Today in the massive Urban Sprawl that is Bangalore, kids sometimes don’t have the space to run around and have fun. In this monsoon weather, they are even more forced to stay inside the home and be bored out of their minds. Here are a few large indoor play areas that you can take your children to and have great family time. Some of them even offer babysitting services so that you can drop your kids off with them to have a great time while you shop around and run your errands.
Play is a large kid’s play arena with some fantastic options like Paint Ball, Dirt Track, The Field, Skate Park, Target practice, RC Racing, bowling, Laser Tag, Segway, Game Simulators, Beach Volleyball, Pool, children’s play area, etc. You pay by the hour to use the facilities at Play. Children’s birthday parties can also be organized here with decorative themes, games, activities, etc.
Besides being a Play Arena, they also offer after school Art and Music lessons for children. If your child is too young, they also have daycare options.
Rates: Rs. 200 for 30 minutes
Rs. 350 for 60 minutes
Location: Sy No. 75, Central Jail Road (also called Matha Amritha College Road)
Opposite Silverwood Regency Apartments,
Close to Total Mall Sarjapur Road,
Contact : +91 99000 99911
2. Girias Children’s Explorium
The Girias Explorium is a 25000 sq foot space that allows learning through play. It is vibrant and colorful as well as engaging and entertaining for children. The entire space is divided into six sections like Explore, Build, Splash, Invent, Live, and Create. The Explore section is a five-story physical structure that kids love to climb through, the Build section mimics a construction site and children can play with the equipment, The Splash section has water-based activities for younger and older children. The Invent section gets you to flex your brain by inventing things and the Live section is a model of the real world that toddlers thoroughly enjoy. The Create section is great for the Art and Crafty souls who are itching to use their hands and make something.
Ticket Prices : Weekends: Rs. 750 for kids and Rs. 250 for Adults. Weekdays: Rs. 600 for kids
Location: Amarjyothi Layout, Domlur, Inner Ring Road.
Open : 10:30 am to 9:00 p.m
3. Funky Monkeys
This is an indoor play area that caters to the 0 to 14 age group. Your kids can have a wonderful hour or two Running, Jumping, Climbing, Crawling, Sliding through the equipment. They have food options and can host birthday parties as well.
Location: 1 MG Road Mall
Time: Mon to Thur – 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Fri to Sun – 10:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Rate: Rs. 450 per hour.
Spread over 5000 Sqft, Kydz Adda has a huge indoor play area for children to explore. They have categorized the area based on age groups which are great I thought since young ones will not be run over by bigger children. They have a Kuddly Koala Zone for kids under the age of 4, The Mischievous monkey zone for kids above 4 years of age. They also have a café with kids’ favorites like burgers, pasta, and sandwiches. They have a calendar of regular activities for young children at different hours of the day categorized age-wise. They also have storytimes, kid workshops, and of course, they host birthday parties as well.
Location: 2nd Floor, 980, 13th Cross, Banashankari, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru – 560070
Contact : 080 2671 5959
Gambolla caters to kids 0 to 12 years of age. Spread over 4500 sqft, they have a play area, a giant treehouse, a library nook for your reader, arts and craft activities, day camps and they host birthday celebrations as well. You can even drop off your children at Gambolla as you catch up on errands or a movie and your children will be taken care of. Parents can also use free Wi-Fi at the café while the children are having fun.
Location: No. 9/3, Madras Bank Road
(behind India Garage, St. Marks’ Road / Near St. Joseph’s Boys’ School)
Bangalore 560 001.
Contact: 080 4205 8980
6. Hide n Peek
Spread over 4000 sqft, Hide n Peek offers children space to play and activities to enjoy like a play kitchen, sandpit, rock climbing, ball pool, library, etc. They are equipped to engage children up to 10 years of age and host birthday parties too. Parents can enjoy their coffee at the garden café.
Location: 102/7, 1st Main, Jayamahal Extension, Bangalore 560 046
Rates: Rs. 250 for the first hour(1 adult free) and Rs. 150 for every additional hour. Rs. 100 for every extra adult.
Time: They are open all 7 days a week. Monday to Thursday: 10 am to 7 pm, and Friday, Saturday and Sunday (till 8 pm)
7. The Bumble Bee Studio
The Bumblebee studio caters to the Age group of 0 to 7 years and is spread over 4000 sqft. They have an imaginative play area, Sandpit, wet play area, Ball pool, Reading corner, trampoline, etc. They also conduct birthday parties. Interestingly they do not have hourly rates of usage, but they offer membership packages. Rs. 4000 for 10 hours or Rs. 2500 for 5 hours(1-month validity). They also have an annual membership of Rs. 18000 and a monthly membership of Rs. 3650.
Location: #139, 4th Floor Century Quadra,
8th Main Malleshwaram,
Time: Tues – Sat: 10:30 am – 6:30 pm
Sun: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm