After School Activities | Stamford Moms

Plan your child’s after school activities for the 2023-2024 school year, using the Stamford Moms After School Activities Guide!

Whether your child is in pre-k or high school, loves playing piano or soccer, scroll down to find options that will keep them engaged and having FUN on weekends and after the bell rings!

Have a Wonderful School Year!

Action Art School

Action Art School offers fun art classes for kids ages 4 – 12 in Riverside and North Stamford, kids learn and have fun too!
Fall classes begin September 6, register online.

[email protected] | (203) 637-2685 | Learn more here!

Balanced Beeing Occupational Therapy

Balanced Beeing Occupational Therapy is empowering kids to learn life skills through movement!
This Fall, Balanced Beeing is hosting movement classes for children ages 2 – 11 of all abilities including and not limited to those with developmental delays, ADHD, sensory processing difficulties, autism. There will be 4 – 6 children per class, taking a therapeutic approach!
Class options include Exershine Kids Power Bootcamp, Creative Movement – Yoga and Dance and Kids Yoga!

(917) 214-1165 | [email protected] | Register here!

Ballet School of Stamford

The Ballet School of Stamford is now enrolling for fall classes at A DANCE SPACE in Stamford Town Center, which begin in September! Spring semester begins January 23!

From studio to stage, classes offer excellent training for all students in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern and Musical Theatre for ages 3 to adult!

(203) 253-1190 | Register here!

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club

Now is the perfect time to finalize your child’s after-school activities. Chelsea Piers offers a multitude of youth sports classes for kids ages 3+ and skills under one roof.
Whether your child is just learning to play, looking to stay active, or looking to take their skills to the next level, they can pursue their passions and fuel their athletic potential, learning skills from professional coaches while having fun!
Classes start on September 6!

(203) 989-1100 | [email protected] | Register here!

Chinese Language School of Connecticut

Chinese Language School of Connecticut is a 501C (3) Non-Profit Organization that offers classes to students of all ages, beginning at 18 months.
Programs include weekday/weekend classes, weekday programs for schools, summer programs, private tutoring, and corporate programs.
Sibling and multi-course discounts are available for Sunday K-12 classes.

(866) 301-4906 | [email protected] | Register here!

Code Ninjas Stamford

Code Ninjas Stamford offers an exciting learning adventure for tech-loving kids!

Kids learn to code through our engaging game-based curriculum that boosts self-confidence and teaches teamwork, logic, and problem-solving. They gain vital skills while having a blast. That’s the Code Ninjas way!

Unleash your child’s inner ninja today!

GCA Norwalk

At GCA we focus on providing a fun and safe environment for kids and adults to develop enthusiasm for physical activity that remains for life.

Gymnastics, Cheer and Tumbling classes for all ages! We offer free trial classes for all our programs.

[email protected] | (203) 803-1111 | Register here!

Goldfish Swim School

It’s Back To School & Back To Pool at Goldfish Swim School!

Time for our little fishes with big dreams to jump back into life’s pool of possibilities! Time for them to soak up knowledge, companionship and the life lessons learned at school, the playground and at the pool. It’s time to celebrate progress and growth, routines and goal setting, and it’s time to appreciate the golden little things in life.

Register here!

Harney Pender Keady Academy of Irish Dance

Come try Irish Dance this fall at the world renowned Harney Pender Keady Academy of Irish Dance. Conveniently located in Springdale, near the Darien and New Canaan Borders (as well as locations in Rye, NY & Walpole, MA), HPK has attracted dancers from all over the region for more than 20 years.

The studio owners are champion competitors and international tour dancers, formerly of Riverdance and Lord of the Dance. Kids can choose their own path at HPK, whether dancing purely for the fun and social aspects, or taking a more competitive approach. Dance friends make the best friends, come give it a try!

Classes begin the week of September 11!

Perfect for children ages 4 & up!


High Ridge Driving School

High Ridge Driving School offers all required DMV classes online, behind-the-wheel lessons, and is the ONLY place to take your road test in Stamford.


(203) 329-3030 | Register here!

The IC

Fall into Fun at the IC!

The IC offers a variety of fun after school activities including Intro to Sports, Flag Football, Coding, Swim Lessons, Swim Team and a Vacation Activity Program.

Learn more here!

