Ah, Portland. There might be some sun every now and again, but we can certainly count on the rain.  If your kids are itching to be active on a rainy day, head indoors to one of the many indoor play spaces or pools around town.

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Looking for indoor skating options? Check out Where to Roller Skate and Ice Skate in Portland. Interested in rock climbing instead? Read all about Portland-Area Rock Climbing Gyms.

Click here to skip to Portland Parks & Recreation gyms at the end of this post.


As always, double-check details on the play space websites, as they are subject to change. The cost estimates are based on information available at the time of this writing.


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LEKA Playland
With natural toys in the style of Montessori, Waldorf and Reggio Emilia philosophies, LEKA Playland is a beautiful space to relax while your children play. They host lots of special events (they sell out quickly so reserve early), and have both indoor and outdoor play areas, with ice cream on hot days. Enjoy the coffee station and fast free wi-fi.
Cost: $15 for 8 months-5 years, walk-in only (no reservations). Special events are priced individually and do require registration.
Where: 7405 SW Tigard Tech Center Dr., Suite 120, Tigard, OR
Ages: 0-5, enforced

PILEA is a welcoming place for children of all abilities, backgrounds and identities. Each area of PILEA Play is thoughtfully curated by educators to target all areas of development, to help children find stories, connect with one another, and build their sense of identity and community. They not only have a fun and educational place space, but they also host playgroups, special events (including kindie concerts!) and private rentals.
Cost: You may pay a drop-in rate of $16 or buy a monthly membership.
Where: 7832 SW Capitol Highway, Suite B; Portland, OR 97219
Ages: Designed for 0-6, but they welcome older children who can be mindful of the younger ones.

Outdoors In Park @ The Plaza
Outdoors In is a fun place to hang out that’s active and out of the weather. This new kind of park experience — indoors — features fun for all ages with 3,800 square feet, a full-size playground, a 16′ bouldering wall and Neos (an interactive, whole-body gaming system for kids and adults). Bring the outside in for a fantastic fun time!
Cost: $4-$6 for single visit, punch cards available
Where: 124 E Main Street., Hillsboro, OR 97123
Ages: All ages

Ocean Plays
Play structure with slide, ball pit, and foam-ball air cannon with small snack bar, party room, seating and tables for adults, and free WiFi.
Cost: $10-15, depending on age and day of the week.
Where: 1001 SE Tualatin Valley Hwy. A24, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Ages:1-12 (probably best for kids 3.5-7 years old)


Liggle Land
Four levels of structure play, with a separate area for toddlers. Cafe and virtual reality arcade on site.
Cost: $12-$20 for entry to playground, based on age.
Where: 10795 Southwest Cascade Avenue, Tigard, Oregon 97223
Ages: 12 and under

Kowabunga Indoor Playspace
Indoor play space created for toddlers in Beaverton. They can play without being jostled by bigger kids, and you can relax!
Cost: $12 for two hours of playtime
Where: 8132 Sw Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97221
Ages: Toddlers

Tigard Indoor Play Park at Tigard United Methodist Church
After over two years of a pandemic hiatus, this beloved indoor play park is back! Their hours are limited (currently Tuesdays and Thursdays), but they plan to expand in the future. Check their website for the latest schedule.
Cost: $5 for one child, $8 for a family (up to 3 kids). Punch cards available.
Where: Tigard United Methodist Church, see website for schedule.
Ages: Infants to age 5

Cedar Hills Recreation Center
Cedar Hills provides wide array of toys and equipment for children newborn through 6 years and a safe spacious place for children to interact and work on social and motor skills. Hours of operation vary; see schedule here. As of this writing, the play gym is open from 10:00 am-12:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Cost: $5-$7 per child
Where: 11640 SW Park Way, Portland, OR 97225
Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years in the indoor play sessions.

Conestoga Recreation and Aquatic Center
Indoor Play Park includes slides, bikes, balls, and play structures in an indoor setting. Indoor pool is also available, and a new slide was added October 2022. The play park is open Monday-Friday, from 9:30 am-11:30 am, as of this writing.
Cost: $5-$7 per child
Where: 9985 SW 125th, Beaverton, OR 97008
Ages: 6 months-6 years for the indoor play park. Call the center (503-629-6313) to learn about any changes to the play park schedule. Check the website for Open Swim, and Family Swim schedules weekly.

