FAQs

COMMUNITY CENTER PLANNING

What is a playPOD?


playPODs are private exhibits that you can rent for 60 minutes. The exhibits exist in a large room with other exhibits that will be in use. Exhibits are separated with barriers from other exhibits and the seating area.




How many people fit in a playPOD?


1 booking is for 5 human beings over age one (12 months). This can be: - 1 adult and 4 kids - 2 adults and 3 kids - 3 adults and 2 kids - 4 adults and 1 kid - 5 Adults Feel free to share a booking with a friend, as long as you don't exceed 5 humans. Some special [playPODS] have different capacities. Please check the playPOD descriptions.




Can I book a playPOD online or on my phone?


Site Members who register with an e-mail and password will be able to book playPODs and Open Play sessions easily with our mobile friendly website. If you like apps, download the SPACES app on your phone.




I or my child has special accomodation needs


Please let us know anything important in the notes field during the checkout process or give us a call, e-mail, or chat message text.




Can I book more than one playPOD session that happen at the same time?


If you have enough adults to properly stay with any kids under 13 in each playPOD, then yes.




Can I book multiple playPODs in a row?


Yes, just be sure to check out and check in to your new POD.




Can I share my playPOD with the people next to me/in other exibits?


As long as everyone consents, you may play among other exhibits or invite others to play in yours.





 

[playPOD]

What is a playPOD?


playPODs are private exhibits that you can rent for 60 minutes. The exhibits exist in a large room with other exhibits that will be in use. Exhibits are separated with barriers from other exhibits and the seating area.




How many people fit in a playPOD?


1 booking is for 5 human beings over age one (12 months). This can be: - 1 adult and 4 kids - 2 adults and 3 kids - 3 adults and 2 kids - 4 adults and 1 kid - 5 Adults Feel free to share a booking with a friend, as long as you don't exceed 5 humans. Some special [playPODS] have different capacities. Please check the playPOD descriptions.




Can I book a playPOD online or on my phone?


Site Members who register with an e-mail and password will be able to book playPODs and Open Play sessions easily with our mobile friendly website. If you like apps, download the SPACES app on your phone.




I or my child has special accomodation needs


Please let us know anything important in the notes field during the checkout process or give us a call, e-mail, or chat message text.




Can I book more than one playPOD session that happen at the same time?


If you have enough adults to properly stay with any kids under 13 in each playPOD, then yes.




Can I book multiple playPODs in a row?


Yes, just be sure to check out and check in to your new POD.




Can I share my playPOD with the people next to me/in other exibits?


As long as everyone consents, you may play among other exhibits or invite others to play in yours.





 

Open Play

What is OPEN PLAY?


Open Play is a play session where exhibits are open for anyone to interact with. Beginning capacity for open play with small groups with masks required. Exhibits will be separated and spread out to help with social distancing.




What are the different OPEN PLAY sessions?


We have different types of OPEN PLAY sessions, with special focus for different groups, like toddlers, babies, kids, people with special needs, and teens. The exhbits change with each session and depending on the group. We also have special themed open plays focusing on one type of play, like LEGO or water.




Do I have to book a space in OPEN PLAY?


Yes! Please book ahead using our website, mobile site, or the SPACES APP. In the future, when events can be larger, we will have walk-ins available.




Can I leave/drop off my kids for Open Play?


We do not offer drop-off sessions for young children at this time. Open Play is designed for everyone to have fun and interact with each other. Please make sure the people you are responsible for are in your field of vision at all times. Teen events for visitors aged 13-17 are adult-free.




Do we have to come at the beginning of the session and stay the whole time?


You can come at any time of the open session; just note that the cost will not be different if you arrive 40 minutes into the session or 5 minutes in. You can also leave and come back if you need.




How do I receive the 50% discount?


Members of any kind can book Open Play Sessions at a special price. Once you purchase a Supporting Membership, your discount option will appear at checkout as long as you are logged into your account. You can also earn Session Passes for Open Play and other ICS sessions by volunteering. Volunteers receive a free membership after orientation and registration.





 

Events

What is OPEN PLAY?


