child enrichment programs in Franklin, MA
Franklin Music, Movement & Mindfulness
designed to foster an understanding of rhythm, melody, structure and musicality Today's parents are looking for enriching activities to engage their children, and Music Together® is a great option! Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music program that offers developmentally appropriate activities for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners. Research has shown that when adults are involved in their children's musical learning, the results are even better. Music Together is designed to emphasize and facilitate adult involvement in their children's musical development. Every class provides playful, musically immersive activities designed to foster an understanding of rhythm, melody, structure, and musicality. Whether you're looking for a way to stimulate your baby's development or your kindergartner's creativity, Music Together is a great way to make music a part of your family's life.
Franklin Recreation Department
Our goal is to make sure each resident is able to engage in activities to promote physical and mental health. The Recreation Department works in conjunction with local sports associations, school departments, individual Town residents, private groups, church and civic groups, as well as other Town departments. This allows us to provide a wide array of recreational activities for the community. Each year, we are proud to serve over 8,000 people in the area. Our commitment to providing quality recreational services is growing each year, as we continue to serve the residents in the area of recreation and leisure services. From scheduling all fields, playgrounds and courts, to offering sporting activities for children and families in need, the Recreation Department is a service-based department that is dedicated to improving the quality of life for our community. We strive to provide opportunities for every resident to participate in activities that promote physical and mental health. With the support of our partners, we are able to offer a variety of recreational activities each year, making sure that everyone in the area is able to benefit from our services.
Bernon Family Branch YMCA Camps
At the Y, we believe in inspiring a sense of purpose and fulfillment in our members’ lives. We promote youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, providing opportunities for people of all ages to learn, grow, and thrive. We strive to nurture the potential in everyone, providing a positive and encouraging environment where each person can identify and pursue their own purpose.
Pirelli Veteran's Arena
Are you ready to join in on the fun at Pirelli Veteran's Skating Arena? Our facility offers a variety of programs for all ages and skill levels! From hockey leagues to figure skating events to a la carte programs like FMC Club or Practice Ice programs and Adult Hockey programs, you're sure to find something to enjoy. To access these programs, just use the tabs at the top of the page to view category-specific listings. Preregistration for most of our programs can be found at the bottom of the page. At Pirelli Veteran's Skating Arena, we strive to provide the best experience possible for our visitors. Our facility is owned by the DCR and proudly operated by FMC, so you can trust that your experience here will be top-notch. Don't wait to join in on the fun! Sign up for one of our programs today.
Encore Music Academy's Music for Young Children
At Encore, we are thrilled to offer this Music for Young Children® program to young children ages 2-7. It is a truly unique way to introduce music, using all four learning styles, to those who may not be ready for private instruction. We are proud to be a part of a program that is taught across three continents and strives to give children the best possible start when it comes to music.
Little Music School
At Little Music School, children can start learning to play the piano from as young as 18 months. Under the direction of Kim Rezendes, the Little Music School method has been developed to help children explore the joys of music-making and the arts from a young age. The Franklin School for the Performing Arts is the first school in the United States to offer the program – a great opportunity for young children to get an early start on learning to play the piano. Little Music School is at the forefront of providing innovative music education experiences for children. Under the guidance of Kim Rezendes, the school has developed a unique method of introducing children as young as 18 months to the joys of music-making and exploration of the arts. The Franklin School for the Performing Arts has been chosen as the first school in the United States to bring the Little Music School method to their students, offering them the opportunity to get an early start on learning to play the piano. The Little Music School method, developed by Kim Rezendes, is an exciting way to engage young children in the joys of music-making and exploration of the arts. The Franklin School for the Performing Arts is proud to be the first school in the United States to offer the program, providing children as young as 18 months with the opportunity to start learning to play the piano. Little Music School is paving the way for a new generation of music-makers.
The Adirondack Club
The Adirondack Club aims to provide you with an experience that is unique in this area. We have a comfortable and friendly atmosphere in which to exercise, relax, and have fun! We are continually expanding our programming to offer you the latest in the industry. Memberships are available for different needs and interests. Whether this is your first club experience, or one of many, we feel confident that you’ll thoroughly enjoy The Adirondack Club. Membership at The Adirondack Club includes an amazing selection of group fitness classes each week and two state-of-the-art fitness centers. Our competition lap pool and beach-entry recreational pool are covered in the winter allowing us to offer aquatic programs, including swim lessons and swim team, all year-round. With the bubble off in the summer, the pool, sprayground, and waterslide are the perfect setting for an afternoon of family fun. We offer our members six championship tennis courts and are home to DBH, USTA, SNEITA, and C-Mass teams. Our dedicated staff of tennis professionals offer lessons and class programming for adults and juniors at all skill levels. Your children will be safe and sound in our Children’s Center featuring play structures (Fire House, Beauty Shop & School House!), an Art Center, Hopscotch & Four-Square, and a Blocks/Building Center. Summer Camp, Active Kids, the after-school program that keeps kids moving, and our new Active Kids PreSchool are under the careful supervision of our certified staff.
Bright Beginnings Preschool Daycare
Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Curriculum is designed to bridge the gap between home and school, creating a continuous learning environment for your child. We provide families with a monthly calendar that outlines the curriculum activities for the month ahead. Our calendar is designed to not only provide information about the activities that will be occurring in the classroom, but also to provide tips, recipes, craft ideas and words to songs and nursery rhymes. This is to help foster a bond between your child and yourself. We encourage you to post the calendar on the refrigerator and use it to regularly ask your child about the themes, activities and events they are engaging in at school. This will help to improve communication between home and school, allowing you to stay informed and involved in your child's learning journey.
Prospect Hill Country Day
At Prospect Hill, we believe that our commitment to quality should extend to both our children and their parents. We strive to create a safe, loving and understanding environment for every child to learn and grow. Our teachers and curriculum are dedicated to helping each child become independent, confident and well-adjusted. We want our children to feel comfortable and important as they learn and grow. We believe that providing top quality care and instruction to our children and their parents is the key to helping them thrive.
At Franklin KinderCare, we’re proud to be part of the Massachusetts community. Our center is located just off Blue Star Memorial Highway, and our highly-regarded curriculum is built with the latest research in childhood development. We strive to inspire a love for learning and create an environment where every child feels like they belong. Come and see why our families love us!