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! 


Sensory Lab

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. 

Music Time

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. 


Story Time

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!

Baby Play

 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!


Moderated Playgroup

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.