Indoor Play in Rhode Island and Beyond

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The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Play in Rhode Island and Southeastern MA is here! We have searched high and low to find all of the local spots to play regardless of the weather, and complied them into one huge guide to make it easier for YOU to get the kids out of the house and get them playing! For more ideas check out our Rhode Island Family Rainy Day Guide, head out to a local library, or, for budget friendly options check out one of these 27 local places you can get in free!

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Chuck E. Cheese’s
650 Bald Hill Rd. Warwick, RI
287 Washington St. South Attleboro, MA

McDonald’s
721 Taunton Ave. East Providence, RI
531 Pleasant St. Attleboro, MA
444 Washington St. Attleboro, MA
876 Bald Hill Rd. Warwick, RI

Chick-fil-a
1100 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, MA
252 Washington St, South Attleboro, MA
1500 Bald Hill Rd, Warwick, RI
9 Taunton St, Plainville, RI

Dave & Busters
40 Providence Pl, Providence, RI

Knead Doughnuts
135 Elmgrove Ave, Providence, RI
The east side location features a pretend doughnut shop play area to keep the kids occupied while you sip coffee with a friend. And the doughnuts are killer too, of course.

Breaktime Bowl & Bar
Pawtucket, RI
The only place on this list that is for grown ups only (because we deserve to play too!). Located in Hope Artiste Village, this upscale pub is home to the oldest continually running duckpin bowling alley in New England and serves grub that is leagues beyond your typical bowling alley fair. The perfect low-key date night. 21+

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Monster Mini Golf
Seekonk, MA 
It’s Halloween all year at this glow-in-the-dark mini golf spot!

Rock Spot Climbing
Multiple RI Locations
All ages rock climbing. (Yes, they even have toddler classes!) 

United Skates of America
East Providence, RI 
Roller skating is a great indoor activity for the whole family. They even offer training skate rentals for the youngest skaters in your life. 

Battleground Z
Lincoln, RI  
Battleground Z offers a full range of indoor play and sporting actives including things like dodgeball, archery tag, (foam) dart wars, laser wars and more. Something for every age range, ages 3 and up.

New England Sports Village
Attleboro, MA 
A large indoor ice rink with public skating hours throughout the week.

Fantasy Land
Seekonk, MA
This family arcade is basically an indoor amusement park with seven full sized rides for kids to enjoy. (Kids must be 36 inches tall to ride, so break out the growth chart before you go.) 

Snapdraggon Baseball
Exeter, RI 
Use those cold and rainy days to work on your swing. Batting cage rentals are available for 30 or 60 minute slots. Book online before you go. 

Ryan Amusements
Newport, RI
This Newport game room has over 50 games spanning across two floors for kids of all ages!

Ace Archers
Foxboro, MA
Kids and adults can embrace their inner Robin Hood at this indoor archery range. Ages 8+

Cranston Veterans Memorial Ice Rink
Cranston, RI
When it’s a little too wintery outside, this indoor rink is the perfect place to hit the ice. 

Laid Back Fitness
Warwick, RI
This indoor Ninja Warrior style gym has open gym hours throughout the week for kids ages 4+.

Lazer Gate
Swansea, MA
This place has everything. Laser tag, indoor black light mini golf, bumper cars and seven indoor bounce houses. 

Dudek Bowling
Warren, RI
The small ball size makes duckpin bowling perfect for the younger crowd!

Arts & Science


Thank you to the Children’s Museum for Sponsoring the Arts & Science Section of our Guide to Indoor Play. We love our membership to the Providence Children’s Museum because the kids find something new they love every time they go, and we know they are learning valuable skills.


 

Fab-You-Us Family Fun Center
North Providence, RI
Drop in music, dance, arts, crafts and movement classes for kids and adults with both drop off and stay-and-play options. 

Museum of Natural History & Planetarium
Roger Williams Park, Providence, RI
In-house scavenger hunt and hands on exhibits will gets keep your kids engaged while they learn.  

Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium
Bristol, RI
Part natural history museum, part aquarium, this educational center has hands-on exhibits for kids of all ages, as well as a designated play area for kids under 6 stocked with books, puzzles, nature toys and lots more!

Biomes Marine Biology Center
North Kingstown, RI
“New England’s most hands on Aquarium” will hold the attention of the whole family and there is a gated marine life themed play area for kids ages six and under.

Paint Your Own Ceramics, Various Locations 

Channel that rainy day energy into a work of art at one of these studios:

Pea Poddery
Cumberland, RI

Weird Girl Creations Pottery Studio
Barrington, RI

Create! Color Art Studio
Naragansett, RI

The mission of Providence Children’s Museum is to inspire and celebrate learning through active play and exploration. The Museum welcomes children and adults of all backgrounds and from all communities by:
-Presenting hands-on, play-based exhibits and programs that explore arts, culture and science, technology, engineering and math.
-Fostering children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development.
-Embracing a wide range of abilities, learning styles and forms of creative expression.
-Creating safe and welcoming environments in which visitors and staff share with and learn from one another.
-Being accessible and responsive to all families – culturally, physically and economically.
-Working in partnership with other organizations to meet the needs of children and families.
-Increasing awareness and knowledge of the ways in which children and families learn.

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Great Escape
Providence, RI
The in room game master provides personalized guidance and clues if you need them. This Riddle Room is 12+

Escape RI
Providence, RI
Four escape rooms for 2-6 players. 10+

Lock & Clue Escape Room
Pawtucket, RI
The only local escape room with an experience especially designed for kids!  The “Zany Zoo” is “especially made for younger escape enthusiasts in training aged 7-11.” All rooms are private rooms. 7+

RI Riddle Room
Warwick, RI
Kids as young as seven may participate, but the game themes may be too mature for many young kids. 7+

All in Adventures
Emerald Square Mall, North Attleboro, MA
Nine rooms of various difficulty levels and maturity levels. All ages welcome. 

Trampoline Parks & Bounce Houses
Rhode Island Trampoline ParkTrampoline Parks:

Skyzone
East Providence, RI

Altitude Tampoline Park
North Attleboro, MA

Launch Trampoline Park
Warwick, RI

Aero Trampoline Park
Woonsocket, RI

Fun City Adventure Park
Taunton, MA

Bounce Houses:

Bounce U
Warwick, RI

Forekicks
Taunton, MA

Play Centers & Open Gyms

Providence  Children’s  Museum
Providence, RI 
Burn some energy while you learn through play. Featuring something for kids for all ages. There is even a Littlewoods section that is designated for kids under the age of four. 

The Children’s Museum of Greater Fall River
Fall River, MA
This place is loaded with fun activities from climbing to LEGOS. Even the hallways are lined with things to do and explore. 

Bellani Maternity
Warwick, RI
In addition to the variety of classes Bellani offers for the preschool and younger crowd, they also have open gym hours several times a week for active kiddos ages six months to three years!

We’d love to hear about your favorite place for Indoor Play in Rhode Island! Comment if we missed a spot!

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  1. The Rhode Island libraries also offer a wide array of activities.
    I love that the Rochambeau branch offers a makers space for teens on Wednesday afternoons!

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