Best Indoor Play Places for Kids in Metro Detroit

Check out these family fun play centers for games and good times.

When the weather isn’t cooperative and your kids are bored at home, indoor play places come to the rescue! Kids of all ages can enjoy some indoor fun at these metro Detroit attractions.

Whether you have tots or tweens, there’s a variety of indoor playgrounds designed to keep your little ones grinning from ear to ear. These places aren’t just about play; some also throw awesome birthday bashes, and a few even host cool classes.

We’ve rounded up the coolest indoor play places in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties that are sure to make the whole family happy.

Macomb County

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Photo credit: CJ Barrymore’s Family Entertainment Center

Macomb County kiddos can get their play on at these indoor spots that offer family-friendly fun for all ages.

Related: Best Indoor Play Places in Sterling Heights

Bounce House

Seven bounce houses, including a large slide and obstacle course, are available. Also, an arcade filled with fun, free games for kids and adults.

C.J. Barrymore’s Sports & Entertainment 

This sports park has it all! There are many attractions to fulfill every child’s need for speed. These include the drop tower, saddle sling, spinning coaster, golf dome, laser tag, bowling alley, arcade, and many racing tracks.

Dueling Darts

Rival blasters used to play flag wars, tag, humans vs. zombies and more. They provide blasters and safety goggles. For ages 7 and up.

Jungle Java

Kids venture though the jungle on indoor padded play sets while parents take a load off or join in on the adventure. With healthy snacks, premium coffee and free Wi-Fi, this place is perfect for both the lion and her cub.

Play Big 

Bring your kids out to Lakeside Mall to enjoy 10,000 square-foot of inflatable fun and play the latest and greatest arcade games. There is a giant pool table with soccer balls for the pool balls, along with cornhole and other interactive games. This spot is great for birthday parties, too.

Pump It Up 

Giant indoor inflatables and imagination collide as kids participate in pop-in play times, birthday parties, camps and more.

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

Discover a trampoline park with activities like basketball dunk court, 3-D Dodgeball, fitness classes, Toddler Time and open jump.

Top Flight Trampoline & Game Park

Push your physical limits and have fun doing it at this adventure park. Kids can enjoy trampolines, dodgeball, arcade games and more.

Urban Air Trampoline Park

This trampoline park is complete with dodgeball courts, a foam pit, the Slam Dunk zone and more. Attractions vary by park.

Oakland County

DEFY Detroit
Photo credit: DEFY Detroit

Kids in Oakland County will definitely have a blast at these thrilling indoor play destinations.

Related: Best Indoor Play Places in Rochester Hills

Bloomfield Gymnastics  

Kids ages 6 and up can swing by this gymnastics spot during open gym time on Tuesdays and Saturdays to have some topsy-turvy fun.

Boogie Babies

Combine education and fun into one. Make a reservation for slot-racing, puppet-magic and playground-play. Ask about party packages.

Escape  

This Oakland County spot offers 22 traditional bowling lanes, eight VIP suite bowling lanes, a 2,300-square-foot arcade, a two-level laser tag arena and much more. Book your next party or drop in during their open hours.

Fascination Factory

This children’s education concept center features sustainable S.T.E.A.M.-focused toys and rotates stations so there are new activities for your kids to enjoy all the time, ensuring they never get bored! Recommended for ages 10 and under.

The Fairytale Fun Place

This play place features an indoor playground, pizza café and private party rooms. There’s also a performance stage that features live interactive entertainment. This place is ideal for kid’s birthday parties.

Jungle Java

Kids venture though the jungle on indoor padded play sets while parents take a load off or join in on the adventure. With healthy snacks, premium coffee and free Wi-Fi, this place is perfect for both the lion and her cub.

Launch Entertainment and Trampoline Park

Enjoy basketball, dodgeball, a launch pad, cliffhanger and more on wall-to-wall trampolines. There’s also an arcade where you can win tickets and trade them in for prizes.

Legacy 925 

Kids, teens and even parents will find something they love at Legacy 925, which offers everything from bowling and football bowling to go-karts, laser tag and a trampoline park. There’s also an arcade, live music and even a kid-friendly bar.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Located inside Great Lakes Crossing. Unlock your kids’ creativity with Lego build and play zones, a 4-D theater, two rides and more.

Nature’s Playhouse  

This all-natural play and wellness center offers drop-in play and fitness classes for ages 0-6. Plus, free support groups for parents on topics like baby-wearing, infant massage and birth recovery.

Paradise Park 

The ultimate paradise for all ages! Engage in the interactive laser tag maze, go-karts, a huge mini golf course, trampolines and a climbing wall. Enjoy indoor and outdoor amenities that are all handicap accessible.

Peppa Pig World of Play 

Located inside Great Lakes Crossing. Kids get to explore the world of Peppa Pig including George’s Fort, Grandad Dog’s Garage, Miss Rabbit’s Supermarket and Peppa’s TreeHouse. Offers birthday parties, too.

