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Afterschool activities are a great way to make new friends, learn a new skill or master an old one. Take a look through our guide to find the perfect program for your child. Contact advertisers directly to register, and be sure to say you saw their ad in Family Magazine. SN indicates companies that are trained to care for children with special needs.
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Mission Valley, 619-220-4909
Youth circus classes teach a variety of circus arts including aerial silk, trapeze, lyra, Chinese pole, hammock and rope. Basic tumbling, flexibility, hand balancing and character work.
Multiple locations, 619-606-8818
We provide hands-on science classes before and after school, shows, special events, and birthday parties for children grades preschool- 6th. Our classes are educational and fun with make-and-take- home projects. Let us amaze you today with our wonderful classes and programs!
Aqua Pros Swim School
San Diego, 619-209-2990
Swim all year round! Call for a free introductory swim lesson.
Multiple locations, 619-366-3098
Foreign Language Enrichment Programs offer afterschool classes and tutoring in Spanish and Mandarin. Music, games, literature & cultural activities. Offered at various schools across the county.
La Jolla, 858-534-3474
We provide ocean science education to interpret Scripps Institution of Oceanography research and to promote ocean conservation.
Bubbles Swim School
East County, 619-660-0128
We offer year round lessons in warm water and small classes.
California Ballet School
Multiple locations, 858-560-5676
Founded in 1968, the California Ballet School is among the largest professionally staffed schools of dance on the West Coast.
Children’s Creative Performing Arts Academy
North Park, 619-584-2454
CCPAA offers exceptional academics enhanced by an excellent visual and performing arts program. We offer advanced math and science programs. Scholarships available.
Pacific Beach, 858-274-6058
City Ballet offers a full curriculum of ballet instruction for ages 3-18 from beginner through pre-professional levels.
Drama Kids San Diego
San Diego Areas, 619-846-2407
Students learn life skills, problem solving and confidence through interactive workshops that teach articulation, collaboration, and presentation skills. We use acting as a tool to help prepare students how to express their ideas with conviction for everyday life situations. Developmental Drama is fun, fast-paced, and beneficial. Find A Class Now.
Fun and educational programs for kids of all ages! Pre-K mornings, plus afterschool and weekend exploration programs for kids in grades K-12.
El Cajon, 619-441-5900
Our mission is to provide high quality gymnastics instruction to students of all ages and abilities in a safe, supportive, challenging and fun environment!
Fleet Science Center
Balboa Park, 619-238-1233
The Fleet offers 100+ interactive exhibits, IMAX films and digital shows for kids of all ages.
Practice athletic skills in our super fun sports arena, zip across aerial glides, climb rock walls, dive into our ball pool and much more!
German Pacific School
Multiple Locations, 858-461-9118
German language classes for kids ages 3-17 and adults. Hands-on projects, exam prep, cultural events and more. Classes for native and non-native speakers. Saturday morning, weekday afternoons and weeknight classes available.
Girl Scouts San Diego
Girl Scouting gives girls a safe way to explore the world and discover their own potential.
Helen Woodward Animal Center
Rancho Santa Fe, 858-756-4117
Afterschool program with hands-on animal interactions! Contact district for more information.
The Hot Spot Pottery & Candlemaking
Liberty Station, 619-223-1339
Relax to great music in our spacious studio and enjoy creating unique, one-of-a-kind, personalized gifts. They are great for the holidays!
El Cajon, 619-462-2027
Archery, fencing and medieval sword classes are offered for homeschool, after school and Saturdays. Looking for a fun and unique sport? Join us to learn how to shoot a bow and arrow, use a medieval sword or foil.
Countywide (4 locations), 619-462-1955
Little Artists offers small class sizes, individualized instruction and affordable monthly tuition. Afterschool drawing and painting classes for kids ages 4-18 in San Diego County. First class is free, no purchase necessary. Come join us for some afterschool fun!
Little Fish Comic Book Studio
Ocean Beach, 619-356-1103
Our Young Artist Comic Class introduces comic book art to young and emerging artists ages 8-12. Students enjoy lessons on drawing, character creation and demos from professionals. We also have classes for ages 13-adults, Monday-Thursday. Learn how to write, draw, collaborate and create.
Neisha’s Dance & Music Academy
Liberty Station & Eastlake, 619-585-1133
ND&MA encourages kids to lead inspired lives through dance classes and music lessons. Dance offerings: ballet, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, funk, acro, choreography and dance teams. Music offerings: piano, voice, guitar, violin and cello. More fun: Kids Night Out and Preschool for the Arts!
Nissen Trampoline Academy
San Diego, 858-558-0495
Beginner to advanced trampoline lessons. Emphasis on safety, health education, weight management, fitness and fun!
Please call to set up your free trial class in any one of our fun and educational gymnastics classes.
Salvation Army Kroc Center
College Center, 619-287-5762
The Kroc Center’s talented and dedicated staff has designed programs for students to explore all levels of their chosen disciplines. We offer piano, brass, and guitar lessons in both private and group sessions. Children ages 3+ can take ballet, tap or gymnastics in our afterschool programs.
San Diego Civic Youth Ballet
Balboa Park, 619-233-3060
San Diego Civic Youth Ballet offers programs in Classical Ballet instruction, Full-Length Performances, Artist Enrichment and more.
San Diego Ice Arena
Mira Mesa, 858-530-1825
We offer afterschool public sessions, skate school classes, hockey lessons, ballet classes and off-ice conditioning classes.
San Diego Junior Theatre
Balboa Park, 619-239-8355
We provide engaging, innovative, high-quality theater education and productions for children of all cultural heritages, ages, abilities and levels of interest.
Scripps Performing Arts Academy
Scripps Ranch & Carmel Valley, 858-586-7834
We offer a creative and nurturing environment that instills core-strength, mental focus, and emotional intelligence. Classes are led by professional, qualified coaches.
Our foundational & fun afterschool sessions are a wonderful, weekly experience for creative kids. Wednesday and Thursday classes. Only 20 spots available, sign up early!
Linda Vista, 858-560-9349
Classes range from beginner to advanced including roller derby training, rink hockey, figure skating and private lessons.
Soccer Shots SN
Soccer Shots is the nation’s leader in character development through professional and qualified coaches. Demo Days: Sept.5-10 at various locations.
San Marcos, 760-510-9639
Our Afterschool Program provides 100% Spanish immersion activities designed for elementary age kids. Group-based activities develop conversational skills and fluency. We also focus on developing excellent reading and writing skills. Students learn through games, songs and other fun and interactive activities. All classes taught by experienced, native-Spanish speaking teachers.
Vernetta’s Dance Studio
North Park, 619-260-1707
San Diego’s leading dance studio for children. Performance opportunities, studio parties and more. Parents are invited to observe all classes.
Point Loma & La Mesa, 619-223-3663
Afterschool care consists of game-playing, playground activities, and homework club.
Scripps Ranch, 858-679-7760
Play-based,fall language immersion classes for toddlers, preschoolers and school-age kids.
Published: September 2017