KHCC offers fall programs for all ages


The Kingsbridge Heights Community Center, located at 3101 Kingsbridge Terrace, is offering a variety of fall programs for both adults and youngsters.

The Tween Program offers youth in grades six to eight age-appropriate activities, including athletics, art, peer mediation, counseling and leadership training. 

The Teen Center is for 12 to 19 year olds who would like to earn community service credit hours. Both programs start on Monday, Sept. 26. 

The center is also offering an after-school program for children ages 6 to 12, Monday through Friday, from 3 to 7 p.m.

For college students, KHCC is offering College Directions to help teens navigate the application process, including applying for scholarships and writing application essays. 

Registration for the program is open through September. 

For expectant mothers, the center has its Early Head Start Program, which focuses on fetal development, labor/delivery, breast-feeding and prenatal care. 

For individuals interested in starting their own businesses, there is an Entrepreneurship Certificate program. The center is partnering with the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network and Lehman College in the program, which is a distance-learning course in which students participate via live videoconferencing. 

The fall lineup includes several other programs, including a variety of classes for individuals with special needs. 

Registration for many of the KHVC programs is currently underway. Some of the programs have specific registration requirements.