Are adults allowed on the play structure or climbing wall at Outdoors In?
Yes of course, we encourage adults to get involved with playing on the equipment with their children.
Are food and drinks allowed at Outdoors In?
We have a classroom area which is set up with tables, chairs, and high chairs in which outside food and drinks are allowed. Adults are welcome to carry around water and/or coffee in the playground area while attending to their children.
Alcohol is prohibited.
Are pinatas allowed at my Outdoors In rental?
Only pull string pinatas are allowed at rentals. No hitting devices are to be used. Candy may only be in the classroom space.
Are restrooms, with a changing table available at Outdoors In?
Restrooms and changing tables are not located inside Outdoors In, but are nearby on the second floor of the building. Access is via an elevator or stairs.
Are shoes required to play at Outdoors In?
Shoes are not required, but socks must remain on. Bare feet are not allowed.
Can I have more than 70 people at my Outdoors In rental?
The maximum number of people we allow at rentals is 70 (fire code). Please plan ahead for your guest list so you do not go over this number.
Can I leave my child at Outdoors In while I run out for a moment?
No. We understand your child would prefer to stay and play but unless another adult is present, you are required to bring your child with you anytime you leave Outdoors In.
Can my friends/family get the resident rate during Outdoors In Public Play if we are all together?
We ask you to use the address of where each child resides.
Can Outdoors In be rented for a private party?
Yes, please check our rental page for information.
Can we be let in earlier to Outdoors In or stay longer than our rental?
Sorry, no. You signed a contract for the hours you booked your rental and we must adhere to this contract.
Can we come in during Outdoors In Public Play to celebrate a birthday?
We welcome you to come in and celebrate birthdays at Outdoors In however, as a courtesy to our other public play patrons, there are strict parameters. We do not allow cake/cupcakes, gifts, decorations, balloons, reserving/having additional tables/chairs, etc.
Does an Outdoors In punch card cover one child, or a family?
The punch card can cover as many people under 17 as you would like and is not just for one person. Each person under 17 must pay to enter OI. We have a punch card holder available for your convenience if you would like us to store it for you in a locked drawer.
Does Outdoors In accept toy donations?
If you have toys in very good condition, please contact Outdoors In directly to make arrangements for us to inspect toys and also determine if we need them. Please keep in mind, we have many toys and not all toys may be accepted. Please feel free to research other donation centers in the community, as there is always a need for gently used toys.
Does Outdoors In have passes available for purchase?
Yes, we have a five visit punch card and a 10 visit punch card available for purchase. These punch cards are at a cost savings and we have a punch card holder available for your convenience if you would like us to store it for you in a locked drawer.
How do I know if I'm a Hillsboro resident?
If the owner of the house you reside in pays City of Hillsboro PROPERTY TAXES, then you are considered a Hillsboro Resident.
How many kids are allowed in per adult at Outdoors In?
The number of children allowed in per adult is unlimited.
If we come in to Outdoors In to play during the morning Public Play, are we able to come back for the afternoon Public Play at no cost?
Each Public Play is considered a single visit and there is a charge for each one.
Is Outdoors In wheelchair accessible?
Is there an area to park my stroller?
Sure. You are welcome to bring your stroller inside OI and park it out of the way or in the lobby right outside Outdoors In. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Is Wi-Fi available at Outdoors In?
Yes, the Hillsboro Civic Center has Wi-Fi.
My older child is 12-17 years old is not planning on playing when they come to Outdoors In with my younger child(ren) and me, do I still have to pay for them?
Yes, anyone under the age of 18 who is not directly caring for their own child is required to pay the single visit entrance fee.
What does the $50 cleaning fee entail?
You will be responsible for packing up/taking your own personal items and will need to be ready to exit the facility as soon as your rental is over. Everything left behind will be disposed of.
What forms of payment are accepted at Outdoors In?
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, cash and checks.
What is Outdoors In?
The dry version of an outdoor playground. It features 3,800 sq ft of space with a full size play structure, a bouldering wall, a whole body electronic gaming console, and a classroom space filled with toys for children of all ages.