A few weeks ago my son and I had a day-date and I wanted it to be a meaningful day. I decided against his favorite places that we typically go to and instead headed to an awesome indoor spot (because it was a rainy, cold day); Climb Zone USA which is in Laurel, Maryland. We had no traffic and it was a quick 30 minute drive.
Climb Zone has 76 themed climbing walls and each wall is 28 feet tall. My son has never been rock climbing, besides of course those small 3 foot walls at playgrounds. He was definitely nervous as the instructor strapped on a harness to his waist. I figured he’d need encouragement and assistance so I decided not to climb, but adults are more than welcome to. The instructor explained how to attach his carabiner to each climbing wall and then we were off, on our own. We walked around, admiring all of the familiar scenes recreated on walls and he found his favorite climbable art wall and up he went.
Once your little one has had enough climbing, they can jump over to the bounce houses or test their luck at some video games. A small cafe offers treats and cold drinks. There is a small fenced in area for children 3 and under to play in as well. Children ages 2-5 cost $12 and children 6 years and older will cost $25. There is no time limit so you can stay all day if you’d like. You can also host a birthday party at this fun indoor spot.