Just a few generations ago, physical activity was an integral part of daily life. In the name of progress, we’ve now chipped away at it so thoroughly that physical inactivity actually seems normal.
In less than two generations, physical activity has dropped by 32% in the U.S. Vehicles, machines and technology now do our moving for us. What we do in our leisure time doesn’t come close to making up for what we’ve lost.
—A Partnership for Healthier America, Designed to Move: Executive Summary Opening
According to the National Institute of Health, children need at least one hour of exercise each day.* Toddlers should not remain idle for more than one hour at a time, they should have 30-minutes of adult-led playtime and 60-minutes of unstructured playtime— and the time frame should vary to suit the child’s interests.** Now... add in the hectic schedule of the Manhattan parent...add in where and when to go...add in that you want your friends to come along...This is the constant juggling act made by parents with young kids.
PDC PLAYDATE CLUBHOUSE makes getting active and finding fun things to do easy by providing what small kids need the most; a safe space to move, a place to gather and the flexible time to do it. Playdates instill social skills in our
youngest, but finding a space for children to be independently vivacious and satisfying their curious appetite is a challenge in New York City. PDC challenges children to be active while building character and their community. The clubhouse concept is designed to be your second livingroom where family and friends can play, commune and share with one another.