45 Indoor Play Areas near me in Northern Virginia – For 2022

There are so many wonderful indoor play areas near me in northern Virginia! I’ve included 45 great options from soft play areas, trampoline parks, nature centers, and museums for everyone! They are organized below by location and updated for 2022.

40 Indoor Play areas in northern virginia

Table of Contents of Indoor Play Area

  1. Alexandria (5)
  2. Arlington (8)
  3. Fairfax County (15)
  4. Loudoun County (10)
  5. Prince William County (7)
  6. Google Map

* Please note, due to ever-changing protocols, please confirm with each location for their up-to-date information.

Alexandria Indoor Play Areas Near Me

Scramble Indoor Play

Huge soft play area, cafe, and bigger kiddo area to climb and explore! Scramble Alexandria is intended for children ages 5 months to 10 years old (9+ with a younger sibling). 

Indoor Play Areas Near Me Scramble Alexandria

Price:

Infants (5 – 11 months) – $10 weekday/$12 weekend & Federal Holiday

Toddlers (1 – 3 years old) – $12 weekday/$14 weekend & Federal Holiday

Children (4 – 10 years old) – $14 weekday/$20 weekend & Federal Holiday

Adults – $2

Hours:

Sunday 9:30am – 6:00pm
Monday 9:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Friday 9:30am – 8:00pm
Saturday 9:30am – 8:00pm

Reservations needed? No reservations are needed for weekday play. Reservations are recommended for weekends and holidays.

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Pump it Up – Alexandria

Huge inflatable indoor playground near the Eisenhower Ave Metro. They focus on birthday parties but have open play times most days. Unique to this indoor play area is that they have different play times for different ages. for example, Little Tikes is most days from 10 – 11:30 AM for 18 months to 6-year-olds.

Price: Varies but Little Tikes Open Jump mentioned above is $10 per person.

Hours: Varies so check out the website below for more info.

Reservations needed? Not required but good to have to not be disappointed if full. You can reserve on their website.

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Buddie Ford Nature Center – Alexandria, Virginia

Buddie Ford Nature Center Alexandria

We’ve been to 6 Nature Centers in nova and found the one with the MOST live animals! The staff was so nice to take the time to answer all my kiddo’s questions and let them touch some of the animals. ⁣

A wonderful free spot in Alexandria kind of near the Mark Center.

They are currently open Thursdays to Saturdays 10 AM to 4 PM. ⁣They have Story Time on Thursdays at 11 AM and Meet the Animal on Fridays at 11 AM. You do not need to register, just show up!

Price: Free!

Hours: Currently Thursday – Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM

Reservations needed? No

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Get Air Trampoline Park – Alexandria, Virginia

Trampoline Park with times and spaces for little kids and bigger ones too. Near South Pickett.

Prices:

BIG AIR

One Hour – $18.99 
Two Hours – $26.99
Three Hours – $29.99
Jump Socks* – $3.50

LITTLE AIR

One Hour – $10.99
Two Hours – $16.99
Three Hours – $19.99
Jump Socks* – $3.50

Hours:

MONDAY
Open Jump: 10 AM to 8 PM

TUESDAY
Toddler Time: 10 AM to Noon*
Open Jump: Noon to 8 PM

WEDNESDAY
Open Jump: 10 AM to 8 PM

THURSDAY
Toddler Time: 10 AM to Noon*
Open Jump: Noon to 8 PM

FRIDAY
Open Jump: 10 AM to 7 PM
Club Air: 7 PM to 10 PM**

SATURDAY
Open Jump: 10 AM to 7 PM
Club Air: 7 PM to 10 PM**

SUNDAY
Open Jump: 10 AM to 8 PM

*Toddler Time is for jumpers under 46 inches tall and their parents. When local schools are out, Toddler Time pricing will be honored, but jumpers may be required to jump in the Little Air section.

**Club Air is for jumpers over 46 inches tall. Jumpers under 9 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Reservations needed? No

Website


Chinquapin Park Rec Center and Aquatics Facility – Alexandria

Alexandria City-run a recreation center with a soft playroom and bounce inflatable. Currently closed as of 2/2022 but will update when I learn more. Their website stays updated.


