You know the saga: After three short lessons at Darlene’s School of Dance, your little one declares she is sooo over tap and that T-ball is 100 percent her calling. Except, whoops, she’s signed up for the whole summer. Lucky for you, there’s a new and simple solution to your child’s fickle interests, and it’s called KidPass.
How it works: Once you sign up for a monthly membership (which you can cancel at any time), you get activity credits that can be used by little Timmy at all sorts of neighborhood studios and galleries (arts and crafts, rock climbing, painting, ballet, museums, zoos, you name it). You can search by type, age and location, and then find a time that works with Mommy’s schedule before you book instantly on the app.
Why it’s awesome: The price point is low (month-long memberships start at $49 for ten class credits), and it’s good for getting in a range of classes and activities to keep summer boredom at bay. It’s also perfect if you don't want to commit to the same time slot every week (hi, ever-changing nap schedule).
Where it’s available: If you live in NYC, you can sign up ASAP, with L.A., SF, Chicago, Boston and D.C. launching soon. Otherwise, you’ll have to wait until your city becomes available (hopefully by the time your seven-year-old gets officially bored with her guitar lessons).