2018 AFTER-SCHOOL TENNIS
After-school tennis programs are now underway at the Santa Fe Tennis and Swim Club. Program offers one, two and three-day a week group lessons for ages 6 and up, and individual lessons. Located at our beautiful facility in the Museum Hill neighborhood, at 1755 Camino Corrales. Call (505) 988-4100, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.santafetennis.net for more information.
BELISAMA IRISH DANCE
Belisama Irish Dance offers classes for the whole family to enjoy. Performance opportunities in the community, local competition and fun choreography classes. Ages 5 and up. Santa Fe and Los Alamos locations. Call Adrienne Bellis, director, (505) 670-2152, or go to www.belisamadance.com.
DRAGONFLY ART STUDIO
Our fine art classes, for ages 5 to 16, stimulate kids’ imagination and creativity while they have fun experimenting with a range of art mediums. After-school art classes begin Sept. 25, meet once a week from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and end with a student art show. We also offer School Closure Art Days, Art Birthday Parties, adult and kid sewing and printmaking workshops, and holiday workshops where kids can create unique, handmade gifts. For details, please visit dragonflyartsf.com or call Oceanna at (505) 670-5019.
Dyslexia therapy can help you or your child improve reading, spelling and composition. Orton-Gillingham–based program really works! Internationally certified therapist with years of experience. Call Barbara Calaway, (512) 699-7965, or email email@example.com.
ETIQUETTE SCHOOL OF SANTA FE
In classes and private sessions, children and teens learn lessons catered to their age group, including rules of introduction, dining skills, public speaking, writing thank you notes, telephone manners, posture, wardrobe and respect for the environment. For more information, please call (505) 988-2070, go to etiquettesantafe.com, or email hello@ etiquettesantafe.com
GUARANTEED READING PROGRAM
Don’t wait! Your child can be caught up before teacher conferences in October. Bob’s mom says, “You have nothing to lose and your child has everything to gain with Floy’s No-Risk Guarantee.” Stop reading and homework struggles now with her unique reading improvement course. See 2017 Santa Fe Students Record Breaking Improvement Results, check out the Poor Readers Symptoms List and What Parents Say. No more endless tutoring! Go to www.FloyGregg.com and schedule your complimentary parent consultation.
MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING CENTER
After-school pickup program for kids. We pick your child up from school; they have workout time and a safe place to work on homework or other projects. You pick them up between 5:30 and 6 p.m. Regular classes are also available for tots, kids, teens and adults. Get fit and gain self-confidence! Visit our website www.martialartstrainingcenter.bizor give us a call, (505) 982-7083, for more information.
MAY CENTER FOR LEARNING
May Center for Learning provides after-school tutoring in reading, writing, and math and coaching in executive functioning skills. In addition, we offer academic language therapy for students with dyslexia and related learning differences. May Center also provides educational evaluations that diagnose learning differences. May Center is located at 2019 Galisteo Street, Building B, Santa Fe. Please call (505) 983-7407 or visit www.maycenter.org for more information.
NEW ERA MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY
At New Era it is our goal to provide your child with a safe and nurturing environment with an emphasis on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, boxing, tactical fitness and academics. If you are interested in arming your child with unshakeable confidence, while reinforcing positive values and good character, along with academic success, we are for you! We offer after-school care, summer/winter/spring break full-day camps and early learning classes. Highly qualified, licensed instructors and low student/teacher ratio. For more information, call (505) 480-3531.
NEW MEXICO FENCING
New Mexico Fencing Foundation is Santa Fe’s only full-time facility dedicated to fencing. The club offers a relaxed, supportive environment that builds the skills that make a successful youth fencer — whether training to be a recreational athlete or an international competitor. Classes and private coaching are available for youth and teen fencers. Equipment is provided for beginning classes. 1306 Clark Road, Santa Fe. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or register at www.nmfencing.org.
PANDEMONIUM PRODUCTIONS’ MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM
Musical theater after-school program for students ages 6 to16, Aug. 22 through Nov. 18 for Disney’s “Newsies,” the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a teenage band. Students study acting, singing and dancing and perform at the James A. Little Theater. Rehearsals at El Museo de Cultural, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:45-5:45 p.m. Space is limited; scholarships available. Tuition is $695 if paid in advance, $710 with a payment plan. $100 registration deposit. Call (505) 920-0704 or visit www.pandemoniumprod.orgfor more information.
