2021 Guide to Extracurricular Activities

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Extracurricular Activities Guide

Let Fort Worth Moms help you find the best fit for your extracurricular needs this school year. We’ve done the searching and placed all sorts of resources in one spot. From sports and music lessons to art studios, horseback riding, and theater, this guide has something for everyone.

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Art Castle // Hurst // Painting kits, parties, and digital art, oh my! Art Castle is a family-owned studio proudly offering after-school classes, weekly lessons, and art camps for kids and adults. 

Art House // Southlake // Have an art lover in your family? Drop by Art House (either online or at its Southlake location) to explore watercolor, charcoal, pencil, pastels and more. Weekly classes (both in-person and online), mobile camps, and events are available for students of all ages and skill. 

Art Z Studio // Trophy Club // You can try before you buy at Art Z Studio! Check out its website to book a free class, enroll in one of its many year-round art camps or classes, find a ladies or couple’s painting night out, or even sign up for a yoga class.

Art Wheel Studio // Roanoke // Art Wheel Studio is taking art to the next level! Check out its website for information on its fine arts academy and available camps and workshops, or take a peek at the art gallery. 

Artful Mayhem Studio // Keller // Looking for art classes to supplement your child’s academic year? Artful Mayhem offers weekly semester-long art classes for kids ages four and up.

Arts and Crafts // Watauga // This one’s just for the homeschoolers! The Center for Home Education offers weekly art classes for kids in grades kindergarten through sixth. Check out its website for class availability and schedules. 

Arts Fifth Avenue // Fort Worth // Want a bit of variety? Arts Fifth Avenue has it! Located in historic downtown Fort Worth, this studio offers everything from ballroom dancing and voice/music lessons to yoga, dance and art instruction. Check out its website for art class schedules for kids ages eight and up.   

KidCreate Studio // Mansfield // Ready for your kids to make a mess somewhere other than your house? KidCreate is completely kid-friendly and welcomes creative messes! This studio offers weekly and private classes, homeschool opportunities, mobile studio options, and lots more.   

The Art Barn Studio // Burleson // This kid-friendly paint-your-own-pottery studio is open Monday through Saturday and is currently open for fall registration. Kids’ painting kits, art camps, and private party events are also available. 

Whole Art Studio // Aledo // Whole Arts Studio takes creativity beyond the canvas! Check out its website for information on ceramics classes, mobile studio details, weekly lessons, parties, community events and virtual learning.

All-Star Dance Academy // Haslet // Looking for dance classes for very young students? All-Star Dance Academy offers classes for dancers as young as two years old.

Artistry Elite Dance // Fort Worth // This studio emphasizes creative movement and dance techniques, and offers classes for students as young as 18 months up to adult.

Ballet Center of Fort Worth // Fort Worth // If you’re looking for classical ballet training, Ballet Center of Fort Worth is your go-to place to start; classes are available for ages three and up. 

Casa Manana Studios // Hurst // This education branch of the well-known children’s performance hall offers semester-long acting, voice, and dance classes. 

Dance Concept // Fort Worth // Dance Concept offers a variety of weekly classes, intensives, and recital opportunities for students of all ages; includes tap, jazz, ballet, and more.   

Dance Connection // Fort Worth and Granbury // If you’re looking for dance or musical theater opportunities, this studio offers a wide variety of classes for ages two through adult.   

Dana’s Studio of Dance // Southlake, Keller, Coppell // This multi-campus studio offers classes for both boys and girls, ages five – 18.   

Dance Dreams & Co // Granbury // Need lots of options? Dance Dreams & Co offers everything from ballet, tap, and jazz, to boys-only hip-hop, homeschool P.E., and classes for special needs students.  

Dance With Jenny // DFW // Dance With Jenny is a mobile studio and will come to your school or event! This studio specializes in students ages five – 14. 

Devotion in Motion // Fort Worth // Looking for a faith-based dance school? Devotion in Motion offers classes in tap, ballet, jazz, and hip-hop with an emphasis on worship and community service.

Dian Clough West Dance Studio // Fort Worth // If you’re looking for a dance studio for multiple ages, Dian Clough West offers classes for kids, teens, and adults; jazz, ballet, tap, and so much more! 

Footlights Dance Studio // Flower Mound// This studio offers a variety of dance opportunities for ages two to adult, including ballet/pointe, tap, jazz, hip-hop, clogging, modern dance, drill team prep, and summer camps.  

Footworks Performing Arts Center // Benbrook and Weatherford // Want to get your little ones involved in dance at an early age? This multi-campus studio offers everything from baby hip-hop and pre-jazz to teen ballet and musical theater.

Elite Performing Arts Conservatory // Aledo // If you need both dance and theater instruction, Elite Performing Arts Conservatory offers dance classes, musical theater, and more for your fine arts kids. 

Epicenter for the Arts // Southlake // The Epicenter is a premier fine arts studio offering dance, music, and acting classes for students of all ages. 

Just for Kix // Weatherford and Aledo //  Need virtual learning options for your young dancers? Just for Kix offers a wide variety of youth dance classes and camps, both in-studio and online.    

Margo Dean School of Ballet // Fort Worth // If jazz and ballet are your jam, check out Margo Dean School of Ballet. Classes are available for ages three to adult.    

North Texas Dance Arts // Roanoke // If your busy schedule is an issue, North Texas Dance Arts probably has you covered. This studio provides a variety of class options and schedules for serious dance students.   

Rejoice Dance Studio // Fort Worth // Want to start your little dancers out in a faith-based environment? Rejoice Dance is a Christian-principled studio offering pre-ballet for young learners (three – five years), and ballet and jazz for students six years and up.

Studio of MoveMINT // Fort Worth // Located less than a mile from Waterside, this Fort Worth studio offers contemporary dance classes for ages 18 months to adult.  

Studio One Dance Center // Keller // Classes at Studio One begin as early as the preschool level! This faith-centered dance studio provides learning opportunities for jazz, ballet, tap, and more.  

United Performing Arts Company // Fort Worth // Looking for local, private dance lessons? United Performing Arts Company is an Arlington-based studio offering dance classes and private lessons in the Forth Worth area; open to students of all ages.  

Wonderfully Made Dance // Fort Worth // Love classical ballet from a faith-centered perspective?  Check out Wonderfully Made Dance studio! Enrollment is affordably available for students ages three to adult. 

Acting Studio // Grapevine+ // The name says it all: the Acting Studio is a multi-location company offering a variety of theater opportunities for all ages. Classes include triple threat training and private acting lessons, as well as auditions for shows throughout the year.

Artisan Academy // Hurst // You’ve probably seen a show or two at the Artisan, but did you know that your child can take acting classes there, too? This beloved children’s theater offers audition and production opportunities, as well as a variety of acting, dancing, and musical classes.

Casa Manana Studios // Hurst // Here’s another golden opportunity for your child to learn from the best in children’s theater! The education branch of Casa Manana offers semester-long acting, voice, and dance training; check out its site for pricing and availability.  

Cottage Theater // Watauga // Homeschooling parents, you need to know about Cottage Theater at the Center For Home Education! Homeschooling students may enroll in classes (triple threat training, crew, acting and voice), attend audition clinics, and schedule acting auditions for shows throughout the school year.  

CYT- Dallas/Fort Worth // Flower Mound // CYT (Christian Youth Theater) is  the largest youth theater in the nation and offers seasonal, after-school classes at the local Flower Mound campus. Check out the CYT site for current productions; students ages eight – 18 may apply.  

Dance Connection // Fort Worth and Granbury // Dance and musical theater go hand-in-hand at Dance Connection Studio. Check out its site for a variety of classes for students ages two through adult.   

DFW Performing Arts Conservatory // Keller // Looking for more than just after-school classes? DFWPAC offers a nationally accredited academic program for your performing arts gifted child; grades four – 12.  

Drama Kids International // Grapevine, Colleyville, and Keller // This studio offers everything from preschool workshops and composite classes to holiday camps and an acting academy for teens.

Fort Worth’s Actors Studio // Fort Worth // If you’re looking for training in television performance, Fort Worth’s Actors Studio is your place. This unique studio specializes in training kids (and adults) in television acting.

Elite Performing Arts Conservatory // Aledo // If you need both dance and theater instruction, Elite Performing Arts Conservatory offers dance classes, musical theater, and more for your fine arts kids. 

