Triad Sports & After School Activities Directory

Saturday, February 16, 2013

By Rachel Hoeing

Ready to sign your child up for a sport, art class, riding lessons or dance class?  Start here!  We have recently updated and added to this list of our readers' favorite sports programs and after-school activities in the area.  This is a list that will just keep on growing, so check back often to see new programs that have been added.  (This list can always be found by clicking the Directories tab at the top of the website.) If there is a group you would like to see added to this list, please email On the flip side, if you see a program that is no longer offered, please let us know that as well so we can keep our list as current as possible.

Please note that many of these programs only run during certain seasons of the year, so be sure to check each website for specific information.  

Click on each to go immediately to the following categories:
Greensboro, Burlington and Surrounding Areas
High Point, Kernersville, and Surrounding Areas
Winston-Salem and Surrounding Areas

Greensboro, Burlington and Surrounding Areas

ArtQuest/Greenhill Center

Activities/classes offered:  ArtWorkshops at ArtQuest
Address:  200 North Davie Street, Greensboro NC, 27401
Contact email or phone number: or 333-7460
Age Levels:  7 & up
Cost:  members $3.00/nonmembers $8.00
Description:  Monthly Guild Meeting and ArtWorkshops - every 1st Tuesday from 3:30-4:45pm - all year for ages 5-10.

Link to our brochure:  ArtQuest Guild is available for Green Hill Center members for an additional cost of $35 per year

Bryan Family YMCA

Sports/Activities Offered: Baseball, T-ball, flag football, soccer, basketball
Address: 501 West Market Street, Greensboro
Contact info: 478-YMCA
Age Levels: 3 and up, depending on sport
Cost: depends on sport, spring sports are $55 members, $80 non-members, late registration fees apply

Burlington Academy of Dance & Arts

Activities/classes offered:  Dance -Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Modern/Contemporary, Special Children's Programs - KinderMotions & KinderDance
Address:   3382 South Church Street, Burlington, NC
Contact email or phone number: or 336-584-6727
Age Levels:   2 1/2-adult
Cost:   Varies for number of hours of class time
Description:  Classes for all level and all ages 

Burlington Recreation & Parks Afterschool Programs

Sports/activities offered: The program is also offered on certain teacher workdays, holidays, and snow days. Field trips, homework time, and arts and crafts are provided in a safe, fun recreational environment.
Address: 1333 Overbrook Road, PO Box 1358, Burlington, NC 27216
Email:  Phone: 336.222.5030
Ages: 4 – 12
Cost: Please visit our website or give us a call for more information on prices.
Description: The Burlington Recreation and Parks Department and the Alamance - Burlington School System offer Afterschool Programs on site at:
·         Andrews Elementary
·         Eastlawn Elementary
·         Grove Park Elementary
·         Hillcrest Elementary
·         Newlin Elementary
There are also pick up programs available at:
·         Andrews Elementary (for students of Broadview Middle)
·         Forest Hills Community Center (for students of Clover Garden, River Mill Academy, & Ray Street)
·         Thataways Youth Center (for students of Smith Elementary and Turrentine Middle)

Dance Project

Activities/Classes OfferedDancing with Tots, Creative Movement, Modern Dance, Hip Hop, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Dance for Broadway, Performing Groups, and adult dance classes
Location: Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, 200 N. Davie Street, Downtown Greensboro
Contact, 336.373.2727
Ages: 18 months through adults of all ages
Cost: $110-$275/semester
DescriptionLocated in the Cultural Center Downtown Greensboro, Dance Project: the School at City Arts offers a vast array of youth dance classes every week including Dancing with Tots, Creative Movement, Modern, Hip Hop, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Dance for Broadway, and even Performing Groups. We provide comprehensive training in a nurturing atmosphere that fosters growth, a healthy lifestyle, self-esteem and artistry. We focus on teaching the whole dancer in a non-competitive environment where dancing is fun and rewarding. We teach the fundamentals and details of each technique we offer, yet allow for individual exploration and discovery. All of our teachers are college educated dance professionals with prior instructional experience and passion for their art form. We love what we do, and strive to instill a similar passion within our students. Visit our webpage for schedules, rates and more general information! We hope we are dancing with you soon!

The First Tee of the Triad

Activities/classes offered:  Introduction, intermediate and advanced level classes, summer camps, clinics and tournaments for GIRLS and BOYS.
Forsyth County -
Winston Lake Golf Course, Salem Glen Golf and Country Club, Tanglewood Par 3.
Guilford County - Gillespie Golf Course, Rick Murphy Golf Academy and Practice Center, Greensboro National Golf Club, Jamestown Park Golf Course, Oak Hollow Golf Course. 
Alamance County -
Indian Valley Golf Course.

Contact info:
Age Levels: 7-18
Cost: $75 for 8-9 week session.  Scholarships available.
Description: The First Tee of the Triad teaches young people, ages 7 to 18, positive and effective life skills utilizing the great game of golf. We impact hundreds of lives each year by providing learning facilities, golf skill instruction and programing across the Triad. Our Lead Coaches and Volunteers promote quality of character, healthy lifestyles, and life-enhancing values represented by The First Tee's Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy Habits.

