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You no longer have to look to New York City or its surrounding suburbs to bring the arts into the lives of your family. Established in 2008, The Janice Center is a 2,800 square foot facility in Jeffersonville devoted to learning music, dance, art and more, including our Stepping Tones Pre-School. It is the only one of its kind in the Hudson Valley Region. Whether it's musical instruction in the brass instruments, piano, flute, clarinet, drums, saxophone, guitar, violin and voice; Music Together® programs for introducing music to children 0-5; dance classes in ballet, hip hop; children's art, kidnastics, yoga, summer camps, Stepping Tones or our popular Paint Parties, The Janice Center will be the home for anyone who has an interest in learning or enjoying any of the arts.

With more than 25 years in music and art education, we have selected the very best instructors to conduct the various programs. Our facility is specially designed to teach the arts with separate rooms for individual instruction and two main ballrooms for large class programs as well as recitals, seminars and workshops. There is even a waiting room with television so parents can wait comfortably for their kids.

We've tried to think of everything that will maximize the experience of learning the fine arts. But we're always open to ideas and suggestions. So please contact us to share your thoughts. Or visit us at Facebook:

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Our mission is simple: to provide first-class instruction in the arts in a friendly, family-oriented facility built to do so.

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08/01/17 Register for Ballet, Hip Hop

Registration forms are now available for the Fall 2017 Ballet and Hip Hop sessions. Ballet will start on Saturday, September 9 with four classes: Pre Ballet, Ballet 1, Intermediate Ballet and Advanced Ballet. All classes will be held on Saturday. Ages 4 and up.

Hip Hop will start on September 5 with six different classes scheduled for ages 4 and up. The classes will be held Monday through Thursday after school starting at 4 p.m. Check the registration form for the appropriate class for your child(ren).

Remember, the CAT bus from Sullivan West Elementary School stops at The Janice Center at approximately 3:50 p.m. The Fall 2017 Session will culminate with our Holiday Recital at The Villa Roma on December 17

To download a registration form, visit the Registration page of this site or you can pick one up at The Janice Center.


06/05/17 Yoga on Sunday and Monday

We are pleased to announce the start of regular yoga classes and welcome our new instructor, Rebecca DeRosa. Rebecca brings a wealth of yoga experience having studied in Dharmashala, India with Anushree Singh and Mahinder Prasad, both disciples of B.K.S. Iyengar.

She believes that anyone can practice yoga regardless of age, ability, gender, or body type. Her classes are a combination of vigorous Vinyasa flow, nurturing restorative poses, and calming meditation. In order to achieve peace and wellness for all.

Class schedule: Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sundays, 9-10 a.m.

Cost: $10 per class (FIRST CLASS IS FREE)

For more information, call 482-3324 or e-mail ken@janicecenter.com 


02/22/16 2017-18 Pre-School

If you are interested in enrolling your child (ages 3-4) for the 2017-18 school year, please call us at 845-482-3324 or e-mail ken@janicecenter.com.

Stepping Tones has become the most popular private pre-school program in Western Sullivan County because in addition to a curriculum that includes reading, math, time and space awareness, word recognition, letter and number writing, it incorporates the Janice Center difference: a healthy mix of art, music, dance, yoga, stretching, tumbling and more.

To register, visit the registration section of this website. For more information or to set up a visit, please call 482-3324.


01/28/15 Piano, voice lessons

The Janice Center offers piano and voice lessons with Lindsey Bauer as well as our new piano instructor Danielle Strassman. Lindsey, is a music education graduate from The University of Susquehanna and also teaches a range of brass instruments, including trumpet, trombone and tuba. Danielle is a music major graduate from SUNY New Paltz. For more information or to schedule a lesson, please call 482-3324.


09/20/13 The Bus Stops Here

Busses from Sullivan West Elementary and High Schools stop directly in front of The Janice Center everyday. If your child has a class or lesson after school, you don\'t have to worry about transporting him or her here. Just let the authorities at the school know they will be taking the bus to The Janice Center and they\'re all set. If they have to wait any amount of time for their class or lesson to begin, we have a waiting room and also a common area where they can sit an do homework. Also we provide snacks and water. We will always be here until your child is picked up after the class or lesson -- they will never be left alone.


01/20/13 Birthday Parties

The Janice Center is the ideal place to host your child\'s next birthday party. Whether it be a dance, Music Together or Paint party, we can tailor the activities to your needs. So instead of trying to handle everything yourself, enjoy the special day and let us do all the work. We even put your child’s name on our outdoor marquis!

Said one parent who recently had a party at The Janice Center, “It\'s a no-brainer to have a party here. The kids have a blast, The Janice Center does everything and you can actually just relax and take in the day!\"

For more information, call us at 482-3324.