smiling boy in ball pit at Coop South Bay indoor play place

Whether you’re beating the heat or escaping the rain, indoor play places provide a great way for kids to work off all of their wonderful energy, and help parents keep their sanity by getting everyone out of the house. Here’s a list of ten popular indoor play places in Los Angeles both you and your kids will enjoy.

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smiling boy in ball pit at Coop South Bay indoor play place

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Under the Sea Indoor Playground
3871 Grand View Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066 and

Under the Sea has two different locations. At both, you’ll find an indoor playground that allows kids to climb, crawl, jump, and move. For younger children, there’s a special “Baby Corner.” Additionally, kids will enjoy the floor-to-ceiling murals making you feel as if you truly are “under the sea” as you gaze at sea creatures and mermaids. Open Play is held Monday through Friday.

Peekaboo Playland
2030 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90041

Open Play is held Monday through Friday at Peekaboo Playland. Kids, eight and younger, will have fun with slides, a ball pit, large building blocks, bouncer, and much more. There’s a special section for children two and younger. And, as an added bonus, adults will appreciate the complimentary coffee.

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The Coop
(Four Locations in Socal)
South Bay: 903 N. Catalina Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (310) 374-2667
Studio City: 11118 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604 (818) 760-9613
Woodland Hills: 6320 Topanga Canyon Blvd. #1623, Woodland Hills, CA 91367 (818) 883-COOP
OC: 20655 Yorba Linda Blvd. Suite A, Yorba Linda, CA 92886 (714) 340-3688

A place for kids to play and parents to relax. For the parents, you’ll find they’ve thought of everything: like comfy seating, free wifi and coffee. The kids will enjoy a ball pit, curly slide, bouncer, dress up area, reading corner, special electronic dance and gaming floor, and more. Open play is held Monday through Friday, because the weekends are for parties.

Giggles N’ Hugs
(Two locations) 3222 Glendale Galleria Way, Glendale, CA 91210 and
6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd. #2008, Canoga Park, CA 91303

Giggles N’ Hugs will take care of lunch and play time. They offer organic menu choices and lots of play space in their 2000 square foot play areas. Designed for kids ten and younger, play attendants will have the kids dancing, participating in arts and crafts, singing karaoke, and more.

Kiddie City
3825 S. Bronson Ave., Los Angeles, CA 9000

Kiddie City is a children’s indoor playground designed for children 7 and younger. At Kiddie City, it’s all about “Little people. Big adventures.” The site features child-sized businesses (barbershop, police station, fire department, beauty salon) as well as many opportunities for pretend play. Kiddie City also hosts parties as well as classes and story times. While children play, adults can enjoy the reclining lounge chairs and free WiFi. They are open seven days a week; be sure to call ahead on the weekend to see if Open Play is being offered or if a party is scheduled.

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The Nook
5541 Philadelphia Street Ste. B, Chino, CA 91710

You’ll find “fun in every corner” at The Nook, an indoor play place designed for children from infants to age 6. The play space encourages children “to read, learn, play and create. Kids are given the freedom to explore each nook to their heart’s content.” Kids will have fun exploring the reading nook, snack nook, art and music nook, and retail nook. Special classes and activities are offered as including story time and preschool prep. The Nook is open seven days a week, but may be closed on the weekends for birthday parties. Be sure to check the website before visiting for the latest information regarding Open Play hours. 

Pump It Up
several locations including 1780 Oak St., Torrance, CA

Pump It Up has plenty to keep your kids busy. You’ll find giant inflatables, slides, large imagination blocks, and more. Check the website for days and times for “Open Jump.” Periodically, Pump It Up also hosts special events. Plan ahead for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day when the kids are off school because Open Jump will be offered at several times throughout the day on Monday, January 18th.

Scooter’s Jungle
28230 Constellation, Valencia, CA 91355
606 Hawaii St, El Segundo, CA 90245
2250 Union Place B, Simi Valley, CA 93065

Scooter’s Jungle is a tropical-themed indoor play space. Kids will have fun with giant super slides, large inflatables, games, and more. As a bonus, many of the attractions are suitable for adult use as well. Scooter’s Jungle also offers special “Toddler Time” designed for children 6 and under. Other special times include “Family Fun Events.” Check their website for details.

The Playroom Valley
14392 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

If you’re looking for an indoor play place in the valley, try The Playroom Valley. Kids will enjoy a rock wall, toys, bounce house, ball bit, and more. Suitable for kids five and younger. Generally open Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Dream Big Children’s Center
612 S. Myrtle Ave., Ste. 100 Monrovia, CA 91016

This 4000 square-foot indoor play and education center offers open play, parties and Autism services as well. Their priority is to maintain a safe, clean environment. Founded by a Mom who has worked with Autistic children for years. Open Play hours M – F 10am – 5pm.

Chuck E. Cheese’s
several locations including 2706 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90057

Pizza, play, and prizes all in one location. There’s something for kids of all ages here. You’ll find arcade games, simulator games, small rides, and more. Kids earn tickets for many games which can then be exchanged for prizes. (You don’t have to eat at Chuck E. Cheese’s to use their play facility).

Photos courtesy of The Coop South Bay


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  1. Cristina 30 December, 2016 at 14:19 Reply

    Hi. There’s a new indoor playground in Monrovia, Dream Big Children’s Center. you should check it out.
    Also, Caterpillar place is no longer open.

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