Greensboro Ballet

Activities/classes offered:  Dance classes, specializing in Classical Ballet training
Address:  200 N. Davie St., Suite 302, Greensboro, NC  27401
Contact email or phone number:, 336-333-7480
Age Levels: 3-adult
Cost: Varies
Description of activities/classes: We offer dance classes and summer camps for ages 3+. Some students are eligible to audition for “The Nutcracker.” Please call or email for more details.

The Greensboro Ice House

Activities/classes/sports offered: Learn to Skate classes
Address: 6119 Landmark Center Boulevard, Greensboro NC 27407
Contact email or phone number: Nicole Stalker @ or 336.852.1515
Age Levels: 3 to adult
Cost: Spring 2011 Semester (Tuesdays, 3/1 through 4/26 or Saturdays, 3/5-4/30, No classes 4/19 and 4/23 due to spring break)
Snowplow classes (3-5 year olds) $95 , Tuesdays 5:45-6:15pm or Saturdays 10:45-11:15am
Hockey classes (6 years and up) $95, Tuesdays 5:45-6:15pm or Saturdays 10:45-11:15am
Basic Classes (6 years and up, including adult) $119, Tuesdays 6:15-6:45pm or Saturdays 11:15-11:45am
Description of activities/classes/sports:
Snowplow classes are for our youngest skaters. These classes focusing on fun while teaching basic skating skills.  Hockey classes teach students how to skate in hockey skates in order to build a strong foundation for game play.  Our Basic (Basic 1-8) and Adult Classes (1-4) teach skating fundamentals beginning with gliding, stopping, turning and edges and advancing to jumps and spins.  We happily pro-rate classes for late enrollment and we offer a $10 sibling discount (1st child pays full price, all subsequent children receive a $10 discount).  Our Learn to Skate classes follow US Figure Skating's Basic Skills curriculum and our rink is an Excellence on Ice facility as endorsed by the Professional Skaters Association.   

Greensboro Karate Institute " Family Fitness with a Purpose"

Classes Offered: Karate and TaeKwonDo classes
Address: City of Greensboro Recreation Centers Brown, Leonard and Lindley
Contact Info: Bill Osterholt or
Cost: $50 a month for twice a week.
Class times:
Brown: Tues 7pm Sat. 10 am
Lindley: Tues 3:30
Leonard: M & W 7pm; T & Th 5
Ages: All Ages-General Classes
Description: Traditional Martial Art class: Concentration Leadership and Self Discipline through Kata (Forms) Self Defense and Light contact Sparring.  Call center closest to you and come in for a free class.

Greensboro Parks and Rec

Sports/Activities offered: Bitty ball, baseball, football, cheerleading, soccer, softball, lacrosse, basketball, swimming classes and teams  *all sports vary by center location
Contact Info:
Brown Center, 302 E. Vandalia Rd. - 274-3470
Craft Center, 3911 Yanceyville St. - 375-2233
Glenwood Center, 2010 Coliseum Blvd. - 373-2929
Leonard Center, 6324 Ballinger Rd. - 297-4889
Lewis Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Dr. - 373-3330
Lindley Center, 2907 Springwood Dr. - 373-2930
Peeler Center, 1300 Sykes Ave. - 373-5877
Trotter Center, 3906 Betula St. - 373-2927
Warnersville Center, 601 Doak St. - 373-5871
Windsor Center, 1601 E. Lee St. - 373-5845
Ages: 4 and up
Cost: varies, please call

Greensboro Youth Hockey Association

Activities/classes/sports offered: Learn 2 Play Hockey
Address: Ice House 6119 Landmark Center Blvd. Greensboro, NC
Contact Info:
Age Levels: 4-17 years
Cost: $125 eight week sessions
Description of activities/classes/sports: Classes for children who have already learned to skate.  Players learn basic hockey skills with USA Hockey certified instructors in a safe, fun environment.  Loaner equipment available. 

Greensboro Youth Soccer Club

Sports: Soccer
Address: Bryan Park Soccer Complex, Smith Soccer Complex
Contact Info: 358-8030
Ages: 4 years old to adult
Cost: Varies, please call
Description: Greensboro Youth Soccer aims to create a fun, positive environment where we provide opportunities for all children to play soccer. We follow a player-centered, holistic approach to allow each child to develop to their full potential while pursuing a commitment to excellence.

Hayes-Taylor Memorial YMCA

Sports/Activities offered: soccer, flag football, tennis, basketball, t-ball, cheerleading, wrestling, karate, running
Address: 1101 East Market Street Greensboro, NC
Contact: 272-2131
Ages: 3 and up
Cost: varies, please call
Description from website:

The Hayes-Taylor YMCA offers a variety of sports for youth and adults of all ages throughout the year.  There is basketball, soccer, t-ball, wrestling, cheerleading, flag football, tennis and more!  Our gymnasium and indoor track are open daily for exercise and open gym play.  All sports activities are open to boys and girls.  We hope the program will provide a learning experience for all participants based on the practice of athletes first, winning second.

