Kidz Village 507 King Georges Rd, Woodbridge, NJ 732-826-8577 Kidz Village is an enchanting indoor play center designed for children 10 years and under and adults are always free. Filled with pretend businesses where children pretend to work and play, a huge multi-level indoor playground, ball-launching castle, arcade and restaurant. Children are learning in our edu-tainment rooms (diner, supermarket, beauty salon, tool shop, ect.) while they have fun. We offer open play all day every day, 7 days a week.
In addition, Kidz Village throws very special birthday parties in private party rooms that are filled with interactive activities and are personalized for each birthday child. Kidz Village can host small and very large school/organization groups. Socks are required to play. No outside food or beverage. Call 908-445-7220 (Kenilworth) or 732-826-8577 (Woodbridge), visit our website www.kidzvillage.com or see our full page listing!
Hours: 7 Days a Week Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm Friday and Saturday 10am-9pm Sunday 10am-7pm
2 awesome locations in Kenilworth and Woodbridge!
18,000 square feet of fun for kids ages 10 and under!
Branchburg Sports Complex 47 Readington Road, Branchburg, NJ 908-203-1600 www.branchburgsports.com Branchburg Sports Complex is home to the area’s newest and coolest arcade games. Visit our Family Entertainment Center to play over 45 sports and adventure themed games and win tickets to redeem for prizes! While at BSC you can also enjoy a game of Laser Tag. Branchburg Sports Complex is home to a 9,000 square foot, four-level interactive Laser Tag arena, located within the Family Entertainment Center. BSC’s Laser Tag arena is available for drop-in play, private parties, rentals and team buildings. Our PlayMaze is a custom designed play unit which offers endless fun for children ages 3 – 12! With 82 different play elements including slides, tunnels and bridges your children will be entertained for hours. Find your way to the top and slide your way down our Super Spiral slide or crawl your way through the Alligator Squeeze. The BSC PlayMaze is also equipped with a Parent Viewing Section which allows parents to keep a watchful eye while your children have a blast! A visit to Branchburg Sports Complex is a fun way to spend an afternoon or evening with friends and family.
Featuring 78,000 square feet of action packed sports and activities!
iPlay America 110 Schanck Road Freehold, NJ 07728 732-577-8200 iPlay America, an innovative and upscale indoor theme park where “city meets the boardwalk” features over 250 rides, games, and attractions including go karts, two-level laser tag, a 4-D theater, bumper cars, midway games and much more. iPlay America also offers a variety of delicious food options, from a full service restaurant, a grab-and-go bistro, boardwalk treats, a candy store and a self-service yogurt shop. iPlay America is the perfect place for people of all ages and guarantees an unforgettable day for you and your family!
There is no reservation required. You may purchase your ticket online or at the Admissions desk upon arrival. iPlay America is centrally located off the intersections of Route 33 and Route 9 in Freehold, New Jersey. Outside food and beverage is not permitted. For more information, please visit our website iplayamerica.com. Open 365 days.
New Jersey's Newest Premier Amusement Park!
All About Fun 343 Route 34 - Park Plaza Shopping Center, Matawan NJ 732-970-6251 Birthday Celebrations & Open Play All About Fun is a play place which specializes in customized themed parties for boys and girls and open play. This fantastic play place offers several fun filled imagination rooms to delight children. Each room has its own unique theme such as "The Dazzling Diva Room," "The Carnival" and "Superhero Alley."
When planning your party at All About Fun, you can select from several types of birthday party packages. Choose to have a special dress up theme party where your children can be princesses, pirates, fairies, rock stars and more! Or maybe you'd prefer the Let's Celebrate Package which includes music, bubbles and temporary tattoons. All packages include playtime in the playroom and party hosts. Open play time is offered Mon-Thurs mornings - a great opportunity to make friends and have fun! Choose from seven fun-filled playrooms!
