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After-the-Bell-Rings Activities

Looking for after-school activities for your kiddos? Check out these local options.

5630 W. 29th Ave., Wheat Ridge
(303) 995-5634
1075 S. Yukon St., Unit LL 12, Lakewood
(218) 341-7040
Sloan’s Lake Park in Wheat Ridge
All ages
Altitunes is committed to nurturing a genuine love for music, strengthening family and community bonds, and offering children and their families opportunities to explore, learn, and enjoy music.

Apex Performing Arts Collective
209 Kalamath St., Unit 16, Denver
(720) 707-2339
Ages: Vary
Our mission is to provide high-quality artistic opportunities to the Denver community, to entertain and uplift audiences through musical theatre productions, and to offer a collaborative and educational artistic experience for children and teens.

Art Garage
6100 E. 23rd Ave., Denver
(303) 377-2353
Ages: 3+
Private lessons at the Art Garage provide a supportive, expressive, and technique-based one-on-one environment to help children, teens, and adults take their art to the next level.

ARTistic Fox Art & Design Academy
6050 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Ste. 100, Greenwood Village
(720) 216-7586
Ages: 10+
Observational and self-expressive art in painting and drawing is the main focus of these classes. Students will begin to develop visual arts vocabulary, become more aware of their surroundings, and learn the relationships between colors.

Artistic Fusion
5660 W. 88th Ave., Westminster
(720) 929-1820
Ages: 2-18
Artistic Fusion is a nationally-acclaimed dance studio that trains students in the art of dance and the beauty of life. Our goal is that each student experience life lessons as they grow in an artistic environment.

Youth Theater
401 W. Mineral Ave., Littleton
(303) 564-1569
Ages: 5-18
Audience of One Youth Theater is celebrating 15 years of shining for Christ and serving our youth community through award-winning theater productions and education.

Babcock Studios
1221 Pecos St., Denver
(310) 696-9599
Ages: 13+
Babcock Studios is a professional acting studio for film, television, and theater created by Hollywood teacher, filmmaker, and actor Todd Babcock.

Boulder Ballet School
2590 Walnut St., Boulder
(303) 443-0028
Ages: 2+
The Boulder Ballet School provides ballet training for all ages, preschool through adult, in an atmosphere of creative excellence. New students are welcome to enjoy a free introduction class at our school.

Boulder Performing Arts Co.
4847 Pearl Pkwy., B4, Boulder
(303) 859-4195
Ages: 5+
Our classes are for kids to have fun! We want to develop and nurture creativity and, most importantly, build self-esteem.

Challenge Island Southeast Denver
3990 S. Spruce St., Denver
(505) 604-6254
Ages: 2-18
Our STEAM teams visit different island destinations each week and tackle challenges using only materials in their treasure chests and their boundless imaginations.

Colorado Ballet Academy
1075 Santa Fe Dr., Denver
(303) 837-8888
Ages: Ages 3+
The Academy shapes students into well-rounded, dynamic dancers by empowering our students to freely and creatively express themselves while cultivating their technique and musicality.

Colorado Budokan, LLC
3547 S. Monaco St. Pkwy., Denver
(720) 253-7473
Ages: 4+
We provide professional instruction in the art of karate and promote the history, philosophy, and techniques of traditional Karate-Do.

Colorado School of Acting
9651 M.L.K. Jr Blvd., Denver
(720) 233-4832
Ages: 5-19
If you are serious about acting, ready to take it to the next level, and looking for a program that provides not only acting classes, but also tools, support, and opportunities for your acting development, then you’ll want to try a workshop, and then audition for our Elite Program.

Denver Academy of Musical Arts
1485 S. Colorado Blvd., Ste. 130, Denver
(720) 708-3251
Ages: 8-11
We think learning should be fun and rewarding, and that’s why we incorporate games and props into lessons. We specialize in piano, voice, and guitar lessons, preschool classes, and acting workshops.

Hero Kids Sports
Multiple locations
(857) 400-8858
Ages: 2-12
Hero Kids Sports is a non-competitive sports enrichment program teaching the fundamentals of sports and the values of teamwork, all while having fun!

Kidcreate Studio – Broomfield
5025 W. 120th Ave., Broomfield
(303) 578-8060
All ages
Weekly classes, camps, workshops, and homeschool classes are age-specific and are tailored to provide each student with the curriculum that suits them best.

