Charleston Indoor Play Areas


We are so lucky to live in a place like Charleston that boasts beautiful landscapes, sunny skies, and lots of opportunities to explore and play outside. But sometimes, on rainy, gloomy, cold, and (in the summer) HOT days, you just want to have some fun indoors! We’ve created a list of our favorite Indoor Play Places in Charleston, just for you!

*Please note – While we make every effort to crosscheck current links and details, we always encourage you to do the same before making final plans. If details are missing or incorrect, please let us know so that we can correct them. 

Active Play

Sky Zone

Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park! Sky Zone offers a variety of kid’s programs including open jump, Toddler Time, Sensory Jump, Home School Hop, and Sky Club.

Where: 411 Wando Park Blvd, Mt Pleasant, 29464

Hours: See the website for hours.

Charleston Fun Park

Charleston Fun Park is full of indoor fun with a full arcade, mini bowling, and an indoor climbing wall.

Where: 3255 Highway 17 North, Mount Pleasant 29466

Hours (Summer hours begin June 3rd): Monday-Thursday: 11 AM – 8 pm. Friday: 10 AM – 11 PM, Saturday: 10 AM – 11 PM, Sunday: 12 PM – 8 PM

The Little Gym (Mt. Pleasant)

The Little Gym offers classes and programs for kids ages newborn – 12 as well as parties and camps.

Where: 624-E Long Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, 29464

Hours: See the website for the schedule

The Little Gym (Summerville)

Where: 1201 Old Trolley Road, Suite C, Summerville, 29485

Hours: See the website for the schedule

The Little Gym (West Ashley)

Where: 1662 Savannah Highway, Charleston, 29407

Hours: See the website for the schedule

Mellow & Play Cafe

Sit back and relax…read, or chit-chat with friends and fellow patrons while your children enjoy some play time! Be sure to grab one of their delicious coffee drinks as well!

Where: 9473 US 78, Ladson, 29456

Hours: Mon – Tues; 6a – 4p (Café), 9a – 4p (Play) Wed – Fri; 6a – 7p (Café), 9a – 7p (Play) Sat
9a – 7p (Café & Play) Sun 12p – 6p (Café & Play)

Kids Play Garden

From classes and camps to preschool and parties…You can count on Kids Play Garden for all kinds of fun and enriching learning activities. Work to get done? Shopping to do? Trying to get a workout in? Leave the children at Kids Play Garden, a drop-in learning center for children ages one and up.

Where: Charleston location: 57 Windermere Blvd., Charleston, 29407, Mt. Pleasant location: 320 W Coleman Blvd, Mt Pleasant, 29464

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., SAT: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., SUNDAY: Birthday parties & special events only.

OutSlide In

With over 7,000 square feet, this new space has quickly become a favorite indoor play spot among Charleston parents! Located inside Citadel Mall, there’s a giant play structure with 4 slides, 3 party rooms, a toddler area, and a mini-city for imagination play!

Where: 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston, 29407

Hours: Mon-Sat: 10 am – 7 pm, Sun: 1 pm – 6 pm

Stars & Strikes

Located in Summerville, this new indoor attraction is a great place to beat the heat! With bowling, laser tag, bumper cars, and more, there’s something for everyone! Bonus: kids bowl free during the summer, register here! They also host birthday parties and corporate events!

Where: 4570 Ladson Rd., Summerville, 29485

Hours: Mon-Thur: 10 am-midnight; Fri: 10 am – 2 am; Sat: 9 am – 2 am; Sun: 9 am – midnight

Carolina Ice Palace

With public skating, hockey, and birthday parties, you can’t get much cooler in the summer months than an ice rink! Check out their family skate specials on Friday and Saturday nights!

Where: 7665 Northwoods Blvd., North Charleston, 29406

Hours: Check the website for hours.

Grassroots Gymnastics

Located in North Charleston, Grassroots has gymnastics classes, camps, birthday parties, and open gym time with no pre-registration required!

Where: 2220 Old School Drive, North Charleston, 29405

Hours: Check the schedule here.

