For Milwaukee area families who are looking for affordable and quality family fun, a Lakeshore Chinooks game fits the bill.
MKE With Kids is proud to be partnering with them to share everything they offer for families.
The Lakeshore Chinooks Baseball Club are a summer collegiate baseball team, and their games are packed with good old-fashioned family fun.
The 2022 season is already underway and runs through August 13th.
They play all of their games at Kapco Park, located on the campus of Concordia University. The stadium sits on the shores of Lake Michigan, so fans can get a beautiful view of the lake on warm summer nights.
Kapco Park provides a safe and intimate environment to enjoy America’s pastime, and fans are always close to the action.
Parents can watch the game and catch up with family and friends while kids run around in the outfield green space or jump around the Kids Zone inflatable attractions.
The Chinooks play in the Northwood Leagues, a college All-Star league that features top talent from across the country.
In fact, Lakeshore has had 13 players over the past ten years make it to the MLB. Fans at a Chinooks game are truly watching the future stars of tomorrow.
Read on for the ten best things to do with kids at Lakeshore Chinooks Game:
10 Things To Do At A Lakeshore Chinooks Game
1. Meet Gill – The Chinooks Mascot
Everyone’s favorite fish is at every Chinooks home game. You can find him before the game to grab a picture and a high five. You’ll find him in the new Port Washington State Bank Gill’s Cover interactive area.
2. Jump Around the Kids Zone
The Aurora Health Care Kids Zone is the perfect place for kids to get out their energy during a Chinooks game.
An all game pass is $5 and gets you access to an inflatable bounce house, giant slide, obstacle course, and speed pitch.
3. Spin the Prize Wheel
Outside of the Kids Zone, kids can spin the prize wheel and win great prizes including game tickets, bobbleheads, delicious desserts, and more.
4. Run the Bases After the Game
After each Chinooks home game, kids of all ages are invited to come on to the field and run the bases at Kapco Park.
5. Check Out the Dessert Stands
Come hungry to Kapco Park, because the ballpark has a number of concession stands and kiosk including two dessert stands.
The Ice Shanty stand features delicious Cedar Crest Ice Cream and Dugout Desserts also features other tasty treats like funnel cake fries, deep fried brownie bites, dessert curds, mini donuts and more.
6. Get Autographs from the Chinooks Players
After the Chinooks game, kids can meet the players next to the Chinooks dugouts for autographs.
Get the whole team to sign a baseball, bat, program, or any other special item.
7. Sign Up for a Between Inning Promotion
Different games and activities happen on the field between innings. The Minnow Race is their version of the famous sausage race at the Brewers game.
Kids can sign up online or at the main stadium entrance.
8. Visit the Stadium Playground
Next to the kids zone is our Rainbow Play Systems playground. Make sure to check it out in right field at your next Chinooks game.
9. Catch A Foul Ball
Bring your glove next time you come out to Kapco Park. Kids love to wait in the outfield and lawn area for foul balls. And there are a lot of them hit into foul territory every game.
10. Check Out the Theme Nights
There is a different game day promotion every game including giveaways, theme nights, and more.
The 2022 season is filled with family friendly theme nights and character appearances including:
Gill’s Mascot Birthday Party (June 10th)
Buzz Lightyear Night (June 18th)
Minion Night (June 24th)
Paw Patrol Night (June 26th)
Thor Night (July 8th)
Princess & Superhero Night (July 23rd)
Star Wars Night (July 30th)
To buy tickets or get more information, visit their website.