UPDATED August 2015: A guide to after-school classes and programs for kids in Rockland County, NY, including sports and fitness classes, dance and music classes, gymnastics, performing arts, marrial arts, and academic programs in and near New City, Nyack, Orangeburg, Piermont, Airmont, Pomona, Spring Valley, Suffern, Haverstraw, Pearl River, Stony Point, Tappan, Valley Cottage, Blauvelt, and beyond.
Helen Hayes Studios, 142 Main St, Nyack ANNA DE LA PAZ CHILDREN'S & ADULT FLAMENCO CLASSES 845-596-5156 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Anna de la Paz has over 20 years experience teaching Flamenco. The Children’s Program is designed for boys and girls ages 6-12. Classes focus on the style and technique of Flamenco and Spanish dance, with students learning proper posture, vocabulary in Spanish, the arm and hand movements known as braceo, castanets, footwork technique and Flamenco rhythms, palmas (hand-clapping), turns, traveling steps, and choreographies suited to the students' abilities. Classes are held at the Helen Hayes Studios in downtown Nyack. For more information, visit annadelapaz.com or call 845-596-5156.
60 Dutch Hill Road, Suite 8, Orangeburg ART ADVENTURE 845-680-6780 Email email@example.com
Beginning in September, Art Adventure will be OPEN for all ages (2 through 18) from 10am-7pm every Tuesday through Friday! Our certified teachers will also be hosting fine art classes for school-aged children after school. From sculpture to painting, drawing to printmaking, we offer something new and exciting every day. Our low cost monthly memberships enable you to come as often as you like to any programs we have for your child's age range. Mini camps also run during all school breaks!
845-535-9277 BILLY BEEZ Palisades Center 1282 Palisades Center Drive, First Floor W. Nyack, NY 10994 The Mall At Bay Plaza Bronx, NY 10475
Run, jump, bounce and slide your way to an active lifestyle! Come to Billy Beez at Palisades Center to see what all the buzzzz is about... Our 26,000 sq. ft. jungle themed, indoor playground features interactive play zones, slides, trampolines, sports courts, our signature Honey Cafe, and much more! Billy Beez's mission of fun, family fitness supports an active lifestyle by encouraging physical, mental, and social development through play. For more information visit us.billybeez.com, Like Billy Beez, Palisades Center on Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845-535-9277.
612 Corporate Way (off Route 303), Valley Cottage BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS 845-268-4000 facebook.com/bouncetrampolinesports twitter.com/bouncesport
Bounce! offers the opportunity to play sports, have fun, and get fit on enormous courts of interconnected trampolines. Guests can enjoy open jump time, trampoline dodgeball, slam dunk basketball on our new dual lanes, foam-pit jumping, and a fun arcade. We also have private party rooms, a Wi-Fi lounge, healthy-food vending machines and snack bar, and a separate Bounce! Jr. Zone for kids ages 5 and younger. Ask us about Toddler Time!, program for those with special needs, school, camp, and group trips. Fundraising opportunities available.
BounceU BOUNCEU 424 Market St., Nanuet 845-623-5400 bounceu.com/nanuet-ny 70 Eisenhower Drive, Paramus, NJ 201-843-5880 bounceu.com/paramus-nj 150 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford 914-874-5200 bounceu.com/elmsford-ny
Now open in Nanuet! Check out our website for Open Bounce Hours! Bounce U is also the perfect party place for kids! Our bounce houses and interactive games are located in a private, clean, indoor environment that’s great for kids’ birthday parties. Children love our famous inflatable events, which include paper goods, invitations, and dedicated Party Pros. Pizza, party favors, cake, and balloons are available at an additional cost. Visit our website for a complete list of party packages!
6 Charles St., New City BRIGHT BEGINNINGS PRESCHOOL & CHILDCARE 914-420-5785 Bright Beginnings Preschool & Childcare Summer Program 6 Charles St., New City 2 Mountainview Court, Pomona 914-420-5785
We provide a safe, loving environment accredited by the National Association for Family Childcare Accreditation (NAFCC). Two great locations meet your preschool and childcare needs for ages 2 to school age. Owned and operated by a NYS-certified elementary teacher with a literacy specialization, we offer before- and after-school programs, as well as a drop-in for school delays and closures. We work with your schedule, and offer discounted rates for teachers! We are a NYS-licensed facility and follow a full NYS Pre-K curriculum. All staff is CPR- and first-aid certified.
