UPDATED September 2015: Queens, NY back to school activtities and programs for kids in Rego Park, Jamaica, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, and the rest of Queens, New York. Find Queens sports teams for kids, dance and gymnastics programs, after-school tutors in Queens, and much more.
Nassau County, ALL ABOUT KIDS 255 Executive Drive, LL 108, Plainview 516-576-2040 150 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, Suite 401, Hauppauge 631-439-6860 175 Remsen St., Suite 750, Brooklyn 718-522-7300 3140B E. Tremont Ave., Bronx 718-239-4147 37-11 35th Ave., Suite 3C, Astoria 718-706-7500 145 Huguenot St., Suite 404, New Rochelle 914-251-0905 allaboutkidsny.com email@example.com
All About Kids provides quality evaluations, consultations, and therapy services, including but not limited to ABA services for children with autism; speech, occupational, and physical therapies; social skills; special education; parent training; and counseling. Licensed and certified, experienced staff provides services to eligible children with developmental delays and/or disabilities in the home, school, and/or community setting, and our state-of-the-art facilities and sensory motor gyms. Services provided throughout Westchester, all NYC boroughs, and Nassau and Suffolk counties. For eligible children, services are authorized by the EIP/CPSE Programs at no cost, and are funded and monitored by NYS DOH, NYSED, and county governments.
Various locations; call for information or check us online, ALL MY CHILDREN DAYCARE AND NURSERY SCHOOL Brooklyn: 347-708-7827 Queens: 347-708-7827 Manhattan: 212-419-5416 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
All My Children Daycare (AMC) is now offering after school care at all of our eco-friendly locations throughout Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. Your child will be fed healthy kosher snacks, participate in enriching, educational activities and play, and cared for by our highly experienced and caring staff. You may pick up your child as late as 7pm. Our Ridge St. Lower Manhattan center offers DropZone services for hourly care.
For more information, please contact AMC at: email@example.com or call: 212-466-6262.
718-392-8888 AMERICAN BOLERO DANCE COMPANY Classes at: SOL DANCE CENTER 30-16 Steinway St. (between 30th and 31st Ave.), Astoria
The critically acclaimed American Bolero Dance Company is offering graded classes for children, teens, and adults in Flamenco and Spanish classical styles this fall. Directed
by Gabriela Granados, our caring teachers are bilingual, experienced dance professionals. Located in the heart of Astoria’s main commercial street, the school operates at Sol Dance Center. Seasonal courses start in the fall on Saturday Sept. 19.
188-22 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows AMERICAN DANCE & DRAMA 718-479-8522
American Dance & Drama Studio is the original neighborhood school that was established more than 41 years ago at the same location. We offer quality teaching and an extremely professional staff, while maintaining a fun and exciting environment. Come visit our new, multi-level, high-tech studios — the largest in Queens at 7,000-square-feet! We offer classes for ages 2 through adults in all types of dance, as well as gymnastics, drama, Zumba, belly dance, and singing. Call now to find out about our fall registration dates!
82-25 164th St., Flushing APPLE TREE NURSERY SCHOOL 718-374-0002
Led by experienced, caring, dedicated, and certified staff, Apple Tree offers an enriched early childhood curriculum including art, computer, music, and literacy activities for 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds. We offer both half-day and full-day options. There are free, full-day pre-K classes for children born in 2011, and half-day and full-day classes for those born in 2012 and 2013, all at very reasonable rates. We offer extended hours until 4pm. Call to find out more about any of our dynamic programs. Visitors are always welcome.
150-33 14th Ave., Suite 100, Whitestone AVENUE ORTHODONTICS 718-767-8400 Email Eleni.firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Dr. Eleni Michailidis and Dr. Abraham Chahine are highly trained orthodontic specialists committed to providing the best quality care for their patients. Both orthodontists earned their doctor of dental surgery degrees from the prestigious Columbia University. Dr. Eleni continued her studies at Columbia and received a Master of Public Health and Master of Science (and certificate) in Orthodontics. Dr. Abraham completed an intensive 3-year residency program in orthodontics at Stony Brook University. Schedule a complimentary consultation at Avenue Orthodontics to learn about the options available for your entire family.
310 Michael Drive, Syosset BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS 516-762-1300 (ONLY QP) 612 Corporate Way, Valley Cottage 845-268-4000 bounceonit.com facebook.com/bouncetrampolinesports twitter.com/bouncesport (ONLY NP) bounceonit.com facebook.com/bouncesyosset twitter.com/bouncesport
The most exciting indoor entertainment complex to hit the Northeast!, Bounce! offers the opportunity to play sports, have fun, and get fit on enormous courts of interconnected trampolines. The facility has fitness classes for all ages and levels, open jump time, trampoline dodgeball, slam dunk basketball, foam-pit jumping, the only trampoline Bungee jump in the country, acrobat classes, and Toddler Time for the younger set. Private party rooms, free Wi-Fi, snack bar, arcade, and a separate Bounce! Jr. Zone. Schools, camps, corporate, and fundraising groups welcome. Visit website for transportation options from NYC/boroughs.
