The Champaign-Urbana area has a variety of offerings for kids classes and teams during the school year
Activities that keep your kids active and engaged? Check. Activities that stretch your kids’ brain power? Check. Activities that your kids will be asking to go to? Check. We have the info on a variety of extra curricular activities that kids will enjoy all year long.
Registration for fall activities are up and running at many organizations, although some may not have information ready yet. Please note that all listings are paid sponsors of Chambanamoms.
Thanks to Illini Tutoring for presenting this list of kids classes in Champaign-Urbana. At Illini Tutoring, its licensed, certified teachers and tutors help students raise their grades, get higher test scores, and navigate the stress and anxiety of middle and high school. No two students are the same: this is why one-on-one and group tutoring is the best way to help your student succeed in school and in life. Through their combined 30+ years of teaching experience, Illini Tutoring leaders help students become the heroes of their own success story through meaningful mentorships and one-on-one and small group teaching. Students come to Illini Tutoring when their grades and test scores should be better. Parents enroll their children in Illini Tutoring’s programs when stress, anxiety, and frustration due to school are taking a toll on the student and the whole family.
Illini Tutoring has been serving students in Champaign-Urbana since 2010. Students trust Illini Tutoring’s certified teachers and tutors to help them excel in their math and science classes. Illini Tutoring also helps students raise their scores on the ACT, SAT, and PSAT. It offers one-to-one summer tutoring programs in math, science, test prep, and college app essay writing. Moms who want their kids to succeed in school – and in life – trust its tutoring services year after year, and Illini Tutoring can’t wait to welcome you into its family of creative thinkers and problem solvers. Illini Tutoring is a mom-owned company with a big heart for the community. It donates thousands of dollars each year to support the local public schools and other community projects.
Dates of Programming: Ongoing
Ages Served: All
Location: 2500 Galen Dr., Champaign
About Class Act: Class Act is Chambana’s only studio offering performing arts training and opportunities for ages 3 to adult. Check out classes in Musical Theatre, Acting, Improv, Creative Drama, and more! Classes are in-person at Academy High, with Zoom options as well. “First Stage” class is offered for Class Act’s youngest students (ages 3-5) and a parent/guardian.
How to Enroll: Sessions vary in length and begin Sept. 10. Register now through classactchampaign.com. A Pay-What-You-Can Plan is offered for those in need. Email email@example.com for more information. Families can also receive a $20 discount for siblings and multiple classes.
Parent Comment: “Class Act IS a class act … from summer camp, to classes, to performances, my family loves this place!” – Erin T.
Location: Academy High, 2001 Fox Dr., Champaign
About Stephens Family YMCA: The Stephens Family YMCA offers programming and memberships centered around youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. It strives to be a ray of hope for the community that inspires us to be better. Programs include swim lessons, youth and adult sports, after-school and child care, personal training and many more. Included in your membership is the opportunity to take part in land and water group exercise classes and utilize up to 90 minutes per day of child watch while you’re at the Y.
How to Enroll: Registration can occur online at www.sf-ymca.net or by stopping by in person to the Y member service desk.
Parent Comment: “I love the Y. It has brought my family joy over the years through the classes and friendships that have come from it.” – Lisa H.
Location: 2501 Fields South Dr., Champaign
About YMCA HEAT Swim Team: The HEAT is based out of the Stephens Family YMCA. It offers stroke development levels up to national- and international-level competitive swimming.
How to Enroll: Learn more and register online.
Location: Stephens Family YMCA, 2501 Fields South Dr., Champaign