The fall season means it's back to school in Nassau County. Our guide to back to school resources in Nassau helps you start the year on the right foot. Find schools, religious schools, after-school classes, lice removal businesses, and activities in music and dance, art and theater, cooking, martial arts, sports and fitness programs, tutors, and much more in Nassau County, Long Island.
170 B Gardiners Ave., Levittown
5678 Dance was established in 1999 under the direction of Miss Jennifer Levine. Her mission is to build individuals' self-confidence, help them learn discipline and team work. She attributes her success to high expectations, dedication, and commitment in combination with amazing instructors and dance families who work together. At 5678 Dance classes are offered from beginning combo classes to advanced levels in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, modern, and hip hop. 5678 Dance has performed at Madison Square Garden, Nassau Coliseum, Radio City Music Hall, Westbury Music Fair, and at the Magic Kingdom.
55 Lumber Road, Roslyn
Abrakadoodle Art Studio for Kids in Roslyn offers remarkable Art Programs for kids twenty months to 12 years old. Children experience different techniques / styles, art forms from around the world, and a variety of artists. Our artists are immersed in a program that exceeds the National Standards for the Visual Arts while promoting creativity and individual expression. Each lesson includes discussion, visuals and ideas, demonstration and practice, art production, and review of outcomes. We offer classes and workshops in our studio and offsite. Contact us today, to learn more about our programs at 516-686-6900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BRAIN BALANCE ACHIEVEMENT CENTERS
444 Lakeville Road - Suite 103, Lake Success
At Brain Balance Achievement Centers, we don’t just work with a child’s strengths or provide strategies to compensate for a weakness, we tackle your child’s learning, behavioral or developmental challenge head on, by addressing the core issues at the most fundamental level. We integrate cognitive, sensory-motor and nutritional training into a unique, drug-free, whole-child approach that goes beyond the symptoms to address root causes. Call our center today to learn more or schedule a comprehensive assessment.
BUILDING BLOCKS OF JEWISH IDENTITY
574 E. Meadow Ave., East Meadow
Introducing Building Blocks of Jewish Identity, an engaging new program for ages 4 through kindergarten, accompanied by an adult. Led by an experienced teacher, the children will begin to assemble the building blocks of Jewish identity through stories, games, songs, crafts and other activities, with a focus on the Jewish holidays. Class meets one Sunday each month from 9:30-10:30am at I.L. Peretz Hebrew School, East Meadow, convenient to 5 major parkways.
CAROUSEL DAY SCHOOL
9 West Ave. , Hicksville
Since 1956 Carousel Day School has been providing a safe and fun environment where children can have invaluable learning experiences. Love of learning, self-respect, kindness, individual creativity, and new experiences are part of the Carousel philosophy. We offer 2, 3, 4 or 5 days – AM, PM and full-day, before and after school programs, Kindergarten enrichment programs, resource room, NY State certified teachers, accredited by New York State Department of Education and Board of Regents, door-to-door transportation, and extended day from 7am-6pm. Call to schedule a personal tour, or email email@example.com.
CELEBRATIONS IN THE KITCHEN
63 E. Old Country Road, Hicksville
The originators of baking birthday parties and classes are back and better than ever in our spacious facility. Friends and family experience our café and bake shoppe while baking in our real bakery kitchen where the hands-on action takes place. Comfortable separate party rooms included. From the beginning, our guest of honor is the head baker with special planned events, which make them the “star.” We offer fabulous holiday and seasonal events and unique party packages for 1st birthdays, family gatherings, showers, scouts, camps, etc. Custom party favors and desserts can be ordered.
2874 Merrick Road, Bellmore
Dr. Dana Walters is a chiropractor who specializes in prenatal and pediatric care as well as care for the entire family. Dr. Dana has practiced in a variety of settings, including New York City’s Upper West Side, and has now has brought her love of chiropractic and passion for helping families discover the benefits of chiropractic care to Bellmore, Long Island as ChiroMom. ChiroMom offers chiropractic care using multiple techniques including immune boosting treatments, musculoskeletal, and nutritional work, activator techniques, massage therapy and lifestyle education. As a mom herself, Dr. Dana experiences first-hand how chiropractic care throughout pregnancy, birth and childhood sets a solid foundation for greater health and well-being.
COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
354 Lakeville Road, Great Neck
Countryside Montessori School was founded in 1998. We were founded with the aim of providing a high quality early childhood education based upon the philosophy, methods and techniques developed 100 years ago by educational pioneer and Nobel prize nominee Dr. Maria Montessori. Our children become responsible for their own learning and their own behavior. They learn to respect themselves and others. Everything in our school is designed to encourage and aid the child’s natural curiosity.
THE CUPCAKE CORNER
61 New Hyde Park Road, Garden City
Using the highest quality ingredients such as Cacao Barry chocolate, Valrhona cocoa powder, Madagascar Vanilla, and no preservatives, our baked goods are the freshest and best tasting on Long Island. We serve over 30 different flavors of cupcakes made daily on premises by our two pastry chefs. Our cookies, pastries, quiche, crepes, and delicious all-natural ice cream complement our gourmet coffees and teas. We accommodate special dietary requests and offer gluten-free items. We specialize in cupcakes and custom cakes. Contact us for weddings, bridal showers, communions, and custom birthday orders.
E.nopi is now Eye Level. Eye Level, a supplemental education and enrichment program, offers a teaching philosophy and education method where self-directed learning, individualized academic coaching, and critical thinking are at the core of helping children improve and excel academically. We believe every child has the potential to achieve academic success. Our individualized programs meet the needs of every student. We enable students to realize this potential by bringing instructional materials to the eye-level of your child. We have more than 150 centers in the US, and more than 780 locations worldwide.
2463 S. Long Beach Road, Oceanside
1775 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park
Deer Park, by appt. only
August through October are the busiest months for lice outbreaks. Kids who got lice this summer will spread it to classmates once school starts. If parents knew how to do a proper head-check it would never be this bad. Early cases are easily missed by just looking. A head check must be done with a nit comb. Fairy LiceMothers’ recommends their MagicWand nit comb along with their MagicHalo Shampoo and Conditioner. Watch their comb-out video for assistance http://www.fairylicemothers.com/lice_treatment.html. Call Fairy LiceMothers any time for free advice at 866-561-0492.
FASTRACKIDS & JEI LEARNING CENTER
2583 Merrick Road, Bellmore
We are the first FasTracKids and JEI center in Long Island. Our new location is fully renovated to provide our kids a safe, fun, engaging learning environment. We teach how to learn, not what to learn, by helping kids build their confidence, creativity, communication skills, collaboration, and critical thinking. In today's economic environment a good education is a requirement. We help children prepare for the future. We believe they will have a better life if provided a better education. Let's start your child on a path to a better life.
FUSION ACADEMY & LEARNING CENTER
Fusion Academy & Learning Center is an alternative, college-prep private school for grades 6-12 that offers the smallest class sizes: one student, one teacher. Flexible scheduling and customization are key elements of our academy and tutoring programs. Classes are self-paced and taught with consideration for each student’s individual interests, emotional health, and learning style. Each campus is also equipped with a state-of-the-art recording studio and a full mixed-media art studio, and students complete their homework under teacher supervision in the Homework Café® before they leave. Learn more at fusionacademy.com
250 Valentines Lane, Glen Head
The Green Vale School is one of the nation's premier elementary schools and is Long Island's largest independent elementary school. Families from 30 school districts are drawn here by the outstanding faculty, excellent facilities, and small classes in nursery through ninth grade.
HANNAH KRONER SCHOOL OF DANCE
1180 Willis Ave., Albertson
This fall, the Hannah Kroner School of Dance will be adding a new “Recreational Dance Group” program to its schedule of classes. Children ranging from ages 7-9 and ages 10 and over, may audition to be a part of this special group. Also, "Kids focus on Drama,” will include acting technique, vocal technique, and musical theatre dance style. For the littlest ones join Dance, Music, & Stories Altogether, where mom and toddler have fun together, Call for the school’s full fall schedule for all ages and levels. Classes begin on Sept 10th.
