After School Acitivities Guide

If you are looking for fun, stimulating, educational, or enriching things for your child to do after school, THIS is the list you are looking for!


Alabama Contemporary Art Center
301 Conti Street, Mobile
Children’s programming is very important to the Alabama Contemporary Art Center’s mission. We offer school tours, classes, workshops and camps that are designed to amplify and interpret current installations for a younger audience.
(251) 208-5671

Mobile Museum of Art
4850 Museum Drive, Mobile
Art All Year Long Classes! The Education Department continues the tradition of offering afternoon art classes. Art Classes starting in September for ages 4-7 on Tuesday afternoons and for ages 8-12 on Thursday afternoons from 4-5:15pm.  Each term, fall, winter and spring will consist of 8 themed classes, appropriate for each age level and corresponding with exhibitions in the galleries.  The price is $85 per term for members and $100 per term for nonmembers. For more information – Call Kim Wood at (251) 208-5212 or email
(251) 208-5200

Mobile Parks and Rec. Community Activities
Numerous locations, Mobile
Art, Music, Sports, Dance, Educational Classes and more. Visit or
(251) 208-1607

Paint and Pals
6345K Airport Boulevard, Mobile
Classes offered, check website or call for information.
(251) 654-2313

Paint Party Studios
15 Upham Street Suite A, Mobile
Paint Party Studios offers Mixed Media After School Art Classes that include drawing and painting and incorporate a variety of art mediums. Students have fun discovering new and creative art tools and supplies while they learn about classic and modern artists and art styles. Our skilled instructors demonstrate the lesson and offer visual prompts, but then encourage students to create their own unique style as they work on their individual art. Advance registration is required for after-school art classes. Please see our website for class schedules and more information. Registration begins in August. Class offerings vary by age – please see our class schedule for details.
(251) 343-2423

Sunshine Sue’s Playgarden
1108 Dauphin Street, Mobile
“Play Place, Drop off Service, Birthday Parties, Classes and More!! Sue School drop off by the Day (M-F, 9am-1pm). Reservations required for a guaranteed spot; walk-ins welcome if there is availability. Numerous Morning and Afternoon Classes available: Mommy and Me Classes, Etiquette, Arty Smarty, Baby Sign Language and other classes as listed. Now registering for all fall classes, check our Website and Facebook page for all updated information!”
(251) 421-2434


The Cookery
4456 Old Shell Road, Mobile
Encouraging children in the art, the science & the gift of cooking. Offering after school classes, summer camps and cooking parties.
(251) 654-7646


Broadway South Dance Studio
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7906 Westside Park Drive, Mobile
4715 Airport Boulevard Suite #300, Mobile
Choose Broadway South – Large, diverse faculty headed by a New York Dance Professional.
Spacious studios with room to dance! Sprung dance floors keep our dancers healthy – just step on our floors and you can tell the difference. Tremendous schedule with plenty to offer children through adults at all levels. Large one way windows for parent observation – open every class. Limited Class Sizes, Age Appropriate Classes and Choreography Dance lessons offered at both locations for ages 2-10+. Call for details or visit
(251) 639-0660

Debbie’s School Of Dance
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6429 Hillcrest Park Court, Mobile
Dance classes for ages 2 – 18. Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Tumbling, Hip Hop, Pointe, Lyrical and more. Debbie’s School of Dance was established in 1983 and has been serving Mobile County for 33 years. Offers a state-of-the-art studio equipped with 3 large studios, sprung Marley floors, observation windows, 4 bathrooms, dressing rooms, and a large lobby to accommodate our students and parents.
(251) 633-9559

Mobile Ballet Inc.
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4351 Downtowner Loop North, Mobile
Mobile Ballet School is recognized as the region’s premier dance school, offering the finest training in classical ballet and Broadway-style jazz at two locations in Mobile and Daphne under the guidance of Winthrop Corey, Noel Hanley and Zoe Lombard-Todd. Our faculty has extensive performance and teaching experience, enabling us to offer a complete curriculum from pre-ballet through pre-professional levels, plus Fitness Studio classes for adults. Students in the school have performance opportunities in our production of The Nutcracker ballet at the Mobile Civic Center Theater, the Nutcracker Charity Ball, and our year-end Showcase. For our youngest students beginning at age 3, Mobile Ballet School offers quality dance education in a caring and fun environment, with instruction and activities based on the beloved ballet princess characters such as Cinderella, Snow White, and Sleeping Beauty, as well as Creative Movement and Pirate Adventure for boys. Please visit our website or call for more information. Fall classes begin Sept. 6.
(251) 342-2241