Johnny Lucas Stables & Riding Academy

Activities/classes/sports offered: Horseback Riding Lessons & Camps
Address: 6209 Bethel Church Rd., Gibsonville, NC 27249:
Contact email or phone number: 336-269-2788 or
Age Levels: 5 & up
Cost: Varies
Description of activities/classes/sports: Riding Lessons on professionally trained, very well-cared for horses. National Champion Instructor w/24 yrs. experience.

Kidstudio: Art After-school

Activities/classes offered: Visual Art Enrichment Program
Center for Visual Artists
200 N. Davie St. Box 13
Greensboro, NC 27401
Education Office: Located on the 4th floor of the Greensboro Cultural Center, Ste. 401
Contact email or phone number: or 336.333.7475
Age Levels: PreK - 5th
Cost: $40 - $185
Description: An art-based after-school program for elementary aged students that meets Mon-Fri, 3-6pm. The Standard (3-6pm) Program includes bus drop-off, snack/playtime, and late pick-up. An Art Only Program from 4-5:30pm is also available. The program is broken up into 2 age groups/classes: Pre-K-7 & 8-12. Each afternoon is structured with a different emphasis. Daily themes change each school year. Pick one day or all 5!

Kidstudio: Mini Masters

Activities/classes offered: Visual Art Enrichment Program
Center for Visual Artists
200 N. Davie St. Box 13
Greensboro, NC 27401
Education Office: Located on the 4th floor of the Greensboro Cultural Center, Ste. 401
Contact Info: or 336.333.7475
Age Levels: PreK - 5th
Cost: $40 - $85
Description: A Draw, Paint, & Sculpt art after-school program for elementary aged students that focuses on technique oriented art instruction that meets Tuesdays - Thursdays, 4-5:30pm. This enrichment program is designed to advance your child’s artistic abilities and creative thinking skills through structured art lessons. Pick one day or all 3!

Proehlific Park

Activities/classes/sports offered: After School Care, Summer Blast!, Speed and Agility, Sports Camps, Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Karate, Fencing, Soccer, Football
Address: 4517 Jessup Grove Rd.
Contact Info: or 336-665-5233
Age Levels: 5 and up
Cost: Part Time: $149 per month, Full Time Starting at $189 per month. Summer Blast! as low as $109.95 for a full week. Part Time and Half Day options are also available. Please call for details on sports leagues and lessons
Description of activities/classes/sports: After School Care: Children enjoy a low child to coach ratio where they are able to participate in different sports, get their homework done and make new friends! Summer Blast! Is all day summer care where children will enjoy a different theme for each week, sports, water play days, moon walk and monthly tie-dye parties!

Tumblebees Ultimate Gym

Activities/Classes Offered: Dance, gymnastics, tumbling & trampoline, cheerleading, karate, diving, TumbleBus, competitive teams and more!
Location: 6904 Downwind Road Greensboro, NC 27409
Contact info: 336-665-0662
 Varies – see website for specifics
Cost:  Varies depending on activity or program
Catch the ‘buzz’ at the Triad’s most exhilarating facility for fun and excitement…Tumblebees Ultimate Gym! Whatever your age, gender or athletic ability, Tumblebees has a program to suit your needs and desires. Our professional staff and highly-motivated coaches ensure that each student experiences the ultimate in training, safety, fitness and most of all, FUN!

High Point, Kernersville and Surrounding Areas

Carl Chavis YMCA

Activities/Sports offered: Taekwondo, basketball, soccer, flag football, cheerleading
Address: 2757 Granville Street High Point, NC
Contact number: 869-0151
Ages: 4 and up, depending on sport
Cost: Varies, see website

Carlson Suzuki Studio

Activities/Classes Offered: Suzuki Violin and Viola Lessons
Location: northwest High Point (off of Skeet Club road)
Contact info: (919) 636-0807
Ages: 3 years - adult
Cost: please contact for details
Description: Rebekah Carlson offers lessons in Suzuki violin and viola in High Point, North Carolina. The goal of the studio is to foster a love of music in students and to encourage them to strive toward musical excellence through a comprehensive program which includes private and group lessons. Rebekah’s teaching is largely influenced by Dr. Suzuki, who sought to teach children the beauty of music from a very young age in order that they might become more sensitive and caring people, brightening the world around them. Spreading the joy of music is an integral part of the studio; Rebekah’s students are all actively involved in community performances, both at home and abroad.

The First Tee of the Triad

Activities/classes offered: : Introduction, intermediate and advanced level classes, summer camps, clinics and tournaments for GIRLS and BOYS.
Forsyth County  -
Winston Lake Golf Course, Salem Glen Golf and Country Club, Tanglewood Par 3.
Guilford County - Gillespie Golf Course, Rick Murphy Golf Academy and Practice Center, Greensboro National Golf Club, Jamestown Park Golf Course, Oak Hollow Golf Course. 
Alamance County -
Indian Valley Golf Course.

