More About Indoor Entertainment in NWI: Bowling, Family Fun Centers, Escape Rooms & more!

There are numerous indoor entertainment facilities in Northwest Indiana. Please visit their individual websites for more information.


2800 Colorado St, Lake Station, IN 46405
(219) 963-2070
Bellaboo's is a self-directed play facility providing colorful, fun and secure areas where children from infants through age eight can explore, create and interact. Room after room of PLAY for the kids and a comfortable Cafe' featuring great food and beverage for the entire family. This colorful and imaginative facility features 23,000 square feet of hands-on activities, including a block play and construction zone, face painting and dress-up, an art studio, a water table room, climbing structure, train room, slides, art studio, ball pit, Pretend Village, Children's Cooking, and a room for toddlers & infants.
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2961 E. 80th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 947-9724
Family-friendly entertainment venue known for kids birthday parties, pizza, and arcade games.
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1440 E Joliet St, Crown Point, IN 46307
(219) 333-2962
Courtside by dlux was created to give opportunity, access and instruction to all basketball players to focus on the daily challenge to GET BETTER while always aspiring to BE GREAT! Come play some pickup games with your friends, colleagues or just come in to shoot around! Sign up for a variety of classes to work on skill development!
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1505 S Calumet Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304
Fireflies features an indoor playground, arcade, and laser tag! All the fun of the outdoors is available indoors, all year round. Jumping, climbing, and sliding through the obstacles will keep the kids active and happy for hours. Your laser tag adventure begins in a custom designed 4,000 square foot arena, with black lights, and other special effects. Using state of the art equipment, we guarantee you an experience your children will be talking about for days! You will find games for all ages in our arcade. Redeem tickets for fun prizes at the Redemption Center.
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301 South Route 59, Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 364-2854
Indoor Entertainment for All Ages! Go Karts, Mini Golf, Ropes Course, Zip Line, Rock Walls, Laser Tag, Arcade Games, Sports Bar, Restaurant, & Party Rooms.
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800 West Scott St, Chicago (Lincoln Park), IL 60610
(779) 368-4359
What Is Indoor Skydiving at iFLY? The most fun you can have in under 2 hours! A gift or event venue that stands out from the rest. The most thrilling STEM field trip ever. The most technologically advanced body flying tunnels in the world. We are limitless and inclusive and believe that regardless of physical or cognitive challenges, everyone should be given the opportunity to spread their wings. Flying brings people together like nothing else. Make lasting memories at your next family gathering, birthday party, or company event.
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3201 Evans Avenue
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-1300
32 Lanes of Bowling, Video Game Arcade with Ticket Redemption, Roller Skating Rink, Go-Karts, 18 Hole Miniature Golf, Paddle Boat Soakers, 8 Billiard Pool Tables, Air Hockey, Bean Bags, Kids Bounce Houses, Empty Pockets Saloon, Panhandlers Pizza. We also have Meeting/Party/Banquet Rooms for your next Event!
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221 Indianapolis Blvd, Schererville, IN 46375
(219) 322-5257
We are North West Indiana's Premier Indoor Family Fun Center! We have 7 attractions, over 85 arcade games and a full restaurant café! Come check us out! Whether you are looking for family fun or a date night destination, JAK'S Warehouse has something for you. The Warehouse attractions include arcade games, laser tag, laser maze, go-carts, bumper cars, sky trail, mini-golf, and an indoor playground with foam ball play of all kinds. Enjoy almost 100 of the newest arcade games, like a touch-screen Fruit Ninja or giant Connect Four. Blacklight attractions include bumper cars, go-karts, laser tag, and laser maze.
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2825 Mahoney Drive
Hammond, IN 46323
(219) 230-7200
Kube Sports Complex is Northwest Indiana’s newest recreational facility offering ice hockey, figure skating and trampoline activities.
∙ One full-sized ice rink
∙ Bleachers sized for 200 spectators
∙ Four locker rooms
∙ Trampoline Park
Conveniently located just 25 minutes south of Chicago, IL at Exit 3, Kennedy Avenue, off of I-80/94, we provide “Recreation to the Region” and the surrounding Chicagoland area.
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234 S Lindberg St, Griffith, IN 46319
(219) 228-1628
Rapid Fire offers 6,000 mixed square feet of Nerf-style, action packed, head-to-head competition, along with Extreme Dodgeball and party space. Visit to book an open battle or reserve a party.
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204 Lane St, North Judson, IN 46366
(574) 896-2386
Glow Miniature Golf, Arcade, Mystery Room, Karaoke and Dance Stage,
DVD Rentals, and Snack Bar with Dippin Dots and Ale8.
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8183 Grand Blvd, Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 895-1221
For Adults, Teens and special sessions for ages 6+. We take the best of Paintball, Video Games & Laser Tag to make an immersive, mission-based experience. It’s tactical sports at the Next Level! Escape Room VR for ages 12+!
