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Free play is not only a great opportunity for mom and dad to take a breather from the barrage of questions we’re peppered with, but also the chance for your child to make new friends, explore independently, and play with toys that a have the “new” factor! Check out these great places that offer an opportunity to play indoors!

Atomic Trampoline Fun Center
1604 Tupper Way, Ste. 105, Leesburg, VA 20175
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (571) 206-3330

Enjoy over 16,000 square feet of entertainment await, with a foam pit, Slam Ball and Dodge Ball courts, and of course, tons of trampolines! Guests will bounce into action on over 40 interconnecting trampolines, perfect for getting some exercise, burning some energy, and having fun.

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Worth the drive!
Badlands Play Space

5200 Randolph Rd., Rockville, MD 20852
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Badlands Play Space brings exploration and interaction to a nature-inspired indoor environment like no other! Geared towards children 2- to 13-years old, Badlands’ 30,000 square foot facility is the perfect place for little hands and feet to be challenged and empowered! Their unique environment includes opportunities for children to view exhibits and get clever in workshops all while having the freedom to run, jump, and play! Guests will find a looping labyrinth, rock-climbing mountain, and tons of play equipment alongside a restaurant and café; perfect for parents looking to unwind and relax! The perfect family outing, stay tuned for more information on this kid-centered, parent-approved, destination!

2024-B Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (703) 248-9334

Basic Play is NOVA’s newest indoor playground designed for kids 40″ and under (3-months and older). Their indoor play space, loaded with colorful, soft climb-on features, encourages free play! Because space is limited, parents are encouraged to register online for their 50-minute open play sessions, beginning at 9 am and hourly throughout the day. Often, Basic Play also hosts special events and guest entertainers, too!

BeeHive Indoor Playground
13412 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Ste. J-1, Woodbridge, VA 22191
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 910-4781

Little ones will be busy as bees at Woodbridge’s very own BeeHive Indoor Playground! This safe, clean, and super fun indoor play center offers plenty of activities for children 3-months to 12-years-old. From moon bounces to spin cars, video games, and more, the BeeHive’s bilingual staff is equipped and ready to help little ones have a wonderful time! Tiny tots will love the toddler’s room, and parents will appreciate having The Honey Café on site, ready to fill little tummies and satisfy coffee cravings.

Be With Me: The Children’s Playseum
7000 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (301) 807-8028

The Children’s Playseum provides a unique learning and creating an experience for children of all ages. Books and activities are categorized into CityShop rooms, such as the bakery, the dress-up room, restaurants, grandma’s, shopping, farm, pet store, circus, and more. With over 24-theme CityShops between the two locations, there is unending fun for one low admission price! Visit The Playseum’s website for special hours and membership opportunities.

Check out more: Local & Regional Children’s Museums

Blue Box Sports
4425 Brookfield Corporate Dr., Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 953-1667

Blue Box Sports offers drop-in, supervised, unstructured open play time at their Chantilly location on select days and time. Also, they offer weekly sports development classes in soccer, baseball, and basketball. Plus, take advantage of their Parent’s Night Out opportunities, after-school programs, and school break camps.

Billy Beez (located inside Manassas Mall)
8300 Sudley Rd., Manassas, VA 20109
Connect: Online | Facebook | (571) 921-4029

This indoor play park has something for everyone within their 20,000+ square foot facility! From super slides and bouncy trampolines to designated age-specific play areas and more, Billy Beez encourages and supports social, mental, and physical development through play! Along with the Billy Beez professionally trained and certified staff, the facility uses a highly monitored check-in/check-out system to ensure the safety of everyone who enters. Plus, the park is cleaned regularly throughout the day, helping to maintain the quality of the equipment as well as the safety of the guests! Stay tuned for more information on this special facility and get ready to buzz on in for tons of fun!

Bounce Mania
7679 Limestone Dr., Ste. 100, Gainesville, VA 20155
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 785-5867

Bounce Mania offers two gigantic bounce arenas with a variety of inflatables and obstacles, a full arcade, and a parents lounge with free coffee and free wi-fi!

Bush Tabernacle
250 South Nursery Ave., Purcellville, VA 20132
Connect: Online | Facebook | (540) 751-9806

The Bush Tabernacle is a hidden gem in Purcellville. Home of the Purcellville Roller Skating Rink, the Tabernacle offers roller skating most days, as well as basketball, four square, air-hockey, foosball, ping-pong, arcade games, Xbox, and free wi-fi. Additionally, they offer special events throughout the week, including Toddler Time, Wacky Wednesdays, and more.