Contact info:
Age Levels: 7-18
Cost: $75 for 8-9 week session.  Scholarships available.
Description: The First Tee of the Triad teaches young people, ages 7 to 18, positive and effective life skills utilizing the great game of golf. We impact hundreds of lives each year by providing learning facilities, golf skill instruction and programing across the Triad. Our Lead Coaches and Volunteers promote quality of character, healthy lifestyles, and life-enhancing values represented by The First Tee's Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy Habits.

Flip Force Gymnastics

Activities/classes/sports offered:  Gymnastics and Tumbling/Trampoline Recreational Classes; competitive teams, adult classes, Flip Zone Preschool with 2 to 4 day options which run from 9 a.m. to 12:30pm, preschool gymnastics, recreational classes, after school care, schools out day camps based on Forsyth Co. Schools, Friday Open Gyms every Friday from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday Night Get-aways held 2 Saturdays a month from 5:30 to 9 p.m., birthday parties. 
Address:  1128 Old Greensboro Road, Kernersville, NC 27284
Contact info:  336-996-5158 or
Age Levels:  18 months through adults.
Cost:  dependent upon activity, please call the office for breakdown.
Description of activities/classes/sports:  Preschool gymnastics recreational classes meet once a week for a 50 minute duration, Gymnastics/tumbling and trampoline classes meet once a week for a 55 minute duration.  Please see our website for a more detailed description

Hartley Drive YMCA

Activities/sports offered: basketball, soccer, cheerleading
Address: 150 West Hartley Drive High Point, NC
Contact info: 336‐869‐0151 or
Ages: 3 and up, depending on sport
Cost: $55 members, $80 non-members

High Point Parks and Rec

Activities/Sports offered: basketball, cheerleading and football
Address: Administration Offices are located at 136 Northpoint Avenue.
Contact Info: 883-3469

High Point Pony, Inc

Activites/Sports Offered: Baseball, Fast Pitch Softball
Address: 1589 Skeet Club Rd  Suite 102  High Point, NC 27265
Contact info:, Weather line - 410-5166
Ages: 4 - 19
Cost: Spring - teeball - $50, all other divisions $75; Fall - All divisions $50
Description: Spring Season Jan-July;
Fall Season - Aug-Nov

Jamestown Youth League

Activities/Classes Offered: Baseball, T-Ball, Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Golf and Cheerleading
Location: Jamestown Elementary, Jamestown Park, Gibson Park, Jamestown Athletic Complex, Ragsdale Middle School, Various schools & churches in the Jamestown Area
Contact info: 336-454-6259;
  3-15 depending on sport, see website for specific details.
Cost: Varies
Description: Founded in 1979, Celebrating 25 years of serving Jamestown and surrounding areas. We serve 1200 families and over 2000 children from age 3-15 playing 8 sports. We are members in Pony Baseball and North Carolina Youth Soccer Association. We make it all happen with a 11 Member Board of Directors, one employee and many volunteers.

Music Together

Activities/Classes Offered: Music Together, a music class for children and their parents/caregivers
Location: Wesley Memorial UMC in High Point and Deep River Recreational facility in High Point (Spring of 2013)
Contact info:
Ages: Birth-5 years - all classes are mixed-age
Cost: $150 for 10 week session - new class sessions to begin in mid-April!
Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for children from birth through age 5 - and the grownups who love them. First offered to the public in 1987, it pioneered the concept of a research-based, developmentally appropriate early childhood music curriculum that strongly emphasizes and facilitates adult involvement. Music Together classes are based on the recognition that all children are musical. All children can learn to sing in tune, keep a beat, and participate with confidence in the music of our culture, provided that their early environment supports such learning.

Quad Fusion Jr. Roller Derby

Activities/Classes Offered: Skate Clinic & Jr. Roller Derby (non-contact & contact)
125 E. Bodenhammer St. Kernersville, NC. 27284 Parks & Rec building
Contact info:
Darlene Haskins 336-564-7777
$35 for Skate clinic (monthly); $65 for Jr. Roller Derby (monthly)
When: Sundays 1-3pm & Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm
Description: Quad Fusion is designed to develop character, confidence, leadership, and social interaction in kids through the sport of Roller Derby. Benefits of Roller Skating/Recreational Roller Derby:

• Roller skating helps develop gross and fine motor skills, and listening skills through the inclusion of games
• Roller skating develops character, promotes fitness, fosters lifetime recreational habits and instills a sense of pride and confidence
• The health benefits of roller skating are equivalent to those of jogging
• Roller skating is recognized by the President's Council on Physical Fitness and recommended by the American Heart Association as an aerobic fitness sport. Studies have shown that roller skating provides a complete aerobic workout and involves all of the body's muscles, especially the heart!
• Roller derby increases balance, agility, and endurance
• Roller derby, as a team sport, encourages accountability

Spears Family YMCA

Activities/Classes Offered: baseball, t-ball, soccer, girls volleyball, swim lessons
Location: 3216 Horse Pen Creek Road, Greensboro, NC 27410
Contact info: 387-9635 or 387-9638; (sports program)
  Varies depending on sport, see website for specific details.
Cost: Varies
Description: The mission of the YMCA of Greensboro is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body. The goal of the YMCA of Greensboro is to turn no one away due to an inability to pay. Find out more about supporting or receiving help through our We Build People Program.

