2022-2023 Stamford Moms Back to School Activities Guide! | Stamford Moms

Stamford Moms is excited to bring you an updated list of local extracurricular activities for the 2022-2023 school year thanks to our partner of three years, Riley Volvo!

Whether your child is in pre-k or high school, loves playing piano or soccer, scroll down to find options that will keep them engaged and having FUN on weekends and after the bell rings!

Happy 2022-2023 School Year!

Ballet School of Stamford

The Ballet School of Stamford is now enrolling for fall classes at A DANCE SPACE in Stamford Town Center, which begin on September 19!

From studio to stage, classes offer excellent training for all students in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern and Musical Theatre for ages 3 to adult!

(203) 253-1190 | Register here!

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club

School is right around the corner. Now is the perfect time to finalize your kids’ after-school activities.
Chelsea Piers offers youth sports programs for kids ages 3+ and skills under one roof. Whether your child is just learning to play, looking to stay active, or looking to take their skills to the next level, they can pursue their passions and fuel their athletic potential, learning skills from professional coaches while having fun!
Classes start on September 7.

(203) 989-1100 | [email protected] | Register here!

Family Tree Yoga

Family Tree Yoga offers kids yoga classes for ages 5-7 and 8-11.

Learn yoga postures, games, and partner poses, will provide a fun, non- competitive environment, which will help each child build self-esteem and experience teamwork. Children will practice connect with their bodies and with their breath, creating an inner calm.

Register here!

High Rise Basketball

Whether you are new to the game, trying to make a team, or looking to make it to the collegiate level, High Rise Basketball is the premier destination for player development in Connecticut.

With programs for both boys and girls K-12, High Rise has what you need to take your game to the next level and achieve your basketball goals!

Send a message here | Register here!

The IC

Fall into Fun at the IC!

The IC offers a variety of fun after school activities including Intro to Sports, Flag Football, Coding, Swim Lessons, Swim Team and a Vacation Activity Program.

Learn more here!

Jumpin’ Jams

Jumpin’ Jams classes are an exploration of rhythm, melody and movement and are sure to get even the smallest kids moving, singing, clapping, dancing, and of course JUMPIN’! Our music classes were created for babies through preschoolers, but made for you to experience the joy of music with your child in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.
The Fall semester runs from Sept. 6th to Nov. 19th and spots are filling up quickly! Fall classes will be both indoors and outdoors depending on the weather, except for Wednesday mornings at the Darien YWCA.
If the class you’re looking for is full, it’s not a problem! Just add your name to the waiting list and if we’re outside we can always add more friends!
Classes are held in New Canaan, Darien, Rowayton and Greenwich.

(203) 309-2699 | [email protected] | Register here!

Music Together Fairfield County

Come sing, dance and play with your child ages 0-8! Music Together is the “Most Loved” Early Childhood Music Program Worldwide! Make new mom friends and join our musical community while you bond, nurture and engage your child in developmentally appropriate and highly stimulating activities that will delight your entire family. Weekday and Weekend classes available for working parents with unlimited makeups allowed for all registered families.
Class types include: 
Babies  (0-8 months) 
Mixed Ages (0-5 yrs)
Canta Y Baila Conmigo (0-5 yrs, Spanish language and music immersion program)
Rhythm Kids (4-8 yrs, Drum, Dance and Sing) 
Register now for the Fall semester or register for the school year and save $75!

Free demonstration classes | Register here!
Call/text (203) 256-1656

My Gym Stamford

My Gym Stamford is a children’s fitness center offering programs for children ages 6 months-10 years old! We offer mommy & me classes, independent older children classes and birthday parties!

Try out two weeks of unlimited classes this Fall for just $29! 

 (203) 327-3496 | Register here!

RF Youth Boxing

The RF Youth Boxing After School Program is for youth athletes, ages 8-18.

They are trained by the pros with exercises, movements, and drills designed to challenge the whole body – both mentally and physically. Our coaches use the art of boxing to promote health and wellness, encourage confidence, and build leadership skills. We develop athletes and self-esteem.

[email protected] | (203) 355-2666 | Learn more here!

The Russian School of Mathematics

The Russian School of Mathematics (RSM) is an award-winning, after-school math program for K-12 students.

Named “among the top schools in the world” by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, the program helps children of all levels excel in mathematics.  Please reach out to RSM Stamford by calling (860) 952-2002 or schedule a FREE evaluation HERE.

