Indoor Activities in Oakland County

Great Lakes Crossing sign in Auburn Hills.

Rainy day? No problem! You can always enjoy Oakland County’s large variety of indoor activities. From swimming to skating, art shows to aquariums, there’s plenty of fun for family and friends of all ages. Find activities near you with our interactive map, or through our complete list below. Last updated 11/25/19


Arts and Crafts

Birmingham: Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center
Clarkston: The Artist’s Apprentice // Picasso’s Grapevine
Commerce Township: Michaels
Farmington: Painting with a Twist
Ferndale: Painting with a Twist
Holly: Inspirations Art and Crafts Workshop
Novi: Michaels
Orion: Michaels
Oxford: Merge Studio & Gallery
Pontiac: The Art Experience
Rochester: Paint Creek Center for the Arts // The Painted Pot
Rochester Hills: Michaels // Painting with a Twist
Royal Oak: Creative Arts Studio
Southfield: Michaels
Troy: Michaels
Wixom: Painting with a Twist

Amusement Centers

Farmington: Zap Zone Extreme
Oxford: Legacy 925
Novi: Paradise Park
Waterford:  Zap Zone Extreme


Berkley: Hartfield Lanes
Clarkston: Cherry Hill Lanes North
Commerce Township: Wonderland Lanes
Farmington Hills: Country Lanes // Langan’s Nor-West Lanes
Fenton: Holly Lanes
Ferndale: Luxury Lanes
Madison Heights: Astro Lanes // Madison Park Bowl
Novi: Novi Bowl
Oxford: Collier Lanes // Legacy 925
Rochester Hills: Avon North Hill Lanes // Classic Bowl
Royal Oak: Bowlero Lanes & Lounge
South Lyon: Pinz Bowling Center
Southfield: Plum Hollow Lanes
Troy: Bowl One Lanes // Escape (formerly Troy Lanes)
Walled Lake: Langans All Star Lanes
Waterford: 300 Bowl // Century Bowl // Waterford Lanes

Escape Rooms

Farmington: Escape Room-Zone
Madison Heights: Escape Room-Zone
Novi: Escape Room
Oxford: Ideal Escape Rooms
Pontiac: Erebus Escape
Royal Oak: The Great Escape Room
Waterford: Escape Room-Zone

Ice Arenas

Birmingham: Birmingham Ice Sports Arena
Bloomfield Hills: Detroit Skating Club // Wallace Ice Arena
Farmington Hills: Farmington Hills Ice Arena // Farmington Hills Suburban Ice
Novi: Novi Ice Arena
Oak Park: Oak Park Arena
Rochester: Onyx – Rochester Ice Arena
Royal Oak: John Lindell Ice Arena Royal Oak
Southfield: Southfield Sports Arena
Troy: Troy Sports Center
Waterford: Lakeland Tri-Arena

Indoor Swimming

Birmingham: Goldfish Swim School
Bloomfield Hills: LA Fitness
Bloomfield Township: Life Time Athletic
Clarkston: Deer Lake Athletic Club
Clawson: Clawson High School
Commerce Township: Life Time Fitness
Farmington Hills: Costick Activities Center
Holly: Holly High School
Highland: Milford High School
Lake Orion: Great Lakes Athletic Club // Lake Orion High School
Novi: Life Time Fitness // Novi K12 Enrichment Aquatics
Oxford: Splash Swim School
Rochester Hills: Life Time Fitness // Rochester Adams High School
Royal Oak: LA Fitness // Royal Oak Middle School
Southfield: Beverly Hills Club // Franklin Athletic Club // LA Fitness
Troy: LA Fitness // LA Fitness // Life Time Fitness // Troy Community Center
Waterford: Waterford Kettering High School // Waterford Mott High School
West Bloomfield: Family Aquatic Center (Reopens 2020) // Jewish Community Center
White Lake: Lakeland High School

