5 Hour Pre License Course.Summer class Starting July 01 2014  
 The 5 Hour Class in Lake Katrine will be every Tuesday from 9:00 am till 2:00 pm and Saturday 9:00am-2:00 pm 
Our Catskill Office holds the Five Hour PreLicense Class every Thursday from 4:00pm-9:00 pm.  No Pre Registration required

Starting July 1 2014 we will have the 5 hour pre-license class in Lake Katrine on Tuesday from 9:00am till 2:00pm and Saturday from 9:ooam till 2:00pm .
John Connolly personally teaches many of the classes at American Driving School.
Our official Mascot and favorite of many students, Peanut.
Donna helps her father out at American Driving School.

We specialize in teaching nervous drivers!

American Driving School Ltd. has been in business since 1983.  the owner and President is John Connolly.

John is a certified NY State Instructor.

We hold the  New York State required 5-hour pre-licensing course every Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm  in our Lake Katrine Office, just outside of Kingston NY and every Thursday night in our Catskill Office from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 

We also offer a 6 Hour Defensive Driving Course once a month.  The Defensive driving course will reduce your insurance premium by 10 percent for three years, and remove four points off your license. This course costs $45 and requires pre-payment and registration; call for information on dates and times. Due to the length of time of the course, we usually hold the course in 2 consecutive nights from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Have more than Ten employees?


We also hold corporate classes.  We can schedule classes for you and your employees at the location of your choice or our offices in Lake Katrine or Catskill.


American Driving School is certified by Driver Training Associates, and is a member of the Ulster County Chamber of Commerce, the Greene County Chamber of Commerce, the Better Business Bureau and the National Federation of Independent Business.