After-School Classes and Programs Guide for Kids - Fairfield County, CT

After-School Classes and Programs Guide for Kids - Fairfield County, CT

August 17, 2016   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


After-School Classes and Programs Guide for Kids - Fairfield County, CT

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UPDATED August 2016: NYMetroParents offers a comprehensive guide to after-school classes and programs geared towards kids in Fairfield County, CT. Wave goodbye to dull afternoons and fill your child’s after-school schedule with sports, dance classes, foreign language, academic enrichment programs, and art. After-school programs in Fairfield County, CT keep your kids active and entertained.
ATELIER CONSTANTIN POPESCU/RIVERSIDE SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Cos Cob, Greenwich Shop
401-403 E. Putnam Ave.,
Cos Cob
203-661-9500
Westport Shop
25 Davenport Ave.,
Westport
203-227-9577


Email atelierstrings@aol.com

Atelier rents stringed instruments. Atelier Constantin Popescu and The Riverside School of Music are located in a stunning, light-filled space at 401-403 East Putnam Ave. in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich. High quality European stringed instruments for professional musicians, students, and collectors are offered for sale and rental. The sounds produced from these instruments are fit for concert halls. Children can rent our fine quality violins, violas, cellos, and double basses starting at prices as low as $10 per month, and take private lessons in the music school.

BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS - DANBURY
21 Prindle Lane, Danbury
203-992-9000
Email info@bouncedanbury.com

Bounce! Danbury combines the best of all the Bounce! facilities! Two trampoline bungee jumps, a huge main jump court with additional dodgeball courts, triple foam pits, two Ninja style Bounce! Xtreme obstacle courses, an enormous separate Bounce! Jr. Zone with its own mini slam dunk basketball hoop, a laser light extravaganza for Jump n Glow, multiple party rooms of every size with glow-in-the-dark themes, a parent lounge area with nine TV viewing options streamed right to your cell phone, and a spectacular mezzanine observation deck with 40 charging stations and an arcade with an array of challenging video games.

COMPUCHILD
719 Post Road E., Westport
203-921-7905
Email fairfield@compuchild.com

Join us in our exciting STEM-focused classes or summer camp. Students can learn from many different activities: Robotics, Mindstorms NXT, Scratch Projects, Engineering, Fun Challenges, and Python and Web Programming. Hands-on learning and fun. Dream up and design your own ideas. Build your robots with technic pieces and command them. For ages 4-14. Classes year-round and summer camps available until Aug 12. Visit westporttechedu.com, email: fairfield@compuchild.com.

CONNECTICUT DANCE SCHOOL
42 Halley Court, Fairfield
203-384-2492

Connecticut Dance School, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is dedicated to providing dance education of the highest standard to the Connecticut community. The CDS faculty includes specialists in the teaching of young children using the Royal Academy syllabus. This combines creative dance in a positive learning environment and a pre-ballet curriculum, with training in strength and flexibility.

CURTAIN CALL, INC.
1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford
203-329-8207 x16
Administration: 203-329-8207
Box Office: 203-461-6358


Email brian@curtaincallinc.com

Curtain Call, Inc. is Stamford’s longest-running, non-profit theatre providing year-round performances and classes. Classes are available for ages five through adult after school, evenings, and weekends in acting for the stage, TV and film, comedy, improv, musical theatre, Broadway tap, Shakespeare, and more! Full-day vacation programs are also available for ages 6-16. Our faculty consists of area professionals dedicated to arts education. We can also design a workshop for your before- or after- school program, business, or civic group. Call 203-329-8207 x16 or visit curtaincallinc.com. “Where acting out is encouraged!”

D'VALDA & SIRICO DANCE AND MUSIC CENTRE (THE)
1580 Post Road, Fairfield
203-255-9440

D'Valda & Sirico has been fostering success at school and in life for more than 28 years! Programs for all ages include dance classes, music lessons, and early childhood programs all under one roof, with flexible, convenient scheduling. D'Valda & Sirico is the only officially licensed Angelina Ballerina Academy in Fairfield County, featuring specialized, developmentally appropriate, early childhood programs that encourage creativity, musicality, rhythm, and gross motor skills. Our professional staff creates a warm, secure environment for students.