Kids Helping Kids

Kids Helping Kids (KHK) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to facilitate the development of leadership skills through youth-led service projects.

Wolunteers are elementary through high school students who are looking for opportunities to make an impact in the community. All of the KHK projects are initiated, managed, and led by youth.

Kids can sign up to participate in any project based on their availability or choose to spark a project based on their own interests. Meet KHK at the Stamford Moms 2023 After School Activities Expo to meet our enthusiastic volunteers, learn more about our projects, and discover how your child can get involved. 

Learn more here!

Kx2 Music

At Kx2 Music, we believe that quality lessons stem from collaboration and trust between the student and teacher. We offer personalized services that are tailored specifically to each student.

Lessons can take place at our home studio in Stamford, or we can travel to you if you are located in the surrounding area! Share a lesson with a sibling, partner, or parent/child with our Semi-Private Lessons, or take part in our Pocket Productions program, a recording studio on-the-go, where we professionally record, mix & master your music.

Above all, we enjoy getting to know you and creating music together!

Register here!

Little Jigz: Irish Dance for Toddlers

Little Jigz is a special introductory dance class designed for toddlers between the ages of 2 and 4 years old.

The goal is to introduce children to basic life skills such as learning right from left, coordination, and agility in a fun and nurturing environment. With its roots in Irish Dance, little jigz will expose children to fast paced and spirited music that makes Irish Dance fun! Explore counting out the beats and moving in time to the music as well as learning actual Irish Dance movements.

Classes begin the week of September 18!

Little Talkers

Little Talkers was founded by three speech-language pathologists with a love and passion for helping babies, toddlers and little ones develop language, communication and social skills.

Classes are for ages 6 – 36 months and incorporate language-rich play, literacy, and sensory exploration to promote language and social development.

(203) 973-7685 | Register here!

Mathnasium Stamford

The Mathnasium Method gives children the power to achieve excellence in math and in life! Mathnasium creates a personalized math learning plan for each individual. These learning plans are designed to meet kids at their math level, and help them learn math in a way that makes sense to them.

Call us now to schedule a free assessment, and unlock your child’s full potential!

We also offer:
-Test prep
-Homework help
-Early childhood math

Stamford: (203) 372-6284 | [email protected] | Learn more here!
Greenwich: (203) 861-6284 | [email protected] | Learn more here!

Mill River Afterschool

At Mill River Park Afterschool, we offer a variety of enrichment activities for every child to enjoy – from STEM to arts!

Our fun-filled learning experiences provide unique and exciting opportunities for children to explore and grow with their peers in a 30+ acre greenspace surrounded by beautifully maintained landscapes and a flowing river. We create safe spaces for children while empowering them to be themselves.

Our experienced and trained staff help to foster each child’s growth, by providing nurturing and caring environments for them to succeed.

Register here!

My Gym Stamford

My Gym Stamford is a children’s fitness center offering programs for children ages 6 months-10 years old! We offer mommy & me classes, independent older children classes and birthday parties!

Register by August 29 using code BTSCLASS for 50% off your first four weeks!

 (203) 327-3496 | Register here!

The Russian School of Mathematics

The Russian School of Mathematics (RSM) is an award-winning, after-school math program for K-12 students.

Named “among the top schools in the world” by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, the program helps children of all levels excel in mathematics.  Please reach out to RSM Stamford by calling (860) 952-2002 or schedule a FREE evaluation HERE.

These 45 minute meetings with our faculty will allow you to see our curriculum first-hand and discuss any questions you have.

(860) 952-2002 | Schedule a FREE evaluation here!

SoundWaters Fall Adventure Series

Get ‘em on the water this fall with the SoundWaters Fall Adventure Series!

Sailing, science, and coastal adventures are great ways to keep your child active and smiling after-school.

Registration is open and scholarships are available.

(203) 323-1978 | Register here!

Stamford Lacrosse Association

The Stamford Lacrosse Association is a nonprofit organization operating youth lacrosse programs for boys and girls in grades K-8, who are Stamford residents.

They offer instructional clinics and opportunities for team play.

Stamford Lacrosse Association’s goal is to teach the game of lacrosse in a fun environment, and to develop an active lacrosse culture in Stamford.

Learn more here!

Stamford Ninja Academy

Does your child want to be a Ninja? Stamford Ninja Academy has classes for children ages 5 (in kindergarten) – 14.

