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Browse through San Diego’s Afterschool Activities Guide to find a variety of engaging classes and programs from comic-book creation to theater arts. 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.

Sports/Fitness

Aqua Pros Swim School
Clairemont, 619-209-2990
www.aquapros.org
Our program is designed to help students thrive and become competent swimmers while offering the most convenient, family-friendly structure for parents. We instruct all students: 2-month-old infants through adults. All classes are 30 minutes. In group classes, swimmers are grouped by ability, we never hold a swimmer back due to age. Once enrolled, there is no need to re-enroll at the beginning of each session, ensuring that you will always keep your desired class time. 

STEM/Science

Fleet Science Center
Balboa Park, 619-238-1233
www.fleetscience.org

General Afterschool Programs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego
Multiple Locations, 858-866-0591
www.sdyouth.org 
Elevate your child with our affordable After School Program. Aligned with our mission to inspire youth towards academic success, good character, and healthy lifestyle choices, our skilled team offers tailored, age-specific activities. Join us in building a brighter future.

Girl Scouts San Diego
Countywide, 619-298-8391
www.sdgirlscouts.org 
It’s time to press play. Friendship. Adventures. Making a difference. Press play with Girl Scouts and watch your child's confidence soar.

Visual Arts

The Hot Spot
Point Loma, 619-223-1339
www.thehotspotstudio.com
Drop in any time and choose from pottery painting, candle making, mosaics, canvas, slime and more! No age limit or experience is necessary. No studio fees, the price of the piece includes everything. Open daily 11 am-8 pm. 

Little Fish Comic Book Studio
College Area, 619-356-1103
www.lilfish.us
Little Fish Comic Book Studio is a nonprofit comic and manga-focused art studio that focuses on collaboration, comics and community. We help your young artists develop their skills and confidence!

Performing Arts


City Ballet

San Diego Junior Theatre    
Balboa Park, 619-239-1311
www.juniortheatre.com
Theatre skills are skills for life: San Diego Junior Theatre’s education programs have been inspiring young people to grow as confident communicators, creative problem solvers, community builders, and artists, for over seven decades.

Scripps Performing Arts Academy
Scripps Ranch, 858-586-7834
Carmel Valley, 858-509-2624
www.scrippsballet.com/academy 
Unlock unlimited potential through ballet. More than an extracurricular activity, it's an essential tool for personal excellence. Begin a transformative journey at Scripps Performing Arts Academy, nurturing generations of inspired lifelong learners. 

 


Updated: August 2023

 

 

 

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