PLAYguide: Enrichment

Enrichment PLAYguide

 

Orlando’s coolest extracurricular programs for kids

A special advertising section


A Kids Gym Learning Academy
The learning opportunities are endless at A Kids Gym. Our Out-of-School Program offers an integrated approach to after-school enrichment that combines experiences in art, science, physical fitness and gymnastics. Also, our after-school cheer, dance, and gymnastics programs are designed for kids to gain self-confidence and skills in an environment where each child’s personal best is most important. Learning has never been more fun!

1495 Evans St., Oviedo
407-365-6800
akidsgym.com
akidsgymoviedo@aol.com


All Kids Spanish Immersion Program
We prepare your child to thrive in a global and multicultural world providing the roadmap to become bilingual. We offer a 32-week program from toddlers to 5th grade. After-school, homeschool, private classes, toddlers/preschool family-style classes and Saturday program. Schedule a FREE trial! We hold the programs at First Congregational Church.

225 S. Interlachen Ave., Winter Park
321-460-2844
allkidspanish.com
admin@allkidspanish.com


Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Explore. Learn. Inspire. You will find opportunities for educational immersion around every corner at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. In addition to the in-park experiences and up-close animal encounters, the Zoo has exciting educational programs for all ages such as: Wild Night Camping Adventure, Scout Programs, Workshops (Bat House Building in October), Homeschool ZOOventure Classes and Family Workshops—plus the Zoo Keeper Experience!

3755 NW. Hwy. 17/92, Sanford
407-323-4450
centralfloridazoo.org


Cranium Academy offers a curriculum that features enrichments of art, music education, physical education and character education. Our after-school program offers the perfect combination of homework help, new learning opportunities, physical activities and fun for children in kindergarten through 5th grade. Teachers provide assistance in reading and math while offering activities in Spanish, science and art.

4068 Winter Garden Vineland Rd., Winter Garden – 407-294-6950
10275 Savannah Park Dr., Orlando – 407-255-2171
CraniumAcademy.com
info@craniumacademy.com


Cornell School of Fine Arts at Rollins College
Bring your child to the Cornell Fine Arts Museum. In addition to free admission, CFAM offers a rich environment that encourages creativity and imagination, making each visit a hands-on learning experience. CFAM’s Educational Gallery, with its interactive play stations and activities, provides a wonderful introduction to the world of art. Explore it together.

1000 Holt Avenue-2765, Winter Park
407.646.2526
info@rollins.edu


Dance 360 Orlando
Located in Baldwin Park, this is the leading dance studio for dancers ages 2 and up. Classes are offered in a variety of styles, including ballet, jazz, tap contemporary, hip-hop and much more! Both a recreational and competitive program are provided—there is truly something for everyone. Our instructors are highly trained, and our faculty includes nationally award-winning choreographers. Dance 360 Orlando is proud to be one of the only Dance Masters of America certified studios in Central Florida!

4867 New Broad St., Orlando
407-704-6800
dance360orlando.com
office@dance360orlando.com


Emotions Dance Studio
A brand new, state-of-the-art dance and fitness studio located in Central Florida. Emotions Dance Studio’s mission is to create artists one dance at a time. There’s a strong focus on technique, high-level instruction by experienced teachers, and a variety of programs for recreational students as well as the more serious students. We also offer a full schedule of adult and professional (former and current) classes for beginner through advanced dancers.

105 Melody Ln. West, Casselberry
407-788-1659
emotionsdancestudio.com
info@emotionsdancestudio.com


Full Sail Labs
An innovative learning provider specializing in transforming young students from content consumers into content creators. With unique year-round programs and workshops in game design, music production, robotics and more, kids (ages 7–12) and teens (ages 13–17) master skills using professional equipment in collaborative experiences. Students nourish their own creative greatness and change their world with it.

221 S. Semoran Blvd., Winter Park
407-673-6249
FullSailLabs.com
Info@FullSailLabs.com


Kumon Math & Reading Center
Kumon’s time-tested self-learning program uses engaging worksheets and guidance from an on-site instructor to present new concepts and materials, giving children an academic advantage in the classroom and throughout life. To learn more, attend a free orientation at a Kumon Math & Reading Center near you.

