Wingspan Arts lets you choose from a lot of different classes, five days a week. The program runs from dismissal until 5:45pm. For more information, please visit their website at wingspanarts.org. The schedule for the spring semester is available here and registration will open on January 9 at noon.
CodeAdvantage offers classes onsite at the River School on Wednesdays from dismissal until 4:30 pm from January 29-June 17.
The Born Kickers Soccer School provides an entry point to soccer for boys and girls ages 4 to 7. With locations in Manhattan and Queens, the structured and fun weekly practices lay the foundation for future success in not just soccer, but all sports and learning activities. These are the available sessions at River School for Winter 2020:
Coaches will collect children straight after school (from the cafeteria) for the 3pm sessions. The 3:45pm sessions meets inside the school entrance. Register at www.BornKickers.com.
PS 281 Chess Club & Team
From complete beginners to our advancing tournament players, our goal is that all PS 281 students can experience both the joy & significant social/education benefits of learning and playing chess.
We will develop the program with an expectation of creating a vibrant chess culture, where our players/team can compete at local, City, State & National competitions!
Thursdays Chess Club & Team
Spring Semester February 6 – June 18
Players will meet in the cafeteria directly after-school where they will have a light snack. Training and play will take place in classrooms onsite at PS 281. Pickup will occur at 5 PM in the cafeteria.
Welcome! Big Apple Youth Sports is an after school youth sports development program with two other locations on the east side. BA prides itself on running action packed instructional sports classes in a creative, fun, and safe setting.
BA classes are a fusion of traditional sports training and BA designed sports that are both highly active and incorporate similar skill sets to more traditional sports. This fusion makes BA a very different type of sports program that emphasizes sports development through creative drills and games which you cannot find anywhere else.
The Spring Semester of the BA Sports program at PS 281 will run from February 3 to June 17. The program runs Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from dismissal until 5:30 PM. All classes take place at the River School in the gym. All classes are coed.
Mondays: Soccer, Kio, Kickball and Running Bases: Grades K-5
Tuesdays: Basketball, Hit the Deck and Dodgeball: Grades K-5
Wednesdays: European Handball, Floor Hockey & Baseball; Grades K-5
At Tennis Innovators, we put our programs together by age, level and availability. No more then 4 players to a pro and we strive on keeping players learning and moving, the way tennis should be taught! Tennis Innovators meets on Wednesdays from dismissal to 5:30 pm.
The following afterschool programs are not held at the River School, but most offer a pickup service to bring your child from school to the afterschool program site.
Professional Taekwondo offers a pickup program for more experienced students. An instructor picks up kids every day, M-F, and walks them over to the dojo on 553 2nd Ave, New York, NY, 10016 (at 30th St). There they have taekwondo instruction, play time, and homework/reading time.