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Classes & Lessons Guide Lakeland Mom

Classes, Lessons, and Activities for Kids in Lakeland + Polk County

Below you’ll find a directory of extracurricular activities for kids in Lakeland, FL. We’ve got information on music lessons, karate, art classes, dance lessons, STEM, drama, horseback riding, scouts, & more. Both seasonal and year-round kids’ activities are listed. A website is included with each listing where you can find additional information. Use the filters to explore specific activities.

Interested in sports teams or lessons in a specific sport? Visit our Youth Sports Guide for information on basketball, cheerleading, football, gymnastics, soccer, and other organizations offering sports programs in Lakeland.

Looking for Swim Lessons? Find group swimming lessons and private lessons, toddler swimming lessons, infant survival swimming, parent/child lessons, and adult swim lessons in our Swim Lessons Guide.

Don’t miss our Ultimate Guide to Classes + Activities for Kids with more articles on kids classes, things to do with toddlers, and other great topics.

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Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO Summer Camp Lakeland FL (2)
Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camp 2021
Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz offers engaging classes, camps and in-school workshops that engage children ages 3-13+ with an emphasis on STEM education using LEGO® Bricks.
AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS – at local schools
CAMPS – locations vary
PRE-SCHOOL CLASSES – at your location
PARTIES – at your home or location of your choice
LEGO® BUDDIES for Children with Special Needs

STEM Programs + LEGO Building | At Home Birthday Party Ideas | Science + STEM Field Trips | LEGO® Parties
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Lakeland Xpress Athletics LLC

Lakeland Xpress Athletics is an 8,000 sq ft, air-conditioned sports facility. We offer recreational and competitive all-star cheerleading programs, cheerleading classes, tumbling classes, after school program, summer camps, holiday camps, Parent – Tot classes and more!

Lakeland Xpress is dedicated to providing a safe, healthy, and fun-filled environment where children are sure to learn, grow, and create lifetime memories. We take pride in teaching teamwork, sportsmanship, self-esteem, & confidence to children in a motivating and X-citing atmosphere.  Our gym is full of experienced professionals and positive role models – with USASF certified coaches and passionate volunteers, who share a love for children and CHEERLEADING!! Check website for full description of programs and scheduled classes days/hours.

After School Programs | Mommy and Me Classes | Gymnastics + Tumbling Lessons | Cheerleading | Toddler Gymnastics
3711 Century Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33811
Snapology Lakeland
Snapology Lakeland
Snapology Lakeland

Snapology provides children’s enrichment at its best with year-round STEAM learning programs that engage children from ages 4 to 14. Snapology instructors use fun, hands-on activities to teach Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. While children are exploring robotics, coding, and design challenges using LEGO® bricks, K’Nex, and technology, they’re building skills that will help them throughout school and their careers. To kids, it’s just fun! Our programs are offered as after-school programs, summer camps, workshops, field trips, birthday parties, assemblies, and custom events.

Birthday Entertainers + Characters | STEM Programs + LEGO Building | At Home Birthday Party Ideas | Science + STEM Field Trips | LEGO® Parties
XP League Lakeland
XP League Lakeland
XP League Lakeland
XP League Lakeland

XP League (XPL) is a youth esports league which bridges the gap between conventional youth athletics and competitive esports. The innovative program emphasizes building social skills and sportsmanship through a positive, coach led structure. The thrill and excitement of esports is now accessible to elementary, middle and high school aged kids in a fun and healthy way.

STEM Programs + LEGO Building | Esports + Video Gaming | Video Game Parties
3201 Florida Avenue South, Lakeland, Florida 33803
Act With Me Acting Classes

Does your child have a natural glam for the stage or film? Have they expressed wanted to act or perform in any capacity? Are you longing to help them find their voice and gain confidence in themself and public speaking? At Act With Me, kids will have fun and explore. Antonisha Andrews has 10yrs of acting training, 8yrs working professionally in the entertainment industry and she is a Professional Talent Manager with Arcos Management.

Drama + Theatre Classes | Homeschool Enrichment - Theater
1150 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Bartow, Florida 33830
Acting & Audition Coaching with Karissa Barber

After years of performing on the stage and on the screen, Karissa Barber’s practical experience takes learning out of the theoretical and into real life. Private acting coaching (for the stage, film or public speaking) or audition prep sessions (for Harrison or college theatre programs) are available from professional actress Karissa Barber with 14+ years of experience in her home studio in south Lakeland.

Drama + Theatre Classes | Homeschool Enrichment - Theater
Adagio Music Studio

We are passionate about teaching our piano students to become well rounded musicians. We focus on helping our students play the music they love, while enjoying every step of the way.

