There are many fantastically fun indoor play gyms and playgrounds in Orange County. They range from young children only to all ages. Each does require an adult or caregiver being present at the facility, and engaged with their child’s play. These facilities are filled with fun games and activities that match a child’s to expend energy, explore, learn, and play.
Frogg’s Bounce House
16121 Brookhurst St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 418-0442

Frogg’s Bounce House is the place to go for children 10 and under to bounce, jump, and slide. This indoor playground is conveniently located in Fountain City, and open to drop-in fun or private parties. The facility offers a dance room, kid’s playhouse, air hockey, movie lounge, and free wi-fi. There is something to do for everyone in the family. They are open 7 days a week at 10 am. Private parties require reservations and a deposit. Usage fees vary to age, though grandparents are always free.

We Play Loud
24350 Swartz Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 328-9616

We Play Loud is located in Lake Forest. It is a 12,000 sq.ft. indoor play area for children 51 inches and under with parental supervision. The fun includes a 4 person wave slide, rainbow bridges, 6 level fireman climb, and inflatable UFOs. The facility offers drop-in play, and private parties. The play areas are filled with bright colors and a variety of play equipment in a friendly environment. There is a small cafe for snacks and refreshments. They are open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Entrance fees vary by age and number of people.

The Nook
5541 Philadelphia St
Chino, CA 92710
(909) 364-9364

The Nook is located in Chino, and is an indoor play area for kids 0 to 6 years old with their parents. The facility is designed to encourage children to learn, explore, and participate in age-appropriate activities. It is designed with the Japanese concept “iro-iku”, which describes using specific colors to help kids concentrate, communicate, and use their imagination. It incorporates toys and activities inside a space designed to feel safe. The interior looks comfortable like home, where parents know their children are safe. The facility is open 7 days a week. Entrance fees vary with age, and adults free.

Seascape Kids Fun
4771 E. Hunter Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92807
(714) 970-7100

Seascape Kids Fun is 3 stories of play areas, and it’s conveniently located in Anaheim. This award winning indoor play space for kids is filled with opportunities for open play, and private parties. The facility is slides, bounce areas, and foam ball shooting air guns. This is an all ages indoor play area, and they offer free wi-fi for parents. They offer open play time, and private parties with reservations. There is a limit of 100 people in the play areas at any given time. When the facility reaches its maximum number of people, they make a waiting list. The busiest times are weekends, holidays, and non-school days. They are open 7 days a week, and open play times are dependent on private parties. Entrance fees are $10 for kids to age 17, and adults are free.

Hippity Hop
1540 Hamner Ave.
Norco, CA 92860
(951) 817-2545

Hippity Hop is an award-winning indoor playground located in Norco. The facility is for children 1 to 5 years old and their parents. It is 3,300 sq. ft. of space split into the indoor playground and a toddler room. It bills itself as the place for open play and birthday parties in the area. Each space is filled with age appropriate toys and activities. This set-up gives kids an opportunity to play and make new friends. The facility is open to parents bringing in outside food, and it offers a microwave to heat snacks/meals. Usage fees vary, because they offer daily admission and monthly memberships. Their hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and weekends depending on facility rentals.

By Karen Ulvestad

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