The Ultimate Spartanburg Guide to Kid’s Activities

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This guide is the ultimate collection of all the activities and classes for kids in the Spartanburg area. We’ve researched Sports Leagues, Music Lessons, Art Classes, and much more! Some activities are seasonal, but they are included for you to plan accordingly. There are plenty of exciting choices for your kids.

Activities for Kids

Aikido Academy of Self-Defense

864.595.9555 4249 North Blackstock Road, Spartanburg, SC

Aikido Academy of Self-Defense (Wyndham Academy of Self Defense) – Offers classes specializing in the martial arts geared towards self-defense beginning at 6 years of age.

Airborne Athletics

864.877.7897 212 Riverside Ct, Greer, SC

Offers classes for all ages and offers summer camps too

Arts Academy of the Carolinas

864.327.8828 108 Southport Rd, Spartanburg, SC

Offers a variety of classes beginning with Itty Bitty classes for children 2.5 years old as well as tap, jazz, lyrical, tumbling, pointe, contemporary, hip hop, modern, ballet, musical theatre, and lyrical

AYSO Spartanburg

864.978.2430 P.O. Box 160566 , Boiling Springs, SC

Soccer organization for instruction and competition for children 4-18 years old.

Backstage Dance Connection

864.699.9390 3236 Parris Bridge Rd, Boiling Springs, SC

Offers a variety of dance classes beginning with a Mommy & Me dance class for children 2 and under as well as tumbling, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, Irish, ballet, tap, and clogging.

Backstage Dance Connection

864.699.9390 3236 Parris Bridge Rd, Boiling Springs, SC

Offers a variety of dance classes beginning with a Mommy & Me dance class for children 2 and under

Ballet Spartanburg

864.583.0339 200 East Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Offers a variety or recreational dance classes beginning with classes for toddlers including ballet, contemporary, modern, lyrical, hip hop, tap, and jazz

Boiling Springs Youth Athletic Association

864.541.1107 2427 Bryant Rd, Chesnee, SC

Offers baseball, softball, football, cheerleading, track, and lacrosse.

Bright Eyes Art

864.613.4078 100 Davis Avenue, Greer, SC

Offers various classes, ages 11-18. Homeschool classes, weekly classes, workshops on art, history, literature and theater topics.

C.C. Woodson Swim Zone

864.596.3710 210 Bomar Ave, Spartanburg, SC

Swim lessons Monday-Thursday from 8am-10am and 4pm-6pm for children 3 years old and up.

Camp Mary Elizabeth

330 Scout Drive, Spartanburg, SC

Approved Learn-to-Swim lessons by the American Red Cross including preschool aquatics, parent and child aquatics, learn to swim, and private.

Cannon Equine Instruction

864.415.2770 210 Bagwell Rd, Roebuck, SC

Offering lessons for all ages and experience levels

Carolina Cheer & Dance

864.801.9797 2226 River Road, Greer, SC

Offers competitive dance classes for children 6 and up

Carolina FC

[email protected] 200 Madison Drive, Wellford, SC

Soccer instruction and soccer competition for children 5-18 years old. The soccer club is located at the Carolina FC Soccer Complex.

Chesnee Youth Sports

864.580.3235 302 E Manning St, Chesnee, SC

Offers a youth athletic association

Creating Artists For Tomorrow

864.901.7465 1711 Old Spartanburg Road, Greer, SC

Offers classes for ages 4 and up. The entire building is a work of art and the kids love adding to the art.

Creative Soul Art Studio

864.285.6455 60 Groce Road, Lyman, SC

Offers a variety of classes for kids and teenagers to learn about art and create art.

D6 Youth Athletic Association

864.908.0445 PO Box 170386 , Spartanburg, SC

Offers football, flag football, cheerleading, baseball, softball, t-ball, and lacrosse

Dance Designs

864.621.7800 3225-D Reidville Rd, Spartanburg, SC

Offers a variety of classes including ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, and pointe with classes beginning at age 2 (pre-dance ballet/tap) and also includes a special needs class

Dance Visions of Greer

864.879.7458 115 School St, Greer, SC

Dance instruction beginning at 18 months and up including creative movement, tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, pointe, tumbling, lyrical, clogging, belly dancing. They also offer etiquette classes.

Dance Without Limits

864.412.7788 2105 Old Spartanburg Rd, Greer, SC

Offers lessons for children from 2-18 years old including tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, acrobatics, preschool, and pointe, as well as a special needs class

District 3 Youth Sports Association

864.279.6713

Offers baseball, softball, and football

District 5 Sports and Activities Council

Offers baseball, basketball, cheer, football, golf, lacrosse, softball, tennis, track, volleyball, and wrestling. See website for more information

East Main Arts

864.430.1040 167 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

Offers a variety of classes, as well as family art nights and birthday party options

Ethos Combatives

864.381.7837 2306 Chesnee Highway, Suite 10, Spartanburg, SC

Offers a variety of diverse martial arts programs for children, as well as after school programs

Family Martial Arts

864.205.1716 11068 Asheville Hwy, Inman, SC

Offering classes for all ages including karate, grappling, combat sparring, and a cardio based class

Greer Children’s Theatre

864.848.5383 301 East Poinsett Street, Greer, SC

Offers multiple theatre camps during the summer. Students learn all aspects of theatre from make up to stage presence to dance to set design.