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6110 Arlington Blvd., Ste. D, Arlington, VA 22044
Connect: Online | Facebook | Instagram | (202) 549-1221

For open play time for kiddos 48-inches and under, BusyBees is the place to “bee!” Where everything in sight moves, spins, or flies, kids will enjoy all day play at this indoor playground! In-and-out play passes are available all day and parents will enjoy free coffee and tea, along with free wi-fi.

Chibis Indoor Playground
44675 Cape Ct., Ste. 175, Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | (571) 918-0310

An indoor playground for infants and kids up to 8-years old, Chibis is your go-to place for crawling, climbing, discovery, and more! Featuring a separate playground for kids 2 and under, little ones can explore in a safe and soft environment with age-appropriate toys. Big kids can get playing in the fully-stocked play kitchen, or toy room with a custom-made train table, cars, LEGOS, and more! Plus, the Family Jungle Gym is the perfect multi-story climbing structure where adults and kids can play together! With so many ways to play, stop in today!

Children’s Museum of Richmond
Multiple locations, click here to connect with each.
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (804) 474-706

Worth the drive, the Children’s Museum of Richmond (CMoR) boasts amazing exhibits and activities that facilitate learning through play. These kid-centric, touch-and-play exhibits allow children to move past the typical museum notion of “look, but don’t touch.” Touching and playing is totally encouraged here! The museum has 4 locations: CMoR Central, CMoR Chesterfield, CMoR Fredericksburg, and CMoR Short Pump. Click here to connect with each and view their exhibits. Voted a Frommer’s Top Destinations for 2014, CMoR is worth the drive!

Check out more: Local & Regional Children’s Museums

Children’s Science Center Lab
11948 Fair Oaks Mall, Ste. L, Fairfax, VA 22033
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 648-3130

The recently opened Children’s Science Center Lab precedes The Children’s Science Center, set to open in 2020 in Loudoun County, which will offer interactive and hands-on exhibits, activities, and other programs focused on STEM. The Lab, located in Fair Oaks Mall, provides an educational and fun environment for families and kids of all ages via four interactive exploration centers. The Lab is well-staffed with eager and attentive employees ready to help, educate, and encourage.

Check out more: Local & Regional Children’s Museums | STEM-Inspired Museums & Play Places

Chuck E. Cheese’s
Multiple Locations
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Looking for an indoor activity close to home? Chuck E. Cheese is a kid-favorite where kids of all age can be kids! With all games now $0.25, Chuck E. Cheese is a fun, affordable option for any day! Featuring a large game room with games grouped into age-appropriate groups from toddler to adult. Chuck E. Cheese also has a climbing/slide structure in the toddler area when for when tokens run out. Offering a variety of food from pizza, wings, to a salad bar — there is something for everyone. Be sure to sign up for the Chuck E-Club for special discounts and offers.

Dave & Buster’s
6655 Spring Mall Drive, Springfield, VA 22150
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (703) 682-4300

Dave & Buster’s is the place to eat, drink, and play! And now you can get your game on at their new Springfield location. In addition to their full-service restaurant, they boast 100+ state-of-the-art arcade-style games for kids and adults! From old school favs like Pac-Man to today’s latest trends like Candy Crush and Just Dance — there is something there for everyone!

Open Gym at Douglass Community Center
405 East Market St., Leesburg, VA 20176
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 771-5913

Visit the Douglass Community Center most Wednesdays for Preschool open gym from 3:30-4:30 pm! Preschool-aged children (2- to 5-years of age) can run, jump, and play in the spacious gym! Enjoy scooters, balls, the balance beam, and more in the community center gym! The cost is $2/child at the door for both residents and non-residents. This open gym time is ongoing throughout the school year, but please call ahead to confirm: (703) 771-5913.

Check out more: Drop-In Play Times for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Flight Trampoline Park
7200 Fullerton Rd., Springfield, VA 22150
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (703) 663-2440

Flight Trampoline Park in Springfield offers a safe family friendly activity for all ages. Featuring multiple trampoline areas, trampoline basketball, a foam pit, and a special jump area for jumpers 46-inches and under this truly a fun opportunity that they whole family can enjoy together.

