Fun Classes and activities for kids of all ages in Jersey City and Hoboken

Fun Classes and activities for kids of all ages in Jersey City and Hoboken

Is your child an aspiring scientist? Musician? The next Leo Messi? Whether your child is a few months old or a teenager, there are so many fun classes and activities for kids of all ages inJersey City and Hoboken, they offer a diverse array of classes to suit all interests. You will find classes for music, swimming, soccer, tennis, lego, STEM, art, dance, kickboxing and more. If you have a baby who is not in day care, you might enjoy some mid-week morning music classes. Maybe you’re looking for an after school or evening class for your 7 year old. Maybe the weekend is the best time for you and your child to take swim lessons. We’ve got the round-up of all the local classes on offer.

Classes and activities for kids of all ages in Jersey City and HobokenSPORTS: 

252 9th Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 – Phone: 201 -205-1218

From first steps to handstands, My Gym grows with your little ones. Different classes as Gymnastcis, Practice and Play and Ninja Training.


Leo Mihalkovitz – NJ Regional Manager / Coach

Super Duper Tennis teaches using methods developed and supported by USTA’s new 10andUnder tennis program – smaller courts, shorter racquets and balls that bounce lower.

Spring registration now available for your Tiny Aces (3-4 yrs), Little Aces (5-6 yrs) & Big Aces (7-8 yrs) * Sibling discount also available upon request

Two Convenient Locations

*Hoboken – HOPES Rue Gym at 301 Garden Street

*Jersey City – Grace Church Parish Hall Gym at 39 Erie Street

 3- CKO Kickboxing
150 Bay Street (entrance on Provost Street), Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 360-3072

Get your Kids involved in the fitness revolution that is CKO KICKBOXING!

Staying active is an essential component of living a healthy life for adults and kids alike.  CKO Kickboxing offers an after school kids program designed to promote self confidence, physical activity in a fun and relaxed environment.  Learning the basic kicks and punches combined with obstacles and exciting activities helps get your kids of the coach and stay active!

4- JC Taekwondo & Kickboxing Academy
150 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: 201-333-1006

Students will learn confidence, discipline and self-control as they explore how to act and react to the world around them. Our students are treated with respect and taught how to return that respect to others around them.

5- TennisApproach – Phone: 201-344-7824

TennisApproach will be offering Tennis for all ages for the Spring into Summer program on Saturdays.

TennisApproach is the number one provider of 10 and Under Tennis in the Jersey City area, servicing hundreds of kids per year, since 2010 . TennisApproach provides a fun , professional environment , developing kids and providing a pathway for their success.

6- Gymboree Play & Music
175 Newark Ave, 3rd Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: 201-918-6988

At Gymboree Play & Music, you and your child will build creativity, confidence and lifelong friendships. Gymboree programs are specially designed to help young children learn and develop as they play. Our classes also help you learn about your child — how to participate in and encourage his or her development — while enjoying the simple pleasure of playing together.

Classes and activities for kids of all ages in Jersey City and HobokenMUSIC

1- Tonal Art Music Center
47 Harrison St, Hoboken, NJ, 07030 – Phone: 973-665-2051

Learn Piano, Guitar, Violin, Woodwinds.

2- Rockness Music

Preschool of Rock has redefined children’s music by combining entertainment and education through exhilarating performance.

They offer classes, shows, preschool enrichments and birthday parties throughout New Jersey and New York. They provide the hippest music education for young children, inspiring creativity, confidence, and freedom of expression. Visit us today at

Jersey City Class Details

Mondays @ 9:30am and 10:30am and Saturdays @ 10:15am and 11:15am at Three Little Birds, 16 Erie Street, Jersey City, NJ 


1- Garden Street School for the Performing Arts
1018 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ 07030 – Phone: 201-683-9100

Garden Street School of the Performing Arts located at 1018 Washington Street in Hoboken is the leading school for the performing arts in NJ. All ages starting from 2 through adult are welcome to join our classes ranging from: Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Broadway Theater Jazz, Hip Hop, Acro, Musical Theater, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Violin, Voice, Drums, Brass and Woodwind Instruments. All ages, styles and levels welcome. Only premiere Ballet Studio offering certified American Ballet

2- Next Step Broadway
233 9th St. Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 706-3025

Broadway experienced instructors offering professional classes for beginner and advanced dancers, as well as acting, singing, gymnastics and piano lessons!

3- NIMBUS Dance Works
165 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: 201-377-0718

Nimbus Dance Works focuses its work on the intersection between high-level dance and innovative ways of involving communities and audiences. Nimbus presents performances and programs to diverse audiences locally and on tour: serving present audiences and building future ones. Performers with Nimbus Dance Works are top-tier dance artists drawn from renowned and revered companies from around the world. In addition to work by Artistic Director Samuel Pott, the company commissions dances by leading international dancemakers such as Pedro Ruiz (Cuba/USA), Huang Yi (Taiwan), Korhan Basaran (Turkey), Xiao-Xiong Zhang (Australia/Taiwan) and Darshan Bhuller (United Kingdom). Through critically acclaimed performances throughout greater New York City and the Northeast, programs for Jersey City youth and seniors, partnerships with institutions such as the Jersey City Board of Education, Rutgers University, Newark Museum and New Jersey Performing arts Center (NJPAC), and collaborations with notable composers and visual artists, Nimbus weaves together artistic excellence and community engagement.

