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It’s always a great idea to have a few indoor play options on hand for those cold, wet or snowy Michigan days.

Thankfully, West Michigan has quite a few venues ready to entertain you and your kids for a day!

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Both Gyms Title Sponsor 500x300R-Athletics, Grand Rapids’ premier Gymnastics and Cheer facility, has EXPANDED! Check out our brand new additional space which includes a life-size treehouse, an enormous fire truck, slides, a rock climbing wall, trampolines, foam pits, all four gymnastics apparatuses and more! A class at R-Athletics will strengthen your children’s coordination, develop upper body strength while they have a blast learning the sport of Gymnastics. All classes are taught by highly trained, CPR and Safety-certified, staff! We also offer special events: Open Gym, Date Night Drop-Off, Lunch Date Drop-Off, Camps, Birthday Parties, Field Trips and Ninja training classes!

Admission:  Members $5, Non-members $8.

2845 Thornhills Ave. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546. WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | 616-957-4900

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Grand Rapids Gymnastics has emerged as the premier gymnastics and activity center in town. Activities include Preschool Gymnastics, Recreational Gymnastics, Tumbling classes, Cheerleading, Birthday Parties, Open Gym, Parents Night Out and much more. See website for full list of activities.

Admission:  Varies depending on activity.

1601 Galbraith Ave Grand Rapids, MI 49546 (off Cascade rd. near Watermark Country Club). WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | 616-975-2992


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The Kroc Center is a community center that offers fun activities for all ages! Take a ride down our 28-foot water slide or climb to the top of the rock wall. The Kroc Center also includes an art studio, a game room, and a two-court gymnasium. Program classes such as swim lessons, archery, ballet, and gymnastics are also available.

Be sure to visit us online for more info on events such as Toddler Tuesdays, Parents’ Night Out, and Family Nights.

Cost for day passes: 11 & under: $5.50, 12 & up: $7.50. Day passes are good for one day of access to the pool, gym, climbing wall and game room. Memberships are also available. Visit our website for a full list of rates and benefits.

2500 S. Division, Grand Rapids, MI, 49507. WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | 616-588-7200

Grand Rapids Children's MuseumDiscover, create, and learn through hands-on, open-ended PLAY at the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum! Explore a beehive, make giant bubbles, tour through “Little GR”, perform at the stage, build with Legos, create works of art at the drop-in daily programs, and so much more! Come play with us!

$8.25 per person 1 and up, $1.75 Thursdays after 5:00pm

11 Sheldon Avenue Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 | WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | 616-235-4726

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Catch Air is the very best indoor play area for children 10 and under! Catch Air can provide hours of fun for children and caretakers alike! From Tiny Town, for our younger guests, to a 3 story structure with slides and obstacle courses and even a Nerf ball shooting area! Additionally there is a bouncy house maze and a bouncy castle slide. We encourage parents to safely play with their children on most of the toys!

We have walk in hours from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Monday-Thursday, 10:00 am – 7:00pm Friday and Saturday and 11:00 am – 6:00 pm on Sundays. We also specialize in parties which can be held during business hours or after business hours for a private experience for you and your guests!

Walk in prices: Non walkers-free! Age 2 and under-$6.00, age 3 to 10-$9.00, 2 adults get in free for each child! Extra adults are $3 dollars each. Everyone must wear socks.

2978 28th St. SE, Kentwood, MI 49512. WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | 616-200-6956

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If you’re looking for an indoor activity for your family, Hudsonville Lanes is the place to be. Because we don’t serve alcohol, we’ll provide you with both the fun and the atmosphere you want for your kids. We have bumpers on every lane and even plenty of ball ramps for the youngest of bowlers. We are open Monday thru Saturday. Please call ahead to check for open lane availability or to make reservations. We look forward to seeing you!!!

5775 Balsam Dr, Hudsonville MI, 49426. WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | 616-669-9380

IMG_2286West Michigan’s premier roller skating rink offering affordable family fun. Large skating floor with great sound and lights.

$6.00 for kids – $1.00 for parents

3330 Fairlanes Ave, Grandville, MI 49418. | WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | 616-534-8235


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Play is one of the five components of early literacy, along with reading, writing, singing and talking. The Grand Rapids Public Library has fun and educational play areas for children 5 and under and special Let’s Play workshops throughout the year to help your child develop the skills they need to be successful in school. Learn more at www.grpl.org/play.

Admission: FREE.

111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | 616-988-5400

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Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. We are the makers of trampolines as far as the eye can see. Experience WOW – the weightlessness of bouncing, flipping and landing in a pit filled with 10,000 foam cubes. We are dedicated to providing you with the pure joy that comes with flying. We fly high and keep it safe. We are Sky Zone.