881 Seventh Avenue, Manhattan CARNEGIE HALL 212-247-7800
Carnegie Hall strives to develop creativity, imagination, and musical curiosity in people of all ages by providing dynamic and captivating musical experiences for families. These concerts and interactive events include exciting, large-scale Family Concerts in the legendary Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. In the new Resnick Education Wing there’s intimate and playful Carnegie Kids concerts for children ages 3 – 6, and interactive Family Weekends where families sing, play, and create music, or kick back to hear groups that kids and grown-ups alike will love. Visit carnegiehall.org/family for a full schedule of events.
61-22 Fresh Pond Road, Middle Village CENTERS URGENT CARE 718-502-3000 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Centers Urgent Care is the newest and smartest way to meet your family’s medical needs from pediatrics to elder care to back-to-school medical exams. Our staff of physicians are here seven days a week from 9am-9pm with on-site X-rays and lab testing needed to diagnose and treat you correctly and quickly. Just walk in, get seen, and go home. Isn’t that how it’s supposed to work? 61-22G Fresh Pond Road, Middle Village. Call 718-502-3000 for more information.
173-19 69th Ave., Flushing CHILDREN'S CORNER DAYCARE 718-358-8926
The Children's Corner Daycare has been providing a home-away-from-home for newborns to school-age children for more than 22 years. We have built an extremely positive reputation over the years and aim to continue maintaining this positive influence in our community for a very long time. We feature a 100-foot secure play yard with lots of room to explore and play, as well as age-appropriate developmental activities.
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village CHRIST THE KING CONTINUING EDUCATION 718-366-7454 (CAMPS ONLY - TAKE OUT ABOVE @ EXPORT) Christ the King Summer Camps 68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village, 718-366-7454 ctkny.org Directors: Joseph Arbitello and Cara Fragias Ages: 3-16 years old
CK Kids offers families one location for all of their educational and leisure activities. Our year-round private tutoring program offers individual educational support based on the students schedule and needs. Our Dance & Drama program offers classes for boys and girls of all ages in all genres of dance. Karate, cooking, foreign language, and athletic skills clinics are some of the other fun programs CK Kids offers. Our after school program picks up students in many area schools and its participants can enjoy any of our CK Kids classes while on campus! On-site parking, reasonable prices, and flexible scheduling! CK has served the community for more than 50 years.
150-50 14th Road, Whitestone CHRISTY'S GYMNASTICS 718-767-0123
Christy’s Gymnastics was founded in 1984 as a full-service gymnastics facility. We provide a safe and exciting environment for children to improve their skills and build self-esteem. Our staff is our school's greatest asset, and includes certified physical education teachers, internationally renowned coaches, and former gymnasts. Our program includes Wee Tumbles classes ages 2-3, junior gym for ages 3-5, a recreational program for ages 6-high school, and competitive teams. In addition to our many gymnastic programs, Christy's also hosts birthdays parties, cheerleading workshops, and an open gym session.
Brooklyn: COOKIE'S KIDS - THE KIDS' DEPARTMENT STORE 265 Livingston St. 718-797-3300 510 Fulton St. 718-797-3300 982 Flatbush Ave. 718-287-2300 Queens: 166-21 Jamaica Ave. (at 168th St.) 718-291-7700 Bronx: 1534 Westchester Ave. 718-991-9500 576 Melrose Ave. 718-585-0800
With back-to-school approaching, parents are learning that Cookie’s Kids, the Kids’ Department Store, is New York City’s premier school uniform supplier. They carry the largest selection of uniforms, from toddler to adult sizes, stocking quality brands such as French Toast, Nautica, and U.S. Polo Assn. Their knowledgeable staff can answer any questions about your child’s uniform needs, and provide information on custom embroidery and screen printing options. Cookie’s also carries lots of school uniform approved footwear from brands like French Toast, Skechers, Nautica, Nine West, Sperry, Hush Puppies, and Timberland.
354 Lakeville Road, Great Neck COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL 516-466-8422 Email email@example.com
Countryside Montessori School–“An Education for Life”-has been in existence since 1998. Based on the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori, our children become responsible for their own learning and their own behavior. Teachers provide a sense of independence, freedom (within limits), and a sense of order. Our mixed age classrooms provide children with the opportunity to learn from and reinforce learning to their peers. They learn to respect themselves and others. Everything in our school is designed to encourage and aid the child’s natural curiosity.
62-54 97th Place, Suite 2A, Rego Park CRAIG L. TISCHLER, DDS 718-592-2207 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Craig L. Tischler has been an established dentist in Queens for the past 30 years. His state-of-the-art office includes the most modern digital equipment and sterilization techniques providing dental care in a warm and child-friendly environment. One room is dedicated to his pint-sized patients, where fun, child-oriented decorations adorn the walls. It is evident from his active participation in the Queens County Dental Society and all his continuing education activities that Dr. Tischler is current on all aspects of quality dental care for families and patients of all ages.
