5 Places In Barrie Your Kids Can Burn Off Some ‘PA Day’ Energy

Whatever It Takes To Wear Them Out!

October 22 is the first PA day of the school year for Simcoe County public school students. They’re excited, but you might be a little nervous. Well, don’t worry – we’ve got 5 fun places to take your kids that will help them burn off any extra energy real quick!

XPLAY TRAMPOLINES & AMUSEMENTS (30 North Village Way, Unit 5)

XPlay Trampolines & Amusements has trampolines, a foam pit, a battle beam, dodgeball, basketball and laser tag! It’s the perfect place to bring the kids to jump out all that extra energy.

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ALT ROCK (445 Dunlop St. West, Unit A)

Alt Rock Climbing Centre In BarrieAlt Rock is the place to go in Barrie for rock climbing. They have a dedicated kids zone with 5 auto belays, climbing cubbies and clear sight lines from the main gym. They also offer a PA Day camp that includes climbing, yoga, movement and more for kids ages 6 – 14.

Smart Moves Play Place (565 Bryne Drive)

Smart Moves Play Place in Barrie

Smart Moves is a STEM based indoor playground. They have drop-in play for kids up to 12 years old. They have different play areas for different age groups, so not to worry if you have smaller kids as well.

Visit A Local Pool

Holly Recreation Centre in BarrieNothing tires kids out like swimming does – nothing! So why not visit a local pool for an open swim? Barrie has 3 main recreation centres: Allendale Recreation Centre, East Bayfield Community Centre & Holly Community Centre that all offer drop in swim times.

In Play Barrie (551 Bryne Drive)

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In-Play is perfect if your kids are a little bit older and love Arcade Games. They do also offer a toddler zone, indoor playground and ball pit. Oh yeah – and a snack bar, so you don’t have to pack snacks if you want the day off too!