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AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES AND PROGRAMS FOR KIDS - WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY: SECTION 1

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by Directories Editor - Featured August 13, 2013

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Find after-school programs for kids in Westchester County, New York. Whether you’re looking for academic programs in math, reading, and literacy, or classes in theatre, music, and dance, even sports ranging from tae kwon do to equestrian centers, NYMetroParents gives you the most complete guide. After-school programs in Westchester County are here!

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

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 3-5 year olds. Offerings include: yoga, dance, mad science, super soccer stars, golf, karate, Spanish, and more exciting options! Kidz Club, a social skills group for 3-5 year olds meets from 4-5pm twice a week at the Crane Road location. Call to arrange a tour.


ANDREA'S DANCE STUDIO II
209 Brook St., Scarsdale
914-723-2927
Andrea's Dance Studio 
904 Morris Park Ave, Bronx 
718-597-9869

With more than 50 years of experience, Andrea Verdeschi and her qualified staff introduce students to the world of dance. Classes available in Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Gymnastics, Ballroom, Creative Dance 2-3 yrs., Pre-school Tap/Ballet. Elite Competition Classes are offered for the advanced student. New: drama classes, ballet company for ages 4–teen, and tumbling/arts-and-crafts fun time for 12 mos.-2 years of age. At Andrea's, classes are taught in a friendly, family atmosphere. Every student is special! Registering now for Fall 2013-2014 season.


ANN AND ANDY CHILD CARE
2170 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford
914-592-3027

Ann and Andy, family owned and operated for over 30 years, offers a wide variety of fun activities for children 2 mos.–14 years. We are state licensed, with an extensive campus, and offer flexible schedules, reasonable rates, nutritious lunches, a caring staff, individualized attention, and age-appropriate field trips. Join us for a wonderful school experience. Come see how much we care, and become part of our family.


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 years 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 your child’s musical talent! Call to schedule a FREE introductory lesson and consultation.


BITS, BYTES & BOTS SUMMER CAMP
605 Millwood Road (Route 133), Mt. Kisco
914-218-8175
Email [email protected]

Our unique after-school enrichment program is a wonderful opportunity to bring our one-of-a-kind, leading-edge technology to your school. It provides kids with a mental playground where they can explore and create. Build and program robots, make animated movies, design photo comics, and create computer games. Our curriculum teaches engineering, logic, problem-solving, programming, story-telling, and computer skills. Our teachers are friendly, effective, and have been background-checked for children’s safety.


BOULDER BROOK EQUESTRIAN CENTER
291 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale
914-725-3912

Boulder Brook Equestrian Center offers year-round private and group lessons to students of all ages and riding abilities, including the seasoned show competitor. Conveniently located just off exit 22 of the Hutchinson Parkway, Boulder Brook boasts the largest indoor ring in the area. In addition to summer camp, weekly vacation camps and adult camp are offered during the school year. Students are encouraged to participate in our bi-annual in-house horse show, and the facility is also available for birthday parties. 


BOUNCEU OF WESTCHESTER
150 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford
914-874-5200
Email bounceu.com/elmsford

A little bit of exercise goes a long way! At BounceU of Westchester, kids flip for our unbelievably cool bounce stadiums. Imagine the ultimate children's playground experience in a safe, indoor setting. BounceU is also the perfect party place! Children love our famous inflatable parties which include paper goods, invitations, and dedicated Party Pros. Visit our website for a complete list of party packages, and to find out more about our camp programs and Open Bounce!


BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS 
612 Corporate Way (off Route 303), Valley Cottage
845-268-4000 

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 dodge ball, slam-dunk basketball, foam-pit jumping, acrobat classes, and Toddler Time for the younger set. They also have private party rooms, free Wi-Fi, snack bar, arcade, and a separate Bounce! Jr. Zone for kids younger than age 6. Schools, camps, groups and corporate functions welcome. Fundraising opportunities available.


BRAIN BALANCE ACHIEVEMENT CENTER OF NORWALK
15 Cross St., Norwalk
203-286-7428
49 W. Allendale Ave., Allendale, NJ
201-825-1030

At Brain Balance Achievement Centers, we don’t just work with a child’s strengths or provide strategies to compensate for a weakness, we tackle your child’s learning, behavioral, or developmental challenge head on, by addressing the core issues at the most fundamental level. We integrate cognitive, sensory-motor, and nutritional training into a unique, drug-free, whole-child approach that goes beyond the symptoms to address root causes. Every child deserves the opportunity to reach their fullest social and academic potential. Stop in or call to learn more about the Brain Balance Program® and how we can help your child succeed.


