2023 Back to School Guide - Westport Moms

2023 Back to School Activity Guide

While back to school means end of summer, it also means FALL is around the corner, and it’s time to think about ways to keep your kids active, stimulated, and creating! We are so lucky there are so many amazing programs (think music, sports, the arts, and more) all available locally! Check some of these out, and get moving!

Brooklyn Robot Foundry

Ages: 2-12 year olds
About: Brooklyn Robot Foundry offers hands-on robot-building programs for children and adults. These super creative STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) programs are engaging, immersive, and tons of fun. Each class features a new whimsical robot that students get to build, decorate, and take home afterwards! Brooklyn Robot Foundry brings all of the robot joy directly to schools, community centers, businesses, homes, camps, and wherever people want to build! Our unique programs include single classes, residencies, summer sessions, school holidays, field trips, team-building, birthday parties, and more.
Email: [email protected] | Phone: (203) 350-9454

Connecticut Football Club (CFC)

Ages: 6-11 year old girls
About: The CFC Academy Program is designed for travel players to experience Premier training for the first time.
  • Commitment – We offer once a week training in the Fall/Spring on Saturday mornings and twice a week in the Winter.
  • Location – Easton Upper Vets Field (8-930am Saturday mornings)
  • Do we conflict with travel teams? – No we don’t conflict with travel programs, we are an extra training program for the travel player that wants to improve and get quality coaching.
  • Coaches – Our coaches are highly qualified and licensed in developing young soccer players. Develop is what we do best.

Email: Alistair Lonsdale at [email protected]


Ages: 4 months – 12 years old
About Us: Goldfish Swim School is the premier learn-to-swim facility for kids ages 4 months to 12 years old, focused on teaching children how to become safer & more confident in and around the water. The swim school uses a holistic philosophy, The Science of SwimPlay, to help children build life skills both in and out of the water using play-based learning in a fun and safe environment. Goldfish Swim School was created by parents, for parents, and are known for their small class sizes, shiver-free 90 degree pool, and proven curriculum.

Special Offer: We are offering a BTS package – Buy 3 months of lessons, and get your 4th free! Learn more HERE! We also offer a free trial for new families – your first lesson is on us!
Contact: Phone: (203) 590-9152

Website: https://theatercamp4kidsbroadwayacademy.com
Ages: 5+
About Us: Join us for the Fall 2023-2024 Season! TheatreCamp4Kids Broadway Academy offers group classes for Kindergarten-high schoolers, private voice lessons, Audition Bootcamps, and semi-private classes for smaller groups.
Contact: Phone: (917) 734-8462 | Email: [email protected]

Website: https://westport.oneriverschool.com
Ages: 3 years old – adult
About Us: At One River School, our students simply have more fun learning to create and produce compelling art. It is our belief that we are transforming art education®, as well as providing an experience that changes lives in the communities that we serve.

  • CURRICULUM CELEBRATING THE ART OF TODAY – One River has developed a unique project-based curriculum using the lessons learned from the most compelling living artists..
  • FUN FIRST LEARNING ENVIRONMENT – From day one our students find their creative path in a learning process built to create a fun and relevant educational experience.
  • PASSIONATE EDUCATORS – Our instructors are master-level educators and practicing artists who demonstrate a passion to help each student reach their goals.”

CONTACT: Phone: (203) 557-6677 | Email: [email protected]

Website: www.SaraHollandSports.com
Ages: 17 months – high school

About Us: Sara Holland is a former professional athlete whose programs and coaches offer sports programs and lessons for kids 17 months and up.  Focusing on Baseball & Softball Lessons, Bike Lessons, Basketball lessons, and sports classes for kids 17 months-6 years. They also host birthday parties at a NEW INDOOR LOCATION!
Special Offer: Save 15% off any order WPMOM15

Phone: (434) 825-4689 | Email: [email protected] | Location: 833 Post Rd. East, Westport 


Website: https://www.nutrigreene.com/super-snacks-cooking-class
Ages: K-5th grade
About us: Welcome to our exciting kids’ cooking classes! Putting children in the kitchen at an early age can lay the foundation for positive eating habits. Parents get your children ready for a culinary adventure!

  • We believe in hands-on learning, where your children will have a blast using utensils, stirring up creativity, and discovering the joy of making balanced, fun, and delicious snacks.
  • Our focus is not only on taste but also on nutrition, ensuring your little chefs enjoy every bite while getting exposed to a variety of nutritious ingredients.
  • Classes are designed by Registered Dietitians and taught by Certified Teachers. Classes are held after school in Wilton, Westport, Southport, and Fairfield for grades K-5

Special offer: Use coupon code MOM to get 15% off for our Late Fall Session, starting the end of October.
CONTACT: Email: [email protected] / Phone: (203) 429-4211


Website: www.suzukischools.org
Ages: 0 – 18 years old

About Us: Voted Best of Gold Coast Connecticut in the Children’s Music Lessons category, Suzuki Music Schools offer Early Childhood classes for new mothers, instrumental lessons for children 4+, general music classes, music theory & composition and ensemble classes. With a specialist faculty trained in children’s music education, we offer families an immersive music experience from beginning to advanced with a range of activities for every age and every level. Our program includes a lively calendar of community events with some of the world’s leading artists, bringing world class music to our family! Suzuki Music Schools is Fairfield County’s leading 501(c)3 non-profit music school. We offer music lessons in violin, viola, cello, guitar, flute, piano, harp, chamber music, and music theory to over 400 students. SMS also provides free community concerts and events throughout the school year. 
CONTACT: Phone: (203) 227-9474 | Email: office@suzukischools.org | Website 


Website: www.tripledoublebasketballct.com
Ages: We specialize in Basketball for Grades Pre-K-8 with a special focus on Grades K-3

About Us: Triple Double Basketball Training is Westport and Fairfield’s Leader in youth basketball development. We have programs for Boys and Girls from Pre-K-8th grade.  Coaches offer over 20 years of experience in coaching basketball at all age levels.  Our classes and leagues are geared towards each player’s age and ability level and a ton of fun!

Phone: (631) 833-4254 | Email: TripleDoubleBasketballCT@gmail.com

Website: www.tumblejungle.com
Ages: Babies – 5 years old

About Us: Tumble Jungle – Where play and fitness become adventure! See fall classes below, and We also offer CAMP on all days that schools are out, as well as host birthday parties on Fridays , Saturdays and Sundays

  • Fall Classes: Baboons :  1-2 year old Mommy and Me class (with instructor) | 9:45 am every morning Monday – Friday
  • Tumbling Hippos: 2-5 year old class class (with instructor) | 10:45 am every morning Monday – Friday
  • Open Gym: Free play in our gym and inflatable rooms from 11:30 – 5pm every day and 9am – 11am on Saturday mornings

Special Offer: First class is free if you mention Westport Moms! Please call us if you have any questions.
CONTACT: Phone: (203) 286-4608 | Email: [email protected]

Website: https://westporty.org
Ages: 11-16 years old

About: The Westport Weston Family YMCA is excited to partner with Maritime Rowing Club to introduce a new Youth, Indoor Learn-to-Row program. Rowers will learn all aspects of rowing, helping to improve fitness, strength, flexibility, mental toughness, discipline and team work.

CONTACT: Phone: (203) 226-8981

Website: https://westporty.org
Ages: Infant – adult

About: The Westport Weston Family YMCA welcomes individuals of all ages, interests, and abilities. Our classes and programs include dance, gymnastics and swimming, sports, adult fitness, teen conditioning, school age child care and social activities that foster friendships, achievement and connectedness for all who walk through our doors.


CONTACT: Phone: (203) 226-8981 

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