Kids Indoor Play Places in Kansas City (Open Gyms, Playgrounds & Areas)

Whether it’s rainy, cold or hot…it’s handy to know the indoor kids play places near you…

The perfect place for kids to burn that extra energy? Indoor play places, open gyms & playgrounds.

So, we gathered all the places for kids to play inside in Kansas City.

…finding indoor play areas for kids has never be easier.

Kansas City Indoor Play Places for Kids, Open Gyms Play Areas, Indoor Playgrounds & Other Indoor Play Ideas

Indoors Kids Play Places in Kansas City:

Play Areas, Indoor Playgrounds, Open Gyms & Other Indoor Play Places

Escape the weather with these fun indoor kids play places & ideas! We’ve done all the research for you….

Whether you’re looking for indoor playgrounds, activities, open gyms, toddler play areas or just somewhere for the kiddos to run around, you can find it below.

Now check out these fun indoor play places for kids & start planning play time:

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Indoor Play Areas & Play Places for Kids in Kansas City

Urban Air Overland Park

14401 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS 66223

If you’re looking for fun things to do in Overland Park, head to Urban Air!

You can spend all afternoon jumping around & exploring their different kids activities & obstacles.

Super Kidz Club

6753 Johnson Drive, Mission Kansas 66202

From slides to tunnels and everything in between, Super Kidz Club is a huge indoor play area for kids of all ages. Their location is a full on kids indoor playground filled with inflatables! Plus, they offer daily rates and sibling discounts for playtime.

Visit them online for details & times – indoor play for toddlers and an indoor play area for kids.

Sky Zone Kansas City & Lee’s Summit

6495 Quivira Rd. Shawnee, KS 66216

Sky Zone Kansas City offers several options for kids indoor play during their regular hours. Both Sky Zone locations are filled with fun kids activities!

From their Ninja Warrior activities to the open jump areas, there is something for everyone. Older kids love to play dodge ball, so it’s great for all ages…

Additionally, they also have indoor play for toddlers during their Toddler Time on Wednesday and Sunday mornings at 9 am.

Aerial Acrobatics at Learning2Fly

4711 Lamar Ave, Mission, KS 66202

Learning2Fly offers a unique way to get active indoors…aerial skills! They also offer other classes for children in Pilates, aerial arts, sports conditioning & other fun activities. There is an aerial skills class weekly for ages 6 to 12, so all your kiddos can play together! Check their schedule online for full indoor play options.

Science City at Union Station

30 W Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108

When it comes to looking for indoor play places for kids in Kansas City, the bottom floor of Science City is often overlooked. But…did you know that they have a fun kids indoor playground in addition to all of their regular fun activities?

There are many different indoor areas for children to play & explore…

Science City is filled to the brim with fun indoor activities for kids like a space simulator, slides, dinosaur digging & more.

Head there today for a full day of indoor fun with the kids. This is an especially good option if you are looking to escape the heat for the day!


433 E Red Bridge Road Kansas City, MO 64131

Wonderscope offers a wide variety of fun kids activities. They have toddler play areas, imagination activities, real-world play & other fun installations. There’s 30,00 square feet to explore!

Fun Run Indoor Playground

1919 Industrial Drive Liberty, MO 64068

Fun Run’s kids indoor playground offers open play every day for children 12 years and younger. Their indoor play area for kids offers lots of fun opportunities for families for just $8.75 admission per person.

Flip Zone

1170 SE Century Dr. Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Flip Zone has an open gym volleyball, a 30-foot obstacle course, and a giant slide (perfect for families looking for a children indoor playground) all offered during their gymnastics open gym time on Friday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30. The cost is just $8 per person.

Matt Ross Community Center

8101 Marty, Overland Park KS 66204

The Matt Ross Community Center not only has an incredible indoor pool to swim in but they also have indoor play areas for kids of all ages. You can find more details on indoor play options and open gym times online.

Garrison Community Center

1124 East Fifth Street, Kansas City MO 64106

Youth looking for open basketball gyms near me can get free admission to the Garrison Community Center featuring an indoor basketball court and other amenities. You can find full details by visit the Kansas City Parks & Rec website online.

Irene B. French Community Center

5701 Merriam Drive, Merriam KS 66203

Parents on the lookout for open basketball gyms can send the kid to the Irene B French Community Center’s gymnasium. Grab details on their website for kids indoor play all day, in addition to their basketball court.

Rainbow of the Heartland

307 N Burch Street, Olathe KS 66061

When it comes to indoor play places for kids, your family will love testing out all of the goods at the Rainbow of the Heartland. For a nominal fee, your kids can enjoy a large kids indoor playground featuring their equipment (slides and swings, oh my!).

