The best after school programs in NYC

July 31, 2017

Learning doesn't stop when the bell rings. These wonderful after-school programs offer plenty to keep your kids engaged and entertained, diving deep into subjects like science, theater, art, robotics and more. While some of the after-school programs on our list cover a variety of topics and switch things up by the hour, others focus more specifically on what your kid's into—like game coding or cooking, for example.

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The best after school programs in NYC

Chelsea Piers: CP-After-3

Instead of racing your child from school to their favorite sporty activity, let Chelsea Piers do pickup duty from P.S. 3, P.S. 11,?P.S. 33, P.S. 41 and Avenues: the World School. Each student participates in at least one semester-long Field House class (two classes if the child is signed up for five days a week), and options for sports courses span classic team games like soccer, basketball and tennis to more individual pursuits like gymnastics, rock climbing and “stunts and tricks.” On days when the kids are?not in a class, they fill time with table games, art projects and computer activities. All participants also receive homework help and a snack. Pier 62, W 22nd St and the Hudson River (212-336-6500, Ages 5–9.

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