Avenues has developed, in partnership with Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex, a program of instructional, recreational and athletic experiences that is safe, age-appropriate, challenging and fun. The Avenues physical education program includes:
Chelsea Piers is the country’s premier amateur sports destination, offering an unrivaled combination of athletic facilities and experienced, professional instructors in 20 different sports. Situated on four historic Hudson River piers, just blocks from Avenues’ Chelsea campus, the 28-acre waterfront sports complex includes six separate state-of-the-art athletic training venues—The Golf Club; 300 New York Bowling Center; The Sports Center; Bluestreak Training Center; Sky Rink; and The Field House. Chelsea Piers provides the ideal campus for Avenues to build its dynamic athletic program.
Avenues is proud to be affiliated with Chelsea Piers. We share a strong commitment to sports and fitness as a way to promote a strong school community of children who are fit and eager to learn and grow.
October 17, 2017
During the first few weeks of Gender, Sexuality, and Race, 11th and 12th grade students examined their own identity and how it may affect the way the learn, think, and speak about gender, sexuality, race and socioeconomic class
October 12, 2017
“I can’t do this...yet!” and “My math brain just grew!” were just a few comments made during our math mindset activities in 4th grade. All students in the Lower Division spent the first two weeks of school building and strengthening their math mindsets. The purpose behind this important work was to establish a supportive math community that encourages all learners and to build upon the belief that everyone can do math at a high level.
October 10, 2017
Empathy—putting oneself in the shoes of another—is the ability that allows us to really get in touch with other people. The good news is that this important ability can be developed from an early age. In the Early Learning Center at Avenues, nursery and pre-K teachers are working with children to help them get in touch with their feelings and the feelings of others.
October 6, 2017
A temperature-changing jacket? A backpack that transforms into a hammock? These are just a couple of the inventions that 6th graders created as part of a math unit on statistics.
October 3, 2017
This past year's Global Journeys Taiwan program was focused on culture and climate change.