Open play is offered Monday through Friday from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm for $7.50 per person. Go online for more information.

Open Gyms in Kansas City:

If you want to let your kids run free, open gyms are the place to be!

Most gymnastics centers in KC offer open gym time for children to free play on the equipment & get active. Check out these…

Kansas City Area YMCAs

Multiple Locations

If you’re looking for open basketball gyms near me, volleyball open gyms, or where you can find indoor play places for kids, look no further than your local YMCA.

With 13 different locations around town, the YMCA offers classes and playtime for children and families of all ages and stages in life. They also offer parents night out programs, too!

Bump City at Gage Center

1101 NW Jefferson, Blue Springs MO 64015

Bump City at Gage Center in Blue Springs offers a large kids indoor play area with foam pits and more fun activities like rope swing, zip line & climbing area.

During their open gyms, kids are allowed to explore all these indoor play areas.

They also have a dedicated toddler playground for smaller children. Visit them online for full details on their offerings and schedule.

Blue Valley Gymnastics Open Gym

6545 W. 151st Street Overland Park, KS 66223

Blue Valley offers kids indoor play for all ages several times throughout the week. Their open gym times are drop-in style, but they also offer indoor play for toddlers earlier in the day.

This special toddler play time is designed for children 5 and under. Pricing is $5 per visit or 10 visits for $40 with a punch card.

Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym

209 W 135th Street Kansas City, MO 64145

Their open gym is on Saturday afternoons from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for children of all ages. Pricing starts at $6 for members and $8 for non-members.

Be sure to visit their website for full details and their schedule.

Emerald City Gym

9063 Bond St. #101 Overland Park, KS 66214

In addition to their designated toddler play area, Emerald City also offers open gym times for all ages. There are endless possibilities for kids indoor play here!

Plus, you can bring all your children, so you don’t have to drop off children at different places.

Elite Gymnastics & Aquatics

13600 W 108th St. Lenexa, KS 66215

Saturdays, they offer a gymnastics open gym for kids of all ages (up to 17 years) from 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm.

If your children enjoy gymnastics open gyms times to play around, Elite Gym & Swim is a fun place to do it all indoors… (they also offer toddler time – see above)

Liberty Gymnastics Academy

2104 Kara Ct # A. Liberty, MO 64068

Liberty Gymnastics offers an indoor play area for kids during their Saturday night open gym gymnastics program.

Drop your children (ages 5-14) off from 6:30 until 9:30 pm for only $15.

Mercury Gymnastics

10551 N Ambassador Dr. Kansas City, MO 64153

Mercury Gymnastics offers Friday Fun Night activities for children up to the age of 14 years. This open gym allows kids to run around & play all night long!

Xtreme Gymnastics

725 NW Commerce Dr. Lee’s Summit, MO 64086

Xtreme Gymnastics has a giant indoor play area for kids of all ages – from toddlers to big kids. Check out their website for information on all of their classes and open gyms (there are several!).

Champions Gymnastics

6240 Raytown Trafficway Raytown, MO 64133

Champions in Raytown offers kids indoor play time during their open gym on weekends. Kids ages 4-15 can free play on their gymnastics equipment & other fun playzones.

Missouri Elite Gymnastics

19601 S. Harrelson Dr. Belton, MO 64012

Open gym play for kids over the age of 5 takes place from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Check their Facebook page to ensure Open Gym is happening before you head out.

Dave’s Gymnastics Factory

11808 Milton Thompson Rd. Lee’s Summit, MO 64086

On select nights, you can drop your kids off for open gym gymnastics while you enjoy a parents night out. Drop off kids indoor play is just $10 for three hours (6-9 pm).

Edge Gymnastics

5050 NW Gateway Ave. Riverside, MO 64150

Edge has an open gym that is a little bit different.

In addition to their traditional kids indoor activities, they also offer open gym time specifically for teens & older guests (ages 14 and over) who are interested in testing out their parkour skills. Check their website for full details.

Integrity Gymnastics

7373 W 107th St. Overland Park, KS 66212

Integrity has a few options for your kids to burn off some of the pent up energy they’ve been storing.

Fridays and Saturdays they hold open gyms on the lower level recreational area. They also offer Parent’s Night Out for kids to play while you head out on date night!

Wednesday’s ($5): 12:00 – 1:00 (Lower Gym Only, Recreational), Saturday’s ($6): 12:30 – 2:00  (Lower Gym Only, Recreational)

McCracken’s Gymnastics

15515 S Keeler St, Olathe, KS 66062

McCracken’s is an open gym spot that has tons of kids indoor play activities during their open gym time.

They’ve got a 50’ long tumble trampoline, a rod floor, spring floor, tumbling pits, space ball, trampolines, and MORE. Open gym time is available to children six and over. Children five and under must be accompanied by an adult. Check the website for details and prices.

