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Classes and Activities for Kids in Spartanburg County

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.

Looking for more classes & activities for kids? Check out our Class & Activities Guide Near the Upstate. You’ll find everything from dance classes to horseback riding to art classes and more!

Find Classes and Activities for Kids in Spartanburg County

First Tee

SPONSORED 864-395-0013 | 3515 Pelham Road , Suite 201, Greenville, SC

First Tee C&A Guide 2022

First Tee helps young people discover what’s inside of them, guides them to strengthen it, and mentors them to put it into action in everything they do. First Tee not only improves their young people’s golf game, but creates experiences that build game changers. Character is learned, cultivated and shared by our experiences. In a world where social pressures are always on, where calm and confidence are hard to access, First Tee kids are growing in new environments that are demanding more from them.

So, First Tee builds experiences that build character. Experiences are our greatest teacher. They believe in developing the ones that are just as fun as they are meaningful, where kids feel excited to grow, safe to fail and better equipped for whatever comes their way next. First Tee provides these experiences on a weekly basis at golf courses throughout the Upstate. Check out their website to find the one closest to you. Register now.

First Tee also offers Golf Passport Books with up to 66 rounds of discounted golf around the Upstate! The PAR-fect gift for your favorite golfer!! Visit https://firstteeupstate.org/2022golfpassport/ for more information.

Offers: Children’s soccer program with a focus on character development. A caring team positively impacts children’s lives on and off the field through best-in- class coaching, communication and age appropriate curriculum.

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.

Ignite Dance Company

864.510.1713 | 1317 W. Poinsett Street, Greer, SC

Ignite Dance Company offers summer dance classes and camps for ages 2 and up. Ignite wants to both educate and inspire their dancers.

Wired Minds

864.244.2420 | 1271 S Suber Road, Suite B, Greer, SC

Offers: Tutoring, ACT/SAT prep, summer camps, after school homework mentoring, study skills.

German School Upstate

864.606.4622

Offers: Offers classes in German as a foreign language and as a heritage language. Ages 5 and up. Locations are at Simpsonville’s Holland Park Church and Spartanburg Day School.

Plate 108

864.915.2640 | 108 E. Poinsett Street, Greer, SC

Offers: Kids cooking classes and culinary camps for ages 7 and up.

AYSO Spartanburg

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

Soccer organization for instruction and competition for children 3-18 years old.

Boiling Springs Youth Athletic Association

864.406.5520 | 2427 Bryant Road, Chesnee, SC

Offers baseball, softball, football, cheerleading, and ragball (tee ball).

Carolina FC

| 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.

District 3 Youth Sports Association

Offers baseball, softball, and football

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

D6 Youth Athletic Association

864.398.8428

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

Hillbrook Baseball and Softball

| 300 Blackwood Drive, Spartanburg, SC

Offers recreational and competitive coed baseball and softball leagues.

Inman Youth Association

864.256.1901

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

D2 Youth Sports

864.485.9331 | 3740 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs, SC

District 2 NSAA offers baseball, football, and cheerleading

Spartanburg County Parks Department

864.595.5356 | 9039 Fairforest Road, Spartanburg, SC

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.

Upward Star Center

864.949.5838 | 9768 Warren H. Abernathy Highway, Spartanburg, SC

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

USTA Jr. Team Tennis

800.644.7282

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

YMCA of Greater Spartanburg

864.585.0306 | 151 Ribault Street, Spartanburg, SC

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.

Guitar Center Lessons

864.576.5758 | 1487 W O Ezell Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC

Offers private lessons on guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, piano, and voice.

Lawson Academy of the Arts

864.596.9000 | 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

Music and Arts Spartanburg

864.595.1116 | 1450 WO Ezell Boulevard Suite 400, Spartanburg, SC

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

Arts Academy of the Carolinas

864.327.8828 | 108 Southport Road, 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

Backstage Dance Connection

864.699.9390 | 3236 Parris Bridge Road, Boiling Springs, SC

Backstage Dance Connection 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.

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

Carolina Cheer & Dance

864.587.0122 | 219 North East Drive, Spartanburg, SC

Offers competitive dance classes for children 6 and up

Dance Visions of Greer

864.879.7458 | 115 School Street, 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.

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)

Palmetto en Pointe Performing Arts

864.280.7256 | 107 Southport Road, 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.

