Afterschool: INDOORS


6 - 14 yrs


Mon, Sep 13, 2021 - Jan 24, 2022

7 classes remaining

3:30pm - 6:00pm EDT


30 students

Class Experience

We pick up from local schools! Check if your school is on the list by clicking Register at the right hand side, and then click After School Pick Up for the drop down menu.

The best modern board games, played and modified, devleloping kids' creativity and logistical skills!

Kids play and develop modern board games while building critical thinking, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. After playing, we discuss different strategies and propose changes to the game. This leads to play-testing a new variation of the game! We might also play test and preview games in production.

Kids earn merits for positive contributions to game play.

We'll also introduce and play Dungeons & Dragons several times during the semester.  

This after school program meets once a week from 3:30 – 6:00 pm.   
We offer school pick up at select schools at school dismissal. Register for school pick up with your after school program registration.

Our after school programs are not held on days when public school is closed, including for inclement weather.  These closures are factored into the after school fee.

COST: Pay in full, or choose equal installments, the cost is the same. The first installment is charged upon registration; subsequent installments are charged on the 1st of the upcoming months. The last charge is January 1st. If you register after the start of the semester, your fee is pro-rated.

Want more than one session per week, or have two children who want to play? A discount of 5% is applied to each session purchased. You can even mix and match after school program types (online, outdoor, or indoors) -- and receive the 5% discount on all programs.

Enrollment is for the full semester, unless special arrangements are made. Our Fall semester ends January 28, 2022. You may withdraw before the end of the semester, which may result in an early termination fee of $20 per month enrolled. This information, as well as other terms and conditions can be found here:

You can start anytime during the semester. Your fee will be pro-rated. If you need to switch your day and/or session type during the school year, we will accommodate changes at no charge, as long as we have room.

Questions? E-mail

Class Requirements

  • Health screenings done upon arrival.
  • Children 12 and up must have proof of at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.
  • All children must remain masked during the session.

What you'll learn

  • Interpersonal communication.
  • Logistic and strategic thinking.
  • Emotional regulation.
  • Fair play.

Sample Class Format

  • Kids can arrive 30 minutes before the program starts. During this time they can have a snack brought from home, do homework, and play games.

Other Things To Know

Holiday Schedule
See Schedule

What To Bring

  • No additional materials needed.
  • A nut-free snack and/or water may be brought in.

Reviews for Afterschool: INDOORS

5.0 out of 5

Based on 5 activity ratings

Kathleen M.

Nov 23, 2021


My son loves Brooklyn Game Lab! He loves being with people who love Magic and other games as much as he does! The instructors are very supportive and quietly work behind the scenes to build self-esteem, resolve the little kiddie conflicts that come up and generate overall positivity.



Afterschool: INDOORS
Location: BGL Center Slope

Karen D.

Nov 17, 2021


Zoe loves everything about BGL!

Afterschool: INDOORS
Location: BGL Center Slope

Kara M.

Feb 13, 2020


My kid is having such a great time! The staff does a great job keeping her engaged and invested.


Not sure! There is a great variety of games and the kids are clearly so into it.

Afterschool: INDOORS
Location: BGL South Slope

Teresa R.

Feb 6, 2020


Stuff is great It’s the best place to my son Anthony to be after school He loves the place


Nothing for us Everything is great

Afterschool: INDOORS
Location: BGL South Slope

Reviews for Brooklyn Game Lab - Park Slope

4.9 out of 5

Based on 163 provider ratings

Amelia W.

Nov 17, 2021


Outdoors with fun games


Well run

Afterschool: OUTDOORS (+ online)
Location: Prospect Park - Prospect Park West and 11th Street Entrance

Brooklyn Game Lab - Park Slope Location

BGL Center Slope

310 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

About Brooklyn Game Lab - Park Slope

We don’t just teach kids how to play games; we teach them how to analyze, discuss, and experiment with their own variants in small groups. Our kids are encouraged to think out of the (game) box.Kids who engage in our specialized approach to gaming develop critical-thinking skills like risk and resource management, the art of negotiation and deduction, and long-term planning. The Lab also stresses the importance of fair play, diplomacy, collaboration, and a positive attitude however the game turns out. Located in Park Slope and DUMBO, Brooklyn Game Lab has classes and camps for kids!