Like Parent, Like Child: NYC's Hottest Kids' Classes include Zumbini, Krav Maga & Gallery Tours This Winter

When the weather outside is frightful, parents find playground alternatives for their kids to stay active and entertained

Jan 28, 2014, 09:12 ET from Kidz Central Station

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYC parents looking for a unique way to boost a child's enrichment program should look no further than their own favorite activities.  The most popular classes to enroll children in this winter are mini versions of the latest crazes to hit the adult market.

Lauren Pohl, Founder of Kidz Central Station and NYC mom of two says, "Winter 2014 has been super busy in the kids' class market. We're noticing an interesting trend toward Zumbini for babies and Krav Maga training and Art Adventures at galleries and museums for older kids.  We have also seen a lot of interest in Electronics and Robotics classes, as well as traditional classes like acting, music, soccer and swimming.

The freezing temperatures this season are driving the popularity of indoor activities.  "Playground alternatives help the entire family stay entertained and involved in the community," Pohl continued. "And, it just goes to show, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree in the Big Apple." was founded in 2012 by Pohl to help parents easily find new and interesting classes for their kids. Kidz Central Station lists more than 2,500 classes and camps, offered by hundreds of NYC's top activity providers, and allows parents to search by class type, age, price, location and schedule and compare options, read parent reviews and directly enroll.

SOURCE Kidz Central Station