Early Childhood Center

The path to wisdom and wonder starts here

For more information about the following programs, please contact Rebecca at (516) 822-3535, x342 or email rkatz@miyjcc.org

The Early Childhood Center offers After School Enrichment Classes for parents who would like to enrich their children’s activities withonce-a-week programs offered during the fall, winter and spring school semesters.

Here at the Mid-Island Y JCC we have created a unique and engaging assortment of after-school programming. Our classes range from dance and movement, to sports, STEM, art, and literacy-based activities. Extend your child’s day at the MIYJCC with either a gross motor-based class or one that will expand their mind.

Schedule of Enrichment Classes

Cost:  Based on the amount of classes in each session.
Receive 10% discount on all full year registration.

Scroll down or click on the following categories:

Academic Classes

Providing learning opportunities based on the building-blocks of the school day.

Alphabet Land

3 Years Old
A jump start to reading, this class explores the alphabet, letter identification and association, and age-appropriate phonics skills.

Mondays   •  3:15 – 4:15 pm
Fall 2019 / 14 weeks  •    Class Fee: $420   Member Discounted Fee: $350

Located: Mid Island JCC – Plainview

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Coding with Miss Michelle

Pre-K
We will introduce basic coding to our pre-kindergarten children through fun hands-on games and activities that make kids think like a computer programmer. These activities will promote logical thinking, and help develop techniques for problem solving and breaking down big ideas into specific tasks. Children learn best when they are having fun. Through fun and engaging activities, they won’t even realize they are learning the skills needed to code.

Thursdays  •  3:15 – 4:15 pm
Fall 2019 / 18 weeks  •  Class Fee: $520      Member Discounted Fee: $450

Located: Mid Island JCC – Plainview

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Leap Into Literacy: A Kindergarten Reading Readiness Class

Pre-K
Through this program we will be working on early literacy skills. This includes building on phonological awareness and writing development. More specifically this will highlight letter/sound correlation, rhyming words, word families, practice with writing letters in upper and lowercase form, and identifying and writing sight words. During each session, students will be allotted time in literacy centers pertaining to these concepts. We will focus on specific themes which are aligned with our new literacy curriculum as the focal point of each class.

Thursdays  •  3:15 – 4:45 pm
Fall 2019 / 16 weeks  •  Class Fee: $505      Member Discounted Fee: $435

Located: Mid Island JCC – Plainview

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STEM

Threes & Pre-K
oin the fun and learning in our new STEM themed enrichment class. Children will become familiarwith the basic concepts of science, technology, engineering and math through games, hands-on play, experimentation, projects and art.

Thursdays  •  3:15 – 4:41 pm
Fall 2019 / 17 weeks  •  Class Fee: $495      Member Discounted Fee: $425

Located: Mid Island JCC – Plainview

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Sports & Recreation Programs

All are presented in a non-competitive and nurturing environment.

Sports with Mr. Tyler

3 – Pre-K
A sports enhancement program offered by “Superstars Tennis, Inc.” designed to offer young tennis enthusiasts an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of tennis, how to hold the racquet, proper forehand and backhand, movement and motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and last but not least…FUN!

Tuesdays   •  3:15 – 4:00 pm
Fall 2019 / 16 weeks  •    Class Fee: $470   Member Discounted Fee: $400

Located: Mid Island JCC – Plainview

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Tennis

3 – Pre-K
A sports enhancement program offered by “Superstars Tennis, Inc.” designed to offer young tennis enthusiasts an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of tennis, how to hold the racquet, proper forehand and backhand, movement and motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and last but not least…FUN!

Wednesdays •  3:15 – 4:00 pm
Fall 2019 / 17 weeks  •    Class Fee: $495   Member Discounted Fee: $425

Located: Mid Island JCC – Plainview

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My Gym Huntington

2-Pre-K
Includes the fundamentals of tumbling, balancing, and a variety of movement skills.

2’s: Tuesdays  •  3:15 – 4:00 pm
Fall 2019  / 16 weeks  •  Class Fee: $470     Member Discounted Fee: $400

3-Pre-K: Fridays  •  3:15 – 4:00 pm
Fall 2019  / 18 weeks  •  Class Fee: $520     Member Discounted Fee: $450

Located: Mid Island JCC – Plainview

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Arts, Culture & Creativity

Encourages creativity and artistic development through a wide variety of projects and artistic techniques.

Creative Arts

3-Pre-K
Learn about different types of art media while creating beautiful works of art.

Mondays   •  1:00-1:45 pm
Fall 2019  / 14 weeks  •   Class Fee: $420     Member Discounted Fee: $350

Mondays   •  3:15 – 4:15 pm
Winter-Spring 2019  / 14 weeks  •   Class Fee: $420     Member Discounted Fee: $350

Located: Mid Island JCC – Plainview

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CAROLYN’S DANCENTER

3-Pre-K
For questions or registration Carolyn’s Dancenter at 516-822-3262 or go to www.carolynsdancenter.com

Combo Class  —  2’s & 3’
Mondays  •  3:30-4:15 pm

​Combo Class  —  3’s & 4’s
Thursdays  •  3:30-4:15 pm

​Combo Class  —  3’s & 4’s
Fridays  •  1:15-2:00 pm

​Hip Hop Tap Tots  —  Pre-K
Fridays  •  3:30-4:15 pm

Swim Instruction

Swim Instruction

Classes for Twos – Pre-K.
For more information about the following programs, please CLICK HERE to go to the Aquatics Center.

  • AquaBabies and AquaTots
  • Preschool Level Swim Classes
  • Preschool Extension Classes, (Swim & Gym and Lunch Box Swim)