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

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

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



UPDATED January 2020: Keep your kids busy with after school programs in Rockland and Bergen County, NJ. View all after school resources here.

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Academic Enrichment Programs


BETH AM TEMPLE
60 E. Madison Ave., Pearl River
845-735-5858

This is not your parents' Hebrew School! Creative teaching, high standards, and individual attention are the hallmarks of our 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, small enough to listen to every comment.


BRIGHT BEGINNINGS PRESCHOOL & CHILDCARE
6 Charles St., New City
914-420-5785
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.


BRILLIANT MINDS DAYCARE AND LEARNING CENTER
67 N. Little Tor Road, New City
845-535-9658
Email myra@brilliantmindsdaycare.com

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.


HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
Nanuet
58 East Route 59, Nanuet
845-624-6800
Westwood
23 Jefferson Ave.
Westwood, NJ
201-664-2000
Ridgewood
75 N. Maple Ave.
Ridgewood, NJ
201-447-1200

Huntington is the premier tutoring and test prep provider for students kindergarten-12th grades, including SAT, ACT, and state tests. The company prides itself on personalized attention and proven results. Founded in 1977, Huntington’s mission is to give every student the best education possible. Learn more about our mission at huntingtonhelps.com.


KIDS CLUBHOUSE DAYCARE, INC.
40 Gregory St., New City
845-570-1549
Email 1kidsclubhouse@gmail.com

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.


KREATIVE KIDS & VICKI'S DANCE STUDIO
61 Maple Ave., New City
845-634-2202

Kreative Kids is a toddler and nursery program for boys and girls ages 16 months to 4 years (diapers welcomed)! Classes are divided by age. We offer arts and crafts, music with instruments, singing, creative movement, tumbling, story time, snack time, and early learning skills. Our professional staff balances active and quiet activities, as they provide comfort and love to each child, making separating from parents easy. Classes are kept small to provide individualized attention. We also offer flexible, extended hours to fit your work schedule.


REFORM TEMPLE OF ROCKLAND (THE) RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
330 N. Highland Ave., (Route 9W), Upper Nyack
845-358-2248 Brad Zicholtz

Welcome to your Jewish home away from home. We are offering free religious school to all students in pre-K through 12th grade! We have a commitment to create proud, Jewish adults who can utilize their Jewish values to guide them. Experience our groundbreaking Onward Hebrew program. Call for details.

After School Classes & Programs


ACADEMY FOR MARTIAL ARTS (THE)
8 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
845-359-4500
rocklandkarate.com

7-11 Suffern Place, Suffern
845-368-3209
martialartssuffern.com

Children are precious. As a parent, you know it is your responsibility to protect your child from all sorts of dangerous situations. It isn't easy. They grow up fast. Time flies, and eventually children must learn to defend themselves. You certainly do not want your son or daughter to be bullied, or to become a bully. Martial Arts lessons are a fantastic solution. Every kid should learn self-defense. It's like learning to swim—it’s lots of fun, it can save your life, and it builds self-control and self-confidence.


BRIGHT BEGINNINGS PRESCHOOL & CHILDCARE
6 Charles St., New City
914-420-5785
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.


BRILLIANT MINDS DAYCARE AND LEARNING CENTER
67 N. Little Tor Road, New City
845-535-9658
Email myra@brilliantmindsdaycare.com

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.


COUPÉ THEATRE STUDIO
430 Market St., Nanuet,
845-623-2808

For more than 45 years Coupé Theatre Studio has offered the finest training in all areas of the performing arts. Classes include Ballet, Pre-pointe and Pointe, Variations, Partnering, Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Acro, Tap, Modern Dance, Hip-hop, Theatre Dance, Musical Theatre, Acting, and Vocal Technique. For students ages 3 through adult. Recreational and pre-professional training available from highly qualified teachers with degrees in dance or professional performing equivalent. Reasonably priced exceptional training, caring staff, and beautiful studios.


DANCEWORKS
69 Lake Road, Congers
845-268-4669

Danceworks has been in the Clarkstown area for more than 37 years. The studio offers classes in creative dance, pre-ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, and hip-hop for ages 3 through teen. Danceworks specializes in children—encouraging a friendly and non-competitive atmosphere. Several children have gone on to study at the School of American Ballet in Manhattan. Our adult ballet workout (free babysitting) teaches you to work with your body, not against it. Beginners are welcome, and no special clothing is needed. Free trial classes are available to all.


