Bridgewater Sports Arena 1425 Frontier Road, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 732-627-0006 BSA offers an unforgettable day of activities in our stimulating sports and entertainment center. Choose from ice skating or hockey in one of our 3 ice rinks, play laser tag in our black-light lit arena equipped with high-tech lasers, visit our arcade which includes over 60 games with various prizes or check out our soft play area for children 9 and under!
With all these activities, you can have your next event at BSA year round! We offer birthday parties, Sweet 16’s, teambuilding events, corporate events, Bar/Bat Mitzvah’s and much more! We offer in-house summer camps and welcome any outside summer camps!
We also offer year-round skating programs! Our public skating is offered all year long and we always have holiday events for families and friends! BSA also has an on-site pizzeria/restaurant, brand new ProShop and a 2-level fitness center!
BSA is the Place to Play!
JumpNasium 204 Passaic Avenue, Fairfield, NJ 973-808-1700 Looking for something fun to do indoors and out of the weather with your kids? Look no further, your children will have a blast jumping and bouncing with on our GIGANTIC inflatables, Trampoline Basketball and fun bounce houses with over 13,000 indoor square feet! Climate controlled so you don't need to worry about the weather. We now offer Open Jumps 2 days per week. (Wednesday 12:45pm, 2:35pm and Thursday 5:15pm 7:05pm) We also have various Open Jumps during holiday breaks, please make sure you sign up for Open Jump emails below. Reservations are required.
We also offer 100% Private Play Date Parties! Centrally located in Northern NJ, 1 mile from Willbrook Mall. This year why not give your child the PRIVATE Party they will never forget! If you are not sure of booking your child's PRIVATE party please come to one of our popular Open Jumps and see what your kids think. We will do all of the set up and clean up, you and your child just can enjoy themselves and jump and bounce with their friends! Custom cakes are also available to make the party a hit! We also offer many choices for food for adults to enjoy. Free full color invitations included with each party. Your child and their friends will have such a great time you will look like a hero!
The Funplex 182 Route 10 West, East Hanover, NJ 973-428-1166 The Funplex is the area's most original amusement center filled with the absolute best in entertainment. So whether it is sunny or raining, you are sure to have a fabulous time.
Fully air-conditioned and offering 100,000 square feet of fun with activities for ages 4 and up. The Funplex is able to accommodate groups of 20-500+ also making it perfect for Class Trips, End of Year parties, Camp Day Trips and more!
Some of our amusements include: 3 Story Foam Frenzy Bumper Cars Updated arcade with over 100 games Indoor Electric Go Karts Outdoor Pool Free Fall Ride with 30 ft. drop Lazer Tag 4-D Motion Theater MagiQuest- an interactive role playing game. Wiggles and Giggles- toddler play area
Always FREE admission and FREE parking. You can purchase individual attractions or money saving wristbands on site or online and enjoy unlimited rides and attractions! Also, the cafe offers a wide variety of your favorite food. The Funplex is a great place for family fun!
Wild At Play 125 River Drive, Jersey City, NJ 201-333-4244 Our programs are specially designed to educate, entertain and stimulate growing minds. Our facility features a state of the art jungle gym, music, art, computer, science & early enrichment classes, summer camp, birthday parties, family events and interactive story time. The jungle gym is a 2,300 square foot indoor playground with equipment suitable for children ages 3 months to 12 years old. Children experience a magical journey like no other. Wild at Play provides the opportunity for children to explore and express their individuality in a variety of artistically enriching programs.
Great play programs at Wild at Play!
The Big Playhouse 316 Kinderkamack road, Westwood, NJ 855-353-7529 It's time to get out of your house and visit THE BIG PLAYHOUSE for your children to discover the art of true old fashioned child to child social play. Creative tots (AGES 6 AND UNDER) will feel like “big kids” when they step inside the mini-town which is designed to stimulate real life play.
Whether you spend a couple hours, book a party, do a school field trip or come to a special event…THE BIG PLAYHOUSE is the place to go. We have exciting ATTRACTIONS designed to stimulate children's imagination, learning and social interaction while they have fun. This play center is in a safe and secure place allowing parents to be only a hug away while watching their children have a blast exploring.
An awesome mini town that will stimulate real life play!
Kidz Village 131 South 31st Street, Kenilworth, NJ 908-445-7220 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!
