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Indoor Playground Locations for Oakland County – Indoor Play Areas

The weather is getting cold, but you need to get out of the house. Don’t let winter get you down. If you are looking for an indoor playground in Oakland County, then we have you covered. There are plenty of ideas of places for kids to burn off energy, run around and also have fun.

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Indoor Playground: Indoor Family Fun Guide for Oakland County

Indoor Playground: indoor family fun guide for:

Oakland County Indoor Playgrounds

In addition to all the places listed below, public libraries, bowling and going to the movies are all great ways to get out of the house on a rainy day.
Check Our Favorite Libraries in Metro Detroit – Oakland/Macomb Counties.
Find more places to play Indoor Family Fun Guide for Oakland County.
You may also enjoy visiting one of these Metro Detroit Bounce Houses.

Featured Indoor Playground:

Auburn Hills Indoor Playground

  • AMC Star Great Lakes – IMAX movies as well as Dolby Cinema.
  • Auburn Hills Community Center – Featuring a fitness room, gymnasium, table tennis and also pickleball.
  • Auburn Hills Public Library – The children’s section is a great place to read, play and relax.
  • Build-A-Bear – Create your own stuffed animal.
  • Great Lakes Crossing Mall Play Area – Located in the center of the Food Court in District 6 this antimicrobial play space has a fun Michigan theme.
  • Kids Empire Indoor playground with climbing walls, play structures as well as a drop-in ball pit.
  • Legoland Discovery Center – The ultimate LEGO playground featuring rides, build & play zones and also a 4D cinema.
  • Meadow Brook Theater – Broadway quality performances on the campus of Oakland University.
  • Oakland University Art Gallery – For more than 40 years, the Oakland University Art Gallery (OUAG) has delivered diverse, museum-quality art to metro Detroit audiences. From September to May, the OUAG presents six different exhibitions – from cutting-edge contemporary art to projects exploring historical and global themes. The gallery also presents lectures, performances, tours, special events and more.
  • Peppa Pig World of Play – Geared toward preschool aged children, this permanent indoor play space features 13 interactive play areas.
  • Pump It Up – Inflatable party place with arenas filled with huge bounce houses, slides, games and more.
  • Round1 Bowling & Amusement – Bowling, Arcade Games, Karaoke, Billiards, Ping Pong as well as Darts
  • SEA LIFE Aquarium – Sea Life Michigan Aquarium is the state’s largest aquarium with over 250 species and 2,000 creatures including sharks, rays, and green sea turtles. 
  • The Hub Stadium – The HUB Stadium features: 10 Interactive Axe Stalls, 5 Classic Axe Stalls, 8 Football Bowling Lanes, 3 Topgolf Swing Suite Simulators and also Four Private Event Rooms.
  • Top Golf – Enjoy our climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round comfort with HDTVs in every bay and throughout our sports bar and restaurant.

Berkley Indoor Playground

Birmingham Indoor Activities

  • Birmingham 8 – 1920s-era cinema with original marquee offers 8 small theaters showing new releases & indie films.
  • Birmingham Ice Sports Arena – Whether you want to rent ice for a party, participate in open skating, or register for skating lessons, the arena offers something for everyone! Located on the Kenning Park property, the indoor arena contains a regulation sized ice rink with bleacher seating for 550 spectators. A smaller, studio arena is used for lessons and skating parties within the complex.
  • Birmingham Museum – The Birmingham Museum is a municipally operated public institution with collection objects and archives that pertain to Birmingham’s history that are held in the public trust.
  • Emagine Palladium Theatre– Movie, meals, with the option to have a private rental.
  • Fascination Factory – 4,500 square foot space with hands-on experiences, pretend play as well as toys that explore STEAM concepts.
  • Kids Design Cafe – offers art sessions, summer camps, birthday parties as well as baking sessions.

Indoor Play Spaces in Bloomfield Hills

  • Bloomfield Gymnastics – Recreational gymnastics, cheerleading, tumbling, and dance for ages 2-18. Offers open gym as well as birthday parties.
  • Cranbrook Art Museum – Thousands of works of art, architecture, design, and crafts.
  • Cranbrook Institute of ScienceInteractive exhibits, a world-class collection of objects and artifacts, special events, a planetarium and observatory, lecture and educational programs and changing exhibitions offer something for every member of the family.
  • KidStrong – A MILESTONE-ACCELERATION program that focuses on CHARACTER, PHYSICAL & BRAIN development