44-10 192nd St., Flushing CRAYON BOX PRESCHOOL (THE) 718-888-9341
Children at The Crayon Box are encouraged to learn by doing. The curriculum is planned by creative and dedicated professionals. Children experience the fun of learning by participating in activities designed to stimulate growth in a wide range of areas, including social and cognitive development and gross and fine motor skills. Now offering the Teddy Tennis Program. We invite you to come see us and decide if The Crayon Box Preschool is right for your child’s first educational experience.
98-11 Queens Blvd. (at 65th Ave.), Rego Park/Forest Hills DANCESOURCE (THE) 718-997-1278 Email email@example.com
The Dancesource will be open for its fall registration on Monday, Sept. 7 from 10am-6pm, and classes will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 8. We offer an excellent selection of dance classes for children, teens, and adults, with a wide array of classes to choose from. Our classes are offered Monday- Thursday, 4:30-8:30pm, Saturday, 8:30am-7pm, and Sunday, 9:30am-3pm. Check out our website, to see our latest class offerings. Then come and take your first free trial lesson, and select your dance classes to enroll into. We are so excited to see you in our fall classes at The Dancesource! Call 718-997-1278 for more information.
516-484-6351 DORIS M. APTEKAR, PH.D. School Psychologist, Bilingual Psychologist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist, Evaluator, Certified Master Teacher
Dr. Aptekar has more than 35 years of experience working as a school psychologist, psychotherapist, and hypnotherapist with children and adults of varying needs. Dr. Aptekar works in groups or individually to help you and your loved ones achieve goals such as motivation, socialization, self-esteem, academic achievement, social judgment, coaching, and life goals. She has worked with all age groups and with the special needs population. Dr. Aptekar is available for CSE, IEP, and 504 meetings. She also does couples and family therapy.
74-03 Commonwealth Blvd., Building #57, Bellerose FAMILIES ON THE MOVE OF NEW YORK CITY, INC. (FOTM) 347-682-4870; Fax: 718-447-6539 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
FOTM is a citywide organization that advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and families who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing emotional, behavioral, mental health, and substance abuse issues. Together with our collective network of members and service provider partners, we improve our system of support and services. Call to find out more about our programs, including Strengthening Multi-Ethnic Families and Communities Parenting Program (English and Spanish), Understanding the Cause of Anger, and Systematic Training for Effective Parenting: Early Childhood [birth-5 years] (S.T.E.P).
98-00 62nd Drive , Rego Park - Park City FASTRACKIDS & JEI LEARNING CENTER 718-441-3762 Email email@example.com
FasTracKids and JEI is the “best rated spot for learning” for students ages 3-12. Our programs complement skill levels necessary for students to achieve success. We offer proven programs that deliver results for realizing each student’s maximum potential. Whether it’s critical thinking, Gifted & Talented prep, math, reading, speech, science, robotics, summer camp, after-school programs, a preschool alternative, or enrichment in our 10 exciting subjects, we have the best programs for your child. Most importantly, we make learning fun! More than a million students participate in our programs worldwide each week.
718-275-7974 FIRST SHOT BASKETBALL SCHOOL Email firstname.lastname@example.org; Joancgm@aol.com
First Shot provides a healthy, pressure-free environment teaching children ages 3-15 how to play basketball. Experienced, caring coaches work in small classes geared to specific ages and skills. Your child will learn the basics, sharpen his or her skills, understand the game, and come away feeling positive about his or her performance and playing with friends in the schoolyard. We teach the values of good sportsmanship, setting goals, and teamwork. With lots of encouragement we build confidence and make basketball fun for everyone. Call 718-275-7974 for information and to register, and visit firstshotbasketball.com.
4500 Parsons Blvd., Flushing FLUSHING HOSPITAL 718-670-8994/8992
As the end of the summer approaches, parents and children are preparing to go back to school. In addition to new clothes, backpacks, and books, all school-age children from preschool to college require vaccines. Effective vaccination programs are our best defense in protecting future generations and the spread of diseases in the future. If you would like to schedule an appointment with one of our pediatricians, please call 718-670-3007. Flushing Hospital Medical Center’s On-Site Pediatric Ambulatory Care Center is located on the ground floor of the hospital.
Belle Arti Center for the Arts, L.L.C. FOREST HILLS KIDS CORNER (TM) 108-10 72nd Ave., Forest Hills 718-261-2237 All Star Studios 108-21 72nd Ave., 4th Floor, Forest Hills 718-268-2280
The best in the field, Belle Arti Center for the Arts, L.L.C. offers piano, violin, viola, cello, guitar, voice, woodwinds, composition, music theory, and rock band! Try Musical Aurora, our unique music program for children ages 2-5, Early Bird Rock for 6 months-3 years, and Leaping Larks Pre-Nursery for Ages 1.9-3 years. Also try Drawing & Illustration with John Stanisci for children ages 10 and older! All Star Studios offers classes in tap, jazz, ballet, hip-hop, and acrobatics for ages 3 and older. Offering great discounts on music and dance classes!