Check out more: Trampolines

Heritage Farm Museum
21668 Heritage Farm Ln., Sterling, VA 20164
Connect: Online | FacebookTwitter | (301) 897-5437

Take a step back in time and visit Loudoun’s agricultural museum in Sterling! You’ll have the opportunity to explore exhibits, some hands-on, that support and promote the farming history of Loudoun County. Your children will also get some hands-on educational play time by working in the old farm store, collecting chicken eggs, grooming and racing some faux ponies, and more! These areas are designed for kids to touch and play with props — the Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum is a place to literally get your hands on some history!

Check out more: Local & Regional Children’s Museum

Dulles-Moms-Sponsor_optJumping Jack Sports
44710 Cape Ct., Ste. 128, Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 858-9901

Jumping Jack Sports (JJS) is a family-oriented sports center that uses state-of-the-art technology to promote healthy and active lifestyles in children. Located in Ashburn, off Loudoun County Parkway, Jumping Jack Sports not only offers classes, camps, and special events — but also weekly open gyms where kids can race through their 70-foot inflatable obstacle course, traverse their rock wall, and climb their cargo net. Kids can also enjoy their XRKade that offers Xtreme interactive video games! JJS is also a popular place to host a birthday party too! They offer opportunities like a Sports Challenge Party — the perfect mix of fantastic inflatables and exciting competitions! These private parties are great for kids 18-months to 18-years old and are led by experienced coaches to instruct the challenges. Click here to see their open gym times that vary weekly.

Jumping Joeys
1425 North Quincy St., Arlington, VA 22201
402 W Broad St., Ste. 200, Falls Church, VA 22046
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 528-5867

Jumping Joeys is the perfect place to get your kids moving and bouncing! Featuring a variety of different bounce houses that include obstacle courses, slides, and more, kids are sure to have a blast! Jumping Joeys also has a rock climbing wall, snack bar, and a place for parents to relax while kids play. Open bounce hours occur during the week, as well as weekends. Visit them online to get weekend reservations in advance.

Just Jump
8300 Sudley Rd., Manassas, VA 20109 (located inside Manassas Mall, near Autobahn Speedway)
Connect: Online | Facebook | (571) 445-3444

This bright family fun center boasts multiple inflatable bounce features and obstacle courses for kids to run, bounce, and play on! Plus, enjoy free wi-fi and yummy kid-approved food choices!

JW Tumbles Arlington
2499 N. Harrison St., Arlington, VA 22207
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 531-1470

Tumble on into JW Tumbles Arlington, a learning playground for your little tumbler! Providing opportunities for little ones to exercise their minds and bodies, children will enjoy a variety of unique programs to build their confidence, independence, and physical and cognitive skills! Tumblers 4-months to 3-years old enjoy Parent Participation Classes and Tumblers 3- to 9-years can enjoy Independent Classes, all created with their developmental milestones in mind! Guaranteed to keep you on your toes, learn more about JW Tumbles’ growth development programs, camps, and Parents Night Out events by giving them a call today!

Kneehigh Ninja
1136 West Broad St., Falls Church, VA 22046
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 237-7433

For children 3 and under, Kneehigh Ninja offers an indoor playground with a padded floor and a variety of climb on soft equipment for kids to explore! Check out their calendar here for open pop up play time! Be sure to read all the information, as pre-registration is required, as well as a waiver.

Dulles-Moms-Sponsor_optKiddie Play Zone at Herndon Community Center
814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon, VA 20170
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 787-7300

During the school year, bring your toddler, walkers through 5-years old, to Herndon Community Center and enjoy open play, tumbling on the mats, and kiddie basketball. Kids can run and exercise in the entire gym! This open play session is offered on most Wednesday mornings from 10:30-11:30 am and is open to the public. If interested, purchase a drop-in pass at the door or enroll ahead of time for a discounted multi-session pass. This open gym time is ongoing throughout the school year, but please call ahead to confirm: (703) 787-7300.

Check out more: Drop-In Play Times for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Kid’s Choice Sports Center/Prince William County Kids
13000 Sport and Health Dr., Woodbridge, VA 22192
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 940-3700

Kids Choice Sports Centers have so much for children under one roof! In addition to 2 fields, an abundance of classes and teams for kids — they boast indoor play time opportunities that include moon bounces and Tot Time Toddler Meet-Ups. Tot Time Toddler Meet-Ups are a recreational program designed to provide enriching social and developmental skills for children 6-years and younger. Children, parents and care providers join together them for one or many weekly play sessions to participate in various themed activities including art exploration, science enrichment, physical fitness, open bounce play, and more.

