We’ve seen this question on the Nextdoor neighborhood app several times recently. Most people think they have to drive to Greenville for family entertainment. Even people that live here in Easley don’t realize how many fun indoor places exist right here in town. These are places that are worth driving FROM Greenville to Easley for. We compiled a list you can keep handy next time someone asks, “what is there to do in Easley when it’s rainy outside?”
projectROCK Easley – 2121 Farrs Bridge Rd, Easley, SC 29640
projectROCK Easley is the TALLEST new indoor rock climbing gym in AMERICA. That’s right, it was named the tallest new climbing gym in 2022. The gym has hand sculpted walls that mimic the textures and features of iconic outdoor climbing locations in America with some walls going up as high as 84 feet. It a whole rock climbing experience with something for everyone.
Meeple Merchants – 5823 Calhoun MemoriaL Highway Suite 1C, Easley, SC 29640
Meeple Merchants is Easley’s local board game store. They carry a variety of board and table top games, TCGs, accessories, and more. They have over 1000 square feet of table and play space including a private room available for rent. If you don’t know how to play, you can try one of their demos from the Game Library or sign up for a Learn and Play class.
Roller Time Skate Center of Easley – 719 Ross Ave, Easley, SC 29640
Roller Time is an old school roller skating rink. With skate rentals, disco balls, colored lights, and music you can partner-skate to. They are open to the public, and rent their space for private events, birthday parties, school/church functions, or corporate parties. The first derby game for Easley’s roller derby team is March 18th, 2023 if you’re looking for some high-energy entertainment!
Easley Premiere Lux 8 – 5065 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Easley, SC 29640
Premiere Lux is the nicest movie theater for miles. It features the large reclining seats with personal tables for your snacks and refreshments. They have convenient self-serve popcorn and drink stations as well. If you’re considering going to a movie, this cinema will give you the most bang for your buck!
Captain Kimberly Hampton Memorial Library – 304 Biltmore Rd., Easley, SC 29640
When in doubt, or low on funds, you can’t go wrong with the local public library. Easley’s Captain Kimberly Hampton Memorial Library in particular in a bevy of activity. Check their website for activities, clubs, movie nights, classes, and more. There is a small coffee shop on site, and several cozy spaces to curl up with a good book. Ask the librarians about their Library of Things as well. It’s a limited selection of things like oversized outdoor games that can be rented out like books.
Tri-City Lanes – 5515 Calhoun Memorial Highway, Easley, SC 29640
Tri-City Lanes is your old school bowling alley. With 20 lanes, shoe rentals, arcade game room, glow bowling, and a concession stand, it has everything you would expect from a cool classic bowling alley. Party rooms and tables can be reserved for birthday parties and other events.
312 Throwing Co. – 312 S Pendleton St, Easley, SC 29640
If you’ve never tried axe throwing, you should start at 312 Throwing Co. The business features 12 throwing lanes, a bar, a full kitchen, and other fun games like cornhole and oversized Connect 4 to play, making it fun for the whole family. Kids must be at least 12 years old with an adult to throw. Check out their website for cool upcoming events.
The Bow – 119 W Main Str, Easley, SC 29640
Picture a big billiard hall, but without the noise and smoke. Picture black and white checkered tiles, an old fashioned soda fountain, and a great burger. That’s what you’ll find at The Bow in the Easley downtown. Open for lunch and dinner, it’s a great family-friendly place for a meal and a couple rounds of pool.
The Pint Station – 116 E Main St, Easley, SC 29640
At first glance, it looks like a bar, but The Pint Station is more of an experience. Families are welcome, including dogs. You can bring your own food, check out local art on the walls, play air hockey, grab a board game or a deck of cards to play. The Pint Station also has a ton of activities like Bingo and trivia nights, free community events, and live music.
JB Owens Sports Complex – 111 Walker’s Way, Easley, SC 29642
The Larry D. Bagwell gymnasium at the JB Owens Sports Complex is run by Easley’s parks and recreation department and features an indoor walking track, basketball courts, fitness, art, and dance classes for the family. When it’s nice out, there are sports fields outside, playgrounds, a disk golf course, and more. Definitely worth a visit.
Please email us if you have a cool indoor place that we can add to this list!