After School Activity Guide - Sound Shore Moms of Westchester

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Rye & Rye Brook Moms, Scarsdale Moms and Sound Shore Moms have teamed up to bring you our After School Activity Guide for lower and central Westchester County!

 

Artistree Performing Arts

Artistree Performing Arts is a performing arts studio offering classes in acting, singing, dance and musical theater for students ages 3 to 18 years old. Located in Mamaroneck, New York, the focus of Artistree’s instruction is to enhance the techniques required in all disciplines of theater and the arts. We strive to foster a community where students can build their confidence and establish friendships in a supportive, fun, and nurturing environment. Aside from classes, our offerings include day camps, private coaching, college audition prep and more.

Phone: 914-835-2200

Community of Play

Welcome to Community of Play – a playspace designed by early childhood educators and therapeutic professionals with young children in mind. We are a space for children to freely explore developmentally appropriate materials thoughtfully curated and intentionally planned for where your little one can learn and grow. At Community of Play we believe in the power of play and giving young children agency to explore, make mistakes and take risks, make friends and most of all have fun. We are also a place for parents and caregivers to make connections and get support from early childhood professionals.  No parenting question is too small – Community of Play is a judgment free, safe space for all children and families.”

Email: [email protected]

Eugene’s Music & Learning Studio

Schedule your private lessons or group classes at our studio, at home, or virtually! From music lessons to language classes, we have it all. Your little ones are welcome to join us in our Early Childhood program. 20% off your first lesson when you mention Rye & Rye Brook Moms!

Call or text (914) 259-8389 [email protected]

Goldfish Swim School

It’s Back To School & Back To Pool at Goldfish Swim School! Time for our little fishes with big dreams to jump back into life’s pool of possibilities! Time for them to soak up knowledge, companionship and the life lessons learned at school, the playground and at the pool. It’s time to celebrate progress and growth, routines and goal setting, and it’s time to appreciate the golden little things in life. Register for classes today at GoldfishSwimSchool.com!

Happy Place Creative Studio

Introducing Happy Place Creative Studio – a place of joy and discovery, full of warmth, fun and creation amongst friends both new and old. A place for kids to find themselves, but also community. A space to create, cultivate, and feel free.

Happy Place is located in Scarsdale, New York, with arts and crafts classes at Community of Play as well as outdoors at a private residence. Kids ages 18 months – 6 years will focus on process and exploration, experimenting with new materials, techniques, and projects, building skills, hobbies and friendships along the way. We’ll provide a fun environment where your child can be uniquely themselves, explore their interests and gain confidence in their abilities (artistic and non). 

Join us for kickoff classes over the coming weeks! Email abby@happyplacecreativestudio.com to be added to our mailing list and learn more!

www.happyplacecreativestudio.com

Email: abby@happyplacecreativestudio.com

JCC of Harrison

The Jewish Community of Harrison (JCCH) is inviting parents with young children (ages 3-4) to join us as we celebrate the Jewish Holidays throughout the coming year. Beginning in September and ending in May, parents with young children will have the opportunity – free of charge – to join us at these holiday events. Our teachers will provide warm, fun, hands-on activities including creative art projects, musical experiences, games and other activities related specifically to each holiday. Temple members as well as non-members will be welcome to attend.

For more information and to register for one class or more, contact Donna Baer.

Kehilah School Office Manager
Donna Baer
[email protected]
914.835.2850 ext. 124

JustinTime Baseball

Founded in 2020 by Coach Justin Sherman, JustinTime Baseball is an independent baseball/softball training and coaching business located in Westchester, NY.

We believe in building and developing fundamental skills in baseball and softball, while also instilling a sense of confidence and independence through individualized instruction.

We offer lessons, programs, birthday parities and much more!!

Made Art Studio

Located in a bright, colorful studio in Mamaroneck, MADE: my art + design experience provides creative art after school enrichment programming for kids 6 – 12 years old. Each week students will learn about different art styles, explore art mediums, and learn new techniques. All children receive one-on-one guidance in a small group setting from our skilled art instructors, who have years of experience bringing art to young children in a fun and engaging way.
 
FALL SESSION 1
Tuesdays ( grades 1 and 2 ):  Sept 12 – Oct 24
Thursdays ( grades 3 through 5 ):   Sept 14 – Oct 26
 
FALL SESSION 2*
Tuesdays ( grades 1 and 2 ):  Nov 7 – Dec 19
Thursdays ( grades 3 through 5 ):   Nov 2 – Dec 14
* Please note: there is no class the week of Thanksgiving
 

MakeInspires

MakeInspires produces acclaimed STEAM Education Programs for grades K-12 as well as adults based out of our Makerspaces. A makerspace is a collaborative workspace filled with creative tools such as computers, robots, electronics, 3D printers, woodworking tools and more.

