5 Indoor Sports for Families to Try This Winter
The endless bouncy expanses of trampoline parks are well-loved by Puget Sound-area parents for letting their littles get their wiggles out year-round. But if you’ve ever looked at your bouncing youngsters with a twinge of envy and thought of joining in — well, now’s your chance! These soaring spots offer plenty of room for big and little jumpers alike, along with ball games, climbers, obstacle courses and foam pits — just join in and jump away! Bonus: Bouncing is heart-healthy exercise and a fantastic calorie burner, so add it to your New Year’s cardio resolution! Note that most parks require a waiver, so arrive early or check in online before you go to save time.
Formerly Flying Circus, Defy Seattle remains a popular and active spot, offering plenty of bounce room with a groovy ninja challenge course, plus dodgeball, trapeze, aerial silks and more! Kid Jump serving the age 6 and under crowd is open on weekday mornings. For more info, check out ParentMap's review (from when it was called Flying Circus).
Find it: 455 Andover Park E., Tukwila
This popular Bothell spot is hopping with fun events and daily activities for young and old. Go cosmic at an all-age laser glow party, play on the virtual playground, or make your way through a laser maze. Bi-weekly Uplift! nights are reserved exclusively for kiddos with special needs and their families.
Find it: 18311 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Suite 140, Bothell
Jump or play a game of dodgeball or bounce a basketball at this Federal Way spot, formerly called Aerosports. Kids under age 2 jump free with an adult. If you run out of steam while your kids are still in full-on go mode, comfy lounge decks are available for parents, complete with TV sets and wifi.
Find it: 35025 Enchanted Pkwy., Federal Way
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