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After-School Classes & Programs for Children in NYC

After-School Classes & Programs for Children in NYC

Find the best program in NYC for your child to learn and have fun after school.



Keep your kids learning after the bell by signing up for after-school programs in New York City. Don't wait, register online.


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Academic Enrichment Programs

BRIGHT KIDS NYC INC.
177 E. 87th St., suite 402, New York
646-434-1084
Email info@bright-kids.com

Bright Kids, New York City's premiere tutoring company, safely provides in-office, at-home test prep tutoring and one-on-one or group zoom classes for Gifted and Talented, Private School, HCES, as well as Common Core, CTP-5, ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, and Hunter High School. We also offer Pre-K and kindergarten classes and academic tutoring.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF MANHATTAN (THE)
The Tisch Building, 212 W. 83rd St., New York
212-721-1223

Classes at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan offer an entry point to lifelong learning. We believe that children develop and learn best in nurturing, creative environments that support play, curiosity, and exploration. Our five floors of hands-on exhibits and learning spaces are designed to support the development of young minds.

DEDIMUS POTESTATEM
718-954-1357
Email info@potestatem.co

Dedimus Potestatem provides fun, academically challenging programs to students in primary, middle, and high school. Our programs include Debate, Model Congress, Model UN, Mock Trial, Etiquette, Bioethics, Judaic studies, Hebrew, Dance, and Tumbling. We currently offer both virtual and in-person private, semi-private, and group sessions as well as after-school programs.

EBL COACHING - MANHATTAN
17 E. 89th St., Suite 1D, Upper East Side, Manhattan
212-249-0147

EBL Coaching specializes in one-on-one home, on-site, and virtual tutoring for students pre-K to 12th with specialized learning needs. They use research-based, multi-sensory techniques to develop reading, writing, math, executive functioning, and organizational skills. Specialized instruction for students with learning disabilities and ADHD is available. Now offering COVID homeschooling programs.

GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN
212-787-7543
Email kidslearngerman@aol.com

German-American School NY offers a NY-State accredited after-school German language program. The school has taught German to children since 1892 and its motto today is "German is for everyone" - not just for Germans. For this school year the school offers only online classes on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Fridays. german-american-school.org.

INTELLECTUAL KIDS CLUB
917-588-3965
Email info@intellectualkidsclub.com

Intellectual Kids Club is a multidisciplinary enrichment program using original methods to teach STEAM-engineering and technology, architecture, industrial design, math, contemporary art, theater arts, world literature, philosophy, politics, leadership, and emotional health. Classes integrate theatricality, visual arts, dramatic and experiential learning games, music, physical movement, language skills, hands-on activities, and technology.

KNOWLEDGE PROJECT (THE)
104 John St., suite 102,
917-710-0050
Email info@theknowledgeproject.org

The Know's distinctive advantage is as a proactive partner for more than 20 years to New York K-12 school administrators, educators, CBOs, and parents. Students engaged in our courses experience positive benefits of writing and the arts, mastering skills and strategies for academic advancement and future careers.

MANHATTAN MANDARIN
Midtown East, Chelsea,

Manhattan Mandarin is NYC’s premier tutoring and after school Mandarin program. Classes are available to all ages and skill levels delivered by some of the most sought after Mandarin teachers in the U.S. Schedule your free trial or assessment today and get on the path to fluency!

NEW YORK CHINESE CULTURAL CENTER
212-334-3764
Email info@nychineseculturalcenter.org

New York Chinese Cultural Center is a nonprofit cultural and educational institution with more than 46 years of sharing and teaching Chinese arts. We offer classes, workshops, and performances in Chinese dance, martial arts, calligraphy, ink-brush painting, and Mandarin language for children and adults. See our online classes and programs.

PARTNERWITHLEGACY
888-486-2143
Email info@partnerwithlegacy.com

PartnerwithLegacy was founded in 2008. Our model improves academic and social outcomes for students using our custom curriculum guides. Our tutors are instructional specialists who take their role in developing professional relationships and helping students build skills seriously. We are experts at making online learning hands-on learning.  

TEACH ME WALL STREET
212-666-0175
Email info@wallstreetwalks.com

Teach me Wall Street offers engaging on-line classes that empower teens and tweens with real world knowledge about money, investing, trading, and the role of Wall Street and banks-topics rarely covered in school. Give your kids a distinctive advantage from your couch or living room.

