Jump!Zone – website
Location: 490 W. North Frontage Road, Bolingbrook
Hours: Hours for open play vary and can be viewed online. Currently the schedule for open play is:
Mon No open play
Wed No open play
There are often special open play hours on school holidays, such as Columbus Day.
Admission: $8/child on Tuesdays and Thursdays, $10/child on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Adults are free and children under 2 are free. Save more by signing up for Club JZ – you’ll receive a 2 for 1 instant pass by email.
*** Socks are required so don’t forget to bring them for the kids & yourself!
Parking: Free parking in large attached lot.
Bathrooms: There are private men’s and women’s bathrooms. Changing tables are available.
Nursing area: There is no designated nursing area. There are benches in the center of the room with a clear view of the inflatables, there are tables with benches near the video games, and there are counters facing the inflatables with stools behind them. There are also massage chairs.
Handicapped/stroller accessibility: Jump!Zone appears to be very accessible; the building is large and open.
Amenities: Socks are available for purchase if you forget to bring them.
There are a variety of amenities for parents, including flat-screen televisions, free Wi-Fi, and two massaging chairs are available for parents (one hour for $20; shorter options available also).
Jump!Zone has several party packages, beginning at approximately $165 for 10 kids on a Friday night with no food included. Parties include jumping time and time in a party room. Food, drinks, desserts, tokens, goodie bags, balloons, and t-shirts, are optional items that can be included with parties. Jump!Zone can also be rented for $350 per hour with a 2 hour minimum.
Food: Outside food is not allowed in. Food is available for purchase. A slice of pizza is $3.00 and a whole pizza is $18. Icees, Gatorade, fountain pop, and juice boxes are available, as well as ice cream cups and candy. There are tables near the video games.
Special events: Visit the Jump!Zone site for special event information. Columbus Day Jumping is on Monday, October 10 from 10am-3pm for $10 a person. On October 31 from 11am-6pm there is a Halloween Event. The cost is $10/child, costumes are encourages, and each child receives a treat bag.
– 40′ long Jungle Zone – obstacle course and multiple slides
– Spongebob – slides and basketball hoops
– Superman – obstacle course and slides
– 22′ Super Tall Fire Truck Slide – this one is a favorite for my kids. It’s SUPER fast.
– Batman slide
– Train Station – 22′ long obstacle course
– Tweety Bird Cage – traditional bounce house
– Arcade area – There are several video games and ski-ball and basketball games. Some of the games give out tickets that can be exchanged at the front desk for small prizes.
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We paid: We purchased a punch card for 6 open-play sessions for $30 from Groupon ($60 value). Dexter is still under 2 so he’s free, as am I, so each visit only costs us $5. The normal price would be $8-$10.
Our experience: We’ve been to Jump!Zone twice since purchasing our punch card from Groupon and we really enjoy it. It’s really, really loud because of the air for the inflatables, but once you get used to it it’s not that bad. We did visit with friends and one of the kids was really scared because of the noise, but she relaxed pretty quickly once the other kids started playing. The traditional jump house is available, but the kids seem to prefer the obstacle course and especially the big slides. Adults are allowed in the inflatables (175lb weight limit) which is great with small kids. Dexter loves the slides, but sometimes has a hard time climbing up the taller ones and is nervous going down the first time or two so I’m able to go up with him. Jump!Zone doesn’t allow parents to go down the slides with the kids (no kids on your lap), but just having me at the top seems to be helpful. Not to mention, it’s a lot of fun! I’m also able to climb into the obstacle courses on the larger inflatables if the kids get stuck or need help. The train station inflatable is designed for younger kids, but Dexter was a little afraid of it at first. Although part of it is uncovered, the first part of the obstacle course in it is enclosed and it’s a bit dark; Cooper had to help Dexter to go through it. Cooper loves all the inflatables and my only problem with him is keeping track of where he is. We’re happy to have 4 more punches left on our card so we can return again. I spend most of my time standing just outside the inflatable the boys are in or helping them through them, but it’s nice that they have so many amenities for the parents. If my kids were a little older I could definitely see getting some work done on the computer or reading a book while they wore themselves out.
***Don’t forget socks! They’re required and you should bring some for the kids and yourself.
Jump!Zone wanted to share a special prize with a Toddling Around Chicagoland reader so come back tomorrow for a fabulous Jump!Zone giveaway!
*** I received coupons for 4 free slices of pizza from Jump!Zone and a prize to give away to a reader. All opinions expressed here are my own.