CCLS is located in the Ironbound Section of Newark, New Jersey, a safe residential and commercial area that has been blessed with the influence of many different cultures making it a very welcoming place. Our school is two blocks away from historic Newark Penn Station (train station), 10 minutes away from Newark Liberty International Airport, and only 20 minutes from New York City. In terms of location, we can say that we have got you covered.
There are a variety of places to eat including American, Brazilian, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish and Latin-American cuisine, and fast food restaurants close to our school. Stores, fitness centers, supermarkets and banks are all within walking distance.
The area is well-served with public transportation. Several bus and train lines connect Newark to most destinations in New Jersey and New York. In addition to mass transit, there are taxi cab, Uber and Lyft services 24/7. Bus and train schedules can be obtained at the NJ Transit website.
For those looking for some excitement and fun in summer time, Six Flags, New Jersey's favorite amusement park, is just about an hour away. They feature breathtaking rides, a great water park, and even a safari. Buses leave daily from Newark Penn Station. During winter, you can enjoy lots of snow and go ice-skating in one of several ice rinks in the region — just make sure to dress in layers and be prepared for a few falls!
Other fun options include watching a game at the Red Bulls Stadium or the Prudential Center — home to the New Jersey Devils Ice Hockey team. Both venues are less than 8 minutes away from the school. Shows and Concerts are featured at the NJPAC (New Jersey Performing Arts Center) and the Prudential Center.
We can assure you that there won't be any lack of things to do while you learn a new language!
We are open 7 days a week, year-round, except for the following major holidays:
New Year’s Day (Jan 1)
Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (First Monday in September)
Thanksgiving (Fourth Thursday in November)
The day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday)
Christmas Eve (December 24)
Christmas Day (December 25)
New Year’s Eve (December 31)
There are several hotels in the area, some of which are within walking distance from our school.
Our top highlight is the Element Harrison-Newark. Located just 1 mile (1.6 Km) from CCLS, this hotel is only steps away from the Harrison PATH station (train service) and near the Red Bulls stadium. They boast brand-new facilities, clean rooms, kitchen, pool, fitness center, friendly staff and complimentary breakfast. They also offer a free shuttle service to and from our location.
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