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UPDATED November 2017: Whether you live uptown or downtown, east or west, from SoHo to Murray Hill, NYMetroParents guides you to finding the best after-school programs in Manhattan for kids. Our guide provides listings for tons of activities, from academic enrichment and tutoring, to foreign language coaching, sports and fitness, music, dance, and theatre arts, and religious schools in Manhattan.
ALL MY CHILDREN DAYCARE AND NURSERY SCHOOL
Various locations; call for information or check us online,
Brooklyn: 347-708-7827 Queens: 347-708-7827 Manhattan: 212-419-5416
All My Children Daycare is the eco-friendly choice for your infant or young child. We have various locations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens to accommodate your needs. AMC offers a holistic approach to education inspired by nature, and our staff is highly trained. Growth and development of the child as a whole is our No. 1 goal. We also offer a broad range of content on our website for parents. Call to inquire about registration or schedule a tour of a facility near you: 212-466-6262 or email: email@example.com.
BRIGHT KIDS, INC.
225 Broadway, Suite 1504 Downtown (OPEN HOUSE LOCATION)
177 E. 87th Street, Suite 402, Upper East Side
Bright Kids is a full-service tutoring and publications company specializing in test prep and enrichment tutoring. We focus on a high-quality service paired with advanced technology to produce an unforgettable experience. Bright Kids offers one-to-one options as well as small group classes and workshops. Each program typically begins with an assessment or diagnostic to determine a student’s strengths and areas of improvement. The evaluations team then uses the results of the assessment to help build a customized curriculum for each student.
BROOKLYN ROBOT FOUNDRY
Tribeca: 72 Warren St.
Upper East Side: 1597 Second Ave.
North Slope/Gowanus: 303 3rd Ave., Brooklyn
South Slope: 586 5th Ave. Brooklyn
Atlantic: 492 Atlantic Ave. Brooklyn
Brooklyn Robot Foundry offers great programs throughout the school year in Tribeca and the Upper East side! The Foundry has weekly after-school from 3:30-5:30pm for grades K-fifth. Pickup from local schools is available and we also have Extended-day homework help options for coverage until 6:30pm! On weekends, come try an amazing one-time 1½ hour drop-off class for kids ages 5-9, a great way to give your child the chance to build their very first robots! Find out more information online at brooklynrobotfoundry.com.
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE ARTS
103 Charlton St., New York
Children’s Museum of the Arts’ after-school program offers semester-long classes in a range of fine arts and media arts for young artists ages 5-15! Through weekly, immersive arts classes, children develop a portfolio of work as they explore a range of materials and art-making techniques. Teaching artists help your child develop their own artistic voice, refine their art techniques, and build critical thinking skills. Classes run Sept. 18-Jan. 13 from 4-5:30pm, with drop-off starting at 3:30pm and optional late pickup at 6pm.
Huddle Up NYC is a company dedicated to building football athletes through football training and personal coaching sessions. Huddle Up NYC’s personal coaching sessions will aim to strengthen and build the confidence, skill set, and physical ability of football athletes ranging from youth sports age up through high school. Huddle Up NYC is excited and ready to help you get your game to the next level! Customized and convenient Football Personal Training Sessions available now! Whether it's footwork, speed and agility, or skills specific to your position, Huddle Up NYC has everything to help you become game day ready!
244 E. 84th St., Manhattan
25 Hubbels Drive, Mount Kisco
Jodi's Gym has been providing New York kids the highest level of fun and fitness for over three decades! Their step-by-step, no-fail approach ensures that every child feels a sense of accomplishment. They offer gymnastics (ages 3-12), Ninja Challenge (ages 4-8), Game On! (ages 3-5), parent and child gym, Music Together, summer and holiday break camps, free playtime and perks for members, private lessons, and the best birthday ever!
Join Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy (UGA) and play golf! Fall is on the way, and after-school fun is nearly here! Join UGA in Central Park for weekly after-school golf in Central Park. UGA is dedicated to the whole child approach, blending art, music, and movement with the skills and FUNdamentals of golf! Can’t make it after school? No problem! We have classes on Saturday mornings As well! Visit our website at ktuga.com/weekly-classes for more details. Questions? Contact Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 607-731-1886 to find out more!
KUMON OF MANHATTAN
2235 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
Upper West Side
700 Columbus Ave.
320 West 23rd St.
381 Second Ave.
Battery Park City
2nd South End Ave.
