Top Fall Programs for Kids in the South Bay

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Published Jan 30, 2017

Some fun activities for your kids when school starts back up this fall in the South Bay

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Top Fall Programs for Kids in the South Bay


Communication Academy

CA provides hands-on enrichment classes to K-12 students and adults. They incorporate the best practices from college communication classes and professional presentation training, carefully adapted for younger students. Low class sizes and professional instructors are key to success.

Specialized after-school & weekend classes are offered in public speaking, debate, reading & writing, and math.



Waterworks Aquatics

Waterworks Aquatics is a learning organization with a highly qualified team who creates a customized experience in every realm of aquatic programming as swimming is a life-long skill.

Their 32,000 sq. ft. facility provides a state of the art pool filtration system that maintains a clean and pleasant atmosphere, accommodating swim classes, wellness programs, and other community activities.



YMCA of the Silicon Valley

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Members join the Y because they believe in us and the values we stand for—caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

A full range of programs in arts and athletics are available for kids of all ages.



CMT San Jose

Children's Musical Theater (CMT) recognizes each child’s talent and gives him or her necessary building blocks to grow as a performer. Sessions include classes in voice, acting, and dance, with cutting-edge workshops that culminate in a final performance for family and friends.




Crystal Children's Choir

Crystal Children's Choir aspires to be a cultural ambassador of children's choral music, especially in the field of Chinese folk songs and newly commissioned works. Through offering the choristers a unique musical and life-enhancing education, Crystal Children's Choir hopes to nurture teamwork, love of music, and excellence in choral singing among the younger generation.



Silver Creek Sportsplex

Silver Creek Sportsplex is a unique community hub for Bay Area families, school and businesses— where lifelong friendships, family ties and a fun, healthy lifestyle thrive and grow.

The Plex offers activities such as indoor soccer, Lil Kickers Soccer, baseball, roller hockey, box lacrosse, badminton, martial arts, an inflatable play area, a fitness center, and more!



Silicon Valley Second School

SVSS offers many classes that give your children additional knowledge and skills. Several times a year, the school hosts concerts and festivals where children can demonstrate what they have learned.

Programs in disciplines such as music, art, and chess are available in several sessions to accommodate your schedule.




Young at Art

Young at Art classes are designed for you to come in once a week on the most convenient day for your schedule. Teacher to student ratio is usually 8 to 1 or less allowing each student an abundance of help. Each instructor is an accomplished artist eager to share their talents.

Most materials are included in class fees.



Silva Martial Arts

Silva Martial Arts is a family-owned studio, with a highly respectful environment, so students get highly personalized instruction. In their Tae kwon Do training, there is a strong emphasis on developing confidence, self-discipline, courtesy, and perseverance along with the physical skills.




Lighthouse Project - Pediatric Social Sensory Center

The Lighthouse Project provides a variety of therapeutic Social and Sensory Solutions using programs throughout the year.

Ongoing morning or after school programs for children with various learning challenges geared towards children with Autism, ADD/ADHD and other learning disorders.



Wizbots - Imagineering for Kids

The #1 provider of Imagineering programs for kids (grades 2-8) in the SF Bay Area offers after-school programs for kids of all levels in the art and science of "Imagineering".  

They engage kids in product design, tech challenges, team games, and open-ended creativity. Kids journey through the Path to Mastery, in a fun, social, and engaging environment.


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