108-21 72nd Ave., Forest Hills GYMBOREE PLAY AND MUSIC 208-32 Cross Island Parkway, Bayside (in Baybridge Shopping Center) 866-477-3700 gymboreeclasses.com
Gymboree Play & Music has been fostering learning, creativity, and confidence in children from birth to age 5 for almost 40 years. Gymboree offers classes in play and learn, art, music, sports, preschool, and a new 2-year-old separation program, Preschool Steps. All classes at Gymboree enjoy unlimited free open gyms 5-7 days per week, and Gymboree store discounts with enrollment, as well as special events and birthday parties. Previews are offered in all classes. As Gymboree likes to say, “All of America goes to Gymboree!"
193-10 Peck Ave., Fresh Meadows HIGHLAND SCHOOL (THE) 718-357-4747
At Highland, we offer small classes with warm and caring teachers and a family-oriented atmosphere that creates a supportive environment for students in grades pre-K through eighth grade. Strong programs in foreign language, physical education, art, music, and drama complement the core curriculum in all grades. The facility has air-conditioned classrooms, a computer laboratory, full gymnasium, and outdoor playing fields. Early morning drop-offs, after-school care and activities, holiday, and vacation programs available.
46-16 65th Place, Woodside HONEY BUNCH KIDS 718-429 4922
Honey Bunch Kids is a licensed private preschool and daycare program dedicated to quality care for ages three months and older. We’ve been a part of the neighborhood for more than 25 years! Our staff is first aid- and CPR-certified. They attend mandatory training classes to maintain the most updated practices in early childcare. We believe that creating a balance between structured activities and free play allows children to learn the different components of daily life.
112-01 75th Ave., Lower Level, Forest Hills HUG MUSIC, CREATIVE & NURTURING MUSIC LESSONS FOR EVERYBODY 718-487-4309 Email email@example.com
Hug Music's mission is to nurture a love for music by promoting students’ musical growth and important life skills. We offer various programs to all individuals including children with special needs. Hug Music provides Mommy & Me classes for ages 6 months-4 years, private and semi-private lessons on piano and guitar, and music therapy. Our original method, Musicreative, is especially effective for children with autism and ADHD to improve learning skills. New: Music therapy social skills groups begin! Five-week package is available for new students. Contact us today!
65-01 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-460-6366 IVY DAY SCHOOL 70-44 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-880-1888 New Location: 104-70 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills 718-997-1997
Books and blocks, music and dance, art and creativity! Ivy Day School has provided more than a decade of academic excellence to children ages 2-5. We envision students developing essential skills for a lifetime of achievements via fun, stimulating activities. Our three locations in Queens, NY teaches English, math, science, foreign language, social studies, and music and dance year-round, along with access to computers, art, and indoor playrooms. Your children are our priority and we strive to enrich their minds and bodies in a safe and nurturing environment.
43-23 Colden St., Flushing JACK & JILL NURSERY SCHOOLS 718-762-1218 Jack & Jill Nursery School II 68-05 Fresh Meadow Lane, Fresh Meadows 718-939-8687
With Flushing and Fresh Meadows locations, Jack & Jill is celebrating 42 years of excellence in early childhood education. We are a family-owned and -operated preschool offering a genuine, caring, and nurturing home-away-from-home environment for children ages 2-5. Full-day or part-time classes available for 2- and 3-year-olds with extended hours from 7:30am-6pm. We are proud to celebrate our free full-day UPK with the NYC Department of Education for children born in 2011 from 9:00am-3:20pm. Seating is limited so call now to reserve your child’s seat for September!
200 -13 32nd Ave., Auberndale-Whitestone JEI LEARNING CENTERS 347-408-4098 auburndale.jeilearning.com 256-10 Union Turnpike, Floral Park 718-347-3138 jeifloralpark.com 192-11 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows 718-740-7888 cloverprep.com 485 Great Neck Road, Great Neck 516-482-2234 greatneck.jeilearning.com 98-00 62nd Drive, Rego Park 718-441-3762 regoparkacademy.com
Since 1977, our programs have helped children achieve academic success around the world. JEI has a scientific diagnostic system for children in pre-K through ninth grade, pinpointing the missing links in learning and prescribing individual study programs based on specific needs. Our curriculum is aligned with the Common Core Standards. We offer multi-day preschool alternative programs. Our Lil’ Genius classes focus on creativity, collaboration, and communication in an interactive environment using touch-screen technology. Call for information on our fall registration and our new critical thinking program.
