SWMI Kids Play Places: Indoor Playgrounds, Jumping Places, Toddler Play Areas & Fun Spots for Teens

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Kalamazoo Indoor Play Areas that Deserve Your Attention

Looking for a break from the outdoors when our Michigan weather isn’t playing nice?

Nothing puts a damper on the day when outdoor plans fall apart due to the weather. Or, sometimes we simply prefer an indoor play space due to the welcoming atmosphere and a chance for our kids to meet new friends.

Visit one of these great kids’ indoor playgrounds near Kalamazoo.

Indoor Playground Places for Kids

Find Indoor Play Spaces in SWMI

We have compiled a list of some of our readers’ favorite indoor play spaces to have a delightful time inside when the skies are gray.

These spaces are perfect for running, jumping, sliding and swinging, and options are endless—whether your child wants to tackle an obstacle course or have fun in a gym class.

Which venue will you visit first?

Indoor Play

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Rain or shine, these spots around Kalamazoo are always a good go-to with the family.

We do our best to provide accurate information, however, it is best to call ahead to confirm hours/pricing as listings are subject to change.

Kids Play Places in Portage

8151 Merchant Place, Portage MI 49002 - (269) 226-2000
📧 info@kicsports.net

"I cannot speak highly enough about Kingdom Sports. My son loves attending their Mini-Kickers classes. They’re the best place for soccer! They also have teams for men, women, and co-ed!"
- Taylor B.

Kingdom Sports offers the community soccer, flag football, baseball, skateboarding and lacrosse inside the Kingdom Indoor Center (KIC), an enormous, 60,000 square foot indoor sports facility. Kingdom also owns and operates the nearby KIDFIT Daycare facility, which uses the KIC arena on inclement weather days.

Kingdom Sports offers Toddler Open Play on Mondays & Wednesdays starting Sept 12th. Feel free to drop in from 10:30-11:30 and for $5, your child can enjoy playing with balls & toys on an indoor turf.

Kingdom Sports also welcomes athletes aged 2-18 years old to participate in one of their classes:
• Micro Kickers Soccer (Ages 2 & 3 with Parent participation)
• Mini Kickers Soccer (Ages 4-6)
• Tech and Play Soccer (Ages 7–11)
• Flag Football (Ages 5-7)

Youth Leagues
• Soccer (Ages 4-18)
• Flag Football (Ages 6-16)

Not just kids - sign up for an adult league!
• Soccer (Men's, Women's, Coed)
• Flag Football

OFFERING: Food Available

GOOD FOR: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary, Tween, Middle School, High School

Kids Play Places in Portage

408 W Centre Ave, Suite B, Portage MI 49024 - (269) 321-8799
📧 tlgkalamazoomi@thelittlegym.com

"Highly recommend! After our free trial class, we were hooked! My 8 month old shows new skills and all smiles each week. Staff is awesome and facility is kept squeaky clean."

At The Little Gym, we believe kids should be able to act like kids. We also believe fun environments are especially conducive to the kind of learning that prepares them for life’s adventures.

Through unique programs that revolve around active play, we complement and enhance the traditional school experience - even before kids are school age! We give children a safe and inspiring space to direct their energy, build confidence, and develop key skills.

Explore the range of classes we offer at The Little Gym of Kalamazoo to find the one that’s just right for your child.

OFFERING: Toddler Play Area, Indoor Gym, Birthday Parties, Field Trips

GOOD FOR: Babies, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary

Kids Play Places in Wyoming

5730 Clyde Park Ave SW, Wyoming MI 49509 - (616) 530-2900

"Where the fun never ends!"

Craig's Cruisers is West Michigan's largest family fun center with 120,000 square feet of indoor fun!

Attractions and offerings include:
• Indoor Go-Karts
• Laser Tag
• Ninja Course
• Bumper Cars
• Trampoline Park
• Huge Arcade
• Buffet with menu featuring salad, pasta, pizza, dessert, and beverages

Craig's Cruisers offers fun for all ages. Contact us or visit our website to learn about our specials and packages!