Arlington Indoor Play Spaces

Scramble Indoor Play – Falls Church

Huge soft play area, cafe, and bigger kiddo area to climb and explore! Scramble Falls Church is intended for children ages 5 months to 12 years old (11+ with a younger sibling).

Indoor Play Areas Near Me Scramble Arlington

Price:

Infants (5 – 11 months) – $14 weekday/$18 weekend & Federal Holiday

Toddlers (1 – 3 years old) – $14 weekday/$18 weekend & Federal Holiday

Children (4 – 12 years old) – $18 weekday/$24 weekend & Federal Holiday

Adults – $2

Hours:

Sunday 9:30am – 6:00pm
Monday 9:30am – 6:00pm
Tuesday: 9:30am – 6:00pm
Wednesday: 9:30am – 6:00pm
Thursday: 9:30am – 6:00pm
Friday 9:30am – 8:00pm
Saturday 9:30am – 8:00pm

Reservations needed? No reservations are needed for weekday play. Reservations are recommended for weekends and holidays.

Website


The Toynest – Falls Church, a unique indoor play areas near me!

The Toynest Falls church arlington indoor play space

The Toy Nest is a toy library, pre-loved toy store, indoor play space, and private event venue in Falls Church, Virginia. Check out their website for all the details!

Walking distance to coffee shops, restaurants, Lemon Lane kids’ consignment, the library, and the Falls Church Farmers’ Market.

Price: See their website for all the details!

Hours: Tues – Thurs 10 – 6, Fri – Sat 9 – 5

Reservations needed? Yes

Website

The Toynest Falls church arlington indoor play space

Potomac Overlook Nature Center – Arlington

Wonderful Nature Center along the Potomac River with tons to explore inside and outside. They have live turtles, snakes, frogs, and more as well as nature displays and fun play areas (Even a pretend cave!) My kids also love saying hi to the huge raptors that have been rescued.

Price: Free!

Hours: Park is open sunrise-sunset. Nature Center: Tue – Sat 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 1 – 5 PM Closed Mondays.

Reservations needed? No!

Website

And read more about this park at 20 Kid-Friendly Northern Virginia Hikes!


Long Branch Nature Center – Arlington

Beautiful wildlife sanctuary just off Carlin Springs Road with lovely trails along the creek and a fun nature center.

Price: Free!

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturdays 10 AM to 5 PM.

Reservations needed? No

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Ultrazone Laser Tag – Bailey’s Crossroads Arlington

Laser Tag in Bailey’s Crossroads is family-friendly (no alcohol allowed) and lots of fun for older kids! (Just down the street from Long Branch Nature Center).

Price: Check out their website for a 20% off pop-up coupon for $19.95 for triple play.

Hours: Wed- Thu 4pm-9pm Friday 4pm – 12am Saturday 12pm – 12am Sunday 12pm – 8pm

Reservations needed? Call ahead to be sure.

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Movement Gyms Indoor Climbing – Crystal City, National Landing

Formerly Earth Treks, Movement Gyms offer 1 hour climbing for kids as well as classes and camps.

Price: Varies based on activity.

Hours: Price: Varies based on activity.

Reservations needed? Yes

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


The Wonder – Ballston

Beautiful indoor play area focusing on nature play materials, and imaginative and open-ended play. (Formerly Nook) Photos coming soon but check out their website for more!

Price:

OPEN PLAY PASS: $20

NAPPY HOUR PLAY PASS (Tues-Fri, 1-3pm): $10

Each pass includes admission for one kid and one grown-up.
$10 per additional grown-up.

Hours:

Tuesday – Friday: 9am – 3pm
Monday: Closed

See website for SPECIAL HOURS (2/19 – 2/20)

Saturday – Sunday: 9am – 11am

Reservations needed? They highly recommend reserving time.

Website


Gulf Branch Nature Center – Arlington

Small nature center in a beautiful park. Don’t forget to say hi to the owl!

Price: Free!

