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In Play Inc

Address: 551 Bryne Drive, Barrie, Ontario L4N 9Y3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-730-5582
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Ranked #30 of 52 things to do in Barrie
Type: Playgrounds, Nature & Parks, Fun & Games
Owner description: Our newly renovated Barrie Family Entertainment Center has a Huge Indoor Playground, Webkinz...
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Type: Playgrounds, Nature & Parks, Fun & Games
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: Our newly renovated Barrie Family Entertainment Center has a Huge Indoor Playground, Webkinz, Arcade and Redemption Games, Prizes, Great Food and is perfect for Kid's Birthday Parties! Come on in and play.

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Barrie
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Liked the fact you can sit and relax while the kids spend a lot of time burning off the excess energy! Little pricey when it comes to the coupon games and when you turn them in there is such a little reward...but that is the cost of kids entertainment!! There is plenty to do without the coins but of course... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Decided to take the kids to In Play a couple days ago, and they absolutely loved it! It was great, my little girl loved the indoor playground and spent the majority of the time playing on it! My son also enjoyed the indoor playground but also took a liking to the different arcade games they have there! I was impressed... More 

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inplay, Owner at In Play Inc, responded to this review

Hi Alyssa, Thanks for your review. Glad everyone had a great time. Sarah More 

Region of Waterloo, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This was our first time visiting In Play and we loved it, our 5 yr. old didn't want to leave, he was begging to go back in even when we were in the parking lot headed back to the hotel. The midway games were awesome, that's where I was most of the time, between those and playing/climbing with my son... More 

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inplay, Owner at In Play Inc, responded to this review

Hi Dani, Glad you guys had such a great time. Thanks for visiting us from out of town. Regards, Sarah More 

Barrie, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

This place is filthy. The staff are not friendly. Equipment is rundown, tearing and the safety of concerns me. Last time I was there with my kids, I saw exposed electrical outlets. My daughter was able to crawl behind the games and got her foot caught in a whole in one of the tunnels approx. 20ft off the ground. Will... More 

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inplay, Owner at In Play Inc, responded to this review

Hello A H, It seems your visit was almost a year ago. We have fixed up and improved the facility a lot and have wonderful new staff that are really taking care of the place. I recommend you come to check it out so you can post a current opinion of the place and hopefully remove this one star rating... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Bought a pass so the kids got tokens and lunch and we actually spent almost four hours there. Well worth it, the kids had a great time. A couple games didn't work but the staff told me they were being removed. Otherwise a great improvement from years past and super friendly workers!

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inplay, Owner at In Play Inc, responded to this review

Thanks for coming back and taking the time to post your review. We appreciate you helping to spread the word regarding our new improvements. By the way, those games were removed and we got some new games in too! Hope to see you again soon. Sarah More 

Barrie, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Went to In Play last week with my sister and her two kids, we had an awesome time! Very clean and well maintained. The staff are super welcoming and friendly! My sister and neices visit regularly, and never get bored. We were able to have lunch right there, so it was very convienent.

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inplay, Owner at In Play Inc, responded to this review

Hi Alyssa, Thanks for taking time to appreciate the staff and all their efforts. They really do work very hard out there to provide a clean and friendly place for families to enjoy time together. Regards, Sarah More 

Barrie, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Lots of climbing,balls,and games. Tuckers the little ones right out. Great for a very rainy day, or birthdays. A bit boring for adults but little kids love it

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InPlayInc, Owner at In Play Inc, responded to this review

Hi Kathryn, Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Yes, bringing the kids in to burn off some energy is definitely a plus! We recently added a couple of couches by the ball court and we are thinking to put in a few tv's with CP24 running on them or something like that. We also offer free wi-fi,... More 

Barrie
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I was at in play today, after vowing to never go there again. BUT my kids won free passes and were asking to go. It was clean......they staff was super friendly and it wasn't understaffed. They had carrot sticks and sugary fruit cups but not much in the way of healthy snacks. I hope this staff sticks around because they... More 

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InPlayInc, Owner at In Play Inc, responded to this review

Hi Amy, I'm Sarah, the owner of In Play. I'm so glad you came back to give us another chance and had an enjoyable experience. I work out of the Newmarket location but am in touch with the Barrie staff every single day and am there frequently. I am definitely in no way an absent owner. It's very hard keeping... More 

Barrie, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I attended my niece's birthday party at this location in September. The location was not well-maintained. Several of the games were broken, many were dirty or malfunctioning (eg. couldn't put coins in a slot on the drop coin game). However, the kids had a blast! They loved the indoor play center with the balls and tunnels and climbing. They loved... More 

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InPlayManager, Manager at In Play Inc, responded to this review

Hello CeeGee Thanks for taking the time to give us your suggestions. We have removed all non-working games and are expecting some new and exciting games very soon. Sometimes games get jammed by children putting tickets in where the coins go or sometimes even coins where the tickets go. Our staff are always happy to look at a game for... More 

Barrie, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

All 3 of our Grandchildren came for a visit, and we took them to In Play, and they had a blast. Its a one stop place, meaning, you can let them play safely and get a coffee and lunch all for one price. The weather wasn't very nice outside, and this more than made up for it, and it was... More 

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InPlayInc, Owner at In Play Inc, responded to this review

Hi Snowcruiser54, Glad you enjoyed your visit. It is a great place to let the kids run loose and burn off some energy. We try to keep our food prices reasonable and of good quality so you don't have to leave when you get hungry! Hopefully they fell asleep on the drive home and had a good nap. I sure... More 

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