Can you kid complete your local playground circuit (rope ladder, bouncy bridge, twisty slide, repeat) in her sleep? If so, it’s time to spice thing up. Marin County is bursting with drop-in indoor play spaces boasting bounce houses, building materials and new-to-them toys. Whether you have a school-aged LEGO lover or a little who is just learning to crawl, click through for our favorite eight drop-in play spots for all ages and interests.

San Rafael Gymnastics, San Rafael

Bounce from a trampoline into a foam pit and get the weekend wiggles out at San Rafael Gymnastics’ drop-in open gym every Saturday morning. For kids 18 months to 9 years, this gym offers free play in a non-class environment that’ll encourage free movement and coordination.

When: Sat., 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Cost: $8/currently enrolled students; $10/not currently enrolled students

129 San Carlos Dr.
San Rafael, Ca

photo credit: San Rafael Community Center's FB page

What’s your go-to drop-in play space in Marin? Tell us below!

— Erin Lem


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