After School    

Looking for a great enrichment program?

Check out these after-school programs from our online guide

After-school programs and activities open up a world of possibilities for children. Discover the many opportunities in our area in our Enrichment Guide. The programs mentioned on this page advertise as part of our online Enrichment Guide. Click here to view the complete list.

Hudson River Performing Arts Center

29 Elm St., Ste. 205, Fishkill.

For the best instruction in the arts throughout the year for Pre-School to Adults in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Modern, Acting, Musical Theatre, Voice, and Guitar.

The Art Effect


MSL Arts' innovative art programs offer students of all abilities fun and challenging experiences in the arts. Professional artist-educators for students ages 5 thru adult. Brochure online. Facebook: The Art Effect


Beacon Craft Workshop

477 Main St., Beacon.

Kids and tweens can experiment with design ideas, explore craft materials, and make all sorts of things! Come join the fun as we practice expert techniques and use real tools.


Cappella Festiva Treble Choir
55 Wilbur Blvd., Poughkeepsie.

An exceptional artistic opportunity for young singers through education in vocal training, musicianship skills, and the exploration of challenging, diverse repertoire for treble voices, ages 10-17.

Saturday Arts Lab

One Hawk Dr., New Paltz.

We encourage students to explore the unique qualities of the arts through classes carefully designed for each age, grade, and/or experience level.


Dance & Music Design School

291 Main St., Cornwall.

Providing high-quality, child-friendly dance, music, acting and art classes for children from birth to college. Trained teachers use imagery, story lines and games to teach age appropriate skills.


Iron Dragon Fitness & Self Defense
88 Suite 10, Dunning Rd., Middletown.

Martial Arts help kids learn how to be successful and develop their inner selves. Hapkido is a way of achieving mental balance and developing better control of your own body.


Music Together

Rhinebeck, Kingston, Saugerties, Phoenicia.

All song collections include traditional American, World Music, and original songs and activities that are developmentally appropriate for children birth to 7 years.


Proven Martial Arts

850 Rte. 376, Wappingers Falls.

The Karate For Kids program is designed and structured to set your child up for success! Your child's physical health will benefit as well as their character skills.

Quinnz Pinz
13-19 Railroad Ave., Middletown.

Quinnz Pinz has a great after-school program for kids. 2 game special with shoes plus get a $5 play card Monday through Thursday! Bring the whole family on Sunday for bowling fun.

Renaissance Kids

1821 Rte. 376, Poughkeepsie.

Renaissance Kids provides year-round arts-enrichment programs in music, fine arts, and performing arts for ages three through adult.

Wappingers Dance Educators

1830 South Rd., Ste. 105, Wappingers Falls.

Classes in Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, Hip Hop, Modern, as well as Combo classes for young children, & Mother/Daughter class.