Pinnacle Gymnastics

7703 Meadow View Drive, Shawnee, KS, 66227

In addition to being a fun indoor play place for kids, Pinnacle gymnastics also offers an exciting parents night out program! Kids can play during four hours of open gym time & structured activities while you head out for the night. See their website for full details.

Fuzion Gymnastics Open Gym

15018 Nation Road, Kearney, MO 64060

Mondays are home school open gym days from 9:00 am to 10:30 am. Kids can play for only $5 per child, or if you have more children get the family pass – only $50/month for your whole family to play.

Indoor Play Areas for Toddlers & Little Ones

There are so many places to play with your toddler…

Gymboree Play & Learn

10517 Mission Rd. Leawood, KS 66206

The perfect play area for toddlers is Gymboree!

Gymboree offers a fun baby indoor playground for parents to take their children to explore, learn, and play. Take advantage of a free class using our coupon in this month’s issue of iFamilyKC or visit any of their open gym times (find details on their website).

Explore their mommy & me classes – the 1st one is FREE with our exclusive coupon.

Science City

30 W Pershing Rd. Kansas City, MO 64108

This unique play center in Kansas City just opened 3 new play areas for young children to explore sensory activities while playing! Let’s Play focuses on children under 4 years old in 4 attractions. It includes Pretend Play in a cave, creek and house, as well as a Babyscape with tons of sensory floor surfaces. Children can also run around on Ramps & Runs or play in the Air & Gravity Play are with the air table. This area also has a family restroom and kitchen area for parents to make bottles or have snack time with your little ones!

Creative Corner will allow kids to explore STEM in many activities, including multiple kids attractions like a paint room where children can paint on glass walls, a sand spinner, sand light tables, & sensory program about space.

Lastly, All Aboard areas are all about trains! Children can build their own track, run a steam locomotive car, play in the sleeper & dining car, check out the model train display, use cranks and levers to transport goods by trains. There’s so many fun things to do at Science City for young kids!

There are also fun attractions and indoor play areas for older children.

Paradise Park – Closed Temporarily.

1021 NE Colbern Road Lee’s Summit, MO 64068

Paradise Park offers fun for the whole family inside their indoor amusement park. Everyone in the family can find fun indoor activities here. There are also outdoor activities, so you can  go back & forth if you’d like!

Not only can adults and older children enjoy laser tag, escape rooms, a rock wall, and more but younger children can explore and have fun in the Children’s Edutainment Center. The Discover Play Center is open daily with access to the kids indoor playground too. Paradise Park has a huge play area dedicated to offering indoor play for toddlers.

Be sure to check out the Discovery Zone & Foam Factory for little kiddos! Visit their website online for details and be sure to use our monthly coupons inside the current issue of iFamilyKC.

Sky Zone Lee’s Summit & KC

2801 NE McBaine Dr. Lee’s Summit, MO 64064

Sky Zone offers indoor play for toddlers through their “Toddler Time” (for ages 7 and younger) on Wednesday and Sunday mornings from 9:00 until 11:00 am. Prices vary depending on the activity. Plus, they can meet some of their favorite characters! Characters vary by location & event.

Older children can enjoy the entire indoor play area with many fun indoor activities for kids including; a ninja warrior course, trampolines, a foam pit, and several more attractions for families of all ages.

Urban Air Overland Park

14401 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS 66223

Urban Air in Overland Park is an exciting place that has tons of inflatable options, as well as an indoor playground for toddlers in their building.

Jumperoo Toddler Time are Tuesdays & Fridays from 9 am to Noon. They offer several jump sessions for families where parents and children can both enjoy time together as a family. Visit their website for details.

Independence Center

There is a large play area in the middle of Independence Center Mall, where kids can play for free!

The area is open, so you can see your kiddos from every angle too.

Champions Gymnastics

6240 Raytown Trafficway Raytown, MO 64133

Champions Gymnastics offers a special indoor play for toddlers on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Check their website for specific times as they may change.

Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym

209 W 135th Street Kansas City, MO 64145

Eagles Gymnastics offers indoor play for toddlers on Wednesdays from 11:00 until noon. There are ropes, tumbling mats, a foam pit & other activities for your littles to explore.

Elite Gymnastics & Aquatics

13600 W 108th St. Lenexa, KS 66215

Elite Gymnastics offers indoor play for toddlers called “Munchkin Open Gym” on Thursday mornings from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. It’s a great time for your toddlers to interact & play with other little ones!

This toddler open gym is for kiddos ages 5 and under.

