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According to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), there are about 15,000 indoor playgrounds in North America as of 2020. These include soft play areas, inflatable parks, trampoline parks, climbing gyms, and other indoor attractions that cater to children and families. Indoor playgrounds are popular because they offer a safe and fun environment for kids to play, socialize, and exercise regardless of the weather or season.
Indoor playgrounds are a great option for families who want to have fun and stay active, regardless of the weather or season. Back in the early 1980's Jack Pentes invented the first indoor playground after watching his pet gerbil's scurrying through their own habitat of trails and climbs. Since the first known indoor playground location in 1983 in Englewood, CO., their popularity with parents and families has grown steadily.
The main drivers of this growth are favorable youth demographics, increasing disposable income, urbanization, and rising demand for leisure and entertainment activities, and the awareness of cleanliness in a post-covid world.
Indoor playgrounds are becoming more popular among moms who want to provide their children with a safe, fun, and stimulating environment. Indoor playgrounds offer many benefits for both moms and kids:
The indoor children playground equipment market is also expected to witness significant growth in the forecast period of 2017-2029 . The key factors influencing this growth are increasing awareness about child health and safety, rising popularity of indoor playgrounds among parents and kids, innovation and customization of playground equipment, and supportive government policies, regulations and in many cases available funding from new business grants.
These market trends indicate that indoor playgrounds are not only a great choice for moms and kids, but also a lucrative opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs who want to tap into this growing industry.
If you are thinking about starting an indoor party center, family fun center or other amusement business and looking for some guidance or just a few minutes of time to chat with someone about your ideas or questions, we are always available. Feel free to reach us direct at 1+(604) 791-0028 or you can book some no-obligation free chat time with our office here: Fun Center Academy.
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