Adventure Play

Soft play is one gigantic adventure to your little ones! It’s one of the first environments your child will visit that will help them to develop their social skills, physical strength and cognitive development. Our soft play sessions encourage complete creativity to build structures and explore boundaries in a safe and controlled area. Your little ones will have heaps of fun hopping, jumping and leaping about as much as they like!

We have soft play sessions that are suitable for small babies through to energetic toddlers. Take a look at our adventure play offer across the venues and check the timetable for session times and prices. Don’t forget you can also hire our soft play and adventure play areas for your next birthday party. For more information check out our parties page.

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Soft play at PlayBarn in Billingham Forum and The Reef at IB Leisure are open for adventures!

6 months - 8 years

Hire for Birthday Parties

Safe and friendly environment

Develop social skills and confidence

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Choose Your Adventure

PlayBarn

Billingham Forum

The PlayBarn offers many unique features from a wavy slide, climbing nets and ball pool to stepping stones, a wobble floor and a log ramp!

  • 8 years and under
  • Adult supervision at all times

The Reef

Ingleby Barwick

The Reef adventure play is located within the new IB Leisure and is a bright and inviting space for kids to play under the sea!

  • 5 years and under
  • Adult supervision at all times

Baby & Weenie Gym

Splash | Thornaby Pavilion

Our Baby Gym and Weenie Gym sessions allow babies to jump and climb around our Soft Play pieces, helping to build confidence and improve balance and coordination.

  • Baby gym (6 - 18 months)
  • Weenie gym (18 months - 3 years)
  • Adult supervision at all times

Soft Play

Thornaby Pavilion

Children can create their own adventure as they explore this safe and exciting environment. You little ones are encouraged to jump, climb, roll and bounce to help keep them active and entertained!

  • 8 years and under
  • Adult supervision at all times

Adventure Play Timetable

Dive down under and explore The Reef at IB Leisure

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