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13 Best Indoor Playgrounds in Toronto

Looking for fun indoor playgrounds in Toronto and the GTA? We've rounded up the best ones and they all have drop-in hours. Yay!

Toddler area with padded floors and a small ball pit Jump for Joy

1. Jump for Joy Play Centre

Your kids will jump for joy when they see this play centre. Let your little ones explore the toddler and infant play area that’s padded for safety and includes lots of toys to play with.

Plus, toddlers will love playing around in their own little ball pit. For bigger kids (up to age five), there’s a junior rock climbing tower, jumping castle and seesaws!

Want a little free time to yourself? Their Parent Relief program lets you drop off the kids to be looked after by their trained professional staff for up to three hours while you go get some much-needed me time.

Go play: Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm Closed Saturday and Sunday for private events 416-910-6522 1472 Danforth Ave., Toronto jumpforjoyplaycentre.ca

big play structure with tubes and slides and decorated with fish Photo: Bunch of Fun

2. Bunch Of Fun Playland

At Bunch Of Fun there's something for the the whole family. Your tiny tot will love the smaller playground where they can crawl on and over soft toys, including an adorable carousel of animals.

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Older kids will race to the big playground, complete with tunnels and slides—woohoo. Parents can relax in the pottery painting studio or take a much needed break on the comfy couches.

There is also a cafe with tons of tasty treats from pizza to danishes and healthy snacks too. Kids under six months are free with a paying sibling.

Go play: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9am - 7pm Wednesday & Friday 9am - 6pm *Please check their website as hours can vary based on capacity and private bookings. 416-630-1818 11 Kodiak Crescent, Suite B, Toronto bunchoffunplayland.com

A view of the "street" in playtowm shoing the construction zone and the doctors office Photo: Playtown

3. Playtown

Get ready for some play-based learning at Playtown. Kids can explore eight gorgeously designed playhouses, each with a different theme like the theatre, the grocery store, the raceway—which is a secure space to zip around on PlasmaCars—and Toddler Town, which is designed for newborns through to little walkers.

Parents can see the Main Street area of Playtown from the toddler area, so they can keep an eye on their older children while their babies have fun, too. Playtown also features a café with security monitors that focus on the playhouses so caregivers can have a snack or drink while still watching their kids.

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Little ones younger than one are free with a paid child.

Go play: Every day 9:30am - 5:30pm 2170 Dunwin Drive, Unit 6, Mississauga 647-697-4003 kidsplaytown.ca

play structure with slide leading to a ball pit and rock climbing pyramid Photo: Kids Fun Town

4. Kids Fun Town

Take your little monkey to the jungle gym at Kids Fun Town. Best for kids younger than six, this play structure features a bouncy castle complete with a slide, ride-on toys and a mini basketball court.

Plus, an awesome rock climbing structure that kids can climb up and through. Before heading to Kids Fun Town, check their website to make sure they aren’t closed for a birthday party.

Go play: Monday to Thursday 9:30am - 5:30pm Friday 9:30am - 4:30pm Saturday & Sunday - closed for private bookings 2071 Danforth Avenue, Toronto 416-277-7689 kidsfuntown.ca

A picture of a ball pit with several playground facilities at Happy Kingdom. Photo: Happy Kingdom Entertainment

5. Happy Kingdom Playground and Arcade

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There's just so much to do at Happy Kingdom! Kids of all ages can spend hours climbing through the giant play structure, which has slides, a massive ball pit, bridges and tunnels, plus a separate area for toddlers.

When they're totally exhausted, grab some fuel at the adjacent food court and head to the arcade, filled with games and prizes. There are also party rooms available for booking.

Go play: Everyday 11am - 7pm 416-763-6666 1980 St. Claire Avenue West, Toronto happykingdom.ca

Large play structure surrounded by plastic palm trees Photo: Extreme Fun Indoor Playground

6. Extreme Fun Indoor Playground

Your little one can get all dolled up in the dress-up centre and then explore the multi-coloured play structure in their fancy princess dress. It’s all part of the experience at Extreme Fun Indoor Playground, which is best suited for kids ages one to 10.

For sports lovers, they can shoot some hoops or play foosball. And the giant jumpy castle is not to be missed. Parents are encouraged to join in on the fun or relax with a cup of coffee in the café.

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Go play: Monday to Friday 9:30am - 3pm Summer Hours (July & August): Monday to Friday 10am - 2pm 186 Bartley Drive, North York 416-757-8777 extremefun.ca

Play structure with slides and a giant tree house Photo: Playground Paradise

7. Playground Paradise

Operated by the City of Toronto, Playground Paradise is a two-level indoor play structure located at Flemingdon Community Centre in Toronto’s east end that's open to kids 12 and younger. The room is decorated like a meadow, with green floors, leafy fabric on the ceilings and a sky scene painted on the walls.

