Indoor Play Spots in Fargo-Moorhead

Indoor Play Fargo Mom

Important COVID-19 Update: We understand each family has a different comfort level in regards to public spaces, even those that are allowed to be open. We support each family’s individual choices and will continue to be sure you are aware of all indoor play area offerings in the Fargo-Moorhead area, especially those that allow for limited contact and digital offerings.

Since many offerings may look different or not be available at this time, please contact each business to confirm open play details. Guidelines and program availability is changing regularly, so check back often for updates!

Stuck inside when it’s freezing out? Been raining all week? Just want to change up your play routine? No matter the reason, our indoor play guide has all the fun places in the area listed here for you! From indoor playgrounds to laser tag, it’s on this list. So get out there and start playing!

Active Play

Conquer Ninja Gym

Open gyms are the perfect way to burn off some energy! Use any of the equipment you like, at your own pace, within the hour you are in the gym. Open Gyms are great for those not really interested in learning to be a Ninja, and who just want to come and play. Open gym is $16 per person, per hour and is for ages 5 and up only. 

3207 Main Ave Suite A (North Fargo)

Courts Plus

Enjoy this 7-level indoor playground with two different play areas for ages 1-12 years old! Admission is $4 per child or punch cards are available for $30 and that includes 10 visits. 

3491 University Drive South (South Fargo)

Fargo All Stars

Get some extra gym time in during an open gym! They offer Sensory Aware Open Gyms, $5 Open Gyms, Dodgeball Open Gyms, and Homeschool Open Gyms!

1601 33rd Ave South (South Fargo)

Fargo Basketball Academy

Join the fun at FBA’s open play events for toddlers. Bounce houses, scooters and sports equipment (including our mini hoop!) are available to create a fun, active morning. No pre-registration is required. Admission is $6 per child or $50 for 10 visits. 

5409 53rd Ave S (South Fargo)

Fargo Park District 

Check the Fargo Parks calendar for open gym times, open skate, and other indoor activities!

♦ Location varies

Four Star Ninja Academy

Drop in for an hour session of open gym. This is an open structure to work on the obstacles. See pricing information here

4410 18th Ave S (South Fargo)

Nature of the North

After school program drop-off is between 4:00 – 4:30 p.m., and then pick them up by 6:00 p.m.! Instructors will provide on the wall programming, as well as off the wall activities like: games, coloring, homework help, arts and crafts projects, and much more! See website for cost.

814 Center Ave Suite 3 (Moorhead)

ND Elite Cheer & Dance

Open gym is ages 4 and older, and includes a trampoline, tumbling equipment, and so much more! See more details here

758 34th St N Suite K (Fargo)

Rainbow Play Systems

Check out the play structures here by setting up a play time (by appointment only) Tuesday-Thursday from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Cost is $8 per hour per child. 

5226 51st Ave S (South Fargo)

Rustad Rec Center

With a large indoor playground and family open gym time, there is plenty for indoor playtime here! The playground is open during facility hours, and check the calendar for family open gym time. Admission is $3.25 per active participant or punch cards are available for $25 and that includes 10 visits. 

601 26th Ave E (West Fargo)

Skate City

Boasting the largest skating floor in North Dakota, they offer a fantastic skating experience, an arcade full of redemption games with a prize counter, and a snack bar with all of your favorite treats. Price is $5 for 2 hours. See website for hours and specials.

3302 Interstate Blvd S (South Fargo)

Skyzone

This is a perfect place to let kids burn off some energy! Play dodgeball, jump into the foam brick pit, and jump on all the trampolines. See website for hours and see pricing here

940 40th St S (South Fargo)

Tactical Action Gaming

TAG is an indoor Nerf sports and laser tag arena. Best for ages 5 and up, it is great for families and kids, alike! Laser tag is $25 per person (plus tax), and Nerf tag is $12 per person (plus tax). Reservations aren’t required but are recommended. See website for hours. 

