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Toddler's Guide to Chester County

September 21, 2022

There are many places for toddlers to play indoors or outdoors in Chester County from places to jump and dance or places to create and explore. Find the Toddler's Guide to Chester County a round-up of all the things toddlers know and love and maybe a few new spots to explore.  

Bounce U
Charming Star
Grand Slam USA
Healthy Kids Running Series (multiple locations, offered seasonally)
Indoor Playground at Exton Mall
Jumparoo at Urban Air
Jumpers
Legacy Martial Arts
Learning Express (events and activities)
Lulu's Casita
Meraki Run Club
Monkey Fish Toys (events and activities)
My Gym
Oasis Family Fun Center
Open Play at United Sports
Open Skate - Ice Line, Power Play or PNY
Palace Bowling
Round 1 (Bowling and Arcade)
SkyZone - Glen Mills
Soccer Shots
Treehouse World - Toddler Time offered seasonally
YMCA of Greater Brandywine

Dance and movement:
Diane Matthews School of Dance
Harrison Dance Studios
Longwood Performing Arts
Oxford Center for Dance
The Dance Center
The Rock School West
Time to Leap
Touch of Class Dance
Twirl
West Chester Dance Expressions
YMCA of Greater Brandywine

Gymnastics Tot Times:
AJS Pancott offered seasonally
Main Line Gymnastics (Fall, Winter and Spring)
Metzler's Gymnastics

Color Me Mine
Crystal Murphy Music
Fired Up Pottery
Music Together / Tempo
Painted Plate
Tot Rock
Revival Productions (classes and kid-friendly performances)
SALT Performing Arts (Classes and Kid-friendly performances)
WC Studio (Classes and Kid-friendly performances)
YMCA of Greater Brandywine


American Helicopter Museum
Brandywine Trains (at Christmas)
Chester County Airport (watch the planes come and go from nearby)
Longwood Gardens - Garden Railway (Fall/Winter)
Regional Rail Line (nearby Stations include Thorndale, Whitford, Exton, Malvern, Paoli)
West Chester Railroad

Beyond Chester County
National Toy Train  Museum
North Museum
Lancaster Science Museum
Railroad Museum
Strasburg Railroad


Baily's Dairy Farm Pocopson
Barnard's Orchards
Brandywine Zoo
Elmwood Zoo
Highland Orchards
Indian Orchards Farm
Linvilla Orchards
Longwood Gardens (indoor and outdoor)
Marsh Creek State Park
Milky Way Farm
Newlin Grist Mill
Philadelphia Zoo
Ryerss Horse Farm
Springton Manor
Treehouse World
Tyler Arboretum


Our Chester County Libraries hold regularly storytimes and programming for toddlers and families



Parks and Playgrounds in Chester County (list with interactive map included)


American Helicopter Museum
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Historic Sugartown

Beyond Chester County
Delaware Museum of Natural History
Winterthur Museum
Hagley Museum and Library
Delaware Children's Museum
Delaware Museum of Natural History
LEGOLAND Discovery Center - Plymouth Meeting, PA
Academy of Natural Sciences
African American Museum
Barnes Foundation
Franklin Institute
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Please Touch Museum
Adventure Aquarium


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