Airway Fun Center features includes an arcade, indoor bumper cars, time freak control room, laser tag, and laser maze, balladium.
The Air Zoo is a world-class, Smithsonian-affiliated aerospace and science museum with over 100 rare and unique aircraft and spacecraft, inspiring interactive exhibits for visitors of all ages, full-motion flight simulators, indoor amusement park rides, and hands-on, science-based camps and classes.
Try Glitch Gaming Lounge. A modern arcade has a little something for everyone, featuring Virtual Reality for a one-of-a-kind gaming experience.
Jungle Joe’s is a family fun center that offers bouncing, climbing and sliding fun along with an 18-hole adventure golf course, a variety of arcade games, and one of a kind parties.
The Kalamazoo Nature Center features a tropical rain room, exhibits, and even animals including a snake, frogs, fish, and birds.
Kalamazoo Valley Museum has programs for kids and families that are hands-on as well as special performances. The Children’s Landscape area is a designated play and exploration space for children under 5 years old. Admission is free, however, some special events and the planetarium have an admission fee.
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has programs and options for all ages. Children through age 12 are always free and the Art Detectives program is a great way for caregivers to introduce children to the art museum. On the lower level is the “please touch” interactive gallery, filled with stations to play and make art.
Kids Gym, Inc. has two fully equipped gyms padded and carpeted. There is a separate preschool gym with unique, kid-sized equipment, such as a mini rock wall.
Klassic Arcade is full of arcade games from the 1980s – Frogger, Donkey Kong, Pac Man and more. Play all day for a nominal fee.
Craig’s Cruisers is 120,000 square feet of indoor fun, with Indoor Go-Karts, Laser Tag, Ninja Course, Cruiser Coaster, Bumper Cars, Trampoline Park, Huge Arcade, and a Buffet with menu featuring salad, pasta, pizza, dessert, and beverages.
Climb Kalamazoo is Kalamazoo’s indoor rock climbing gym. Kids will love climbing tons of vertical terrain with fun, easy reaches.
Revel & Roll West is an activity center in Kalamazoo with a bowling alley, laser tag, arcade center, and billiard tables.
Sky Zone Kalamazoo is an indoor trampoline park with dodgeball courts, a ninja warrior course, trapeze & Swing, SkySlam basketball lanes, main court jumping or foam pit. Sky Zone offers special Toddler Time hours during the week.
Just Move Fitness & More Playdates are a great way to get children five and under and their caregivers moving together. Tot-friendly obstacle course, songs and games.
The Little Gym of Kalamazoo offers progressively structured classes and a positive learning environment to create opportunities for your child to try new things and build self-confidence, all with a grin that stretches from ear to ear. Trained instructors nurture happy, confident kids through a range of classes like parent/child classes and gymnastics, plus fun extras like parties, camps and more.
Kingdom Sports has year-round sports programming from ages 2 through adult. Toddler Drop-in available during the week.
Give roller skating a try at Rollerworld with family skate times offering during the week. Skate rentals available. On Tuesdays, bring in the ‘can of the week‘ to skate for a reduced price.
Southland Mall’s Barnes and Noble has a fun, colorful play area in their youth section with a LEGO building table and a train table.
Locally owned book store, Bookbug, has a cozy playhouse reading nook at their store in the Oakwood Plaza.
The Kalamazoo Public Library has five branches, all with areas for kids where toys, puzzles, puppets, dolls are available for play. All of the branches also offer computers loaded with educational games.
Check out the family-themed learn and play area at the Otsego District Public Library. The space is filled with children’s books, Victorian playhouse, and many early literacy toys.
Set a playdate at the Portage District Library preschool room. Children can play educational games on our Early Literacy Computers. The preschool room offers options for dramatic play and puzzles.
Chick-Fil-A. Grab a chicken sandwich and let the kids enjoy the indoor playground structure at the Westnedge Avenue location.
Crossroads Mall has a convenient “Tot Lot” area for kids to play, located in the food court area.
McDonald’s locations with indoor playground areas at several Kalamazoo area locations.