Pump It Up 

Giant indoor inflatables and imagination collide as kids participate in pop-in play times, birthday parties, camps and more.

Rochester Play!

This eco-friendly play center has a custom-built climbing structure with a northern Michigan theme and a smaller play structure for toddlers. Their cafe serves nutritious treats. 

Safari Playground

Check out the arcade along with Skeeball and bowling at this Safari-themed adventure spot.

SkyZone Trampoline Park

There are plenty of attractions that make this trampoline park unique. There’s a zip line, battle beams, extreme dodgeball, trapeze and aerial silks, ninja course and much more.

Under the Sea Playground 

Come check out the interactive floor system that features a designated area for toddlers ages 1-3 and a central play structure for ages 5-12. Also, has a full service café and free Wi-Fi.

Urban Air Trampoline Park

This trampoline park is complete with dodgeball courts, a foam pit, the Slam Dunk zone and more. Attractions vary by park.

Washtenaw County

2|42 Community Center – Ann Arbor
Photo credit: 2|42 Community Center – Ann Arbor

Kids in Ann Arbor and surrounding Washtenaw county can get their play on at these exciting indoor play places.

Related: Best Indoor Play Places in Ann Arbor

2|42 Community Center – Ann Arbor

Do you know what’s better than an indoor play space? One that’s free! That’s right, 2|42 Community Church offers a free kid-friendly play area that’s open to the public. Inside, you’ll find a playground, climbing area, toddler area and more.

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

This children’s museum always provides an interactive space where kids can play and learn. The museum has 10 exhibits. These exhibits include the STEAM Park and All About You gallery.

Chelsea TreeHouse 

This large play area includes climbing structures, slides, a designated area for littles, bridges and a tree house.

Extreme Fun

Located inside Briarwood Mall, kids will find a bounce house wonderland. It’s not just inflatables! Spend time at the toddler playground, kiddo rides, build a teddy bear or jump on the train. Parents have access to comfortable seats and Wi-Fi, too.

Fowling Warehouse Ypsi Ann Arbor

Play a mashup of bowling and football at this Fowling Warehouse. Book a party or drop in on this spot’s open play. Kids must be at least 10 years old to play.

Launch Ann Arbor

Bring the kids to this spot, which features basketball, dodgeball, battle pit, trampoline courts, launch pad, cliffhanger and more. Also, play at the arcade where you can win tickets and trade them in for prizes.

Wayne County

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Photo credit: Kidcadia

These fun-tastic indoor spots prove that Wayne county kids really know how to play!

Related: Best Indoor Play Places Near Dearborn

AirTime Trampoline & Game Park

Music and movement merge at this local chain full of bouncing fun. Open jumps available.

Dinoland 

This dinosaur-themed playscape offers a jungle gym with slides and other obstacles, plus a soft-play area for babies and toddlers. Stop by during the day or plan your next party. 

Fowling Warehouse Hamtramck 

Check out Michigan’s first Fowling Warehouse at this location. Book a party or drop in on this spot’s open play to try your hand at the football-meets-bowling game of fowling. Kids must be at least 10 years old to play.

Jungle Java

Kids venture though the jungle on indoor padded play sets while parents take a load off or join in on the adventure. With healthy snacks, premium coffee and free Wi-Fi, this place is perfect for both the lion and her cub.

Kidcadia Play Cafe

Check out this play space with multi-level, soft-play climbing structures. There’s also an area for little ones, a Lite-Brite, light gallery, coloring corner and sensory boards.

Mandee’s Funtastic Play Center 

This “soft play” facility offers a two-story padded playscape for kids to enjoy. Families can also enjoy a small meal or snack at the cafe.

Rev’d Up Fun

This amusement center has a game zone, ropes course, laser tag, bumper cars, axe-throwing and much more.

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

Discover a trampoline park with activities like basketball dunk court, 3-D Dodgeball, fitness classes, Toddler Time and open jump.

Stemville

Explore loads of STEM toys and hands-on learning at this play place. Check their website for summer camps, school field trips and birthday party information.

The Ninja’s Edge Training Center  

Offers challenging obstacles out of American Ninja Warrior, including Devil Steps, Wing Nuts and Double Salmon Ladder. Take them on and see if you have what it takes to be a Ninja Warrior.

Urban Air Trampoline Park

This trampoline park is complete with dodgeball courts, a foam pit, the Slam Dunk zone and more. Attractions vary by park.

Yoyo’s Fun Center

The play area has jungle gyms, ball pits and trampolines. There’s also a pottery painting room. Also, birthday parties, too.


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Since 1986, the Metro Parent editorial team is trained to be the go-to source for metro Detroit families, offering a rich blend of expert advice, compelling stories, and the top local activities for kids. Renowned for their award-winning content, the team of editors and writers are dedicated to enriching family life by connecting parents with the finest resources and experiences our community has to offer.

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