August 26, 2020

Our comprehensive guide to enrichment activities in the arts, athletics, education, special needs, and more!  

Studies show that kids benefit academically, emotionally, and socially from just five hours of extracurricular enrichment programming each week - including weekends.  

So take a look at our list and sign up your artists, athletes, and scholars for an activity or two. We’ve got lots here to choose from that will meet any and all interests!  


ARTS   

City Park Movement and Art 
4300 Dumaine St., New Orleans  
504.390.7482  
cityparkmovementandart.com
Offering dance, acrobatics, art classes, musical theater, toddler enrichment, and more. Classes held outdoors at City Park or virtually on Zoom. 

New Orleans Museum of Art 
1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, New Orleans City Park  
504.658.4100  
noma.org  
The Learning and Engagement Team at NOMA offers virtual program offerings including online exhibitions, art-making activities, recommended reading lists, and more! Contact [email protected] for information. 

Ogden After Hours, Ogden Museum of Southern Art 
925 Camp St., New Orleans  
504.539.9650  
ogdenmuseum.org  
The Ogden Museum encourages children of all ages to discover the art of the South through unique learning experiences and engaging art activities.  

Southern Arts Society 
2619 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans  
[email protected]  
facebook.com/southernartsociety  
Providing ‘in studio’ and live, unrecorded, online fine art instruction for kids and adults ages 9 and older.  

Young Aspirations | Young Artists (YAYA) 
3322 LaSalle St., New Orleans  
504.529.3306  
Yayainc.org[email protected] 
Bring YAYA into your home with art kits filled with supplies and access to virtual activities to match. Each  Virtual Art Activity Kit (geared to ages 5-10) is led by an awesome YAYA Alumni Teaching Artist.  

Young Rembrandts of Southeast Louisiana 
504.533.8485  
youngrembrandts.com/selouisiana  
Young Rembrandts of Southeast Louisiana teaches drawing and cartooning classes for children ages 3-12. Programming includes in-person classes, On Demand classes and workshops, and Live Online classes and workshops.  


BASEBALL & SOFTBALL   

Carrollton Boosters 
Various locations throughout New Orleans  
carrolltonboosters.org  
A volunteer youth sports organization offering recreational/intramural programs for boys and girls: baseball, basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, and lacrosse.  


DANCE   

Articulate Motions Dance Academy 
337 W. Harrison Ave., New Orleans  
101 Commercial Square, Slidell 
504.410.6009 or 504.410.4999  
articulatemotions.com  
Offers a variety of dance classes and styles including ballet, pointe, hip hop, acrobatics, jazz, modern, tap, adult classes, competition team, and more.  

Cindy Ory Dance Studio 
9029 Jefferson Highway, Suite F, River Ridge 
504.737.3345 
orydance.com 
Beginner through advanced level classes are offered for ages 3 to adult in ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, contemporary, hip hop, Mommy and Me, and gymnastics. In-person classes at the studio as well as real-time, virtual class options available. 

Creative Dance & Music Studio  
2645 Manhattan Blvd., Ste. E2B, Harvey  
504.390.2552  
creativedanceandmusic.com  
Wide selection of dance and music classes, including specialty classes for preschoolers, music lessons in piano, voice, and guitar, and dance classes of all ages and levels.   

Dancer’s Pointe  
5101 W. Esplanade Ave., Ste. 12, Metairie, 504.455.5975  
6268 Vicksburg St., Ste. C & D, New Orleans, 504.265.8350  
dancers-pointe.com  
Spacious studios with marley dance floors and enrollment at an all-time high. Call to schedule a visit.  

Dancing Grounds 
3705 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans  
504.535.5791  
dancingrounds.org  
Dancing Grounds is a multi-generational arts space that brings inclusive and accessible dance programs to New Orleans residents of all ages. Outdoor classes for youth will begin in the Fall. For more information, email [email protected]. 

Debby Dillehay Dance Studio 
3745 Florida Ave., Kenner  
504.468.3368  
debbydillehaydance.com  
Classes taught include tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, floor gymnastics, voice/musical theater, mom and tot, and more. 

