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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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Golden Key Art

Type: Academic, Art, Homework Club

Description:

After School Enrichment Program at Golden Key Art offers academic preparation, tutoring and creative activities. Special attention is given to your child’s homework, and private tutoring can be provided as needed. Our student’s success is our success: Up to 70% of our students have been evaluated as gifted or highly gifted by their schools after attending our program.

Pickup from school, home-made meals and art classes are included. We believe that creative thinking goes helps with academic success, and we offer a well balanced schedule designed for your child’s needs. Your child will enjoy safe environment with playground and time to relax in our family-owned business.

The complete After School Enrichment Program includes:
Art Classes
Creative Writing
Reading Club
Pick up from school
Lunch and Snack
Homework help
Math Tutoring
Professional help with school projects
Computer lab with educational programs (spelling, math, chess, etc)
Play time

Optional:
Music lessons
Chess class
Russian Language

A-la-carte options are available: please ask us for details.

Monday-Friday
12:30 pm – 6:00 pm (pick up time varies per school)
Individual days and weeks options are available

Full time: $160 per week
Part time: $40 per day
Siblings discount: $25 per child per week
Art materials fee: $50 per semester (optional)
Meals and 1 hour art lesson are included.

*We accept CCRC
Golden Key Art is a Licensed Child Care Provider

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Got Game Camp 2.0 After School Classes

Type: Academic, Art, E-Learning, Sports, Virtual Classes

Description:

Got Game offers VIRTUAL after school programs like you’ve never experienced! From sports, athletics, unique and innovative games to science, coding, art and talent shows, we have it ALL! Our innovative and diverse range of options caters to students of all interests. Our VIRTUAL after school programs are designed to develop students physically, mentally, socially and emotionally. Watch while we facilitate friendships through the computer screen and offer an awesome learning environment!

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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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Playa Music Lessons

Type: Music

Description:

1- Music for little Mozart classes, 4-6 yrs piano and singing class

2- Group voice

3- Group piano

4- Group Guitar

Summer Workshops

$170 for 6 one hour sessions

Beginners
Rock Guitar for kids: Make learning fun by playing the  best classic rock songs from the 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s and beyond. Learn songs from the Rolling Stones to AC/DC and The White Stripes. In this class we will focus on the authentic song parts and complete song performance.

Easy Ukulele Class: Learn fun and easy popular songs on the ukulele. If you are interested in playing familiar songs the whole family loves, then this class is for you. We will begin with basic ukulele chords and then add melodies. All levels welcome.

Disney Songbook Learn to sing and play your favorite Disney songs.

Note reading and Rhythm Work on reading music fast

Advanced Classes
Sight reading for pianists:
Saturdays 3:30-4:30 June 15th-July 27th

Music Theory: Saturdays 4:30-5:30 June 15th-July 27th

Music appreciation and history: Sundays 3-4 June 16th-July 28th

Advanced Jazz Improvisation for Adults. Have you ever wanted to learn how to solo over advanced jazz changes? In this class we will be diving into jazz standards and decoding the theory on the guitar fretboard to create original and spontaneous solos over walking bass lines. This class is perfect if you want to move past modal solos and unlock the beauty of chord tone soloing and advanced harmony.

Jazz Chord Theory “Learn how to play Jazz chords like you’ve always wanted to”

Songwriting Learn to craft your own songs

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The Little Gym of Torrance Classes

Type: Gymnastics

Description:

At The Little Gym, we believe kids should be able to act like kids. We also believe fun environments are especially conducive to the kind of learning that prepares them for life’s adventures. Through unique programs that revolve around active play, we complement and enhance the traditional school experience – even before kids are school age! We give children a safe and inspiring space to direct their energy, build confidence, and develop key skills. Explore the range of classes we offer at The Little Gym of Torrance to find the one that’s just right for your child.

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Turn Up LA – Private In-Home Music Lessons

Type: After School Classes, Music

Description:

Turn Up LA provides fun and knowledgeable music lessons with quality instructors in the comfort of your own home. We believe that learning music is a different experience for everyone, and we strive to cater our lessons to our students’ goals and personalities. So, are you, or your kids, ready to rock?!? Email, call, or text us today for more info!

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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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