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After-School Classes & Programs for Children in NYC

After-School Classes & Programs for Children in NYC

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



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

After-school programs in NYC are a fun and educational way for children to learn new skills and meet new friends. Whether your child is interested in dance, fitness, foreign language, sports, robotics, music, or theater, you can find all of the information you need about fun and educational after-school programs in New York City in this guide. You can also find academic enrichment programs and mommy-and-me classes. Don't wait, register your child for an after-school program in Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, Tribeca, Meatpacking District, Hell's Kitchen, Financial District, Battery Park, Harlem, and other neighborhoods in Manhattan.



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Academic Enrichment Programs

FULGOR COACHING
Email [email protected]

Reduce barriers to academic success for your child or young adult by boosting executive functioning skills with evidence-based strategies and supports. Executive functioning skills are behaviors that help us effectively and efficiently complete tasks and interact with others: - Planning and organization - Managing time - Problem-solving - Working memory - Controlling emotions and impulses - Self-monitoring Email (for inquiries): [email protected]

ABC LANGUAGES
800-426-6008
Email [email protected]

ABC Languages online tutoring for kids and teens is a great way to give your child a personalized learning experience. Our professional, caring instructors are here to ensure a fun, effective, and interactive learning experience. Set up one-on-one classes or form a group with your child's besties!

BOOSTMATICS
646-450-2173
Email [email protected]

All Boostmatics classes focus on essential math skills for third, fourth, and fifth grade to boost your child’s math performance. Register for a Boostmatics class to get your child ahead, help them master a skill, or review skills they have already learned to boost their test scores.

CHINA INSTITUTE'S IMMERSIVE SUMMER PROGRAM
40 Rector St., 2nd floor, Financial District, Manhattan
212-744-8181 x143
Email [email protected]

Your child will discover Chinese language and culture like never before at China Institute's Immersive Mandarin Summer Program! Participants 2-14 experience a flexible, six-week, immersive, virtual "tour" to 11 Chinese cities! In addition to language learning (from beginner to expert), campers enjoy activities like calligraphy, Chinese sports, theater, and cooking.

DEDIMUS POTESTATEM
718-954-1357
Email [email protected]potestatem.co

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

EBL COACHING
17 E. 89th St., Suite 1D, Upper East Side, Manhattan
212-249-0147
50 Main St., Suite 1000
White Plains
914-200-1320

One-on-one HOME, CENTER, and ONLINE tutoring for grades preK-12 in reading, writing, math, study skills, executive functioning skills, and homework help. EBL offers specialized instruction for students with dyslexia, learning disabilities, and ADHD, including tutoring using the Orton Gillingham method and other research-based, multi-sensory techniques. Under the direction of their director, Dr. Emily Levy, each student is evaluated to determine his or her specific needs and is then matched with one of EBL's highly trained learning specialists.

GERMAN SCHOOL MANHATTAN
74 Warren St., Tribeca, Manhattan
646-869-1152
Email [email protected]

German School Manhattan is the first international German-English kindergarten and bilingual lower school in Manhattan. GSM offers a re-imagined, child-centric curriculum that encompasses German and New York educational standards. Our small classes provide a joyful learning environment to encourage and shape future global citizens. Summer camp and after-school are also offered.

GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN
212-787-7543
Manhattan Upper East Side
Garden City, Long Island
New Hyde Park, Long Island

Email [email protected]

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.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
1556 Third Ave., suite 209, Upper East Side, New York
212-534-3200

Huntington Learning Center is the premier tutoring and test prep provider for kindergarten students through 12th grade. Founded in 1977, its mission is to give every student the best education possible. The company prides itself on personalized attention and proven results with individualized programs taught by certified teachers at accredited centers.

