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REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for all classes at City Treehouse and is based on availability. To learn more or sign up, call (212) 255-2050 or email (if it is less than 24 hours before a scheduled class, please call). Schedules, pricing and discounts vary for partner classes. (Music Together and The Moms Groups). Discounts:10% for early registration, 10% sibling, 20% first time students, 5% for check or cash. Discounts can be combined up to 20%! Class Prices are subject to change.

Spring 2016 Schedule: April 11 - July 1; 11 classes (No Classes 5/30-6/5)

Summer 2016 Schedule: July 11 - August 28, 7 classes ***Registration Open!

Fall 2016 Schedule: September 12 - December 18, 13 classes (No classes 11/21-11/27)

Trial, Drop-In and Make-up Classes
Try a class for only $20 (first time only). Drop-in to any class for $45. Notify City Treehouse at least 24 hours in advance of absence to be eligible for a Make-up Class Make-up classes will be scheduled after a class is missed, up to 2 per session, cannot be carried over to the next session, can be used for any City Treehouse class (partner classes not available for make-up: Music Together or Babybites) classes. 

Class+Play Packages
Playtime is not included with class registration but specialty discounted play packages can be purchased with any class. Families can add 30 or 60 minutes of play time, either before or after class. Summer Class+ Play packages are $35 or $70. Fall Class+Play packages are $65 or $130.

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 (starting in Fall)
Fridays: 9:30a
18-28m | 45 min. | Summer $280 | Fall $520 |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: 10:00a
Fridays: 10:30a
24-36m | 45 min. | Summer $280 | Fall $520 | with caregiver

2.5-3.5 Ballet Tap
30-42m | 45 min. | Summer $280 | Fall $520 |with caregiver

Princess Series by Creation Station Dance
Mondays: 3:30p (3-4y)
Fridays: 3:30p(3.5-5y)(starting in Fall)
3-5y | 45 min. | Summer $280 | Fall $520 |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!

Superhero Stories with Bitty City Players
Tuesdays: 3:30p
3 - 5y | 45 min. | Summer $280 | Fall $520 | caregiver on site
Come explore a different SUPERPOWER every week! Through theater games and teacher-guided dramatic play, we will stretch our bodies and our imaginations. We will create original Super characters, discover and practice new Super talents, and of course save the day by solving problems with creativity and cooperation! Plus, every SuperKid will make a small take-home craft. See more information on Bitty City Players' website.

Building Stories with Bitty City Players
Tuesdays: 4:30p
4 - 6y | 45 min. | Summer $280 | Fall $520 | caregiver on site
Each week, our Bitty City Players teaching artist selects an acclaimed children's book as a basis for creative exploration. Every story features a different element of theater, such as costumes, props, scenery, and puppets! The class will plan improv drama games which enrich and extend their understanding of the book's themes, and every child will handcraft a project inspired by the theatrical element of the story. Children will build social and emotional skills, increase their understanding of theater, and leave with a small take-home craft to continue the fun!

Toddler Yoga by Karma Kids
Wednesdays: 10:00a
18m - 36m | 45 min. | Summer $210 | Fall $390 | 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.

Bobcat Kids Soca - Baby Carnival
Drop-in: Tues. 7/12 at 10:00a
Drop-in: Tues. 8/9 at 10:00a
Tuesdays: 10:00a (starting in Fall)
1 - 4 y | 45 min. | New Class | Summer Drop-Ins | Fall $455 | with caregiver
It’s time to celebrate­ Join Bobcat Kids Soca for a Baby Carnival!  This class is a jam-packed dance party filled with fun, laughter, live music, dj, foot stomping, flag waving and jumping. This Soca-based body movement class is like no other.  We tell a story through music and movement as we travel to different parts of the Caribbean.


Mini Montessorians: Explore and Play presented by Curated Care
Monday: 10:00a

18m-3y | 45 min. | New Class | Summer $280 | Fall $520 | with caregiver
Little ones enjoy peer socialization while exploring beautiful and simplistic materials (colorful scarves, wooden blocks, board books and more) in the gentle, free-form approach of Montessori. Enjoy a calm and playful atmosphere for you and your baby while broaching first milestones like sharing, socializing and environmental exploration.


Art Is For Everyone
Mondays: 3:30p
2-6y | 45 min. | Summer $245 | Fall $455 | 2.5 - 6y 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!

Eco-Crafts for Little Hands presented by Curated Care
Tuesdays: 9:30a
14-28m | 45 min. | Summer $245 | Fall $455 | with caregiver
Artist and Kid Expert Gabrielle leads little ones in a fun and creative exploration of new materials and mediums, all with an emphasis on earth-friendly projects. Perfect for even the littlest artist, this class provides a mix of structured projects and open exploration.