Epicenter for the Arts // Southlake // The Epicenter is a premier fine arts studio offering dance, music, and acting classes for students of all ages. 

Kids Who Care // Fort Worth // Here’s a studio that offers year-around musical theater classes, camps, and leadership opportunities for kids ages four to 18. 

North Texas Performing Arts // Southlake+ // This multi-campus academy offers preschool classes, intro to acting training, comedy and improv, musical dance theater, and much more. 

Aledo Music Academy // Aledo // What makes Aledo Music Academy unique? In addition to voice, drum, guitar, piano, and violin lessons, this studio also offers song-writing and recording instruction and training in music technology.       

Arts Fifth Avenue // Fort Worth // Arts Fifth Avenue has cultivated a robust selection of options for fine arts students. Located in historic downtown Fort Worth, this studio offers everything from ballroom dancing and voice/music lessons to yoga, dance and art instruction.  

Burch School of Music // Weatherford // Want to get your little ones involved in music training? Burch School of Music offers a full Kindermusik curricula with certified instructors for newborns up to seven years old. Piano lessons (group and private) are also available for older kids and teens.        

Curtis Lee Jones Studio // Keller // Mr. Jones has over 30 years experience teaching guitar, bass guitar, and voice lessons in the Keller area. Check out his website for tuition and weekly schedules.      

Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir // Fort Worth // The Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir, originally founded in the 1960s, offers kids of all ages unique opportunities for skill development, performance, and travel through preparatory, junior, and senior ensembles. Take a peek at its website for upcoming holiday performances and enrollment information.

Epicenter for the Arts // Southlake // The Epicenter is a premier fine arts studio offering dance, music, and acting classes for students of all ages. 

Guitar and Piano Lessons // Watauga // Homeschoolers, this is for you! Mr.  Pyron teaches Guitar I and Beginner Piano lessons at the Center for Home Education on Fridays. Check out the Center’s website for class availability.       

Lux Venit Choral Academy // Alliance, North Richland Hills, SW Fort Worth // This privately-owned choral academy offers homeschoolers in the North Fort Worth area an opportunity to enrich singing skills and compete in local, regional, and state competitions.    

School of Rock // Fort Worth+ // Serious about music performance? Check out School of Rock! This multi-campus studio provides music lessons for kids (and adults) in the Fort Worth area, and offers a variety of music programs, camps and workshops, event opportunities and performance training.

Weatherford Music Academy // Weatherford // Is music your passion? Weatherford Music Academy might be your happy place! With 25 professional teachers and over 6,000 students, this studio is serious about providing top-notch training in voice, piano, string, woodwind and brass instruments and more.      

North Texas boasts LOTS of sports options for families. The sports section of this guide is divided further by category to help you find exactly what you need. 
 
If you are looking for competitive swimming or training, or even swimming lessons, please check out our “Guide to Swim Lessons.” 
 
We will start off this section with organizations and leagues that offer more than one sport in one spot:
Boys and Girls Club of America // Fort Worth // This national organization provides programs and learning opportunities for school-age kids across the country. Check out its website to take a look at robust sports and recreation offerings. 
Burleson Youth Association // Burleson // Looking for sports teams or cheer opportunities for your kids? Burleson Youth Association just might be the perfect fit for your family. It offers baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball, football, and cheer for private, public, or homeschooling students (grades one through 12). 
CERA Fort Worth // Fort Worth // CERA is a unique, family-oriented facility offering fitness, recreation, and leisure opportunities for the Fort Worth community. The facility is open seven days a week. Check out its website for registration information. 
Diamond Hill North Side Youth Association // Fort Worth // This multi-campus association offers a variety of education and sports programs for Fort Worth youth and kids. Check out its website, or one of its four locations, for information about football, cheer, basketball, soccer, running programs, and more.
Drive Nation Sports // Irving // Looking for a basketball or volleyball team? Check out Drive Nation Sports! This indoor, multi-sport facility offers training and team opportunities for youth athletes in the DFW area.  

Game On // Fort Worth // Are indoor sports your jam? Be sure and take a look at Game On, an indoor, multi-sports facility. This gymnasium is home to volleyball, basketball, baseball, football, softball, and soccer leagues and teams.

Hurst Recreation Department // Hurst // Do live in the Hurst area? If so, make sure you check out your area’s recreation department! It offers a variety of youth and adult sports opportunities, including basketball, peewee football and cheerleading, baseball and softball, soccer, and more. 
i9 Sports // Fort Worth area // i9, the largest sports program in the country, has literally dozens of locations in DFW! Available sports include flag football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, baseball, cheerleading, athletic training, and so much more. Check out its website for a sports program near you. 
LWYA // Lake Worth // If you live near Lake Worth, take a look at the LWYA. This non-profit youth sports program is dedicated to developing sportsmanship and skill through baseball, softball, football, cheer, and drill/dance opportunities. 
PTHSS // Fort Worth // Heads up, homeschoolers! PTHSS is a faith-based program that offers competitive sports opportunities for home educated students. Check out its website to register for a team: boys and girls varsity and junior varsity basketball, boys high school basketball, and girls volleyball. 
RYA // North Richland Hills // No one is too young to be a part of RYA! This year-round sports program offers basketball, baseball, football, and cheerleading to youth ages three to 14. Have a special needs kid? Check out the Super Kids program on the RYA website.
Saginaw Youth Athletics // Saginaw // Saginaw residents, have you checked out your local sports resources for youth and kids? Take a peek at youth sports information here and kids soccer league here.
Skyhawks Sports Academy // Southlake // Need a multi-sport venue for your family? Skyhawks Sports Academy is a great option for families in the Southlake area. Available programs include everything from soccer and track to baseball and flag football.   
Southlake Athletics // Southlake // If you live in the Southlake area, you’ll want to check out the sports options available for your kids: fall girls volleyball, flag football, winter basketball league, youth athletic programs, nature programs, family events, and much more.  
Tarrant County Youth Sports Association // Fort Worth // TCU Youth Sports Association is all about football and cheerleading for the little guys and girls! This program offers sports and cheer opportunities for students ages four to 12 in the Forest Hill, Everman, Meadowbrook, Woodhaven, Southside, Stop 6, Eastwood, Poly, and surrounding areas.

The Little Gym // Fort Worth, Keller, Saginaw+ // This multi-campus gym offers everything from parent/child classes and sports prep to karate, gymnastics, and dance.

Weatherford Youth Association // Weatherford // Families in the Weatherford area, have a child aged four to six years? Check out flag football! Tackle football is open for slightly older kids (seven to 12 years), and cheerleading is open for kids ages five years up to sixth grade.

WISD Community Education // Weatherford // Here are even more offerings for families in the Weather area. Check out the WISD website for information on a variety of opportunities, including after-school programs, camps, and athletic teams. 

YMCA-FW // Fort Worth // Who doesn’t love the Y? The Fort Worth area has a plethora of sports opportunities available through our local YMCA, including youth soccer, volleyball, football, swimming lessons, camp, and much more! Check out the YMCA-FW website for details.

Basketball

Fort Worth Jayhawks Basketball Club // North Richland Hills // Looking for a basketball team for fifth to ninth grade boys, or seventh to eighth grade girls? Check out Jawhawks Basketball Club in North Richland Hills. All tournaments are held in the DFW area.

Fort Worth Young Warriors // Fort Worth // Here’s a faith-based basketball program that offers skill training and competitive team opportunities for girls and boys ages seven to 17. Check out its website for upcoming tryouts, schedules, and registration.     
Jr League Basketball // Weatherford // This junior league basketball program offers younger students an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the sport under the direction of Christian coaches. Jr League is open to students in the Weatherford ISD, as well as kids from sponsoring local churches. 
Mid-Cities Basketball Association // Bedford // This league is open for boys in grades first through eighth, and girls in grades first through sixth. Check out its website for registration information and schedules. 
Texas Express Basketball Club // Fort Worth and Grapevine // This basketball club offers a variety of competitive sports teams in the North Fort Worth area. Tryouts are open for both girls and boys grades third through 11. Team tryout information is available online.

Equestrian

Fancy Pants Horse Riding School // Fort Worth // Fancy Pants is a family-owned riding school that offers summer camps and weekly riding lessons for students of all ages during the school year.   

