Too cold? Too windy? Too wet? Too hot? (no really, it happens!) for spending an extended time on the playground? Fear not, weary parents – it’s the Family Fun Edmonton Guide to Indoor Playgrounds. Keep this guide handy for when you need to get away from the great outdoors!
Discover indoor fun at these great Indoor Playgrounds in Edmonton:
Allstars Indoor Playland
9512 – 12 Avenue SW, Edmonton | Allstars Indoor Playland offers 28,000 square feet of active adventures in south Edmonton! Climb the massive play structure, slip down the slide, bounce on a trampoline or channel your inner Superman as you zoom along the 115 foot zipline! For parents there is comfy seating, yummy nutritious food and free Wi-Fi.
3210 – 118 Avenue NW, Edmonton | Amazone Playzone is one of the largest indoor play centres in Western Canada! There’s a designated toddler space, as well as plenty of unique features for older kids, including the Adventure Zone ninja warrior obstacle course and the Sky Rider harnessed zipline! Amazone also features a huge cafe and several party rooms!
Gametime Indoor Playground & Sports Centre
14846 112 Avenue Northwest | This one stop recreation centre has something for the whole family! The younger kids will love the softplay, ballpit, and climbing areas, while big kids and adults can enjoy basketball, volleyball, pickleball and more in the gymnasium!
Grizzly Cubs Den Indoor Play & Cafe
1-5205 50 Avenue, Leduc | Have a kiddo with a wild imagination? They’ll love Grizzly Cubs Den where they can pretend to be a firefighter, police officer, doctor and much more!
Hide n Seek Indoor Playground & Cafe
10830 – 170 Street NW, Edmonton | This massive indoor playground has something for everyone! Climb the giant structure, play the games in the arcade, and enjoy the fun of running wild inside! Special programming is offered throughout the week. The youngest ones will enjoy Toddler Tuesdays… see all their daily deals here.
IKEA Edmonton Småland
1311-102 Street NW | Småland is a win-win for parents and young kids alike! Find the giant picnic basket counter at the store entrance and sign your child in for supervised playtime in the indoor play forest while you enjoy up to 60 minutes of child-free shopping in store. Kids must be between 37” and 54” tall, potty trained, and wearing socks. See the rules here.
John Janzen Nature Centre Tegler Discovery Zone
7000 – 143 Street, Edmonton | A visit to the Tegler Discovery Zone is a little like visiting the set of “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”. Check out giant tree roots, epic flower petals and an oversized mushroom, a massive beaver dam and a squirrel midden, all supervised stoically by an enormous queen bee.
Pom Pom Play Cafe
3707 8 Ave SW, Edmonton | Pom Pom Play Cafe is new to the Edmonton scene in 2020! The play area is geared towards the younger crowd, with an attached cafe that offers breakfast, lunch and lots of yummy snacks for kids. Deals include sibling discount prices, and children over the age of 7 are free with complimentary tablets for them to use while the little ones play.
Sweet Pea Cafe & Playhouse
14328 – 85 Avenue, Edmonton | Sweet Pea Cafe & Playhouse is a mini city where your kids can let their imaginations run wild! Explore the school house, vet clinic, restaurant, grocery store and more in this unique playhouse world! Remember to book your time slots in advance as admission is capped.
Treehouse Indoor Playground and Cafe North | 4235 – 139 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Treehouse Indoor Playground and Cafe South | 10181 – 34 Ave NW, Edmonton
What’s at Treehouse Indoor Playground? Oh nothing much, just a giant climbing structure with slides and lots of places to explore, a bouncy house, air cannons, an arcade and even a special area for the wee ones. Plus a place to buy snacks and drinks and yes, they do birthday parties!
13983 – 156 St NW, Edmonton | UPlay is the best of both worlds: an indoor playground AND a trampoline park! There is a huge play structure, dodgeball arena, trampolines, soft play area for toddlers and a cafe.
Rock Paper Scissors Indoor Playground
8278 – 175 Street NW, Edmonton | Rock Paper Scissors is 18,000 square feet of fun in West Edmonton! In addition to the huge kids play structure you’ll find climbing walls, inflatables, a ball pit and tube slide! There’s also a huge arcade and redemption area, and a cafe with free wifi for parents.
We Rock The Spectrum
4152 99 Street NW, Edmonton | This wonderful indoor playground sets itself apart with an all inclusive philosophy and specially designed sensory play equipment that is fun for everyone. They are excited to welcome children of all abilities, with a focus on catering to sensory processing disorders.
Included with children’s admission to the City Rec centres is entrance to the indoor play spaces. The ACT centre offers parent and child open gym time, as well as a sensory room. The indoor playgrounds at Millwoods and O’Leary are geared to the age 0-6 crowd, as is the set up at the Kinsmen, which offers block play, an indoor bike track (bring your own bike) and inflatables. There are dedicated toddler areas, plus the larger climbing structures for bigger kids in the indoor playgrounds at The Meadows, Terwillegar, and Clareview will offer hours of fun for older kids too.
Strathcona County Recreation Centres offer a variety of indoor play areas, with access being included with admission passes or drop-in fees. The Millennium Place Edu-tainment Centre includes play structures, imagination toys and a 10-foot climbing wall. The Ardrossan Rec Centre also has an Edu-tainment Centre as well as the popular Love to Play room. The Kinsmen Rec Centre has a Preschool Playground for kids up to the age of 6.
Are you looking for something new and exciting to keep the big kids busy? Be sure to check out our guide to Indoor Fun for Tweens & Teens.