WRITTEN OUT LOUD
Email support@writtenoutloud.org

Written Out Loud combines group brainstorming sessions with individual writing missions. Your childs individual writing skills will grow by leaps and bounds. And so will their courage, collaborative spirit, and empathy. More than 400 creative kids have become published authors in our after-school program - by creating their stories together.

After School Classes & Programs

BALLET ACADEMY EAST - BOTH
1651 Third Ave., New York
212-410-9140

Ballet Academy East's Young Dancer Division unleashes children's potential through dance. Ballet Academy East is proud to be offering both in-studio and virtual classes for aspiring dancers of all ages. BAE is internationally recognized for exceptional dance training and is the Upper East Side's ballet school of choice.

BLOOMINGDALE SCHOOL OF MUSIC - VIRTUAL
323 W. 108th St.,
212-663-6021 Virtual Office: 201-578-4289

Bloomingdale School of Music is dedicated to the belief that music changes lives. Everyone should have access to high-quality music education. They offer a range of options from early childhood, private lessons, theory classes, ensemble instruction, performance and practice opportunities led by experienced, qualified, and caring faculty. Financial aid available.

BRIGHT KIDS NYC INC. - BOTH
177 E. 87th St., suite 402, New York
646-434-1084
Email info@bright-kids.com

Bright Kids, New York City's premiere tutoring company, safely provides in-office, at-home test prep tutoring and one-on-one or group zoom classes for Gifted and Talented, Private School, HCES, as well as Common Core, CTP-5, ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, and Hunter High School. We also offer Pre-K and kindergarten classes and academic tutoring.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF MANHATTAN (THE) - BOTH
The Tisch Building, 212 W. 83rd St., New York
212-721-1223

Classes at the Children's Museum of Manhattan offer an entry point to lifelong learning. We believe that children develop and learn best in nurturing, creative environments that support play, curiosity, and exploration. Our five floors of hands-on exhibits and learning spaces are designed to support the development of young minds.

DEDIMUS POTESTATEM - BOTH
718-954-1357
Email info@potestatem.co

Dedimus Potestatem provides fun, academically challenging programs to students in primary, middle, and high school. Our programs include Debate, Model Congress, Model UN, Mock Trial, Etiquette, Bioethics, Judaic studies, Hebrew, Dance, and Tumbling. We currently offer both virtual and in-person private, semi-private, and group sessions as well as after-school programs.

EASTSIDE WESTSIDE MUSIC TOGETHER - VIRTUAL
UES and UWS - All online for fall 2020,
917-994-0534
Email deanna@eswsmusictogether.com

Music Together Online classes give you ways to use music every day-to play, de-stress, find joy, learn music, and learn through music. Our rich music activities for children birth-age 8, support all aspects of development-cognitive, social, emotional, physical, pre-literacy, pre-numeracy, and executive function. Free preview classes Sept. 8-13.

GARRETT FISCHBACH - VIOLIN & VIOLA LESSONS - VIRTUAL
212-671-0791
Email garrett@garrettfischbach.com

Live virtual lessons for intermediate and advanced-level middle school and high school students. Grammy Award winning MET Orchestra member since 1998. Juilliard Pre-College competition judge. Students gain aesthetic awareness and self-directed learning skills, leading to higher self-esteem and success in all endeavors. Free trial. Flexible tuition.

GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN - VIRTUAL
212-787-7543
Email kidslearngerman@aol.com

German-American School NY offers a NY-State accredited after-school German language program. The school has taught German to children since 1892 and its motto today is "German is for everyone" - not just for Germans. For this school year the school offers only online classes on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Fridays. german-american-school.org.

INTELLECTUAL KIDS CLUB
917-588-3965
Email info@intellectualkidsclub.com

Intellectual Kids Club is a multidisciplinary enrichment program using original methods to teach STEAM-engineering and technology, architecture, industrial design, math, contemporary art, theater arts, world literature, philosophy, politics, leadership, and emotional health. Classes integrate theatricality, visual arts, dramatic and experiential learning games, music, physical movement, language skills, hands-on activities, and technology.

KNOWLEDGE PROJECT (THE)
104 John St., suite 102,
917-710-0050
Email info@theknowledgeproject.org

The Know's distinctive advantage is as a proactive partner for more than 20 years to New York K-12 school administrators, educators, CBOs, and parents. Students engaged in our courses experience positive benefits of writing and the arts, mastering skills and strategies for academic advancement and future careers.

