Event Descriptions - The Westin Kids Club
Located near the Tennis & Health Center – ext. 7888
Sunday-Thursday 9a-5p; Friday-Saturday 9a-9p
Reservations recommended at least one hour in advance, but not required. Times, activities and cost are subject to change without notice. Extended hours available with advance notice. Diaper changing is not available.
Our Westin Kids Club Discovery Room has an outside play area, games, TV, music, arts & crafts, books, puzzles, toys, Wii and more. Parents must remain on the resort premises while their children are in the Kids Club.
RATES: 1/2 hour minim / meals not included
$12.00 / hr. for the first child
$8.00 / hr for additional family members
For ages 6 months to 12 years: 1 hour maximum.
1-4 years old: 4 hour max, 4-12 years old, no max.
Parents are allowed to bring food & drinks for their children or select from our kid-friendly menu.
Check below for our daily themes and seasonal activities! Please check our Event Calendar for additional activities occuring during your stay.
Monday - Green Machine
Today will be filled with games and activities centered around Recycling, re using and re purposing everyday objects to unlock your children's imagination and create the extraordinary.
Arizona is home to one of the largest Solar Power Plants in the world.
Tuesday - Hohokam Harvest
Today will be filled with games and activities centered around the Hohokam Civilization .
The Hohokam where the major inhabitants of the Sonoran Desert for nearly 1500 years, they pioneered the use of canals to water their crops.
Wednesday - Creepy Crawly Critters
Today is a day dedicated to all the bugs and creepy critters of the desert, focusing on fun interactive games and activities that will allow your children to learn about these interesting critters.
The Sonoran Desert is home to Beetles, Spiders, Scorpions, lizards, geckos, butterflies moths, toads, worms, and snakes, just to name a few.
Thursday - Animal Antics
The world is full of animals and today we will learn about them all, well maybe not all… but certainly a lot of them. Enjoy fun animal inspired Games and Crafts.
Did you know coyotes can run up to 40 miles per hour, that’s fast enough to get a speeding ticket.
Friday - Gold Rush
Thursdays are all about gold, gems and silver. Today your children will enjoy learning in and participating in games and activities centered around discover riches, and the people who discovered them.
In Arizona over 498 tones of gold have been found. At todays prices that would equal about $23,000,000,000.
Saturday - The Wild, Wild West
Friday is all about the famous outlaws and sheriffs that helped to make the west so wild, it is full to the brim of fun games and activities.
Did you know Spaghetti Westerns got their name because they were filmed in Italy?
Sunday - Curious about Cacti
A day devoted to the hearty plants of the Sonoran desert, especially the pointy ones.
The Saguaro is the tallest cactus in America and can grow up to 60 feet high!
Additional activities that may occur during holidays or other special occasions:
Abstract Art - Create masterpieces using anything but paintbrushes. Ages: 4+
Barn Yard – Find your matching animal and win, sounds easy right? Come on down to mesa Verde to play or just to watch this funny game. Ages: All
Bird House Expressions - Pick out a bird house of your choice, then let the painting begin (this activity included with the Kids Club charge). Ages: 4+
Buckets of Fun- Sponges, Buckets, and water what else do you need to have a blast in this team based relay race? Ages: 6-99
Card Board Oven Baking - Learn how to build a cardboard oven, then make some yummy treats in it (this activity included with the Kids Club charge). Ages: 8+
Dive for Gold – Dive, dive, dive! Meet us at the main pool and dive for prize winning fun! Ages: 6-12
Dizzy Bats Race – Spin Spin Spin and then try to run our course at the Mesa Verde! Ages: All
Dr. Seuss Story Time - Come on in and enjoy a few stories from the classic author Dr. Seuss. Ages: All ages
Fast Draw – Mosey on down to Mesa Verde to see who’s got the fastest guns in the West (in). Ages: All
Four Corners - For a classic game of chance, head on up to Mesa Verde. Ages: All
Going Ape – Rings Round Up has gone to the apes, a fun twist where you can only use your feet to grab the rings! Ages: All
Green Garden - Using recycled materials learn how to create a terrarium (this activity included with the Kids Club charge). Ages: 8+
How to Make Balloon Animals - Ever wanted to make a balloon dog, come on down and learn how. Ages: 6+
Hula Hoop Contest – How long can you hula hoop? Find out at Mesa Verde! Ages: 4-12, 13-17, and 18 & up
Kids Club After Dark - Come and have a blast at the Kids Club after dark where your children will get to do star gazing, and enjoy a movie with a bowl of never ending popcorn. Ages: All ages
Limbo - How low can you go? Everyone is welcome in this fun competition. Ages: All
Lizard Huts - Using nature, help us create houses for our shy lizard friends using twigs, rocks and leaves. Ages: All ages
Macaroni Mosaics - Children can unleash their inner renaissance artist and create mosaics out of dried beans and macaroni (this activity included with the Kids Club charge). Ages 4+
Make your Own Comic Hero - Make a comic book with the help our friendly associates. Ages: 4+
Make your Own Kite - Learn to fly kites and then design your own (this activity included with the Kids Club charge). Ages: 6+
Make your own Story Book - Make a story book, and learn how to bind a book. Ages: 4+
Mud Monster Tag - A fun twist on the game of tag. Don’t get tagged or you’ll become a mud monster of Mesa Verde! Ages: 6 -12
Music Maker - Learn to make tons of different musical instruments with craft supplies and recycled materials. Ages: 4+
Mystery Game- Just call it a game with no name, show up to find out what you’ll be playing. Ages: All
Puppets - Create some crazy sock puppets (this activity included with the Kids Club charge). Ages 6+
Rings Round Up – Dive, dive, dive! Meet us at the main pool and dive for prize winning fun! Ages: 6-12
Saturday Morning Cartoons - Enjoy the Saturday Morning Cartoons with breakfast provided by our Country Club. Ages: All ages
Simon Says – The most challenging game of Simon Says this side of the Mississippi, see if you have what it takes to win at Mesa Verde. Ages: All
“Slide”Winder Race – Try to beat “Tyler” and his time of 9.68 sec down our slide. Ages: 4-99 (you must be at least 42’’ tall and able to swim).
S’mores Galore – Don’t miss out! Join us by the fire pits below the AZuL patio for an ooey gooey treat. Ages: 18 & under
Temporary Tattoos – Join us at the fun patio for a temporary tattoo of your choice! Ages: 18 & under
The Great Duck Race - For a fun and silly game of duck relay races, come on down to Mesa Verde! Ages: All
Water Balloon Toss – Don’t let it drop! Bring a friend over to the Mesa Verde in the pool area and enjoy water balloon fun for all! Ages: 4-12, 13-17, and 18 & up
Watermelon Eating Contest – Eat your pieces as fast as you can. Join us around the pool area to devour some of this delicious summer treat. Ages: All