Music Classes + Lessons | Homeschool Enrichment – Music
400 Avenue A Southeast, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Adagio Youth Orchestra

Adagio Youth Orchestra is a new youth orchestra for ages 7 – 18 with the goal of providing music education to string students who do not have an orchestra program at their school, are looking to expand their repertoire and to learn the basics of orchestra performance, or simply to play for fun while being challenged!

Music Classes + Lessons | Homeschool Enrichment – Music
939 East Parker Street, Lakeland, Florida 33801
All Class Drivers

We offer driving lessons and the driver’s license road test. Come visit our facility or call about at-home pick up for lessons!

Driving Schools + Driving Lessons
2219 West Memorial Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33815
All-Stars 4-H

Focuses on Archery, Community Service, Dog, Public Speaking, Dog Enthusiasts. Meets 1st,2nd,3rd Thursday, at 1:00pm; and every Friday at 3:30 pm in Lakeland.

Scouts + Campfire + 4-H | Homeschool Enrichment - General
Aprons Cooking School @ Publix at Lake Miriam Square

Publix Aprons® cooking classes are a unique way to spend time together as a family or enjoy a special night out. Offering hands on cooking classes, cooking demonstrations, couples cooking classes, family cooking classes, cooking classes for kids and teens, holiday workshops, as well as private parties and events.

Catering + Food Trucks | Cooking Classes | Cooking Parties
4730 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Art Centric Studio

Art Centric Studio is an art studio for children of all ages in Lakeland, Florida, providing them with authentic opportunities to make and create. The studio offers a wide variety of classes for ages 1-101! Whether it’s a Homeschool Class, After School ArT, or even a KiDz NiGhT OuT, you’re sure to find a new way to create a lasting memory with us.

Mommy and Me Classes | Art Lessons | Make + Take Art Studios | Homeschool Enrichment - Arts + Crafts | Art Parties | Art, Music + Theater Field Trips
1035 South Florida Ave St #180, Lakeland, Florida 33803
AUB Illustration

If either you or your young ones are looking to go above and beyond the conventional art class, I’m here to help guide and provide you with that professional learning environment. Whether you are looking to master the basic fundamentals, or yearning to focus on a certain medium or specialty, I can cater to any of your artistic goals and endeavors.

Art Lessons | Homeschool Enrichment - Arts + Crafts
4175 Pipkin Road South, Lakeland, Florida 33811
Base Defense - Women's Self-Defense

Develop the ability to neutralize the most common threats against women. Join us to enhance your personal safety, boost your confidence, and learn essential self-defense skills (for ages 15 and up).

Self Defense
Books and Cooks

Books & Cooks is a seven-week literacy and nutrition program for select children enrolled in the New Worlds Reading Initiative and their families. Participating families will go home with free books and meal kits each week! Sign up for the New Worlds Reading Initiative or contact your local Books and Cooks educator at for more information.

Cooking Classes | Nutrition
Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and develops personal fitness.

Scouts + Campfire + 4-H
Broadway Beginnings

Broadway Beginnings exposes students (ages 7+) to master artists in the performing arts industry while fostering a community of connection rooted in trust.  Founded by Elizabeth Burton Lyons, Broadway Beginnings offers Weekend Workshops, featuring a diverse collection of entertainment industry professionals, and private coaching sessions (voice, dance, and acting) that focus on technique, repertoire, and audition preparation; private coaching sessions allow for the time and attention needed to develop each student’s unique skill set.

Drama + Theatre Classes
Camp Fire Sunshine Central Florida

Camp Fire is one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit youth development organizations offering all-inclusive, co-educational programs. Founded in 1910, Camp Fire’s outcome-based programs include youth leadership, self-reliance, after school groups, camping and environmental education and child care.

After School Programs | Scouts + Campfire + 4-H | STEM Programs + LEGO Building | Volunteer Opportunities Available | Youth Services
2600 Buckingham Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33803
Chain of Lakes Complex Winter Haven

The City of Winter Haven offers a variety of classes at the Chain of Lakes Complex, including Ballet for ages 8-13, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Belly Dancing, Dog Obedience, Badminton, Ballroom Dancing, and more. Visit the Parks & Recreation website for full details.

Dance Lessons | Martial Arts Programs | Music Classes + Lessons | Gyms
210 Cypress Gardens Boulevard, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Chesser Music Studio (Piano)

We believe piano lessons should be fun, creative, and engaging. We take time to learn about your student, and use creative materials and resources to help them engage and learn in the best ways. We teach piano lessons kids LOVE! Piano lessons are available Monday through Thursday, from 10am-7pm. Lessons for ages 3 – adult.

Music Classes + Lessons | Homeschool Enrichment – Music | Toddler Music Classes
Choe's Karate Beyond

Karate Beyond offers a premier martial arts experience for ALL ages. Classes for Pre-K, Elementary, Teens and Adults. Self-defense, stress-relief, physical fitness, and character development through an evolving curriculum. Our mission is to enable students to become the best versions of themselves; physically, intellectually, socially, and emotionally. Offering classes, after school pick up from local schools, and summer camps.

