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Explore local play spaces designed for children's enjoyment, offering swings, climbing frames, sand pits, and many more options for hours of fun.

Espace Jeux in Schaerbeek

Espace Jeux for children from 0 to 11 years of age accompanied by a grownup, on Wednesday, 2-4.30pm (not during the school holidays). In French.
Free but advanced booking is required. 

La Maison des Femmes
Rue Josaphat 253, 1030 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 243 05 85
Online: www.1030.beExternal link

Games afternoon/evenings

  • "Spelletjesavond" one Thursday of the month, from 6pm to 11pm, in GC De Kroon (Berchem-Sainte-Agathe).
    Online: www.gcdekroon.beExternal link (NL)
  • 'Jeux vous invitent', every Thursday of the month, from 7.0pm to 9.30pm at Espace Delvaux Librabry (Watermael-Boitsfort).
    Registration by mail. In French.
    Email :
  • Apéro Games every Sunday from 3pm to 8pm in Bar du Matin (Forest) and every 1st and 3d Sunday of the month from 4pm to 7pm in Bar Ram Dam (Saint-Gilles).
    In French.
    Online: www.letsplaytogether.beExternal link (FR)
  • Laeken Games Library for 6-12 year olds every second Wednesday of each month at the Laeken Library. In French.
    Free but advanced booking is required.
    Online: www.brunette.brucity.beExternal link (FR)
  • For children aged 8 years and over, one Thursday a month, at 7 pm at the Ludothèque Espace Maurice Carême.
    In French. Programme on the website. Free but advanced booking is required.
    Program on FacebookExternal link
  • Demonstrations of table games on Saturdays and Sundays afternoon at Filigranesbookshop.
    Online: www.filigranes.beExternal link (FR)
  • Every first or second Tuesday of the month from 6 pm to 10.30 pm, at Ludothèque Mosaïque.
    Free but you must register in advance. In French.
    Rue Mercelis 13, 1050 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 515 69 45
    Email :
  • Evere games library organises game nights every first Friday of the month from 7pm. Free but advance booking is required. In French.
    Taverne Toots
    Rue Stuckens 125, 1140 Brussels

Interactive map of playgrounds

Brussels Environment runs 55 playgrounds and sports grounds spread over 38 differents sites. The administration has produced an interactive map on which you can view the playgrounds in each district.

Coloured symbols differentiate between "playground" and "sport ground" and "combined play- and sports ground". In addition, a full description is provided for 42 play- and sports grounds, giving details of the equipment to be found there, the age categories, etc. Interactive map of playgroundsExternal link (FR/NL)

Information from your local authority

There must surely be a place for children in your commune or nearby.
Swings, climbing frames, sand pit, toboggan, so many possibilities to while away the happy hours.
Some play spaces are even adapted for the less able and the visually impaired.

VGC (Commission of the Flemish Community)

The website of the VGC includes a section on leisure activities for children of all ages and activities during the school holidays. Not all activities are free!

Online: link (NL)