Joovy Room2 Waterproof Rolling Playard

Last updated: January 11, 2023


This playard is ideal for setting up in your home and leaving it, as you'll get 10 square feet of playspace, double the size of typical playards. It comes with a waterproof mattress sheet to give the baby a clean surface for playtime.

Joovy Room2 Waterproof Rolling Playard

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: This playard provides 10 square feet of play space, offering plenty of room for playtime.

In our analysis of 52 expert reviews, the Joovy Room2 Waterproof Rolling Playard placed 9th when we looked at the top 12 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

As parents, sometimes we need a quick minute by ourselves, to use the restroom, take a shower or get dinner started. When baby starts to move though, a minute can be too much time. The Joovy Room2 provides peace of mind for moments like these. You’ll breathe a little easier knowing baby is content in the Room2 and not exploring the family room without you there to supervise. The Joovy Room2 (read as Room Squared) is a proven workhorse and a perennial favorite baby product for parents and grandparents alike. Not only does it look great in any room in the house, it’s functional in the outdoors as well. With over 10 square feet of space, baby will have more space to play. Extra-large mesh windows provide excellent visibility in and out of the Room2, while baby is content in a spacious playard. Reliable, durable and built for endurance, the Room2 is sturdy enough to be used with multiple kids and in playgroups, and can withstand the use of growing families. While the Room2 is bigger and heavier, it folds in a traditional playard manner and includes a travel bag to facilitate trips. A waterproof mattress sheet is also included to help keep the playard dry and tidy. Mattress Area 9.51 square feet, Folded Size: 10 x 9.5 x 37 inches (W L H), Playard Weight: 29.6 pounds.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

There are also two wheels for easy movement of the playard.
There is also a mattress included which is equally easy to clean.
This playard is almost 50% larger than most traditional playards.
The New Room 2 comes with a waterproof cotton sheet, and the play yard itself is 50% larger than standard, offering extra space for a singleton toddler as well as twins.
If you plan to purchase just one playard and you don’t live in super-tight quarters, I’d recommend you go with the Joovy Room2, since it will last you into the toddler stage.
This product didn't score that well in our review with a heavier weight and larger folded size than most of the competition.
It looks great – very minimalist design. No bunnies, flowers, paisley, polkadots or otherwise obvious baby prints need apply.
It has two wheels that make it easy for you to move it from one place to another without having to disassemble it or to remove the baby.

What reviewers didn't like

As with most playards, the main issue with the Joovy playard is locking the sidebars into the upright position.
Doesn’t have a one-hand fold
Breaking down each rail takes some time and attention
The materials and design are higher quality, and the mattress is more comfortable than some of the competition.
There are no bells and whistles here, so if you’re looking for a change pad combo, this isn’t the playard for you.
At first, attaching the mattress pad to the playpen is a little tedious but it gets easier as you get used to the process.
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