Welcome to Brooklyn Free Space (BFS), an independent cooperative preschool located in the heart of Park Slope, Brooklyn. 

For over 40 years, BFS has been committed to providing child-centered education in a cooperative community, that engages teachers and parents alike in learning. We are committed to serving a diverse population and offer financial aid to our families in need.

Admissions season is still open. All new applications will be added to the waitlist. While we are fully enrolled for the following year, things happen and there is movement on the waitlist. Click here to fill out an application. 

Summer Camp at BFS is open to all returning students, alumni and newly enrolled students for the school year 2020-21.

  • Hands-on learning
  • learning through play
  • opening doors
  • Discovery


BFS Admissions

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BFS Community Series Presents Raising Emotionally Intelligent Boys

Register here for the parent workshop on Thursday, February 27, at 7PM.

41st Annual Gala - May 16th

Free Space in Wonderland - Tickets are on sale now!

Summer Camp

Enrollment Begins February 12th