Encore Studio of Dance, Tumbling, Music & Theatre  
1999 Hickory Ave., Suite 102, Harahan 
504.737.5977 
dancetumblemusic.com
With a focus on education, not competition, we offer dance and tumbling classes, music lessons, and musical theatre (acting/singing) classes for students ages 3-adult.  

Giacobbe Academy of Dance 
6925 Veterans Blvd., Metairie  
504.889.0940  
giacobbeacademydance.com  
Home to Delta Ballet Festival, the only resident professional ballet company in the state and the New Orleans Youth Ballet, a pre-professional junior company for dancers 10 years and older.   

Lelia Haller Ballet Classique  
4916 Canal St., New Orleans  
504.482.0038  
lhballet.com  
A classical ballet school specializing in instruction for ages 3 to adult. Also offers classes in tap, jazz, and contemporary dance.  

Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts  
River Ridge School of Music and Dance, 2020 Dickory Ave., Ste. 200, Harahan, 504.738.3050  
Mandeville School of Music, 105 Campbell Ave., Ste. 3, Mandeville, 985.674.2992  
Covington School of Music, 1111 Village Walk, Covington, 985.590.4545  
laapa.com   
Programs for kids, teens, and adults include music and dance lessons in piano, voice, guitar, violin, bass, drums, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, ballet, hip hop, tap, musical theater, tumbling, and more. Attend in-person or online. 

Loyola Preparatory Arts Program 
6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans 
504.865.3627   
cmfa.loyno.edu/prep-arts  
A comprehensive arts program offering structured studies in piano, voice, guitar, and string instruments for children and adults. Offering virtual lessons for the fall semester. Status of the spring will be determined. 

Mari Milnar Dance Academy 
900 Terry Parkway, Ste. 310 & 320, Terrytown  
504.362.3503; 504.251.0600  
marimilnardanceacademy.com  
Offers ballet, jazz, musical theater, tap, hip hop, and contemporary classes ages 2 to adult.  

Meta Fairburn's Dance Academy
1102 N. Hwy. 190, Ste. I & J, Covington
985.966.3284
[email protected] 
metafairburnsdanceacademy.com
Family-oriented curriculum specialized in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Pointe, and Musical Theatre. All classes are high energy and fast paced to keep dancers focused and motivated.

Metropolitan Dance Theatre of New Orleans (MDT)
Multiple Locations
504.481.5402
mdtdance.com
Metropolitan Dance Theatre of New Orleans offers personalized and comprehensive dance education for dancers ages 3 and up.  

New Orleans Ballet Association 
935 Gravier St., Ste. 800, New Orleans  
504.522.0996  
nobadance.com  
Tuition-free, year-round, comprehensive dance programs provided virtually and at locations throughout the Greater New Orleans area for ages 3-18.  

New Orleans Dance Academy 
5956 Magazine St., New Orleans  
504.899.3780  
neworleansdancelessons.com  
Instruction in classical ballet, tap,jazz, flamenco, modern, and hip hop in a friendly, noncompetitive atmosphere. 

New Orleans JCC 
5342 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, 504.897.0143 
3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 504.887.5158  
nojcc.org  
Young dancers learn the fundamentals of ballet while developing balance, flexibility, and grace.  

Off Broadway Dance Studio 
8125 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans  
504.861.1749  
offbroadwaydancestudio.com   
Degreed and professionally-trained instructors offer classes to children ages 2 to adult in ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, hip hop, and more.   

The Ryan School of Irish Dance 
4732 Sanford St., Metairie, Lydia Spreen Dance Dimensions Studio   
504.715.0020   
irishdancelouisiana.com  
Offers weekly classes for boys and girls in the traditional art of Irish step dance, from beginner to championship level.  

Schramel Conservatory of Dance 
920 Terpischore St., New Orleans  
504.826.0646  
neworleansballettheatre.com  
The official dance school of the New Orleans Ballet Theatre, offering classes for children and adults in classical ballet, modern dance, yoga, and Pilates with highly-trained, professional teachers.   

