Childrens Indoor Soft Play Centre

Indoor Soft Play Centre Facilities_Junior Play Centre FrameAre your kids filled with never-ending energy, with all that zooming, ducking, and jumping around the house?

Would you like to go to the Best Soft Play Centre in Manchester (awarded by Mamas & Papas) ?

If the answers “Yes!”, then why not give your children some action-packed days of fun at Snakes and Slides Indoor Soft Play Centre, Manchester’s best play and party venue.

Snakes and Slides is the largest and best childrens indoor play and party venues in Manchester, with a huge multi-level soft play frame that reaches an incredible height. In addition to this huge three tier play frame we also have a dedicated built-in Baby Area and Toddler Area with height appropriate soft play equipment allowing babies and toddlers to explore the play centre at their own pace. So, if you are looking for a fun day out for all the family, with activities for children aged 0-11 years, then come to Snakes and Slides.

Indoor Soft Play Centre Facilities_Four Lane Astra SlideFor the Juniors – recommended for ages 4-11 years

A huge 4 Lane Astra Slide accessible from the third floor, Giant Spiral Snake Slide, Sky Glide Racers, Multi-level Arena, large separate Sports Area with interactive sports walls for Football, Basketball and many more exciting and challenging features for the children to explore.
 Indoor Soft Play Centre Facilities_Baby Area


For the Babies and Toddlers – recommended for ages up to 4 years

Soft Play Centre including shapes, puzzles, games, interactive panels and building blocks, as well as an Interactive Ball Pool and many more climbing and obstacle features for the little ones to explore.



The Bistro

Snakes and Slides Indoor Soft Play Centre has a dedicated food and drinks Bistro Cafe, where everything’s made to order, fresh and good. We’re very fussy about the food we serve at Snakes and Slides so that you don’t have to be. We try to take care of all your food and drinks needs, using the best produce and we also try to cater for different cultures and religions, with Kosher, Halal and Vegetarian options available on the menu.


Bistro_Freshly made sandwiches

Our Bistro offers a selection of fresh homemade hot and cold food made by our qualified and experienced chef . We offer a wide selection of delicious, paninis, wraps, freshly made sandwiches, homemade soups and incredible daily chef specials. We offer healthy kids meals, sandwiches, desserts, homemade cakes and kids treats. So what ever your taste buds, you’ll be sure to find something delicious on our menu.

Bistro_Italian CoffeeDrinks

Enjoy an aromatic cup of freshly roasted coffee, specialty teas or shakes and juices for kids from our Bistro, whilst enjoying the daily newspapers and magazines. It’s a fantastic meeting point for mothers, coffee groups and play groups as well as being an escape for stressed Fathers.

Bring your kids for breakfast, lunch or tea and know that they’re eating good food and give yourself a well-earned break.



Childrens Birthday Parties

Birthday time is extra special at Snakes and Slides. We endeavour to make your childrens birthday parties the best party experience ever and our aim is to take the stress out of the whole party experience for you. This way both you and your children get to spend time with friends and family and enjoy the birthday experience, without having to worry about; food, drinks, entertainment and most importantly, the washing and cleaning up.

All our birthday parties include an experienced Snakes and Slides Party Host, who will take complete care of your party from start to finish. You will also have use of your very own Snakes and Slides Private Party Room, Snakes and Slides Party Invitations, a selection of Hot and Cold Food (subject to choice of party), Unlimited jugs of juice/water so you’re guaranteed a party to remember.

Booking is made easy, simply contact us, choose one of our exciting Snakes and Slides parties and we will provide you with booking confirmation, food menu and special Snakes and Slides Party Invitations.

Click here to find out more about our party packages


Go-karting is an exhilarating new attraction at Snakes and Slides. Our Go-karts and Track have been specially designed for children, giving your little thrill seekers the opportunity to have a go at one of the world’s fastest growing sports. Children will love to get behind the wheel of our colourful electric powered F1 style Go-karts, racing safely around our self-contained, specially designed ‘grand prix’ style circuit.

Operating at a safe speed, Snakes and Slides Go-karts are incredibly safe. They are driven by electric geared motors fitted directly onto the rear wheels with no chains to worry about. There are no hot engines or flammable fuels to cause injury to the children, so taking away any concern you may have as parents for your children. So you can rest assured, the children can drive around safely imagining they are Lewis Hamilton or Jenson Button.

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Customer Information

Wednesday 14th August: The centre is hosting a private party today and so will open at the later time of 12:30pm. Please also be aware that our monthly Once Upon a Smile bereavement session is also scheduled later today so the centre will close early to the general public. Last admission will be 3:30pm, close at 5pm.

Changes to weekend closing time throughout summer - please be advised that the centre will close earlier than usual on weekends throughout July/August. Last admission on Saturday will be 3:20pm (closing time 4:50pm), last admission on Sunday will be 2:20pm (closing time 3:50pm).
All of our opening times, including those above, are subject to change and we do close early on occasion. To avoid disappointment we advise all customers to call in advance of their journey. Our telephone number is 0161 653 1221.