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 harder to enjoy.  Luckily Jersey City has plenty of interesting indoor places and camps to keep you warm and entertained.  So when the weather is living up to Spring Break standards, Jersey City offers tons of 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

252 9th St, Jersey City

When school is out, MY Gym is in!  They have plenty of fun classes daily for kids to enjoy and offer an excellent camp-themed fun option.  Children participate in fitness games such as gymnastics and non-competitive games that get the heart pumping! In addition, your little one can bring out their inner artist with arts and crafts and musical fun!  My Gym believes that your child will have a blast, rain or shine!

April 15-23

New Themes Daily!!
April 15th- Rockstar Day!
April 18th – Easter!
April 19th – Jungle Adventure
April 20th- Under the Sea
April 21st – Mymo’s Day!
April 22nd – Earth Day!

Morning Session from 9 to 1 pm.
Lunch Time from 12 pm to 1 pm.  It brings your lunch and storytime—$ 10 per member.
Afternoon Session from 1 pm to 4 pm.

$45 per child per session

For potty-trained children 2.5 yrs to 13 yrs old.

Shehnaaz Dance Academy Science Explorers Spring Break Camp

329 Warren St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 @Nimbus 

Calling all Junior Scientists to explore the world of science in their Spring Camp ‘22.
Their 5-day camp has fun experiments, science-based themes, an inventors nook, STEM-based activities, dancing, and more in store for you!
When – April 18 to April 22
Time – 9AM to 12PM
Where – Nimbus Arts Center
Fees – $275 (5 days), $185 (3 days), $65 (1 day)
For registrations and further information:

A Sound Start

165 Newark Ave (Entrance on Barrow St) @ Nimbus Dance Works building

Spring is around the corner, and A Sound Start has many options for you!  Enjoy our Indoor, Virtual & Outdoor classes!  Sign up here. 

Luna De Papel

321 Communipaw Ave, Jersey City

Luna De Papel provides a fun learning environment to help with social, cognitive, and communication development.  They will combine various crafting activities for the children to introduce mediums like painting, clay, sewing, weaving, etc.  Sign up here. 

JDK Social Station

780 Post Place, Secaucus, NJ 07094

Let’s face it; it’s been hard for our children to foster their social development during these trying times. So check out our new spring break camp IN PERSON!  Our inclusion camp will focus on encouraging your child to reach their fullest potential, enrolling in Now!

April 18th- 22nd 9:00-2:00 PM

(enroll as many days as you’d like.. morning

session option also available)

Ages 3-14

Team Wilderness

Team Wilderness is excited to announce our Spring Break 2022 program. They will be limiting this program to the first 13 participants to sign up.

Spring Break: Monday, April 18 through Friday, April 22

Keep reading to learn more + sign up!

Liberty Science Center

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

Want the scientific fun to continue?  Then, head over 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, water play area, windpipes, a climbing net, slides, sandboxes, and metal drums. 

Enjoy the great outdoors.

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

Liberty State Park

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 resident’s 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

Branch Brook is located in Newark and is 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

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!  Rates for tickets are $28.95 for adults 13 and up, $20.95 for children 3 – 12, and free for kids under two.  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 will have to 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 different activities like ziplining and seeing exotic animals up close.  This kind of trip is bound to be a great bonding experience for the whole family.

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

Updated April 5th, 2022

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