15 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!

big play structure with tubes and slides and decorated with fish

Photo: Bunch of Fun

1. Bunch Of Fun

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. 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 to Thursday 9am – 8pm
Friday 9am – 3pm
*Please check their website as hours can vary based on capacity and private bookings.
11 Kodiak Crescent, Suite B, Toronto

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

Photo: Playtown

2. 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. 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

Play structure with slides and a giant tree house

Photo: Playground Paradise

3. 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 & Tuesday 10am – 3pm
Wednesday 10am – 6pm
Thursday 4pm – 8pm
Friday 10am – 8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 3pm
150 Grenoble Drive, North York

Wooden play structures in a large play room

Photo: Sprouts

4. 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. 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 Friday 9am – 6pm
Saturday & Sunday 9am – 4pm
183 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto

Large play structure with tubes and slides

Photo: Lil’ Monkeys Indoor Playground

5. 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. You’ve got to try Mighty Jump, a ride that lets those aged five to 75 free fall off a 20-foot platform and land in a giant inflatable bag. So fun!

Go play:
Monday to Friday 9:30am – 8pm
Saturday 9:15am – 8:30pm
Sunday 9:15am – 8pm 
3250 Harvester Rd., unit 5, Burlington

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.

Go play:
Monday to Friday 9:30am – 3pm
186 Bartley Drive, North York

Large play structure with tubes and a big dual slide

Photo: Treehouse Play Centre

7. Treehouse Play Centre

Two moms wanted to create an indoor playground that parents would enjoywhere the seats are comfy and the café is full of healthy food options. That’s how Treehouse Play Centre was born. Kids zero to eight can run around the awesome play structure full of tunnels and slides. Parents can join the fun and play on the playground or relax on the couches. Babies have two special areas where they can safely play. The delicious café serves lunches on weekdays and breakfast on the weekends. And the best part? All the food is made from scratch.

Go play:
*Please check their Facebook page for updated hours
9688 Leslie Street, Richmond Hill

play structure with slide leading to a ball pit and rock climbing pyramid

Photo: Kids Fun Town

8. 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 Saturday 9am to 6pm, Sunday 9:30am to 6pm
2071 Danforth Avenue, Toronto

Play room with large play structure and party tables

Photo: Never Never Land

9. Never Never Land

Don’t worry, this Never Never Land is totally free of evil pirates! Instead, it has two magical play rooms that each feature two play structures (one large and one small) and a bouncy castle. Stop by before 2 p.m. on weekdays for drop-in playtime or book a party to get a whole play room reserved for just you and your friends. And don’t forget your quarters because the rooms also feature arcade games like air hockey, foosball and Cruising USA Car Racing. Cost of admission includes five hours of playtime, unlimited Wi-Fi, and unlimited coffee and tea for parents and caregivers.

Go play:
Monday to Friday 10am – 2pm
8520 Jane Street, Concord

Play room with a wooden castle structure and toys scattered on the floor

Photo: Children’s Urban Enrichment Studio

10. Children’s Urban Enrichment Studio

It’s all about play-based learning at CUES. Their play room is stocked with all kinds of educational toys, as well as a play kitchen, train set, tool centre and much more. A separate play gym/dance hall houses a large 3-level wooden castle and a 2-level treehouse. When kids want something more low-key, they can visit the mini library to do some reading and puzzles or create a new masterpiece in the art studio. Plus, parents and caregivers can hang out in the lounge or stop by the kitchen to learn about things like toddler nutrition and how to make your own baby food.

Go play:
Please call ahead for drop-in hours
2986 Lake Shore Blvd. West, Etobicoke

Toddler area with padded floors and a small ball pit

Photo: Jump for Joy

11. 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:
Please call ahead for drop-in hours
21472 Danforth Ave., Toronto

indoor play area with a play structure, trampolines, slides and various toys

Photo: Amazon Indoor Playground

12. Amazon Indoor Playground & Party Centre

This family-owned facility provides the perfect place for your child to play anytime of year. Their spacious play room boasts a large play structure as well as a ball pit, roller coaster slides and trampolines. Your kid can even try their hand at playing the crane game to get themselves a rubber duck! For an extra cost, your kids can let out their inner artiste at the ceramic painting studio.

Go play:
Please call ahead for drop-in hours
1500 Royal York Rd., Toronto

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

Photo: Kidnasium

13. 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:
Please call ahead to book an appointment for drop-in hours
745 Mount Pleasant Rd., Toronto

View of a large play room with seating

Photo: Kids Fun City

14. 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! 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 – 6pm
Saturday to Sunday 10am – 6pm
150 Lesmill Rd., Toronto

Play area with a castle and pirate ship play structures and lots of toys

Photo: Hooray for Play

15. Hooray for Play

This brightly-coloured play centre is filled with so many ways for your kids to play. Whether they’re riding around on the ride-on toys, climbing on the pirate ship play structure or storming the play castle, your kids are sure to have tons of fun here. Parents can lounge and enjoy the free Wi-Fi while kids burn off all that extra energy to get them ready for an afternoon nap.

Go play:
Please call ahead for drop-in hours
486 Evans Ave., Unit 1B, Etobicoke

Updated February 28, 2019

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