Hours: Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Reservations needed? No

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Fairfax County Indoor Play Areas near Me

Super Awesome and Amazing at the St. James – Springfield, Virginia

30,000 square feet of active entertainment plus an indoor water park. Includes: Trampoline Jump, Nerf Battle Zone, Climbing Structures, Ropes Course, and Ninja Warrior Course.

Indoor Play Areas near me in virginia - St. James

Price: Waterpark is $15. Active Entertainment is $15 for 1 hour and $27 for 2 hours.

Hours: Waterpark is open weekends 10 AM to 6 PM. Active Entertainment is open Thursday – Friday 3 – 8 PM and Weekends 9 AM to 8 PM.

Reservations needed? Yes please call ahead.

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Jolly Yolly – Fairfax, Virginia

Fun play area which is bright and clean in Fairfax! Ball pit, climbing, and lots more fun.

Price: Weekdays $1 per child and $20 on weekends.

Hours: See website for more and great photos!

Reservations needed? Yes reservations are required.

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Hidden Oaks Nature Center – Annandale – currently under renovations until June 10, 2022

My kids’ favorite place to play when they were little! There are nature games, microscopes, live animals, tons of interactive and it’s all free!

Indoor Play Areas near me in virginia - Hidden oaks

Price: Free!

Hours:

The park is open dawn to dusk.

The nature center is open on weekends, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Feb. 13, 2022.

Hidden Oaks Nature Center will be closed for walk-in visits Feb. 14 to June 10, 2022 for renovations. No public restrooms will be available at Annandale Community Park until April when the public restrooms by the playground picnic shelter open. Hidden Oaks will offer limited programming outdoors during winter-spring.

Reservations needed? No

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Hidden Pond Nature Center – Springfield

Another great nature center in Springfield with easy paved trails and a fenced-in playground. The Nature Center has live animals and activities for kids!

Price: Free!

Hours: The nature center is open Wednesday-Monday from 11am-4pm. We are closed Tuesday’s.

Reservations needed? None!

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Flight Adventure Park – Springfield

Trampoline park right off I-95 with tons of space and activities to play!

Price:

  • 60 Minutes $19
  • 90 Minutes: MOST POPULAR!$24
  • 120 Minutes: $29
  • FLY ALL DAY PASS (*excludes Kids Flight and Flight Night)$31

Hours: See their website for specifics.

Reservations needed? Can reserve online.

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Air and Space Museum Udvar Hazy Center – Chantilly

Full blog post with all you need to know here! Free and no reservations needed!


Children’s Science Center Lab – Fairfax

Interactive science lab inside Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax which has lots of hands-on learning exhibits related to STEM.

Price: $15 per ticket but save $2 by purchasing online.

Hours: Right now, only open on weekends for 2 slots 10 AM – 12 PM and 2 PM – 4 PM.

Reservations needed? Yes

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Play N Learn – Chantilly, VA – currently suspended

Playground Superstore which also has tons of play equipment to play on. Currently temporarily suspended so please check the website for up-to-date info.

Price: For up to 2 hours $9

Hours: ,

Reservations needed? No

Website


Fairfax Ice Arena

Year-round ice skating includes public skate times, children’s lessons, classes, Skate Shop, and more!

Price: Around $8.50 on weekdays, $9.50 on weekends

Hours: Check the website for up-to-date free skate times.

Reservations needed? No

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Soft Playroom at Lee District Rec Center – Franconia, Virginia

We would come here when my youngest one was little! It is currently closed but I will update when it is reopened. See the birthday party website for pictures and check out the amazing playground and splash ground on the property.


Sky Zone Trampoline Park – Springfield, VA

Huge trampoline park of I-495 with lots of options for different age kiddos! One of the most popular indoor play areas near me!

Price:

  • 90 MINUTESWeekdays: $25.99
    Weekends: $26.99
  • 120 MINUTESWeekdays: $30.99
    Weekends: $34.99

Hours: See website for up to date info.

Reservations needed? Recommended

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Launch Trampoline – Herndon

Fun trampoline park in Herndon!

Price and Hours: Lots of options from $35 – $135 for a family. Check their website for more.

