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Local Resources


Hudson Park Library   


Jefferson Market Library


Chelsea Library




Tribeca, UWS, Brooklyn, weekend classes       

Starting at 4 months

McBurney YMCA  

Weekend classes 

Starting at 6 months


Asphalt Green  

Upper East Side & BPC,Weekend classes



Murray Hill, UES, UWS, Weekend classes

Starting at newborn

Kids at Work

Multiple locations

The Little Gym of Tribeca

Weekend Classes

(Also in Tribeca & Brooklyn)

Free to be under three  

UES & West Village


Kidville Financial District  

(also in Midtown West & UWS)


Baby Moves (Perry Street School)

RIE with Christina Cohen in the East Village


Dionne Kamara at Union Square Play

Super Soccer Stars

Multiple locations, weekend classes

Starting at 1yo

Soc Roc

Multiple locations, Weekend classes

Kids in Sports 

UES, Weekend classes

Dance with Joy

Weekend classes

3-5 years old

Manhattan Youth in Tribeca

Weekend classes

Starting at 6 mos

Modern Martial Arts

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

Starting at 3yo

McBurney YMCA

Weekend classes

Caregiver and me classes starting at 18mos.

Starting at 3yo, including ballet, soccer & basketball

NY Kids Club

Multiple locations throughout city

Starting at 2 mos old


Hudson Park Library   

Kidville Financial District  

(also in Midtown West & UWS)

Chelsea Piers Toddler Play 

Weekend classes


Union Square Play 


NY Kids Club

Multiple locations throughout city

Classes starting at 2 mos old



Karma Kids Yoga

Weekend classes, All ages


Music Together

Various Locations, Weekend classes

For newborn+


Sip n Sing

Some Good Wine


Downtown Aardvarcks

West Village, Tribeca, LES, BPC

Ramblin Dan @ Union Square Play

From birth-12 months 

Little Maestros

Various locations

Songs for Seeds

Tribeca, Chelsea, UES

For newborn+

Look Who's Talking NYC

Multiple Locations

For babies 6-24 months


Manhattan Birth



Greenwich House Music Art and Play (3 years)




Strand Bookstore      

Saturdays at 11am and 2pm


Barnes and Noble Union Square


Books of Wonder           


Barnes and Noble Tribeca

Housing Works Bookstore Soho        

Wednesdays at 10:30am, $5          


Nolen Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art


For more storytimes that are further afield:             




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.

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. 

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.


Camp Store


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.


HRP Mamas

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

Bowery Babes

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 for an online resource that lists local classes**

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