430 Market Street, Nanuet, COUPÉ THEATRE STUDIO 845-623-2808
For over 45 years, Coupé Theatre Studio has offered the finest training in performing arts. Classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern dance, tap, theatre dance, hip-hop, musical theatre, acting, voice, kinderdance, and programs for boys and adults are available. Coupé’s faculty members hold degrees in dance education, or have had extensive performing careers. Classes are monitored for size, compatibility of students, and quality of teaching. We are proud to announce that classes beginning in September will take place in our new state-of-the-art facilities. Fall 2015 registration is now in progress.
69 Lake Road, Congers DANCEWORKS 845-268-4669
Danceworks has been in the Clarkstown area for more than 33 years. The studio offers classes in creative dance, pre-ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, and hip-hop for ages 3 through teen. Danceworks specializes in children—encouraging a friendly and non-competitive atmosphere. Several children have gone on to study at the School of American Ballet in Manhattan. Our adult ballet workout (free babysitting) teaches you to work with your body, not against it. Beginners are welcome, and no special clothing is needed. Free trial classes are available to all.
19 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg GREER CENTER FOR LEARNING (THE) 845-745-1786 Email email@example.com
The Greer Center for Learning is an elementary tutoring center working with children on kindergarten through sixth grade academic skills. We believe that all students are entitled to the best instruction possible. Each child is an individual with unique talents to be enriched, and various obstacles to overcome. Our goal is to instill a love of learning, teach academic literacy, and instruct for productive language and problem solving skills that children can use and build on throughout their entire academic careers.
142 Main St., Nyack HELEN HAYES YOUTH THEATER 845-826-2049
Celebrating our 18th year of excellence in theater education, the Helen Hayes Youth Theater offers year-round theater programs for kids ages 5-17, including weekend and weekday classes and productions. We welcome performers with all levels of experience. Please join us for professional training in a friendly, supportive environment. For more information, call us or visit our website.
Leagues held in all seasons at facilities throughout Rockland, I9 SPORTS® 845-624-PLAY (7529) Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Currently enrolling for fall and winter seasons, i9 Sports® is the nation’s first and largest provider of youth sports leagues in the United States. We offer youth sports leagues, camps, and clinics for boys and girls ages 3-14 in today’s most popular sports such as flag football, soccer, basketball, T-Ball, and cheerleading. With our focus on fun, safety, convenience, and good sportsmanship, i9 Sports® offers traditional kids’ sports leagues without the traditional headaches! Call for specific sport and field information. The earlier you register, the more you save!
450 West Nyack Road, West Nyack JCC ROCKLAND 845-362-4400 x111 Email email@example.com
JCC Rockland offers a wide range of activities for children, youth, teens, and families—including dance, fencing, basketball, flag football, fashion design, cooking, and so much more. We also offer school-age care, school break programming, community service opportunities, teen leadership and empowerment programming, and family events. There’s something about this place…stop in and see for yourself!
Located at Westchester's Ridge Hill, 39 Fitzgerald St., Yonkers LEGOLAND® DISCOVERY CENTER 866-243-0770 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to one of Westchester's top kids attractions and one of the world's biggest boxes of LEGO® bricks! Explore Legoland Discovery Center Westchester and see New York's top landmarks made out of LEGO bricks, learn secrets from the Master Model Builder, experience our indoor soft play, and score big on LEGO rides. Ideal for children ages 3-10. With 15 different attractions all included in the admission price, purchasing tickets online is the only way to guarantee entry to the center, as tickets are limited. We look forward to welcoming you!
70 N. Main St., New City MASTER JUNG & YU TRADITIONAL TAEKWONDO 845-638-4000
Blending Korean culture and philosophy with traditional Taekwondo, Master Jung and Master Yu's school is unique in martial arts training. By combining physical with spiritual, we offer the most complete and satisfying training, embodying mind, body, and spirit. Classes are open seven days a week for all ages. Our unique birthday parties open the door for future leaders and martial artists, and are available on weekends. Energize your whole being at Traditional Taekwondo. Call for more details.
4590 Palisades Center Drive, Level 4 of the Palisades Center, West Nyack PALISADES CLIMB ADVENTURE 845-727-3500
Palisades Climb Adventure offers the world's tallest indoor ropes challenge course, standing 85 feet tall, with five levels and 75 unique challenge elements to explore, climb, and conquer. More advanced athletes will find a challenge, while “just for fun” climbers will experience a sense of athletic accomplishment. New to the attraction is the Sky Tykes kids’ ropes course, designed for children ages 2-7 and shorter than 48 inches tall. Both courses are available for field trips, birthday parties, and special events for groups of 10 or more. Book your group today!
