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Top Indoor Play Places in the Portland Area

Published Jan 2, 2020 | Updated Feb 19, 2020

Are you looking for a place to take the kids when the weather turns bad? If so, here are some of our favorite indoor play facilities in the Portland Area.

Top Indoor Play Places in the Portland Area

PlayDate PDX

Slay dragons, party like a princess, play laser tag, or enjoy a puppet show with three levels of interactive play. PlayDate PDX is a family-operated indoor playground designed for children 12 years old and younger. While kids are having the time of their lives jumping, running, and climbing around, parents can relax and socialize in the cafe area. 

Photo Credit: PlayDate PDX

Dizzy Castle

Dizzy Castle is a 10,000 square foot children's indoor playground with a state of the art three-level castle and pirate-ship play structure, cafe, and special event center. Children of all ages will be amazed at the castle that towers above them at over 20 feet tall! Battle your friends and defend the castle from the pirates aboard the 70-foot pirate ship with 14 air cannons. For younger kids, Dizzy Castle also has a separate fully enclosed toddler zone, complete with slides and a mini ship.

Dizzy Castle is located a 20-minute drive from downtown Portland in Vancouver, Washington.

Pump It Up of Beaverton

Open Jumps and Toddler Only Jumps are available throughout the week where your child can have the time of their life. Massive inflatables let them burn off energy while they are climbing, jumping, and sliding. Open Jumps are safe, indoor, climate-controlled, and fun. Pump It Up also hosts private birthday parties and popular GLOW parties for the most important day of the year for your child! 

JJ Jump

JJ Jump is one of Portland and Vancouver's top indoor inflatable playgrounds and children's birthday party providers. It is 12,000 square feet of pure fun. Kids loving climbing and jumping on all the inflatable structures. They're bound to have a jumpin' good time!

Jenni and Tommy's Kids Unplugged

Jenni and Tommy's Kids Unplugged indoor play place has five different themed rooms for children to explore. There is always plenty of learning and fun going on. Kids Unplugged is designed for children ages one to six years old. Snacks are welcome but they are a peanut- and nut-free facility. Parent supervision is required at all times.

Photo Credit: Jenni and Tommy's Kids Unplugged

Mittleman Jewish Community Center

The Mittleman Jewish Community Center runs a climate-controlled indoor Sportsplex Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon from September through June! Lots of toys and equipment are available, including a trampoline and gymnastics equipment. An adult must remain in the Sportsplex at all times. The Sportsplex is best suited for kids ages 18 months to 5 years old. 

St. Johns Swapnplay

St. Johns Swapnplay Community Sharing is a sharing community that connects families in an atmosphere that engages children in purposeful play while deepening their connection to each other and to the earth. The outdoor and indoor spaces are designed for newborns to ten year olds. There is a large open play area for gross motor skill development and other pocket rooms off the main room where specialized play happens, from Lego building to craft projects.

Photo Credit: St. John's Swapnplay

The PLAY Boutique

The PLAY Boutique is an innovative family “edutainment” destination for both parents and their children from birth to 10 years old. It combines education and entertainment experiences that are equally focused on children and their parents. The modern amenities are presented in a sophisticated fashion, with a children's PLAYSpace at the center of it all. In addition to the indoor PLAYSpace, there's also a family style cafe and a variety of programs for kids of all ages.

Monkey King Playhouse

The Monkey King Playhouse has an indoor play structure, a large open space with lots of games, and party rooms for private parties. The play structure has monkey bars, tunnels, slides, rope bridges, punching bags, and other great activities. While kids are playing away, parents can relax in the cafe that serves meals, snacks, and beverages, play a game of ping pong, or sit in the massage chair.

Let us know about your favourite indoor play place in Portland by commenting below. If you're looking for other awesome ideas about things to do with your kids, read one of these blogs to get some ideas flowing:

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