1850 Lakeland Ave., Ronkonkoma
Kids can jump on trampolines and play dodgeball, basketball slam dunk games, or dive into the foam pit. Open Jump times can be reserved by purchasing tickets online for either 1-, 1½-, or 2-hour play times. Adults and/or legal guardians must sign an online liability waiver before their children can participate, and must purchase Air Grip Socks for safety and hygiene precautions.
229 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale
Featuring laser tag, bumper cars, arcade games, inflatables, and an indoor roller coaster, reserve packages for unlimited play for access to all attractions.
Farmingdale: 101 Carolyn Blvd., Farmingdale
Smithtown: 62 Lake Ave. S., Nesconset
Open Bounce is offered to children of all ages; days and times vary. You can reserve a spot online to play games and jump around. There are even Cosmic Open Bounces throughout the year, where kids can wear glow-in-the-dark accessories and jump under the colorful lights.
Kangaroo Kids Inflatable Party Center
1015 Grand Blvd., Deer Park
Call ahead to set up 2 hours of open play time with you and your child in the Fun Zone, which includes a bouncy obstacle course and slides, mini cars, a basketball shooting competition, and air hockey.
Lazerland of Long Island
54A Motor Parkway, Commack
Play laser tag, dodgeball on the indoor courts, and arcade games during Lazerland’s open play sessions. Call ahead to find out the days and times of open play, as they are based on the private event schedule.
4492 Middle Country Road, Calverton
Every Wednesday from 1:45-3pm, children between 18 months and 5 years can come in for drop-in play times at the Play and Discovery Club, which includes exploring a sensory station, creating artwork, and other themed activities that change.
1074 Pulaski St., Riverhead
Open Play features a four-level, 20-foot-tall soft playground, giant bouncy houses, climbing, slides, a hands-on sensory area, and more than 30 video games for children ages 1-10. The activity center has a trading post for kids to trade in tickets from the games for prizes. Open Play is offered every day from 10am-7pm.
51 Gibson Ave., Huntington
Handcrafted toys will be available for kids to play with Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm, and Saturdays, 10am-1pm for drop-in playtime. Adults and children must wear socks in the predominantly wooden playspace and is recommended for ages 5 and younger.
450 Commack Road, Deer Park
Kids ages 10 and older can play airsoft indoors during one of StrikeForce Sport’s public sessions, available every week. These range from 3-6 hours. The indoor arena has large overhead lights, a surround sound system for music, and realistic sound effects during the games.
212 Laurel Road, East Northport
Children ages 6 months-8 years old are invited for Open Play, when they can hone in on gymnastics skills and learn music fundamentals through rhythm, songs, chants, and finger plays. Kids will also have access to the Book Nook, Pretend Play area, baby corner, and craft table.
Main image: Children play with leather bricks at an indoor play space.
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