After School at Santa Fe Climbing Center
The after-school program at the Santa Fe Climbing Center (3008 Cielo Court) creates a stimulating environment in which climbers of all levels will push their physical and mental limits while having fun and exploring the world of indoor rock climbing. The challenges and climbing games led by our experienced instructors promote teamwork, confidence, flexibility, balance, problem-solving, and more. Programs begin the week of August 22 and meet once a week for 8-9 weeks from 3:30-5:00 p.m. The after-school classes are available for age groups 5-8 and 9-13 and cost $180 for 9 weeks. Call 505-986-8944, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit climbsantafe.com.
New Mexico Mustangs Girls Hockey Association
The only all-girls ice hockey association in New Mexico. Ice hockey programs for girls and young women ages 5-19, for all skill levels from zero experience to competitive. The season starts in mid-September and runs through February. Practices are held in both Santa Fe Genoveva Chavez Community Center and in Albuquerque Outpost Ice Arenas. Teams may play other local teams or Colorado Girls League teams. Call 505-695-0143, email email@example.com, or visit nmmustangsgirlshockey.org.
Skate School Santa Fe
After-school / Home School Programs are now underway for all abilities ages 3 and up with indoor ramps for year-round fun at Skate School Santa Fe (825 Early Street #H). Use our school boards and gear to get started; we also have a complete shop to help students properly gear up. Curriculum includes skateboard homework and exploring the history of skateboarding using our museum and video library. We also offer birthday parties, parent’s night out, and monthly events. Call 474-0074 or visit SkateboardSafety.com.
Star Aquatics Swim Team
Santa Fe’s newest swim team. We focus on water safety and building life skills at the Genoveva Chavez Center. We deliberately keep a low coach-to-swimmer ratio. Water Benders is our developmental group that practices two times per week. Aquastars is our competitive group that practices 3–5 days a week. Call 505-930-1007, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit staraquaticsnm.com.
Art School Santa Fe
Art School Santa Fe (3600 Cerrillos) . integrates classical fine art methods with current themes. Students work on their own projects based on the individual’s interest, age, and skill level. Classes focus on a variety of artistic genres ranging from anime, painting, and fantasy to portfolio preparedness. Ages 5 and up: Tuesdays 4-5:05, Wednesdays 3:30-4:35 and 4:50 – 5:55, Thursdays 3:45-4:50, Fridays 3:45-4:50, Saturdays 10-11:05. Teens 12 and up: Fridays 5-6:15. Call 505-364-3256, email email@example.com, or visit artschoolsantafe.com.
Belisama Irish Dance & Rhythm Sol
Irish step dance, Irish social dance, creative dance, dance exploration, tap, jazz, and more for 18-months-old to adults. High-quality instruction and nurturing environment. Opportunities to perform, compete, and learn recreationally. Located at 1225 Parkway Dr. Ste. C. Call 505-795-5424, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit belisamadance.com.
Dragonfly Art Studio
Our art classes stimulate imagination, creativity, and experimentation with a wide range of art media and materials to inspire the Art Zone through life. Enrollment is now open for our in-studio After School Art Program, our No-School Art Days’, and our Holiday Handmade Gift-Making Weekend. Celebrate creatively with customized art birthday parties, holiday gatherings, and get-togethers with family in the studio. Enroll yourself or your child to discover your inner artist. Visit dragonflyartsf.com or call Oceanna at 505-670-5019.
EntreFlamenco Youth Outreach Program in Flamenco offers ongoing classes throughout the year. Participants ages 5 to 18 learn traditional flamenco dance curriculum as taught in Spain, dance etiquette, and performance opportunities led by award-winning artists. Space is limited. Classes are free of cost. EntreFlamenco Santa Fe School of Flamenco is located at 135 W. Palace Ave., second floor, in Santa Fe. Call 505-209-1302, email email@example.com, or visit entreflamenco.com.
Hutchinson Piano Studio
Enjoy piano experiences and instruction at Hutchinson Piano Studio. Everyone is music, and music is all of us. Learn to express yourself through the piano in one-on-one lessons, tailored to your abilities and goals. I’ve worked with young beginners and 90-year-old students, and enjoy everyone. Special learning styles and needs are welcome. In-person lessons are preferred, but online lessons are also possible. Call 575-973-1621, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit fpcsantafe.org/bryan-hutchinson-piano.
