Trampolining parks in Sydney
Once upon a time, trampolining was like a date with danger in the backyard – one false move and oops, fat lip! Things are a lot less dicey at Sky Zone, the enormous warehouse in Alexandria where you can jump alongside mates inside the Stratosphere, get physical in the dodgeball zones, bounce your way through a basketball game in the Sky Slam or, once you're dizzy from all that jumping, dive into a pit filled with gigantic foam squares. (Good luck getting out!) There are also heaps of party rooms (perfect for kids' birthdays), a snack bar and a rotating schedule of SkyFit exercise classes for those who really want to burn the calories.
Kids (and adults) will be bouncing off the walls at this new land of trampolines. There are two jumping arenas – one indoor and one outdoor – to allow for maximum jumping fun in all kinds of weather and are open til late for the adults. They also offer two-hour party packages for kids that includes plenty of time on the arenas, a birthday cake, hot food and decorations.
Aside from creating your own floatation device, jumping at Boing Central is probably as close as you’ll get to flying. With over 80 interconnected trampolines covering over 1,600 square metres of space, Boing gives you the freedom to take off and get airborne in a safe and secure environment. You can practice your jumps, have a go at basketball trampolining, dodgeball competitions and perfect those flips you’ve always wanted to master in Boing’s giant foam pit. There’s fun for the littlest bouncers too with Boing’s dedicated play area for preschoolers.
Sky Zone in Westfield Miranda is the largest trampoline park in the Southern Hemisphere. Spread out over two storeys, there are more than 100 interconnected trampolines for you to strike energetic mid-air poses or literally bounce off the walls. Access to jumping is $16 per person (excluding socks, which are $2 each pair), but there’s also Sky Climb – a climbing area that’s $18 per person. We recommend booking tickets to both and making a day of it.
Located in Bankstown, this modern indoor trampoline park suits all ages and all trampolining skill levels. Little ones can have fun on the smaller trampolines and foam pit, while older children and teens (and adults, who are we kidding?) have the whole park as their playground. Sky High also have their own Ninja Warrior-inspired course that incorporates features from the trampoline park and rock climbing area.
Is there anything better than a foam pit? Probably not. At Sydney’s Ultimate Family Fun Centre, they’ve got a four-lane trampoline foam pit to lose yourself in, as well as a dedicated trampoline dodgeball zone and a trampoline climbing wall. Not to mention the 60 metres of interlocked trampolines to jump around on. If jumping isn't your speed, the entertainment centre also has dodgem cars, a slip and slide ride and a play centre for little tots.
Planet X Entertainment is an extreme sports arena for tots and teens and anyone else who’s young at heart with energy to burn. Their centre in Richmond features 24-metre-long trampolines, which means you can flip, tumble and roll unobstructed down the trampoline catwalk without stopping. This centre has the lot; there are high-performance trampolines and parkour walls for experienced jumpers, basketball hoops for slam dunk training, a café and party rooms as well as Area 51, Planet X’s dedicated games area with air hockey and arcade games.
When the sun is shining
Got a wriggly little one? Let them run off some of that energy at these parks and playgrounds that know how to entertain the real bosses of the household.