These 45 minute meetings with our faculty will allow you to see our curriculum first-hand and discuss any questions you have.

(860) 952-2002 | Schedule a FREE evaluation here!

Scribble Dabble Creative Studio

Nurture your kiddos’ creativity this fall with Scribble Dabble Creative Studio, now offering art & creative play programs for ages 10 months to 7 years!

We believe art has the power to build creative, resilient, collaborative, young problem-solvers. So we make art fun, engaging, approachable and open-ended in an environment where all are artists and there are no right or wrong ways to create. Join us this fall for one of our programs including: Baby & Toddler Playgroup (10 – 24 months), Littles Creative Club (2 – 4 years) and Junior Creative Club (5 – 7 years). 

Soccer Shots

Soccer Shots’ Fall season is OPEN for enrollment! Serving all over Fairfield County, there are classes and locations for everyone!

Use code LMN for 10% off!

Register here!

The Stamford J

Go beyond the barriers of curricular structures with After School Enrichment at The J and dance, play, create, and learn without limits!
Regardless of your child’s interests, The J has the perfect fit. Explore all that The Stamford JCC has to offer, from Performing Arts classes to Sports & Recreation clinics, After-School programs, and so much more.

(203) 487-0971 | [email protected]

Stamford Ninja Academy

Does your child want to be a Ninja Warrior? Stamford Ninja Academy has classes for children ages 5 (in kindergarten) – 14. 

Ninjas will gain physical and mental strength through obstacle training, all while having fun! Obstacles and activities change every week to keep your child challenged.

Fall classes being September 6!

Stamford Youth Soccer League

In the 8-week Recreation or Junior Program through Stamford Youth Soccer League, your child will learn soccer skills, game play, build confidence, and make lasting friendships.

We’re the largest and most affordable youth sports club in Stamford, with 2,000 boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 19 playing soccer every year.

No tryouts required
All ability levels welcome
Registration includes team uniform and team photo

(203) 539-0110 | Register here!

Tennis CT


Tennis not only has lots of health benefits, it’s a ton of fun no matter what age or level – plus it’s an ideal sport for physical distancing! Choose from one of TennisCT’s great junior programs across three locations in Trumbull, Fairfield, and Darien. So take your kids to court! Check out TennisCT.com and click the Play link for more details. Programs begin this September!

Trumbull Racquet Club
35 Lindeman Dr, Trumbull, CT
(203) 374-8622

Fairfield Tennis
210 Old Dam Rd., Fairfield, CT
(203) 254-0440

Kings Highway Tennis
98 Old Kings Hwy N, Darien, CT
(203) 655-8769

Learn more here!

Tim Morehouse Fencing Club

Learn the Olympic sport of fencing at Tim Morehouse Fencing Club. Led by Olympic silver medalist Tim Morehouse, the club offers private one-on-one instruction, group classes, and camps for competitors of all ages and ability levels.

Tim Morehouse Fencing Club is one of the few clubs in the country to offer saber, épée, and foil at its three locations — Manhattan, Westchester County, and Connecticut. Consistently the #1 ranked youth fencing club in the country, in the 2019-2020 season, Tim Morehouse Fencing Club had the most High School All-Americans fencers in the country.

While the club’s priority is to build the fencing skills and sportsmanship of our youngest students, it also strives to create great team players, responsible members of the community, and resilient problem solvers.

Sign-Up for Fall sessions today! Trial lessons, monthly, annual and individual class-packs available. We have a package for every schedule!

(317) 886-8243 | [email protected] | Learn more here!

After School Clubs

After School Club At Star Center
1170 Shippan Avenue, 2:45 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Grades K-5

Boys & Girls Club
Yerwood Center, grades K – 3, 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Mary C. Rich Club House, grades 4 – 5, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Mary C. Rich Club House, grades 6 – 12, 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Healing Hearts: Special Meeds Back to School Social
48 Union Street, Stamford
Ages 11-13
(203) 708-0076, [email protected]

KidsPlace After School Program
Stamford JCC, 1035 Newfield Avenue

LEAD Academy
Stamford YMCA, school dismissal – 7 p.m.
K- Grade 8



Scribble Dabble Creative Studio
(508) 423-5814

Best Time Ever
633 Hope Street
(203) 614-8511

Action Art School
242 Sound Beach Ave, Old Greenwich
(203) 637-2685

Green Moon Children’s Art Studio
140 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton
[email protected]
(203) 354-4468

