Parenting Center – Infant and Toddler Classes

The Parenting Center at Commonpoint Queens provides welcoming, nurturing, and educational programs for newborns to four year olds

We are truly excited to share with you our schedule of fall classes! There’s nothing better than giving your child a gift that is both enjoyable and educational. All programs will be offered at our Central Queens location in Forest Hills.

In order to best provide you with effective and affordable programs, please note the following:

  1. Any arrangement to view a class or take a paid trial class may be made with Robin Kaufman at 718-268-5011 ext. 482 in advance.
  2. While we seek to respond to family concerns regarding children with allergic conditions, we cannot ensure that the classroom will be free of any specific products.
  3. All Parenting Center classes require the presence and participation of a parent or caregiver, unless otherwise stated.
  4. To focus on the needs of children enrolled in these programs, we must ask that no un-enrolled siblings be brought to class.
  5. If you miss the beginning of a semester, you may still join a class subject to availability.
  6. If your child does not meet exact age requirements for a class and you still want to join, please call Robin Kaufman at 718-268-5011 ext. 482.
  7. Parenting Center make-up classes or credits are not available due to absences or acts of nature.  Please contact the director with questions.

For more information, please contact Robin Kaufman, Senior Director of the Parenting Center, at (718) 268-5011 ext. 482 or by email at [email protected]. You can also fill out our form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you with more information.

Fall 2023 Programs:
Click here for a hard copy of our registration form


“Totally Tots” is the most enriching, educational and enjoyable part-time separation program for your two year old. Our acclaimed program includes thematic lessons, creative play, crafts, storytime, music, circle time, snack and time in our beautiful gym. Give your child the opportunity to experience school with a part time drop-off program now, before they attend the free 3K program next September (which is over 6 hours daily). The skills they learn this year will make them comfortable in a school setting and give their early education a jump start. Spaces are very limited. Please arrange an appointment with Robin Kaufman prior to registering if you are new to the program.

Section I – 13 Mon/15 Wed/13 Fri beg. Sept. 11 (9:00 AM to 11:45 AM)
$2520 members / $2688 non-members

Section II – 14 Tues/14 Thurs beg. Sept. 12 (9:00 AM to 11:45 AM)
$1680 members / $1792 non-members

Section III – 13 Mon/14 Tues/15 Wed/14 Thurs/13 Fri beg. Sept. 11 (9:00 AM to 11:45 AM)
$4200 members / $4480 non-members


Ages 18-36+ months (with an adult please)

In this structured play-and-learn experience, our wonderful instructor will introduce your child to free play, story time, arts and crafts, circle time and a snack. This class is perfect to teach children how to easily transition from one activity to another, how to share and how to make friends. This is a very important class for children to take before enrolling in our “Totally Tots” program.

Section I –  13 Mondays beginning September 11
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
$416 members/$481 non-members

Section II – 14 Thursdays beginning September 14
9:30 to 11:00 AM
$448 members/$518 non-members


Ages 3-36 months (with an adult please)

Join our amazing Zumbini instructor Jessica who will teach your little one and you (or your caregiver) how to move and dance to child friendly Zumba music. What better way to start the day than moving to the beat? In addition to having a wonderful time, children will learn how to follow instructions, gain confidence, listen and develop their fine and gross motor skills. Each semester has a different curriculum. Adults will have a blast too in this energetic class.

Section I – 14 Tuesdays beginning September 12
9:30 AM to 10:10 AM
$350 members/$392 non-members

Section II – 14 Fridays beginning September 15
9:30 AM to 10:10 AM
$350 members/$392 non-members


Ages 3 to 36 months (with an adult please)

Treat your child to the wonderful experience of hearing live music each week as played by our very talented guitar instructor.  Class participation is encouraged through the use of shakers, bells, and other props. This class will help your child in the development of language and listening skills, fine and gross motor skills, and socialization. Adults will have a great time too!

15 Wednesdays beginning September 13
11:00 AM to 11:40 AM
$405 members/$465 non-members


Ages 12-24+ months (with an adult please)

Did you know that Spanish is the world’s second most spoken language in the United States? Help boost your child’s problem solving, critical thinking and listening skills while having a wonderful time in our new toddler Spanish class. This semester, we are so excited to be partnering with Toc Toc Spanish. Babies and toddlers will be treated to a mix of sing-along, dancing, games, storytime and puppets in Spanish. Spanish and Non-Spanish speakers are welcome. Space is limited so register today.

15 Wednesdays beginning September 13
9:30 AM to 10:10 AM
$405 members/$465 non-members


For more information and to register, contact Robin Kaufman, Senior Director of the Parenting Center at (718) 268-5011 ext. 482 or by email at [email protected] 


Makeups are not available in the Parenting Center due to absences or acts of nature


Click here for our Infant and Toddler Gym Programs


The Parenting Center at Commonpoint Queens provides the most welcoming, nurturing, and educational programs available in Queens. We offer classes for newborns to four year olds in music, dance, arts and crafts, movement, and pre-nursery separation. Our parenting classes provide the crucial foundation for youngsters who successfully advance to our nursery school and beyond. The Parenting Center serves more than 100 families and openly welcomes all members of our community. We are the hospitality center for families, helping them to discover one another and build a supportive, neighborhood feeling in our diverse community.

In all of our parenting classes, your son or daughter will learn basic educational skills in addition to learning how to share, take turns, listen, make friends and become more self sufficient. Your child’s coordination, fine and gross motor skills, memory, attention span and language will be developed and fine-tuned by participating in our programs. Our caring, devoted staff is available for support, guidance, information, and resources the minute you step into the building.