10 Free Things To Do With Your Kids In NYC During Your Summer Parenting Time

joleenapickett@gmail.com/ June 30, 2016/ Blog

Summer means more time to spend with your children, especially if you are still adjusting to a shared parenting plan.

Keeping your kids entertained this summer without breaking the bank is easy with all the free family friendly activities around NYC this summer.

Here are a few of the best free things to do with your kids in NYC during your summer parenting time:

  1. Catch free fireworks at the Coney Island Boardwalk every Friday night through September 2.

  2. Grab a blanket and some snacks and enjoy a free movie under the stars. There are free outdoor movies every day of the week throughout the city.

  3. Dust off the bikes and hit one of NYC’s many family friendly cycling routes.

  4. Celebrate French culture at NYC’s official Bastille Day fete. There will be music, dancing and other fun family activities.

  5. Every Thursday from 3-5 enjoy free admission to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum.

  6. On Tuesdays and Thursdays visit Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Environmental Education Center for an aquarium, crafts and other free activities for kids.

  7. Enjoy a relaxing morning listening to a story at Central Park’s Hans Christian Andersen statue every Saturday through September 24.

  8. Cool off in the AC and learn important history at the free National Museum of the American Indian.

  9. Cool off  in a local splash pad or water playground in NYC.

  10. Let your body and imagination go wild at the Imagination Playground at the South Street Seaport.