Kids in the Durham region have some awesome program options for Fall 2020: learn the saxophone or ukulele; get fit and have fun with a kids-only CrossFit class; have an adventure on horseback; or learn how to tumble and flip.
Durham Region after school programming includes classes in Pickering, Uxbridge, Ajax, Clarington, Oshawa, and Whitby.
In addition to the classes here, each town and city’s recreation department holds their own programming. Links are included below!
Find city-run camps in Pickering at the City of Pickering Leisure Guide.
For Fall 2020, Earthbound Kids is offering a Learn to Ride program for any budding equestrians. Whether your child is interested in trying horseback riding for the first time or has had experience with horses and riding, Earthbound offers lessons that suit each child’s ability.
With kids classes and a dedicated after school program, Energy Martial Arts Academy offers different options for your kids to develop self-defense skills, learn about anti-bullying, and develop their self-control and focus.
If you have a piano player in your home, the Pickering Music House is a great place for you. They believe that piano lessons don’t have to be boring, they can actually be fun!
Find city-run programs in Clarington at the City of Clarington’s Recreation Guide.
With Muay Thai, Jiu Jiutzu, and wrestling classes for kids, Kalsamrit Martial Arts has a variety of different martial arts classes for your kids to choose from.
If your kids are interested in music, then Upscale Music Studios surly have an instrument they will be interested in—they offer Piano, Voice, Guitar, Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, Trumpet, French Horn, Saxophone, Ukulele, and Clarinet lessons. They also have the Upscale Theatre Company for kids ages 8 to 18—the after school program offers an extensive and creative exploration of all aspects of musical theatre including singing, acting, dancing, set design, sound and lighting.
Find city-run programs in Oshawa at activeOshawa Program Guide.
If you want to get your kids moving and having fun, CrossFit Oshawa’s kids program is all about channeling a love for fitness. Kids aged 4 to 12 years old will learn how to think positively and how to safely move alongside children of their age with similar interests.
Find city-run programs in Ajax at Town of Ajax Recreation.
Your kids are going to love spending their afternoons and evenings at AIM Gymnastics. With gymnastics, trampoline, tumbling, acrobatics, and even a fun superhero class, you kids will be able to work off their excess energy and work on their coordination and balance.
Little Monk Taekwon-do has an amazing bilingual after school program that features fun activities like Taekwondo, Soccer, Lego, Art and Craft and many more. As an added bonus, PA day and March Break camps are included in the price!
Find city-run camps in Uxbridge at the Township of Uxbridge Recreation.
North Durham United F.C.(Formerly Uxbridge Soccer Club)
If your kids love soccer, don’t let the fall weather get in their way—the North Durham United F.C. offers indoor soccer for kids from 4 to 16 years old.
Dance is a great way to experience the joy of artistic expression and at the Uxbridge Dance Academy, your kids can explore everything from classical ballet and jazz to acro and hip hop.
Find city-run programs in Whitby at Town of Whitby Recreation.
Open to kids ages 5 to 12, Child Sports & Games is a great way for kids to play in a completely inclusive and accessible environment, a wonderful place for children to learn, play and grow.
With classes for infants and toddlers, young children, and private lessons, My Music Centre has music lessons that let kids have fun, play piano, sing, move, learn theory and composition.
Let your kids explore the world of acting, dancing, and singing at the Great Big Theatre Company. With classes for kids aged 6 to 8 years and 9 to 17 years old, they are currently accepting registration for Fall-Winter and Winter-Spring sessions.