Great Indoor Play Spaces in Brooklyn for Kids and Toddlers
Whether it’s a cold winter’s day or the heat of the summer, it’s nice to have options to keep your kids active within a creative and inviting inside space. Here are a few indoor play space options to choose from that sure to keep your kids physically engaged throughout the year. Listed in alphabetical order.
This cozy arts and crafts venue in Cobble Hill holds open play sessions that include creative play with toys, coloring, lego table, puzzles, reading corner.
212 Smith Street
Between Butler & Baltic Streets
Even though Brooklyn Boulders states that is is NOT a playground but an indoor training facility, older children can have access to this indoor climbing gym for $25.
575 Degraw St.
Kids will have a blast bouncing like crazy at Bounce U! $15 per kid, or you can purchase a package of 5 for $65. Parents and babies are free. They also have a family bounce night for people of all ages to enjoy!
6722 Fort Hamilton Pkwy 2nd Floor
Frolic is a membership based indoor play space with a retro rock n roll feel. You can climb up into a VW bug and play with kiddie sized musical instruments
34 N 6th St # D
The Gym Park
Gym Park is a giant gymnastics studio in Greenpoint. With a huge open gymnastics space, this is sure to be a good time for kids with a lot of energy.
81 Oak Street
Kids N Action
Asides it being an awesome place to throw a birthday party, its a great place to spend the day! Prices range from $8 per kid for soft play or $13 per kid for soft play and use of the indoor rollercoaster,train ride and go carts!
1149 McDonald Avenue (Between Avenues I & J)
Klub4kidsz offers a plethora of options for the kids. A daily pass ranges from $12-15 depending on age. You can also get a combo pass to use their indoor playground and rock climbing! They have monthly and annual passes available as well. Need time to run an errand?Work?Read a book? Then you can also try their “drop off play”. For $20 an hour and a minimum of 2 hours, they will watch and entertain your kids. Children must be 3+ and potty trained for the drop off play.
159 North 4th Street
The Learning Garden
This popular spot in Prospect Heights has a flexible indoor and outdoor open play space that kids can enjoy on a monthly pass.
186 Underhill Ave.
The Moxie Spot
Moxie is a restaurant and play space that has casual games, a reading corner, arts and crafts and activities for kids all day long.
81 Atlantic Ave.
NY City Explorers
They don’t offer a pay per day type of deal, but their packages aren’t so bad. They have 10 day passes starting at $90, or you can purchase a seasonal pass for $335 .
186 Underhill Avenue
718 – 399-6923
Park Slope Armory YMCA
Get away from the cold weather and head indoors to the YMCA. They offer a range of classes and play space ranging from $12-14. You are bound to find something for the kids to do!
361 15th Street
Located in Sheepshead Bay, this cozy indoor play space is a great place for a rainy day play date.
1130 Avenue Z (corner of East 12th Street)
$10 per kid gets you in for the day. You can also choose from their various packages. They offer occasional art classes and awesome birthday party packages!
33 Nassau Avenue
Power Play offers a 2-Hour play session for $10. First parent is free, 2nd is $7. Asides from their place space they also offer classes and afterschool programs. You can also throw a birthday party there!
432 3rd Avenue
The Sensory Room at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum
The Sensory Room is an inclusive space where children with special needs can engage and explore their senses. The interactive equipment provides a multisensory experience with visual, auditory, tactile, vestibular, and gross motor activities. This room provides a welcoming environment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
Twinkle Play Space
Twinkle 4500 square foot play space has innovative custom-made exhibits to cater to any child’s wildest imagination. These special exhibits, designed for the under 6 crowd, are a harmonious blend of urban life and nature that encourages the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of a child in an accessible, high-quality learning environment.
144 Frost Street
by: Virginia Gudiel