Little Monkey Bizness

12210 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee KS 66216

Offering open play for infants, crawlers, and walkers, Little Monkey Bizness is a baby indoor play places that parents will love. Open play is free for infants, $5 for crawlers, and $9 for walkers. Visit them online for full details.

360 Gymnastics

431 N Lindenwood Dr. Olathe, KS 66062

Indoor play for toddlers (ages 6 and under) is offered weekdays from 12 pm until 1:00 pm. Children 6 and younger are $3 and must be accompanied by an adult. Children over the age of 6 enjoy this gymnastics open gym or just $5.

Kids indoor play for all ages is offered on Friday evenings from 6:30-8:30 and Saturday afternoons from 2:00-4:00.

Enjoy open gym gymnastics at 360 Gymnastics in Olathe this summer too!

Emerald City Gym

9063 Bond St. #101 Overland Park, KS 66214

One of the unique things about Emerald City Gym is that they offer a special toddler indoor play area inside their gym that’s perfect during their parent-tot open play time sessions.

You can also play on this equipment with your little ones, while the big kiddos play!

Liberty Gymnastics Academy

2104 Kara Ct # A. Liberty, MO 64068

Liberty Gymnastics offers indoor play for toddlers during their pre-school play on Friday mornings. They also offer home school time during the academic year for children who learn at home.

Mercury Gymnastics

10551 N Ambassador Dr. Kansas City, MO 64153

Mercury offers fun indoor play for toddlers with a fun area devoted to the little guests in addition to their kids indoor play area for older attendees.

Missouri Elite Gymnastics

19601 S. Harrelson Dr. Belton, MO 64012

Toddlers can play in the Big Gym on Saturday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30.

This special indoor play time for toddlers is for children ages 5 and under.

B&B Theatres Screenplay

Select Theatres

Take your kids to the movies this summer at an indoor playground & toddler play area!

B&B Theatres Screenplay theaters offer a kids indoor playground inside the theater. (3 locations – Shawnee, Lee’s Summit, & Liberty)

So, let your little ones burn off some steam before the show, then enjoy the movie. Your kids will love this fun and unique experience.

We Rock the Spectrum

7601 NW Roanridge Rd. Kansas City, MO 64151

We Rock the Spectrum kids indoor play is open to children of all ages and abilities, but their play area is definitely fun for younger kiddos. Open play time is daily, open different times each day, and available most weeks. Check their website for more information.

Other Indoor Activities in Kansas City:

If your looking for other things to do indoors, check out these fun kids activities:


Downtown Kansas City

If you have creative kiddos, Kaleidoscope is the perfect indoor play area for you!

Play & create for FREE during their creation sessions each day.

Paint Glaze & Fire

Paint your own pottery, glass fusing & painting are all available at Paint, Glaze & Fire!

Stop in today to create your project with your family.

Taste Buds Kitchen

Their Gingerbread House classes are happening right now, so you can celebrate the holidays with your children!

Taste Bud’s Kitchen offers other cooking classes, camps & day programs for children to explore food…

Code Ninjas

Do your kids love technology? Play with coding software & video games at Code Ninjas in Leawood!

There are drop-in times as well as regular classes for your children to enjoy.

Ceramic Cafe

Paint your own pottery at Ceramic Cafe in North Overland Park.

Kids can choose their project to paint, then spend time bringing their masterpiece to life!

Martial Arts Institute of North OP

Kids wanting to get active can take martial arts classes with Martial Arts Institute.

Explore the different levels & class styles at their 2 OP locations to find the right fit for your kiddos…& get them tired out for a nap. 😉

Mattie Rhodes Art Center

Get creative at Mattie Rhodes Art Center in downtown Kansas City!

Kids activities & art projects include many different mediums & class types, so you have tons of options…

College Basketball Experience

When it comes to open basketball gyms in Kansas City, the College Basketball Experience at the Spring Center is a unique way to get active. CBE offers an incredible opportunity for older kids to learn about the sport and play basketball during their visit. Visit their website for full details on play time and cost.

Main Event

This is an indoor play area for older kids to have fun! Kids can bowl, play video games, play laser tag, navigate the zip line, & more fun indoor activities for kids & teens.

There are 2 locations; Kansas City, MO & Olathe, KSso you can escape the weather to play indoors, no matter where you live…

Power Play

Power Play has tons of kids indoor play options as well as an open gym volleyball area, mazes, and so much more. They’ve got two metro area locations each offering fun activities for kids of all ages.

No matter what you want to do indoors, there’s a place to do it in Kansas City!

Now that you know where the best indoor play places for kids in Kansas City are, your family can go fill time off with fun inside!

Enjoy open gym gymnastics times, baby indoor playground areas, and indoor play for toddlers anytime this summer. If you know of other fun indoor activities for kids, drop them in the comments so we can spread the word.

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