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.

Due to the recent Coronavirus outbreak, Brooklyn Free Space will be supporting parents and children remotely. For Members, please click on the site button above to find resources and classroom pages hosting schedules and links. 

  • 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

Due to the uncertainty regarding the Coronavirus outbreak we are accepting applications for all alumni, current and newly enrolled students but refraining from invoicing until further notice