Jersey Shore Pirates Located in the Central Shore Region of NJ Riverfront Marina at 281 Princeton Ave. Brick NJ (Just Minutes from Point Pleasant) 732-899-6100
Pirate Cruises! Follow us to the Treasure!!! Come sail with Jersey Shore Pirates for an interactive treasure hunt where your child becomes part of the action! The Sea Gypsy and its experienced crew sets sail daily on the Metedeconk River for a Swashbuckling Pirate Adventure. This true Pirate Adventure begins with face painting and dress-up as we transform your mini mates into our mighty Pirate Crew.
The most unique attraction in all of New Jersey Once onboard you’ll fire our famous water cannons, battle the enemy pirate, taste some Pirate’s grog, discover sunken treasure and much more! Jersey Shore Pirates is conveniently located just minutes from Point Pleasant Beach and Boardwalk. This adventure is a “must do” for locals and visitors alike.
Face painting and dress up will begin 30 minutes prior to sailing times. Don't miss the chance to transform your little ones into swashbuckling pirates!
Top Gun Paintball 567 Monmouth Road, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514 732-928-2810 Known as “The Disneyland of Paintball” Top Gun Paintball is the perfect place to drop by for a pick up game of paintball. Top Gun was the first paintball park in the northeast. It is open year round and encompasses a whopping 130 acres! Paintball is the perfect activity for families with children ten and older because it is great exercise. Walk ins are welcome on Saturday and Sunday, or you can simply reserve playing time online. For one price, you get unlimited playing time from 9 am to 4 pm. Top Gun Paintball is open Wednesdays through Sundays. In addition to walk in open play, Top Gun Paintball hosts special events and fundraisers. They are also a great venue for unique and fun birthday parties.
Walk In Open Play On Weekends at Top Gun Paintball!
Rebounderz of Edison 76 Carter Drive, Edison, NJ 0881 1-855-JUMP-NJ1 Our 41,000 square foot state of the art facility is the first of it's kind in the Edison, New Jersey. We feature multiple arena style jumpers with rebounding floors foam pit and angled rebounding sidewalls. Our jumpers comprise close to 12,000 square feet of rebounding surface! Rebounderz of Edison provides a safe environment for people of all ages.
Rebounderz is dedicated to providing a safe, exciting and fun environment for friends and families to enjoy together. We seek to provide our visitors with a unique, enjoyable experience each and every time they visit our amazing Indoor Trampoline Arena. We accomplish this by providing superior customer service, adhering to Rebounderz policies and guidelines, and by consistently and actively promoting a safe environment.
Superior Engineering – Maximum Safety!
Funtime America 269 Route 35 North, Eatontown, NJ 732-460-0700 Funtime America is a 40,000 square foot building entirely devoted to fun! This walk in open play place features a jungle gym, an arcade, and laser tag among many other attractions. At Funtime America, the goal is to provide families with an environment in which to have fun, in a place that is both safe and affordable. Funtime America is an ideal place for families because it has attractions, games and rides for all ages. Even parents will have fun here! Younger kids will enjoy the arts and crafts center, the train and helicopter rides, and the four story soft play castle. Older kids and teenagers will love playing laser tag, arcade games, riding the motion simulator or the Himalaya and climbing the rock wall. There is also a science center where you can visit exotic animals such as lizards, snakes and iguanas and a café that serves kid-friendly food.
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Kid-Netic 3 Nami Lane, Hamilton NJ 08619 609-838-1881 Plenty to do during school hours for preschoolers then bring your kids 12 and under after school. Our attractions will increase agility, strategic thinking, physical, emotional, and social fitness. How fast can you make it through the obstacle of lasers without touching them? Dare to find out in the Laser Frenzy? Or try on a LED lit vest, a phaser pistol and 2way radio and work with your teammates for the most points in our Laser tag arena! While you’re here strap on a harness and climb up our 18 foot rock wall! Still want more? Mosey on over to our incredible 4 level play structure. Don’t forget to refuel at our fully stocked Café. Did we mention Birthday Parties?! We can make any birthday memorable with our incredible birthday parties. Check out our website for more info.
