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Children's Classes in New York & Workshops for Children

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:43 PM EST with 22 listings
Children who have interest in a specific field can with the help of their parents find classes that may satiate their curiosity. Art classes, physics workshops, and karate classes are just a few examples.
Children's Classes in New York & Workshops for Children

74th Street Magic

510 E. 74th St., Yorkville NY Tel 212-737-2989

92nd Street Y

Language, literature, dance, music, arts, crafts, cooking, Jewish education. The website has a listing of events including music, dance, author readings and lectures. It also contains archived events in Real Audio. Click here to see a seating chart.
1395 Lexington Ave., Carnegie Hill NY 10128 General Info 212-996-1100
Health Club: 212-415-5729; Website: 92ndsty.org

Alvin Ailey American Dance Troupe

Modern dance troupes and ballet. $10 for a single dance class; annual registration card for $15. The Dance Troupe is a traveling company whose schedule & performance locations can be found on their website.
211 W. 61st St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 Tel 212-767-0590
Fax: 212-767-0625; Website: alvinailey.org

Arts Connection

Workshops $2. They are usually at 12:30 on Saturday. Areas of interest include dance, puppetry, storytelling, hands-on art, art history, music appreciation.
120 W. 46th St., Theater District NY betw Sixth & Seventh Ave , Tel 212-302-7433

Chess Forum

This is a chess store that children can play in also. The cost is minimal and most play on Saturday. Lessons are also given.
219 Thompson St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 Tel 212-475-2369
Tel: 800-393-4330; Fax: 212-460-8140
E-mail: chesform@inch.com; Website: chessforum.com

Child's Play

Computer classes.Sessions $27.50 an hour; $165 for 6, $295 for 12. Call for an appointment. No parents allowed.
1264 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side NY Entrance on 85th St., Tel 212-427-2502

Columbus Gym

606 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side NY Tel 212-721-0090

Dana Discovery Center

Nature study center. This is a boathouse which runs workshops all year round. Beautiful view of the Harlem Meer.
Central Pk., Central Park NY At 110th St., near 5th Ave., Tel 212-860-1370

Gymboree - Lincoln Center

30 W. 68th St., Lincoln Center NY Tel 212-308-6353

Gymboree - Midtown South

50 Lexington Ave., Midtown South NY 24th Fl.,

Gymboree - Upper West Side

210 W. 91st St., Upper West Side NY Tel 212-308-6353

Gymboree - Yorkville

This is a great place to introduce infants and toddlers to fun and excercise. It is also a great place to connect to other mothers.
401 E. 84th St., Yorkville NY Tel 212-308-6353
Website: gymboree.com

Hudson Guild

441 W. 26th St., Chelsea NY 10001 Tel 212-760-9800
Fax: 212-268-9983; Website: unhny.org

KidTech

Computer classes. Mon-Sat sessions: $12 per half-hour session. There is a wide range of ages, 3 to 14. Call for an appointment.
Central Pk. W., Central Park NY betw 91st & 92nd St) Suite 1B, Tel 212-721-2351

Little Shop of Plaster

Bring your kids to pick out a plaster figurine and let them paint, paint, paint till their hearts content.
106 W. 90th St., Upper West Side NY betw Columbus & Amsterdam Ave , Tel 212-877-9771

My Favorite Place

Sessions cost $14 each. There are art classes here. Toddlers and kids 5 to 9 can take advantage of the creative projects offered here.
265 W. 87th St., Upper West Side NY betw Broadway & West End Ave , Tel 212-362-5320

New York Chess and Backgammon

Organizes free chess games for kids in Bryant Park. Has tournaments on Saturdays.
120 W. 41st St., Fashion District NY betw Broadway & Sixth Ave , Tel 212-302-5874

Pull Cart

W. 21st St., Tel 203-222-0675
Tel: 212-727-7089; Fax: 203-222-0565

Rhinelander Children's Center

A variety of kids classes can be found here.
350 E. 88th St., Yorkville NY Tel 212-876-0500

Rhythm and Glues

1520 York Ave., Yorkville NY (at 80th St.), Tel 212-861-7732

The Bead Store

This shop can arrange lessons in bead-stringing techniques or you can just come in and create your own bead jewelry.
132 Spring St., Soho NY betw Greene & Wooster St), Tel 212-941-6450

YMCA of Greater New York (McBurney YMCA in Chelsea)

Classes for children ranging in ages from six months through to teens.
125 W. 14th St., Flatiron District NY 10011 Tel 212-741-9210
Website: ymcanyc.org