Find the best programs to keep your kids learning and having fun all day.
UPDATED February 2019: Head back to school with the right activities, programs, schools, and classes to keep your kids learning and having fun all day (even after the school bell rings) in Rockland County and Bergen County, NJ. Search our comprehensive back-to-school resource guide for after-school tutoring and enrichment classes for kids; religious schools; music, dance, and gymnastics programs; art and theater classes; sports teams and programs; cooking classes, fitness programs, and karate; preschools, child care, and day care; and schools. You’ll find these programs and more in locations such as New City, Nanuet, Pearl River, Blauvelt, Sparkill, Nyack, Chestnut Ridge, Monsey, West Nyack, Suffern, Congers, Pomona, Orangeburg, and Allendale, as well as Bergen County, NJ towns such as Westwood, Ridgewood, Closter, Fort Lee, Norwood, and Mahwah.
Check the boxes to connect with these businessesAFFINITY HEALTH PLAN
Affinity is an independent, not-for-profit organization driven by the mission to help its members, their families, and their communities lead healthier lives. Over the past 32 years, Affinity has built one of the area’s largest physician networks, which includes 40,000 providers and 85 hospitals. Affinity offers a variety of programs under Medicare, Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Essential Plan, and Enriched Health on the New York State of Health Marketplace for members in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, as well as Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, and Orange counties.
Bach To Rock is a comprehensive music school offering individual and group lessons, parties, and music camps. They teach rock and classical instruments, voice, and DJ instruction. B2R uses special arrangements of today's music, which is a great motivator for learning and practice. Individual instruction is combined with band instruction that leads to regularly scheduled public performances. The experience of performing before audiences in bands from the beginning is an exciting component of music instruction—building self-confidence, garnering peer recognition, and providing a strong social incentive for continued progress.
BETH AM TEMPLE
60 E. Madison Ave., Pearl River
This is not your parents’ Hebrew school! Creative teaching, high standards, and individual attention are hallmarks of Beth Am Temple’s religious school program. From Tot Shabbat through bar and bat mitzvah and confirmation, our students shine, excel, and enjoy. Large enough to offer a comprehensive program, yet small enough to listen to every comment, we are minutes away in Pearl River. Would you like to talk about your child or family’s needs? Please call, email, or visit. Classes begin Sept. 12, but we are always ready to work with you.
LAUNCH TRAMPOLINE PARK
260 West Nyack Road , West Nyack
Launch Trampoline Park is a new family fun park located in West Nyack. This brand new, state-of-the-art facility features extreme dodgeball, one-on-one basketball, a battle beam, dunk basketball, a warrior ninja course, more than 15,000-square-feet of open jump trampoline space, a full arcade with redemption, and a cafe. The park also offers three private party rooms for hosting birthday parties and other events, as well as a variety of specialty programs, including toddler time, "Ignite" (teen glow night), VIP Night (sensory night), fundraisers, field trip, and group rates.
At the Otto Specht School, we work to discover each child's path to lifelong learning, offering a variety of educational programs designed to meet the needs of students with developmental delays, social and sensory sensitivities, and learning challenges. We have looked beyond both typical and special educational models to provide an extraordinary education to those who need it most. We offer kindergarten, grades first–eighth, high school (with the opportunity to earn a diploma), High School Practical Life Skills (certificate program), and Transitional Life Skills (post-secondary program).
Rockland Theatre Company programs promote positive self-identity and confidence. Our fall and winter programs provide varied performing experiences. Children ages 7-18 have the opportunity to participate in a number of theater productions. Beginning this fall, we will be providing various master classes for acting, dancing, and singing. Please email or check our website regularly for updates to our fall and winter schedules.
SKY ZONE ALLENDALE
80 Commerce Drive , Allendale
Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. Experience “wow”–the weightlessness of bouncing, flipping, and landing into 10,000 foam cubes. Enjoy Open Jump, Toddler Time, Sky Slam, Foam Zone, Dodgeball, and now Sky Wars for ages 8 and older! Perfect for parties, events, groups, and fundraisers.
Surge Studio is a true dance home for students of all ages and levels. Experience the Surge vibe, Surge love, and dance technique as you flourish in knowledge, confidence, and life skills that go beyond the dance floor. Perfect for students taking dance for recreational purposes, as well as students who want to take the next step in establishing a professional dance career! High energy, unforgettable memories, and smiles all appear for your child's experience at Surge Studio, so come surge with us!