One of the best Kids Play Places in Central NJ!
Central Shore Region NJ
Blackbeard's Cave 136 Atlantic City Blvd, Bayville, NJ 732-286-4414 Spend a day at Blackbeard’s Cave with some action packed activities. Cool off with a spin in the bumper boats or get wet in water wars battle where you'll get soaked catapulting water balloons at each other.
Try your hand at archery, rock climb a 30 ft. wall or get the adrenaline rush of bungee jumping. There’s go-carts, paintball, miniature golf with caves and tunnels and our newest additional this year the Battle Tank Tags where players can ride as gunners or drivers in our special battlefield.
If sports are your thing, spend some time in one of the 10 batting cages that offer everything from slow pitches to pro cages or trade your bat for a golf club and head to the driving range where you can whack the ball up to 350 yards.
For the little ones, we have the Adventure Station where they can ride on our C. B. Huntington train or enjoy the giant ball crawl, dragon roller coaster, jeep safari ride, the Red Baron plane ride and many more to choose from.
Blackbeard’s Cave is also known for its fun-filled, affordable birthday party packages!
The #1 name for sports camps and programs in NJ! US Sport Institute provides sports camp options for children aged 2 to 18 at over 500 NJ locations. No matter where you live or what you schedule is, we have you covered for we have you covered winter, spring, summer and fall!
Regardless of the camp or class selected, you can be certain that each child will grow in an atmosphere that promotes integrity, self-esteem, positive values and good sportsmanship. At the US Sports Institute, staff are dedicated to delivering quality camps and classes where your child will not only have fun, but also learn that: "character really counts!"
Visit is online at www.UssportsInstitute.com or call 1-800-345-2255 and find the perfect sports camp or program for your child!
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Central NJ year-round sports programs!
Party Gym 310 Rt. 9 North, Manalapan, NJ 07726 732-972-2525 Party Gym is an indoor playground that has open play time Monday through Friday. Party Gym is a safe, clean and relaxed environment where kids up to age seven can be active and have fun. This walk in open play place features a custom manufactured play structure. The jungle gym has an elaborate tunnel system, a 12’ spiral slide and all sorts of obstacles for kids to climb, jump and slide on. There is also a club house, a ball pit, an air bounce and a rock climbing wall. Party Gym also has games including air hockey and Wii. Parents can either join in the fun with their kids, or relax while watching their kids play and enjoying complementary coffee! In addition to walk in open play, this indoor play center also hosts private birthday parties. Party Gym is committed to safety, and all the equipment is inspected and cleaned daily.
Walk in Open Play Held Daily Monday Through Friday at Party Gym!
Gold Coast Arena 1215 Wyckoff Rd, Farmingdale NJ 07727 732-919-7070 At Gold Coast Arena, families can have a fun time ice skating even when it’s hot outside! Open year round, this sports arena has a little bit of everything. Gold Coast Arena is equipped with three NHL sized ice rinks, an off-ice training facility, laser tag, an arcade filled with games and a full restaurant. Walk in open public skating days are usually Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday nights. There are also scheduled times for open hockey. Laser City, the laser tag arena at Gold Coast, is equipped with the most advanced laser tag equipment available, specialty lighting and heart-pounding music. In addition to walk in open play, Gold Coast Arena features lessons, hockey leagues, and a proshop. They also are perfect venue for birthday parties and other events.
Gold Coast Arena has Ice Skating, Laser Tag and Arcade Games!
Look What I Can Do 703 Broad Street, Shrewsbury NJ 07702 732-212-1002 At Look What I Can Do, it’s okay for kids to make a mess. This art studio has a very colorful and fun environment in which kids will love to create! At Look What I Can Do, kids get a chance to experiment and explore through art and play, a process which allows them to develop fine motor skills and creative thinking. The activities at this play center really help foster self confidence and problem solving abilities. Look What I Can Do was founded by a teacher with 20 years of experience and a masters in elementary education. In addition to open studio and play, Look What I Can Do also offers enrichment programs, birthday parties, play groups for ages 2 to 4, homework help and summer camp.
