Let’s face it, mamas: we live in Oklahoma City. As much as I love this city with my whole heart, its climate is…shall we say…unpredictable. Born and raised a Minnesota girl, I’m accustomed to seeking out indoor activities in the winter. Never did I imagine that I would need indoor play resources sporadically all year long!! We have winters that get too cold to be outside, summers that get too hot to be outside, and springs wrought with hail and tornados. If you’re like me and hate to be cooped up in the house with your kiddos for very long, this guide is for you!
Welcome to the 2019 Indoor Play Guide!
Keeping in mind our unique climate, we have compiled a resource for you that will keep you busy all year long! There are SO MANY options, all over the metro area! Be sure to check out our featured sponsors, as well as our full comprehensive list of play areas in the drop-down menu below. Did we miss your favorite indoor play space? Let us know in the comments!
HeyDay Entertainment is serious about FUN! Offering a 45,000 square foot flagship location at I-35 & Indian Hills in Norman with Bowling, Laser Tag, Ropes Course, Laser Maze, Virtual Reality and Arcade (plus miniature golf for a bit of outdoor fun!) and a boutique style location with Bowling & Arcade in Lower Bricktown. HeyDay is the premier choice for Indoor Fun in the Oklahoma City Metro!
HeyDay is locally-owned and prides itself on appealing to all ages in a clean and well-kept facility. Your littlest ones will love the vibrant arcade and assisted bowling using convenient ramps & lane bumpers. Kids and the young at heart adore the wide variety of of fun physical activities, and adults (21+) have a refuge in Revolutions, the upstairs adults-only space with its own dedicated bowling lanes, comfortable seating, cozy fireplace & covered patio.
Purchase individual activities or do it all by choosing the All Access Wristband! All Access means you enjoy all-you-can-play Bowling, Laser Tag, Ropes Course & Miniature Golf for the entire day! Your wristband purchase also includes the bowling shoe rental! Here’s a tip: add a $20 FUNCard to your attraction purchase for just $14. More fun AND more savings.
The bowling facilities are second to none, featuring state of the art lanes and giant flat screen TVs that vary between playing the big game or an exciting light show. Between turns, lounge on the comfortable couches and let the lane-side wait service bring you a meal, appetizer, or beverage while you bowl! The Laser Tag arena is Oklahoma’s best! At 7,000 square feet and two stories high, it’s great for families, groups of friends, or team building with coworkers! The Ropes Course takes fun to new heights! Strap on your safety harness and explore your own path of ropes, balance beams, bridges and planks. Located above our arcade, it’s a fun challenge for anyone! Speaking of arcade, HeyDay’s arcade features more than 50 games that are regularly updated with new and exciting options alongside the classics. Load up your FUNCard and trade those tickets in for a wide selection of prizes. Top off your experience with a round of Mini Golf! The course is perfect for all ages, with beautiful landscaping and fun obstacles.
If you need a breather, refuel with lunch, dinner, or a snack. HeyDay offers delicious and crowd-pleasing menu options, including Old-Fashioned Burgers, famous Chicken Tenders, Southwest favorite, Double Dave’s Pizzaworks & more! Stop by Monday – Friday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm and get a scrumptious pizza buffet for only $6.50!
Don’t take it from us, visit today to experience it for yourself! Open 7 days a week with hours that vary, so verify at HeyDayFun.com, plus sign up for the email list and follow on Facebook & Instagram for special deals & limited time offers!
Andy Alligator’s Fun Park has a variety of indoor attractions, guaranteed to keep you having a blast all year long. Whether you’re looking to rack up points in the arcade, play a round of laser tag with friends or give the little ones a place to explore, Andy’s has an indoor attraction for everyone to enjoy. Andy’s indoor attractions include Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, The Everglades Arcade, an Indoor Climbing Wall, Kids Zone and Frog Hopper.
Andy Alligator’s offers three different All-Day Fun Passes as well as single attraction pricing options. Andy’s also offers multiple daily specials throughout the week. Head to https://www.andyalligators.com/ to learn more!
Science Museum Oklahoma, the state’s premier destination for family fun, houses more than eight acres of hands-on, ever-changing science experiences with thousands of space, aviation and cultural artifacts in the mix!
From traveling beyond the Milky Way in the Kirkpatrick Planetarium and the explosive fun of Science Live, to discovering where the familiar meets the fantastical in CurioCity, the museum allows your inner-child to run wild! Live shows, permanent exhibits, early childhood education experiences like Early Explorers and Storytime Science, and gardens programming like What’s Growing On? are all included with general admission or membership.
Annual memberships begin at $105 and children under three are free. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday and is only closed three days a year — Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
Every day, the Sam Noble Museum offers a variety of indoor play activities. Grab a scavenger hunt from the front desk, and then stop by our Discovery Room for a special prize! Touch real museum specimens from our volunteer presentations in the galleries as you learn all about natural history. Sign up for one of our programs to conduct cool science experiments, led by our talented instructors. During special events, the museum also has crafts, games, live music, demonstrations and more! Don’t delay – plan your visit today!
The museum is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children, and children 3 and under are free. The museum also offers Free First Mondays for Kids-children 17 and under are free on the first Monday of every month!
Okie Kids is a purposeful play-based learning playground. There are seven different activity pretend areas, a large climbing play unit and even a cow to milk! There is also a cafe for all the yummy drinks and snacks to keep mamas and kiddos energized.
Okie Kids is specially designed with young children birth to age 6 in mind. Follow along on Facebook and Instagram so you never miss a special event or activity! Okie Kids is open Monday through Friday, from 10 am to 6 pm. Weekends are closed for birthday parties and other special events.
Jump!Zone is Oklahoma’s Largest Indoor Inflatable arena! They have 7 massive inflatables, a new 4-story-tall indoor playground, Toddler area, arcade room, and 5 party rooms (including a princess room)! They also have several character appearances scheduled throughout the year!
Check Jump!Zone out on Facebook for specials and Character Days during the summer! Wednesdays are Toddler days-ages 5 and under get in for only $7!