Summer Art Classes by Elizabeth Felts

Activities/classes offered: Art classes in a small group setting - drawing & color, painting, sculpture & collage
Address: 1516 Cabot Place Ct, Kernersville, NC 27284
Website: -  Visit website for class details, schedule & registration
Contact info: or 336-993-6071
Age Levels: Elementary, Middle & High School
Cost: Summer Camps: Four 2-hour lessons - $90; After School: Four 1-hour lessons: $50 or Four 1-hour lessons: $70
Description of classes: 4-Day Summer Art camps meet Monday through Thursdays from 1:00 – 3:00pm.
Art Classes - Elizabeth Felts Design - Summer Schedule available end of March.
Draw &Color Your Imagination
Inventive Drawing and Color
Drawing & Color Fun
Draw & Color Nature
Painting with Acrylics
3D Sculpture
Draw, Color & Cut It!

Winston-Salem and Surrounding Areas

Academy of Dance Arts, Inc.

Sports/Activities offered: Dance- Creative Movement, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical. Hip Hop, Modern
Contact info: 336-724-9041, Wanda at
Ages: age 3 to 18
Cost: $50.00 per month = 1 lesson per week
Description: Daily dance classes offered with same age and level. Professional, caring teachers.  New facility with state of the art dance floors. ADA has trained dancers in WS community for 64 years with many going on to professional careers.

Cash Lovell Stables & Riding Academy

Activities/classes/sports offered: Safe, structured English riding lessons in the state's oldest, largest and most respected riding academy.
Address: Darwick Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27127
Contact email or phone number: 336-784-6385 or 336-971-9388
Age Levels: 3 and up
Cost: $40 per lesson
Description: Private and small group lessons in the state's largest indoor, climate-controlled arena. University-trained instructors.

Central Carolina Children's Chorus

Activities/classes offered: Music Makers, (K-1st), UPBEAT (2nd-4th), Chorale (5th-8th), Encore (8th-12th)
Address: 4105 Sewanee Drive, WS
Contact info: 922-4073 Ann Saxon;
Age Levels: Kindergarten - 12th grade
Cost: varies
Description: The Central Carolina Children's Chorus is a multi-level, auditions choir program for singers ages Kindergarten through 12th grade from Winston-Salem and surrounding areas. The mission of the Central Carolina Children's Chorus is to provide quality music instruction to children and youth with the goal of attaining the highest level of artistic excellence in choral music performance.

Children's Theatre of Winston-Salem

Activities/classes offered:  'Playhouse' Acting Classes for Kids Age 4-18
Address: 610 Coliseum Drive, WS
Contact info:  or call 336-748-0857, x 204
Age Levels: 4- 18
Cost: $95 - $450, Scholarships available
Description:  THE CHILDREN’S THEATRE PLAYHOUSE began as ACT at the Little Theatre of Winton-Salem in 1969 and has continued to develop and grow. Today, the PLAYHOUSE reaches over 300 students from Pre-K to high school and offers a broad array of opportunities in theatre education for our community. During the school year, THE PLAYHOUSE offers three sessions of eight weeks, each meeting once per week. These classes are age specific and rooted in principles of acting, creative dramatics, story telling and theatrical production. They may be taken in succession or on an individual basis. Each class will end with an informal showcase in the last hour of the final class of the session.

Crazy Running

Practice location: Hanes Park and NEW location, Sherwood Forest Elementary School, Winston-Salem, NC
Contact person: Robyn Holland, 336-287-1639,
Ages: 5-14
Cost: $125

Description: Crazy Running is a USA Track and Field club. We offer great, after-school exercise for young athletes ages 5 - 14. We focus on building endurance, speed, strength and flexibility, while encouraging a life-long love of exercise.

CrossFit Winston-Salem    

Activities/classes offered: CrossFit Kids strength & conditioning classes for kids
Address: 140B Stratford Court, Winston-Salem, 27104
Contact info: or 391-0362 (email is best way to contact)
Age Levels: 5-12 (kids older than 12 can participate in the adult classes)    
Cost:  varies
CrossFit Kids workouts consist of constantly varied, functional movements that deliver a fitness that is broad, inclusive and general and scalable for any participant at any level.  Kids will participate in a workout and a game.

The First Tee of the Triad

Activities/classes offered: : Introduction, intermediate and advanced level classes, summer camps, clinics and tournaments for GIRLS and BOYS.
Forsyth County -
Winston Lake Golf Course, Salem Glen Golf and Country Club, Tanglewood Par 3.
Guilford County - Gillespie Golf Course, Rick Murphy Golf Academy and Practice Center, Greensboro National Golf Club, Jamestown Park Golf Course, Oak Hollow Golf Course. 
Alamance County -
Indian Valley Golf Course.

