(607) 483-1067

Our Locations

Arnot Mall Playroom
Near JCPenney and Door #2
3300 Chambers Rd. | Horseheads, NY

Church Playroom & Gym
1034 W. Broad Street | Horseheads, NY 14845
607-483-1067 | eMail

About Us

Arnot Mall Playroom Hours

9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday I
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday II
3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Church Playroom & Gym Hours

3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

If Horseheads School District closes for weather, then we're closed. If there is a delay, then we're open.


Welcome, families!

The Horseheads Family Resource Center is a fun and welcoming place for all families at no cost. Together with their parents or caregivers, young children make friends and learn through play. Our staff can answer questions big and small. With so many things to do, you are sure to find something your family will love!

Our programs are carefully planned to ensure that both you and your child will have a fun and educational experience. All of our programs are free of charge.

Our Programs

Free Programs for all ages

Playful Learning Program

The Playful Learning Program provides families with the opportunity to learn together through play. Experienced staff are available to answer parenting questions.

Visit any time we’re open, no preregistration required!

0 - 12 Years
Music & Movement

Music & Movement is an engaging music class that incorporates all kinds of movement and participation to assist in the development of speech and motor skills.

Children and caregivers will build confidence and friendships.

All Ages
Stroller Walk

If you are looking for some socialization, light exercise, and a fun way to explore our favorite local parks and hangouts, stroller walk is for you! Walks are held at parks, trails, and the Arnot Mall. We also provide a healthy snack!

Strollers are optional. Siblings welcome.

All Ages
Summer Lunch Program

The Summer Lunch Program provides lunches for children ages 18 and under. This program takes place in Sullivan Park (Thorne St. Park). Lunch is served 12pm - 1pm each day with a special program following from 1pm - 2pm. No registration is required!

0 - 18 Years
Parent Education

Our parent education workshops and classes are a wonderful resource for families, and include our Playful Parenting Workshop.
These programs will help you strengthen your bond with and understand your child.

All Ages
Supervised Visit Program

The Supervised Visit Program is designed so non-custodial parents and their children can visit, play, and bond in a warm, child-centered environment while staff help them reach their goals and promote positive parenting.

All Ages

Program Calendar

These programs are free! Our Arnot Mall location is near JCPenney and Door #2 location at 3300 Chambers Road in Horseheads, next to Olympia. Our Church Playroom & Gym are at the First United Methodist Church at 1034 West Broad Street in Horseheads. Programs marked with an asterisk (*) require pre-registration.

Download Calendar [PDF] Click Here for Pre-Registration

July 2024

Event Calendar

Summer Lunch Program

Download Summer Lunch Schedule [PDF]

Summer Lunch Calendar

Why should you visit us?

Let's be honest: parenting isn't easy. All families need things to do, a place to make friends, and support in navigating the mostly fun but sometimes challenging parts of raising children. The Horseheads Family Resource Center believes that when families come together, great things happen! That’s why we are proud to offer our programs for all families in our community.

Always 100% free programming from expert, child-loving staff.

Fun and engaging activities for families, including arts and crafts, toys, and play equipment.

Conveniently located in the heart of the Southern Tier, on the Chemung County transit bus route, with free parking.

We Learn Through Play

Helpful Links

Chemung County Library
Chemung County Library
Books and Children's Programming

It is the mission of the Chemung County Library District to provide exceptional public library services and programs to our citizens — fulfilling their individual needs for educational, recreational, and cultural information — through contemporary, well-maintained library collections and facilities located throughout Chemung County.

Free Food for All Families
Healthy, Happy Children

Now more than ever, families are struggling to get food on the table.

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier's mission is to feed the hungry by providing food to food pantries for distribution into their respective communities. We believe that nobody should ever go hungry!

Healthy Children
Healthy Children
Expert Parenting Advice

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