Phone - (516) 465-4075
Please scroll down to see descriptions of our Preschool Programs. For information on registration for any program, please visit our home page during the seasons listed in each description. If there are any questions please call the Recreation and Parks Administrative Office at (516) 465-4075.
Due to popular demand a Creative Combo dance class has been added to the Recreation Department’s Dance Conservatory program. This class is open to residents who are 3.5 years old to 5 years old, and who are not yet in kindergarten. Classes will be held on Fridays at 2 pm beginning Friday, October 15th and will run for 22 weeks, at a cost of $295. Creative Combo classes offer a taste of all types of dance and is fun and encouraging setting. If you are looking for an easy, introductory class for your little one, this is the class for you! To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue or, if you have a password you can register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net. Please note – your child must be 3.5 years by the start of the class in order to attend.
Our popular Pee-Wee Sports Sampler is designed for 4 and 5 year olds. Each week children will be given an introduction to a different sport, using equipment geared to his/her age level in a non-competitive atmosphere. Classes will run for 55 minutes.
Classes will be held in six week sessions during the winter months. Please note that children must be 4 years old by the start of the class in order to attend.
Our department offers tennis instruction to children as young as four years old.
The US Sports Institute has been providing sports camps for year-round sports programs to communities for over 10 years, working with over 500 organizations in the USA. These organizations include Recreation Departments, YMCA's, JCC's, Girl Scouts, School Districts & a variety of other private organizations that require quality sports provision.
The Inc. Village of Garden City has partnered with The US Sports Institute to offer various programs since 2010! The preschool squirts programs are designed to introduce children aged 2-5 to a variety of sports in a safe and structured environment. All games and activities will encompass hand-eye coordination, balance, agility and movement – all key factors to the early development of children in sport. In addition to having a great time playing sports, children will develop social interaction and communication skills. All sports are developed through a series of games and activities designed to ensure learning and most importantly: fun, fun, fun!
Not sure which is the correct Squirts program for your child? Call US Sports Institute at (866) 345-2255 or visit their website by clicking here.