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After-School Classes & Programs for Kids in Westchester County

After-School Classes & Programs for Kids in Westchester County

Find the perfect class to keep your child busy after the school bell tolls in Westchester County


UPDATED April 2019: From tots to teens, Westchester County is home a broad range of programming to keep your child’s mind and body busy and fit after school! For the sports enthusiast, you’ll find a range of lessons, classes, and teams for such sports as soccer, swimming, baseball, gymnastics, cheer, basketball, and tennis. Is your child more interested in the performing arts? Westchester County is full of dance studios where children can learn jazz, ballet, hip-hop, tap, lyrical, and contemporary techniques, as well as theater and performing arts programs and classes in which children can learn acting techniques or learn to play an instrument, such as violin, piano, voice, cello, and guitar. Looking for academic enrichment to boost your child’s grades? We also feature programs for tutoring; learning a language such as French, Mandarin or German; test prep programs; and STEAM classes including robotics and 3-D printing. These after-school classes are located throughout Westchester County with locations including Ardsley, Bronxville, Elmsford, Mamaroneck, Larchmont, Dobbs Ferry, Port Chester, Harrison, Ossining, Tuckahoe, Valhalla, Purchase, Eastchester, New Rochelle, Rye, Scarsdale, White Plains, Yonkers, and Bronxville.

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BRONX ZOO TREETOP ADVENTURE
Bronx River Parkway at Boston Road,
347-308-9021
Email bztreetop@wcs.org

Adventure is waiting among the treetops. From beginner to expert, you’ll have fun with friends and family. Climb, balance, swing, and zip through the trees on a variety of unique elements like ropes bridges and spider webs. Soar 800 feet across the Bronx River and back on our dueling ziplines offering thrills and unforgettable experiences. Get outdoors, connect with family, friends, and make some memories. Choose from a variety of activities designed for all abilities. Climb, zip, and connect at the best new experience in New York. Open daily. bronxzootreetop.com.

CLAY ART CENTER
40 Beech St., Port Chester
914-937-2047
Kelly O’Sullivan, youth director


Email mail@clayartcenter.org

Have your kids unplug with mud in Clay Art Center’s weekly youth classes starting Sept. 16. Work with clay to develop creative problem solving skills and build confidence while making new friends and having fun. Hand-building classes are offered for ages 6–9, wheel-throwing classes for children ages 10–17. Taught by professional ceramic artists who specialize in kindling a passion for creative expression in children. 40 Beech St., Port Chester, 914-937-2047, clayartcenter.org/youth-families-classes.

HOFF-BARTHELSON MUSIC SCHOOL
25 School Lane, Scarsdale
914-723-1169
Email hb@hbms.org

Westchester’s premiere community music school. Early childhood, kindergarten-12th, adult programs, jazz, and summer arts program. Comprehensive music education for students of all ages by a world-class faculty in a warm, nurturing environment. Students receive not only weekly private lessons, but also musicianship classes, ensemble instruction, numerous performance and practice opportunities with accompaniment, and regular assessment of student progress. This all-encompassing approach catalyzes learning, enabling students to fulfill their potential. Early childhood classes combine fun with learning, nurturing development of the whole child. Ongoing enrollment. Tuition pro-rated at time of enrollment.

RYE YMCA
21 Locust Ave., Rye
914-967-6363

Rye Y’s after-school programs allow children to develop skills and build confidence in a nurturing environment. Enrichment classes include dance, chess, art, STEM Mechanics, and 3D Printing and Programming. The Rye Y’s swim school offers classes for all levels and the opportunity to join a competitive swim team. The gymnastics program offers progressive classes for all levels and a gymnastics team. The sports program includes: lacrosse, karate, soccer, multi-sports, basketball, basketball league, outdoor football, baseball, and soccer. Learn more and register for classes at ryeymca.org.


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