Indoor Play Spots in Fargo & Moorhead

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Stuck inside when it’s freezing out? Been raining all week? Just want to change up your play routine? No matter the reason, our guide to indoor play spots in Fargo 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!

Thanks to our presenting sponsor, Fargo All Stars, for keeping us active and ready to play all year round! Check out their open gyms and daytime play time series to help your little ones stay active, all for just $5 per session!

$5 Open Gyms at Fargo All Stars

All Ages Open Gym: Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Open to anyone and includes use of the entire gym and all of the equipment. Walk-ins welcome!

Day Time Play Time: Thursdays 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Daytime Play Time is for kids under 6 years of age, their adult helper, and siblings. Walk-ins welcome!

To secure your spot for an open gym, register at FargoAllStars.com!

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Please click on a category below for easy searching, or simply scroll down for the full list. 

Active Play

American Gold Gymnastics

Open gym days for preschoolers are Fridays from 10:00 – 10:45 and are limited to 15 children. Fee is $10 per person, per day. Register online!

2001 17th Ave S (South Fargo)

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 $5 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 on select days! They offer $5 Open Gyms on Wednesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. and Thursdays for age 6 and under from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

1601 33rd Ave South (South Fargo)

Fargo Basketball Academy

Join the fun at FBA’s open play events for toddlers, September through April. Bounce houses, scooters and sports equipment (including a mini hoop!) are available to create a fun, active morning. No pre-registration is required. Admission is $7 per child or $60 for 10 visits. 

5409 53rd Ave S (South Fargo)

Fargo Climbing

Check out Fargo’s newest climbing wall! They have 4,000+ square feet of climbing surface, 200+ linear feet of wall, 120+ routes, and 18” of heavy duty foam landing surface. It’s fun for all ages!

2325 46th St S (South Fargo)

Fargo Kids Play Museum

This new spot in south Fargo is a great space for littles to play! Play sessions can be booked in 60, 90, or 120 minute sessions, and their imaginative play stations will allow for so much fun play time!

5670 38th Ave South, Fargo

Fargo Park District 

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

♦ Location varies

Four Star Ninja Academy

Drop in for an hour session of open gym for ages 4 and up. This is an open structure to work on the obstacles. See pricing information here

4410 18th Ave S (South Fargo)

KidCo Children’s Museum

This spot is such a FUN space for littles (ages 1-8 years old) to play! From crawlers to preschoolers, this play space is designed with the littlest players in mind. Play time can be booked in 90-minute sessions for a fee, and there is a separate are for babies and older kids to play.

814 Center Ave (Moorhead)

ND Elite Cheer & Dance

Open gym is for ages 4 and older on Wednesdays and Sundays from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., and includes a trampoline, tumbling equipment, and so much more! See additional details here

758 34th St N Suite K (Fargo)

Rustad Rec Center

With a large indoor playground and family open gym time, there are plenty of opportunities for indoor playtime here! The playground is open during facility hours, and check the weekly facility schedule for family open gym time. Playground admission is $4 per active participant or punch cards are available. 

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 $8 for 2 hours (skate rentals are extra). See website for hours and specials.

3302 Interstate Blvd S (South Fargo)

Sky Zone

This is a perfect place to let kids burn off some energy! Toddler times are offered as well. Play dodgeball 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! See website for hours and pricing information. 

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

Thunder Road Laser 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!

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. 

2800 Main Ave (North Fargo)

Tri-City United Soccer Turf

Open turf is available on designated 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 Gyms

Note: Only available to YMCA members at this time except on Sundays. Day passes are available for non-members for $30 per family on Sundays.

Open Family Time is available for families to crawl, climb, and play on the farm-themed play structures! For families with children ages 8 and younger. 

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. Check their website for hours. Please note: playland closes briefly at 3:00-3:45pm for cleaning.

3902 13th Avenue South (South Fargo)

We Rock the Spectrum

Open daily, this play space is for kids of all ages! Drop-in playtime is allowed, as well as day passes, private play, and even classes.

♦ 3051 25th Street South, Suite K-J1 (Fargo)

YMCA Sunday Funday

The YMCA offers day passes on Sundays at both locations. Cost is $30/family for non-members! Please contact 701-293-9622 to find the next Sunday Funday!

400 1st Ave S (Fargo)

4243 19th Ave S (Fargo)

Bowling

The Bowler

Take the kiddos out for a few rounds of bowling, and grab some pizza while you’re there! 
This new fun spot in Fargo offers bowling, plus laser tag, arcade games, and an escape room!

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 strikes! See their Facebook page for details. 

Eat & Play

Beans Coffee Bar

With two 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)

Chuck E Cheese

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

1202 Nodak Dr (South Fargo)

Chik-Fil-A

Grab a bite to eat and let the kids play! The play area has a slide, climbing, and toddler play area. Note: they are closed Sundays. 

4100 13th Ave S (South Fargo)

This new fun spot in Fargo offers bowling, plus laser tag, arcade games, and an escape room!

McDonald’s

Both these locations have a kids 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 now has a new arcade area. It’s the perfect place for all ages to grab some pizza and have fun! 

4480 23rd Ave S Ste A (South Fargo)

Space Aliens

Far out food and an arcade 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

Clues & Keys Family Escape Room

Take the family on an adventure in one of their themed escape rooms! Clues and Keys escape rooms give kids a chance to work on communication, problem-solving, and collaboration, all while playing and having fun. Book your adventure here.

3120 25th St S (South Fargo)

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)

This new fun spot in Fargo offers bowling, plus laser tag, arcade games, and an escape room!

SCHEELS

With a mini-bowling alley, arcade games, and a ferris wheel, Scheels 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, Ste J (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 4 are free, 5 and older are $10, and 12+ (including adults) are $15. Please check the website for hours. 

1609 19th Ave N (North Fargo)

Michaels

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 Tuesdays for Toddlers and other programs for kids and families, 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 events!

4255 23rd Ave S (South Fargo)

Storytime & Books

Note: Please contact each business to check on current calendars.

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 Public Library

Offering Storytime for young children, Storytime + Craft, and a Baby Bounce class (please see website for details). 

118 5th St S (Moorhead)

West Fargo Public Library

The library hosts a Baby Boost Storytime, Teeter Tots Storytime, and a Ready to Read 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 – Thursdays 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 $30 for a household, and can be used for their zero-depth pool whenever the pool is open (please check website or 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 $10 – $12. 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)

YMCA Sunday Funday

The YMCA offers open swim time in the pool scheduled Sundays from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at both locations. Cost is $30/family for non-members and free for members! Please contact 701-293-9622 to find the next Sunday Funday!

400 1st Ave S (Fargo)

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