Clarkston Indoor Playground

  • Cherry Hill North – Bowling Alley.
  • Clarkston Family Farm Clarkston Birthday party packages. Themed parties with farm education and experience.
  • Fairytale Fun Place – Fairytale Fun Place hosts a gigantic three-story play structure with slides, zip line, tunnels, places to climb, as well as a rock wall. There are also obstacles within the structure and a tall bear slide that Rosa says made her stomach drop. Guests can also enjoy games, rides, and skeeball that require the use of additional funds to operate.
  • Wint Nature Center – Enjoy nature-themed birthday parties for kids ages 4-12 at Wint Nature Center inside Independence Oaks County Park. Each Oakland County Parks birthday party package includes a nature theme, game, nature craft, or hike

Indoor Family Fun in Clawson

  • T&B Play – Indoor play space that features ball and bead pits, giant slides, tube slide, glow in the dark tunnels and also trampolines.
  • The Clawson Historical Museum – Offers a variety of entertaining and educational presentations and tours at the museum or at the Blair Memorial Library.

Commerce Township Indoor Activities for Families

  • Defy Detroit – If you have a child who dreams of leaping buildings in a single bound, then check out Defy Detroit. It is an amazing indoor air sports arena with 35,000 square feet of fun. Not only do they offer trampolines and foam pits but also parkour,  and a ninja course. Guests of all ages can test their skills in a fun and engaging field of opportunities.
  • Wonderland Lanes – Bowling Alley.

Indoor Play Area in Farmington

  • Escape Room Zone – Escape rooms, rage rooms as well as smash plates.
  • Total Sports Complex Farmington – Complete indoor sports facility. Guests can play soccer, Knockerball, Football, Nerf Wars as well as Foot Darts. They also have a golf simulator and Omni Virtual Reality Room.
  • Zap Zone – Farmington – Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, Glo Golf, Ninja Zone, Go-Karts as well as an Indoor Play Structure.

Farmington Hills Indoor Playground

  • Bonaventure – Roller Skating Rink and play zone.
  • Country Lanes – Whether you’re new to the game or a lifetime league member, 32 well-maintained lanes await.
  • Farmington Hills Ice Arena – City of Farmington Hills Ice Arena, 2 sheets of NHL ice (200 x85). Opened in September 1995.
  • Holocaust Memorial Center – Their mission is to engage, educate, and empower by remembering the Holocaust. The HC houses core museum exhibits, an extensive research library, archives, and a gallery for special art and history exhibits.
  • Jungle Java – Indoor play space with food.
  • Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum – Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum contrary to its name is a macabre themed arcade. The arcade is small but has a variety of games from the antique to mainstream contemporary games.
  • Play-X-ScapePlay-X-Scape is a children’s open playground.
  • Suburban Ice – An ice arena that was originally built as a tennis club which has two NHL-regulation sized ice sheets, eight private dressing rooms, two officials rooms, heated viewing areas, and the Mike Humitz Video Room.

Ferndale Indoor Play Area

  • Catfe Lounge  – Are you craving the love of a kitten or cat, but don’t want to commit to adopting one?  Are your kids just in love with animals, but you aren’t in the position to bring one home?  Or are you looking to give a precious furbaby a forever home?  Then check out the Catfe Lounge in Ferndale.
  • Ferndale Historical Museum – The purpose of this Society is to bring together those people interested in history and especially in the history of the City of Ferndale and the Ferndale School District.
  • Nature’s Playhouse – Nature’s Playhouse is here to provide a welcoming, all-natural play and wellness center supporting all members of a family and caregiving community. 

Hazel Park Ice Skating

  • Viking Ice Arena – Public skating, open hockey, learn to skate, hockey leagues and pro shop.

Indoor Family Fun in Madison Heights

  • Planet Rock – Everything they do is based on their love of climbing; from the routes they set, to the classes they teach, to the excitement they hope to pass on to the next generation of climbers. Experience an amazing sport and become an active part of their incredible Planet Rock community.
  • Red Oaks Nature Center – 38-acre natural habitat with trail systems, seasonal displays in a log cabin & family programs.

Milford Indoor Play Spaces

  • Kensington Metropark Nature Center – Seven miles of Kensington Metropark nature trails, as well as exhibits that put a spotlight on the wildlife found at the park.
  • Milford Historic Museum – They are organized exclusively for educational purposes. They bring together people who are interested in history, especially the history of the village of Milford & Milford Township.
  • Play and Grow – Play And Grow is an indoor play facility for young kids ages 0-6. They offer tumbling classes, open play times, and special events. Families enjoy birthday parties where you can enjoy a private rental of the facility. Special events include princess parties, Parent’s Night Out, holiday parties and more.