HERALD MUSIC SCHOOL
156-03 Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing
Herald Music School is a professional music school that trains pianists, composers, instrumentalists and others who have made an indelible mark on cultural life in the community. A faculty of distinguished artist-teachers upholds our reputation for excellence. Herald nurtures each aspiring artist toward the fullest expression of his or her talent and fosters creativity and intellectual curiosity. Herald Music School offers private instruction in piano, flute, violin, cello, composition, and classes in music theory, ear training and music performance. The studio provides an atmosphere where artistic gifts and technical skill can flourish.
I.L. PERETZ HEBREW SCHOOL
574 E. Meadow Ave., East Meadow
We build Jewish identity. Through our dynamic faculty & innovative curriculum we actively engage children in a meaningful, child-centered Jewish education that culminates in bar and bat mitzvah. Our family?friendly educational environment features celebrations of all major Jewish holidays. Teens stay connected through our cutting?edge teen program, & preschoolers are welcomed into our exciting Building Blocks program. All students participate in our Social Action & Community Service Program. Our tuition is remarkably affordable and we are conveniently located.
JAM DANCE AND FITNESS CENTER
227 Bedford Ave., Bellmore
83 E. Shore Road, Great Neck
15 E. Deer Park Road, Dix Hills
JAM Dance & Fitness Center is proud to celebrate its seventeenth year bringing quality dance education to Long Island. With locations in Bellmore, Dix Hills and Great Neck, JAM offers quality dance education to competitive and recreational dancers of all ages. Voted Studio of the Year, JAM balances learning proper dance technique with a fun-filled atmosphere. JAM is the home of From Our Hearts to Your Toes, an organization that collects and donates gently used shoes and costumes to underprivileged children in Long Island and NYC. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JOAN DORFMAN COHEN, PH.D, APRN, BC
350 Northern Blvd., Suite 310, Great Neck
Dr. Cohen is a board certified, neurofeedback specialist and expert in the treatment of ADD/ ADHD/LD/PDD and Autistic Spectrum Disorders. EEG biofeedback (neurotherapy), a proven non-medication treatment, provides permanent results as well as eliminates many behavior problems. Dr. Cohen and special education professionals work directly with you, your child, and teachers to provide an individualized program including neurotherapy, parenting strategies, family counseling, individual therapy, educational planning, and tutoring. Her practice includes individual psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults as well as marriage counseling. Dr. Cohen has cared for children and adults for over 35 years.
JOAN DORFMAN COHEN, PH.D, APRN, BC
350 Northern Blvd., Suite 310, Great Neck
Dr. Cohen is a board-certified neurofeedback specialist and expert in the treatment of ADD, ADHD, LD, PDD, and Autistic Spectrum Disorders. EEG biofeedback (neurotherapy), a proven non-medication treatment, provides permanent results as well as eliminates many behavior problems. Dr. Cohen and special education professionals work directly with you, your child, and teachers to provide an individualized program including neurotherapy, parenting strategies, family counseling, individual therapy, educational planning, and tutoring. Her practice includes individual psychotherapy for adolescents and adults as well as marriage counseling. Dr. Cohen has cared for children and adults for more than 35 years.
JOHN ROBERT POWERS
1400 Old Country Road, Suite 101, Westbury
JRP is an 89-year-old acting and modeling company. Our studio specializes in the training and development of kids and teens that are interested in the performing arts. We also market our clients to agents, managers and casting directors who are looking to find great kids to place in commercials, television, film, and print ads.
KATHRYN BRICKELL MUSIC
Kathryn Brickell Music was established in 1985 by Kathryn Brickell, a highly successful music educator. Every student gets an abundance of personal attention right from the first contact through to the final lesson. All KBM teachers come with references and background check. In addition, our teachers have been interviewed for a long list of qualities including teaching experience, education, personality and demeanor. Lessons are offered on all instruments for all levels and styles of music.
KATYA'S SCHOOL OF DANCE - TO THE POINTE!
40 Middleneck Road, 2nd Floor, Great Neck
At Katya's School of Dance we provide a nurturing environment for your dance education. We believe learning to dance should be fun, but also impart a sense of discipline.nWe provide individualized attention to the recreational, as well as the serious student. We offer classes for adults and children in ballet, musical theatre, tap, ballroom, and creative movement/primary ballet for our youngest dancers. We believe that dancing is not only for the naturally gifted student but that anyone who has the love and the drive can learn to dance.