Reservations needed? Recommended

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Monster Mini Golf- Chantilly

Glow in the Dark Mini Golf with a Monster Theme. Note: Check photos on their website to see if your child would enjoy it because could be a little scary. Also includes an arcade, laser tag, snack bar, and bowling! Checking to see if temporarily closed!

Price:

MINI GOLF PRICING
Little Monsters – $11.00
Big Monsters – $12.00

Seniors, Military, College Students – $11.00
(With valid ID)

Hours: See website because it says TBD

Reservations needed? No

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Skate Quest- Reston

Indoor skating rink in Reston with open skate, lessons, and more!

Price: $9 admission and $4 skate rental.

Hours: See the schedule on their website for Public Skate times.

Reservations needed? No

Website


Loudoun County Indoor Play Areas

Hyper Kidz Play – Ashburn

Fun and bright kids play area in Ashburn with no time restrictions!

Price: Mon – Thursday $8.99 – $12.99 depending on age. Fri – Sunday $13.99 – $17.99.

Hours: Monday – Saturday 9 AM to 8 PM and Sunday 11 AM to 7 PM

Reservations needed?

Website


Monkey Joe’s – Sterling

Huge indoor play area in Sterling. We went years ago and my kids really liked it. I especially like the toddler area is separate.

Price: Adults are free and kids are $6.99 – $12.99 depending on age and date.

Hours: Monday -Thursday 10AM – 7PM
Friday and Saturday 10AM – 8PM

Reservations needed? No

Website


Once Upon a Dream – Sterling

We loved the Falls Church location but it has sadly closed. The Sterling one looks to have the same great play areas for imaginative and STEM based play. Check website because they also have drop-off services. One of the most best indoor play areas near me for babies and toddlers.

Price: Please check website for the various levels.

Hours: Monday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday: Open for Birthday

Reservations needed? Reservations are required.

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Loudoun Heritage Farm – Sterling

Fun place to learn more about farm life and agriculture! Check their website for daily programs that are $5 per person at 9:30 and 11:30 for hands-on fun with your little one!

Price: Daily Program are  $5 / person (both adults and children)

Admission:

Adults:  $5

Seniors & Active Military:  $4

Child (ages 2-12):  $3

Under 2:  Free

Hours:

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday – Saturday:  9:30am – 4:30pm

Sunday:  11:30am – 4:30pm 

Reservations needed? Yes for the daily programs and no for admission.

Website


Zava Zone – Sterling

Trampoline and climbing park with activities for all ages!

Price and hours: See website for your preferred time based on age. (Around $21 for 1 hour, $29.50 for 90min)

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Sky Zone Trampoline Park – Sterling

Large trampoline park zipline, ropes course, ninja warrior course and free jump area.

Prices:

  • ALL DAY PASSWeekdays – $29.99 (General)
    Weekdays – $23.99 (6 & Under)
    Weekends – $34.99 (General)
    Weekends – $27.99 (6 & Under)
  • STANDARD PASS – 90 MINUTE JUMP$24.99 (General)
    $19.99 (6 & Under)

Hours: Monday – Thursday 1 – 9 PM, Friday – Saturday 9 AM – 11 PM, Sunday 9 AM – 9 PM.

Reservations needed? You can reserve online.

Website


Atomic Trampoline – Leesburg

16,000 square feet trampoline park with 40 interconnecting trampolines, a Dodge Ball court, foam pits, five Birthday Party rooms, and two “Slam Ball” courts.

Price:

30 Minute Jump Time $12

1 Hour Jump Time $17

90 Minute Jump Time $21

Half-price Wednesdays!

Hours:

Monday 3pm – 8pm

Tuesday CLOSED

Wednesday – Thursday 3pm – 8pm

Friday – Sunday 12pm – 8pm

Reservations needed? Can reserve online but doesn’t look necessary.

Website


Ashburn Ice House – Ashburn

Large indoor ice skating rink with public skate times, hockey and private lessons.

Price: $10

Hours: See website for public skate times

Reservations needed? Reservations are required

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iFly Indoor Skydiving – Loudoun

Indoor skydiving in Loudoun! Must be 40 inches to fly.

Price: Starts at $99 for 2 flights or $124 for 3 flights.

