After School Activities Guide 2022-2023 - Greater Austin Moms

Enjoy some creativity, have fun with friends, and increase your artistic skills when you enroll in a Fall Art Class, at Austin’s “Favorite Place to Learn Art”! Classes include Anime, Drawing & Sketching, Creative Clay, Color & Expression, and Painting, for Kids, Teens, Homeschoolers, and Adults, at 5 different locations. Our Pottery Parlors are also a favorite gathering place for friends and family to walk in and paint pottery.

9217 Highway 290 West Suite 140, Austin, Texas 78736
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Life Ki-do Martial Arts strengthens kids – inside and out. While practicing super fun martial arts drills, students learn to connect their body, breath, and brain developing focus and mindfulness, confidence and resilience, relaxation skills to deal with stress and anxiety, and a strong, safe body. South Austin classes available for ages 3-14. Free trial class!

Circle C Community Center: 7817 La Crosse Avenue Austin, TX 78739
*additional location in Westlake at 3636 Bee Caves Rd. #212 Austin, TX 78746
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From making the grade, acing the ACT, and tackling admissions essays, we have your back!
Our one-on-one tutoring is customizable, convenient, and available for in-home sessions. Our goal is to help create brighter futures, one student at a time.

5555 N. Lamar Blvd., Ste. H111 Austin, TX 78751
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Our mission is to engage children in volunteerism and empower them to make a difference in their communities. We hope to create generations of youth who develop into community-minded leaders. Generation Serve connects families with volunteer opportunities the whole family can participate in.

5555 N. Lamar Blvd. Ste. C123 Austin, TX 78751
*volunteer opportunities are throughout Austin
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After School Programs

After School Care @ the YMCA
Pre K — 5th Grade
(512) 236-9622


Programs @ the YMCA


Recreation Center After School Programs
South Austin (Center/School Pick Up Locations)

Dittmar Recreation Center Casey Elementary, Cowan Elementary, Kocurek Elementary, and Williams Elementary
Dougherty Arts Center Becker Elementary, Mathews Elementary, and Zilker Elementary
Dove Springs Recreation Center Palm Elementary, Perez Elementary, and Widen Elementary
McBeth Recreation Center  AISD Special Needs Route Service
Montopolis Recreation Center Allison Elementary, Baty Elementary, and IDEA Montopolis
South Austin Recreation Center Galindo Elementary and Zilker Elementary
Parks and Trails

Blunn Creek Preserve
1200 St Edwards Dr, Austin, TX 78704
(no dogs allowed)

Bull Creek District Park
6701 Lakewood Dr, Austin, TX 78731

Butler Metro Park
1000 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Circle C Ranch Metropolitan Park on Slaughter Creek
6301 W Slaughter Ln, Austin, TX 78739

Dick Nichols District Park
8011 Beckett Rd, Austin, TX 78749

Dittmar District Park
1009 W Dittmar Rd., Austin, TX 78748

Dove Springs District Park
5801 Ainez Dr, Austin, TX 78744

Emma Long Metropolitan Park
1600 City Park Rd, Austin, TX 78730

Garrison Park
6001 Menchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78745

Hidden Park at Latta Branch Greenbelt
Latta Branch Greenbelt Tr, Austin, TX 78749

Hill of Life Trail
1710 Camp Craft Rd, Austin, TX 78746

Lady Bird Lake and Bike Trail
2 Robert T Martinez Jr St, Austin, TX 78702

Mabel Davis District Park
3427 Parker Ln, Austin, TX 78741

Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park
907 W Slaughter Ln, Austin, TX 78748

McKinney Falls State Park
5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy, Austin, TX 78744
($6 entrance fee for adults)

Ricky Guerrero Park
2006 S 6th St, Austin, TX 78704

Rollingwood Park
403 Nixon Dr, Rollingwood, TX 78746

Slaughter Creek Trail
9901 Farm to Market Rd 1826, Austin, TX 78737

Tanglewood Forest Park
9801 Curlew Dr, Austin, TX 78748

The Terrace Hiking Trail
2801 Via Fortuna, Austin, TX 78746

Thicket Food Park
7800 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78745

Twin Falls (on the South end of Barton Creek Greenbelt)
3918 S Mo-Pac Expy, Austin, TX 78746

Veloway Park
4900 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739
(bikes and skates only, no pedestrians)

Western Oaks Park and Play
4910 Woodcreek Rd, Austin, TX 78749

Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve
805 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746

Windmill Run Park
8100 Kirkham Dr, Austin, TX 78736

Zilker Metropolitan Park
2301 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746

Zoos, Farms, and Nature Centers

Austin Nature and Science Center 
2389 Stratford Dr, Austin, TX 78746


Austin Zoo
10808 Rawhide Tr, Austin TX 78736


Barton Creek Farmers’ Market
Barton Creek Square Mall, 2901 S Capitol of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746
Open Year-Round, Saturdays from 9AM-1PM
Kohl’s Parking Lot, 4805 Hwy 290 W, Sunset Valley, TX 78745
Open Year-Round, Sundays from 10AM-2PM

We are Austin’s first farmers market, having our beginning on the Whole Foods parking lot in 1987. The Barton Creek Farmers Market cultivates both economic growth and community health by providing a weekly, open-air market in an urban setting. Over 90% of our vendors sell what they grow or produce. We bring the heart and soul of Texas growers and manufacturers directly to you! We have talented local artisans of all kinds. Our prepared food is made with only healthy, mostly local ingredients.


Boggy Creek Farm
3414 Lyons Rd, Austin, TX 78702
Take a step back in time & walk the grounds at Austin’s magical urban, regenerative (No-Till) farm. Republic of TX President Sam Houston attended a wedding supper in the historic farmhouse in 1841! The Farmstand offers a great variety of vegetables year-round, grown in fields just steps away, for the freshest farm to table experience! A great selection of meats, dairy, breads & more, all grown and produced locally, are also available.


Hills of Milk and Honey – An Educational Farm 
2434 Martin Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
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(Farm visits are by appointment only!)


Ladybird Wildflower Center
4801 LaCrosse Ave
Austin TX 78739


Nutty Brown Farm
13900 Nutty Brown Rd, Austin, TX 78737
Open April-November, Saturdays from 9AM-1PM

Nutty Brown Farm is a local organic flower farm located in the hills of Austin, TX. Founded in 2014 by Kim Stearns with the much-appreciated help of her husband Joel, she uses nature’s beauty with a whimsical style as her inspiration. Not knowing what would come of this endeavor she started with her love of growing beautiful blooms which lead to her passion of creating bouquets that bring smiles for all.


SFC Farmers’ Market
Toney Burger Center, 3200 Jones Rd, Austin, TX 78745
Open Year-Round, Saturdays from 9AM-1PM

Austinites from all over flock to Sunset Valley every weekend to shop at this south Austin farmers’ market. SFC has run this market since 2010, although some of the farmers and artisans have been stationed here long before us! With over 35 local vendors to shop from you can find in-season fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meat, eggs, locally made pastries, and handcrafted artisan goods.


Stephenson Nature Preserve and Outdoor Education Center
7501 Longview Rd, Austin, TX 78745

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