After-School Classes and Programs for Kids - Westchester County, NY: Section 1

After-School Classes and Programs for Kids - Westchester County, NY: Section 1

March 7, 2016   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


After-School Classes and Programs for Kids - Westchester County, NY: Section 1

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UPDATED August 2015: Find after-school programs for kids in Westchester County, NY, including sports programs, academic programs, and classes in theater, music, dance, fitness, and more in and near Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, White Plains, Mount Kisco, Tarrytown, Yonkers, Rye, Scarsdale, Peekskill, Pelham, Bedford, Cortlandt, and beyond.
ACRES OF ADVENTURE SUMMER CAMP AT ANN AND ANDY
2170 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford
914-592-3027

Acres of Adventure Summer Camp at Ann & Andy’s is a one-to-nine week summer camp program with an emphasis on outdoors. We are situated on five acres with more than 25 play areas. Campers ages 3-10 enjoy the outdoor program which includes swimming, bowling, climbing wall, zip line, mini-golf, sports, and arts and crafts. Campers ages 11-14 take fun, recreational, educational, and cultural trips weekly. We offer customized schedules and individualized attention. All buildings are air-conditioned. We are licensed by the health department and have experienced counselors. Family owned and operated since 1973.

ALCOTT MONTESSORI SCHOOL
535 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry
914-693-4443
27 Crane Road, Scarsdale
914-472-4404
46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale
914-595-7551

 

Alcott School provides 2- to 6-year-olds a supportive, multicultural learning environment where they develop independence, self-confidence, and pride in their abilities. All sites offer a developmentally appropriate curriculum with Montessori materials, music, creative movement, and nature enrichment programs. After-school enrichment classes are provided for 3- to 5-year-olds. Offerings include yoga, dance, mad science, super soccer stars, golf, karate, and Spanish. Kidz Club, a social skills group for 3- to 5-year-olds meets from 4-5pm twice a week at the Crane Road location. Call to arrange a tour.

ALL ABOUT KIDS
Nassau County,
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
anne.worth@allaboutkidsny.com


Email anne.worth@allaboutkidsny.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.

ARTISTIC ENDEAVOR
2 Bridge St., Building 2 Suite #218, Irvington
914-591-4199
Email isahetzel@yahoo.com

We offer a creative, exciting, fun environment. Our inspiring, bright, new studio/gallery space is on the banks of Hudson River next to the Park in Irvington, NY. FALL WORKSHOPS: beginning September 14: Mondays, 3:30-5pm- SEWING (ages 9and up), Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm - KNITTING (ages 9 and up), Fridays, 3:30-5:00pm - ART AND CRAFTS (ages 8-12). Small groups. Amazing Results. Work to be included in KIDS MASTERPIECES ART SHOW in October. isahetzel@artisticendeavor.com for more information or to enroll. artisticendeavor.com / follow on Facebook

BALLET MUSCLE
10 South Division St., Ring Buzzer #8, New Rochelle
914-365-1862
Email balletmuscle@gmail.com

Ballet lessons and fitness taught by American ballet dancers, owned and operated by American ballet dancer, Peter Cirolia. Ballet Muscle is a unique ballet studio and fitness center, offering professionally led ballet classes and fitness training for children, teenagers and adults of all levels of experience. At Ballet Muscle you will build long and strong muscles to enhance any athletic activity. We offer personal training, group fitness classes, and ballet classes in Westchester, NY. All instructors at Ballet Muscle are professional ballet dancers with knowledge in athletics and the health industry.

BELLE SCHOOL OF MUSIC
1088 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale
283 Tarrytown Road, White Plains
1537 Central Park Ave., Yonkers
914-961-5511

 

Established in 1983, the Belle School of Music, “Where Learning Is Fun!,” takes pride in the high standards it sets while providing a comprehensive musical education. The school has developed a unique, effective, enjoyable way of teaching children ages 2 and older, and adults. Under the supervision of highly qualified, dedicated performers and teachers, the child you love will learn to play musical instruments, developing an appreciation and love for music that will last a lifetime. Bring out the musical talent in your child! Call for a free first lesson and consultation and learn more about our programs!

BILLY BEEZ
845-535-9277
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 bbzbb01@retailgroupamerica.com or call 845-535-9277.

BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS
612 Corporate Way (off Route 303), Valley Cottage
845-268-4000
facebook.com/bouncetrampolinesports
twitter.com/bouncesport


Email info@bounceonit.com

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.

CENTRAL PARK DANCE
450 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale
914-723-2940
Email centralparkdance@gmail.com

Central Park Dance offers more than 175 classes a week, in all levels, for children and adults. Newer and very popular classes include Lyrical and Acro Jazz. CPD has a preschool program, which is regarded as one of the finest in the area, introducing children as young as 2 years old to dance, and the popular Fairytale Ballet. CPD has earned a reputation for being the most thorough and rewarding dance experience for students for more than 30 years. Miss Talia’s Boutique is on premises and open late, seven days a week. Online registration is now available. Voted Best of Westchester 2013.

CHILDREN'S JEWISH EDUCATION GROUP (THE)
SUNY Purchase,
914-864-1267

Looking for a Jewish education for your child without joining a synagogue? CJEG is a community-based school that emphasizes Jewish cultural studies, Jewish tradition, history, and holidays, for children in kindergarten-seventh grade. We provide a professional teaching staff supported by a parent co-operative board in an open, warm, and relaxed environment. Bar/Bat mitzvah lessons are also available. Classes are held Sunday mornings at the SUNY Purchase campus. For more information, please visit our website, cjeg.org.

CITY CENTER DANCE
98 Lake St., White Plains
914-328-1881
Email dinagiordano@yahoo.com

Specializing in professional dance instruction for children of all ages and levels, City Center Dance emphasizes discipline, dedication, balance, form, confidence, and success, all in a fun and creative environment. We offer ballet, pointe, pre-pointe, tap, jazz, hip-hop, pre-K, and kindergarten classes, and special workshops throughout the year. Private lessons, birthday parties, and performance opportunities also available. City Center Dance is proud to be the official home of the Westchester Knicks Dance Team. Call 914-328-1881 for more information and to register.

DAVE AND BUSTER’S PELHAM MANOR
881 Pelham Parkway , Pelham Manor
914-380-8500
Email beatriz_peneda@daveandbusters.com

Dave & Buster's of Pelham Manor is the best place for family fun,including: birthday parties, award ceremonies, club get-togethers, graduation parties, after-prom parties and more. With great food and games all in one place, it's the perfect party space for youth events and family outings - and a perfect reward for a job well done. Give them the BEST birthday, including Sweet 16s, Bat and Bar Mitzvahs, and Quinceaneras! We offer delicious food, unlimited drinks, and Power Cards for play in our Million Dollar Midway.

DICKER READING METHOD
75 Brook St.
Scarsdale, NY 10583
914-472-0600

 

Our revolutionary reading program will teach any child to read, even children diagnosed as learning disabled, dyslexic, or with ADD or ADHD. Whether your child is reading above, below, or at grade level, he or she will accomplish 3–6 years of reading achievement in just one year. Parents will see immediate improvement in reading achievement, comprehension, and vocabulary development. Over 10,000 children, from pre-school to 12th grade, have accomplished these remarkable results. Your child's grades, confidence, and self-esteem will soar as they learn to love reading and school.

ELLIOTT'S CLASSES AND KIDS IN BLOOM, A PRESCHOOL ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM
131 W. 86th St., New York
917-517-8721
Email elliottsgymnastics@gmail.com

We provide children with strong emotional, social, and physical foundations through a range of unique classes. In our Kids In Bloom preschool alternative, we combine art, education, and play, concentrating on the child's cognitive, social, and emotional development. Children are guided through music, creative play, art, and story time, and even receive an introduction to Spanish! Our program teaches children to express themselves, gain confidence and social skills, while introducing a love of learning. Contact us for a tour! 917-517-8721/elliottsgymnastics@gmail.com and visit our website, elliottsclasses.com

ENGLISH HOUND
Email helenchung2000@yahoo.com

English Hound (EnglishHound.com) is a NY based online tutoring company specializing in reading classes for elementary school students and intensive writing classes for middle school and high school students. Because our classes are online, we can find the best teachers in the U.S. through a rigorous screening process, and connect them to your home via Skype. Enroll now for summer classes – register for summer classes and get 20 percent off for the whole year. Summer Session: July 12 - August 25 (flexible scheduling).

