Can you kid complete your local playground circuit (rope ladder, bouncy bridge, twisty slide, repeat) in her sleep? If so, it’s time to spice thing up. Marin County is bursting with drop-in indoor play spaces boasting bounce houses, building materials and new-to-them toys. Whether you have a school-aged LEGO lover or a little who is just learning to crawl, click through for our favorite eight drop-in play spots for all ages and interests.
A favorite of Marin families, Playland is open all year and located just two blocks from the freeway. The no strings attached drop-in play space features four inflatable jump houses (one specifically for toddlers), tumbling mats, an air hockey table and a quieter reading room for a bit of R&R. All kids who visit get a tattoo and balloon animal.
Parent Perk: There’s free-wi, so you can work while they work it out.
Open everyday except Wed. & Sun., 9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $10/Sausalito resident; $12/non-resident
610 Coloma St., Bldg. 6
photo credit: Playland Sausalito
What’s your go-to drop-in play space in Marin? Tell us below!
— Erin Lem