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350 E US 30, Schererville, IN 46375
(219) 322-5590
Welcome to Tyler’s Tender. Our full-service family restaurant is the perfect blend of great food in a kid-friendly environment. While you are having a conversation with your spouse or friend, your children can play with our interactive O-scale model train or enjoy being the engineer on our ride-on train. We also have a 1600 square foot arcade for you or your children to enjoy. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the smile on your little ones' faces when their food is delivered to them at the counter on a model flat-bed train car. We also offer birthday parties in our private party room.
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1050 Horse Prairie Ave, Valparaiso, 46385
(219) 462-1194
Zao Island is a Unique First-Class Family Entertainment Center in Northwest Indiana. Filled with fun, this location offers a world class game room featuring the best equipment available on the market! We have 65 new games including hits like “Down the Clown”, “Whack & Win”, & Fishbowl Frenzy! We also have a large elaborate prize area and games for all ages.
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8176 Wicker Ave, Saint John, IN 46373
(219) 558-0596
Although many of our attractions are outdoor, we have several indoor options as well. Have a blast in our Zig-Zag arcade with all sorts of games ranging from the classics to the newest and coolest games. Our two-building arcade has over 40 video and redemption games ready and waiting to challenge your gaming skills. The whole family is sure to have a good time especially when redeeming their tickets for some of our fabulous redemption prizes. Double Ticket Thursday is the best day to snag that prize you've been eyeballing. Book a party package in our indoor party room and you'll have the arcades to yourself until 12 P.M. when we open!
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1204 Erie Ct.
Crown Point, IN 46307
Home of Northwest Indiana's best training in Gymnastics, Tumbling, Parkour, Dance, Trampoline & Cheer! We are the sister facility of Midwest Training & Ice Center in Dyer, Indiana and offer classes that give the perfect opportunity for fitness, exercise, and socialization. We also have open gym sessions for ages 6 and up.
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10600 White Oak Ave.
Dyer, IN 46311
(219) 558-8811
Midwest Training & Ice Center is the region's largest state-of-the-art training facility for Ice Hockey/Figure Skating and Gymnastics. MTIC provides the highest quality instruction to athletes of all ages and abilities. Sport specific training is available in gymnastics, ice hockey, figure skating, and cheerleading. For the recreational athlete, Midwest Training & Ice Center offers public skate sessions, drop-in hockey and open gym.
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311 E 316 N
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 476-7209
We are a Kids Activity Center that is proud to offer Sports Instruction, Education and Entertainment Programs for children of all ages and abilities.
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10960 Delaware Pkwy, Crown Point, IN 46307
(219) 779-9083
Pickle ball is a great activity for all age groups. Pickle Time, Inc. consists of 4 indoor and 2 outdoor courts. Skill level ranges from never have played to advanced level. Equipment can be rented and purchased upon request. This includes paddles, balls, and nets. There is a liquid concession area. They also have lessons, memberships & leagues!
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3600 Scottsdale St.
Portage, IN
(219) 759-1999
Sk8 World is a family-owned roller-skating facility. We offer Birthday Parties, Open Skates and Private Events. Formally known to Porter County as R-Way, Sk8 World has been completely updated and remodeled to offer the latest amenities. Fresh floor, fun atmosphere, with amazing laser lighting and only the best DJs playing the hottest music. Sk8 World is proud to bring a fun family atmosphere back to the region. We will have open skating, overnights, and offer private parties to accommodate any special event. Our updated concession stand will offer a wide variety of snacks and food for all.
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1355 E North St.
Crown Point, IN 46307
(219) 224-3663
Miss sports? Winter season got you down? Come play inside the Sparta Dome! The Sparta Dome is the the largest indoor sports & event dome in Indiana. 123,000 SF (almost 108,000 SF open turf). We have soccer, baseball, softball, flag football, leagues, youth programs, training and more.
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127 E US Highway 6
Valparaiso, 46383
(219) 465-1111
Indoor year-round sports complex - Basketball, Tennis, Batting Cages, Gymnastics Open Gym, Birthday Parties, and more! During this time a limited amount of customers will be allowed in the facility.
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VILLA CESARE – (Fall League only)
900 Eagle Ridge Dr.
Schererville, IN 46375
(219) 322-3011
Indoor Bocce League. Thursday nights, starting at 6:30pm. Must register!
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Locations in: Dyer, Hebron, Merrillville, & Valparaiso!
Jump! Climb! Slide! FunFlatables party-n-play centers are your #1 children's indoor year-round, soft inflatable playgrounds. FunFlatables specializes in Birthday Parties, Field Trips, All-Occasion Parties and Fundraisers! They strive to promote cognitive development through creative play, social development through interactive play, and physical development through physical play. FunFlatables offers boundless interactive exercise and FUN through continuous Jumping, Bouncing, Climbing, Snaking through Obstacles and Soaring down Slides, all in a safe, clean and FUN environment! Click here for addresses, phone numbers, open play calendars and more:
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1605 E 37th Ave.
Hobart, IN 46342
(219) 940-3473
Jump!Zone Hobart is a large, indoor facility with inflatable structures for active fun. Our bounce houses, slides, and games are sure to keep your kids entertained for hours. We also offer packages for birthday parties and other large group outings.
