Posted March 3, 2011 by Adam Toren in City Guides

Indoor Playgrounds

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The Great Escape (The G.E.) is a state of the art indoor theme park for all ages. Whether you are 5, 15, or 50, we have something for everyone to experience. You’re never too old to have fun.

The Great Escape location:
20645 Langley Bypass, Unit 105
Langley, BC V3A 5E8
Tel: 604-530-1400
Main email: info@thege.ca

The next best thing to playing outside in the fresh air is…you guessed it, playing inside!  Below is a list of indoor playgrounds where kids can run, leap, yell and let off steam and will hardly notice the difference!

1496 Cartwright Street
Granville Island, BC
Phone: 604-608-6699 Fax: 604-327-6386



Features: four levels of climbing structures and nets, slides, tunnels and a ball pit.

Located in the Kid’s Market on Granville Island.

The Adventure Zone is a semi-supervised jungle gym for kids of all ages.

Hours of Operation:
Open daily from 10am to 6pm, including holidays.
Special Days they are closed are Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

There is no charge for kids under the age of 1
Children under the age of 3 or 3 feet in height must be accompanied by an adult inside playground.
Free parking for three hours throughout Granville Island. Parking is hard to find on Granville Island, so make time ahead to locate parking, there is also pay parking available.

Cliffhanger Vancouver
670 Industrial Ave.
Vancouver, BC

Kerrisdale Cyclone Taylor Arena
5670 East Boulevard (Corner of East Boulevard and 41st, behind McDonalds)
Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-257-8122




Features: Lots and lots of room to run around with some great equipment. Great for people with kids of different ages and different physical abilities. Giant slide, bouncy equipment, ride on toys, music corner, and entertainment. Inflatable Obstacle Course, Ping Pong, foosball, basketball shooting, musical instruments, toddler area with padded flooring, carpet games and lots of toys!


Hours of Operation:
We operate everyday: Mon-Fri from 10:00am-3:00pm and Sat, Sun & Holidays from 10:00am-4:00pm.

For more information please call 604-257-8122 or e-mail kerrisdalearena@vancouver.ca. • 2 inflatable Bouncy Castles


Gator Pit
2003 Park Royal Mall South,
West Vancouver, BC

Gator Pit is located in Park Royal South Shopping Centre, just west of the Lion’s Gate Bridge in West Vancouver. Gator Pit is on the second floor, directly above the Concierge Desk.

Exciting 4 level playground with slides, tunnels and activities at every turn. nets, tunnels, and ball pit. All of the slides are tunnel slides with big twists and curves and a some inclined climbing walls. Excellent themed birthday parties, full service food and latte bar (cool)! Gator Pit offers a form of babysitting. For an additional fee, you can leave your kids (4 and older) for a maximum of 2 hours. Parents must stay in the mall and carry a “Gator Pit Pager”.

Hours of Operation: Sunday & Thursday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday & Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Wednesday-Friday 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.


Adam Toren

Adam Toren
Adam Toren is born and raised in Vancouver BC and loves everything Vancouver BC has to offer. He loves traveling and exploring new and unique restaurants and places around the world.