JILL'S CERAMICS
180 Germonds Road, West Nyack
845-623-4975
Email jillsceramics@aol.com

“Where children and adults create their own functional works of art.” Established for more than 36 years, we offer a huge variety of plaster pieces that can be painted and taken home in the same day, or glazed ceramics with a large assortment of finishes. Open Ceramic times and free instruction offered weekly—please call for days and hours. No hourly fees and all supplies are included—you pay one price per finished piece. Come and see our wonderful seasonal items as well; there’s something for everyone at Jill’s Ceramics.


JOFFREY BALLET SCHOOL
434 Sixth Ave., 5th Floor, New York
888-438-3808

The Joffrey Ballet School offers classes in Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Jazz and Contemporary Ballet, and more. We specialize in dancers ranging in age from 2-18. We also offer superb adult evening dance fitness classes. The Musical Theater classes for kids are instructed by actual Broadway stars. Come and experience our more than 60 years of excellence in dance training. You will love the way we care for your child's dance training. Come and grow with us.


KIDS CLUBHOUSE DAYCARE, INC.
40 Gregory St., New City
845-570-1549
Email 1kidsclubhouse@gmail.com

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.


KREATIVE KIDS & VICKI'S DANCE STUDIO
61 Maple Ave., New City
845-634-2202

Kreative Kids is a toddler and nursery program for boys and girls ages 16 months to 4 years (diapers welcomed)! Classes are divided by age. We offer arts and crafts, music with instruments, singing, creative movement, tumbling, story time, snack time, and early learning skills. Our professional staff balances active and quiet activities, as they provide comfort and love to each child, making separating from parents easy. Classes are kept small to provide individualized attention. We also offer flexible, extended hours to fit your work schedule.


NORTHERN VALLEY DANCE ACADEMY
75 Oak St., Norwood
201-784-6400
Email nvdance@hotmail.com

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!


PALISADES CLIMB ADVENTURE
4590 Palisades Center Drive, level 4 of the Palisades Center, West Nyack
845-727-3500

Palisades Climb Adventure offers the world's tallest indoor ropes challenge course. Standing 85-feet tall, it has five levels and 75 unique challenge elements to explore, climb, and conquer. More advanced athletes will find a challenge, while “just for fun” climbers will experience a sense of athletic accomplishment. Our Sky Tykes kids’ ropes course is designed for ages 2-7, 48-inches max and our new Sky Rail attraction is now open! Both courses are available for birthday parties, other groups, and special events. Book your party today!


PARTY PACK CREW
917-882-6660

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.


PHOENIX AQUATIC CLUB
Lessons held at HNA Palisade Conference Center 334 Route 9W, Palisades
845-708-5349

PAC is a USA Swimming program guided by certified coaches for ages 4-adult. Our programs encompass Swim Lessons, Developmental Age Group Swim Teams, and Master’s Swimming Programs. PAC coaches focus on step-by-step technical development for beginners to Olympic Trial Qualifiers. Try-outs for fall 2018 teams start in August. Check website for details and email us at donwagnercoach@gmail.com to confirm a try-out date and time. Lessons offered at our Palisades location. We also offer our programs out of Stony Brook Swim Club in Hillsdale, NJ and Felix Festa in West Nyack.


SKY ZONE ALLENDALE
80 Commerce Drive , Allendale
201-574-1800

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
285 N. Route 303 (in Colonial Plaza), Congers
845-589-0990
Email info@surgestudioarts.com

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!


VICKI'S DANCE STUDIO AND KREATIVE KIDS
61 Maple Ave., New City
845-634-2202

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).


WEST ROCK INDOOR SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX
21 Pralle Lane, Nanuet
845-623-3636

Rockland's premier facility for sports training, development, birthday parties, and special events, offers programs for children and adults in basketball, soccer, lacrosse, baseball, tennis, and fitness. Our skilled staff ensures your child has the perfect mix of fun, physical activity, and training. Whether it’s our Basketball Academy, Tiny Tots Soccer classes for young children, or tennis academy, we offer many programs to meet your child’s needs, no matter the age or ability. Allow West Rock to be your one and only stop for your family’s sports and entertainment needs!