1.800.ABC.MATH
kumon.com
facebook.com/kumon


O2B Kids offers preschool education for infants to age 5, an after-school program for ages 6–13 and an unprecedented Family Membership Program for all kids from infants to age 13! Our all-inclusive price provides classes in karate, gymnastics, cheerleading, dance, art, science, technology, sports and more. We also do birthday parties, play groups and field trips and allow unlimited free play in our amazing Play Village!

O2B Kids Oviedo: 1175 Oviedo Mall Blvd.
O2B Kids Altamonte Springs: Oak Grove Shoppes, 995 N. State Rd. 434, Suite 600


Orlando Ballet (OBS) is one of the finest training academies in the world and is the official school of the Orlando Ballet. With three Central Florida locations, Orlando Ballet School adheres to the American Ballet Theatre® National Training curriculum, and our American Ballet Theatre® certified teachers provide disciplined training for dancers of all ages and levels. Register today by visiting orlandoballet.org.

407-418-9818
jzimmerman@orlandoballet.org


Orange County Library System
Parents, help your child get ready for kindergarten. The Kindergarten Readiness program is an eight-part series to prepare preschool children to excel in kindergarten through creative play, cooperative learning and imaginative activities! This series introduces important concepts and skills that align with the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards for Four-Year-Olds. In order to fully experience this series, please register and attend all eight sessions.

Various locations in Orange County
407-835-7323
ocls.info/kready
comrel@ocls.info


Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra offers free and low-cost programs perfect for families. We present 8 to 10 free concerts annually at outdoor parks throughout Central Florida. Our Symphony Storytime Series, presented at The Plaza Live, is only $10 per person, with children under age 3 admitted free. We also add special programs throughout the year. Visit orlandophil.org/family-friendly to learn more!

425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando
407-770-0071
Orlandophil.org
Groups@orlandophil.org


Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP)
The REP’s platform is theatre. We are not naïve enough to think that theatre alone solves all our ills, but we do know that theatre is an extremely powerful tool for sharing perspectives and cultivating empathy. And we know that empathy and understanding can indeed save the world; therefore, we believe theatre is vitally important work. Theatre can bridge gaps; theatre can change hearts; theatre can change minds; theatre can inspire compassion; theatre can provoke conversation; and theatre can transform.

1001 East Princeton St., Orlando
407-896-7365
orlandorep.com


Orlando Science Center
The STEM Discovery Center at Orlando Science Center allows students in pre-K through 12th grade to explore STEM in hands-on, age-appropriate settings. Orlando Science Center offers an immersive after-school program, exciting school break camps and summer camps, early childhood education, homeschool days, volunteering opportunities and more. All programs help students develop 21st-century skills like collaboration and problem-solving.

777 E. Princeton St., Orlando
407-514-2112
osc.org
classes@osc.org


Orlando Shakespeare Theater
Taught by theater professionals and arts educators, our classes benefit youth and teens onstage as well as in everyday life. We celebrate the process of learning, experimenting, taking risks and challenging expectations by focusing first on acting, then on movement and finally on Shakespeare’s words. Alone or as a package, this training is valuable for beginning actors as well as professionals. Orlando Shakes youth and teen classes are jam-packed with fun for all ages!

812 E. Rollins St., Orlando
407-447-1700 ext. 1
orlandoshakes.org
education@orlandoshakes.org


Orlando Museum of Art
Help your kids broaden their horizons by enrolling them in one of our programs. We offer something for every budding artist! Giving children a strong base within the arts teaches practical skills, self-discipline, confidence, creativity and critical thinking and provides an outlet for artistic expression. Plus, you’ll absolutely adore the “masterpieces” they’ll bring home! Visit omart.org for more information.

2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando
407-896-4321 ext. 262
omart.org
info@omart.org


School of Rock Orlando & Oviedo Locations
For more than a decade, School of Rock has been inspiring kids to rock onstage and in life. We believe the best way to learn music is to play music. We take students from the lesson room to the stage, developing both their confidence and musicianship with programs designed for all skill levels.

