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After-School Classes, Programs, & Activities for Kids in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

After-School Classes, Programs, & Activities for Kids in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Find the perfect class to keep your child busy after school in Rockland and Bergen.

UPDATED April 2019: This comprehensive guide of after-school classes, programs, and activities offered in Rockland County and Bergen County, NJ has options for any child, no matter what their interests are. Here, you’ll find after-school music classes, karate programs, performing arts, German lessons, art classes, math tutors, swimming, gymnastics, tennis, fitness centers, cooking classes, basketball, soccer, and dance, including ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, and pointe. You can even find your after-school child care provider! And the best part? All of these programs are located in or near Nanuet, New City, Nyack, Orangeburg, Piermont, Airmont, Spring Valley, Suffern, Haverstraw, Pearl River, Stony Point, Tappan, Valley Cottage, Blauvelt, Allendale, Westwood, Pomona, Congers, West Nyack, Norwood, and Palisades.

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6 Charles St., New City
2 Mountainview Court, Pomona

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 newborn 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.

67 N. Little Tor Road, New City

We are a NYS-licensed daycare and learning center for children ages 6 weeks–5 years and after-school care for children 12 and younger. Children are taught following a common core based curriculum and evaluated to ensure kindergarten readiness. Additional activities include baking, Spanish, dance, yoga and exercise, science experiments, daily outdoor play (weather permitting), learning centers with iPads and computers, dramatic play, and art. Infants are cared for in a designated area providing safety and space to rest, play, and eat. All staff First Aid- and CPR-certified. Flexible scheduling.

40 Gregory St., New City

We are a licensed preschool and daycare in New City offering a safe, nurturing, learning, preschool environment for your child. Some of our activities include story time, arts and crafts, pre-reading activities, puzzles and games, music, and outside playtime in our large fenced in area. Before- and after-school care program. Open year-round including summer, school vacations, during school delays and early dismissals. Monday-Friday, 6:30am-6pm. Ages 6 weeks-12 years. Reasonable rates. Contact co-owners Debra and Gregory Raho to schedule a private tour. Flexible scheduling to accommodate your family’s needs.

75 Oak St., Norwood

At NVDA, we offer beginner through advanced classes for both recreational and competitive dancers in all styles, ages 3-18. Since 2006 we’ve been creating an environment where children can thrive through the art of dance while building lifelong friendships. Incredibly diverse and highly trained faculty teach in our newly constructed studio that features four beautiful, industrial-inspired dance spaces with sprung floors, one-way parent viewing windows, a spacious student lounge, and comfortable lobby. NVDA is a proud winner of 2018 Bergen Health and Life Magazine Reader’s Choice award!


We host creative workshops and classes for all ages. Family fun and after-school activities of art, beading, dancing, and crafts. We also create fun and effective fundraising events. We have lots of creative ideas or bring us your own ideas and we will help bring them to life. Our fabulous birthday and themed parties include more than just your favorite characters, we also decorate, and entertain your party guests to make your moments of celebration unforgettable! Join us! Call us now! Check out our website for more details.

401 Market St., Nanuet Mall South, Nanuet

Tumble-Bee Gymnastics, offers programs for boys and girls, ages 10 months to 12 years. Serving Rockland for more than 30 years, our preschool program offers exciting weekly lessons and theme weeks. We are the only gym in Rockland County teaching 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

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 2½-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).

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