With MakeInspires, students explore technologies and industries at the forefront of the future
while cultivating their computational reasoning, critical thinking and creativity. MakeInspires mission is to inspire for life long learning through STEAM education, no matter the experience level.
Founded in 2011, we originally chose the name MacInspires because we believe technology, Apple products and others, empower us in a myriad of ways. The name gives homage to Apple’s past for being the first computers enabling common people to create graphic art, music, video and more.
In 2022 we rebranded to MakeInspires, a name that better represents what we do. MakeInspires creates makers, people who contribute to society by producing work that impacts countless aspects of life.

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Music Conservatory of Westchester

We offer music lessons and classes for all ages in a variety of instruments.
Fall Registration is now open.
216 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
Phone: (914) 761-3900

NinjaCats

NinjaCats Obstacle Course The only obstacle course professionally designed and built in Westchester County. We specialize in obstacle course training classes for children ages 3-12. A fantastic way to improve confidence, focus and discipline, while providing a good foundation for sports and fitness. The Fall Semester begins September 9th , and registration is now open! Contact us to learn more, or schedule your trial class! The NinjaCats community is one of inclusivity and support, open to all abilities, and no experience needed! We provide: Obstacle Course Training Classes, Birthday Parties, Private Lessons and Open Gym

Phone: 914-751-8668 Email: [email protected]

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Powered by Equalize Fitness, the NINJACATS OBSTACLE COURSE is located at One Odell Plaza, Suite 190, Yonkers NY 10701

The Play Group Theatre

If a fun-filled, non-competitive performing arts program that provides actor training at the highest level while fostering friendships and building skills that last a lifetime sounds like a dream… meet The Play Group Theatre. Children and teens collaborate in a uniquely nurturing, yet creatively charged environment at The Play Group Theatre, while immersing themselves in a diverse array of performance arts experiences.

Choose from PGT’s award winning MainStage program, which produces a broad range of plays and musicals for all ages throughout the year; TheatreLab, offering multi-discipline theatre classes for ages 7-16; Design/Tech, for students who wish to study Technical Theatre and Design; Improv and Sketch Comedy, for those who want to be part of a comedy troupe; Community Cabaret, which allows students to bring their love of music out into the local community; Little Theatre, for ages 4-6, and more. All programs are housed in PGT’s vibrant, state-of-the-art performing arts complex – complete with two fully equipped theatres and multiple rehearsal studios – and are taught by the professional PGT Teaching Artist Team. The Play Group Theatre is preparing kids for every stage of life… while giving them the tools they need to succeed on stage today!

Phone: 914-946-4433 Email: [email protected]

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Prep Academy Tutors

Prep Academy Tutors is an academic tutoring company whose team of skilled, certified teachers and subject specialists offers in-person tutoring plus unique enrichment programs for all ages. Prep Academy Tutors specializes in creating customized and empowering educational opportunities for students. Prep Academy Tutors serves students and families in Westchester and Fairfield Counties, and is owned and operated by Vanessa O’Friel and Sarah Loader.

  • Educational Services 2023-2024
  • Academic tutoring in all subjects K-12, APs and Regents
  • Curriculum-based, remediation and enrichment support
  • Enrichment programs including financial literacy, robotics, executive functioning, book clubs and language classes
  • ISEE/SSAT/TACHS/SAT/ACT Test prep
  • Languages: French, Spanish, Latin, Italian
  • College admissions counseling
  • College essay writing
  • Executive functioning coaching
  • Orton-Gillingham reading method

Email: [email protected]

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Rooftop Rhythms

Rooftop Rhythms Dance Studio is located in downtown New Rochelle at 10 South Division Street.  Since the doors opened in 2001, Rooftop Rhythms promotes self confidence, encouragement, and teamwork in a safe space for all while sharing their love of dance.  Classes are offered for children ages 2 and up in Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Pointe, Broadway Jazz and a Special Needs Class.  Classes begin September 18th.   Proud to say we now have a Special Needs class that is taught by certified teachers  that are included in our annual recital. The award winning Performance/Competition team is offered for the more serious dancer with more performance opportunities.  Rooftop Rhythms is active in the New Rochelle community by sharing their love of dance at local performances. Join our Dance Family!

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (914) 576-6027

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Friends of Rye Nature Center

Friends of Rye Nature Center offers a variety of outdoor afterschool programs for children to explore the natural world through the changing seasons. The sessions have fun themes guide children in kindergarten through fourth grade who want to spend an afternoon exploring the forest, mastering survival skills, and learning about nature. Registration is available by the session, and you do not need to attend sequential sessions.

