Find out what's open for kids & families in Milwaukee

Welcome! Milwaukee With Kids is proud to support local businesses as they reopen to the public with new safety measures in place. Find out what's open and all the details here.

Businesses will be listed alphabetically. Submit your business's reopening date and information using the form below.

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1st and Bowl

Busines sWebsite: www.firstandbowl.com

Contact Email: firstandbowl@gmail.com

Opening Date: 5-21-2020

Additional Details & Safety Measures: We have implemented robust sanitizing protocols, installed plexiglass in close contact areas, spread out lanes, provide hand sanitizer, and also encourage face masks/social distancing. We have a very large 20,000 sq/ft facility which makes it easy to spread out and have safe, socially distanced, fun!

Baehmann's Golf Center

Business Website: www.golfcedarburg.com

Contact Email: info@golfcedarburg.com

Opening Date: 5/1/20

Additional Details & Safety Measures: 

-Par3 open for Golf and FootGolf (combo of Soccer + Golf), reserve online

-Driving Range open, balls and buckets sanitized, mats spaced out, credit card only.

-Mini Golf will open soon, check facebook or website.

Bay View Printing Co

Business Website: https://www.bayviewprintingco.com/

Contact Email: ashley@bayviewprintingco.com

Opening Date: May 18

Additional Details & Safety Measures: With restrictions easing, our classes will not quite go back to normal just yet. Instead, we’re REALLY EXCITED to offer a custom workshop unlike any that we’ve offered before - a super small, very personal class for you and only those you have been quarantined with. Families have the opportunity to get out of the house for a bit and come to the shop to print. Or you can book private, one-on-one print/instruction time in the studio for you and one other person. Safety measures include:

• we sanitize between each group

• face masks/coverings are required and we will give each participant a pair of gloves that must be worn while you're at the shop

• we ask that you keep mind of social distancing

• we will not allow carry in food or drink other than personal water bottles Class dates and times are extremely flexible and all booked via email!

The Big Backyard

Business Website: www.thebigbackyardwi.com

Contact Email: eswanson@thebigbackyardwi.com

Opening Date: May 27, 2020

Additional Details & Safety Measures: Additional Details and Safety Measures located on our web-site: www.thebigbackyardwi.com

BlackBear Children’s Boutique

Business Website: BlackBearBoutique.com

Contact Email: info@blackbearboutique.com

Opening Date: 051320

Additional Details & Safety Measures: We are reopening our doors Wednesday, May 13th! We are open Weds - Sat 10a-5p and Sun 10a-4p. Following our governor’s recommendations, please help us open safely:

1. We require everyone to wear a face mask or scarf/bandanna.

2. We will be practicing social distance and allowing only 5 customers in the store at a time.

3. Our play area for the kids is still closed.

4. We have a touch free checkout system and ask you to please pay with a card. You can insert your own card and we email you the receipt. No signature needed.

5. We clean surfaces throughout the day after each customer leaves and closing one hour early each night to deep clean. We are also now offering free CURBSIDE pickup! Shop online and select PickUp at checkout. Your order will be ready within an hour and you can pickup in store or curbside during operating hours. If you’d like curbside just email or text us when you arrive and I’ll run your order out to your car.

Brigette's Bargain Balloons

Business Website: brigettesballoons.com

Contact Email: bargainballoons@att.net

Opening Date: May 15th, 2020

Additional Details & Safety Measures: Door to door deliveries. Masked. Balloons bagged. Outdoor sculptures, Arches, columns

Cho’s Martial Arts School-Greenfield

Business Website: www.chos.com

Contact Email: chosforesthome@gmail.com

Opening Date: 5/26/20

Additional Details & Safety Measures: We are planning our re-opening on Tuesday May 26th. We will increase our classes and student capacity will be sizes lowered. Spacing of students and cleanliness will be top priority. Please email us for questions.

Close to the Heart Boutique

Business Website: https://www.closetotheheartbaby.com/

Contact Email: info@closetotheheartbaby.com

Opening Date: 5/16/2020

Additional Details & Safety Measures: We are asking that people create a private shopping appointment at this time.

East Troy Railroad Museum

Business Website: easttroyrr.org

Contact Email: sthomas@easttroyrr.org

Opening Date: May 29, 2020

Additional Details & Safety Measures: All staff and passengers on our trains are required to wear masks. We will only be using equipment that has open windows to facilitate air flow. Please purchase tickets ahead of time at www.easttroyrr.org/tickets -- this eliminates the need to exchange cash or credit cards and assures you seating on a particular train. Rest rooms are now "touchless" and hand sanitizer stations can be found inside the depot and on our boarding platforms.

Game Show Battle Room

Business Website: https://www.gameshowbattlerooms.com/milwaukee

Opening Date: 5/22/20

Safety Measures:

Our number one priority is to provide you and our team the cleanest and safest experience possible:

Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting between each and every show.

Every experience will be private with just your group participating.

Contactless check-in and waiver forms.

Our team members will remain 6 feet from guests at all times.