Walk in Open Studio at Look What I Can Do!
Cousins Paintball 750 New Egypt Rd, Manchester, NJ 08759 1-800-FLAG-007 Located in Manchester, Cousins Paintball provides the ultimate paintball experience. This facility features an outdoor paintball park and a pro shop equipped with all your paintball needs. At Cousins Paintball, their paint is specially designed so that it is both safe for you and the environment. Safety is important when playing paintball, and this facility provides you with all the appropriate gear to make the game safe and fun. Cousins Paintball is open Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year from 9 am to 6 pm. Walk ons are welcome without a reservation. In addition to walk on open play, you can also play during the week as long as you have a group of ten or more and you call ahead of time to make a reservation. For kids ages ten and up, Cousins Paintball also has birthday party packages.
Walk-Ons Welcome at Counsins Paintball!
Asbury Amusement Factory 800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park NJ 07712 732-869-9337 Asbury Amusement Factory is the perfect family fun center! Attractions at Asbury Amusement Factory include skill games and prizes, arcade and slots, and an awesome 18 hole miniature golf course. The arcade features all sorts of cool video games, including pinball, dancing, sports action and driving games. There are also classic skill games such as skee ball and basketball. At Asbury Amusement Factory you can buy or win allsorts of cool prizes. The shelves are stocked with electronics, bikes, collectibles, toys, gift cards, handbags, team apparel, sports equipment, jewelry and much more. In addition to walk in open play, Asbury Amusement Factory isthe perfect location for corporate outings, birthday parties or fundraisers. With so many games, and so many prizes, there is something for everyone at Asbury Amusement Factory.
Asbury Amusement Factory Offers Afordable Family Fun in Central NJ!
Good Sports USA 2903 Route 138 East, Wall Township, NJ 07719 732-681-8898 For kids who love to be active and love sports, Good Sports USA is the best place to play! Good Sports USA, located in Wall, is a large sports facility featuring ten acres of fun. This facility has a regulation roller hockey rink with bleachers, two indoor/outdoor synthetic turf fields and an Olympic sized heated swimming pool. At this play place, kids can play soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, baseball, volleyball, dodge ball and football. For parents who are waiting while their children play, Good Sports USA has a concession stand and a lounge as well as multiplespectator areas. When the kids get tired of playing a sport or swimming, they can check out the arcade. The arcade is filled with all sorts of skill, chance and video games. Good Sports USA runs Allaire Country Day Camp in the summer. They also host clinics, camps, birthday parties and special events year round.
Good Sports Usa Has 10 Acres of FUN in Central NJ!
Bounce-U 1920 Swarthmore Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701 732-364-7769 Bounce-U is a great place for kids to have fun and get active. Bounce-U is filled with all sorts of cool bounce houses and slides. Walk in open play sessions are called Open Bounce. Open Bounce sessions are held weekly and include music, snacks, games and a lot of jumping and bouncing. In addition to the All-Ages Open Bounce session, Bounce-U also has a Preschool Playdate and a Family Bounce Night. Preschool Playdate is reserved for children under seven and runs like a regular open bounce. Family Bounce Night brings families together for a night of bouncing, games and fun. In addition to walk in open play, Bounce-U is a great facility for birthday parties and other special events. The staff at Bounce-U is knowledgeable and helpful. The bounce structures are clean, safe and well maintained.
Check Out Open Bounce and Family Bounce Night at Bounce-U!