Indoor Playground, Mittleman Jewish Community Center Sportsplex
Play in a climate-controlled Sportsplex! Indoor playground offers babies, toddlers and preschoolers a wonderful indoor play opportunity and a chance for adults to meet and mingle. The playground is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., as of this writing.
Cost: Free for members, $7 for non-members. Their Chai Baby Indoor Playground is open once a month, and is free to both member and non-members.
Where: 6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219
Ages: 6 months-5 years

Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC)
Aquatics including three pools, a spa pool, dry sauna, and water exercise classes as well as a full complement of  group fitness classes and recreation amenities on land.
Cost: Free-$8, based on age and address. Family passes available for $15-$19.
Where: 953 SE Maple St., Hillsboro, OR 97123
Ages: All ages

Play Boutique
An innovative, family “edutainment” destination for both parents and their children birth to 10 years, combining education & entertainment experiences equally focused on children and their parents. The modern amenities are presented in a sophisticated fashion with a children’s play space at the center of it all. Their Beeztro Café is full of healthy, delicious food for parents and kids alike.
Cost: Not listed on website. Memberships available.
Where: 464 First St., Lake Oswego
Ages: 1-10

Westside Dance and Gymnastics Academy
The indoor play park features lots of gymnastics equipment, plus a ball pit, bounce house and even a zip line. See their website for drop-in indoor play park days and hours.
Cost: $10-$13 for indoor play park, family rates of $13-$16
Where: 11632 SW Pacific Hwy, Tigard 97223
Ages: 6 and under for the indoor play park. Gym hosts activities for all ages.

Spectra Gymnastics
Spectra offers tiny tots playgroups, kinder prep, fostering friendships & tweens and more at their Beaverton gym. They welcome neuro diverse children.
Cost: Varies, based on which program you choose.
Where: 8344 Southwest Nimbus Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97008

Oregon Gymnastics Academy
Register for open play indoor park, spaces limited. Children 6 and under must be accompanied on the floor by a parent or guardian. Parents of children over 6 may watch from the viewing area upstairs.
Cost: Typically $8-$10
Where: 16305 NW Bethany Ct. Suite 109, Beaverton, Oregon 97006
Ages: Up to 17

My Gym Sherwood
My Gym Sherwood offers programs, camps, events and parties. You must register for classes and events, no walk-ins available.
Cost: You may purchase a membership or buy a class card. Price varies based on event or class chosen.
Where: 16080 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Rd., Sherwood, OR 97140
Ages: 0-14

Omega Gymnastics
Omega offers drop-in gym, classes, camps and parties. They also offer Parent’s Great Escape for ages 5-12, perfect for date night. Register online for their open gym, one guardian admitted with child admission.
Cost: $7 per child
Where: 9700 SW Harvest Ct., Ste 180, Beaverton, OR 97005
Ages: Open play is open to ages 18 months-6 years; open gym is ages 6+.

The Movement Park
The Movement Park, a parkour gym in Hillsboro, offers classes, after school care, day camps, parents night out, parties and more.
Cost: Varies based on event or class chosen
Where: 2240 Northeast Griffin Oaks Street Suite B-1000, Hillsboro, OR, 97124
Ages: 2+

Playstreet Museum
Join for 1.5 hour play sessions for ages 1-8 (space best suited for toddlers). No food allowed on site, but you’re welcome to bring your coffee. Free wifi, and an adorable play space.
Cost: $14.50
Where: Tanasbourne Town Center at NW Evergreen Pkwy & NW Ring Road, Hillsboro, OR 97006
Ages: 1-8 (but designed for toddlers and preschoolers)

The Monkey King Play Palace
A fun play structure for children with a full cafe, and party rooms. The Junior Tag Arena is their second play structure for older kids, with targets activated by a special RFID wristband.
Cost: $20 for all day admission.
Where: 16365 NW Twin Oaks Dr, Beaverton, OR 97006
Ages: Toddler-teens

Defy Extreme Air Sports
This trampoline park is a blast for older children. Kids can play dodgeball and basketball, ride the zip line, play on the aerial silks, jump in foam pits and basically live out their Ultimate Ninja Warrior dreams. See our reel on Instagram for more details about the experience.
Where: 10750 SW Denney Rd., Beaverton, OR 97008
Cost: Admission ranges from $19.99-$34.99, with memberships available.
Ages: All ages are welcome, but kids 4 and under may feel overwhelmed by all the big kids jumping around them. Ages 13+ may attend without a chaperone.

