welcome to discovery programs

An Upper West Side treasure offering children’s gymnastics, dance, preschool, sports, karate, music, art, early childhood classes, for NYC kids for over forty years. Discovery is dedicated to providing creative, nurturing and meaningful experiences that allow children to grow as active learners while engaging the entire family. Sign up today and experience for yourself our great teachers and inspirational programs that generations of families have loved and remember. call us 212.749.8717 visit us: 251 West 100th Street at West End Avenue New York, NY 10025

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bring on the boys!

Gym for Boys - kids gym class at Discovery Programs
Discovery is not just for girls! Gymnastics, sports and gym, and junior sports.

what parents say

“Discovery is like a breath of fresh air in the city! You just attract nice, down to earth people.”

“We’ve visited a lot programs, but your program has the most loving teachers! Everywhere else they tell us how much the kids will know when they leave, but you talk about learning to trust yourself, feeling secure, and having fun! That’s what we want.“

“She had a terrible separation experience and I was so nervous. But she did great here. You guys know what you’re doing!”

“The Discovery Almost on My Own pre-school program has been so much more than a ‘school’ for our daughter. We’ve felt welcomed into a family.”

“Baby Gym is a great, great program!! The instructors go out of their way to make each minute a positive experience. They really make it special.”

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meet our faculty and staff

Faculty and Staff


  • Bring-a-Friend Week!

    Bring-a-Friend Week! Celebrate Discovery’s Bring-A-Friend promotion during the week of October 23rd – October 28th. The students in the following classes will have the opportunity to bring one of…

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  • Halloween Party at Discovery!

      Join Discovery for open gym, art, and prizes at our Halloween Party. Your sweet-toothed superheroes, dancers, and tigers will have a blast at this spooktacular celebration!  $15…

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  • Moms Support Group at Discovery

    New Moms Support Group Newborn – 6 months New Moms Support Group with Jessica Shapley Facilitated discussion for new moms with babies, newborn – 6 mos, by licensed…

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the spark

  • Back-to-School!

    Welcome back! I can’t believe it’s already the end of September. “Back-to-school” is quite busy and I experience a double dose of it between seeing my daughter off to school and seeing the program here at Discovery off to a good start..

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  • August 2017 in NYC

    It was an amazing summer and we made wonderful memories! We hope to see our campers again next Summer or even for a Fall class..

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