Registration is required for all classes at City Treehouse. To learn more or sign up, call (212) 255-2050 or email email@example.com Partner schedules may vary. (Music Together, Hola, and Babybites) Discounts for early registration and multiple classes do not apply to partner classes.
'With caregiver' indicates that a caregiver must be present in the classroom during the class. 'Caregiver onsite' indicates that a caregiver must remain on City Treehouse premises during the class but does not attend the class.
Spring 2013: Apr 15 - Jun 30; 10 classes (no classes May 27-Jun 2)
Try any class for $15, then register for the rest of the session or register early for Spring!
Summer 2013: Jul 8 - Aug 25; 7 classes (no break) Priority registration begins Jun 10;
General registration begins Jun 17;
10% early registration discount valid until Jun 24
Trial, Drop-In and Make-up Classes Reservations are required and are based on space availability
Try a class on our regular schedule for only $15 (first time only).
Drop-in to any class on our schedule for only $40.
We do not offer make-up classes but we offer make-up play sessions.
Notify us 24 hours in advance that you can't attend and get a free play hour to use at your convenience. There is no limit to the number of make-up play sessions as long as advance notice is received.
Playtime is not included with class registration but specially discounted play packages can be purchased with any class. Families can add 30 or 60 minutes of play time, either before or after class.
Spring Class+Play packages are available for $50 or $100. Summer Class+Play packages are available for $35 or $70.
City Treehouse will be open for play regardless of weather conditions, although we may at times be operating with a smaller staff.
Classes will be cancelled when NYC public schools are closed.
In the event of cancellation, enrolled students will be notified via email regarding the date for a make-up class.
Creation Station Dance Creation Station Dance classes require ballet and tap shoes; Tots & Tuts require ballet or soft shoes only. Adult participation may be required. Families are invited to a semester-end recital.
Tots & Tutus by Creation Station Dance Wednesdays: 9:30a Fridays: 9:30a
18-28m | 45 min. | Spring $350, Summer $245 | with caregiver
This internationally acclaimed toddler dance class is full of stimulation in sight, touch and sound. Your child will begin to learn terminology and basic dance movements all while using puppets, musical instruments, props, bubbles, body movement and gross motor skill development games. We keep pace with your child's sense of play as well as their desire to learn. This class is used as a base for ballet/tap class.
Ballet Tap by Creation Station Dance Dance should be about learning to nurture creativity in movement. Developing coordination and promoting self-esteem, combined with learning basic positions and terminology, are the building blocks of our wildly creative dance curriculum Through story dancing, weekly themes, and the use of hundreds of props and costumes, Creation Station Ballet Tap classes become a magical dance experience for every child!
2's Ballet Tap Mondays: 4:30p Wednesdays: 10:30a Fridays: 10:30a
24-36m | 45 min. | Spring $350, Summer $245 | with caregiver
2.5-3.5's Ballet Tap Wednesdays: 11:30a
Fridays: 11:30a 30-42m | 45 min. | Spring $350, Summer $245 | with caregiver
3-4's Ballet Tap Fridays: 2:45p
3-4y | 45 min. | Spring $350, Summer $245 | with caregiver
Princess Series by Creation Station Dance Mondays: 3:30p Tuesdays: 3:30p 3-4y | 45 min. | Spring $350, Summer $245 | caregiver onsite
Come stretch your imagination, as well as your toes, in this storybook dance class based on your favorite princess ballet stories: Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Cinderella, Giselle, and many more! Through story dancing and the use of basic elements of dance technique, your child will start to learn how to tell a story using their bodies. Your child will explore elements of creative movement, ballet, jazz, and tap in this delightful trip to enchanted kingdoms! Please feel free to dress up!
Pip Hop by Creation Station Dance Trial Class:Tuesday, Date TBD, 4:30p
4-6y | 45 min. | Spring $350, Summer $245 | caregiver onsite
Has your pip-squeak wanted to 'dance like the big kids'? Well now is their chance... Pip Hop is Hip Hop for the younger set. Our Pip Hop class is full of rhythm, body awareness, simple choreography and high energy craziness all set to cool funky music! If you have a pip-squeak that can't stop moving bring them to this simplified hip hop class to get their groove on.
Musical Theater by Creation Station Dance Trial Class: TBD
5-8y | 45 min. | $TBD | caregiver onsite
If your child needs to sing as well as dance, then this class is playing their song! Children will explore the music and movements of some of Broadway's greatest hits! Your child will learn to vocalize properly, convey emotions through song, dance to show a storyline, memorize scenes, play theater games and help to choreograph. This class is performance based and each semester will culminate in some show stopping numbers.