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Nest Playground
Nest Playground offers a large play structure, rock climbing wall, soft play structures, a space for toddlers/wobblers, café and lounge with free wifi, plus classes onsite in their dance studio and classroom.
Cost: Play pass is $12, as of this writing.
Where: 6517 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR
Ages: All ages

The Children’s Gym
Children crawling and up are invited to come and play during open gyms.
Cost: Open play pass is $12 for one child, $5 for additional sibling, for non-members, as of this writing.
Where: 1625 NE Sandy, Portland, OR
Ages: Crawling to 13

NE Swap and Play
Non-profit indoor play space for families. They offer pay-per-visit playtimes and memberships. Entry fee includes a chance to “shop” in their free swap shop, where families can take or leave gently used children’s items like clothes, toys, books and gear.
Cost: Three month memberships are available at a tiered admission rate of $20/$30/$40 per month; choose the rate your family can afford. They offer free trade memberships to anyone who volunteers 2 hours or more per month, and reduced cost memberships for families in need.
Where: 5830 NE Alameda St., Portland, OR 97213
Ages: Best suited for toddlers and young children, but all are welcome.

St. Johns Swap-n-Play
This neighborhood nonprofit community is more than just an indoor place to play – they offer two swapping rooms full of books, toys, clothes, gear and more, promoting environmental and economic sustainability. They also partner with other organizations on large-scale community projects for North Portland communities.
Cost: $25 to join, plus a tiered monthly membership fee. The monthly fee ranges from $20-$50, and families choose the tier they can afford.
Where: 7535 N Chicago Ave., Portland, OR 97203
Ages: All ages, but the play spaces are designed for younger children.

Dizzy Castle  – Vancouver
Children’s indoor playground featuring a massive castle and pirate ship play structure, and three themed party rooms.
Cost: General admission for ages 3-12 is $13.95, for ages 1-2 $6.95, and free for infants and adults, as of this writing.
Where: 11606 NE 66th St., Vancouver, WA 98662
Ages: All ages

City Play for Kids — Vancouver
Indoor playground focused on play and imagination, with children’s museum vibes. Socks required, grippy socks encouraged.
Cost: $15 per child, 1.5 hour open play session, no reservations required. Up to 2 adults admitted free.
Where: 16420 SE McGillivray Blvd., Suite #106, Vancouver.
Ages: 1-8

The Wiggle Room
The indoor play space is a 2,000 square foot space and includes a dedicated safe, padded floor for your little ones to enjoy, and a 16′ x 20′ play structure. A separated area for little ones under age 2 is available. Private play sessions available for purchase. Full service coffee, beer, wine and beverages, plus packaged snacks and meals available.
Cost: $12/kid, $8/baby
Where: 1925 NE 42nd Ave, Suite C, Portland OR
Ages: For kids 0-7, but all are welcome.

Sky Zone Trampoline Park – Vancouver
Trampolines are divided by age, so your little can jump without being overwhelmed by a teen.
Cost: Jump tickets are $18.99-$34.99, with memberships available.
Where: 5000 E 4th Plain Blvd c100, Vancouver, WA 98661
Ages: If you can walk, you can jump.

NE Indoor Park at Central Lutheran Church – Temporarily closed due to the pandemic; conversation about reopening ongoing.
For more than 30 years, their basement has been used as a welcoming park for children under 6 to come and play during the weekdays.
Where: 1820 NE 21st Ave.
Ages: Primarily under 6


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The play center has slides, structures, climbing walls and more. A cafe allows parents to grab a cup of coffee while the kids play.
Cost: $15 for a two-hour session, $16 for walk-ins.
Where: 16542 SE 362nd Drive, Sandy
Ages: All ages

Hammer + Jacks The Happy Place
This colorful new place space brought to you by beloved local toy store Hammer + Jacks is best suited to kids ages 1-7, though all are welcome. Wifi is available for parents who need to get some work done while their little ones explore. A maximum of 12 kids are allowed in the playroom.
Cost: $5 per child, $20 for a 5 session punch card, $40 for a 10 session punch card. No time limit, but no reentry. Babes in arms are free if they won’t use the play space.
Where: 6406 SE Foster Rd., Portland
Ages: Best for 1-7, all welcome

