Madison Indoor Activities

Joe Marks
Published on February 3, 2020

Madison Indoor Activities

Let’s face it, Madison is pretty great! Between the bike paths, amazing restaurants, and seemingly endless supply of activities, our city is an awesome place to live – no question. However, these long winter months can really drag on and our love can start to dwindle. This winter, instead of living for the beautiful spring weather Madison will undoubtedly bring our way, embrace all Madison has to offer with this list of some of our favorite Indoor Family Activities.

Crawdaddy Cove
Want to get your swim on but aren’t up for the trek to Wisconsin Dells? Check out Crawdaddy Cove! This indoor water park, located in the Holiday Inn Hotel, has day passes available and is a perfect place to spend the day swimming and playing as a family!

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Keva Sports Center
From classes to open gym to sports leagues, Keva has it all! For kids and adults alike, Keva offers nearly unlimited options to get moving. Of particular interest is their open play hours on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday mornings. Bring your kids, 6 and under, and let them run and play in this amazing space.

Legacy Academy
Legacy Academy is yet another great Madison indoor activity space! Run, jump, climb, flip, and swing in the nearly 8,000 square feet of play space Legacy has to offer. Open play hours are daily for kids up to 12 years old.

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Go Ninja
If your kids have ever gotten excited about American Ninja Warrior, this Madison indoor activity is for you! An American Ninja Warrior inspired obstacle course geared towards kids makes this place a win-win for parents and kids! While they do have open play hours, you need to reserve a spot ahead of time. They aim to keep the gym to 20 kids at a time so each child has plenty of safe opportunities to try out each obstacle. Check out their website to reserve your time slot.

Madison Swim Academy Or Diventures
We know those littles love to splish and splash but with snow on the ground, the bathtub is getting a workout! Save your bathroom floor and take them to Diventures (formerly Madison Swim Academy) for open swim. With Family swim hours ranging in times from Monday through Saturday, there are plenty of opportunities to spalsh and swim until their hearts’ content!

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Madison Area Libraries
When free is the name of the game, check out one of the Madison Area Libraries. Each library has unique offerings including story times, craft activities, and toys to encourage learning. Check your local branch for dates and times.

Skyzone
If you know anything about Madison, you know we take our jumping seriously (jump around, anyone?). Do some serious jumping at Skyzone, a super popular Madison indoor activity. Wall to wall trampolines cover this amazing space so jump like there’s no tomorrow Badger fans! Open play hours vary so check their calendar for the current dates and times.

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PlayN Wisconsin
Full of play structures, trampolines, basketball hoops, and plenty of places to run, PlayN Wisconsin is the perfect Madison indoor activity for anyone with active kids. Check out their open play hours and play like crazy.

Pump It Up
Seriously, jump around, Madison! Yet another great place to get jumping, Pump It Up is packed with inflatables of all different shapes and sizes for kids 2-6 years old. Run, climb, and of course, jump at this super fun Madison indoor activity space. Open jump times vary by date and age group. Check the calendar for dates and times.

Badger Gymnastics Academy
For kids and adults alike, Badger Gymnastics Academy offers all kinds of ways to stay active in the cold winter months. From classes to open gym, you are sure to have fun playing off those winter doldrums at Badger Gymnastics.

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If you haven’t checked out Madison Mom’s Blog, you really should! They are a wealth of resources for families looking to grow and connect in our city. For a full list of Indoor Family Activities, check out their Indoor Activity Directory.