Welcome to Sod Room
Sod Room is a unique and eco-friendly, indoor playspace located in the South Loop neighborhood of Chicago.  We are committed to providing a healthy and meaningful play experience for children by selecting only safe, sustainable and responsibly made toys and materials for our playspace.  Sod Room features recycled cork flooring, low VOC paint, and reclaimed wood and is uniquely designed to utilize as much natural light as possible. Beyond our playspace, Sod Room offers a multitude of workshops and classes to assist you in your quest to becoming a more eco-minded parent. Sod Room also features a retail boutique which offers local, organic, fair trade, and recycled products and gifts for children and parents. We invite you to Love the Earth and Play!


Hours of Operation

Drop in Play:
Monday & Friday
9:30am – 2pm*



Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 


*Sod Room reserves the right to close early if the playspace is unoccupied during the last hour of business. We appreciate your understanding. Thank you!

Weekend Hours Vary:
Upcoming Drop in Play:






SUN-JUN 9; 9am-12pm

Purchase your Drop in PLAY admission by JUN 8 and take $5 off admission! Buy HERE!

Private Party Availability:
Tuesday – Thursday
3:30pm – 5:30pm or 4pm-6pm (Semi-private parties)
10am – 12pm, 1pm – 3pm and 4pm – 6pm
10am – 12pm, 1pm – 3pm and 4pm – 6pm
For more information on planning your private party, click here



5 Drop in PLAY visits for just $45!

Valid May 31, 2019-Sept 30, 2019 ONLY!

Purchase your 5 Visit Summer Pass HERE!


Daily Pass: $15

Siblings: $10 (0-7 month old siblings free with paid admission)

Seedlings: $7 (Rate applies to 0-7 month old without a paid sibling)

Adults are free and MUST wear socks in the play area.
For more information on multiple visit passes, membership and group rates, click here.

Purchase a 10 Visit Pass or Membership online:

Book Online


SUMMER Classes OPEN for Registration:

Second City SILLIES!

Playtime meets clowning meets learning in this new offering from The Second City Training Center. Second City Sillies takes the best of their kids programming—focused on teamwork, comedy, and fun—and shapes it for your littlest budding comedians. Best suited for ages 2-4 yrs.


MAY 30

Adult participation required. Socks are required for adults! Space is limited. REGISTER HERE!


Buddha Belly Kids YOGA!

Yoga is all play for little kiddos! Yoga play includes movement, stretching, breathing, singing, yoga games, stories and more. We focus on fun while we pose and relax. Best suited for walkers-5 yrs. 

Fridays; 9:30AM

JUN 14, 21 and 28

$65/3 Week MINI Session, $25/Drop in (if available)

Adult participation required. Socks are required for adults! Drop in Play included!REGISTER HERE!


Music with Sarah Jayne Lane!

Come sing, dance and play while exploring MUSIC!

Options include:

Whimsical Wednesdays: JUN 12-JUL 17 (Ages 8 mos-4 yrs): 10:30am

Tummy Time Tunes: JUN 12-JUL 17 (Ages 0-8 mos): 11:30am

$125/6 Week Session, $25/Drop in (if available)

Adult participation required. Socks are required for adults! Drop in Play included! REGISTER HERE!