FASHION ARTS STUDIO OF WESTCHESTER AT GROUND WORK COWORKING
547 North Avenue, New Rochelle
917-995-3191
Email ying@fashionartsstudio.com

Premier Art and Design Studio for Aspiring Fashion Designers. A new Fashion Design Studio that offers courses in the art of fashion design has opened right here in Westchester. Ying Su, a professional fashion designer who was also a former adjunct fashion design professor at Parsons School of Design and F.I.T.,will share her wealth of knowledge and experience from the industry perspective. Learn how real fashion designers work. Year round Courses offered include the entire fashion design process, from designing/illustrations,concepts/colors,sewing, pattern-making, draping, and final garment construction.

FRENCH-AMERICAN SCHOOL OF NEW YORK (FASNY)
Campuses in Scarsdale, Larchmont, and Mamaroneck,
914-250-0000
Nursery to Grade 1: Scarsdale Campus, 85 Palmer Ave., Scarsdale
Lower School: Larchmont Campus, 111 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont
Upper School: Mamaroneck Campus, 145 New St., Mamaroneck

 

FASNY’s Extension Program offers bilingual recreation and language programs for children and adults, and French immersion camps. From sports to arts to cooking, stimulating after-school activities, where children and adults are exposed to different languages and cultures, are a hallmark of our Extension Program. Learn more and register at www.fasny.org/afterschool. Classes start September 21 and are offered on our Scarsdale, Larchmont, and Mamaroneck campuses. We are a bilingual school of excellence offering non-French speakers two entry points into our multicultural community: Preschool (starting age 3), and High School (IB).

GAGA CENTER (THE) - SCARSDALE
365 Central Park Ave., (Archway Shopping Center), Scarsdale
914-368-9889
Email marcy@gagacenter.com

The Gaga Center is located at 365 Central Park Avenue in Scarsdale, New York. We offer weekly after school classes, days off from school, Open Gaga on weekends, and birthday parties! Our semester-long after school classes are one hour of pure gaga fun and include warm-up, instruction, and loads of time to play. Kids get in on the action while learning gaga and athletic skills. To learn more about our after school options, and our birthday parties and other programs, please visit www.gagacenter.com or call 914-368-9889.

GODDARD SCHOOL® (THE)
1 Jackson Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson
914-478-1390

The Goddard School® teachers nurture the healthy development of children from ages 6 weeks to 6 years, and encourage each child’s lifelong love of learning. The Goddard School® offers families the benefit of on-site owners and education directors who provide dependable management and open communication. Corporate Quality Assurance, accredited professional development, and an individualized program for each child are just a few of the ways that Goddard is defining child care.

GYMCATS GYMNASTICS AND BIRTHDAY PARTY CENTER
1 Odell Plaza at Equalize Fitness, Yonkers
914-965-7676

At GymCats Gymnastics, children learn the skills and confidence they need to become better athletes and individuals. Exciting gymnastics classes are offered for boys and girls, ages 20 months to teens, as well as recreational to advanced classes, private lessons, cheer classes, toddler open gym for crawlers up to walkers, and summer camp. GymCats is home to our own All Star Cheer Team, the GC Xtreme All Stars! We are also famous for our unique private birthday parties. Our enthusiastic interactive staff makes your child’s party memorable.

HELEN HAYES YOUTH THEATER
142 Main St., Nyack
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.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF HARRISON
130 Union Ave., Harrison
914-835-2850
Email nancyi@jcch.org

The Early Childhood Center of the JCC of Harrison is dedicated to enriching the lives of young children. The two’s program supports socialization and first separation of child from parent or caregiver. Three- and four-year-olds explore an environment rich in materials that promote developmental skills. Structured activities and unstructured play are offered under the guidance of warm, caring, professionally-trained teachers. Morning programs, afternoon enrichment programs, and summer programs are available. Monthly tuition-free Baby and Me, Gym On Wheels and Almost Two programs offer options for every age group.

