9-12 years | Kids Out and About Rochester

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

The Hochstein School

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

Martial Arts America

Rochester's premiere karate school with 30 years experience. Classes & programs for age 4-adult. Bully busters, self defense, kickboxing. Birthday parties too! Three locations: Penfield, Brighton, Webster.
3450 Winton Place
Rochester , NY , 14623
Phone: 475-9250
43° 5' 49.9344" N, 77° 34' 43.1832" W

Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester

FREE to visit and many opportunities for learning! Pet adoption, farm yard and petting area, humane education, outreach programs and services.
99 Victor Road
Fairport , NY , 14450
Phone: 585-223-1330
43° 3' 39.582" N, 77° 23' 55.3056" W

ArtsROC

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, and language. 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

RocVentures

Sought out as the largest indoor climbing and high ropes course destination in North America, RocVentures has been in the Neighborhood of the Arts for 21 years. We serve adventure birthday parties, field trips, summer and school break camps, and (of course) indoor climbing and high ropes courses!
1044 University Ave.
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: (585) 442-5462
43° 9' 14.3064" N, 77° 34' 23.7972" W

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Rochester's science, technology and cultural heritage museum. Also includes Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center (in Naples).
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-271-4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" 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

Clubhouse Fun Center

#1 for Family Fun in Rochester! Open year round! Indoor Fun: Arcade Games, Birthday Parties, Group Parties & More! Outdoor Fun: Go Karts, Bumper Cars, Mini Golf & Gemstone Panning.
70 Jay Scutti Blvd.
Rochester (Henrietta) , NY , 14623
Phone: (585)272-7888
43° 5' 21.8508" N, 77° 37' 46.8372" W

The Strong Museum

A national museum of play, right in our back yard! Voted #1 place to take kids in Rochester by KOA readers.
One Manhattan Square
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-263-2700
43° 9' 9.8784" N, 77° 36' 2.5524" W

YMCA - Lewis Street Child Care Center

The Lewis Street Child Care Center provides a variety of child care programs in a safe, positive environment that encourages parent involvement and allows each child to develop to his or her fullest potential.
53 Lewis Street
Rochester , NY , 14605
Phone: (585) 325-2572
43° 9' 53.7696" N, 77° 35' 47.6268" W

Camp Sisol

Day camp with emphasis on variety of activities and the outdoors. Located at Markus Park in Honeoye Falls/Mendon. Affiliated with the JCC of Rochester.
Markus Park 183 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd.
Honeoye Falls , NY , 14472
Phone: 585-461-2000 ext. 285
42° 58' 41.1312" N, 77° 34' 29.3916" W

Jump Club

Indoor inflatables - lots of climbing and jumping fun. Parent relaxation zone with WIFI.
3450 Winton Place
Rochester , NY , 14623
Phone: 585-730-8900
43° 5' 49.9344" N, 77° 34' 43.1832" 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

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

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

Eastside Martial Arts

Purpose:To encourage and equip students to develop a depth to their character by discovering who they are through the Martial Arts. Program Mission Statement: A Martial Arts program designed to develop character, teach self-defense and improve overall coordination to excel in sports and life.
7263 State Route 96
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: (585) 742-5425
42° 59' 39.0876" N, 77° 25' 46.902" 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

Vista Teach: LEGO & VEX IQ Robotics Camps

LEGO & VEX IQ Robotics for young students: designing, building, & programming interactive structures with motors and sensors. SEE VIDEO FOOTAGE at www.vistateach.biz | Internationally recognized programs in STEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) taught by female, former Corporate Engineers now NYS Certified Teachers in our 6th year as faculty members at Allendale Columbia School. Hands-on, real world Engineering Education!
Vista Teach at Allendale Columbia School 519 Allens Creek Road
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-414-7170
43° 7' 3.8388" N, 77° 32' 17.7936" W

New York Museum of Transportation

The New York Museum of Transportation is unique among Western New York's museums: In addition to providing train rides on the only electric trolley ride in New York State, we have a large model railroad for model enthusiasts young and old. This is a hands-on museum full of highway and horse-drawn vehicles, photos, exhibits, gallery, gift shop. Open Sundays only, and featuring monthly special events.
6393 East River Rd
W. Henrietta , NY , 14586
Phone: (585) 533-1113
43° 1' 0.2136" N, 77° 42' 35.262" W

Baycreek Paddling Center

In addition to canoe and kayak rentals for the public, Baycreek Paddling Center offers half-day camps featuring canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding (SUP), nature hikes, water safety and respect for the environment.
1099 Empire Blvd
Rochester , NY , 14609 43° 10' 32.6136" N, 77° 31' 34.2696" W

25 North Dance

Where opportunity meets excellence. Recreational (Ages 2 - 18), Performance Company and Competition Curriculums. 2 locations: Sea Her Shine (Village of Pittsford) and the Mercy Performing Arts Center (Brighton/Penfield/Rochester). Director and Owner Pamela Schickler brings 28+ years of dance education and experience to your children. Interested in a free trial class? 25northdance.com/contact/ Follow us on Facebook and Insta: @25northdance
15 South Main
Pittsford , NY , 14534
Phone: (585) 737-0680
43° 5' 25.6056" N, 77° 30' 56.9232" W

Sea Her Shine

A 1,400 square-foot magical space that offers themed birthday parties for all ages, dance sessions, ladies nights, seasonal trunk shows, and special events. ​It is available for private rental for up to 50 people. ​The Sea Her Shine decor has been created with authentic New England coastal furnishings. Founder Pamela Schickler puts a unique spin on her dance career, event planning, building female confidence and sharing her love of the ocean.
15 South Main Street
Pittsford , NY , 14534
Phone: (585) 737-0680
43° 5' 25.6056" N, 77° 30' 56.9232" W