Art Classes


GLAZE POTTERY AND ART STUDIO
34 Orangeburg Plaza, Orangeburg
845-359-9020

Glaze, Rockland’s premier paint your own pottery studio, invites you to unleash your inner artist! We have hundreds of pieces to choose from, including plates, bowls, beverage ware, home décor, seasonal items, and lots of kids’ options such as Disney and Marvel licensed items, figurines, banks, and boxes galore. We supply everything you need to create your masterpiece including paint, stamps, sponges, stencils, and inspiration books. Our pricing is all-inclusive, so there are no hidden costs. Also great for birthday parties, Scout troops, adult groups, and corporate events.


JILL'S CERAMICS
180 Germonds Road, West Nyack
845-623-4975
Email jillsceramics@aol.com

"Where children and adults create their own functional works of art." Established for more than 37 years, we offer a huge variety of plaster pieces that can be painted and taken home same day, or glazed ceramics with a large assortment of finishes. Open Ceramic times and free instruction offered weekly.


KIDS CLUBHOUSE DAYCARE, INC.
40 Gregory St., New City
845-570-1549
Email 1kidsclubhouse@gmail.com

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.


OTTO SPECHT SCHOOL
260 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge
845-352-5020 x130
Email info@ottospecht.org

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).


PARTY ANIMALS
1302 Palisades Center Drive Palisades Mall, 1st floor near Best Buy, West Nyack
914-336-0144

Party Animals offers daily drop-in activities including multiple arts and crafts projects for kids and electronic animal rides-so stop by and let your child’s creativity go wild. Reasonable pricing and a variety of activities for both boys and girls. We provide plush animal rides the kids can drive around. Our drop-in arts and crafts activities include canvas painting, paint a pet rock (owl, frog, turtle), paint a stuffed animal (elephant, penguin, kangaroo, monkey), necklace or bracelet-making, paint small wooden toys (cars, planes), and sand art.


PARTY PACK CREW
917-882-6660

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.


ROCA SUMMER CAMP/ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
27 S. Greenbush Road, West Nyack
845-358-0877 x18
Email amy@rocklandartcenter.org

ROCA has been a hub of creative arts activities for families for more than 70 years. We offer an array of studio art classes for children, ages 3 through teens, during convenient hours. Classes include ceramics, cartooning, painting, drawing, photography, and preschool art. Check online for 2019 summer and fall schedule.


ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
27 S. Greenbush Road, West Nyack
845-358-0877

Rockland Center for the Arts has been a hub of creative arts activities for children and families for more than 60 years. RoCA offers an array of studio art classes for children, ages 3 through teens, during convenient hours. Classes include ceramics, cartooning, painting, drawing, photography, preschool art, and more! The 2018 summer session begins June 25. Check online for summer and fall 2018 schedule.

Cooking Classes


CHOCOLATIER MATISSE
32 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
845-365-0285
Email chocolatiermatisse@gmail.com

We offer chocolate-making classes as well as birthday parties. Chocolatier Birthday Parties for girls and boys ages 3 and older. Children learn how chocolate is made, make and decorate a chocolate pizza, balloon bowl filled with dipped items, candy apples, and other hand dipped goodies to take home. You pick what your guests create. Not just for kids anymore, fun for all ages.

Dance Classes


BRILLIANT MINDS DAYCARE AND LEARNING CENTER
67 N. Little Tor Road, New City
845-535-9658
Email myra@brilliantmindsdaycare.com

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.


COUPÉ THEATRE STUDIO
430 Market St., Nanuet,
845-623-2808

For more than 45 years Coup Theatre Studio has offered the finest training in all areas of the performing arts. Classes include Ballet, Pre-pointe and Pointe, Variations, Partnering, Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Acro, Tap, Modern Dance, Hip-hop, Theatre Dance, Musical Theatre, Acting, and Vocal Technique. For students ages 3 through adult.


DANCEWORKS
69 Lake Road, Congers
845-268-4669

Offering classes in creative dance, pre-ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, and hip-hop for ages 3 through teen as well as adult ballet workout classes (free babysitting). Specializing in children-encouraging a friendly, non-competitive atmosphere. Several children have gone on to study at the School of American Ballet in Manhattan. Free trial classes.