Play Your Way 72 Hamburg Tpk. Unit 5, Riverdale, NJ 862-248-0410 Play Your Way is an indoor play and party center in Riverdale, NJ for children ages 0-6. Designed to provide unstructured playtime and activities in a clean, safe and family friendly environment, the center is not restricted by individual classes or sessions, which is convenient for parents and allows children to play and learn at their own pace. In addition to age-appropriate climbers, slides, sensory games and toys, our staff engages children with bubble play, parachute play, sing-a-longs, dance and other unscheduled activities during our all-day open play. Competitive party packages include all the extras and offer exclusive use of the center for your child's party. We welcome walk-ins, mom's groups, and pre-schools. Drop-off services are available. Membership offers unlimited monthly playtime plus special events at no extra cost including seasonal parties, story-time and movie nights. Visit our website http://www.playyourwaynj.com/ for additional information, upcoming events and pricing. Gift Certificates available.
Play Your Way children's activity center!
Just Bead Yourself-Map 113 Central Ave, Westfield, NJ 908-232-3411 Rain or shine, Just Bead Yourself is a great place for indoor family fun in Northern NJ! Use your creativity to design jewelry from our wide selection of beads. Kids and adults are welcome to bring your imagination and we’ll provide the beads and expertise to help you create your jewelry. You do the design and stringing and they will professionally finish your jewelry for you.
Afternoon Tea with My Doll and Me Bring your favorite doll as your guest to Afternoon Tea. You will enjoy Tea & Cookies and create matching Jewelry for both you and your doll!
Jewelry Classes The walk-in workshop allows you to design your own jewelry and bead specialists will professionally finish your jewelry for you. The jewelry classes not only show you how to finish your own jewelry, but also teach more professional jewelry techniques and unusual jewelry projects. In the summer they also offer a 3 day Summer Bead Camp.
Call 908-232-3411 or check our website for our walk-in hours. We offer jewelry classes, kids’ parties and ladies’ night out, too!
Discover your creative side at this Northern NJ walk-in play place!
All Play, LLC 308 West Stiger Street, Hackettstown, NJ 908-979-1770 All Play indoor playground is a premier family owned 6,800 Sq. foot wide open indoor play space. We pride ourselves on a friendly, safe and clean facility. Pay one price and stay as long as you’d like, we also offer and discounts for siblings.
All Play features Wacky World, our extra-large bounce obstacle maze, plus our other large bouncer. We welcome ages 0-12 years old and our play items are age appropriate. We have slides, bounce houses, basketball, air hockey, soft play, climb ons, 20+ ride-on toys, play house, kitchen and much more. We have a little bit of everything which ensures that your children will keep busy during their visit.
All play features walk-in open play 6 days a week and Mondays by group appointment. All Play is known for its themed birthday parties where each and every party is different because at All Play we customize your party. Please check the website or Facebook page for upcoming events or specials.
Come to play and spend your day at All Play!
FunTime Junction 400 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, NJ 973-882-9777 Funtime Junction is the best place for family fun. Some of the attractions at Funtime Junction include build-a-buddy, buccaneer blaster, arcade and video games, laser tag and rides. The big jungle gym features web ladders, slides and bouncers. Walk in open play is held daily at this entertainment center. Funtime Junction offers special memberships, where members receive great discounts and exclusive offers. They also host birthday parties and are the perfect location for field trips. There is a cafe with seating at Funtime Junction that serves a wide array of food and beverages that are both kid and adult friendly. The toys, games and play equipment at Funtime Junction appeals to a wide age range of kids. Little kids will enjoy a ride on the merry go-round or playing in the doll house, while the bigger kids will love the arcade games. There is a sitting area for parents where they can relax and watch their kids play.
Climb Aboard for Fitness and Fun at Funtime Junction!
Kidnetic 2 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ 973-331-9001 Kidnetic is a safe and clean indoor playground located in Montville. This play center features a 4,000 square foot play area with a three level play structure and a mat filled floor of all shapes and sizes. There is even a cool rock climbing wall! Kidnetic offers specific open play hours, and there is no time limit on open play. For adults, Kidnetic has wireless internet access. Kidnetic was started by two moms, and they designed the play center with the safety of children in mind. The space is open, so it is easy to watch your child as they play. The exits and entrances are closely monitored by employees. One thing that makes Kidnetic different from other play centers is that they have a lenient food policy. Although they do have a cafe that serves food, they also allow customers to bring in food and snacks from home.
Safe and Clean Indoor walk in open play at Kidnetic!
Power Play Gaming 23 Diamond Spring Rd, Denville, NJ 973-627-0927 Come out to Power Play Gaming for hours of gaming fun! They are the premier indoor gaming center in Northern New Jersey with the largest selection of video games on any game console that is out right now! Come in for a casual afternoon of gaming with your friends and family or compete in one of their many tournaments. They offer hourly play so you can test out the latest games before you buy them, right from the store! Power Play Gaming not only has a huge selection of TVs and games, you can also purchase a huge variety of gaming merchandise on premises.