MANHATTAN MANDARIN
Midtown East, Chelsea,

Manhattan Mandarin is NYC’s premier tutoring and after school Mandarin program. Classes are available to all ages and skill levels delivered by some of the most sought after Mandarin teachers in the U.S. Schedule your free trial or assessment today and get on the path to fluency!

MOMMYBITES NANNY BOARDS
1501 Broadway 12th floor, New York
Email mommybites@mommybites.com

Mommybites is a community that connects expectant, new, and young moms to resources, education, expert parenting tips, fun family activities, job opportunities, childcare, and each other.

NEW YORK CHINESE CULTURAL CENTER - VIRTUAL
212-334-3764
Email info@nychineseculturalcenter.org

New York Chinese Cultural Center is a nonprofit cultural and educational institution with more than 46 years of sharing and teaching Chinese arts. We offer classes, workshops, and performances in Chinese dance, martial arts, calligraphy, ink-brush painting, and Mandarin language for children and adults. See our online classes and programs.

NEW YORK CITY NINJA ACADEMY - IN-PERSON
625 W. 55th St., Midtown West, Manhattan
917-903-7535
Email ninjanewyorkcity@gmail.com

Does your kid want to be a ninja warrior? New York City Ninja Academy is the only dedicated ninja warrior obstacle training facility in the city. After-school classes, birthday parties, and events are offered in a new, clean, and sanitary location with physically distanced obstacles. Limited availability!

STEPS ON BROADWAY YOUTH PROGRAMS
2121 Broadway at 74th Street, 4th Floor, Upper West Side
212-874-3678
Email youthprograms@stepsnyc.com

The Steps Youth Program offers children ages 18 months to 18 years the opportunity to express themselves, find their artistic voice, enhance their technique, make friends, and have fun while exploring the world of dance. Choose from a variety of levels and styles to help your child succeed.

TADA! YOUTH THEATER - VIRTUAL
15 W. 28th St. (at Broadway) 3rd floor, New York
212-252-1619 x4
Email education@tadatheater.com

This fall, TADA! is excited to offer interactive, fun online musical theater classes for preschool to teens and every age in between! Visit tadatheater.com for individual class descriptions and to register!

TEACH ME WALL STREET - VIRTUAL
212-666-0175
Email info@wallstreetwalks.com

Teach me Wall Street offers engaging on-line classes that empower teens and tweens with real world knowledge about money, investing, trading, and the role of Wall Street and banks-topics rarely covered in school. Give your kids a distinctive advantage from your couch or living room.

TIGER STRONG NYC - BOTH
500 E. 77th St., New York
917-453-6503
Email bill@tigerstrongnyc.com

The Tiger Strong Program builds the fundamentals of self-defense and helps kids develop skills they can use in every part of their daily life. We learn to focus and be confident. We offer flexible scheduling, private tutoring, classes for PODS, outdoor classes, and follow strict Covid safety protocols.

WRITTEN OUT LOUD - VIRTUAL
Email support@writtenoutloud.org

Written Out Loud combines group brainstorming sessions with individual writing missions. Your child's individual writing skills will grow by leaps and bounds. And so will their courage, collaborative spirit, and empathy. More than 400 creative kids have become published authors in our after-school program - by creating their stories together.

Dance Classes

BALLET ACADEMY EAST
1651 Third Ave., New York
212-410-9140

Ballet Academy East's Young Dancer Division unleashes children's potential through dance. Ballet Academy East is proud to be offering both in-studio and virtual classes for aspiring dancers of all ages. BAE is internationally recognized for exceptional dance training and is the Upper East Side's ballet school of choice.

BROADWAY DANCE CENTER CHILDREN AND TEENS - BOTH
37 W. 65th St. 3rd floor, New York
212-457-0035

Dancers of all levels and ages can register for Ballet, Tap, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Jumps and Turns, Breaking, Acro, and more! Our Annual Program runs from September through June. Following strict COVID-19 protocols, we are safely offering limited capacity in-person classes as well as interactive online options.

STEPS ON BROADWAY YOUTH PROGRAMS
2121 Broadway at 74th Street, 4th Floor, Upper West Side
212-874-3678
Email youthprograms@stepsnyc.com

The Steps Youth Program offers children ages 18 months to 18 years the opportunity to express themselves, find their artistic voice, enhance their technique, make friends, and have fun while exploring the world of dance. Choose from a variety of levels and styles to help your child succeed.