Worth the drive!
Kids International Discovery Museum
6400 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (301) 897-5437

Kids International Discovery Museum at Davis Library in Bethesda, MD offers fun, interactive programs for elementary- and middle school-aged children. Featuring hands-on experiences that highlight science, technology, culture, engineering, art, and math, the Kids International Discovery Museum is a truly enjoyable educational experience! Drop-in for open-explore sessions, such as Interactive Light Painting, Building Outside the Box, and Sonic Electronics, or participate in facilitated workshops to learn new skills.

Check out more: Local & Regional Children’s Museums

Kid Junction
4090 Lafayette Center Dr., Ste. E, Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 222-5582

Memories are made at Kid Junction! This kid-centered play place boasts a huge climbing structure, enclosed toddler area, and a fun, interactive kid-sized town. Plus, children, infant to 9-years-old, love their sports-oriented arcade and peanut-free cafe to sit and refuel with snacks and drinks.

Kidz Plaza Indoor Playground
21670 Red Rum Dr., Ste. 102, Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | (571) 918-4039

Kidz Plaza Indoor Playground, conveniently located in Ashburn, offers a wide variety of play options for babies up to age 8! With two ball pits, multiple inflatables including an obstacle course, bounce house and slide, and a climbing structure — there is safe, clean fun for all ages! There are also separate play areas with a variety of age-appropriate toys for younger children. Drop-in for fun anytime or call ahead to book a special party in the party room.

Dulles-Moms-Sponsor_optLeesburg Animal Park
19270 James Monroe Hwy., Leesburg, VA 20175
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 433-0002

Did you know Leesburg Animal Park, a popular outdoor fun destination, boasts an indoor play area with animal exhibits, theater, and party room too? This addition, constructed in 2014, features an indoor three-level play area, a discovery room with arts, crafts, and creative play, a theater for animal encounters, a birthday party room, and we can’t forget free WiFi!

Luv 2 Play
1600 Village Market Blvd. SE, Leesburg, VA 20176
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (301) 401-4924

Luv 2 Play is a new indoor playground and café at the Village at Leesburg. Enjoy this state-of-the-art indoor entertainment center featuring specially designed spaces for babies, toddlers, and older children. With an indoor jungle gym, ball blaster zone, and multi-level obstacle course, there are tons of ways to play!

Worth the drive!
Maryland Science Center
601 Light St., Baltimore, MD 21230
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (410) 685-2370

The Maryland Science Center is another must-visit for anyone in our region. This science-inspired museum encourages a lot of touching — perfect for children and families. The 170,000-square-foot space boasts many fun permanent exhibits like Newton’s Alley (a kinetic, hands-on exhibit powered by you), Cells: The Universe Inside Us (zoom into your own body to see the different cells that make up your heart, brain, and bones), Dinosaur Mysteries (walk under, over, and through a landscape filled with more than 1-dozen life-size dinosaurs, dig pits, and other areas of discovery), and much more!

Check out more: Local & Regional Children’s Museums

Worth the drive!

3100 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20010
Connect: Online | Facebook | (202) 370-6656

Visit the “indoor park in the neighborhood” for a memorable experience the whole family will love! This unique children’s center and indoor playground offer little ones an indoor playground, toddler play area, arts and crafts center, and a pretend beauty salon! Open 7 days a week, parents will love the full-service restaurant with a coffee lounge and kids will enjoy tons of building opportunities and computer games.

Milla’s Playland
7669 Limestone Dr., Ste. 125, Gainesville, VA 20155
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 743-1894

Milla’s Playland in Gainesville offers a variety of indoor pretend play options for children ages 6 and under, every day from 10 am-5 pm. The activity zones are sure to be a hit with something for every child. Activity zones in the Pretend Play Town include a bakery, a pet hospital, fresh foods farmers market, superhero headquarters, mini bounce house, LED interactive dance floor, tinker tots soft play (for kids 18-months and younger), little wheels, and more!