The Studio School of Dance 
3116 N. Arnoult Rd., Ste. N, Metairie  
504.941.7345  
thestudionola.com  
Offering classes in ballet, contemporary, modern, mommy and me, and more.  


DRAMA & THEATER   

Crescent City Lights Youth Theater  
504.598.3800  
crescentcitylights.org  
Performing arts training in drama, voice, and dance.  

Jefferson Performing Arts Society - Theatre Kids  
1118 Clearview Pkwy, Metairie  
504.885.2000 
jpas.org/theatre-kids 
Program gives children, ages 7-17, a year-round opportunity to participate in theater and to experience the process of putting on a show, as well as learn basic acting techniques and skills. Enrollment is by audition.  


EDUCATION: LANGUAGE CLASSES   

¡Vamonos NOLA! 
600 Elemore St. New Orleans   
504.495.2345  
vamonosnola.com   
Programs include Vamonos Virtual (Zoom classes for ages 18 months-10 years) and Kid-Coach (a personalized mentor trained to help students connect with the expectations of their classroom teacher. Offered virtually, for pods, or in-person.) 

Alliance Française de la Nouvelle-Orléans
1519 Jackson Ave., New Orleans  
504.568.0770  
af-neworleans.org   
Offers French language classes (online, hybrid, and in-person) for all levels and ages and events that immerse New Orleanians in francophone cultures.  


EDUCATION: TUTORING & EDUCATIONAL SERVICES   

Kumon Math & Reading Centers  
Various locations throughout New Orleans 
kumon.com   
The Kumon Math and Reading Programs are designed to advance your child’s comprehension and appreciation for learning — providing an edge throughout school. Locations in Gretna, Marrero, Metairie, and New Orleans.  

SpiderSmart Learning Center of New Orleans 
4437 Jefferson Hwy, Jefferson   
504.881.1788  
spidersmart.com/new-orleans  
An established tutoring service with nearly 30 years of experience in helping kids with reading or writing, math, science, and various testings 


GYMNASTICS & CHEERLEADING   

All Star Gymnastics   
2073 Bonn St., Harvey   
504.328.3838  
allstargymnola.com  
Junior Olympic training facility offering gymnastics, tumbling, cheerleading, taekwondo, free running, and break dancing. Recreational to competitive teams (level 2-10) for boys and girls, ages 2 and up.  

Elmwood Gymnastics Academy 
700 Elmwood Park Blvd., Ste. C, Harahan   
504.733.4496  
elmwoodfitness.com  
Comprehensive instructional and competitive programs for all ages and abilities with certified coaches and instructors.   

Empire Gymnastics Academy 
4925 Jefferson Hwy, Jefferson  
504.734.0644  
empiregymnastics.net  
An 8,000-square-foot facility with gymnastics equipment for ages 18 months to 18. Offering free trial classes for first-timers.   

NOLA Gymnastics 
1725 Dufossat St., New Orleans   
[email protected] 
nolagym.com  
Kindergym and beginner (ages 3-5, boys and girls), PreTeam (ages 6 and up, girls) competitive teams Acro and Artistic (by invitation), and Summer Camps. 


HORSEBACK RIDING  

Cascade Stables 
700 East Drive, New Orleans, Audubon Park  
504.891.2246  
cascadestables.net  
Lessons in a welcoming environment for horse enthusiasts of all ages.   

Equest Farm 
1001 Filmore Ave., New Orleans, City Park  
504.483.9398  
equestfarm.com 
A safe and wholesome environment for beginner through advanced riders. Regular lessons are offered for ages 6 and older.   

Pony Tales 
156 Bertucci Lane, St. Rose  
504.469.0148  
ponytalesbirthdays.com/lessons.htm   
Specialize in beginners as well as those looking to move past a fear of horses. Ages 3 and older, and by appointment only.   

