What a Deal!
Summer's Hottest Family-friendly Savings
May, 2010 - Issue #67
The "Mom Played Hooky" Deal
As if you needed more incentive to ditch the daily grind, Mountasia Family Fun Center (253-4386) is offering a seriously-cheap Family Fun promotion only available Monday through Thursday (excluding holidays). For $26.99, get four rounds of miniature golf, a large two-topping pizza and a pitcher of soft drinks. You'll soak up some sun, have tons of fun and save nearly $25.

The "Now's the Time to Learn to Swim" Deal
They want to learn to swim, and you want to stop having panic attacks every time they're near water. Score a win-win at Academy Swim Club (702-8585), where your future guppy in the water can learn swimming essentials starting at just $60 a month.

The "Junior Needs a Scholarship" Deal
University applications are up, demand for financial aid is up, and your kid's SAT scores are down. Lift both your spirits - and their score - this summer with an innovative system that combines professional in-class education with an at-home nine-DVD package program, plus six months of online access to the best SAT support system around. Practice exams, as well as personal statement and college application assistance are included, too. But the best news: The curriculum is backed by a score improvement guarantee. The University Edge (310-0903; is offering early registration discounts of $50 for students booked before June 18, plus a $100 discount for the first four families to register, so call now!

The "I Feel a Need for Speed" Deal
During scorching Santa Clarita summers, you don't need to drive fast to burn rubber. The blazing-hot asphalt will take care of that for you. Thankfully, there is an air-conditioned- and affordable - way to enjoy hot racing action. Take 25 percent off any adult or junior race or track pass at MB2 Raceway (866-986-RACE) and fulfill your need for speed while looking as cool as you feel. The coupon can be found on page 17 of our digital edition.

The "This Kid has Energy to Spare" Deal
Wallers' GymJam Academy (251-3390) provides gymnastics and fitness education of the highest quality to all levels and ages of athletes in a safe, positive and stimulating environment - all while developing strong, healthy, happy people of character. Childhood translation: They'll be exhausted after all the fun they had at Wallers! Try the Free Trial Class, which includes a one-hour class focused to each child's interest: gymnastics, tnt (tramp-tumbling-double mini), tumbling, cheer or ballet. Hooked? Take 20 percent off your first month of instruction when you mention the Inside SCV Magazine ad. There are multiple-class and multiple-children discounts, too - so sign the whole crew up!

The "It's Time for School!" Deal
Starting at just $75 a week, your 2 to 6 year old can play and grow at Creative Year's Nursery School's (254-0718) Preschool Camp. Exciting and filled with adventure, this camp is home to hands-on learning and creative lesson plans. Kindergarten campers also explore the world while developing school-readiness skills. Take a virtual tour of the safe, trusted preschool by logging onto and checking out the different programs built to serve your family's schedule.

Our Favorite Summer Deal
is the one we make with the Exercise God: "We promise to walk an extra lap around the block tonight if you'll let us have another Lady Di's (222-9102) cupcake!" Fellow cupcake lovers: These babies are worth every extra sit up. Pack them in a picnic, pick some up for the party or make it the best "just because" treat ever.
photography by Mel Carll
photography by Mel Carll
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