Related: Malls with Indoor Play Areas

Dulles Town Center | Sterling
Fair Oaks Mall | Fairfax
Manassas Mall | Manassas
Potomac Mills | Woodbridge
Springfield Town Center | Springfield
Tysons Corner Center | McLean

Monkey Joe’s
23521 Overland Dr., Ste. 120, Sterling, VA 20166
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (703) 996-8300

Any day is a great day to play at Monkey Joe’s in Dulles! A great destination for jumping, bouncing, and sliding, children 12-years and younger will discover fun and excitement around every turn! Burn some energy on the inflatables and bounce houses or play a few games in the arcade! Little ones will love the Mini Monkey Zone, a perfect spot for tots under 3! Grab your socks and swing on in to Monkey Joe’s today!

Worth the drive!
National Building Museum

401 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20001
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (202) 272-2448

The National Building Museum isn’t initially thought of as a place to play – but we feel as if it’s one of our area’s hidden treasures – boasting many kid-friendly touch-and-play exhibits and opportunities. Visit the Building Zone — a hands-on introduction to the building arts designed especially for the Museum’s youngest visitors, ages 2-6, check out a Family Tool Kit or build an amazing arch. And best of all, visit PLAY WORK BUILD! This exciting ongoing exhibit takes children and adults alike through an exploration of play with an immersive, hands-on installation featuring molded foam blocks of all shapes and sizes and an original virtual block play experience.

5649 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22207
Connect: Online | Facebook | Instagram | (703) 270-6388

Nook is a child-friendly play space built specifically with 0- to 4-year-olds in mind! Nook’s modern, relaxing indoor environment separates various play areas into theme-driven “nooks” focused on art, music, climbing, and more! Parents and children will love that the simple toys and design of the space encourage discovery and inspire imaginative and sensory play.

NoVA PlayLabs
3656 Centerview Dr., Ste. 10, Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | Facebook | (571) 250-7719

Get serious about play at NoVA PlayLabs! Featuring a multi-level climbing structure in addition to fun toys like magnets, LEGOS, and dress-up clothes, NoVa PlayLabs’ play area guarantees a safe and exciting experience for children. With staff on hand to keep an eye on the kids, there is a supervised play option (for an additional fee) so you can get some work done or have a coffee date with a friend. Featuring camps, classes, after school programs, Parents’ Night Out, and a Mom’s Morning Out, there are plenty of reasons to “play smart” at NoVa PlayLabs!

Once Upon a Dream
527 Maple Ave. East, Ste. 200, Vienna, VA 22180
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (703) 255-2220

Kids, infants to age 9, are invited to Vienna, VA, just minutes from Tysons Corner to enjoy a 2,700 square foot indoor play space! Children love the free play area with toys, books, and games; parents love amenities like wi-fi, hot and cold beverages, and baked goods. For an additional fee, children can participate in instructor-led activity sessions that change on a rotating basis.

Play N’ Learn Playground Super Store
4102 Pepsi Pl., Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 502-1864

Enjoy weekday indoor play on their play sets boasting slides, swings, climbing walls, and more. Plus, get hopping on their trampolines and perfect your shot with their basketball hoops.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum
35 Market Pl., Baltimore, MD 21202
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (410) 727-8120

Port Discovery Children’s Museum, ranked one of Forbes 12 Best Children’s Museums in the US, offers three floors of interactive, educational exhibits and ever-changing programs for children from birth through age 10. Located in downtown Baltimore, MD, Port Discovery offers many permanent and traveling exhibits, many of which are themed around important topics and events. The majority of the Museum’s exhibits and programs are designed for children ages 2- through 10-years old. For children under 2, they recommend Tot Trails, their infant/toddler exhibit, and The Oasis. Port Discovery is also a stroller-friendly Museum with designated stroller parking areas throughout.

Check out more: Local & Regional Children’s Museums

Dulles-Moms-Sponsor_optPump It Up of Loudoun County
44190 Waxpool Rd., Ste. 102, Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 443-1400

Pump It Up Manassas
10110 Battleview Pkwy., Ste. 110, Manassas, VA 20109
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 361-0731

Pump it Up is a magical play world where kids’ imaginations are invited to stretch to their limits. A wind machine, interactive motion floor, inflated climbing wall, and a number of gigantic inflatable jumping attractions will provide endless entertainment for your kiddos. Kids are welcome for open jump times, available with fun themes like character jump, ice cream jump, or glow jump.

