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Ocean Adventures – latest lockdown news

2 October 2020

Following the government announcement over the weekend, Ocean Adventurers is sad to announce it is closing to the public on Thursday 5 November until at least 2 December. All affected soft play entry tickets have been automatically refunded yesterday and there is no further action you need to take. Refunds will take 3-5 working days […]

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Leading the Industry for COVID secure indoor play experiences!

21 May 2020

Here at Ocean Adventurers Indoor Play centre, we are continuing to strive to always be at the top of the game for soft-play centres and to lead the charge for change and unique development in the industry. Now set to re-open after being closed since the beginning of lockdown more than 18 weeks ago, we […]

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Are we doing enough to tackle allergies in children?

29 April 2020

One of the things that has stuck us the most at Ocean Adventurers in the food side of our soft play business is the number of children with allergies. We just weren’t expecting allergies to be so commonplace when we launched the business. It has been well reported in the news last week that the […]

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Are outdoor playgrounds a thing of the past?

29 April 2020

The Mail on Sunday published an article a year ago this month alerting readers to the fact that ‘a staggering 346 council playgrounds have been axed since 2014 – the equivalent of seven a month’[1]. But has anything changed in the past year? Have we woken up to what some in the industry are calling […]

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Have you ever wondered how soft plays are regulated to be as safe and clean as possible?

29 April 2020

Have you ever wondered how soft plays are regulated to be as safe and clean as possible? In short, the answer is that they aren’t. There is a voluntary code called BSEN 1176:2008 that a number of soft plays adhere to, but the key problem is that it is voluntary. Of course, like any business, […]

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