Best Indoor Play Places in Kansas City: Fun Play Areas

After what seemed like the longest winter on record, summertime has finally arrived in the Kansas City area.

So, we’ve gathered all play areas, open gyms, & indoor play places in Kansas City for kids!

Explore the best indoor play areas for kids to burn off the extra energy they’ve been storing up…check out open gyms near you to start planning your summer kids activities:

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

Best Indoor Play Places for Kids Near Me

iFamilyKC found your complete list of open gyms, indoor play areas, & indoor play places for kids of all ages. We’ve done all the research for you – found the most fun indoor activities for kids. So, just pack the kids up in the car and head to any one of these fun indoor play areas! 

Baby Indoor Play Places

Toddler Indoor Play

Open Gym Indoor Play

Indoor Play Areas for All Ages

Are the kids always hungry after a busy day out?! Grab a bite where kids eat FREE (or super duper cheap) or check out the Deals, Discount Codes & Money Saving Tips guide to find even more ways to save while having fun…

Looking for other ways to get active with the kids?  Check out the Best Parks & Trails around Kansas City to play outdoors! OR, find educational activities in the After School Activities Guide


Baby Indoor Play Places & Playgrounds

Gymboree Play & Learn

10517 Mission Rd. Leawood, KS 66206

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).


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.


Indoor Play Areas for Toddlers (& Big Kids!)

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!


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. 


Jump City

8020 E 171st St. Belton, MO 64012

Jump City in Belton offers a large indoor play area for kids that houses inflatables for children of all ages. They offer indoor play for toddlers with their smaller bounce houses and several other options for bigger kids, too. Prices vary depending on when you visit ($8 during the week, $10 on the weekends). They also offer wonderful family deals that include food and fun.


Paradise Park

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.


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 and gymnastics open gym 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.


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, for kiddos ages 5 and under. This is a great time for kids to play indoors with other little ones!

Then, on 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…


B&B Theatres Screenplay

Select Theatres

Take your kids to the movies this summer at an indoor play ground & 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.

Also check out our list of summer movie programs in Kansas CityB&B offers $3 summer movies!


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 indoor play area for kids is definitely fun for younger kiddos. Their hours are Monday-Saturday from 10:00 am-7:00 pm and Sunday from noon to 5:00 pm.

Open play is $12 and available most weeks. Check their website for more information.


Open Gym Play Areas in Kansas City:

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. 

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 kids of all ages several times throughout the week. Their open gym gymnastics is a drop in style kids indoor play spot, 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.


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!

They also offer kids indoor play during their open gym time. 


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.

They also offer 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 Gymnastics offers Friday Fun Night activities for children up to the age of 14 years.

They also indoor play for toddlers with a fun area devoted to the little guests in addition to their kids indoor play area for older attendees. Find all of the details for this summer series online.


Xtreme Gymnastics

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

Xtreme Gymnastics offers 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 gym gymnastics times (there are several!).


Champions Gymnastics

6240 Raytown Trafficway Raytown, MO 64133

Champions in Raytown offers kids indoor play time in their gymnastics open gym on weekends for kids ages 4-15 (see their website for hours) and special indoor play for toddlers on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.  


Missouri Elite Gymnastics

19601 S. Harrelson Dr. Belton, MO 64012

Parents looking for indoor play areas for toddlers can take their little ones (ages 5 and under) to open play in the Big Gym at Missouri Elite Gymnastics on Saturday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30. Indoor play for kids over the age of 5 takes place immediately after until 8:00pm. 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 summer nights (visit the link to their website for full details), 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 (6-9pm).


Edge Gymnastics

5050 NW Gateway Ave. Riverside, MO 64150

Edge has a gymnastics open gym that is a little bit different. In addition to their kids indoor play for all ages, they also offer open gym time specifically for 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 is one of the indoor play places for kids in Kansas City that has a few options for your kids to burn off some of the pent up energy they’ve been storing. Open gym gymnastics takes place on the lower level in their recreational area on Fridays and Saturdays. Check their website for more information.

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 gymnastics 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 one of the fun indoor play places for kids in Kansas City, Pinnacle gymnastics also offers an exciting parents night out program where kids can enjoy four hours of gymnastics open gym time as well as structured activities in a well supervised environment. See their website for full details.


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!


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 & Play Places for Kids in Kansas City

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. They offer several jump sessions for families where parents and children can both enjoy time together as a family. Visit their website for details.


Pump it Up

12070 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66213

Pump It Up is like a big kids indoor playground that provides tons of fun for families with kids of all ages.

They’ve got rooms of inflatables in their indoor play area, open weekdays from 11:00 am until 7:00 pm. You can save $1 on your admission with a donation for Harvesters. Visit their website for more information.


Giggles N’ Jiggles

3713 US 40 Hwy Blue Springs, MO 64015

Giggles N’ Jiggles offers unlimited open playtime during their regular business hours for just $10 per child – adults are FREE! Their large facility is a great indoor play area for kids and offers indoor play places for toddlers, too.

Indoor Play Areas for Kids in Kansas City

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.

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



5700 King St, Shawnee, KS 66203

Wonderscope offers a wide variety of fun kids activities. They have toddler play areas, imagination activities, real-world play & other fun installations.

There are grocery store play areas & other unique rooms for your children to play indoors. Definitely worth putting on your list of fun kids’ activities to do. 


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. 


College Basketball Experience

1401 Grand Blvd, Kansas City MO 64106

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.


Fun Run Open Gym

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.


Main Event

8081 NW Roanridge Rd, Kansas City, MO 64151

11950 S, N Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS 66061

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…


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.


Power Play

509 NW Barry Road, Kansas City MO 64155

13110 NW 62nd Street, Shawnee KS 66216

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.


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.


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 and 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.


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.


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?

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!


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.


Legoland Kansas City

2475 Grand Blvd, Kansas City MO 64105

There is so much to see and do inside Legoland Kansas City but their indoor playground is just one of the many attractions included in admission to the park. Their indoor play area for kids is a full on mini-playground. Children of all ages can also enjoy playing with legos and watching a show inside the 4-D cinema during your visit. Learn more online through the website.


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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