Battery Park City Authority hostss a variety of classes, workshops and events for kids and adults. Did you know they offer chess classes for kids, ages 5 and older? Downtown kids are invited to learn chess and have fun playing with other students at the beginner or intermediate levels. An experienced and enthusiastic chess instructor leads lessons in the popular strategy game for children in small, focused groups suited to your child’s level. The sessions begin on January 7th.
Playing chess improves concentration, critical thinking, abstract reasoning, problem solving, pattern recognition, strategic planning, creativity, synthesis, and evaluation.
Date: Tuesday’s (recurring through March 31st)
Beginners > 3:30p – 4:00 pm for 5 – 7 yo
Intermediate > 4:10 pm – 4:50 pm for 7 yo + older
Advanced > 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm for 8 yo + older
Location: 6 River Terrace
Fee: $195 for 13 sessions (ask for a pro-rated fee, if applicable)
For more information and to sign up visit their website HERE