Contact info:
Age Levels: 7-18
Cost: $75 for 8-9 week session.  Scholarships available.
Description: The First Tee of the Triad teaches young people, ages 7 to 18, positive and effective life skills utilizing the great game of golf. We impact hundreds of lives each year by providing learning facilities, golf skill instruction and programing across the Triad. Our Lead Coaches and Volunteers promote quality of character, healthy lifestyles, and life-enhancing values represented by The First Tee's Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy Habits.

Gateway YWCA Sea Dragons

Programs Offered: Swim Team
Address: Gateway YWCA in Winston-Salem
Contact Info: Alex Black 671-7399
Cost: $40-$100 per month depending on program *See website for details
Ages: all ages
Description: This is a year round competitive swim team for all ages with professional coaching.

Miller Park Recreation Center

Address:400 Leisure Lane  Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Contact Info: (336) 727-2831, Leah Friend
Sports/activities offered:
Indoor Soccer (Winter 2013) -  January 30th - March 6th; Wednesdays at 5pm; ages 6-8 and 9-12. Early registration is $25, after January 30, $30
Lego Club:
4th Thursday of the month, 5:30 - all are welcome!
Future Tennis Athletes:
Thursday, February 7 - March 7, ages 3-5 at 4:30 OR 5:30pm; $15. This 5-week program is an introduction to tennis focusing on basic skills and rules
Clay Building Birdhouses:
  Let an experienced teacher guide you to making a fun craft with clay!   Thursdays, February 7 - Feb 28, ages 5 and older, 5pm. Early registration $25, registration after January 25 is $30.  There is limited space for this program so please register early!  **Students will need to purchase clay **
Parent's Night Out:
  Enjoy a few hours without the kids while they are playing games & having fun at Miller Park! Friday Feb 15th, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Ages 4 - 12, $10/child.
After-School Program:
  Mon - Fri, during WSFCS school calendar, 3:00 - 5:30 pm, ages 5 - 12, $15/week (additional forms required)
Drop-in Days and Snow Days: Bring children to Miller Park for a full day of FUN on inclement weather days and when WSFC schools are out. $10 per child.

In Motion Dance Center

Activities/classes/sports offered:  all types of dance and musical theatre for children ages 2 1/2 through high school
Address:  4021 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem, NC  27104
Contact info: Michelle Nicholson at 659-0060
Age Levels : all ages--even have adult programs
Cost: monthly lessons start at $42.00 per month and we give discounts for multiple children in the same family or if one child takes multiple hours
Description of activites/classes: classes offered:  ballet / tap / jazz / hip-hop / creative dance / modern-lyrical / contemporary / pointe / boys / musical theatre / praise and worship

Monkey Hooper Fun & Fit Club

Sports/Activities Offered: Hula hooping, hooping games, activities, cardio, stretching, team building, healthy snacks Monkey Hooper is kicking off a BRAND NEW (February 2013) extra-curricular program for preschoolers called the Fun & Fit Club. The Fun & Fit Club is a fun movement class including structured activities such as games, relays, dancing, parachute play and more. Kids will develop socially while also getting part of the 60 minutes of physical activity recommended for preschoolers each day!
Address: Maple Springs Church - 2569 Reynolda Road, WS
Class Time: Fun & Fit - Thursdays at 12:45-1:15pm
Contact info: 336-414-5316 or (email to register)
Age Levels: 3-5
Cost: $40 per month; Sibling discounts receive 20% discount

Northwest Forsyth American Little League

Activities/sports offered: baseball/softball
Address: Pfafftown, NC040
Contact Info:
Age Levels: 4-18

Pro Dance Academy

Activities/Sports Offered:  Specializing in Ballet, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Clogging, Tap, Gymnastics, ALL BOYS Hip-Hop,Teen/College age classes, Competition Team and Audition Prep. Also offering birthday parties, kids night out, private lessons, summer camps and free trial classes.
Address: 4156 Clemmons Rd. Clemmons, NC 27012
Contact Info: 336-778-1121;
Age Levels: From 2.5 yrs.-professional, we have a class for you!
Cost: $50 per month for 1 class per week
Description: Whether you want to DANCE for the love of dance; join our ACADEMY and compete locally, regionally, and nationally; or train to be a PRO dancer or cheerleader; we are confident that PRO DANCE ACADEMY is the perfect place for you to embrace your inner dancer and shine to the world!

YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Riptyde Swim Team  (TYDE)

Activities/sports offered:  Seasonal/developmental and competitive Swim Team for youth of all ages
Address:  All YMCA branches in Davie, Forsyth, Iredell, Stokes, Wilkes and Yadkin counties
Contact info: or 336-721-2100  ext 6262
Age Levels:  5 and over
Cost:  costs start at $40 per month
Description:  Swimming instruction in a team atmosphere ranging from beginners to national level swimmers.  Basic competitive skills are taught including the four Olympic strokes, racing starts, turns and strategy in a fun atmosphere. Optional competition opportunities exist from low key intrasquad meets to states, regional and national events.