Baby Yoga by Karma Kids Drop-In Class: Monday, May 13th, 1:00-1:45p
6 weeks-new walkers | 45 min. | Drop in $20 | with caregiver
This unique class combines yoga and play to get you back in shape while strengthening the bond with your infant. Experience flowing asanas, challenging postures, and calming restorative time in a playful and safe environment for babies. Learn Baby Yoga exercises to strengthen growing muscles, aid in digestion, promote better sleeping patterns, and help your infant towards their next stage of development. Dads are welcome too!
Toddler Yoga by Karma Kids Wednesdays: 10:00a
18m - 36m | 45 min. | Spring $250, Summer $175 | with caregiver
Partner with your toddler in simple animated poses, games, art, music and breathing exercises that help to strengthen coordination and build body awareness. We'll bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter our wings in butterfly, while we take a yoga journey that your child will never forget! This fun class provides key parent and child bonding exercises.
Professional Tae Kwon Do Tuesdays: 3:30p Saturdays: CALL
3-5y | 45 min. | $30; $60 with uniform | caregiver onsite
This Tae Kwon Do program introduces children to the martial arts through activities that are designed to increase aerobic capacity, sharpen motor skills and increase focus. Kids learn basic blocks, kids and punches and also about the ideals of discipline, respect and confidence in a fun, yet challenging environment.
Art Is For Everyone Mondays: 4:00p
2-6y | 45 min. | Spring $300, Summer $210 | under 5y with caregiver
Make a masterpiece and discover surprising talents in this very special art class led by Mr. Ohashi, an artist and art educator with more than 20 years experience in New York and Tokyo. Children are guided though a step-by-step journey that ends with charming and impressive results! A variety of materials and techniques will be explored including painting, paper crafts, collage, sculpture and more!
Toddler Art Adventure by Private Picassos Tuesdays: 9:30a
18-36m | 45 min. | Spring $400, Summer $265 | with caregiver
Students will explore a variety of two and three-dimensional art materials, increasing their fine motor skills, as well as their verbal and visual vocabularies. An extra focus on recycled materials will be made throughout the semester, along with a few long-term art projects. These long term art projects will help kids understand the process of art making, over the final product.
Creative Kitchen Fun with Food Tuesdays: 10:30a
2-4y | 45 min. | Spring $400, Summer $280 | with caregiver
Cricket Azima and The Creative Kitchen present a hands-on cooking series. Children will cook and eat some fun and delicious treats! Recipes will feed both the brain and the belly focusing on themes such as numbers, colors, and shapes.
Drop-in Art at the Treehouse Saturdays: 11:00a (5/11, 6/8)
all ages | 120 min. | FREE with paid play area visit | under 5y with caregiver
Play around our water table then join Courtney in our downstairs art studio for fun and easy art projects! Make something different every month using a variety of materials, including paint, crayons, recycled paper products, clay, glitter & more!.
Baby Playgroup Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 1:00p
0-14m | 120 min. | $10 per visit; $25 for 5 visits | with caregiver
Our Baby Playgroup offers a fun and affordable way to get together with other babies and caregivers. This group meets in the Soft Play Studio which is filled with age appropriate toys and games. Hang out and chat while the kids play in the tent (now filled with balls!), climb on the soft blocks, practice walking on the pull-up bar, or make some noise on the music table. There is no teacher for this group and it does not visit the water table or treehouse.
Babybites New Moms Support Group Mondays: 11:30a Thursdays: 2:00p
0-12m mom and baby | 60 min. | $175 for six weeks of support. | Registration via babybites website or (917) 578-3733
Each week, we will come together with a small, supportive group of women to share experiences, ask questions and humorously and compassionately approach motherhood! Have a play date with your little one each week and meet other New York City moms in your neighborhood. Find out about classes, excursions, and things to do as a new mom! Led by Renee Sullivan from babybites.
Babybites Expectant Moms Support Group Mondays: 7:00p expectant moms only | 60 min. | $175 for six weeks of support. | Registration via babybites website or (917) 578-3733
Join a community of other expectant moms! We will come together each week in a small, supportive group to share experiences, ask questions, build friendships, gather resources, and find support along your journey to becoming a parent. Led by certified life coach and fellow mom, Renee Sullivan from babybites.
Bilingual Birdies Spanish Mondays: 9:30a
6m-5y | 45 min. | Spring $400, Summer $280 | with caregiver
Using music, exploratory games, puppetry and movement makes learning another language fun. Interactive and engaging activities build vocabulary and social skills. No prior knowledge required. Classes available in Spanish, Hebrew, French and Mandarin.
