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Directory of extracurricular and after-school activities for kids in Brisbane

Looking for after-school activities and extracurricular activities for kids in Brisbane? We’ve scoured the city and put together a list of all the best after-school activities for kids in Brisbane and surrounds.

Choose from preschool soccer and sports, music lessons, kids’ ballet classes, multi-sports sessions, and more. Just scroll down and find the right one for your child.


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Directory of extracurricular and after-school activities for kids in Brisbane

Albany Creek Leisure Centre | Albany Creek

The Albany Creek Leisure Centre is one of the largest health clubs, swim schools and group fitness providers in North Brisbane. They offer  the largest swimming and water safety program on the north side. With three heated swimming pools, they welcome and encourage everyone to come in and learn how to swim, all year round!

Australian Acting Academy | Various locations – Brisbane & Gold Coast

Acting classes that are designed to help students build confidence, self-esteem, teamwork skills, creative problem solving and emotional expression.

BeXD Create | Various locations

BEXD Create run singing & drama, acting and dance classes, including daytime class for homeschool families, in Kenmore, Indooroopilly, Taringa, Toowong and Esk. kids classes are designed for ages 6 – 17.

Cheer FX | Deception Bay

Cheerleading is a competition or recreational sport that involves females and males learning new skills including stunting, pyramids, group tumbling, jumping and dance.

Circa Academy | Fortitude Valley

Circa Academy offers exceptional training programs with one of the world’s leading circus companies. Spanning from early childhood play to pre-professional development, our programs build physical and creative skills in a safe, non-competitive environment with some of Australia’s best trainers.

Colourfield Art Studio | Mansfield

Designed for budding artists aged 8 to 17, these after-school art classes welcome children of all skill levels. Whether your child is a seasoned Picasso or just starting to discover their creative flair, this supportive environment fosters growth and self-expression.

Come & Cook | The Gap

At this little cooking school, founder, Karen runs cooking class for kids, teens and adults in a purpose-built, teaching kitchen.

Conroy Dance Centre | Brendale

Qualified and welcoming teachers make learning to dance the highlight of your child’s week as they guide tiny dancers through their own exclusive age-specific programs. Conroy Dance Centre Brisbane dance classes include jazz, ballet, tap and even singing on the microphone!


Flipside Circus | Hamilton

Classes in aerials, acrobatics, juggling and manipulation, and more. Circus art classes for all ages and skill levels. They offer free trials on classes so you can find your perfect fit!

Flying Fox Studios | Everton Park

A unique creative space for all ages offering a wide range of classes, workshops and activities including Kindermusik, art classes, STEM and holiday workshops.

Focus Martial Arts | Mansfield

Focus Martial Arts Brisbane specialises in teaching taekwondo, kids karate and self defence classes.

Ginger Sports | Various locations

Your kids will learn the basics of soccer and team sports in a fun and welcoming space. Our hand-picked coaches are experts in early childhood, and they know how to entertain and engage young kids. Your child will be inspired to be active and healthy, just like their much-loved coach.

Kick Dance & Arts | Morningside

Kick dance provides a wholistic programme where students can choose from individual classes in Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Acrobatics, Contemporary, Tap and Irish or train in all of them. We cater for all ages and abilities from toddler to adult.

Kidsfit Wing Chun | Various locations

Practical Wing Chun Children’s class is designed for children to learn self-defence in an effective, safe and fun way, reassuring concerned parents about their children’s safety.

Little Art Lab | Rochedale South

Little Art Lab promotes creativity and self-expression. Students explore their ideas through different techniques and media. Students will learn to use different equipment in their painting, drawing, and craft activities. The practical skills give students confidence in expressing their thoughts and to communicate effectively. The course will also expand the students’ knowledge of the art world.

Lil’ Party Rockers | Various locations

Lil Party Rockers is a dance class for tiny tots with music parents will love! Unlike a typical dance class, they focus on dancing for FUN & FITNESS to a range of music (not just kids’ tunes!), play dance games and learn simple choreography.

Little Kickers | Caboolture & Surrounds

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Jump into the exciting world of Little Kickers as early learning meets soccer development!  Little Kickers is the home of pre-school soccer! This is where your children build not just soccer skills but confidence, teamwork, a love for physical activity, and so much more! One of the world’s favourite preschool programs, our expertly crafted and award-winning program caters to 18-month-olds to 8-year-olds, ensuring age-appropriate coaching, challenges and loads of fun!
0448088089 | | www.littlekickers.com.au | Facebook | Instagram

My Art Space Studio for Kids | Albany Creek

Every child’s strengths and talents are unique; at My Art Space, they allow everyone to express themselves through our fun and creative art lessons.
0493279606| | | Website | Facebook 

Premier Gymnastics | South Brisbane, Manly West and Morningside

Gymnastics lessons for all ages and abilities. Named 2022 and 2023 Gymnastics Queensland Club of the Year!

Ready Set Dance | Various locations

Your child could be dancing to the tunes of the world’s most popular preschool program. Locate a nearby class and enrol your child TODAY!

Shapland Swim Schools |  Various locations

Shapland Swim Schools teach semi-private swimming lessons to children of all ages, including babies starting from 3-6* months old.
www.shapland.com.au | Facebook | 1300 TO SWIM (1300 86 7946)

Splitz Gym | Robertson

Splitz is passionate about keeping kids happy and healthy through Gymnastics. They strive to provide high quality gymnastics programs for every age, experience and skill level.

Tennis Coaching at Griffiths | Mount Gravatt

Learn from experienced coaches and help accelerate your tennis development. Programs cater to all skill levels and ages. Coaching starts from as young as 3 years with out Tiny Tennis program and progresses through to Colour Ball lessons and Squads.
07 3735 1177| | | Website | Facebook 

Victoria Park Junior Golf Lessons | Herston

Designed for kids who are just starting out at golf, with a learning focus on the basics of grip, set up, posture, swing & short game


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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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