On the next rainy day run over to the new Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action exhibit at the Brooklyn Children's Museum.
This is a a new, extremely hands-on exhibit that lets kids try out activities theyve never before encountered and helps develop balance, strength, coordination, and cardiovascular endurance while they pretend to be action heroes in training.
There's a Snowboarding and Surfing adventure gallery, a KungFu Forest, the Climbing Canyon, the Flycycle Sky gallery, and the Action Star Training Center and much more. And don't miss the Museums special sports-related and exercise-oriented programs this summer:
* The new Sportacular Weekend family festival Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12, 10am-5pm (All ages)
* Play Lab Workshop Series: Lets Get Healthy!, Saturday and Sunday, July 18 and 19, 11:30am-12:30pm (Ages 2 1/2-5) Pre-registration required; call (718) 735-4400 x106
* Chase Wonder Why Workshop Series: Breakfast of Champions, Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, 11:30am-12:30pm and 3-4pm (Ages 5+)
Exhibit runs from now until Sept. 6.
145 Brooklyn Avenue (at St. Marks Avenue), Brooklyn, NY 11213
Click here for rates, times and more visitor information and here's a tip: Each Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m. enjoy free admission to the Museum, through June 30! (Does not apply to school, camp, or other organized groups.)