Attention fun-seekers! Just in time for the holidays, Whitby is now home to the ultimate playground to dream big and be bold with the opening of a reinvented Playdium entertainment complex. Located at the Whitby Entertainment Centrum at 75 Consumers Drive, the highly new complex offers over 32,000 square feet of pure fun for everyone to enjoy. Whether competing to win some awesome swag, sharing a fresh and delicious meal, hosting parties or team outings,, or simply hanging out with friends, Playdium is a community-based space to connect, engage and #LiveWild.

The new Playdium complex will create 150 new jobs for the Whitby community. Approximately two-thirds of the brand-new location is dedicated to gaming and attractions, including state-of-the-art amusement games, ropes course, bowling and virtual reality, with the other third offering a range of on-the-go bites and handcrafted dishes.

Get Your Game On

  • Challenge your friends with over 90 state-of-the-art amusement games, including classics, racing games, roller coaster simulators and more! Credits are earned and tracked on RFID wristbands – simply load, tap, play and win

  • Once you’ve racked up enough points, strut with pride to the Swag store and choose your well- earned reward from a selection of great prizes – from the latest board games, the cutest plush toys and coolest accessories, to high-tech drones and GoPro cameras!

  • Got some SPARE time? Lace up, hit the lanes and knock ‘em down with six lanes of good ‘ol fashioned ten pin bowling

  • Take your play to new heights with the ropes course, where you can test your balance and agility with ten sky-high obstacles, 25 feet off the ground!

  • Travel beyond reality in the VRcade arena, where you can experience multiple immersive games with up to six players

  • Got SCENE? Earn points with every Playdium visit to redeem for food, game credits or a night out at the movies

Fuel Up on Food

  • Is your tank running on empty? A day of play is sure to work up an appetite and Playdium has multiple food options to keep you fueled for unlimited gaming

  • Pull up a seat in Playdium’s fun and fresh Eatery, where you can choose from an elevated selection of Insta-worthy dishes and desserts, perfect for solo or shareable dining. The fun, fresh and international-inspired menu includes tacos and bowls, pizza, sandwiches, sundaes, sliders. Plus, there’s always birthday cake on hand – whether it’s your big day or not!

  • Feeling thirsty? In addition to a variety of refreshing drinks for active teens, grownup gamers can also choose from a menu of cocktails, wine and draught beers

  • Prefer to eat while you compete? Grab some quick Bites between games from a delicious assortment of your favourite on-the-go snacks, including pizza, sandwiches, nachos and soft serve

Whitby Playdium – 75 Consumers Drive, Whitby, Ontario – 289.807.2848

  • Monday to Thursday
    3 PM – 10 PM
  • Friday
    3 PM – 1 AM
  • Saturday
    10 AM – 1 AM
  • Sunday
    10 AM – 10 PM

Cineplex opened its first reinvented Playdium complex in Brampton (ON) in September 2019, with plans to open 10-15 locations in mid-sized communities across the country, including a new location in Dartmouth (NS) in 2020. Cineplex also operates seven locations of The Rec Room – Canada’s epic new destination for food and fun for millennials, their friends and families – in South Edmonton (AB), West Edmonton Mall (AB), Calgary (AB), Toronto (ON), London (ON), Mississauga (ON) and St. John’s (NFLD). Both Playdium and The Rec Room leverage Cineplex’s existing industry-leading entertainment, amusement gaming, food service, content creation, digital media and operational capabilities as well as its relationship with SCENE, Canada’s largest entertainment rewards program.

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