Precision Dance Academy
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168 Noel Street, Mobile
DANCE WITH PRECISION: Home of the NATIONAL CHAMPION Competition Dancers “The Precision Divas”. Why Join PRECISION? We are a Competition and Recreational Dance Studio with a strong, detailed technique base. We offer personalized and individualized instruction in a family friendly atmosphere. Age appropriate classes, music and costumes. We have a strong, faith-based mission statement. Our facility is a state-of-the-art, 5,000 square foot studio and our staff is experienced and professional. Welcoming ages 2 and up. Come join us for classes for all ages, levels and styles: ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, stretch acro, stretch classes, preschool classes, hip hop, stretch, improv, preschool, turns & Progressions, Cheer, Advanced Tumbling, and more! Ages 2 & Up. Registration dates are August 9th & 11th: 5-7:00pm, and August 13th: 10-1pm. Director, Lauren Dreher. **Our Motto: TRAIN INSANE, OR REMAIN THE SAME. TO GOD BE THE GLORY!
(251) 222-3403

Sheffield School of the Dance
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1901 Dauphin Street, Mobile
4570 Hermitage Avenue, Mobile
Founded by Mary Lou Sheffield Noletto in 1943, Sheffield School of the Dance is Mobile’s Most Respected Name in Dance Training. “Motivating young people and enhancing lives.” All ages and levels are taught from age 3 thru adults, and Beginner thru Advanced/Professional Level Classes. The very best in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Stretch & Flex, Progressions & Turns, Boot Camp and more is offered!
(251) 479-3926

The Dance Academy
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63 Midtown Park East, Mobile
Our focus is teaching our students of all ages how to create and integrate dance. We will focus heavily on technique to give our students the tools they need to be successful dancers. Students will learn how to use their technique to create their own works of art in ballet, contemporary, tap, jazz and musical theatre. Our goal is for these student pieces to be showcased throughout the year at events like the Alabama Dance Festival, choreography concerts, various art events in our community and a student concert at the end of the year. The student concert will also feature scenery created by our students and age appropriate costumes, choreography and music.
In addition to technique classes we want to help those who are interested learn how to integrate dance with their interests in other art forms and core classes in school.
(251) 404-8582


Brandy Brown Studio
2569 Dauphin Street, Mobile
The Brandy Brown Studio provides professional instruction in a nurturing and creative environment for students ages three through high school seniors in dance, vocal performance and drama.
(251) 509-5659

Carole Graham Dance Center
517 Holcombe Avenue, Mobile
Dance Classes for all levels.
(251) 473-1489

CC Dance Studio and Company
2560 Leroy Stevens Road, Mobile
CC Dance Studio and Company offers a wide variety of classes for ages 2 and up. Classes are available for beginners, intermediates, and through more advanced levels. We offer Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Tumbling, Baton, Hip Hop. Lyrical and Contemporary. We also offer a Happy Feet program which teaches older beginners the basics of dance.
(251) 639-1106

Creative Dance Center, LLC Mobile
Classes held UMS Wright and St. Ignatius Schools.
After school classes for Preschool- 12th. Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Lyrical. Email Call Renee McAleer 610-3992 or Shay Owen 479-6551 x 240 for more information.
(251) 610-3992

Gale’s Studio of Dance, Inc.
6345 Airport Boulevard, Mobile
Gale’s Studio of Dance offers classes in Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Character, Tip Toe Tots, Acrobatics and Pre-school. An annual recital is held in May. The emphasis of our studio is on dance as a rewarding and fulfilling experience, and is designed to meet the needs of any student interested in the art of dance. Great care and individual attention is given in nurturing the abilities of each student to their fullest potential.
(251) 343-9544

Grace Dance Center
208 Saraland Blvd South Suite F3, Saraland
Grace Dance Center is located in Saraland, Alabama. Our goal is to not only teach the art of dance, but to ignite a passion and love of dance within a Christian conservative atmosphere.
(251) 234-7982

Inspired Dance Academy
900 Schillinger Road South, Mobile
Inspired Dance Academy will open in fall of 2016! Email InspiredDanceAcademy1@gmail com or call 251-366-8094 for more details.
(251) 366-8094

Jubilee School of Dance
6245 Old Rangeline Road, Theodore
The vision of Jubilee is to offer instruction in various forms and style of dance for children and adults. We offer classes in classical ballet, tap, lyrical, gymnastics, and pre-dance. Our teachers are trained dancers, who have a heart to share their love and knowledge of dance. We at Jubilee have a Christ centered environment to assist in training students in technical preparation with a spiritual foundation. We have a production every year to showcase the student’s talents.
(251) 408-0219

Kelly’s Dance Academy
9420 Alabama 188, Irvington
Kelly’s Dance has been teaching students in the Bayou La Batre area for 30 years! Classes will begin August 1st. A class schedule and a dress code will be released soon. For those interested in auditioning to join our multi-award winning competition team, auditions will be held the weekend of August 13th.
(251) 605-3960

Maccrossan School of Irish Dance.
63 Midtown Park East, Mobile
The Maccrossan School of Irish Dance teaches kids of all ages the traditional jigs, reels, hornpipes, and ceili dances of the beautiful art form that is Irish dancing.  In addition, we strive to instill poise, grace, and confidence in our students.  There are many performance opportunities throughout the year and competition opportunities.   228-239-2422.

