Back-to-school brings a wealth of enrichment options for area families.
A New England Nanny
A premier child care and household staffing agency serving the Capital District area.
Call 348-0400 or visit
Albany Berkshire Ballet
Dance classes for beginner through professional.
25 Monroe St., Albany
Call 426-0660 or visit
Capital District Child Care Coordinating Council
Free service for finding the best quality daycare and before or afterschool programs.
Call 426-7181 or visit
Capital District YMCA
From child care to after-school activities and programs, there is something for everyone.
Call 869-3500 or visit
Capital District Youth Pipe Band
Learn to play the pipes and drums, for kids from ages 8-18.
Celtic Hall, 430 New Karner Road, Colonie
Call 374-6034 or visit
Carondelet Music Center
Kindermusik program for birth to age 7.
385 Watervliet Shaker Road, Latham
Call 783-3608 or visit
Dance classes for ages 2½ to adult. From beginner to competitive.
158 Railroad Ave., Albany
Call 446-1131 or Visit www.DanceDimensionsAlbany.com
Drama Kids International
Weekly classes for kids ages 4-18 throughout the Capital Region.
Call 458-1313 or visit
Merritt Dance Center
Recreation and competitive dance for preschool through advanced levels.
1360 Albany St., Schenectady
Call 372-5282 or visit
Miss Peggy’s Music Room
Early childhood music for little singers and dancers, ages 3 to adult.
Call 458-2927 or visit
Ohav Shalom Nursery School
A perfect program for preschool kids, ages 18 months to 4 years old.
Full or part-time availability.
113 New Krumkill Road, Albany
Call Sheryl at 489-4894 or visit
Pumpkin Patch Early Learning Center
Full and part-time day care for ages 6 weeks to 5 years.
8 Corporate Circle, Albany
Call 452-0984 or visit
Fall program with multi-sport classes for kids of all ages.
2699 Curry Road, Schenectady
Call 356-0100 or visit
Spotted Zebra Learning Center and Bizzy Beez Activity Center
A state-of-the-art, year-round preschool program and activity center for ages 3-5. Speckled Zebra program for 2-3 year olds.
26 Computer Drive East, Albany
Call 438-4800 or visit
St. Matthew School and Child Care Center
Full and part-time programs for ages 18 months-12 years old.
Call 463-6495 or visit
The Magic of Music
Private instruction for all ages and abilities with a variety of instruments.
341 Delaware Ave., Delmar
Call 475-0215 or 452-8427
The Music Studio
A Capital Region institution, providing comprehensive, piano-based music education in fun and challenging group classes for children ages 2 and up.
Call 459-7799 or visit