Entering the company’s 13th season, Nimbus presents biannual home seasons in Jersey City, New York City and tours regularly throughout the United States, impacting more than 16,000 people each year. The company’s outreach programs serve over 2,000 youth in Jersey City schools. Our company dancers serve as faculty at The School of Nimbus Dance Works offering dance classes from ages two through adults from the greater New York City area.

4- The Performing Arts Workshop
196 Morgan Street, Jersey City, NJ – Phone: 201-424-3075

At The Performing Arts Workshop we engage students of all ages to develop creative expression and increased self-confidence. We offer distinctly different programs for children from ages 2-18. Our mission is to create an environment where all students can thrive, promoting the values of discipline and determination that are essential to achieving success in any endeavor. Classes include Tumble Tots, Song & Dance, Pre-Ballet, Ballet/Tap, Classical Ballet, Jazz/Tap, Hip Hop & Breaking, Musical Theatre and numerous Acting Classes for children and teens. Please visit our website for class schedule and to register online!


1 – Joys In Teaching Tutoring Service

Phone:  201-515-5542

As an educator in an urban school and a parent of two school aged children, 2014 New Jersey Charter School Association’s Teacher of the Year and Literacy Specialist,  Jomayra Torres, experienced first hand the need for affordable academic tutoring and enrichment programs, but even more so, the need to educate and empower parents on the changing educational climate, in order to best support their children. Joys In Teaching Tutoring Service, LLC, a tutoring match service, was developed as a response to parent request for professional and affordable tutoring services in 2012. Since then, Joys In Teaching has expanded to include enrichment programs, including the only entrepreneur course for children in the city,  parent education workshops, family workshops, as well as consultation services.

78 Erie St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: 718-825-6598

Fast Track Languages recognizes that the world can be explored through languages. Therefore, we foster a prepared learning environment where children and adults learn a foreign language, a different culture and start discovering a bigger world.

125 1st St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA – Phone: 201-360-2450

Science. Technology. Engineering. Arts. Math. For kids in grades K-8.

Zaniac is the go-to after school and summer camp STEAM-enrichment center for parents who want to give their children an academic edge and 21 st century skills for a better future.

Kids experience STEAM exploration and discover how much fun learning can be in Zaniac’s high-tech environment filled with friends.

“Zaniac helps children understand how the world was built and gives them the confidence and tools to make it better.” — Paul Zane Pilzer, founder

Ignite your child’s love of learning at Zaniac today!

4-  Alpha Minds

The Hudson School: 601 Park Ave., Hoboken, NJ 0703

Boys and Girls Club: 18 Park Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 844-8535

Foster your child’s confidence and love of learning with AlphaMinds Academy, an after school enrichment program where students can explore their academic interests and grow their minds in a fun, creative atmosphere! Classes offered; Art History, Chess, Logic& Math, Essay Writing,Science, Languages, Programming, and classes for Pre-Schoolers.

AlphaMinds Academy serves children ages 3-12. Programs available after school and on Saturdays.

5-  Absolute Tutor

Phone: 201-429-5865,  [email protected]

Learning is personal again!

Proudly serving Jersey City, ABsolute Tutor specializes in providing personalized one-on-one tutoring in all subject and skill levels from Pre-K to 12th Grade, including SAT prep. We also specialize in personalized one-on-one tutoring for ESL and TOEFL, for all ages, as well as elementary- to high school-level subjects to students with special needs, learning disabilities or developmental disabilities, of any age.

ABsolute Tutoring is all about personalized one-on-one tutoring, and will never follow a one-structure-fits-all system like large national tutoring chains do. We get to the heart of learning, and personalize the meaning and instruction of the subject at hand. With all the distraction in today’s hyper-technological world, face-to-face interaction through mentoring, tutoring, and coaching is exactly what students need most. We endeavor to make learning personal again. We empathize with a student’s learning needs, and we aim to communicate the love and passion that we ourselves have for learning. We are understanding and affirming, humble, patient and trustworthy. Here at ABsolute Tutor, we are dedicated to providing personalized one-on-one tutoring to help the student improve, succeed, and advance.

6- Speech and Language Therapy

Phone: 347-423-7631, E-mail: [email protected]

Speech Quest provides speech and language therapy at the client’s home or school. Specialties include: Upper level PROMPT articulation therapy and reading therapy using the Wilson Reading System.

7- Sylvan Learning Center

The Sylvan Learning Center is located in Jersey City and assists in tutoring needs for school aged children in a variety of subjects. The mission of Sylvan’s learning center is for students to succeed  while being engaged in a dynamic learning environment. They offer programs such as math tutoring, reading tutors, and writing tutors as well.

Classes and activities for kids of all ages in Jersey City and HobokenARTS AND CRAFTS:

111-101 River Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07310, USA

2- Megan Avery Designs    
720 Monroe Street Suite E306 Third Floor, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – Phone: 201-876-1198

If you’re looking to learn how to Sew, Craft or just plain learn how to make cool stuff, check out our current kids class offerings!

After School & Weekend Sewing, Home School Program, Fashion Design and Portfolio Class and Private Lessons. Register and reserve your spot today, drop ins welcome.

3- Tiny Greenhouse
498a Jersey Ave , Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: 201-333-8450

Tiny Greenhouse is a nature-friendly art studio where your child’s creativity will develop through play. For children 15 months to 8 years we offer art & craft classes, Open Play, Art Fun 3 hour drop off, customized birthday parties, and holiday & summer camps.