Daily After School Programs

Please check out the Q300 Sponsored After School Services on the Q300 School website through the link below:

Links to the after-school program websites

  • Serious Fun (http://seriousfunnyc.org/ )

    Information on tuition can be found on their site. SeriousFun holds their after school program with PS 17, our co-located school. Dismissal from SeriousFun is at 5:45pm. See the sample schedule at http://seriousfunnyc.org/classes/ and the list of activities at https://seriousfunnyc.asapconnected.com/#CourseIndex (select your grade and choose PS17 for location).

  • NY Chess Academy (https://www.newyorkchessacademy.us )

    NY Chess Academy (which replaced NY Chess Kids, the former provider of chess after-school programs, in 2022) runs an after school chess program for Q300 students. The schedule is available on their online registration page. The chess after school program is filled with exciting challenges and successful learning for students of all levels. Students are divided according to their skill levels (beginner, intermediate, and advanced, depending on enrollment). NYChessKids also offers weekend tournaments (https://www.newyorkchessacademy.us/q300-tournament) and online chess matches (https://www.newyorkchessacademy.us/practice-tournament-for-kids) for both after-school and non-after-school children. Contact: info@ny-chessacademy.com / 917-268-6495.

  • New York Edge (https://newyorkedge.org )

    Beginning in 2021, New York Edge started an after-school program at PS 17, the co-located school of the Q300 lower division. During the academic year 2022-2023, New York Edge provided a subsidized (free) after school program for eligible families. In 2023-2024, the program offers a fee-based program at $300/month per child for Monday to Friday 2:20-5:30pm. Spaces are limited. The contact information for the PS17 program staff is Jan Vazquez (jvaZqueZ@newyorkedge.org) or PS17Q@newyorkedge.org / 718-726-1376 (NYEdge Headquarters) / 718-278-1200 ext. 1621 (NYEdge School Office).

  • Global Kids (https://globalkids.org/our-programs/ )

    Global Kids offers a subsidized after-school program for 6th-8th graders at IS 126, the co-located school of the Q300 upper division. Global Kids is an after-school provider for middle schools and they can accept 5th grade children only with special clearance from the city. In the past, Global Kids’ program has always been extended to the 5th graders, but the 5th graders may not be eligible for subsidized programs (and therefore, they will have to pay some fees). See the sample programs and schedule (from 2022-2023) here . Contact information: leslie.cano@globalkids.org / 929-299-6349 / Fax 212-226-0137).

  • NY Chess Academy (https://www.newyorkchessacademy.us )

    NY Chess Academy runs an after school chess program for Q300 students at the upper division too. See https://www.newyorkchessacademy.us/q300-middle-school for more information.

  • YMCA (https://ymcanyc.org )

    YMCA offers an after-school program for IS 126, the co-located school of the Q300 upper division. The topics include arts and crafts, cooking, sports, homework, and academic support, SEL activities as well as opportunities for civic engagement and community service hours through our YMCA programming “Teens Take the City” and Y Scholars. The program is limited to 6th-8th graders (5th graders are not eligible). Email sfrancis@ymcanyc.org to request registration form.

Recent announcements about the after school programs

Q300 Chess Team Home Tournament (3/23/2024)

Join us for the Q300 Chess Team’s home tournament in partnership with NY Chess Academy on Saturday, March 23, 2024. This event welcomes participants of all skill levels to compete and enjoy the game of chess. Your support in spreading the word is much appreciated, and we welcome everyone to join us for a day […]

Q300 Chess Team Home Tournament (12/2/2023)

The Q300 Chess Team, in collaboration with NY Chess Academy, will be hosting its first home tournament of the year on Saturday, December 2, 2023. This event, organized in partnership with the NY Chess Academy, will be a fantastic opportunity for chess enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels to demonstrate their prowess and engage […]

Updates about the after-school programs for Q300 students in 2023-2024

Jenny Lando, Parent Coordinator of Q300, sent the following updates about the after-school programs at Q300 in 2023-2024. If you haven’t received this update, contact Jenny Lando at jennylando@q300.org. Afterschool options for Q300 students 2023-2024 Our students have a variety of afterschool programs available to participate in. You can choose different days for different organizations […]

Q300 Chess Team Home Tournament (1/28/2023)

The Q300 Chess Team, in collaboration with NY Chess Academy, will be hosting its first home tournament of the year on Saturday, January 28, 2023. Please help us spread the news, all are welcome to join! Title: Q300 Tournament Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023 Time: 9:00am – 2:45pm Place: Q300 Lower Division (28-37 29th St, […]

New York Chess Academy after school program at Upper Division (from 1/10/2023)

A chess after-school program is now being offered at the Upper Division. New York Chess Academy https://nychessacademy.bestclass.us) has extended their program and it’s being offered every Tuesday, starting Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

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