KERRY ST. OURS
The portraits of Huntington photographer, Kerry St. Ours, highlight the unique personalities of her subjects in a natural and spontaneous style. Ms. St. Ours has years of experience exhibiting her artwork in galleries and museums across the country. It was in 2003, after the birth of her first child, that she decided to combine her love of children with her fine art background. Ms. St. Ours also specializes in photographing children with special needs. Her work can be seen at kerrystours.com. You can contact her at 631-697-1081 or email@example.com.
244 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
Brand new facility, offering innovative early childhood programs for children ages 18 mo.-5 years, in a safe, nurturing, and caring environment. Teachers are NYS certified and class sizes are small (10:2), allowing for individualized instruction. Our curriculum nurtures the whole child and supports the child’s social, emotional and intellectual growth. Your children will enjoy transitioning through different classroom settings, geared at specific academic areas, in a fun environment that is conducive to learning. Half day, Mini day, full day, before and after school programs available. Call for a tour! Enrollment is ongoing while spaces are available.
THE LANYARD LADIES
21 Ryder Place, East Rockaway
The Lanyard Ladies are a new, unique craft idea for parties and events. We do friendship bracelets and lanyard birthday parties. We bring the party to you or you can come to our fabulous party room located at 21 Ryder Place. We provide materials to make hundreds of designs with one-on-one, step-by-step instruction. Looking for a fun after-school or weekend activity? We offer kids classes twice a week. $15 a child and a 15% sibling discount. Try our Friendship Bracelet and Lanyard Making Craft Kit and an instructional DVD for making lanyards at home. Purchase at thelanyardladies.com.
Servicing the Tri-State Area,
Licebeaters has treated thousands of kids and families successfully for over 15 years. The treatment is all natural, hypoallergenic, and doctor approved. Available seven days a week at a time most convenient to you, we will try to be there—same day, whenever, wherever. We service the Tri-State area.
Manhattan: 939 8th Ave. (Bet. 55-56th Streets), NYC
Long Island: 2-8 Haven Ave., Port Washington
Connecticut: 30 Myano Lane, Stamford
Licenders is the premier, all natural service for the screening and removal of head lice. FREE Screenings in all four Licenders locations before and after summer camp! Licenders has been helping families, schools, camps, and pediatricians get rid of lice for 16 years. We have four treatment centers in Manhattan, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Long Island. Our team of highly trained professionals is available to help your family with this pesky problem.
LICEXCHANGE - THE NO LIP SERVICE LICE SERVICE
LiceXchange takes head lice management and treatment to a whole new level. Rapid response and customized service means you’ll never pay for more than you need. School nurses depend on Debra’s caring, experienced staff to deliver preventative screenings that get results! Parents everywhere are spreading the word that LiceXchange costs less, but gives you more. Every treatment includes an array of organic and homeopathic products designed to maintain a clear scalp and repel head lice…plus, a special gift for every child!
LONG ISLAND CENTER FOR SOCIAL SKILLS
259 Harbor View Drive, Port Washington
Long Island Center for Social Skills, helps children acquire the skills needed to become more socially and emotionally competent. LICSS provides consultation, evaluation and treatment for the emotional, behavioral and social problems of children and adolescents. Our programs are for those who are neuro-typical or have learning disabilities, ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, emotionally handicapping conditions and others who show social incompetencies. Please contact Cara Greene, LCSW, at 516-816-1285
M.A.T.S.S. KID'S GYM
2629 Grand Ave., Bellmore
171 Eileen Way, Syosset
A rainbow of programs to play, learn, and grow with since 1985 for ages 7 mons.-12 years. Baby, toddler, and separation classes bridge development to a comprehensive early childhood education and gym program. After-school classes provide movement, gymnastics, sports and enrichment instruction for both our on-site center children and community school-age. Summer camp, holiday mini-camps, weekend birthday party and kids night out event programs provide a year-round place to play and celebrate! Early care, aftercare, and full daycare (3 mons. and older) available. Diapers welcome. Dedicated staff and counselors are New York State CPR/first aid certified.
MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS
217A Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights
43-17 Bell Blvd., Bayside
381 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
1003 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park
110 Jackson Ave., Syosset 516-944-MATH (6284)
11 Great Neck Road, Great Neck
Mathnasium Learning Centers, with over 310 locations in the United States, offer “math-only” year-round educational programs in a supportive setting for children to develop much-needed math skills and build confidence in their abilities. Developed by a math professor over the course of 30 years, the Mathnasium method is designed for children of all ages and skill levels. Mathnasium offers an environment in which children develop the mathematics understanding they will need to succeed in the information age.
MOLLOY COLLEGE MADISON THEATRE
1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Center
The Madison Theatre at Molloy College presents exciting and innovative family programming designed not only to entertain, but to foster a life-long love of theatre as well. This season’s kid-friendly productions include The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, Nikelodeon/Noggin TV favorite Hot Peas ‘n Butter, and world -renowned juggler Michael Moshen. Family classic The Little Prince, a unique improvised Shakespeare production, concerts for dance performed by the Children’s Orchestra Society, and a special version of La Boheme designed for family enjoyment round out the exciting season. Box office 516-678-5000 x7715, or madisontheatreny.org
MY LITTLE WORLD DAYCARE INC
1165 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington
We are a family-oriented program designed so children can meet in small groups and move from area to area. Children learn to help, share, and take turns. Children’s friendships are not limited because they go beyond age-related behavior. Older children practice leadership skills, while younger children’s attention span extends, and language maturity improves as they communicate with older children. Creativity and languages development are encouraged by offering various materials and frequent experiences in music, art, dramatic play, cooking, science, storytelling, puppetry, problem-solving, and discussion.
NORTH SHORE DAY SCHOOL
85 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove
Our goal is to instill in each child a love of learning both inside and outside of the classroom with a unique curriculum that perfectly balances your child’s social and academic pursuits. Our exceptional student to teacher ratio is among the highest in education, allowing us to focus on the needs of each child. Our school offers the perfect blend of social, academic and creative education with flexible schedules including mornings, mini day and extended day programs. For additional information on our programs please visit our website.
NOTRE DAME PAROCHIAL SCHOOL
25 Mayfair Road, New Hyde Park
Notre Dame School is a Catholic elementary school located in New Hyde Park. We offer classes from full-day Nursery to Grade 8 and we welcome children of all faiths to our community. Our classes are small and all classrooms are equipped with the latest in technology as well as SmartBoards. We offer After-Care, Spanish, PE, Technology, Art and Music classes. Our eighth graders earned more than $200,000 in scholarship to Catholic high schools and 100% were accepted to the high school of their choice.
OH MY GIRLS (OMG)
Oh My Girls!™ is the *first-ever* healthy living center for girls. It offers uniquely styled programs specifically designed to help developing girls stay fit and fabulous for life. Offerings include fitness classes (Zumba, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing, cardiodance, and more) and hands-on, healthy cooking classes (international, vegetarian, gluten-free, and healthy baking.) Also offered are a wide variety of workshops focused on the social needs of girls that guarantee to help your daughter become her greatest self.
OKINAWA KARATE KOBUDO KAI
1626 Dutch Broadway, Elmont
Kids benefit from regular exercise,look better and feel more fit and confident. Karate training can give children unique and wonderful health benefits as they grow forming the basis of a lifetime of enjoyment and healthy habits. At the same time it builds inner well being and self esteem. As a traditional art, the focus is one respect for oneself,one's peers,one's teachers,discipline and rigorous self examination and improvement.
PAT-KAM SCHOOL & EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
705-707 Nassau Road, Uniondale
Pat-Kam School & Early Childhood Center was founded in 1986 by Ron and Geraldine Clahar. It accommodates students from Pre-K–5th grade. It is a private, non-sectarian school that fosters early academic learning. It encompasses reading, math, science, computer skills, Spanish as a second language, etc. Students engage in year-round field trips to New York Hall of Science, Math Museum, etc. There is also a before-school/after-school program, and a year-round drop in program which includes public school holidays. The school celebrated its 25th Anniversary on May 31, 2012.
PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY OF GARDEN CITY
585 Stewart Ave., Garden City
Pediatric Dentistry of Garden City offers a state-of-the-art dental environment for infants, children, adolescents, and special needs patients. Dr. Stacey Reynolds is a board certified pediatric dentist who has the expertise to handle the needs of every child with the goal of creating a positive dental experience. She strives to build a relationship with her patients and their parents. Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) and sedation are available for those who need it.
PERFECTION DANCE CENTER LTD
17 Village Ave., Elmont
Miss Petra, born of Caribbean decent, is the founder, owner, director and chief choreographer of Perfection Dance Center Ltd. PDC was built on two core phrases; "Reach for the stars but never forget the ones you have conquered," and "My name is...and I am Somebody." The program is geared towards teaching the youth of today respect and pride in oneself and for others, community and confidence. These qualities are achieved through the medium to which youth relate most comfortably, music and movement. Our advance placement programs concentrate on four major areas of dance performance and technique tap, ballet, modern, and jazz. This program brings students to a new height in community, communication, and pride.
Learn to ride a bicycle! Go back to school with confidence and success! Professor Pedals™ teaches kids and adults how to ride 2 wheeled bicycles. Lessons take place at your home or site. Training bicycles are included with every lesson. We have developed unique techniques and tools to make the process simple, fun and stress-free. Have a kick scooter party too! We bring it all. Save $50 with this article on any scooter party (Reg. $299) through 12/31/12. See site for details.
PTS COACHING - CINDY GOLDRICH, ED.M., ACAC
89 Melanie Lane, Syosset
Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ACAC, is a Certified ADHD Parent Coach, working with families who struggle with ADHD, Executive Function issues, and the challenges of the teen years. Cindy conducts a seven-session ADHD Parent Coaching Workshop to help parents establish realistic rules and expectations, reduce homework stress, improve children's compliance, self-advocacy and communication skills. School support, staff development, and presentations for professionals and parent groups offered. Coaching available in person on Long Island and Manhattan or via telephone.
RENÉE GALLERY OF ART
1966 Jackson Ave., Seaford
Drawing and painting instruction for children, ages 7 and up, once a week, 1 1/2 hour classes, 4:30pm-6pm. Students are taught the basics of fine art at their individual level. Small informal classes; beginners welcome. Evening class available for adults. Established in 1973.
RITE NANNY INC.
1554 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont
Rite Nanny Inc. is founded on the belief that if we can provide you with the right household personnel for your family's needs, you can enjoy your family knowing that a qualified care giver is taking care of your loved one. Your family is our priority. We are a premier nanny and household personnel placement agency, founded by a young mother of four. We are unique because we customize our services to meet any budget. Your family can enjoy the help of qualified household personnel without breaking your savings. Our customer's needs are of the utmost importance.
185-10A Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
Robomindtech is a unique science and technology learning center that integrates the motivational effects of robotics and LEGO® play into a unique, hands-on curriculum designed to inspire young minds. Channel your child’s creative energy into science and robotics activities that teach important concepts in an active learning environment. We offer year long Afterschool Programs, Creative Early Childhood Workshops, Home School Workshops, School Tours, Vacation camps & Birthday Parties. Join RoboMindTech Robotics Team - 2011 NYC First Lego League Champion!
ROMPER ROOM NURSERY SCHOOL
275 Lakeville Road, Great Neck
133 Hillside Ave., Williston Park
Offering a unique learning experience for over 36 years, we are renowned for our confidence-building program, individualized attention, and safe environment. Dedicated teachers nurture each child to reach his/her fullest potential. Curriculum includes reading readiness, other languages, basic science, math, arts & crafts, music, story time, and field trips for children ages 2-5 years. Assistants personally drive buses. The Romp with Mom program features diversified activities for 12-24 months. See-U-Later is a 2-hour separation class for 24-36 months. Ask about our extended hours program or stop in for a free trial class.
SPORTIME - NASSAU
Syosset Tennis & Multi-Sport
Sportime offers adults and children a great variety of ways to stay in shape and have fun while doing it! We offer recreational play, instruction and leagues in tennis, volleyball, basketball and roller hockey. In addition, our three Long Island fitness centers offer our members cutting edge strength training and cardiovascular equipment, a diverse menu of group exercise classes, highly qualified personal trainers and beautiful locker room faculties. Sportime has something for everyone, so visit one of our SportimeNY.com. Check out our amazing Summer Camps too!