JODI'S GYM
25 Hubbels Drive, Mount Kisco
914-244-8811
244 E. 84th St., Manhattan
212-772-7633

 

Jodi's Gym has been providing New York kids the highest level of fun and fitness for 34 years! Their step-by-step, no-fail approach ensures that every child feels a sense of accomplishment. They offer gymnastics (ages 3 to 12 years), Ninja Challenge (4-8 years), Game On! (3-5 years), parent/child gym, Music Together, summer and holiday break camps, free playtime and perks for members, private lessons, and the best birthday ever! Need transportation after school? They also bus from every Chappaqua elementary school!

KANGS MARTIAL ARTS
455 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale
914-723-0777
Email kangsma@gmail.com

At Kangs Martial Arts, we offer Tae Kwon Do and Hap Ki Do lessons. Children will learn increased confidence, unshakable focus, discipline, and additional life skills. Adults will benefit from valuable self-defense skills, stress relief, and an intense and fun workout! We offer a flexible schedule for children (ages 4 and older), teens, and adults. Take advantage of our family classes, where parents and children train together! Year-round and summer programs offered.

LANDMARK PRESCHOOL
44 Village Green, Bedford
914-393-2293

Landmark Preschool in Bedford, NY is pleased to announce its newest location at 44 Village Green. Starting this September, Landmark Preschool will offer comprehensive programs for two-year-olds (2s), three-year-olds (3s) and four-year-olds (4s). The school day will balance social-emotional, cognitive, and physical skill development and include early literacy instruction and math skill development, as well as art, science, technology, and music instruction with classroom specialists. Children will also enjoy outdoor play and cooking activities. Landmark celebrates over 40 years of early childhood education.

LEGOLAND® DISCOVERY CENTER
Located at Westchester's Ridge Hill, 39 Fitzgerald St., Yonkers
866-243-0770
Email westchester@legolanddiscoverycenter.com

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!

LITTLE GYM (THE)
777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale
914-722-0072
NY address first for BAP
2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets)
Upper West Side, Manhattan
212-799-1225
tlgupperwestsideny.com
207 E. 94th St. (between Second and Third avenues)
Upper East Side, Manhattan
212-787-1124
tlguppereastsideny.com
28 Franklin Turnpike Waldwick, NJ
201-445-4444
tlgwaldwicknj.com

 

The Little Gym is an exercise and motor development center for children, offering gymnastic classes, sports skills development, dance, cheerleading, and karate classes for children ages 4 months to 12 years, in a loving, non-competitive environment. Qualified instructors implement programs designed to build self-esteem and confidence. An emphasis on music and fun encourages both physical and emotional growth. The Little Gym also offers summer camp, holiday camp, Parent Survival Night, and Awesome Birthday Bashes.

LOGREA DANCE ACADEMY
2 Dale Ave., Ossining
914-941-2939

Logrea Dance Academy (school of the Westchester Ballet Company) inspires students of all ages and abilities to achieve their highest potentials, through training in classical ballet, as well as jazz, tap, and modern. Founded in 1986 by professional dancers, Beth Fritz-Logrea and Jean Logrea, LDA offers classes for students age 3 through advanced, by an all-professional staff. Annual Nutcracker and scholarship auditions are held each fall, and all students have the opportunity to participate in performances of the highest artistic standard.

MABEL'S LABELS
1-866-30-MABEL (62235)
Email mae.savage@parenthood.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.

MUSIC CONSERVATORY OF WESTCHESTER
216 Central Ave., White Plains
914-761-3900

The Music Conservatory of Westchester offers a variety of classes for infants, toddlers, and young children. Early childhood instruction includes our new First Notes class for babies and toddlers, Music Skills for Pre-K through grade 3, our Suzuki Program for instrumental instruction (violin, cello, guitar), and our Piano Program for Pre-K to first grade. Introduce your child to the joys of music in the Conservatory’s supportive, nurturing environment, with outstanding instructors. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, assuring the highest quality programs for your child.

MUSIC TOGETHER®
914-722-2025
Email jackie@overthemoonmusicandmore.com

Did you know that all children are musical? Over the Moon Music and More offers Music Together®, the research-based, international music and movement program for children newborn to 5 years with an adult caregiver, in Chappaqua, Mount Kisco, Scarsdale, Tarrytown, and Tuckahoe. We also offer Uke U., a fun mommy-and-me ukulele program, for 3- to 6-year-olds. Coming this fall in our newly expanded Scarsdale space: birthday parties, mommy-and-me art classes, parenting groups, mini-camps, a children’s play space, and a gift shop!

