Looking for somewhere to take the kids for them to run around and burn off some energy, but it’s too cold, rainy, windy (insert whatever adjective works here) outside. Well, worry no more. We have put together a list of indoor play places that you can take the kiddos. Shoes are a no-no at most of these places, so make sure you bring socks.
Amaya Papaya is open play place for your little ones ages 0-5. They have open drop-in to from Monday to Friday. Kids can explore and get creative in the 7 themed play areas, including: Construction Corner, Sensory Garden, Creativity Studio, Neighborhood Square, Infant Park, Movement Zone and Imagination Stage.
Important to Note: Amaya Papaya also offers enrichment events, play groups and workshops for kids.
Hours: 9:30 – 5:30 (M-F)
Cost: $6.25 for 0 -11 months old/$10.25 for 1 -6 year olds (2 adults are free with each child)
Address: 3385 S.U.S. Hwy 17-92 Suite 269, Casselberry, FL
Grammy’s Indoor Playground
Just like going to Grandma’s house, Grammy’s Indoor Playground offers an indoor playground space for children up to age 6. Kids are able to pick and sell veggies in the farmers market, play on the jungle gym, cook in the kitchen, play with trains, draw pictures on the chalk board wall, work with tools in “Pop Pop’s Shop”, or sit back and relax on Grammy’s porch with a picture book
Important to note: You are able to bring your own lunch. Grammy’s offers a microwave, refrigerator and coffee pot for your convenience. They also offer free wi-fi.
Hours: 9:30am – 5:00pm (M-S)/Storytime 11:40am
Cost: Free for 0-3 months/$6.00(plus tax) for 4 – 11 months old/$10.00(plus tax) for 1 to 5 year olds
Address: 4270 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, FL
Chuck E Cheese
Looking for a one-stop shop to entertain your little one, look no further than Chuck-E-Cheese. It has games, rides and food all in one convenient location. Kids can earn tickets to redeem for prizes and we know nothing makes a kid happier than free stuff!
Important to Note: Check the website directly for special deals and coupons.
Hours: 11:00am – 9:00pm (Su-Th), 11:00am – 10:00pm (F), 10:00am – 10:00pm (Sa)
Cost: Price varies based on games and attractions
Address: 7419 International Drive, Orlando
Phone: 407 351-3368
Peanut’s Playhouse is the perfect place for your little peanut to while away an hour. They can play with trains and pretend to collect tickets from passengers, hold a car race with other little kids or even rock out on the drums. Sitting and playing quietly is also an option. Whatever makes them happy, right!
Important to Note: Peanut’s Playhouse is mainly for kids 1-6 years old. Kids 7 years old and older will be accepted under certain circumstances.
Hours: Open Play, 9:30am – 3pm (Sa)
Cost: $4.99(plus tax) for 0-11 months/$9.99(plus tax) for kids ages 1 and up
Address: 1034 Pennsylvania Avenue, Saint Cloud, FL
Phone: 407 556-3900
Lazer Tag, Aracde, Bumper Cars, Bowling, oh my! These are just some of the activities that you can find at Hukoos. With over 25,000 sq. ft of space, there is enough room for a myriad of activities under one roof and they have definitely shoved as much as they can in there.
Important to Note; Hukoo’s offers 2-hour unlimited play and value packs that can help to lower your cost.
Hours: 3:00pm – 9:00pm (M-Th), 3:00pm – 10:00pm (F), 11:00am – 10:00pm (Sa), 11:00am – 9:00pm (Su)
Cost: Attraction prices range from $3.00 to $7.50, Arcade games and simulator prices range from $.50 to $3.00
Address: 1051 West Sand Lake Road, Orlando, FL
Phone: 407 907-6199
If your kids like to monkey around, take them to Monkey Joe’s (pun intended). They can go crazy bouncing around and going down some serious slides. If you have little ones, don’t worry; there is a toddler only area for kids 3 and under.
Important to note: Monkey Joe’s is only for kids 12 and under
Hours: 10:30am – 8:00pm (M-TH) 10:30am – 10:00pm (Sa), 11:00am – 8:00pm (Su)
Cost: $6.99 ages 2 and under (if playing)/$12.99 kids ages 3-12
Address: 9101 International Drive, Orlando, FL
Phone: 407 352-8484
Instead of having your kids bounce off the walls, have them bounce on trampolines instead. Kids can bounce around to their hearts content, get lots of exercise and wear themselves out. We think that’s a pretty great combination.
Important to note: Grip socks are required and can be purchased for $2.99; socks are reusable for future jumping sessions.
Hours: 12:00 am – 8:00pm (M, T, TH), 12:00am – 10:00pm (F), 10:00am – 10:00pm (Sa), 11:00am – 7:00pm (Su), Mommy and Me 10:00am – 11:00am (T)
Cost: $18.99 to $30.99 for 1-hour jump to unlimited jumping/Mommy and Me $6 first child and $4 each additional child Address:
Address: 33 W Pineloch Ave, Orlando, FL
Phone: 407 270-4611
Have you been to or are planning to visit any of these play places?
Photos courtesy of Yelp users, Janene H; Maria A and Hukoos