Register for Premium Classes at the Center

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

 Register for Swim Lessons here.  

Sign up for Songs for Seeds   

For Tennis Registration information contact

NOTE:  These classes are so popular that many are full! We'll be opening registration on February 5th for Tuesday Make a Mess Cooking Classes, at 10am and 11am. To be put on this list, please email

Premium Winter/Spring Classes: Make a Mess, Animal Explorers and Chouettes Chansons (French through song and story)
Classes begin the week of February 5th.
Make a Mess Cook: Savory Snacks: All Sessions FULL
Members: $335, Non-members: $400
Mondays: (Feb. 5 -June 18)  16 classes (no class 2/19,4/2, 5/28, 6/11)
Session I: Mondays 10:00AM (ages 18 -30 months) 
Session II: Mondays 11:00AM (ages 2.5-3.5 years)

Make a Mess Cook: Tasty Treats: All Sessions FULL
Members:$375, Non-members: $450
Thursdays: (Feb. 8 - June 21)) 18 classes (no class 2/21, 4/4)
Session I: Thursdays 10:00AM (ages 18 -30 months)
Session II: Thursdays 11:00AM (ages 2.5-3.5 years )

Make a Mess: Little Artists                                                               Members: $375, Non-members: $450 
Tuesdays: (Feb. 6 -June 19) 18 classes (no class 2/20, 4/3)
Session I: Tuesdays 10:00AM (ages 18-30 months) FULL  
Session II: Tuesdays 11:00AM (ages 2.5-3.5 years)

Make a Mess: Sensory Science
Members: $375, Non-members: $450 
Wednesdays: (Feb. 7 -June 20) 18 classes (no class 2/21, 4/4))
Session I: Wednesdays 10:00AM (ages 18-30 months) FULL
Session II: Wednesdays 11:00AM (ages 2.5-3.5 years)

Animal Explorers                                                                                Members: $180, Non-members: $235 
Tuesdays: (Feb. 6 - June 19) 18 classes (no class 2/20, 4/3)
Session I: Tuesdays 10:00AM (ages 2 - 4 )
Session II: Tuesdays 11:00AM (ages 2 - 4)

Chouettes Chansons (French through song and Story)
Members: $335, Non-members: $400
Mondays: (Feb. 5 -June 18)  16 classes (no class 2/19, 4/2, 5/28, 6/11)                        10:15AM ages 5 and under.



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.

Register for Winter/Spring Early Childhood Classes here starting January 2nd. Classes begin February 5th.

Register for Winter/Spring Digital Media Classes here. Classes begin February 26th.