JOFFREY BALLET SCHOOL
434 Sixth Ave., 5th Floor, New York
888-438-3808

The Joffrey Ballet School offers classes in Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Jazz and Contemporary Ballet, and more. We specialize in dancers ranging in age from 2-18. We also offer superb adult evening dance fitness classes. The Musical Theater classes for kids are instructed by actual Broadway stars. Come and experience our more than 60 years of excellence in dance training. You will love the way we care for your child's dance training. Come and grow with us.


NORTHERN VALLEY DANCE ACADEMY
75 Oak St., Norwood
201-784-6400
Email nvdance@hotmail.com

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!


PARTY PACK CREW
917-882-6660

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.


STUDIO JACKED DANCE COMPANY
149 Main St., unit K , Nanuet
845-623-5225
Email studiojackeddance@gmail.com

We welcome dancers of all abilities into our dance family with love, support, and positive vibes. Offering recreational and competitive dance classes including ballet, jazz, lyrical, lyrical hip-hop, contemporary, street jazz, blast, all boy hip-hop, mommy and me, Jacked Ice Breakerz, and adult fitness. Come join Rockland's coolest dance family.


SURGE STUDIO
285 N. Route 303 (in Colonial Plaza), Congers
845-589-0990
Email info@surgestudioarts.com

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!


VICKI'S DANCE STUDIO AND KREATIVE KIDS
61 Maple Ave., New City
845-634-2202

For more than 30 years, Vicki's Studio has been inspiring and motivating students. They offer beginner to advanced classes for ages 2-adult, including jazz, tap, hip-hop, ballet, pointe, lyrical, modern, creative movement, boys hip-hop, gymnastics, combination classes, and musical theater classes. For experienced dancers they offer a competitive dance team (try-outs required).

Fitness Classes & Programs


DOMINICAN COLLEGE FITNESS CENTER
495 Western Highway , Orangeburg
845-359-7704

Located in the Hennessy Center, our brand-new Fitness Center, available to the community and summer camp participants, as well as students, faculty, and staff. The 6,300-square-foot facility features 30 pieces of cardio equipment, 13 different pieces of circuit-training equipment, strength training equipment, an aerobic cardio room, HD TVs, locker rooms, two indoor basketball courts, and a running track with access to an outdoor trail. The general public can join the fitness center for only $300 a year and alumni receive a discount. Special summer 3-month membership will cost only $99.


LAUNCH TRAMPOLINE PARK
260 West Nyack Road , West Nyack
845-977-0415

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.


MAX CHALLENGE OF NEW CITY (THE)
170. S. Main St. (Clarkstown Plaza) , New City
845-254-0840

THE MAX Challenge, one of the nation’s fastest growing fitness concepts, known for its 10-Week Challenge, is excited to announce its new location in New City opening fall 2018. A comprehensive 10-week body and mind renewal program, THE MAX Challenge combines varying workout regimens with an easy-to-follow nutrition guide to help members achieve and sustain optimal health and fitness. The program has helped tens of thousands of members nationwide to reach their fitness goals with its unique combination of fitness, nutritional counseling, and motivation. Please visit themaxchallenge.com, Facebook.com/maxofnewcity, Instagram.com/maxofnewcity.


PALISADES CLIMB ADVENTURE
4590 Palisades Center Drive, level 4 of the Palisades Center, West Nyack
845-727-3500

Palisades Climb Adventure offers the world's tallest indoor ropes challenge course. Standing 85-feet tall, it has five levels and 75 unique challenge elements to explore, climb, and conquer. More advanced athletes will find a challenge, while just for fun climbers will experience a sense of athletic accomplishment. Our Sky Tykes kids ropes course is designed for ages 2-7, 48-inches max and our new Sky Rail attraction is now open! Both courses are available for birthday parties, other groups, and special events. Book your party today!


TUMBLE-BEE GYMNASTICS AND FITNESS
401 Market St., Nanuet Mall South, Nanuet
845-623-2553

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.

Foreign Language Classes


GERMAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL - WESTWOOD
460 Hillsdale Ave., Hillsdale
201-825-9770
Email info@germanschoolnj.org

The German Language School Westwood is a non-profit organization in Bergen County. We welcome students of all nationalities and backgrounds. Most classes meet on Saturday mornings, for children of all levels, with additional adult classes offered on evenings. All teachers are experienced language instructors.