MUSICAL MUNCHKINS
167 Scarsdale Road, Tuckahoe
914-771-7000

Musical Munchkins, Westchester's original early childhood music program is celebrating more than 30 years of makin' music and memories. We continue delighting our youngest musicians and their families with the wonderful world of mommy-n-me music. Our curriculum, filled with awesome activities, is geared to children ages 6 months to 4 years. Instruments, creative movement, inventive props, puppets, books, and games help captivate and enrich children with a love of music. Our nurturing teachers capture everyone's hearts, while stimulating those developing brains. Visit our website. Schedule a free trial class.

ONTRACK SPORT CENTER
29 S. Depot Plaza, Tarrytown
914-909-2974

OnTrack Sport Center is a 26,000-square foot indoor sport facility, offering athletes of all ages access to various training and competitive programs in soccer, lacrosse, and baseball. Fall after-school programs and toddler programs are now being planned. Visit our website or like us on Facebook for a list of scheduled programs. Also, celebrate your child's next birthday at OnTrack with one of our spectacular sports party packages. Voted 2009 Best of Westchester—Indoor Sports for Kids.

PLAY GROUP THEATRE (THE)
One N. Broadway, White Plains
914-946-4433

The Play Group Theatre is a nonprofit, educational theatre organization dedicated to providing process-oriented theatre training and diverse performance opportunities to children and teenagers regardless of financial means. Programs including: Little Theater for ages 4-6, Mainstage for high school students, a Design and Tech program, and our brand new THEATERLAB with individually designed programs for ages 7-17 featuring student-driven, hands-on explorations of what it means to be a theater maker. Summer and year round programs available. 914-946-443; playgroup.org; Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @playgrouptheatre #PGT

PRE-SCHOOL READING PROGRAM BY THE DICKER READING METHOD
75 Brook St., Scarsdale
914-472-0600

Your 3-, 4-, or 5-year-old child will learn 15 to 30 words in their first session. Then they will learn to read their first book fluently. Every two months, your preschooler or kindergartner will achieve one year of reading enrichment. Their self-esteem will soar as they develop a love for reading and school. It’s easy, fun, and life's most exciting game.

PROSWING
27 Radio Circle Drive, Mount Kisco
914-242-1626
36 Midland Ave., Port Chester
914-937-6700
pc@proswingbaseball.com


Email sam@proswingbaseball.com

After School programs are designed to provide each individual player with the necessary fundamental skill set to maximize potential and excel on the ball field. Our instructors have the playing and coaching experience to implement the teaching philosophies required to help our kids learn the basic skills of pitching, hitting, throwing, sliding, fielding, and the rules of the game. All this done in a safe environment where sportsmanship, fun, and success are used to foster a love for the game of Baseball.

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

Looking for a fun, active, and safe place to have your child’s next birthday party? At Rockin’ Jump your kids will literally be bouncing off the walls! Parties will be led by their personal party hosts through the 5 different trampoline areas that we have to offer - Dodge Ball, Main Jump Arena, Basketball, and our Foam Pit for trying new tricks! Our 18,000 square foot facility can host parties and groups from 10-300 people. Now open at 11am daily!

SOCIABLE KIDZ®
1600 Harrison Ave., Suite 105, Mamaroneck
914-502-3295
Email sociablekidz@sociablekidz.com

Voted “Best Social Skills Group 2013” by Westchester magazine, Sociable Kidz® provides social skills groups for children ages 4-14. The small groups ensure that your child receives individualized attention including problem-solving, sharing, taking turns, coping mechanisms, anti-bullying techniques, etc., using hands-on activities, games, role playing, and social stories. Check out our website for more information.

SPORTIME USA
380 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford
914-592-2111

Sportime USA is the ideal place to visit after a long day at school! With a restaurant on the premises, we have activities for all ages including a brand new, SUPERFLY THRILL RIDE, a 4-dimensional motion theater, laser tag, rock-climbing wall, a new Ballocity Arena, batting cages, bumper cars, a Himalaya coaster, kiddie rides, more than 150 video and prize ticket games, billiards, and soft-adventure play area. Birthday parties are our specialty, and we also welcome all groups.

