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Whether it’s a wintery day, a blustery warm summer afternoon or a rainy morning, one thing is for certain: Our CityMoms need a go-to list of indoor play areas. Like give us allllll the indoor playgrounds, playscapes, nature centers, active stops and notable spots to wear out our kids. 

Enter this – our first fabulous guide to ‘Best Indoor Play Areas’ in Indianapolis! And you know what’s even better? It’s PRINTABLE. {Just click, open the PDF, print + go!}

Indoor Play Areas Indianapolis - theCityMoms

Then, here’s that same list of spots with more details {bookmark this page on your mobile or laptop for easy reference!}:


Indoor playgrounds in/near Indianapolis for all-day fun…

Brookville Road Community Church Playland: 7480 US-52 in New Palestine. Hours: M-Th 9am-4:30pm and Fridays 9am-12pm.

Carter’s Play Place: 17219 Foundation Parkway, Westfield. Hours: M-F 9:30am-4:30pm. Weekend hours vary.

Commons Playground300 Washington Street, Columbus. Hours: M-Th 7am-9pm, F-Sat 7am-10pm, Sun 10am-8pm.

Cornerstone Lutheran Church “Fishers Play Area” Indoor Playground: 13450 E 116th St, Fishers, Hours: M-F 9am-1pm and 4-7pm, Sunday 12-3pm, closed Saturdays.

Discovery Station at Conner Prairie: 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers. Winter hours: Th-Sun 10am-5pm. Summer hours: Sun-Sat 10am-5pm.

Incrediplex: 6002 Sunnyside, Indianapolis. Hours: M-F 12-10pm, Sat-Sun 9am-10pm.

Kid City at the Greenwood Community Center: 100 Surina Way, Greenwood. Hours: M-F 5:30am-10pm, Sat 8am-8pm, Sun 10am-8pm.

Kids Planet: 499 Southpoint Cir STE 101-102, Brownsburg. Hours: M-Th 10am-8pm, F-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-7pm.

The Children’s Museum Playscape: 3000 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis. Hours: M-Sun 10am-5pm. Closed Mondays during the Winter.

The Well.Community Center: 554 Pit Road, Brownsburg. Hours: M-W and F 9am-1pm, M and F 5-8pm. Closed Thursdays and weekends.

The Park at Trader’s Point Christian Church: 6590 S Indianapolis Rd, Whitestown. Hours: M-Th 10am-8pm, F 10am-4pm, Sat 8am-12pm. Closed Sundays. 

Treehouse Community at Plainfield Christian Church: 800 Dan Jones Road, Plainfield. Hours: Varies. Closed M, W, F, and Sat.


Active spots that will wear the kids out…

Bounce U: 9715 Kincaid Dr Ste 800, Fishers. Hours: Varies.

Climb Time: 8750 Corporation Dr, Indianapolis. Hours: Sun-F 11am-10pm, Sat 9am-10pm.

Defy Indy8356 Masters Rd, Indianapolis. Hours: M-Th 9am-9pm, F-Sat 9am-12am, Sun 11am-7pm.

Gymboree Play & Music of Carmel: 12524 N. Gray Rd, Carmel. Hours: Varies.

Gymboree Play & Music of Greenwood: 1001 N State Rd 135 suite a-1, Greewood.  Hours: Varies.

Hoosier Heights: 9850 Mayflower Park Dr, Carmel. Hours: M-F 11am-10pm, Sat-Sun 9am-9pm.

JR Funnigans Jump N Play: 8407 E US Hwy 36, Avon.  Hours: M-Sat 10am-8pm and Sun 12-6pm.

Jump N Play of Noblesville: 1710 Pleasant St, Noblesville. Hours: M-Sat 10am-8pm and Sun 11am-6pm.

Monkey Joe’s of South Indianapolis {Southport}: 4650 East Southport Road, Suite E, Indianapolis. Hours: M-Sat 10am-8pm and Sun 12-6pm.

My Gym: 10290 E 96th St, Fishers. Hours: Varies.

SkyZone of Fishers: 10080 E 121st St Suite 182, Fishers. Hours: Varies.

SkyZone of South Indianapolis: 4150 Kildeer Drive, Indianapolis. Hours: Varies.

SkyZone of Plainfield: 851 Columbia Rd STE 172, Plainfield. Hours: Varies.

Smiley Indoor Ocean Playground: 5729 E 86th St, Indianapolis. Hours: Varies.

The Little Gym: 271 Merchants Square Dr A-106, Carmel. Hours: M-Th and Sat-Sun 9am-7:30pm, F 9am-5pm. 

Urban Air Trampoline + Adventure Park: 1172 N Main St, Franklin. Hours: Varies.

Zip City: 6650 Bluff Rd, Indianapolis. Hours: Varies.


Nature Centers to know…

Cool Creek Park: 2000 E 151st St, Carmel. Hours: M-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.

Eagle Creek Earth Discovery Center: 5901 Delong Road, Indianapolis. Hours: M-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.

Holliday Park: 6363 Spring Mill Road, Indianapolis.Hours: M-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.

McCloud Nature Park: 8518 Hughes Road, New Salem. Hours: Sun-Sat 6am-10pm.

Zion Nature Center: 690 Beech Street, Zionsville. Hours: Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm.


CityMoms members sneak peeked The Urban Chalkboard before its official opening in 2014. Photo courtesy of Indianapolis Star.

Other amazing notables… 

Central Library Learning Curve: 40 E St Clair Street, Indianapolis. Hours: M-W 10am-5pm, Th 10am-6pm, F-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm.

Dana Mannix Gymnastics: 9325 Uptown Dr #1000, Indianapolis. Hours: M-Sat 9:30am-8:30pm, closed Sundays.

Geist Sports Academy: 10640 Deme Dr Suite H, Indianapolis. Hours: Varies.

Goldfish Swim School – Carmel: 271 Merchants Square Dr A-110, Carmel. Hours: Varies.

Goldfish Swim School – Fishers:11581 Geist Pavilion Dr #114, Fishers. Hours: Varies.

Gymnastics Unlimited: 460 Rawles Avenue, Indianapolis. Hours: Varies.

Indy Star Gymnastics: 8070 Georgetown Road, Indianapolis. Hours: M-T and F-Sat 4:30-9pm, W-Th 9am-12pm and 4-9pm. Closed Sundays.

Little Village Playroom: 9850 N Michigan Road, Carmel. Hours: Stay tuned! Opening 1/21/2019. 

NinjaZone Academy Geist:11464 Lakeridge Dr, Fishers. Hours: Varies.

NinjaZone Academy at Grand Park: 19000 Grand Park Blvd, Suite C. Westfield. Hours: Varies.

The Urban Chalkboard: 452 E Carmel Dr, Carmel. Hours: M-W and F 9am-5pm, Th 9am-7pm, Saturday 9am-1pm. Closed Sundays.