Gymnastics & Cheerleading


TUMBLE-BEE GYMNASTICS AND FITNESS
401 Market St., Nanuet Mall South, Nanuet
845-623-2553

Tumble-Bee Gymnastics and Fitness offers an education in gymnastics, fitness, and fun. Serving Rockland for more than 30 years, we offer programs for children ages 10 months to 12 years. Our staff is warm, caring, and well trained to work with your child building confidence and self-esteem to achieve success in the future.

Horseback Riding


VENTURE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
15 Fernald Drive, Stony Point
845-947-0093
Email horseprogram@campventure.org

Venture Equestrian is pleased to offer year-round private riding lessons to adults and children. Our instructors have more than 20 years of experience in horsemanship and riding, and our site director is PATH certified. Lessons are available Monday-Thursday, and Saturday, afternoon and evening.

Martial Arts


ACADEMY FOR MARTIAL ARTS (THE)
8 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
845-359-4500
rocklandkarate.com

7-11 Suffern Place, Suffern
845-368-3209
martialartssuffern.com

As a parent, you want to protect your child from dangerous situations. Martial arts lessons are a fantastic solution and TAMA has been teaching them for more than 20 years. Every kid should learn self-defense. It's like learning to swim-it's lots of fun, can save your life, and builds self-control and self-confidence.

Mommy & Me Classes


MOON RIVER MOTHER AND CHILD MUSIC TOGETHER
201-247-0052
Email director@moonrivermotherandchild.com

Moon River Mother And Child is home for the world renowned early childhood music program Music Together® in Rockland County. We believe all children are musical. Because young children instinctively respond to and imitate their loved ones, the active participation of grownups, regardless of musical ability, is an essential part of the rich musical environment we create. Grownups discover what a powerful role model they are just by having fun with the music! Are you ready to make some music together? Contact director Catherine Rubin to schedule a free trial class.

MultiSports Programs


BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS
612 Corporate Way (off Route 303), Valley Cottage
845-268-4000
facebook.com/bouncetrampolinesports
twitter.com/bouncesport

Email info@bounceonit.com

Bounce! offers the opportunity to play sports, have fun, and get fit on enormous courts of interconnected trampolines. Guests can enjoy open jump time, trampoline dodgeball, slam-dunk basketball, foam-pit jumping, and a fun arcade. And check out our new Bounce! Xtreme Ninja Obstacle Course for all ages! We also have private party rooms, a snack bar, and a separate Bounce! Jr. Zone for kids ages 5 and younger. Ask us about Toddler Time. School, camp, and group trips welcome. Fundraising opportunities are available.


NEW CITY BOWL AND BATTING CAGES
90 N. Main St., New City
845-634-4977

Children love bowling! We offer something for everyone-all ages and abilities are welcome. All league members get a shirt, awards, trophies, free practice and membership in our VIB club for discounts. Join a league and participate in every game. We offer inexpensive clinics and camps for those who want to improve.


WEST ROCK INDOOR SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX
21 Pralle Lane, Nanuet
845-623-3636

Rockland's premier facility for sports training, development, birthday parties, and special events, offers programs for children and adults in basketball, soccer, lacrosse, baseball, tennis, and fitness. Our skilled staff ensures your child has the perfect mix of fun, physical activity, and training.

Music Classes


BACH TO ROCK - NANUET
150 E. Route 59, Nanuet
845-215-9536
Email nanuet@bachtorock.com

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.


KIDS CLUBHOUSE DAYCARE, INC.
40 Gregory St., New City
845-570-1549
Email 1kidsclubhouse@gmail.com

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.


KREATIVE KIDS & VICKI'S DANCE STUDIO
61 Maple Ave., New City
845-634-2202

Kreative Kids is a toddler and nursery program for boys and girls ages 16 months to 4 years (diapers welcomed)! Classes are divided by age. We offer arts and crafts, music with instruments, singing, creative movement, tumbling, story time, snack time, and early learning skills. Our professional staff balances active and quiet activities, as they provide comfort and love to each child, making separating from parents easy. Classes are kept small to provide individualized attention. We also offer flexible, extended hours to fit your work schedule.