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1035 Eagle Ridge Dr
Schererville, IN 46375
(219) 227-3777
Sky Zone Trampoline Park+ is the world's first all-walled trampoline playing court! Fun for kids or just kids at heart! Open Jump, parties, SkyFit, park rentals, corp. events, toddler & special needs times, field trips & fundraisers & birthday parties! This indoor trampoline park provides an environment for families to jump, laugh, and burn off some pent up energy!
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52 Marks Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383
An interactive escape adventure! Your team is locked in a room with 60 min to find clues, solve puzzles, & crack codes to escape before your time is up! At Espionage Escape Rooms, our ultimate goal is to stimulate social interaction in today’s world of technology. Escape rooms help to foster creativity and human ingenuity in an entertaining format. Fun for all ages, this activity can bring together just about anyone!
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12937 Wicker Ave Suite B, Cedar Lake, IN 46303
(708) 738-7673
We offer unique and exciting Escape Rooms, right here in Cedar Lake! We have a room specifically designed for KIDS, too! Check us out!
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1238 119th St, Whiting, IN 46394
(219) 501-0198
An interactive puzzle adventure where participants are placed in a room and must use teamwork to find clues, solve puzzles, crack codes, and escape the room.
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1901 S Woodland Ave, Michigan City, IN
(219) 872-9930
Whether rolling that ball for play or practice, you will be sure to love the new lanes. Our food is great as well! Bring the family, have lunch, dinner, or just a snack while having fun and keeping the body in motion - play pool or games in the arcade - the lounge is a great place to meet friends after work for an adult beverage while taking advantage of one of our daily specials.
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1900 Lucas Pkwy, Lowell, IN
(219) 696-1584
Our establishment deals in all different services related to bowling and family friendly get-togethers. Our services include: Banquet Hall, Bowling Balls, Bowling Equipment, Catering, Country Pub Bar, Grip n Rip Pro Shop, Martha's Kitchen, and Wedding Receptions.
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620 N Wisconsin St, Hobart, IN 46342
(219) 942-6169
Open bowl, men's leagues, women's leagues, mixed leagues and lounge.
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99 S Hobart Rd, Hobart, IN
(219) 942-0906
A family house with sixteen synthetic lanes. Whether you are looking for bowling fun or a challenging sport, we are the place for you and your friends! We offer men's, mixed and specialty leagues as well as birthday parties, fundraisers, and special events. Every Friday and Saturday, you can join us for Cosmic Bowling with lights, music and prizes. Also, be sure to have a cool one in Ten Pin Lounge or a hot tasty treat in Striker's Cafe.
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4150 Calumet Ave, Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 933-6677
Open bowling, arcade, leagues, birthday parties and special events.
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8101 Kennedy Avenue , Highland, Indiana 46322
(219) 923-3800
Our friendly, family owned 60 lane state-of-the-art facility is dedicated to the service, sport and entertainment of every aspect of BOWLING - League Play, Recreational Bowling, Parties, Fundraisers, Cosmic Bowling, & Group Outings, just to mention a few.
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3201 Central Ave, Lake Station, Indiana
(219) 962-1297
Ray's Lanes has several lanes of fun that's great for friends and family. We have group packages, or you can just stop by for a fun night out.
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135 N Broad Street, Griffith, IN
(219) 924-3181
Set 'Em Up Lanes & Lounge is located downtown Griffith and has many things to offer. As an eight lane bowling alley, this is the perfect place to hold fundraisers, private parties, or kids birthday parties. We offer a full restaurant menu (dine in or carry out) and a well-stocked bar. In addition to live entertainment, we offer open mic night and karaoke. We also have a pool table, pinball machines and 13 TVs throughout the bar and bowling alley. Interested in leagues? Be sure to inquire about pool and bowling leagues.
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1330 Sheffield Ave, Dyer, IN
(219) 322-3666
Open bowl, league play, special events and an arcade. Striker's Arcade and Redemption room has over 30 games to test your skill and agility. Collect your redemption tickets so you can redeem them for some cool prizes.
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3925 E Lincoln Hwy
Merrillville, IN
(219) 942-0432
Open bowl, league play and special events.
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218 S East St, Crown Point, IN
(219) 661-9015
We are a sixteen lane bowling center certified by the ABC and WIBC, located one block east of Crown Point's historic courthouse and town square. In addition to our variety of bowling leagues, The Super Bowl, Inc. features a video arcade, cosmic bowling, party packages and endless good times in the Final Frame Lounge. We also have free wireless internet. While enjoying all of this, one can also enjoy some great food from our grill.
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1048 Indianapolis Blvd, Schererville, IN 46375
(219) 440-7657
Up Your Alley is a new approach on entertainment. Focused on offering an activity for ALL AGES. We have bowling lanes, food, a full bar, live entertainment, cyber sport, laser tag, axe throwing, an entire arcade, and the opportunity to finally have something to do with friends, loved ones, and family any time during the week in Northwest Indiana.
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February 7, 2023

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