After School Programs
Rock climbing, performing arts, nature and science clubs - that's just the beginning! The best lineup of after school activities to get the kids back in the swing of things.
ABC Kids Climbing
1960 32nd Street
Hours & Days: M-Sun. Hours varied.
ABC Kids Climbing offers classes, teams, clubs, open gyms, private lessons, indoor and outdoor camps for climbers of all ages and abilities. Our programs are thoughtfully designed by experienced climbers.
P: (303) 443-5437
BVSD Lifelong Learning
Ages: K - 8th grade
Hours & Days: Monday - Thursday.
Offering high-quality enrichment classes before and after school at 24 BVSD schools. Let your kids get creative, get active and get smart with classes in cooking, chess, soccer, robotics, filmmaking, Spanish, hula hooping and more! Please visit our website for complete class listings and to register online.
P: (720) 561-5968
Infant Aquatics at SWIM-FLOAT-SWIM!
795 S. Sherman Street
Ages: 2 months to 4 yrs
Hours: M-Th. 8 am to 7 pm, F 8 am to noon.
WE ARE OPEN! At Swim•Float•Swim! Your child will learn to swim safely in weeks, not years. We have decades of experience teaching aquatic survival and swimming skills. Our aquatic academy features two 90-degree indoor pools with a UV water purification system which ensures the safest and most comfortable water experience. Stop by our child-friendly facility and discover the difference.
C: Judy Heumann
Melody Kids Music Together
2015 Ionosphere Street, Longmont
Ages: Birth - 5 years
In-person classes available.
C: Xan Fischer
P: 720-773-0742 - Alexandra Fischer
Music Together of Boulder
Ages: Birth - 5 years
Hours & Days: Classes are offered Monday-Saturday mornings and select afternoons.
Sing, dance, play, and learn! All children are musical, and our classes teach the way children learn, through experiences and play. Discover for yourself why we are the best family music class for toddlers, babies, preschoolers, and their grownups.
C: Laura Nordson
P: (720) 440-2775 (text friendly)
Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids
Ages: 5 - 16 years
Our after school classes focus on teaching basic acting, vocal, and dance techniques to students ages 5-16. These classes are geared towards beginner to intermediate skilled performers alike. We create work along with our students in a creative process style to nurture imaginative play. All classes end with a final presentation on the last day of class, which is focused on the actors, though we may use simple costume accessories and set pieces to enhance the presentation! Visit our website to register.
CU Science Discovery
4001 Discovery Drive
Ages: K - 12th grade
Choose school year enrichment that’s so engrossing and entertaining your child will want to return time and time again! CU Science Discovery offers a variety of school year enrichment programs including afterschool, homeschool, BVSD day-off, and holiday classes for K-12 participants. All classes explore a variety of STEM topics using a hands-on, experiential learning approach designed to complement what your child is learning in school while encouraging them to further explore and expand their knowledge. Register online or by phone.
P: (303) 492-7188
The Spot Gym
Ages: 4 - 17 years
Climbing skills, confidence, and friendships. When your climber joins a camp, club, or team at The Spot, they’ll learn age-appropriate skills, taught by our expert coaches in a supportive environment.
Boulder Performing Arts Company
Ages: 5 - 13 years
Hours & Days: M-F. 3 to 7 pm.
Sliding fee & scholarships. Please check our website for class times and days.
Musical theater singing, acting, dancing and voice lessons. Over 40 years working with kids in Boulder. Our studio is about having fun and developing your skill. We meet each student at their ability level to help them grow with self-confidence, creativity & friendship. Once-a-week classes with a final production, costumed on stage for friends and family. Show themes change each semester and are geared to entertain children and families.
C: Pollyanna Demitro
111 W. Baseline Road
Ages: 5 - 12 years
Hours & Days: M-F from dismissal to 6pm, and on BVSD no-school days, full-day care 7:30am - 6pm. August-May.
Jump into fun in our Colorado State Licensed BASE child care programs that meet the needs of every child. We offer a wide range of activities including arts and crafts, STEM, active play, sports and games, swimming, and much more. Children will have time for homework assistance and a few snacks along the way. Safety is our top priority, including following all COVID-19 guidelines in effect at program time. Children from Ryan, Lafayette, and Peak to Peak elementary schools are provided transportation at dismissal to the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center. Pioneer Elementary students will walk with staff from the school to the BBRC.
C: Jordan Walker
W: www.lafayetteco.gov/200/After- School-Care-BASE
2015 Ionosphere Street, Longmont
Kinesis offers dance classes for preschoolers, youth, teens, and adults. We host after school dance classes, summer dance camps, school day off programs, concerts, and birthday parties. Join us for a free trial class.
Music Together® with Mountain Song Music Studio, Inc.
Ages: Birth and up (Music Together ® Mixed Age and Private Piano)
Music Together ® OUTDOORS in Boulder. Have fun planting the seeds of musical growth through singing, movement, instrument play. Mixed Ages (0-4) and their caregivers. Small Groups, siblings welcome. Central Boulder Private Location across the street from High Peaks/BCSIS Elementary.. Find out about Free Demo Opportunities. Also Individual Private Piano Lessons indoors In-Person or Online (ages 5 and up). Following Covid Safety Protocol.
C: Jane Smolens, Director
Open Window Studio
7873 St. Vrain Road Longmont, CO 80503
Open Window Studio offers small group and private art classes for ages 5-7, 8-12, and teens. In addition to teaching drawing, painting, and clay skills, all of our classes are designed to spark imagination, experimentation, and creative fun. Check out our after school classes, homeschool offerings, and program for teens. We are located on a small family farm just west of Longmont.
C: Page Zekonis
Sandy Burrell Music Studio
Ages: 3 years to adult
Hours & Days: Call for current class times and availability.
Individual private lessons in flute, violin, or piano. Small group lessons available: a) Introduction to Music- explore flute, violin, or piano to see which instrument is right for your child. b) Penny Whistle Program- a first music class ideal for ages 3 to 6. Learn listening skills, rhythm, and simple songs on the penny whistle. Fees: Pay by semester/session.
C: Sandy Burrell
The Arts Hub
420 Courtney Way
The Arts HUB is a 501(c)3 community arts center offering after-school programs in theater, music, dance, art, and more, for kids of all ages. Come make memories with us in Lafayette!
Tinker Art Studio
693B S. Broadway, in the shops at Table Mesa.
Hours & Days: M-F, daytime, and after school programs available.
Join us in the studio for art making and community! (Pro Tip: Sign up for our email newsletter to be the first to know when classes open!) Wheel Throwing classes, Teen Paint & Draw, Art Lab for elementary ages, and Tinker Time Art & Play for our youngest tinkerers are just a few classes you’ll find at Tinker. Getting ready for an upcoming day off? Select School Day Off Camps to see all of the options! Book a table in our Make & Take Studio to drop in and create, or visit our shop online or in person to purchase at-home art kits and supplies — perfect for gifting and shopping small!