Local Resources

CHILDREN'S LIBRARIES:

Hudson Park Library           

http://www.nypl.org/locations/hudson-park

 

Jefferson Market Library    

http://www.nypl.org/locations/jefferson-market

 

Chelsea Library

https://www.nypl.org/locations/muhlenberg

 

SWIM CLASS

Imagine  

Tribeca, UWS, Brooklyn, weekend classes       

Starting at 4 months

www.imagineswimming.com

McBurney YMCA  

Weekend classes 

Starting at 6 months  

https://www.ymcanyc.org/mcburney

 

Asphalt Green  

Upper East Side & BPC,Weekend classes     

www.asphaltgreen.org/bpc/programs/aquatics/swim/youth-swim/0-4-swim

MOVEMENT

Gymoberee   

Murray Hill, UES, UWS, Weekend classes

Starting at newborn

https://www.gymboreeclasses.com/en/booker/28796/calendar/

Kids at Work

Multiple locations

http://www.kidsatworknyc.com

The Little Gym of Tribeca

Weekend Classes 

 http://www.thelittlegym.com/TribecaNY/

(Also in Tribeca & Brooklyn)

Free to be under three  

UES & West Village     

http://www.freetobeunderthree.com

 

Kidville Financial District          

https://kidville.com/fidi

(also in Midtown West & UWS)

 

Baby Moves (Perry Street School) 

http://www.babymovesnyc.com

RIE with Christina Cohen in the East Village

https://www.christinacohen.com

 

Dionne Kamara at Union Square Play

https://www.dionnesimonekamara.com

Super Soccer Stars

Multiple locations, weekend classes

Starting at 1yo

www.supersoccerstars.com

Soc Roc

Multiple locations, Weekend classes

https://www.jcsocroc.com

Kids in Sports 

UES, Weekend classes

https://ues.kidsinsports.com/

Dance with Joy

Weekend classes

3-5 years old

www.dancewithjoynyc.com

Manhattan Youth in Tribeca

Weekend classes

Starting at 6 mos

https://www.manhattanyouth.org

Modern Martial Arts

UES, UWS, Tribeca, Midtown, Astoria, Weekend classes

Starting at 3yo

www.mmanewyorkcity.com

McBurney YMCA

Weekend classes

Caregiver and me classes starting at 18mos.

Starting at 3yo, including ballet, soccer & basketball

https://ymcanyc.org/locations/mcburney-ymca

NY Kids Club

Multiple locations throughout city

Starting at 2 mos old

https://nykidsclub.com/NYC-Kids-Club/location/greenwich-village

INDOOR PLAY 

Hudson Park Library           

http://www.nypl.org/locations/hudson-park

Kidville Financial District          

https://kidville.com/fidi

(also in Midtown West & UWS)

Chelsea Piers Toddler Play 

Weekend classes

https://www.chelseapiers.com/fh/drop-in/toddler-gym/

 

Union Square Play

https://unionsquareplay.com 

 

NY Kids Club

Multiple locations throughout city

Classes starting at 2 mos old

https://nykidsclub.com/NYC-Kids-Club/location/greenwich-village


 

YOGA/PILATES/EXERCISE CLASSES      

Karma Kids Yoga

Weekend classes, All ages

www.Karmakidsyoga.com

MUSIC/LANGUAGE CLASSES

Music Together

Various Locations, Weekend classes

For newborn+

https://www.musictogether.com

 

Sip n Sing

Some Good Wine

http://www.downtownaardvarks.com/sip-n-sing.html

 

Downtown Aardvarcks

West Village, Tribeca, LES, BPC

http://www.downtownaardvarks.com

Ramblin Dan @ Union Square Play

From birth-12 months

https://unionsquareplay.com 


Little Maestros

Various locations

www.littlemaestros.com

Songs for Seeds

Tribeca, Chelsea, UES

For newborn+

www.songsforseeds.com

Look Who's Talking NYC

Multiple Locations

For babies 6-24 months

https://www.lookwhostalkingnyc.com

CPR CLASS

Manhattan Birth      

www.manhattanbirth.com

 

CLASSES FOR OLDER BABIES      

Greenwich House Music Art and Play (3 years)

https://reg139.imperisoft.com/GHMS/ProgramDetail/3339323031/Registration.aspx

 

 

STORYTIMES

Strand Bookstore      

Saturdays at 11am and 2pm

www.strandbooks.com/story-time

 

Barnes and Noble Union Square     

https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2675

 

Books of Wonder                   

https://booksofwonder.com/blogs/upcoming

 

Barnes and Noble Tribeca

https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2255?view=calendar

Housing Works Bookstore Soho        

Wednesdays at 10:30am, $5 

https://www.housingworks.org/events          

 

Nolen Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art   

https://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-tours/storytime-in-nolen-library

                                                           

For more storytimes that are further afield:                     

https://www.timeout.com/new-york-kids/things-to-do/the-best-story-time-events-for-children-in-new-york-city

   

                  

MUSEUMS

Children's Museum of the Art

The Wee Arts Studio for kids under 5 is a great play for kids to explore all things messy, from flubber to craypas.

http://cmany.org/classes-and-activities/studio-activities/wee-studio/

Family Programs at the Whitney

On Saturday and Sunday (check their schedule before you go!), visit their open studio for a kids art project or sign up for  a Gallery Exploration tour.

http://whitney.org/Events?event_category=family_programs 

Family Sunday's at The Rubin Museum of Art

Sundays are for families! Bring your family to the Museum for a Sunday afternoon full of family-friendly activities. Drop into the Education Center for some art making and stay for the family tour if you choose too.

http://rubinmuseum.org/page/family-sundays

MISC

Camp Store

https://camp.com/activities

ONLINE COMMUNITIES      

West Village Parents

Started in 2006 as a sister group to Hudson River Park Mothers Group, WVP works
to strengthen the West Village/Chelsea parent community with an online discussion board to get the 411 on navigating parenthood locally.

www.westvillageparents.org

 

HRP Mamas

The Hudson River Park Mothers Group is a social and support network for mothers who reside in Lower Manhattan

http://hrpmamas.com

Bowery Babes

http://bowerybabes.com

Bowery Babes is dedicated to supporting women from pregnancy through the early years of motherhood and beyond. If you are a mom or a soon to be mom who resides in Greenwich Village, Union Square, Soho, Noho, LES, Flatiron or surrounding neighborhoods, Bowery Babes welcomes you!

**Check out www.hisawyer.com/explore for an online resource that lists local classes**