Ninjas will gain physical and mental strength through obstacle training, all while having fun! Obstacles change every week to keep your child challenged.

Fall classes beginning September 5!

Register here!

Stamford Youngtimers Basketball League

Stamford Youngtimers Basketball League (SYTBB) is the largest ALL Girls basketball league in Stamford.

Nearly all of the Girls High School players on the Stamford and Westhill High School teams (past and present) have played in the SYTBB league. Many of the current players are also coaching in the league.

The program runs from kindergarten to 8th grade and is a tremendous way for young girls to learn the game and play it the right way.

Register here!

Summit JiuJitsu

Summit JiuJitsu is Stamford’s newest martial arts academy with classes for ages 5+.

Kids learn realistic self-defense & anti-bullying skills while also getting active in a fun way.

Take advantage of our Back to School Specials and find out why JiuJitsu is one of the fastest-growing sports in America.

[email protected] | (203) 984-8891 | Learn more here!

Sweet Blue Swim Academy

Swim lessons at Sweet Blue Swim Academy are taught by former competitive swimmers and created by two-time Olympic medalist and former Yale Dean.

Sweet Blue focuses on unparalleled stroke expertise in classes with low teacher- to- student ratio. Students range from age 4 months up to adults.  Learn to swim, refine your strokes or prepare for competitions.

(475) 359-3528 | [email protected] | Register here!

YB World Taekwondo

With two locations in Stamford, YB World Taekwondo has been teaching for over 28 years. Their goals are to improve our students’ minds and bodies and instill important Taekwondo values such as respect, compassion, self-discipline, and self-control that students can apply outside of the Dojang.

Instructors are personally trained by the founder, Grand Master Yong Beom Kim, who has a Ph.D., Chairman of the Martial Arts Undergraduate Program at the University of Bridgeport & was the former Korean National Taekwondo Olympic Team Coach. Each teacher has over ten years of experience teaching Taekwondo and will provide a safe and encouraging environment to help you achieve your goals.

Try out YB World Taekwondo by taking advantage of their back to school special… two FREE trial classes, bring a buddy with no registration fee, open to all ages!

Learn more here!

After School Clubs

After School Club At Star Center
1170 Shippan Avenue, 2:45 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Grades K-5

Boys & Girls Club
Yerwood Center, grades K – 3, 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Mary C. Rich Club House, grades 4 – 5, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Mary C. Rich Club House, grades 6 – 12, 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Healing Hearts: Special Meeds Back to School Social
48 Union Street, Stamford
Ages 11+
(203) 708-0076, [email protected]

KidsPlace After School Program
Stamford JCC, 1035 Newfield Avenue

LEAD Academy
Stamford YMCA, school dismissal – 7 p.m.
K – Grade 8

Mill River Park Afterschool Program
Whittingham Discovery Center
Ages 5 – 14 or Grades K – 8

Play to Learn
(203) 832-3519
[email protected]



Scribble Dabble Creative Studio
(508) 423-5814

Action Art School
242 Sound Beach Ave, Old Greenwich
(203) 637-2685

Green Moon Children’s Art Studio
140 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton
[email protected]
(203) 354-4468

Stamford Recreation


Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200

High Rise Basketball
High Rise Training Headquarters in Stamford & locations across Fairfield County

PEACE Basketball

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
[email protected]

Stamford Recreation


RF Youth Boxing
18 Elmcroft Road, Stamford
[email protected]
(203) 355-2666

Stamford Recreation
Youth Boxing Program, Grades 6 – 10


Code Ninjas
111 High Ridge Road, Suite 6
(203) 633-8000
At-Home Coding 
Code Ninja’s Create, ages 7 – 14

Happy Code Club
175 Atlantic Street, Suite #015
(203) 323-7000
Online Private Classes

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
Grades 1 – 6


Hudson Table
44 John Street


Anam Cara Irish Dance School
72 Camp Avenue, Stamford

Ballet School of Stamford
Stamford Town Center
(203) 253-1190

Center Stage Dance Studio
838 High Ridge Road
(203) 329-6676
Ages 2 -18
Mommy & Me, Ballet, Jazz. Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Pointe & Company/Ensemble

Connecticut Ballet Center
20 Acosta Street
(203) 978-0771

The Connecticut Dance Center
76 Viaduct Road
(203) 569-3131
Ages 3 – teen
Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Jazz, Acro, Hip Hop, Pointe, Company
In studio & virtual classes available.

