Our overview features classes, camps and learning pods for children 8 months to 8th Grade in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Fort Greene Park and other locations.

Allergic to Salad Enrichment LAB | Outdoor Pod Classes

Program details: Like a salad with its colorful mix of ingredients, our community of interdisciplinary educators have the potential to teach in a wide range of disciplines in support of your child’s social-emotional well-being. We have instructors who teach dance, yoga, art, acting, playwriting, photography, and more. Depending on the needs and interests of your pod, we have the capacity to build an engaging and varied class(es) for you. Our educators come with years of teaching experience and are fully background checked. In inclement weather classes are held via Zoom. Pod classes max out at 6 students.

Ages: 3 – 12 years old

Dates/times: Monday through Saturday. Morning (9-12 pm) or afternoon (1–4 pm) times available. September 1 thru November 20.

Costs: $160 per week per Pod

Location: Prospect Park, Cadman Plaza, Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Commodore Barry Park



AudraRox Music | Fort Greene Park & Cadman Plaza Park

Program details: Outdoors music class limited to 8 families per class. Rain dates will be on zoom. BYO – shakers, sticks, instruments & scarves, homemade – anything from the kitchen – WORKS! Blanket to add additional room to our large mat. Mandatory masks for adults

Ages: 0 – 5 years old

Dates/times: August 31 to October 30, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Costs: $200 for 8 weeks

Location: Fort Greene Park & Cadman Plaza Park

Contact: Email


Brooklyn Dance Conservatory | Prospect Park & Cobble Hill

Program details: Brooklyn Dance Conservatory currently offers socially distanced, drop-in dance classes in Prospect Park for ages 1.5 to 5. Classes are always engaging, and use children’s inherent creativity to keep them having fun, while moving and learning. Classes include a variety of dance styles including ballet, modern, jazz, and hip hop.

Ages: 1.5 – 5 years old

Dates/times: Mondays-Fridays. Saturdays coming soon! The days and times of classes vary from week to week to accommodate different families’ schedules and weather.

Costs: $30 per child, $15 for every sibling after the first child

Location: Prospect Park & Wanderlustre (262 Court St) in Cobble Hill


Brooklyn Garden Playschool | Fort Greene Park

Program details: At Brooklyn Garden Playschool we believe that nature is the best teacher.  Children in our care experience nature through each part of the day and develop into creative, intuitive, eco-conscious individuals. Our programs are montessori inspired and nature based. We spend a great deal of our exploring outdoors because we believe that the outdoor classroom is the best place for children to learn.  ​Daily time to connect with outdoors in all weather allows for discovery in an ever-changing environment. During our preschool alternative we use nature to teach academic skills. Our students leave our programs school ready and excited to make their mark in the world. We offer childcare services year round.

Ages: 3 – 5 years old

Dates/times: August 31-November 30. 9am-1pm

Costs: $330

Location: Fort Greene Park

Contact: Website

Creative Movement and Dance | Cadman Plaza

Program Details: Creative Movement and Dance is about having fun, using our imaginations, and being active. We will play games to spark creativity and improvisation. Ballet vocabulary, musicality, and coordination are part of the mix as well. Classes are taught by a Juilliard graduate and former professional dancer.

Ages: 3-8

Days/Times: Generally classes are held Tuesdays 10:15-11am, Fridays 10:15-11am, and Fridays 4-4:45. Morning times will change once school begins in the Fall. Dates and times are flexible to accommodate weather and everyone’s availability.

Cost: $25/child per class, $15 for each additional sibling

Location: Cadman Plaza

ContactWebsite   281-685-7084


Child’s Play NY Outdoor Play Pods

Program details: Our curriculum supports vital social-emotional well-being as kids experience playing in-person. Groups are capped at 5 students and games are socially-distant while still being engaging, physical and artistic. We work to support children through a range of experiences, prioritizing peer-connection, gross-motor release and empowering new skills. Play/work takes place outdoors. Join one of our groups that meets in a public park, or customize your own class for your child and their friends.

Ages: 4-9 years old

Dates/times: September 12, 19, 26 from 9.30 to 11.45 am

Costs: $40/class per child

Location: Cadman Plaza Park, Fort Greene Park and Prospect Park

Contact: Website


Collective Play Ground | Prospect Park

Program details: Adult-child Play classes are led by a trained Montessori educator. We will sing, play, move + read. Learn with Montessori-inspired materials you can easily recreate. Sparking ideas for learning through play at home with repurposed materials. Engage with the natural world.

Dates, Times: 8-week Sept + Oct, Tues 3-4, Wed 3-4, Thurs 3:30-4:30, Fri 2:30-3:30

Ages: 8 months to 5 years old

Costs: Sliding scale tuition based on household income, ranging $120-240 for the 8-week session

Location: Prospect Park

Contact: Website

Gymstars Brooklyn| Brooklyn Bridge Park, Commodore Barry Park & Prospect Park

Program details: We are offering outdoor gymnastics classes starting September 7!  We will keep students safe, active, challenged and socially distant by innovative resources like: no touch props, solo drills, conditioning and progressions, socially distant relays and games.

Ages: 3-13 years old

Dates/times: Fall session starts September 7th

Costs: $140 for 5 weeks

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Commodore Barry Park & Prospect Park

Contact: www.GymstarsBrooklyn.com   Aimshow@hotmail.com

Kids in the Game In-Person Learning, Sports & Games Pods | Prospect Park & Brooklyn Bridge Park

Program details: Gather a group of 4-12 friends, and we’ll pair you with one of our amazing Kids in the Game coaches to support your child’s remote learning schedule. This option is created for families who elect to have children do remote learning from home, but would still like a sports option either before or after their studies. These sessions include sports, fitness activities, outdoor adventure and recess games at a park near you!

