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Rochester's online guide to everything for kids, teens, & families!

Genesee Country Village & Museum

Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY is the largest living history museum in New York State. Transport yourself back to the 19th century mid-May through mid-October, with special events all year long. Over 60 historic buildings making history come alive! Hours vary seasonally; see website for details.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

Hochstein School of Music & Dance

Providing excellent music and dance instruction to anyone who is interested – regardless of age, level of skill, background, or ability to pay. Year-round classes and summer camps in music, dance, and other aspects of the arts for toddlers through adults. We aim to nurture and inspire each individual, and to welcome all to our community.
50 N. Plymouth Ave
Rochester , NY , 14614
Phone: (585) 454-4596
43° 9' 21.24" N, 77° 36' 56.5596" W

The Harley School

Founded in 1917, The Harley School is a nationally-recognized, independent school in Rochester, NY, offering an innovative and demanding college preparatory program for 525 day students in Nursery (age 3) through Grade 12.
1981 Clover Street
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: (585) 442-1770
43° 7' 12.6804" N, 77° 32' 59.1576" W


ArtsROC, a non-profit created in 2010, is dedicated to enriching the lives of children in the Greater Rochester area through after-school and summer enrichment programs. We are located in Pittsford, NY and offer programs in LEGO Education, Minecraft, music, language and basketball. Our instructors are passionate about teaching and have experience working with children of all skill levels. ArtsROC offers students the ability to discover their passion and then develop it!
3462 Monroe Avenue
Pittsford , NY , 14534
Phone: (585) 218-9125
43° 6' 1.5588" N, 77° 32' 4.6824" W

YMCA - Bay View

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, Bay View YMCA is a place for families, seniors, youth, and adults to reach their goals of health and wellness. Aquatics, group exercise, before and after school care, camp, sports, events, and more.
1209 Bay Road
Webster , NY , 14580
Phone: 585-671-8414
43° 11' 29.9976" N, 77° 30' 40.6368" W

TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy)

Inspiring families with best-loved fairy tales, favorite bedtime stories and children’s books... all seen through the magic of live theatre.
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-461-2000
43° 5' 46.2768" N, 77° 33' 57.0852" W

Spotlight Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts Education for kids and teens. Private Lessons: Piano, Voice, Theater, Dance, Drums, Guitar, Ukulele and Audition Prep. Skill-building classes. Live-Learning Productions (learning every aspect of musical theatre from audition to performance). A full season of plays.
3 Railroad St
Fairport , NY , 14450
Phone: 585-305-4767
43° 6' 12.5928" N, 77° 26' 26.538" W

Eastman Community Music School

Community music school with classes and opportunities for age 4 months through adults.
26 Gibbs Street
Rochester , NY , 14604
Phone: (585) 274-1100
43° 9' 28.1124" N, 77° 36' 3.708" W

The Gymnastics Training Center, Fit by Five, Botsford School of Dance

Gymnastics, Pre-School/Nursery School & Dance: Fantastic 22,000 sq ft temperature-controlled gym with 2 sunken trampolines, 60' TumblTrak and 2 foam pits. Dedicated Pre-School room & Dance Studio. Instruction for the beginner thru advanced athlete!
The Gymnastics Training Center 2051 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: 585-388-8686
43° 8' 52.0836" N, 77° 27' 31.4064" W

CenterStage Theatre at the JCC

CenterStage began in 1977 as the volunteer theatre company at the Rochester Jewish Community Center. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Ralph Meranto since 2005, CenterStage is now a professional theatre utilizing the finest local actors, directors, and designers to present a 5-show subscription series of plays and musicals.
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: (585) 461-2000
43° 5' 46.2768" N, 77° 33' 57.0852" W

Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester

A state-of-the-art fitness and recreation center, the JCC offers an array of programs for all ages including arts and cultural programs, sports and fitness programs, early childhood daycare and education, after school care, and summer camps.
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-461-2000
43° 5' 46.2768" N, 77° 33' 57.0852" W

Earthworks Institute Inc.

