Looking for fresh ideas to fill some of the kiddo’s after-school hours? Here are places in Kailua Town where families can find quality youth programs for enrichment and fun, from music to martial arts.
Kailua Music School
Keiki of all ages and experience levels are welcome at Kailua Music School where private lessons and group classes are offered in vocals and a variety of instruments. An introductory class lets kids try out different instruments to see what interests them. There also are classes in songwriting, music production and engineering.
Learn more: Check out their feature on KHON’s Living808
UFC Gym Youth Program
Fitness and fun are in store at UFC Gym’s Kailua location where youth from age 6 to 15 can take classes in boxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling and even a boot camp for kids. All are geared to building athletic skills, coordination, strength and self-confidence.
Learn more: Kailua | Fitness & Training Gym | UFC GYM
Boys & Girls Club
145 S. Kainalu Drive
Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii Windward Clubhouse
Located on the Kailua Intermediate School campus, BGCH Windward has a robust program of after-school activities for youth ages 7 to 17, from cooking classes and crafts to video production and computer game design. Homework help and tutoring is available, too. For an affordable annual membership fee ($25/year for elementary and middle school; $10 for high school; free for military dependents), kids have access to all of the Clubhouse’s regular programs. Intersession programs are available for an additional cost.
Learn more: Windward Clubhouse – Boys & Girls Club Of Hawaii or call 808-263-0555.