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Best indoor play spaces for kids in New York City

Our picks for indoor play spaces in New York City let your little ones horse around no matter what the weather.

Upper West Side


Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave between 111th and 112th Sts (212-316-7490, stjohndivine.org). Subway: 1 to 110th St–Cathedral Pkwy. Open play Mon–Thu noon–3pm. $6 per adult/child pair.
In-the-know uptown parents spend their winters in the padded gym in the basement of this uptown church. Supervise the kids as they burn off their extra energy with pals. Those in the mood for a quieter activity can take advantage of a large selection of books and board games. Ages 4 months to 6 years.

Gymboree Play & Music
240 W. 73rd St between Broadway and West End Avenue (212-724-2140, gymboreeclasses.com). Subway: 1, 2, 3 to 72nd St. Admission for members only. Hours: Mon–Fri 9am–4:30pm; Sat 9am–12:30pm. See description under Upper East Side.

Kidville
466 Columbus Ave between 82nd and 83rd Sts (212-362-7792, kidville.com). Subway: B, C to 81st St–Museum of Natural History; 1 to 86th St. Admission for members only. Hours: Sun-Sat 9am–6pm. See description under Upper East Side.


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