Our classes for babies, toddlers, and school-aged kids include dance, yoga, visual arts, and much more.

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The next eight-week session of classes begins the week of September 3, 2019. Registration opens for YMCA members on August 17, and for community members on August 24.

Dance

Tiny Dancers (Ages 2-3)

This class is a great introduction to basic dance technique. Following the lead of our dance instructor, your child will open their imagination through dance and movement. Your little one will improve coordination, strength and balance and practice listening skills that will prepare them for the next level. This is a great first classroom experience for any child who loves to move!

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Ballet (Ages 3-9)

Kids are introduced to ballet terminology, learn basic ballet positions, and work at the barre.

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Combo Dance (Ages 3-8)

Students will learn the fundamental steps of varying styles of dance in this fun, exciting class. This dance class will combine the styles of ballet, jazz and tap. The style will vary from week to week (with a focus on ballet in the first week of the session), with instructors providing a schedule on the first day of class for the session.

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Hip Hop (Ages 5-8)

This is a high energy class where your child will learn the fundamentals of hip hop. Dancing to upbeat music, the class will focus on rhythm, coordination, and learning choreography.

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Zumba® Kids (Ages 5-12)

Perfect for our younger Zumba® fans! Kids 5-12 years old get the chance to be active and jam out to their favorite music. Zumba® Kids classes feature kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreography. We break down the steps, add games, activities, and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. 

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Grown Up and Me Classes

Children six months to four-years-old participate in gym, art and music classes. Classes are designed for adults to assist children in exploring art, music and developing muscle coordination. The best part is you can be there to enjoy your little one laugh, tumble and fall while we provide an enriching setting for them to grow! 

Sunshine Art: Little Artist

Age: 18 months-3 years old.
Kids will have a great time mixing paints, using crayons and markers while learning basic drawing skills. A variety of projects will be created using different materials and techniques. Be warned-this class can get messy!

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Story Builders

Age: 2-5 years old
This class uses puppets, songs, movement games and books by some of the best children’s authors as a springboard. With an emphasis on literacy and social development, this class will have your little ones creating epic adventure tales of their own. Story Builders will stretch your child’s imagination, boost their confidence and help them make great friends!

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Singing Stories

Age: 6 months-3 years
Get ready to shake your sillies out! Enhance your child’s development through song, dance, movement and instruments! Lou Gallo helps children move to music and use their imagination to act out songs and stories. Using a variety of techniques and instruments children are able to explore the feeling of rhythm and array of melodies while building social relationships with neighborhood friends.

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Sense of Wonder: Color, Build, Paint

Age: 18 months-5 years
An introductory class that sparks imaginations toward color investigation and the fundamentals of 2-D and 3-D design. Starting with an exploration of color and its limitless possibility, we harness the power of design to paint and draw, work with collage and print making and use a range of tactile materials to build sculptures, bringing to life whatever is imaginable!

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Education

Smart Brain International (Ages 5-11)

Smart Brain is presenting an academic enrichment program, led by state-certified teachers. The program focuses on improving students' test scores for the NYS math and ELA exams by providing math and ELA enrichment, test prep for all grades, and instilling the confidence of learning in every student.

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