STAR KIDZ-WESTCHESTER
Harrison/White Plains/Mount Kisco/NYC locations,
914-921-0006

After 10 successful years in Westchester and NYC, Star Kidz is expanding to the JCC of Harrison, with exciting new classes for kidz of all ages! Star Kidz, the premier performing arts program for children ages 3-17, offers students the opportunity to develop their singing voices, acting abilities, dance skills, and performance techniques via a variety of weekly classes, weekend workshops, and intensive courses. Star Kidz is accepting enrollment for Fall 2015 in White Plains, Mt. Kisco, and new Harrison locations. Register now at www.starkidzonline.com or call us at 914-921-0006!

STEFFI NOSSEN SCHOOL OF DANCE
216 Central Park Ave., White Plains
914-328-1900

Since 1937,The Steffi Nossen School of Dance has been Westchester’s dance destination! Students from toddler to adult experience the joy and discipline of dance in White Plains and Chappaqua. Classes include Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Tap, Dancing Tots, New Boy’s Class, Adult Classes for Beginners and Experienced Dancers, and Moving Wheels & Heels adaptive dance. Performance opportunities. Live music in classes. Westchester Magazine “Best Kids Classes 2011 and 2013.” September 28 - October 3 Free Week of Dance-Free Open House classes.

STEPPING STONES MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN
Matthews Park, 303 West Ave., Norwalk
203-899-0606 x228

Play is serious business at Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk. Step inside our award-winning museum and open your world to amazing discoveries. Stepping Stones ignites a lifelong love of learning through play. Our expanded museum features hands-on fun in Energy Lab, Tot Town, Build It!, Express Yourself, the Solar Express, our Traveling Exhibit Gallery, open-air courtyard, state-of-the-art multimedia theater, café and retail store. There are one-of-a-kind daily educational programs, classes, engaging workshops, special events, preschool and so much more.

STUDIO B DANCE CENTER
281 White Plains Road (entrance on Prospect Avenue), Eastchester
914-793-2799

Since 1996, thousands of students have taken dance lessons with Studio B’s highly talented and nurturing teachers. The well-established pre-ballet programs are perfect for boys and girls as young as two. Students develop important social skills such as listening carefully, following directions, and interacting with others, while dancing to age-appropriate music. Studio B Dance Center continues to respond to families’ needs with convenient scheduling options and a wide range of styles, including ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, acro and tumbling, modern, contemporary, and pointe. Call or visit their informative website.

SWIRL N JOY
30 Columbus Ave, Tuckahoe
914-222-9106
Email swirlnjoy@gmail.com

In the heart of Tuckahoe you will find us, SwirlNJoy! We are the Go To place amongst families in the surrounding communities for the best frozen yogurt and edibles treats in Westchester. We have an amazing courtyard where you can relax and enjoy your time with family and friends. We welcome you to visit our new kids at play area, designated just for your little ones to have lots fun.

SYLVAN LEARNING CENTERS - WESTCHESTER
Sylvan Learning Center of Bronxville
850 Bronx River Road, Bronxville
914-237-4396
sylvanlearning.com/bronxville
bronxville.ny@sylvanlearning.com

Sylvan Learning Center of White Plains
180 S. Broadway
White Plains
914-948-4116
sylvanlearning.com/whiteplains
sylvan4202@msn.com

 

Sylvan Learning, the leading provider of personal learning for K-12 students, offers tutoring in Reading, Writing, Math, Study Skills and Test Prep, and STEM classes in Robotics and Coding. Sylvan’s proven tutoring approach combines certified teachers delivering personalized instruction using curriculum aligned with Common Core standards and the latest iPad® technology. Sylvan also offers STEM classes in Robotics and Coding, and Sylvan Prep — SAT® and ACT® courses. Sylvan Learning Centers are conveniently located in Bronxville and White Plains.

TEMPLE ISRAEL CENTER NURSERY SCHOOL
280 Old Mamaroneck Road, White Plains
914-948-2800 x126

Temple Israel Nursery School is dedicated to providing a warm and nurturing environment where children can achieve their full potential—socially, emotionally, creatively, cognitively, physically, and Jewishly. We offer classes for 2-, 3-, and 4-year-olds, mommy-and-me programs, after-school enrichment, Stay & Play Extended Hours until 4:30pm Monday-Thursday, and until 2:30pm Friday, early drop-off, lunch programs, and summer camp. Our morning programs are enriched with music, creative movement, nature, and animal specialists. Come and check out our beautiful new classrooms! Please contact our director, Patty Goldstick, at 914-948-2800 x126, or email p.goldstick@templeisraelcenter.org.

