After School Activities Guide 2021-2022 - Greater Austin Moms

The South Austin Moms After School Activities Guide 2021-2022 is here! This guide can help you make decisions regarding your child’s after school programs for the fall and spring. Find a fun, local program quickly and easily with our links directing you to each business’s webpage. Get exclusive discounts for mentioning South Austin Moms! Scroll down for a list of local activities and contact information!

Champions Westlake & 1826 Gymnastics and Cheer
Champions Westlake & 1826 Gymnastics and Cheer offers gymnastics, cheer, tumbling, trampoline, and parkour classes for all ages! We also offer competitive cheer, gymnastics, and trampoline programs. Schedule your trial today to find your perfect class


(512) 426-1990
[email protected]
2805 Bee Cave Rd. Suite 405
Austin, TX 78746

Dance Xplosion
Dance Xplosion is your favorite South Austin dance studio! Located in the Escarpment Village Shopping Center (near Circle C) we make amazing memories for kids ages 18 months – 18 years! We also have a full retail store, Bright Lights Dancewear, located inside the studio for your shoes, tights and tutu cute clothes!

** Mention South Austin Moms and receive 15% off your 1st purchase at Bright Lights Dancewear! **


(512) 301-9222
[email protected]
9600 Escarpment Blvd #750
Austin, TX 78749

Flying Fish Swim Academy
Flying Fish Swim Academy is the premier learn to swim school for children 6 months and older in the Austin Hill Country! Discover what makes Flying Fish special and why your child will learn and love to swim!


(512) 758-4283
310 Sportsplex Dr.
Dripping Springs, TX 78620


Jump! Gymnastics
Jump! is Austin’s most fun way to learn Gymnastics and more! Join our amazing instructors for Preschool, Camps, and Gymnastics. Jump! is a fully licensed childcare facility and our gymnastics coaches are certified and trained under the USA Gymnastics Training Program.


(512) 593-6226
[email protected]
6800 West Gate Blvd #111
Austin, TX 78745

Learn A Gift
Learn A Gift delivers after school programs, early learning, enrichment, and school improvement – so whether you have a busy work schedule or your child simply wishes to enroll in a fun after-school activity, Learn A Gift can help set him or her up for success, encouraging natural curiosity and the joy of learning. Each class is specially tailored for kids’ ages and interests. We love to blend different art forms together, incorporating music, art and movement in each lesson, in order to enrich kids’ experiences and boost their skills. We learn through play and engaging activities, which open up children’s creativity and spark their imagination and development.

** We have very big news! Our semester will start in September and we can’t wait to see you! For those who do not want to commit for the entire semester, we offer a trial class (you can pick any on our website). It’s only $25, and if you decide to proceed with the classes – the $25 will be put towards the final amount. After signing up for the first trial lesson, you will receive the $25 coupon in the email. Apply the coupon at checkout when booking the full semester! **


(917) 790-3683
[email protected]
6708 Taomina Dr.
Austin, TX 78739

Little Land Buda
At Little Land Buda, we play with a purpose. Our equipment is designed by pediatric therapists to be fun and help children reach specific developmental milestones. We offer open play, developmentally-appropriate programs, birthday parties, camps, as well as physical, occupational, speech, and feeding therapy!


(512) 994-4115
[email protected]
17301 N Interstate 35, Ste 101
Buda, TX 78610

Red Leaf School of Music
Red Leaf School of Music has been in the heart of South Austin since 2007. We pride ourselves in connecting with the community and are currently accepting new students! (Adults and Children). Music is the gift that lasts a lifetime. Guitar/Bass/Drums/Piano/Voice — Remote/in-person lessons available!


(512) 444-GROW (4769)
4800 S. First St.
Austin, TX 78745

Sport of Cheer
Sport of Cheer is a Tumbling + Parkour + Cheer gym located in South Austin. Our mission is to inspire hard-working athletes to push themselves to become champions of our sport and life.


[email protected]
130 Ralph Ablanedo Dr. Bldg 9
Austin, TX 78748


Tots ‘N Tutors
Tots ‘N Tutors® objective is to prepare its students with age-appropriate developmental skills through a curriculum tailored specifically for children with various learning levels. We are a mobile tutoring service, offering individualized and structured academic programs and providing after-school tutoring sessions to students in grades prekindergarten though 12th.

** Mention South Austin Moms to receive your child’s first session FREE and a $5 discount on all sessions for the remainder of the starting month! **


(512) 789-8949
[email protected]

Tutu School Austin
Tutu School offers storybook ballet classes for children aged 18 month – 8 years old. We believe every child should know what it feels like to dance! Sign up for your free trial class today!

** Mention South Austin Moms for 10% off your first month! **


(512) 651-0344
[email protected]
8312 Burnet Road Suite 119
Austin, TX 78757

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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

Splash Pads & Pools

Barton Creek Municipal Pool
2201 William Barton Dr, Austin, TX 78746

Deep Eddy Municipal Pool
401 Deep Eddy Ave, Austin, TX 78703

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

2770 W Hwy 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Liz Carpenter Splash Pad
1000 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Metz Splash Pad
2407 Canterbury St, Austin, TX 78702

Ricky Guerrero Splash Pad
2006 S 6th St, Austin, TX 78704

Family-Friendly Breweries

12 Fox Beer Co
4700 W Fitzhugh Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Taproom & Biergarten! Rotating weekly food trucks with live music Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays. Veteran owned and operated. European inspired craft beers.

Beerburg Brewing
13476 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin, TX 78736

2770 W Hwy 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Family Business Beer Company
19510 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
FBBC is an award-winning brewery nestled in the Hill Country just outside of Austin TX. Located on 15 acres with a beautiful taproom, a shady Oak grove and a huge fenced in playground for the kids, we have something for everyone!

Fitzhugh Brewing
15435 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin, TX 78620
Fitzhugh Brewing is a new brewpub that features Kolsch style beers, Belgian table beers, Stouts and Porters. Along with seasonal favorites & even some Sparkling Australian Ambers. We have partnered with PEJ Kitchens to provide a full delicious menu!

Ghost Note Brewing
23663 Ranch Road 12 @ Ghost Note Ln, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Jester King Brewery, Kitchen, Farm, and Event Hall
13187 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin, TX 78736
Jester King is a brewery, restaurant, farm & event hall on a 165 acre ranch in the TX Hill Country. We make food & drink uniquely tied to a time, place & people. We’re a welcoming place for people of all ages to enjoy community.

Meanwhile Brewing
3901 Promontory Point Dr, Austin, TX 78744
Meanwhile is a 3-vessel, 15bbl brewery and taproom located in South Austin. Our space features a soccer field, outdoor stage and private events venue, so whether you’re clocking out, gearing up, winding down, or passing through, there’s always something going on at Meanwhile worth raising a glass to.

Treaty Oak Distilling
16604 Fitzhugh Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Vista Brewing
13551 FM 150, Driftwood, TX 78619
Vista is a 21-acre destination brewery in the beautiful Hill Country town of Driftwood with a brewery & Tasting Room, farm-to-table restaurant, organic farm, apiary, live music and private event spaces.

Putt Putt Golf

2770 W Hwy 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Duke’s Adventure Golf
1716 E Slaughter Ln, Austin, TX 78747

Peter Pan Mini Golf
1207 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

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
[email protected]
(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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