Top Bad Weather Activities For Kids In St. Louis

November 29, 2013 6:00 AM


When the bad weather hits, help your kids burn off energy and boredom. These indoor play activities are great for kids of all ages. Kids can jump on trampolines and in bouncy houses, swim, ice skate, roller skate, play arcade games or enjoy swimming in an indoor water park. Kids, teens and adults can play basketball, enjoy a work out, run an obstacle course, play laser tag or dodge ball or climb a rock wall to challenge their physical skills.

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17379 Edison Ave.
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 530-4550

Skyzone in Chesterfield is an indoor trampoline playground. There are jumping activities available from toddlers to teens. Toddler time lets one parent jump for free alongside the child. Older kids can free jump, foam jump or play dodgeball, if there are enough players. The best part is that moms and dads can take skyrobics while the kids jump for joy.

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St. Peter’s Rec-Plex
5200 Mexico Road
St. Peters, MO 63376
(636) 939 2386

St. Peter’s Rec-Plex is open to non-residents. Kids and parents can purchase a day pass that allows full access to all that Rec-Plex has to offer. St. Peter’s Rec-Plex features swimming in the 3,300-square-foot leisure pool with a water slide. Kids can bring a basketball and play with others on the indoor court, or ice skate at one of five indoors ice rinks. Parents can work out in the cardio room, the weight room or use the indoor track while the kids play.

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Magic House
516 S. Kirkwood Road
St. Louis, MO 63122
(314) 822-8900

The Magic House is an adventure land for kids. There are so many activities to enjoy that kids can visit often and never get bored. Imagine creating a three-dimensional, computerized version of yourself, or making every hair on your head stand straight up. Kids can learn to work on a car, serve pizza, climb a three-story beanstalk or sing patriotic karaoke. Toddlers have a special area where they can ride a boat, climb through a peek-a-boo house or play in a scaled-down gym. With so much to do, you will want to make the Magic House a favorite bad weather destination.

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Chesterfield Sports Fusion
140 Long Road
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 536-6720

Chesterfield Sports Fusion is 30,000 square feet of indoor family fun. Activities include mini golf, laser tag, rock climbing, a three-story indoor playground for kids six and under, an inflatable obstacle course and a Jr. Sport court. The inflatable obstacle course is challenging for kids ages five to 18. It’s a 65-foot course where kids can jump, duck, dive, crawl, climb and slide to victory. The Jr. Sport court is a small-scale basketball court where kids can practice their jump shots. There is also a 35-game arcade and a dodgeball court complete with referee for kids seven and older.

playtime Top Bad Weather Activities For Kids In St. Louis


Playtime Party Center
1225 Wentzville Parkway
Wentzville, MO 63385
(636) 887-4244

Playtime Party Center is open daily for jumping and playtime activities. There are two indoor playgrounds, one for older kids and one for toddlers, and incredible bouncy house fun areas. Roller skating is offered the third weekend of every month. There are also arcade games to improve kids’ skills and tables for parents to sit and enjoy pizza and soft drinks. For photos, click here.

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Pennee Struckman is an accounting professional in St Louis, MO. She currently writes for on topics related to parenting teenagers and living well on a budget in St. Louis. She is also a professional financial management writer with articles and white papers published by a well-known information firm. Her work can be found at