PS 89/PS 150

Welcome - At the end of the school day, classroom teachers dismiss all students registered for our program directly to our staff, who greet students with a healthy snack and a smile. Students eat and socialize with friends, decompressing from the school day and gearing up for after-school.

Class Time - The sports, arts and enrichment classes that you select when enrolling your child in the program are taught by certified teachers, teaching artists and activity specialists. Each day, your child is dismissed directly to our staff. After a healthy snack, Depending on our offerings students will have the option to attend an early class at 3:30pm or a late class at 4:40pm.

Before and After Class - Students choose from a list of structured and open play activities, set up by our team leaders. These activities include: study hall, gym sports, yard play, indoor games, arts & crafts, music and more. This activity is built into your child’s daily schedule as a structured free play before and after their selected club for the day.

Students at PS 89 and PS 150 may also sign up for classes at the Downtown Community Center. Every afternoon our team leaders will pick your child up upon dismissal and safely transition them to our Center. View swimming, digital media, cooking and more of the DCC's class offerings here!

 

Monday

  • Studio Art (Grade K– 1)
  • Sports & Games (Grade K– 1)
  • Intramural Sports (Grade 2–5)
  • DCC Girls Only Coding (Grade 2–3)
  • Clubhouse (Grade 2–3)
  • Girls-Only Coding (Grade 4–5)
  • Clubhouse (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.
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Grade K– 1

Sports & Games

Most children entering kindergarten are not ready for full-on team sports. We use active games to introduce young children to fundamental sport skills, and get their bodies moving by running, jumping, throwing, and catching.
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Grade 2–5

Intramural Sports

Students develop fundamental sport skills, concentration, and sportsmanship while playing sports and games.

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Grade 2–3

DCC Girls Only Coding

This hands on-club offers girls the opportunity to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in a unique single-gender environment. While engaged in project-based learning, Girls Only STEM aims to improve both girls' confidence and interest in math and science.
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Grade 2–3

Clubhouse

Responding to the need for students to have a safe and relaxed environment where they can reconnect with their peers under a well supervised environment, MY Clubhouse activities are always offered! From art to homework to science activities that the group chooses. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills. All grades every day.

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Grade 4–5

Girls-Only Coding

This hands on-club offers girls the opportunity to explore Video Game Design and Computer Generated Imaging in a project-based environment that both celebrates their gender and boosts their confidence in technology. All Girls Coding aims to get girls programming and creating interactive art, media and narratives while imparting valuable skills in computational thinking and mathematics.
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Grade 4–5

Clubhouse

Responding to the need for students to have a safe and relaxed environment where they can reconnect with their peers under a well supervised environment, MY Clubhouse activities are always offered! From art to science activities that the group chooses. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills. All grades every day.

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Tuesday

  • Fun With Science (Grade K– 1)
  • Clubhouse (Grade K– 1)
  • Tumbling (Grade K– 1)
  • Homework (Grade 2–3)
  • Tae Kwon Do (Grade 2–3)
  • Clubhouse (Grade 2–3)
  • Tae Kwon Do (Grade 4–5)
  • Flag Football (Grade 3–5)
  • Homework (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Fun With Science

Students conduct hands-on experiments with materials from everyday life. A combination of kitchen and eath science, Students will work on projects including plants and animals, the solar system, balls and ramps, paper airplanes, rockets, weather systems.

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Grade K– 1

Clubhouse

Responding to the need for students to have a safe and relaxed environment where they can reconnect with their peers under a well supervised environment, MY Clubhouse activities are always offered! From art to science activities that the group chooses. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills. All grades every day.

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Grade K– 1

Tumbling

This energetic class builds strength, flexibility and fitness. Students develop acrobatic skills while having fun!!
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Grade 2–3

Homework

We offer a formal Homework Club, as a class choice for students who need extra help focusing on their assignments. 

