Winter Activities Guide 2020 - New Canaan & Darien Moms

With the start of 2020, parents are looking for winter activities to keep their children active and engaged! We’ve compiled a list of local options for sports, music and the arts perfect for all ages. Read more to get your children registered for winter activities…

Darien School of Dance at the YWCA is dedicated to offering high quality dance instruction for ages 2 to adults. Our diverse curriculum includes Ballet, Pointe, Pre-ballet, Mom & Me, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Adult Ballet.
New classes begin Jan 13th with performance opportunity May 31st.
The Nutcracker performance is December 2020. Please check out our website: to register or for additional information.

At BWK Soccer, we offer classes, camps, birthday parties and more for girls and boys ages 2-5 years old. Through fun and imaginative games, we engage children in physical activity while developing their motor and basic soccer skills…AND all with a smile on their face. We also offer personalized classes at your home. If you can’t come to us…we’ll come to you. To register or for more information, visit or call 203-550-6589.

Dynamic Martial Arts of Darien is a proud member of the Darien Community that offers quality adult and child martial arts instruction. Offering Kempo Karate and Adult Kickboxing, we ensure that all of our students are constantly engaged and growing as individuals while having an amazing time and getting in the best shape of their lives. To register or for more information, visit or call 203-655-6970.

Learn the Irish Jig in time for St. Patrick’s Day!
Winter Special for new beginners – 6 weeks for $60
Class on Thursdays from 5pm – 5:45pm starting on 1/23!
Register today at
For more info email [email protected] or visit

Jumpin’ Jams classes were created for babies through preschoolers, but made for you to experience the joy of music with your child. Classes are held all over Fairfield County, CT and are a place for parents and caregivers to have a good time too! If you love music like we do, you’ll find our classes are exciting and playful, and the perfect way to expose your kids to music.

Kings Highway Tennis Club’s Junior Tennis Programs help kids learn in an environment that focuses on camaraderie, self-esteem, physical fitness, discipline and good sportsmanship. They will develop just as many life skills as they will tennis skills. For more information, please call (203) 655-8769 or email [email protected] to get the ball rolling!

The Darien Library offers free winter activities for children of all ages. (No registration needed.) Events include: Kiddie Rock Concerts, Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Birthday Celebration, “Peter and the Wolf” by Kelet Ensemble, Community Peace Stones craft to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Valentine’s Day Card craft, Tanglewood Marionettes: “Hansel and Gretel” and more!

Check out the New Canaan Library and find a wealth of free activities your children will enjoy. There are classes on everything from coding and cooking to origami. You’ll also find MakerLab Events, Sing Alongs, Storytimes and more. Do your kids like art? From high to low tech, the library offers something crafty for all ages. Check out the Events Calendar to plan some fun outings.

Songs for Seeds is a rockin’ 45 minute class led by an amazing 3 piece live band of teacher/musicians. Kids play instruments, sing, dance and interact. At the end of class, kids are invited to sing on the mic (Karaoke style) and play instruments. You’ve never seen a kids’ music class like this before. It’s the most fun you’ll have with your child in 45 minutes all week. {Darien runs through 2/27} *Prorated registration & 30% sibling / 40% twin discounts.

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