Melinda Leigh Performing Arts Center
6641 Moffett Road, Mobile
Here are some reasons to choose Melinda Leigh Dance Company as your dance home! Highly trained staff who have your child’s best interest at heart! Watch your child dance each week. We have closed circuited cameras and televisions in the lobby for you to view all classes! Stay in touch! At MLPAC we know your schedule is busy. Stay connected through email and text updates! Our studio features two spacious dance rooms with many classes offered to fit your busy schedule! At MLPAC we believe your dancer should learn more than just technique! Through dance your child will laugh, make friends, learn discipline, work towards goals, and most of all have fun!
(251) 649-6361

Mobile Bay Dance Academy, Inc.
3055 Old Shell Road, Mobile
At Mobile Bay Dance Academy, we are dedicated to teaching students in a structured and exciting loving environment. We focus on the development of our students, their dance technique and education. MBDA provides a constructive, yet encouraging atmosphere, which builds high self-esteem and a love of dance. No matter what stage of dance, students are expected “to be their best” but are always accepted for whom they are. Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Tumbling, Hip Hop, Lyrical, & more.
(251) 455-3044

Next Generation Dance Center
5721 Hwy 90 West, Suite C, Theodore
Next Generation Dance Center is focused on providing high-quality dance education, and we will do everything we can to meet your expectations. With a variety of classes to choose from, we’re sure you’ll find exactly what you need at NGDC. A studio with over 20 years of dance experience.
(251) 591-9899

One Step Ahead Dance Studio
6710B Old Shell Road, Mobile
We offer classes for ages 2-up in Clogging, Jazz, HipHop, Ballet, Tap, Tumbling, Cheerleading, Contemporary, Lyrical, and Zumba!
(251) 786-0923
Rhythm Dance Center
879 Snow Road North Suite 2A, Mobile
Rhythm Dance Center offers recreational classes as well as an outstanding performance team. We welcome students from the age of 2 & up into our studio. We offer a fun, friendly environment for children with expert training so they may grow as dancers and individuals.
(251) 649-2767

Robinson’s School Of Dance
421 Highway 43 North, Saraland
Founded in 1971. We offer the best instruction in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Acrobatics and Baton. Home of the Award Winning “Lynn Robinson Dancers” National Champions, Top 6 studios in Mobile for Nappy Award, Members of Dance Educators of America, Dance Magazine’s top 50 studies on the move in the U.S. 2006. Fall Registration-Saturday, July 30th 10-12noon and Monday, August 1st and Tuesday, August 2nd 4-6p.m. Classes start on Thursday, August 4th 2016!
(251) 675-5915

Turning Point Dance Academy
4880 Lakeland Drive Suite D, Mobile
Why should you choose to be a part of the TPDA family? We are a conservative studio that gives each child the individual attention that they deserve. AT TPDA EVERY CHILD IS A STAR! We pride ourselves in having energetic, patient; loving and highly qualified instructors who make it their mission to share their love of dance with your child!
(251) 422-0262

Education & Tutoring

Little Language
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Little Language, LLC is proud to offer foreign language classes for ages 3 – 17 in Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Arabic and ESL (English as a Second Language). Classes can be started with (10) or more students and groups rates can be offered to schools/organizations for 40 or more students. The classes are perfect for homeschool groups, neighborhood groups, after school programs, camps, or structured classes during the school day. Inquire about starting a class at your child’s school or organization and you may be eligible for free tuition through our referral program. Email:
(251) 610-7968

Read-Write: The Learning Center
(Ad Sponsor)

15 Midtown Park West, Mobile
We are an educational clinic serving students and adults with language-based learning disabilities in Mobile and Baldwin Counties, Alabama. Also available for homeschool students. One-on-one, intensive, systematic, & multi-sensory instruction for students as recommended by the International Dyslexia Association.
(251) 287-1822

The Think Tank
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Improve your child’s grades with One-On-One tutoring in your home! The Think Tank Tutoring and Educational Services is your solution • All Subjects • PreK – Adult • SAT/ACT Prep • Reading • LD/ADD • Math • Science • Foreign Languages • SOAR Study Skills. • Affordable Rates • Certified Teachers. Summer Tutoring is a great way to catch up & get ahead with Reading and Math! OUR AVERAGE STUDENT IMPROVES 2 LETTER GRADES IN 90 DAYS. Call for details.
(251) 414-4494


Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz classes provide an extraordinary atmosphere for children, where we learn, we build, we play… with LEGO® bricks. Kids can learn and grow with our fun-filled model plans, which are designed just for us by architects and engineers! Our one hour classes explore S.T.E.M. concepts using LEGO® Bricks. Students will learn about exciting themes including Space, Inventions, Famous Buildings, and Natural Disasters. Email:
(251) 300-4796

Huntington Learning Center
2370 Hillcrest Road #D, Mobile
Dedicated to not only meeting, but exceeding today’s top education standards. Corporate level and regional accreditation is a symbol of our organization’s commitment to integrity. First in the industry, Huntington has the longest track record of helping students achieve academic success and boost their confidence… we’ve been successfully helping kids learn for nearly four decades. Our mission to give every student the best education possible has been our mantra since the beginning, and we love to see students realize “I can” when it comes to school success. Named after the family that started it all, Huntington continues to be a family-owned company with its executives deeply involved in the day-to-day aspects of the business.
(251) 439-5829

Kumon Learning Center
3152 Old Shell Road, Mobile
Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading enrichment program, unlocking the potential of children so they can achieve more on their own.
(251) 447-2264

Lindamood-Bell Learning
2864 Dauphin Street, Suite D, Mobile
“We create the magic of learning!” Founded in 1986 by Patricia Lindamood and Nanci Bell, Lindamood-Bell is dedicated to enhancing human learning. Our founders are the authors of critically acclaimed instructional programs that teach children and adults to read, spell, comprehend, think critically, and express language. We are now signing up students for after-school sessions.”
(251) 473-6808; Toll Free: (800) 300-1818

Ms. Elizabeth’s Tutorial Service
3966 Government Boulevard, Mobile
A K-12 all subject tutoring service as well as test prep for ACT, SAT, ASVAB, GED, GRE, etc.
(251) 307-5575

2534 Old Shell Road, Mobile
Michael Ann Kelley;
Provide Tutoring SAT, GRE, ACT I and II Test Prep, ADHD Coaching for Children and Adults, All Subject Areas for Elementary and High School Students, Organizational, Study, Note Taking and Test Taking Skills classes, Homework Assistance, Writing Skills. We offer on-site tutoring during your child’s study hall. We monitor your child’s grades, along with their classroom teacher’s assignments to ensure we are all on the same path to success for your student
(256) 252-8374

Sunshine Sue’s Playgarden
1108 Dauphin Street, Mobile
“Play Place, Drop off Service, Birthday Parties, Classes and More!! Sue School drop off by the Day (M-F, 9am-1pm). Reservations required for a guaranteed spot; walk-ins welcome if there is availability. Numerous Morning and Afternoon Classes available: Mommy and Me Classes, Etiquette, Arty Smarty, Baby Sign Language and other classes as listed. Now registering for all fall classes, check our Website and Facebook page for all updated information!”
(251) 421-2434

Sylvan Learning Center
8020 Moffett Road, Semmes
Avoid summer learning loss. Make Sylvan a part of your summer schedule and make Back to School time a big success! Sylvan has programs to help your child catch up, keep up, or get ahead. Whether your child needs remediation or enrichment, Sylvan can help! Also offering ACT Prep. Call today for your FREE consultation and to book your Skills Assessment.
(251) 649-8522

The Smartatorium
4505 Old Shell Road, Mobile
One-on-one tutoring for all math, science, humanities, and languages; grades 6-12, AP, and early college. One-on-one test prep for ACT/SAT, SSAT, GRE, FE.
(251) 660-4254


Cheer Force One
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8700 Zeigler Boulevard, Mobile
All Star Cheerleading & Tumbling Classes for boys and girls. Visit or email for more information.
(251) 634-0203

Planet Gymnastics
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900 Schillinger Road South #B, Mobile
For boys and girls all levels from beginner to elite. We have a 17,500 sf, air-conditioned, state-of-the-art facility with in-ground trampolines, a 100’ long trampoline track, foam pits, two full floor areas, a specially designed preschool gym, trampoline & tumbling and Olympic equipment for girls’ and boys’ gymnastics. When you come to visit you’ll find various other activities available in our complex. For more information and registration forms, visit
(251) 650-0699


5 Star All Star/Gem of Champions
7755 Summit Court, Mobile
Gem of Champions is the LARGEST AND MOST elite All-Star, Cheerleading, and Gymnastics Facility on the Gulf Coast! Located in Daphne, Alabama, D’Iberville, Mississippi, Laurel, Mississippi, and now in Mobile, AL!! In addition to our GEMS TEAMS, we offer: Recreational Tumbling, Stretch Jump and Stunt Classes (All-Girl and Co-Ed), School Squad Instruction, Birthday Parties, Summer Camps, Choreography, Custom Music and MORE!
(251) 654-8719

