Early Childhood


Play-N-Learn offers opportunities for children 0-5 to experience the world outside their home with their caregiver. Our signature Tot Lot program has been connecting Hyde Park families for well over fifty years. 


Messy Art @ Home

Pick up a packet at HPNC to do creative and fun art art projects in the comfort and safety of your home. Email Sarah at for more information and to register. 

January Session (3 weeks) 

Themes: winter, snow, texture 

Book: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Cost: $20 

February Session (4 weeks) 

Themes: Chinese New Year, Valentine's Day, shapes 

Artist: Joan Miró

Book/song: Skidamarink 

Cost: $30 

March Session (4 weeks) 

Theme: animals 

Artist: Eric Carle 

Book/song: Jungle Boogie 

Cost: $30 

Body by Banner

Body by Banner is moving online! Classes will be held via Zoom on days when the weather is not conducive to outdoor exercise. Email Carolyn Banner at to receive updates on upcoming sessions.

Childcare Referral Network

Looking for childcare in Hyde Park? Consult with an expert on the childcare landscape in the neighborhood to learn about the options that are right for you! 

Cost: $25 suggested donation

Interested? Email a completed application or any questions to Sarah Diwan at to get started. 

Check us out! Drop-in informational sessions are held on the third Saturday of each month from 10-11am. Due to Covid-19, sessions are currently held via Zoom. Email Sarah at to register.



Hyde Park Neighborhood Club

5480 South Kenwood Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60615

EIN: #36-2182044

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