Cool Activities & Classes for Kids     

 

(Also, check out Bookstores, Entertainment, Farms, Outdoor Fun & Sports for more cool things to do.  Activities specifically geared toward younger children will be listed under Fun for Little Ones.)

 

4-H Club ............... 874-2959

www.URI.edu/4h. Exciting programs ranging from sewing to woodworking to conservation and environment. 

Plus fundraisers, fairs, trips, workshops and camps. 

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of RI  

East Providence .................. 434-6776

Pawtucket ............................ 722-8840

Newport County ................. 847-6927

Providence ........................... 444-0750

Warwick ............................... 467-4385

Cumberland-Lincoln ......... 333-4850

 

Boy & Girl Scouting

(See Outdoor Section.)

 

Dwares JCC ............... 421-4111

401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence

www.jewishallianceri.org

Fitness center including indoor pool, preschool, infant/toddler programs, after school program, summer camp,

gallery, story time, arts and crafts, cultural events…and more!

 

Fit 2 Cook for Kids ............... 294-6800

www.Fit2cook4kids.org

Cooking, fitness and communication programs in summer camps and after school.

 

GameOn Kids ActiveMotion (Xbox/WII) Arcade ........ 619-5505

8 big screen tvs outfit with only active video gaming for kids to play together~~ while you work out or go out!

5 Merton Road, Newport RI

www.pulsenewport.com

Healthtrax

www.healthtrax.com

1000 Division Rd., E. Greenwich .......... 223-4444

15 Catamore Blvd., E. Providence .........  434-3600

2191 Post Rd., Warwick ..... 732-2413

Health, fitness and sports programs for kids of all ages.

 

Kids Workshops at Home Depot ............... 826-0600

800 Universal Blvd., Warwick www.workshops.homedepot.com

Woodworking classes the first Saturday of every month from 9am-12:00pm for children of all ages. 

Child must be accompanied by a parent.  (Available at other locations in RI and MA.)

 

Rail Explorers ............... 877-833-8588

www.railexplorers.net

1 Alexander Road, Portsmouth.

Rhode Island Chess Assoc. ............... 359-1602

P.O. Box 40604, Providence

www.richess.org

Year-round classes and tournaments.

 

Roger William’s Park Zoo: Family Overnights ............... 785-3510 ext.358

Our Family Overnights offer an exciting opportunity to experience the Zoo as so few have – after dark! Fee includes dinner, a night Zoo tour, activities, program animal encounters, a light breakfast and a morning Zoo tour. On Saturday, July 23, the theme is “Wild Workplace,” and on Saturday, August 13, the theme is “Stayin’ Alive.” On October 22 and 29, we offer “Boo at the Zoo Family Overnights,” featuring express entry to the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular! Online registration is required.

 

Wild Art ............... 785-3510 ext. 352

www.rwpzoo.org/158/wild-art 

Your little artist (age 6 – 12) will join local artists in creating beautiful pieces of animal art. Instructors lead drawing lessons designed to cultivate new skills and sharpen old ones while having fun and learning about Zoo animals. Students in each monthly program will leave the class with a completed drawing featuring that month’s featured animal. Online registration is required.  

 

Young Marines

rhodeislandyoungmarines.com

For boys and girls ages 8 - high school - promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle while developing self-discipline, teamwork/leadership.

 

 

YMCA

Newport Armed Services YMCA  ....... 846-9622

 

Newport County YMCA .. 847-9200

 

www.goymca.com

Pawtucket YMCA ...............727-7900

www.newportymca.org

  - Heritage Park YMCA  ..........  727-7050

  - MacColl Field YMCA  ........ 725-0773

  - Westwood YMCA  ............... 397-7779

  - Woonsocket YMCA ................ 769-0791

 

Providence YMCA ............ 521-9622

www.ymcagreaterprovidence.org

  - Bayside Branch  .................... 245-2444

  - Community Services/InTown

                                    ...............  456-0100

  - Cranston Branch  .................. 943-0444

  - East Side  .................................521-0155

  - YMCA Camp Fuller  ...............  783-5359

  - Kent County  ......................... 828-0130

  - Newman Branch  ............ 508-336-7103

  - South County Branch  ...........783-3900

  - West Bay  ................................. 295-6501

 

Smithfield YMCA  ............. 949-2480

www.ymca1.org

 

Westerly-Pawcatuck YMCA ...... 596-2894

YWCA

Greater RI 

324 Broad St., Central Falls

Northern RI .................  769-7450

514 Blackstone St., Woonsocket

Programs and activities (including day care and summer camps) to enrich the lives of women and girls: health, wellness, leadership, economic opportunities, technology education and more.

 

(NOTE: Activities exclusively for younger children are listed under “Fun for Little Ones”.)

Contact Us:

 

P.O. Box 613, Wyoming, RI 02898 

sheryl@fullchannel.net

Tel: 401-247-0850 

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