1702 4th Ave NW Suite # G (West Fargo, North of Fairgrounds)

Thunder Road Lazer Tag

This 5,000 square foot multi-level Laser Tag arena is set in a post-apocalyptic world. Play against your friends and try to accumulate the highest score. Pricing is $8 for 10 minutes, and if you buy 5 rounds you get 1 round free. 

2902 Thunder Rd S (South Fargo)

TNT Kid’s Fitness and Gymnastics

Open gyms are available at TNT for preschoolers, school-aged kids, and kids with special needs. Please see their website for days and times. Preschool open gyms are $6 per child or $50 for 10 visits. 

2800 Main Ave (North Fargo)

Tri-City United Soccer Turf

Open turf is available on deisgnated days/times for $5 per person (children 2 and under are free. Open Turf Time is supervised but it is not an organized event. Participants should be prepared to play with others and share the turf. Please see their website for details. 

2761 12TH Ave South (South Fargo)

YMCA Schlossman Play Loft

Open Family Time is available for families to crawl, climb, and play on the farm-themed play structures! During our family time, there may be YMCA program children joining in the fun. For families with children ages 8 and younger. Parents/Guardians must be present. Cost is free for YMCA members and included in a $25 facility day pass for non-members. See website for days and times. 

4243 19th Ave S (South Fargo)

West Acres Caring for Kids Playland

Your little ones will love playing in this brightly colored playground with plenty to climb on. The soft-foam material makes them perfect for crawling in and on, with plenty of tunnels to explore and slide through. Note: For kids 42″ and under. Open during mall hours

3902 13th Avenue South (South Fargo)bowli

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The Bowler

Take the kiddos out for a few rounds of bowling, and grab some pizza next door while you’re there! See website for pricing and specials. 
 

Red River Lanes

Roll on down to Red River Lanes for a fun family outing! Check website for pricing and hours. 

Sunset Lanes

A great spot in Moorhead to get your game on! They also have a great menu to pick from to get a bite. See website for pricing. 

620 US-75 (Moorhead)

West Acres Bowl

A great place in south Fargo to throw some curveballs! See Facebook for details. 

Eat & Play

NOTE: Not all locations have their playgrounds open. Please contact each one to find updated hours. 

Beans Coffee Bar

With three great locations, delicious coffee, and a small toddler play area, Beans is great for coffee meet-ups with the littles in tow.

5675 26th Ave S. (West Fargo)

2550 S University Dr (South Fargo)

Burger King

Burgers, fries, and slides! All of these locations have a kid’s play area for your little ones to enjoy. 

840 26th Ave E (West Fargo)

1212 36th St South (South Fargo)

2253 South University Dr (South Fargo)

Chuck E. Cheese

Enjoy some pizza while the kids play in the arcade area. A win for everyone! 

1202 Nodak Dr (South Fargo)

Chick-Fil-A

Grab a bite to eat and let the kids play! The play area has a slide, climbing, and toddler play. 

4100 13th Ave S (South Fargo)

McDonald’s

Both these locations have a kid’s play area for your little ones to enjoy. 

501 Main Ave E (West Fargo)

2424 South University Dr. (South Fargo)

Pizza Ranch Fargo

Pizza Ranch in Fargo is remodeling a brand new arcade area for 2022! Perfect place for all ages to grab some pizza and have fun! Stay tuned for opening date. 

4480 23rd Ave S STE A (South Fargo)

Space Aliens

Far out food and an aracade for the kiddos. Everyone’s happy!

1840 45th St S (South Fargo)

Twenty Below Coffee Moorhead

A fun play area for kids + delicious coffee and baked goods. A win-win!

600 8th St. S. (Moorhead)

Gaming & Technology

Code Ninjas

Kids learn to code through our engaging game-based curriculum that teaches teamwork, logic, math, and problem-solving. They gain vital skills while having a blast. Enrollment required, but the first 30 minute game-building session is free! 

