Paul Brown Stadium

This FREE event is for kids ages 4-14 and their families to experience the Cincinnati Bengals stadium first-hand, all while learning and playing at interactive stations. 

Sponsored by the
Cincinnati Children's Heart Institute, American Heart Association and Cincinnati Bengals, Recess in the Stadium brings local families together for a day to teach families healthy habits through various aerobic activities, nutritional workshops and tons of fun. This is an annual, free, heart-healthy, family event.

Highlights include:

  • A 40-yard dash on the Bengals playing field
  • A photo station where kids can get their picture taken with Who Dey
  • Punt, pass and kick stations on the field
  • Special guests and drawings for gifts
  • Healthy snacks provided

In light of COVID-19, this annual event will be on-hold until further notice. Be sure to follow our Facebook or Twitter pages to stay up-to-date when this changes. 


8:00 am - Pre-registration and pre-event activities open outside Gate A
9:00 am - Welcome overview in stadium stands
9:15 pm - Interactive stations open on concourse level and playing field
11:00 am - Stations close for closing ceremony and prize drawings in stadium stands

This event is rain or shine.

All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the event.


Paul Brown Stadium
1 Paul Brown Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Enter through Gate A


Free parking will be available in the lot on the corner of Central Avenue and West Pete Rose Way.