HOLA! A Playgroup in Spanish Thursdays: 3:30p (Feb 7th - Jun 13th, no class Mar 28th) 3.5-6y | 90 min. | Registration via ¡HOLA! Playgroup or (917) 648-5006 | drop-off
¡HOLA! provides a great introduction to Spanish and follows a natural approach in order to help develop oral skills. The program focuses on a wide repertory of concepts to build vocabulary on topics of interest in the child's world, and helps acquire the correct use of phonetics from native speakers. Classes are taught through the use of original and traditional music, movement, games, props and art. (*Different class schedule)
Rock-a-Baby Tuesdays: 9:30a
Wednesdays: 12:30p, 3:30p & 4:30p Thursdays: 3:45p
0-3y | 45 min. | Spring $350, Summer $245 | with caregiver
Rock-a-Baby introduces infants and toddlers to music in fun and exciting new ways! With interactive play, children have a unique opportunity to be "in the band" and engage in a stimulating and educational musical experience. Ranging from classical to jazz, and traditional children's songs to rock 'n roll, Rock-a-Baby is an experience that everyone can enjoy.
Rhythm Makers Trial Class: Saturday, TBD, 4:00p 5-9y | 60 min. | Trial $15 | caregiver onsite
Kids will create drums and percussion instruments and then explore tones, beats,
and world drumming. It is fun for kids to learn basic hand patterns and rhythms,
play rhythm games, explore tones and beats with friends. Drums and instruments
will be provided, or bring your own favorites with you.
Music Together In The City Mondays: 10:00a & 11:00a (Spring: 4/15-6/24) (Summer: 7/8-8/12)
Tuesdays: 12:00p (Spring: 4/16-6/18) (Summer: 7/9-8/13) 0-4y | 45 min. | Please register on Music Together's website or call (917) 342-1183 | with caregiver
Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music program. Classes include songs, rhythmic rhymes and movement, and instrument play activities that are developmentally appropriate for children and easy for caregivers. Classes are structured to inspire a love of rhythm and music and to assist parents and caregivers who play such a crucial role in activating their child's musical development. (*Different class schedule)
Creative Play for Kids
This fun, upbeat, music & movement, play program stimulates babies and toddlers development through a variety of hands-on music and movement activities that include singing interactive songs, finger plays, dancing, instrument playing, and a whole lot more! Classes support children's language development, fine and gross motor coordination, and encourage early socialization skills. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to join in the activities and gently guide their child's participation throughout the classes.
Creative Play Movers Thursdays: 9:30a
12-24m | 45 min. | Spring $300, Summer $120 (4 weeks only) | with caregiver
This class for crawlers and walkers uses engaging music and activity songs that allow them to move while playing instruments, dancing and singing. We'll stretch, jump, dance, and play. Parachute and puppets are some of our favorite activities.
Creative Play Music and Art 1 Thursdays: 10:30a
18-28m| 45 min. | Spring $375, Summer $150 (4 weeks only) | with caregiver
This Music and Art Combo Level #1 class is a great all-around experience for younger toddlers! Music and movement comprise the first half of the class and then we come together to create simple yet fun art projects for the second half. Children use their energy to sing, dance, and move and then explore a variety of age appropriate art materials to create their own craft project.
Creative Play Music and Art 2 Thursdays: 11:30a
24-40m| 45 min. | Spring $375, Summer $150 (4 weeks only) | with caregiver
This Music and Art Combo Level #2 class is a great all-around experience for older toddlers! Music and movement comprise the first half of the class and then we come together to create various fun themed art projects for the second half. Children use their high energy to sing, dance, and move and then explore a variety of age appropriate art materials to create their own craft project.
Creative Play Babies Thursdays: 12:45p
6-14m | 45 min. | Spring $300, Summer $120 (4 weeks only) | with caregiver
In this workshop for babies, parents/caregivers bounce, swing, and engage with their babies through music and movement songs and activities which nurture their gross and fine motor development. We'll dance and play with scarves, make music with instruments, and more.
Custom Classes Available
Interested in one of our classes at a different time? We maintain lists of what our members are looking for and will add classes as enough people become interested. Call now with your requests and see whether City Treehouse can schedule a class that meets your needs.
Weekly classes or one-time workshops can be designed to meet your needs. We can create a class just for you. Looking to add a little structure to your playgroup? Does your child have a special interest you would like to encourage? Would you like to design and teach your own class? Get a group of at least 6 children for the most reasonable price but private and semi-private classes can also be arranged.