Indoor playground business


How to Start a  Indoor Playground Business?

Best tips for indoor playground business

Indoor playground business are popular among parents who have toddlers and young kids. Whether it is hot or cold, nothing can stop children from having fun and socializing with other children and parents from bringing children and letting them experience the play they need, which is according to experts is an hour per day.

And if you love taking care of kids, or wanting to always make them happy, starting an indoor playground business that an assure safety, affordability, and fun, can have a bright future ahead. The business can start in two ways, either franchised or independently owned. No matter how the business starts, you should make sure to offer a variety of activities, games, toys, and playground equipment for kids who want to have fun and good memories. In order to achieve this, here are the steps on how to start a children’s indoor play area business.

Step #1: First things first

The first step in every new venture is overwhelming at first. This is the stage when you have to think of a name, incorporate it into a logo, and then handle the necessary paperwork to get registered. After creating your branding—or your identity so that people will know and remember who your indoor playground business is—and creating a logo, the next step is getting your federal tax identification number. Afterwards, approach a limited liability corporation (LLC) regarding liability protection in case someone sues your business. Lastly, contact your health department and ask them about the requirements or regulations in starting and running an indoor playground business.

Step #2: Plan your indoor play area

Before buying, building, and installing playground  equipment on your indoor play area, you should know what is in it. Aside from  indoor play equipment, you can also include other activities that can cater to other age groups and parents as well; examples can be a snack bar, an open play area, vending machines, video game room, rock climbing, souvenir shop, private function room for different events, such as birthdays, coffee bar, and more. Moreover, you can consider adding Wi-Fi to keep parents entertained.

Step #3: Look for the perfect spot

Well, not all areas are strategic enough to play indoor playground business. Choose a location that is accessible for families and the right size to fit your target market and proposed play area. Often times, these locations are near neighborhoods, schools, and commercial areas,like the shopping mall with big trafic.

Step #4: Buy liability insurance

Liability insurance is important because it is a policy that protects a person or business from being sued due to malpractice, injury or negligence. Some inclusions of this liability include worker’s compensation, accident and equipment liability. However, before purchasing one, make sure to dive into detail and know the complete requirements. You can ask for a lawyer’s help in this matter.

Step #5: Seek professional advice

Contacting experts in different fields can give you advice on what is the best decision to make on your next indoor playground business move. This will also help you operate your playground with less the hassle since there are experts who are willing to give advice.

Step #6: Find the right play equipment manufacturer

You are near your end goal in starting indoor playground business since you have already consulted advice and created your identity for families and children to remember. Now, it is time to find the right indoor playground manufacturer to make your indoor playground a reality. Make sure to look for trusted manufacturers who are recognized by different international standards so that equipment is safe and durable.

Indoor playground price


How much does it cost to Start an Indoor Playground?

How much cost to start an indoor playground is primary questions when get into this business. In year 2018 we made 43 project in 46 in Europe, Now we have indoor play area equipment over 70 countries like US, Canada, Indian, Ireland, Malaysia, Singapore, Romania, Chile, Pakistan….

Different country has different indoor playground price

In Each country the cost have huge different, Now we compare price between our factory with manufacture local. Supplier in India is 120% compare with our price, but quality worse, because over there are short of material, so need to buy from China. Supplier in USA is 4 times expensive than us, Supplier in Europe is 5 times expensive than us.

How to calculate the indoor playground price?

Now we are going to share the price range of product and others.

Total cost= FOB cost + shipping +import duty +installation


FOB cost which we already show online, Usually is USD100/m2 for height under 3.2m, USD200 for height 4.5m, for example you want playground 200m2, the price will be around USD28,000 for two level and around USD40,000 for 3 level.

As you know the indoor playground equipment is customized, some elements are expensive, so this indoor playground price for reference only, the final indoor playground  price may have 30% up or down. So the final indoor playground price is having some difference.

Shipping cost, We can take care of shipping, just let we know which port. Trust me oversee shipping usually very cheap. To India only around USD600, to West of US cost around USD2200, to est of USA cost around USD3000, to middle of USA cost around USD4400. To Europe only cost around USD1,200-2,000 (quotation all for 40HQ)


Import duty, To US and Canada only 4%, to Europe around 11-22%, to India is 26%, around 40 countries is 11%. You can find exactly duty by HS950699,0000 (playground equipment)

The cost for indoor playground installation

Installation cost is depend on size of playground, usually wage cost around USD2,400 for 100-150sqmt, USD6,600 for 500-700sqmt, Of course you need take care air ticket, hotel and meal for our guys. Also the price is up different country import tax and some transportation difference due to the covid-19, the shipping price is rising up so much.

For more information on cost please send us email or add us on whatsapp. We are offering free design,after our clients confirm the design, then we will give you the best indoor playground price for you.