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Ages: to years
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  • Who: Physique Swimming
  • Where: New York
  • When: 4 months +
  • Why: Social, fitness and safety skills
  • What: Swimming and Lifeguard coaching

Physique Swim School believes swimming is an essential part of life. They use unique and dynamic teaching methods to help swimmers proceed from beginner to master level. Professional staff help in the achievement of personal goals. The school offers classes all year round at its New York and New Jersey locations, using a balance of instruction, safety and fun.

Swimming is a great work out. It offers a whole body work out with resistance but in a safe manner. It is an excellent aerobic exercise and helps in over-all fitness and a healthy heart. It builds endurance and muscle strength. Swimming is also relaxing and can have great psychological benefit. Once you can swim, you can pursue other water based activities. As a recreational sport, it is a great way to improve social skills.

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https://physiqueswimming.com

Ages: 0 to 6 years
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  • Who: Language Workshop for Children
  • Where: Manhattan
  • When:6mos to 8 years
  • Why: Develop communication, language and social skills,
  • What: Hear, Understand, Speak a foreign language
  • Bonus: After school programs, camps

The Language Workshop for Children uses an enriched play method using both sides of the brain for children to learn French, Spanish, Italian, German and Mandarin in the most natural way possible. Native speakers help children first hear the language, then understand before finally getting them to speak with a natural accent. The class sizes are limited allowing for each child to be nurtured, encouraged and be less self-conscious. All teachers are certified in the Thibaut Teaching Technique, which is an intensive, hands-on training course using songs, Dvds and play books.

Learning a language is a great way to bridge an awareness gap while at the same time encouraging children to engage and be social. It expands their world vision. Children develop a healthy sense of curiosity and compassion. It helps them become better global citizens and develop a sense of cultural identity. Children develop a long lasting love of language and the arts and sharpen critical thinking skills.

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http://www.languageworkshopforchildren.com/lwfc/new-york-city/

Ages: 1 to 18 years
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  • Who: Manhattan Mandarin
  • Where: New York City and Hamptons
  • When: All ages from 1 year-old
  • Why: Language, social, math and music skills
  • What: Learn Mandarin
  • Bonus: Private lessons, After school programs

Manhattan Mandarin provides tutoring to children starting as early as one year old until adults. It runs after school programs at many NYC schools and works closely with heads of Mandarin departments in many New York schools in order to stay abreast of current teaching methods and the academic standards. Students benefit from professional tutors and can get private lessons in their homes or at the office as well as in group classes. In group classes children learn Mandarin in a fun manner through song and dance, conducted by language professionals with musical backgrounds.

Learning a language is a great way to bridge an awareness gap while at the same time encouraging children to engage and be social. It expands their world vision. Children develop a healthy sense of curiosity and compassion. It helps them become better global citizens and develop a sense of cultural identity. Children develop a long lasting love of language and the arts and sharpen critical thinking skills.

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https://www.nycmandarin.com/about-us

Ages: 3 to 12 years
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  • Who: SocRoc
  • Where: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
  • When: 3 plus
  • Why: Get fit, social and confident
  • What: Learn soccer
  • Bonus: Birthday parties, summer camps, advanced training

SocRoc offers a soccer program with a difference with an overall emphasis on strength and conditioning. Children are motivated not only to become better soccer players but are also encouraged to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle. They are equipped with skills to become better human beings. Children in the program gain confidence even if they are not great soccer players.

Today’s kids spend far too much time in front of the screen. Soccer is one way of getting them away from that and out in the open. Encouraging a fit lifestyle goes a long way in life and as a sportsperson, children learn to avoid junk food and develop healthy eating choices. This takes them away from the path of obesity and towards fitness. Sports also helps with team work, sharpens the mind and helps children literally think on their feet.

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http://www.jcsocroc.com

Ages: 1 to 9 years
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Ages: 1 to 12 years
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  • Who: Microsoft Youth Spark
  • Where: New York City, Fifth Avenue
  • When: K to 12+
  • Why: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics skills
  • What: Learn to code and create games

Microsoft partners with many governmental organizations, non-profits, educators and business to bring computer literacy to all children, especially those who do not have access to computer education. Their workshops enable kids to solve great challenges, equips them to deal with future problems and helps them think in an innovative manner. Classroom skills such as organization and following directions are stressed. Microsoft also offers free online digital literacy curriculum.

It is vital for all young people to be digitally literate in order to participate in a world being transformed by technology. Learning computer science helps children develop creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.  Studies show, just an hour of coding activity impacts students in a positive manner towards computer science. Children learn how to thrive across all sectors.

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https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/locations/ny/new-york/fifth-avenue-/store-1087

Ages: 1 to 18 years
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  • WHO: Basketball Stars
  • WHAT: Basketball leagues, after school classes and camps, private training, travel teams, after school camps, summer camp and birthday parties
  • WHY: Competition and sport build physical fitness, teamwork and critical thinking skills
  • WHERE: Upper East Side
  • WHEN: Kids 8 and up

In a city of numerous options for children to develop athletically, Basketball Stars of NY is a premier basketball teaching program. It builds character with positive reinforcement and introduces fundamental basketball skills in an environment with a supportive coach-to-athlete ratio.

FREEDOM FROM BOREDOM: Basketball is one of the more approachable team sports for kids because it’s easy to learn and requires the least amount of equipment. It’s fundamentals, like dribbling, build hand-eye coordination and quick passes developing thinking and strategic skills that transfer to other pursuits.