Open Play is a play session where exhibits are open for anyone to interact with. Beginning capacity for open play with small groups with masks required. Exhibits will be separated and spread out to help with social distancing.




What are the different OPEN PLAY sessions?


We have different types of OPEN PLAY sessions, with special focus for different groups, like toddlers, babies, kids, people with special needs, and teens. The exhbits change with each session and depending on the group. We also have special themed open plays focusing on one type of play, like LEGO or water.




Do I have to book a space in OPEN PLAY?


Yes! Please book ahead using our website, mobile site, or the SPACES APP. In the future, when events can be larger, we will have walk-ins available.




Can I leave/drop off my kids for Open Play?


We do not offer drop-off sessions for young children at this time. Open Play is designed for everyone to have fun and interact with each other. Please make sure the people you are responsible for are in your field of vision at all times. Teen events for visitors aged 13-17 are adult-free.




Do we have to come at the beginning of the session and stay the whole time?


You can come at any time of the open session; just note that the cost will not be different if you arrive 40 minutes into the session or 5 minutes in. You can also leave and come back if you need.




How do I receive the 50% discount?


Members of any kind can book Open Play Sessions at a special price. Once you purchase a Supporting Membership, your discount option will appear at checkout as long as you are logged into your account. You can also earn Session Passes for Open Play and other ICS sessions by volunteering. Volunteers receive a free membership after orientation and registration.





 

Education

What is a playPOD?


playPODs are private exhibits that you can rent for 60 minutes. The exhibits exist in a large room with other exhibits that will be in use. Exhibits are separated with barriers from other exhibits and the seating area.




How many people fit in a playPOD?


1 booking is for 5 human beings over age one (12 months). This can be: - 1 adult and 4 kids - 2 adults and 3 kids - 3 adults and 2 kids - 4 adults and 1 kid - 5 Adults Feel free to share a booking with a friend, as long as you don't exceed 5 humans. Some special [playPODS] have different capacities. Please check the playPOD descriptions.




Can I book a playPOD online or on my phone?


Site Members who register with an e-mail and password will be able to book playPODs and Open Play sessions easily with our mobile friendly website. If you like apps, download the SPACES app on your phone.




I or my child has special accomodation needs


Please let us know anything important in the notes field during the checkout process or give us a call, e-mail, or chat message text.




Can I book more than one playPOD session that happen at the same time?


If you have enough adults to properly stay with any kids under 13 in each playPOD, then yes.




Can I book multiple playPODs in a row?


Yes, just be sure to check out and check in to your new POD.




Can I share my playPOD with the people next to me/in other exibits?


As long as everyone consents, you may play among other exhibits or invite others to play in yours.





 

Memberships

What is OPEN PLAY?


Open Play is a play session where exhibits are open for anyone to interact with. Beginning capacity for open play with small groups with masks required. Exhibits will be separated and spread out to help with social distancing.




What are the different OPEN PLAY sessions?


We have different types of OPEN PLAY sessions, with special focus for different groups, like toddlers, babies, kids, people with special needs, and teens. The exhbits change with each session and depending on the group. We also have special themed open plays focusing on one type of play, like LEGO or water.




Do I have to book a space in OPEN PLAY?


Yes! Please book ahead using our website, mobile site, or the SPACES APP. In the future, when events can be larger, we will have walk-ins available.




Can I leave/drop off my kids for Open Play?


We do not offer drop-off sessions for young children at this time. Open Play is designed for everyone to have fun and interact with each other. Please make sure the people you are responsible for are in your field of vision at all times. Teen events for visitors aged 13-17 are adult-free.




Do we have to come at the beginning of the session and stay the whole time?


You can come at any time of the open session; just note that the cost will not be different if you arrive 40 minutes into the session or 5 minutes in. You can also leave and come back if you need.




How do I receive the 50% discount?


Members of any kind can book Open Play Sessions at a special price. Once you purchase a Supporting Membership, your discount option will appear at checkout as long as you are logged into your account. You can also earn Session Passes for Open Play and other ICS sessions by volunteering. Volunteers receive a free membership after orientation and registration.