Register for Summer Premium Classes Now!

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

Registration for Summer classes is now open! Classes begin July 5th

Register for Swim Lessons here.  

Sign up for Songs for Seeds                                 

Make a Mess Series (Click here for more info)

Make a Mess Cook and Compost: Savory Snacks
Members: $130, Non-members: $160
Mondays: (July 10th - August 14th)  5 classes
Session I: Mondays 10:00AM (ages 18 -30 months)  
Session II: Mondays 11:00AM (ages 2.5-3.5 years) REGISTRATION FULL

Make a Mess Cook and Compost: Tasty Treats
Members:$155, Non-members: $190
Thursdays: (July 6th - August 17) 6 classes
Session I: Thursdays 10:00AM (ages 18 -30 months)
Session II: Thursdays 11:00AM (ages 2.5-3.5 yearsREGISTRATION FULL

Make a Mess Summer Science:
Members: $155, Non-members: $190 
Wednesdays: (July 5th - August 16th) 6 classes
Session I: Wednesdays 10:00AM (ages 18-30 months)
Session II: Wednesdays 11:00AM (ages 2.5-3.5 years)

Chouettes Chansons (French immersion with song and story) 

Join child educator and native French speaker Yasmine for this engaging immersive class featuring familiar songs, stories, colors, and friends, en francais!  You and your child will explore, speak and sing this beautiful language together all summer long.


Chouettes Chansons (ages 6 and under)
Mondays July 10th - August 14th at 2:15PM,  6 sessions                                 Members:$120, Non-members $150

Thursdays: July 6th - August 17th at 2:15PM,  7 sessions                                              Members $140 , Non-members $160

Preschool Prep Summer! Mondays and Thursdays
For the first time, and because you asked, we're offering a summer version of our popular Preschool Prep program. Two options are available, for those children who have been through a separation program (like Preschool Prep, Daycare or a regular Preschool) as well as a non- separated version for very young children who have not yet experienced separation.
Mondays July 10th - August 14th  6 weeks  $250                                                   Thursdays July 13th - August 17th  6 weeks $250
Separated: 8:40 - 10:15 (ages 2.5- 4)                                                                                  Non- Separated: 10:30 -12:00PM (ages 1.5 -2.5)
To register for one or both days, contact



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, Swim, and Chouettes Chanson 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.