Top Indoor Playgrounds in Ottawa

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Published Mar 5, 2018

Are you looking for a fun place to bring your kids during the cold Ottawa winter, or when it is hot and humid in the summer? Here are some of our favourite choices for indoor playgrounds in Ottawa.

Top Indoor Playgrounds in Ottawa


There are tons of amazing indoor playgrounds right here in the nation's capital. From ball pits, to laser tag, to birthday parties these places have your kid entertained for hours. 


A Gym Tale

A Gym Tale is an Indoor Playground located in Barrhaven that provides the most exciting birthday parties in children’s entertainment - making our special guest the Star of every Active Adventure.

They also host Camp programs for our guests over the Summer, Winter Holidays, March Break and PD Days.

The Kids Night Out drop-off program runs every Friday evening from 6 to 9 with Play, Snack and a Movie.

Visit A Gym Tale for more information about these activities or about Drop-In Play times,  Nursery School, and Before- and After School Care.

Pricing:  Drop-In Play: 0-12 month (free with paid sibling), 1-3 years: $8.25, 4-10 years: $11.50, 11-17 years: $11.50, Adults: Free. 


Monkey Around Play & Learn Centre

Children need a variety of physical activities to stimulate them. Monkey Around is designed to promote fitness and overall well-being. Their facilities include: a play structure, roller rink, inflatable obstacle course, kids corner, and a snack bar. There is something for everyone at Monkey Around Play Centre (even adults!).

The Centre is also designed to accommodate large functions, such as holiday and group events, birthday parties and eventually other activities such as ball hockey, arts and crafts, and much more…

Pricing:  Under 1: Free when accompanied with paying sibling, 1-2 years: $10, 3-13 years: $16, 13-15 years: $16, 16+: free when accompanied by a child 12 years or younger. 


Kids Kingdom Daycare & Playcare

Kids Kingdom is a premium family entertainment complex. Their attractions are not only are they fun and exciting, they also help active minds and bodies learn and grow.  They are designed to build hand-eye coordination and motor skills for children of all ages, and to give little ones opportunities to engage in pretend and social play.

Kids Kingdom’s attractions include an infant play centre, an inflatable bounce area, the Kids Kingdom castle play structure, and a double-slide obstacle course. The castle play structure (the main attraction) is an expansive, multi-level play structure that includes a host of interesting, challenging, and super-fun features.

Kids Kingdom Daycare & Playcare have two locations Kanata & Orleans.

Pricing: Tuesday - Friday: Adults: $3, Kids 4-12: $16, Kids 1-3: $6, Kids 0-1: $5 unless accompanying an older sibling. 

Friday at 5pm, Saturday, Sunday, PD Days and holidays: Adults: $5, Kids 4-12: $18, Kids 1-3: $10, Kids 0-1 $5 unless accompanying an older sibling. 


Cosmic Adventures

Ottawa's largest and safest indoor playground encourages kids 0-12 to crawl, bounce, slide and explore in a clean and secure environment. Cosmic Adventures provides the ideal location for endless play in a multi-level structure which features over 20,000 sq. ft. of ball pits, slides, tunnels, mazes, obstacle courses and more. With plenty of padding to absorb all their energy, and no sharp corners and 2 designated areas for toddlers, this environment is ideal for active kids of any age.  Parents can relax in the"Cone of Silence" and enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the facility.

Cosmic Adventures is about safe, developmental play and this concept is followed right through to our skill testing games room. While they are challenging and fun, they are all non-violent and non-frustrating. They even have games for the really little ones to practice on (suitable for kids as young as 2 years old).

Pricing: 0-11 months - Free | 12-23 months - $16.99 | 2-3 years  - $19.99 | 4-17 years - $21.99 | Adults - $9.99 


Funhaven

Funhaven is Ottawa's premiere family entertainment centre destination with attractions and events for all ages. Combining the best interactive entertainment the industry has to offer with a passionate dedication to safety, cleanliness, and customer service, Funhaven delivers fun and family memories in an upscale and affordable environment just minutes away from your own home.

Designed for children of all ages, their facilities include a toddler play area, bumper cars, a climbing wall, jungle gym, the Laser Frenzy maze, laser tag, mini-bowling, the Typhoon motion theatre, video games, simulators, and more!

Pricing: FUN Package: $29.99 in stores, FUNNER Package: $39.99 in stores, FUNNEST Package: $59.99 in stores.  


Looking for other fun things to do with your kids in Ottawa? Check out our Things to Do page. 

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Lois Van Pelt

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