Our Expertise

The Wonderplay™ staff is well known for professionalism and expertise.

They are a unique professional community of early childhood teachers, dancers, musicians, visual artists, parenting educators, and certified instructors in gymnastics and aquatics. Communication among the staff insures the overall well-being of every child. The staff participates in ongoing training with renowned child development experts. Many on the Wonderplay™ staff are experts in their fields and are frequently called upon to give workshops and lectures at other institutions. Their knowledge, passion and creativity infuses all that they bring to young children and families.

 

For Children

Classes and programs are designed by our early childhood experts who believe in the extraordinary potential of all children.

  • Learning happens through creative play, discovery, and, of course, fun!
  • We have something for everyone... Rock 'n' Roll with Baby, Parkbench Playgroups, Kids in the Kitchen, Dancing, Hands-on Science, Sculpture and Pottery, Swimming, Gymnastics and so much more!
 

For Parents

We're there when parents take their first steps.

  • We are knowledgeable, caring professionals with extensive experience in the joys, challenges and rewards of parenting.
  • We offer workshops, seminars and lectures from the nation's leading experts on topics that are relevant for today's parents including sleep, language development and setting limits.
  • We provide information, support and encouragement to help you in the early years of family life.
 

For Families

Sharing experiences at 92Y helps strengthen the bond between children and their parents.

  • Participate in our festive holiday celebrations, enjoy a family swim and play on our rooftop playground.
  • Hear children's authors such as Marc Brown read his latest Arthur book and meet the real Elmo.