Benbrook Stables // Benbrook // This 100-acre, family-owned equestrian center specializes in ALL things horses. If you’re looking for scenic trail rides, boarding facilities for your horse, riding lessons, or an event venue, check out its website! 

Hidden Lake Stables // Weatherford // Hidden Lake Stables is situated in beautiful rural Weatherford and offers everything from horse boarding to private riding lessons and a vaulting club. Horses receive individualized care from trained caregivers and access to the stable’s 40-acre pasture.   

Football

AYFA // Arlington // Looking for a youth football team? AYFA has you covered! Check out its website for availability in any of the following teams: Pee Wee (ages five to seven), 89’ers (ages eight and nine), Juniors (ages 10 and 11), Bantom (age 12), and Seniors (ages 13 and 14). 
Fort Worth Crimson Tide Select // Fort Worth // This sports league is all about faith, family, and football! Registration is open for junior high and high school students; dance and cheer are now available for kids ages three through 12.

Fort Worth Select // Fort Worth // Fort Worth Select is the youth football pipeline for young athletes! Check out its website for registration details, schedules, and more. 

Mid-Cities Pee Wee // Hurst // Is your little one ready for football or cheer? Check out the Mid-Cities Pee Wee Association! This junior football and cheer league offers four divisions for football (for ages pre-K to sixth grade), and three divisions for cheerleading (for ages kindergarten to seventh grade). 

North Texas Youth Football Association // Arlington // This football and cheer league offers skill development and competitive sports opportunities to students of all ages in the Arlington area. Check out its website for schedules, team information, and registration forms. 

White Settlement Youth Football // White Settlement // Here’s a youth football team for the little guys! Flag football is open for kids four and five years old; tackle football begins at first through sixth grade. Register for football here, or for cheer here.

Golf

First Tee Fort Worth // Fort Worth // This local chapter of First Tee teaches kids life skills, confidence, and everything they need to know about how to play golf.

Golf Tec // Fort Worth // Looking for junior golf instruction? Golf Tec coaches will work with your child in developing skill and technique for the game. Check out its website to book a session with a coach.  

Kevic’s Golf Academy // Keller // Kevic’s Golf Academy offers junior programs, camps, and off campus PE for recreational and competitive young golfers. Visit its website to book a free consultation. 
Mapel Golf Academy // Fort Worth // Is your teen ready to train with a professional golf coach? Mapel Junior Golf Academy is for boys and girls who are 14 to 18 years old, and have some previous tournament experience. Rates, current openings, and academy details are available online.

Texas Golf Center // Fort Worth // Looking for private lessons or golf school for your teen? Texas Golf Center is open year-round to the public and offers memberships, leagues, and a golf academy for men, women, and juniors (ages 17 and younger). 

Gymnastics

 

American Sokol Fort Worth // Fort Worth // This gymnastics studio celebrates the rich history of Sokol through summer camps and weekly lessons for kids of all ages.  

ASI Gymnastics // Keller+ // Looking for a family-friendly gym? Check out ASI Gymnastics, a multi-campus gym offering after-school classes, summer and holiday camps, parents’ night out events, and more.

Flips For Fun // Fort Worth/Keller // It’s not just about flips! This studio offers everything from swimming lessons and gymnastics to tumbling and cheer leading. Classes and private lessons available.

Impact // Aledo // There’s so much to do at Impact gymnastics! Check out its  site for camps, classes (everything from dance and cheer leading to competitive gymnastics and ninja training), and a fully accredited Impact School (kindergarten through fifth grade).

Lone Star Gymnastics // Fort Worth // Lone Star Gymnastics is super kid-friendly! In fact, this studio is dedicated especially to kids and offers a variety of classes for children of all ages.

Lucas Gymnastics // Cleburne // Need a bit of variety? Lucas Gymnastics offers classes for students as young as toddlers and includes training in vault, bars, beam, and floor. Birthday parties and events are available at this location. Check out its website for details. 

The Cheer Connection // Fort Worth // Training opportunities begin as early as 18 months old at this studio! Your little athletes will learn everything they need to know about cheer, tumble, and gymnastics in a variety of classes that will accommodate any schedule.  

World of Gymnastics // Fort Worth // Prefer private lessons? Check out World of Gymnastics! The huge variety of classes and private lessons is sure to accommodate every age and skill level. Check out its website for availability. 

Martial Arts

Adrenaline Taekwondo // Fort Worth // Looking for a child friendly Taekwondo coach in the Fort Worth area? Check out this dojo! It offers classes for kids as young as four years old at two convenient locations (Chapel Avenue and Pafford). You can try before you buy with the free, private 30-minute class session option. 
Aledo Martial Arts // Aledo // This martial arts academy focuses on principles of Taekwondo to teach kids and adults self-esteem, discipline, and the art of self-defense. Classes are available for kids, adults, and families; weapon training classes are open to students who are a green belt or above. 
AAMA // Fort Worth // Looking for a Christian karate dojo? Check out AAMA for kids, youth, and adult karate training with a faith-based focus. 
American Institute of Korean Martial Arts // Arlington // Want to get your whole family involved in marital arts? Check out this dojo in Arlington. It is dedicated to training families with the skills needed for modern self-defense and safety awareness, all using the time-honored principles of Korean martial arts.  
Champion Martial Arts // Fort Worth // Champion Martial Arts offers everything from kids jujutsu and sparring nights to weapons training and teen/adult classes. This school is open Monday through Thursday; private lessons are available on Fridays. 
Cornerstone Martial Arts & Leadership Academy // Arlington // Cornerstone Martial Arts is a family-oriented dojo offering martial arts classes for little kids (ages five and six), kids (ages seven and up), and teens/adults. 
Croft Taekwondo Academy // Keller // Want a free martial arts class? Croft Taekwondo offers a standing invitation to try a free class any time at its Keller location. Programs include traditional and Olympic sport Taekwondo and Haidong Gumdo (Korean sword art). 
Epic Fight & Fitness // Weatherford // Epic Fight & Fitness is a family-oriented martial arts school serving Weatherford and Parker county residents. It offers training in kids martial arts, Brazilian jujutsu, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts. 
Genesis Jiu Jitsu // Azle // Genesis Jiu Jitsu offers a variety of martial arts classes, including everything from Gi and NoGi classes for kids and adults, to a preschool program (Wee Warriors), homeschool classes, and kids competition teams. 

J. Pat Burleson Martial Arts // Saginaw // If you’re looking for a local dojo that’s serious about training martial arts students, here’s your dojo! J. Pat Burleson Martial Arts teaches students of all ages self-defense, discipline and respect, technical form, and sparring.

Karate Works // Benbrook // Karate Works is a uniquely kid-friendly martial arts dojo. Its program offerings include classes for students as young as four years old, homeschool classes, camps . . . and a free one-month intro special!
Lone Star Black Belt Academy // Watauga // Lone Star Black Belt Academy has been training students of all ages in martial arts and fitness since 2008. It currently offers classes in Taekwondo, kids and adult martial arts, Muay Thia kickboxing (for kids eight and older), and Brazilian jujutsu (for kids eight and older). 
Marcos Santos Academy // Fort Worth // Marcos Santos Academy offers Brazilian jujutsu and martial arts training for kids and adults five days a week at its Fort Worth location. Not sure if martial arts is right for your kiddo? Check out its discounted, four-week trial program, which includes a free trial Gi and unlimited classes (up to 20 classes a month).  
North Texas Karate Academy // Fort Worth // North Texas Karate Academy has been serving Fort Worth families since 2003! Its family friendly class options include family beginner, intermediate, and advanced Taekwondo, kickboxing, sparring, and more. 

Okuri Judo // Haslet // Need an affordable martial arts option? Okuri Judo offers competitive pricing and a variety of classes for both kids and adults.

