It’s Time to Plan for After School !
Summer 2019 has come to an end and our kids are back in school, it’s now time to focus on planning extra-curricular activities for after school!
Whether you are looking for an aftercare program that offers school pick-up or an afternoon class, we have made a list of local activities right here in Oakland Park. If you are an Oakland Park business that provides activities for children, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to this article!
Oakland Park After School Programs & Activities
After School Activities with Pick-Up Service
Kimling’s Academy of Martial Arts
Through martial arts classes, children will develop Life Skills of confidence, respect, and discipline. They will grow stronger, healthier, confident and improve motor skills and coordination.
Pick-up is available from the following schools:
Bayview Elementary, Bennett Elementary, Charter School of Excellence, Christ Church, Croissant Park Elementary, Cypress Elementary, Dillard Elementary, Floranada Elementary, Fort Lauderdale High, Gateway Academy, Harbordale Elementary, Innovation Charter, Lauderdale Lakes Middle, Lloyd Estates Elementary, McNab Elementary, Millennium Collegiate, New River Middle, North Andrews Gardens Elementary, Northeast High, Oakland Park Elementary, Oriole Elementary, Rickards Middle, South Florida Montessori, Somerset Charter, St. Anthony’s, St. Coleman’s, Sunrise Middle, Virginia Shuman Young Elementary, William Dandy Middle, and Wilton Manors Elementary (** Don’t see your child’s school listed? Please contact Kimling’s Academy and they may be able to add your child’s school to the bus route).
Champions World Boxing and Fitness
Champions World Boxing & Fitness is a Boxing and Martial Arts School providing after school transport to our studio for local students 5 & up.They offer both boxing and martial arts classes Monday-Thursday, and hold leadership and team building workshops every Friday. Instructor Travis is an experienced martial artist and specializes in working with children 3 & up focusing on age appropriate development, self confidence, behavior, and self motivation.
Their programs have been carefully designed to make sure students are always working towards a newer and bigger goal. There will be student graduations held every 3-4 months allowing them to grow in belt rank and in trunk color rank.
Pick-up is available from the following schools:
Bayview Elementary, North Andrews Elementary, McNab Elementary, Oakland Park Elementary, Floranada, Rickards Middle, and Coconut Creek Elementary
After School (ASCOOP) by the City of Oakland Park
The City’s ASCOOP is a great place for children to have fun after a busy school day as well as receive assistance with completing homework. Children will also have an opportunity to interact with other children and develop their social skills. Children in the after school care program will engage in different educational and recreational activities, as well as arts & crafts, and drama.
The ASCOOP locations are:
- North Andrews Garden Community Center from 3 to 5:45 p.m.
- Spiher Recreation Center from 2 to 5:45 p.m.
Transportation is available for students from Lloyd Estates Elementary, Floranada Elementary, North Andrews Gardens Elementary and Oakland Park Elementary.
The ASCOOP program has four 10-week sessions through June 2, 2020. The ASCOOP program is available for children in grades K-8.
Parents can register their children at City Hall weekdays from 8am to 5pm.
To learn more, please call the City’s Parks and Leisure Services Department at 954-630-4500.
After School Activities
Little Buddhas Yoga
Kids yoga and gymnastics classes are available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays afternoons. Click here for a detailed schedule!
Art in Oakland Park
Art In Oakland Park
300 NE 44 Street (Prospect Rd)
Oakland Park, FL 33334
Art classes will be available for children! Please stay tuned for scheduling!
Americas Got Soccer
Soccer School, Ages 6-14 years
The Americas Got Soccer School offers a unique, innovative training program featuring state-of-the-art equipment. Parents can enjoy a cold beverage and watch the game on our 14ft hi def TV screen or enjoy food provided by Smoothini only a few feet from your child’s field.
- Dribbling, ball control and “first touch” ball skills
- Passing and shooting accuracy
- Player position training
- Elite fitness conditioning, stretching and injury prevention
- Fully air conditioned facility
8 Week Training Programs:
- Wednesdays : 5:30pm – 7:00pm, all ages.
- Fridays : 5:30pm – 7:00pm, all ages.
- Sunday : 1:30pm – 3:00pm, all ages.
Americas Got Baseball & Softball
Baseball Training Schedule
Fundamentals of Baseball
- Mondays from 5pm-6pm (Ages 7-10) or 6pm-7pm (Ages 11-13)
- Wednesdays: 5pm-6pm (Ages 7-10) or 6pm-7pm (Ages 11-13)
3580 N Andrews Ave
Oakland Park, FL 33309
PRC Climbing Team – Experience competitions locally and regionally*
- Practice two days per week
- Ages 8 to 12: Tuesday & Thursday 5pm – 7pm
- Ages 13 to 18: Monday & Wednesday 5pm to 7pm
Got an After School Program?
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Article by Annie Knott
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About the Author
Annie Knott is a South Florida Native and is proud to call Oakland Park her home . She is the mother to 4 young children. Annie has taught gymnastics, dance, art classes, and directed summer camps for over 15 years. She currently teaches nature-based guided play classes in the community. If Annie isn’t attending one of Oakland Park’s fun-filled events with her family, she can be found gardening in her exotic fruit orchard, paddle boarding on the Middle River, or photographing nature & wildlife.