At Basketball Stars of New York emphasis is placed on skill improvement, teamwork, sportsmanship, communication and accountability for all participants.

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http://www.basketballstars.com

Ages: 2 to 15 years
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  • Who: The Pineapple Explorers
  • Where: New York
  • When: 2 to 4 years
  • Why: Social, music, creative and communication skills
  • What: Musical adventures for mummy and child
  • Bonus: Personalize program, do it in your home or at a park with friends

The Pineapple Explorers is not a typical music class. Qualified instructors take toddlers on a musical tour around the world. Classes can be conducted in the comfort of your home for up to ten kids. Children can explore the magic of theatre using their favorite books and eventually put on a show. Spanish immersion music lessons are also offered. Children get early exposure to music ranging from Britney to Bruce.

Music is an essential part of a child’s curriculum. Learning music helps children develop cognitive, social and creative skills. Music enhances a feel good factor and can become a life-long passion, career and stress buster.

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http://www.pineappleexplorersclub.com

Ages: 2 to 18 years
1.18 mi
  • WHO: FasTracKids
  • WHAT: STEM, pre-school, test prep, math tutors, reading tutors, writing tutors, educational preschool, gifted and test-prep programs
  • WHERE: Brooklyn, Staten Island, Manhattan and Queens
  • WHEN: Ages 2 and up

FasTracKids believes that with proper instruction, most children can perform at the gifted level. It provides fun, interactive earl-learning programs while infusing a love of learning in pre-school to elementary school students. Emphasis is placed on early learning where it’s believed active development at this age sets the stage for a child’s future success.

FasTracKids weaves together some of the most prominent, international educational philosophies to ensure that your child’s learning occurs at a level that is appropriate for their age but helps them reach their potential.

RESEARCH SHOWS: the size of a child’s vocabulary and social skills is directly linked to how they perform in school.  Independent testing by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) validates that a considerable number of three to six-year-old children enrolled in FasTracKids® improved their vocabulary and social skills at a rate 100% to 150% times faster than their peers not enrolled in the program. All children in the study improved.  Children who were kindergarten-aged advanced as much as one grade level and some of those students improved up to two grade levels.

If you have experience with FasTracKids or any of its tutoring programs, we need to hear from you. Add your review to the ones below and help other parents and caregivers decide if it’s a good fit.

Top NYC Tutors, Preschool, Gifted & Talented, Test Prep and Summer Camp

Ages: 2 to 18 years
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Ages: 6 to 18 years
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Ages: 3 to 17 years
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Ages: 1 to 5 years
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  • Who: A Musical Home
  • When:5 months to 5 years
  • Why: Coordination, listening, social skills
  • What: Custom, Instrument based, fun, interactive music classes
  • Bonus: Birthday parties, Jewish Music classes, In home classes

A Musical Home introduces children to music concepts, instruments, activities, stories and music-inspired movements. This helps children develop coordination, hones their listening abilities, improves social interactions, allows physical expression and self-discovery. Above all, children have fun while learning. Small group settings ensure children get personalized attention. Parents can also be a part of the lessons and see how each class benefits their children’s growth. Since classes are conducted in homes, it reduces commute, maximizes learning time and children are comfortable in their familiar environment.

Music helps with fine and gross motor development, accelerating brain development, generating an interest in arts, stimulating math and quantitative thinking, enhancing spatial and auditory skills and language development. Children get over stage fright, learn to interact and brush up on social and creative skills.

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https://www.amusicalhome.com

Ages: 1 to 12 years
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  • Who: Brazil Ahead Language School
  • Where: Midtown East, New York City
  • When: Children from 8 months till 12years
  • Why: Language, motional, social and psychomotor skills
  • What: Specialist in teaching Brazilian Portuguese
  • Bonus: Private and offsite tutoring

Brazil Ahead offers the ability to learn Portuguese the way its spoken by Brazilians. There are special programs for babies until 2 years old. Toddlers until teenagers can enroll in after school and Saturday programs. Children learn from experienced native speakers via a hands on fun system combined with reading and writing. At the camps, children learn Portugese using methods such as storytelling. capoeira, music, games, movements replicating Brazilian childhood.

Learning a language is a great way to bridge an awareness gap while at the same time encouraging children to engage and be social. It expands their world vision. Children develop a healthy sense of curiosity and compassion. It helps them become better global citizens and develop a sense of cultural identity.

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http://www.brazilahead.com

Ages: 3 to 18 years
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  • Who: Asphalt Green
  • Where: Upper East Side, Battery Park City
  • When: All ages
  • Why: Stay healthy, develop teamwork, overcome adversity
  • What: Aquatics, Sports, Fitness
  • Bonus: Summer, day and swim camps

Through a high quality sports, fitness and aquatic program, the non-profit organization, Asphalt Green, helps New York city kids develop an active and healthy lifestyle. Children from all types of background achieve fitness goals. While community service is the core mission, Asphalt Green aims to inspire children with a love for fitness and impart healthy living habits. Children begin with fundamental skills and can eventually go on to more competitive programs. Scholarships are available on a need basis.

Sports and fitness have the power to change lives. Children not only learn about healthy living, they learn about team work and develop gross motor skills. Fitness becomes a life choice and a way of life as they grow into adulthood. Children gain confidence, learn about overcoming adversity and also have the potential for scholarships in academics going ahead

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https://www.asphaltgreen.org

Ages: 2 to 17 years
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