22400 Davis Dr., Ste. 180, Sterling, VA 20164
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram| (703) 433-5867

Rebounderz is a unique trampoline park with several fun attractions to satisfy even your most active, energy-filled young one. The kids will go crazy for the open jump area that features 24,000-square feet of trampoline space while parents can rest easy knowing that the trampolines are specially constructed for additional safety. You can also play air dodgeball in the trampoline Thunderdome or make some dunk shots in the basketball slam court, included in the jump time ticket. Remember that you can fill out the safety waiver for everyone in your party and reserve jump time online to speed up the check-in process and get to jumping faster.

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Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum
19 West Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (540) 722-2020

The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum moved to its new location in Winchester, VA in 2014 and it is still worth the drive! This kid-focused museum features 3-stories of exhibits, including an Encounter Zone, Action Zone, Explore Zone, and Sky Level. Each boasts loads of touch and play areas — with exhibits that encourage problem-solving, creative thinking, and collaboration. Best of all, the kids don’t know they are learning — they just think they are having a great time!

Check out more: Local & Regional Children’s Museums

Skate-N-Fun Zone
7878 Sudley Rd., Manassas, VA 20109
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 361-7465

Skate-N-Fun Zone offers the ultimate fun experience, with roller skating, laser tag, and a play zone complete with sliding, bouncing, and swinging! With open skate times offered seven days a week and unlimited play in the play zone, for kids 10 and under, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. Sign up for the year-round Kids Skate Free program to receive skate passes in your email.

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Worth the drive!
709 8th St. SE, Washington, DC 20003
Connect: Online | (202) 763-7629

Open play is the best play and your little ones, 6-years old and under, will find plenty of that and more at SkillZone DC! With plenty of places to climb, create, and splash within the zone’s state-of-the-art playground and dedicated play spaces, kids will find the perfect combination of independent fun and opportunities for skill-building, problem-solving, and more. Choose a single-day pass, membership options, or better yet… plan your little one’s next birthday at the SkillZone! Moms and dads love the free coffee or tea and WiFi and the kids love everything else!

Sky Zone
7807 Sudley Rd., Manassas, VA 20109
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 853-8737

Boasting multiple jump areas, a pit with 10,000 foam cubes to jump and flip into, three basketball hoop lanes, and more — there is something here for all ages! Only 17-miles from Dulles International Airport in Prince William County, they are worth the 20-minute drive. Click here to see their calendar of open jump times and special events including Toddler Time, Sky Jam, Sensory Friendly Night, and more.

Check out more: Trampolines

Soft Play Room at Chinquapin Park Recreation Center & Aquatics Facility
3210 King St., Alexandria, VA 22302
Connect: Online | (703) 746-5553

Designed for children ages five and younger, the Soft Playroom offers a clean play environment to provide exercise for imaginations as well as bodies! Under guardian supervision, children can share play zones loaded with soft toys and activities with their families, playgroups or new friends.

Check out more: Drop-In Play Times for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Dulles-Moms-Sponsor_optSport Bounce of Loudoun
44710 Cape Ct., Ste. 116, Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter| (703) 729-9522

Sport Bounce of Loudoun understands the importance of staying ACTIVE and having FUN and know that parents want a clean, safe place their kids will enjoy. They work hard to provide the best and safest equipment including inflatables, a jumping pillow, a playroom, and for mom and dad – an on-premise gourmet coffee and smoothie bar: Jumpin’ Java! Drop-in at any of their weekday open gym times, or plan ahead for one of their special events including monthly Pajama Parties!

The Zone
43811 Central Station Dr., Ste. 100, Ashburn, VA 20147
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | (703) 724-9663

Visit The Zone is Ashburn for limitless family fun! Featuring a four-lane cosmic bowling alley, a multi-level Mayan jungle-themed laser tag arena, and 37 virtual entertainment arcade games. Plus, come hungry as they feature a full dining menu with kid and adult approved choices!

Thomas Jefferson Community Center
3501 2nd St. South, Arlington, VA 22204
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 228-5920

The Thomas Jefferson Community Center offers indoor roller skating from approximately mid-October until late March ever year! From Family Skate Nights to Teen Nights, you are invited to enjoy a live DJ, moon bounce, and café. They even offer roller skate rentals. Plus, on Teen Nights for Middle and High School students, teens can stay 9:30-10:45 pm and play basketball, soccer, or volleyball, as well as use the track and fitness equipment.

