Winter Schedule: Monday-Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mon - Fri: Full facility open 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. with front room remaining open 1:30 - 5 p.m.
Sat - Sun: Full facility open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. with front room remaining open 4 - 5 p.m.
Friday Extended Hours begin January 18: Full facility open 5 - 8 p.m.
Spring/Summer/Fall Season (begins April 1, 2019): Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
***Closures for 2018-2019: December 25, January 1, May 27
Ages: Children 2+ and their families
Costs: Child: $7/day, $20/week, $40/month or $60/year ($40/year for VRD residents - proof required)
Family: $60/month or $100/year ($60/year for VRD residents - proof required)
Adults and children under two are free
The Imagination Station, a thoughtful play space, features a Thoughts Flow to inspire experimental play, a play wall to integrate physical and cognitive learning, a hyperbolic funnel that models the planetary motion, and a health clinic that promotes imaginative play where children can provide care for dogs, cats and babies.
Your entrance fee now includes more art and science. Paint on paper as much as you like every day, take home art made with the sand-pendulum (limit one per visit), and enjoy the guided activity every day. Click link below for schedule.
The Art Studio is open every day with projects you can create and have as keepsakes of the fun you had in Vail! Paint Your Own Pottery is available every day and other projects are on a rotating scheudle. Click here for schedule
Brand New: Virtual Reality opened December 1, 2017
Come and play on our two HTC Vive virtual rooms. One room dedicated to active play where you can slice fruit with ninja swords, box without getting hit and many other options. One room is dedicated to artistic and thoughtful play where you can paint in three dimensions, build contraptions for rolling a ball down a hill, or visit anywhere on planet earth.
Virtual Reality is not recommended for young children. More information on the safety of VR with children:
Games offered on a rotating schedule: Tilt Brush (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TckqNdrdbgk), Bounce (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAxoAZEHzQM&list=PLe6lpVngkMEZvbJMbjKCj9S6ZlytLI5ym), Mini Golf (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLWd8gkVla4), Fantastic Contraptions (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-PxyWKY9dg), Droid Repair (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NOQMtcBz4o), The Lab (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASVku-48N8Q), Fruit Ninja (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1CRhg2mDTI), Light Blade, Trials on Tatooine (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koBt4Kfb4Zw), Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, and more!