BROADWAY TRAINING CENTER
10 Washington Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson
914-478-7065 
Email [email protected]

Broadway Training Center of Westchester was recently awarded Best Theatre Classes in Southern Westchester by Westchester magazine. This premiere performing arts school provides year-long training programs in acting, voice, dance, and performance ensembles for grades K-12 and adults! Our faculty is comprised of established industry professionals who focus on the joy of accomplishment and the enrichment of personal expression through classroom and performance work. Broadway Training Center of Westchester is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization.


THE CENTER FOR LITERACY ENRICHMENT AT PACE UNIVERSITY 
78 N. Broadway, White Plains
914-422-4135
Email [email protected] 

The Center for Literacy Enrichment offers tutoring in math, reading and writing to children age 5 through 8th grade. Three programs are offered during the year: a Monday-Friday morning program for 5-year-olds; an after-school program for elementary and middle school students every day after school and on Saturday morning; and a summer program during the month of July from 9am-3pm for elementary and middle school students.

CENTRAL PARK DANCE
450 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale
914-723-2940

Voted Best of Westchester 2013 for our Pre-School program, Central Park Dance has been providing all types of dance instruction in a caring and nurturing environment for over 30 years. “We believe that superior teaching and a supportive atmosphere go hand in hand,” says co-owner Mario LaStrada. With over 175 weekly classes to choose from for ages 2 and older—including PreSchool, Fairytale, ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, and hip-hop, as well as fitness classes like Pilates ball, aerobics, Zumba, and our latest, Muze—you’re sure to find a class that's right for you.


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

Do you want a Jewish education for your child, without joining a synagogue? CJEG is a community-based school that emphasizes Jewish cultural studies, including Jewish tradition, history, and holidays, for children in grades K-7. We offer a professional teaching staff supported by a parent co-op administration. Private or group 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

Come dance with City Center Dance in our brand new, sun-filled, state-of-the-art White Plains studio! 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 including acro! Private lessons, birthday parties, and performance opportunities are also available. Call 914-328-1881 for more information and to register for classes today.


CRESTWOOD MUSIC EDUCATION CENTER
453 White Plains Road, Eastchester
914-961-3497

In our new, beautifully renovated and expanded facility, we offer private music lessons for students of all ages and levels. Our world-class faculty gives instructions in piano, guitar, voice, string, woodwind, and brass instruments, as well as drums and percussions. We have outstanding programs in both Suzuki violin and piano, as well as jazz lessons with top artists in piano, guitar, bass, drum, and woodwind instruments. In addition, chamber music and jazz ensembles are available. Professional musical soirees are offered every weekend to the public. We rent and repair instruments.


DANCE CAVISE STUDIOS
273 Halstead Ave., Mamaroneck
914-381-5222

Described in the New York Times as “setting higher standards in dance education,” Dance Cavise offers all dance disciplines, at all levels, for all ages. Embarking on 25 years in motion, Broadway veteran Joe Cavise heads a staff of over 20 professionals from New York City and Westchester. The studio is known for promoting strong technique in a non-recital-oriented, education-driven program. Dance Cavise is also the home of Off Center Dance Theatre, a not-for-profit organization with duel missions of dance performance and community outreach.


DICKER READING METHOD
75 Brook St., Scarsdale
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.


THE EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER 
250 Bryant Ave., White Plains
914-949-4187

Now in its 54th year, The Early Childhood Center is a NYS-licensed and NAEYC-accredited preschool for children ages 21 mos.-5 years. We encourage our children to grow to their fullest potential by providing developmentally appropriate play experiences which support the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of each child. Our threes and fours have the option of staying until 3pm as part of our Creative Kids program.


THE EARLY LEARNING CENTER AT FIELDHOME
2300 Catherine St., Cortlandt Manor
914-739-2244

We emphasize the development of the whole child, including social, emotional, language, intellectual, and physical. We offer a nurturing, educational environment with a unique "Grandfriends" program. Our founding principles include the belief that young children learn best through play. Our hours are Monday-Friday, 6:30am-6:30pm. We are open throughout the summer and on snow days! We care for children ages 6 weeks-5 years. Small class sizes, large play yard, safe environment with parent ID system; meals and snacks included.

FOR KIDS ONLY
577 N. State Road, Briarcliff Manor
914-923-1889

For Kids Only, operating since 1996, offers flexible programs for children ages 2.9-12 years. Our full-time program operates daily from 7am-6pm. Additional hours are available through our extended-hours program. We offer before- or after-school care. Before school, we serve breakfast and put children on their respective buses. Our after-school program (grades K-7) provides an environment where children interact, receive homework help, use our outdoor playground, and enjoy free-choice activities. We also offer Kung-Fu twice a week with Lao Shr Matt Lapidus.

