Top 5 Indoor Subs for Outdoor Activities


Baby, it’s cold outside, and we refuse to wear weather-appropriate shoes. So we’ve rounded up the best places to bring your favorite outdoor activities inside.

1. SkyZone Indoor Trampoline Park
Never heard of an indoor trampoline park? That’s because SkyZone developed the first of its kind in the world. Here, you can bounce off the walls—literally—on five trampoline-walled “courts,” play 3-D dodgeball, and 360-dunk with a level of flair that’d make Dwight Howard jealous. 11745 Commons Dr., Springdale, (513) 671-1333,

2. Climb Time of Blue Ash
Scale walls and boulders for a full body workout you’re guaranteed to feel the next day. Whether you’re new to rock climbing or a seasoned crusher, Climb Time offers plenty of bouldering options for all levels, as well as top-roping and belaying. Don’t be afraid to ask the regulars for advice—they’ll gladly share tips. 10898 Kenwood Rd., Blue Ash, (513) 891-4850,

3. Flying Trapeze Lessons
Ready? Hep! The pros at Cincinnati Circus Company will teach you how to swing, flip, and fly through the air on a trapeze, just like a circus performer. Don’t forget to wave regally to your friends on the ground. Cincinnati Circus Company, 6433 Wiehe Rd., Cincinnati, (513) 921-5454,

4. Full Throttle Indoor Karting

Channel your inner Speed Racer at this true racetrack: Helmets and neck braces are required, as karts go up to 40 miles per hour. Racers with the fastest times are showcased daily on the “Top 100” list, and for ultra-competitive Indy-500 wannabes, Full Throttle also offers a racing league and private lessons. 11725 Commons Dr., Springdale, (513) 341-5278,

5. CocoKey Indoor Waterpark
Don’t put those swimsuits away just yet. Explore 50,000 square feet of waterslides, swimming pools, and lazy rivers inside, where, at CocoKey, it’s a balmy 84 degrees year-round. 11320 Chester Road, Mason,

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