LEAPUP LEARNING MANDARIN AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
1751 2nd Ave., between 91st and 92nd Street , Upper East Side, Manhattan
646-870-0560
Email [email protected]

LeapUp Learning Mandarin after-school classes are for children aged 5-16. Teachers are native speakers with master’s degrees in bilingual education. Small sized classes are tailored to students’ different levels and goals. Other after-school online and in-person classes include ELA reading/writing, Public Speaking and Debate, Chess, and Test Prep.

MANHATTAN MANDARIN
153 East 70th Street, New York
917 439 7978
Email [email protected]

Manhattan Mandarin started with two brothers tutoring Mandarin house-to-house in New York City. Thanks to our amazing students and team of great teachers, we're now New York's premier Mandarin tutoring company with programs and students across the country and beyond.

PUSTEBLUME INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL AND AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS
244 W. 14th St., West Village, Manhattan
212-206-1137
Email [email protected]

We are a German and Spanish language immersion school with after-school/enrichment programs open to students from other schools. Special inquiry and exploration based curriculum is provided. Native-speaking faculty teaches music, movement, literacy, math concepts, and visual arts. Our fun, warm, learning environment cultivates the growth and development of your child.

SPARK MATH
1825 South Grant St, San Mateo
1-888-890-3332
Email [email protected]

Spark Math helps students enjoy learning math. Our expert-designed course-ware includes animation, gamified learning, and live teachers. The program uses Singapore Math curriculum, aligned to Common Core Standards, and is proven to be an effective way of building math skills. Making math fun can achieve more than just better grades.

TREEHOUSE SHAKERS
Radio City Station P.O. Box 186 Manhattan,
Email [email protected]

Treehouse Shakers, an awarded arts company, elevates experiences while building community. Our Playwriting Camp, ages 10-14, nurtures aspiring young writers to create an original play, which culminates with a performance. Branching Out: LGBTQIA+ Book Group, ages 11-14, is a brave space to explore identities that are often overlooked in literature.

WRITTEN OUT LOUD
Email [email protected]

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.

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 in-studio 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.

BALLET HISPÁNICO SCHOOL OF DANCE
167 W. 89th St., Upper West Side
212-362-6710
Email [email protected]

Ballet Hispánico's School of Dance, an accredited training center that leads with a holistic curriculum for today’s young dancer, is the direct link to the organization’s values of access, opportunity, and pride for all students interested in dance and Latinx culture. Dancers train in Ballet, Contemporary techniques, Flamenco, and more!

JOFFREY BALLET SCHOOL
434 Sixth Ave., 3rd Floor, West Village, Manhattan
888-438-3808

The Joffrey Ballet School Children’s and Youth Ballet Programs offers year-round classes for dancers ages 2-18. Our classes are taught in our West Village studios, founded by Robert Joffrey in 1953. Fully in-person or virtual options available, with performance opportunities each semester! Register today for a trial or placement class!

NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET SCHOOL
131 E. 10th St., East Village, Manhattan
212-679-0401
Email [email protected]

New York Theatre Ballet School – dance as a total art form. Develop strong technical skills and discipline. Cultivate musicality, theatricality, gesture and style. Learn purity of line and simplicity of style via Cecchetti Syllabus. Classes begin Sept. 20, ages 4 and older. Strict social distancing, hospital grade air-filtration system, and frequent sanitizing.

SHOOTING STARS NYC
Upper East and Upper West Side, Manhattan,
212-987-2203
Email https://shootingstarsnyc.com/

Shooting Stars NYC is a 21-year dance company based on the Upper East and Upper West Side. The main focus of SSDC is competitive dance. “SSDC” offers competitive dance to ages 8-18 to all levels from beginners to advanced! Shooting Stars NYC company prides itself on instilling girl-power, teamwork, and sisterhood!

Foreign Language Classes

ABC LANGUAGES
800-426-6008
Email [email protected]

ABC Languages online tutoring for kids and teens is a great way to give your child a personalized learning experience. Our professional, caring instructors are here to ensure a fun, effective, and interactive learning experience. Set up one-on-one classes or form a group with your child's besties!

