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:



SAT-MAY 11: Closed

SUN-MAY 12: Closed 

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


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


Spring Classes OPEN for Registration:

Music with Sarah Jayne Lane!
Come sing, dance and play while exploring MUSIC!

Three Options include:

Tuesday Tunes : APR 23-MAY 21* (Ages 8 mos-4 yrs) : 11:15am

Whimsical Wednesdays :APR 24-MAY 22* (Ages 8 mos-4 yrs): 10:30am

Tummy Time Tunes: APR 24-MAY 22* (Ages 0-8 mos): 11:30am

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

$25/Drop in 

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


Toddler Talk & PLAY!

Explore language through singing, play and unique educational activities all under the support and guidance of Speech Pathologist, Wendy Auffant. 

Mondays: 10:45-11:30am 

April 22-June 17 (No classes May 27)

$180/8 Week Session (Class ONLY)

$230/8 Week Session (Class + Drop in Play after)

Prorated registration available. Please call to register!

15 mos-3yrs

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