Indoor play places are a great way to pass the time, no matter the weather outside. Many shopping malls also offer play areas for young kids, free of charge.
1608 Park Ave., Brandon
Play structures, token-operated games and an on-site restaurant make this a great place to spend a family day.
316 Loren Dr., Morden
This indoor, dinosaur-themed play centre has a big play structure, bouncy castle and climbing wall, as well as an on-site cafe and babysitting services.
Hide N Seek
100-305 Fort Whyte Way, Oak Bluff
Features a designated play areas for toddlers, fun structures for bigger kids, an area with rides and games, and a cafeteria with kid- and adult-approved meals and snacks.
2380 Sissons Dr., Portage la Prairie / 801 Century St. & 550 Archibald St., Winnipeg
An indoor play centre with a large structure, baby and toddler area, and food available to order, as well as comfy seating for the supervising adults. Three locations in Manitoba.
277 Hwy 12 North, Steinbach
Kidzone features a play structure, bouncy castle, air hockey, basketball, toddler area and more.
Rush Laser Tag & Entertainment
777 Norquay Dr. (Southland Mall), Winkler
Laser tag for big kids and a "kids' zone" where little ones can have fun on inflatable slides, a bouncy castle or maze. Also features an arcade where kids can win prizes.
1175 Wilkes Ave., Winnipeg
There's a little bit of everything at Fun Park - trampolines, laser tag, climbing wall, games, concession, and a play area for younger kids.
My Fun Land
370 St. Anne's Rd., Winnipeg
A smaller venue geared toward younger kids, My Fun Land has a trampoline, carousel, slides, mini cars, exersaucers and more.
Shopping malls with play areas
Kildonan Place - 1555 Regent Ave. W, Winnipeg
St. Vital Centre - 1225 St. Mary's Rd., Winnipeg
Bonus: Kids under 10 can join the St. Vital Centre Kids Club and get a membership card, special discounts, contest entries and updates on all kid-related programs and events at the mall.
Other indoor play areas
Brandon and Winnipeg
Take your kids for a swim, let them climb the indoor play structures, or have some free time in the gym area. Drop-ins are available to members and non-members alike.
Little Vikings Indoor Playground
7–78th St. (The Viking Inn), Gimli
An indoor, Viking-themed playground in the heart of the town known for its Icelandic history. This playground is free for guests of The Viking Inn or open to others for a fee.
Earl Grey Community Centre Ride & Play
360 Cockburn St. N (Earl Grey Community Centre), Winnipeg
A drop-in, indoor play centre with a play area for infants and toddlers, riding toys, a weekly craft, puzzles, giant building blocks, and a bouncy house. Check link for current hours.
123 Doncaster St., Winnipeg
The Family Fun Zone (Sat. - 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.) has inflatable bouncers and other toddler-friendly activities. Or, take part in the Family Swim and Slide (Sat. & Sun. - 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.).
Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
2000 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg
This is a small play area, but a fun outing if your little one is enthralled by the airport and airplanes. Grab a coffee at the Tim Horton's next door and check out the planes upstairs!