Events for Active Kids in Brooklyn in November

Events for Active Kids in Brooklyn in November

Get moving this month! Step away from the screens and enjoy these active events for kids and families in Brooklyn in November, such as fitness and fun in Prospect Park, fresh-air yoga in Park Slope, a roller disco party, and more!

New York Road Runners Open Run FREE
WHEN: Sep. 6 - Dec. 27, Tuesdays, 7pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6, Atlantic Avenue and Furman Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY
WHAT: Open Run is a community-based initiative that empowers local volunteers to bring free weekly runs to local neighborhood parks all over NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers, and courses are usually between 2½-3 miles. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, and dogs.
WANT TO GO? 718-222-9939.

SPARK by Brooklyn Children's Museum
WHEN: Oct. 15 - Dec. 31, Tuesdays and Friday-Sunday, 1-5pm; Wednesdays, 1-3pm; Thursdays, 1-6pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 1 John St., DUMBO, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: SPARK is a new art and play space located in Brooklyn Bridge Park and features an outpost of the popular Brooklyn Block Lab exhibit, as well as daily art and design workshops, music classes, birthday parties, and more.
WANT TO GO? $15; free on Thursdays. 718-624-4719.

The Little People Party Open Play
WHEN: Sep. 11 - Jun. 1, Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm
WHERE: The Backyard, 196 N. 14th St., Williamsburg, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT:  The Little People Party is a children's entertainment company with a current pop up tot party for ages 6 months-3 years held at an indoor soccer field. The giant, enclosed, Astroturf-covered field is decked out with games and toys for kids and the bar sells refreshments for the adults.  
WANT TO GO? $20. 646-707-4372.

Ice Skating Season
WHEN: Oct. 11 - Apr. 1, daily, 8:30-12am
WHERE: The Rink at Rockefeller Center, 600 Fifth Ave., Midtown, NY
WHAT: Take a skate around the outdoor rink before stopping by the many shops and restaurants at Rockefeller Center. Skate lessons are offered as well.
WANT TO GO? $25; $15 seniors and for children younger than 11. 212-332-7654.

Mommy & Me Classes - Wonders of Play
WHEN: Oct. 17 - Dec. 14, Tuesdays, 1pm for children 6 months to walkers; Thursdays, 1pm for walkers to children 2 years old
WHERE: RecessDumbo, 81 Washington Street, DUMBO, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Come and play with your little one. This play-based class is a wonderful way to support growth and development while having lots of fun. The class includes storytelling, imaginative play, music, arts, and sensory activities. The goal is to give adults creative tools to stimulate babies and toddlers to develop specific skills such as motor, speech development, communications, listening, and the skills associated with crawling and walking.  
WANT TO GO? first class is free; $26 drop-in fee for all subsequent classes. 917-618 1324.

Family Fun Series
WHEN: Oct. 21 - May. 5, Oct. 21; Nov. 4; Dec. 2; Feb 17; March 10; April 7; May 5, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Avenue, Fort Greene, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Designed for the whole family, you will learn the fundamentals of a variety of dance, fitness, and music genres. From Bhangra to Salsa, Music and Singing, Hip-Hop and more. All workshops are 60 minutes long and recommended for ages 6 and up. No experience necessary. All abilities are welcome.  
WANT TO GO? $25 for a family of 2-3; $30 for a family of 4-6. 718-624-8400.

Public Ice Skating
WHEN: Oct. 23 - Feb. 28, Monday-Tuesday, 10am-2:30pm; Wednesday-Thursday, 10am-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-11pm; Sundays, 10am-9pm
WHERE: Wollman Rink, 59th Street and Central Park South, Central Park, NY
WHAT: This outdoor rink offers an amazing view of the Manhattan skyline, plus a skating school, a hockey program, and birthday party offerings on the ice. Check out the nearby carousel for $3 a ride in between skates.
WANT TO GO? Monday-Thursday: $12; $5 seniors; $6 for children 11 and younger; Friday-Sunday and holidays: $19; $9 seniors; $6 for children 11 and younger. 212-439-6900.

Ice Skating Season
WHEN: Oct. 28 - Apr. 2, Monday-Thursday, 9am-5:15pm; Friday, 9am-9pm; Saturday, 11:30am-9pm; Sunday, 11:30am-5:15pm
WHERE: Le Frak Center at Lakeside, Prospect Park, Parkside/Ocean avenues entrance or Lincoln Road/Ocean Avenue entrance, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, NY
WHAT: The Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center at Lakeside is now open for a full season of ice skating. In addition to public ice skating, the LeFrak Center features figure skating, ice hockey, and curling, indoor/outdoor dining at Bluestone Café, and an array of special events and public recreational programming.  
WANT TO GO? $6 weekdays; $9 weekends and holidays; $6 skate rentals. 718-462-0010.

Bank of America Winter Village
WHEN: Oct. 28 - Mar. 4, daily, 8am-10pm
WHERE: Bryant Park, 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown, NY
WHAT: The park becomes a winter wonderland with an outdoor ice skating rink (free entry!), a European-inspired open-air market for holiday shopping, rinkside dining, and even an observation deck full of games and art supplies.
WANT TO GO? $20 skate rental. 212-768-4242.

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