Cottage Hill Gymnastics Center
1711 Hillcrest Road, Mobile
Cottage Hill Gymnastics Center offers various recreational gymnastics classes for children of differing ability levels and ages. 18 months – high school.
(251) 666-0559

Miss Lisa’s Gymnastics
2907 Old Shell Road, Mobile
Mrs. Lisa’s offers Recreational Tumbling Classes, Competitive Cheer Teams, School Cheer Team Tumbling and Private Lessons. Mrs. Lisa offers a trial class to everyone so that they can experience the “AJA” program. Our staff has over 60 years of combined years of coaching experience. Classes are offered Beginner-Elite Tumbling, Classes are for all ages 1 & up, Homeschool classes available.
(251) 471-9708

Ms. Daphne’s CheerNastics
102 Baker Road, Satsuma
Classes for all levels of Tumbling and Cheerleading!
(251) 599-2205 or (251) 675-3322

Nasser Gymnastics
3055 Old Shell Road, Mobile
We believe gymnastics & cheerleading are all-inclusive sports. We have a place for any child, regardless of prior experience or skill level. We have designed each of our programs to provide the necessary education and instruction to allow each Nasser student all the benefits gymnastics and/or cheerleading has to offer. We have gymnastics, tumbling & cheer classes along with private instruction. Visit to view a list of our classes.
(251) 479-9311

Horseback Riding

Beginner’s Luck
5392 Dawes Lane, Theodore
Children’s Horseback Riding Lessons and birthday parties.
(251) 605-3499

Celisse’s School of the Equestrian
2568 Sollie Road, Mobile
This is a classical riding school that focuses on establishing a relationship between the horse and rider at a professional performance level. I emphasize horsemanship and the performing arts. We also provide Therapeutic Riding Lessons to those with special needs (mental or physical), blind or deaf, and recovering from injury. It is our goal that everyone who wants to experience, learn, and benefit from horses is able to do so.
(251) 289-1244

Mimi C. Peters Riding School at Silver Lining Farm
10727 El Nina Drive, Mobile
Silver Lining Farm offers riding lessons in classical English style for children and adults. Our goal is to teach students how to ride, handle and groom horses safely and to the best of their ability. Our instructors are experienced riders and teachers.
(251) 634-1229

Sandstone Equestrian Center
9450-A Jeff Hamilton Road, Mobile
Our lesson program is open to riders of all ages and experience levels. We specialize in dressage and eventing while teaching the basics of English riding emphasizing safety and care of the horse. We offer both group and private lessons.
(251) 633-8088

Starlight Stables
11635 Dick Turner Road, Grand Bay
We are the home of Toni’s ponies and party services! Starlight Stables is home to 21 horses and ponies. Many are rescues and many have been born and raised here at our barn. We have been in business for over 21 years and have shared our horses and ponies with the community. We offer lessons. All lessons are western style riding. Beginners start with learning basic riding aides, walk trot transitions and stop and back. Intermediate to advanced riders will be taught to lope and may choose to learn barrels, poles and timed events. Advanced riders may choose to do trail rides in exchange for lessons or may be allowed to attend horse shows. Other fees will be applied to attend shows.
(251) 391-4268

Martial Arts

ATA Martial Arts
1261 Hillcrest Road, Mobile
Ages 3-Adult. Learn fitness, self-defense and self confidence. FUN Mobile kids martial arts classes are about a whole lot more than just self-defense (though that’s a big part!). They’re about teaching kids respect, focus, and confidence to live life to the fullest. Plus, they’re a total BLAST! situations.
(251) 633-5808

ATA Martial Arts
2410 Dawes Road, Mobile
Ages 3-Adult. Learn fitness, self-defense and self confidence. FUN Mobile kids martial arts classes are about a whole lot more than just self-defense (though that’s a big part!). They’re about teaching kids respect, focus, and confidence to live life to the fullest. Plus, they’re a total BLAST! situations.
(251) 307-5676

David Holler’s Taekwondo
2423 Schillinger Road South, Mobile
Premiere martial arts school established in 1996. Offering classes for children ages 5-adults and in a fun, positive, family environment. David Holler is 7th Degree Black Belt and Master Instructor who has been training in Taekwondo for over 30 years.
(251) 272-0289

Graham’s Elite Martial Arts (Elite Fitness)
1121 Dawes Road, Mobile
Kids, teens and adult classes. Elite Fitness offers a unique “family” atmosphere with a complete approach to a fitness lifestyle in a luxurious and friendly environment. Our professional staff provides members with personalized instruction and care. Graham’s Elite Martial Arts’ Kids Martial Arts Classes Are The Best Way To Help Your Child Reach Their Full Potential. We offer an After School Karate program. We pick kids up from school and they have two Karate classes a week. Also we have Karate classes for adults and children in our regular program.
(251) 633-7837