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Toddler Gym Time at Loudoun Valley Community Center
320 West School St., Purcellville, VA 20132
Connect: Online | FacebookTwitter | (540) 338-4122

Throughout the school year, children 18-months through 4-years old can run, jump, and play at Loudoun Valley Community Center! Balls, mats, and other toys and gym equipment will be provided for little ones to work on gross motor skills. This open gym time is ongoing throughout the school year, but please call ahead to confirm: (540) 338-4122.

Check out more: Drop-In Play Times for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Toddler Time at Purcellville Pavilion
250 South Nursery Ave., Purcellville, VA 20132
Connect: Online | Facebook | (540) 751-9806

The Bush Tabernacle, also called the Purcellville Pavilion, isn’t just one of the best places to go roller skating, they are also a fun place for indoor fun for your toddler! Join them for Toddler Time on most Wednesday and Thursday mornings 10 am-12 pm, November through March (always call ahead to confirm). Join other parents and caregivers for friendship and company while the children play with a variety of toys, including ride-on toys, tunnels, balls, and more. Or, feel free to bring your own! Learn more.

Tot Time at Falls Church Community Center
223 Little Falls St., Falls Church, VA 22046
Connect: OnlineFacebookTwitter | Instagram| (703) 248-5077

Tot Time at Falls Church Community Center begins on September 11, 2015! Most Fridays, from 10 am-12 pm, bring your preschoolers to the Falls Church Community Center and watch them climb through tunnels, ride tricycles, and interact with peers. All equipment is provided, including tricycles. Please, no strollers, drinks, or food in the gym. The cost is $1/child for both residents and non-residents, and please be sure to bring exact change. This open gym time is on-going throughout the school year, but please call ahead to confirm: (703) 248-5077.

Check out more: Drop-In Play Times for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Tot Time at Southgate Community Center
12125 Pinecrest Rd., Reston, VA 20191
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 860-0676

Starting September 14, 2015, little ones will enjoy unstructured, drop-in play at Tot Time at the Southgate Community Center! Toys, games, books, and music are provided to create an experience for little ones to enjoy! This play time is offered on most Mondays 10 am-12 pm and is free during the school year. This open gym time is ongoing throughout the academic year, but please call ahead to confirm: (703) 860-0676.

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Tot Drop-In at Sterling Community Center
120 Enterprise St., Sterling, VA 20164
Connect: Online | Facebook | (703) 430-9480

Children ages 5 and under are invited to have fun most Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:30-11:30 am in the Sterling Community Center indoor gym! Beginning on September 2, 2015, little ones will enjoy riding toys, balls, slides, and much more! The cost is $2.50 per/adult (residents) and $3.75/adult (non-residents). This open gym time is ongoing throughout the school year, but please call ahead to confirm: (703) 430-9480.

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Tot Time at Reston Community Center Hunter Woods
2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston, VA 20191
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 476-4500

Beginning on September 22, 2015, children birth to under 5-years old are invited to have fun most Tuesdays and Thursdays during the school year at Reston Community Center Hunter Woods! Tot Time is a free and unstructured drop-in playgroup that runs from 9:30-11 am and encourages parents to socialize with one another while their children become acquainted. Toys, games, books, and music are provided. This open gym time is ongoing throughout the school year, but please call ahead to confirm: (703) 476-4500.

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Wings to Fly Therapy & Play Center
4530 Walney Rd., Ste. 203, Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 466-5533

Open play at Wings to Fly offers a fun and sensory-friendly environment. Two colorful rooms are typically available with swings, slides, trampolines, and ball pits! Additional games, puzzles, and other hands-on activities are offered, such as Play-Doh, kinetic sand, and other sensory items. Reservations are preferred to ensure just the right number of kids are having fun! Private play dates can be coordinated for your playgroup or other organization, such as a school field trip.

40 Southlawn Ct., Rockville, MD 20850
Connect: Online | Facebook | Instagram | (301) 230-0901

Coming soon to Sterling, VA!

ZavaZone brings a new way to play to the DMV! This indoor park is a high-adventure, high-energy play space designed for kids 5 and up. Young and young-at-heart will have full access to the multiple zones, spending as much or as little time in each as they desire. The unique zones include a high-ropes challenge course, as well as a ground-level low ropes course, a Ninja Course (a timed obstacle course), a Parkour Course, a trampoline arena with a giant foam pit, dodgeball courses, and basketball hoops, rock climbing walls, and much, much more! Many additional special features will be coming soon too — including a verticle drop slide where a winch pulls you 2-stories up!

Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.

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