Things To Do Indoors With Kids Near Burlington and Hamilton

Are you looking to escape rainy day weather in Burlington? Or are you just looking for something new to do with your kids in and around Hamilton? Either way, we’ve got a ton of ideas have put together a list of some of the top-rated ideas from our readers and writers here at Active Parents.

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Art Spaces and Pottery Studios

4Cats Art Studio
Offering kids art classes, workshops, parties and school break camps. 
Burlington
Crack Pot Studio
Crack Pot’s bright, spacious studio offers drop-in ceramic painting. No experience or appointment is necessary! Come design and paint at your leisure in a friendly and inviting studio.
Oakville
Pottery N Paint Cafe
Create lasting memories while you Paint Pottery, Canvas or Play with Clay! Join us for birthday parties, drop-in pottery painting, special events and camps.
Oakville

Board Game Cafes

Parkway Social
Parkway Social has been an icon of St Catharines since 1958 as an entertainment destination that has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for family fun, a quirky date night idea or to get competitive with friends or colleagues, our venue is the perfect location. 
St. Catharines

Escape Rooms

Indoor Playcentres and Trampoline Parks

We Rock The Spectrum Oakville
“Finally a Place Where You Never Have to Say I’m Sorry”™ We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gyms was founded to provide a place for children of all ability levels to play and grow together. As the only kids' gym that offers an inclusive philosophy, we have found all children can benefit from our uniquely designed sensory equipment that is specifically designed to aid children with sensory processing disorders. However, in our experience, all children are able to benefit greatly from this equipment and by allowing children of all ability levels to play together they are able to learn a great deal from each other and become the best motivation for success on every level. Our Gym Includes: Suspended equipment with swings – for balance and vestibular treatment Crash mats and crash pillows – for fun, motor planning, and strength Zip line – for stress release and joint and body relaxation Indoor play structure – for climbing and increasing playground skills Sensory-based to […]
245 Wyecroft Rd, Unit #3, Oakville, L6K 3Y6
Activate Indoor Gaming Experience
High-energy, massive indoor gaming experience. Read about our visit here.
Burlington
Amazing Adventures - Mississauga Northwest
Amazing Adventures Playland® is an indoor adventure playland filled with soft play structures, foam ball and cannon arenas, toddler play areas and thrilling arcade games! The playland facilities have been designed to captivate children’s imaginations and to create memorable experiences.
Mississauga
Cirque Du Play Indoor Playground
We at Cirque du Play spent a lot of time planning a space that is unique. So, with variety in mind, we designed a colourful and magical space for children up to 12 years old. In our wonderfully accessible and beautifully designed play space, there’s just enough to keep you happy. We do hope that you visit us soon.
Milton
Easy-Peasy Indoor Playground
Eazy-Peazy offers a safe, clean, and exciting environment for children to play in. We also feature a play structure for children over the age of 4, a smaller play area for toddlers under the age of 4 and a soft play area for infants. Play structures are equipped with soft indoor playground equipment, extensive padding and no sharp edges.
Milton
Epicplayzone
Milton’s largest active play zone for kids and adults alike. Great for the whole family. Epic Play Zone offers Laser Tag, Indoor Playground, Arcade, Birthday Parties.
Milton
GYGO - Get Your Game On
A 26,000-square foot active play experience with a wide range of indoor and outdoor games and activations, like NERF Challenge, mini golf, laser tag, go-karts and more.
Mississauga
Jumbaloo Indoor Playground
Here at Jumbaloo, we offer a kid's indoor play area for children from toddlers to the age of 12 with exercise, entertainment, and lots of fun. We are conveniently located at 401 and Winston Churchill with easy access from all directions, also from the 407.
Mississauga
Lil' Monkeys Indoor Playground
3 and a half storey play structure, toddler area, Bungee trampolines, the largest toddler section around, gyrosphere, vortex and Virtual Reality.
Burlington
Play Project Parkour
Open gym program is a supervised non-instructional drop-in program.  Participants are encouraged to train on our parkour equipment and use the spring floor to work on their acrobatic skills.
Burlington
Skedaddle Kids Indoor Playground
Over 4000 square feet of FUN! 2-level play structure with slides & climbers, single-level play structure & ball pit for younger kids, 2 oversized party rooms, separate snack area (with FREE WiFi), hot & cold beverages, healthy snacks and treats, peanut and nut-aware facility. 
Milton

Local Movie Theatres

Film.ca Movie Theatre
171 Speers Road, Unit 25, Oakville, Ontario, L6K 3W8

Museums and Galleries

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Bowling, Laser Tag, Rock Climbing and More

