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 16; Closed

SUN-NOV 17; 9:30am-1pm. Register by Nov 16 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 10 Visit Pass or Membership online:

Book Online


FALL Classes OPEN for Registration!


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


$25/Drop in (Discounted Drop in admission for those that care to stay and play after class!)

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


$25/Drop in (Discounted Drop in admission for those that care to stay and play after class!)



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!


**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 18-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 17 & 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!)