Recycled Art
Drop-in class: Tuesday 8/2 at 10:30a
Drop-in class: Tuesday 9/20at 10:30a
2-5y | 45 min. | $25 | with caregiver
One child's trash is another child's art project! Artist and Kid Expert Gabrielle will help little ones get creative with recycled materials. Using repurposed supplies, children will create works of art that excite and inspire creativity and conservation. Explore collage, paint, gluing, clay play, and more!

The Creative Kitchen Fun with Food
Thursdays: 3:30p
2.5-6y | 45 min. | Summer $280 | Fall $520 | with caregiver
The Creative Kitchen Fun with Food is a hands-on cooking series, presented by Cricket Azima. 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.

The Creative Kitchen Summer Crafts
Thursdays: 10:30-11:30a
2.5-6y | 60 min. | New Special 3 week mini-class | $120 | with caregiver
Get creative in the kitchen with both cooking and craft activities! Join Cricket Azima and The Creative Kitchen for a 3 week summer workshop as they team up with kids for fun delicious recipes and fun food-related art projects! NOTE: this class is 60 min long, not the typical 45min. Drop-ins will be available at $55 rather than $45.

Drop-in Art at the Treehouse
Second Saturday of every month (unless noted otherwise on Events Page)
all ages | 120 min. | FREE with paid play area visit | under 5y with caregiver
Play around our water table then join our special Treehouse Helper 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
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 12:00p-2:00p
3-12m | 120 min. | $10 per visit | with caregiver
Our Treehouse Babies have their very own playgroup time that offers a fun 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 baby ball pool, climb on the soft blocks, practice walking on the pull-up bar, or make some noise on the music table.

New Moms Support Group presented by The Moms Groups
Mondays: 11:30a (resume in Fall)
Thursdays: 1:00p
(resume in Fall)
0-12m mom and baby | 60 min. | $175 for six weeks of support. | Registration via The Moms Groups 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.

Expectant Moms Support Group presented by The Moms Groups
Mondays: 7:00p (resume in Fall)
expectant moms only | 60 min. | $175 for six weeks of support. | Registration via The Moms Groups 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.

Wednesdays: 3:30p & 4:30p
Thursdays: 3:45p

0-3y | 45 min. | Summer $280 | Fall $520 | 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.

HeartBeats presented by Curated Care
Drop-in class: Wednesday, July 20th at 1:00-1:45p
Drop-in class: Tuesday, August 2nd at 10:00-10:45a
1-3y | 45 min. | $30 per class | new class | with caregiver
HeartBeats introduces infants and toddlers to “rhythm” and “beat”. Beginning with our own bodies as our percussive instruments, we'll explore the idea that music, in particular rhythm, is all around us. Using classic songs (“All You Need is Love”, “Love Rollercoaster”, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”) with interesting and varied rhythms, we'll explore beats first with our bodies and next with proper percussive instruments. Drawing on elements of pattern creation and mimicry as well as percussive improvisation, little ones will hone listening skills and build a deeper appreciation of music.

Music Together In The City
Tuesdays: 12:00p, 1:00p & 3:30p
Wednesdays: 11:00a (Italian)
Thursdays: 10:00a
Sundays: 9:30a
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
Creative Play for Kids brings lively and fun music and movement activities to babies and toddlers. These upbeat music, movement, and art classes offer hands-on interactive play, singing, dancing, stories, puppets, instrument playing, art, and a whole lot more to give children a full sensory experience. Plus all classes have guitar accompaniment. 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 Messy Movers & Shakers 1
Thursdays: 9:30a
12-20m | 45 min. | Summer $160 (4 wks: 7/14-8/4) | with caregiver
With live music accompaniment, this is the complete sensory experience for Movers. Movers engage in fun music and movement activities for the first segment of the class then alternate between messy art projects at the table and gross motor activities on the mat. Let your baby explore and discover what their body can do whether it's stretching, jumping, dancing, climbing or painting.

Creative Play Messy Movers & Shakers 2
Thursdays: 10:30a
18-36m | 45 min. | Spring $400 *10 wks | Summer $160 (4 wks: 7/14-8/4) | with caregiver
This class builds on the Messy Movers #1 but is for slightly older toddlers. In this class we will continue to engage in fun music and movement activities all with live music accompaniment for the first segment of the class then offer art projects at the table and gross motor activities on the mat. Let your toddler explore and discover what their body can do whether it's stretching, jumping, dancing, climbing or painting.

Creative Play Busy Babies
Thursdays: 11:30a
5-16m | 45 min. | Spring $340 *10 wks | Summer $136 (4 wks: 7/14-8/4) | with caregiver
Babies delight in the process of exploration! Upbeat fun songs and activities encourage babies to sway and shake while making music. We stretch, jump, sing, dance and play then quiet down for a BIG story or enjoy a ride on the parachute! During our open play segment, movers play and socialize freely. Plus this 45 minute class has music accompaniment.


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