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Best Toddler Time Activities & Play Areas in New Tampa/Wesley Chapel & Land O’ Lakes

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If you are living with a toddler, you quickly realize they need plenty of opportunities to burn off excess energy. In the New Tampa, Wesley Chapel and Land O’ Lakes area there are some great options for parents who need to get out of the house and have some quality fun time with their toddler.

We have found some great spots to keep toddlers busy. Check out our top selections below.


1. Music & Story Time

Wiregrass Ranchers Kids Club at the Shops at Wiregrass 
28211 Paseo Drive, Suite 100 Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
(813) 994-2242

The Shops at Wiregrass hosts a free kid-friendly event every month on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 10am-11am in the Center Court section near Macy’s. This free event features music with Mr. Tommy, a favorite children’s entertainer, balloon art with Tony the Balloon Guy, and face painting. Sometimes they may add some special changes like a fire truck display or something similar and they may host it under the garage area.

For more information, please visit theshopsatwiregrass.com/kids-club/

Barnes & Noble Wesley Chapel

28152 Paseo Dr Suite 100, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
We love to visit Barnes & Noble as they have an extensive kids section on the second floor. Children can read books, act on the mini stage and play with the train sets. Every Tuesday at 11 a.m. they offer a special storytime for toddlers.
Barnes and Noble also offers special storytime on select Saturdays during the month. The storytimes may include an activity or coupon to be used at the bakery. All storytimes are free to attend.


2. Explore the Local Library

The library is a great place for babies, toddlers, teens and adults. It is one place that can accommodate the needs of all. Libraries calendars are filled with fun and engaging activities for children especially. With dedicated kids sections, toys and games, you’ll find a safe haven to spend time with your children.

Photo Credit: Land O’ Lakes Library Facebook Page



Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd, Land O Lakes, FL 34639

Newly renovated park with a large playground, community center, picnic benches, barbecue grills, field space and more.

Land O’ Lakes Recreation Complex Playground,  3032 Collier Parkway, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639

Open 7 days a week and has a large playground area, picnic tables and benches.


Zephyr Park, 38116 5th Avenue ZephyrhillsFL 33542

The beautiful park offers two great playgrounds and a nice walking trail. It also has workout stations throughout the park. The Water Park is closed each year from December 15th through March 1st for maintenance.After that time, it’s a great spot to keep toddlers and kids of all ages entertained.


4. Bounce & Play

Bangin Bungee Kidz Zone
28329 Paseo Drive Suite 130, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
(224) 286-4337

Bangin Bungee is a children’s indoor play and party center located at The Shops at Wiregrass in the center of Wesley Chapel, Florida. The indoor play center has bounce houses and climbing areas for little children. They also offer birthday parties. Prices for children under 3yrs old is currently $7. It’s $13.00 for children 3yrs and up, bring a friend for only $10.00.
Adults are always free!


Land O’ Lakes Rec Center
3032 Collier Pkwy, Land O Lakes, FL 34639
(813) 929-1220

The recreation complex consists of a large gymnasium with indoor basketball courts and activity rooms. The rooms can be rented for birthday parties, meetings or classes. There is a pool building with a large outdoor pool with a diving area, however, it is only open to the public during the summer months.

Toddler Time: Free and open to the public on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Land O’ Lakes Recreation Complex consists of 79.3 acres with several baseball, football, and soccer fields along with tennis and basketball courts. There are shelters available for parties or picnics. The large pavilion can be reserved but the small shelter available on a first-come first-served basis.


MyGym New Tampa
2237 Ashley Oaks Cir, Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544
(813) 991-6091

My Gym was born out of our passion to teach children in a fun, physically engaging environment. The gym host a variety of classes by age group that is ideal for children four and under. Classes may include activities such as singing time, dance, swing, playing games, watching puppet shows, taking turns on special rides, and more.

Cost for classes vary. They do offer a free class for those wanting to test the gym out before committing.


Premier Gymnastics 

27033 FL-56, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
(813) 973-9920

Did you know gymnastics can help with coordination and stimulate the brain for better learning? Join Premier Gymnastics for their Tot Open Gym where your child is free to play as they choose and explore the world of gymnastics!

Tot Open Gym is only available on select days. Please visit their website for the exact dates. However, their Tot Open Gym is usually held on Monday from 9.30am-11.00am, Tuesday from 11:30am – 1:00pm, and Sunday from 10:30am-12:00pm on pre-selected dates.

Pricing:​ Members: $8, Non-Members: $10


Dance & Gymnastics Academy of Tampa
23633 Venezia Drive, Land O’ Lakes, Florida 34639
(813) 949-7875
Open Gym is a safe place for your children to just have fun. The Dance & Gymnastics Academy of Tampa offers a daytime open gym, a playful hour where your children can explore all of the gymnastics equipment and try out new skills in a safe and supervised environment. Parents are not permitted on any of the gymnastics equipment. Children ages 10 months to 13 years are welcome to play on their bars, beams, floor trampolines, rope swing and foam pit.
Pricing: $7 per child, or 5 pack for $25. Price may change without notice. Please visit their website or call ahead for confirmation.
For more information on their open gym, please visit the Dance & Gymnastics Academy of Tampa. 


Fit4Mom New Tampa/ Wesley Chapel
(813) 244-9251

Stroller Strides is a total fitness program that moms can do with their babies and toddlers. It includes power walking and intervals of strength and body toning exercises using exercise tubing, the stroller and the environment. Taught by certified and specially trained fitness instructors, it is a great workout for any level of exerciser. Children can usually interact after the classes and they have a strong group on social media where they host mommy play dates. Please call or visit for pricing.