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After-School Classes & Programs for Children on Long Island

After-School Classes & Programs for Children on Long Island

Keep your kids busy and learning after the school day ends at these after-school programs on Long Island.



Keep your kids learning after the bell by signing up for after-school programs on Long Island. Don't wait, register online.

After-school programs on Long Island are a fun and educational way for children to learn new skills, meet new friends, and keep having fun after the school day. Whether your child is interested in dance, fitness, foreign language, martial arts, music, or theater, you can find all of the information you need about fun and educational after-school programs on Long Island in our after-school guide, including after-school programs in Syosset, Merrick, Port Washington, Hicksville, Farmingdale, Melville, Williston Park, Amityville, Uniondale, Hempstead, Stony Brook, Huntington, Westbury, Commack, Plainview, Mineola, Rockville Centre, Bethpage, Islip, Smithtown, Massapequa, Freeport, Roslyn, Hewlett, Lawrence, Dix Hills, Merrick, Jericho, Hamptons, and Port Jefferson. Don't wait, register your child today!



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Academic Enrichment Programs

VILLAGE EAST GIFTED
33 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station

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Village East Gifted (VEG), with locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, is celebrating 16 years of academic excellence in the field of gifted education. The program offers a rigorous CORE curriculum, covering all subjects to gifted students ages 2-15. Founder and CEO, Tobi J Phillips, Ed.D. (cert.), trademarked her teaching methodology and curriculum, which is highly creative and intellectually challenging. VEG is also renowned for its ongoing emphasis on the written word’s perfection.

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]

ADVANCED ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
55 Northern Blvd. , Greenvale
516-484-1789
Email [email protected]

We offer enrichment programs for school-age children in mathematics, physics, robotics, programming, engineering, languages, and art. We also offer Standardized Test (ACT, SAT) and Subject Test Preparation for high school students. We teach children to quickly and easily master new skills in problem solving, engineering, coding, and design.

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY CONTINUING EDUCATION - SATURDAY CLASSES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND PRECOLLEGIATE CAREER DISCOVERY INSTITUTE
516-463-7400, Jessica Dease, program director

Saturday Classes for Young People wants your child to love learning. Our small classes provide individual attention and help encourage students' curiosity. There are many classes to choose, including reading, math, writing, STEM/STEAM, cartooning, theater, art, video game development, Minecraft, and swimming.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTERS (LI)
Baldwin, Bay Shore, Carle Place, East Northport, Flushing, Lynbrook, Manhasset, Massapequa, Miller Place, Patchogue, Plainview, Smithtown

Huntington is the premier tutoring and test prep provider, including SAT/ACT and state tests, for kindergarten to 12th grades. The company prides itself on personalized attention and proven results. Founded in 1977, Huntington's mission is to give every student the best education possible. Tutoring is available in-center and online.

LITTLE SPONGES CHILD LEARNING CENTER
1000 Shames Drive, Westbury
516-595-7900

Little Sponges offers a school age program for children who are out of school or attending remote learning.The schedule is flexible enough to accommodate all ages and grade levels. All activities are developmentally appropriate and consider language, age/grade, culture, and differing abilities as well as other pertinent factors.

THE READING/WRITING LEARNING CLINIC
Hofstra University, Hempstead
516-463-6535

Hofstra University’s Reading/Writing Learning Clinic provides literacy support to children and youth in a safe and supportive environment. New York state-certified teachers incorporate students’ experiences with literacy in innovative ways to help them develop their strengths as readers and writers. Individual or small group instruction available. Remote options also available. 

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.

YMCA OF LONG ISLAND
855-2YMCALI (962254)
Bay Shore, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Holtsville, Huntington, and Patchogue

Email [email protected]

The YMCA of Long Island’s before- and after-school programs support children in reaching their full potential by providing academic support and hands-on enrichment experiences in a safe, structured environment for children in kindergarten through middle school. The YMCA of Long Island partners with school districts in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Art Classes

PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF WOODBURY NY
90 Crossways Park Drive West, Woodbury
516-921-3300

Website

Early Art Masters, the Primrose proprietary art program, teaches children the techniques of famous artists and explores various art media and processes. Children also learn to properly use and care for art materials. 

STUDIO E ART CLASSES
77 Broadway, Rocky Point
631-744-4001

Studio E has a dedicated team of teachers and visiting artists who teach our weekly programs. Children's teachers hold a NYS Teaching license. Teachers for our tween classes and older are accomplished practicing artists with competency in their fields, and have MFA's, MSW and a combination of associated degrees and credentials.

Dance Classes

LINDA’S STUDIO OF PERFORMING ARTS 
1000 Shames Drive, Westbury
516-333-6300

Our mission is to help children and young adults learn and grow while doing what they love and participating in various genres of dance and performing arts. Regardless of whether you are new to dance or a seasoned competitor, you will feel at home at LSPA.

LITTLE SPONGES CHILD LEARNING CENTER
1000 Shames Drive, Westbury
516-595-7900

Our mission is to help children and young adults learn and grow while doing what they love and participating in various genres of dance and performing arts. Regardless of whether you are new to dance or a seasoned competitor, you will feel at home at LSPA.