108-05 68th Road, Forest Hills JEWISH CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION 718-575-7047; ask for Emily Goldberg Email firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
For four decades, JCCA's Family Child Care Program has been providing children in our community with loving care and quality educational programming. Family Child Care offers the security of safe, nurturing care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in a smaller setting within the child’s home community with licensed and experienced child care providers, trained and monitored by JCCA. Cognitive skills and social, emotional, and physical development are encouraged through learning activities, play, and Jewish holiday celebrations. For information, call Emily Goldberg at 718-575-7047 or visit jccany.org/fcc.
102-19 Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills JORDAY RIVERA'S DANCE STUDIO 718-275-4386 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our dedication to teaching dance is evident by both the joy and skill seen in our students. Many students have gone on to compete and perform in some of the country’s most prestigious events. Our studio offers an array of dance classes, ranging from salsa/mambo, merengue, bachata, cha-cha, belly dance, ballroom, ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, modern, lyrical, tango, acro, break dance, burlesque, Zumba, dance fitness jumps, self-defense, leaps and turns, Mommy & Me, and more.
Bayside, Manhasset, Plainview, plus Brooklyn and Connecticut, JUST WEE TWO 516-433-0003 800-404-2204
This specially developed program, for children 8 months through 3½ years and their parents, provides an environment that enables grown-ups to share the joy of a child’s early learning. Classes are limited to 10 children. Toddlers enjoy arts and crafts, creative movement, stories, and play time. Children develop a sense of confidence and increase their communication and social skills. We also offer an enrichment class with an emphasis on reading readiness; six-week mini-program; partial separation and separation classes for 26- to 38-month-olds.
194-11A Northern Blvd., Bayside KENT PREP 718-423-5757
Kent Prep is currently accepting registrations for its after-school and Saturday enrichment programs during the 2015-2016 school semester! Subject-specific and experienced teachers target NYS Common Core standards, while also exposing more advanced concepts needed for acceleration. Various programs and schedules are available to meet each child’s needs, so email email@example.com or call 718-423-5757 for more information, or to schedule a consultation.
196-25 42nd Ave., Flushing KON GEN INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL 718-281-2338
Kon Gen International Preschool in Bayside serves children ages 2-5. Our new 20,000-square-foot childcare facility is fully equipped with a professional dance studio, science discovery lab, outdoor play area, outdoor botanical garden, and individual piano rooms. Our project-based curriculum is linked to STEM principles and engages children to explore, solve problems, and construct knowledge through hands-on investigations, including research, reflection, and response while building academic and life skills. Offering free full-day UPK, G&T enriched curriculum, and childcare for two- and three-year-olds.
Astoria - South KUMON (OF QUEENS) 32-78 48th St., Astoria 718-545-6100 Bayside 220-46 Northern Blvd., Bayside 718-225-4743 Briarwood 83-46 Parsons Blvd., Briarwood 718-739-3040 Elmhurst 83-31 and 83-33 Broadway, Elmhurst 718-271-3626 Floral Park 267-06 A Hillside Ave., Floral Park 718-962-2574 Flushing - North 146-17 Northern Blvd., Flushing 718-321-7722 Flushing - West 42-52 Union St., Flushing 718-358-7139 Forest Hills 96-05 69th Ave., Forest Hills 718-268-7888 Fresh Meadows 179-16 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows 718-380-0082 Hollis 205-09A Hillside Ave., Hollis 718-805-0565 Kew Gardens 114-67 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills 718-793-6888 Long Island City 12-15 Jackson Ave., Long Island City 718-392-2075 Middle Village 79-43 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village 917-400-8042 South Richmond Hill 127-06 Liberty Ave., Richmond Hill 718-848-2191 St. Albans 180-29 Linden Blvd., St. Albans 718-657-5864 Sunnyside 39-21 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside 718-392-0365 Whitestone 160-22 Willets Point Blvd., Whitestone 718-225-4743
Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading program. The Kumon Method has helped millions of children achieve more than they ever thought they could. At Kumon, our math and reading programs help children of all ages and levels become eager, independent self-learners. Unlike tutoring sessions, Kumon helps children learn how to learn on their own, and develops strong academic skills. Our students gain a sense of confidence that will help them in the classroom and beyond.
213-54 35th Ave., Bayside LITTLE APPLE PRESCHOOL 718-838-9243
We believe the best way to stimulate both cognitive and physical development is through play! We immerse our children in a creative curriculum that allows for active learning and discovery through art, music, dance, yoga, and nature. Our little ones get to explore tactile art, role-play, and sign language. Our summer program is full of outdoor and indoor activities to achieve a well-rounded learning experience immersed in nature. We have expanded our facility to accommodate current and new families, introducing a sensory gym, after-school program, and two new classrooms.
39-14 210th St., Bayside LITTLE ATELIER OF YOUNG CHILDREN, INC. 718-423-4223 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Grand opening! Little Atelier of Young Children is a childcare service for young artists. We place emphasis on the arts as children’s symbolic language. We are here to help them develop self-directed learning skills and learn the value of cooperation and empathy. Immediate openings available as well as pre-registration for the fall 2015!
