Play Area Planning

What to Do if One of Your Indoor Playground Business Ideas FAILS

What to Do if One of Your Indoor Playground Business Ideas FAILS

If you are considering opening an indoor playground or if you own one already, it is your job as the visionary and the owner of the business to think about the big picture ideas and initiatives and really perfect the revenue streams in your business.

But what happens when you make a decision that doesn’t pan out?

Let’s say you had a great idea for a service offering, or a class, or an event that you were REALLY excited about. You spent tons of time creating it, promoting it, and executing it.

However, for whatever reason, it didn’t work out the way you’d hoped. Maybe it wasn’t as profitable or as well attended as you expected, or perhaps people just didn’t seem interested.

In this blog I want to give you 2 examples of things that either just did NOT turn out to be profitable for us and why, and let you know what we did to pivot and either make changes, or even scrap the initiatives altogether.

6 tips for Planning Your Play Cafe Space

6 tips for Planning Your Play Cafe Space

I’ll be honest, I didn’t do everything right when planning my indoor play area space. In fact, most of these tips appear on this list because I DIDN’T implement them and saw the immediate impact on my business. I don’t have a time machine (or the budget for a rebuild of my play cafe!), but if you haven’t broken ground on your construction yet, you need to read these tips before you do!


5 Great Ideas to Incorporate into Your Indoor Play Area or Play Cafe

5 Great Ideas to Incorporate into Your Indoor Play Area or Play Cafe

When I was pinning ideas for my indoor play space, I came across dozens (perhaps hundreds!) of amazing ideas, and just could not incorporate them all. After owning my play cafe for over 3 years now, I may be a little biased, but I still think our play area is the bees-knees! I want to share a few of the ideas that made the cut, and a few I wish we could incorporate that I think you and your customers will enjoy as much as I do.