Splendor Farms 
27329 Mill Creek Rd., Bush  
985.886.3747  
splendorfarms.net  
Horseback riding, trail rides, and riding lessons for all ages and skill levels.  


MARTIAL ARTS  

Church’s Karate Academy 
4716 Paris Ave., New Orleans   
504.309.6138  
churchskarateacademy.com  
Offers classes to help build confidence and self-esteem in children so they can reach their full potential. Offering in-person classes (12 per class), live streaming classes via Zoom, and private lessons. 

Hayashi Sports Clinic  
4521 Magazine St., New Orleans, Temple Gym 
760.532.8907  
nolajudo.com  
Classes are led by Dr. Hayashi, Hachidan (8th degree) black belt in Kodokan Judo and his team of highly skilled assistant instructors. All skill levels (beginner - advanced) are welcome. 

Louisiana Karate Association
706 Phosphor Ave., Ste. C, Metairie  
504.835.6825  
lkakarate.com  
Youth classes for ages 4-13, offering free uniforms for beginners.   

Martial Arts Institute of Louisiana (Benoit Karate) 
7575 Westbank Expressway, Marrero 
504.328.4000 
Benoitkarate.com
Teaching kids respect, confidence, integrity, and discipline. Classes offered to boys and girls, ages 3 and older. In-person or virtual classes available. 

New Orleans JCC  
5342 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, 504.897.0143  
3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 504.887.5158  
nojcc.org  
Beginner and intermediate/advanced karate offered Uptown. JCC Judo Club, Minami Ryu Ju Jitsu, and Self Defense Open Palm System are offered in Metairie.  

New Orleans Shotokan Academy (NOSA)  
Various locations throughout New Orleans  
504.432.8667  
nosakarate.com  
A martial arts school where one can learn karate, aikido, judo, and yoga. Zoom classes available for kids and adults. 

New Orleans Karate Club 
8611 Hwy 23, Ste. 2C, Belle Chasse  
504.391.7200  
neworleanskarate.net  
Offering age-appropriate programs for children starting at 3 years. Also offering are traditional martial arts programs for adults and teens.  

NOLA Aikido 
3909 Bienville St., New Orleans  
504.208.4861  
nolaaikido.com  
Aikido, with an aim of peaceful resolutions of conflict, is an ideal martial art for children, educating the physical, intellectual and emotional intelligences. Our staged approach means kids of all ages can participate at the appropriate level for their development. Children 4 and older.  

Tiger Rock Martial Arts International 
3828 Veterans Blvd., Ste. E, Metairie, 504.455.9699  
1813 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, 504.831.1110  
113 Lapalco Blvd., Ste. 207, Gretna, 504.394.0008  
tigerrockmartialarts.com  
Offers youth and adult classes in Taekwondo, Xtreme Martial Arts, grappling, Hanmudo, KisadoInterval Fitness, and YogaFit.   


MUSIC  

Beckwith Guitar Systems 
2515 Williams Blvd., Kenner 
504.559.5229  
beguitarsys.com  
Providing private instruction at the studio, ages 8 and older.   

Carla’s Musikgarten New Orleans 
4600 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans    
504.717.5044  
carlasmusikgarten.com  
Teaching children ages 3 months to 12 years. Our weekly classes and summer camps are fun and educational! 

Creative Dance & Music Studio  
2645 Manhattan Blvd., Ste. E2B, Harvey  
504.390.2552  
creativedanceandmusic.com  
Wide selection of dance and music classes, including specialty classes for preschoolers, music lessons
in piano, voice, and guitar, and dance classes of all ages and levels.  
 

Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra 
7100 St. Charles Ave., Ste. 207, New Orleans   
504.861.1801  
gnoyo.org  
GNOYO has five orchestras committed to make orchestral music accessible to area youth. GNOYO also holds summer festivals, performances, and retreats for talented young musicians.  