Guitar Center Lessons

864.576.5758 1487 W O Ezell Blvd, Spartanburg, SC

Offers private lessons on guitar, bass, keyboards, and drums

Gymboree Play & Music

864.288.1774 980 Batesville Rd, Greer, SC

Gymboree classes cover art, music, play and more for children from birth to age 5. They offer a variety of classes. Please see their website for details.

Gymboree Play & Music

864.288.1774 980 Batesville Rd, Greer, SC

Gymboree classes cover art, music, play and more for children from birth to age 5. They offer a variety of classes. Please see their website for details.

Gymboree Play & Music

864.288.1774 980 Batesville Rd, Greer, SC

Gymboree classes cover art, music, play and more for children from birth to age 5. They offer a variety of classes. Please see their website for details.

HALTER

864.909.1097 1400 Carolina Country Club Rd, Spartanburg, SC

A therapeutic horseback riding program for handicapped residents of Spartanburg County.

Hearts of Clay

864.576.2228 660 Spartan Blvd, Suite #20, Spartanburg, SC

Offers a wide variety of art projects involving clay and canvases with special kids events and homeschool days.

Hillbrook Baseball

864.497.1440

Offers recreational and competitive coed baseball leagues for children 5-12 years old

Hidden Valley Farm

404.247.1835 9081 Highway 9, Inman, SC

Offering lessons for Hunter, Jumper, Equitation, and Horsemanship.

Hurricane Martial Arts

864.879.7916 1121 Gap Creek Rd, Lyman, SC

Offers karate classes for kids, teens, and adults

Ignite Dance Company

864.510.1713 417 S Buncombe Rd Suite 6, Greer, SC

Offers summer classes and camps for ages 2 and up. Ignite wants to both educate and inspire their dancers

Inman Youth Association

864.415.6753

Offers baseball, softball, track & field, football, cheerleading, basketball, and lacrosse

Lawson Academy of the Arts

864.596.9022 580 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

Located at Converse College, it offers a wide range or private and group classes including piano, strings, wind & brass, vocal, and specific music programs for young children including Musikgarten

Middle Tyger YMCA

864.433.9623 720 Shoals Road, Duncan, SC

Offers martial arts for children 4 and up.

Miss Marion’s School of Dance

864.587.8557 1206 John B White Sr Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC

Offers a variety of classes including ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, musical theatre, pointe, tap, and competitive with classes beginning at age 2 (pre-dance/creative movement)

Music and Arts

864.595.1116 1450 WO Ezell Blvd Suite 400, Spartanburg, SC

Offers a variety of private lessons in its on-site private studios including guitar, drums, piano, violin, and more

Musikgarten

864.596.9022 Converse College, Spartanburg, SC

A music class for children beginning at 14 months old

North Spartanburg Athletic Association

864.381.9880 3740 Boiling Springs Road , Boiling Springs, SC

District 2 NSAA offers baseball, football, and cheerleading

NoteAbility Music School

864.630.6455 2103 Old Spartanburg Road, Greer, SC

Offers lessons in voice and various instruments in multiple settings – group and individual and as a class. Programs for preschoolers and up.

Palmetto en Pointe Performing Arts

864.280.7256 107 Southport Rd, Spartanburg, SC

Offers a variety of classes beginning with creative movement for 2-3 year olds as well as pre-dance, tap, acro, ballet, hip hop, jazz, lyrical. They also have performing and competitive teams.

Plate 108

864.915.2640 108 E Poinsett St, Greer, SC

Offers children’s and adults cooking classes and camps

Revolution Mixed Martial Arts and Performance Fitness

864.578.0557 6400 SC-9, Inman, SC

Offers a variety of classes for kids, men, and women including karate, jiu jitsu, MMA, kickboxing, and more

Rhythms Dance Studio

864.316.0714 1582 E Main St, Duncan, SC

Offers a variety of classes beginning with Mommy and Me classes for 2 year olds and including jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, pom, lyrical and contemporary

Rhythms Tumbling, Gymnastics, & Cheer

864.706.6812 253 Tucapau Road, Duncan, SC

Offers tumbling and gymnastics to girls and boys all ages as well as competitive cheer programs

Scotsgrove Stables

864.266.4240 851 Grand Canyon Rd, Inman, SC

Offering lessons, boarding, and training for children 6 and up

This soccer program can be found in daycares, preschools, and in public venues.

Southern Dance Connection

864.849.9041 235 Oneal Rd, Greer, SC

Offers classes in various forms of dance, but also in tumbling and musical theatre. Ages 2 and up.

