Private Piano Lessons
Students will work 1-on-1 with the instructor to learn basic technique, keyboard, familiarity, identify notes, keys, and musical terms as well as play with a simple rhythm. Sessions are 45 min. long
Students ages 6 and up will work 1-on-1 with the instructor to learn basic technique, keyboard, familiarity, identify notes, keys, and musical terms as well as play with a simple rhythm. Sessions are 45 min. long. All ability levels welcome.
Introduction to Ballet and Basic Dance
All dance classes are designed to introduce children to Terminology, Music & Rhythm, Performance Technique, Creative Movement, How to work in a dance classroom and culminates with end of the year recital.
Ballet and Tap
This class introduces students to steps at the barre, center and across the floor work.
Kids will learn the basics of Latin dances such as salsa, tango, bachata, and merengue.
Hip Hop Kidz!
This high-energy class introduces kids to the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping & locking. The class encourages students to step outside the box and bring their own individual style.
In a fun, encouraging environment, we will make sure every participant is able to be the best they can be. Students will learn the fundamentals of dance, how to control their body movements and have a greater awareness of rhythms and music.
Kids in the Kitchen
At the Y, kids will develop healthy habits they’ll carry with them throughout their lives. Kids will gain daily life skills through chopping, measuring, cleaning up and tasting their creations during this hands-on class. The class will also cover kitchen safety
Awaken your child’s creativity with imaginative art lessons. Each session, your little artist will be given various art materials to explore. Paint, clay, glue, glitter and assorted art materials will be explored through guided art project.
Participation in Arts programs foster self-esteem, enhance critical thinking skills, forge friendships and build valuable skills to last a lifetime. Express yourself and grow your own unique experience!
At The Gateway Family YMCA, we encourage creativity, imagination, and self-expression through Arts programming. The Rahway Branch has a unique focus on the arts, providing in-depth program opportunities for all levels. Arts programs are also available at the Elizabeth Branch and Five Points Branch.
Benefits of Our Program:
- Unique, Diverse Programs
- We Encourage Creative Expression
- Build Self-Esteem
- Explore Your Imagination
- Learn About Culture
- Create Partnerships, Forge Friendships
- Creative Spectrum of Program Offerings
- Programs for all ages & levels
The Gateway Family YMCA – Rahway Branch also offers Artist Lofts for rent for local artists. For more information, contact the Welcome Center at (732) 388-0057.