The driving force behind Project Playdate are all the amazing venues and services in New York City that are dedicated to bringing your children the best possible care. We will only collaborate with organizations we find truly inspiring - for what they do and how they do it- so if you know we’re vouching for them, then you can trust that they are worth checking out. We couldn’t be more grateful to the businesses here that host us, staff us, feed us, teach us and promote us. We literally could not exist without them!
Pine Street School is a Spanish and Mandarin dual language immersion preschool and elementary school. Lower Manhattan's only International Baccalaureate (IB) candidate school offering the Primary Years Programme. Pine Street School curriculum is inherently STEAM-based, promoting hands-on experiences that fuel innovative thinking and cultivate a culture of teamwork and collaboration in support of global citizenship. Their mission is to inspire life-long learning and international mindedness through purposeful inquiry and human connection.
College Nannies and Tutors, the nation’s largest nanny resource, Builds Stronger Families ® by offering a complete set of nanny placement, on-call nannies and professional babysitting services that lead to happy children and successful students. College Nannies has worked closely with Project Playdate for 5 years and can help match your family with a Project Playdate experienced child care provider. Mention Project Playdate and get enlistment to the service for free ($150 value).
An app designed to take the stress out of finding quality childcare, even at short notice! Whether it’s a last minute meeting or a much needed date night, Hello Sitter have your back. Simply enter your date and time, select the perfect sitter and relax knowing your booking is confirmed instantly. They only use trusted and experienced New York babysitters who have all been background checked and personally interviewed.
Instant booking, in app payments and no minimum booking time, just complete peace of mind.
Since 2009, Project Playdate has been graciously hosted by Playgarden at 95 Franklin Street. Playgarden is built green with recycled playground equipment, organic products, natural light and the planet in mind.
At the beginning of 2012 Kidville partnered with Project Playdate. With Kidville on board, Project Playdate was able to grow 3X its size in one year because there are Kidvilles in many of NYC's most kid-friendly neighborhoods! Kidville is truly a mecca for the six-and-under crowd. Their indoor playgrounds is the centerpiece of Project Playdate's events, but they also have classes, boutiques, salons, and cafes all geared towards the tastes and needs of little ones.
Citibabes is the only family membership club offering best-in-class education, amenities, information, and fun for both children and adults. Our SoHo club offers a 1,500 square foot indoor playspace, a full array of classes, preschool, a tumbling playroom, fitness gym and studio, birthday parties, childcare, ongoing family events, workshops, seminars, Junior's Fresh family friendly cafe and juice bar, and more! Simply put, Citibabes is the ultimate resource for modern families.
Founded by a mother of twin girls, City Treehouse offers popular children's classes, the largest indoor water play area in New York City, and a thoughtfully designed treehouse hideout. Whether it's a trip through our signature treehouse, exploring our fiber optic cave, enjoying our distinctive water play area or participating in a class, City Treehouse will ignite children's imagination and passion for learning..
The FiDi Families website aims to keep the families of this great neighborhood up to date on new classes, great restaurants, new schools, daycare facilities, kid stores, local pet resources, etc. And FiDi Families may even steer you in the right direction for some fun date night options in FiDi and Lower Manhattan.