Things to Do With Kids - Prospect Park Alliance
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c. Virginia Freire

Things to Do with Kids

Prospect Park is a favorite Brooklyn destination for families, with a range of events and activities that are perfect for kids. The Prospect Park Alliance offers public programs throughout the year at the Audubon Center and Lefferts Historic House, and also enjoy the Park’s playgrounds, Carousel, and newer attractions like the LeFrak Center at Lakeside and Zucker Natural Exploration Area. Special programming and facility hours are also available during public school breaks. 

Plus, on the 4th Sunday of every month, join Prospect Park Alliance and Turnstile Tours for a family friendly tour. This tour will include an interactive scavenger hunt for children and adults and ends at the park’s Children’s Corner, with a special visit to Prospect Park Zoo and tickets to ride the historic Carousel! 

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Audubon Center

Enjoy nature programs at the Audubon Center.

Carousel

Take a spin on the historic 1912 Carousel.

Birthday Parties

Love Prospect Park? Celebrate your next birthday here. Book a party at the Carousel before August 31 and save $25.

LeFrak Center at Lakeside

Enjoy seasonal ice skating, roller skating, water play and more at the Park's newest destination.

Lefferts Historic House

Go back in time to the 18th century farming village of Flatbush.

Playgrounds

Enjoy one of the Park's seven playgrounds.

Zucker Natural Exploration Area

This innovative play space was built from trees damaged in storms and other natural materials.

Prospect Park Zoo

The Zoo is home to nearly 400 animals, including its ever-popular sea lions, baboons and red pandas.

Access Programs for Kids

Prospect Park Alliance offers fun for children of all abilities.

Become a Member!

Become a Family Supporter and enjoy a year of exclusive family events, free carousel rides + discounts at Lakeside.