Panther City Martial Arts // Fort Worth // If you’re looking for a dojo offering training in SinMoo Hapkido, check out Panther City Martial Arts. Available by private lessons only, students will learn everything from boxing and basic self-defense to weapons training and breathing techniques. 
Peak Performance // Keller // This dojo offers a robust variety of martial arts training, including Brazilian jujutsu, MMA, kickboxing, and Muay Thai. Check out its website for schedules and rates. 
Premier Marital Arts Bedford // Bedford // Got a karate kid in your family? Take a look at Premier Martial Arts in Bedford and see if one of its classes in karate, Taekwondo, or kickboxing might be a good fit.
Prime Taekwondo Academy // Fort Worth // This dojo offers traditional Taekwondo classes for beginners to advanced students of all ages! Check out its site for program schedules, tuition details, or to sign up for a free two-week trial. 
Reveal Martial Arts // Alliance, Grapevine, Keller, Southlake // Reveal Martial Arts provides kids, teens, and adults in the north Fort Worth area with martial arts training, skill development, discipline, and self defense. Its dojos offers programs for kids (ages four to 15) and adults (ages 16 and up).   
Sentinel Martial Arts // Arlington // Kids as young as three can join a class at Sentinel Martial Arts and begin formal karate training. Private lessons and classes are available for kids, teens, and adults. 
Southlake ATA Martial Arts // Southlake // ATA Martial Arts is a family-owned business and the largest martial arts training facility in Southlake. This school offers classes to kids of all ages, a fully trained staff, open seating for parents and spectators, and a fully equipped pro shop.

Texas IsshinRyu Karate Academy // Fort Worth // Interested in traditional IsshinRyu Karate training? Check out this academy, located on Camp Bowie Boulevard in Fort Worth. It offers classes for kids as young as six years old and specializes in teaching self awareness and self control; the dojo is open six days a week and no contract is required. 

The Karate University // Weatherford // Sign up for a program at The Karate University in Weatherford, and you’ll get two weeks free! Programs at the University include martial arts for kids, juniors, adults, and families. Check out its website for full details, schedules, and tuition rates. 
TX Black Belt Academy // Burleson, Fort Worth, Grapevine, Saginaw+ // This multi-campus martial arts academy offers karate, Brazilian jujutsu, and mixed martial arts training at nine locations throughout the DFW area! Kids programs offer flexible scheduling, summer camps, and a free introductory class offer.   

Soccer

ASA // Arlington // The ASA offers a robust soccer program that includes adult and academy leagues, as well as a recreational league for kids ages three to 19 years old. 

BESA // Bedford and Euless // Got a kid who’s serious about soccer? BESA is your game. Check out this soccer association for training and league opportunities for players of all ages.    

Blue Sky Sports Center // Allen, Carrolton, Keller, The Colony // Here’s a multi-campus sports center offering a generous variety of soccer opportunities. Leagues include everything from Tiny Kicks (for two year olds) to youth soccer and lacrosse leagues to adult soccer. 
Eagle Mountain Soccer Association // Saginaw // If you live in the Saginaw/Lakeworth/Azle area, take a look at the Eagle Mountain Soccer Association. This non-profit youth program offers recreational soccer opportunities for kids ages four to 18.
Fort Worth FC // Fort Worth and Crowley // Fort Worth Select registration is open! Check out its website for information on boys, girls, and junior academy boys soccer teams. 
Keller Soccer Association // Keller //  Have a kid who loves soccer? Take a look at the Keller Soccer Association, a non-profit league offering sports opportunities to the youth of Keller. Check out its site for registration details and available openings. 
Mansfield Soccer Association // Mansfield // This league offers year-round registration for both recreational and academy level soccer. Kids of all ages from the Mansfield area are eligible to apply. 
Odyssey Soccer Club // Keller // Looking for a soccer league in the Keller area? Check out the Odyssey Soccer Club for boys and girls soccer team tryouts. Both select and academy teams are currently open for new players.  
Soccer Shots // Fort Worth+ // Soccer Shots is a premier children’s soccer program with more than 200 leagues across the United States and Canada.  Its focus is providing soccer opportunities for kids ages two to eight years old. Check out its website to find a program and location that works best for your family.  
Weatherford Soccer Association // Weatherford // Soccer season is here! If you live in the Weatherford area, check out the Weatherford Soccer Association, a youth sports league offering sports opportunities to students in the WISD. 

Tennis

Arlington Tennis Center // Arlington // In search of a youth tennis league in the Arlington area? You’re in luck! The Arlington Tennis Center offers a variety of tennis instruction for every age and skill level. Youth programs include 10 & under (ages three to 10) and junior (divided into 11 to 14, and 14 to 18 teams). 
Greater Fort Worth Youth Tennis // Fort Worth // Start your little tennis players young at Greater Fort Worth Youth Tennis! Junior teams begin at just four years of age and offer shorter courts, smaller racquets, and a scaled-to-size game experience for young players.  
Parker County Tennis Association // Weatherford // Beginner to pro, Parker County Tennis Association is open to all lovers of the game! This league serves families in Weatherford, Aledo, Springtown, Azle, and beyond, by hosting tournaments and clinics and facilitating recreational games year-round.
Lifetime // Alliance and Fort Worth // Lifetime Junior Tennis is your go-to source for youth tennis opportunities! Its SMART sessions begin every three months, and are divided into three age brackets: Red Ball (ages three to seven), Orange Ball (ages seven to 10), and Green Ball (ages 10 to 12). Advanced training, or Yellow Ball, is open for older kids (ages 12 to 18). 
Parker County Tennis Association // Weatherford// Love tennis? Check out Parker County Tennis Association in Weatherford! This outdoor court offers youth and kids camps and clinics for recreational or competitive tennis players of all ages.
Southlake Tennis Center // Southlake // Located within the Bicentennial Park in Southlake, this family friendly tennis center offers 17 outdoor courts and two indoor courts. Junior programs begin at the Red Level (ages five to eight) and progress to the Performance Level (ages 11 to 18 years). 

Track & Field

FWFTC // Fort Worth // Have a child who loves to move? Check out FWFTC. This non-profit, community based organization is open to all youth in the DFW area who are ages six to 18. 
Gazelles Track Club // Colleyville // Located just northwest of DFW airport, Gazelles Track Club specializes in training kids ages five to 18 in track and field skills. Practices take place at Heritage Middle School track in Colleyville. Take a look at its website for schedules and registration details. 
Grand Prairie Storm Youth Track and Field Club // Grand Prairie // Looking for a youth track and field club in the Grand Prairie area? Take a look at this track club. Grand Prairie Storm offers indoor track, speed and agility conditioning, and summer track and field opportunities. 
Hallmark Track Club // Fort Worth // Hallmark is an established and award-winning youth track club with dozens of coaches on staff and 200 members. Its robust boys and girls divisions include everything from racewalking and distance running to high jumping and hurdles.  
Speed KIDZ // Fort Worth // Speed KIDZ specializes in training young athletes in technique, skill, discipline and teamwork. This running league is open to kids ages four to 15, and offers everything from individual training to group and team sessions. 
USATF Clubs // Fort Worth // USATF is the number one high school and junior high participatory sport and boasts 30 million adult runners in the country. To get involved, check out its website for youth program and membership information.
Velocity Sports Performance // Fort Worth+ // Velocity is a nationally-known athlete development program with more than a dozen locations across the country. Its youth program offers one-on-one training, small group training, and group classes for students in third through twelfth grade. 

Volleyball

212 Volleyball // Fort Worth // 212 Volley is heading into its fifth season this year! Want to be a part? This program offers two team opportunities: 13 years and under, and 18 years and under. Check out its website for tryout  information. 

Eagle Mountain Volleyball // Fort Worth // Got an avid volleyball player in your family? Eagle Mountain Volleyball, located in the Alliance Sportsplex on Golden Heights Road, just might be your jam! This volleyball center offers everything from clinics, leagues, and camps to private lessons, beach volleyball, and club team opportunities. 
Fort Worth Fire Volleyball Clubs // Fort Worth // Fire Volleyball Clubs is a faith-based program dedicated to training youth volleyball athletes, ages 11 to 18, on the Southwest side of Fort Worth. They currently offer club evaluations and tryouts; beach volleyball; and summer camps, clinics, and lessons.
Jill Kramer Volleyball Camps // Fort Worth // Interested in a youth volleyball camp or clinic? Check out Jill Kramer Volleyball Camps, hosted at the TCU campus in Fort Worth. Camps and clinics include intermediate, advanced, and beginner clubs. Check out the website for dates and schedules. 
Texas Image Volleyball // Fort Worth //  Need private volleyball lessons? Fitness training? Leagues for kids as young as kindergarten age? Check out Texas Image Volleyball! This youth volleyball league offers a robust training opportunity for young athletes in North Texas. 

