Register for Premium Classes at the Center

Premium classes in Cooking, Composting and Science,  provide a more intimate class experience with familiar faces each week.

Register for Winter/Spring 2019 Classes today!

 Register for Swim Lessons here.  Register for our new Aquatics series, Intro to Pool Sports here.

Sign up for Songs for Seeds   


Winter/Spring Classes: Registration Begins January 3rd.

Make a Mess Cook: Savory Snacks
Mondays: (Feb. 4th - June 17th) 17 classes                          Mem   Non-Mem
Session I: Mondays 10:00AM (ages 18 -30 months)            $360   $475
Session II: Mondays 11:00AM (ages 2.5-3.5 years)              $360   $475

Make a Mess Cook: Snacks and Treats
Tuesdays: (February 12th - June 18th)  15 classes              Mem     Non-Mem
Session I: Tuesdays 10:00AM (ages 18 -30 months)          $315     $420
Session II: Tuesdays 11:00AM (ages 2.5-3.5 years)            $315     $420

Make a Mess Cook: Tasty Treats
Thursdays: (February 7th - June 20th) 17 classes                    Mem     Non-Mem
Session I: Thursdays 10:00AM (ages 18 -30 months)              $360      $475
Session II: Thursdays 11:00AM (ages 2.5-3.5 years)               $360      $475

Make a Mess Little Artists
Tuesdays: (February 12th - June 18th) 15 classes        Mem      Non-Mem
Session I: Tuesdays 10:00AM (ages 18 -30 months)    $315    $420
Session II: Tuesdays 11:00AM (ages 2.5-3.5 years)     $315    $420

Make a Mess Sensory Science:
Wednesdays: (February 6th - June 19th) 18 classes               Mem         Non-Mem
Session I: Wednesdays 10:00AM (ages 18- 30 months)        $380          $500
Session II: Wednesdays 11:00AM (ages 2.5- 3.5 years)         $380          $500  

Animal Explorers (2-4 years)                                                  Mem             Non-Mem
Tuesdays: (February 12th - June 18th) 15 classes
Session I: Tuesdays 10:00AM                                                 $150               $210
Session II: Tuesdays 11:00AM                                                $150               $210

NEW! Ballet with Katie Shirke (2-5 years)                                         Mem               Non-Mem
Tuesdays at 2:30PM:(February 12th - June 18th) 15 Classes           $315               $400

Weekend Cooking Classes with Chiquita Coffey                         Mem                        Non-Mem
Saturdays: (February 2nd - March 16th)    6 classes
Session I:  10:15AM (1.5 -2.5 years)                                             $210                          $300
Session II:  11:15AM (2.5 -5 years)                                                $210                           $300 








Class Registration Policies:
Class Registration: You may register for classes online at or in person at the service desk. Some classes require membership for registration, others give members a significant discount. Fee based Drop-in classes are for members only, and can be purchased at the Service Desk on the day of the class. There is no online registration available for drop-ins.

Pro-Rating for Late Starters: When space permits, we will pro-rate the number of classes remaining for some Make a Mess, Digital Media and Bilingual Birdies.

Transfer of Classes: Spaces for transfers are subject to availability.

Single Classes and Trial Classes: You may pay a single class price of $25 for Make a Mess,  Animal Explorers and Pastry Pal classes, pending availability. Amounts paid for a trial class may be credited towards enrollment to that class.

Withdrawals & Refunds*: If after registering for premium classes at the Center you need to withdraw prior to the start of the 2nd scheduled class, you may receive a refund for the class fee. Class fees are non-refundable after the 2nd scheduled class. Written requests must be made to cancel a class registration by email. *All fees for Preschool Prep are not refundable.
Contact to request a refund.

Make up classes: Manhattan Youth is not responsible for providing makeup classes or issuing credits or refunds for programs missed as a result of client illness, scheduling conflicts, emergencies, or other events beyond our control.

Class Closures: Premium classes, swim classes and Preschool Prep at the Center run on the Public School schedule. These classes do not meet on days in which schools are not in session, including emergency closings.

Register here for Winter/Spring Early Childhood Classes.

Register here for Winter/Spring Digital Media Classes.