Here’s a quick rundown of six of the best indoor play places inland around Toronto to help you and your kids survive a long Toronto winter in really fun ways.
This City of Toronto east-side indoor playground also offers well-priced parties.
150 Grenoble Drive, Toronto
Sprawling Leslieville indoor playground is gorgeous and even has a baby section and a cafe with coffee or tea for parents
183 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto
Bouncy castle, slides, and rock climbing structure keep kids up to age six busy for hours. (Also available and closed for parties.)
2040 Danforth Avenue, Toronto
Enclosed play area with a soft floor that’s ideal for crawlers. Multiple play areas, including a gymnasium packed with fun activities for kids to test their speed, agility and more. Kids under one are free with the purchase of an adult pass.
50-A Caldari Rd, Vaughan
Created by a teacher and mom of two, this playground encourages kids to practice ball skills. There’s a baby and toddler gym with a soft-play structure. Older kids have their own gym where they can dunk and kick with their pals. There’s a mega ball pit, too.
3615 Laird Road, units 15 & 16, Mississauga
This is all about imagination and play-based learning — it’s like a mini town for your kids to explore! There are eight beautifully designed playhouses, each with a different theme like a theatre, grocery store, and more. There’s a secure space for them to drive PlasmaCars, and Toddler Town, where newborns through to toddlers and safely explore. Little ones younger than one are free with a paid child.