Channel your child's boundless energy and help him develop new skills through participation in sports, music, art and theater. Playing sports and exploring  creative and performing arts can boost a child's self-esteem, engage imagination and help build important life skills, such as teamwork and collaboration. Find lots of ideas in our annual Creative Arts & Sports Guide. Below are articles to help parents choose programs for kids. Find more in our Afterschool Activities Guide.

 

Arts and Sports Guide - 2019

Arts and Sports Guide - 2019

Do your kids want to try a new sport or learn a new skill? Our 2019 Arts & Sports Guide offers a variety of fun activities that will get their hearts pumping and creative juices flowing. Activit . . .

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New to Sports? How to Choose the Right Sports for Kids

New to Sports? How to Choose the Right Sports for Kids

Tyler Sheridan started playing ice hockey when he was 8 years old. Now 15, he’s a high school sophomore playing for the Anaheim Ducks High School Hockey League out of Carlsbad. Tyl . . .

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Clearing Confusion about Concussion

Clearing Confusion about Concussion

Clearing Confusion about Concussion – Facts and symptoms 
Due to the myriad of myths surrounding concussion, it often takes parents by surprise. The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) recent . . .

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Discover Lacrosse in San Diego

Discover Lacrosse in San Diego

Springtime isn’t just for baseball anymore. More and more kids are suiting up for lacrosse—a fast-paced, high-adrenaline game that’s said to be a combination of soccer, hockey, and basketball. A . . .

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Find an arts program with Pacific Children's Theater

Find an arts program with Pacific Children's Theater

Thirty squirrely students swirl in from the street, talking and laughing, jostling and poking. It is the first rehearsal for Annie, Jr., a production of Pacific Children’s Theater (PCT) in Mission H . . .

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Play Ball! Little League in San Diego County

Play Ball! Little League in San Diego County

Ah, baseball. It fills many with nostalgic, childhood memories—the smell of fresh cut grass and leather gloves, the sound of a bat connecting with a ball, the joy of high-fives and team celebrations . . .

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