Top 5 Recreational Activities in Forest Hill


Located 18 kilometers east of Melbourne, Victoria is the small suburb of Forest Hill. Forest Hill is under the City of Whitehorse. According to the 2016 Census, Forest Hill’s population is 10,626, and the suburb is one of the most livable cities in Melbourne. A livable city means that the people of Forest Hill have enough food, shelter, and a great community. The people of Forest Hill also enjoy visiting the Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre to relax, dine and shop. They also like recreational activities like playing games at the Forest Hill arcade. Here are some recreational activities you can enjoy when you visit Forest Hill.


Top 5 Recreational Activities in Forest HillMany families enjoy bowling in their free time because it is a game that teaches young kids patience and hard work. It can also be a good sport and hobby to learn. It is an excellent indoor activity to enjoy your time with your family. There are many benefits of bowling that can be enjoyed by any age group.

Arcade Games

The Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre is where you can find ZONE Bowling and Arcade Center. They have 31 Forest Hill arcade games that you can choose from. Any age group can also enjoy the games in the arcade. Not many know that playing arcade games has benefits. For children, it helps develop their hand and eye coordination as well as their problem-solving skills. For adults, it helps improve strategic thinking. If you are alone or with your family and friends, there will surely be a game that will entertain you after a stressful day.

Laser Tag

Laser tag is a game that uses guns, but it fires infrared laser beams. Parents playing with their kids do not need to worry about the kids getting hurt because it is ultimately pain-free. Unlike paintball, where the small ball with paint may cause discomfort, laser tag shots do not directly hit the skin. Some laser tag gaming arenas have an age restriction, so be sure to call them and ask them in advance if you have kids below eight years old.

Lollipops Playland

Top 5 Recreational Activities in Forest HillThe local government of Forest Hill ensures that all young people have a place where they can develop their social skills and a sense of belonging. That is why the parents let their kids play while having fun at the Lollipops Playland. They offer educational activities in a safe environment. Parents will have peace of mind letting their pre-schoolers in their play in the area because it is secure and supervised by professionals.


There are many great dining options available in Forest Hill. Whether you want an intimate celebration or a big celebration for any occasion, you will surely find a restaurant that will cater to your needs. Many restaurants do not just offer Australian delicacies, but they also provide a wide range of menu from American, Asian, Italian, etc.

There are many recreational activities that you and your family can enjoy in Forest Hill. Today, it is imperative to spend quality time with your family to set a good example for your kids. Building a strong family bond will help young people develop their sense of identity, and it also helps them develop lifelong skills that they can apply later in their life.

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