Things To Do During Spring Break with Kids In and Around Jersey City

Things To Do During Spring Break with Kids In and Around Jersey City: Including Classes and Spring Camps

As we get closer to spring break, we all are thinking about fun activities to do with our families during the time off!  It’s been a long winter, and we are all itching to get outside!  However, some leftover winter chills might make outdoor activities slightly more complicated.  Luckily, Jersey City has plenty of interesting indoor places and camps to keep you warm and entertained.  So, when the weather is up to Spring Break standards, Jersey City offers many fun options for the entire family!  Here’s our list of Things To Do During Spring Break with Kids In and Around Jersey City!

Spring Break Camps

My Gym Children’s Fitness Center

252 9th St, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

Purchase a family Camp Card for 2024 and schedule your camps days as you go. The more you buy the more you save. Plus, you can use them for any of our camps ALL YEAR LONG! *Little ones must be potty-trained & bathroom independent*

March 29th-April 5th: Spring Break Camp


March 29th: Eggstravaganza
April 1st: Zoomania
April 2nd: All-Star Athletes
April 3rd: Clownin’ Around
April 4th: Secret Agents
April 5th: Spring into My Gym!

** Spaces are limited, so don’t miss out!
When selecting the number of sessions you need, remember that you should select 1 session for each day that each child is attending (Example: 2 children attending for 2 days = 4 sessions).

Curious Explorers SDA x BuzyBugs Spring Camp

Nimbus Arts Center (329 Warren Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302)

This Spring Break, let your curiosity take over. Join us for a week of our Spring Camp, an exploratory learning experience designed to keep kids engaged, curious, and having fun. More details here.

Luna De Papel

321 Communipaw Ave, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

‘School’s Out’ camps are available during summer, winter, spring breaks and anytime school is closed!
When school’s out, the fun doesn’t have to end! Luna de Papel invites your child to join us for our School Break Camp, where learning continues beyond textbooks and classrooms. We offer an immersive experience that promotes Practical Life Skills, encouraging your child to appreciate handcrafts and develop valuable life competencies.

Our School’s Out Camp provides a therapeutic setting to cultivate your children’s creative expression, promoting their self-esteem, confidence, and patience. We empower them to undertake projects from conception to completion, creating a sense of accomplishment that boosts morale and fosters perseverance.

The camp’s highlight comes when we conduct special activities chosen by the group. Your child could be making candles, working with clay, creating slime, and much more! Luna de Papel’s School’s Out Camp is the perfect platform to ensure your child’s school breaks are filled with fun, creativity, and holistic development. Let’s make the most out of school breaks together!

British Swim School

Multiple Locations in Hudson County

Winter & After school Classes for kids in Jersey City

British Swim School is the premier provider of water survival and learn-to-swim lessons in the U.S., now also offering classes in NJ for everyone from 3 months old to adults. With a history of over 35 years, British Swim School currently teaches over 13,000 students per week nationwide, using their signature and award-winning methodology. Developed and refined by a former national swimmer for England, their goal-oriented program focuses on individualized learning in small groups of 4:1. Enroll in class here. To find a location near you and determine which one of their 9 skill levels is the right for your child, visit 

Impress Ballroom Dance Center

255 Brunswick Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

Our Spring/Summer programs are designed for kids 4-10 years old (no previous training required). Register here.

Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305

Who said science couldn’t be fun?  The Liberty Science Center combines scientific developments with fun and interactive exhibits, earning it a spot on our list of Things To Do During Spring Break with Kids In and Around Jersey City.  There are changing exhibitions for kids of all ages and permanent fixtures that kids love!  Luckily they offer great membership rates and affordable tickets.  

New York Hall of Science

 47-01 111th St, Queens, NY 11368

Want the scientific fun to continue?  Then, head to the New York Hall of Science in NYC to check out their Science Playground.  Designed for children of all ages, Science Playground exhibits include a giant lever, Archimedes screw, a water play area, windpipes, a climbing net, slides, sandboxes, and metal drums. 

Enjoy the great outdoors.

Take in all of the nature that Garden State has to offer.  Take a hike, capture photos, and leave only footprints!

Liberty State Park

1 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City, NJ 07305

This green oasis is a perfect spot for Jersey City residents and anyone from the surrounding area, which is why it’s on our list of  Things To Do During Spring Break with Kids In and Around Jersey City!  There is a large playground that the little ones love.  There are pathways for biking, skating, and running.  You can take a self-guided nature path to observe this local wildlife habitat!

Hamilton Park

Hamilton Park, A 5.4-acre square green space in downtown Jersey City, is one of its residents and visitors’ favorite destinations. It was engulfed in tall trees and sported an array of historic houses and shop fronts, charming boutiques, and restaurants.  Hamilton Park offers many activities for people of all age groups.

Branch Brook Park

Park Avenue, Lake St, Newark, NJ 07104

Branch Brook is located in Newark, about a 15-minute drive from downtown Jersey City.  The 360 acre is home to an annual Cherry Blossom Festival, perfect for Spring photos!  The park also has a roller skating rink

Bronx Zoo

2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460

If you haven’t checked out The Bronx Zoo, this is the time before summer crowds make it hard to park and more challenging to see exhibits.  There is a lot of outdoor walking, so dress appropriately.  There are so many things to see and do at the Bronx Zoo, including the World of Birds, the Sea Lion Pool, the Congo Gorilla Forest, and more!   Click here for tickets.

Six Flags Safari

Drive-Thru Zoo's On The East Coast Six Flag Safari

Six Flags Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure is now open from the comfort of your car!  HOT TIP: Plan your visit on a weekday for the best reservation availability.  Of course, you must make an online reservation before your visit.  Six Flags Safari boasts 1,200 animals from all parts of the world.  The drive takes you very close to the animals while being entertained and informed by guides the whole way through.  Camp Aventura is the main stop on this excursion.  It offers opportunities for activities like ziplining and seeing exotic animals up close.  This kind of trip will be a great bonding experience for the whole family.

Jersey City offers many fun activity options, but the fun doesn’t stop there!  Hoboken is also a great place to play!  Make sure to grab a bite from one of the many restaurants!

Updated March 14th 2024

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