Free Indoor Playgrounds in the Indianapolis Area

Cold or wet weather can be a real downer for little ones needing to exhaust their excess energy. When your kids need space to run, jump and climb during uncooperative weather, you might find yourself searching for someplace to take them. Sure, there are good options at local fast food restaurants such as Chick-fil-a and several area malls, but those are designed for smaller children and are small in size.

Have no fear! There is a solution and best of all - it's free! Warm up the mini-van, pack some snacks and make sure the kids have on their socks! These local indoor playgrounds are all free and offer plenty of entertainment for your children - even when it's cold outside.

Be sure to call the facilities ahead of time to ensure availability.

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The Park Playground at Traders Point Christian Church

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The Park, located inside Traders Point Christian Church, offers multiple play structures, two indoor basketball areas, a special needs area and a mini rock-climbing wall. It is open to the public.

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The Playland at Brookville Road Community Church

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The Playland is designed for toddler-aged children through fifth grade. The indoor playground features a special area for toddlers that features small slides, cushioned blocks and toddler toys. The main playground includes plenty of space to play, tunnels and slides. This is a perfect place for families with children of various ages.

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The Treehouse at Plainfield Christian Church

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The Treehouse at Plainfield Christian Church is designed for ages two and up. With slides, climbing areas and space to run, children will return home ready for a nap. It's free and open to the public. No food or drinks permitted.

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