Extracurricular Activities for Kids in Collin County

Collin County Moms compiled a guide for extracurricular activities for kids in Collin County, offering a range of options from sports and music to arts and academics. The guide aims to help you, dear reader, research extracurricular activities that serve to enrich your child’s life while ensuring a positive and well-rounded experience.

If you’re in need of extra recreational and educational activities for your child(ren), check out our 2023 Summer Camp Guide for Collin County Kids, Homeschool and Co-op Options in the Collin County Area, and A Guide to Pools, Splash Pads, and Water Parks in Collin County.

Click the drop down buttons below to find extracurricular activities in each of the categories. 

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A Joyful Mess :: Prosper :: From mommy and me classes to birthday parties to homeschool art classes, A Joyful Mess provides opportunities for children to explore different art mediums.

J’s Art Studio :: Dallas :: J’s Art Studio offers acrylic, oil, and watercolor painting; drawing; clay sculpture; sewing; and more for both kids and adults.

Jump Into Art Studios :: McKinney :: Find programs, classes, camps, and more aimed to encourage engagement and exploration for kids.

McKinney Art House :: McKinney :: This studio offers weekly art and pottery classes, summer camps, birthdays and art parties, workshops, and homeschool art classes.

Young At Art Children’s Creative Center :: McKinney :: This art studio has a well-rounded curriculum for kids in drawing, painting, pottery, sculpture, and crafts.

i9 Sports :: Frisco and Plano :: Facebook :: At i9 Sports, the goal is always “Helping Kids Succeed in Life Through Sports.” With an emphasis on fun, safety, and good sportsmanship, the i9 Sports experience is guaranteed to be a positive one! Ready to get started? Find age appropriate, coed or gender specific sports teams for your kids, ages three – 14. Enjoy $10 off your next youth sports experience when you use the discount code i9fun.

Allen Sports Association :: Allen :: These year-round sports programs provide sports training and fun for kids who live in the cities of Allen, Lucas, and Fairview.

YMCA :: Frisco, Plano :: Offering a variety of sport options for kids, the Frisco Family YMCA and Plano Family YMCA are a family-friendly facility.

i9 Sports :: multiple locations :: It offers sports leagues, camps, and clinics for ages three and up in flag football, soccer, basketball, and baseball.

PSA Plano :: Plano :: Parents may like the year-round, indoor recreational and competitive leagues.

Skyhawks :: multiple locations :: Skyhawks provides an introduction to volleyball and basketball through coaching and games for kids and teens.

Allen Sports Association :: Allen :: This group provides recreational baseball for kids ages four through 12 along with competitive baseball for ages seven through 12.

Collin County Baseball Association (CCBA) :: Prosper :: This league holds camps and clinics for players looking to add extra support to their practice.

McKinney Baseball and Softball Association :: McKinney :: This league offers recreational t-ball, baseball, and softball for boys and girls in the McKinney area.

McKinney Little League :: McKinney :: McKinney Little League baseball focuses on teaching kids ages four through 12 the basics of the sport, such as throwing, catching, and hitting.

YMCA T-Ball :: Frisco, Plano :: YMCA Frisco offers t-ball for preschool and early elementary age kids.

Boys and Girls Club :: Collin County locations :: Find basketball options for young kids in the Collin County area.

PSA Plano :: Plano :: Parents may like the year-round, indoor recreational and competitive leagues.

Skyhawks :: multiple locations :: Skyhawks provides an introduction to basketball through coaching and games for kids and teens.

3-D Dance :: Celina, Little Elm :: Discover ballet, tap, jazz, acrobatics, and more for ages two and up.

All Out Dance Academy :: Prosper :: This academy focuses on a variety of class offerings starting at age 18 months through adults. Classes include ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, ballroom, and more.

Body in Motion the Studio (a.k.a., Motion the Studio) :: Carrollton :: It offers dance, cheer, fitness, art, and musical theater.

Dancer Strong McKinney :: McKinney :: This studio offers dance classes in multiple styles as early as age two.

