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7 Activities You Need to Try on the Upper East Side

There’s no questioning that NYC families love the Upper East Side and all it has to offer, and here at KidPass we couldn’t agree more!

Which is why we’ve rounded up all of our favorite places to play in the area. From a cookie-inspired kids’ spa to a music class complete with a three-piece band, these activities are worthy of a visit even if you don’t live in the hood! Read on for all the best ways to enjoy the Upper East Side with KidPass.

Moosiki Kids
UES at 16 Handles / UES at Elliot’s 85th StreetUES at House of Jai Yoga / 2 months – 3 years old

These interactive “grownup-and-me” style music classes nourish development through music! You and your kiddos will enjoy guided play through repetition of original music, music appreciation of popular children’s music and child appropriate rock music, and exposure to new sounds and rhythms.

Pure Yoga 
Upper East Side / Prenatal – 6 months

Whether you’re an expectant mama or ready to stretch and bend with baby, this yoga studio offers classes to nurture all the moms—and dads—out there. Baby Yoga & Me features fun poses and songs for little yogis while prenatal classes focus on strengthening the abdominals.


Milk & Cookies Kids Salon and Spa
Upper East Side / 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 dos, manicures, facials, and more.  Then wrap up the experience at the counter with—you guessed it—milk and cookies.

Upper East Side / 1 – 10 years old

ECNS offers a multifaceted activities program with classes designed to increase social awareness, physical capability, intellectual curiosity, and creativity.  From Super Hero Training to Arts to Go, this facility will keep your kiddies busy and happy.

Fastbreak Kids 
Upper East Side / 2 – 6 years old

During the summer, this multi-sport, drop-off summer camp is the perfect place for your children to be exposed to multiple skills and sports. Little athletes will play sports including basketball, soccer, baseball, football, floor hockey, and tennis.


Gymboree Play & Music
Upper East Side / Birth – 5 years old

With a great selection of art, play and learn, and sing-along classes, there’s literally something for everyone, big or small! Designed by experts, their age-appropriate activities help develop the cognitive, physical, and social skills of children as they play.

Songs for Seeds 
Upper East Side / Birth – 6 years old

This interactive class encourages kids to sing, dance, and play along with a live, three-piece band. Kids rock out with children’s instruments, as well as real drums, guitars, keyboards, and instruments from around the world. Your little musicians will experience music and language from cultures around the globe while playing fun games.

Want to discover and book more new activities in NYC? Check out all upcoming activities across the NY Metro for more Big Apple fun! 

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