Mad Science of Colorado
8380 Zuni St. Unit 105, Denver
(303) 403-0432
Ages: 4-12
Our unique approach gives children a solid scientific foundation that goes beyond the classroom. Children engage in hands-on activities, watch spectacular demos, and take home an educational science toy every class.

MindCraft Makerspace
2501 Dallas St. #228, Aurora
(303) 341-4065
Ages: 5+
The cutting-edge equipment and a knowledgeable team make our programs a unique experience.

Neighborhood Music and Theatre
2501 Dallas St., Ste. 130, Aurora
(720) 378-3668
Ages: 4+
Neighborhood Music offers private lessons to students ages 4 to 104 in a variety of instruments, including piano, guitar, drums, voice, brass, woodwind instruments, and violin.

Ocean First Swim School
3015 Bluff St., Boulder
(303) 444-7234
Ages: 6 months+
At the Ocean First Swim School, we provide a fun, supportive, and comfortable environment to learn new swimming skills.

Parker Arts, Culture, & Events Center
20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker
(303) 805-6800
Ages: Vary
Parker Arts is the perfect venue to engage your children in performing arts for the first time.

Personal Achievement Martial Arts
3964 Youngfield St., Wheat Ridge
(720) 287-3796
Ages: Vary
Martial arts is not just self-defense. It’s a tool we use to help kids become leaders. Hundreds of Wheat Ridge parents can’t believe the incredible transformation.

Pi Q Math
3250 E. 6th Ave., Denver
(720) 263-5502
Ages: 5-14 (1st-8th Grade)
Dedicated to instilling joy and confidence in math, such that children embrace math for the rest of their lives.

Reel Kids
3063 Sterling Cir. #5, Boulder
(720) 212-1244
Ages: Vary
What started off as a small-town educational company has now become one of the most recognized performing arts organizations in the Boulder area and beyond. Since opening its doors, Reel Kids has managed to captivate the hearts of audiences nationwide with their state-of-the-art film classes and interactive theatre.

Robert & Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts
2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver
(303) 871-7720
All ages
As a cultural anchor for a thriving, dynamic, and diverse 21st-century Denver, the Newman Center provides programming and educational opportunities for students of all ages, in addition to a robust professional development program for K-12 teachers.

Rocky Mountain Conservatory Theatre
216 S. Grant St., Denver
(303) 476-0222
Ages: Vary
Our mission is to teach children the skills they will need to cultivate healthy relationships, build self-esteem, and generate positive attitudes.

Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids
5311 Western Ave., Ste. 135, Boulder
3425 S. Broadway, Englewood
(303) 245-8150
Ages: Varies
Our after-school classes focus on teaching basic acting, vocal, and dance techniques. We create work along with our students in a creative process style to nurture imaginative play.

Stagebugz Theatre
7300 W. Elmhurst Ave., Littleton
(720) 295-5389
Ages: Vary
Stagebugz is a nonprofit committed to providing fun, safe, and positive performing arts experiences while fostering creativity, compassion, and confidence in young artists through theatre.

Spotlight Performing Arts Center
6328 E. County Line Rd., Unit 102, Littleton
(720) 443-2623
Ages: Vary
It is Spotlight’s mission to operate a positive and professional learning environment where clients of all ages can receive quality instruction and loving support.

Talk to the Camera
Several locations
Ages: 6-12
Hours vary
Talk to the Camera’s STEAM-based after-school classes and camps spark imaginations and boost self-confidence through moviemaking and video creation.

The Little Gym of Westminister
10141 Wadsworth Pkwy. #300, Westminster
(720) 573-1450
Ages: 4 months+
At The Little Gym, we believe kids should be able to act like kids. We also believe fun environments are especially conducive to the kind of learning that prepares them for life’s adventures.

Town Hall Arts Center
2450 Main St., Littleton
(303) 794-2787
Ages: Vary
We seek to build communities by creating engaging theatre learning experiences for everyone. We offer programs year-round for students of all ages and levels of experience with theatre arts.

Warriors Martial Arts
10958 E. Bethany Dr., Aurora
(720) 400-0023
Ages: 5+
Our children’s classes consist of active, high-energy instruction with a curriculum designed to develop children’s bodies and minds. Children develop strength, stamina, speed, and flexibility through well-moderated physical instruction.

Young Voices of Colorado
99 Inverness Dr. E., Ste. 150, Englewood
(303) 979-7464
Young Voices creates young musicians and lifelong singers with high-level skills that serve them for the rest of their lives. Whether they become professional musicians or music teachers, doctors, or attorneys, we are proud to know that they are better for having spent some time with us.

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