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Indoor Fun

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Updated: October 2019

Arlington


Barcroft Sports and Fitness Center
The county’s biggest gymnastics training space is located here, as well as a boxing training gym and a wellness studio. Check out Arlington’s other community centers for more indoor activity ideas. // 4200 S. Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington

The Board Room
A recently opened Arlington take on the original D.C. location, the Board Room presents the above-21 set with a closet filled with games, including Life, Pictionary, Yahtzee and Battleship—plus shuffleboard and plenty of bar fare. // 925 N. Garfield St., Arlington

Escape Room Arlington
This escape room features four adventures, including challenges to find a missing spy and to discover what a grandmother was hiding in the attic. // 2301 Columbia Pike, Suite C, Arlington

Nook
This isn’t your typical children’s gym—filled with primary colors, high-decibel Kidz Bop and overstimulating exercise equipment. It’s more like a Pinterest-friendly take on what a play space could be, one that engenders creativity and imagination in a calming atmosphere. Plus it serves snacks and has a stargazing room that beats any ceiling glow stickers. // 4238 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1295, Arlington

Alexandria


Chinquapin Park Recreation Center & Aquatics Facility
Swimming does not have to stop when the weather changes; this 25-meter pool is open year-round and offers a diving well. A large soft room is also available for little ones. Check out Alexandria’s neighborhood centers as well as their specialty centers for more ideas on indoor fun. // 3210 King St., Alexandria

Escape Quest
This escape room offers visitors one of five mysteries to solve in less than an hour, including saving a king and searching for treasure in a hidden South American temple. // 1127 King St., Second Floor, Alexandria

Escape Room Live
Break into a professor’s office or study the paranormal at this Old Town adventure spot, featuring four options for the escape-room enthusiast. // 814 King St., Floor 2, Alexandria

Scramble
Billing itself as the “first European-style play center” in the Metro-D.C. area, Scramble challenges gross and fine motor skills, physical development and brain development with its many creative play options, for infants to 10-year-olds. // 5412 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria

Fairfax


Airbus IMAX Theater
Inside Chantilly’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is the Airbus IMAX Theater, featuring the latest blockbusters, children’s favorites and educational screenings. // 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly

Cub Run RECenter
Aquatics and swimming are a priority at this Chantilly rec center. An indoor pool, waterslide and more than 150 aquatic fitness classes provide opportunities for winter fun and exercise. // 4630 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly

Kid Junction
Check out the arcade, café and slides at this kid-centered play area. Kid Junction has a toddler area for children 3 and under. // 4090 Lafayette Center Drive, Suite E, Chantilly

ShadowLand Laser Adventures
Adult fun doesn’t have to be limited to bars. A laser tag adventure is offered to both kids and adults here. Get your laser guns ready, pick a team and have fun in the arena. Score cards are given to each guest afterwards to judge their performance. // 5508 Franconia Road, Alexandria and 4300 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly

Ultrazone Laser Tag
This multi-level laser tag arena is complete with air hockey, arcade games, video golf, dancing machines and more. // 3447 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church

Loudoun


Chibis Indoor Playground
Chibis is an indoor playground designed for children under the age of 8. Don’t forget to bring your socks to play on the slides and mats. // 44675 Cape Court, Suite 175, Ashburn

Kidz Plaza Indoor Playground
Kidz Plaza is an indoor playground designed for kids up to 8 years old. The play area features a ball pit, foam mats and bouncy surfaces. // 21670 Red Rum Drive, Suite 102, Ashburn

Sport Bounce of Loudoun
Sport Bounce is made entirely of inflatables to get kids moving and keep them bouncing. // 44710 Cape Court, Suite 116, Ashburn

Atomic Trampoline
Atomic Trampoline has over 40 trampolines, a dodgeball area and foam pits, making it suitable for all ages. // 1604 Village Market Blvd., Suite 110, Leesburg

Rebounderz
Location is temporarily closed
Rebounderz is an indoor trampoline park featuring a Ninja Warrior course, basketball, dodgeball and a new virtual reality system. // 22400 Davis Drive, Sterling

ZavaZone
ZavaZone is an indoor adventure park designed for those age 5 years old and up. The park features climbing surfaces, zip lines, trampolines and dodgeball. // 45685 Oakbrook Court, Suite 110, Sterling

