Charlotte’s Best Indoor Playgrounds
For exercise and entertainment, no matter the weather
Updated March 2023
MULTI-ACTIVITY FREE PLAY
11611 Ardrey Kell Rd.
Pricing: Varies by activity
Enjoy bounce houses, laser tag, bowling, arcade games, bumper cars, a ropes course, virtual reality, and more at this Ballantyne mega center. The littlest ones won’t be left out with mini-bowling and the Playland Adventure Center.
9108 Lawyers Rd., Mint Hill
Pricing: Tickets range from $14.49 – $25.99; children under 5 are $11.99
With daily open play hours, kids of all ages can enjoy an adventure playground, climbing walls, dodgeball, a ropes course, trampolines, tumble track, warrior course, and more.
9535 South Blvd.
Pricing: Ages 3 and up – $12 weekdays, $13 weekends; 2 and under $8 weekdays, $9 weekends
This adventure playground has climbing structures, a ninja course, interactive digital games, and more. There’s a designated toddler area for the littlest patrons, and parents play for free.
2700 Gray Fox Rd., Monroe
Pricing: 2hrs of playtime $8.99 – 13.99 based on age and day
Kids 12 and under can take on obstacle courses, ball blasts, swings, and ball pits, while little ones can hang in the special toddler play section. Parents will love Playland’s coffee café, free WIFI, and open floor plan that allows for full visibility.
3611 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Rd.
In addition to a line-up of weekly classes, the indoor gym offers daily open playtime hours for children ages 3 months to 5 years.
11415 Granite St Suite C
For a small fee, kids can come and free play on all of their playground equipment, basketball hoops, trampolines, and more.
10621 Bryton Corporate Center Dr
This place has it all – arcade, fun house, bumper cars, bowling and more. No children under 18 after 6pm on weekends.
215 North Sycamore Street
The indoor waterpark has a variety of slides, a lazy river, current pool, and lots of fun splash and spill beach bucket stations.
7840 Lyles Lane, Concord
Pricing: 2 flights per person start at $64.99
Suited for ages 3 and up, those ready to jump out of a plane can satisfy their inner daredevil at this indoor skydiving facility.
Matthews – 10715 Independence Pointe Pkwy.
South End – 2220 S Tryon St
Pricing: Individual day passes are $20
The indoor rock climbing facility offers customized programs for all ages and skill levels. Note: there is a minimum 1:3 adult to child ratio.
326 Oates Rd., Mooresville
Pricing: Day passes range from $10 – 20 based on age, plus rental gear; First Sundays, families of 4 or more play for $12 each
This indoor climbing facility has a special kid’s climbing area, yoga, fitness studio, and café.
346 East Plaza Dr., Mooresville
Pricing varies by activity
Known for their indoor go-karting, The Pit also has an arcade, mini-golf, laser tag, cannonball, ax throwing, escape rooms, and the Peanut Track with kiddy-karts for children 3 to 9.
Charlotte – 7325 Smith Corners Blvd.
Pineville – 10200 Centrum Pkwy.
2408 Sardis Rd. N
Pricing: 1hr – $16, plus $3 air socks; check out their weekly specials
8116 University City Blvd.
Pricing: 1hr – $15.99 plus $3.99 socks; 6 and under 1hr – $11.99