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Fall Classes: Early Childhood

Fall Classes Run Sept 11 - Dec 31, unless noted otherwise

Explore our expanded list of fall classes and REGISTER NOW!
  • Bob Chillemi’s American GoJu Karate: Tiny Tigers
  • Introduction to Dance
  • Introduction to Hip Hop Dance
  • Junior Jimmies (Gymnastics)
  • Lil’ Yogis
  • Music & Performing Arts
  • Sports of All Sorts
  • Swim
  • Wondrous Ones
See below for class descriptions, dates, fees, and links to registration:

Bob Chillemi’s American GoJu Karate: Tiny Tigers (3 – 5 years)

This goal oriented skills program helps children improve focus, control, balance, coordination, fitness, teamwork, discipline, and memory in a fun environment.

9 Thursdays, 1:15 – 1:45 pm
Fee: $215; Member $190                         REGISTER NOW


Introduction to Dance (3 – 5 years)

This fun and engaging class will introduce your child to a wide variety of dance styles and moves.  From creative movement to hip hop, jazz, ballet, and more – this class will keep the energy flowing.

12 Thursdays, 2:10 – 2:55 pm
Fee: $290; Member $265                    REGISTER NOW


Introduction to Hip Hop Dance (3 – 5 years)

An introduction to basic movement and a classical dance vocabulary in a creative setting; building on the dancer’s growing concentration span an physical dexterity.  This class will offer an age-appropriate introduction to Hip Hop that focuses on rhythm, energy, individual style, and dynamic movement.

12 Tuesdays, 1:00 – 1:45 pm
Fee: $290; Member $265                         REGISTER NOW


Junior Gymmies

We provide a safe environment in which children develop listening and gross motor skills, explore their personal energies, coordination and interactive instruction all while having FUN! Obstacle courses and working with specialty apparatus promotes basic gymnastics skills and enhances independence and self-confidence.  Children must be potty-learned to attend gymnastics classes.

Junior Gymmies I (3 – 4 years)

An introduction to gymnastics focusing on body positions, terminology, rules and safety.

13 Mondays, 12:30 – 1:15 pm
Fee: $325; Member $285                         REGISTER NOW

Junior Gymmies I & II combined (3 – 5 years)

In this combined age and ability level class we provide an introduction to gymnastics focusing on body positions, terminology, rules and safety.  Progressive options are taught to those with prior gymnastics experience.

13 Mondays, 1:20 – 2:05 pm
Fee: $325; Member $285                         REGISTER NOW

Junior Gymmies II (4 – 5 years)

Building on the skills developed in Jr. Gymmies I, participants focus on flexibility, balance and strength.

13 Mondays, 2:10 – 2:55 pm
Fee: $325; Member $285                         REGISTER NOW


Lil’ Yogis: Sprout Series (4 – 5 years)

Some of our young yogis have already practiced yoga at camp or otherwise take some classes, and these Lil’ Yogis are ready to advance.  This class is for the young yogi who has some prior yoga experience.

12 Wednesdays, 1:50 – 2:35 pm
Fee: $280; Member $235                         REGISTER NOW


Music & Performing Arts

Classes Include Private Music Lessons, Group Music Lessons, and Theater.

Browse our programs here.


Sports of All Sorts

Sports of All Sorts introduces children to a variety of sports in a fun and interactive way.  Our youngest sports enthusiasts build motor skills and experience class with their grown-ups.  Kids ages 3 and up work more independently with constant supervision from our staff.

“Sports of All Sorts” introduces Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse and Football.  Each class combines learning the sport’s fundamentals and having fun!  Children have the opportunity to play with others and make friends along the way.  This is an excellent opportunity to ease your child into social situations with support and confidence, which will enable them to move onto our more challenging classes.  We teach in a positive and relaxed environment with emphasis on participation, interaction and communication.

3 – 4 years

12 Tuesdays, 1:00 – 1:45 pm
Fee: $265; Member $240                         REGISTER NOW

4 – 5 years

12 Tuesdays, 2:00 – 2:45 pm
Fee: $265; Member $240                         REGISTER NOW


Swim Lessons (6 months – 12 years)

Browse our programs here.

Fall swim class registration begins Sept 1.


Wondrous Ones (1 year – almost 2 years)

Child with caregiver.  Enjoy a taste of preschool and a sampling of fun.  Children will participate in music, art, story time, baking, planting and movement while they explore in a comfortable and safe environment.

Class is offered at the Children’s Garden Center, 25 Leroy Avenue, Tarrytown
25 Wednesdays, Oct 25 – May 9

Class is offered at the Shames JCC, 371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown
25 Thursdays, Oct 26 – May 10

Same Fee for Each Location: $670; Member $567 (Children are welcome to enroll in both classes).

To Enroll at the Children’s Garden Center, please contact Site Director Kathy Meladossi.

To Enroll a the Shames JCC, please contact Director Ann Zarider.