After-school programs offer your child a great way to continue to learn new things, have their school learning supported, get physical and make new friends outside of school. They give children an opportunity to gain more confidence and to see that the world is bigger than just what goes on at school. Finding a good after-school program that suits you and your child can be a challenge, so here is a list of our top 5 favorite programs in Louisville to help you in your search.
Snapology Louisville offers children a chance to explore STEM and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) subjects in a fun and playful environment. Our after-school programs encourage children to challenge themselves in areas like robotics, engineering, animation, and more, using toys like LEGO and K’nex. The best part is, they won’t even realize the after-school program is educational!
Safiyyah Dance Company offers endless classes, camps and parties for children, and if your child wants to learn how to dance they will find the class here for them. They offer Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, and more for all ages and abilities. The best part? Kids get their first class free, so you don’t have to commit before you know your child loves it.
Champion Gymnastics at All About Kids Sports Center provide some of the best gymnastics classes in Louisville. They offer your child a safe, fun environment where your child will gain physical fitness and ability, self-confidence, courage, discipline, new friendships, and much more. There are a range of classes for all abilities so whether your child has never tried gymnastics before or if they are ready to jump in with a more experienced group, there will be a class for them.
The YMCA Louisville is a great place to get your child involved if you are looking for a wide range of activities your child can do in a safe and secure environment. They offer swimming lessons, a kids’ club, story time, kickboxing and other programs your child can get involved in after-school throughout the week.
St. Matthews Martial Arts offers a ton of different classes after school for kids and families from ages 4 and up and of any ability. Their classes are specifically designed to develop coordination, balance, control, fitness, flexibility, and independence, all of which will help them feel more confident at school and in day-to-day life.