In Atlanta, sometimes it’s just too hot to tell the kids to go play outside, but you don’t want them sitting in front of the television all day, either. Consider taking them to one of these indoor playgrounds to blow off some steam. You can meet up with fellow parents and relax a little while your kids tire themselves out. When they fall asleep in the car on the way home, you’ll know you’ve had a successful day.
1019 Collier Road N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318
Mighty Jumps is a great place for kids to get together with their friends and just go crazy. There are five large play areas, as well as separate spots for birthday parties. There are plenty of bouncy castles and a few arcade games as well. Parents will enjoy the free hot coffee, even if the place is as loud as you would expect from this type of establishment. It also tends to be less crowded and less expensive than some of the fancier venues.
Catch Air Sandy Springs
5920 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Catch Air is a great spot for younger kids to have a good time safely. There are slides, inflatables and a Tiny Town for tots under four feet tall. It’s known for being clean and small enough that you can keep an eye on your kid at all times without having to hover. It’s a great place for a day out or a birthday party, but be warned that it can get crowded during peak hours.
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games
11000 Alpharetta Highway
Roswell, GA 30076
Bigger kids will love the adrenaline rush of all of the adventures at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games. If your kids like video games, there are over 120 on site, including 3D games as well as your old favorites. The daredevils in your family will love the Cosmic Rock Wall and the SkyTrail Discovery Ropes Course. Of course, the main event is Georgia’s fastest indoor karting track, where your kids (8 years and older) can race around the track, but there is also even a zipline trail.
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Sparkles Family Fun Centers
666 Smyrna Hill Drive
Smyrna, GA 30082
Go ahead and take your little ones now, before they become tweens and get too cool to be seen with mom and dad on a Saturday night. Roller skating is fun for the whole family, and it’s still a great birthday party, just like when you were growing up in Atlanta. Sparkles has four locations around town, all with different events throughout the week. It also contains laser tag and other fun indoor activities.
1634 Cobb International Blvd.
Kennesaw, GA 30152
BounceU specializes in birthday parties and other gatherings where kids love to run around in giant inflatables. It handles all of the details, so you can just show up and enjoy the day with your kids. In addition to the bouncing, there are also indoor games and plenty of food and drinks on hand. Check out the online schedule for classes in addition to the open bounce times.
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