THE NURTURY
The Nurtury on North
1144 North Ave., New Rochelle
914-740-5393

The Nurtury at Flandreau
130 Flandreau Ave., New Rochelle
914-632-6200


info@thenurtury-montessori.com


Email bbnanny@gmail.com

The Nurtury is committed to promoting quality, full-time Montessori child care for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years. The first six years of life is when intelligence and personality are formed. We greatly understand this concept, and as a result, the Nurtury has set the standard for full-time Montessori child care. Our vision for the Nurtury is of a "gentler, kinder" world. The Nurtury will be a sanctuary of peace, empathy, and gentleness, even in our increasingly fast-paced society. Please call today for a tour.

TIGER SCHULMANN'S MIXED MARTIAL ARTS
Multiple locations throughout the tri-state area,
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.

VILLA MARIA SCHOOL
161 Sky Meadow Drive, Stamford
203-322-5886
Email amurphy@villamariaedu.org

Villa Maria is an exceptional school, where learning is as unique as every child. Located in Stamford, CT, Villa Maria is an independent, kindergarten through ninth grade day school for students with at least average intelligence and a unique learning style. The school is committed to providing a quality education in a structured, supportive environment, where students with a learning disability can learn and realize their full potential.

WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE EXTENSION CENTER
in Ossining Arcadian Shopping Center, Route 9, Ossining
914-606-7400
Email jessica@thompson-bender.com

The Westchester Community College Extension Center in Ossining features credit and non-credit classes for adults in the areas of general education and healthcare. But this state-of-the-art facility also offers after-school science programs for youngsters in grades 5-8. The affordable classes for middle school students begin in mid-September, and information on which classes will be offered will be available in August. Contact us at the Arcadian Shopping Center location on Route 9, or phone 914-606-7400 for details.

WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY FOR HUMANISTIC JUDAISM
84 Sprague Road, Scarsdale
914-713-8828
Email aristophil@yahoo.com

The Westchester Community for Humanistic Judaism has been offering Jewish education for children from kindergarten to Bar/Bat Mitzvah since 2007. Our Hebrew school offers instruction in Hebrew, Jewish history, holidays, ethics, and values, while striving to foster critical thinking, love of learning, and a belief in the power of human reason and responsibility, rather than of supernatural authority. Please contact Channing Stave at 914-793-7770 or email him at channing.stave@yahoo.com to find out more and to arrange for your child to attend a sample class.

WESTCHESTER SKATING ACADEMY (WSA)
91 Fairview Park Drive (Route 9A), Elmsford
914-347-8232

Westchester Skating Academy is a year-round, twin-rink ice skating facility offering recreational, hockey, and figure skating for all ages and abilities. WSA programs include public skating, learn-to-skate classes, group events, birthday parties, summer/holiday camps and clinics, adult and youth hockey leagues and instruction, and much more. Visit us online for more information.

WESTFIELD DAY SCHOOL
23 Purdy Ave., Rye
914-967-2530
Email pheldman@westfieldschools.info

Since 2000, The Westfield Day School is a therapeutic school for grades 6 to 12. The school is designed to help students overcome academic and emotional issues. The academic program at Westfield is unique in its ability to link emotional and learning support for its students. Classes are small and programs individualized to meet the needs of students at all levels. The goal is to acknowledge learning differences and help every child reach their highest potential. Therapists and teaching staff work closely with each student.

YWCA OF WHITE PLAINS
515 North St., White Plains
914-949-6227
Camp Funkist 914-949-6227 x168
Gymnastics Program 914- 949-6227 x125
Camp for Children with Developmental Disabilities 914-949-6227 x108

 

The YWCA's licensed and NAEYC-accredited children's programs meet the needs of young families with an array of active programs, including child care, preschool programs, and our before- and after-school programs. Our caring staff creates an environment where every child is valued and develops activities that support the educational process, social interaction, emotional growth, physical development, and creative expression. The YWCA also offers aquatics, gymnastics, and fitness activities for all ages.



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