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.
August 15, 2018
This spring, 8th grade students in the “Avenues Adventure School” Minimester course had an opportunity to experience some of the ways that New Yorkers can get out and explore our natural environment.
August 8, 2018
In the Avenues Small World program for 2- and 3-year-old students, the children take partner walks with a teacher and one peer in the neighborhood as part of our regular spring curriculum. These walks encourage curiosity, friendship and adventure!
August 2, 2018
We embarked on a months-long process to sort through every education app in our arsenal and categorize them.
July 27, 2018
As part of of their “City Life” topic, students in the Spanish 8D class worked on a hands-on project, “My City Life.” In collaboration with the iLab, students were to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces, paying particular attention to physical, cultural and social identities.
July 19, 2018
As the children are becoming more representational in their drawings, we decided that it would be a excellent opportunity for them to create self portraits. These portraits were also a great way to review and teach new Chinese words related to the face while introducing a new way to do art.