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 – 1:30pm*

*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:

SAT-NOV 23; 10am-12pm. FREE Drop in Play for guests 3 and 4 yrs old (siblings welcome too)! Advanced registration required. Register here.

SUN-NOV 24; 9:30am-1pm. Register by Nov 23 and take $5 off admission! Register here.

Private Party Availability:
Tuesday – Thursday (Weekday discount of $125 off)
3pm-8pm (Any two hours)
10am – 12pm, 1pm – 3pm and 4pm – 6pm
10am – 12pm, 1pm – 3pm and 4pm – 6pm
For more information on planning your private party, click 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 5 Visit Pass or Membership online:

Book Online

Classes & Events OPEN for Registration:

**NEW CLASS!>>The Kids’ Table Pop Up Cooking Class

In this hands on cooking class tots will chop, measure and mix their way to a delicious new treat each week!   

Cooking Class: 10:30am-11:15am

Fridays; NOV 22

$30/Drop in (Discounted Drop in admission for those that care to stay and play after class!)


**NEW WEEKEND CLASS!>>Second City Sillies!

Playtime + Clowning + Learning! This class focuses on teamwork, improv and most importantly playful fun! 

Sundays; NOV 24

10AM-10:45AM | Best suited for ages 2-4 yrs

$15/Drop in class (Discounted Drop in admission for those that care to stay and play after class!)

Jingle Jam Music Series with Sarah Jayne Lane!

Join us for holiday music, winter songs and traditions with Sarah Jayne Lane! Drop in Play before/after class included!

Wednesdays; DEC 4, 11 and 18

10:30AM-11:15AM | Best suited for ages 8mos-4 yrs

$60/3 week series, $25/Drop in

Oh, What FUN! Santa Playdate! 

No lines. No waiting. Just an easy morning of Drop in PLAY with the big guy in RED! Light refreshments, play, and pics by TK Photography Chicago! 

Sunday; DEC 8


$35/One child (Two adults included), $20/Siblings