Kindermusik with Madeline 
3900 General Taylor St., New Orleans   
504.717.1076  
kmwithmadeline.kindermusik.com 
Kindermusik is a music and movement program for children ages 0-6 years. Musical games and activities facilitate whole-child development in a fun, engaging parent-attended class. All fall classes will remain virtual. 

Lafargue Music School 
1828 Veterans Blvd., Metairie  
504.831.3008  
lafarguePianos.com  
Lafargue Music School, conveniently located off of the interstate in Metairie, offers private lessons in piano, voice, violin, and guitar to beginners through advanced, and group music from infancy through adulthood.  

Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts 
River Ridge School of Music and Dance, 2020 Dickory Ave., Ste. 200, Harahan, 504.738.3050  
Mandeville School of Music, 105 Campbell Ave., Ste. 3, Mandeville, 985.674.2992  
Covington School of Music, 1111 Village Walk, Covington, 985.590.4545  
laapa.com   
Programs for kids, teens, and adults include music and dance lessons in piano, voice, guitar, violin, bass, drums, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, ballet, hip hop, tap, musical theater, tumbling, and more. Attend in-person or online. 

Love’s Music Therapy 
3380 State St., New Orleans 
504.281.8968 
lovesmusictherapynola.com 
Serving adults and children with or without special needs. Services include music therapy, music
instruction, and program development.
 

Loyola Preparatory Arts Program 
6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans  
504.865.3627   
cmfa.loyno.edu/prep-arts  
A comprehensive arts program offering structured studies in piano, voice, guitar, and string instruments for children and adults. Offering virtual lessons for the fall semester; spring status to be determined. 

New Orleans Children’s Chorus 
5580 Canal Blvd., Ste. A, New Orleans  
504.482.2883  
neworleanschildrenschorus.org  
In singing high quality choral music, young singers develop discipline, musical knowledge, self confidence, and social skills. No child who truly wants to sing is ever turned away.  

School of Rock Metairie/New Orleans 
1907 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie 
504.618.7625 
locations.schoolofrock.com/metairie 
School of Rock offers performance-based music instruction from the ages of 4 to adult, with a program for every age and skill level. 

Upbeat Academy
621 Celeste St., New Orleans
 
504.722.8762 
upbeatacademy.org
Non-profit, after-school music education program for middle and high school students, with a focus on hip hop and dance music production and performance.  


RUNNING  

Girls on the Run New Orleans 
5500 Prytania St., Ste. 528, New Orleans  
504.272.7786  
gotrnola.org  
Trained volunteer coaches harness the power of running in a 10-week program to help girls in grades 3-8 develop social and emotional tools to cope with the challenges of adolescence.  

Youth Run Nola 
1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., Ste. 202, New Orleans  
504.256.5523  
youthrunnola.org  
Creating healthy, young leaders through running, using an intensive 8-month guided training program of 2x/weekly practices and monthly events overseen by teacher-coaches and volunteer running buddies.   


SCIENCE/STEAM ENRICHMENT  

Challenge Island 
504.913.9451
[email protected] 
challenge-island.com/neworleans
Challenge Island is a cross curricular S.T.E.A.M. program designed to engage kids in the engineering process. Children use critical thinking and problem solving skills to complete S.T.E.A.M. based challenges. 

Code Ninja 
3501 Severn Ave., Ste. B, Metairie 
504.235.4100 
codeninjas.com/la-metairie 
Kids ages 7-14 years learn to code by building their very own video games and gain problem solving, critical thinking, and STEM skills in a fun, safe, and inspiring environment.  

Electric Girls 
612 Andrew Higgins Blvd., 3rd Floor, New Orleans  
[email protected] 
electricgirls.org   
Electric Girls offers flexible after-school programs to schools in the greater New Orleans area (ages 5-14) in electronics, advanced electronics, and computer programming.  

Mad Science of Southeast Louisiana 
Serving all of Southeast Louisiana  
504.345.2602  
madscience.org/sela 
Hands-on, 1-hour, 8-week themed science programs. Topics include electricity, magnetism, optics, biology, and more. 

