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

SUMMER 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-OCT 5; 9:30am-1pm. Pre-register by OCT 4 and take $5 off admission. Register here!

SUN-OCT 6; Closed

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

Rates:

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

 

EEK! Let’s make it a green Halloween!

Join us for our first ever pumpkin patch, cider and donuts! Pictures by TK Photography Chicago. Costumes encouraged! 

Saturday; OCT 26

10AM-12PM

$30/Child (Up to two adults included)

$20/Extra Child, $7 Extra Adult

FALL Classes OPEN for Registration!

MONDAYS:

Baby Sign & Play with Wendy Auffant (Ages 6-18 mos)

Sign language builds family bonds and jump starts language and learning!

Mondays; OCT 21-NOV 11

11:45AM-12:30PM

$100/4 Week Session (Class only)

$120/4 Week Session (Class + Drop in Play before or after)

$25/Drop in (if available) 

Toddler Talk & Play with Wendy Auffant (Ages 15 mos-3 yrs)

Inspire communication and early learning through engaging activities that help toddlers understand new concepts & words!

Mondays; OCT 21-NOV 11

10:45-11:30AM

$100/4 Week Session (Class only)

$120/4 Week Session (Class + Drop in Play before or after)

$25/Drop in (if available) 

 

TUESDAYS:

Music with Sarah Jayne Lane!

Come sing, dance and play while exploring MUSIC!

Options include:

Tuesday Tunes: OCT 15-NOV 19 | Ages 8 mos-4 yrs: 11:15AM

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

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

 

WEDNESDAYS:

Halloween jam-BOO-ree with Sarah Jayne Lane!

Come sing, dance and play at this two week Halloween themed mini music session! Costumes strongly encouraged! 

Options include:

BOOs:  (Ages 8 mos-4 yrs): 11:15am

Baby BOOs: (Ages 0-9 mos): 12:15pm

Wednesdays; October 23 & 30

$40/2 Week Session, $25/Drop in (if available)

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

 

THURSDAYS:

**NEW CLASS!>>GREEN Explorers Club!

Build your child’s curiosity and love for the environment, nature and sustainability through hands on projects and activities!
 
Green Explorers Tots (Ages 2-3yrs): 10am-10:30am

Little Explorers (Ages 3-5 yrs): 10:45am-11:15am

Thursdays; OCT 24-Nov 14

$85/4 Week Session

$25/Drop in (if available) 

 

FRIDAYS:

**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; OCT 15-NOV 22

$150/6 Week Session (Add on Drop in Play for just $30/6 week session)!

$25/Drop in (if available)