Top Play Spaces and Indoor Playgrounds in South Jersey for Kids

The Funplex's arcade and play spaces in Mt. Laurel will make little gamers happy. Photo by Kaylynn Ebner
The Funplex's arcade and play spaces in Mt. Laurel will make little gamers happy. Photo by Kaylynn Ebner

South Jersey boasts amazing beaches and boardwalks, but chilly months may have you searching for play space and indoor playgrounds.

Read on for our list of some of the best indoor play spaces in the region, with offerings that include trampoline courts, arcades, bumper cars, and much more. 


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Atlantic County Indoor Play Spaces

Brigantine Community Center – Brigantine

Tucked away in the Brigantine Community Center is an indoor playground for kids under 5. Open Monday through Friday from 10:00am – 2:00pm, the center has slides, a ball pit, toys, and more. A $2 donation is requested per child. Reservations are accepted for parties.

The Tot Spot Fun Factory – Hamilton

Located conveniently in the Hamilton Mall, this open playroom offers soft flooring and toys geared toward toddlers and small children. You can even drop your child off for 2 hours so you can shop! Admission is $18 for 2 hours and it is open Friday and Saturday from 12:00pm-6:00pm and Sundays 12:00pm-5:30pm.

The Smile Factory – Brigantine

This family fun center boasts “green-labeled” non-violent arcade games. Kids can have fun playing skeeball, pinball, air hockey, bubble hockey, and more. Weekdays hours are 10:00am-10:00pm and weekends from 12:00pm-10:00pm.

Burlington County Indoor Play Spaces

Funplex – Mt. Laurel

Bowling, bumper cars, thrill rides, and arcade games will keep kids happy for hours. There's also laser tag and Foam Frenzy, an interactive, three-level area where kids can blast friends with colorful foam balls.

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Jellybean Jungle offers indoor play geared toward kids 5 and under.

Jellybean Jungle – Evesham Township

A fun and safe option for little ones in a bright, stimulating environment, Jellybean Jungle is home to a variety of imaginative activity centers. Little ones will love the ball pit room, the climbing maze, the jungle theater, and the ocean center with a pirate ship. There’s even a carnival center with a carousel.

My Little Adventures – Mt. Laurel

Popular for its parent & child classes, this learn-and-play cafe also offers slides, mats, crawl spaces, and more. During "pop-n-play" time, staff members pop in and organize kids in fun, short activities. The cafe serves snacks, sandwiches, and salads for when you've worked up an appetite.

Peek-a-Boo Playground – Medford

This fun-filled indoor playground lets infants, toddlers, and young children immerse themselves in fun activities like swings, slides, tunnels, climbing structures, and other soft play equipment. Little ones will love the peekaboo play panels, fire truck, mini merry-go-round, activity wall, and pretend grocery store. Drop-off hours are available.

Speed Raceway – Cinnaminson

Feed your need for speed at this cool indoor electric kart racing facility. Two sizes of karts are available for adults and juniors. Junior drivers and riders must be at least 6 years old and 48 inches tall.

We Rock the Spectrum – Mt. Laurel (also Waretown, Audubon)

This play gym is designed for kids of all needs and abilities, with a special focus on catering to special-needs kids. There is suspended equipment for balance and vestibular treatment, crash mats and crash pillows, a zip line, a trampoline, an indoor play structure, sensory-based toys, and a fine motor and arts-and-crafts area.

Camden County Indoor Play Spaces

Star Park – Cherry Hill

Conveniently located in the Cherry Hill Mall, Star Park has a mini carousel, slides into ball pits, basketball ball pits, games, and more! If the mall is open, so is Star Park. Socks are required!

XL Sports World – Cherry Hill

XL Sports World (formerly ISC) offers a lot to do under one roof, including roller skating, an arcade, small inflatables, and Roo’s FunZone, a 36-foot-tall indoor play gym. Kids age 10 and under will love the slides, swings, obstacles, and more. Parents of little ones will appreciate the small toddler zone with slides, blocks, and climbing.

Gloucester County Indoor Play Spaces

Urban Air – Sicklerville

The kids will be on cloud nine at this trampoline and adventure park with lots to do. With an open jump area, tramp sports like basketball and dodge ball, a battle beam, and more, boredom isn’t a danger here. There’s even a toddler zone for safe jumping fun for walkers through age 7.

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Sip a coffee while the kids have fun at Moozie's Play Cafe.

Moozie's Play Cafe – Turnersville

A collection of always-evolving play pods makes the popular open play sessions at Moozie's safe for babies as young as 10 months and challenging for kids up to 10. There's a distinct emphasis on learning here, but they'll be having too much fun prodding thought-provoking, age-appropriate toys to notice the sly smile spread across your face. Keeping in that vein, Moozie's also offers a unique class roster, including drama for toddlers and yoga for the old souls.

Fun City – Blackwood

Trampoline courts, arcade machines, ropes course, parkour, indoor playground, foam pit, air bags, bumper ball, even a ninja course; this 40,000-square-foot facility has it all! There are even bumper cars for an additional fee.

Ocean County Indoor Play Spaces

Bounce About – Toms River

Three different inflatables. An 18-foot inflatable slide. An inflatable obstacle course. And a soft play area specifically designed for (and limited to) babies. You're already in the car, or at least packing your things, so we'll stop there. But, just so you know, there's also a 2-story laser tag arena. And it's open to kids and adults.

This post was originally published in 2017 and has since been updated.

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