Finding entertainment options for children never easy. With the ever-diminishing attention spans of kids, parents are constantly in search for interesting playtime options. In Mumbai there are several indoor play areas offering kids a variety of options like, sledging, paintballing, gymnastics and many more. Explore nine of Mumbai’s most interesting indoor play areas.
Virtual reality meets sports. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to bat against Malinga’s bowling or hit a penalty shot towards Gianluigi Buffon? Smaaash offers a unique range of 3D-stimulation games where this is possible. Over the years Smaash has introduced many interactive and innovative games, the latest being a Zipline.
Address: Kamala Mills Compound, Gate No. 4, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013
Phone:022 4914 3143
Beat the Mumbai heat and make a trip to Snow World. Gear up in winter wear and special snow shoes (provided by Snow World) . Enter the chilly land of Snow World. There are play options such as sledges, snow slides and ice skating, once done with that play freely in the now, make snow angels or build a snow sculpture. Let your imagination run wild, within the wintery play area.
Address: Ground Level 58 – 61, Phoenix Market City Mall, Between Atrium 2 & 6, 15 L.B.S. Marg, Kamani Junction, Kurla West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400070
Phone:022 6180 1592
Ball pools, slides, merry go-rounds, rock climbing, obstacle paths, all within a soft surface play area. Funky Monkeys is a pioneer in the indoor kids play area segment, here kids can get signed up for one or two-hour sessions of unlimited play, they can explore, play, learn and be entertained all at once. Funky Monkeys has been designed with two play areas, one for Toddlers Zone (infants to 3 years) and the other for Juniors Zone (3 to 10 years) each area has been carefully designed with equipment appropriate for that particular age group.
Address: 2nd Floor, Sharyans Audeus, Fun Republic Lane, Off Veera Desai Road, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053
Lower Parel Branch: Benefice Business House, 3rd Floor, Mathuradas Mill Compound (Opp. Kamala Mills), Tulsi Pipe Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai 400013
Tel: +91 22 3378 9557/58/59/60/61
As the name suggests is a colourful play haven for kids in Phoenix Market City. Here can go skate carting into a ball pool, race cars to the chequered flag at Geekos speeding cars, earn some quick bucks at the Cash Cubes or work their way through Rocky’s Adventure Zone.
Address: # 1st Level, Phoenix Marketcity Mall, LBS Road, Kurla West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400070
Funville is a play area for toddlers as well teenagers. It offers individual soft play areas for toddlers (6months- 3 years) and juniors (3years – 10years) for the teenagers there is a gaming room with video game devices like Wii and Xbox and table games like Foosball and Air Hockey.
Address: 2/19 Kamal Mansion, 1st Floor, Near Radio Club, Colaba, Mumbai – 400005.
Ph: 022-22837337 / 38
A one of a kind activity centre where, kids can understand how things work by becoming a part of the work force in their area of choice. Enroll your child for a pilot training course or to manufacture their own breakfast cereal, watch them hose down buildings as firemen or join the police force. With over 50 different activities to choose from your kids will be coming back for more.
Address: 3rd Floor, R City, North Wing, LBS Marg, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400086
Phone:022 3955 3700
My gym, targeted towards children between the ages of 6weeks to 10years. It is a structured play area, incorporating dance, music, gymnastics, floor activities and more to help your child’s overall development. There are daily and weekly classes that kids can be signed up for as per their age group.
Address: My Gym India – Bandra, 402, The Silver Pearl Building 4th Floor, Waterfield Road, Mumbai, MA 400 050
Phone: +91 96199 69496
Go Bonkers is not your run of the mill play area. The GO Playzone is a soft play area for kids to have a blast. GO Learn is an education based zone where children can let their imaginations run wild building unique designs, a part of the BRICKS 4 KIDZ Lego program. GO Yoga, targeted towards parents is the ideal place to stretch out and burn some calories while the children are busy having their fun.
Address: Sidhwa House, NA Sawant Marg, Near Colaba Fire Brigade, Colaba, Mumbai 400005
Phone: +91 22 22047112, +91 22 22047113
The latest addition to the kids entertainment zones in Mumbai. What sets Rush apart from the rest are some of the one-off activities it offers in addition to the soft play area. The Eliminator, a game testing reflexes requires kids to jump over and avoid the fast moving soft sweeping bar, kids can enter the Sumo wrestling arena, geared up in sumo suits and push their way around the inflatable sumo ring.
Website: Visit Rush Indoor Adventure Zone on Facebook
Address: 10/12, Ballard Estate, Fort, Cochin St, Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001
Photo Credit: Kicking a goal at Smaaash- www.smaaash.in, Cash Cubes at Happy Planet- www.happyplanet.in, Little Firemen/women at KidZania, Indoor Play Area at Go Bonkers- www.gobonkersindia.com