NOLA Kidsground 
5700 Citrus Blvd., Elmwood 
504.354.9528 
nolakidsground.com
Interact, explore, and have fun! NOLA Kidsground is the greater New Orleans area's premier indoor playground, family edu-tainment play center, and party place.  


SOCCER  

Carrollton Boosters 
Various locations throughout New Orleans  
carrolltonboosters.org  
A volunteer youth sports organization offering recreational/intramural programs for boys and girls: baseball, basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, and lacrosse.   

FNA-NOLA 
Various locations throughout New Orleans
playfna.com 
Football-N-America is a non-contact, youth, co-ed flag football league for children in grades K-10. Leagues provide a safe, positive, competitive, and family-friendly environment to learn the game the right way and have fun doing it. 

FC New Orleans 
5107 Venus St., New Orleans   
504.288.6672   
fcnola.com  
Offering soccer programs, teams, and training for ages 4 and older.  

Junction Place Sports 
5620 Crawford St., Elmwood 
504.356.1812  
junctionplacesports.com  
Enrichment programs consist of Flag Football Skills Session, Basketball Basics, Simply Soccer, Baseball Basics, and Sports Hour. 

Louisiana Fire Juniors 
1918 18th St., Kenner 
5 04.465.8224  
louisianafirejrs.com 
A youth soccer club dedicated to the evolution of soccer in America where players (boys and girls) have access to unparalleled opportunities for soccer skills development.  

Soccer Shots  
2920 Kingman St. 206, Metairie (main office)  
504.441.9216  
soccershots.org/neworleans  
Soccer Shots offers an engaging program that focuses on character development, best-in-class coaching, curriculum, and communication.  


SPECIAL NEEDS/THERAPY 

Chatternola
2955 Ridgelake Dr., Suite 108, Metairie 
504.648.4196 
chatternola.com 
A boutique private practice specializing in speech, language, and behavioral therapy for children. 

Crane Rehab Center 
8300 Earhart Blvd., Suite 100, New Orleans (Pediatric Facility), 504.866.6990 
3923 Bienville St., New Orleans (Center for Behavior, Language & Learning), 504.593.6900 
cranerehab.com 
For nearly 20 years, Crane Rehab Center-Pediatrics has provided children and families with comprehensive, evidence-based, high-quality, physical, occupational and speech therapy, and ABA services. 

Gulfsouth Autism Center 
7252 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, 504.323.3450 
3013 27th St., Metairie, 504.291.6200 
9063 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge, 225.294.1600  
gulfsouthautismcenter.com 
Providing comprehensive treatment for children with autism spectrum disorders. Ourearly intervention program incorporates one-on-one ABA services with group speech and occupational therapy. 

Kim4Kids 
2237 N. Hullen St., Suite  202, Metairie 
504.517.5437 
kim4kidsnola.com 
Pediatric OT services for children to address difficulties in fine and gross motor skills, handwriting, self-care skills, feeding, and play. We treat a variety of diagnoses in a fun, outpatient setting. 

Nola Learning Support 
8131 Oak St., Suite 100, New Orleans 
[email protected] 
nolalearningsupport.com
Dyslexia remediation and support for students in grades kindergarten through college with mild to moderate learning differences.  

Therapeutic Learning Center 
3329 Metairie Road, Metairie 
504.565.7300 
tlcnola.com 
TLC is a private, pediatric occupational therapy clinic that offers handwriting clinics, picky eaters club, Pre-K preparation, music therapy, and much more. 


SPORTS FACILITIES  

YMCA of Greater New Orleans 
Belle Chasse: 8101 Highway 23, Belle Chasse, 504.392.9622  
East Jefferson: 6691 Riverside Dr., Metairie, 504.888.9622 
West St. Tammany: 71256 Francis Road, Covington, 985.893.9622 
ymcaneworleans.org/locations 
After-school programs serve K-middle school children with multiple options to explore and develop their interests and talents. Includes homework assistance, snacks, organized games, free fun time, arts and crafts, and outdoor recreation.  

