2019-2020 Stamford Moms Back to School Activities Guide | Stamford Moms
It’s hard to believe that back to school is right around the corner… and it’s time to start thinking about signing the kids up for after school activities! To make things a little easier for you this year, we’ve put together a list of after school activities that are great for kids of all ages! So, whether your kids know exactly what they want to do, or need some help deciding, scroll down for some ideas from dance to sports, music and language classes!



76 Viaduct Road
(203) 569-3131
[email protected]

Connecticut Dance Center (CDC) is an award-winning dance studio where students of all levels can discover their passion for dance while challenging their current technique and fitness skills. Our focus is on offering high-quality instruction and year-round performance opportunities while inspiring the future artists of Connecticut. CDC teaches toddlers to teens – Pre-Ballet * Disney Hip-hop * Ballet/Pointe * Tap * Jazz * Street Jazz * Broadway Jazz * Hip-hop *Acro * Modern * Contemporary. Classes begin September 9! 


Stamford Athletic Club
(203) 570-5440
[email protected]

Dance with Maria is a new kids dance program that begins on September 9 at Stamford Athletic Club. Programs choices include: Latin, Ballroom and Stamford Dance team for kids ages 5 – 15. Monthly tuition options available. Build your child’s confidence, social skills and great teamwork!


42 Magee Ave 2nd Floor (2 Studios), Stamford
[email protected]

Come join the Lynn Academy! We have been around for 19 years and we are the home of the first National champion and the only World champion in Stamford, CT. Classes begin on September 9, 2019 and classes are held on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.



39 Clovelly Road, Stamford
564 South Avenue, New Canaan
85 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield
(203) 820-4950
[email protected]

Sporty Princess offers Rhythmic Gymnastics is a perfect combination of sport and art, linking expressive dance steps with skillful manipulations of the ball, rope, ribbon, hoop or clubs: throw, spin, spiral, roll and catch. It has been an Olympic sport since 1984. It’s getting popular in United States and this school is helping the progress. They aim to raise beautiful, healthy, self-confident girls.
Register here!



2000 West Main Street, Stamford
(203) 978-1333
Registration is open for the fall session at Great Play Stamford, starting Monday, August 26. If you sign up by August 24, they waive the  family annual membership fee… a $49 savings! Sign up by September 17 and save 33% off siblings/second class (regularly 10% off). Check the schedule here and sign up soon for preferred class day/time!


1620 Newfield Avenue, Stamford
(203) 322-6941

The Italian Center of Stamford (IC) offers a variety of fun after school activities for children of all ages! Athletic programs include Intro to Sports, Youth Yoga, Flag Football & Instructional Basketball. Children who love the water can join our Swim Team or participate in our vast array of Group Swim Lessons. School Holiday Activity programs provide children with an outlet to swim, play sports and interact with their peers when school is not in session and parents have to work. Programs run throughout the year. They are open to both members & non-members!


1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford
(203) 487-0974

The JCC’s KidsPlace after-school program for grades K-6 offers a wonderful environment for children to unwind and have fun after a long day at school. Children are engaged in a variety of playful activities, such as sports, arts & crafts, cooking, science, games, music, Shabbat celebrations, team-building activities, weekly free swim and more. Interested in STEAM, fitness, sports & recreation or aquatics after-school classes for your child? The J has that too! Click here to see class listings.


7 Hyde Street, Stamford
(203) 327-3496

My Gym Stamford is a Children’s Fitness Center, offering classes for children ages 6 weeks to 10 years old. They maintain a fun and physically engaging environment for children, as we focus on fine/gross motor skills, pre-school readiness, confidence and much more! Your first class is free, try them out today! Check the schedule here!



515 West Avenue (Merwin Street entrance), Norwalk
[email protected]

Maria’s Friends is a mommy-and-me style Spanish immersion program for newborns to 10 year olds. We recognize the growing importance and benefits of bilingualism and wish to spark a love for language in children from a young age through our main teaching method: fun and play! Our class length is 45 mins, with the exception of our 6-10 year old group who have one hour classes.