Fitness Classes & Programs

TIGER STRONG NYC
500 E. 77th St., New York
917-453-6503
Email bill@tigerstrongnyc.com

The Tiger Strong Program helps kids develop skills they can use in every part of their daily life. We challenge them to focus and be confident while having fun and making new friends. We offer flexible scheduling, private tutoring, classes for PODS, outdoor classes, and follow strict Covid safety protocols.

Foreign Language Classes

MANHATTAN MANDARIN
Midtown East, Chelsea,

Manhattan Mandarin is NYC’s premier tutoring and after school Mandarin program. Classes are available to all ages and skill levels delivered by some of the most sought after Mandarin teachers in the U.S. Schedule your free trial or assessment today and get on the path to fluency!

Martial Arts

NEW YORK CITY NINJA ACADEMY
625 W. 55th St., Midtown West, Manhattan
917-903-7535
Email ninjanewyorkcity@gmail.com

Does your kid want to be a ninja warrior? New York City Ninja Academy is the only dedicated ninja warrior obstacle training facility in the city. After-school classes, birthday parties, and events are offered in a new, clean, and sanitary location with physically distanced obstacles. Limited availability!

TIGER STRONG NYC
500 E. 77th St., New York
917-453-6503
Email bill@tigerstrongnyc.com

The Tiger Strong Program builds the fundamentals of self-defense and helps kids develop skills they can use in every part of their daily life. We learn to focus and be confident. We offer flexible scheduling, private tutoring, classes for PODS, outdoor classes, and follow strict Covid safety protocols.

Mommy & Me Classes

EASTSIDE WESTSIDE MUSIC TOGETHER
UES and UWS - All online for fall 2020,
917-994-0534
Email deanna@eswsmusictogether.com

Music Together Online classes give you ways to use music every day—to play, de-stress, find joy, learn music, and learn through music. Our rich music activities for children birth-age 8, support all aspects of development—cognitive, social, emotional, physical, pre-literacy, pre-numeracy, and executive function. Free preview classes Sept. 8–13.

Music Classes

BLOOMINGDALE SCHOOL OF MUSIC - VIRTUAL
323 W. 108th St.,
212-663-6021 Virtual Office: 201-578-4289

Bloomingdale School of Music is dedicated to the belief that music changes lives. Everyone should have access to high-quality music education. They offer a range of options from early childhood, private lessons, theory classes, ensemble instruction, performance and practice opportunities led by experienced, qualified, and caring faculty. Financial aid available.

EASTSIDE WESTSIDE MUSIC TOGETHER
UES and UWS - All online for fall 2020,
917-994-0534
Email deanna@eswsmusictogether.com

Music Together Online classes give you ways to use music every dayto play, de-stress, find joy, learn music, and learn through music. Our rich music activities for children birth-age 8, support all aspects of developmentcognitive, social, emotional, physical, pre-literacy, pre-numeracy, and executive function. Free preview classes Sept. 813.

GARRETT FISCHBACH - VIOLIN & VIOLA LESSONS
212-671-0791
Email garrett@garrettfischbach.com

Live virtual lessons for intermediate and advanced-level middle school and high school students. Grammy Award winning MET Orchestra member since 1998. Juilliard Pre-College competition judge. Students gain aesthetic awareness and self-directed learning skills, leading to higher self-esteem and success in all endeavors. Free trial. Flexible tuition.

Theater & Performing Arts Programs

ATLANTIC ACTING SCHOOL
76 Ninth Ave., suite 313, Chelsea
212-691-5919
Email education@atlantictheater.org

For young creative minds aged 4-18, Atlantic's after-school and weekend programs are dedicated to nurturing the talents of kids and teens! This fall, we are offering more than 30 remote classes from musical theater to sketch, improv, scene study, and film/TV. Hurry-all classes have limited spots.

PLAY ON! STUDIOS
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 W. 86th St., Upper West Side
347-709-4149
Play On Studios Theater Camps
Lena Moy-Borgen, director

Email info@playonstudios.com

Play On! Studios offers after-school programming in theater. Our classes meet weekly-the perfect solution for busy NYC kids in grades kindergarten-eighth! We keep class sizes small, so kids get the personal attention and non-competitive environment they need to do their best. Explore improvisation, playwriting, or put on a play in a theater.

TADA! YOUTH THEATER
15 W. 28th St. (at Broadway) 3rd floor, New York
212-252-1619 x4
Email education@tadatheater.com

This fall, TADA! is excited to offer interactive, fun online musical theater classes for preschool to teens and every age in between! Visit tadatheater.com for individual class descriptions and to register!


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