Hours:

Sunday: 10:00AM–06:00PM

Monday: 11:00AM–06:00PM

Tuesday: 10:30AM–05:30PM

Wednesday: 10:30AM–05:30PM

Thursday: 11:00AM–06:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM–06:30PM

Saturday: 11:00AM–07:00PM

Reservations needed? Yes

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Kids Plaza Playground – Ashburn

Indoor play area in Ashburn. They also offer private playtime at $100 an hour for a play date. Please see their website for photos. I have not visited.

Price: Child $11.50, Sibling $9.50, Crawlers $6.50

Hours: Mon-Thu: 10am – 7pm
Fri, Sat, Sun: 10am – 5pm

Reservations needed? No

Website


Prince William County Indoor Play Areas

Beehive Indoor Playground – Woodbridge

Huge indoor play area in Woodbridge, right of US 1 and I-95. In a shopping center so a little dark but has a ton of great areas for kids of all ages to play. Also includes the giant blue building blocks that we’ve seen at the National Building Museum! Only 20 kids per 90-minute session but when I visited there was lots of space.

Indoor Play Areas near me in virginia - Behive

Price: $14.00 for 90 minutes. 1 Adult free.

Hours: Mondays to Saturdays 10 AM to 6:30 PM, Sunday 11 AM to 6:30 PM.

Reservations needed? Yes

Website


Wonder Kids – Manassas

Fun play area for little kids in Manassas! Play time is for up to 2 hours.

Price:

Tuesday – Thursday

0-5 Months / Parents (Up to 2 Adults)   FREE

Additional Adults (per person)  $3.95
6 Months to Under 1  $10.95

1 Years to 3 Years  $11.95
4 to 10 Years  $12.95

Friday – Sunday & Holidays

0-5 Months / Parents (Up to 1 Adults)  FREE

Additional Adults (per person)  $3.95
6 Months to Under 1  $12.95

1 Years to 3 Years  $13.95
4 to 10 Years  $14.95

Hours:

Tuesday-Friday: 10:30am-5pm
Saturday & Holidays: 10:30am-6pm 

(Private party  6pm – 8pm )
Sunday: 12pm-5pm
(Private party  10am – 12Pm ) 

Reservations needed? Recommended

Website


Imagine That! – Dumfries

Imagine That! is an indoor playground in Dumfries, VA where children can unplug and play. We offer drop-in play, private playdates and birthday parties. A place for your child to play, learn, create, and explore ALL year long. Newish indoor play areas near me and have heard great things!

Prices: $15 for 18 months and up, $7.50 for everyone under. 5pm-7pm everyone is $7.50

Hours:

Monday 10am-6pm
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 10am-6pm
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-7pm
Sunday 1pm-6pm

Reservations needed? No reservations needed for drop-in play.

Website


Billy Beez – Manassas

Located in Manassas Mall is a large indoor play park! Please see the website for pictures as I have not visited.

Price: Ages 1 – 17 is $17.95. First adult is free and 2nd adult is $6.95.

Hours:

Monday – Thursday11 AM – 7 PM*Friday11 AM – 8 PM*Saturday10:30 – 8 PM*Sunday10:30 AM – 7 PM**admission desk closes 1 hour prior to listed park closing time*

Reservations needed? No

Website


Prince William Ice Center – Woodbridge

Ice arena in Woodbridge that offers public skate times, lesson, and more!

Price: $10 per session

Hours: Please see website for their public skate times.

Reservations needed? Yes

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Zava Zone – Potomac Mills

Trampoline and climbing park with activities for all ages!

Price and hours: See website for your preferred time based on age. (Around $21 for 1 hour, $29.50 for 90min)

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Skate N’ Fun Zone – Manassas

Roller Skating, Arcade, Laser Zone, and Play Zone with a café too! Very cool indoor play areas near me for teens especially.

Price: Varies but skating is around $8 with $5 skate rental

Hours: Check website for up to date but they did have: M-W 12 – 9PM. Thursday 12-5 PM, 7:30-10 PM, Friday 12-10 PM Weekends 12-10:30 PM

Reservations needed?

Website

DMV with Kids Database entry


Map of Northern Virginia Indoor Play Areas