Some of Power Play Gaming's best features include 12 Individual Xbox 360 gaming stations with 37" high-definition TV's and surround-sound gaming chairs! 2 co-op stations with 2 61" high-definition TV's and 2 gaming chairs for XBOX 360, PS3 & wii! They also have the latest Guitar Hero World Tour & Rock Band 2 so you can rock out at Power Play Gaming!
A gaming lovers paradise in Northern New Jersey!
Crystal Springs Resort 3 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg, NJ 07419 855-900-2188 The Crystal Springs Resort Adventure Center is the hub of outdoor activity, adventure and recreation at Crystal Springs Resort. Located onsite at Minerals Resort, if an outdoor experience is what you are after, then a trip to the Adventure Center during your stay should definitely be in your plans. From on-site activities such as Horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking and hiking to off-site activities like hot air balloon rides, sky diving, farm tours and skeet shooting; there is something for everyone at the Crystal Springs Resort Adventure Center. Their staff is there to ensure you have a stay filled with fun, excitement, and most importantly priceless memories. Open until the end of October.
Interactive, outdoor programs for kids
Riverside Kids Gym 1875 New Jersey 57, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 908-684-5867 The Riverside Kids Gym located in Hackettstown, NJ offers open play at their large indoor gym facility two hours each week. The gym area includes equipment such as balance beams, parallel bars and rings, plus a separate room with artificial turf. Parents find Riverside Kids Gym warm, welcoming, safe and a clean environment for their children to enjoy open fitness play in Northern NJ.
In additional to open play, Riverside Kids Gym offers a wide variety of programs including fitness classes, dance, yoga, cheerleading, sport clinics, camps, kids night out, birthday parties and parent and child classes. Riverside Kids Gym builds confidence and prepares kids for a life of physical fitness and good health. They encourage kids to do their best in a non-competitive environment.
Open fitness play in Northern NJ!
Fun Force 551 Main Ave., Wallington, NJ 07057 973-777-0767 Fun Force is North Jersey's newest indoor play place boasting dozens of attractions and activities for everyone in your family. Friday, Saturday and Sunday bring the whole family for an afternoon of roller skating at their brand new, indoor rink and enjoy no entrance fees! Visit their website for themed skating session schedules.
The laser tag arena is open to the public every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Up to 40 players can compete in an action-packed game inside the 2,500 sq. ft., smoke filled arena! Be sure to stay alert as there are more than just competitors lurking in the shadows! Hostile bases are strategically located throughout the arena waiting to zap you.
Besides roller skating and laser tag, Fun Force also has one of the largest indoor inflatable bounce house zones, an arcade, air blasters and a dodge ball arena. Visit their website for daily open play hours.
Brand new indoor play place!
My Gym Hoboken 720 Monroe Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 201-758-8390 My Gym has developed an extraordinary program and facility devised to help children 6 weeks thru 13 years of age develop physically, cognitively and emotionally. We have hundreds of locations in more than 30 countries offering structured, age-appropriate, weekly classes that incorporate music, dance, relays, games, special rides, gymnastics, sports and more. Children have loads of fun as they gain strength, balance, coordination, agility and flexibility while developing social skills, confidence and self-esteem. Our state-of-the-art facility, extensively trained staff, award-winning class programs, and excellent student/teacher ratio have earned My Gym the reputation as the best early learning program of its kind. We keep children healthy by making fitness fun!
We are the experts in children’s fitness!
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park 60 Chapin Rd., Pine Brook, NJ 07058 973-396-4001 Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park is an awesome place to bring your children for a fun-filled afternoon of jumping and playing with their friends! With countless trampolines, kids literally cannot walk, they must jump their way around the building! Our open jump time lets kids fly sky high! They will have full access to ALL Sky Zone activities during open jump. This means they can have fun on the main court, freestyle jump into our foam pits, play Ultimate Dodge ball or SkySlam and so much more! Each activity that is available during open jump is also available on a solo basis. We referee and monitor games of dodge ball, basketball and even Skyrobics! Kids can have a whole day of fun at our trampoline park in Pine Brook, NJ!
Inquire aboutour birthday parties!
Space Odyssey 491 South Dean Street, Englewood, NJ 201-567-3810 Space Odyssey is filled with the best games and attractions. Located in Englewood, the entertainment center boasts 26,000 square feet of rides and games. Space Odyssey features a three level playground, a train ride, a basketball court, laser tag and paint-less paintball. They also have glow in the dark bowling and an awesome arcade. The jungle gym is great for the younger kids, while older children and teenagers will enjoy the other attractions. The atmosphere at Space Odyssey is fun and cool, with neon lights and an awesome space theme. They offer memberships that give members exclusive discounts and access to the newest games and attractions. In addition to open play, Space Odyssey is a great venue for birthday parties, sweet 16s, bar/bat mitzvahs and other parties and events.
