The best place to go with kids in Gran Canaria

Are you visiting the island of Gran Canaria and travelling with children? Then you already know how important playgrounds, parks and leisure centres are for kids.


Discover in this article the 5 best playgrounds, parks and leisure centres for kids in Gran Canaria! Find your favourite place where your little ones can enjoy their time and play.


Leisure centres and playgrounds in Gran Canaria

Find out which are the best playgrounds and leisure centres near you. You’ll discover all the services that Gran Canaria has to offer to provide fun for the little ones and relaxed moments for parents, who can go shopping and make sure that the kids are in a supervised and safe place where they can play with other children.


Spend fun times with your loved ones in these leisure centres and green spaces to enjoy with your family and don't miss the best playgrounds in Gran Canaria!


1. Diverplay


  • Diverplay is a kids' playground located in the Shopping and Leisure Centre 7 Palmas, in the capital of Gran Canaria. 
  • The opening hours are Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 21:00, Saturday from 12:00 to 21:00 and Sunday from 16:00 to 21:00.


It’s a fun place for kids and, at the same time, a good place to celebrate events such as birthdays, communions, etc. with good attention and attentive and friendly caretakers.


2. Drago Park

  • Drago Park is a kids' leisure centre located in the Las Terrazas Shopping Centre in Telde, on the first floor.
  • Its opening hours are Monday to Friday from 12:00 to 22:00 and weekends from 16:00 to 22:00.


It’s a centre with clean and tidy facilities, with good value for money. It has services such as trampolines, ball pool, mini-football court, slides, mats, bowling, princess castle and pirate ship, machines for children, a kiosk-bar... Likewise, it’s also a very good place to celebrate birthdays.


3. Chiny & friends


  • Chiny & friends is a kids' playground located in Avenida de Canarias in Vecindario. 
  • Its opening hours are Monday to Friday from 17:00 to 21:00 and on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 to 15:00 and 17:00 to 21:00.


It’s a centre for recreation and celebrations with a very good service with games and entertainment such as guard and custody of the little ones and a library. They also have different menus for birthday and campus celebrations.


4. El Tablero sports-recreational park


It’s an open-air playground in Calle Manuel Pestana Quintana, in El Tablero, in the south of Gran Canaria. It’s open 24 hours a day and has no surveillance. However, it's a good place to enjoy family time in a park with swings and more outdoors.


5. Catapum


It's another kids' leisure centre in Calle Crucita Arbelo Cruz, 2, in Las Palmas and in Calle Laurel 6A in Vecindario. Its opening hours are Monday to Friday from 16:30 to 21:00 and on weekends from 11:00 to 14:00 and from 16:30 to 21:00.


This leisure centre is focused on birthdays and creating magical moments in a fun, unique and safe environment. They also offer shows, entertainment and more attractions.


Family accommodation in Gran Canaria

If you’re on holiday in Gran Canaria and don't know where to stay on the island, VillaGranCanaria can offer you several options. A very good option for families with kids is to rent a villa, where you’ll have all the exclusivity, privacy and security to offer you a very good rest as a parent and, on the other hand, enough space for the little ones to have a great time as a garden, private pool and terrace.


Choose your priority among our holiday rentals for families according to your needs and preferences: pet-friendly, with BBQ area, with private pool, in Maspalomas, near the beach...

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