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

Wednesdays at 10am

North of HPNC in Nichols Park 

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Body by Banner

Tuesdays and Fridays at 10am

West of HPNC in Nichols Park 

Cost: $10 suggested donation

All programs held outdoors and socially distanced.
Please wear a mask

Childcare Referral Network

Want to understand the childcare landscape in Hyde Park? Consult with HPNC 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 Diwan at to register.



Hyde Park Neighborhood Club

5480 South Kenwood Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60615

EIN: #36-2182044

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