FAQ’s

Welcome to the Lakewood After School Program for boys!

The classes are geared for motivated 8 to 12 year old boys, beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, and where applicable, performance levels as well. Please note that each class level is generally associated with the number of semesters that your child has attended. If your child has not mastered the specific skills associated with his previous class level, the instructor may suggest that he retake that class. For all students who are new to our After School Program, but are NOT beginners to that particular elective, please pay attention to the brief summary attached to each elective to know what level class your child should attend.

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Got Questions?

Can my child join the program if the semester has already started? Will I be charged full price?

He can join the program if there’s a slot available. Contact the office for a coupon code to deduct the unattended classes.

Does my son get a make-up class if he missed one by a personal reason?

No, the make-up classes take place only if were cancelled by Lakewood (weather conditions, etc.)

Do I get refund if my son changed his mind?

The refund can be issued only after the first class. Later than that you can try switching to a different elective. Check availability with the office.

Do I get a discount if my child attends the program more than one time a week?

The discount is applicable only for the same elective. For instance, it may be Gymnastics twice a week, and not Arts and Drums once a week each.

Can I pay in parts?

The payment must be submitted in full, but our payment system (PayPal) offers PayPal Credit allowing you to pay off within 6 months with 0% interest. You might need to set up your credit account with PayPal first.

Where can I rent a musical instrument?

Garden State Music Center offers the best pricing in the area. They have a special rental rate that for the first 4 months it comes out to anywhere between 13 to 20 dollars a month, depending on the instrument. At that point you can return it or continue renting the instrument for a higher rate. 4 months should give you and your child enough time to see if this instrument is going to work for them long term. They are located at 1861 Hooper Ave. Unit 10, in Toms River. Their phone number is (732) 255-9331.

Where are you located?

Classes are held at the Bnos Bais Yaakov building located at 155 Oberlin Ave. North in Lakewood.

Please Note: Pick up must be within 5 minutes of class dismissal. We understand that you are not a robot, and with your busy family schedules it may be difficult to always pick up on time, nonetheless a 15 minute late leeway is understood. Since we will never leave your child alone in the building, one of our staff members will need stay behind and wait with them until you come. Therefore starting after the 15 minute leeway, we will need to recompense the staff member at $10 per each 10 minutes late. Please understand that after 25 minutes late after class dismissal, you will be billed $10 per each 10 minutes late thereafter.

Do you provide transportation/carpool?

The After School Program has over a hundred students driving each hour to and from the program. If you would like to carpool with someone from your neighborhood, please scroll down to the carpool section on the homepage of our website. There you will see the family name, school, and address. If you would like to carpool with someone just click the blue respond button to contact them. If you need assistance with setting up a carpool, please call our office 9 – 6 to assists you.

What is the hashgacha of the program?

The After-school program is endorsed by R` Osher Lederer, Menahel of Yeshiva Ketanah of lakewood, R` Hershel weber, menahel of Yeshiva Bais Hatorah, and R`Yosef Weiss Menahel of Yeshiva Shagas Aryeh. The menahel of the program is Rabbi Shloimy Epstein, the 7th grade rebbe in Bais Hatorah. He and his handpicked staff are consistently walking the hallways, in and out of each classroom and parking lots to ensure all students are safe and secure both in ruchnius and gashmius. There is a strict no electronics rule, and any electronics found will be taken away immediately. The are two free phones in the hallway should your son need to contact you. If at anytime you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate for a moment to contact Rabbi Epstein via the office.

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Mrs. Halpert

The performance was amazing! Thank you for such a wonderful program! It's so nice to see the talent the boys can develop!

Mrs. Klein

Thank you so much for this wonderful program. My son gained so much from being able to be on a stage performing. He is able to play so nicely on his keyboard at home and enjoys teaching his brothers and sister his new skills.

Elkie Leiter
The performance last night was amazing. Just wanted to say THANK YOU! My son and grandson were in the performance and they were amazing. Thank you again. Hatzlocha!
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Phone: 732.630.2174
Fax: 914-940-6300
155 Oberlin Ave. N.
Lakewood, NJ 08701