Indoor Climbing and Sliding Spaces for Kids

Perhaps it’s post-Thanksgiving family fatique, but we’re thinking about indoor spaces where children can burn off excess energy.

Above: An indoor play space spotted on the The Architecture Blog.

Above: An interior climbing wall, via Bldg Space.

Above: A loft space in Los Angeles, photographed by June and John Brown for OWI.

Above: A children’s room in Hampstead by London architects Stiff + Trevillion.

Above: London architect Alex Michaelis created a slide for his children in his city house.

Above L: A house in London designed by Anita Kaushal. Above R: A sliding pole via My Scandinavian Retreat.

Above L: An indoor climbing ladder, via the portfolio of photographer Louis Lemaire. Above R: A house in Inverness, CA, by Gustave Carlson. Photo by Michael Maloney for the SF Chronicle.

Kids need to play, but they also need to do their homework. For ideas on workspaces for kids, see Remodelista’s post, Children’s Rooms: Workspace Roundup.


peggy p.
peggy p.4 years ago

another person wishing had the space and money for these ideas;they are fantastic

Shan D.
Shan D.4 years ago

How do the kids with the fireman's pole get back up? ;-)

Lara Kinast
Lara Kinast4 years ago

Awesome stuff. I don't have the space or money to do any of that right now, but very cool ideas. If I had a kid and the space and money I would want to build them something like this. I love loft levels in houses, I think they are awesome.

Mandi A.
Ama A.4 years ago

Very cool.. If I had the money I would want to reproduce these ideas...for myself.

Bon L.
Bon L.5 years ago

Thanks for the info.

Angelica P.
Angelica P.5 years ago

Way cool!

Cristi Sturgill
Cristi Sturgill5 years ago

I wish I had all of that stuff when I was a kid.

Colleen M.
Colleen M.5 years ago


Anna G.
Anna G.5 years ago

wow i love this! i kinda want a slide by the stairs now.

Chelsea V.
Chelsea V.5 years ago

My goodness! I'm 18 and I wish I had all that stuff in my house to play with. xD Everything looks awesome!