The Monkey King Play House
A fun play structure for children with a full cafe, party rooms, events and lessons. Ping pong tables available, too. Massage chairs available while the children play.
Cost: $18 for all day admission.
Where: 17112 SE Powell Blvd. Portland, OR 97236
Ages: Toddler-teens

Southeast Indoor Park
Provides opportunities for children to socialize in a group setting, make friends, play in a large, open, dry space and experiment with new and different toys.
Cost: $5 drop-in, $40 for four months, or $70 annually
Where: 3915 SE Steele Street, Portland, OR 97202
Ages: Birth-5 

Two Sisters Play Cafe
A coffee shop with food menu, plus play zone, art supplies, board games and toys.
Cost: $4/child, $7 for two children
Where: 11923 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukie
Ages: Crawlers through elementary school

North Clackamas Aquatic Park
North Clackamas Aquatic Park houses several swimming pools, water slides and a rock climbing wall. Check out parent/preschool swim and all ages big surf.
Cost: Free for under 3, $8-$12 for ages 3+, group rates available.
Where: 7300 SE Harmony Rd, Milwaukie, OR 97222

Sellwood Community House
Check their website for times their indoor play park is open! Typically weekday mornings.
Cost: $6 drop-in, punch cards available
Where: 1436 SE Spokane Street, Portland, OR 97202.
Ages: 2-5, with adult

Raindrops Playhouse
This new play space in Happy Valley has no time limitations!
Cost: Online $13-$15, in person $14-$16, monthly memberships available. Separate toddler play area available, drinks and snacks for purchase. Plenty of places to climb, slide and play! Grip socks required.
Where: 10806 SE 82nd Ave, Happy Valley, OR 97086
Ages: 0+

This mindfully-designed natural space is a peaceful place for your child to play and learn. Experienced early childhood educators created this space for families to enjoy. Families may participate in free play or join a playgroup or event. See a virtual tour on Instagram!
Cost: $14 for one child, $10 for additional children. Grippy socks required ($2).
Where: 3777 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR
Ages: 0-6

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Playdate PDX
A 7,500 sq ft indoor play space in NW Portland. Cafe onsite and free wi-fi.
Cost: $11.50/hour (weekdays and weekends), $14/all day (weekdays only). Adults play free.
Where: 1434 NW 17th, Portland, OR 97209
Ages: 0-12

Kids Club Fun and Fitness – Vancouver
The Jungle Indoor Playland has 6 slides, giant ball room, suspension bridge, roller tube, ball swings, roller squeezes and more.
Cost: $15.49 for ages 3-12, walkers to age 2 $7.75, non-walkers free. Punch passes available.
Where: 13914 NW 3rd Ct., Vancouver, WA 98685
Ages: 0-12

Coming soon: Happy Play in North Plains, OR.

Road Trip

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Wings & Waves Waterpark
Wings & Waves Waterpark is an indoor, all-season waterpark that includes ten waterslides, ranging from slides for the little ones to slides for daredevils, and a fun wave pool. Slide out of a real Boeing 747 aircraft sitting on the roof, and enjoy an awesome day of fun!
Cost: $29.99-34.99, ages 2 and under are free
Where: 460 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR 97128
Ages: All ages

Portland Parks & Recreation Indoor Gyms and Pools

Charles Jordan Community Center
Located at 9009 N. Foss Ave., Portland, OR 97203

East Portland Community Center & Pool
Located at 740 SE 106 Ave. Portland, OR 97216

Matt Dishman Community Center and Pool
Located at 77 NE Knott., Portland, OR 97212

Montavilla Community Center
Located at 8219 NE Glisan St., Portland, OR 97220.

Mt. Scott Community Center and Pool
Located at 5530 SE 72nd, Portland, OR 97206

Peninsula Park Community Center and Pool
Located at 700 N. Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR 97217

Southwest Community Center and Pool
Located at 6820 SW 45th Ave., Portland, OR 97219

St Johns Community Center
Located at 8427 N Central St., Portland, OR 97203

Hillside Community Center
Located at 635 NW Culpepper Terrace, Portland, OR 97210

Is your favorite indoor gym or pool missing from this list? Let us know! Email info@pdxparent.com.

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