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After-School Activities Directory

Another school year is here—and so is the question of how to keep kiddos busy (besides homework) when they finish for the day. Here are some ideas for your family.

Acting Studio, The
Grapevine • 917/224-5877
5–18yrs
A studio for excellence in the theatrical arts. We foster an environment where excellence is the standard, not perfection with a reputation for a positive and professional environment in which artists can develop their craft.

Adventure Kids Playcare
Multiple locations • 972/899-9332
6 wks–12yrs
School stress getting you down? Let Adventure Kids help! Each day will feature homework helpers, enrichment classes, hands on STEAM, gross motor games, free time, and so much more!

Challenge Island-West Plano/North Dallas
Dallas • 469/779-7844
4–12yrs
We will be offering in person STEAM classes for public registration or your own private groups . Kids innovate, collaborate and solve problems like engineers, using creativity and imagination all with a STEAM twist.

D1 Training – Colleyville
Colleyville • 817/761-5012
7yrs–adults
A 5-Star Training System designed to enhance sports performance for both scholastic and adult training. Flexible schedule and packages in a world class facility with expert coaches! Call/text us for a free trial 817-761-5012.

Dallas International School
Dallas • 972/991-6379
3yrs +
DIS Language Institute offers enrichment programs for everyone. Whether you want to study a new language, take piano lessons or learn how to draw, check us out. Learn a skill in one hour a day!

Gray School of Music
Dallas • 214/369-7772
5–99yrs
Private music lessons in piano, voice, violin, guitar, ukelele, drums, and percussion. Online and live lessons offered after school and on weekends. Fun recitals and festivals offered several times a year. Teachers have graduate degrees.

J’s Art Studio, Inc.
Dallas • 972/931-1933
4yrs+
Creative art classes in person and online! J’s introduces students to different art media – clay, drawing, painting and sculpture! Experienced, nurturing teachers and small classes for all ages. Call to enroll.

Margo Dean School of Ballet
Fort Worth • 817/738-7915
3yrs–adult
Offering ballet for all ages and levels starting at age 3, flamenco dance, jazz/contemporary, adult ballet, and the real barre fitness class. Home of Ballet Concerto, inspiring dance since 1950.

Marina Almayeva School of Classical Ballet
Hurst • 817/788-0818
3–19yrs
Classical Ballet and Dance classes for kids of all ages in a safe and friendly environment from a former Russian professional ballerina, Nutcracker, competitions. World class ballet education in the heart of Texas.

River Legacy Living Science Center
Arlington • 807/860-6752
K–6th Grade
Students have the unique experience of exploring a riparian forest in the middle of the Metroplex. From frogs to trees to weather, children learn about a new topic each month, then go outside to explore!

TCU Music Preparatory Division
Fort Worth • 817/257-7604
Infant–adult
TCU’s Music Preparatory Program offers music lessons on the TCU campus and online. Offerings include: Music Together for infants to age 8, private piano, voice, instrumental and string lessons for all levels.

Texas Ballet Theater School
Dallas and Fort Worth • 877/828-9200
3–18yrs
TBT School offers classes that range from beginner ballet to elite professional training, with studios in Dallas County and Fort Worth. Virtual and in-person classes available this fall.

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas
Coppell • 469/348-9622
PreK–8th Grade
YMCA Afterschool programs are conveniently located at your child’s school, a neighboring school, or a YMCA branch. With over 90 locations throughout the Dallas Metro, we are committed to supporting the whole child.