Top Fall Programs for Kids in Austin

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Published Jan 30, 2017

Some fun activities for your kids when school starts back up this fall in Austin, TX

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Top Programs for Kids in Austin


First Tee of Greater Austin

The First Tee Life Skills Experience is divided into five levels, starting with PLAYer for new participants ages 7 and up, progressing through Par, Birdie, Eagle and Ace.

The program is dedicated to providing young people with educational programs to build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.



Austin Aquarium

Austin Aquarium promotes education through an interactive experience in a comfortable environment. Kids and adults alike are sure to be amazed at the soft skin of sharks and rays among other experiences.

Popular programs include Birthday Parties, Octopus Encounters and Sleep with the Sharks.



Austin Girls' Choir

Austin Girls' Choir is a year-round performance choir well known throughout the US and Europe for its high standards and level of excellence. Founded in 1990, the organization serves girls age 8-18. Choristers are auditioned to determine placement level at the start of fall. 

Many girls enter as beginners, but progress rapidly, singing various genres of music.



Synergy Dance Studio

SDC is designed to combine a passion for education, performance and competition to create well-rounded dancers that have a love for dance.

Classes range from Mommy & Me (ages 1-3) to the competitive Xtreme team, and anywhere in between.




Anderson Mill Limited District

The AMLD has a plethora of great facilities available for all residents and visitors, from parks and playgrounds, fitness centers, bike trails, and community centers.

Programs offered include yoga classes, swimming lessons, tai chi, fitness classes, after-school programs, and several community events.




The Long Center of Performing Arts

The Long Center's mission is to be a community gathering place where creativity happens.

Their eclectic programming appeals to all ages and interests. From ballet, symphony and opera to Shakespeare, tap dance, children’s theatre, musical theatre, comedy and outdoor concerts, there is something for everyone.



Star Dancers

Star Dancers' staff aims to have the discipline and responsibility instilled through dance be carried over into every aspect of the student's life. Whether your dancer is interested in being part of a team, being a strong leader, or taking challenging technical classes, they can realize their potential at the Star Dancers Studio.

Classes are offered in ballet, tap, hip-hop, jazz, and more.



AquaMobile Swim School

AquaMobile offers clients convenience by providing Swim Instructors who will teach private swim lessons at clients’ home and condo swimming pools.

Clients no longer need to worry about rounding up the kids to take them to a community pool or getting stuck in traffic. By having an AquaMobile swim instructor come to you, they save you time and stress.



Barrett's ATA Martial Arts

The American Taekwondo Association (ATA) is the premier North American organization dedicated to the martial arts discipline of taekwondo.

At Barrett's they preach confidence, attitude, and goal setting in a wide assortment of classes from Tiny Tigers (ages 3-5), Karate for Kids (ages 6-12), as well as Teen & Adult Classes (ages 13+) and Black Belt Training (for all ages).



Bits, Bytes & Bots Computer Adventures

Build, program and challenge other robots using LEGO® Mindstorms® robots; learn to program computer games using GameMaker software; and make stop-motion animated movies or build new machines for Minecraft.

After-school programs are offered at several schools throughout the Austin area.





Written by Jan Cleaver

Yes, I know Jan Cleaver is almost "June Cleaver" from Leave it to Beaver!  My parents had a good sense of humor.

I was a freelance writer years ago, and excited to do some editing for ChatterBlock.

The subject matter is ideal for me as a stay-at-home mom, who loves planning activities for my kids and their playmates.

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