350 South Main Street ,Middletown CT 06457

Youth Classes

Reminder: Spring Lottery will be held February 28th, 2018

Note: We recommend bringing an old shirt or smock to protect clothing.

Please click here and print a registration form.  If you Pre-register online, you still need to complete the registration form and submit payment. You can mail in or drop off  the check with form, or scan and email the form with a credit card number; you can also call the office and give your credit card number over the phone.

Click Pre-Register Now to register online and enroll for any of the classes listed below. (See note above)


Sec. TYL Handbuilding for Kids: Sculptural Planters (Grades 3, 4 & 5) Instructor: Liz Blodgett

Prepare for Spring and bring your green thumbs!: Create beautiful garden-inspired pottery using handbuilding techniques: pinching, coiling, extruding, and soft and hard slab construction. Surface design may include stamping, stenciling, carving as well as glazing. Plants and planting materials included!

  • 6 sessions; Thursdays
  • April 13 - May 18
  • 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuition: $93.00/credit
  • $88/cash or check
  • Materials fee: $10

Sec. TYR Teen Pottery (Grades 6-12) Instructor: Monica Hewryck

Structured like our adult pottery classes, this class introduces students to wheel throwing and glazing, stoneware pottery. Some hand building techniques will be demonstrated. Bench time included. Materials extra.

  • 7 sessions; Tuesdays
  • April 11 - May 23
  • 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuition: $172/credit card
  • $167/cash and check

Sec. YFS - Spring Sewing Sensations with Claudia Mathison (ages 8 and older)

Let's get sewing! Here's your chance to learn basic machine and hand sewing techniques as well as embroidery embellishment. Design and sew a colorful pillow, embroidered tote bag and cute and cuddly stuffed animal! A variety of techniques will be taught throughout the class. Have fun and make new friends!

6 sessions; Fridays
April 13 - May 18
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Tuition: $133.00/credit card
$128.00/cash or check
Materials fee -  $20 (paid to the instructor)