JCC of Central Jersey 1391 Martine Ave, Scotch Plains NJ 07076 908-889-8800 The Jewish Community Center of Central New Jersey is committed to supporting and enriching not only the local Jewish community, but also the community at large. One of the ways that the JCC does this is by offering great children’s programs, making it an excellent place for kids and families to play! JCC offers sports and recreation, swimming, fitness and wellness programs, art programs and camps. There are activities for younger children as well as tweens and teens. The center features a teachingkitchen, an indoor playroom, a large outdoor playground and a full sized gymnasium. Walk in open play sessions are available for after school hours. JCC runs a program called Kid Zone that includes both homework help and fun activities. In addition to walk in open play, JCC is a great place for birthday parties or other special events.
Walk In Open Play and After School Homework Help at JCC of Central Jersey!
The Incline Club 485 Locust Street Lakewood, New Jersey 08701 732-901-7900 The Incline Club is a great place for kids to hang out, learn some tricks and have fun. The Incline Club, located in Lakewood, is equipped with all sorts of ramps, obstacles and foam pits for doing tricks on bikes, skates, skate boards and scooters. The facility is indoors, and kids can walk in and play in any weather. Children must be at least six years old. In addition to walk in open play, The Incline Club has instruction and practice sessions. Safety is important at The Incline Club, and all children must have a waiver form signed. Pads and helmets can be rented for a minimal charge. The Incline Club is also a cool and unique place to have birthday parties and they offer three birthday party packages. For kids who like to skate board or bike, The Incline Club is the best place to play!
Learn Some New Tricks at The Incline Club in Central Jersey!
Laser Park 45 Everett Drive, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550 609-936-1800 Laser Park Entertainment is a premier laser tag arena and family fun center that is accredited by the Better Business Bureau. At Laser Park, the game isn’t so complex; it’s a great system that is fun and easy for all ages to enjoy. Laser tag at Laser Park doesn’t involve a bulky and uncomfortable vest either. At Laser Park, walk in players are encouraged and invited during their regular business hours. Although you do not need to call ahead or make reservations, it might be a good idea to do so if you are with a group larger than three to four people. After playing a fun game of laser tag, check out the arcade. Seventy percent of the games in the arcade at Laser Park are either $0.25 or $0.50 to play—much cheaper than other arcades! Aside from walk in open play for families and kids, Laser Park also hosts birthday parties.
Walk In Open Laser Tag at Laser Park!
South Amboy Arena 270 North Stevens Ave, South Amboy NJ 08879 732-727-1122 South Amboy Arena has much more than just roller skating! Although the South Amboy Arena does feature an open span maple wood skating floor and a full service skate shop, they also have bowling and arcade games. This arena has special effects lighting, an awesome sound system that plays popular music, and big screen TVs. Open Skate hours are scheduled throughout the week. You can check the website for specific walk in open play times. For parents who are watching their children skate or play, there is a large off floor viewing area. South Amboy Arena also features a snack bar and seating area. In addition to walk in open play and public skate, South Amboy Arena offers skating lessons and birthday party packages. They also hold special events and holiday celebrations throughout the year.
Roller Skating, Bowling and Arcade Games at South Amboy Arena in Central NJ!
The Jumping Jungle 10 Alvin Court, East Brunswick NJ 08816 732-613-JUMP At the Jumping Jungle, kids will love running through the obstacles courses, crawling through tunnels, jumping, bouncing and sliding! Jumping Jungle was voted central Jersey’s best family recreation facility and best place for kid’s birthday parties, and for good reason too. With all sorts of cool bounce houses, sports games, and slides, including an 18 foot slide, kids will never get tired of playing at Jumping Jungle. Jumping Jungle uses a special earth friendly cleaning product to disinfect all the play equipment daily, and you won’t find a cleaner indoor recreation center. Walk in open play is held at Jumping Jungle but the days and times vary so it is best to call or check the website for the schedule. At Jumping Jungle, parents are always free, and can relax in the viewing area, which is equipped with free Wi-Fi, a TV and vending.
Try Walk In Open Jump at The Jumping Jungle, Voted Best Family Recreation Facility!