4480 23rd Ave S. (South Fargo)

Game On! (West Acres)

Located near the food court, Game On! is a fun arcade with a range of games for all ages. 

3902 13th Ave S (South Fargo)

Replay Games

An arcade that has thousands of titles to play across the major consoles from the last 40 years. Check out pricing here

502 1st Ave N (North Fargo)

Section 9 Gaming Center 

Section 9 is an eSports/Video Gaming Center for casual to competitive gamers. Check out pricing information here

1142 17th St N Suite A (North Fargo)

Scheel’s

With a mini-bowling alley, arcade games, and a ferris wheel, Scheel’s has fun for the whole family!

1551 45th St S (South Fargo)

Thunder Road Arcade

The arcade is open anytime during normal business hours year-round. See what prize you can win!

2902 Thunder Rd S (South Fargo)

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Museums, Art, & Education

Clay Your Way

No reservations required  to make an art project, and all ages are welcome! See the website for hours. 

4600 17th Ave S (South Fargo)

Fargo Air Museum

A non-profit museum that houses many aircraft, military memorabilia and exhibits, and a robust Aviation library. It’s a fun place for your plane-lover to spend a few hours! Children under 5 are free, 5 and older are $5, and 12+ (including adults) are $10. Please check the website for hours. 

1609 19th Ave N (North Fargo)

Michael’s

The store has Kids Club art projects on most Saturdays. Contact the store for more information and a class schedule

Plains Art Museum

Not only does the museum host art exhibits (for free admission!) but they also host programs for kids and families, inlcuding Tuesdays for Toddlers ($5 per child for ages 2-5), Kid Quest (free), and many classes for youth. Please check the website for hours. 

704 First Avenue North (Downtown Fargo)

Red River Zoo

Did you know the zoo has activities, even in the winter? Check out their website for a list of classes and activities!

4255 23rd Ave S (South Fargo)

Storytime & Books

Note: Please contact each business to check on current calendars or online story time options. 

Fargo Public Library

Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers is available throughout the week at each location, as well as Baby Rhyme Time. The Main Library also has the Wiggle Room play area for young children. 

♦ Main Library and Wiggle Room | 102 3rd Street North (Downtown Fargo)

♦ Dr. James Carlson Library | 2801 32nd Avenue South (South Fargo)

♦ Northport Library | 2714 North Broadway (North Fargo)

Moorhead Library

Storytime for young children and a Baby Bounce class are available (please see website for details). 

118 5th St S (Moorhead)

West Fargo Library

The library hosts a Wiggle Worms Baby Storytime and a Preschoolers Explorer Storytime. (See website for details).

215 3rd St E (West Fargo)

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Swimming

Note: Please contact each business to check on open swim times/availability as days and times are subject to change.

Amercinn Swimming Pools

Open swim is offered at both Amercinn locations on Sundays-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for $7/person. For more details, please visit each website below. 

4325 23rd Ave S (South Fargo, near Sanford Medical Center)

1423 35th St S (South Fargo, near West Acres)

Family Wellness Fargo

Day passes are available for $28 for a household, and can be used for their zero-depth pool whenever the pool is open (please check website for call for details). 

2960 Seter Parkway (South Fargo) 

Fargo South Pool

The Fargo South Pool is open to the public during the winter months (December-March) on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pool schedule is subject to change for school functions/special events/swim meets/holidays. PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE TO ENSURE OPEN SWIM HOURS. 

1840 15th Avenue S (South Fargo)

Foss Swim School

Family swim is held regularly, but the dates do change. Please call Foss at 701-809-7946 to find their most recent schedule. 

1615 38th St S (Fargo)

Governor’s Inn Casselton

Open swim is available to the public for $9-$11. Please see their website for updated hours. 

2050 Governor’s Drive (Casselton)

Hulbert Aquatic Center

The Hulbert Aquatic Center has open swim times available throughout the week. Daily rates, punch cards, and season passes are available. Please see their website for pricing and calendar.

620 7th Ave E (West Fargo)

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