Salem Gymnastics Sports Center

Activities/sports offered:  Tumbleweed Preschool movement, Salem Gymnastics, Salem Dance, Tumbling, Sport Motions, Fitkids and Fit-nastics, Capital Martial Arts
Address: 4870 Country Club Road, WS
Contact info: 765-4668
Age Levels:  ages 1+
Cost:  costs vary depending on program
Description:  Where Confidence Soars!  Serving the children of Winston-Salem and beyond since 1980. Each of our programs is professionally designed to be a fun, active way to build self-esteem and lay a solid foundation of good healthy habits that last a lifetime.  Weekly classes, Totally Kids Camps, Salem Celebrations, Field Trips, Parents' Night Out and much more!  Visit for details and to register.

Singers Company

Activities/Classes Offered: a non-competitive musical dance performing group for elementary-age girls
Location: Private Residence in Winston-Salem
Contact info: Cami Fife (336) 618-7464
Ages: Girls in Kindergarten-5th grade
Cost: $40 per month
Description: Singers Company provides a fun environment for girls to increase music and dance ability, strengthen confidence and make friends. Through weekly practices and seasonal performances, every girl gets the chance to be a star. Come try a class for FREE!!

The Story Hatchery: Imaginative Arts School

Activities offered: Classes offered are interactive and inclusive of all art forms (writing, acting, dance, visual art, music, etc.) and facilitate the making of original student-designed creative work.
Address: 305 West Fourth Street  Suite 2B  Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Contact info:
Age Levels:  7 to adult
Cost: $150 per month
Description: Students are instructed in all the art forms while creating original student-designed projects (including stories, plays, films, visual art, dance movement, photo essays, etc.) that will allow students to live out the truest expressions of themselves, to make their dreams a reality. We offer tools, resources, and knowledge to allow our students to do anything they set their minds to, while seeking opportunities that will get their work into the community to nurture self-confidence and create positive change.

Tim Jepson Soccer Training

Activities/classes offered: Soccer - Personal and Small Group Training
Address: location varies (parks/fields in Winston-Salem near Forsyth Country Club)
Contact info: or 714-334-1071
Age Levels: All ages
Cost: $25/hour
Description: I am a former Academic All-American Defender and Team Captain for Duke University's Soccer team. During my time at Duke, we won 2 ACC Championships, went to the College Cup and achieved a # 1 National Ranking 3 years in a row. I am interested in giving one-one-one personal lessons or small group lessons.

Twin City Youth Soccer Association

Activities/classes offered: Soccer - Personal and Small Group Training
Address: 428 Twins Way, Advance, NC 27006
Contact info: Scott Wollaston - or 336-998-4277
Age Levels: 3-18 years
Cost: varies depending on program
Description: Youth soccer with a variety of levels including recreation and select opportunities offered in Forsyth and Davie Counties.

Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Activities/classes offered: PreK – 8th grade Youth and Middle School Visual Art Classes & Workshops (High School classes also offered through Adult departmental coordinators), Adult/Child Workshops.
Address: 251 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Contact info: Nannette Davis:, Information:, Phone: 336-723-7395
Age Levels: Youth and Middle School : Ages 5 – 14
Cost: Price varies dependent on duration of class. Membership and Early Registration rates available.
Description: New and recurring classes and workshops offered year round on a quarterly schedule.  Visit for complete and current listing of Youth and Middle School offerings.

Volleyball Series for Fall 2013

Activities offered: Volleyball
Address: Wake Forest University, Reynolds Gymnasium, 3rd Floor, Winston Salem, NC 27106
Contact Info: Jen Murczek at or (336) 505-9385
Age Levels:
Any Boy or Girl in K-8thGrade
Cost: $59 for all 5 weeks or $15/session drop in rate
Description: Fundamental skill instruction by the Wake Forest Volleyball Staff and Players for Fall 2013 When: Boys 6-8th Grade Monday 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14 Boys and Girls K-5 Wednesday 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16 Girls 6-8th Grade Wednesday 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16 Time: Boys 6-8th Grade 6:45-8:00 PM Boys and Girls K-5 6:45-7:45 PM Girls 6-8th Grade 7:45-9:00 PM 

William G White YMCA

Activities offered: Youth Wellness Center
Address: 775 West End Blvd. Winston-Salem, NC
Contact info: 721-2100
Age Levels: 8 and up
Cost: See website & flyer

Every week the XRZone offers a new fitness challenge for all ages. Be one of the top 3 boys or top 3 girls for the week and win a cool prize! Also, ask a staff member about how to get your personal folder to keep up with all of your progress!

