After School Activities Guide 2023-2024 - Greater Austin Moms
Life Ki-do empowers children to become their personal best! With our super fun, kid-friendly curriculum, kids develop focus, confidence, resilience, self-regulation and impulse control, friendship and kindness. Over 30 years in Austin, Life Ki-do is pediatrician recommended, renowned for being a top martial arts school, and has won many awards including Best Afterschool Activity by Austin Chronicle, Favorite Sports Education by Kids Out and About, and Best Martial Arts Youth Program by Austin Family & Austin Fit Magazines. We specialize in kids – come see for yourself with a 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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Monday to Friday • 3:30 to 5:30PM Ages 5 to 14 For Fall 2023/Spring 2024, the following schools are eligible for shuttle: Mills Elementary, Boone Elementary, and Headwaters South.

Figment’s After School Enrichment Program offers a variety of opportunities for your child to engage in creative play and critical thinking through process art, tinkering, and STEAM-centric projects. Our program runs Monday through Friday from 3:30 to 5:30PM. Upon arrival each afternoon, we bring our water bottles and packed snacks outside for snack and playtime. We provide snacks if needed, but recommend sending your child with a snack as well.

Ceramics After School class Thursdays, Fall 2023/Spring 2024 • 3:30 to 5:30PM Ages 8 to 13 Join us for a ceramics class! Each month-long session will include hand building projects using pinch pot, coil, and slab techniques. Projects will vary each session – students can join for one session or continue on to improve their skills! We will fire their creations in our kiln so that they will be ready to display.

Friday Science Lab- starting September 8th • 3:30 to 5:30PM Ages 8 to 13 Get your hands dirty with slimy, silly, and spectacular science fun! Each week students will participate in a new hands-on science activity while learning about fundamental concepts of science and engineering. Activities such as chemistry experiments, engineering challenges, and STEM demonstrations will be offered to engage and delight curious minds. Figment picks up from Boone, Mills, and Headwaters South. Please contact our front office to check availability in the shuttle. Spots are limited!


7809 Brodie Ln, Austin, TX 78745

ACMS is a non-profit community music school that offers exciting opportunities to learn music both in-house and out in the community for all ages and skill levels. We offer early childhood music classes for ages 0-5, some with caregiver and some without, in both English and Spanish; Music for Little Mozarts group piano classes for children ages 4-6 ; Songbirds group voice lessons for children ages 7-10; private lessons starting at age 5 on select instruments. Use code austinmoms20 to receive $20 off registration this Fall!

Armstrong Community Music School
404 Camp Craft Rd, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
[email protected]


Hoop Generation is a Youth Basketball Program for Boys and Girls Ages 5-19 in Austin, Texas who serves all skill levels of players. Our organization offers both competitive recreational basketball teams, summer and school break camps, and private lessons for boys and girls in and around Austin Texas. Use code welcome22 for 5% off their Fall/WInter School Holiday Basketball Camps!

Hoop Generation

512-766-8418 (Ask about our Free Lesson!)

WAYA – West Austin Youth Association


Enjoy some creativity, have fun, and make new friends while increasing your artistic skills at Austin’s favorite place to learn art: Cordovan Art School! Classes include Anime, Drawing & Sketching, Creative Clay, Color & Expression, painting, and more, for Kids, Teens, Adults, and Homeschoolers of all skill-levels! Our in-studio Pottery Parlors are also a favorite gathering place for friends and family to walk in and paint pottery after-school, in the evenings or on weekends!  
Round Rock
3810 Gattis School Road, Suite #108
Round Rock, TX 78664
(512) 275-4040
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816 S. Main St
Georgetown, TX 78626
(512) 275-4040
[email protected]
Cedar Park
200 Buttercup Creek Blvd., Suite #122,
Cedar Park, TX 78613
(512) 284-9874
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NW Austin
8108 Mesa Dr, Suite B-102,
Austin, TX 78759
(737) 300-1200
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SW Austin
9217 Highway 290 W Suite #140,
Austin, Texas 78736
(512) 531-9353
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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
[email protected]
(Farm visits are by appointment only!)


Ladybird Wildflower Center
4801 LaCrosse Ave
Austin TX 78739


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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