In search of the perfect place to lets the kids run wild inside? NYC is full of indoor play spaces, and like children and snowflakes, no two are exactly alike. You’ll find sprawling fantastical spots, sporty places to climb, jump and roll, members-only clubs with benefits, low-key drop-ins for little ones and more. Click through to find your NYC play space match!

For Fun on the Upper East Side: The Playroom NYC

Run by two Upper East Side sister (and moms), The Playroom NYC offers 3,000 square feet of fun in the form of a climbing structure, dress-up and stage area, play bodega and pre-walker space. You can drop-in any time, and pay the one-time fee of $35 (with $15 reentry fee if you want to leave and come back), get a multi-play pack (5 passes for $135, 10 for $250, etc.) or get a membership for unlimited play, which start at $250 for a month. A shoe- and nut-free facility, The Playroom NYC also hosts birthday parties, classes and special events like movie night.

1439 1st Ave.
Upper East Side

photo: via The Playroom NYC Facebook page 


Where do you go for good times indoors? Tell us in the comments below! 

— Bonnie Vengrow