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Open Play at Columbia, MD Play N' Learn
For $10 per child 12months-15yrs Come play for up to 2 hours in our spacious showroom in Columbia, MD. Our huge indoor facility, which features safe rubber flooring, has swingsets, basketball goals, trampolines, air hockey and foosball tables best suited to entertain ages 2-8.
Open Play hours are not the same as shopping hours and sometimes requires advanced tickets in the Columbia location. Please read the information below for details of Open Play.
Open Play at Chantilly, VA Play N' Learn
Come play for up to 2 hours of play in our spacious showroom in Chantilly, VA. Our huge indoor facility, which features safe rubber flooring, has swingsets, basketball goals, trampolines, air hockey and foosball tables best suited to entertain ages 2-8.
If you are coming to our store to shop, you do not need a ticket for play. Your kids are welcome to test-play while you shop. Just visit anytime during shopping hours.
Monday – Friday (except school holidays/snow days)
The Columbia location requires pre-purchased tickets for admittance ALWAYS. For the Chantilly location, you can just pop-in anytime from 10AM-5PM. If it is a cold, snowy or rainy day, it’s a good idea to call to verify they are not at capacity. 703-502-1864
Saturdays, Sundays, School Holidays, School Snow Days
There is no open play Sat or Sun in the Columbia location. This is done in an effort to ensure the safety and comfort of our guests as weekends are busiest due to birthday parties and shoppers. For the Chantilly location, please call 703-502-1864 to verify they are not at capacity
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. WHEN IS OPEN PLAY?
Monday – Friday 10-5 in Columbia, with pre-purchased tickets required. (Chantilly only requires tickets on school holidays like MLK Day and Spring Break require pre-purchased tickets)
Saturday – Sunday. THERE IS NO PLAY IN COLUMBIA. Call 703-502-1864 for availability in Chantilly.
Q. WHY ARE ONLINE TICKETS REQUIRED ON SNOW DAYS AND SCHOOL HOLIDAYS?
These are our busiest days. We host birthday parties and are also busiest with families coming in to shop for swing sets, trampolines and basketball hoops. In an effort to keep the showroom safe and comfortable for all guests we must limit weekend open play traffic.
Q. WHAT SCHOOL SYSTEMS AFFECT THE COLUMBIA STORE?
Howard County and/or Baltimore County
Q. IS THE PLAY SUPERVISED?
All parents are responsible for supervising their own children while on the playground. A waiver form is required to be completed prior to play.
Q. DO I NEED TO COMPLETE THE WAIVER EACH TIME I VISIT?
No, once the waiver is on file, you do not need to fill it out again unless you bring in children not accounted for on a previous waiver.
Q. WHEN ARE TICKETS POSTED?
Weekday tickets for Columbia are put on our website 1 week in advance. We add a limited number of tickets and they sell out fast.
Q. DO I NEED A RESERVATION FOR WEEKDAY PLAY?
In the Columbia location only
Q. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
$10 per child (12 months and up)
There is no charge for adults or babies under 1.
Q. HOW LONG MAY WE STAY?
Up to two hours per visit. Note that Columbia location has designated start and end times.
Q. WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH SHOES?
On or off, but no bare feet.
Q. IF I AM COMING TO SHOP DO I NEED TO PAY FOR MY CHILDREN TO PLAY?
Absolutely not! Reservations, Tickets, or Payment are never required for shopping and your children are welcome to play while you shop.
Q. CAN WE EAT OR DRINK IN THE SHOWROOM?
Weekdays, yes. Weekends, No due to Birthday Parties. No food or drink are permitted on the showroom floor; however we do have a party room you are welcome to use to eat in as long as it is not occupied by a party on weekdays. On the weekends party rooms are always full, so please no food on weekends!
Q. WHAT IS THERE TO DO?
We have plenty to entertain the children including swingsets, trampolines, game tables and basketball goals.
Q. WHAT AGE IS YOUR FACILITY SUITED FOR?
Children ages 8 and under are best but we do have baby swings for the little ones and tall sets and trampolines for the bigger ones. We charge for any child over 12 months.
Q. WHAT IS REQUIRED FOR PLAY?
A Waiver for every child must be completed in full prior to play. It is easiest if it is filled out prior to arrival so the kids may begin playing immediately.
Q. AM I ABLE TO DROP THE CHILDREN OFF AND LEAVE?
NO, PARENTS MUST STAY WITH THE KIDS. ADULT SUPERVISION IS REQUIRED.
Q. MAY I HAVE A SMALL BIRTHDAY PARTY BY BUYING A LOT OF OPEN PLAY TICKETS?
NO, ALL BIRTHDAY PARTIES, SMALL OR LARGE, MUST BE PROPERLY SCHEDULED IN ADVANCE. TO HAVE A PARTY AT PLAY N’ LEARN, Book your party at Columbia Play N’ Learn | Book your party at Chantilly Play N’ Learn.
Q. ARE YOU AN INDOOR OR OUTDOOR PLAYGROUND?
We are an Indoor playground.
Q. IS THERE WIFI?
Yes. See sales staff for log-in.
Q. IS THERE AIR CONDITIONING?
Yes. We have air conditioning and heating.