Choose Between Two Options
- $29 for 5 open-play sessions (a $60 value)
- $49 for 10 open-play sessions (a $120 value)
Open-play sessions are for kids aged 2–8. Chicago Playpen is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday–Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
At Chicago Playpen, the staff seeks to educate kids through engaging activities that feel more fun than didactic. Kids can investigate city-themed installations modeled after familiar locations, including the grocery store, where kids learn counting, sorting, and social skills while shopping or restocking. Certified teachers also lead regular classes that cover subjects such as eco-crafts and creative movement.
Groupon has partnered with the Bronzeville Retail Initiative to curate a deal collection that embodies the spirit of this historic Chicago neighborhood. From Senegalese delicacies at Yassa African Restaurant to shows at the legendary Brown Derby Jazz Revue, these are some of the most essential experiences in Chicago's "Black Metropolis." Additionally, Groupon is sponsoring special merchant pop-up events throughout the neighborhood, every third weekend in June through September. Shop the full Experience Bronzeville collection.