Orlando/Windermere: 6700 Conroy Windermere Rd., Ste. 140, Orlando
407-710-9100
orlando.schoolofrock.com

Oviedo: 5420 Deep Lake Rd., Ste. 1024, Oviedo
407-706-3900
oviedo.schoolofrock.com


Starchild Academy
We provide school-aged kids a safe after-school environment that is both productive and fun. On days off school, field trips and other planned activities will keep your child busy and entertained. We offer dedicated classrooms, a quiet area for Homework Club with teacher assistance as needed, sports activities to keep kids active, nutritious snacks, transportation to and from local elementary schools, planned arts & crafts activities, big screen TV, classic videos games, computers and more. Choose from seven campuses in Orange and Seminole counties.

starchildacademy.com


Urban Ninja Athletics
Kids love our after-school program at UNA! Our after-school students learn parkour, tumbling and martial arts in a fun-filled, safe environment with our dedicated caring staff. We provide free transportation from most Seminole County schools. Your children will love our dynamic, character-building curriculum! Call now and save!

1155 Charles St., Unit 135
407-260-6242
urbanninjaathletics.com
urbanninjaathletics@gmail.com

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ALLKIDSPANISH

Speaking more than one language will give your children a competitive edge in this globalized world. We offer a Spanish Immersion Program for children 18 months to 10 years old. -For Schools: Enrichment Spanish program. -For Parents: Mommy & Me, After School, Homeschool, Saturday Workshops.   -For Libraries and Schools: bilingual story time & cultural workshops and events. See my website for all locations. 321.460.2844 www.allkidspanish.com

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Centre for Dance & the Performing Arts

Centre for Dance & the Performing Arts Dance education for children, youth and adults. 107 W. Plant St., Winter Garden 407-877-3388 www.dancecdpa.com

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Classic Rock School of Music

Do you have a budding musician at home? Classic Rock School of Music, located in Waterford Lakes, is a retail store with a cool music school inside offering private, one-on-one music lessons for ages 5 through adult. Your aspiring rockers can take guitar, bass, drum or vocal lessons. Violin, cello, piano and flute lessons are available for the little Mozarts in your family. Parents can drop off their child and walk around Waterford Lakes, or they can stay and listen in. Mini-camps are also available during the summer. 151 N. Alafaya Tr., Orlando 407-306-8099 www.classicrockschoolofmusic.com

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DanzForce Extreme

DanzForce Extreme Kids can expend some energy after school learning several dance styles. 11602 Lake Underhill Rd. Ste. 126 Orlando. 407-482-2552. www.danzforce-dfx.com

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Green Meadows Farm

2014-famfavoritesGreen Meadows Farm Set in a country environment, this petting zoo has more than 300 animals. 1368 South Poinciana Blvd., Kissimmee 407-846-0770 www.greenmeadowsfarm.com

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Gymboree

Gymboree of Waterford Lakes Interactive play, music, fitness, and art classes  where you interact with your children in a fun and safe environment. For kids ages 0-5 years. 448 S. Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL 32828 407-277-2567 www.gymboreeclasses.com

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Grow and Sing Studios/ Kindermusik

Grow and Sing Studios/Kindermusik Music and movement Classes & Camps for babies- 7 years old.  Offering music, art, babysigning and amazing parties!  Classes held in 9 different locations around Central, FL at various days and times- UCF/Oviedo, Avalon Park, Lake Mary, Lake Nona, Downtown Orlando, Hunter’s Creek, Port Orange, Winter Springs and Casselberry. 407-970-2774 www.growandsing.com

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In Motion Dance Project

In Motion Dance Project Dance training for ages 2 1/2 and up. 5234 Vanguard St., Orlando 321-206-9717 www.inmotiondanceproject.com

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JCC of Southwest Orlando

The Jewish Community Center has finally given Southwest Orlando what they have been missing: a brand new, state-of-the-art facility that encompasses family activities, early childhood learning, fitness, cultural arts, camps, and the list could go on for days. Check out their website for the complete calendar.  1184 S. Apopka Vineland Rd., Dr. Phillips | 407-387-5330 www.jccsouthorlando.org

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Kinder Kicks

A fun fitness and sports curriculum for the family filled with opportunity and exploration. Ages newborn to 5. Classes, Stay & Play Sessions (including coffee), and interactive Birthday Parties!

