Best Indoor Sporting Activities The Kids Will Love Near Paddington


Keeping the kids active while they’re on holiday is important to make sure they are getting the exercise they need while having fun. Taking part in sports is a great way to spend time together as a family or help your little ones make new friends.

There are plenty of great places near our London Hyde Park Hotel for youngsters to play sports, even during the winter months when the weather makes it too cold to go outside. Here are a few of the best places for you to check out while staying at the Park Grand London Paddington.


If you’re looking for fun sporting activities for your little ones to enjoy, bowling is a great choice. It’s a great way to spend time together as a family and go head to head for a fun afternoon of knocking down pins and going for strikes. There are plenty of arcades and bowling alleys around London where you can spend an evening together. All Star Lanes in the Holborn area is a great, family-friendly place that is perfect for kids and offers an exciting environment.


Swimming is a great way for kids to stay active without having to brave the winter cold. Whether you’re travelling with tots or teens, a day at the pool is sure to keep your little ones entertained. There are plenty of places to splash around in London including the famous Olympic Park Centre which features a number of state of the art pools and other facilities that will help keep the family active and having fun. Be sure to bring your swimsuit with you to the London Hyde Park Hotel and head over to one of the city’s swimming pools.


If you have a budding extreme sports star in the family, there are a handful of indoor areas where they can practice their skills and shred along with other skaters. Bay Sixty6 on Acklam Road is just south of Paddington and is a perfect place for urban sports fans to spend the afternoon. The weather in London during winter time means there aren’t many places for skaters to get active but the indoor skate parks in the city allow them to have fun and meet new people. Parks like Bay Sixty6 welcome skateboarders, rollerbladers, bikers and scooter riders so be sure to head over and check it out.


There’s no better mixture of exercise and fun than trampolining. It’s surprising that jumping up and down constantly can be so entertaining but anyone that has spent time on a trampoline will know just how much fun you can have. There are a number of new indoor trampoline parks around London that take it to the next level with rooms full of trampolines, sponge pits and obstacle courses. If you find yourself caught out by the rain during your winter trip to London, this is a great way to keep the kids entertained.