Whether it’s snow, rain or just way too hot, moms need indoor play in Kansas City all year long. Luckily, there are plenty of opportunities to get the wiggles out, no matter what age kiddos you have!
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What can be more fun than playtime? At SuperKidz Club, kids can play all they want! Our 9500 sq ft facility is filled with countless fun-packed activities. Children can explore, jump, climb, crawl and run as much as they want. Parents can choose to play with their kids or relax at our concession café. At SuperKidz Club, children are encouraged to stay active and forget about the electronics. While having fun is our number one priority, our ultimate goal is to bring family closer, and build a happier yet healthier community through play time here in Kansas City!
Looking for the best year-round indoor fun? With new adventures behind every corner, Urban Air Adventure Park is the ultimate indoor playground. Take birthdays to the next level or spend a day of fun with the family and you’ll see why we’re more than just a trampoline park. Urban Air is where fun takes flight. Where kids can make friends, make their mark, make their way. And you can make a day of it. At Urban Air, there’s a surprise inside every box. Let the kids fly through the park on our sky rider, take on our climbing walls, or reach new heights on our trampolines. Urban Air. Let ‘em fly.
The Little Gym is Kansas City’s premier enrichment and physical development center for children ages 10 months through 12 years. Programs offer children a Springboard to Life’s Adventures by using movement-based learning and imaginative play to help build the confidence and skills needed at each stage of childhood. We embrace a proprietary philosophy called Three-Dimensional Learning in every class, in which physical activity is a conduit for nurturing your whole child. TRY A FREE CLASS TODAY!
LEGOLAND Discovery Center at Crown Center is the ultimate indoor LEGO playground! Enjoy a world of creativity, color and building fun with our 2 rides, 10 LEGO build and play zones, a 4D cinema, and much more! LEGOLAND Discovery Center is the perfect place for children and families to play and learn together!
Mission Parks & Rec
Indoor Playground: A fun, safe and clean environment for your kiddo to burn off energy, learn to play with others and share. For children ages 6 and under. Parental supervision required. A ratio of one adult to three children also required. If you wish to bring more than 3 children, please call 913.722.8228. This is one program you don’t want to miss!
Science City at Union Station
Internationally awarded for “Visitor Experience” by ASTC and regionally awarded “Favorite Family Friendly Attraction” by Visit KC Visitors Choice Awards, Science City powered by Burns & McDonnell is named one of the country’s TOP 25 science centers. It educates and entertains hundreds of thousands of science-thirsty children of all ages, including the very youngest learners in its four new, expansive Early Learning additions. Kansas City’s Science Center is THE place for inquisitive young minds to create, explore, and experiment with the BIG world of science through hands-on learning and non-stop fun.
Rainbow of the Heartland
There are no limits to the grins and giggles at Rainbow. Play sets, trampolines, basketball all in one space! Bring the kids to jump, climb, swing, and play in our massive indoor showroom for just $7.50 per child. Our punch cards make great gifts too! Hosting your playgroup? Call ahead for groups of 6 or more for the best play date ever. Water is always available or parents may bring along their own soft drinks and snacks, store them in our refrigerator, and let the kids enjoy snack time in the party room. Let’s play!
The Regnier Family Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City
Wonderscope is the region’s only fully accessible, non-profit children’s museum dedicated to providing STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math – educational experiences for young children and their families – all with a fun Kansas City theme. Wonderscope features 30,000 square feet of indoor exploration (plus 1/2 acre of year-round outdoor adventure). Daily programs are included with museum admission or membership. Memberships, starting at $80, are available and offer unlimited admission to the museum and programs for a full year. Birthday party packages are also available. Open Tuesday-Sunday. Advance online ticket purchase required for non-members.
We Rock The Spectrum Kansas City
Come see Kansas City’s only inclusive sensory gym, located in the Northland just East of Zona Rosa. We offer private birthday parties that comes with a spacious party room and exclusive use of all gym equipment. Kids can enjoy a zip line, rock wall, trampoline, sensory swings and toddler area. Please call 816-844-9580 or email us at [email protected] for pricing and availability.
My Play Cafe
MY Play Café offers a clean, imaginative play-area for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. As well as a barista-staffed café serving gourmet espresso drinks, tea, smoothie and Boba for everyone to enjoy! Our space is large enough for the children to run and play, yet intimate enough for adults and caregivers to relax, have a conversation, or catch up on work. Ages 7 & up are FREE! Ask About the Free Café Helpers Program to earn a Free Café Drink.
Jump for Joy (and for Tired Kids!) at Sky Zone
Sky Zone also offers a dodgeball area, swinging silks into a foam pit, arcade games, party rooms, CLEAN restrooms, water fountains and a pretty great snack bar. We ended our trip with a round of Icees.
Beat the Heat at SuperKidz Club
This 9,500 sq ft indoor playground in Mission is owned by a real life mom, which means she’s thought of… well, everything. I usually cringe at the thought of Oliver crawling through germ-infested tunnels, but this place is cleaner than my own home.
The MVPs of Indoor Play Time
Hours of Paw Patrol would be my 3-year-old’s preference for how to spend the hours of her day, but we all suffer with crankiness from too much time in front of the TV, so we try to limit it unless we’re sick. Here are my 5 MVPs of indoor play at the moment. All of these require very little work on my part and keep my kids decently entertained, long enough for me to sit down and do things like write this blog post.
Easy Sensory Bins & Indoor Activities
Cabin fever will set in eventually, and there is a good chance that my five-year-old and two-year-old will mutiny if I don’t keep them busy. To avoid locking myself in the bathroom to hide from their whiney demands, I’ve put together a few cheap, easy, tried-and-true ways to keep them occupied when we can’t go out!
KC’s Magical Places Where Moms Work and Kids Play
Finding time to get together with other mom friends is difficult at best when you consider nap times, music classes, and doctor appointments. Finding a place to chat is even harder when kids want out of the house but mom wants uninterrupted discussion or even more challenging – a place to get work done. There are several magical places in the KC metro where working mama and active kids can co-exist.
Activate Awesome at Urban Air Lenexa
Whether you’re looking to book your kiddo’s next birthday party or for something to do on a chilly afternoon, Urban Air has it all. Seriously. Your kids can jump, climb, sky ride, and slide while you sit and relax in a massage chair, grab lunch, or participate in the fun yourself.