Union Square Play Offers Kids Activity Space in Neighborhood

There's a new play spot in town! Add Union Square Play into your routine, and infuse your children's day with exciting and interactive classes and open play. Drop in on 18th Street to the play space with flexible scheduling (because between nap schedules, colds and tantrums, staying on schedule can be hard!), or sign up for a special activity. Refer to the calendar  for available play and class times. 


Union Square Play is a place where parents and children can learn, play, connect and grow. By handpicking and curating the programs offered, the owners guarantee their classes are engaging instead of just entertaining or overstimulating. As parents themselves, the founders built Union Square Play with what they care about the most.

"We created Union Square Play to fill that void of 'where do I go?!' that we all feel in NYC with young children," says co-founder Jennie Monness. She shares that the space creates a 'home away from home' with a warm community, a place to hang out for parents, caregivers and children, as well as an offering of awesome classes.

The schedule is built around you. Instead of forcing memberships, semester long commitments, and unrealistic cancellation policies, Union Square Play allows families to try classes, cancel up to an hour before, or drop-in last minute (space permitting). The new company will start by offering 1-2 classes, and as they build the Union Square Play community, the calendar will continue to grow. 


Union Square Play is also available for birthday parties! Choose a simple package for up to 20 children, including a 90-minute party with the entire space reserved for your little ones and their friends. Enjoy pizza and drinks with a dedicated staff in attendance. Upgrade to the Deluxe package for balloons, party decorations, and a "Treat House" Rice Krispie treat party favor. In addition to the basic party plans, you can add on activities such as "The Cheeky Chipmunk Face Painting and Balloons" or a performance by "Ramblin' Dan and the Freewheelin' Band" or "Little Maestros." For more information check out their party page. 

Monness and her co-founders from Co-Create NYC, Anthony Rudolf and Sandra Di Capua, "truly cannot wait to build this community in the most vibrant square of NYC." Check out Union Square Play at 36 East 18th Street.