Topgolf Loudoun
An indoor attraction for the child in you, Topgolf features driving ranges, a full restaurant and bar.  Topgolf features a kid’s zone for golfers 12 and under. // 20356 Commonwealth Center Drive, Ashburn

iFLY Indoor Skydiving
iFLY allows those over 3 years old to experience the sensation of skydiving with an indoor simulation. // 20315 Commonwealth Center Drive, Ashburn

Autobahn Indoor Speedway
Autobahn Indoor Speedway is an indoor go-kart racing track with speeds up to 50 mph. Drivers 8 and older may participate (junior go-karts are available). // 45448 E. Severn Way, Suite 150, Sterling

Pump It Up
Pump It Up is made entirely of inflatables to get kids moving. Open bounce times can be themed and designated for certain ages, so be sure to check the calendar. // 44190 Waxpool Road, Suite 102, Ashburn

Prince William


Bounce Mania
Bounce Mania is an indoor playground and bounce house with inflatables, obstacle courses and slides. There are timed open bounces every day, as well as group events and birthday packages. // Bounce Mania is currently moving locations and will reopen in late 2019

Imagine That! Unplug and Play
Visit this indoor park to get some playground time while staying out of the extreme heat and frigid cold. Kids can spend the day running around on the playground, playing house or pretending they’re a pirate on the miniature ship. // 5101 Waterway Drive, Dumfries

Milla’s Playland
This indoor playground designed for children under the age of 6 includes a play area and arts and crafts activities on designated days. // 7669 Limestone Drive, Suite 125, Gainesville

Billy Beez
Billy Beez is an indoor playground in the Manassas Mall that features sport courts, slides and a designated toddler area. // 8300 Sudley Road, Suite 107, Manassas

Skate-N-Fun Zone
Skate-N-Fun is an indoor roller skate arena with a café, playground and laser tag. // 7878 Sudley Road, Manassas

Sky Zone Trampoline Park
Sky Zone is a wall-to-wall indoor trampoline park with a foam pit, dodgeball and basketball areas. // 7807 Sudley Road, Manassas

BeeHive Indoor Playground
BeeHive is an indoor entertainment center with a toddler area, video game center and moon bounces for kids ages 3 months to 12 years old. Walk-ins are available, but the playground is also available to reserve for birthday parties. // 13412 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite J-1, Woodbridge

Kid’s Choice Sports & Fun Center
Kid’s Choice is a center for fun that includes laser tag, indoor swimming, soccer fields and a bounce house. // 13000 Sport and Health Drive, Woodbridge

Autobahn Indoor Speedway
Autobahn Indoor Speedway is an indoor go-kart racing track with speeds up to 50 mph. Drivers 8 and older may participate (junior go-karts are available). // 8300 Sudley Road, Suite A5, Manassas

Pump It Up
Pump It Up is made entirely of inflatables to get kids moving. Open bounce times can be themed and designated for certain ages, so be sure to check the calendar. // 10110 Battleview Parkway, Suite 110, Manassas

Fauquier


Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility
This 12-year-old facility provides several indoor escapes for the frigid winter months. From a spa to an indoor competition pool to an indoor leisure pool with a water slide and lazy river, the center may help you forget what season it is. // 800 Waterloo Road, Warrenton

Fredericksburg


Central Park Funland
Although usually an outdoor park, Central Park Funland also offers indoor fun for kids. A mini roller coasters, Ferris wheel, spinning tea cups, bumper cars and arcade fun are just a few of the activities kids can choose from. Laser tag, rock wall climbing and mini bowling are also offered as indoor attractions. // 1351 Central Park Blvd., Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg Field House
Harsh weather conditions don’t have to stop you from playing your favorite sport. At this field house, basketball, field hockey, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, floor hockey and flag football can all be practiced indoors. Artificial turf offers guests with the real experience of playing sports outdoors. // 3411 Shannon Park Drive, Fredericksburg

KD’z KiDz World
This indoor bounce house facility offers kids with exciting and interactive indoor fun. Guests can engage in open jump or make their way through the obstacle courses of each bounce house. Kid-friendly meals are also offered. // 220 Tyler Von Way, Fredericksburg

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