Have you ever needed to get out of the house and wanted a list of FREE indoor play areas to visit? In the wintertime its cold, the weather is often dreary, and with little kids you sometimes need a change of pace. So when you run out of Pinterest kids crafts ideas, and the weather is just too cold to visit a local outdoor playground, head to one of these FREE local indoor play areas.
FREE Indoor Play Areas in Lancaster County
310 North Reading Road,
Includes a play area ideal for ages 3-8.
1434 Manheim Pike,
Includes air hockey, basketball, and both a toddler and bigger kids enclosed play area.
Park City Play Area
Located in the Food Court.
Includes numerous larger items to climb on. Perfect for kids ages 1-5 or so.
301 Willow Valley Square, Lancaster, PA 17602
Includes an air hockey table and a decent size play area in the unique shape of a tree.
This is temporarily under construction as of 1/4/18. Should reopen soon.
2467 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602
Includes a toddler and bigger kids play area. Probably best for kids 8 and under.
5328 Lincoln Hwy, Gap, PA 17527
This one may be far, depending where you live, but I will say, its worth the trip! The play area is perfect for kids of all ages with an air hockey table, basketball shooting game, and a climbing maze that even has an airplane for kids pretend play!
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Indoor play areas (with a fee)
- Universal Kidmazium, 2323 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601.
- Tiny Town. Read our family’s completely honest review of TinyTown. (Occasionally LocalFlavor deals are offered.)
- SkyZone, 1701 Hempstead Rd #102, Lancaster, PA 17601. (Watch for deals on LocalFlavor and Groupon)
- Chuck E. Cheese’s, 2020 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601. (Check their website before you go to print money saving coupons.)
- Hands On House, 721 Landis Valley Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601
- Lancaster Science Factory, 454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602. (First Friday of every month there is FREE admission from 5-8pm)
- Laserdome, 2050 Auction Rd, Manheim, PA 17545. (They frequently offer 50% off deals on LocalFlavor.)
- Spooky Nook Sports, 75 Champ Blvd, Manheim, PA 17545
- That Bounce Place, 407 Granite Run Dr, Lancaster, PA 17601
- Go N Bananas, 1170 Garfield Ave, Lancaster, PA 17601. (Find 50% off deals on LocalFlavor, but be quick because they sell out quickly when they are offered!)
- Fusion Gymnastics, 10 Citation Lane, Lititz, PA 17543. Friday Preschool Open Gym for $5/child (18mo-5 years old). From 9:30am-10:30am, or 10:30am-11:00am. You can check their website for discounts (they also often offer discounts if items are donated to a specific cause), or Local Flavor frequently offers special packages and coupons as well.
- The Works in Wyomissing (although this is not in Lancaster, it is not a far drive from eastern Lancaster County)
Includes an indoor arcade, play area, Ballocity and more! (They frequently offer 50% off deals on LocalFlavor)
- Rocky Springs, 1495 Millport Road, Lancaster, PA. The whole family can have a blast at this newly remodeled facility. You’ll often find discounts on LocalFlavor, like $10 for $20 worth of Laser Tag!
And to make it even easier, here’s a map of all the FREE indoor play areas. (I’ve included an additional layer on the map for the fee based play areas that I also list below. You can turn that layer off and just see the free play areas if you click on this link.)