Enrichment Directory

Connecticut Parent Magazine's Enrichment Program runs from July through December, featuring listings for a wide variety of programs including dance, sports, language, theatre, special needs and more. For more information on the sports and physical activites category, visit www.mykidsfan.com. For more information on showcasing your organization, call 203-483-1700.

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Academics   back to top

Kumon
Locations throughout Connecticut
800-ABC-MATH
(800-222-6284)
www.kumon.com
This is the perfect time for your child to join Kumon Math and Reading programs. The Kumon Method lets children learn at their own pace, so they can grasp any concept, regardless of age or grade level. Your child will gain confidence that will last a lifetime.

Dance   back to top

Connecticut Dance School
42 Halley Court, Fairfield
203-384-2492
www.ctdanceschool.org
CT Dance School, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, is dedicated to the highest standards in dance education, offering creative and pre-ballet classes for students, ages 3-7, and rigorous ballet training for students, ages 8 and up, including modern dance and jazz.

Flash Pointe Dance
1657 Post Road, Fairfield
203-259-1600
www.flashpointedance.com
Flash Pointe Dance offers strong technical training and a supportive environment. Dance is used to develop confidence and self esteem, and there is a focus on developing sportsmanship, strong work ethic and a belief that students can achieve their dreams. Preschool-adult.

 New Haven Ballet
70 Audubon Street, New Haven
203-782-9038
www.newhavenballet.org
Studios in New Haven and Branford. New Haven Ballet offers exceptional classical ballet training for students, ages 3 and up and adult classes for students, ages 14 and up. For information and registration visit www.newhavenballet.org or call 203-782-9038.

Equestrian   back to top

The Guilford Riding School
575 Clapboard Hill Road, Guilford
203-453-8768
www.grsriding.com
A riding academy in an estate setting that offers lessons on school horses for all ages and all levels. Indoor and outdoor arenas and an Apprentice Program for hands-on fun.

Gymnastics   back to top

Next Dimension Gymnastics
25 Lindeman Drive, Trumbull
203-372-3222
www.ndgymnastics.com
Children build athletic skills and confidence while the staff encourages self esteem and skill development. One of the most advanced gymnastics centers in CT, with world class equipment and a nationally recognized coaching staff. Preschool/after-school programs.

Polly’s School of Gymnastics
550 Ferry Boulevard, Stratford
203-375-3244
www.pollysgymnastics.com
Programs for preschoolers through advanced high school students. Classes and competitive teams working on USA Levels 3-8 and X-Cel programs. Kids learn the correct and safe way to do gymnastics and develop body control. Polly’s strives to build character and emphasizes the importance of respect toward peers.

Language   back to top

German School of Connecticut
Stamford:  203-548-0438
West Hartford:  860-404-8838
www.germanschoolct.org
Founded in 1978, GSC is a Saturday school featuring a parallel, two-track curriculum for 350+ non-native, native or near fluent students, ranging from pre-k through high school and adult. Students learn, improve and maintain language skills, while celebrating Austrian, German and Swiss cultures.

Korean Language and Cultural Education Institute (KLCEI) at Trinity College
300 Summit Street, Hartford
860-805-2929
www.klcei.org
KLCEI was established to address the critical needs gap for Korean language and heritage education. We try to fill this gap by providing low-cost educational Saturday classes for preschool to adult as well as cultural events for the general public.

LinguaKids
2005 Palmer Avenue, Larchmont, NY
914-525-0328
www.linguakids.com
French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese classes start at 6 months and up. Children 6 months-2 years old participate in Mommy and Me classes, older children participate in the Explorers Program, Voyagers or Adventurers! A fun theme is presented each session. Private tutoring and classes for homeschooled students are also available.

Mommy 'N Me   back to top

Just Wee Two
Locations in Greenwich, Stamford and Westchester County, NY
800-404-2204
www.justweetwo.com
Ages 8 mos.-3 1/2 yrs. participate in arts and crafts, music, playtime and storytime. Directed by early childhood teachers, each class is 1.5 hours and limited to 10 children with caregiver. Partial separation and 2-hour separation classes also offered. ABC Enrichment class for 3-5 years.

Music   back to top

Neighborhood Music School
100 Audubon Street, New Haven
203-624-5189
www.neighborhoodmusicschool.org
Lessons, classes and ensembles for all ages and experience levels. 30+ instruments taught with traditional and Suzuki methods. Arts-based preschool and early childhood music and movement classes. Dance and wellness classes offered. Additional programs in Guilford, and at the JCC in Woodbridge.

Sports   back to top

Grand Slam Tennis Club
1 Bedford-Banksville Road, Bedford, NY
914-234-9206
www.GrandSlamTennisClub.com   
The indoor tennis season is fun for ages 3-18, all skill levels. Exclusive IGNiTE Junior 10 and under tennis program and FiRE, an exclusive tennis program for ages 11 and up. Great for your child’s development, both on and off the court. Kids love to play tennis at Grand Slam Tennis Club!

Stamford Twin Rinks
1063 Hope Street, Stamford
203-968-9000
www.stamfordtwinrinks.com
State-of-the art ice skating center dedicated to providing superior instructional programs, challenging competition and skating activities run by renowned professionals for over 20 years! Year round public skating sessions. Also, birthday parties, ballet and dance instruction, a full-line pro shop and more.

Weston Racquet Club
405 Newtown Turnpike, Weston
203-226-3349
www.WestonRacquet.com  
WRC indoor tennis season offers a variety of junior tennis programs and activities, from Beginner Tennis to those planning to play high school tennis and USTA tournaments. The exclusive IGNiTE Junior 10 and under tennis program is designed to help children learn to play while having tons of FUN.

Theatre   back to top

Curtain Call, Inc.
1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford
203-329-8207
www.curtaincallinc.com
Stamford’s longest running, non-profit theatre offers year-round performances, creative opportunities and workshops! Classes in acting for the stage, TV & film, improv, musical theatre and more for kids, teens AND adults, after school, evenings and weekends. PLUS winter and summer vacation programs!

Young Artists Saturdays at the Paul Mellon Arts Center
Choate Rosemary Hall
333 Christian Street, Wallingford
203-697-2423
www.choate.edu/childrensarts
Young Artists Saturdays offers two, eight-week programs for children in grades 3-8 that will capture their imaginations and bring out the artist within. Fall (September 17-November 12) and spring sessions offered for Visual Arts, Acting, Improvisation and Music Theater. Register online.

Visual Arts   back to top

Creative Arts Workshop
80 Audubon Street, New Haven
203-562-4927
www.creativeartsworkshop.org
High quality weekly classes, weekend workshops, summer week-long programs and parties for visual artists of all ages and experience levels. Small classes ensure individual attention. Supportive environment encourages students to explore their creativity.

 

 

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