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Best Family Fun Play Centers in Southeast Michigan

Pint-sized towns, inflatables, sports complexes and more are sure to keep your kids entertained! Check out these cool locales for games and good times.

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Moms, dads and little tykes alike can enjoy some indoor fun at these play centers! Cure your kid's boredom and head to one of these cool places with kid-sized cities, playscapes, inflatables, swimming and much more. Metro Parent has rounded up some of the coolest place in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties that are sure to make the whole family happy! Be sure to call ahead for current rates and hours.

AirTime Trampoline & Game Park

  • Address: 662 E. Big Beaver Road, Troy
  • Phone: 248-918-0909

Dive into 31,000 square feet of indoor bounce fun – including open jumps, dodgeball, foam pits and cool tunes. Head over to a Fam Jam session on Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m.; one hour of jumping is $32 for a family of four.

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools

  • Address: 846 E. Big Beaver Road, Troy
  • Phone: 248-918-0285

The national chain now has a southeast Michigan spot (more reportedly to come!). Sign up for lessons or ask about parents' nights out and other events.

Boogie Babies

  • Address: 928 Star Batt Drive, Suite B, Rochester Hills
  • Phone: 248-852-6288

Combine education and fun into one: Learn baby sign language, take dance lessons or get lost in interactive play sets. Monthly passes available.

Bounce House

Address and Phone:

  • Detroit: 9800 E. Eight Mile Road, 313-366-4300
  • New Baltimore: 35268 23 Mile Road, 586-725-1334
  • St. Clair Shores: 24020 Harper Ave., 586-778-8070
  • Sterling Heights: 39080 Van Dyke Ave., 586-264-2720

Kids ages 14 and under can bounce, slide and play every day. There's also an arcade filled with fun, free games for kids and adults.

Bouncing Off the Walls

  • Address: 3887 Fort St., Wyandotte
  • Phone: 734-246-9977

Kids and parents can bounce together at this inflatable jump playground. With tunnels and slides of all kinds, it's the perfect place to burn off some energy.

C.J. Barrymore's Sports & Entertainment

  • Address: 21750 Hall Road, Clinton Township
  • Phone: 586-469-2800

This sports park has it all! Check out the golf dome, laser tag, bowling alley, arcade and tons of racing tracks to satisfy every kid's need for speed.

Detroit Kid City

  • Address: 29115 Greenfield Road, Southfield
  • Phone: 248-443-5300

This kids' hotspot boasts a super hands-on Mini Detroit play city with an auto factory, bank, pizzeria, art center, Up North Story Time Center and tons more – plus great coffee for mom and dad.

Galaxy Zone

  • Address: 12841 Ford Road, Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-945-1010

This place is for the ultimate gamer with tons of video games in its arcade, laser tag, an indoor playground and a restaurant. Be sure to make reservations in advance.

Goldfish Swim School

Address and Phone:

  • Ann Arbor: 2107 W. Stadium Blvd., 734-864-5555
  • Birmingham: 2388 Cole St., Suite 101, 248-644-1914
  • Clarkston: 6340 Waldon Center Drive, 248-795-2252
  • Farmington Hills: 22710 Haggerty Road, Suite 200, 248-596-1914
  • Rochester: 550 South St., 248-596-1914

The local indoor franchise opens family swim hours (4 months-12 years) to the community at select times. Macomb Township location coming soon, too!

Great Escape Family Fun Center

  • Address: 2630 E. Grand River Ave., Howell
  • Phone: 517-548-6457

This indoor family fun center features a go-kart track, an inflatable area, whirlyball, an arcade and mini golf.

High Velocity Sports

  • Address: 46245 Michigan Ave., Canton
  • Phone: 734-HV-SPORT (487-7678)

This indoor sports complex has clinics, camps and leagues for your all-star. Play indoor soccer, dodge ball, flag football, volleyball or lacrosse.

H.Y.P.E. Recreation Center

  • Address: 23302 Warren Ave., Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-357-5458

Sports and social services are both provided at H.Y.P.E. Recreation Center that focuses on keeping kids healthy and happy through organized sports. Find training camps, tournaments and leagues for basketball, football, tennis, volleyball and more.

Joe Dumars Fieldhouse

Address and Phone:

  • Detroit: 1120 W. State Fair Ave., 313-368-0055
  • Shelby Township: 45300 Mound Road, 586-731-3080

In Shelby, hit the Bayou for rock climbing, slot car racing, gator tag and a bungee trampoline adventure at this sports house that also has leagues, lessons and restaurants. The Detroit spot boasts basketball courts.

Apr 9, 2012 12:54 pm
 Posted by  DivaDynamite

GREAT list!!!!

Don't forget about the glow in the dark golf in Novi. And there's a fun inflatable playground inside the bowling alley on Cooley Lake Rd in Waterford.

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