Dynasty Dance :: Carrollton, McKinney, Plano :: This studio provides lessons in ballet, tap, jazz, and hip hop serving ages three to adults.

Frisco Dance Studio :: Frisco :: Offering musical theater, drill, ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, and more, Frisco Dance Studio has classes starting at age two through adults.

Next Steps Performing Arts :: Frisco :: This studio guides students ranging from two years old to adults in tap, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, ballet, modern, and drill.

Studio 3 Dance :: Plano :: Dancers ages one through adults at any ability levels can take lessons in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and acro/tumbling.

Breitling Performing Arts :: Garland :: Breitling Performing Arts focuses on a diverse range of disciplines, including acting, singing, music, musical theatre dance, and painting.

Drama Kids :: Collin County and East Dallas :: This program offers drama classes and performances for kids pre-k through high school.

Genesis Children’s Theatre :: Plano :: This theatre offers a variety of performances and theatre classes for kids in grades first through 12.

North Texas Performing Arts (NTPA) :: multiple locations :: This program has performing arts classes for kindergarten through adults.

Wylie Acting Group :: Wylie :: Wylie Acting Group holds auditions and classes for school age kids looking for a more traditional community theatre.

A Glass Horse :: Melissa :: A Glass Horse provides private and semi-private group lessons for kids and adults.

Heritage Hill Equestrian Center :: Princeton :: These lessons are suitable for individuals aged seven and above, regardless of skill level or abilities.

Mill-Again Stables, LLC :: Plano :: Whether through basic lessons or working towards tournaments and shows, Mills-Again Stables’ curriculum teaches fundamentals that lay the foundation for a successful riding journey for all ages.

North Texas Equestrian Center (NTEC) :: Wylie :: NTEC specializes in cultivating proficient riders ranging from beginners to the highest levels such as Grand Prix.

Prospering Farm :: Prosper :: Prospering Farm offers English lessons, specifically jumping, for all ages.

Boys and Girls Club :: Collin County locations :: Offering flag football for young kids in the Collin County area

i9 Sports :: McKinney :: Find flag football clinics for pre-k to third grade kiddos.

McKinney Sports Connection :: McKinney :: McKinney Sports Connection offers flag football and traditional football for kids kindergarten through sixth grade.

Prestonwood Sports Organization :: Plano :: Focusing on football skills for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade.

Bruce Sims Golf School :: Allen :: It offers lessons in building strong foundations in golf for kids and adults.

GOLFTEC :: multiple locations :: Beat the heat with indoor golf lessons for kids of all ages and stages.

Kids Golf First :: McKinney :: Offering both junior and adult lessons inside and outside, Kids Golf First provides lessons for all skill levels.

The Golf Ranch :: Richardson :: Its junior program includes golf development lessons, seasonal camps, and tournaments year-round.

All 4 Prosper :: Prosper :: All 4 Prosper offers tumbling, cheerleading, ninja skills, and more for all ages and abilities.

Kurt Thomas Gymnastics :: Frisco :: Find preschool, recreational, and competitive gymnastics for all levels and abilities.

Precision Gymnastics, Tumbling, and Wrestling :: Richardson :: Class ages start at 18 months through high school.

Texas Dynamix Gymnastics :: Plano :: With tumbling classes for ages one through 17, Texas Dynamix offers gymnastics classes for all levels.

Atlasi Martial Arts Academy :: Plano :: This academy offers Tae-kwon-doe classes to help students grow in confidence, health, self discipline, and more!

Beck Martial Arts :: Plano :: Beck Martial Arts teaches the distinct martial art styles of Hapkido, Taekwondo, and Arnis.

Dragonfly Academy :: McKinney :: This academy offers classes from ages four and up.

Premier Martial Arts :: Allen :: Focusing on the core principles to build self confidence, self defense, self discipline, and self control, Premier Martial Arts classes are for all skill levels age three and up.