J.F. Mazur Studio
Fine art classes for levels K–12. After-school and homeschool sessions (ages 5–12) will be scheduled for Wednesdays from Nov 1 to April 24. Lessons in acrylic and canvas, watercolor, clay, printmaking, and more. Teen oil painting workshops (ages 12+) will be held Thursdays with various weekend opportunities. A detailed schedule and enrollment information can be found online. Class size is limited. Located at 1807 2nd St. in Santa Fe. Call 240-321-9212 or visit jfmazurstudio.com.
NDI New Mexico at the Dance Barns
NDI New Mexico at the Dance Barns offers more than 70 classes per week to choose from, including ballet, creative movement, hip-hop, jazz, tap, modern, contemporary, and pointe. Our professional instructors have performed, choreographed, and directed worldwide with companies from New York City Ballet to the Disney Channel. They are devoted to providing individual attention in a confidence-building and nurturing environment. NDI welcomes and includes all students to the dance community. Registration is open until October 1 for ages 3–18. For adult ballet and tap classes for ages 18+, registration is ongoing. Call 505-795-7088 or visit dancebarns.com.
Paseo Pottery is in the Meow Wolf neighborhood. There are more than a dozen classes per week to choose from, including kids camps, one-time pottery experiences, and long-term beginner pottery classes in wheel-throwing, hand-building, sculpture, and jewelry making. Children and adults are welcome in all classes. Registration is ongoing. To register for classes and learn more about our charitable mission, call 505-988-7687, email email@example.com, or visit paseopottery.com.
Queen Bee Music Association
Offering after school group classes for kids ages 5+ on guitar, ukulele, percussion, and more. Join us for our fall session of classes beginning September 12. Group classes meet once per week for 10 weeks, for beginning and intermediate students. Tuition is $180-$200, with tuition assistance available. Visit queenbeemusicassociation.org or call 505-278-0012.
Santa Fe Jewish Center Chabad
Bring a 3,000-year-old heritage alive by giving your child a fun and exciting Jewish experience. The Jewish Kids Club is an after-school program connecting Jewish children and their families. Weekly meetups feature a variety of exciting activities including Jewish art, cooking, songs, hands-on learning, and more. Give your child a chance to discover the beauty and joy of Judaism in a way they have never experienced before! The Club meets on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:15 p.m. at the Santa Fe Jewish Center Chabad. Visit santafejcc.com/kidsclub.
Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association
Providing music education in Santa Fe since 1994, Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association has opportunities for your beginner, intermediate, or advanced music student in 4th-12th grade in orchestra, chamber music, mariachi, and jazz! With sliding scale tuition and instrument rentals, we make music education accessible for everyone. Intermediate and advanced players can audition for a non-beginner ensemble by visiting our website and scheduling an audition. Register before September 6 (September 15 with late registration fee- $20) for our fall semester or January 15 for our spring semester. Visit www.sfysa.org, call 505-672-5565, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Boys and Girls Club of Santa Fe/Del Norte
The Santa Fe Boys and Girls Clubs provides a safe, positive, and engaging environment and programs that prepare and inspire children to achieve great futures. SFBGC After School Program not only provides care for working families but also focuses on helping kids and teens get ready for college and careers, live healthy, and lead in their communities. Financial assistance is available. Visit bgcsantafe.org. Contact Lauren at 505-429-7702 for information about Las Vegas club or Brian at 505-204-0303 for information about Santa Fe clubs.
Girls Inc. of Santa Fe
Girls Inc. of Santa Fe provides girls (age 5-18) throughout Santa Fe with life-changing experiences and real solutions to the unique issues girls face. Girls Inc. gives girls the tools and support they need to succeed, including trained professionals who mentor and guide them in a safe, girls-only environment, peers who share their drive and aspirations, and research-based programming. At Girls Inc., girls learn to set and achieve goals, boldly confront challenges, resist peer pressure, and see college as attainable. Programming focuses on healthy living (Strong); academic enrichment and support (Smart); and life skills and independence (Bold). After-school transportation is available for girls from seven Santa Fe schools. Visit girlsincofsantafe.org or call 505-982-2042.
Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails
With troops for girls in kindergarten through 12th grade, Girl Scouts offers a safe space for girls to build friendships while exploring interests in STEM, arts, outdoors, community engagement, and entrepreneurship. Girl Scouts fosters personal development and leadership skills in girls through various activities, badges, and projects. Join an existing troop or start one of your own! Call 505-343-1040, email email@example.com, or visit nmgirlscouts.org.
Santa Fe Children’s Museum
The Santa Fe Children’s Museum offers fun for the whole family with 35+ immersive exhibits, weekly programs, guest facilitators, and more. For details, please see our museum calendar. Located at 1050 Old Pecos Trail in Santa Fe. Call 505-989-8359, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit santafechildrensmuseum.org.