Get 20% off on fall semester classes using code LOCALMOMS at checkout when you register online at mariasfriends.com.



(203) 602-8821

Parents choose Tiger Schulmann’s because it’s more than just another after-school activity, it is a place where kids make friends, gain confidence and flourish. Swing by and see why the Stamford location of Tiger Schulmann’s Martial Arts is the best place for you. Try a complimentary trial class!



Location options available here
(203) 256-1656

Music Together Fairfield County offers classes for children ages 0 to 8! Find your jam in a babies class (8 months and under), mixed age (0 – 4),  Rhythm Kids (3.5 – 6) & Canta Y Baila Conmigo Spanish language immersion (0 – 4). Classes are offered 7 days a week and there are UNLIMITED FREE BONUS AND MAKEUP CLASSES. Learn more or schedule your FREE DEMO CLASS, here.
Register for a yearly membership and save $75 or register by semester and save $20 using code SAVE20.


(203) 273-9040
[email protected]

Fall Classes begin on September 3 at Schule of Music. They include, personalized private piano, guitar and includes complimentary consult and evaluation. Group toddler piano classes for ages 3 – 5 are also available, as are introductory Italian group classes for ages 12 – adult.



45 Harbor Drive, Stamford, CT
(203) 580-9963

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BETA Climbing + Fitness, Stamford’s only rock climbing gym, offers curated after school programs for kids from age 6 to 16. No experience necessary! Whether your child is trying the sport for the first time, or is already hooked and interested in training for competition, they have classes appropriate for all levels of commitment and skill. Build confidence + have fun with BETA!



433 Recplex, Norwalk,  CT
(203) 857-1210

[email protected]

Keep Kickin Soccer has a number of fall programs for kids 18 months – 18 years old! The Kickers Program is for kids 18 months – 6 years old, the Recreation program is for kids 7 – 14 years old and the new Elite Membership Program is for kids 7 – 18 years old! In all programs, players will develop their technical ability, agility and speed, game understanding and passion for playing!

The Stamford Recreation Fall 2019 Brochure is available here!


Aux Delices
Ages 8 & up

Cucina Casalinga
Ages 9 – 15

Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Pop-Up Restaurant Cooking
Ages 8 – 13


The Connecticut Dance Center
76 Viaduct Road
(203) 569-3131

Dance with Maria
Stamford Athletic Club
(203) 570-5440
[email protected]

LYNN Academy of Irish Dance
42 Magee Avenue, 2nd Floor
(877) 946-5966

Ballet School of Stamford at Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1555

Center Stage Dance Studio
838 High Ridge Road
(203) 329-6676

Connecticut Ballet Center
20 Acosta Street
(203) 978-0771

Latin Moves Dance Studio
480 West Main Street
(203) 967-3105

Locust Performing Arts Center of Stamford
2770 Summer Street, 2nd Floor
(203) 962-4934

Roberta Pollard Dance Studio
993 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-4225

Springdale Ballet & Dance Academy
1063 Hope Street (Located in Twin Rinks)
(203) 968-9000

Stamford YMCA
10 Bell Street
(203) 357-7000


Tiger Schulmann’s Martial Arts
2770 Summer Street
(203) 602-8821

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
1130 East Main Street
(203) 978-3696

Carlson Gracie Team – CT/Cesar Pereira BJJ
1130 East Main Street
(203) 978-3696

Club Kung Fu Connecticut
1016 Hope Street
(203) 504-2072

The Dojo Stamford
1030 Long Ridge Road
(203) 322-2433

EBMAS CT Martial Arts
21 Bridge Street
(203) 504-8900

Glenbrook Martial Arts
48 Union Street
(203) 788-8647

Master Na’s Traditional Martial Arts
2109 Summer Street, Suite 25A
(203) 724-9592