Jump & Trampoline

Auburn Hills: Pump It Up
Commerce: Defy Detroit
Novi: Airtime Trampoline // MEGA Fun and Fitness
Orion: FlipSpot Gymnastic & Cheer
Oxford: Urban Air Trampoline Park
Rochester: FlipSpot Gymnastic & Cheer
Royal Oak: Inflatable Playspaces
Troy: Bounce U
Waterford: Flip Starz Gymnastic Academy
Wixom: Pump It Up

Movie Theaters

Auburn Hills: AMC Star Great Lakes 25 Theatre
Birmingham: Birmingham 8 Theatre // Emagine Palladium
Bloomfield Hills: Maple Art Theatre  additional information
Farmington Hills: Farmington Civic Theatre // The Riviera Cinema
Madison Heights: AMC Star John R 15 Theatre
Milford: Milford Cinema Theatre
Novi: Emagine Novi Theatre
Oxford: Oxford 7 Theater
Rochester Hills: Emagine Rochester Hills Theatre
Royal Oak: Emagine Royal Oak Theatre // Landmark Main Art Theatre
South Lyon: The Lyon Theatre
Southfield: AMC Star Southfield 20 Theatre
Troy: MJR Troy Grand Cinema 16
Waterford: MJR Waterford Cinema 16
Walled Lake: Regal UA Commerce Township
West Bloomfield: Chaldean Community Cultural Center


Bloomfield Hills: Cranbrook Art Museum
Farmington Hills: Holocaust Memorial Center
Rochester Hills: Dinosaur Hill // Van Hoosen Farms
West Bloomfield: Chaldean Community Cultural Center

Music Theaters

Ferndale: The Magic Bag
Royal Oak: Royal Oak Music Theatre

Play Centers

Auburn Hills: LEGOLAND Discovery Center // Peppa Pig World of Play
Clarkston: Brick It Up // Fort Clarkston
Farmington Hills: Jungle Java
Novi: Chuck E. Cheese’s
Rochester: The Friendship Factory // RARA Indoor Playscape
Rochester Hills: Boogie Babies // Chuck E. Cheese’s
Southfield: Detroit Kid City
Troy: Chuck E. Cheese’s
Walled Lake: Safari Playground

Roller Skating

Farmington Hills: BonaVenture Family Skating Center
Troy: Skate World of Troy
Waterford: Rolladium Family Fun Center


Clarkston: Stars & Stripes Activity Center
Farmington: Total Sports Complex
Novi: Total Sports Complex // Total Sports Complex
Orion Township: FlipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer
Oxford: The Den // Legacy 925
Rochester Hills: GTC Gymnastics
Troy: Troy Gymnastics
West Bloomfield: The Little Gym
Wixom: Total Sport Complex


Birmingham: Village Players of Birmingham
Bloomfield Hills: Saint Dunstan’s Theater Guild of Cranbrook
Clarkston: Clarkston Village Players
Farmington Hills: Farmington Players
Ferndale: The Ringwald Theatre
Pontiac: Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts
Rochester: Avon Player Theater // Meadow Brook Theatre
Royal Oak: Stagecrafters Baldwin Theatre, Royal Oak
Waterford: Lakeland Players at Central United Methodist Church // Monster Box Theatre // The Starlight Theater
West Bloomfield: Berman Center for the Performing Arts // Jewish Ensemble Theatre


Auburn Hills: North Oakland Family YMCA
Birmingham: Birmingham Family YMCA
Farmington Hills: Farmington Family YMCA
Milford: Carls Family YMCA
Royal Oak: South Oakland Family YMCA


Auburn Hills: Sea Life Aquarium
Birmingham:  The Robot Garage
Commerce: Chi-Town Union Station
Farmington Hills: Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum
Lake Orion: Palazzo Di Bocce
Madison Heights:  Planet Rock Climbing Gym
Novi: J D Racing Indoor Karting // Putting Edge // XP Arena in Airtime Prampoline
Pontiac:  VR Life Arcade
Rochester Hills: Games Workshop // The Robot Garage  // MI-Combat
Troy: Rising Phoenix Archery // Escape
Waterford: Sportway

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