CHINA INSTITUTE'S IMMERSIVE SUMMER PROGRAM
40 Rector St., 2nd floor, Financial District, Manhattan
212-744-8181 x143
Email [email protected]

Your child will discover Chinese language and culture like never before at China Institute's Immersive Mandarin Summer Program! Participants 2-14 experience a flexible, six-week, immersive, virtual "tour" to 11 Chinese cities! In addition to language learning (from beginner to expert), campers enjoy activities like calligraphy, Chinese sports, theater, and cooking.

COLLINA ITALIANA
1556 Third Ave., Suite 602-603 ( between 87th and 88th Street) , Upper East Side, Manhattan
212-427-7770
Email [email protected]

Set on the Upper East Side, our Italian classes allow children to benefit from a comprehensive approach to learning in an age-appropriate, inviting atmosphere. Children gather to share learned words and expressions through playful, skill-building activities such as games, songs, dances, and stories. For all the bellissimi details visit collinaitaliana.com!

GERMAN SCHOOL MANHATTAN
74 Warren St., Tribeca, Manhattan
646-869-1152
Email [email protected]

German School Manhattan is the first international German-English kindergarten and bilingual lower school in Manhattan. GSM offers a re-imagined, child-centric curriculum that encompasses German and New York educational standards. Our small classes provide a joyful learning environment to encourage and shape future global citizens. Summer camp and after-school are also offered.

GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN
212-787-7543
Manhattan Upper East Side
Garden City, Long Island
New Hyde Park, Long Island

Email [email protected]

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.

MANHATTAN MANDARIN
153 East 70th Street, New York
917 439 7978
Email [email protected]

Manhattan Mandarin started with two brothers tutoring Mandarin house-to-house in New York City. Thanks to our amazing students and team of great teachers, we're now New York's premier Mandarin tutoring company with programs and students across the country and beyond.

PUSTEBLUME INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL AND AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS
244 W. 14th St., West Village, Manhattan
212-206-1137
Email [email protected]

We are a German and Spanish language immersion school with after-school/enrichment programs open to students from other schools. Special inquiry and exploration based curriculum is provided. Native-speaking faculty teaches music, movement, literacy, math concepts, and visual arts. Our fun, warm, learning environment cultivates the growth and development of your child.

Martial Arts

BO LAW KUNG FU
290 Grand St #2A, New York
(212) 925-3339
Email [email protected]

Bo Law Kung Fu is New Yorks premiere Chinese martial arts institute, teaching responsibility and independence through the classical method of Tiger Claw Kung Fu. Our school is a positive, supportive environment where students are encouraged to reach their full potential through hard work under the eye of experienced instructors.

MARTIAL ARTS FAMILY STUDIO
290 Mulberry St., Soho, New York
646-335-5034
Email [email protected]

Discover your child's potential in our Martial Arts Classes! We emphasize building self-confidence, physical preparedness, and mental focus through our programs. Children of all experiences and ages find many benefits from the inclusivity, discipline, and maturity that traditional Martial Arts training brings to their lives.

Mommy & Me Classes

MARTIAL ARTS FAMILY STUDIO
290 Mulberry St., Soho, New York
646-335-5034
Email [email protected]

Join the most unique baby and toddler community! Martial Arts Family Studio is sure to have the mommy and me class you're looking for. Offering music classes for ages newborn-2, theatre classes and intro to martial arts classes for 2 and older, and even separation childcare during adult fitness classes. 

MultiSports Programs

MANHATTAN FENCING YOUTH CAMP
15 West 37th Street, 2nd Floor, New York
212-382-2255
Email [email protected]

Manhattan Fencing Center's world -renowned instructors teach all aspects and levels of fencing, from basic beginner skills to techniques used at the highest level of international competition.

Music Classes

BLOOMINGDALE SCHOOL OF MUSIC
323 W. 108th St., Upper West Side
212-663-6021 Virtual Office: 201-578-4289
Email [email protected]

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.