After School Programs | Martial Arts Programs | Martial Arts Parties
4124 Florida Avenue South, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Choe's Martial Arts

For over 30 years, Choe’s Martial Arts School has been serving the city of Lakeland and the surrounding area with personal instruction in fitness and self-defense through traditional martial arts. We are one of the largest and most respected schools in the nation.

After School Programs | Martial Arts Programs
2136 East Edgewood Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33803
City of Lakeland - Coleman-Bush Building

The Coleman-Bush Building is a multi-purpose facility with attractive amenities including several rooms serving as rental space, meeting rooms, classrooms and a dance studio. This building is a fitting location for a wide range of events including weddings, receptions, reunions and many other types of gatherings. A variety of classes and programs are offered for children and adults, including dance, martial arts, tutoring, piano, and more. Visit the website for a full list of activities.

Dance Lessons | Martial Arts Programs | Music Classes + Lessons | Tutoring, Test Prep + Academic Support | Group Fitness Classes
1104 Martin L King Junior Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33805
City of Lakeland - eSports Gamers Club

The City of Lakeland offers eSports – Gamers Club at Simpson Park Community Center. The goal of this program is to provide a venue to the community for both the video game enthusiast and novice, accessible to all. We are dedicated to providing a safe space for all ages to utilize technology, interact with others, and HAVE FUN!

Esports + Video Gaming
1725 Martin L King Junior Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33805
City of Lakeland - Kelly Recreation Complex

Kelly Recreation Complex is a 30,000+ square foot facility that provides a variety of features and offers the residents of Lakeland (and visitors) access to a diverse selection of recreation activities. Programs offered at Kelly Rec include pre-ballet for kids, adult dance classes (latin, swing, belly dance, line dance, salsa), martial arts, basketball, chess, sewing, guitar, etiquette, and more.

Art Lessons | Chess Clubs | Dance Lessons | Drama + Theatre Classes | Martial Arts Programs | Music Classes + Lessons | Gyms | Group Fitness Classes | Basketball | Homeschool Enrichment - Dance | Homeschool Enrichment - Sports + PE
404 Imperial Blvd., Lakeland, Florida 33803
City of Lakeland - Simpson Park Community Center

Simpson Park Community Center Features: Two (2) multipurpose rooms, Game room, Kitchen, Separate men’s & women’s weight rooms, Study hall facility, Computer center, Spacious gymnasium which houses two full-size basketball courts, Tennis court, Two (2) basketball courts, Playground, Softball field.

This indoor/outdoor facility allows the Parks and Recreation Department the opportunity to provide comprehensive recreation programming to suit the varied needs and interests of the North Lakeland Community. Instructional classes, sports leagues, recreational play, fitness and special event programming ensure constant activities.

Simpson Park Pool is also located at the Community Center and is open seasonally from late Spring through early Fall.

Dance Lessons | Gyms | Group Fitness Classes | Basketball | Water Sports + Pool Parties
1725 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Lakeland, Florida 33805
Creatively Unhinged Education

Creatively Unhinged Education provides a unique, educational environment for your child to continue learning, ignite a passion for the performing arts, boost self confidence, promote team work and instill a life long love of the arts. We offer a variety of classes as well as an afterschool program, summer camps and homeschool opportunities.


Drama + Theatre Classes | Homeschool Enrichment - Theater
209 Palmetto Street, Auburndale, Florida 33823
Crystal's World of Dance

Our mission is to bring positive enlightenment to diverse audiences through offering a variety of dance classes and community performances, to strive for excellence in dance education, and to teach students a unique style and approach to dance! Crystal’s World of dance offers dance classes, holiday camps, and after school programs.

After School Programs | Dance Lessons | Homeschool Enrichment - Dance | Toddler Dance Classes
801 North Massachusetts Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33801
Dance Elite

Serving the South Lakeland area. Offering classes in ballet, lyrical, tap, jazz, and hip hop. Ages ~ 2.5 to adult. Beginners thru advanced.

Dance Lessons | Toddler Dance Classes
4406 Florida Avenue South, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Elite World Gymnastics

At Elite World Gymnastics we offer a program that can meet your child’s and your family’s needs. We have girls’ and boys’ recreational gymnastics for all levels, competition team gymnastics, cheerleading, aerial acrobatics, trampoline, tumbling, and so much more.

Gymnastics + Tumbling Lessons | Toddler Gymnastics | Gymnastics Parties
5390 Florida 33, Lakeland, Florida 33805

Classes + Activities Guide

Check out our Classes + Activities for Lakeland and Polk County to find more extracurricular activities for kids, youth sports, swim lessons, toddler activities, and more.