Classes, Activities, & Enrichment for Kids in Madison, WI

Are you looking for enrichment, classes, or after school activities for kids in the Madison area? We are fortunate to have so many great options, and the purpose of this guide is to share all our community has to offer.

Options include programs for all ages, budgets, and interests – sports and rec, dance, STEM, music and more! Check out the enrichment activities, classes, and programs available around town.

View also our Madison, WI Guides & Resources for Families.

Black Belt America

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Most kids can’t wait for the school day to end—usually for the wrong reasons! But when kids participate in Madison’s Building Essential Skills Today (B.E.S.T.™) After School Program at Black Belt America, their excitement is justified!

We offer an after-school program that’s jam-packed with fun martial arts activities that will keep your kids safe and entertained from the minute we pick them up until you’re ready to take them home! Madison’s B.E.S.T.™ After School Program at Black Belt America is the perfect alternative typical after-school daycare programs.

With age specific activities and a welcoming and structured environment, this program is a good fit for all kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade. With FREE transportation and FREE martial arts training included, Madison’s B.E.S.T.™ After School Program is the best choice for your family!

Call for a tour of our brand new, state of the art facility today!

502 S. High Point Rd
Madison, WI


Studio Dansu

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Studio Dansu is dedicated to educating and encouraging students to become knowledgeable, passionate, thinking artists.

With the goal of inspiring, nurturing, and sustaining a love of the creative and performing arts in all our students, Studio Dansu provides a comprehensive arts education to train the next generation of performers.

Students will develop their technique, artistry, and creativity…learn the skills of self-discipline, teamwork, and confidence…and aspire to local performance opportunities, college performing arts programs, and professional careers.

2740 Ski Lane, Suite 200 
Madison, WI


Kehl School of Dance

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Dance Makes Great Kids!: Find just the right class that your child will LOVE! Our students go beyond technique to develop important life skills, build self-confidence and develop a passion for dance and performing. Our studio promotes a fun atmosphere, where students can build friendships and gain confidence.

Madison’s First Dance Family: If you are from Madison, we bet you know someone who used to take lessons from one of the Kehl Family. If you are new to Madison, we welcome the opportunity to share our history and passion for dance with your family, both young and old.

5117 Verona Road
Madison, WI


SwimWest Swim School

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SwimWest Swim School is a Year-Round, Child-Friendly Aquatic Safety Program in the Madison and Fitchburg area. The water is 90 degrees and our tropical air is 92 degrees to keep our swimmers warm in and out of the water. For over 32 years we’ve provided a top-quality, internationally recognized, Learn-to-Swim Program to thousands of children and adult swimmers. Our swim lessons build confidence, teach water safety skills, and allow children to build physical, social, and mental benefits for a lifetime of fun.

1001 Deming Way
Madison, WI


Infinity Martial Arts

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Infinity Martial Arts is known for it’s Dynamic Instructors, High Energy Classes and Modern Curriculum that is PACKED with life lessons and Leadership Skills.

8233 Forsythia St
Middleton, WI


A Step Above Dance & Music Academy

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A Step Above Dance & Music Academy provides its students with self-confidence and feelings of accomplishment through excellent training in all areas of dance. Director Tami Bisbee teaches with a faculty of highly-trained, caring teachers who are looking forward to helping you and your child develop a lifelong respect and appreciation for the performing arts. We offer ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, musical theater and hip hop.

5901 Monona Drive
Monona, WI


Engineering for Kids

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Children have a natural curiosity that lends itself to science, technology, math, and engineering. At Engineering For Kids of Dane County, we inspire kids ages 4 to 14 to build on their innate desire for answers by exploring engineering concepts in a fun, hands-on way. We offer afterschool programs, evening classes, camps, birthday parties, and special events in Madison and the surrounding areas designed to present kids with challenging yet accessible engineering activities from which they can learn and grow.

5555 Odana Road
Madison, WI


Heid Music

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7948 Tree Ln
Madison, WI


Monroe Street Arts Center

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1732 West Lawn Ave.
Madison, WI


Goldfish Swim School Fitchburg

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2922 Hardrock Rd
Fitchburg, WI


Creative Soul

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Various Locations
Around Madison


Ballet U

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411 Prairie Heights Drive
Verona, WI


Monona Academy of Dance

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2605 South Stoughton Road
Madison, WI


Dance Wisconsin

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2605 South Stoughton Road
Madison, WI 


ATA Madison West

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5708 Raymond Rd, Suite B
Madison, WI


The Little Gym of Middleton

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1920 Cayuga St.
Middleton, WI


Tutu School Sun Prairie

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2551 Smith’s Crossing
Sun Prairie, WI


Explore Children's Museum

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1433 W. Main St.
Sun Prairie, WI



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Various Locations
Around Madison


Soccer Shots of Madison

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Various Locations
Around Madison


After School Fun At Home

CEOs of Tomorrow

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2702 International Lane, Suite 112
Madison, WI


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