New Orleans JCC 
5342 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, 504.897.0143  
3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 504.887.5158  
nojcc.org  
Both locations offer a wide variety of activities for all ages, including sports (soccer, basketball, t-ball, and flag football leagues), ballet, gymnastics, martial arts, theater workshops, and more. Contact sports are on hold, as per government guidelines.  

Ochsner Fitness Center KIDSPORTS 
1200 S. Clearview Pkwy, Harahan  
504.733.1200  
ochsnerfitness.com/kidsports  
Offering a variety of exciting programs that combine fun and fitness in a safe and friendly atmosphere for children ages 6-weeks to 13 years.   


SWIMMING  

Harry’s Dive Shop 
4709 Airline Drive, Metairie  
504.909.2220 
swim-smart.net  
Offering Swim-Smart, Baby & Me, and Aqua Baby classes. Ages 6 months and older.  

New Orleans JCC  
5342 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, 504.897.0143  
3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 504.887.5158  
nojcc.org  
Recreational and lap swimming are offered at Uptown and Metairie locations. Due to COVID-19 capacity restrictions, most activities require reservations and no guests are allowed.  

Little Fins Swim Academy 
325 Colonial Club Drive, Harahan
[email protected] 
littlefins.net  
Offering outdoor two-week swim sessions and private lessons at home by arrangement.   

Love Swimming 
5221 S. Front St., New Orleans   
504.891.4662  
loveswimming.com  
The year-round, Uptown swim school offers lessons from ages 6 months to adult. Specializing in teaching the fearful to become expert swimmers, as well as special needs instruction for all ages.  

NU WAVE Swim Club 
Various locations around New Orleans 
719.649.1606 
teamunify.com/Home.jsp?team=lawave  
Nu Wave Swim Club is a non-profit swim team for people of all ages and levels. Competitive swimming instruction and coaching, from stroke school through adult masters swimming. 

Ochsner Fitness Center Aquatics
1200 S. Clearview Pkwy, Ste. 1200, Harahan   
504.733.1600  
ochsnerfitness.com/kidsports/kids-aquatics-1  
First-class aquatics facilities allow a wide range of aquatics programs for all ages and abilities.   

South Louisiana Swim Team 
Locations in Hammond, Laplace, Metairie, and New Orleans  
504.256.6554  
slst-seahorses.com  
Year-round swim lessons, competitive swimming, and technique classes.  


TENNIS  

Audubon Park Tennis 
6320 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, Audubon Park  
504.895.1042  
audubonnatureinstitute.org/tennis-courts  
Ten well-manicured clay courts available for singles or doubles rental by reservation; group, semi-private, and private lessons available for all ages. 

City Park / Pepsi Tennis Center 
5900 Marconi Dr., New Orleans  
504.483.9383  
neworleanscitypark.com/in-the-park/pepsi-tennis-center  
Twenty-six lighted hard and clay courts. Private and group lessons available for all ages. Pros listed here are independent contractors who use the Tennis Center’s courts for instruction.  
ADP Tennis Academy, Abrie Du Plooy, 985.634.6229, futuretennis.com 
Premiere Tennis Nola, Henry Crocker, 504.919.5599, premiertennisnola.com  


YOGA  

City Park Movement and Art 
4300 Dumaine St., New Orleans  
504.390.7482  
cityparkmovementandart.com   
Classes include dance, yoga, musical theater, art, and more, held outdoors at City Park or virtually on Zoom. 

Kidding Around Yoga with Bella 
504.909.8881  
[email protected] 
kiddingaroundyoga.com/bella  
Age-appropriate yoga including breathing instruction, relaxation techniques, stretching and strengthening poses, all using fun-filled music, games, and imagination. 

Lolo’s Youth Studio 
6107 Magazine St., New Orleans  
415.786.3317  
lolosstudio.com  
Art, fitness, dance, yoga, and mindfulness are used to nurture confidence, friendship, strength, persistence, gratitude, kindness, and a positive attitude. Everything is provided, all parents need to do is drop off and pick up!


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