Awards & Recognition


  • Voted Best of the Gold Coast by the readers of Greenwich, Stamford, Westport, and New Canaan-Darien Magazines, 2013, 2014 & 2015


  • A fun way to teach kids motor skills - Huffington Post
  • Great Play gives the children's fitness and health business an update - Inc. Magazine
  • Top 100 Franchises - Franchise Grade 2016
  • A uniquely engaging experience for children of all ages! - USA Today
  • Top Franchises for Franchisee Satisfaction - Franchise Business Review
  • Franchise 500: 2013, 2014 & 2015 - Entrepreneur Magazine
  • Top 50 New Franchises - Entrepreneur Magazine


  • Selected Best of Denver by the Westword Magazine
  • Thank you to everyone who voted for us! We were voted the # 1 place to take your kids in Denver! We were also voted the best indoor play area for kids!!
  • There are literally hundreds of wonderful places to take your kids in greater Denver! Great Play has been created with two objectives: to ensure that kids have fun, and to help them reach their full physical potential, to help every child develop a love of physical activity that will lead to an active, healthy and confident life.
  • Westchester Family 3-Category Winner! Best Indoor Playspace, Best Children's Exercise Program Top Five, Birthday Party Place- Family Favorites, 2016
  • Westchester Family 4-Category Winner! Best Indoor Playspace, Best Children's Exercise Program Top Five Birthday Party Place and Amusement Center - Family Favorites, 2017
  • Westchester Family 2-Category Winner! Best Indoor Playspace, Top 5 Birthday Party Place - Family Favorites 2018
  • Voted Best of Westchester by readers of Westchester Magazine
  • Westchester Family 3-Category Winner! Best Children's Gym, Best Birthday Location, Best Indoor Playspace - Family Favorites, 2014
  • Westchester Family 4-Category Winner! Best Birthday Party Place, Best Indoor Playspace, Children's Exercise Place - Top Five, Gymnastics Classes- Top Five - Family Favorites, 2015
  • Voted Top Place to Take Kids in Westchester County- Kids Out and
  • Voted Favorite Indoor Play Center- Kids Out and
  • 2015 Favorite Places to Take Kids in Denver Winner
  • Great Play has won the #2 spot in our Top 20 survey of Favorite Places to take Kids in Denver!
  • Winner 2017 Hulafrog most loved kids gym
  • Selected Best of the Best: Best Place to Take Your Kids, by Colorado Community Media
  • Voted most beloved place for Gymnastics/Movement (Little Kids) and Birthday Party Venue. Also won the Grand Prize for most overall votes across all Gold Daisy Awards categories.
  • Denver's favorite places to take kids for 2015
  • Voted Best Classes: Best Kids Entertainment Indoors, by readers of
  • Voted Best Sports Camp of Seattle by readers of the Parent Map Magazine
  • Voted Best of Chandler, AZ - Best Place to Take a Family - East Valley Tribune
  • Voted Best Birthday Parties in Phoenix - 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015, by readers of
  • Voted Greatest Party Spot of Seattle by readers of


Great Play of Stamford will temporally suspend all activities, including classes, open gym, and birthday parties. The current suspension will be til further notice.
We want to let you know that Great Play has had NO reported cases of any staff members or clients who have the virus. We regret having to make this decision, however the government has issued these restrictions, and it's in the best interest for everyone.
We hope that you and your families stay healthy, safe, and that we hope to see you again very soon!
Great Play Management