Kids & Family

Kids & Family

IDNYC: Now for New Yorkers 10 and up

The minimum age to apply for an IDNYC card has been lowered to 10 years old.

New Yorkers ages 10 through 13 can now take advantage of IDNYC benefits like free one-year memberships at many cultural institutions, plus discounts on movies, amusement parks, and other entertainment options. Additionally, your IDNYC can be used as a city-wide library card.

New Yorkers age 10 and up are eligible to apply for IDNYC, regardless of their immigration status. Applicants ages 10 through 13 must apply with a Caretaker who will be required to present their own proof of identity worth 3 points, and proof of residency if the applicant lives with them. Applicants must also present their own identity document(s) worth at least two points, at least one of which includes their date of birth (such as a birth certificate). For more information about the documents that IDNYC requires for applicants and Caretakers, refer to our Document Calculator.

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Present your IDNYC Card at any Cookie's Department Store location, at time of purchase, and save 10% off in-store purchases. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Not valid on sale merchandise. Please see stores for further details.

Cookie's Kids has built a reputation as one of the world's largest kids department stores and the #1 school uniform headquarters in the United States. Shop for clothing from newborn to young adult sizes, shoes and accessories, school uniforms, baby products, and all the latest toys.


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With your IDNYC card, you'll receive access to exclusive discounts on 75,000+ classes in New York City. Visit CourseHorse to browse and book.

You'll get 15% off ($15 maximum discount per course) NYC-based classes that include:

To claim your exclusive class discount, you'll need your ID number on the front of your IDNYC card and your email address. Visit to redeem.

Entertainment Discounts

The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

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The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark is offering IDNYC cardholders a discount of 15% off when booking a room at the Resort 21 to 59 days in advance and a discount of 25% when booking 60 or more days in advance. To take advantage of the Discount, IDNYC cardholders will be required to book the reservation at by selecting "Rate Access/Corporate Code" from the dropdown and entering special rate code "IDNYC" or by calling 844-527-8748 and referencing the IDNYC special. Upon arrival at the Kartrite the IDNYC cardholder will be required to present their IDNYC card to validate the special booked. The IDNYC offer cannot be combined with other packages or specials and is based on availability at time of booking.

Kid-Friendly Fitness

Kid-Friendly Museums and Cultural Institutions


KidPass is a new kind of monthly membership that allows parents to instantly search and book over 20,000 kids activities including baby music classes, indoor play spaces, swimming lessons, soccer programs, arts & crafts workshops, musuems, camps, family experiences, and more! KidPass is the largest kids activity site in New York City and is used by thousands of parents every day. Get access to the city's best kids programs and drop-in classes with a touch of a button.

IDNYC cardholders get an 80% discount on their first month on the Basic Membership plan.

Discounts are available only to cardholders who are first time KidPass members, and are limited to one redemption per household. To access your membership benefit, go to the KidPass IDNYC page and enter your IDNYC ID to receive a promo code.


Wollman Rink NYC

Skaters on ice at Wollman Rink in Central Park at dusk

For more than 70 years, Wollman Rink has served as a unique skating and welcoming venue for New York City. Located in the heart of Central Park, the rink is dedicated to advancing all communities through connection and cultural celebration. Present your IDNYC Card at Wollman Rink NYC and receive a $14 admission, skate rental and a hot chocolate. The program is limited to one access per person per month.

Offer can only be redeemed at the Wollman Rink NYC box office. Visit their website:
Wollman Rink is located near the southeast corner of Central Park, New York City. Entrance at 59th street and 6th Avenue.