Winter/Spring Premium Registration Classes at the Downtown Community Center Now Open for Registration

Make a mess with cooking, science or art, explore animals and where they come from, and learn something new about music, language, tennis and more. Our premium registration classes give your little one the opportunity to learn in small groups with the same children each week, in lessons that build on one another. Scroll down to see all of our offerings! 

  •  Winter/Spring Make a Mess series, Animal Explorers, Moxie Mandarin, register here
  • Winter/Spring Digital Media evening classes for 2nd -5th grade: register here

 

The Make a Mess Series:

Our classes in cooking, science or art let your child learn while making a mess, and leaving the clean up to us. NEW: our 11am classes for 2.5 -3.5 year olds now give the parent or caregiver the option of leaving the classroom during the lesson and relaxing in the lounge just outside the classroom, should your child be ready for that step. 

 

Make a Mess Cook : Savory Snacks 
Mondays: February 10 - June 15 (16 classes)
Session I:  Mondays 10:00am (18 -30 months)
Session II: Mondays 11:00am (2.5 -3.5)

Member: $355  Non-Member: $475

 

Make a Mess Cook: Snacks and Treats 
Tuesdays: February 11 - June 16  (16 classes)
Session I:  Tuesdays 10:00am (18 -30 months)
Session II: Tuesdays 11:00am (2.5 -3.5)

Member: $355  Non-Member: $475

 

Make a Mess  Sensory Science 
Wednesdays: February 12 -June 17 (17 classes)
Session I:  Wednesdays 10:00am (18 -30 months)
Session II: Wednesdays 11:00am (2.5 -3.5)

Member: $385  Non-Member: $520

 

Make a Mess Cook: Tasty Treats 
Thursdays: February 13 - June 18 (15 classes)
Session I:  Thursdays 10:00am (18 -30 months)
Session II: Thursdays 11:00am (2.5 -3.5)

Member: $330  Non-Member: $450

 

NEW! Make a Mess Cook: Eco Science 
Thursdays: February 13 - June 18 (15 classes)
Session I:  Thursdays 10:00am (18 -30 months)
Session II: Thursdays 11:00am (2.5 -3.5)

Member: $330  Non-Member: $450

 

 

NEW! Moxie Mandarin

Start young and start with Moxie Mandarin. Class is play based and lots of fun, featuring child friendly instruments, props and live ukuele. Parents also receive regular communications and follow ups of what is learned in class, so that they may practice with their little one at home! ages 6 months -3 years

Saturdays at 3:00pm, February 22nd -April 4th

 

 

Animal Explorers:  

This interactive and creative class explores different lands and the creatures who live there.
Tuesdays: February 12 - June 16  (17 classes)
Session I:  Tuesdays 10:00am (18 -30 months)
Session II: Tuesdays 11:00am (2.5 -3.5)

Member: $170  Non-Member: $215

Winter/Spring Make a Mess series, Animal Explorers, Moxie Mandarin, register here

 

Songs for Seeds:  Songs for seeds is a rockin' music program that encourages children newborn to 5 years to sing, dance and play along with a live,  three-piece band.   Ages 6 months & up. Register for this class directly through Songs for Seeds by contacting Downtown@songsforseeds.com  or call 917-751-3678

 

Digital Media Evening Classes at the Center: For 2nd -5th graders who love computer science and coding, or who want to learn how. These classes are free for members, though registration is required. There is a discounted price for students enrolled in any Manhattan Youth Afterschool Program.  Winter/Spring Digital Media evening classes for 2nd -5th grade: register here

 

Coding in Minecraft:  Don't just play Minecraft, MAKE IT. Coding in Minecraft uses the most popular game in the world to teach students not only how to code, but how to think for themselves, and discover the ins and outs of game design—all while having fun with their friends. 

For 2nd – 5th grade students.  Tuesdays, 5:45 pm, March 3rd - May 26th, no class 4/14

 

Robotics and Coding- Making Things That Move: The next stage in coding is seeing what you make in 3D! Join our staff as they teach your 4th through 5th grader the connection between coding and robotics, and be proud of the result.

For 4th and 5th grade students.  Thursdays, 5:45 pm, March 6th - May 28th (no class 4/16)

 

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