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2012 West Michigan Indoor Play Guide

West mi indoor play guide

by Leah

 

I love the feel of Autumn in the air, but I also know that means rainy days and that snow is right around the corner.  To keep myself and my kids sane, we make sure to get out of the house at least a few times a week.  Here’s some places that we’ll be headed when the weather is not so nice.

Check over our list and let us know if you have any other foul-weather hangouts.

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Catch Air
“Here you will experience fun, unique, and dynamic activities that you won’t find anywhere else!”

DAILY ENTRANCE FEE:

    • Children 2 and under: $6.00 plus tax
    • Children 3 to 10: $9.00 plus tax

    CONTACT: Located at 2978 28th St SE, Kentwood, MI 49512. Check out Catch Air here or call (616)-200-6956

     

     

     

    Crazy Bounce

    “Imagine one huge room filled with up to 14 of the biggest, wildest, craziest inflatable structures. Crazy Bounce is safe, supervised fun that’s perfect for parties or outings with friends and family.”

    DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

      • Children = $7.00 for one hour of play
      • Children = $10.00 for two hours of play
      • Parents = $4.00
      • Infants under one = free

    CONTACT: Located at 12255 Felch Street, Holland Charter Township, MI 49424.  Check out the Crazy Bounce website or call (616)-339-8150

     

     

    Grand Rapids Art Museum
    “From young children to older adults there is something for everyone at the Art Museum.”  

    DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

      • Adults (14 – 64): $8.00
      • Seniors/Students (w/ID): $7.00
      • Youth (6-17): $5.00
      • Children (5 and younger): Free

    CONTACT: Located at 101 Monroe Center Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.  Check out the GRAM website or call (616) 831-2912

     

     

    Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
    “The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum inspires and shapes the imaginations of young people while infusing their minds with self-directed exploration”  

    DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

      • Adults (1-64): $7.50
      • Seniors (65 and older): $6.50
      • Children under 1: Free

    CONTACT: Located at 11 Sheldon Avenue Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.  Check out the Children’s museum website or call  (616) 235-4726

     

     

    Grand Rapids Gymnastics
    “The ‘activity of choice’ in Grand Rapids; Grand Rapids Gymnastics is unlike any other gym in West Michigan.” 

    DAILY ENTRANCE FEE:

      • Friday open gym for preschool/kindergarten 10 am-11 am $5
      • Saturday open gym for all ages 1 pm-3 pm $8

    CONTACT: Located at 1601 Galbraith Ave.  Suite 301  Grand Rapids, MI 49546.  Check out Grand Rapids Gymnastics website or call 616.975.2992

     

     

    Grand Rapids Public Museum
    “Plan a visit today and enjoy a world class facility full of exciting, entertaining and educational exhibits!”  

    DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

      • Adults (17-61): $8.00
      • Seniors (62 and older): $7.00
      • Children (3 – 17): $3.00
      • Children (2 and younger): Free

      Contact: Located at 272 Pearl Street Northwest  Grand Rapids, MI 49504.  Check out the museum’s website or call (616) 456-3977.

     

     

    Gymboree Play and Music
    “Come see why we are the global leader in early childhood development programs.”

    DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

      • See website for class and pricing information

      CONTACT: Located at 5258 Plainfield Ave. NE, Grand Rapids,Michigan 49525.  Check out the Gymboree website or call (616) 365-0015

       

       

      Gymco

      “Kids come to learn about sports, gymnastics or cheerleading.  But what they’ll really come away with is a positive attitude about physical activity that can influence their whole life.”

      DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

        • Open Gym is $5.00 for members and $8.00 for non-members

        CONTACT: Located at 2306 Camelot Ridge Court Southeast  Grand Rapids, MI 49546.  Check out the Gymco website or call (616) 956-0586

         

         

        Holland Aquatic Center

        “From our 50-meter pool, to our spa, Therapy Pool and the Splash Zone with slides and water toys – we have everything you need for family fitness and fun, any season of the year!”

        DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

          • General Individual (3+) = $5.50
          • Groups of 4 or more = $4.50
          • Groups of 20 or more = $4.25
          • Children under 2 = free
          • Discounts for Holland residents

        CONTACT: Located at 550 Maple Avenue, Holland, MI 49423.  Check out the Holland Aquatic website or call (616) 393-7595

         

         
         

        Jester’s Court
        “Jester’s Court Party and Play Center is an indoor playground featuring larger than life inflatables and softplay (enclosed jungle gym).” 

        DAILY ENTRANCE FEE:

          • Adults = $1.50
          • Children 2 and under = $5.00
          • Children 3 and up = $10.00

        CONTACT: Located at 3707 Northridge Drive Northwest  Grand Rapids, MI 49544.  Check out the Jester’s Court Website or call 616-784-KIDS (5437)

         

         

        Kent District Library
        “Special events including story time, crafts, and play dates. Check out the website for events at a location near you!”  

        DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

          • Free

          CONTACT: Various locations around Kent County.  Check out the KDL’s website or call 616-784-2007

           

           

          Kroc Center

          “The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is a 105,000-square-foot education, fitness, recreation, cultural arts and worship facility with a 20-acre outdoor campus.”

          DAILY ENTRANCE FEE:

            • Outdoor = Free
            • Children (0-11) = $5.00
            • Adults = $7.00

          CONTACT: Located at 2500 S. Division Avenue, Grand Rapids 49507  Check out the Kroc Center website or call (616) 588-7200

           

           

          Koetsier’s Greenhouse
          “Inside, rain or shine, the greenhouse transforms into a Fall Family Fun Play Area, great for kids 10 and under. We have inflatables to play in, games, a maze to find your way through, pumpkin painting and more! Don’t forget a hayride to make your fall experience complete.”  

          DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

            • Children over one year = $7.00
            • Adult hayride = $4.00 (free in the playhouse)
            • Infants under one = free

          CONTACT: Located at 1601 Spaulding Avenue Southeast  Grand Rapids, MI 49546.  Check out the Koetsier’s website or call 616.949.7299

           

           

          Playworld
          “Air bounce, Cushion Climb, Colorful Tunnels and Slides, Ball Pools, Swinging Bridges and Spider Nets, Foam Forest and Trolley Run, Rope Climbs, Ring Cross and More.”  

          DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

            • Children 2 and up = $5.95
            • Children 12-23 months = $3.95
            • Infants under one and parents = free

          CONTACT: Located at 3478 Fairlanes Avenue Southwest  Grandville, MI 49418.  Check out the Playworld’s website or call 616.949.7299

           

           

          R-Athletics
          “Come join your friends at R-Athletics!  Jump on the Tramp, Tumble Track and into the Loose Foam and Resi-Pits, swing from the ropes or hang on the Bars!”  

          DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

            • Monday & Tuesday open gym from 2:00 pm-3:00 pm $5.00, non-members $8.00
            • Saturday open gym 1:00 pm-2:00 pm $5.00 for members, non-members $8.00
            • Lunch date drop offs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 am-1:00 pm $10 for members, non-members $13
            • Date Night Drop Offs available twice a month; check website for times and pricing.

          CONTACT: Located at:  2845 Thornhills Ave. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Check out the R-Athletics website or call 616.957.4900

           

           

          Sky Zone Sports
          “Imagine a seemingly endless sea of trampolines, all connected to form one massive trampoline surface. Now, imagine that surface enclosed with angled trampolines that allow you to literally bounce off the walls!.”  

          DAILY ENTRANCE FEE: 

            • See website for hourly pricing & party packages

          CONTACT: Located at:  3640 29th Street Kentwood, MI 49512. Check out the Sky Zone Sports website or call 616.214.4221

           

           

           

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