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Grade 2–3

Tae Kwon Do

Students learn self-defense, focus, concentration and discipline in a non-contact weekly martial arts workout. Classes are grouped by age and belt level. All levels work on forms, and bag work: kicks, punches, blocks and footwork. At the end of each semester, we have an exhibition and test, where students have an opportunity for belt advancement (by teacher recommendation).

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Grade 2–3

Clubhouse

Responding to the need for students to have a safe and relaxed environment where they can reconnect with their peers under a well supervised environment, MY Clubhouse activities are always offered! From art to homework to science activities that the group chooses. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills. All grades every day.

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Grade 4–5

Tae Kwon Do

Students learn self-defense, focus, concentration and discipline in a non-contact weekly martial arts workout. Classes are grouped by age and belt level. All levels work on forms, and bag work: kicks, punches, blocks and footwork. Sparring begins at yellow belt. At the end of each semester, we have an exhibition and test, where students have an opportunity for belt advancement (by teacher recommendation).

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Grade 3–5

Flag Football

Students develop skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage.

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Grade 4–5

Homework

We offer a formal Homework Club, as a class choice for students who need extra help focusing on their assignments. 

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Wednesday

  • Chess (Grade K– 1)
  • Clubhouse (Grade K– 1)
  • Soccer / Tball (Grade K– 1)
  • Studio Art (Grade 2–3)
  • Basketball (Grade 2–3)
  • Studio Art (Grade 4–5)
  • Basketball (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Chess

Never mind that chess is a great exercise for the mind that increases math and literacy abilities. Chess is a great game, and kids love it! We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced chess classes, as well as an annual tournament for students in our Manhattan Youth programs.

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Grade K– 1

Clubhouse

Responding to the need for students to have a safe and relaxed environment where they can reconnect with their peers under a well supervised environment, MY Clubhouse activities are always offered! From art to science activities that the group chooses. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills. All grades every day.

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Grade K– 1

Soccer / Tball

Combination of Soccer and TBall. Children will learn basic skills, good sportsmanship and sense of team play. Each class session will include lesson, drills and scrimmage.
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Grade 2–3

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.
×
Grade 2–3

Basketball

Students learn basketball skills, good sportsmanship, and sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson filled with drills and a game or scrimmage. 

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Grade 4–5

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.
×
Grade 4–5

Basketball

Students learn basketball skills, good sportsmanship, and sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson filled with drills and a game or scrimmage. 

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Wednesday at 4:40pm

  • Chess (Grade K– 1)
  • Chess (Grade 2–3)
  • Chess (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Chess

Never mind that chess is a great exercise for the mind that increases math and literacy abilities. Chess is a great game, and kids love it! We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced chess classes, as well as an annual tournament for students in our Manhattan Youth programs.

×
Grade 2–3

Chess

A fun way for your child to engage his or her mind while learning a timeless strategy game. All levels are welcome.
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Grade 4–5

Chess

Young students with little or no chess experience learn the fundamentals of chess, beginning with game board setup, and an introduction to how the pieces move. Students will learn to play full games from opening moves to checkmates within the first semester.
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Thursday

  • Hip Hop (Grade K– 1)
  • LEGO Projects & Construction (Grade K– 1)
  • Ooey Gooey Science (Grade K– 1)
  • Chess (Grade 2–3)
  • Homework (Grade 2–3)
  • Sports Academy (Grade 2–3)
  • Chess (Grade 4–5)
  • Track & Field (Grade 3–5)
  • Homework (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Hip Hop

A high-energy class for dancers of all experience levels. The dance studio will be hopping as students learn individual and teamwork skills that evolve into polished dance numbers. All students participate in a Manhattan Youth dance performance at the end of each semester

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Grade K– 1

LEGO Projects & Construction

Kids will receive daily challenges of structures to build with Legos. There will also be time for students to explore on their own and in small groups, building creations of their own invention.