OFFERING: Indoor Trampoline Park, Indoor Rock Climbing, Arcade, Birthday Parties, Food Available

GOOD FOR: Elementary, Tween, Middle School, High School

Kids Play Places in Allegan

439 River Street, Allegan MI 49010 - (269) 430-3961
📧 info@alleganevent.com

Looking for an exciting indoor destination that will leave you in awe?

This amazing facility is located just 30 minutes from Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and Holland.

Inside, visitors will find Michigan's largest indoor ropes course, 16 thrilling climbing walls, an awesome arcade, delicious pizza, snacks, and drinks.

OFFERING: Toddler Play Area, Indoor Gym, Indoor Playground, Indoor Zipline, Indoor Rock Climbing, Arcade, Birthday Parties, Field Trips, Food Available

GOOD FOR: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary, Tween, Middle School, High School

ADMISSION: $10 - $35

Kids Play Places in Kalamazoo

6151 Portage Rd, Kalamazoo MI 49002 - (269) 382-6555
📧 info@airzoo.org

Everyone is invited to imagine, explore and discover at the Air Zoo!

Looking for kid-friendly things to do in Kalamazoo? The Air Zoo is the perfect place to bring your family for a day full of interactive exhibits and exciting experiences.

Easily accessible in Southwest Michigan, the Air Zoo proudly offers a collection of family-friendly activities, including hands-on learning exhibits, rides and flight simulators.

OFFERING: Toddler Play Area, Birthday Parties, Field Trips, Food Available

GOOD FOR: Preschool, Elementary, Tween, Middle School, High School

Kids Play Places in portage

7255 S Sprinkle rd, portage MI 49002 - (269) 324-1992

Jungle Joe's is an inflatable playland that promotes healthy physical play for kids, allowing them to choose from bouncing, climbing, sliding, and racing.

Enjoy being outside? Check out our adventure mini-golf course.

Our mission is to help the whole family have fun and make memories to last a lifetime.

OFFERING: Indoor Gym, Indoor Playground, Arcade, Birthday Parties, Field Trips, Food Available

GOOD FOR: Preschool, Elementary, Tween


Directory: Indoor Places for Kids

Try this MEGA list for indoor spaces for kids, from toddlers to teens.

Looking to explore beyond SWMI? Try these Indoor Playgrounds in Grand Rapids.

Airborne Adventure Park 
5103 Portage Rd, Portage MI 49002
Airway Fun Center
5626 Portage Rd, Portage MI 49002
Air Zoo
6151 Portage Rd, Portage MI 49002
Allegan Event
439 River St, Allegan MI 49010
Climb Kalamazoo
136 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo MI 49007
Craig’s Cruisers Family Fun Centers
5730 Clyde Park Ave SW, Wyoming MI 49509
HTN Play Center
653 Romence Rd, Portage MI 49024
Jungle Joe’s Family Fun Center
7255 S Sprinkle Rd, Portage MI 49002
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
314 S Park St, Kalamazoo MI 49007
Kalamazoo Nature Center
7000 N Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo MI 49009
Kalamazoo Valley Museum
230 N Rose St, Kalamazoo MI 49007
Kids Empire
5130 W Main St, Kalamazoo MI 49009
Kids Gym
9027 Portage Industrial Dr, Portage MI 49024
Kingdom Sports
8151 Merchant Pl, Portage MI 49002
Klassic Arcade
206 S State St, Gobles MI 49055
Little Gym of Kalamazoo
408 W Centre Ave, Portage MI 49024
Mezanmi Play Café
105 S Kalamazoo Ave, Vicksburg MI 49097
24208 Front St Suite A, Mattawan MI 49071
Revel & Roll West
4500 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo MI 49008
7491 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo MI 49009

Upcoming Events at Indoor Play Places

Many indoor venues offer regularly occurring activities to enjoy some play time inside.

From storytimes to open gyms and special events for teens, we’ve got all of the scheduled fun here.

Keep up to date on all of the Kalamazoo area events with our calendar.

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