RIO RAPIDS NORTHERN SOCCER CLUB
Get in the game and play soccer this fall with Santa Fe’s largest soccer league. Practices begin Aug. 20; the eight-week season starts Sept. 8. Development and Academy leagues for ages 3 (2015) to 14 (2004). Practices are in Eldorado and Santa Fe, and games are at The Downs at Santa Fe. For more information, visit northernsc.org or call (505) 982-0878
SANTA FE CLIMBING CENTER
After-school classes for ages 5 to12 emphasize fun and games while introducing your child to climbing with a qualified instructor. Monday and Wednesday 3:30 to 5 p.m., ages 5 to 10. Tuesday 3:30 to 5 p.m., ages 9 to 12. Thursday 3:30 to 5 p.m., ages 7 to 10. Saturday 10 to 11:30 a.m., ages 5 to 12. Recreational Team: Wednesday and Friday 4 to 6 p.m. Competitive Team: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. 3008 Cielo Court, Santa Fe. Call (505) 986-8944or visit www.climbsantafe.com.
SANTA FE FAMILY YMCA
YMCA after-school programs provide a fun, safe learning environment, designed to capture the attention of every child. Children can build on literacy, math, science, art, health and wellness, and social skills. YMCA staff will help your child with homework, encourage them to be active and give them the tools to build lasting friendships. We provide ample opportunities to allow your child to discover, grow and flourish. New Airport location opening this fall. Registering for preschool and after-school program. Call (505) 595-1515 or visit us at www.ymcacnm.org.
SANTA FE YOUTH SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION
Music instruction and performance opportunities for youth in orchestra, mariachi and jazz. The Elementary Strings program offers after-school viola, violin and cello instruction at various schools throughout the city. Auditions for Orchestra, Mariachi and Jazz in January, May and August. For details call (505) 672-5565 x 202, email email@example.com, or visit www.sfysa.org.
SCIENCE AFTER-SCHOOL CLUB
Science is phUN. Learn the science of slime, acids and bases, bubbles, potions, cooking, metals, etc. We introduce the love of science and engineering at a young age. Space is limited. Fridays 2 to 4 p.m. for ages 5 to 8. Sept. 14 through Nov. 9. Nine weeks for $180 plus tax. Please call Bina Thompkins, (505) 819-7220, for more information.
Indoor ramps for year-round fun! After-school and home school programs are now underway. Sessions and lessons for all abilities, ages 3 years old and up. Skateboards and gear provided to get started, with a complete shop specializing in safety gear. Curriculum includes skateboard homework and exploring the history of skateboarding using our museum and video library. Birthdays, parents’ nights out and monthly events. 825 Early Street #H. For more information, call (505) 474- 0074, or visit www.skateboardsafety.com.
THE SCHOOL OF ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET
Learn in a supportive environment that fosters confidence, technique and artistry. Classes for children ages 3 and up in creative dance, ballet, jazz, folklórico, modern and more. Performance opportunities. Call (505) 983-5591. Enroll online at www.aspensantafeballet.com.
UNITED WAY OF SANTA FE COUNTY PARENTING CLASSES
UWSFC offers free parenting workshops and classes, including the Triple P Positive Parenting Program. Topics include child development, ways to have fun with your child and techniques for managing challenging behaviors. Workshops and classes provide valuable information and invaluable opportunities for parents and children to meet and interact with other families. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or (505) 819-5484.
WALDORF PARENT AND TOT CLASSES
Weekly classes conducted by early childhood specialist Patty Hatch delight children and caregivers alike. Mindful observation practices deepen the caregiver’s intuitive understanding of their child’s needs and abilities, and cultivate a joyful ease in parenting. Two sessions: Rosebud, for babies and toddlers 12 to 24 months, and Morning Glory, for toddlers 18 to 30 months, with their grown-up parents and caregivers. Classes begin in September. Santa Fe Waldorf School, 26 Puesta del Sol, 983-9727. For more information, go to www.santafewaldorf.org/parents-and-tots/.