Stamford Recreation

Baseball, Softball, T-Ball

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

High Rise Basketball
High Rise Training Headquarters in Stamford & locations across Fairfield County

PEACE Basketball

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
[email protected]

Stamford Recreation


RF Youth Boxing
18 Elmcroft Road, Stamford
[email protected]
(203) 355-2666

Stamford Recreation
Youth Boxing Program, Grades 6 – 10


Italian Center of Stamford Coding Club
1620 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-6941
Ages 8 – 12

Code Ninjas
111 High Ridge Road, Suite 6
(203) 633-8000
At-Home Coding 
Code Ninja’s Create, ages 7 – 14

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

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
Grades 1 – 6


Italian Center Snack Squad
1620 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-6941

Noras Ovenworks
2333 Summer Street
(203) 504-8226
Kindergarten +


Ballet School of Stamford
Stamford Town Center
(203) 253-1190

Center Stage Dance Studio
838 High Ridge Road
(203) 329-6676
Ages 2 -18
Mommy & Me, Ballet, Jazz. Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Pointe & Company/Ensemble

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

The Connecticut Dance Center
76 Viaduct Road
(203) 569-3131
Ages 3 – teen
Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Jazz, Acro, Hip Hop, Pointe, Company
In studio & virtual classes available.

Harney Pender Keady Academy of Irish Dance
(203) 316-8337
[email protected]
In studio, socially distant beginner Irish Dance classes for ages 4 and up on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 4:15. If you have a “Pod” of 5 or more, have a teacher come to your house for indoor or outdoor dance class with your Pod or reserve studio time for your pod to have a class!

Locust Performing Arts Center of Stamford
2770 Summer Street, 2nd Floor
(203) 962-4934
Zoom & in-person classes available

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

Dance School @The J
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
Ages 2+
Ballet, Hip Hop, Tap, Contemporary, Acrobatics & Gymnastics

Stamford Recreation
Jazz/Tap, Pre K – 3
Broadway Dance, Grades 3 – 5
Hip Hop/Funk, Grades K – 6
Fairytale Ballet, Ages 2 – Grade 6
Ballet For Children, Grades K – 6
Hoop Girls For Teens, Grades 6 – 9

Hoop Girls “Whirl the World,” Grades K – 5

STEPS Dance Studio
1100 High Ridge Road
(203) 912-5866 OR (203) 355-9331


Flag Football at Italian Center of Stamford
1620 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-6941
Ages 7 – 9

FDC Stamford Flag Football
Grades 2 – 5

Stamford Flag Football
Grades 2 – 5

Stamford Spartans
Grades 6 – 8


Sterling Farms Junior Golf
1349 Newfield Avenue
(203) 329-2067


Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200

Arena Gymnastics
911 Hope Street
(203) 357-8167

Tumble Jungle
250 Westport Avenue, Norwalk
(203) 286-4608

Stamford Recreation

Horseback Riding

Mead Farm
107 June Road
(203) 322-4984

Runabout Farm
(203) 223-1212

Ice Hockey

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200
Ages 3+

Stamford Youth Hockey Association
[email protected]
Ages 4+

Stamford Twin Rinks
1063 Hope Street
(203) 968-9000
Ages 6+

Terry Conners Ice Rink
1125 Cove Road
(203) 977-4728
Ages 4+

Ice Skating Lessons

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200
Ages 3 – 12

Stamford Twin Rinks
1063 Hope Street
(203) 968-9000
Ages 3+

Terry Conners Ice Rink
1125 Cove Road
(203) 977-4728

Instrument & Voice Lessons

Susan Owen
[email protected]
Private & small group voice lessons

Gab Kallay Music
(203) 570-8335
[email protected] 
Piano, Voice, Guitar

Giuliano’s Music School
71 High Ridge Road
(203) 359-2559
Piano, Voice, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Bass, Ukelele, Trumpet, Trombone, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe & Drum Lessons

Harmony of Spheres Piano
(203) 329-8805
[email protected]

Katrina V. Sive
(203) 988-7503
[email protected]
Private Piano & Voice Lessons

Lenox School of Music
(203) 359-2238
[email protected]
Private Guitar Lessons

Long Ridge Music Center
1068 Long Ridge Road
(203) 968-1068
[email protected]
Piano, Guitar, Strings, Voice & Percussion Lessons 

Music with Marcus
(718) 344-3538
[email protected]
Private Guitar, Piano & Voice Lessons