Soccer

SUPER SOCCER STARS X PRO SOCCER KIDS
Over 80 locations across NYC, LI, and Westchester,
606 Columbus Ave. at 89th St., Manhattan, 212-877-7171

55 Front St., suite 7, Rockville Centre, 516-740-7171

Email [email protected]

Soccer Stars is NY’s No. 1 youth soccer program for more than 20 years. Certified coaches lead small group classes, promote teamwork, offer individual attention, follow safety guidelines. Parent & Me, FUNdamentals, Development Training, Multi-sport, and Scrimmage Games programs. Private classes available. Ages 1-12 and over. Save $25 – Code: NYMP21.

STEM Classes

PENGUIN CODING SCHOOL
424 7th Avenue , Brooklyn
347-620-9235
Cobble Hill:

156 Smith St Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: 347-620-9235

Email [email protected]

Choose between ONLINE or IN-PERSON classes, depending on your location. Penguin Coding School provides comprehensive coding education to kids ages 6-18. In-person and online afterschool, weekend and summer day classes are available in Scratch, Minecraft, Roblox, Python, Javascript, Java, Robotics, 3D Printing and Mobile Apps. Their small class size, selectively hired teachers and age-appropriate curriculum ensure every child will learn coding with a smile. They offer a comprehensive coding education for kids ages from 6-18.

Tennis

NEW ROCHELLE RACQUET CLUB
130 Rhodes Street , New Rochelle
914-636-1019
Email [email protected]

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Founded in 1974, the New Rochelle Racquet Club continues to be a leading indoor tennis facility in the Westchester community. Known for its outstanding programs for both children and adults, they are focused on enhancing and nurturing your tennis game through a logical progression, providing structured programs that are driven by love and passion for the game.

Theater & Performing Arts Programs

ATLANTIC ACTING SCHOOL
76 Ninth Ave., suite 313, Chelsea
646-216-1187
Email [email protected]

We are thrilled to offer both in-person and virtual programming for our kids and teens! Your young actors will have opportunities to produce their own work. Each class has a focus that varies from musical theater to sketch, improv, scene study, film/TV, all rooted in the Atlantic Technique. 

CHAIN LINKS THEATRE ACADEMY
312 W 36 St, 4th Floor (between 8th and 9th Ave.), New York
646-580-6003
Email [email protected]

Chain Links Theatre Academy is a performance-based enrichment program that teaches acting, theater games, writing, props, costumes, and improv skills. Our kids are the most creative people we know—now they have a stage to tell their stories! Final performances in an Off-Broadway venue.

CHICKENSHED NYC INCLUSIVE THEATRE COMPANY
14th Street Y, 14th Street between 1st and 2nd Ave., East Village/Union Square
646-569-5742
Email [email protected]

Chickenshed NYC is an inclusive theatre company for kids and teens of all abilities and backgrounds. Our programs are Chickenshed Players (aged-grouped theatre classes for kids and teens) and Adventures from The Shed (immersive performances for preschoolers and their families).

IMAGINE WORKS YOUTH THEATRE
115 MacDougal St.,
347-878-3813
Email [email protected]

Imagine Works Youth Theatre believes that every child can follow their dreams! Through our affordable, individualized training, students learn at their own level, being challenged and inspired. We are a unique program in which our students perform musicals and plays on a professional Off-Broadway stage for agents, managers, and casting directors!

LITTLE STARS THEATRE CLASSES AT MARTIAL ARTS FAMILY STUDIO
290 Mulberry St. , Soho, Manhattan
646-335-5034

In these theatre classes, your little stars (ages 3-7) will develop the skills to excel in musical theatre performance. Featuring song, dance, and imaginative storytelling. Martial Arts Family Studio offers both a drop off and a mommy and me version of this class to suit your family's needs. 

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 [email protected]

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

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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