Grand Master Yoon’s Taekwondo Academy
5546- D Old Shell Road, Mobile
Quality taekwondo instruction to children and adults of all levels, from absolute beginner through advanced. Courses are ongoing, with separate classes for children aged 5 and up, adults and teens. Family classes are also available.
(251) 666-9300

Inner Strength Martial Arts
9120 Airport Boulevard, Mobile
Taekwondo for children and adults of all levels. Taekwondo is a wonderful activity that does more than teach kids self-defense. It can help your child improve their grades, concentration, fitness, athletic ability, self-control, self-confidence and can teach them respect while in a safe, state of the art facility with a focus on Christian Values. *Also offering program for special needs children.*
(251) 776-1978

Master Steger’s Ultimate Martial Arts
4412 Government Boulevard, Mobile
We are a complete Natural Health Care, Fitness, and Martial Arts facility offering the very best in these fields.
(251) 660-8885

McLean’s Martial Arts & Fitness
1490 Celeste Road, Saraland
McLean’s Martial Arts offers highly specialized martial arts classes for children and adults taught by nationally certified instructors. Children’s Taekwondo programs include unlimited class attendance, fun & motivational classes and a positive, family environment.
(251) 675-9662

Port City MMA
2502 Schillinger Road South, Suite #7, Mobile
Port City MMA is a place where kids and families can go to learn mixed martial arts, get their cardio workout, do some strength training, and other fitness related activities. We offer kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes for all ages 5 and up. These classes teach kids proper self defense techniques based on real world experience, not theories and forms. We focus on building confidence, strength, coordination, and balance while also providing a fun and engaging atmosphere.
(251) 470-0903

Shaolin Institute
704 Lakeside Drive, Mobile
We are a martial arts school guided by 31st generation Shaolin Grand Master Shi Deru. Kung Fu, TaiChi, QiGong, Kickboxing, Sanshou, Grappling.
(251) 662-3225

Springhill Taekwondo
Springhill Taekwondo Center is a family oriented training center for martial artists and athletes. We offer Taekwondo lessons taught by nationally certified instructors and competition in sanctioned regional and national tournaments. Our Taekwondo classes are taught in a positive way that builds character, fitness, and skill. Begin your journey to Black Belt and beyond today. **Special Needs Classes Available
(251) 554-5425


Broussard’s Academy of Music
(Ad Sponsor)

1541 East I-65 Service Road South, Mobile
Offering piano, organ, and voice for adults and for children of all ages.
(251) 344-8856

Full Scale School of Music / Azalea City Center For the Arts
(Ad Sponsor)

63 Midtown Park East, Mobile
Full Scale School of Music offers a variety of group classes and private lessons for those interested in learning an instrument. Contact Daniel Driskell for scheduling: (251) 454-6591 or Daniel Driskell, Director – piano, guitar, bass, mandolin, saxophone, clarinet, flute, Angela Rayburn – piano, David White – drums, percussion, Joshua Ward – guitar, bass, Laura Deal – piano, Mark Habib – guitar, Natalie Blackburn – violin, viola, cello, Tad Borowski – Rock Band, guitar. Visit for a complete listing of classes.
(251) 454-6591


Andy’s Music Inc.
1412 Hillcrest Road, Mobile
Find us on Facebook! Stop Dreaming, Start Playing! Andy’s Music offers music lessons for people of all ages. Visit the website for information on scheduling lessons on a wide variety of instruments. Private and Group Lessons Available!
(251) 633-8944

Christ UMC – Kindermusik
6101 Grelot Road, Mobile
Kindermusik International is the world’s leading publisher of music and movement curricula for parents and their children. Kindermusik offers classes for children birth through 7 years and their families. Each class is specifically geared to develop the musical skills of singing, listening, and rhythm in an age appropriate manner with parental involvement, all within a nurturing environment that actively fosters your child’s development in language skills, literacy, listening, problem solving, social skills, self-esteem, and musicality.
(251) 706-3336

Mobile School of Piano
Located in West Mobile
Private Piano Lessons for ages 4 to adult. Learn how to sight-read, play by ear, improvise and more in a fun, uplifting environment! Instructor, Shiloh Lange, will be spending quality one on one time with each student teaching self-expression through the gift of music. Each student has their own style, so let’s have fun discovering it together! There is limited space so call today for a free trial lesson!
(251) 272-9616

Mobile Symphony Music Education Program
The Education Programs are designed to be available to all ages from elementary to adult and include music instruction, live performances and lectures, and performance ensembles. The following classes are available: Preludes – Mobile Symphony musicians teach general music to Pre K-second grade classes in a school, one day a week for 25 weeks. Strings Classes – Mobile Symphony musicians give group violin and cello lessons to 3rd – 8th grade students. String Academy – A training ensemble for intermediate level violin, viola, cello and bass students. Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra – offers young instrumental musicians throughout the Gulf Coast an opportunity for growth and development by preparing, studying and performing various genres of orchestral literature. Chamberfest – A 4-day chamber music workshop for string players and pianists of all ages in the Mobile Bay area.

