Sometimes, playing in the house or backyard just isn’t enough for your kids to get all their energy out. That’s why there are many unique places to take your kids so they can run around, play games, and get some exercise. Living in Fishers, Indiana, means you are surrounded by some amazing outdoor parks, but you can also visit some cool play destinations in and around town. Crème de la Crème of Fishers has put together this list of 10 awesome places where you can take your kids to burn some energy, no matter the season.
Brooks School Park
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Brooks School Park is one of 24 local green spaces and parks in Fishers, and this park packs a lot into its almost 17 acres. There’s plenty of green space to run around and play games on, but there’s also a playground and basketball courts for shooting hoops. Your family can also explore the quarter-mile multi-use trail with a walk, jog, or bike ride, or venture through the Born Learning Trail that has 10 special activity markers for pre-schoolers.
Roy G. Holland Memorial Park
Another one of Fishers’ awesome local parks is Roy G. Holland Memorial Park. This park is 34 acres of activities, including a playground, a basketball court, a soccer field, a baseball/softball diamond, a sand volleyball court, and a splash pad for cooling off in the summer. Your family can also hike or ride your bikes along the 1.25-mile multi-use trail.
Billericay Park in Fishers has 44 acres of fun, including multiple athletic fields for sports like baseball/softball and a local youth sports league you can sign your children up for. In addition, there’s a large playground for kids of all ages, 1.75 miles of nature trails, and a splash pad that’s open during the hot summer months.
The Play Area at Cornerstone Lutheran Church
Bring your kids to the Play Area at Cornerstone Lutheran Church in Fishers. This indoor spot is open year-round, offering a safe play structure for your kids to run around, climb, and play with friends while staying warm or cool during each season. The indoor play place is free and open to the public, and it’s meant for infants and kids up to 12 years old. This location also hosts story time and other special activities your kids won’t want to miss.
Switch up how your kids play when you take them to DEFY Indianapolis. This indoor trampoline park is just minutes away from Fishers down I-69. This facility is covered wall to wall with trampolines, climbing structures, and foam pits, the perfect place for kids to jump around, play trampoline dodgeball, and practice their climbing safely. Every weekday, this play destination hosts KidJump where one adult can jump for free with a child aged 6 years old or younger, so you can burn some energy, too.
The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center
The Monon Community Center in nearby Carmel is home to the Waterpark, a seasonal play place that’s a must-visit on a hot Midwestern summer day. Unlike the local splash pads in Fishers, this park has water slides, a lap pool, a lazy river, a climbing wall, and a wave pool. There’s also a Kiddie Pool for your littlest swimmers and cabanas for relaxing after a dip in the pool.
Edge Adventures – Koteewi Aerial Park
North of Fishers in nearby Noblesville is Edge Adventures’ Kotweewi Aerial Park. This zip line park features multiple aerial obstacle courses among the trees, with courses for different skill levels and age groups. And each course features a challenging combination of zip lines, ladders, climbing structures, bridges, as well as tightropes you have to balance on while you cross between platforms.
Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is full of fun, interactive exhibits for kids of all ages. In addition to the playful and educational exhibits that don’t require much movement, the museum also features indoor and outdoor exhibits that put you and your kids right in the action.
The World of Sport exhibit is indoors, so it’s open year-round. This area houses three unique exhibits about sports. The Pro Sports Legends area has your kids role-playing as a jersey-wearing player or making calls as a referee. The NCAA Sports Legends Training Facility allows you to practice your balance on a floor beam, take part in a team rowing challenge, run basketball drills, and block pucks as a hockey goalie. Finally, the Church Brothers Collision Repair Motorsports Garage has you and your kids serving on a pit-crew team.
The Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience houses the outdoor sporting exhibits where you shoot hoops, kick field goals and practice your tackling on the football field, do some putting, and play other sports like tennis and hockey. The area also features a fitness trail where parents and kids alike can stroll around the exhibit and do some reps at the exercise stations along the path.
Greenwood Community Center
The Greenwood Community Center in nearby Greenwood houses a two-story children’s play place called KiD CiTY. This play area features activities that engage kids in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM). KiD CiTY has features and spaces that challenge children of all ages in these subjects. This community center also has a Lucky Climber, one of many three-dimensional climbing sculptures placed in museums and parks throughout the world.
Lastly, the Greenwood Community Center also has indoor courts where you and your kids can play sports like volleyball, basketball, and pickleball.
Treehouse Community Hours at Plainfield Community Church
Plainfield Community Church in nearby Plainfield offers Treehouse Community Hours where you can bring your kids to play on the organization’s indoor play structure. This community space offers free play hours for the public and is has kid-safe features for infants and children up to age 12. Your kids will enjoy the indoor playground’s climbing structures, slides, and toys. And parents will enjoy free coffee, too.
So there you have it, the top 10 play destinations where your kids can burn some energy during every season. Did we miss your kids’ favorite places to play? Let us know, and we’ll be sure to add it to our list!