Registration Information
Registration Information


Pre-registration is required for all programs.

Registration for Fall 2017 begins on June 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm.

Online Registration:

Please click here to register.

APEC is only able to accept in person or phone registrations Monday - Friday. You can register online at any time.

Please pay careful attention to the age range of the program you are registering for. Program fees are non-refundable. In the event that you register your child for a class that is not age appropriate, we will contact you to discuss transferring your child to an age appropriate program or hold the credit for a future class.


If registering by phone or online, you must pay by credit card. If you are registering in person, we prefer payment by cash or check (payable to APEC).

Waiting List:

If it appears that you will be closed out of a particular class, please put your name on the waiting list online. Additional classes may be added. You will be notified if that occurs.

Missed Classes:

No refunds or credits will be given for any programs. You may give your spot to another child if the child is the appropriate age for the program. Please phone APEC to let us know the switch of names.

Make-up Policy:

A make-up session is only offered for children attending multi-session programs during the regular school year. Only ONE make-up program is available, regardless of how many classes a child misses. At the start of the semester, parents will be given a handout with the make-up class date. In order to attend the make-up session, you must notify the Early Childhood Coordinator at (718) 229-4000 ext. 207 to sign up for the class. Notification is required so adequate staff and materials are prepared. Make-up classes are not available for summer programs.

Age Requirement:

Your child MUST reach the required age for a particular program either before or during the month that he/she begins that program. All programs are drop-off unless otherwise noted. Participants in drop off classes must be able to use the bathroom independently .

Trial Classes:

APEC does not offer trial classes. Try one of our one-time weekend programs! They are an accurate representation of how we run our weekly programs.



August 24

Summer Fun – Wine Glass Paint Night

Enjoy a glass of wine and crudités while you get in touch with your artsy side. Masa Kitani, event specialist at Creative Scene, will lead this light hearted artistic evening taking you through the process of creating this beautiful wine glass. All supplies included. Limited to 20 participants. Pre-registration required.

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TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 pm FEE: $28 Members, $34 Not Yet a Member

Ice Cream Soda Mug Paint Morning
Tweens - adults

Paint your own ice cream soda mug! Masa Kitani, Creative Scene’s Event Specialist, will take you step by step through the process of creating a unique ice cream soda mug. All supplies and light summer refreshments included. Visit with APEC animals too. Weather permitting this workshop will be held in our serene Garden area, to inspire your inner artist.

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TIME: 10:00 – 12:00 FEE: $24 Members, $30 Not Yet a Member


September 8

Coloring Night for Adults

Coloring isn’t just for kids! Join us for an evening of coloring, socializing, and destressing. Learn basic destressing techniques for the body and enjoy healthy snacks. All participants will receive a special gift.

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TIME: 7:00 – 8:30 FEE: $12 Members, $18 Not Yet a Member


September 10

Grandparents’ Day Celebration
Ages 4-7, with one grandparent

Spend a special day with some special family members! Enjoy a relaxing nature walk, share a special story, meet cuddly animal guests and create a memorable craft together. Limited to 8 participants and ONE adult per child.

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TIME: 10:30 – 12:00 FEE: $12 Members, $18 Not Yet a Member

September 22

Welcome Autumn Adventure – Live Raptor Program
Family (all children must be accompanied by an adult)

Autumn adventures at APEC begin with the Volunteers for Wildlife!
Be part of their Live Raptor Program where you will be introduced to live hawks, falcons and owls. Learn about the adaptations that make these birds some of the most skilled hunters on the planet. All children will leave with an animal book souvenir. Program appropriate for children ages 5 and up.

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TIME: 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM FEE: $3.00 per person (adult & child)

October 15

Wine and Chocolate Pairing
Adults, ages 21 and over only

Join us at APEC on Sunday, October 15th at 1pm for a Wine & Chocolate Pairing Event! Through a guided tasting, New York’s Chocolate Sommelier, Roxanne Browning, will pair exceptional artisan chocolates from around the world with delicious wine. Enjoy the fusion of aroma, texture, and flavor at this fun new event. The presentation will allow you to experience tidbits of chocolate information as your palette travels from the Amazon Rainforest to the tropical islands. Space is limited and advance tickets ARE required.

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TIME: 1:00pm - 3:15pm FEE: $40 per person