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Finding the Right Classes with Kidz Central Station

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After the newborn stage with my first daughter, I was ready to 'get out there' and meet some new mom friends as well as babies for my daughter and I to socialize and play with. Living in a new neighborhood (and being a new mom), I went to the Internet to search for classes for us. After searching for hours on-end I found a playgroup and some classes in another neighborhood where we had to travel to on the train. It was fine at first, but I really wanted something local. Now, with my second daughter I know where all the local spots are but it took time, persistence and word-of-mouth to uncover what I was looking for.

A new website, Kidz Central Station, is making this process a whole lot easier by offering NYC families the ability to research, locate and enroll their children in classes with no hassle.

How it works is simple. You pick your class type (dance, drama, cooking, etc), click on the age of your child, and then by neighborhood where you will see a collection of options based on your specific needs. Covering children from 2 months old to age 15, Kidz Central Station is also a great way to locate drop-in classes and browse a collection of classes at places such as Kidville, Gymboree, as well as more independent providers such as Kids at Work, C.A.T.S., Taste Buds Kitchen and the Butch Seewagen Tennis Academy.

Through this you can see a class description, learn more about the organization that is hosting the classes and see where the classes are located. The beauty of this program is that parents can also sign up for the classes that they see - making it easier to do everything via one web portal. You can also share your class finds to your facebook page or email them to your friends.

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To learn more about this website I spoke with Lauren Pohl, founder of Kidz Central Station to learn more about the service as well as how it can make it easier to discover classes for your kids. The idea was started when Lauren was also looking for classes to enjoy with her kids, and became frustrated when she had to search for hours on end as well as through several websites. She also noted, "this system was time-consuming and there was nothing out there that dedicated to consolidating how people schedule their lives."

What resulted is a site that covers the searching part for parents, so that they can find the high quality classes that they want - cutting out the hours of research and saving valuable time.

For more information about Kidz Central Station, visit www.kidzcentralstation.com

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