LIU Post, Brookville LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH 516-299-2160 Email vera.savino@LIU.EDU
The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the increasing recognition of society’s special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The Long Island University Center for Gifted Youth brings together two important elements of education for the gifted: extraordinary teachers recruited from leading high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools in the metropolitan area and university-level facilities. These two factors, combined with an administrative and psychological team schooled in the needs of gifted children, give the program at LIU Post unique strengths in producing positive benefits for young people admitted to the program.
1-866-30-MABEL (62235) MABEL'S LABELS Email email@example.com
Mabel’s Labels are cute, durable, waterproof labels designed especially for all your little one’s little things! Perfect for bottles, sippy cups, clothes, toys, and even special loveys. Our labels ensure your things won’t get lost at daycare, playdates, and everywhere else you go. Plus, they’re great for avoiding those germy mix-ups! Whether you need them for yourself, or are looking for an ideal baby shower gift – Mabel’s Labels has the solution for your needs. Shop online now at mabelslabels.com.
56-18 69th St., Maspeth MASPETH FEDERAL SAVINGS 718-335-1300 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s that time of year again! September is an exciting time as students go back to school with new hopes and dreams. We at Maspeth Federal Savings know how important it is to include the lesson of saving money into a child’s education. That’s why we offer our Young Saver’s Club Account! This account is a great way to teach children about saving and responsibility. Your child can open this account with $1, earn interest, and incur no fees. Receive a free gift, too!
43-17 Bell Blvd., Bayside MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS-QUEENS 718-747-MATH (6284) 108-14 72nd Ave., Forest Hills 718-544-MATH (6284) Laguardia Center 43-32 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria 718-726-MATH (6284) 185-10 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows 718-544-MATH(6284) mathnasium.com
Mathnasium Learning Centers offer math-only educational programs for students of all ages in more than 600 centers worldwide. In a relaxed, homework-free environment, Mathnasium is where kids catch up, keep up, or get ahead in math, and gain confidence in their math abilities. With a personalized curriculum, instant feedback, and proven, time-tested learning plans designed by experienced instructors, Mathnasium guides students to develop and maintain the mathematics knowledge needed to succeed. Programs, including homework help and test prep, run year-round for students of all ages! Call us today for more information!
172-20 26th Ave., Flushing MILCHMAN, DR. AARON, D.M.D., P.C. ORTHODONTIST 718-747-0393 70-18 Main St., Kew Gardens Hills 718-575-9300
Dr. Milchman practices in his two offices in Queens. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with honors. He also completed a one-year general practice residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a dual degree Orthodontic residency program at Temple University, earning his Certificate and a Master of Science in Dentistry. He has passed the American Board of Orthodontics exam and achieved Lifetime Certification. He uses the newest digital X-ray machines with the least amount exposure and utilizes digital impressions for comfort.
125 E. Bethpage Road, Suite 5, Plainview MKSA 516-731-5588 Email email@example.com
MKSA can help if your young child isn’t meeting developmental milestones including walking, talking, behaving, pointing, eating, and more. For older children, we can help with situations such as: difficulty establishing friendships, problems communicating, behavioral challenges, learning difficulties and fine/gross motor concerns. If you have any questions about your child’s development, we’re here for you! Our caring, dedicated professionals have many years of experience in working with children, and can answer questions and guide you regarding your child’s development. Visit mksallc.com (new website coming soon!) or call 516-731-5588.
Licensed Provider of Music Together® Since 2003 Astoria, Bayside, College Point, Forest Hills, Glendale, and L.I.C., New York, Queens MOMMY, MUSIC, & ME, INC. 718-229-0033 Astoria at Gym-Azing! Bayside at Bay Terrace Karate Center, Upper Level Baybridge Commons Shopping Center College Point at Babies R Us, the Learning Center Forest Hills at The Refom Temple of Forest Hills Forest Hills at The Church In The Gardens Glendale at Tiger Schulmann's-Glendale Long Island City at LICAM
Since 2003, we have provided the gold standard Music Together® music and movement program for grown-ups and the children they love. Thousands of families with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers have experienced our classes with highly trained, registered Music Together® teachers. Families value the positive effects on speech articulation, fine and gross motor skills, pre-linguistic skills, rhythm, tone, and socialization. We proudly announce our newest locations: Pilates Bodies in Fresh Meadows and LICAM in LIC. Schedule your free trial class. Visit mommymusicandme.com for more information.
Various locations MUSIC TOGETHER Find the location near you
While the big kids head back to school this fall, have some family-style, music-makin' fun with your little ones. Once a week for 10 weeks, you’ll sing, dance, and play with your baby, toddler, or preschooler in a play-based, developmentally appropriate musical environment. Some centers even offer classes for the big kids, too! Founded in 1987, Music Together is a research-based program. Each family receives a CD/download set and songbook so you can continue the fun at home with the rest of the family. Find a location near you in Queens or on Long Island:musictogetherli-queens.com.
