After School Classes Guide

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Parents are always looking for the best After School Classes in Los Angeles for their kids, and we’ve got a great Guide, full of classes all over town! If you’re looking for Sports, Academic, Music, Dance, or Tech classes – or any other kind of classes – you’ve come to the right place!

826LA

Type: Academic, Writing Classes

Description:

826LA provides students with tutoring that will improve their reading and writing skills. Because the tutoring services are free, participating students must meet certain requirements (that are online). Tutors are volunteers, and once homework is completed, volunteers turn their attention and focus to reading and writing. Students ultimately write and publish their own stories.

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ARC After School Programs

Type: Academic

Description:

ARC after-school programs currently serves 13 elementary schools, 11 middle schools, and 19 high schools in Los Angeles. After-school activities include homework assistance, enrichment classes, and an academic enrichment academy.

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Beyond The Bell

Type: Academic

Description:

Beyond the Bell’s programs are wide-reaching, serving students in more than 600 public schools. Programs are offered at every grade level and include homework assistance, organized games, and enrichment activities.

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Got Game Sports

Type: Academic, Art, Science, Sports

Description:

Got Game offers amazing After School Classes at schools near you! In addition to our Summer Camp being voted in the top ten best summer camps in Los Angeles, our after school classes specialize in so many neat areas! We offer everything from sports, games, science and arts and crafts, to robotics, drama, dance and more! Got Game has made waves in the community for being home to the most outrageously fun, wildly entertaining, motivating, inspiring, and totally awesome group of coaches around! Not at your school? Tell your principal to bring in Got Game now!

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L.A.C.E.R. After School Programs

Type: Academic

Description:

Students who are enrolled at one of the schools that L.A.C.E.R. serves are eligible to participate in L.A.C.E.R.’s after-school programs. L.A.C.E.R. (Literacy, Arts, Culture, Education, and Recreation) operates five days a week and is free. Check the website for more information and to see if your child’s school is on the participating schools list.

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LA Conservation Corps After School Program

Type: Academic, Homework Club

Description:

The Los Angeles Conservation Corps provides their After School Program at 13 middle schools and 3 elementary schools. The program begins immediately after dismissal and is offered until 6:00 pm. Children are provided with tutoring, academic enrichment, and are able to choose among a variety of special activities in which to participate including performing arts, creative arts, sports, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math).  

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LA County Parks & Recreation Centers

Type: Homework Club, Sports

Description:

The Department of Parks and Recreation offers after-school programs at parks throughout southern California. (You can check the website for a listing of participating sites). Students are given healthy snacks, offered homework assistance, and have the chance to participate in a variety of activities.

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LA’s Best After School Enrichment Program

Type: Homework Club

Description:

LA’s Best describes its program as having three core elements — homework help, a learning activity to boost reading and/or math skills, and an activity that is new and fun for kids. Over the years, their program has expanded to include fitness, arts, and more. LA’s BEST provides services at 194 elementary schools.

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LAPD Police Activities League

Type: Homework Club

Description:

The Police Activities League is a youth crime prevention program. Participants are involved with a variety of educational, athletic, and recreational activities that help strengthen the bond between police officers, youngsters, and their community. Check the website to find out more information about the P.A.L. program in your neighborhood.

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Los Angeles Boys & Girls Clubs

Type: Academic, Homework Club

Description:

Originally founded in 1944, The Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club offers a variety of after-school programs for students. Homework assistance, “The STEM Adventure,” fine arts, and much more are offered. Check the website to find a location.  

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Los Angeles Public Library System

Type: Academic, Homework Club

Description:

Check with your neighborhood public library regarding after school programs. Most offer special study zones so that students can work on their homework assignments in a quiet, focused environment. Additionally, many public libraries host a variety of after-school activities including those geared towards STEAM lessons and more.

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Revolution Math

Type: Academic, E-Learning

Description:

For many young learners, math can be a source of anxiety and frustration.  Revolution math was designed to eliminate these feelings and replace them with confidence and a true love of learning.  Our after-school activities (grades 2-5) will get your child excited about the learning process and inspire them to be great at math.  Learning squads (4 students) meet with their professional teacher 1x week in an online, interactive classroom.  Students embark on academic adventures – earning points and prizes along the way, and are introduced to math material 2-4 weeks in advance of schools, helping them become more confident learners.

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SoundCheck Music School

Type: Music

Description:

SoundCheck Music School is your preparation for the “real” world of music and performance. We offer private music lessons in Voice, Piano, Guitar, Drums and Bass for all levels, ages, and styles, and host at least 3 live shows throughout the year giving our students the opportunity to perform live on stage. At SoundCheck Music School we work with anyone who wants to learn music in a positive and rewarding environment. It is the place where you learn with it takes to play your instrument well, how to perform with confidence and charisma, and discover your inner rockstar! 

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The Writing Club

Type: Creative Writing, Writing Classes

Description:

The Writing Club is a series of creative writing classes for 3rd-5th graders. Writers explore fiction and creative nonfiction via prose, poetry, stories, and letters. We will play word games, find inspiration in ten-minute bursts called “free writes” and work on longer narratives as well. We invite those who are excited about writing stories, as well as those who are timid and need a gentle nudge to put pen to paper. We will share, support and inspire one another. This class does not focus on grammar or essay construction, and there is no homework.

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YMCA Before & After School Care

Type: Homework Club

Description:

The YMCA offers after-school care with a 1 to 14 staff to student ratio. Activities include assistance with homework assignments, enrichment classes, and the opportunity to work with a variety of community organizations. The following YMCA branches offer after-school care:

Antelope Valley Family YMCA

Culver-Palms Family YMCA

Downey Family YMCA

East Valley Family YMCA

Mid Valley Family YMCA

North Valley Family YMCA

Palisades-Malibu YMCA

Pasadena-Sierra Madre

Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA

Torrance-South Bay YMCA

West Valley Family YMCA

Westchester Family YMCA

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Zaniac Learning Center

Type: Academic, STEM

Description:

Zaniac is a new after-school program that engages K-8 students in supplemental S.T.E.M. education – giving them the skills and motivation they need to create a better future.

Our programs are designed from the ground up to prioritize fun, active engagement, and an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving.

The Santa Monica campus offers K-8 after-school programs and school year camps in Minecraft, Computer Programming, LEGO Robotics, Game Design, Zane Math, 3D Printing, App Creation, and more. The campus will also offer Homework Help and Birthday Parties.

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