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Indoor Family Activities in & around Carmel

Maybe it’s the weather, maybe it’s a need for a change in scenery–whatever the reason, sometimes we need an indoor activity option to do with our kids. The list below provides indoor activity ideas for kids of all ages, every day of the week. Keep reading to check out the top indoor activities north of Indy, curated by Keeping up IN Carmel.


Children’s Museum

3000 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN

  • Ages: all

  • Hours:

    • Tues - Sun 10am - 5pm.

We are so blessed to have the number one children’s museum in the nation in our backyard. The Children’s Museum has aspects to it that are fun for kids at any age. Consider getting a membership for major cost savings!

Learn more, here.

The Park At Traders Point Christian Church

6590 S Indianapolis Rd, Whitestown, IN

  • Ages: 18mo - elementary aged

  • Hours:

    • Wed/Thurs: 3-7pm

    • Fri: 8am-12pm & 1--5pm

    • Sat: 8am-12pm

    • Sun: 1-5pm

One of the best indoor playgrounds in the Indy area is the Park at Traders Point–and it’s FREE to enter! Kids needs socks to play, and parents need and ID to check in. You can pre-register your family and check capacity, here.

FUNtime at Wrights Gymnastics

360 E 186th St Westfield, IN

  • Ages: walker - elementary aged

  • FUNTtime sessions available during the day and after school on Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, & Sun

FUNtime is 60 min of open gym at the Wrights Gymnastics and NinjaZone facility. It is open to the public, but you must register before attending. There are separate areas for kids younger than 5 and older than 6. You can check times and register, here.

Trampoline and Adventure Parks

We are lucky to have 3 indoor trampoline parks on the north side of Indy. Below are links to each and operating hours.

8356 Masters Rd. Indianapolis, IN

  • Ages: walkers - high school

  • Hours

    • Sun - Thurs: 9am-9pm

    • Fri/Sat: 9am-10pm

    • This is my personal favorite for little kids (kindergarten and younger) and families with multiple kids at different ages. The park has great visibility at most locations, is open early during the day, and there aren’t any height restricted attractions.

10080 E 121st St Suite 182, Fishers, IN

  • Ages: walker - high school

  • Hours:

    • Mon - Wed: 11am - 8pm

    • Thurs: 11am - 6pm

    • Fri & Sat: 11am - 9pm

    • Sun: 11am - 6pm

14450 Mundy Drive Noblesville, Indiana

  • Ages: walker - high school

  • Hours:

    • Mon - Thurs: 4-8pm

    • Fri: 4-9pm

    • Sat: 10am-9pm

    • Sun: 11am-7pm

5729 E. 86th St. Indianapolis, IN

  • Ages: 10 and under for playground; all ages for arcade

  • Hours:

    • Mon: 11am-8pm

    • Tues: Closed

    • Wed/Thus: 11am-8pm

    • Fri: 11am - 9pm

    • Sat: 10am - 10pm

    • Sun: 11am - 9pm

Hoosier Heights

9859 Mayflower Drive, Carmel, IN

  • Ages: recommended 4+

  • Hours:

    • Mon - Fri: 11am - 10pm

    • Sat & Sun: 9am - 10pm

    • Kids 5 and under are free to climb

More information, here.

Cornerstone Lutheran Indoor Playground

  • Ages: 18mo - elementary

  • Hours:

    • Mon - Fri: 9am-1pm & 2:30-6pm

  • Free to enter, kids need socks to play!

More information, here.

Off The Wall Sports Inflatable Playground

423 Chase Ct, Carmel, IN

  • Ages:18 mo - 12 years

  • Hours:

    • Friday: 9am - 4pm

    • Saturday: 9am - 1pm

More information, here.

Carmel Main Library

25 E Main St, Carmel, IN

  • All ages

  • Hours:

    • Mon - Thurs: 9am - 8pm

    • Fri: 9am - 6pm

    • Sat: 9am - 5pm

    • Sun: 1am - 5pm

Take an inside look into the library at this blog post!

Pinheads Bowling and Arcade

13825 Britton Park Rd, Fishers, IN

  • All ages

  • Hours:

    • Mon - Thurs: 11am - 11pm

    • Fri/Sat: 11am - 12am

    • Sun: 11am - 10pm

More information, here.


All information is accurate at the time of publishing. Please check vendor websites/social before heading out!


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