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Guide to Fun Indoor Activities for Kids & Teens in New Orleans

Summer is bringing the heat and it can hard to find things to do that don't involve the scolding sun! We've rounded up some fun indoor activities around New Orleans, so your kids and teens are still able to enjoy themselves this summer!

Let the kids jump around: Surge



Airborne X

Fun places for teens to enjoy: The Hang Out Nola

Westside Bowling Lanes (Free Options)

Boulder lounge

Dave and Buster

Skate Country

Airline Skate Center

Adventure Quest Laser Tag

Experience some of the museums NOLA has to offer: StudioBe

New Orleans African American Museum


Vue Orleans


Grab a book and possibly a bite in the AC: Community Book Center

Baldwin & Co.

New Orleans Public Library

Catch a play or movie at a local theatre: Saenger Theatre

Prytania Theatre

The Broad Theatre

Regal Summer Movie Express

(Summer Movie Express tickets are just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies for the whole family.)

Move your body without the threat of passing out from the heat:

Big Easy Sportsplex


Teens are free at Planet Fitness during the entire summer

*Moms can enjoy yoga with free child care at Magnolia Yoga

Indoor play spaces for the babies and toddlers: We Play Center at Training Grounds

The Parenting Center at Children's Hospital

Nola Kidsground

Canal Place, Lakeside Mall, and Oakwood Mall all have free mini-play spaces

Grab a treat to cool off from a local ice cream spot: Ice Cream 504

Creole Creamery

Parish Parlor

TIP: When you're planning your activities, be sure to visit the location's website or call to check for availability.

Tag us in your posts of you having indoor fun this summer on Instagram!

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