Since we spend over half of the year baking under an unforgiving desert sun, we are taking advantage and making the best use of our fantastic winter weather here in the UAE and getting the kids outside as much as possible. From hidden gems that don’t get as much love as they should to exciting…Read More
Dive into a ball pit, brave the zip line, get sporty in the kids’ gym and more…
Let’s be real. Taking the kids out to play can get a little costly – especially if it’s a regular thing. So whether you’ve got a little tot or restless youngster who needs to blow off some steam, here are some great places where you can stretch those dirhams.
1. AED 40 for 4hrs Open Play
WRTS Kid’s Gym is the UAE’s first gym of its kind for little ones between 1-10 years. Boys and girls get to “play with purpose” and develop physical, cognitive and social development whilst having fun. WRTS Kid’s Gym also specializes in themed birthday parties and offer extra classes including kids’ fitness, science enrichment, art club, and music & movement. Plus, they’ve got an onsite toy shop, free WIFI and great coffee for moms and dads.
WRTS Kid’s Gym, Beach Park Plaza Centre, Sun-Thu from 10am (last entry for the deal at 2pm), more info
2. Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Laser Tag Game
This laser tag experience has 4 game modes. Team, Team Elimination, Base Flags and Human Flags. Each game sees teams attempt to score as many points as possible either by tagging their opponents or the opposing teams base. It’s heaps of fun and real competition that your thrill-seeking boys and girls will absolutely enjoy.
Branches: J3 Mall, Al Ain Mall
Xtreme Laser Tag, Sun-Wed 9am to 8pm, starting from AED 59, more info
3. Buy 1 Get 1 FREE: Trampoline Park Access
Learn the basics or show off your acrobatic skills in the free jump area. Enjoy an excellent time at the basketball hoops and also the dodge ballpark.
Just Play, Daily 8am to 10pm, AED 50 for 2 people, more info
4. AED 45 for 2hrs Play
Your littles can blow off some steam on the mini bouncy castle, run around on the soft play obstacles, dive into the ball pit, and explore a ton of fun and educational toys.
Smart Start Centre, The Mall Jumeirah, Daily 10am to 10pm, AED 45 for 2hrs play, more info
5. 2hrs Play for AED 65
Your kids can have a blast as they learn through play at this venue dedicated to endless fun. The award-winning soft-play area is home to up to 5-level play structure with slides, trampolines & climbers, and ball pits for toddlers.
Branches: J3 Mall, The Pointe, Trident Grand Residence (JBR), Arabian Ranches 2, Downtown Dubai, Al Barsha Mall, Etihad Mall, Khalifa City (Abu Dhabi), Al Ain Mall, Al Naeem Mall (RAK)
Cheeky Monkeys, Sun-Wed from 9:00, AED 65 for 2hrs, more info
6. 15% off 2hrs Premium Access
Give your kids an active day of extreme fun and play with endless options from access to the Inflatapark and Warrior Assault Interactive to enjoying 1 FREE ZipZag ride, and 1 FREE game of Lazer Frenzy.
Air Maniax, Sun-Thu from 12pm, Fri-Sat from 9am, AED 134.40 per person, more info
7. AED 49 for 2hrs Play
This edutainment and activity centre is packed full of fun. Let your little monkeys blow off some steam exploring the huge three-story soft-play area with slides, ball pit, trampolines and take a spin on the racing track.
Kids HQ, Umm Suqeim Road, Mon-Thu from 8:30am, AED 49 for 2hrs, more info
8. Buy 1 Get 1: 1hr Play
Teach your kids through play at Kids Zone where educational and sensory toys are spread throughout the play area. Early learning books can also be found in their little library, along with an Arts & Crafts area that’s fully stocked with paints, crayons, colouring books, recycled boxes, and glitter galore.
Branches: Souk Al Bahar, Carrefour Market DIP, The Market Mall DIP
Kids Zone, Sun-Thu from 9am, starting from AED 45 for 2hrs, more info