Kid's After-School Programs & Activities in Atlanta: Classes, Dance, Music, & Sports

In our guide, you’ll find a variety of Atlanta in-person and virtual after school activities and programs for keeping kids engaged after class or during school breaks. Extracurricular activities complete your child’s educational experience.


Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Discover creativity! Art in the Afternoon programs for teens and kids explores printmaking, clay, collage, painting and drawing on the 12-acre Callanwolde campus.

Interlochen Online Programs
Interlochen Online has a program for every artist in grades 2-12. Private lesson packages and group classes are available in college advising, creative writing, dance, film, music, theatre, and visual arts.

Vinings School of Art
Painting and drawing classes $17.50-$20/class for ages 4-17. Open Mon.-Thurs., 3-8 p.m. and Sat. Single day ART camps Aug. 8-10, Sept. 26-28. Serving the art community since 2006.


Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education
Offering a variety of dance styles for all ages. Studios are conveniently located in West Midtown, Buckhead, and now Virginia-Highland. Register for classes today!

Atlanta Dance & Music Academy
Atlanta Dance & Music Academy offers ballet, jazz/hip-hop, tap, contemporary, and creative dance for ages 3 and older. Join them for their 25th season! Fall registration is open.

Callanwolde School of Dance
Dance classes for ages 3-18 include creative movement, ballet, tap, hip hop and jazz from beginner to advanced levels. Registration is now open.

Dance and Arts Showcase
53 years in dance excellence, teaching ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz, hip-hop, piano and guitar. Ages 2 to adult. Open house Aug. 6 and 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 2861 Henderson Mill Rd., Atlanta.

Georgia Ballet
The Georgia Ballet brings excellent and passionate ballet training to the community, and now also includes exciting new classes in multiple genres for all ages!

Moving in the Spirit
Dynamic classes focused on modern dance, creative movement, ballet, hip hop and leadership training. Ages 3-18.

Terminus Ballet School
Learn the art of dance while making friends and developing confidence. Ballet, pointe or boys’ technique and contemporary dance; opportunities to perform throughout the year.


Alliance Theatre Acting Classes
Build character, confidence, and creativity. Enroll your young actor in classes for youth and teens at the Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre.

Forefront Arts Children’s Theatre
Perform in “Annie,” “Encanto,” youth show choir, comedy troupe and more! Classes for ages 8-18 in tap, jazz, hip-hop, storybook adventures, movie acting and theater skills. Multiple locations.


Atlanta Boy Choir
Be a part of the Grammy Award-Winning Atlanta Boy Choir. Open to boys ages 5-13. In-person and virtual rehearsals offered.

Atlanta Young Singers
Love to sing? Internationally renowned Atlanta Young Singers, celebrating 47 years, welcomes all voices grades 2-12 to audition and join 140+ singers!

Community Music Centers of Atlanta
Private lessons, high school conservatory, music immersion aftercare and more; in-person and online options. Ages 4+, beginners through pre-professional. Decatur, Dunwoody, Little 5/Inman Park, N. Druid Hills/Brookhaven.

European School of Music
Expert private instruction in piano, violin, guitar, flute, clarinet, saxophone, recorder, drums, voice and chess. Significantly develops musical and intellectual abilities, focus, memory. Buckhead/Sandy Springs.

The Music Class
Fun-filled, developmental, interactive music classes for children birth to six years. Award-winning music, engaging activities led by inspiring music teachers. Eight Atlanta locations.

Parks and Recreation

City of Atlanta
Fun, safe and affordable programs for ages 5-12. STEM/STEAM, project-based learning, homework assistance, computer lab, art and sports. Snack and meal daily, 18 locations.

Marietta Parks and Recreation
Basketball leagues for ages 6-12, including boys, girls and co-ed teams. Skills assessment Sept. 21-23, practices begin Oct. 3. Registration is now open! 770-794-5630.

Roswell Recreation and Parks
Offering a variety of after-school programs where kids can play, learn and explore! Sports, gymnastics, dance, theater, swim, music and more. Registration now open.


Dynamo Swim School
Learn to swim with programs for ages 4 months-adult available at six metro Atlanta area locations including Alpharetta, Buckhead, Chamblee, Decatur, Dunwoody and Oakhurst.

Family Martial Arts Online
Family Martial Arts Online is a new, improved way to learn karate. We help your child transform not only physically, but mentally and emotionally as well.

LSC Gymnastics
Beginner, intermediate and advanced gymnastic and tumbling classes for ages 5-6 and 7+, taught by a professional gymnast. Register now for fall classes!

NFL Flag Football
Co-ed recreation league for ages 4-14; same-day practices and games. Registration includes NFL team jersey and flag belt. Season kicks off Oct. 9 – register today!

World of Gymnastics & Cheer
World of Gymnastics provides quality time spent in developing your child’s strength, flexibility, coordination, confidence and self-esteem while increasing their gymnastics or cheer abilities.

Educational Enrichment

Kid Chess
Chess makes children smart and Kid Chess makes it fun. Kid-friendly coaches provide engaging and fun lessons and utilize professionally-produced cartoons containing entertaining additional instruction.

Owl Learning
Owl Learning has affordable and fun virtual Spanish and French lessons for children. Storytelling, games, and peer interaction keep kids engaged. Enjoy a free trial class.

Robotic Explorers
Competitive robotics teams or engineering clubs for ages 6-17! Teams participate in FIRST competitions. Learn valuable engineering principles that can be applied to all fields of study.

Safety Programs

Revved Up Kids
Sexual abuse prevention training programs that are empowering, not frightening. Children and teens learn about unsafe people in real life and online, and how to respond.


Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta
Meet forever friends. Dream up adventures. Make the world sparkle with your magic. Visit to learn what it means to be a Girl Scout. Get started today!

Cub Scouts
Fun, family, friends, and adventures! Cub Scouts is for kids in pre-K through fifth grade, and has flexible experiences that fit your family family’s schedule. Join today at

YMCA Afterschool Programs

YMCA Afterschool
Y Afterschool offers academic assistance, outdoor activities, social-emotional learning, STEAM, and more! Full- and part-time options available. Y Afterschool is a CAPS provider; financial assistance is available.

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