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By Emily Hunter | 12/01/2021 | Attractions, Indoor Activities, Museums & History, Performing Arts, Rock Climbing, Sports Venues, Things to Do

TOP 11 INDOOR ADVENTURES IN MEDFORD

Do you crave adventure, but you aren’t a fan of the cold? The Rogue Valley has several hidden gems and activities ready for you to enjoy this winter season. Explore all Medford has to offer, no heavy coat required.


Cascadia Axe Company, things to do in medford, indoor activities, glow in the dark

Looking for a fun date night, adventure with your friends, or just want to see what axe throwing is all about? Cascadia Axe Company is your one stop shop for all things fun and sharp! Southern Oregon’s premier axe throwing facility, they welcome visitors of all skill levels, and provide a throwing lesson for anyone before each session. 

To the core, Cascadia Axe Company is all about having a great time and making new friends. Don’t want to throw axes? They also provide a fun variety of board and card games you can pick out to play! Visitors are always welcome to simply come and watch others throw axes, or watch some blacksmithing/making from the viewing deck- no appointment necessary! Cascadia Axe Company even boasts a fine selection of canned beers, hard ciders, hard seltzers, wines, sodas, and non-alcoholic beverages alike that you can enjoy, axes or not.

This activity is restricted to those 18+ | 5681 Crater Lake Hwy #4, Medford, OR 97502

Rogue Rock Gym, rock climbing, things to do, winter indoor activities

Are you craving some old fashioned family fun? Medford’s Rogue Rock Gym is the perfect place to feed your adventurous soul! All ages and skill levels are welcomed, with classes and programs perfect for beginners.

Start with their “Intro to Indoor Climbing” class, and become equipped with the essential skills you’ll need to climb at the gym. Learn how to properly put on a harness, tie into the rope and belay for a partner. Practice your new skills under close supervision from a Rogue Rock Gym instructor, and enjoy a fun and inviting environment with your family and friends. Pre-register for all fun classes on their website, and let the fun begin!

Activity available for all ages | 3001 Samike Dr, Medford, OR 97501

Family Fun, rogue karting, go karts, karting, racing, race track

Enjoy the thrill of racing with your family and friends on Rogue Karting’s ultra modern, next level karts! Race at speeds as high as 40mph, and enjoy endless fun on their indoor track. Equipped with 360 protection and adjustable seats, steering wheels, and pedals, find your escape in the fast lane!

Inside, enjoy their Hi-Fi Cafe with a full selection of drinks, salads, and mouthwatering sandwiches. Discover their variety of arcade games and party packages, perfect for a large gathering or for the full family.

Riders must meet height requirement | 2065 Lars Way, Medford, OR 97501

ice skating, ice skate, winter activities,

Share some indoor fun at Medford’s coolest place in town: The RRRink! Complete with all of your rental needs, the RRRink offers different sessions designed for your skill level. From family skate to freestyle, enjoy a session skating with a loved one.

Bundle up by the fire and enjoy their selection of food at their concession stand, complete with hot cocoa and other warm goodies. Satisfy your winter cravings and enjoy a day to remember at Medford’s indoor skating rink!

Activity available for all ages | 1349 Center Dr, Medford, OR 97501

ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum

Stimulate your mind and senses at ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum! Located in Ashland, Oregon, the museum is filled with over 100 interactive and engaging exhibits. Dedicated to inspiring wonder and creative inspiration in visitors of all ages, the site also houses an outdoor garden, live science demonstrations and dynamic programs year-round.

Sit in on an interactive workshop, or explore the exhibits yourself and rediscover the wonders of science this winter!

Activity available for all ages | 1500 E Main St, Ashland, OR 97520

Take on your family and friends in an ultimate laser tag competition. With a 4,000 square foot arena and plenty of obstacles for you to hide, take cover or ambush, compete in a close combat war zone!

Located inside the Rogue Valley Mall, Laser Ops offers daily drop-in games where you can match up with other players, or you can book your own private party package to have exclusive use of their arena.

After your match, enjoy their fully stocked arcade and gamer's lounge. Complete with Xbox, PlayStation and Switch consoles, enjoy a fun filled afternoon while watching other laser tag battles unfold on the big screen in the lobby.

Activity available for all ages | 1600 N Riverside Ave, Medford, OR 97501

Baffled escape rooms, games, attractions, family fun, friends, things to do in medford, indoor activities

It is truly baffling how much this local attraction has to offer! Become immersed in the setting of one of the many different rooms, and see if you can escape before time runs out!

Each session is one hour long, and holds clues for all of the senses to discover and piece together the way to escape. From choosing the correct chalice in DaVinci’s Secret, to proving your innocence in Jailbreak, discover if you have what it takes to unveil all of the clues and escape!

Parent / guardian must be present in rooms with those under 18 | 1600 N Riverside Ave, Medford, OR 97501

When looking for indoor fun suited for all members of your family, look no further than Lava Lanes! The bowling alley offers all of the rentals you would need, including ramps and bumper bowling settings for even the smallest of bowlers. With 40 lanes to enjoy, experience bowling like you never have before!

After your game, enjoy the large arcade where you can win fun prizes, or grab something to eat at the food window. If your party is 21 and older, you can also enjoy their 6,000 square foot sports bar. Featuring 72 TVs with 18 Plasmas and an awesome 60” Plasma Cube, enjoy an incredible viewing experience no matter where you choose to sit. The bar serves local and domestic brews, 20 options on tap and a full bar. Root on your favorite team or play pool with friends and family, and enjoy a fun evening at Lava Lanes!

Activity available for all ages | 2980 Crater Lake Hwy, Medford, OR 97504

The Rogue Valley Family Fun Center has the perfect name- because it is your one stop shop for all things fun! If the weather is right, you can still enjoy the fun activities they offer outside, such as mini golf, go-karting and the batting cages. However, all of the fun activities live indoors when winter rolls around.

Enjoy their expansive arcade with plenty of games for all ages to enjoy. From shooting hoops to defeating space invaders, win tickets at each game to buy a fun prize at the end of your day! For the little ones, a three story, soft playhouse structure awaits. Full of slides, tunnels, web crawls, twists and tangles, and a toddler only section, your kids will find endless fun in Cactus Jack’s Playhouse!

Activity available for all ages | 1A Penninger Rd, Central Point, OR 97502

Cinemark Tinseltown, movies, movie theater

Enjoy a movie on the big screen, with new and improved theater reclining seats and mouth watering concession stand. Reserve online, and pick where you’d like to sit before you arrive for an optimal viewing experience. On the app, you can also skip the line and order your food and drinks before you arrive! Feel like a true VIP and enjoy a cozy cinematic experience at Cinemark Tinseltown!

Activity available for all ages | 651 Medford Center, Medford, OR 97501

Craterian Theater Medford

The Craterian Theater at The Collier Center is the perfect place to enjoy a cozy night in while enjoying a dazzling live performance. The theater is a state-of-the-art performance venue, featuring excellent acoustics, sightlines, and an overall intimate experience. Seating up to 750 patrons, the stage can accommodate large music, dance and theatrical tours, as well as local productions. Enjoy a night you’ll never forget, and book a show near you!

Activity available for all ages | 23 S Central Ave, Medford, OR 97501

When you say festive, we say Medford! With plenty of outdoor adventures and indoor havens during winter, you are sure to find something everyone in your family will enjoy. Explore each activity with family and friends, and enjoy the most wonderful time of the year in the Heart of the Rogue!

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