MOON RIVER MOTHER AND CHILD MUSIC TOGETHER
201-247-0052
Email director@moonrivermotherandchild.com

Music is a universal language. It transcends boundaries and reaches beyond culture, touching hearts, inspiring us all. The innovative early childhood program Music Together® connects communities across the globe to explore our basic human instinct for making music. At Moon River Mother And Child, we believe music ability is as basic to life as walking or talking, and it is every child's birthright, so we introduce children to the joys of making music. Are you ready to make some music together? Contact director Catherine Rubin to schedule a free trial class.


NEW CITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC
12 N. Main St., New City
845-709-8383

Is your child singing all of the time? Singing around the house, in the car, just jamming non-stop? If so you’re lucky and they're trying to tell you something! Kids that sing a lot, dance, tap on furniture, love to hold toy guitars, are sending you some strong signals that they want to play music! The New City School of Music is Rockland's most awarded music school and offers music lessons to students of all ages on piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, and clarinet! Register now for summer music lessons!

STEM Classes


ST. THOMAS AQUINAS COLLEGE, STEAM SUMMER CAMP
125 Route 340, Sparkill
845-398-4100

Summer STEAM Camps at St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill are designed for middle school level students, grades fifth-ninth. Starting July 8 through Aug. 2, the College will host a series of STEAM camps in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics, sponsored by Orange and Rockland.

Swimming & Water Sports


PHOENIX AQUATIC CLUB
Lessons held at HNA Palisade Conference Center 334 Route 9W, Palisades
845-708-5349

PAC is a USA Swimming program guided by certified coaches for ages 4-adult. Our programs encompass Swim Lessons, Developmental Age Group Swim Teams, and Master’s Swimming Programs. PAC coaches focus on step-by-step technical development for beginners to Olympic Trial Qualifiers. Try-outs for fall 2018 teams start in August. Check website for details and email us at donwagnercoach@gmail.com to confirm a try-out date and time. Lessons offered at our Palisades location. We also offer our programs out of Stony Brook Swim Club in Hillsdale, NJ and Felix Festa in West Nyack.

Theater & Performing Arts Programs


APPLAUSE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
25 W. Central Ave., Pearl River
845-920-1555; 201-362-4948

APPLAUSE is an educational theater organization specializing in musical theater classes and shows for children ages 3-18, beginners-advanced. APPLAUSE offers classes in all three artistic disciplines: acting, singing, and dancing. Ms. Renna provides a unique opportunity for kids to perform in shows, creating special parts for each child. Your child will develop self-confidence and self-esteem in the supportive environment. APPLAUSE provides programs and performances year-round, so call or email for current information. You can also join our exciting APPLAUSE Company, which performs at Hershey Park, festivals, and special events.


CLARKSTOWN THEATRE COMPANY
8 Second St., Lower Level, New City
845-708-2288

Clarkstown Theatre Company began in our community to create and develop artists as actors and performers. We are a year-round studio that offers acting classes, musical theater workshops, and intimate, original showpieces. Join us where the craft of theater is experienced in a warm and positive environment with professional instructors.


COUPÉ THEATRE STUDIO
430 Market St., Nanuet,
845-623-2808

For more than 45 years, Coupé Theatre Studio has offered the finest training in performing arts. Classes with a concentration in musical theatre, acting, and voice are available for students in the third through 12th grades. Our theatre department faculty members have had extensive teaching and performing careers. Classes are monitored for size, compatibility of students, and program content, which includes performing music and scenes from well-known American musicals and historic theatre. Come visit our new state-of-the-art studios.


JOFFREY BALLET SCHOOL
434 Sixth Ave., 5th Floor, New York
888-438-3808

The Joffrey Ballet School offers classes in Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Jazz and Contemporary Ballet, and more. We specialize in dancers ranging in age from 2-18. We also offer superb adult evening dance fitness classes. The Musical Theater classes for kids are instructed by actual Broadway stars. Come and experience our more than 60 years of excellence in dance training. You will love the way we care for your child's dance training. Come and grow with us.


ROCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY
67 Walter Drive, Stony Point
845-548-6699
Email rocklandtheatreco@yahoo.com

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.


VICKI'S DANCE STUDIO AND KREATIVE KIDS
61 Maple Ave., New City
845-634-2202

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 2 ½-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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