Coin Castle 500 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights, New Jersey 08751 732-793-1500 Coin Castle is a family entertainment center featuring hundreds of coin operated video and redemption games. There are also a number of carnival type games, and games of both skill and chance. Some of the games at Coin Castle include pinball, air hockey, motorcycle and car driving games, slot machines, electronic poker games, cranes and much more. There are tons of prizes to choose from at Coin Castle, well above and beyond the selection at the average arcade. Whether it’s candy, electronics, t-shirts, toys or stuffed animals, there’s a prize for everyone. Located on the Seaside Heights boardwalk, Coin Castle has been providing its guests with fun, excitement and value since 1978. Coin Castle is open year round, and holds special events throughout the year for holiday celebrations and VIP events.
Coin Castle is a Family Entertainment Center with Tons of Awesome Games!
Gymboree Play and Music 869 West Park Ave, Ocean Township,New Jersey 07712 732-493-1993 Gymboree Play and Music is much more than an indoor play center. The Gymboree philosophy is that children “learn best when allowed to actively explore in an environment that is fun and appeals to their natural curiosity and desire to learn”. This is why the programs, classes and open play sessions at Gymboree are specially designed to be not only fun, but to boost creativity and self confidence as well. Open gym time is scheduled throughout the week and is available for currently enrolled members. During open gym the play floor is open for exploration, and it is a great time to reinforce some of the skills that were taught in the class. In addition to walk in open play, Gymboree offers programs in music, art, school skills, family fun and sports. They also offer birthday party packages.
Walk In Open Play is Available With Memberships At Gymboree Play and Music!
My Gym 100 Shrewsbury Plaza, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702 732-389-9669 My Gym is a play place and gym for children ages six weeks to thirteen years old that helps kids develop physically, cognitively and emotionally. Playing at My Gym includes music, dance, relays, games, rides, gymnastics and sports. My Gym has walk in open play, called “Free Play” sessions held throughout the week. Parents can check the schedule online to see when Free Play sessions are being held. Free Play sessions must be parent supervised and are for members only. There is also a Mommy and Me Free Play session which helps promote parent-child bonding. In addition to walk in open play, My Gym offers many great classes and programs that are designed to build a child’s self esteem. My Gym is also the perfect place for birthday parties or other special events.
This Children's Fitness Center Has Free Play Sessions!
Pump It Up 500 Business Park Drive, Freehold, NJ 07728 732-409-4748 Pump It Up is a children’s’ play center filled with inflatable play equipment. Kids will love bouncing, jumping and climbing at this play center. Pump It Up has scheduled open play hours called “Pop-in Playtime”. During Pop-in Playtime, kids can bounce and play in a safe environment while their parents relax. Pump-It Up is a unique children’s play center because they go beyond the usual party packages and open play. Pump It Up also offers structured play and an art program. The weekly PumpStart program provides kids with a chance not only to bounce and have fun but also to develop social skills and physical abilities. Jump-N-Art combines a jump session with a creative session during which kids get to awaken their inner artist. In addition to walk in open play, Pump It Up is the perfect venue for birthday parties, field trips or fundraising events.
Check Out Pop-in Playtime at Pump It Up!
Lucky Leo's Amusements 315 Boardwalk,Seaside Heights NJ 08771 732-793-1323 Lucky Leo’s has been making memories for over fifty years. Located on the Seaside Heights boardwalk, this family fun center goes above and beyond your average arcade. Lucky Leo’s Amusements is a great place to take the family for a day of fun because there are games to suit every age and taste. If you enjoy classic arcade games, Lucky Leo’s has you covered. In addition to the usual skee ball and air hockey, this arcade features multiple sport and skill games. Try the football toss, the water gun challenge, the basketball game or the paintball game. For those who prefer video games, Lucky Leo’s is equipped with the latest, coolest games. And as there are many different games at this arcade, there are also many different prizes, from toys to electronics. Lucky Leo’s is open year round and also offers three birthday party packages.
Lucky Leo's is a Great Place for Family Fun in Central NJ!
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