Indoor places to play on Long Island
Whether it's too hot or too cold, if you want to take the kids somewhere to play indoors, we've got you covered.
For a modest fee, children can bounce, run, jump and slide, play games, drive go-karts and more at these local venues, all while parents relax and maybe even chat with one another.
Take a look the many indoor places for kids to play in Nassau and Suffolk.
There are plenty of indoor places to play on Long Island, among them Active Kidz Long Island in Jericho.
This 20,000-square-foot family entertainment center offers an interactive floor, laser game, inflatable fun zone, a climbing maze and more, with separate toddler area.
A drop-in play space geared to babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Kids can roam the different stations, which include kitchen play, a hardware store, a teepee, a wood slide, a flower market, a dress-up area and more.
Bounce Trampoline Sports in Syosset
This indoor play space features 10,000 square feet of interconnected trampolines, featuring trampoline dodgeball, volleyball, slam dunk basketball, open bounce time, gymnastics training, rope swings and fitness classes.
Pole Position Raceway in Farmingdale.
Ten drivers at a time compete in side-by-side racing on two separate, quarter-mile tracks. The go-karts can reach speeds of 45 miles per hour as the drivers negotiate straightaways and hairpin turns.
Bounce U in Farmingdale
Kids will enjoy the giant inflatables and slides, obstacle courses, interactive equipment, team parties, preschool play dates, family nights camp programs and more.
Bouncers and Slydos in Farmingdale
Kids ages 5 and younger can play on a 20-foot-high, bright yellow, red, blue and green slide and then climb eight stairs in the middle and ride down the chutes. There are nine inflatables in all during open play.
The Children's Safari in Valley Stream
An interactive indoor playground for kids ages 12 and younger with arcade games, two play areas, a sand pit and a multilevel climbing unit comprised of slides and tunnels. There's also a miniature built-in rock climbing wall, animal stuffing room and more.
Chuck E. Cheese's located in Commack, Hempstead, Hicksville, Patchogue and West Islip
This franchise arcade features mini kid-friendly rides, video games, skee ball, air hockey, a toddler zone and restaurant.
Dreamnastics in Great Neck
Parents and their children can enjoy classes together. You'll find mats, toys, slides, trampolines, air logs and much more, as well as a baby zip line.
Fit Fusion in Oyster Bay
Classes for children and adults, or both at the same time, in karate, interactive gaming classes, competitions, interactive dance stations and more.
Fun Station USA in Lynbrook
Little ones will enjoy a maze painted with jungle scenes with a kiddie train that chugs underneath. Older kids should check out the MaxFlight, an orb that twists from side-to-side and rolls upside-down. You'll also find the latest video games, laser tag, bumper cars, a carousel and more.
Inline1 Sports Center in Mount Sinai
Kids can jump, slide and play their way through an unending maze of inflatables including sports bouncers, giant slides, a Mickey Mouse adventure park, Disney-themed princess castle, a Jurassic Park adventure, a pirate ship, an obstacle course and more.
JUMP in Ronkonkoma
In addition to eight inflatables, JUMP has a game room where kids use tokens to play Nintendo Wii and Guitar Hero for Xbox 360. There are also inflatable slides and mazes for the younger set.
Kangaroo Kids in Deer Park
This indoor play space features inflatables, tricycles and other toys for children ages 10 and younger.
Karts Indoor Raceway in Ronkonkoma
Drivers must be at least 54 inches tall to ride on the adult track (40 inches for junior track). The facility also has two miniature bowling alleys, a 25-game arcade, remote-control slot-car racing, a snack bar and more.
Kitchen Times Party Place in Massapequa
Kids will measure ingredients, grate cheese and use pastry bags as well as learn to make cookies, pretzels, pizza and more. Each class includes the instruction, recipes and the resulting meal that will be eaten at the end of the session.
Laser Kingdom in Coram and Farmingdale
Unlimited laser tag and pizza nights occur the first Friday of every month for $16. Monday-Thursday kids can enjoy two games for $5; Friday-Sunday two games for $8.
Lazerland in Commack
Indoor laser tag, dodgeball and arcade room. Their new sports stadium allows players to play dodgeball, soccer, t-ball and more.
Le Play Cafe in Bellmore
Half of Le Play Cafe is a coffee cafe, the other half is a play area for kids. For the little ones, there are stations where they can climb, dress up, play instruments and pretend to bake or shop in a market.
Long Island's Laser Bounce in Levittown
You'll find laser tag with glow-in-the-dark and black-light obstacles, inflatable bouncers, a "Ballocity Arena" where kids can use blasters, vacuum cannons and buckets that propel, throw, raise and dump thousands of soft foam balls, a laser frenzy maze and an arcade.
New York Party Zone in Farmingdale
< Check out the volcano climbing wall, a 30-foot-high volcano, an inflatable mechanical bull and a Toddler Town Big Top for the little ones.
Once Upon a Treetop in Plainview
A real eucalyptus tree trucked in from California standing 18 feet high serves as an enchanting treehouse. Kids can also explore a village: train station, grocery store, schoolhouse, firehouse, bakery, pizza parlor and other rooms with interactive play. Price: $12 per walker, $6 per crawler.
Pump It Up in Bohemia and Plainview
Just try scaling the Slippery Slope at the Bohemia location, which offers 10 inflatables, including a boxing and jousting ring with oversize, cartoon-like boxing gloves. The Plainview location features eight inflatables, including an obstacle course.
Q-Zar in Carle Place
This facility features indoor laser tag, games and contests in a Star Wars-type maze with glowing walls and starred carpeting.
Safari Adventure in Riverhead
You'll find inflatable bouncers, video games and a four-level playground boasting tubes, tunnels, slides and obstacle courses. The new Motion Commotion, powered by iPlay, features a projector mounted on the ceiling that projects 10 different computer-generated games onto the floor.
Turf Island in Oceanside
The 20,000-square-foot indoor sports facility features two turf fields and scoreboards. Kids can play lacrosse, football, soccer, volleyball, dodgeball and more.
Wood Kingdom in Farmingdale
Kids can test ride all the Wood Kingdom play sets in the showroom of the Farmingdale, Coram and Medford locations on weekdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; kids can snack on free juice and cookies.