Weatherford Express // Weatherford // Homeschooling this year? Check out Weatherford Express! it offers basketball and volleyball opportunities just for homeschooling students.

Art

Art Castle // Hurst // Painting kits, parties, and digital art, oh my! Art Castle is a family-owned studio proudly offering after-school classes, weekly lessons, and art camps for kids and adults. 

Art House // Southlake // Have an art lover in your family? Drop by Art House (either online or at its Southlake location) to explore watercolor, charcoal, pencil, pastels and more. Weekly classes (both in-person and online), mobile camps, and events are available for students of all ages and skill. 

Art Z Studio // Trophy Club // You can try before you buy at Art Z Studio! Check out its website to book a free class, enroll in one of its many year-round art camps or classes, find a ladies or couple’s painting night out, or even sign up for a yoga class.

Art Wheel Studio // Roanoke // Art Wheel Studio is taking art to the next level! Check out its website for information on its fine arts academy and available camps and workshops, or take a peek at the art gallery. 

Artful Mayhem Studio // Keller // Looking for art classes to supplement your child’s academic year? Artful Mayhem offers weekly semester-long art classes for kids ages four and up.

Arts and Crafts // Watauga // This one’s just for the homeschoolers! The Center for Home Education offers weekly art classes for kids in grades kindergarten through sixth. Check out its website for class availability and schedules. 

Arts Fifth Avenue // Fort Worth // Want a bit of variety? Arts Fifth Avenue has it! Located in historic downtown Fort Worth, this studio offers everything from ballroom dancing and voice/music lessons to yoga, dance and art instruction. Check out its website for art class schedules for kids ages eight and up.   

KidCreate Studio // Mansfield // Ready for your kids to make a mess somewhere other than your house? KidCreate is completely kid-friendly and welcomes creative messes! This studio offers weekly and private classes, homeschool opportunities, mobile studio options, and lots more.   

The Art Barn Studio // Burleson // This kid-friendly paint-your-own-pottery studio is open Monday through Saturday and is currently open for fall registration. Kids’ painting kits, art camps, and private party events are also available. 

Whole Art Studio // Aledo // Whole Arts Studio takes creativity beyond the canvas! Check out its website for information on ceramics classes, mobile studio details, weekly lessons, parties, community events and virtual learning.

Dance

All-Star Dance Academy // Haslet // Looking for dance classes for very young students? All-Star Dance Academy offers classes for dancers as young as two years old.

Artistry Elite Dance // Fort Worth // This studio emphasizes creative movement and dance techniques, and offers classes for students as young as 18 months up to adult.

Ballet Center of Fort Worth // Fort Worth // If you’re looking for classical ballet training, Ballet Center of Fort Worth is your go-to place to start; classes are available for ages three and up. 

Casa Manana Studios // Hurst // This education branch of the well-known children’s performance hall offers semester-long acting, voice, and dance classes. 

Dance Concept // Fort Worth // Dance Concept offers a variety of weekly classes, intensives, and recital opportunities for students of all ages; includes tap, jazz, ballet, and more.   

Dance Connection // Fort Worth and Granbury // If you’re looking for dance or musical theater opportunities, this studio offers a wide variety of classes for ages two through adult.   

Dana’s Studio of Dance // Southlake, Keller, Coppell // This multi-campus studio offers classes for both boys and girls, ages five – 18.   

Dance Dreams & Co // Granbury // Need lots of options? Dance Dreams & Co offers everything from ballet, tap, and jazz, to boys-only hip-hop, homeschool P.E., and classes for special needs students.  

Dance With Jenny // DFW // Dance With Jenny is a mobile studio and will come to your school or event! This studio specializes in students ages five – 14. 

Devotion in Motion // Fort Worth // Looking for a faith-based dance school? Devotion in Motion offers classes in tap, ballet, jazz, and hip-hop with an emphasis on worship and community service.

Dian Clough West Dance Studio // Fort Worth // If you’re looking for a dance studio for multiple ages, Dian Clough West offers classes for kids, teens, and adults; jazz, ballet, tap, and so much more! 

Footlights Dance Studio // Flower Mound// This studio offers a variety of dance opportunities for ages two to adult, including ballet/pointe, tap, jazz, hip-hop, clogging, modern dance, drill team prep, and summer camps.  

Footworks Performing Arts Center // Benbrook and Weatherford // Want to get your little ones involved in dance at an early age? This multi-campus studio offers everything from baby hip-hop and pre-jazz to teen ballet and musical theater.

Elite Performing Arts Conservatory // Aledo // If you need both dance and theater instruction, Elite Performing Arts Conservatory offers dance classes, musical theater, and more for your fine arts kids. 

Epicenter for the Arts // Southlake // The Epicenter is a premier fine arts studio offering dance, music, and acting classes for students of all ages. 

Just for Kix // Weatherford and Aledo //  Need virtual learning options for your young dancers? Just for Kix offers a wide variety of youth dance classes and camps, both in-studio and online.    

Margo Dean School of Ballet // Fort Worth // If jazz and ballet are your jam, check out Margo Dean School of Ballet. Classes are available for ages three to adult.    

North Texas Dance Arts // Roanoke // If your busy schedule is an issue, North Texas Dance Arts probably has you covered. This studio provides a variety of class options and schedules for serious dance students.   

Rejoice Dance Studio // Fort Worth // Want to start your little dancers out in a faith-based environment? Rejoice Dance is a Christian-principled studio offering pre-ballet for young learners (three – five years), and ballet and jazz for students six years and up.

Studio of MoveMINT // Fort Worth // Located less than a mile from Waterside, this Fort Worth studio offers contemporary dance classes for ages 18 months to adult.  

Studio One Dance Center // Keller // Classes at Studio One begin as early as the preschool level! This faith-centered dance studio provides learning opportunities for jazz, ballet, tap, and more.  

United Performing Arts Company // Fort Worth // Looking for local, private dance lessons? United Performing Arts Company is an Arlington-based studio offering dance classes and private lessons in the Forth Worth area; open to students of all ages.  

Wonderfully Made Dance // Fort Worth // Love classical ballet from a faith-centered perspective?  Check out Wonderfully Made Dance studio! Enrollment is affordably available for students ages three to adult. 

Drama

Acting Studio // Grapevine+ // The name says it all: the Acting Studio is a multi-location company offering a variety of theater opportunities for all ages. Classes include triple threat training and private acting lessons, as well as auditions for shows throughout the year.

Artisan Academy // Hurst // You’ve probably seen a show or two at the Artisan, but did you know that your child can take acting classes there, too? This beloved children’s theater offers audition and production opportunities, as well as a variety of acting, dancing, and musical classes.

Casa Manana Studios // Hurst // Here’s another golden opportunity for your child to learn from the best in children’s theater! The education branch of Casa Manana offers semester-long acting, voice, and dance training; check out its site for pricing and availability.  

Cottage Theater // Watauga // Homeschooling parents, you need to know about Cottage Theater at the Center For Home Education! Homeschooling students may enroll in classes (triple threat training, crew, acting and voice), attend audition clinics, and schedule acting auditions for shows throughout the school year.  

CYT- Dallas/Fort Worth // Flower Mound // CYT (Christian Youth Theater) is  the largest youth theater in the nation and offers seasonal, after-school classes at the local Flower Mound campus. Check out the CYT site for current productions; students ages eight – 18 may apply.  

Dance Connection // Fort Worth and Granbury // Dance and musical theater go hand-in-hand at Dance Connection Studio. Check out its site for a variety of classes for students ages two through adult.   

DFW Performing Arts Conservatory // Keller // Looking for more than just after-school classes? DFWPAC offers a nationally accredited academic program for your performing arts gifted child; grades four – 12.  

Drama Kids International // Grapevine, Colleyville, and Keller // This studio offers everything from preschool workshops and composite classes to holiday camps and an acting academy for teens.

Fort Worth’s Actors Studio // Fort Worth // If you’re looking for training in television performance, Fort Worth’s Actors Studio is your place. This unique studio specializes in training kids (and adults) in television acting.

Elite Performing Arts Conservatory // Aledo // If you need both dance and theater instruction, Elite Performing Arts Conservatory offers dance classes, musical theater, and more for your fine arts kids. 

Epicenter for the Arts // Southlake // The Epicenter is a premier fine arts studio offering dance, music, and acting classes for students of all ages. 