The Pop Music Academy
76 Progress Dr. Suite 263
(203) 322-4767
[email protected]
Private Voice, Piano & Keyboard, Guitar & Bass, Songwriting Lessons, Music Production, Artist Development, Music Business Consulting 

Schule of Music
(203) 273-9040
[email protected]
Private Piano & Guitar Lessons, Group Master Class, Group Theory, Ukulele, Drama & Chorus

Stamford Music & Arts Academy
198 Lawn Avenue
(203) 610-4243
[email protected]
Private Piano, Jazz Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Electric Bass, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Guitar, Voice, Musical Theater Lessons, Chamber Music Program, Advanced Master Training, Music Theory

Stamford Recreation

Martial Arts

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

The Dojo Stamford
1030 Long Ridge Road
(203) 322-2433
In-Person & Virtual Classes

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

Ryokubi Dojo
215 Hope Street
(203) 569-3744

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

Stamford Recreation
Krav Maga Kids, Ages 7 – 13
Team Wrigley Tae Kwon Do Beginner Training for Youth, Ages 7+
New Students/Beginner White Belt Tae Kwon Do, Ages 7+

Multi Sport Programs

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

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900

Stamford Recreation

Nature Exploration
Ninja Classes

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200
Ages 5 – 15

Stamford Ninja Academy
80 Largo Drive
[email protected]
Ages 5 – 14

Parent & Me (Babies & Toddlers)

Jumpin’ Jams
(203) 309-2699
[email protected]

Music Together of Fairfield County
Babies, 8 months & under
Mixed Age, Ages 0 – 5 years
Rhythm Kids, Ages 4 – 8 years
Canta Y Baila Conmigo, Ages 0 – 5 years 

My Gym Stamford
7 Hyde Street
(203) 327-3496

Scribble Dabble Creative Studio
(508) 423-5814

The Alliance Center
16 Wire Mill Road, Stamford
(203) 921 – 6653
[email protected]
Mommy & Me Yoga

Family Tree Wellness
31 Cascade Rd, Stamford – The Stonehouse at N. Stamford Community Church
(203) 253-0764
[email protected]
Mommy & Me Yoga

Westport & Stamford
Ages 0 – 5

Maria’s Friends
At home, virtual Maria’s Friends in Norwalk
Ages 0 – 10

Music with Marcus
New Canaan & Armonk
Ages 2 months – 5 years old
Outdoor socially distanced music classes.

Songs for Seeds Greenwich
Online & backyard classes available Monday – Friday.

Wonder Art
Stamford Museum & Nature Center at Heckscher Barn
[email protected]
(203) 977-6568
18 months – age 2

Yoga Fun with Marisa

Performing Arts
Rock Climbing

Beta Climbing + Fitness
45 Harbor Drive
(203) 580 – 9963
Ages 8 – 16

Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200


Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900

Stamford Recreation


Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
[email protected]
Ages 2 – 14, classes & leagues

Stamford Youth Soccer League
Ages 4 – 19 

Keep Kicking Soccer
433 RecPlex, 346 Main Avenue, Norwalk
[email protected]
(203) 857-1210
Boys & Girls 18 months – 6 years

JA Elite Soccer
4 Largo Drive
‪(203) 295-4142‬
Ages 2 – 12

Soccer with Blue Wave Kickers
Stamford JCC
Ages 3 – 5

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
Soccer Senior Squirts with US Sports Institute, Ages 8 – 9
Foundation Soccer with US Sports Institute, Ages 8 – 9

Stamford Recreation



Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200
Ages 3 months+
Group & private lessons available

Italian Center of Stamford
1620 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-6941
Ages 6 months+

Sweet Blue Swim Academy
Stamford, 75 Third Street or Greenwich, 471 North Street
Parent & child 4 months – Competitive Clinics

Goldfish Swim School Stamford
9 Riverbend South
(475) 283-9823

49 Brown Road
(203) 358-0066
Ages 4 months+
Group & private lessons available

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

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
Parent & Me Swim, ages 6 – 36 months
Almost Ready, ages 2 – 5
Ready Now, ages 2 – 5
Levels 1 – 4, Pre-Swim Team & Private Lessons


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

Kings Highway Tennis Club in Darien
98 Old Kings Highway North
(203) 655-8769

Solaris Raquet Club
23 Radio Place
Junior Academy Program
Call (203) 359-0601 for class placement

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
Foundation Tennis with US Sports Institute, Grades K – 5
Development Tennis with US Sports Institute , Grades 3 – 8

Stamford Recreation




Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200

Stamford Recreation

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