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Published October 23rd 2016
The kids will love this list of indoor play centres
The list below of top indoor play centres across North Sydney is the perfect activity for the little ones to enjoy when it is raining, too cold, too windy and even if it is too hot!
It is the perfect "poor" weather escape as the kids run around having fun in a safe environment.
1. Wizzy World
Where: Unit 9, 372 Eastern Valley Way, Chatswood When: Monday-Thursday: 9:15am-2pm & Friday-Sunday: 9:15am-6pm Cost: Adults: Free, 4 years & over: $16pp, under 4 years: $13.50 & free for 12 months and under. Details: This indoor play centre features a three-storey (6.5m) high state of the art Play Frame. Each storey is 2 metres high, making it perfect for us adults to supervise the kids. The play centre includes flying fox, spinners, ball pool, walk of faith, 3 level wavy astro slides, 3 level fast slide, 3 level spiral slide, boulder dash, web climbs, spider bungee, rope bridge and much more.
There is also a dedicated toddler area which features soft toys, bouncy castle and play frame, while the older kids can practice mini soccer, netball and basketball at the Unique Sports Zone. There is also an onsite café which sells coffees, drinks, snacks and sandwiches. Click here for the website.
2. Chipmunks Where: Macquarie Shopping Centre, Shop 428, Level 4, 197-223 Herring Rd, Macquarie Park
When: Monday- Saturday: 9:30am-5pm & Sunday: 10am-4pm Cost: School Day : $10.90pp, weekends, school holidays, public holidays and pupil free days: 1-2 years: $10.90pp, 3-11years: $13.90pp, Adults & under 1 years free. Details: Located at the top floor of Macquarie Shopping Centre, this is the rainy day saviour. The play centre includes a huge open area with tables, different areas for the kids to play in, adventure and exciting activities. The play centre is suitable for children under 11 years old. There is a café located inside the play centre selling a wide variety of drinks, snacks and meals. Click here for the website.
3. Wannabees Family Play Town
Where: C1/1-3 Rodborough Rd, Frenchs Forest
When: Monday & Tuesday: 9:30am-2pm & Wednesday-Sunday: 9:30am-5pm
Cost: Adults: $4pp, Seniors: $2pp, 5-12yrs: $16.50pp, 1-4yrs: $13.50 & under 1 year free.
Details: This indoor play centre is all about learning whilst having fun. The play centre features a traditional kids play structure, child-size city featuring fire and police stations, hospital, post office, restaurant, gym, and TV Studio, the kids can dress up and make their own adventures, 6 metre rock climbing wall, laser lit concert stage and for the toddlers there is a soft play area and construction site. Click here for the website.
4. Kidz Connexion Play centre & Café
Where: 34 Wakehurst Parkway & cnr Dreadnought Rd, Oxford Falls
When: Tuesday-Friday: 9:30am-5pm & Saturday: 9:30am-4pm
Cost: Adults: Free, 4-10yrs: $9pp, 1-3yrs: $7pp, afternoon play: $5pp & under 1yrs free.
Details: This play centre is a bit different to other play centres, it features an outdoor (but all covered) play area. There is a two storey climbing frame, slides, ball pit, large spring-free trampoline, see-saw and a separate area with balancing equipment, trikes, scooters, smaller climbing frames and bouncy balls. There is a café on site as well as an enclosed 'under 3' section inside. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Wannabees Family Play Town Facebook
5. Softplay at Sportsbliss
Where: Sportsbliss, 17 Sefton Rd, Thornleigh
When: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 8am-1pm, Wednesday & Saturday: 8am-12pm, Friday: 11am-2pm & Sunday: 8am-3pm
Cost: See website.
Details: This play centre is ideal for kids aged 6 years and under. There is a variety of slides, jumping castles, toy cars, cubby houses, soft toys and much more. There is a café onsite including plenty of tables and seating for parents. Click here for the website.