At EarthWorks Institute, we believe that the best way to get students engaged with learning is to take a hands on approach. Our programs are taught through time-honored mentoring experiences to create a very special kind of outdoor learning experience; wilderness skills like plant identification, tool making, shelter building, and how to build friction fire, deep awareness and more. Give your child the gift of adventure, confidence and character with Earthworks Institute.
185 Caroline Street
Rochester , NY , 14620
Phone: (585) 861-8127
43° 8' 21.1668" N, 77° 36' 4.0428" W

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO)

Since its founding by George Eastman in 1922, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra has been committed to enriching and inspiring our community through the art of music! The RPO's OrKIDStra family concert series is designed to introduce children to the joys of orchestral music through shorter works and interactive participation. These performances take place at the Performance Hall at Hochstein on Sunday afternoons.
108 East Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14604
Phone: 585-454-2100
43° 9' 25.5924" N, 77° 36' 5.0292" W

Draper Center for Dance

As the official training center for the Rochester City Ballet, Draper Center prides itself on providing the highest level of dance education, stressing standards of excellence applicable to all areas of life. Dance camps available in the summer.
1326 University Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-461-2100
43° 9' 4.1184" N, 77° 34' 1.9812" W

Nazareth College Arts Center

Nazareth College Arts Center is greater Rochester's premiere presenter of world-class dance, children’s theatre, and international entertainment.
4245 East Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: (585) 389-2170
43° 6' 5.2416" N, 77° 30' 59.6808" W

Terry Fyke’s Main Street Players

Terry Fyke's Main Street Players is a performing arts school incorporating theater, dance and theatrical education. Main Street Players offers a solid foundation in the performing arts while providing performance opportunities throughout the year.
P. Ken Dennis Theater at The Norman Howard School 275 Pinnacle Road
Rochester , NY , 14623
Phone: 585-455-5050
43° 5' 29.6916" N, 77° 38' 31.7688" W

Canalside Music Together

Musical fun for parent and child aged 0-5. Learn new songs and chants, and pick up a few dance moves along the way!
25 State Street
Pittsford , NY , 14534
Phone: 585-356-8879
43° 5' 24.2736" N, 77° 30' 48.8124" W

The Artful Fairy

You'll find Fairy Magic at The Artful Fairy! Walk-in and Create Your Own Garden, have a Fairylicious Birthday Party or take one of our many Fairy Garden Classes. Looking for Adult fun? Plant~N'~Party is for you! Create succulent gardens in unique containers while you sip delicious beverages. We're Rochester's premiere Plant and Sip company!
90 E. Main St #3
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-4499
42° 58' 54.5052" N, 77° 24' 27.8964" W

Bach to Rock Penfield

Locally owned/operated music school in Penfield provides music lessons for students of all ages and skill levels living in the Rochester NY area. Instruments we teach include guitar, piano, drums, voice, violin, trumpet & more! Unique to our school in the area are DJ lessons. Birthday parties and seasonal camps are great opportunities to play & learn music with your friends and make new ones! We also have early childhood classes for toddlers and preschoolers. Take your skills to the next level in a Glee Club or Rock Band. B2R offers opportunities for students to perform in venues all around our area.
2160 Penfield Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: 5853643766
43° 7' 55.0812" N, 77° 26' 32.586" W

Little Medical School of Rochester

Little Medical School® brings medicine, science, and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way. Little Medical School offers STEM classes that introduce kids to the fascinating world of medicine! Through interactive learning, kids will discover how the body and organs work, how to use medical instruments, administer first aid and even tie knots like a real surgeon. Little Medical School®, based in St. Louis, MO, was founded in 2011. Little Medical School® brings medicine, science, and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way. Children learn and have fun as they dress up like doctors, learn how to use instruments doctors use, and understand how the body works!
510 Clinton Square
Rochester , NY , 14604
Phone: 585-577-7170
43° 9' 19.422" N, 77° 36' 22.6296" W