STEPS TO SOCIALIZATION
13 South Bayles Ave., Port Washington
At Steps to Socialization, we understand that not all children process social information the same way. Some have to be taught to think socially, step by step. We don't just teach social skills. Our unique curriculum, designed for children through 12th grade, makes the hidden rules of daily social interactions simple and clear. Through targeted activities and role-playing, your child will gain the communication skills needed to navigate the social world. Parents and caregivers are an integral part of the team. We work together to reinforce the program at home and in school.
TEMPLE TIKVAH RELIGIOUS SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
3315 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
Temple Tikvah’s educational programs are vibrant and spirited. We explore the history and experience the traditions of Judaism. We study Hebrew, practice healing the world and perform good deeds. All this in a warm and social environment that welcomes all families including Interfaith, single-parent, adoptive, families with same-sex parents and those with special needs. Our schedule reflects the need for simplicity: Sundays, 9:30-noon, and Tuesdays, 5:00-6:30pm. Our Nursery School will provide an environment that fosters independence, creative expression, self-esteem and community awareness.
THE READING/WRITING LEARNING CLINIC AT THE JOAN AND ARNOLD SALTZMAN COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER OF HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
131 Hofstra University,
The Reading/Writing Learning Clinic of the Joan and Arnold Saltzman Center at Hofstra University offers individual or small group instructional support sessions that utilize the most current meaning-centered practices for helping learners make effective use of reading and writing strategies. Students are taught in a caring and nurturing environment where they are immersed in authentic reading and writing activities as they pursue their interests. Certified teachers offer parents straightforward advice about how to support their children. Our programs ensure that reading and writing remain fun and meaningful.
THE WALDORF SCHOOL OF GARDEN CITY
225 Cambridge Ave., Garden City
The Waldorf School of Garden City is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory day school for students age three through twelfth grade. Our Garden City campus includes a quarter-acre farm, as well as art and music facilities to extend the core curriculum. Students also make annual trips to our extended farm campus in New Hampshire, for further exposure to the natural world. For more information, contact Dr. Chris Bleecker at 516-742-3434 x116 or visit waldorfgarden.org.
TUTOR TIME CHILD CARE LEARNING CENTERS
Our premier educational daycare stimulates problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Central to our philosophy is the belief that secure relationships with responsive and respectful adults provide the basis for all learning. Accordingly, our curriculum and programs focus on developing your child’s unique interests and abilities with hands-on active learning and opportunities for self-expression. Our curriculum is designed to give children the tools they need to grow and develop into productive members of our society and the leaders of tomorrow.
30 E Main St., Oyster Bay
As featured on Martha Stewart, What's Cooking?, a LI Culinary School and Birthday Party Place, allows children to explore their creativity and skills in culinary arts. Children prepare a nutritious meal and bake dessert while enhancing their math, science, reading and cooking skills. Offering a wide variety of party themes and classes, we are constantly exceeding our customer's expectations with superior service, quality and value. Attend our Open House 9/23, celebrating our huge expansion and new themes. Each child receives a $25 gift certificate and decorates a cupcake or ice cream sundae!
WORLD CLASS PERFORMANCE CENTER
1028A Old Country Road, Plainview
World Class Performance Center is a studio dedicated to dance education and excellence. At World Class Performance Center, we are a family devoted to improving your child's skills by offering personalized attention. We provide a broad spectrum of dance education within a nurturing and professional environment. Our certified, professional staff have 25 years of dance industry experience. Our goal is to offer the finest all-around dance program for your child; therefore, we seek out new techniques by attending workshops and master classes that keep us on the cutting edge of emerging dance styles.
WORLD GYM WANTAGH
3728 Park Ave., Wantagh
September is back to school and thoughts of learning, sports, fall colors and holidays fill the air. This is a good time to begin swimming lessons, to water safe your children and give you peace of mind when visiting friends, while on vacation, or over the holidays. For over 20 years we have been making parents just a little more comfortable by teaching their children to swim. We us only Water Safety Instructors trained by the American Red Cross, the right way to teach swimming.