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

Dance Destiny & Arts
112 Main St., Norwalk
203-939-9642
SomaSamadhi.com
The Dance Destiny Children’s Program at Soma Samadhi was created by professional dancer Alexa Lane based upon principles of dance science and classical dance education.  Classes in Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Creative Movement, Acting, and Voice are offered in a fun, nurturing, and non-competitive environment. Students may enroll at any time.

The D’Valda & Sirico Dance and Music Centre
1580 Post Road, Fairfield
(203) 255-9440
www.Dvaldaandsirico.com
D’Valda & Sirico has been fostering success at school and in life for more than 28 years! Programs for all ages include dance classes, music lessons and early childhood programs with flexible, convenient scheduling. It is the only officially licensed Angelina Ballerina Academy in Fairfield County.

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.

Westport’s Academy of Dance
345 Post Road West, Westport
(203) 226-9987
www.westportdance.com
Westport’s Academy of Dance has been teaching classical ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop and tap to children and teens for more than 40 years The program includes classes for all ages and levels of ability.

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 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
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. Check us out on Facebook.

Language   back to top

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.

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

Suzuki Music Schools of Westport & Orange
203-227-9474
www.suzukischools.org
We offer instrumental music lessons in orchestral strings, guitar, flute, piano, voice, harp, chamber music, and music theory to over 360 students. In addition to our instrumental instruction, we run a variety of music classes for mothers and tots from newborn to 6 years as well as music enrichment classes for adults of all ages.

Sports   back to top

Chelsea Piers Connecticut
1 Blachley Road, Stamford
(203) 989-1000
www.chelseapiersct.com
One of the finest sports and recreational complexes in the country, Chelsea Piers Connecticut offers instructional programs, camps, sports leagues, competitive teams, fitness and drop-in fun for children and adults. Athletes of all ages and abilities will find 400,000 square feet of unparalleled sports facilities and a wide variety of classes.

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.

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 theatre arts 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 full-day vacation programs! For more, contact brian@curtaincallinc.com or 203-329-8207 x 16.

Young Artists Saturdays at the Paul Mellon Arts Center
Choate Rosemary Hall
333 Christian Street, Wallingford
203-697-2423
www.choate.edu/youngartists
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 23-November 18) and spring sessions offered for Visual Arts, Acting, Improvisation and Music Theater. Register online.

 

 

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