Harney Pender Keady Academy of Irish Dance
(203) 316-8337
[email protected]
In studio, socially distant beginner Irish Dance classes for ages 4 and up on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 4:15. If you have a “Pod” of 5 or more, have a teacher come to your house for indoor or outdoor dance class with your Pod or reserve studio time for your pod to have a class!

Locust Performing Arts Center of Stamford
2770 Summer Street, second floor
(203) 962-4934
Zoom & in-person classes available

LYNN Academy of Irish Dance
42 Magee Avenue, second floor
(877) 946-5966

Dance School @The J
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
Ages 2+
Ballet, Hip Hop, Tap, Contemporary, Acrobatics & Gymnastics

Stamford Recreation
Jazz/Tap, Pre K – 3
Broadway Dance, Grades 3 – 5
Hip Hop/Funk, Grades K – 6
Fairytale Ballet, Ages 2 – Grade 6
Ballet For Children, Grades K – 6
Hoop Girls For Teens, Grades 6 – 9

Hoop Girls “Whirl the World,” Grades K – 5

STEPS Dance Studio
1100 High Ridge Road
(203) 912-5866 OR (203) 355-9331

Field Hockey

Flag Football at Italian Center of Stamford
1620 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-6941
Ages 7 – 9

FDC Stamford Flag Football
Grades 2 – 5


Sterling Farms Junior Golf
1349 Newfield Avenue
(203) 329-2067


Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200

Arena Gymnastics
911 Hope Street
(203) 357-8167

Tumble Jungle
250 Westport Avenue, Norwalk
(203) 286-4608

Stamford Recreation

Horseback Riding

Mead Farm
107 June Road
(203) 322-4984

Runabout Farm
(203) 223-1212

Ice Hockey

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200
Ages 3+

Stamford Youth Hockey Association
[email protected]
Ages 4+

Stamford Twin Rinks
1063 Hope Street
(203) 968-9000
Ages 6+

Terry Conners Ice Rink
1125 Cove Road
(203) 977-4728
Ages 4+

Ice Skating Lessons

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200
Ages 3 – 12

Stamford Twin Rinks
1063 Hope Street
(203) 968-9000
Ages 3+

Terry Conners Ice Rink
1125 Cove Road
(203) 977-4728

Instrument & Voice Lessons

Susan Owen
[email protected]
Private & small group voice lessons

Gab Kallay Music
(203) 570-8335
[email protected] 
Piano, Voice, Guitar

Giuliano’s Music School
71 High Ridge Road
(203) 359-2559
Piano, Voice, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Bass, Ukelele, Trumpet, Trombone, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe & Drum Lessons

Harmony of Spheres Piano
(203) 329-8805
[email protected]

Katrina V. Sive
(203) 988-7503
[email protected]
Private Piano & Voice Lessons

Kx2 Music
[email protected]
(203) 617-0909

Lenox School of Music
(203) 359-2238
[email protected]
Private Guitar Lessons

Long Ridge Music Center
1068 Long Ridge Road
(203) 968-1068
[email protected]
Piano, Guitar, Strings, Voice & Percussion Lessons 

Music with Marcus
(718) 344-3538
[email protected]
Private Guitar, Piano & Voice Lessons

The Pop Music Academy
76 Progress Dr. Suite 263
(203) 322-4767
[email protected]
Private Voice, Piano & Keyboard, Guitar & Bass, Songwriting Lessons, Music Production, Artist Development, Music Business Consulting 

Schule of Music
(203) 273-9040
[email protected]
Private Piano & Guitar Lessons, Group Master Class, Group Theory, Ukulele, Drama & Chorus

Stamford Music & Arts Academy
198 Lawn Avenue
(203) 610-4243
[email protected]
Private Piano, Jazz Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Electric Bass, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Guitar, Voice, Musical Theater Lessons, Chamber Music Program, Advanced Master Training, Music Theory

Stamford Recreation

Martial Arts

Club Kung Fu Connecticut
1016 Hope Street
(203) 504-2072

The Dojo Stamford
1030 Long Ridge Road
(203) 322-2433
In-Person & Virtual Classes