Eastman School of Music - Concert Office

Concert Information - many concerts open to the Rochester community are free and family-friendly.
26 Gibbs Street
Rochester , NY , 14604
Phone: (585) 274-1109
43° 9' 28.1124" N, 77° 36' 3.708" W

The Animation Workshop at Animatus Studio

Professional animation studio that holds workshops for age 9 and older
34 Winthrop Street
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-232-3949
43° 9' 27.054" N, 77° 35' 49.8192" W

Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women

Our Lady of Mercy School is the only college preparatory, faith-based private school exclusively for young women in grades 6 through 12 in the Rochester region. Mercy builds life-changing competence, confidence, and compassion that prepares and inspires young women to achieve the highest level of success in college, in career, and in the community. This is accomplished through Mercy’s strong academic and extra-curricular offerings and supportive advocacy of a caring faculty. In addition, Mercy students are instilled with a solid moral compass which prepares them to excel and lead within a global society. We are proud to offer $1.4 million in financial assistance to 40% of our student population. Mercy’s Class of 2017 merited over $20 million in college scholarships, and are attending nationally-renowned institutions including Boston College, Brown, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, MIT, Notre Dame, Yale and many other prestigious schools.
1437 Blossom Rd
Rochester , NY , 14610
Phone: 585-288-7120
43° 8' 50.604" N, 77° 32' 14.2476" W

Ballet Prestige - Training academy of New York State Ballet

Ballet Prestige is a ballet school located in Rochester, NY that provides ballet classes in a nurturing and positive atmosphere for ballet students of all ages and dance experience.
1855 Monroe Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-704-1903
43° 7' 38.8848" N, 77° 33' 59.4288" W

RCTV, Rochester's Community Media Center

Rochester's Non-profit public access media center, offering programming and cost-effective media classes for youth and adults.
21 Gorham Street
Rochester , NY , 14605
Phone: 585-325-1238
43° 9' 58.23" N, 77° 36' 51.0912" W

Alfred University Office of Summer Programs

Summer camps at Alfred University: Residential and day camps in business, theater, sports, equestrian/horseback, art, science, technology, and writing.
Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive
Alfred , NY , 14802
Phone: 607-871-2612
42° 15' 14.3892" N, 77° 47' 29.1012" W

Kodak Center

Kodak Center is a public gathering place for entertainment, conferences and events. The facility is owned and operated by Eastman Kodak Company and houses the 1,968-seat Kodak Center Theater. Kodak Center is also home to the 180-seat Studio Theater, the 49-seat Club Theater, a 13,000-square-foot gymnasium / ballroom, conference rooms, classrooms, dining rooms and more. Minutes from downtown, the Kodak Center is easy to access from anywhere in the metropolitan area and boasts more than 1,000 parking spaces. It is located at 200 West Ridge Road (RT104) in Rochester, N.Y. For more information, visit
200 W. Ridge Rd.
Rochester , NY , 14615
Phone: 585-254-0157
43° 11' 48.714" N, 77° 37' 49.3716" W

Camp Stella Maris

For more than 90 years, Camp Stella Maris has been a home away from home for campers to try new and exciting things, challenge themselves, and make friends that will last a lifetime. Campers unplug for the week and experience the excitement of an entire summer in just six days. Our overnight campers sleep in one of our 21 cabins while Day Campers share the facilities during the day. Shaving cream wars, mudslides, and campfires are some CSM classics that campers are sure to love.
4395 East Lake Rd
Livonia , NY , 14487
Phone: 585-346-2243
42° 48' 19.9836" N, 77° 41' 54.3228" W

PUSH Physical Theatre

This theatre of the body features performers who appear to manipulate time and space in a live environment. One-week camp beginning of July.
389 Gregory St. Unit 400
Rochester , NY , 14620
Phone: 5854157874
43° 8' 33.9792" N, 77° 36' 4.6512" W

Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival

Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival is Rochester Institute of Technology's annual festival for families, usually held the first Saturday in May. Experience the future with 400 exhibits created by students, faculty and staff.
1 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester , NY , 14623
Phone: 585-475-4733
43° 5' 2.3352" N, 77° 40' 28.3512" W