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 fall semester is now available and registration is open.
CodeAdvantage offers two classes onsite at the River School on Wednesdays from dismissal until 4:30 pm.
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 Fall 2019:
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
Fall Semester September 19 – January 30
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 excited for its inaugural semester at the River School! 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 Fall Semester of the BA Sports program at PS 281 will run from Mon. Sept 9, 2019 to Fri. Jan 31, 2020. The program runs 5 days a week from dismissal until 5:30 PM. All classes take place at the River School in the gym. All classes are coed.
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.
Loop Sports offers a Fall and Spring outdoor sports program and a Fall and Winter ice skating program.
We play baseball, kickball, and soccer at East River Park and ice skate at Chelsea Piers Sky Rink.
We offer school pick up and home drop off service by D.O.T. certified and inspected buses.
Sign up now for the Fall sports session, which runs from Sept. 17 to Oct. 22. Click here for more information and to register.
Turtle Bay Music School
Turtle Bay Music School (TBMS), a non-profit community music school, has relocated to East 38th Street between 1st and 2nd Ave. We are excited to bring 93 years of music education experience to this lively residential neighborhood. We are delighted to offer these programs to our neighbors at the River School at a 10% discount. Please note that we do NOT offer pickup from the school so parents are responsible for bringing students to Turtle Bay Music School and picking them up from there.