Activities & Classes for Families

Activities & Classes for Families 2018-09-14T16:42:40+00:00
Baby Talk

Newborn Baby Talk is a free class for parents with newborns, from birth to 12 weeks, that provides support, information and resources related to the exciting job of parenting.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for families at no cost.

More information: www.northfieldhospital.org/baby-talk


Division Street Dance

Division Street Dance offers high-quality dance instruction for all ages from toddler through adult, and for all experience levels, from beginner to advanced.

More Information: www.divisionstreetdance.com


Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)

ECFE provides comprehensive program offerings, services and resources that educate, support and strengthen families with children ages birth to kindergarten entrance.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: Fees are based on a sliding scale and scholarships are available.

More information: northfield.cr3.rschooltoday.com/public/getcategory/program_id/8


Family School

Northfield Family School is for families whose first language is not English. Parents and children enjoy reading, art and sensory activities together, followed by a lively group time.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for families at no cost.

More information: northfieldschools.org


Greenvale Park Community School

The Greenvale Park Community School provides free evening programming on Tuesday and Thursday nights for the whole family including early childhood programming for children ages 3 – 5.

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Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for families at no cost.

More information: northfieldschools.org/schools/greenvale-park-elementary/greenvale-park-community-school/


Imagination Library

Imagination Library helps young families develop children’s early literacy skills by providing free, high-quality books monthly to children ages 0-5.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for familes at no cost.

More information: northfieldunitedway.org/imagination-library


Just for Kix

In Northfield, we celebrate the achievements of every student, at any skill level. At Just For Kix, doing your best, is more important than being the best.

More information: www.justforkix.com/danceclasses/northfield-mn


Northfield Arts Guild classes for PreK

The Northfield Arts Guild provides even the youngest creator with fun, engaging experiences and classes in music, creative dance, Folklorico dance, and visual arts all year long.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: Scholarships are available through the Community Action Center.

More information: northfieldartsguild.org


Northfield Dance Academy

Our preschool program seeks to cultivate the love of dance through structure and play.

More information: www.northfielddance.com


Northfield Gymnastics Club

The Northfield Gymnastics Club is committed to high quality and an affordable experience for families through classes and open gym.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: Scholarships are available. Learn more.

More information: northfieldgymnastics.com


Northfield Library Storytimes

Bring your little ones for an early learning literacy experience and fun time with books, songs and finger plays. Several storytimes offered every week.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for families at no cost.

More information: mynpl.org


Northfield Public Schools Community Education and Recreation

Northfield Public Schools Community Services offers opportunities for learning and recreation for all ages.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: Scholarships are available for qualifying families.

More information: northfieldschools.org/communityservices


 Text4Baby

Free messages each week on your cell phone to help you through your baby’s first year.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for families at no cost.

More information: www.text4baby.org


The Teen Parent Program

The Teen Parent Program offers classes for current or expectant parents between the ages of 14 and 21 who are enrolled at the Northfield Area Learning Center.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: This program is available for families at no cost.

More information: Contact Daryl Kehler (507-645-1238).


YMCA – Wee and Preschool Programming

Pint-sized preschool programs deliver big time fun! From non-competitive sports to creative art and music, Wee programs nurture the potential in every child.

Scholarships/Financial Assistance: Scholarships are available.

More information: northfieldymca.org/youth/wee