Sky Zone Grand Rapids is open Tuesday – Thursday from 4pm-8pm, Fridays from 3pm-10pm, Saturdays from 10am-10pm, and Sundays from 12pm-6pm. We offer a Toddler Time jump on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10am-12pm which is for ages 0-5 years old. During this time, we play Disney music, have characters visit, and ask that only the kiddos jump; this is $7 per toddler.

Admission: 30 minutes – $10, 60 minutes – $14, 90 minutes – $18, 120 minutes – $21. Every jumper must wear Sky Socks, $2 per pair.

3636 29th Street SE, Kentwood, MI 49512. WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | 616-214-4221

Jester3d full logoJester’s Court, West Michigan’s largest indoor child entertainment center; where kids can play and parents can relax! Our indoor facility features action packed fun for kids 12 years-old and younger (during open play), teens (special teen nights), and all ages (during private parties). We offer open play 6 days a week as well as BIRTHDAY PARTIES, PRIVATE PARTIES, FUNDRAISER, and FIELD TRIPS.

Featuring softplay (enclosed jungle gym), inflatable slides, obstacle courses, jumps, interactive games and more that will keep your kids happy, healthy, and active.

Treat your toddler to Toddler Court (for children 3 years and younger) where they will find a toddler-sized themed inflatable, safe play area, and friends their own age. Although both areas are monitored by our trained staff to ensure your child’s safety, we strongly encourage parents to monitor their children during play. Socks are required for everyone.

Admission is FREE for children 9 months and under, $5 for children 2 and under, $10 for children 12 and under, and $1.50 general admission for adults.

3707 Northridge Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544. WEBSITE | FACEBOOK616-784-KIDS (5437)

AMF Bowling at Eastbrook | 3500 Lake Eastbrook Blvd., Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Phone:  616.949.7650

AMF Lincoln Lanes | 3485 Lake Michigan Dr. Nw, Grand Rapids, MI 49544. Phone:  616.453.6348

AJ’s Family Fun Center | 4400 Ball Park Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321. Phone:  616.785.0077

BAM! Entertainment Center | 478 E 16th St‎., Holland, MI 49423. Phone:  616.392.7086

Clique Lanes | 533 Stocking Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504. Phone:  616.456.6123

Craig’s Cruisers | Grand Rapids location:  5730 Clyde Park SW, Wyoming, MI 49509. Phone: 616.530.2900. Holland location:  651 Chicago Dr., Holland, MI 49423. Phone: 616.392.7300. Muskegon location:  1551 Pontaluna Rd, Norton Shores, MI ‎49456. Phone: 231.798.4936

Crazy Bounce | 12255 Felch St., Holland, MI, 49424. Phone: 616.399.8150

Grand Rapids Art Museum | 101 Monroe Center Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Phone: 616.831.2912

Grand Rapids Public Museum | 272 Pearl Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49504. Phone: 616.456.3977

Gymboree Play and Music | 5258 Plainfield Ave. NE, Grand Rapids,Michigan 49525. Phone:  616.365.0015

Gymco | 2306 Camelot Ridge Court SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Phone:  616.956.0586

Holland Aquatic Center | 550 Maple Avenue, Holland, MI 49423. Phone:  616.393.7595

Jumpin Jupiter Skate and Fun Center | 1775 Evanston Avenue, Muskegon, MI 49442. Phone:  231.773.5538

Kent District Library | Various locations around Kent County. Phone:  616.784.2007

Koetsier’s Greenhouse (seasonal) | 1601 Spaulding Avenue Southeast  Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Phone:  616.949.7299

Northland Lanes | 308 N. River Ave., Holland, MI 49424. Phone:  616.392.7146

Northway Lanes | 1751 Evanston Ave, Muskegon, MI 49442. Phone:  231.773.9181

Park Center Lanes | 2222 28th St. SW, Wyoming, MI, 49519. Phone:  616.532.2313

Playword | 3478 Fairlanes Avenue Southwest  Grandville, MI 49418. Phone:  616.949.7299

Roller Fox | 12189 Apple Ave, Ravenna, MI 49451. Phone:  231.853.2971

Wengers Bowling | 629 Leonard Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504. Phone:  616.454.4482

Woodland Skating Center | 2100 28th Street S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49508. Phone:  616.246.8023

  • Woodland Mall. Soft play structures, high visibility. Corner of 28th & Beltline
  • Rivertown Crossings. Soft play structures, near kids clothing stores & pretzel shop. Rivertown Pkwy East of 196
  • McDonald’s on Plainfield between 4 Mile and 5 Mile
  • McDonald’s on 28th and Michael
  • McDonald’s in Lowell on Main Street
  • Burger King on East Paris and 29th St.
  • Burger King on Northland North of Plainfield
  • Burger King on 44th West of 131
What are your favorite Grand Rapids indoor play spots?

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