Check out the three level playground at Space Odyssey!
The Little Gym 380 Nordhoff Place, Englewood, NJ 201-567-8880 At The Little Gym, there are fun activities for kids of all ages! The programs at The Little Gym have been developed after decades of research and hands-on experience and are designed to help children achieve a lifetime of success. This play center offers gymnastics, karate, dance and cheerleading. They also have parent/child classes and classes for developing sports skills. In addition to the classes, The Little Gym hosts birthday parties and holds summers camps. On select Friday and Saturday nights, The Little Gym has a program called Parents Survival Nights in which parents can drop off their kids for some fun, safe play while they take the night off. With its fun, nurturing environment, The Little Gym is a great place to play!
Fun classes that kids will love at The Little Gym!
BB GrandSlam 910 Oak Tree Ave, South Plainfield, NJ 908-756-4446 Better Baseball Grandslam is a sporting complex and family entertainment center that offers fun for kids of all ages! For kids who like playing sports, the facility features six batting cages that have baseball or softball options and a pitching tunnel. They also have multi-purpose sports courts that are used for playing basketball, soccer, baseball, volleyball and dodge ball. Other features include laser tag, arcade games, paint-less paintball and regular paintball. They even have a 2,500 square foot jungle gym that can hold up to 120 kids! BB Grandslam also offers special activities for little kids. BB Grandslam has a lot of activities that parents can participate in with the children, but they also offer free Wi Fi and great food and beverages at their concession stand if parents want to relax while their kids play.
BB Grandslam is the Next Generation of Sporting Complex!
Bounce-U 70 Eisenhower Drive, Paramus, NJ 201-843-5880 Bounce-U is an indoor play center that is filled with slides, a boxing ring, an inflatable trampoline and an arcade. At Bounce-U in Paramus, they hold open bounce days weekly where parents can bring their kids in to play on the inflatable play equipment. Open bounce days feature music, games, snacks, and lots of fun bouncing! There are three different types of open bounce sessions available at Bounce-U including Pre-school Playdate, Family Bounce Night, and All-Ages Open Bounce. The Bounce-U franchise was established by parents, and a strong emphasis is placed on maintaining a fun and safe environment. Aside from open play days, Bounce-U also offers birthday party packages and is the perfect place for fundraisers or field trips. Bounce-U is a great place for family fun!
Check Out Open Bounce at Bounce-U!
Liberty Science Center 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 201-200-1000 We love kids! LSC is on NJ-NYC "Best Of" museum lists and "Parents Magazine named us #4 in the nation. Why? It's a top-quality museum, zoo, and aquarium all wrapped into one. Kids love to visit live animals in 3 galleries, see massive aquaria full of fish and other aquatic life, see free science shows, try a one-on-one Pocket Science experiment, and more! We offer a full day of fun with eight major exhibit galleries including one just for kids ages 2-5 that features special programs at no extra charge. There is even a large open area where kids just like to run around with other kids! Check LSC.org for the latest traveling exhibits. LSC is conveniently located in Jersey City near the Statue of Liberty and has a full-service café and a large "science-to-go" store. Call 201.253.1310 or see LSC.org. Find us on Facebook!
Kids will love playing and learning at this huge indoor museum!
Clown Around 186 Gold Mine Road, Unit 2, Flanders, NJ 973-691-6999 Clown Around is a private and clean indoor play place located in Flanders. Clown Around is a great play place for younger children, ages 7 and under. Some of the features of this walk in open play center include rocking animals, slides, a ball pit, cargo climbs, punching bags, a web elevator, soft play and more! All the play equipment is age appropriate and clean. Clown Around offers walk in open play schedules monthly, and they also host parties and group play events. Check the website for specific open play dates, and for information about special events such as summer camp and craft sessions.
Clown Around Indoor Play Center for Ages 7 and Under!
IKEA 100 IKEA Dr, Paramus, NJ 201-843-1881 What does a furniturestore have to do with walk in openplay places in New Jersey? Ikea is known for theirinexpensive, contemporaryfurniture, but they are also known for a little area known as Smaland. Kids that are fully potty trained and between 37"-54" tall can playin Smaland for up to an hour, while their parents shop around the store. The children are supervised and the parents receive a pager and are paged when their child's hour of playtime is up. Smaland is filled with a ball pit, art supplies, toys, and safe climbing areas. Kids can also read or watch tv. Ikea is also equipped with a restaurant that offers kids meals for 99 cents, breakfast for 99 cents, delicious and unique selections and free wireless internet. Although it might not be a typical play place, kids will love spending some time in Smaland.
Smaland at Ikea offers an hour of free play!
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