Baybridge Commons Shopping Center, 208-42 Cross Island Parkway, Bayside NADIA'S PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE 718-279-3980 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Nadia’s Performing Arts Centre has been a leader in dance education in Queens starting its 13th year. We offer Mommy & Me, creative movement, and combo classes in tap, jazz, and ballet for the young dancer, and classes in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, contemporary, acro, hip-hop, and musical theater for children ages 7-18 on recreational and competitive levels. Our faculty consists of qualified dance educators who are both nurturing and knowledgeable. Please contact us regard our fall 2015/2016 season!
209 W. 42nd St. (just west of Broadway), New York NEW VICTORY® THEATER (THE) 646-223-3010
The only performing arts venue in Times Square completely devoted to kids, The New Victory is New York City's premier destination for family entertainment. With shows for all ages (even babies!), the New Vic presents a full season of adventurous multi-disciplinary works from around the globe and close to home, including plays, musicals, circus, dance, opera, and puppetry. If you arrive early to the theater, take advantage of the fun, free activities inspired by the show on stage. Full price tickets start at $15, which makes a trip to The New Victory Theater fun and affordable for the whole family.
113-25A Queens Blvd., Forest Hills NEW YORK MUSIC & ARTS 718-362-9887
We offer the highest quality of musical education in Queens and Long Island with our world-renowned faculty, consisting of graduates from the Julliard School. The music school rivals the top institutions in the world. Our board of advisers keeps our school on the leading edge of teaching music. You receive more than a weekly lesson. Your tuition covers a wide range of activities and allows you to expand your musical endeavors. Register this month for the fall semester and receive special discounts for all new students. Call 718-362-9887 or 516-858-0618 for a free trial class today.
8702 Grand Ave., Elmhurst NINA'S TUTORING CENTER 718-205-7508 Email email@example.com
We tutor kids in grades K-12. For the past six years, we have provided quality education that helps kids excel in school. Our excellent, highly dedicated, and experienced tutors are very competent. We provide students with a foundation of education they can use throughout their life. We specialize in homework help and offer critical thinking and writing classes. We help improve skills in math, ELA, science, and social studies. We also have an intensive preparation program for ELA, math, and science citywide and statewide exams. We are highly recommended by various educators.
PACONY I: 35-57 89th St., Jackson Heights 718-639-1425 PACONY II: 80-20 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 203 Elmhurst 917-774-3411
We offer music instruction in piano, violin, guitar, voice, and winds; dance instruction in ballet, folk dance, modern, and flamenco; and art instruction. We also offer Dalcroze, music, and movement for preschoolers. New drama program and Spanish for kids available. Adults are also welcome. We prepare music, art, and dance students for special high schools (LaGuardia, Frank Sinatra, etc.), and pre-college and college auditions.
43-01 Bell Blvd., 2nd Floor, Bayside POWER BRAIN TRAINING CENTER 718-224-1500
Power Brain Training Center helps your child create health, happiness, and optimal achievement by tapping into their full brain potential. Focus, confidence, creativity, and memory are enhanced through physical, emotional, and cognitive exercises, breathing techniques, visualization, guided imagery, and games. As PBTC’s motto says, “Healthy Body, Happy Heart, Power Brain, I Can Do It!” Call PBTC to schedule a free trial class or body and brain check-up. PBTC also offers classes and workshops for adults, parents, and the whole family.
175-25 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows PROGRESSIVE MARTIAL ARTS 718-461-0700 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Progressive Martial Arts offers classes for youth ages 3 and older, in age-specific programs appropriate for kids’ developmental and emotional stages. While we teach important self-defense and martial arts skills, fitness and health are key components to our curriculum. Children enjoy fitness drills, obstacle courses, and circuit training, as well as running in our fun but disciplined classes. Come to our open house on Saturday, Sept. 12 between 10am-3pm to receive a special rate! Free trial classes at 11a for ages 3-6, 12pm for ages 7-15, and 1pm for ages 16 and older.
185-10A Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows ROBOMINDTECH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER 718-264-ROBO (7626) Nassau: RoboMindTech Premier Education Creativity, Science, Robotics, and LEGO Learning Fun 575 Jericho Turnpike, Jericho 718-264-7626
Robomindtech is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education center and research organization that integrates the motivational effects of robotics and Lego® play into a unique, hands-on curriculum for ages 4-14, designed to inspire young minds. Channel your child’s creative energy into fun science and robotics activities that teach important concepts in an active immersion environment. We offer weekly summer camps. Look for our after-school programs, off-site school workshops, and school field trips. RoboMindTech is the tournament partner of the World Robot Olympiad. Home of the 2013 First Lego League Champion and Team USA of World Robot Olympics.