747 Tenth Ave.
954 First Ave.
123 Baxter St.
237 East 204th St.
As the world's largest after-school math and reading program, Kumon’s proven individualized method accelerates your child’s learning–beginning at age 3 through high school. We go beyond tutoring, by developing a customized curriculum for your child that nurtures critical thinking and independent learning skills. Kumon’s time-tested self-learning program uses engaging worksheets and guidance from an instructor to present new concepts and materials, giving children an academic advantage in the classroom–and throughout life. Through daily practice and mastery of materials, students increase confidence, improve concentration, and develop better study skills.
KWELLER ADVANCED TEST PREPARATION
Kweller Prep Queens 104-40 Queens Blvd. Suite 1C , Forest Hills
Kweller Prep Manhattan: 370 Lexington Ave., Suite 800, Manhattan
Kweller Prep offers advanced test preparation in small group settings for students in grades third-12th. Our instructors provide mentorship and academic support and customize classes based on each student’s needs. Kweller Prep specializes in competitive middle, high school, and college entrance exam preparation. Programs are offered for several exams including ELA, MATH, Hunter, SHSAT, PSAT and SAT. Class sizes are limited to 10 students max. Office: 1-800-631-1757. Email: email@example.com. Register for classes online at kwellerprep.com.
LITTLE GYM (THE)
777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale
2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets)
Upper West Side, Manhattan
207 E. 94th St. (between Second and Third avenues)
28 Franklin Turnpike Waldwick, NJ
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.
NYC GUITAR SCHOOL
Private lessons, group classes, rock bands, and camps for ages 2 and older. Our proven curriculum and selective hiring means your child learns from the best teachers in the most engaging and effective classes and lessons. Our relentless attention to results makes us NYC’s largest guitar school, with more than 3000 students, four NYC studios (Midtown, UES, Astoria, and Park Slope), and programs in multiple schools. We teach guitar, but our mission is “Coaching Personal Greatness, One Lesson At A Time.” We are where NYC learns to play guitar. nycguitarschool.com/kids.
Invent-Build-Have Fun-Repeat! Join Robofun this fall for After-School classes, Weekend Mini-Series, and One-Day Workshops! We have many options, with courses starting in September and October! Children in grades preK-sixth will have fun building and making with our Robotics, Coding, Stop Motion Animation, and Circuitry courses. All classes are fun-filled and specially designed to show off students creativity and imagination. Our curriculum is specifically designed to reach all learners and our teachers are specially trained to engage, excite, and challenge all students in their classes!
The School at Steps cultivates young dancers, ages 18 months to 18 years, from their first step into a dance studio through their pre-professional training. Students discover their individual artistic voices in a creative environment with the guidance of an internationally recognized faculty. Classes offered in ballet, pas de deux, tap, jazz, theater dance, hip-hop, character, Pilates, and stretch, with performance opportunities. School at Steps graduates go on to dance with professional companies, study at top college dance programs, and perform on Broadway. stepsnyc.com/school.
A social skills training program for children who would benefit from additional social and emotional support, preparing them for lifelong success. Role playing sessions engage students in using language, advocating for themselves, respecting peers' boundaries, independent thinking, autonomy, and reducing anxieties. Parent training provided to support using behavioral strategies at home. Behavioral assessments conducted. Fun activities in the community include dance, yoga, music, soccer, bowling, and more! Ages 2-6, Sundays from 9am-1pm.
TADA! provides young people from different backgrounds with musical theater programs that inspire them to be creative, learn, and think differently. We offer weekly classes in the fall, winter, and spring semesters where students build singing, dancing, and acting skills from our talented team of teaching artists. In addition, we have year-round one-day and school break camps, plus week-long summer camps. When school is out, TADA! is in! Throughout the year TADA! also stages original musical theater productions performed by kids for family audiences. Visit tadatheater.com to learn more!
At Tutors on Wheels, we believe a quality education is truly the most important investment you can offer your child. We pride ourselves in offering personalized sessions that are geared towards each student's individual needs to create an exciting, engaging learning experience. Our Ivy League educated tutors go beyond traditional classroom strategies and focus on making a genuine student-teacher connection tailored to your child’s unique learning style. Contact our educational consultant at 212-235-1460 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more and set up an appointment with a private tutor today!