Additional Programs

Classroom Programs

The Dillon Center also offers the following classroom programs. Please Contact us for more information.

After School

The After School program is run by the St. Joseph’s College Athletic Department, and exposes children to a multitude of sports and games. Each day of the week has a different athletic theme. Families can choose 3-5pm or 3-6pm, and 3 days per week or 5 days per week. If you have questions, please contact the Director of Athletics James Lally at


Age Group: 18 months – 30 months

This program is designed for walking toddlers. It is a two-hour play session, once a week for 12 weeks in the Fall and the Spring. Toddlers is a mini preschool experience. Children engage in art projects, group sing along, outside play and have group time all in a 2 hour day.

Contact for more information.

Small class size — caregiver required. $750 for 12 weekly sessions from 9-11 a.m.; schedule TBD



Program takes place during school hours in the Hill Center

Gymstars provides a fun-filled class with exciting skills to learn, brightly colored equipment and choreographed movement routines to motivate and challenge your child, all while offering a tremendous amount of fun! The class starts with lively music and dance designed to stretch and warm up for the favorite part of class—the obstacle course! Walk across the balance beam, roll down the mat, cartwheel over the rainbow. Our young gymnasts are led through an action-packed course of colorful, fun and tactile obstacles, learning a variety of tumbling and sports movement skills as they master the challenges in their path!


Music for Brooklyn

Program takes place during school hours

Music for Aardvarks provides a stimulating and fertile musical environment, positive role models, gentle guidance and encouragement so young children will have enriching and vital musical experiences that help them gain a sense of themselves and a connection to the world they live in.


Construction Kids

Construction Kids provides hands-on workshops for children Pre-K to 6th grade, in which students learn to use real tools and get to build real things in a safe and creative environment. The program encourages children to study the natural and manmade worlds that surround them, while introducing new builders to a myriad of tools and material that are critical to the broad range of children’s cognitive, physical and social learning needs.
Construction Kids is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of hands-on education as a paradigm for learning. They do so by engaging the whole child: mind, eyes, hands, ears and bodies are all part of the learning process. Their materials and teaching methods are interwoven to create safe and creative educational experiences for mainstream, special needs and gifted/talented learners.