Master Na’s Traditional Martial Arts
2109 Summer Street, Suite 25A
(203) 724-9592

Ryokubi Dojo
215 Hope Street
(203) 569-3744

Tiger Schulmann’s Martial Arts
2770 Summer Street
(203) 602-8821

Stamford Recreation
Krav Maga Kids, Ages 7 – 13
Team Wrigley Tae Kwon Do Beginner Training for Youth, Ages 7+
New Students/Beginner White Belt Tae Kwon Do, Ages 7+

Summit JiuJitsu
579 Pacific Street
(203) 984-8891

Multi Sport Programs

The Italian Center of Stamford
1620 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-6941

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900

Stamford Recreation

Nature Exploration
Ninja Classes

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200
Ages 5 – 15

Stamford Ninja Academy
80 Largo Drive
[email protected]
Ages 5 – 14

Parent & Me (Babies & Toddlers)

Jumpin’ Jams
(203) 309-2699
[email protected]

Music Together of Fairfield County
Babies, 8 months & under
Mixed Age, Ages 0 – 5 years
Rhythm Kids, Ages 4 – 8 years
Canta Y Baila Conmigo, Ages 0 – 5 years 

My Gym Stamford
7 Hyde Street
(203) 327-3496

Scribble Dabble Creative Studio
(508) 423-5814

The Alliance Center
16 Wire Mill Road, Stamford
(203) 921 – 6653
[email protected]
Mommy & Me Yoga

Family Tree Wellness
31 Cascade Rd, Stamford – The Stonehouse at N. Stamford Community Church
(203) 253-0764
[email protected]
Mommy & Me Yoga

Westport & Stamford
Ages 0 – 5

Little Talkers
Ages 6 weeks – 36 months

Maria’s Friends
At home, virtual Maria’s Friends in Norwalk
Ages 0 – 10

Music with Marcus
New Canaan & Armonk
Ages 2 months – 5 years old
Outdoor socially distanced music classes.

Songs for Seeds Greenwich
Online & backyard classes available Monday – Friday.

Wonder Art
Stamford Museum & Nature Center at Heckscher Barn
[email protected]
(203) 977-6568
18 months – age 2

Yoga Fun with Marisa

Performing Arts
Rock Climbing

Beta Climbing + Fitness
45 Harbor Drive
(203) 580 – 9963
Ages 8 – 16

Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200



Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900

Stamford Recreation


Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
[email protected]
Ages 2 – 14, classes & leagues

Stamford Youth Soccer League
Ages 4 – 19 

Keep Kicking Soccer
433 RecPlex, 346 Main Avenue, Norwalk
[email protected]
(203) 857-1210
Boys & Girls 18 months – 6 years

JA Elite Soccer
4 Largo Drive
‪(203) 295-4142‬
Ages 2 – 12

Soccer Shots
Stamford JCC
Ages 2 – 8

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
Soccer Senior Squirts with US Sports Institute, Ages 8 – 9
Foundation Soccer with US Sports Institute, Ages 8 – 9

Stamford Recreation



Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200
Ages 3 months+
Group & private lessons available

Italian Center of Stamford
1620 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-6941
Ages 6 months+

Sweet Blue Swim Academy
Stamford, 75 Third Street or Greenwich, 471 North Street
Parent & child 4 months – Competitive Clinics

Goldfish Swim School Stamford
9 Riverbend South
(475) 283-9823

49 Brown Road
(203) 358-0066
Ages 4 months+
Group & private lessons available

Stamford Family YMCA
10 Bell Street
(203) 357-7000

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
Parent & Me Swim, ages 6 – 36 months
Almost Ready, ages 2 – 5
Ready Now, ages 2 – 5
Levels 1 – 4, Pre-Swim Team & Private Lessons


Chelsea Piers Athletic Club
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200

Kings Highway Tennis Club in Darien
98 Old Kings Highway North
(203) 655-8769

Solaris Raquet Club
23 Radio Place
Junior Academy Program
Call (203) 359-0601 for class placement

Stamford JCC
1035 Newfield Avenue
(203) 322-7900
Foundation Tennis with US Sports Institute, Grades K – 5
Development Tennis with US Sports Institute , Grades 3 – 8

Stamford Recreation




Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
(203) 989-1200

Stamford Recreation

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