Classes held in 9 different locations around Central, FL – Avalon Park, Eastwood, Lake Nona, Eagle Creek, Vista Lakes, Conway, Oviedo, Tuskawilla, University.
Tel: 888-713-7565
www.kinder-kicks.com

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LearningRx

We train and strengthen cognitive skills with scientifically based and clinically proven one-on-one personalized training. You and your child are no longer limited to treating symptoms. With LearningRx training you can literally change how he or she learns and, in doing so, change the future.  Parents who are looking for help for their child find a friend in LearningRx. Our unique focus on identifying and training individual cognitive skills weaknesses sets us apart from tutoring and other remedial education programs. We provide affordable testing that is available at a fraction of the cost of what other professionals charge. Only at LearningRx do we focus on changing a student’s underlying ability to learn and read.

6735 Conroy Road, Suite 326, Orlando, FL 32835
407-614-6255
www.LearningRx.com/orlando-windermere

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Lukas Butterfly Encounter

Lukas Butterfly Encounter Educational and fun butterfly garden. 1909 Slavia Rd., Oviedo 407-365-6163 www.lukasnursery.com

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Mad Science

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Mad Science offers up fun, hands-on Science programs for kids! We have awesome Science Parties, Camps, Classes, Science Nights, Shows, Fun Stations, Kids Night Out, After-School Programs, and Field Trips for children aged 18 months-14 years. We service all of Central Florida, from Polk County to Jacksonville, and can bring our fun Science programs to you! We also have a Mad Science Laboratory located inside of the Oviedo Mall, where we host awesome Parties, Mommy and Me Classes, Homeschool Classes, Kids Nights, Camps, and more! We even have amazing Science gear and toys that make great gifts.

386-898-4570 CFL.MadScience.org

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Morse Museum

Morse Museum Family tours, free for kids, include a take-home kid activity. 445 N. Park Ave., Winter Park  407-645-5311  www.morsemuseum.org

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Orlando Museum of Art

Orlando Museum of Art Offers a variety of creative programs for families. 2416 N. Mills Ave, Orlando 407-896-4231 www.omart.org

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Orlando Repertory Theatre

Orlando Repertory Theatre Professional theatre based on children’s literature. Classes and camps for pre-K through age 8. 1001 E. Princeton St., Orlando 407-896-7365 www.orlandorep.com

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater

Now celebrating its 26th season, Orlando Shakespeare Theater produces professional classic, contemporary, and children’s plays and musicals. The Theater also offers immersive educational programming that serves Central Florida schools and the local community through year-long acting classes and production camps. All Youth Classes focus on skill sets that benefit students in everyday life as well as on stage. All classes culminate in a final presentation for friends and family. 812 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL 32803  407-447-1700 ext. 1 www.orlandoshakes.org

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Orlando Skate Park

Orlando Skate Park Great fun with three courses to skate, from beginner to experienced. 400 Festival Way, Orlando 407-898-9600
www.actionparkalliance.com/orlandoskatepark

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Orlando Science Center

Orlando Science Center Dig, discover and explore with amazing exhibits for children of all ages. 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando 407-514-2000 www.osc.org

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The Art Room

For over 16 years The Art Room has been teaching adults and children in Southwest Orlando.  We offer classes, workshops, private lessons and private parties.  Come join us in an encouraging and positive atmosphere where your creativity will thrive! 

709 Main Street, Windermere, Florida 34786
407 909-1869
www.artroomorlando.com

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Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center

Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center Offering student programs and summer camps. 203 Magnolia Ave., Sanford 407-321-8111 www.waynedenschperformingartscenter.com

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