New Hudson

  • Kids Gotta Play – Main goal is to help children learn and be active using their multitude of play systems and equipment!


  • Mill Race Village – History is preserved at Mill Race Historical Village, a gem of the Northville community. Created in 1972 by the Northville Historical Society, Mill Race Village serves as a focal point for the Northville community.

Novi Indoor Play Area

  • AirTime Trampoline & Game Park – Amusement center.
  • Mega Fun and Fitness – MEGA offers more than just a great place for gymnastics. They have a safe and fun environment for students to develop friendships & explore new challenges.
  • Novi Ice Arena – This beautiful multi-surface facility offers two NHL-regulation sized ice sheets with seating capacities of 750 and 250, heated viewing areas, pro shop, two cafés, skate rental and space for meetings and parties.
  • Paradise Park – Amusement park offers a go-kart track & mini-golf plus an indoor arcade, laser tag & a pizza cafe.
  • Putting Edge – Glow in the dark golf.
  • Twelve Oaks Mall Play Space – The custom-designed indoor play area contains a variety of climbing structures, tunnels and interactive elements to keep kids active and engaged. Several of the structures feature sensory components including sound and lighting. The soft, durable foam sculptures are constructed with certified antimicrobial materials to ensure a safe and healthy play experience.

Oak Park Indoor Playground & Ice Skating

  • Oak Park Ice Arena – Public skating, drop-in hockey, hockey club and leagues. The facility includes a dining room, concession area and pro shop. Open seasonally from August 20th through May 31st.
  • Studio I-Play – Offers a soft play area that is perfect for kids to run, climb, slide, build, draw, and also express themselves. They have a giant slide, climbing area, building blocks, as well as a bounce house.

Orion Township Gymnastics Center

  • fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer – The facility offers gymnastic and cheer training along with open gym times, parent’s night out, as well as birthday parties. Guests can utilize the trampolines, foam pits, uneven parallel bars, rings, horses and also balance beams.

Oxford Indoor Playground

  • Great Lakes Kids Energy Zone – Kids Energy Zone provides excellence in gymnastics, cheer & ninja instruction for boys & girls ages 18 mos. to adult in a warm & caring environment.
  • Urban Air Trampoline Park – The ultimate indoor adventure park where kids of all ages (and kids at heart) can explore thrilling attractions, challenge their body and mind, and most importantly…have a blast!

Pontiac Museum

  • The Pine Grove Historical Museum – Pine Grove consists of 4 1/2 acres of land, the Wisner mansion and several out-buildings, including a summer kitchen, outhouse, smokehouse and root cellar.

Indoor Playground in Rochester

  • Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve – The nature center building looks expansive, however, the space allotted for guests is quite limited.  Guests can see live animals, stuffed animals, fossils, artifacts, some toys, plants, a bee display, books, maps as well as rocks inside the building.
  • Friendship Factory – The Friendship Factory is all about Spreading the Sparkle each and every day! Spreading Sparkle in the Community is focused on spreading kindness and love to kids in need of some sparkle magic!
  • Meadow Brook Hall – A historic home which represents one of the finest examples of Tudor-revival architecture in America.
  • Oakland University Art Gallery – Presents six different exhibitions – from cutting-edge contemporary art to projects exploring historical and global themes. The gallery also presents lectures, performances, tours, special events and more.
  • RARA Indoor Playscape – This 3-level play structure has 3 slides, tunnels, obstacles, and more.  A toddler area is separated for children under 3 years. The playscape can accommodate up to 50 guests. The playscape is for children under 12 years of age and socks must be worn. 
  • Rochester Play! – Rochester – Visitors can climb, jump, roll, slide, swing, crawl, explore, and also play!  In fact, this northern Michigan themed, soft cushioned climbing structure provides plenty of opportunities for gross motor activities!  In short, the play area, structure, and games are built for good, active, old fashioned playing.  They also offer a separate, smaller play structure that is reserved for toddlers under the age of four that provides lots of fun activities that are more age appropriate.
  • Suburban Ice Arena – Featuring three sheets of ice, Suburban Ice Rochester – formerly known as the Onyx – joined the corporate family in 2016.