For information and online registration visit ryenaturecenter.org/afterschool or call (914) 967-5150

R2 Lacrosse

R2 Lacrosse Club is a family owned, Westchester based girl’s club lacrosse program providing the best coaching, with the best facilities, in order to give every player the opportunity to succeed at the sport of lacrosse.  Our coaches focus on developing athletes and building teams.  We know that teams win and player’s skills shine most when accompanied by team run offenses and defenses.  Our coaching staff has over 30 combined years of coaching and consists of current college, high school, and youth coaches.  We promise to always put the players and their families first as we are here for the love of the game.  Our partnership with college players, coaches, and outside agencies will allow us to provide the absolute best training and education program available.

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Sew Happy Studios

Introduce your child to the lifeskill of sewing by registering for one of our fall classes. Hand sewing starts at age 5, Me & My Doll starts at age 6 and sewing machine classes start at age 7. Kids love our fun, vibrant studios and our experienced, kind and patient instructors. Check out our adult program too!

154 East Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck. 2nd Floor Phone: (917) 885-7716

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Shake It Off

Get ready for an exciting fall season at Shake it Off! We invite you to join us for a lineup of fantastic classes designed to bring joy and enrich the lives of your little ones. From tumbling to art, ballet to hip hop, we offer a diverse range of classes to cater to their interests and passions.

This fall, we are thrilled to introduce two exciting additions to our program. First, embark on an Enchanted Adventures: A Magical Yoga Journey for Little Ones, where your child can explore the wonders of yoga in a whimsical and imaginative setting. Let their minds and bodies wander through enchanting stories and captivating yoga poses.

Second, join us for our Tiny Craft Builders class, where young minds can unleash their creativity and develop fine motor skills through exciting craft projects. From constructing mini masterpieces to exploring various materials, your child will be immersed in a world of imagination and hands-on learning.

At Shake it Off, we strive to provide a nurturing and supportive environment for children to grow, learn, and have a blast. Our dedicated staff are passionate about inspiring young hearts and minds, creating moments that foster confidence, creativity, and the joy of self-expression.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be a part of our fun-filled fall season. Come and experience the magic of Shake it Off!

We can’t wait to see you and your little ones as we embark on a wonderful journey this fall. Join us in crafting beautiful memories, building skills, and having a blast along the way.

Please feel free to contact us at [email protected] for more information.

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Snipers Elite Lacrosse

First Cradle Lacrosse by Snipers Elite:
Learn the fundamentals of the game during our Fall and Winter Series! No experience necessary, open to PreK-3rd grade. Register for both Fall & Winter or just one!
Fall Series: September 13, 20, 27 & October 4, 11, 18
Winter Series: January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & February 7, 14
Questions? Contact us at [email protected]

Songs for Seeds

This weekly, 30 minute, highly interactive class encourages children, newborn (with an adult) to 6 years old, to sing, dance and play along to our original tunes as well as our favorites pop and rock songs. Kids rock out with their own instruments (pots and pans and oatmeal cans too) and dance around the room with bubbles and scarves.
 
There are two ways to enjoy songs for seeds fall
Open temple classes at Scarsdale Synagogue Tuesday 930, 1130
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Enjoy a private class this fall from the comforts of home–your backyard!
Just form a pod with a group of friends, family members, or neighbors and get ready to rock. Six kids minimum. Choose the day and time that works best for you.

Classes run from Tuesday, September 5 all the way through Friday, November 10.
 

Sparklicious

Sparklicious is a craft and award winning party center with a gift boutique containing some of the hottest birthday gifts in town.   We are offering classes for children ages 3 to 13 years old this fall.   The classes will be Sparkle Fun, Kindness Club, Fashion Club & More!   Check out our class offerings and come get your sparkle on with us.

22 Purchase Street, Rye Rye Events Page 877-We-Sparkle

Tig & Peach

A three-time “Best of Westchester” award-winner for our thoughtfully designed, state-of-the-art play space spanning 2,500 square feet, Tig & Peach is your playroom away from home hosting open play every day! Tig & Peach has a ton of fun offerings for you and your little one including: 15+ enrichment classes for children 0 – 6 years old in Pelham and Rye,a membership program or drop-in open play offered 7 days a week (with great sibling and member discounts). Instagram-worthy birthday parties. School break and summer camps in Pelham and Rye, morning drop-off programs for 2- and 3-year-olds, a highly-curated retail shop and exciting special events throughout the year!

Phone: 914-999-8080

Email: [email protected]

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