Free Playspace Activities for Members and Visitors
These activities require no reservation, and are included in the cost of membership or drop in for the day. Feel free to participate for the duration of the activity, or even just a few minutes. These activities are conveniently located in the playspace so your little ones have the option to join in (or not!)
Winter Session: Nov 13 - Feb 16. Reserve a pass to participate!
1 - 4 years: Tues @ 4pm, thurs @ 4:45pm, Fri @ 10:30 Weekends @ 11am
9 - 18 months: thurs @ 2:30pm
Recess' Sensory Lab is available to support this important developmental activity during designated times daily. Children move through the various stations to explore a rotating set of activities which include play dough, gak, paint, water, light and more.
all ages: Mon @ 5pm, Tues @ 10:30, 1x/mo Sat @ 10am
Music time includes a mixture of sing-a-longs, new songs to learn and enjoy, opportunities to dance, get up and stretch, and shake an instrument or two.
All Ages: Tues @ 12pm, Sun @ 10:30am
Storytime encompasses reading, sing a longs, and instrument play for all ages. Hear classically loved stories, new books, and even books from our bimonthly rotation from BookTree!
0 - 10 months: Mon @ 3:30pm
Join us for a casual meet-up in our pre-walker area to learn about developmentally appropriate toys, read a book, sing a song, and connect with other new parents. Here you will learn some activities to carry on doing at home throughout the week, and build community.
Big Block Play
1-4 years: fri @ 4:30pm
Building with blocks provides one of the most valuable learning experiences available for young children. Big Block Play in the Sensory Lab on Fridays is a great opportunity to explore even more -- legos, blocks, and other stackables are on hand. Building, teetering and knocking over are all part of the learning!
all ages: Fri 3:30-5:30pm, 1x/mo Sat @ 10am
Family life these days means being on the go and trying to do it all without enough time or enough support. Remember that you are not alone. Recess’ playgroups were created as a way to connect and get support in one fell swoop. Drop and get answers to your questions about sleep, play, development and sharing from our resident Early Child Development Expert, Amanda Hyer.
Morning Ukulele Concert
All Ages: Thurs @ 10:30am
Join us for a weekly concert in the Recess playspace, with our friend Uni (& her Ukulele!). Uni plays an exciting variety of popular music, kid's classics, and sing alongs for the whole family! Listen and enjoy her performance all while getting to play and explore our expansive playspace.
JAMboodas Dance Party
All ages: 1x/mo Mon @ 11am
Join award-winning family musician and teaching artist Charity Kahn (of Charity and the JAMband) the 2nd Monday of each month for a highly interactive, joyful, playful and completely unique music class that will inspire your children (and you!) to sing, dance, stretch, breathe and imagine.
Looking for a more structured, teacher-led, or drop off class option? Check out our kid's class page and enroll!
Not a Member?
No problem! We offer all-day, afternoon, or weekend passes for visitors.
And if you join on the same day as your day pass, we'll apply the fee toward your membership.