Kids Who Care // Fort Worth // Here’s a studio that offers year-around musical theater classes, camps, and leadership opportunities for kids ages four to 18. 

North Texas Performing Arts // Southlake+ // This multi-campus academy offers preschool classes, intro to acting training, comedy and improv, musical dance theater, and much more. 

Music

Aledo Music Academy // Aledo // What makes Aledo Music Academy unique? In addition to voice, drum, guitar, piano, and violin lessons, this studio also offers song-writing and recording instruction and training in music technology.       

Arts Fifth Avenue // Fort Worth // Arts Fifth Avenue has cultivated a robust selection of options for fine arts students. Located in historic downtown Fort Worth, this studio offers everything from ballroom dancing and voice/music lessons to yoga, dance and art instruction.  

Burch School of Music // Weatherford // Want to get your little ones involved in music training? Burch School of Music offers a full Kindermusik curricula with certified instructors for newborns up to seven years old. Piano lessons (group and private) are also available for older kids and teens.        

Curtis Lee Jones Studio // Keller // Mr. Jones has over 30 years experience teaching guitar, bass guitar, and voice lessons in the Keller area. Check out his website for tuition and weekly schedules.      

Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir // Fort Worth // The Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir, originally founded in the 1960s, offers kids of all ages unique opportunities for skill development, performance, and travel through preparatory, junior, and senior ensembles. Take a peek at its website for upcoming holiday performances and enrollment information.

Epicenter for the Arts // Southlake // The Epicenter is a premier fine arts studio offering dance, music, and acting classes for students of all ages. 

Guitar and Piano Lessons // Watauga // Homeschoolers, this is for you! Mr.  Pyron teaches Guitar I and Beginner Piano lessons at the Center for Home Education on Fridays. Check out the Center’s website for class availability.       

Lux Venit Choral Academy // Alliance, North Richland Hills, SW Fort Worth // This privately-owned choral academy offers homeschoolers in the North Fort Worth area an opportunity to enrich singing skills and compete in local, regional, and state competitions.    

School of Rock // Fort Worth+ // Serious about music performance? Check out School of Rock! This multi-campus studio provides music lessons for kids (and adults) in the Fort Worth area, and offers a variety of music programs, camps and workshops, event opportunities and performance training.

Weatherford Music Academy // Weatherford // Is music your passion? Weatherford Music Academy might be your happy place! With 25 professional teachers and over 6,000 students, this studio is serious about providing top-notch training in voice, piano, string, woodwind and brass instruments and more.      

Sports
North Texas boasts LOTS of sports options for families. The sports section of this guide is divided further by category to help you find exactly what you need. 
 
If you are looking for competitive swimming or training, or even swimming lessons, please check out our “Guide to Swim Lessons.” 
 
We will start off this section with organizations and leagues that offer more than one sport in one spot:
Boys and Girls Club of America // Fort Worth // This national organization provides programs and learning opportunities for school-age kids across the country. Check out its website to take a look at robust sports and recreation offerings. 
Burleson Youth Association // Burleson // Looking for sports teams or cheer opportunities for your kids? Burleson Youth Association just might be the perfect fit for your family. It offers baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball, football, and cheer for private, public, or homeschooling students (grades one through 12). 
CERA Fort Worth // Fort Worth // CERA is a unique, family-oriented facility offering fitness, recreation, and leisure opportunities for the Fort Worth community. The facility is open seven days a week. Check out its website for registration information. 
Diamond Hill North Side Youth Association // Fort Worth // This multi-campus association offers a variety of education and sports programs for Fort Worth youth and kids. Check out its website, or one of its four locations, for information about football, cheer, basketball, soccer, running programs, and more.
Drive Nation Sports // Irving // Looking for a basketball or volleyball team? Check out Drive Nation Sports! This indoor, multi-sport facility offers training and team opportunities for youth athletes in the DFW area.  

Game On // Fort Worth // Are indoor sports your jam? Be sure and take a look at Game On, an indoor, multi-sports facility. This gymnasium is home to volleyball, basketball, baseball, football, softball, and soccer leagues and teams.

Hurst Recreation Department // Hurst // Do live in the Hurst area? If so, make sure you check out your area’s recreation department! It offers a variety of youth and adult sports opportunities, including basketball, peewee football and cheerleading, baseball and softball, soccer, and more. 
i9 Sports // Fort Worth area // i9, the largest sports program in the country, has literally dozens of locations in DFW! Available sports include flag football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, baseball, cheerleading, athletic training, and so much more. Check out its website for a sports program near you. 
LWYA // Lake Worth // If you live near Lake Worth, take a look at the LWYA. This non-profit youth sports program is dedicated to developing sportsmanship and skill through baseball, softball, football, cheer, and drill/dance opportunities. 
PTHSS // Fort Worth // Heads up, homeschoolers! PTHSS is a faith-based program that offers competitive sports opportunities for home educated students. Check out its website to register for a team: boys and girls varsity and junior varsity basketball, boys high school basketball, and girls volleyball. 
RYA // North Richland Hills // No one is too young to be a part of RYA! This year-round sports program offers basketball, baseball, football, and cheerleading to youth ages three to 14. Have a special needs kid? Check out the Super Kids program on the RYA website.
Saginaw Youth Athletics // Saginaw // Saginaw residents, have you checked out your local sports resources for youth and kids? Take a peek at youth sports information here and kids soccer league here.
Skyhawks Sports Academy // Southlake // Need a multi-sport venue for your family? Skyhawks Sports Academy is a great option for families in the Southlake area. Available programs include everything from soccer and track to baseball and flag football.   
Southlake Athletics // Southlake // If you live in the Southlake area, you’ll want to check out the sports options available for your kids: fall girls volleyball, flag football, winter basketball league, youth athletic programs, nature programs, family events, and much more.  
Tarrant County Youth Sports Association // Fort Worth // TCU Youth Sports Association is all about football and cheerleading for the little guys and girls! This program offers sports and cheer opportunities for students ages four to 12 in the Forest Hill, Everman, Meadowbrook, Woodhaven, Southside, Stop 6, Eastwood, Poly, and surrounding areas.

The Little Gym // Fort Worth, Keller, Saginaw+ // This multi-campus gym offers everything from parent/child classes and sports prep to karate, gymnastics, and dance.

Weatherford Youth Association // Weatherford // Families in the Weatherford area, have a child aged four to six years? Check out flag football! Tackle football is open for slightly older kids (seven to 12 years), and cheerleading is open for kids ages five years up to sixth grade.

WISD Community Education // Weatherford // Here are even more offerings for families in the Weather area. Check out the WISD website for information on a variety of opportunities, including after-school programs, camps, and athletic teams. 

YMCA-FW // Fort Worth // Who doesn’t love the Y? The Fort Worth area has a plethora of sports opportunities available through our local YMCA, including youth soccer, volleyball, football, swimming lessons, camp, and much more! Check out the YMCA-FW website for details.

Basketball

Fort Worth Jayhawks Basketball Club // North Richland Hills // Looking for a basketball team for fifth to ninth grade boys, or seventh to eighth grade girls? Check out Jawhawks Basketball Club in North Richland Hills. All tournaments are held in the DFW area.

Fort Worth Young Warriors // Fort Worth // Here’s a faith-based basketball program that offers skill training and competitive team opportunities for girls and boys ages seven to 17. Check out its website for upcoming tryouts, schedules, and registration.     
Jr League Basketball // Weatherford // This junior league basketball program offers younger students an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the sport under the direction of Christian coaches. Jr League is open to students in the Weatherford ISD, as well as kids from sponsoring local churches. 
Mid-Cities Basketball Association // Bedford // This league is open for boys in grades first through eighth, and girls in grades first through sixth. Check out its website for registration information and schedules. 
Texas Express Basketball Club // Fort Worth and Grapevine // This basketball club offers a variety of competitive sports teams in the North Fort Worth area. Tryouts are open for both girls and boys grades third through 11. Team tryout information is available online.

Equestrian

Fancy Pants Horse Riding School // Fort Worth // Fancy Pants is a family-owned riding school that offers summer camps and weekly riding lessons for students of all ages during the school year.   

Benbrook Stables // Benbrook // This 100-acre, family-owned equestrian center specializes in ALL things horses. If you’re looking for scenic trail rides, boarding facilities for your horse, riding lessons, or an event venue, check out its website! 