Winston-Salem Grayhounds

Activities/classes/sports offered: Football and Cheerleading
Address:1385 West Clemmonsville Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27127
Contact email or phone number:
Age Levels: 5 thru 14
Cost: Football $185, Cheerleading $185
Description of activities/classes/sports: The Winston-Salem Grayhounds (WSG) is a youth football team with American Youth Football (AYF). We offer football and cheerleading for ages 5 -14. During the season WSG play other AYF teams in the region; the winning teams have the opportunity to advance to the National Championship held in Orlando, Florida. Cheerleaders participate in local cheer competitions and may advance to the National Cheer Competition also held in Orlando, Florida.

Winston-Salem National Little League

Activities/classes/sports offered: Baseball/Softball
Address: Phillips Bridge Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27104 - PO Box 24393 Winston Salem, NC 27114
Contact info:
Age Levels: 4 - 18 years old
Cost: varies by age $115 - $135
Description of sports: Baseball/Softball facility that is offered in Spring, Summer, Fall

Winston-Salem SoccerPlex

Activities/classes/sports offered: Indoor Soccer Training, Camps and Leagues
Address: 7620 Phoenix Drive, Winston Salem, NC 27106
Contact info: or 336-896-0383
Age Levels: 5 year old to Adult
Cost: depends on program
Description of activites/classes/sports: The facility offers a winter indoor league for kids, training programs for young players, and summer indoor camps.

Winston-Salem Youth Chorus

Activities/Classes Offered: We offer a wide range of programs throughout the year to suit the learning needs and interests of every student, from our main choirs to our summer camp.  Our members learn music theory, sight reading, proper vocal technique, choral style, and music in many languages within its unique cultural perspective.
Location: 2575 Parkway Drive, Winston-Salem
Contact info: 336-703-0001;
  Residential Chorus: for boys and girls in grades 3-7, non-touring. Rehearses Mondays 4-5pm; Touring Chorus: for boys and girls in grades 4-8 who have the necessary musical experience/skill, touring. Rehearses Mondays 5-6pm and Thursdays 5-6pm; Young Women's Ensemble: for girls in grades 9-12. Rehearses Thursdays 7:00-8:30 pm; Young Mens Ensemble: for boys with changed voices. Rehearses Thursdays 6:30-7:45pm
Cost: Varies
The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus is dedicated to educating the talented and diverse youth of our community in music and choral skills while offering them abundant opportunities to share their talents locally and beyond. A variety of performance opportunities are available, including an average of five concerts per semester, collaborations with other choirs, Piedmont Opera, the Winston-Salem Symphony, and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.  Solo performance opportunities are also available.  All of these activities help our singers gain a music experience unlike any other that prepares them for a lifetime of music enrichment.  Most importantly, the chorus brings together children from many backgrounds who learn teamwork and build lasting friendships, all centered around the universal language of music.  Our singers truly represent the diversity and the excellence of our community.

Winston-Salem Youth Hockey Association

Activities/classes/sports offered:  Ice Hockey: Learn to Play, Skill Clinics, House Teams, CHL Travel Teams, Special Hockey
Address:  The Winston-Salem Icehawks play in the LJVM Coliseum Annex, 300 Deacon Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27105. 
Contact info:  Dustin Koufman, President, Catherine Cowperthwait; Player Recruitment/Marketing Coordinator, Phone: 336-529-7717
Age Levels: 4 years -18 years old 
Description:  The Winston-Salem Youth Hockey Association is a non-profit volunteer organization. The purpose of the Association is to foster, promote and improve amateur hockey in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and the surrounding area. The Association operates a recreational hockey league where players and coaches can learn the fundamentals of the game or participate in advance levels of competition. We foster good sportsmanship, promote good citizenship and good fellowship through the sport of hockey. Development of players is in accordance with the rules and regulations of USA Hockey, Inc. We participate in USA Hockey's Zero Tolerance Policy. Most games and practices are located at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Coliseum Annex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Sports

Activities/classes/sports offered:
Spring and Fall:  Adult Basketball, Adult Volleyball, Baseball, Basketball Academy, Flag Football, Kiddie Kickers, Soccer, Soccer Academy, Tennis, Volleyball , Youth lacrosse  
Summer: Hot Hoops, Summer Sports Camps, Tennis
Winter: Winter Basketball, Little Dribblers, Indoor Soccer, Tennis, Wrestling
Contact info:
Davie Family YMCA 751-9622
Fulton Family YMCA 661-1093
Jerry Long Family YMCA 712-2000
Kernersville Family YMCA 996-2231
Stokes Family YMCA 985-9622
Wilkes Family YMCA 838-3991
William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA 721-2100
Winston Lake Family YMCA 724-9205
Age Levels: 3-18
Cost: Varies depending on sport
Description of activities/classes/sports:
At the Y, we believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. That’s why our youth sports programs focus on skills, healthy competition, values and teamwork. Y Youth Sports help boys and girls to be confident today and become healthier, happier grown-ups tomorrow. The YMCA never turns anyone any due to the inability to pay.

*Triad Moms on Main is not responsible for you or your child's involvement with any of the programs on this list.

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