Game show adjustments to help provide a safer experience for everyone.


Business Website: www.kilwins.com/milwaukee-bayshore

Contact Email: milwaukee-bayshore@kilwins.com

Opening Date: Now

Additional Details & Safety Measures: Kilwins is OPEN for in-store shopping and offering curbside pickup and local delivery by calling 414-967-4803. Our store is sanitized frequently and we have Sanitizing Wipes and Gloves at the door. We ware limiting the number of guest in the store to 5 and are requesting non-cash transactions. Visit our website to view an online menu. We look forward to seeing you!

Lake Geneva Boat Tours

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin’s popular Boat Tours and PIER 290 Restaurant are open and providing the extra breath of fresh air visitors need this season. Extra safety measures include new pod seating, social distancing, frequent disinfecting and daily employee screening. Daily Boat Tours leave from the Riviera Docks in downtown Lake Geneva. Book tickets at cruiselakegeneva.com.

$18 to $44 range

URL: https://www.cruiselakegeneva.com/

Lake Geneva Ziplines & Adventure

Business Website: www.lakegenevaadventures.com

Contact Email: erich@ziplgct.com

Opening Date: May 26, 2020

Additional Details & Safety Measures: We will be reopening for zipline tours and high ropes excursions with adjusted tour start times in order to limit guest overlaps and single family tour bookings per tour.

Milwaukee Public Libraries

Milwaukee Public Libraries expanded outside pickup options by adding pick-up service at the Tippecanoe branch library (3912 S. Howell Ave.) and Washington Park branch library (2121 N. Sherman Blvd.). Patrons can request materials by calling 414-286-3011 starting Tuesday, May 12 at noon, pickups will begin Thursday, May 14.

Hours of operation (to call in requests, and pick up materials at all three locations):
Mondays and Tuesdays: Noon – 8:00 PM
Wednesdays – Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM


How to request materials from all three locations:
Call (414) 286-3011 to request up to five items from Milwaukee Central Library’s Drive-Up service window on Eighth Street between Wisconsin and Wells Avenues, or either of the two branch locations. At this time, patrons cannot place requests for any material via CountyCat online or mobile app. MPL also cannot accommodate requests for items from other libraries to be sent to the Central Drive-Up or the branch locations. 


How to pick up materials:
Patrons will receive an appointment time to pick up materials when they make their requests. Materials must be picked up by the cardholder or parent/guardian at the Central Library Drive-Up window in a vehicle.  No walkups will be accommodated. At the branches, patrons pick up by walking to the front doors at the main entrance where they will be directed. ADA accessibility is also available.


When to return materials:

All library materials will be due June 15 or later. No materials will be accepted for return before then at any location

Ruckus & Glee

Business Website: www.ruckusandglee.com

Contact Email: ruckusandglee@gmail.com

Opening Date: May 17th

Additional Details & Safety Measures: We are thrilled to invite you back in to the store for in-store shopping. It will be more than a little different. It will still be fun. We can't wait to see your smiling eyes. We are following state and federal recommendations on how to reopen:

1. Social distancing will be enforced throughout the store.

2. No more than 5 guests means you almost have the store to yourself!

3. We strongly recommend wearing masks and pretending to be pirates, doctors, superheroes, or ninjas. We will have disposable masks available if you forget yours, and disposable gloves for your use.

4. Strollers with kids secured inside them are most welcome. We know it's been a long time. We missed you. We hope that you are safe and well.

Sky Zone Greenfield

Business Website: https://www.skyzone.com/greenfield

Opening Date: 5/29/20

Additional Detail & Safety Measures: https://www.skyzone.com/greenfield/welcome-back

Springs Water Park

Business Website: springswaterpark.com

Contact Email: info@theinglesidehotel.com

Opening Date: 5/29/20

Additional Details & Safety Measures: A complete list of the safety precautions we are taking are listed at https://www.theinglesidehotel.com/accommodations/covid-19-update

Stan's Fit For Your Feet

Business Website: Stansfootwear.com

Contact Email: info@stansfootwear.com

Opening Date: 5/18/2020

Additional Details & Safety Measures: We are excited to welcome you back into our store. Please visit: Stansfootwear.com/we-are-open/ to know what to expect when you shop our stores!

StoneFire Pizza

Business Website: www.stonefirepizzaco.com

Contact Email: khubbard@stonefirepizzaco.com

Opening Date: 5/29/2020

Additional Details & Safety Measures: We have sanitizing stations through out the building and take temperatures and sanitize each guest hands before entering. We have distanced all of our games to 6 feet between each. We have sanitizing ambassadors cleaning all day long, and we sanitize each Childs hands before and after riding on any attractions.

Wagner Pediatric Dentistry

Business Website: wagnerpediatricdentistry.com

Contact Email: office@wagnerpediatricdentistry.com

Opening Date: 5/26/2020

Additional Details & Safety Measures: Check in desk, in office air purification system, plexiglass separation, staggered appointment times, staff temps taken daily, PPE to the MAXX! :)

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