Activate Indoor Gaming Experience
High-energy, massive indoor gaming experience. Read about our visit here.
Burlington
Bad Axe Throwing
We're the world's biggest urban axe throwing club. Our mission is to bring the thrill of a traditional Canadian backyard pastime to urban communities.
Burlington
BATL Axe Throwing
BATL delivers axe throwing to visitors and residents of Hamilton, Burlington, Waterdown and Dundas.
Hamilton
Batter Zone Indoor Batting Cages
Batter Zone has baseball batting cages available for use by individuals, small groups or teams. Indoor batting cages may be rented by the hour for batting practice.
Hamilton
Buncrana Golf Course
We are a family-run golf course which is super kid friendly (free under 6yo). We have a coach that is excellent with kids and children LOVE him. We also host footgolf.
Hamilton
Cameron Speedway and Amusements
A public mile-long go-kart track with two overpasses and underpasses, five paintball fields, a four-sided rock wall, laser tag arena and target range.
Hamilton
Champs Family Entertainment Centre
Bowling, billiards and arcade.
Milton
Climber's Rock Indoor Rock Climbing
We are a large indoor climbing gym in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. Here you will find expansive bouldering, top rope and lead climbing for all ages and abilities.
Burlington
Core Climbing Gym
Camp days include games, crafts, activities, and of course, climbing!
500 JAMIESON PARKWAY, UNIT 1, Cambridge, N3C 0G5
Dave and Busters
Bring your friends and enjoy local and weekly specials. A fun experience for any occasion. Eat, drink, play and watch sports - all under one roof.
Oakville
Epicplayzone
Milton’s largest active play zone for kids and adults alike. Great for the whole family. Epic Play Zone offers Laser Tag, Indoor Playground, Arcade, Birthday Parties.
Milton
Family Fun Centre Laser Tag
Featuring a multi-level, state of the art laser tag arena, and the latest selection of arcade and redemption games
Hamilton
GameTime Social Restaurant and Arcade
We're Burlington's home to endless fun and entertainment for people of all ages! Power up your wristband and let the fun begin.
Burlington
GYGO - Get Your Game On
A 26,000-square foot active play experience with a wide range of indoor and outdoor games and activations, like NERF Challenge, mini golf, laser tag, go-karts and more.
Mississauga
Hamilton Indoor Go Carts
Welcome to Hamilton Indoor Go Karts, providing the Golden Horseshoe Area with a safe and fun Go-Karting experience for close to 2 decades!
Hamilton
Hopedale Bowl
We offer Bumpers for Young Children, Coaching Tips, as well as the Children’s Learn to Bowl Program and League Bowling for all ages – Novice or Pro.
Oakville
Mountain Lanes Bowling
16 Lanes of Five Pin Bowling, Glow In The Dark lanes, Licensed under the L.L.B.O., Computerized Scoring, Snack Bar.
Hamilton
Planet Laser Tag
The fun doesn’t end with just Laser Tag…enjoy other activities too, including arcade games & much more! There is no need to make a reservation to just drop in and have some fun.
Oakville
Putting Edge Glow In The Dark Mini Golf
Glow-in-the-dark indoor mini-golf. Read about our visit here.
Oakville
Soccer World Indoor Golf Driving Range
Hamilton's only indoor practice range offers a 65-yard long driving distance with 10 tee boxes. The climate-controlled indoor golf range is in the Soccer World dome.
Hamilton
Splitsville Bowling and Arcade - Hamilton
34 lanes, Glow in the Dark Bowling, Angry Birds bowling, interactive screens/games on lanes, state-of-the-art arcade, and a large redemption prize store.
Hamilton
Splitsville Bowling, Laser Tag and Arcade - Burlington
24 lanes, luxury VIP lanes, Glow in the Dark Bowling, 2-level laser tag arena, state-of-the-art arcade, large redemption prize store.
Burlington
The Hub Climbing
Canada's largest indoor rock climbing facility. Read about our visit here.
Mississauga
Waterdown Lanes
We offer 12 lanes of 5-pin bowling, as well as regular special events and parties, complete with glow-in-the-dark bowling! Looking for a fun way to keep active? We also have bowling leagues for all ages and skill levels.
Waterdown
Zorbit Sports
Burlington’s only purpose-built indoor Zorb Battle, Archery Battle and Nerf(™) Battle facility. We aim to provide the ultimate events for any occasion - Birthdays, Team Celebrations, Camps and more!
Burlington

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