Looking for a place where your child can burn some excess energy? There are plenty of thrilling locations in the local area that your kids will love to explore. There’s also a good chance they’ll want to come back for more. Here’s a list of eight exciting places you and your kids should visit in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.
Kids love to run, jump, and climb, but it’s not always safe to do these activities inside your home. Stop by one of these indoor parks designed for fun and safety to let your little ones loose:
The Gravity Vault
This indoor rock gym in Voorhees, New Jersey, presents engaging ways for your kids to challenge their physical development. At The Gravity Vault, they’ll use their fine motor skills to grip the rock walls and gross motor skills to move their arms and legs. Children 5 years and older can climb the gym’s 17,000 square feet of colorful climbing terrain during a walk-in, private, or introductory session. Customize your child’s rock-climbing experience so they can return with a 10-visit punch pass, a six-week session pack, or a monthly membership.
- Location: 333 Preston Ave., Voorhees.
- Contact: 856-888-2814.
If you want a place where your kid can run around to their heart’s content, check out Funzilla, an indoor adventure park. Depending on their admission ticket, they can enjoy two to three hours of access to several exciting exploration zones, including a foam pit, a three-level playground, a trampoline area, and a ninja obstacle course. Virtual reality sports, laser tag, and an arcade are also available at an additional cost. For children 3 and under, purchase a toddler ticket to access the safely padded toddler zone.
- Location: 5029 US-130, Suite 300, Delran.
- Contact: 856-956-1763.
Skating helps kids build strength, balance, and confidence while having fun. Visit one of these local skating rinks to let your kids burn off some energy:
Come to the Hot Wheelz roller skating rink for action the whole family can enjoy. From low-cost admission to weekly specials such as Dollar Skate Mondays, this is an affordable spot to bring your kids. They can enjoy skating for a few hours when the rink is open or sign up for roller skating lessons, available every Saturday. This family-friendly skating rink welcomes children of all ages. Hot Wheelz even offers quad-style or Fisher-Price skates for toddlers.
- Location: 664 Deer Road., Cherry Hill.
- Contact: 856-795-1919.
Igloo Ice Rink
Indoor ice skating presents a great opportunity to cool off and have fun as the weather gets warm. Head over to the Igloo Ice Rink in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, to ice skate with your kids. Public skating sessions are available on select days throughout the week. General admission is $16, and children 4 and under are $10. Ice skates are included in the admission price. The Igloo Ice Rink also offers paid figure skating lessons with supportive coaches who design the lessons to fit your child’s skill level.
- Location: 3033 Fostertown Road, Mount Laurel.
- Contact: 856-638-0801.
Your kids don’t have to stay on land to burn off some energy; they can splash, play, and swim in the water at a local swimming pool. Here are two pools near Mount Laurel that your kids will enjoy:
Get fresh air and sunshine while swimming at the Roberts Pool in Collingswood, New Jersey. Collingswood residents receive discounted admission, but non-residents are still welcome to join for a fee. Day passes and seasonal memberships are available, and all sales are cash only.
The Roberts Pool facility has two outdoor swimming pools boasting plenty of space for you and your kids to swim. Special toddler times are available with paid membership for families with children 5 years and under to splash in the toddler pool. The pool’s season begins June 18 and ends September 5. If your kids have some energy left after their swim, check out the nearby 70-acre Knight Park. The park’s walking and biking paths offer a great way to exercise and discover the local wildlife around Mount Laurel.
- Location: 215 Hillcrest Ave., Collingswood.
- Contact: 856-854-0720.
NL Aquatic Center
If your family prefers swimming indoors, sign up for a family membership at the NL Aquatic Center for $50 a month for up to five people. Membership includes access to open swim times, family swim, and aquatic exercise classes. Children as young as 6 months can enroll in the center’s SJAC swim school to learn how to swim. For extra fun in the summer, your child can join the Coliseum Camp, which runs from July 5 to August 25. Camps are suitable for children ages 5 to 12, and registration fees apply.
- Location: 333 Preston Ave., Voorhees.
- Contact: 856-335-3007.
If you’re looking for a place where your kids can release their pent-up energy on a grander scale, check out these local theme parks:
For a unique energy-relieving experience, visit America’s only construction theme and water park, Diggerland. This is an ideal place for children fascinated by big machines, trucks, and tractors. Your child will get to ride in an excavator, drive around obstacles in a dumper truck, and explore a fire engine up close. Day ticket prices vary from occasional sales, but children under 36 inches tall are free. Summer admission tickets include access to the adjacent water park for even more exhilarating fun through several water slides, wading pools, and aquatic playgrounds.
- Location: 100 Pinedge Drive, West Berlin.
- Contact: 856-768-1110.
Have you visited Mount Laurel’s own amusement park? The Funplex is the ultimate location for family-friendly fun for all ages. Your kids can exert their energy on various indoor and outdoor thrill rides, catch a ride on a bumper car, or race their friends in a go-kart. Other entertaining attractions include bowling, mini golf, and an arcade for an additional fee. Admission packages vary depending on which activities you choose. Admission for children under 36 inches tall is free. Seasonal and annual memberships are available for purchase.
- Location: 3320-24 NJ-38, Mount Laurel.
- Contact: 856-273-9666.
At Crème de la Crème of Mount Laurel, we value keeping children active in a play-based atmosphere. Take advantage of one of these eight places where your kids can burn off their excess energy. Is there a location you’re most excited to visit? Did we forget to mention your favorite? Let us know so that we can go check it out.