Kids Lessons, Classes & Camps

From Gymnastics and Craft Classes to Athletics, CrossFit Kids, Swim

and Dance Lessons, and more, we have you and your kids covered!

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Fitness Classes

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OPENING SPRING 2020!!  My Gym offers a variety of fitness classes for children as young as infants all the way up to age 10. Their goal is to create an environment where children feel loved and supported so their self-esteem and confidence can flourish.  Along with classes, they also offer camps and birthday parties!  Join and you have access to over 600 locations worldwide!

Art Lessons

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The Joy of Art Studio in Southern Pines is a wonderful creative space for both children and adults.  Joy offers a variety of art classes and teaches art skills, art history, crafts, fibers and mixed media. Her studio is always buzzing with creative energy.  

Sports Programs

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The National Athletic Village in Southern Pines offers a variety of indoor and outdoor sports programs for children throughout the year including youth Futsol, JNAV tots, homeschool and JNAV Multi-sport programs.  In the summer, check out their flexible camps!

Group Painting Classes

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Wine and Design's "Art Buzz Kids" program is a fun opportunity for kids to paint their very own masterpiece!  They have hundreds of simplified images appropriate for kids of any age. Classes last about an hour and a half and the kids can bring in snacks.  Click the image to see if there's a class to take the kids to today.

Performing Arts Classes

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The Encore Center in Southern Pines offers a full range of  Dance, Theater, Music and Art classes for all ages in one convenient location.  They even have KINDERMUSIK classes for babies/toddlers.  They pride themselves on their talented, educated, and understanding teachers.  Visit our Entertainment Venues page to see their upcoming theater performances!

Ballroom Dance Lessons


Carolina DanceWorks in Southern Pines loves kids and teaching them the art of Ballroom Dancing.  Children ages 7+ can take part in these fun lessons.  Ballroom dancing increases coordination and confidence and is a wonderful creative outlet.  Check out their group classes on Tuesdays or inquire about private lessons.  

Dance & Cheer Classes

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L Mace Studios in Seven Lakes is a 

Dance Masters of America Certified Studio that offers  cheer, acrobatics, tumbling, and a wide variety of dance classes, plus Kinderdance and Tumble Tots classes starting at age 2.  For kids who want to compete, they offer competitive dance teams and All-Star Cheer!  They are proud to offer a fun, supportive, challenging environment.

Performing Arts Classes

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Seven Lakes Dance, established in 1997 proudly boasts the title of 10 Time National Champions!  They offer jazz, tap, hip hop, ballet, pointe, & tumbling along with voice, piano and pageant preparation, plus competition classes for more advanced students.  They strive to help each student improve their physical and emotional strength, sense of responsibility, confidence and self worth!

Swim Lessons

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FirstHealth Fitness Center offers swim lessons for children ages 3-12. Their fully certified aquatics staff is dedicated to making swim lessons a positive experience for you and your child.  They also offer Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructor Training Classes.

Dance Lessons


Elite Academy of Dance offers children ages 3-18 a wide variety of classes including:  Contemporary, Leaps & Turns, Pointe, Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Tumbling & Tap with quality, professional instructors.  They also have a competition team called Elite Company!

Crossfit Kids

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CrossFit 611  not only offers classes for adults, but also includes classes  for kids and teens.  Kids classes are for ages 3-12 and Teen classes are for ages 13-18.  Children who participate in CrossFit tend to perform better in athletics, have less injuries and often show increased cognitive function.  Plus, they have a lot of FUN!  

Soccer Programs

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365 Soccer Academy has camps and programs for kids ages 3-12 designed to teach the fundamentals of soccer in an age-appropriate, fun setting. They also offer private sessions and birthday parties!  All programs are run by experienced coaches who create an encouraging environment for children of all ability levels. Growing confident, respectful citizens is top on their list!

Gymnastics Classes

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Sandhills Gymnastics in Aberdeen has been in business for over 26 years!  Year after year, they put out regional, state and national competitive gymnasts.

They offer a wide range of classes from toddlers to teens and they also have a Ninja Kids Class which includes gymnastics, martial arts, and free running.