Summer Resources

P.S. 52Q Summer Resource Guide

A listing in this guide is not – and should not – be considered an endorsement by P.S. 52. Parents and Guardians should do their due diligence to research and seek out services and programs that they deem appropriate for their children.


Check out these websites for locations, hours of operation, and registration instructions for summer programs offered by the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation

Learn to Swim Programs

Free Swimming in NYC Pools

Kids in Motion

Urban Park Rangers

Movies Under the Stars

Other NYC Parks Events


Summer Programs / Summer Camp

NYC’s Department of Youth and Community Development sponsors hundreds of free summer programs every year. Search this site to find a program near you. Or, call 311 for a list of summer programs in your neighborhood.


Lots of museums, zoos and gardens offer free hours and “pay-what-you-wish” days. The website, MommyNearest compiles a list of some of them. Please always call ahead to make sure the information presented is up to date.


The following websites are educational sites that current P.S. 52 students have access to with their login information.



Here are some additional free educational websites to for your child to use over the summer.

Cool Math Games – Coolmath was designed for the frustrated, the confused, the bored students of the world who hate math and for math geeks of the world who love all things math.

Starfall Starfall is a children’s website that teaches basic English reading and writing skills. The main demographic is preschoolers, and kindergarteners.

PBS Kids – PBS Kids has educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows!

National Geographic Kids – Watch animal cameras, learn interesting tidbits about animals, see and share photos of nature, learn about different countries and try science experiments. These activities don’t even begin to scratch the surface of the National Geographic Kids website. There’s even a “Little Kids” section for the younger explorers in your house.