20 Bridge St., Nyack RIVERTOWN MUSIC STUDIO RIVERTOWN MUSIC & ARTS CAMP 845-405-3615 Email email@example.com
Rivertown Music Studio in Nyack, brings over 14 years experience to its offering of piano, guitar, voice, violin, and drum lessons. A unique, multi-sensory program uses varied resources, instructional options, and performance opportunities to give students of all ages the best potential for success. Customized, private lessons fit each student’s ability, musical interests, and learning style. Buddy lessons provide extra motivation, teamwork, and accountability. Ideal for home schooling families looking to fit music lessons into your schedule and curriculum. Visit rivertownmusic.net for programs and rates. Follow us on Facebook.
285 N. Route 303, Congers SURGE STUDIO 845-262-0118 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us at Surge Studio for fall 2015! We offer Beginner to Intermediate/Advanced dance classes ranging from Hip-Hop, Ballet, Musical Theater, Acro, and so much more! Fall semester classes are available for students ages 3-18. And did you know you can register TODAY? You can also stop by for our Open House on September 5 for registration and meeting our staff from 11am-5pm. And be sure to audition for the award-winning Surge Studio Competition Dance Team! Dance, Yoga, Art, Fitness, and MORE! Come surge with us today!
3 Church Road, Airmont TENDER LOVING KIDS CLUB 845-357-5454
We are a family-oriented facility for ages newborn through 12 years, offering programs and flexibility to fit your needs. We offer a preschool program with certified teachers, before- and after-school program with Ramapo Central bus transportation and are open most school holidays and vacations. Hours: 7am-6:30pm. We offer customized schedules and part time hours at part time prices. We are located near the Suffern train station. We offer free parking, small class sizes, and a fenced-in playground. Our goal is to provide a warm, healthy environment that will be your child's home-away-from-home.
8 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg THOMAS CLIFFORD'S MARTIAL ARTS 845-365-6461
Children are precious. As a parent, you know it is your responsibility to protect your child from all sorts of dangerous situations. It isn't easy. They grow up fast. Time flies, and eventually children must learn to defend themselves. You certainly do not want your son or daughter to be bullied, or to become a bully. Martial Arts lessons are a fantastic solution. Every kid should learn self-defense. It's like learning to swim—it’s lots of fun, it can save your life, and it builds self-control and self-confidence. Thomas Clifford's Martial Arts has a program that is perfect for your child.
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.
401 Market St., Nanuet Mall South, Nanuet TUMBLE-BEE GYMNASTICS AND FITNESS 845-623-2553
Tumble-Bee Gymnastics, now celebrating our 30th year in Rockland, offers programs for boys and girls, ages 10 months to 12 years. Our preschool program offers exciting weekly lessons and theme weeks. We are the only gym in Rockland County licensed to teach the nationally recognized Fun & Fit Gymnastics after-school program for children entering Kindergarten through sixth grade. Our warm and well-trained staff will teach your children the skills that give them the confidence and self-esteem they need to achieve success in the future. Register early! Classes close out quickly.
61 Maple Ave., New City VICKI'S DANCE STUDIO AND KREATIVE KIDS 845-634-2202
For more than 30 years, we have been inspiring and motivating students to follow their dreams both in dance and in their lives. Instructors at Vicki's Studio are dedicated to their students and teaching technique, while creating fun and exciting choreography in our non-competitive studio. We offer beginner to advanced classes for boys and girls ages 2 ½-adult, including jazz, tap, hip-hop, ballet, pointe, lyrical, modern, creative movement, boys’ hip-hop, gymnastics, combination classes, and our new musical theater classes. For experienced dancers, we also offer a competitive dance team (try-outs required).
21 Pralle Lane, Nanuet WEST ROCK INDOOR SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX 845-623-3636
West Rock offers the ultimate place to hold your birthday party, fundraiser, or special event. Our unique and versatile facility boasts 40-ft. ceilings, 26,000 square feet of turf, two regulation size basketball courts, six har-tru tennis courts, indoor bouncers, private party room, and more. Choose one of our specialty or sports parties. Parties can be customized to fit your child's interests. Our newest themes include "Color War" and "In It To Rock It." All packages include dedicated party host(s) to ensure your child has a memorable event.