If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kiddies, look no further than the Upper East Side to book your next adventure! Make a splash in swim class, dress up like royalty, eat cookies at a spa, and more. No matter what your kids are passionate about, we’ve got a class they’ll love. Read on for all of our great ways to enjoy the UES!
4 months and up
If you’ve got a little fish at home, this is the place for them to dive on in and make a splash. Offering up swim classes for babies as young as four months, this facility will have your kiddos, no matter how big or small, confident in the water in no time!
Gymtime Rhythm and Glues
1 – 5 years old
With classes called Warriors and Cross Trainers, it’s obvious this is not your typical kiddie gym, but a legit place for your kids to learn how to exercise while improving their cognitive and motor skills, all while having fun.
Let’s Dress Up
3 – 7 years old
If dressing up and make believe are a big part of your little one’s world, visiting this place is a must! Your kids can choose from princess dresses, prince costumes, glittery makeup and tiaras to create their royal persona. Royalty can then enjoy a craft project and tea and cookies at a classic tea party.
3 – 12 months
This class is not just another singalong. With interactive activities, a language development segment, musical storytime, imaginative and pretend play, global awareness segments, puppet shows with a special message, a dance party, and more, it’s easy to see why they’ve won so many awards!
Milk & Cookies Kids Salon and Spa
6 months – 17 years old
This place is amazing as it sounds! A kids spa where your little divas and dudes can enjoy haircuts, fancy do’s, manicures, facials, and more. Then wrap up the experience at the counter with.. you guessed it, milk and cookies.
Miss Sara’s Ballet Studio
2 – 11 years old
Aspiring ballerinas will stretch, bend, and soar at this dance studio where Miss Sara, trained by the San Francisco Ballet School, uses imagination and creativity to get even the tiniest dancers moving.
The Art Farm in the City
6 months – 8 years old
Got an animal lover? You can visit an actual petting zoo right here in the city! This petting zoo has a wide variety of animals including bunnies, chinchillas, guinea pigs, lizards, turtles, birds, tropical fish, and more. As if that’s not enough of a draw, they also host art classes that incorporate the animals!
The Craft Studio
18 months – 15 years old
Little artists are encouraged to make a mess at this zany art studio! Start the creativity young in one of their toddler classes or pop in for an afternoon walk-in craft hour where there is a different project each day.
The Playroom NYC
6 months – 5 years old
Every parent knows how crucial it is to find a really great play space. Well look no further, because this is one you’ll want to visit often. From a wall of light switches, to a padded area for toddlers learning to walk, to a room devoted entirely to dress up and imaginative play, your kids will be begging to come back!
Tiger Strong NYC
3 – 14 years old
Channel your little one’s energy into something productive and introduce them to karate. Students will learn basic martial art techniques using drills, music and games in a fun, all in a safe and nurturing environment.