Local After-School Activities your Kids will Love!

Are you looking for a new after-school activity this year? Check out these local programs your kids are sure to love!

Carmel Music Academy

IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL MUSIC LESSON TIME! Have you reserved your time slot for Music Lessons? (Save $60) $25 Off Registration & 1 FREE Lesson!
Consider 4 Benefits of becoming a Carmel Music Academy Student:
1) Piano, Guitar, Drums, Voice/Singing, Violin, Cello, Viola, Bass Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin & Banjo all in one location, saving you time & money!
2) We teach you the songs you want to learn
3) Wide range of lesson times available to fit your busy schedule
4) FREE Incentive Programs (at no extra cost to you) to keep you or your child motivated

Address: 13295 Illinois Street #117
Phone: (317) 581­-1030
Ages: 6 years to Adults

bsa-logo Boy Scouts of America, Crossroads of America Council

Scouts do stuff. They build things. Play with purpose. Make friends and work together. These life changing experiences – and the confidence they provide- become bricks that eventually form a foundation. A foundation a Scout can stand on to embrace opportunity and overcome obstacles. For the parents watching in awe, it’s not a question of where their Scout will go, but where won’t he go.

Phone: (317) 813­-7125
Address: 7125 Fall Creek Road North
Ages: K-12

Fox Hill Dance Academy, Inc.

Fox Hill Dance Academy, Inc. teaches ballet to all ages from 3 to adult. We also have classes in tap, jazz and hiphop for ages 5 to adult.

Phone: (317) 251­-3007
Address: 2275 Fox Hill Drive
Ages: 3 to adult


Parents know children love music and scientists have proven it’s one of the Best learning tools in early childhood. So, what could be better for your child than Kindermusik’s expertly designed music and movement classes with singing, dancing, and instrument play? It’s quality time that’s perfect for every developmental stage!

Ages: Newborn – 7 years

Meridian Music School

Meridian Music offers private lessons on almost every intrument. Harmony Road courses are also offered for children between the ages of 18 months and 6 years.

Phone: (317) 575­-9588
Address: 845 W Carmel Drive
Ages: All Ages. Harmony Road Classes – ages of 18 months and 6 years

Indianapolis Art Center Indianapolis Art Center

Creativity enriches every aspect of life and is integral to cognitive growth. The Art Center offers quality art classes for toddlers through teens in a variety of art mediums, including glass blowing (ages 10 and up), ceramics, sculpture, jewelry making, fiber arts, painting and drawing. Or take a class with your kids!

Phone: (317) 573­-5240
Address: 820 E 67th St, Indianapolis, IN 46220

 Gymboree Play & Music

Gymboree School Skills classes build the key social, emotional and intellectual skills needed for school and life with specially designed classes. Activities develop confidence, curiosity, communication, perserverance and cooperation, giving your child a solid foundation for future learning environments.

Phone-Carmel: (317) 574­-9626
Address-Carmel: 12524 Gray Rd, Carmel, IN 46033
Phone-Greenwood: 317­-885­-9154
Address-Greenwood: 1001 N State Road 135, Greenwood, IN 46142 US

 Crouching Tigers

Crouching Tigers is a mobile fitness and martial arts program offering a curriculum devoted to the physical, emotional, and social development of children. The weekly activities are designed to improve balance, coordination, and other sensory stimuli while reinforcing great social skills in a group environment.




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