Mobile’s Singing Children
Mobile’s Singing Children is the premier youth choir on the Gulf Coast. We provide opportunity for children to receive classical voice training of the very highest quality, as well as perform music of the highest caliber in age-appropriate ensembles. MSC has toured and performed in Europe, Canada and numerous states in the U.S. We have been featured on National Public Radio’s “From the Top” and perform with Mobile Opera and the Mobile Symphony Orchestra. Auditions are no underway for boys and girls in grades 2 – 12. To request an audition contact Susan Hoitt, director at 251-285-2285 or email us . Please visit us on our website
(251) 285-2285

Playhouse in the Park
4851 Museum Drive, Mobile
Music Lessons Offered at the Playhouse
Guitar: Call Danny Mollise at (251) 602-0630; Piano: Call Scott Jolly at (251) 422-2178
Individual Vocal Lesson:
Call (251) 602-0630.
(251) 602-0630

Performing Arts

Azalea City Center For the Arts
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63 Midtown Park East, Mobile
Mobile’s all-Inclusive home for the creative kid; theater, music, dance and more! Visit for a complete listing of classes. Also see the following Azalea City Center for the Arts individual business listings in this directory – Drama Camp Productions/SunnySide Theater, Full Scale School of Music, and The Dance Academy of Mobile. Also offering voice lessons with Dr. Allanda Small, Cindi Reedy, & Anna Fillingim. To start voice lessons, contact owner Chris Paragone at or call (251) 510-1808.
(251) 510-1808


Drama Camp Productions/Sunny Side Theater
63 Midtown Park East, Mobile
Drama Camp Productions & Sunny Side Theater offers a variety of after-school classes for all ages and talent level. Classes meet once a week for an hour and begin at ages 4 and go up through high school. Sunny Side 2016-2017 Season: October 2016 – Tom Sawyer, November 2106 – High School Musical, Jr. (grades 9-12), December 2016 – Willy Wonka, Jr., March 2017- Honk, Jr. (grades K-5), May 2017 – The Wizard of Oz (must be in grades 3 and up or have taken a class at Sunny Side Theater to be in this production)! Visit for class descriptions. Acting classes include Center Stage Drama, Bringing Books to Life, Exceptional Arts Drama, Costume Craziness, Fractured Fairy Tales, Improv Academy
(251) 510-1808

Playhouse in the Park
4851 Museum Drive, Mobile
Training young people in theatre arts since 1961. Our program has grown to include five large productions a year; a comprehensive training program of drama, dance, vocal, piano, guitar, and scenic art classes; and an elaborate, full-scale puppet theatre. At the Playhouse-in-the-Park there is something for all ages. Playhouse-in-the-Park Repertory Training Program -The Playhouse-in-the-Park Repertory training program (PRT) is designed to mold young actors in a guided, dynamic, studio-style program that is tailored to the needs of each individual student. Simultaneously, PRT offers an open-enrollment program in acting, dance, and music (piano and guitar) which encourages exploration while creating the opportunity to see the world through the diverse lens of the performing arts. Classes are offered in three 10-week quarters (September – December, January – March, and March – May). Call (251) 602-0630 or visit
Music Lessons Offered at the Playhouse
Guitar: Call Danny Mollise at (251) 602-0630, Piano: Call Scott Jolly at (251) 422-2178, Individual Vocal Lesson: Call (251) 602-0630
(251) 602-0630

Scouting & Sea Cadets

Boy Scouts of America
2587 Government Boulevard, Mobile
(251) 476-4600

Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama
3483 Springhill Avenue, Mobile
(251) 344-3330, (800) 239-6636

U. S. Naval Sea Cadet’s Dunlap Division
8501 Tanner Williams Road, Mobile
The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps (USNSCC) is a federally chartered non-profit civilian youth organization for young people, ages 11 through 17. Cadets learn seagoing skills aboard Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ships and shore activities that emphasize patriotism, courage, self-reliance, team work, leadership skills, accountability, military training that builds character, and for some, helping those transiting into a military career. They are even authorized by the Secretary of the Navy to wear Navy uniforms marked with the Sea Cadet Corps insignia. Naval League Cadets consist of ages 10-13 who are introduced to maritime and military life before becoming full-fledged Sea Cadets between the ages of 14-17 or upon high school graduation. for more information visit our website or email


All About Sewing
590 Schillinger Road South, Suite D, Mobile
Classes and private lessons available!
(251) 634-3133

Dancing Needles Designs
6103 Southbend Drive South, Mobile
Teaching the love of sewing to kids. Sewing Classes.


