Six Park Slope Play Spaces to Get You Through Winter!


Hey, Park Slope! The cold weather has officially set in and we’re looking at three months of winter. Stay calm–there is no shortage of indoor play spaces right here in our own neighborhood. Check out our picks below, and take a look at SkipKid to find many more open-play times in every neighborhood, every day of the week!

Play Space at Lulu’s Then & Now, Park Slope.
The newly renovated Park Slope play space at Lulu’s Then & Now is a beautiful room filled with innovative, stimulating, modern toys for your young child to explore, imagine and create with. There is also a well curated library for tots to enjoy.

The Drop-In Center at Congregation Beth Elohim, Park Slope.
Parents,caregivers, and children come together to discover, learn, and have fun! The Drop-In Center is held in our social hall,which becomes a large indoor play space with age-appropriate toys and activities. The program is coordinated by an early childhood facilitator.

Indoor Playground at Park Slope Armory YMCA, South Slope.
In this motor development open play setting, children up to 4 years of age spend their time exploring, climbing, balancing, building and so much more, all while socializing with fellow kids. (Members: free; community fee $20/visit)

Open Play at Giocare Play Spot, South Slope.
This bright, clean play space has plenty of natural light and a view of Slope Playground, so you almost feel like you’re outside!

Open Play at Juguemos A Cantar, South Slope.
A large, clean, well-equipped, airy indoor play area full of music, a play kitchen, blocks, trains, doll houses, working bench, tools, puppets, soft play area, ball pit, books, craft table, & more. Daily sing-alongs are part of the open-play experience.

Drop-in Play, BAX, Park Slope.
This is a flexible time for children and their families to participate in creative play guided by a BAX teaching artist in an open student environment. Explore tunnels, create funky rhythms, and dance with colorful scarves or sort soft vegetables.