Ryokubi Dojo
215 Hope Street
(203) 569-3744

Stamford Martial Arts
379 Shippan Avenue
(203) 327-3451

Stamford Judo
100 Research Drive
(203) 327-6665

YB World Taekwondo Academy
81 High Ridge Road
(203) 969-1234


Music Together
(203) 256-1656
[email protected]

Schule of Music
(203) 273-9040
[email protected]

Giuliano’s Music School
123 High Ridge Road
(203) 614-9920

Harmony of the Spheres Music
166 Dannell Drive
(203) 329-8805

Katrina V. Sive
(203) 988-7503
[email protected]

Lenox School of Music
(203) 359-2238

Long Ridge Music Center
1068 Long Ridge Road
(203) 968-1068

The Pop Music Academy
980 Hope Street
(203) 322-4767

Stamford Music & Arts Academy
198 Lawn Avenue
(203) 610-4243


Chestnut Hill Park
Ages 18 months – 8 years old

Mill River Park
Nature Tots
Ages 2 – 4

Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Fall on the Farm

Ages 5 – 9



Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1000
9 – 12 years old

Gold Coast All Stars
64 Research Drive
(203) 588-1051

Stamford Stars Competitive Cheer
80 Largo Drive
(203) 621-4802 OR (203) 621-8647
Grades K – 8

Stamford Youth Foundation
Elementary: Grades K – 5
Middle School: Grades 6 – 8


Mad Dogs Cricket Club
Lione Park in Stamford
6-14 year olds


Breakthru Family Fit 4 Life
48 Union Street
(203) 355-9395

Stamford Fencing Center
745 E Main Street
(203) 989-0080


Chelsea Piers
Skills clinic and prep tournament

HTC Field Hockey Club


Stamford Youth Foundation
Flag & Tackle Football
1st/2nd/3rd grades
Elementary: 4th/5th grades
Middle School: 6th/7th/8th grades


Sporty Princess
39 Clovelly Road, Stamford
564 South Avenue, New Canaan
85 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield
(203) 820-4950
[email protected]

Arena Gymnastics
911 Hope Street
(203) 357-8167

Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200


Mead Farm
107 June Road
(203) 322-4984
5 years old & up

Runabout Farm
(203) 223-1212


Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200

Stamford Twin Rinks
1063 Hope Street
(203) 968-9000
Public Skate, Figure Skating Lessons, Ice Hockey

Terry Conners Ice Rink
1125 Cove Road
(203) 977-4728
Public Skate, Figure Skating Lessons, Ice Hockey


Chelsea Piers

CT-City Lacrosse

Stamford Lacrosse Association


Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
2 – 5 year olds
Grades K – 5
Advanced clinics, youth soccer league and tournaments

Keep Kickin, Inc.
346 Main Avenue, Norwalk

Stamford YMCA
10 Bell Street
(203) 357-7000
Parent & Child (18 months – 3 years old)
Tiny Tots (3 – 5 years old)
Little Kickers (6 – 9 years old)

Stamford Youth Soccer League
4 – 19 year olds


Stamford Wrestling


Italian Center of Stamford
1620 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-6941

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200

Cunningham Aquatics
Trump Parc Stamford, 1 Broad Street
*Must be a resident or guest of resident*
Stamford Plaza, 2701 Summer Street (Crowne Plaza coming soon)
(203) 273-2895

49 Brown Road
(203) 358-0066

Stamford Family YMCA
10 Bell Street
(203) 357-7000

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900

Stamford Recreation
Lessons at the Westhill High School pool and Dorothy Heroy Pool

Take Me To The Water Swim School
106 Commerce Road (in New York Sports Club)
(646) 480-2118


Code Ninjas
111 High Ridge Road, Suite 6
(203) 633-8000

The Ferguson Library
Check the schedule here!

Happy Code Club
175 Atlantic Street, Suite #015
(203) 323-7000

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