Ballpark Sports Training Facility
14061 Airport Boulevard, Mobile
Speed and agility, private, team and group training! Call today to schedule a lesson or group session!
(251) 694-2888

Battleship Youth Rugby
Our physical education curriculum, Rookie Rugby, is approved by the State of Alabama based on its many benefits. Some of the many benefits include low cost, easy to learn, and a fast-paced, inclusive learning environment. All courses are facilitated by one of our certified coaches, each boasting over 20 years of playing, coaching or refereeing various levels of rugby across the U.S. and abroad. Contact us if you are interested in introducing Rookie Rugby to your school or for more information on joining our growing youth and flag rugby leagues.
(251) 272-1058

Christ United Methodist Church
6101 Grelot Road, Mobile
The Recreation Ministry at Christ United Methodist Church seeks to provide opportunities for members of the CUMC family and guests from throughout the community to come together for sports activities, fitness programs, various arts classes, entertainment, and just good clean fun with family and friends. Young Runners Club – Spring and Fall-Young Runners Club is for K5-9th graders and is offered in the Spring and Fall of each year. Tee ball, Coach Pitch Baseball, Coach Pitch Softball – Spring, Flag Football – Summer, Soccer–Fall, Basketball & Cheerleading– Winter, 678 Basketball – Late Summer/Early Fall (middle school), 678 Volleyball – Late Winter/Early Spring (volleyball).
(251) 706-3326

City of Mobile Swim Assoc. (CMSA)
A year-round swim team that was founded in 1979. The City of Mobile Swim Association offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. Our team is comprised of a variety of practice groups ranging from the entry-level swimmer to the Senior National and Olympic Trials qualifier. CMSA’s team goals are to develop the character, skills, and desire necessary for each child to maximize their potential. Our swimmers develop physical fitness, self-discipline, and self-esteem enabling them to maximize their potential, both athletically and personally.
(251) 422-0011

Coach Kickken Soccer
Coach Kickken Soccer teaches children the basic skills of soccer, enabling them to transition into more competitive leagues as they grow up. These soccer and movement activity classes are designed for preschool aged boys and girls and will take place at an indoor facility, conveniently located in the heart of Mobile, Alabama.
(251) 895-2389

Michael Brisbane Golf Instruction
As the Teaching Professional at Azalea City Golf Course located in Mobile, AL., and a member of the PGA since 1996, I have dedicated my career to teaching the game of golf. My teaching goals are simple; improve my student’s skill level, and increase their enjoyment of this great game.
(251) 490-3812

Mobile County Aquatics League (MCAL)
Mobile County Aquatic League – Summer Swimming League.

Mobile Parks and Rec Community Activities
Numerous locations, Mobile
Art, Music, Sports, Dance, Educational Classes and more. Please visit or for more information.
(251) 208-1607

Mobile United Futbol Club
(251) 219-0021
Mobile Youth Football Conference
We provide an organized recreational football and cheerleading program for the youth of the city of Mobile and Mobile County. We place a major emphasis on fun and enjoyment for boys and girls interested in playing football or cheering and learning the skills of football and cheerleading. We teach boys and girls football and cheerleading fundamentals and techniques. We encourage, foster, and promote good sportsmanship and physical fitness through an athletic endeavor.

Mobile Youth Lacrosse League
48 North Sage Aveunue, Mobile
The Mobile Youth Lacrosse League, Inc. was founded to grow the game of lacrosse in Mobile. We are a dedicated group of players and parents who have seen exponential growth in the last few years and are excited to continue that work.
(251) 604-0528

North Mobile County Soccer Club
(251) 604-5837

Ronnie Arrow Basketball Academy
Basketball Academy for boys and girls ages 4th Grade – College. Learn Basketball skills the right way.
(251) 509-2700
The Copeland-Cox Tennis Center
851 Gaillard Drive, Mobile
Offers a variety of tennis clinics. The Mobile Tennis Center (Copeland-Cox) is a city of Mobile facility that is recognized as one of the largest public tennis complexes with 60 tennis courts. Facilities: Cottage Hill, Lions Park and Mobile Tennis Center.
(251) 208-5181


West Mobile SC
(251) 786-0599

YMCA Youth Sports
Y youth sports programs offer children the ability to learn good sportsmanship, communication skills, the value of healthy competition and offer a way to have fun while building gross motor skills. We encourage parents to get in on the action by volunteering as a coach, team parent and, of course, acting as your child’s number one cheerleader. Team Sports: Basketball, Running Camp, Soccer, Swim Team & T-ball (offered only at Hearin-Chandler Family YMCA)

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