106-06 Queens Blvd., 3rd Floor, Forest Hills SOCCER FRIENDS USA, INC. 718-261-2403 ; 347-756-2988; 347-756-2568 (para Español) Email email@example.com
Soccer Friends USA is a year-round soccer program for children ages 18 months to 16 years old. We emphasize fun and learning in our full-service soccer school. We have fun-filled programs for our Queens community. We offer after-school programs, private groups, skill clinics, birthday parties, summer camps, futsal leagues, competitive travel teams, Spanish language learning classes, all-girls classes, and our ever-popular general classes. All programs are offered at the best indoor and outdoor locations in Central Queens year round!
50 Ascan Road, Forest Hills THE CHURCH IN THE GARDENS 718-268-6704
The Sunday School Program at The Church-in-the-Gardens is staffed by dedicated and caring volunteers who are concerned about the spiritual needs of the children under their charge. Sunday School runs for about 50 minutes starting at 10am on Sundays during the school year except for holidays. There are classes for pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten, first through third grade, and fourth through sixth grade. We also have a Bible Study program for adults. Registration is on Sunday, Sept. 13 at our potluck picnic. Visitors are always welcome.
Multiple locations throughout the tri-state area, TIGER SCHULMANN'S MIXED MARTIAL ARTS 800-52-TIGER (528-4437)
Tiger Schulmann's MMA offers kids' martial arts classes designed to help children learn self-discipline, goal-setting, self-respect, respect for others, and confidence. In addition, these classes help children improve their physical and mental health and overall well-being. Many kids can benefit from taking martial arts classes, and the effects may last well into adulthood. Students learn to be accountable for their actions, and they gain confidence when they achieve their goals. We also offer Bully Prevention Programs and great Birthday Parties.
79-41 Cooper Ave., Glendale TRIUMPH GYMNASTICS CENTER 718-417-1216 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Whether you’re looking for recreational or competitive gymnastics, or just a spectacular birthday party, both you and your child will be thrilled with our program. We have great rates, a fully qualified staff, and 5,000-square-feet of fun! We have various levels in our team program, including a mini-team, and a Junior Olympics program for levels 2 and up. Our recreational program offers classes beginning at age 3 for both boys and girls. Visit triumphgymnastics.com for more information or call 718-417-1216.
41-08 Bell Blvd., 2nd Floor, Bayside VIENNA MUSIC 718-423-1688 Email email@example.com
With a top-notch facility and our talented, experienced instructors, Vienna Music provides the most suitable and professional environment for music development. We provide programs that accommodate students of all ages and levels: One-on-one music lessons in piano, violin, viola, cello, guitar, flute, clarinet, saxophone, vocal, and more. Kids Do-Re-Mi Group Class for students younger than 5. Vienna Music prepares students for the NYSSMA exam and Royal Music Exam. Enroll now and embrace the amazing experience with Vienna Music. Call now to RSVP for your free trial lesson.
322 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington VINCENT SMITH SCHOOL 516-365-4900 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vincent Smith School is well known for its individual program for students in grades 1-12 with ADD, ADHD, learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, non-verbal learning disabilities, auditory processing disorder, and language (expressive/receptive) processing disorders. We provide differentiated instruction, small, supportive classes, a structured environment, college and career counseling, and a unique social cognition program. 2015-2016 admissions Open House dates are Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 7pm, Saturday, Dec. 12 at 12pm, Sunday, Jan. 24 at 12pm, and Wednesday, April 20 at 7pm. Private tours are also available. Call 516-365-4900 or visit vincentsmithschool.org.
30-05 Whitestone Expressway, Flushing WHITESTONE LANES 718-353-6300 Email email@example.com
Whitestone Lanes is welcoming back all bowlers and partygoers for the Fall/Winter League Season. We have leagues for everyone, from the littlest with the Minions! Men's, Women's , Mixed, and Seniors from early morning, mid-afternoon, and of course every evening of the week. Call us for times and dates or go to whitestonelanes.net. We are also taking reservations for all Children's Birthday Parties, Teen Parties, and Holiday Corporate Events. We have a Vacation League on Tuesday nights! Everyone who joins wins a vacation!
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 131-35 Avery Ave., Flushing WORLD ICE ARENA 718-760-9001 Queens skating rink offering public skating sessions 7 days/week, skating school for all ages and levels, hockey and figure skating programs, groups and parties.
World Ice Arena is a year-round facility offering daily public sessions, an award-winning Learn-to-Skate program, advanced figure skating and hockey programs, shows and events, and school break camps. We are now accepting registration for skaters as young as 3 through adult. Our professional coaching staff creates a challenging, fun environment to help skaters achieve their goals on the ice. We also host fun, frozen birthday parties and group events!
Queens, WRITE GUIDE NYC 516-778-WORD (9673) Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Write Guide NYC is pleased to announce the official launch of our premier tutoring services for English language academic coaching, ESL services, test preparation, and college planning. All of our tutors - professors, teachers, and time-tested tutors - specialize in helping your student master the English language. With Write Guide's help, students will discover the potential of the pen, diving deeper into their identity as writers. We offer in-home and online one-on-one sessions, providing students the personalized attention they deserve. Find your Write Guide to writing a better sentence today!