On days when Mother Nature keeps us from visiting the local playground, we’ve still got some great options for taking our little folks out to work off all that energy. No need to feel stuck in the house on rainy, cold, or really hot days. Go have a blast at one of these indoor spots in Austin.
Top Places to Play Indoors in Austin:
(in no particular order)
— Mt. Playmore
Mt. Playmore is the largest indoor playground in Central Texas. The playscape is designed so that adults can comfortably play along with their children, without having to squeeze through impossible tight spaces or crawl on hard surfaces. But there is also a seating area for parents who just want to sit centrally and watch the kids have fun. Mt. Playmore also offers arcade games, a toddler area and food. For hours, prices, and more info, visit the website
— Jumpoline Park
It’s like a bowling alley but instead of alleys it’s trampolines! At Jumpoline Park there’s jumpy basketball, jumpy dodgeball and just plain jumping. It’s an awesome way to get the kids moving. They have two area locations — Wells Branch and South Austin. For more info, visit the Jumpoline website.
— Pump It Up
Kids love these indoor arenas, filled with gigantic inflatable slides, bounce houses, obstacle courses and more. With locations in North Austin and Round Rock, Pump It Up is a popular weekend birthday weekend location but they also have open play hours for drop-ins during the week. Check the event schedule for info on their website.
— Blazer Tag
Blazer Tag boasts the largest laser tag arena in Texas. At 10,000 square feet and three levels of nooks and crannies, a laser tag game here is like no other. In addition to their super awesome arena, there’s an arcade with gems like Guitar Hero and classics like Skee-Ball. They’ve also just added a SkyTrail, a ropes course that hangs from the ceiling. You get harnessed in and run through the sky! We can tell you first hand that it’s pretty sweet. Visit their website for more info.
— iFLY Austin
iFLY is an indoor skydiving facility in North Austin. The iFLY experience creates true free-fall conditions with a vertical wind tunnel that feels just like skydiving, without having to jump out of an airplane. And there is no experience required. In fact, kids as young as age 3 can fly. Read all about it in our review. For more info, visit the iFLY website.
The Thinkery is Austin’s children’s museum, and it’s a really fun place to play and explore science themes. Launch rockets, go shopping in a pretend farmer’s market, enjoy water play, painting, crafts and much more. For more information and to check the calendar or events, visit their website.
— Catch Air
Catch Air offers a fun, interactive environment for children from toddlers to 12-year-olds. They have two locations — Round Rock and Anderson Mill. The indoor facility includes plenty of room to play, climb and slide. They also book parties and events. For more info, you can visit their website.
— Safari Champ
Safari Champ is a kids entertainment center in Round Rock. They have a giant indoor playscape with slides, tunnels, tubes, ropes, zip line, small basketball court and a separate toddler area. They also have a cafe and plenty of special events, so be sure to check the calendar on their website.
— iPlay Austin
iPlay (formerly Wazoos) has the biggest room full of bouncy fun! A 15,000 square foot facility completely stocked with inflatable greatness such as a 24-foot tall dual lane slide, an island obstacle course and even an option for piñatas at your next birthday party. Visit the iPlay website for more info.
— Urban Air Trampoline Park
Urban Air Trampoline Park is over 25,000 square feet of indoor fun. It’s suitable for all ages and fitness levels and offer a wide variety of indoor attractions including wall-to-wall trampoline arenas, runway, foam pit, slam dunk track, trampoline dodgeball arena and a big favorite — the Warrior Course. Visit the website for open jump hours and pricing. You’ll also notice that they offer coupons and specials on this page.
— Hoppin’ House
Hoppin’ House is another room full of jumpy fun. A huge inflatable playground awaits for your child. Throw ’em in the foam pit and laugh maniacally mwaaHAHAA! A fun way to wear the kiddos out! Hoppin’ House is only for ages 11 and under and socks are required. They have locations in Buda and in Austin. For more info, visit their website.
MORE: Check out this list of Indoor Places for Jumping Fun.
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Go have some fun!