With a variety of classes for all ages, including programs for the whole family, the YMCA is the place for kids!  Photo courtesy of YMCA of Greater NY
With a variety of classes for all ages, including programs for the whole family, the YMCA is the place for kids! Photo courtesy of YMCA of Greater NY

Where to Find Awesome Classes for NYC Kids This Fall

Back to school season isn't just new backpacks and long lists of school supplies. It's also time to get your little New Yorkers signed up for fall classes!

Thankfully, this city's got something for kids of all ages, from babies and tots to tweens and teens. Whether you're looking for a morning mommy-and-me class or an awesome after school program, there's no shortage of sports, dance, art, theater, and academic options to keep everyone happily busy.

You can search through dozens of classes by type or location in our Classes Guide and Directory Listings, but we've also rounded up some of the top options for fall 2018. Take a look at these family favorites!


Bronx YMCA
2 Castle Hill Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473

Chinatown YMCA
273 Bowery Street
New York, NY 10002

Harlem YMCA
180 West 135th Street
New York, NY 10030

McBurney YMCA
125 West 14th Street
New York, NY 10011

Staten Island Broadway YMCA
651 Broadway
Staten Island, NY 10310

Staten Island South Shore YMCA
3939 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10312

Vanderbilt YMCA
224 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017

West Side YMCA
5 West 63rd Street
New York, NY 10023

NY Kids Club W 68th Street
168 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023

NY Kids Club E 67th Street
219 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065

NY Kids Club Tribeca
88 Leonard Street
New York, NY 10013

NY Kids Club Park Slope
125 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217

NY Kids Club Long Island City
4545 Center Blvd.
Long Island City, NY 11101

92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10128

Advantage QuickStart Tennis at Columbia Prep School Gym
4 West 93rd St.
New York, NY 10025

Advantage QuickStart Tennis at Hunter College Courts
Lexington Ave. & 68th St.
New York, NY 10065

Advantage QuickStart Tennis at Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club
450 West 43rd St.
New York, NY 10036

Advantage QuickStart Tennis at New York Tennis Club
3081 Harding Ave.
Bronx, NY 10465

Advantage QuickStart Tennis at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club and Sports Park Gym
281 Main St.
Roosevelt Island, NY 10044

Aviator Sports
3159 Flatbush Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11234

Chelsea Piers
62 Chelsea Piers
New York, NY 10011

The Diller-Quaile School of Music
24 East 95th Street
New York, NY 10128

In Grandma's Attic at Ripley-Grier Studios
131 West 72nd St. (between Broadway/Amsterdam & Columbus Ave.; walk-up facility)
New York, NY 10023

In Grandma's Attic at Valor MMA
2067 Broadway, 7th floor (at West 72nd St.; take elevator up)
New York, NY 10023

In Grandma's Attic at Castle Village Community Room
110 Cabrini Blvd. (near West 181st St.; side entrance on right of building)
New York, NY 10033

In Grandma's Attic at Simple Studios
134 West 29th St., 2nd floor (between 6th & 7th Avenues; take elevator up)
New York, NY 10001

In Grandma's Attic at Silver Music UWS
218 West 72nd Street, 2nd floor (ring buzzer 2FW; walk-up facility)
NYC, NY 10023

Launch Math + Science Centers
173 West 81st Street (81st and Amsterdam)
New York, NY 10024

TADA! Youth Theater
15 West 28th Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10001