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.
DANCE STATION KIDS’ CLASSES
Kids partner dance class. Ballroom, Latin and swing, for children ages 6 to 10. Ongoing, Sundays, 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at Dance Station, 947 W. Alameda in New Solana Shopping Center. $12 drop-in, or $40 for the month. Give your child the gift of dance! Call (505) 989-9788, or email email@example.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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
ETIQUETTE SCHOOL OF SANTA FE
Tis’ the season to polish the silver and polish the dining skills. Your young ones will impress with their manners at the table this holiday. This fun and engaging class includes a three-course meal and discussion about holiday traditions, conversation starters, expressing gratitude and more. Come dressed in your finest party wear. Parents are welcome to join. Nov. 18 or Dec. 9 at 3:30 p.m. for age 7 through 17. $60 plus tax. RSVP (505) 988-2070, visit etiquettesantafe.com, or our Facebook page.
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.
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. For more information, contact email@example.com, or register at www.nmfencing.org.
PANDEMONIUM PRODUCTIONS’ MUSICAL THEATER CAMP
Musical theater program for ages 7 to17, Jan. 16 through May 12, 2019 for “Shrek: The Musical,” full of all-new songs, great dancing and breathtaking scenery. Students study acting, singing and dancing and perform at the James A. Little Theater. Rehearsals at El Museo de Cultural, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuition is $695 if paid in advance, $710 paid throughout the six-week program. $100 tuition deposit. Call (505) 920-0704 or visit www.pandemoniumprod.org.
RIO RAPIDS NORTHERN SOCCER CLUB
Get in the game and play soccer this spring with Santa Fe’s largest soccer league! Practices begin March 25 and the eight-week season starts April 6. Development and Academy leagues for ages 3 (2015) to 14 (2004). Practices in Eldorado and Santa Fe and games are at The Downs at Santa Fe. Visit northernsc.org or call (505) 982-0878.
SANTA FE CLIMBING CENTER
After-school classes for ages 5 to 12 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) 986-8944 or visit www.climbsantafe.com.
SANTA FE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM WINTER BREAK CAMPS
Week-Long Art Camp, “Return of the Art Bots,” for ages 6 to 12, Dec. 17 to 21, $265/week. One-Day STEAM Camps, ages 6 to 12, Dec. 26, 27, 28, Jan. 2, 3, 4, $60/day. Santa Fe Children’s Museum, 1050 Old Pecos Trail, (505) 989-8359.
SANTA FE FAMILY 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 for your child to discover, grow and flourish. Out-of-School Winter Day Camp, Dec. 17 to 21 ($130) and Dec. 26 to 28 ($78). Call (505) 595-1515 or visit 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.sfysa.org.
Indoor ramps for year-round fun! After-school and home school programs are now underway. Sessions and lessons for all abilities, ages 3 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
Free parenting workshops and classes, including the Triple P Positive Parenting Program. Workshops and classes provide valuable information and invaluable opportunities for parents and children to meet and interact with other families. For more information, email email@example.com or call (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 of Morning Glory Play Garden, for toddlers 12 to 30 months, with their grown-up parents and caregivers. Classes begin at the end of February. Santa Fe Waldorf School, 26 Puesta del Sol, (505) 983-9727. For more information: www.santafewaldorf.org/parents-and-tots/.
WISE FOOL NEW MEXICO WINTER CIRCUS CAMP
Your child will love the marvelous variety of circus arts training, positive physical expression, trust and team-building as they learn to walk on stilts, clown, juggle, fly on the trapeze and fabrics, and more! For students in grades two to six, ages 7 to 13. No experience necessary. Winter Camp runs Dec. 17 to 21, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with before and after-care options. $260. Tuition assistance available. Classes take place at the Wise Fool Studio, 1131-B Siler Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507, (505) 992-2588.