Ages: Kindergarten through 8th Grade

Dates/times: Monday through Friday, with morning (9-12 pm) or afternoon (1–4 pm) slots available.3, 4 & 5-day options available!

Costs: One session: $60, Both Sessions: $120

Location: Prospect Park & Brooklyn Bridge Park

Contact: info@kidsinthegame.comkidsinthegame.com 

Nido Forest | Prospect Park and Fort Greene Park

Program details: Nido Forest is a Spanish language, play-based, outdoor class for children ages 1.5 to 5 years old with a caregiver. We meet in several locations in Prospect Park and Fort Greene Park. No Spanish language experience is required to join, though many families have some connection to the language. We are open to all in the community.

Ages: 1.5 – 5 years old

Dates/times: August 31 – December 11, various times per week

Costs: $1,200

Location: Prospect Park and Fort Greene Park

Contact: Website


Outdoor Supplemental Read + Play Camp | Prospect Park

Program details: Music, soccer, reading, theater games and more for max 10 kids in one group

Ages: 7 – 11 years old

Dates/times: September 2nd – October 30th 1 (or 3 pm)  to 5 pm, 5 days a week

Costs: $75 for 2 hours, Monday to Friday non-rainy days

Location: Prospect Park

Contact: aks219@nyu.edu


Soccer Legion | Cadman Plaza

Program details: Our “Goal” is fun. This program is for children new to the sport and little to no prior experience or  simply just want to play for the love and fun of the game. Our Total Soccer Program aims build coordination, movement skills specific to the game, and agility with non-competitive exploration of balls and rules of the game.

Ages: 5-10 years

Dates/times: September 14 – November 19

Costs: Season starting at $675

Location: Cadman Plaza

Contact: Website


Soccer Shots | Cadman Plaza & Prospect Park

Program details: Soccer Shots is the premier youth soccer experience with a focus on education and character development. Each weekly class will focus on individual skills, fitness and sportsmanship. We are head over heels excited to safely bring the soccer fun back for the Fall Season! 

Ages: 2-8 years

Dates/times: Season starts September 8, various times during the week and weekend

Costs: Seasons starting at $297 and contact us for Private Pods pricing

Location: Cadman Plaza & Prospect Park

ContactSoccer Shots NYC Central or nyccentral@soccershots.org

Sonic Soccer | Prospect Park & JJ Byrne Playground

Program details: At Sonic Soccer we’re all about “shooting for success” – whether on or off the playing field.  Our program uses small weighted soccer balls from the Brazilian Futsal style that slow the game down to optimize the time every child has with the ball.  Our method of teaching develops motor skills and problem solving skills, and helps improve the communication and creative skills we use in our everyday lives.

Ages: 2012 – 2017 born

Dates/times: September 8 – November 22

Costs: $325+ for 10 session

Location: Prospect Park & JJ Byrne Playground



Prospect Gymnastics | Prospect Park

Program details: We are offering classes for kids 2 – 12. Students will be placed in groups of 5 per coach. Tot, preschool & grade school classes work on developing fundamental skills by increasing strength, balance, coordination and flexibility. We train floor, bars, beam and vault skills. We focus on building confidence, body awareness, discipline and teamwork. Intermediate and Team classes focus on form, technique, building skills and conditioning. Park equipment is limited, however, we do have floor beams, rings, bars, mats and springboards.

Ages: 2 – 12 years old

Dates/times: September 15 – October 15

Costs: $150

Location: Parade Grounds Prospect Park

Contact: Website


Tam Tam Music Together & Rhythm Kids | Fort Greene Park

Program details: Outdoor Music Together (0-5 years) and Rhythm Kids (4-8 years) class limited to 8 families per class. In case of bad weather, classes will be on Zoom. BYO blanket, shakers, sticks, instruments & scarves, anything from the kitchen or any other instruments that your children enjoy! Mandatory masks for adults.

Ages: 0 – 5  and 4-8 years old

Dates/times: Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays — 11 weeks (September 9-November 24)

Costs: $300 per family

Location: Fort Greene Park, South Oxford Park (Fort Greene), Herbert Von King Park (Bed-Stuy), Jesse Owens Playground (Bed-Stuy)

Contact: Website


Treasure Trunk Theatre Outdoor Classes

Program details: Act, move, create, and play… Where will your imagination take you today? Add Treasure Trunk classes to your child’s schedule this fall. Whether they are attending online or in-person school, our top-ranked classes will get them creating, imagining, and collaborating with other students. Gather a group of 3-6 friends, and pick your desired day and time around your schedules.

Ages: 3-8 years

Dates/times: Classes begin September 8th! Pick your desired day Monday through Saturday, and desired time between 10am-5pm, classes are 45 minutes in length.

Costs: $175 for 6 week session or $30/class for drop-ins.

Location: Cadman Plaza, Prospect Park, & Brooklyn Bridge Park

Contactinfo@treasuretrunktheatre.com  www.treasuretrunktheatre.com

Treebath Outdoor Learning Pod | Prospect Park

Program details: Treebath’s Outdoor Learning Pods emphasize the importance of outdoor play and socialization in childhood education. These Outdoor Learning Pods take place entirely outdoors in various local parks. With a maximum of 5 kids per Pod, children will be lead by one of Treebath’s trained nature teachers. Outdoor Learning Pods will center on a sustainability curriculum that includes active, cognitive and mindfulness activities that get kids moving, thinking and engaging with nature.

Ages: Pre-K – 2nd Grade

Dates/times: Pod classes run in four week sessions and meet five days a week (9.30 am – 5.30 pm). Each daily classes is two hours. Session one runs September 14 through October 9, 2020 (4 consecutive weeks).

Costs: $75 for 2 hours, Monday to Friday non-rainy days

Location: Prospect Park