THE GODDARD SCHOOL
62 Triangle Center, Yorktown Heights
914-245-2864
1 Jackson Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson 
914-478-1390 

The Goddard School® teachers nurture the healthy development of children from ages 6 weeks-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 childcare.


GRANDMASTER B. M. KIM'S TAE KWON DO
60 S. Broadway, White Plains
914-428-0085
187 N. Main St., Port Chester 914-934-1861 
969 N. Central Ave., Scarsdale 
914-472-2060 
7 College Ave., Nanuet 
845-623-2002

At Grandmaster B.M. Kim's Tae Kwon Do school, we offer a variety of classes suitable for all ages, 3 and older. We have specialized PeeWee classes, children, adult, and family classes. We specialize in birthday parties and children's summer camp programs. Call today to book your next birthday party with us!


GREAT PLAY - SCARSDALE
969b Central Park Avenue, Scarsdale
914-713-3470

A Best of Westchester 2013 winner, Great Play makes it insanely fun for kids, ages 6 mos.-5th grade, to develop motor and sport skills, fitness, and coordination! Great Play’s unique curriculum of directed play, and their patented Interactive Arena™, help children develop age-appropriate skills, while having a blast. Customers rave about it! “The coaches rock!” -Macaroni Kids. “A gym like no other!” -Rebecca Shaw. “In a league of their own…their favorite class (and mine) by far!” -Jami Goldman. See more reviews at greatplay.com. Fantastic birthday parties too! Call for a free trial!


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. Exciting gymnastics classes are offered for boys and girls, ages 20 mos.–adult; recreational-advanced classes, also private lessons, cheerleading groups, and summer camp. We are famous for our unique private birthday parties; our enthusiastic interactive staff makes your child’s party memorable. Call for more information on how your child can meet new friends and new challenges, and build the confidence necessary to succeed. Ask about our toddler open gym!


HELEN HAYES YOUTH THEATER
142 Main St., Nyack
845-826-2049

Celebrating our 15th 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.


HOUSE OF SPORTS WESTCHESTER
1 Elm St., Ardsley
914-479-5419

The House of Sports Tots Academy has a full schedule of fall classes for your little ones’ sports enjoyment! Children ages 18 mos.-4 years can partake in a variety of sports programing including soccer, baseball, basketball, football, and tumbling. Classes are offered seven days a week, early morning to early evening, to fit all parents’ schedules. Classes meet once a week starting Sep. 9, and run through Nov. 3. Stop by one of our Tots Academy Open Houses on Aug. 17, Aug. 21, or Sep. 4. For more information, call or visit our website.

ISG GYMNASTICS
151 Crotona Ave., Harrison
914-835-0010

ISG Gymnastics—serving the community for 39 years! A family-run business where the kids come first. Classes for children ages 10 months through high school. Ongoing registration. Birthday parties available. Girls’ team. Call for information and start your child towards a healthy future today.

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

Jodi's Gym has been providing New York kids the highest level of fun, friends, and fitness for 32 years! Their step-by-step, no-fail approach ensures that every child feels a sense of accomplishment. From the tiniest tumblers to advanced gymnasts (9 mos.-12 yrs), there is something for everyone. They offer parent/child gym and music classes, pre-school gymnastics, school-age gymnastics (K-7th grade), Mad Science, special-needs gymnastics, summer and holiday-break camps, free member perks, free open playtime, play groups, private lessons, and the best birthday parties ever.


JUNGLE GYM MARTIAL ARTS - NEW ROC
10 Cottage Place, New Rochelle
914-355-5955

A firm believer in the limitless power of the human mind and its connection to the body, Jungle Gym Martial Arts has an award-winning curriculum and progression design made just for you! Through teaching the fastest growing self-defense art in an easy-to-learn and positive environment, we've helped hundreds of people just like you achieve all of their martial arts goals. Focus, self discipline, fitness...no matter how you choose to enhance your life through martial arts, the Jungle Gym will lead you there.


LEGOLAND® DISCOVERY CENTER WESTCHESTER
Westchester's Ridge Hill, 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers
866-243-0770
Email [email protected]

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester is the ultimate playground for budding LEGO® master model builders, and offers families and schools an ideal educational destination as well, providing a wide range of hands-on learning experiences, bringing the worlds of math, science and technology to life outside the classroom. From MINILAND and the LEGO 4D Cinema to DUPLO® Village, the two amusement rides and more, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester has something for everyone to enjoy. To get in on all the LEGO action, visit legolanddiscoverycenter.com/westchester or call 866-243-0770 for group sales now!


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

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 mos.-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.


 

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