Southern Dance Connection

864.849.9041 | 215 W. Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greer, SC

Southern Dance Connection offers classes in various forms of dance, tumbling, and cheer. Children aged 2 and up can participate in ballet, tap, and hip-hop dance. They also offer themed dance summer camps.

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

Rhythms Tumbling, Gymnastics, & Cheer

864.249.6333 | 253 Tucapau Road, Duncan, SC

Rhythms Tumbling, Gymnastics, & Cheer offers tumbling and gymnastics to girls and boys of all ages as well as competitive cheer programs

Sparkle City Gymnastics

864.587.8255 | 9084-B Warren H Abernathy Highway, Spartanburg, SC

Sparkle City offers gymnastics classes for children from the time they can walk. They also have a competitive girls gymnastics team.

Wyndham Academy of Self-Defense

864.595.9555 | 4249 North Blackstock Road, Spartanburg, SC

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.

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 Highway, Inman, SC

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

Hurricane Martial Arts

864.879.7916

Offers karate classes for kids, teens, and adults in 2 locations: Lyman and Taylors.

Revolution Mixed Martial Arts and Performance Fitness

864.578.0557 | 6400 Highway 9, Inman, SC

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

Southern Martial Arts

864.585.8814 | 990 S Pine Street, Spartanburg, SC

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

Spartanburg Martial Arts

864.576.8273 | 465 E Blackstock Road, Spartanburg, SC

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

Sylvan Learning of Spartanburg

864.214.3649 | 100 Burton Street, 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

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

T.A.A.G.

864.503.5621 | 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.

Musikgarten

864.596.9022 | Converse College, Spartanburg, SC

A music class for children beginning at 18 months old. Children and their parents will use their imaginations through song and dance. This program is offered through the Lawson Academy of Arts at Converse College.

Spartanburg County Public Libraries

| Multiple Locations, Spartanburg , SC

Spartanburg County Public Libraries offer multiple storytimes at all their branches. These storytimes include music, stories, and creative free playtime. There are 11 locations throughout Spartanburg County.

Spartanburg Gymnastics

864.574.0509 | 570 Southport Road, Roebuck, SC

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

Stroller Rollers

864.621.1307 | 411 Old Lowe Road, Spartanburg, SC

A fitness class for moms and their babies that meets at Upward Stars Center. Contact [email protected]

Bright Eyes Arts

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

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.

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

Hearts of Clay

864.576.2228 | 660 Spartan Boulevard, Suite #20, Spartanburg, SC

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

Spartanburg Art Museum

864.582.7616 | 200 E St John Street, 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.

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.

C.C. Woodson Swim Zone

864.596.3710 | 210 Bomar Avenue, Spartanburg, SC

Swim lessons in June and July for children 3 years old and up.

Spartanburg Athletic Club

864.582.5050 | 2420 Andrews Road, Spartanburg, SC

Swim lessons are offered. Contact Colleen Miller at 864.585.7936.

USC Upstate Swim Lessons

864.503.5079 | 800 University Way, HEC – Wellness Center, Spartanburg, SC

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

Cannon Equine Instruction

864.415.2770 | 210 Bagwell Road, Roebuck, SC

Offering lessons for all ages and experience levels

HALTER

864.586.1671 | 1400 Carolina Country Club Road, Spartanburg, SC

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

Hidden Valley Farm

404.247.1835 | 9081 Highway 9, Inman, SC

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

Scotsgrove Stables

864.266.4240 | 851 Grand Canyon Road, Inman, SC

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

3D Centre of the Arts

864.529.9953 | 9133 Warren H Abernathy Highway, Spartanburg, SC

Offers dance classes, music lessons, as well as adult fitness classes

Kids Golf and Fitness Academy

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.

Clay-King Studio

888.838.3625 | 125 Ben Abi Road, Spartanburg, SC

Clay-King Studio offers classes in wheel throwing and hand-building 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.

Arts in Motion

864.308.2882 | 401 E. Kennedy Street, 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!

Black Sheep Farm

864.301.5325

Black Sheep Farm focuses most of its program efforts on children ages 3 to 6 that are struggling with speech delay, mild forms of autism, and, other circumstances that are impacting their ability to age appropriately socialize, and, interact in a social setting. Lesson prices start at $25 per hour for children or adults.  Group lessons are $25 per person.
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