Hidden Lake Stables // Weatherford // Hidden Lake Stables is situated in beautiful rural Weatherford and offers everything from horse boarding to private riding lessons and a vaulting club. Horses receive individualized care from trained caregivers and access to the stable’s 40-acre pasture.   

Football

AYFA // Arlington // Looking for a youth football team? AYFA has you covered! Check out its website for availability in any of the following teams: Pee Wee (ages five to seven), 89’ers (ages eight and nine), Juniors (ages 10 and 11), Bantom (age 12), and Seniors (ages 13 and 14). 
Fort Worth Crimson Tide Select // Fort Worth // This sports league is all about faith, family, and football! Registration is open for junior high and high school students; dance and cheer are now available for kids ages three through 12.

Fort Worth Select // Fort Worth // Fort Worth Select is the youth football pipeline for young athletes! Check out its website for registration details, schedules, and more. 

Mid-Cities Pee Wee // Hurst // Is your little one ready for football or cheer? Check out the Mid-Cities Pee Wee Association! This junior football and cheer league offers four divisions for football (for ages pre-K to sixth grade), and three divisions for cheerleading (for ages kindergarten to seventh grade). 

North Texas Youth Football Association // Arlington // This football and cheer league offers skill development and competitive sports opportunities to students of all ages in the Arlington area. Check out its website for schedules, team information, and registration forms. 

White Settlement Youth Football // White Settlement // Here’s a youth football team for the little guys! Flag football is open for kids four and five years old; tackle football begins at first through sixth grade. Register for football here, or for cheer here.

Golf

First Tee Fort Worth // Fort Worth // This local chapter of First Tee teaches kids life skills, confidence, and everything they need to know about how to play golf.

Golf Tec // Fort Worth // Looking for junior golf instruction? Golf Tec coaches will work with your child in developing skill and technique for the game. Check out its website to book a session with a coach.  

Kevic’s Golf Academy // Keller // Kevic’s Golf Academy offers junior programs, camps, and off campus PE for recreational and competitive young golfers. Visit its website to book a free consultation. 
Mapel Golf Academy // Fort Worth // Is your teen ready to train with a professional golf coach? Mapel Junior Golf Academy is for boys and girls who are 14 to 18 years old, and have some previous tournament experience. Rates, current openings, and academy details are available online.

Texas Golf Center // Fort Worth // Looking for private lessons or golf school for your teen? Texas Golf Center is open year-round to the public and offers memberships, leagues, and a golf academy for men, women, and juniors (ages 17 and younger). 

Gymnastics

 

American Sokol Fort Worth // Fort Worth // This gymnastics studio celebrates the rich history of Sokol through summer camps and weekly lessons for kids of all ages.  

ASI Gymnastics // Keller+ // Looking for a family-friendly gym? Check out ASI Gymnastics, a multi-campus gym offering after-school classes, summer and holiday camps, parents’ night out events, and more.

Flips For Fun // Fort Worth/Keller // It’s not just about flips! This studio offers everything from swimming lessons and gymnastics to tumbling and cheer leading. Classes and private lessons available.

Impact // Aledo // There’s so much to do at Impact gymnastics! Check out its  site for camps, classes (everything from dance and cheer leading to competitive gymnastics and ninja training), and a fully accredited Impact School (kindergarten through fifth grade).

Lone Star Gymnastics // Fort Worth // Lone Star Gymnastics is super kid-friendly! In fact, this studio is dedicated especially to kids and offers a variety of classes for children of all ages.

Lucas Gymnastics // Cleburne // Need a bit of variety? Lucas Gymnastics offers classes for students as young as toddlers and includes training in vault, bars, beam, and floor. Birthday parties and events are available at this location. Check out its website for details. 

The Cheer Connection // Fort Worth // Training opportunities begin as early as 18 months old at this studio! Your little athletes will learn everything they need to know about cheer, tumble, and gymnastics in a variety of classes that will accommodate any schedule.  

World of Gymnastics // Fort Worth // Prefer private lessons? Check out World of Gymnastics! The huge variety of classes and private lessons is sure to accommodate every age and skill level. Check out its website for availability. 

Martial Arts

Adrenaline Taekwondo // Fort Worth // Looking for a child friendly Taekwondo coach in the Fort Worth area? Check out this dojo! It offers classes for kids as young as four years old at two convenient locations (Chapel Avenue and Pafford). You can try before you buy with the free, private 30-minute class session option. 
Aledo Martial Arts // Aledo // This martial arts academy focuses on principles of Taekwondo to teach kids and adults self-esteem, discipline, and the art of self-defense. Classes are available for kids, adults, and families; weapon training classes are open to students who are a green belt or above. 
AAMA // Fort Worth // Looking for a Christian karate dojo? Check out AAMA for kids, youth, and adult karate training with a faith-based focus. 
American Institute of Korean Martial Arts // Arlington // Want to get your whole family involved in marital arts? Check out this dojo in Arlington. It is dedicated to training families with the skills needed for modern self-defense and safety awareness, all using the time-honored principles of Korean martial arts.  
Champion Martial Arts // Fort Worth // Champion Martial Arts offers everything from kids jujutsu and sparring nights to weapons training and teen/adult classes. This school is open Monday through Thursday; private lessons are available on Fridays. 
Cornerstone Martial Arts & Leadership Academy // Arlington // Cornerstone Martial Arts is a family-oriented dojo offering martial arts classes for little kids (ages five and six), kids (ages seven and up), and teens/adults. 
Croft Taekwondo Academy // Keller // Want a free martial arts class? Croft Taekwondo offers a standing invitation to try a free class any time at its Keller location. Programs include traditional and Olympic sport Taekwondo and Haidong Gumdo (Korean sword art). 
Epic Fight & Fitness // Weatherford // Epic Fight & Fitness is a family-oriented martial arts school serving Weatherford and Parker county residents. It offers training in kids martial arts, Brazilian jujutsu, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts. 
Genesis Jiu Jitsu // Azle // Genesis Jiu Jitsu offers a variety of martial arts classes, including everything from Gi and NoGi classes for kids and adults, to a preschool program (Wee Warriors), homeschool classes, and kids competition teams. 

J. Pat Burleson Martial Arts // Saginaw // If you’re looking for a local dojo that’s serious about training martial arts students, here’s your dojo! J. Pat Burleson Martial Arts teaches students of all ages self-defense, discipline and respect, technical form, and sparring.

Karate Works // Benbrook // Karate Works is a uniquely kid-friendly martial arts dojo. Its program offerings include classes for students as young as four years old, homeschool classes, camps . . . and a free one-month intro special!
Lone Star Black Belt Academy // Watauga // Lone Star Black Belt Academy has been training students of all ages in martial arts and fitness since 2008. It currently offers classes in Taekwondo, kids and adult martial arts, Muay Thia kickboxing (for kids eight and older), and Brazilian jujutsu (for kids eight and older). 
Marcos Santos Academy // Fort Worth // Marcos Santos Academy offers Brazilian jujutsu and martial arts training for kids and adults five days a week at its Fort Worth location. Not sure if martial arts is right for your kiddo? Check out its discounted, four-week trial program, which includes a free trial Gi and unlimited classes (up to 20 classes a month).  
North Texas Karate Academy // Fort Worth // North Texas Karate Academy has been serving Fort Worth families since 2003! Its family friendly class options include family beginner, intermediate, and advanced Taekwondo, kickboxing, sparring, and more. 

Okuri Judo // Haslet // Need an affordable martial arts option? Okuri Judo offers competitive pricing and a variety of classes for both kids and adults.

