Whether you are looking for a break from the weather, want to organize a playdate with more space than you have or just want to change up the scenery, check out one of these indoor play spaces great for kids under 6. Make sure to pack socks and check websites for current schedules and prices.
Three indoor play spaces for under 6s in urban Vancouver
Find 2 large wooden play structures with slides, climbing ropes, and pulley systems. There is a smaller play structure, and fun imaginative play toys -like a wooden dollhouse, a grocery store check out, and a little kitchenette. The menu includes gluten-free and vegan options.
70 Kyle Street, Port Moody / @littlebeansplaycafe
Circus Play Cafe
Connect with a friend over a coffee or just keep the kids entertained without the clean up when your visit Circus Play Cafe. The carefully curated play cafe includes wooden climbing structures, a cute tent and various sensory boards / toys that will engage your kids all within a mostly enclosed space. Have an independent toddler or kiddo? The cafe seating is adjacent to the playspace with a low wall so that kids can roam and climb freely during their allotted playtime while you keep an eye on them or give them a wave while you enjoy a warm beverage or adult conversation. With an in house cafe serving pastries, small bites and a menu for kids, you can just pack your diaper bag and go.
1650 east 12th avenue | [email protected]
A community focused space, West Side Family Place welcomes you and your children to play indoors (and outdoors), while encouraging you to connect with other local families. Inside you can find lots of educational toys, dress up items, a play kitchen, books and area for arts and crafts – as well as big open area where staff lead circle time 5 mornings and one afternoon a week as a part of their “Play and Learn” drop in.
Your first visit is free and thereafter a nominal cost of $2 with membership is requested.
2819 West 11th Avenue, Vancouver | 604.738.2819 | wsfp_info@iksontelus-net
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A connector by nature, Renee loves to bring people together and is fueled by thoughtful conversations, family style meals and perfecting details. Hikes for the views, thinks variety is the spice of life, and is always up for an adventure with her husband and their two young daughters. A fulltime marketer by day, Renee recently moved back to the North Shore where you can find her busy with work Zoom calls, home renos, and enjoying the great outdoors with her family.