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We’re a community of pioneering moms, founders, activists, and educators committed to proactive support for parents during their baby’s magical early development years.  We’re bringing the newest science of brain development, enrichment, and connection to our New York community of parents and caregivers.

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Group at The Nest

Classes, Connections, & So Much More

We know how hard it can be to be a new parent in NYC. Come join us for enriching programming for parents and babies, or just stop by to change a diaper. Just need a break? Grab a beverage and relax in our living room designed for parents to connect with each other.

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Always wanted to try our products before committing to our monthly subscription membership? Test out any product you're curious about.

Even better, subscribers get 1 free credit to a Union Square Play class at The Nest per month. Space is limited, so sign up early for the next month's schedule.


Our Expert-Led Classes

  • Look Who’s Talking (6 - 24 months)

    Cost: $50

    Get an early start exposing your child to language through songs, play, and language development techniques with certified speech-language pathologists! Use learned techniques from the class to enhance your child’s communication skills in their everyday environment.

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  • Let Them Play (Walkers - 2.5 years)

    Cost: $45

    Join us for a RIE-inspired experience where children move and play while caregivers observe and learn. Parents and/or caregivers come with their child to notice developmental movements and micro milestones under the guidance of an early childhood educator.

    Schedule with Union Square Play

  • Developmental Movement (8 weeks - 2.5 years)

    Cost: $45

    Led by Dionne Kamara, Developmental Movement dance classes promote holistic development in infants and toddlers. Using the Brain Dance methodology, sessions include stimulating warm-up exercises and multi-sensory props to enhance imagination and motor skills.

    Schedule with Union Square Play

  • Mo’ Play (6 months - 3 years)

    Cost: $45

    This class integrates play, sensory experiences, early literacy and social skills. Through exploration of materials linked to a featured book, children make connections with their surroundings. Led by a skilled early childhood educator, it emphasizes group skills like turn-taking and social interaction.

    Schedule with Union Square Play

Union Square Play

Union Square Play has a mission to make the first few years of parenthood easier, more fun, and very communal. Founded by Jennie Monness, Sandra Di Capua, and Anthony Rudolf in 2018, USP is a children’s playspace where everyday objects spark wonder, babies and toddlers engage, and grown-ups find their people. We offer drop-in classes that put families first and that encourage children to be who they are. Our unique play philosophy is centered in early childhood development, and our spaces focus on delivering genuine hospitality.

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Boober is the leading maternal health platform, which revolutionizes the way pregnant and new parents access expert education and maternal care providers like doulas, lactation consultants, mental health therapists and more to help them thrive from pregnancy to postpartum. We empower parents to take control over their birth and postpartum care to transform maternal healthcare experiences and outcomes, offering personalized services at a crucial life juncture to ensure people thrive in their parenting journey. Founded by Jada Shapiro, maternal health expert, with two decades of experience as a doula, care provider, birth educator, media expert, mom, stepmom and business owner.

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The Canopy Brooklyn

The Canopy is 5,000sf play and movement space in Williamsburg, for babies and toddlers. Created by a mom who finds most play spaces overstimulating, Canopy was thoughtfully designed with warm calming tones, natural light, and open space that feels good to be in. Canopy offers open play for members from 9am - 5pm, 7 days a week. Alongside play, Canopy offers a variety of classes and workshops geared towards babies and toddlers.

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