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Grade K– 1

Ooey Gooey Science

Every kid knows that you don't really learn anything unless you make a mess and get your hands dirty. This class focuses on everything oozy, grimy, slippery and slimy that exists in nature or can be made (safely!) in a test tube. Fun for all!

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Grade 2–3

Chess

A fun way for your child to engage his or her mind while learning a timeless strategy game. All levels are welcome.
×
Grade 2–3

Homework

We offer a formal Homework Club, as a class choice for students who need extra help focusing on their assignments. 

×
Grade 2–3

Sports Academy

Students develop fundamental sport skills, concentration and sportmanship while playing sports and games with Coach Vinny. The semester is broken into two-month-long units, each concentrating on a different sport. Options include Soccer, Baseball, Kickball, Field Hockey and Basketball. The year culminates in a tournament combining the skills from throughout the year.
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Grade 4–5

Chess

Young students with little or no chess experience learn the fundamentals of chess, beginning with game board setup, and an introduction to how the pieces move. Students will learn to play full games from opening moves to checkmates within the first semester.
×
Grade 3–5

Track & Field

Run like the wind in this fun fitness club! Children will learn all the basic elements of a track and field competition, including sprints, middle and long distance running, long jumps, high jumps, shot put and relay races.
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Grade 4–5

Homework

We offer a formal Homework Club, as a class choice for students who need extra help focusing on their assignments. 

×

Friday

  • Sports & Games (Grade K– 1)
  • Tae Kwon Do (Grade K– 1)
  • Clubhouse (Grade K– 1)
  • Minecraft (Grade 2–3)
  • Soccer / Baseball (Grade 2–3)
  • Gymnastics (Grade 2–3)
  • Jewelry Making/DIY (Grade 2–3)
  • Soccer / Baseball (Grade 4–5)
  • Jewelry Making/DIY (Grade 4–5)
  • Gymnastics (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Sports & Games

Most children entering kindergarten are not ready for full-on team sports. We use active games to introduce young children to fundamental sport skills, and get their bodies moving by running, jumping, throwing, and catching.
×
Grade K– 1

Tae Kwon Do

Students learn self-defense, focus, concentration and discipline in a non-contact weekly martial arts workout. Classes are grouped by age and belt level. All levels work on forms, and bag work: kicks, punches, blocks and footwork. Sparring begins at yellow belt. At the end of each semester, we have an exhibition and test, where students have an opportunity for belt advancement (by teacher recommendation).

×
Grade K– 1

Clubhouse

Responding to the need for students to have a safe and relaxed environment where they can reconnect with their peers under a well supervised environment, MY Clubhouse activities are always offered! From art to science activities that the group chooses. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills. All grades every day.

×
Grade 2–3

Minecraft

Students will gather in a Minecraft server and have adventures that involve exploration, setting collaborative goals, and challenges, all while learning to play. This class encourages team play in an open world virtual environment where resources are limited. The students will be challenged to build bases for their teams, hold their own against monster hordes, and to thrive as a community.

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Grade 2–3

Soccer / Baseball

Soccer in the fall, baseball in the spring. Students learn basics skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage. Students will even have a chance to compete with children from different after-school sites.
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Grade 2–3

Gymnastics

This energetic class builds strength, flexibility and fitness. Students develop acrobatic skills such as tumbling, balance, endurance and coordination.

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Grade 2–3

Jewelry Making/DIY

Students will create small scale original works of ornamental art that look like professionally made jewelry.
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Grade 4–5

Soccer / Baseball

Soccer in the fall, baseball in the spring. Students learn basics skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage. Students will even have a chance to compete with children from different after-school sites.
×
Grade 4–5

Jewelry Making/DIY

Students will create small scale original works of ornamental art that look like professionally made jewelry.

×
Grade 4–5

Gymnastics

This energetic class builds strength, flexibility and fitness. Students develop acrobatic skills such as tumbling, balance, endurance and coordination.

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