Southern Martial Arts

864.585.8814 990 S Pine St, Spartanburg, SC

Offering a variety of martial arts classes for kids, as well as an after-school program and summer camp

Sparkle City Gymnastics

864.587.8255 9084-B Warren H Abernathy Hwy, Spartanburg, SC

Offers gymnastics classes for children from the time they can walk.

Sparkle City Gymnastics

864.587.8255 9084-B Warren H Abernathy Hwy, Spartanburg, SC

Offers gymnastics classes for children from the time they can walk. They also a competitive girls gymnastics team.

Spartanburg Art Museum

864.582.7616 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC

Offers a wide assortment of art classes from ages 4 and up. Specific information and all the class details are available at their website.

Spartanburg Athletic Club

864.585.7936 2420 Andrews Road, Spartanburg, SC

Swim lessons are offered. Contact Colleen Miller at 864.585.7936.

Spartanburg County Parks Department

864.595.5356

While the Parks Department does not sponsor any youth athletic leagues, the various athletic leagues use the county’s recreational fields. Their website also directs you to the various district leagues and traveling teams.

Spartanburg County Public Libraries

Spartanburg County Public Libraries offer multiple storytimes at all their branches. These storytimes include music, stories, and creative free play time.

Spartanburg Gymnastics

864.574.0509 570 Southport Rd, Roebuck, SC

Offers gymnastics classes for boys and girls beginning with classes for children 16 months old (with parental involvement).

Spartanburg Gymnastics

864.574.0509 570 Southport Rd, Roebuck, SC

Offers gymnastics classes for boys and girls beginning with classes for children 16 months old (with parental involvement).

Spartanburg Martial Arts

864.576.8273 465 E Blackstock Rd, Spartanburg, SC

Offering martial arts classes for children, teens, and adults, as well as an after-school program and summer camp

Spartanburg Youth Theatre

864.585.8278 200 E. St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Offers multiple theatre classes in the fall, spring, and summer for rising K4-12th grade students

Starmakers Dance Company

864.814.0454 87 Hickory Hill Drive, Inman, SC

Offers a variety of classes including ballet, clogging, hip hop, jazz/contemporary, Irish, and tap beginning at age 3

Stroller Rollers

[email protected] 9768 Warren H Abernathy Hwy, Spartanburg, SC

A fitness class for moms and their babies that meets at Upward Star Center on M, W, F at 9:30am. Contact [email protected]

Sylvan Learning of Spartanburg

864.626.4971 100 Burton St, Ste A, Spartanburg, SC

Offers a variety of program to help with academic success including test prep and summer camps from elementary through high school

T.A.A.G.

864.503.5844 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC

T.A.A.G. (USC Upstate, Humanities & Performing Arts Center) – The Thursday Afternoon Acting Group is for elementary through high school students that meets to learn basic acting techniques. USC Upstate also offers summer drama camps.

The First Tee of the Upstate

864.268.3309 215 South Woodfin Ridge Drive, Inman, SC

These educational golf programs focus on teaching life skills and golf in various upstate locations

Thomas E. Hannah YMCA

864-585-0306 151 Ribault St, Spartanburg, SC

Instructor Dru West offers lessons in piano, Suzuki violin, voice, clarinet, flute, saxophone, or oboe.

Upward Star Center

864.949.5900 9768 Warren H. Abernathy Hwy, Spartanburg, SC

Upward sports either meet at the Upward Star Center or partner sites. They offer basketball, cheer, soccer, and flag football.

USC Upstate Swim Lessons

864.503.5080 800 University Way, HEC – Wellness Center, Spartanburg, SC

Individuals of all ages can take lessons at the Wellness Center.

USTA Jr. Team Tennis

800.644.7282

Multi-week programs for children 6-18 in multiple divisions

Westside Club

864.587.7106 501 Willis Road, Spartanburg, SC

Offering group swim lessons beginning with children 3 years of age

Wired Minds

864.244.2420 1271 S Suber Rd, Greer, SC

Offers unique local tutoring options in many subjects and summer camps

YMCA

Both Thomas E. Hannah and Middle Tyger locations offer a variety of swim lessons beginning with Parent & Child lessons when children are 6 months of age for members and non-members.

Both Thomas E. Hannah and Middle Tyger locations offer a variety of swim lessons beginning with Parent & Child lessons when children are 6 months of age for members and non-members.

YMCA of Greater Spartanburg

864.585.0306 151 Ribault Street, Spartanburg, SC

Thomas E. Hannah and Middle Tyger YMCA branches offer youth indoor soccer, youth soccer, youth t-ball, youth flag football, youth cheer, and youth basketball

Rhythms Dance Studio

864.316.0714 1582 E Main St, Duncan, SC

Offers a variety of classes beginning with Mommy and Me classes for 2-year-old

Is there a class or activity in the area that you think we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments.

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