Trampoline parks and bounce houses aren't just for kids' birthday parties. The entire family can enjoy an afternoon of fun and exercise at one of the many places to jump and bounce around Southeastern PA. You can also find arcade games, laser tag, mini-golf, and other family-friendly fun at lots of these parks and play zones. Most also offer special areas for very young kids and toddlers. Here's a list of some our favorite places to get our jump on! For more indoor ideas for when it's too hot or cold to play outside, check out our guide to indoor play spaces and fun zones near Philly.
Altitude includes the traditional trampolines, as well as a trapeze, foam pit, American Gladiator-style Battle Beams, a zip-line, and a rock wall. On top of that, there's dodgeball courts and basketball zones in some of the trampoline areas.
Funzilla offers air bag jump lanes, a freestyle trampoline court, tumble lanes for more extreme acrobatics, a foam pit, ninja obstacle course, trampoline dodgeball and dunk lanes, and a battle beam. In addition, there's a three-level playground with slides, mazes, a ball pit and more, as well as a dedicated toddler zone. Other activities include a virtual reality game, indoor electric go karts, and arcade video games.
Battle it out at Urban Air.
Arnold's Family Fun Center offers something for everyone in your family. In addition to the bounce zone, they have rides, go karts, and bowling, as well as laser tag, bumper cars, a ropes course and rock wall, and even mini golf.
Urban Air Trampoline Park in Downingtown includes a toddler jump area and another area just for kids 7 and under. Top attractions at Urban Air include a Warrior Course, battle beam, foam pit, dodge ball and basetball areas, and the APEX trampolines, which extend onto the walls for jumping and flipping. The tubes playground is designed for kids who are under 52 inches. In addition to Downingtown, check out the locations in Springfield, East Norriton, Willow Grove, and Royersford.
Kids burn tons of energy at Jumpers.
For a family with younger kids, Bette's Family Fun Center offers moonbounce and inflatable fun specifically for kids 10 and under. There are free play areas seven days a week.
Kids 18 months to 12 years old will love the safari-themed Jumpers, offering a three-tiered play unit, giant slide, obstacle course, and bounce houses. There's also a snack counter for when kids get hungry.
Take the kids to Marple Sports Arena for more than just its moon bounces. Kids can also enjoy a rock wall, an arcade, and summer sports camps, as well as built some skating skills on the roller rink.
For something a little different than traditional trampolines and moon bounces, check out the trampoline basketball area at Oasis Family Fun Center. Kids will also enjoy the soft playground with a toddler area, the Hologate virtual reality game for up to four players, the vault lazer maze challenge, rock climbing wall, and videogames.
Bounce U provides giant inflatable fun, like the Boulder Balance, an inflatable rock wall, and traditional bounce houses for ages 2 and up. Schedule a birthday party or come for the open bounce sessions, including special times for preschoolers, and the Cosmic Open Bounce for glow-in-the-dark fun. There's another location in Exton as well.
It's bouncing for a range of ages at Sky Zone.
Sky Zone—Multple Locations
With its many locations across Pennsylvania and the US, Sky Zone is sure to have a place near you offering open jump times, a foam pit, and specialized exercise programs for adults. Locally, look for the locations in Oaks, Chalfont, Glen Mills and Philadelphia.
Launch Trampoline Park is endless indoor entertainment for kids and adults. Photo by Ros Muggeridge
Along with a trampoline park, Launch provides the launchpad for stunts, extra-long trampolines called Tumble Traks, a climbing wall challenge called Cliffhanger, a state-of-the-art ninja course, virtual reality game, and more.
Visit Pump It Up in Blackwood, NJ, for your child's next party where they offer special GLOW lighting and glow-in-the-dark accessories for your kids and their friends. Or go to the open jump sessions, which often have special themes like pajamas, tie-dye, or the candy craze jump where kids make candy necklaces.
Originally published 2016. Updated in 2022 by Alyce Wilson.