DISCOVERY MUSEUM AND PLANETARIUM (THE)
4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport
203-372-3521

A children’s science museum focusing on hands-on learning fun. Daily planetarium shows included with admission feature “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” plus shows for all ages. Interactive exhibits include Dare to Discover challenges, Adventure Science mini ropes course, Science on a Sphere, and Giant Light-Brite design station. Simulated NASA space missions in Discovery’s Challenger Center (a mock space station and mission control with state-of-the-art technologies) available for groups. Hands-on summer programs, children’s weekend workshops, and school holiday specials. Scout badge courses, themed birthday parties, overnights, homeschoolers, and rentals.

DOJO FAIRFIELD
2317 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield
203-319-9989

The new school year is upon us...and our karate program at Dojo Fairfield is designed to help students excel by fostering confidence, self-discipline, and goal-setting skills. Students at Dojo Fairfield learn what it means to work together as a group in class–yet all achievements and belt promotions are done independently -instilling a sense of individual accomplishment. Dojo Fairfield offers youth karate lessons, adult kickboxing, C.O.B.R.A. self-defense training, and Cage Fitness classes, seven days per week. Call or email us today to get started!

FLASH POINTE DANCE
1657 Post Road, Fairfield
203-259-1600

Ready to be inspired by the best? Join our remarkable faculty and explore jazz, contemporary, lyrical, musical theater, tap, modern, classical and contemporary ballet, break, hip-hop, Latin, story ballet, and preschool combo classes. Our programs are designed to motivate the novice and recreational dancer, and to inspire and push the intermediate or advanced dancer, with training appropriate for college or professional-bound dancers. Classes conducted in our environmentally friendly facility for preschool through adult students. New adult dancer? Try our three classes for $5 card.

MUSIC TOGETHER OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY
76 Walbin Court, Fairfield
203-256-1656

Music Together is an international, award-winning program with more than 2,000 locations in 40 countries. Nurture your child's natural enthusiasm for music and movement by registering for our classes! Music Together is a researched approach to music and movement, committed to helping families and caregivers discover the pleasure and educational value of informal musical experiences. We offer mixed-age, baby, and “Rhythm Kids” classes for children ages newborn-7! Share your love of music with your children and join us today! Fall registration is now open.

ROCKIN’ JUMP - MOUNT KISCO
333 North Bedford Road, #225, Mount Kisco
914-743-5730
Email info@mtk.rockinjump.com

At Rockin’ Jump, we believe exercise should be fun. Our Mt. Kisco location is only 15 minutes from most areas of Fairfield County. We created an 18,000-square-foot facility where you can soar in open jump arenas, do flips into pools of soft foam cubes, play trampoline dodgeball, and do extraordinary basketball dunks. Some trampoline fitness facts: Jumping burns three times more calories than jogging. Jumping puts slight stress on your bones, making them stronger. We offer Open Jump, tailored programs for tots and teens, awesome birthday parties, special events, and fundraisers.

SALKO FARM AND STABLE
374 Hulls Farm Road, Southport
203-255-5092

Salko Farm is located in the heart of Southport, CT. We specialize in all levels of English riding from age 3 and older. Riders learn not just how to ride but also care for, communicate, and handle our four-legged friends. We offer a variety of programs for every age and level from summer camps and after-school programs, to horse shows. We have something for everyone.

STAMFORD TWIN RINKS
1063 Hope St., Stamford
203-968-9000

Stamford Twin Rinks boasts two NHL regulation-sized ice skating rinks and regular, year-round public skating sessions. Extensive hockey and skating programs, and summer camps for all ages and abilities are conducted by professional and qualified instructors. Skate Zone Pro Shop offers expert skate sharpening and a full line of hockey and skating equipment. Four themed and decorated birthday party rooms and hostess services are available for parties. Twin Rinks is also the home of the Springdale Figure Skating Club, Springdale Ballet Academy, Center Ice Bar & Grill, and Hope Street Café.

WESTPORT'S ACADEMY OF DANCE
345 Post Road W., Westport
203-226-9987

Westport's Academy of Dance has been teaching classical ballet, modern, jazz, tap, and hip-hop to children and teens for more than 40 years. Our program includes classes for all ages and levels of ability. Registration is currently open for our 2016-2017 season, and a consultation and tour of our newly renovated studios is available by appointment. Please visit our website for more information, and to view photo and video galleries. All those passionate about dance are welcome to join our online forum “Body, Spirit, and Grace Through Dance” at westportdance.com/blog.