Play Centers

Looking for that perfect place to take the whole family for an adventurous day of fun? Look no further than the South Shore for entertaining recreation sure to please every member of the family!

JAK's Warehouse Sky Trail

Schererville is home to three places with fun indoor activities for kids. JAK'S Warehouse offers arcades, laser tag, go-karts, rock walls, bumper cars, sky trail rope climbing experience and a whole lot more. At Up Your Alley, bowling is their main focus with 20 alleys, comfy couches and big-screen TVs. You can also play laser tag, cybersport, arcade games and even try axe throwing! Finish with a  drink and some delicious food from Square Roots onsite. At Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, challenge yourself and friends on the ninja warrior course, or practice your parkour and free climbing. Jump into the Foam Zone or just bounce around with your friends.

Father and Son at Mascot Hall of Fame

At Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting, there are plenty of games and interactive activities to teach you all about what it takes to be a mascot! Bellaboo’s Play & Discovery Center in Lake Station is perfect for ages infant to 9 years old. This play center focuses on learning through STEM, play and imagination with activities indoors and out. If your kid loves dinosaurs, stop in at I Dig Dinos in Griffith. They sell DIY science kits, fossils and dino toys plus they have interactive activities like a fossil dig and gem mining.  At the southern end of Northwest Indiana, Fair Oaks Farms in Fair Oaks is full of interactive activities for all ages, teaching all about how a modern dairy and pig farm works.

During the summer, kids 12 and under can come splash and cool down at the Aquatic Play Center in Hammond. For more places to splash, click here.

View the full list of Northwest Indiana Play Centers below.