The Martial Arts Laboratory :: McKinney :: Offering fun and dynamic classes, The Martial Arts Laboratory offers karate classes for all levels and ages.

4/4 School :: McKinney, Plano :: Find piano, guitar, singing, drums, and violin lessons for beginners through advance learners in-person or online.

Bach to Rock :: McKinney :: This modern music school gives students an opportunity to learn through one-on-one instruction and in group settings for kids age one and up.

Child Play Music School :: North Dallas :: This center offers a variety of formal lessons for all ages and skill level.

Prime Music Institute :: Plano :: It offers custom one-on-one and group lessons for piano, violin, voice, clarinet, and cello for kids aged four and up.

School of Rock :: Plano :: This music school provides a unique combination of one-on-one lessons with group band practices for kids ages six and up.

Allen Sports Association :: Allen :: These year-round sports programs provide sports training and fun for kids who live in the cities of Allen, Lucas, and Fairview.

Boys and Girls Club :: Collin County locations :: Offering soccer for young kids in the Collin County area.

Soccer Shots :: multiple locations :: Soccer Shots provides a great intro to soccer for ages two to three years; three to five years; and five to eight years.

YMCA Soccer :: Frisco, Plano :: The YMCA in Collin County offers soccer for preschool and early elementary age kids.

Ignite your child’s curiosity and passion for learning with Bricks Bots & Beakers, a pioneer in delivering top-notch STEAM education for nearly a decade. Offerings include: after school and preschool enrichment classes, summer and school closing camps, and themed birthday parties. Learn more here.

Special offer for Collin County Moms (for McKinney location only): 50% off all after-school classes and 20% off on all birthdays and school closings.


Bricks 4 Kids :: Plano and Frisco :: For LEGO loving kids of all ages, find various LEGO building classes here.

STEM 4 Kids :: Frisco :: Find STEAM classes throughout the year for kids Kindergarten through eight years old from biomedics, engineering, robotics, and computer programming.

Metroplex Aquatics :: Allen, McKinney, Richardson :: From beginner swim lessons to competitive team swim, it offers a variety of swim options for school-aged kids.

Plano Swimming :: Plano :: Plano Swimming offers competitive swim lessons for all ages.

If you’re looking for swim lessons, check out our Guide to Swim Lessons in Collin County!

Eagle’s Landing Tennis Center :: Allen :: From beginner lessons to player development, Eagle’s Landing Tennis Center provides a variety of lesson options.

Franco Racquet Sports :: multiple locations :: Franco Racquet Sports provides both tennis and pickleball classes for all ages and stages.

LifeTime Fitness :: McKinney :: Find junior tennis classes here in McKinney for kids age 12 and up.

The Courts McKinney :: McKinney :: The Court McKinney offers private lessons for all skill levels and ages.

Allen Sports Association :: Allen :: These year-round sports programs provide quality sports training and fun for kids who live in the cities of Allen, Lucas, and Fairview.

Boys and Girls Club :: Collin County locations :: Offering volleyball for young kids in the Collin County area.

Skyhawks :: multiple locations :: Skyhawks provides an introduction to volleyball through coaching and games for kids and teens.

Do you know another business that needs to be added to this guide, or are you an applicable business that wants to reach thousands of area parents? Please contact Lauren at [email protected] for more information.

If you’re looking for extracurricular activities in another area of the DFW metroplex, check our these additional resources in the Fort Worth and Dallas areas! 

Lauren Stockard
Lauren is a gardener, amateur chicken rancher, and semi-pro Pinterest recipe tester who has mastered the art of reheating her morning coffee and evading the endless requests for snacks. Whether it’s solo traveling across the country or a picnic lunch in her front yard, she ensures her life each day is an adventure. With a professional background in sales, social media management, marketing, and business administration, Lauren is the embodiment of the organized creativity that’s reflected through her writing and work as sponsorship director and media coordinator for Collin County Moms , Dallas Moms, and Fort Worth Moms. Lauren resides in the Mid Cities with her husband, Sam, and three children.