Rochester Hills Indoor Playground

  • The Arts Castle – An arts school for children.
  • Boogie Babies – The 5,400 square foot indoor play space is best for children under the age of 7, however, they have several activities to keep older children entertained during their visit. Play areas include a small jungle gym, kitchen, trampoline, blocks as well as a dramatic play area. Children can also enjoy the movie and dance room. Furthermore, there is a baby zone designed specifically for younger guests.
  • Gymboree Play & Music – Gymboree has an indoor playscape specifically designed for toddlers to promote learning through play. Gymboree Classes are parent-interactive for children under 5 years old and designed around their developmental milestones. Gymboree Play & Music uses the power of play to promote a lifetime of learning and each research-based program involves experiences that are child-led, teacher-facilitated, and parent-modeled. Gymboree of Rochester Hills has monthly theme/holiday parties and hosts private birthday parties for children up to 5 years old. 
  • Gymnastics Training Center – Rochester Hills – Visitors can enjoy several many different activities such as trampolines, balance beams and a bounce house.
  • Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm – A nationally registered historic site that contains the 1840 Van Hoosen Farmhouse, the 1888 Red House and the 1927 Dairy Barn.
  • The Oakland Fieldhouse – The Oakland Fieldhouse offers families a space to enjoy their favorite sport, either during open gym, tournaments or house leagues. In addition to the spacious gym space, they also offer snacks at the Oakland Fieldhouse Cafe as well as birthday parties in a 2,000 square foot party space. They will also host summer camps — including one with the Detroit Pistons organization.

Royal Oak Indoor Playground

  • Inflatable Playspaces -Indoor bounce house facility that offers six structures, including a double slide as well as an obstacle course. Inflatable Playspaces also hosts a private party room with a refrigerator and counters making it a great location for your child’s next birthday party.  
  • John Lindell Ice Arena – The ice arena features two NHL-sized rinks.
  • Modern Skate and Surf – Skateboard park.

Southfield Indoor Playground

Troy Indoor Play Spaces

Under The Sea – Indoor Playground
Address: 78 West Maple Road, Troy, MI. 48084
Phone: 248.291.6537
Under the Sea features a large play structure which hosts three wave slides, a swirly slide, steps, stairs, as well as other fun interactive elements.  Children can also enjoy a toddler play area, interactive musical wall and kinetic sand area.

Troy Sports and Fitness

  • Skate World of Troy – From their 185 x 90 feet of skating perfect wood floor to an awesome shiny new sound system with HUGE sub-woofers that pound out the sounds, get your feet into their skates or yours and bring the whole family out to roller skate at beautiful Skate World of Troy.
  • Troy Community Center – Indoor Aquatic Center – The indoor pool area includes a includes adult therapy pool, lap lanes, slides together with a water toy area. There are also pool noodles, kick boards and basketballs for the kids (or adults) to use.  Visitors can enjoy a zero depth entrance, warm water as well as warm air in the pool area.  
  • Troy Gymnastics -If you are looking for a great way for your kids to burn off some extra energy, then check out the open gym at Troy Gymnastics. Currently they offer open gym seven days a week across three different gyms. The facility also offers ropes courses, ninja courses, parkour, as well as open swimming.
  • Troy Sports Center LLC –  Four NHL size ice skating rinks offered to the general public.

Troy Nature Center

  • Lloyd A. Stage Nature Center – If you are looking for some great indoor fun, then check out the Nature Center building itself. Visitors can enjoy a dinosaur dig pit, as well as a play area that has toys, puzzles, and touch stations. Additionally, there is a toad tank, and a collection of stuffed (taxidermy) and also animals to look at. In short, your children will be busy for hours.  The center also offers classes and group tours.

Troy Museum

  • The Museum of Photography and New Media – Originates exhibitions that have not yet been seen in other parts of the country. It will also bring to Detroit exhibitions that previously could not be shown because of the lack of a sponsoring institution. The artists featured will be from around the world.
  • Troy Museum and Historic Village – The Troy Historic Village is a collection of 11 buildings surrounding a gazebo and green in the heart of Troy, Michigan. Filled with the collections and stories of the 1800s settlement and 1900s growth in the Troy area, staff and volunteers use these buildings to bring history to life for visitors of all ages.

Walled Lake Indoor Play Area

  • Safari Playground – Safari Playground offers a Safari Themed adventure for all ages. Adults can come and relax watch TV, use the Internet, enjoy a cup of coffee and have lunch, catch up on paper works or just come and have your kids have a blast. The facility offers a Play structure, Arcade, Bowling, Ticket Games, Skeeball and more.


  • Elite Sportsplex – Premier sports complex.
  • Lakeland Tri-Arena – Lakeland Arena is located in Waterford, Michigan and offers year round skating. From organized hockey and figure skating, to open skate and sticks and pucks they have you covered!
  • Zap Zone – Waterford’s premier destination for family fun. Featuring laser tag, glo-golf, bumper cars, and an arcade.

Wixom Indoor Play Space

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