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, the might be some leftover winter chills making outdoor activities slightly harder to enjoy. Luckily Jersey City has plenty of interesting indoor places and camps to keep you warm and entertained. 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

Key Element Learning

338 Grove St, Jersey City

Your little one can enjoy an amazing combination of structured play, storytime, art projects & fun at Key Element Learning! Their “SpringCamp” tends to kids 2-6 years old and you can choose between 3 hour or 5 hour days! 3 hours will cost $70 a day and 5 hours will be $95 a day!

Classes and Indoor Activities

These places and classes will get your child exercising their bodies and minds!

My Gym

252 9th St, Jersey City

Phone: (201) 205-1218

When school is out, MY Gym is in! They have plenty of fun classes on a daily basis for kids to enjoy but also offer a great option of camp-themed fun. Children participate in fitness games such as gymnastics and noncompetitive games that really get the heart pumping! 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!


189 Brunswick St, Jersey City

Phone: (201) 431-3293

HudsonPLAY is a unique family playspace with activities to engage at every age. It’s definitely a major staple for indoor activity places in Jersey City! With a focus on interactive entertainment and fitness, HudsonPLAY is designed for serious fun with dynamic play areas for toddlers, state-of-the-art activities for preschoolers and a challenging Ninja Warrior Course for everyone else! Come and rediscover the excitement of PLAY. They even offer day camps!

Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City

Phone: (201) 200-1000

Who said science can’t be fun! The Liberty Science Center combines scientific develops 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 exhibits 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? 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, and 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 not only for Jersey City residents but also for 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. Engulfed in tall trees and sporting 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

Lake St & Park Avenue, Newark

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

2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx

If you haven’t checked out The Bronx Zoo, this is the time, before summer crowds make it hard to park and harder 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 World of Birds, the Sea Lion Pool, the Congo Gorilla Forest and so much more! Rates for tickets are $28.95 for adults 13 and up, $20.95 for children 3 – 12 and kids under 2 are free. Click here for tickets.

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 in the area!

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