Your brood can zoom down the spiral slide, or get their energy out on the track ride, the cargo elevator or jump in the ball pit. New play areas have been added such as a new toddler zone and a vertical play maze. The best part? Admission is free!

Go play: Monday to Wednesday 10am - 6pm Thursday & Friday 10am - 8:30pm Saturday & Sunday 10am - 3:30pm 150 Grenoble Drive, North York 416-395-6014 toronto.ca

Wooden play structures in a large play room Source: Sprouts

8. Sprouts – Growing Bodies & Minds

This lovely light-filled indoor playground and gym is packed with all the makings of an awesome adventure for kids zero to seven. Sprouts has filled its space with three play structures that have slides, ladders and passageways to explore.

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There's also a large soft play area for babies and toddlers, with smaller padded climbers, rockers and little ladders. Caregivers get treated to free coffee, tea and hot chocolate in the café.

While there is no cost for the first visit, families must purchase either a play pass or part- or full-time membership to access the playground during drop-in times.

Go play: Monday to Saturday 9am - 1pm Sunday 9am - 11am 183 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto 416-840-9718 sproutskids.ca

Large play structure with tubes and slides Photo: Lil' Monkeys Indoor Playground

9. Lil' Monkeys Indoor Playgrounds

With a five-level soft-structured playground filled with a fully enclosed swirl slide, wave slides, punch-bag forest and moreLil’ Monkeys is bound to please kids from one to 12 years old.

Other features include an arcade, two toddler sections and a rock-climbing wall. They also have a wristband policy to ensure children leave with the guardian that they came with.

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Go play: Monday to Thursday 10am - 8pm Friday 10am - 8:30pm Saturday 9:30am - 9:30pm Sunday 9:30am - 4:30pm 3250 Harvester Rd., Unit 5, Burlington 905-632-4200 lilmonkeysplaygrounds.com

Open floor gym with padded obstacle course, balance beam and uneven bars Photo: Kidnasium

10. Kidnasium

What sets this play centre apart is that there aren’t a lot of toys to play with. Instead, there are a bunch of padded shapes that let your kids assemble all sorts of obstacles to climb over, under and through!

The gym also has standard gymnastics equipment like a balance beam and a set of uneven bars. Kids will love running around and staying active during their time here!

Go play: Sunday to Saturday 9am - 6pm Please call ahead to book an appointment for drop-in hours 416-787-5437 1660 Avenue Road, Toronto kidnasium.ca

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midtown tiny tots Photo: Midtown Tiny Tots

11. Midtown tiny tots

Midtown's Tiny Tots offers unique facilities with something for everyone. There's little climbers and mini cars for babies and pre-toddlers, and large play structures, balance beams and colourful sensory tiles for toddlers and older kids.

The activity centre also has a co-working lounge to work remotely and a separate dining area for families to eat lunch or have a snack break.

Go play: *Please call ahead to book your spot. Midtown Tiny Tots is open by appointment only* Monday & Thursday 9am - 5pm Tuesday & Wednesday 9am - 2pm Saturday 9am - 12pm 647-609-8358 745 Mt Pleasant Rd Second Floor, Toronto midtownstinytots.com/activitycentreasium.ca

Epic Planet Fun Photo: Epic Planet Fun

12. Epic Planet Fun

Epic Planet Fun is a 10,000 square foot family entertainment center with an indoor playground, monster jumping castles, birthday party rooms, and a parents lounge. Other features include an indoor rope course and an arcade.

Epic Planet Fun is the perfect spot to plan your child's upcoming birthday party!

Go play: Tuesday to Friday 2pm - 8pm Saturday & Sunday 10 - 8pm 416-613-9811 24 Lebovic Ave Unit C2, Scarborough https://www.epicplanetfun.ca/midtownstinytots.com/activitycentreasium.ca

View of a large play room with seating Photo: Kids Fun City

13. Kids Fun City

Your kids will never get bored at Kids Fun City. Between the playground, arcade, mini golf course and lazer-maze, there’s so much to explore!

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There’s also the padded toddler play area to keep little ones occupied while older siblings run amok in the big kids’ area. Admission here is priced by time instead of a price-per-head, so remind your kids to get their fill before times up.

Go play: Wednesday to Friday 12pm - 8pm Saturday & Sunday 10am - 8pm 416-444-4386 150 Lesmill Rd., Toronto kidsfuncity.ca

This article was originally published on Aug 23, 2018

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