“I want to be able to walk a tight rope while playing the trumpet & dribbling a soccer ball on my head! Then I want to go to Swim Lessons”. That’s what I get for saying they can learn how to do anything they want after school, lol! But I am fully confident, if any city is up for this challenge it is Toledo!! There is literally no shortage of awesome after school activities to sign your kiddos up for, whether its vocal lessons, dance, gymnastics, food class, art, swim, or, yes, even tight rope! Here’s a list of just some of the amazing after school activities, classes, lessons, & programs available in Toledo & the surrounding area…..
CREATE: Art Studio + Workshop
Classes/Clubs: Preteen Painting Club, Advanced Art 101, Slime Club, After-school Art Club, Friday Preschool Art, Adventures in Painting, & so much more!
Address: 188 Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg, OH 43551
Cost: Varies…average is $75-$100 for a 6 week class/club
Their Grand Re-Opening is September 5th & 6th ….checkout website to be entered in giveaway!
Classes: Homemade Pierogis, Kids Turn to BAKE, Burger Battle (for teens) Taco Takeover (Family Friendly), Kids Turn to COOK (tweens 9+), and more!
Address: 2059 W Laskey Rd, Toledo, OH 43613
Phone: (567) 970-7100
Cost: Prices for the classes range anywhere from $30 – $80, depending on the menu
Classes: Ballet, jazz, tap, musical/acting, tumbling, etc.
Address: 5327 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43623
Phone: (419) 471-0049
Fall classes begin September 3rd! Also see deets for Nutcracker auditions (Sept 12th & 14th)
Mini Motions Dance Center
Classes: Tap, Jazz, Tumbling, Hip-Hop Modern, Ballet, Lyrical, Cheerleading, Poms, Baton, and more!
Address: 2437 Tremainsville Road. Toledo, Ohio 43613
Cost: $25 Registration Fee – Classes $60 a month.
Bird’s Eye View Circus
Classes: Beginner Youth, Intermediate, & Teen Circus Classes (aerial silks, static trapeze, and lyra)
Address: 1153, 2413 Collingwood Blvd 1st floor, Toledo, OH 43620
Phone: (567) 298-6841
Cost: •$20/single class •$105/ 7 Classes •$200/ 14 Classes
Learn more and sign up on their website!
Exceleration Gymnastics Center
Classes: Classes for babies through teens, boys & girls, Gymnastics, Tumbling, Aerial Silks, Ninjas/Parkour, and birthday parties!
Address: 2255 S Reynolds Rd. Toledo, OH 43614
Cost: Varies…$45-$89 See Website for details
New Heights Gymnastics & More
Classes: Gymnastics, Tumbling, Ninja Zone, Birthday Parties and more!
Business Address: 6539 Weatherfield Ct. Maumee, OH 43537
Classes: Tumble, Gymnastics, Tae Kwon Do
Address: 3640 N Holland Sylvania Rd, Toledo, OH 43615
Phone: (419) 841-2902
Cost: Varies! (All new students can come & enjoy a FREE trial class!)
Forte Music School
Lessons: Vocal, Guitar, Drums, Flute, Clarinet, you name it & they’ll teach ya how to play it!
Address: 3208 W Sylvania Ave, Toledo, OH 43613
Phone: (419) 471-2100
Cost: $90 a month for ½ hour lessons & $180 a month for 1 hour lessons (lessons are once a week)
The University of Toledo Community Music Program
UT Center for Performing Arts
Lessons/Classes: Workshops, ensembles, music lessons and more, the Community Music Program seeks to provide local people of all ages with ways to engage their passion for music. Beginner group music lessons in piano and guitar (6 weeks of lessons) start soon…other 6-week sessions available starting in October, January, and March. Visit online today to learn more.
Address: 1910 W. Rocket Drive Toledo, OH 43606
Operated by the University Of Toledo Department Of Music, the Community Music Program offers many opportunities for music education and performance, and does not require enrollment as a student at UT.
Toledo Leprechauns, Toledo Celtics Soccer Club
Leprechauns Registration Is Open To All Boys & Girls Pre-K Through 8th Grade
(Registration Deadlines: Monday, September 16th, 2019. Form is online)
Address: 3215 W Sylvania Ave, Toledo, OH 43613
Phone: (419) 473-9490
Cost: $55-$65 depending on Division/grade
Pacesetter Soccer Club Offers Jr Day Academy for 3-5 yr olds
Address: 5400 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43615
Phone: (419) 885-3140
Cost: $50 for ages 3-5yrs old (you can ONLY register online)
(Open to District residents as well as non-residents)
Soccer for Pre-K-8th Grade
Address: 7060 Sylvania Ave. Sylvania, Ohio 43560
Cost: $45 for residence & $55 for non-residence
Catholic Youth Organizations (CYO)
Sports offered: Soccer, Cheerleading, Football, Cross-country, Softball, Wrestling, Track, etc.
Address: 1933 Spielbusch Avenue Toledo, OH 43604-5360
Phone: Ms. Julie Dubielak 419-244-6711, ext. 4932
YMCA of Greater Toledo
Programs & Youth Sports: Soccer, Flag Football, Basketball, & Cross-country
Address: 1500 N. Superior St. 2nd Floor Toledo, OH 43604
Cost: Varies….see website for more details! See what your YMCA Branch is offering
SafeSplash +SwimLab Swim School
Offers swim classes & opportunities for competitive swimmers
Address: 1510 Spring Meadows Drive #D-100, Holland, OH 43528
Phone: (419) 370-2801
Cost: $80 per month…for all additional options see website
Boys & Girls Club of Toledo
Offers: POWER HOUR (An after school homework help program, students work with the instructors on their homework and earn Power Points for achieving weekly academic goals.) CADET CORPS. (A weekly club for 7-, 8-, and 9-year old Club members. Under the guidance of an instructor, members brainstorm and reach consensus on five goals that they will achieve during the week. Club members choose a reward activity for goals achieved.)LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, SPORTS, TECHNOLOGY, ARTS & CRAFTS, etc.
Address: 2250 N. Detroit Ave. Toledo, OH 43606
Phone: (419) 241-4258
Cost: Free….The Club is open Monday through Friday, after school and in the summer, when children need positive, productive outlets. (See website for locations)
American Heritage Girls Club
American Heritage Girls (AHG) is a Christ centered, family fun, scouting group open to all girls from grades kindergarten through 8th grade.
For all parents interested in having your daughter(s) be a part of AHG, or if you’d just like to find out more about what we are all about, please email Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Cost: The cost is $55 for the year plus additional fees for uniforms (which are optional).
For ALL Scouting, Girls on the Run, Chess club, etc. be sure to check out your local public school or parish for deets!