Fun Indoor Things to Do in the Gateway
Indoor Activities in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Regardless of the season or the weather, there’s always tons of fun to be had in the Twin Cities Gateway just minutes away from downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Grab the whole family for a day of fun at any of these great indoor attractions. Whatever the ages of your family members, we’ve got you covered. From toddlers to teens, moms and dads and grandparents, there’s some indoor Twin Cities fun for everyone!
The water’s always warm and welcoming at Tropics Indoor Water Park at the Shoreview Community Center, but after a new 7,500-square-foot expansion, fun-seekers of all ages have even more inviting reasons to visit. Bamboo Bay is a new zero-depth shallow water splash pool with an interactive play structure. The Shipwreck Beach play area incorporates a boat slide, a challenging water walk, interactive splashing palm tree, water volleyball and more. Head to the main pool to play water volleyball, slam-dunk basketball, or climb aboard a giant floating sea creature and the three-story Shark Attack water slide.
Head to the Eagles Nest Indoor Playground at the New Brighton Community Center for this adrenaline-burning destination designed for children age 12 and younger. The recently renovated playground boasts a triple-level slide, a quadruple wave slide, a tornado slide, walk-on piano keys player, two ball pits, hanging foam forest, and a three-story climbing structure designed to look like a tree with an eagle’s nest near the top. A new toddler area offers a tree slide, foam play pieces, a lily pad walk, toddler ball pit, plus an area staged to look like a neighborhood with a small carousel.
Take a spin on the Sky Rider indoor coaster to fly over Urban Air Adventure Park, named “Best Place to Take Energetic Kids,” and “Best Gym in America for Kids” by Shape Magazine. For more airborne fun, the 30,000-square-foot space also offers a ropes course with ten obstacles, a challenging climbing wall, a slam dunk track, and wall-to-floor trampoline arenas that provide several zones to jump, flip and fall into foam. At Urban Air, people of any age and fitness level can triumph over gravity.
Leap as high as you dare at Zero Gravity Trampoline Park in Mounds View, where you’ll find 11,000-square feet of leaping, jumping, bouncing and flipping fun. In addition to an open jump arena packed with trampoline surfaces, the park offers a basketball slam-dunk, a traverse-style climbing wall, an aerial challenge court with net, rope and other challenges, a dodgeball zone, laser tag, plus an arcade. A tot spot ensures that little ones tackle challenges that are safe and sized right for their age. Your whole family can somersault in the air, flip into a foam pit, bounce off the walls here!
2014 2nd Avenue North
Anoka, MN 55303
3075 Coon Rapids Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
2200 County Hwy 10
Mounds View, MN 55112
2700 Coon Rapids Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
4580 Victoria St N
Shoreview, MN 55126