Panther City Martial Arts // Fort Worth // If you’re looking for a dojo offering training in SinMoo Hapkido, check out Panther City Martial Arts. Available by private lessons only, students will learn everything from boxing and basic self-defense to weapons training and breathing techniques. 
Peak Performance // Keller // This dojo offers a robust variety of martial arts training, including Brazilian jujutsu, MMA, kickboxing, and Muay Thai. Check out its website for schedules and rates. 
Premier Marital Arts Bedford // Bedford // Got a karate kid in your family? Take a look at Premier Martial Arts in Bedford and see if one of its classes in karate, Taekwondo, or kickboxing might be a good fit.
Prime Taekwondo Academy // Fort Worth // This dojo offers traditional Taekwondo classes for beginners to advanced students of all ages! Check out its site for program schedules, tuition details, or to sign up for a free two-week trial. 
Reveal Martial Arts // Alliance, Grapevine, Keller, Southlake // Reveal Martial Arts provides kids, teens, and adults in the north Fort Worth area with martial arts training, skill development, discipline, and self defense. Its dojos offers programs for kids (ages four to 15) and adults (ages 16 and up).   
Sentinel Martial Arts // Arlington // Kids as young as three can join a class at Sentinel Martial Arts and begin formal karate training. Private lessons and classes are available for kids, teens, and adults. 
Southlake ATA Martial Arts // Southlake // ATA Martial Arts is a family-owned business and the largest martial arts training facility in Southlake. This school offers classes to kids of all ages, a fully trained staff, open seating for parents and spectators, and a fully equipped pro shop.

Texas IsshinRyu Karate Academy // Fort Worth // Interested in traditional IsshinRyu Karate training? Check out this academy, located on Camp Bowie Boulevard in Fort Worth. It offers classes for kids as young as six years old and specializes in teaching self awareness and self control; the dojo is open six days a week and no contract is required. 

The Karate University // Weatherford // Sign up for a program at The Karate University in Weatherford, and you’ll get two weeks free! Programs at the University include martial arts for kids, juniors, adults, and families. Check out its website for full details, schedules, and tuition rates. 
TX Black Belt Academy // Burleson, Fort Worth, Grapevine, Saginaw+ // This multi-campus martial arts academy offers karate, Brazilian jujutsu, and mixed martial arts training at nine locations throughout the DFW area! Kids programs offer flexible scheduling, summer camps, and a free introductory class offer.   

Soccer

ASA // Arlington // The ASA offers a robust soccer program that includes adult and academy leagues, as well as a recreational league for kids ages three to 19 years old. 

BESA // Bedford and Euless // Got a kid who’s serious about soccer? BESA is your game. Check out this soccer association for training and league opportunities for players of all ages.    

Blue Sky Sports Center // Allen, Carrolton, Keller, The Colony // Here’s a multi-campus sports center offering a generous variety of soccer opportunities. Leagues include everything from Tiny Kicks (for two year olds) to youth soccer and lacrosse leagues to adult soccer. 
Eagle Mountain Soccer Association // Saginaw // If you live in the Saginaw/Lakeworth/Azle area, take a look at the Eagle Mountain Soccer Association. This non-profit youth program offers recreational soccer opportunities for kids ages four to 18.
Fort Worth FC // Fort Worth and Crowley // Fort Worth Select registration is open! Check out its website for information on boys, girls, and junior academy boys soccer teams. 
Keller Soccer Association // Keller //  Have a kid who loves soccer? Take a look at the Keller Soccer Association, a non-profit league offering sports opportunities to the youth of Keller. Check out its site for registration details and available openings. 
Mansfield Soccer Association // Mansfield // This league offers year-round registration for both recreational and academy level soccer. Kids of all ages from the Mansfield area are eligible to apply. 
Odyssey Soccer Club // Keller // Looking for a soccer league in the Keller area? Check out the Odyssey Soccer Club for boys and girls soccer team tryouts. Both select and academy teams are currently open for new players.  
Soccer Shots // Fort Worth+ // Soccer Shots is a premier children’s soccer program with more than 200 leagues across the United States and Canada.  Its focus is providing soccer opportunities for kids ages two to eight years old. Check out its website to find a program and location that works best for your family.  
Weatherford Soccer Association // Weatherford // Soccer season is here! If you live in the Weatherford area, check out the Weatherford Soccer Association, a youth sports league offering sports opportunities to students in the WISD. 

Tennis

Arlington Tennis Center // Arlington // In search of a youth tennis league in the Arlington area? You’re in luck! The Arlington Tennis Center offers a variety of tennis instruction for every age and skill level. Youth programs include 10 & under (ages three to 10) and junior (divided into 11 to 14, and 14 to 18 teams). 
Greater Fort Worth Youth Tennis // Fort Worth // Start your little tennis players young at Greater Fort Worth Youth Tennis! Junior teams begin at just four years of age and offer shorter courts, smaller racquets, and a scaled-to-size game experience for young players.  
Parker County Tennis Association // Weatherford // Beginner to pro, Parker County Tennis Association is open to all lovers of the game! This league serves families in Weatherford, Aledo, Springtown, Azle, and beyond, by hosting tournaments and clinics and facilitating recreational games year-round.
Lifetime // Alliance and Fort Worth // Lifetime Junior Tennis is your go-to source for youth tennis opportunities! Its SMART sessions begin every three months, and are divided into three age brackets: Red Ball (ages three to seven), Orange Ball (ages seven to 10), and Green Ball (ages 10 to 12). Advanced training, or Yellow Ball, is open for older kids (ages 12 to 18). 
Parker County Tennis Association // Weatherford// Love tennis? Check out Parker County Tennis Association in Weatherford! This outdoor court offers youth and kids camps and clinics for recreational or competitive tennis players of all ages.
Southlake Tennis Center // Southlake // Located within the Bicentennial Park in Southlake, this family friendly tennis center offers 17 outdoor courts and two indoor courts. Junior programs begin at the Red Level (ages five to eight) and progress to the Performance Level (ages 11 to 18 years). 

Track & Field

FWFTC // Fort Worth // Have a child who loves to move? Check out FWFTC. This non-profit, community based organization is open to all youth in the DFW area who are ages six to 18. 
Gazelles Track Club // Colleyville // Located just northwest of DFW airport, Gazelles Track Club specializes in training kids ages five to 18 in track and field skills. Practices take place at Heritage Middle School track in Colleyville. Take a look at its website for schedules and registration details. 
Grand Prairie Storm Youth Track and Field Club // Grand Prairie // Looking for a youth track and field club in the Grand Prairie area? Take a look at this track club. Grand Prairie Storm offers indoor track, speed and agility conditioning, and summer track and field opportunities. 
Hallmark Track Club // Fort Worth // Hallmark is an established and award-winning youth track club with dozens of coaches on staff and 200 members. Its robust boys and girls divisions include everything from racewalking and distance running to high jumping and hurdles.  
Speed KIDZ // Fort Worth // Speed KIDZ specializes in training young athletes in technique, skill, discipline and teamwork. This running league is open to kids ages four to 15, and offers everything from individual training to group and team sessions. 
USATF Clubs // Fort Worth // USATF is the number one high school and junior high participatory sport and boasts 30 million adult runners in the country. To get involved, check out its website for youth program and membership information.
Velocity Sports Performance // Fort Worth+ // Velocity is a nationally-known athlete development program with more than a dozen locations across the country. Its youth program offers one-on-one training, small group training, and group classes for students in third through twelfth grade. 

Volleyball

212 Volleyball // Fort Worth // 212 Volley is heading into its fifth season this year! Want to be a part? This program offers two team opportunities: 13 years and under, and 18 years and under. Check out its website for tryout  information. 

Eagle Mountain Volleyball // Fort Worth // Got an avid volleyball player in your family? Eagle Mountain Volleyball, located in the Alliance Sportsplex on Golden Heights Road, just might be your jam! This volleyball center offers everything from clinics, leagues, and camps to private lessons, beach volleyball, and club team opportunities. 
Fort Worth Fire Volleyball Clubs // Fort Worth // Fire Volleyball Clubs is a faith-based program dedicated to training youth volleyball athletes, ages 11 to 18, on the Southwest side of Fort Worth. They currently offer club evaluations and tryouts; beach volleyball; and summer camps, clinics, and lessons.
Jill Kramer Volleyball Camps // Fort Worth // Interested in a youth volleyball camp or clinic? Check out Jill Kramer Volleyball Camps, hosted at the TCU campus in Fort Worth. Camps and clinics include intermediate, advanced, and beginner clubs. Check out the website for dates and schedules. 
Texas Image Volleyball // Fort Worth //  Need private volleyball lessons? Fitness training? Leagues for kids as young as kindergarten age? Check out Texas Image Volleyball! This youth volleyball league offers a robust training opportunity for young athletes in North Texas. 

Weatherford Express // Weatherford // Homeschooling this year? Check out Weatherford Express! it offers basketball and volleyball opportunities just for homeschooling students.

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