Hop Around Jax with Jacksonville Moms Blog


The holidays are long gone, the weather is finally getting colder, and it is time to take your little ones out and about around town! Jacksonville Moms Blog is excited to announce our Hop Around Jax series, featuring play dates at some of the best indoor play spaces Jacksonville has to offer! Let your kids bounce, skate and run out all of their energy while you meet other local moms at these JMB exclusive play dates.

Monday, February 22 – 10am-12pm

Join us at O2B Kids for an amazing adventure at this Hop Around event! Upon arrival, each child will receive an “adventure passport” that will lead to all of the incredible things O2B Kids has to offer. Play Village features a big climbing toy, costume corner, and toddler play zone! There are unique adventures available for all children with an obstacle course that will be set up in the gym, bubble wrap painting in the art studio, freeze dance in the dance studio, springtime face painting, and more! Attendees will have a chance to win a free membership and a free birthday party. Regular admission is $10 per child, but for this event O2B Kids is offering a 50% discount of $5 per child. Please register below to be eligible for this discount, payment will be made on site. We hope to see you for our final event of this Hop Around series!




We had so much fun hopping around at Slinkees with their awesome indoor space filled with inflatables, aeroball, trampolines, arcade, and more! Stop by for open play time on Friday evenings and weekends, and check out their awesome birthday party packages, too!

Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex

The kids and the grown-ups had a blast on the ice at Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex! Home to North Florida’s only year round NHL sized ice rink, this skating venue provides an opportunity for you and your family to enjoy a great ice arena. Tuesday nights are family nights from 7:30pm – 9:00pm, featuring $6 admission. Rental skates are available starting in toddler size 6, and ice walkers are also available.

Pump It UP

Let your imagination come to play in Pump It Up’s giant inflatable play areas! In addition to all of the amazing play space Pump It Up has to offer, they also feature special character appearances including Elsa, Olaf, Ariel, Sponge Bob and Mickey Mouse.  For parties and special events they have additions such as glitter tattoos, cotton candy, balloon drops and much more! Pump It Up offers completely private party space, and if you mention the JMB Hop Around event when you a book a party in February, you will receive $30 off your package!

Jessica Stewart
Jessica is a North Carolina girl, who after living in New York City for eight years, is loving being back in the south since moving to Jacksonville in 2008. She is a stay at home mom to Linda Claire (3) and Liam (2). Prior to filling her days with parks and play doh, Jessica worked in event planning and marketing for financial and media companies, including This Old House. A graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, she is a passionate Tarheel fan, and college basketball season is her favorite time of year. Jessica spends her free time on the tennis court, training for races with her running buddies, or drinking wine her husband, Trevor. Her favorite things include snuggling with her sweet dog at the end of the day, hearing her kids laugh together, and pink cupcakes with sprinkles.


  1. I’m so excited for this play dates. I’m a new mom, just moved to Jacksonville so it will be a great way to meet people like me, and also for my 21 moths little girl.
    I work from Tuesday to Saturdays, but Mondays ill be there!! 🙂

  2. Would love to see a weekend option for working moms next time you guys do a series like this! I’m sure the businesses have a harder time giving up busy weekend hours for free events though.


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