Are you looking for an activity or class in Spartanburg to suit your kid’s interests? We’ve compiled a giant guide of classes and activities for kids in Spartanburg. 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.
Please read: This guide is long but we have carefully divided it to make it easy for our readers to find exactly what children’s activities they are looking for. If you click on the categories in the orange buttons they will take you directly to the portion of the guide that has the information that you want.
Disclaimer: This list is intended for informational purposes and none of the contents should be considered a specific recommendation or endorsement from Kidding Around or its staff. All advertisements are marked “sponsored.”
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Offering lessons for Hunter, Jumper, Equitation, and Horsemanship.
Arts in Motion
2420 Andrews Road, Spartanburg, SC
At Arts in Motion, we work to develop, inspire and cultivate the individual talents of your child in a loving and nurturing environment. It is our mission to offer quality and comprehensive dance education through age appropriate classes, always encouraging and nurturing creative minds in all aspects of the arts!
Offers a variety of classes, as well as family art nights and birthday party options
Offers a variety of diverse martial arts programs for children, as well as after school programs
Individuals of all ages can take lessons at the Wellness Center.
District 3 Youth Sports Association
Offers baseball, softball, and football
Offering martial arts classes for children, teens, and adults, as well as an after-school program and summer camp
Offers gymnastics classes for children from the time they can walk. They also a competitive girls gymnastics team.
Swim lessons in June and July for children 3 years old and up.
Soccer organization for instruction and competition for children 4-18 years old.
Kids Golf and Fitness Academy offers a variety of fun classes such as golf, Mom/Dad and me, American Sign Language, Art, design, fitness, dance specific fitness, golf specific fitness, sports specific fitness, and more! Ages 3 and up. All skill levels, learning styles, and physical abilities welcome.
125 Ben Abi Road, Spartanburg, SC
Clay King Studio offers classes in wheel throwing and handbuilding with clay. Workshops allow students to create a piece in one session and we also have drop in pottery painting and clay projects, parties, private lessons, and homeschool classes.
Swim lessons are offered. Contact Colleen Miller at 864.585.7936.
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.
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.
Note: Most of their programming is suspended due to COVID-19. However, they have developed a “Stuck Inside Guide” for families and also offer a Dial-a-Story at 864.596.3530. Stories are updated weekly.
Offers football, flag football, cheerleading, baseball, softball, t-ball, and lacrosse
Offers children’s and adults’ cooking classes and camps
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
A therapeutic horseback riding program for handicapped residents of Spartanburg County.
Offers gymnastics classes for boys and girls beginning with classes for children 16 months old (with parental involvement).
Offers multiple theatre classes in the fall, spring, and summer for rising K4-12th grade students
Offering classes for all ages including karate, grappling, combat sparring, and a cardio based class
Offers baseball, softball, track & field, football, cheerleading, basketball, and lacrosse
Upward sports either meet at the Upward Star Center or partner sites. They offer basketball, cheer, soccer, and flag football.
Offers a variety of program to help with academic success including test prep and summer camps from elementary through high school
A music class for children beginning at 18 months old
Soccer instruction and soccer competition for children 5-18 years old. The soccer club is located at the Carolina FC Soccer Complex.
Offers karate classes for kids, teens, and adults in 3 locations: Lyman, Taylors, and Greenville.
Offering lessons for all ages and experience levels
Offering lessons, boarding, and training for children 6 and up
Offers a variety of private lessons in its on-site private studios including guitar, drums, piano, violin, and more
Offers a variety of classes for kids, men, and women including karate, jiu jitsu, MMA, kickboxing, and more
Offers baseball, softball, football, cheerleading, track, and lacrosse.
Offers a wide assortment of art classes from ages 4 and up. Specific information and all the class details are available at their website.
Offering a variety of martial arts classes for kids, as well as an after-school program and summer camp
Multi-week programs for children 6-18 in multiple divisions
Wyndham Academy of Self Defense (formerly Aikido Academy of Self-Defense) offers classes specializing in the martial arts geared towards self-defense beginning at 6 years of age.
Bright Eyes Arts
Offers various classes, ages 11-18. Homeschool classes, weekly classes, workshops on art, history, literature and theater topics.
Offers recreational and competitive coed baseball leagues for children 5-12 years old
Offers a wide variety of art projects involving clay and canvases with special kids events and homeschool days.
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
District 2 NSAA offers baseball, football, and cheerleading
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
Offers tumbling and gymnastics to girls and boys all ages as well as competitive cheer programs
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.
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)
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.
Offers a variety of classes including ballet, clogging, hip hop, jazz/contemporary, Irish, and tap beginning at age 3
Offers competitive dance classes for children 6 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.
Offers lessons in voice and various instruments in multiple settings – group and individual and as a class. Programs for preschoolers and up.
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.
Thomas E. Hannah, Middle Tyger, and the Willis Road YMCA branches offer youth indoor soccer, youth soccer, youth t-ball, youth flag football, youth cheer, and youth basketball; swim lessons, and parent and child swim lessons.
A fitness class for moms and their babies that meets at Upward Star Center. Contact [email protected]
District 5 Sports and Activities Council
150 Leonard Street, Duncan, SC
Offers baseball, basketball, cheer, football, golf, lacrosse, softball, tennis, track, volleyball, and wrestling. See website for more information
Offers a variety of classes for kids and teenagers to learn about art and create art.
Offers dance classes, music lessons, as well as adult fitness classes
Offers a variety or recreational dance classes beginning with classes for toddlers including ballet, contemporary, modern, lyrical, hip hop, tap, and jazz
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