Family Activities

LONG ISLAND AQUARIUM
431 E. Main St., Riverhead
631-208-9200 xH2O (426) or 631-208-9200 x125

Website

Featuring one of the largest all-living coral reef displays, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, African penguins, touch tanks, and more than 100 exhibits including indoor gardens of the Butterflies and Bugs habitat! Try an aquatic adventure like the Shark Dive, Penguin Encounter, or the Pirate Snorkel Adventure (seasonal).

LONG ISLAND NETS BASKETBALL GAMES
Nassau Coliseum – 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
934-948-2546
NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1255 Hempstead Turnpike
Uniondale, NY 11553

Catch us from the jump this season at the Long Island Nets and experience the future of the NBA right here on Long Island. The NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets offers affordable prices and family-friendly fun. This unforgettable experience starts at $20. The season runs November-March.

MOMMYBITES NANNY BOARDS
1501 Broadway 12th floor, New York
Email [email protected]

Mommybites is a community that connects expectant, new, and young moms to resources, education, expert parenting tips, fun family activities, job opportunities, childcare, and each other.

MONSTER MINI GOLF
410-C Commack Road , Deer Park
631-940-8900
Email [email protected]

Monster Mini Golf is 18 holes of indoor, monster themed, glow-in-the-dark mini golf and more. Cool monster décor with custom artwork, animated props, our interactive DJ, private party rooms, arcade games, and prize center. Other attractions include virtual reality and laser maze.

WILDPLAY JONES BEACH
2600 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh
1-800-668-7771
Email [email protected]

New! Long Island's most thrilling outdoor family adventure - WildPlay Jones Beach! Soar down the beach on a 700-foot oceanside zipline, discover 100 high ropes games, and more! Exciting activities for every adventurer over the age of 5. Book online, by phone, or drop in today!

MultiSports Programs

AMAZING ATHLETES OF CENTRAL LONG ISLAND
631-819-0162
Email [email protected]

Amazing Athletes offers youth fun and educational sports classes through three programs: Amazing Tots, Amazing Athletes, and Amazing P.E. Classes are designed to focus on the individual child, helping them gain confidence and motor skills. We teach up to 10 sports and introduce nutrition and muscle awareness in every class.

Music Classes

FURTHER MUSIC SCHOOL
110-06 72nd Ave., suite MD2, Forest Hills
718-544-8886
1180 Northern Blvd., suite C1,
Manhasset, 516-743-3544

Email [email protected]

Founded in 2007, Further Music School is one of the largest and well-recognized music schools in New York, with more than 5,000 students currently enrolled. Our locations in Queens, Long Island, and Manhattan, provide music lessons in piano, violin, guitar, and vocal to all ages and levels.


MUSIC INSTITUTE OF LONG ISLAND
90 Plandome Road, Manhasset
516-627-7052
Email [email protected]

Celebrating our 31st year, consistently voted No. 1 Best Music School on Long Island and the North Shore. Programs include violin, viola, cello, guitar, piano, voice, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and tuba. Instructions in Traditional, Suzuki, and ABRSM methods for ages 3-99, beginner-college level. 

Soccer

SOCCER SHOTS
171 Eileen Way , Syosset
516-558-2266
Email [email protected]

Join us for winter season at Soccer Shots! Youth soccer for children ages 2-8. Weekday and weekend options available as well as indoor and outdoor programs. Come out and play, stay healthy, and have fun. Enroll at soccershots.com/liwest.   

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

PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF WOODBURY NY
90 Crossways Park Drive West, Woodbury
516-921-3300

Website

We know that a child’s interests can lead to exploration, discovery and understanding of the world. That’s why our Balanced Learning approach curriculum integrates science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) every day to make learning fun.  

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.

SYLVAN LEARNING CENTERS OF MINEOLA AND HUNTINGTON
393 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola
516-743-9943
Sylvan of Huntington at The Art League of LI
107 E. Deer Park Road
Dix Hills, NY 11746

https://locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/huntington-ny

https://www.facebook.com/SylvanHuntington/

631-424-5600

[email protected]

Email [email protected]

At Sylvan Learning, your child will experience significant skill growth in school. We’ve perfected a highly personal approach, tailoring lessons to your child’s specific needs, from math, reading and writing to homework and SAT & ACT test prep. Your child’s confidence will reach new heights! And soon, you’ll start to see bigger smiles and a lot less stress at home too.

Swimming & Water Sports

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY CONTINUING EDUCATION - SATURDAY CLASSES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND PRECOLLEGIATE CAREER DISCOVERY INSTITUTE
516-463-7400, Jessica Dease, program director

Saturday Classes for Young People wants your child to love learning. Our small classes provide individual attention and help encourage students' curiosity. There are many classes to choose, including reading, math, writing, STEM/STEAM, cartooning, theater, art, video game development, Minecraft, and swimming.

SAF-T-SWIM
Multiple Locations Nassau, Suffolk, and Little Neck,
1-866-723-3794
Email [email protected]

When you enroll yourself or your child at Saf-T-Swim, you enjoy one-on-one lessons from experienced instructors who are passionate about helping students learn to swim. Our personalized approach is for swimmers of all ages and skill levels, including adults who've put off learning to swim and swimmers with special needs.


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