom of Farmingdale

World Karate – Wall, NJ


4.99 – 4.75 Roo Programs



5-6-7-8 Dance – Stewartsville, NJ

A C Moore Arts & Craft Store – Holbrook

Abigail Bottoms Preschool

Adells School Of Dance

Advantage Music

Allaire Community Farm

Amerikick – Marlton

Aquarium of the Pacific

Aunty Ellen’s Creative Confections

Avalon Park


Barrett Park

Beaver Island State Park

Best Gymnastics

Big Dons Wild River Mini Golf

Blackstone Public Library

Blaze Gymnastics of Syracuse, LLC

Blydenburgh County Park

Boston Children’s Museum

BounceU of Nesconset

Bowlmor – Green Brook

Brad Angelo Lanes

Branchburg Sports Complex

Brookhaven Parks Department

Brookside School

Build A Bear Workshop – Northridge Fashion Center

Bustos Martial Arts – Holbrook

California Science Center

Camp Edey

Canobie Lake Park

Carousel Museum

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach – Seaside Heights

Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium

Chatsworth South Park Recreation

Children’s Museum of East End

Chocolate Works – Stony Brook, NY

Cho’s Legacy TKD Martial Arts

Chuck E. Cheese’s – Bridgewater, NJ

CMC Dance Company

Color Me Mine – Encino

Color Me Mine – Porter Ranch

Corriganville Park

Cousins Paintball – Long Island

Cowabunga’s – North Reading, MA

Crazy Rhythms Dance Center

Dance for Joy – Brielle, NJ

Dance Track Studio

Dankos All American Fitness – Plains, PA

Dave & Buster’s – Woburn

Davis Farmland Discovery Farm

Debbies Gym

Doyle Field

Dutch Wonderland

Encore Dance Academy Inc-Holbrook

Fair Haven Martial Arts

Flips Gymnastics and Sport

Frances Slocum State Park

Freefall Trampoline Park

Garden State Discovery Museum

Girl Scouts of Suffolk County

Give It Your All Sports

Good Sports USA

Great Wolf Lodge – Pocono Mountains, PA

Griffith Observatory – Samuel Oschin Planetarium

Happy Day Farm

Haytown Nursery School

Heckscher State Park

Heidi Hogan’s School of Dance

Hershey Park

Historic Village of Allaire

Holtsville Wildlife Ecology Center

Horse Listener’s Orchard


Jones Beach State Park

Joy Yoga – Melrose, MA

Karate John’s Martial Arts Training Center

Kiss Theatre Company

Knockerball & More

Knott’s Berry Farm

Krull Park

Lakehouse Music Academy


Learning Tree Preschool – Red Bank

LEGOLAND California

Lehigh Valley Zoo

Leominster Flag Football League

Leominster Public Library

Leominster Recreation

Leonis Adobe Museum

Liberty Science Center

Lil Athletes – Lazerland of Long Island – Commack

Little Dreamers Play Cafe

Little Rockers – cool kids music classes

Lockport Soccer Club

Long Island Children’s Museum

Lutz Children’s Museum

M K Dance Center

Maddie’s Playhouse – Northridge, CA

Magical Movements School of Dance

Mallwitz’s Island Lanes

Melrose Dance Academy

Melrose Public Library

Michaels – The Arts & Crafts Store – Patchogue

Middletown Public Library

Middletown Recreation

Monmouth County Park System

Monmouth University Sports Camps

Mountasia Family Fun Center

Museum of Science – Boston, MA

My Gym – Northridge, CA

My Gym Shrewsbury, NJ

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

New York Aquarium

Newfane Early Childhood Center

Niagara Falls State Park

North Valley Family YMCA

Oakwood Lanes

Ocean Township Recreation

Olcott Beach Carousel Park

Old Sturbridge Village An 1830s New England Living History

Once Upon a Treetop

One Hundred Percent (100%) Dance

One Stop Fun

Page Museum –  La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

Patchogue Theatre the Performing Arts

Philadelphia Zoo

Pirates on the Manasquan

Pinot’s Palette Paint Class for Kids – Red Bank

Please Touch Museum

Poricy Park

Pretzel Kids

Pump It Up – Piscataway, NJ

Rainbow Roller Rink

Roger Williams Park Zoo

Rolly Pollies – East Amherst

Roseland School of Dance – Ronkonkoma

Sachem Public Library

Sachem Swim Club

Saf-T-Swim School – Bohemia

Saf-T Swim School – Smithtown

Santa Susana Park

Satori Martial Arts – Ocean

Scooter’s Jungle – Simi Valley, CA

Seashore Daycamp

Shea’s Performing Art Ctr

Shipwreck Island Mini Golf Course

Sholan Farms

Sky Zone Trampoline Park Bethlehem

Sky Zone Trampoline Park – Mount Sinai

Sky Zone Trampoline Park – South Plainfield

Southampton Ice Rink

Stelton Lanes

Story Book Land

Sunken Meadow State Park

Sweet and Sassy – Old Bridge

The Asbury Splash Park and Mini golf