6. Moving Bodies
Where: Unit 10/2 Marina Close, Mount Ku-ring-gai
When: Monday-Friday: 9:30am-2:30pm
Cost: Adults: Free, 2-11 years: $8pp, under 2yrs: $4pp, 6-11 months: $2pp & 0-5 months free.
Details: This indoor play centre features two separate areas; 0-2 years and another play area for older children. The soft play area features sprung floor with soft play equipment and soft toys. The older kids area (3-11yrs) includes a 3-storey soft play playground, ball pit, slides, an array of climbing and obstacle levels. There is no café onsite, however, there is a coffee machine. Drinks are $2. Click here for the website.
7. Inflatable World
Where: Action Indoor Sports, 7 Gundah Rd, Mount Ku-ring-gai
When: Monday- Friday: 10am-4pm, Saturday: 12:30pm-4:30pm & Sunday: 10am-4pm
Cost: Adults & all ages children: $15pp
Details: This is a hugely popular play centre with the kids. There is a huge blow-up playground, fun rides, bouncy rides, separate toddlers area (4yrs & under). There is a café onsite selling coffee, ice creams and snacks. Click here for the website.
8. SandBucket Play Centre
Where: Pittwater Sports Centre, 1525 Pittwater Rd, North Narrabeen
When: Monday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm, Friday: 8:30am-4pm, Saturday: 8am-4pm & Sunday: 9:30am-4pm
Cost: Adults: Free, 3 yrs & over: $9pp, 1-3yrs: $6pp, Under 12 months: $3pp
Details: This is the perfect indoor play centre for the kids to run off some energy. There is seven slippery slides, three levels of activities, two ball pits, two flying foxes, loads of soft play equipment. There is a cafe onsite selling coffee and food. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Sandbucket Play Centre Facebook
9. Cheeky Monkeys Play House
Where: 1101/4 Daydream St, Warriewood
When: Everyday: 9:30am-3pm
Cost: Adults: Free - Weekdays / Weekends: 2yrs& over: $10/$13, Under 2yrs: $7/$10pp & under 12 months free.
Details: This play centre provides fun and action with triple dipper slide, toddlers area, computer room, games, dance disco, kid-friendly slot-car racing circuit and more.
10. Little Rascals
Where: Level 1, 563 Pittwater Rd, Brookvale (entrance via Federal Pde)
When: Monday- Friday: 9am-1:30pm & Saturday: 8am-1pm
Cost: $12.95 per week (1 adult 1 child)
Details: This is a members club only and provides unlimited access with membership. There is climbing equipment, slides, activities and more. Click here for the website.
11. The Tree House
Where: cnr South Creek Rd & Thew Pde, Dee Why/Cromer
When: Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm & Weekends: 10am-5pm
Cost: Adults: Free, 6yrs & under: $9pp & 2yrs under: $5pp
Details: This play centre is suited for children under 6yrs. The centre features a large play structure, jumping castle and dedicated toddlers area. There is a kiosk onsite selling hot food and drinks. Click here for the website.
12. Lollipops Playland & Café
Where: Unit 8/10 Hudson Ave, Castle Hill
When: Monday- Thursday: 9:30am-6pm, Friday: 9:30am-7pm & Weekends: 9am-6pm
Cost: Adults: $4pp (includes drink), 2-11yrs: $11.90pp, 12-23 months: $8.90 & under 12 months free.
Details: This play centre features a giant play frame, inflatable jumping castle, super high walk-bridge, speed slide, bouncy slide, ball pits, dedicated toddlers area, play-believe areas, play station consoles and ride-on cars section. There is a café onsite selling coffee, snacks, fresh salads and full meals. Click here for the website.
13. Kids Playland
Where: Castle Hill Indoor Sports Centre, 18 Anella Ave, Castle Hill
When: Monday-Sunday: 9am-4pm
Cost: Adults: Free, 1-5yrs: $11pp & under 12 months free
Details: This play centre is a dedicated indoor play centre where children up to 5yrs can play happily with a wide range of play equipment, games, toys, ball pits, cars, rides, climbing tumbles, jumping castles and much more. Click here for the website.