Winter Activities for Kids

With the winter months now in full swing, it's easy to feel some cabin fever while being cooped up inside. But wait! You don't need to travel too far to find fun things to do–there are plenty of activities and programs for kids in DUMBO, especially during the winter season. So get out of the house and explore!

AudraRox Music for Aardvarks and Other Mammals.

Musical fun for the whole family, including a special session for children under 18 months old.
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Barolette Martial Arts

Barolette Martial Arts cultivates an environment for growth through martial arts training in the heart of Dumbo, Brooklyn. 
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Brooklyn Bridge Fencing Club

BBFC offers fencing classes for students of all ages and skill levels, instilling self-confidence, sportsmanship, ambition, and analytical thinking through positive motivation.
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Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Environmental Education Center.

Learn about the ecology, history, and sustainable design of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. Families can stop by for free drop-in hours, or can sign up for special classes offered at the Center.
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Creatively Wild

Develop your creativity, artistic skills, and self-esteem within a incredible range of visual arts, dance and music classes for children, teens, and adults.
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Jane’s Carousel

Originally built in 1922 and recently restored, the Carousel is a fun and historic way to spend an afternoon on a blustery winter day. 
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New York Kids Club

New York Kids Club offers a variety of programming, including classrooms and a state-of-the-art gym. 
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Pigeonholed Theatre

A non profit theater company that also teaches acting and clowning classes for kids and adults.
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PreSchool of Rock

Classes feature the use of culturally diverse instruments, hip music, and an innovative curriculum. 
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Recess DUMBO

A fun and welcoming environment for children to learn and play, Recess offers drop-in playtime hours, as well as innovative classes in music, acting, arts, and crafts.
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Spark! is a play space developed with in conjunction with the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, offering drop-in playtime for children, as well as specially themed arts and crafts lessons.
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The Little Gym

Programs include infant/toddler classes, open play, dance, sports, gymnastics, camps, birthday parties and more!
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Although the weather outside may be frightful, it’s easy to stay warm, active, and creative this winter- and you won’t even have to leave your own neighborhood!

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