The Dancers Workshop – Wall, NJ

The Habitat for Sports

The Little Gym of Aberdeen

The Original Mommy and Me

Theatre Three 

TJE Dance Force

Tower Hill School

Turtle Back Zoo – West Orange

Twin Lights

Two T’s Family Entertainment Center

Underwood Family Farms – Moorpark, CA

United Methodist Nursery School

Wall Soccer Club

Wall Township Recreation

Wildlife Learning Center – Sylmar, CA

Wonder Works – Syracuse, NY

Xplore Family Fun Center

YMCA – Lockport

Zero Gravity Gymnastics Center – Newfane, NY

Zoo America North American

4.74 – 4.5 Roo Programs

A Time To Kiln

Absolute Music

Ace Gymnastics – Ocean

Adventureland Amusement Park

Air Trampoline Sports – Ronkonkoma, NY

All American Gymnastics – Ocean, NJ

American School Of Karate

Americas Best Karate Chatsworth

AMF – Centereach Lanes

Asbury Park Boardwalk

Ashford Parks and Recreation

Babcock Library


Blackstone Valley Boys & Girls Club

Bounce U – Easton

Bowlero – Sayville Lanes

Boy Scouts of America – Quail Hill Scout Reservation

Buffalo Museum of Science

Buffalo Turners Gymnastics

Buffalo Zoo

Canalside Buffalo

Chuck E. Cheese’s – Middletown, NJ

Chuck E. Cheese’s – Whitehall, PA

Coco Beans Play Cafe

Corbin Bowl

Cornerstone CFCU Arena

Count Basie Theatre – Performing Arts Academy

Country Fair Golf Entertainment Park & Amusement

Creativity Lab

Da Vinci Science Center

Dance with Melody

Dave & Buster’s – Buffalo (Galleria Dr)

Diggerland USA

Discovery Cube – Los Angeles, CA

Discovery Museum – Acton, MA

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Disneyland Park

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Eastmont orchards

Edison United Soccer Association

Erie Canal Discovery Center

Fay Scharmett Memorial Playground (Dinosaur Park)

Flower Mound Parks and Recreation

Fournier Field Water Park

Fun Bus – South Middlesex/North Monmouth County (NJ)

Future Stars Summer Camps – Southampton

Gold Medal Gymnastics Center – Centereach

Grand Island Dance Center

Grand Island Junior Vikings Football and Cheerleading

Grand Island Fun Center

Gravity Cheer

Great Play – Middletown

Great Wolf Lodge – Fitchburg, MA

Gymboree Play and Music – Red Bank

Hershey Entertainment & Rsrts

Hoop Group

House of Bounce

Hoyt Farm Park

Inspirations Performing Arts Centre – Selden, NY

iPlay America

Jersey Shore Arena

Khan Academy

Kick Dance Studios Rumson

Kimball Farm – Westford, MA

Leominster Youth Soccer

Lincroft Little League

Long Island Aquarium

Long Island Cheer

Long Island Escape Games Extreme Ronkonkoma

Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Magic Sky Play

Manasquan Music and Dance Academy

Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

Massachusetts Gymnastics Center (Little Stars) – Leominster

Metuchen SportsPlex

Mini Monet Inc

Miss Cathy’s Dance Academy

Monster Mini Golf – Deer Park, NY

Monster Mini Golf – Eatontown, NJ

Museum of Science and Nature – Worcester, MA

Mystic Aquarium

Neptune Little League

Neptune Soccer Association

Newfane Soccer Club

Newfane Youth Football and Cheer (NYFC)

North Brunswick Soccer Club

Old Bridge YMCA

Oppenheim County Park

Paint A Tee Birthday Parties

Paula Meola Dance

Pinz – Milford, MA

Popcorn Park Zoo

Pump it Up – Freehold, NJ

Questers’ Way

Rainbow Skateland

Rebounderz – Edison

Red Bank Armory

Riverside Kids Gym

Robert Moses State Park

Robin McGill School of Dance

Sachem Sports Club

SeaWorld San Diego

Sesame Place – Langhorne

Shore Stars Dance Academy

Silton Swim School

Silverball Museum – Asbury Park, NJ

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Sky Zone Trampoline Park – Pittston

Smith Point County Park

Soccer Specific Training

Southwick’s Zoo

Step-In-Time Studio of Dance

Tempest Freerunning Academy Valley

The Club at Woodbridge

The Community YMCA – Red Bank

The Escape Room Game Long Island

The Little Gym of Sea Girt

The Sports Arena

Tiki Action Park

Turtle Back Zoo Camp

United Skates Of America

Urban Air Adventure Park – Milltown

Urban Air Trampoline Park – Bellingham

Wachusett Mountain

Waverly Martial Arts Ltd

West Long Branch Sports Association

White Post Animal Farm

Wilkes-Barre YMCA

YESTERcades of Red Bank

YMCA – Patchogue /Brookhaven

YMCA of Metro North – Melrose, MA



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