Activities and Discounts
You might not always know what fun activities are available around town. Luckily, we can help you with that.
Show your Big ID card at Anything Virtual and receive free play for your Little! They can either choose to share their booth and take turns with their Big or the BIg can pay for a second booth and you both can play together.
Show your Big ID card at BoomTown’s Fun Center to receive a free wristband for your Little (for rides) and a $5 game card (for arcade games), a total value of $17.
The Playful Potter in Sparks is offering free studio fees for matches that come in to paint pottery. Click here to learn more about the Playful Potter.
Kids bowl free all spring and summer! Register your Little at www.kidsbowlfree.com to receive free bowling passes every week by email. Registered children receive 2 free games each day. Participating bowling centers in Northern Nevada include GSR Bowling Center, High Sierra Lanes and Carson Lanes.
Marina PaddleFit is offering all Bigs a great deal! Register at www.marinapaddlefit.net and use the code "BBBS50" to get 50% off when registering you and your Little. It can be applied to rentals and classes.
Free admission at The Discovery for Littles
Littles get in free with the paid admission of their Bigs any day BUT Wednesday. On Wednesdays the museum is open late and from 4-8 pm, all admissions are 50% off. To take advantage of the discount, Bigs need to show their ID card or otherwise identify as a Big at the time of transaction.
UNR Pup Passes
We have 2 Pup Club passes available for matches to borrow. Let us know if you plan to take your Little (8th grade or younger) to a UNR game for a free or discounted (Men’s basketball) ticket.
National Automobile Museum
The National Automobile Museum is always free for Littles! There are also special science programs every second Saturday August through December, with special pricing for Matches. Call 333-9300 in advance to reserve space.
Chuck E. Cheese
Big Brothers Big Sisters and Chuck E. Cheese partnered to bring you some great deals. Contact your Match Support Specialist for a discount coupon for pizza and game tokens!
Free Activities at Washoe County Libraries
Washoe County Libraries keep their calendars packed with lots of fun activities for all ages. Catch a free movie, play some board games, or get creative at craft night. Check their website or our calendar for more information.
Volunteer with your Little
Volunteering with your Little makes a BIG difference! In a study, 84% of former Littles said their Big taught them the importance of helping others.
Take your Little on a hike
There are so many great places to explore. You just might introduce your Little to a new favorite activity. There are trails for all experience levels in our area, plus many guided tours.
Practice Citizen Science
Citizen Science is a great way to show your Little more about our local environment. Getting involved in Citizen Science projects is easy, fun, and can often be combined with other activities.
Carson City Children's Museum
The Children's Museum offers a play based learning environment dedicated to hands-on learning adventures. Open every day from 10 am to 4 pm: Littles $4, Bigs $6.