OPEN PLAY

$8 Per human/$4 for members*. All sessions require adult supervision except where otherwise noted (teen lounge)

ALL

AGES

Tue/Wed/Thu 1:30-4 pm 

ALL AGES Open Play has exhibits for all age groups and abilities. Activities for families and solo players.

Skills: Engineering, competition, hand-eye coordination, sharing, taking turns, strategic planning

Current Capacity: 30 humans

Sound/Music Level: Medium

TEEN

13-17

 Thursdays 6:30-9 pm 

TEEN LOUNGE is a chill parent-free evening with board games, video games, physical activities, music, snacks and more. Ages 13-17

Skills: Making friends, independence

Current Capacity: 24 humans - grown-ups not invited

Sound/Music Level: Medium-high

TINY

TIME

 Fridays 9 am-12 pm

TINY TIME has tons of safe stuff for babies and new crawlers to climb, kick, poke, and drool upon.

Skills: Large motor skill, sensation

Current Capacity: 16 humans

Sound/Music Level: Low

+ Keep watch for specialty themed open play sessions !  * Prices may vary

Next Open Play Sessions

 
  • All Ages [Open Play] AUG 3
    Aug 03, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Inner Child Studio, 715 W Orchard Dr STE 2, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    $8 per person/$4 for members
  • Family Game Night [Open Play] AUG 3
    Aug 03, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Inner Child Studio, 715 W Orchard Dr, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    Recommended Ages: 7+
  • All Ages [Open Play] AUG 4
    Aug 04, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Inner Child Studio, 715 W Orchard Dr STE 2, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    $8 per person/$4 for members
  • All Ages [Open Play] AUG 5
    Aug 05, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Inner Child Studio, 715 W Orchard Dr STE 2, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    $8 per person/$4 for members
  • Teen Lounge [Open Play] AUG 5
    Aug 05, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Inner Child Studio, 715 W Orchard Dr STE 2, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    August is FREE!
  • Tiny Time [Open Play] AUG 6
    Aug 06, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Inner Child Studio, 715 W Orchard Dr STE 2, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    $8 per person/$4 for members
  • Grand Open House
    Aug 07, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Inner Child Studio, 715 W Orchard Dr STE 2, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    10am - 3pm | FREE
  • WATER WORLD Session 1 [Open Play]
    Aug 08, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Inner Child Studio, 715 W Orchard Dr STE 2, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    $8 per person/$4 for members
  • WATER WORLD Session 2 [Open Play]
    Aug 08, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Inner Child Studio, 715 W Orchard Dr STE 2, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    $8 per person/$4 for members
  • All Ages [Open Play] AUG 10
    Aug 10, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Inner Child Studio [Suite 2], 715 W Orchard Dr STE 2, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    $8 per person/$4 for members
  • Family Game Night [Open Play] AUG 10
    Aug 10, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Inner Child Studio, 715 W Orchard Dr, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    Recommended Ages: 7+
  • Tiny Time [Open Play] AUG 13
    Aug 13, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Inner Child Studio, 715 W Orchard Dr STE 2, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    $8 per person/$4 for members

FAQs

What is an Open Play Session?


Open Play is a play session where exhibits are open for anyone to interact with. Beginning capacity for open play is small groups with masks required for those who are unvaccinated against COVID-19. Exhibits will be separated and spread out to help with social distancing.




What kind of Open Play Sessions are available?


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 exhibits 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. Please see the schedule above for special Open Play Events




Do I have to book a spot?


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 my child unsupervised?


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 I have to come for the whole time/be present at beginning?


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.