Marin Indoor Activities

Art Start, 45 Camino Alto #108, Mill Valley (388-8336);
Drop-in open studio; great for 4 and up

Bay Area Discovery Museum, 557 McReynolds Rd., Sausalito (339-3900);
Lots of indoor areas, incl. Tot Spot, train room, arts/crafts room, and changing exhibits.
Closed Mondays

Bay Model Visitors’ Ctr (Army Corp of Engineers), 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito (332-3871)
Model of the SF Bay and Delta system; great for 4 and up

Bowling - Country Club Bowl, 88 Vivian Way off E. Francisco, San Rafael (456-4661)
Covered lanes, no gutter balls; great for parties; yummy pizza

Doodlebug, 641 San Anselmo Ave, San Anselmo (456-5989);
Art studio, classes and events, party room

Jump N Bounce, 718 San Anselmo Blvd., San Anselmo;
Drop-in play; T-Fri 10-12:20, S/S 10-6

Music Together (456-6630);
Classes at various locations; call for current schedule

Northgate Mall, 5800 Northgate Mall, San Rafael (479-5595)
Play area; carousel;  M-Th 10-8, Fri/Sat 10-9 and 11-6

MEGA Gymnastics, 72 Woodland Dr., San Rafael (257-6342);
Drop-in tumbling for 2-3 year olds; classes and birthday parties

Parents Place Marin, 600 5th Ave., San Rafael (491-7959);
Drop-in and scheduled play, art and music classes, plus many other great parenting resources

Parents Center at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin, 240 Channing Way, San Rafael (608-8308);
Classes, moms’ groups, workshops, lactation consultant, infant scale

Pavilion Playgroup, 142 Bolinas Road, Fairfax(453-1584);
Indoor drop-in play Wed/Thurs/Fri 9:30-12:30 during rainy season; art classes

San Rafael Gymnastics, 129 Carlos Dr., San Rafael (491-1290)
Drop-in play Saturdays 9:30-10:30 (up to 6) and Fridays 6:30-9:30pm drop off (6 and over)

Sticker Factory, 3810 Cypress Dr., Petaluma (800-429-4549);
Tours of sticker factory/store, M-Th (by reservation); great for groups and for 5 and up