Circus Play Cafe

Indoor playgrounds are a God send for parents in Vancouver.

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It rains a lot here so you can’t always bring your kids outside every weekend.  At Circus Play Café, you have a chance to allow your child to have fun at a safe and clean environment.  Parents can have their coffee, baked goods and use WIFI to catch up on emails.  There’s a ton of seating and a couple of high chairs to feed the kiddies too.  The space is a good size for younger children between the ages of 1-3.  I think I saw some younger babies as well as older kids as well though.  There are play kitchens, slides, puzzles, books and a whole slew of toys to keep kids entertained.

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The owners are friendly and although the place was getting packed around 10:30AM, they kept their cool.  I saw staff talking to a few parents and tidying up the areas as kids were throwing toys around.  I’ve been waiting for an indoor playground to open up in this area and I hope they stick around for a long time.

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Admission to the Playspace is:

0-6 months – free
6-14 months – $3.95
1st child – $6.95
Siblings – $3.95

High noise level – $

Circus Play Café

1650 E 12th Avenue

Vancouver, BC

V5N 2A3


Kinder Cafe

Kinder Café is located in Port Coquitlam just off of Lougheed Highway in the same plaza as Kin’s Market.  This bright little playground have tons of toys and is clean and affordable.  There are couches for nursing moms and change tables in the washrooms.  They serve snacks and lattes for sleep deprived parents to enjoy while watching their children tire themselves out.  It’s a comfortable place to bring your kids rain or shine.

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There aren’t too many indoor play areas for kids in the lower mainland and unfortunately, the place is closing down.  As we were speaking with the owner, she mentioned that someone else may purchase the Kinder Café name and either keep it open or reopen in another location.  I’m hoping they can reopen in Burnaby as it’s closer to home, but I’ll be happy regardless if Kinder Café can just be available while my daughter is growing up.  In the meantime, they are having a closing out sale so go check them out if you want to purchase some items for a steal.  They’ll be open until Wednesday 3:00PM.

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Loud noise level – $

Kinder Café

2020 Oxford Connector

Port Coquitlam

BC V3C 0A4