Bizzy Bee Indoor Play Center

Charleston’s newest indoor playground and party venue with 12,000 square foot indoor play space, specially designed for kids ages 0-12. Bizzy Bee has space for the littlest and the biggest kids, as well as plenty of room to let their imaginations run wild.

Where: 7671 Northwoods Blvd., North Charleston, 29406

Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:30 am to 6 pm, Sunday, from 1 pm to 6 pm

Flight Adventure Park

Reach for the sky and enjoy tons of fun with Flight’s many activity zones. At our Charleston indoor trampoline park, we offer 40,000 square feet of fun—and that includes 17,000 square feet of wall-to-wall trampolines!

Where: 8551 Rivers Ave, Charleston, SC 29406

Hours: Check the schedule here. 

The Recess Room

At The Recess Room, they help students build and develop their social, emotional, and motor skills through play.

Where: 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston, 29407

Hours: Check the schedule here.

Sky Bounty

Summerville’s newest indoor playground is meant to “achieve the ultimate goal of limitless fun for kids.” One Charleston Moms contributor said it was super clean (a must in any mom’s book!), great for toddlers, and also fun for kids up to age eight.

Where: 216 Myers Rd., Unit B, Summerville 29486

Hours: Check the website here.

Museums & Attractions

South Carolina Aquarium

The Aquarium is a great place to explore, learn, and check out a show!

Where: 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston, 29401

Hours: Open daily 9 am – 4 pm

Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry

With a focus on imagination through play, your child will be entertained for hours at the Children’s Museum! There are also snacks available for purchase which is a win-win for us moms!

Where: 25 Ann Street, Charleston,  SC 29403

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 9 am – 5 pm, Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm

North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum

Children 12 & under are FREE with paid accompanying adult!

Where: 4975 Centre Pointe Dr, North Charleston, SC 29418

Hours: Monday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday 1 pm- 5 pm

The Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum offers family fun events, kids tours, toddler days, hands-on history workshops and more activities for kids.

Where: 4975 Centre Pointe Drive, North Charleston, 29418

Hours: See here for program dates and hours


Regal Palmetto Grande

Where: 1319 Theatre Drive, Mount Pleasant, 29464

Hours: Check showtimes here.

Citadel Mall IMAX Stadium 16

Where: 2072 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston, 29407

Hours: Check showtimes here.

Regal Charles Towne Square Stadium

Where: 2401 Mall Dr, North Charleston, 29406

Hours: Check showtimes here.

Northwoods Stadium Cinema

Where: 2181 Northwoods Blvd., North Charleston, 29406

Hours: Check showtimes here.

Regal Cinemas Azalea Square 16

Where: 215 Azalea Square Blvd., Summerville, 29483

Hours: Check showtimes here.

Creative Play

Art Place Studio

The Art Place Studio is a walk-in studio with a calendar full of kids’ classes in painting pottery, canvas painting, fused glass, clay building, and more.

Where: 300 Clements Ferry Road, Suite 204, Charleston, 29492

Hours: Tue – Thur 11 am – 5 pm, Fri 11  am – 8 pm, Sat 12 pm – 5 pm,  Closed Sundays & Mondays.

Pepperjack Pottery

This Summerville art studio is the perfect place to head with your kiddo(s) to let them unleash their creative side!  (You can get it on the fun too, mama!) With a variety of pottery to choose from to paint, this activity is low-key and high-reward. They also host birthday parties, camps, and parents’ night out!

Where: 622 Old Trolley Rd., Summerville, 29485

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am – 8 pm, Sunday, 11 am – 7 pm, closed on Mondays.

Nailed It DIY Studio Summerville

From studio time to create your own DIY projects, to private events, camps, and take and make projects, this is a great place to let the creativity flow!

Where: 116 S. Main St., Summerville, 29483

Hours: Check out their calendar and schedule here.

Don’t forget to check our Community Events Calendar regularly to see all the fun events happening around Charleston!

What are your favorite indoor activities in Charleston?