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If you’re looking for a great classes and activities for kids in Jacksonville, then look no further than our handy guide. Whether you’re looking for swim lessons, a music class, or something else, we’ve got tons of great activities for kids of all ages.
AQUAfin Swim School
Don’t delay swim lessons! Schedule your FREE trial today! Year round, indoor heated pools.
Beaches Rock Gym
Beaches Rock Gym is a climbing gym located in Atlantic Beach, Florida. Our gym is open to new and seasoned climbers alike with bouldering walls and auto belays fit for all skill levels. Beaches Rock Gym offers Homeschool PE Rock Climbing Classes, After School Classes, and Summer camps for Kids aged 6 and up.
Bold Child Co.
Bold Child Co. is a pediatric occupational and physical therapy partnership based in Jacksonville, Florida. With over 20 years of combined experience, Amanda Vargas, MOT, OTR/L, SCFES, CBS, and Kate DeValerio, PT, DPT, PCS, founded Bold Child Co. to focus on development for children aged birth through elementary. Areas of treatment include fine and gross motor development, head shaping and torticollis, tongue tie assessment and follow up, developmental resources to empower both parent and child, and comprehensive feeding therapy. We offer virtual, mobile and in-clinic appointments to meet the needs of every family.
Greenlight Theatre Company
Greenlight Theatre Company offers both Broadway-quality productions, entertainment, and programming for all ages and abilities in the Jacksonville area. GTC creates a space that promotes inclusivity, creativity, and professionalism within the arts community. They offer programming and private lessons in acting, singing, dance & more! Greenlight Theatre Company’s mission is to engage, educate, and inspire our community through high-quality, inclusive productions, classes, and other programming for all ages and abilities.
Happy Acres Ranch
Happy Acres Ranch is proud to serve the Jacksonville area since its conception in 1953. We have opened up our 10 acre ranch to host birthday party rentals, family fun nights and other seasonal community events. Happy Acres is also home to our fully licensed and accredited Preschool, serving infants to VPK for both part-time and full time care. Our themed camps are offered to school agers during the summer, winter, and spring holidays and give kids the opportunity to be outdoors and experience a traditional camp with activities such as horseback riding, archery, swimming, arts & crafts, fishing and much more!
JAX Little Art
Description: Jax Little Art is a home-based children’s art studio specializing in Process Art – an approach that emphasizes the act of creating rather than the final result. The studio is led by Art Historian and art curator Helena Acosta. Helena places a strong emphasis on the creative process, providing open-ended, choice-driven experiences that celebrate the joy of discovery. Her art classes draw inspiration from the Reggio philosophy, acknowledging the diverse ways in which children think, play, explore, speak, and express themselves.
Trusted, proven, educational, and of course, fun! Our studio is proud to offer Kindermusik, the world’s leading provider of music and movement programs for young children! Our music and movement classes provide research-based activities that stimulate your child’s growing mind and body. Classes are offered for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and big kids (ages 5-7). Locations in various locations throughout Jacksonville, Jax Beach, Atlantic Beach, Nocatee, Fruit Cove, Avondale, and St Johns. Live interactive virtual classes also available. Available for birthday parties.
At Musician Makers, students are inspired to love music through our creative and personalized approach to teaching. We offer in-home music lessons for guitar, piano, songwriting and voice for students of all ages. Your first lesson is always on the house!
Nailed It DIY Studio
Nailed It DIY Studio is the Ultimate Do-It-Yourself Experience! We teach, you create beautiful home decor and specialty projects in a fun and empowering workshop. No experience is necessary and no one has to make the same thing. There are so many ways to DIY at Nailed It DIY Studio including open studio, ladies night out, date night, family time, private parties, kids camps, corporate events, bachelorette parties, birthdays, the list goes on and on. So get ready to create memories, disguised as amazing wood projects made for you, by you.
Soccer Shots of North Florida
Soccer Shots is an engaging children’s soccer program with a focus on character development. They offer three different programs to meet the developmental needs of children ages 2-8. They provide a high-energy, fun, age-appropriate introduction to soccer for kids. They are not your typical league, but rather a fun introduction to the basics of soccer with a focus on character development and confidence-building that your children will use as they transition to league play.
Our goal at Solana is to help all children live as independently, happily, and healthily as possible. For children, we offer direct occupational therapy services, handwriting tutoring, and an annual summer camp- “Camp Solana: Prewriting & Handwriting Mini-Camp.” For families, we offer 1:1 virtual parent coaching sessions guided by the parent’s questions and concerns in regards to baby/child development, how to support optimal development, and managing school based services such as IEPs and classroom accommodations.
SwimFun Academy & Survival Aquatics
SwimFun has reimagined the Swim School model by offering an exclusive & modernized Survival Aquatics program (6 months-4yrs), a foundational SwimBridge muscle memory program (2yrs-5yrs) and a new-concept Swim Academy (2yrs-12yrs). We are a “Club for Kids” that offers a destination facility that includes a full Xbox and Nintendo Gaming Arena, an indoor 88° heated pool, Virtual Reality Rides, and a Virtual Reality STEM Learning Pod. We offer a complete Swim Academy, Gaming Leagues, Holiday and Summer Camps, Gaming & VR Parties and accredited after-school enrichment programs.
Swimming Safari Swim School
Come join us for a safari adventure at Jacksonville’s Original Swim School! Tuition assistance is available!
💦 Parent and Me: 4 months- 2 years
💦 Jungle Tots: 2-3 year olds
💦 Safari Kids: 4-12 years olds
We focus not only on swimming and safety skills, but your child’s overall development. According to the Griffith University study, kids who took swim lessons before the age of 5, were 6 to 20 months ahead of their peers in a ton of different areas. Enroll in swim lessons now to watch your child flourish!
The Little Gym
The Little Gym is a noncompetitive gymnastics center for ages 4 mo-12yr. We offer a safe and inspiring space to direct their energy, build confidence, and develop key skills. Our curriculum follows American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) milestones to help your child through important developmental moments. We also offer Parents Night Out, private play dates, camps, and birthday parties!
The Women’s Defense Company
Stay safe, be confident and become empowered! The Women’s Defense Company can help you and your loved ones find their inner Warrior through our life-changing women’s self-defense classes.
Tinkergarten helps families get outside to make the most of their kids’ early learning years. Designed by education experts and loved by all families, our play-based outdoor curriculum guides parents in raising healthy, confident, and capable kids. Through live, weekly sessions, an at-home curriculum, and a rich learning community, Tinkergarten makes purposeful outdoor play doable for every family.
TNT Gymnastics and Fitness
TNT is where fitness meets FUN! We offer a variety of classes including Gymnastics, Tumbling, and Ninja for children of all ages. Our preschool program is for children who are walking – 5 years old. Call us today (904-998-8681) to enroll your child into a trial class!