There are many After School or extra-curricular options in Brookline. Here you will find many different types of activities you can enroll your child in.
DASA (Driscoll After School Activities)
DASA (Driscoll After School Activities) offers a variety of enrichment opportunities for all Driscoll students, providing one-hour classes in art, science, exercise, technology, music and programming, with the goal of enhancing the learning experience.To learn more about class offerings, visit the DASA website.
Have questions? Reach out to one of our DASA Coordinators: [email protected].
Driscoll Extended Day Program
(DEDP) is in its 41st year of operation at the Michael J. Driscoll School in Brookline, Massachusetts. DEDP is a non-profit organization that provides childcare, social opportunity, and recreational activity for Driscoll Students in Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade. The philosophy of DEDP is to provide a comfortable environment for children to unwind after school, interact with peers and develop skills and interests needed for self-confidence, self-reliance and individual achievement.
Brookline Teen Center
The BTC is a non-profit drop-in, out-of school time facility offering an array of programs, activities and events that are delivered by our expert staff, volunteers and teens. The BTC strives to transform lives by connecting members with the experiences, resources and supports they need to succeed both in and out of school.
Russian School of Mathematics
The Russian School of Mathematics is an award-winning, after school math program for K-12 students. We help children of all levels build a solid math foundation and develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Our systematic curriculum and approach is based on the best practices of math schools in the former Soviet Union and Europe, adapted to the US educational environment. Our dedicated and trained teachers are distinguished by their extensive background in and passion for mathematics. More than 14,000 students attend our branches across the country. Online courses are also available for students in locations without a physical branch.
Art, Music and Drama
To foster creativity, self-esteem and social confidence through the performing arts. At Artbarn, performers at every age are active participants in all aspects of the production experience. They develop on-stage skills in acting, singing and dancing, and also work behind-the-scenes on story development and script creation as well as scenery, props and costume design and construction. Our High School internship program allows alumni the opportunity to earn community service hours while they gain valuable teaching and mentorship experience.
Brookline Arts Center
Mission: The Brookline Arts Center (BAC) is a non-profit visual arts school committed to stimulating individual creative expression and appreciation of the visual arts by providing high quality, affordable programming. The Center is a supportive environment where people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can study, create and present art. Through educational programs, community outreach and exhibitions, the Brookline Arts Center brings people together and enhances art in our community.
Brookline Interactive Group
Our mission at BIG is to serve the Brookline community as an integrated media and technology education facility. As a public access television station, we are a valuable first amendment resource to all members of the community. Our programming showcases what matters to Brookline. We are proud to provide an outlet for the creativity and enthusiasm of any Brookline resident, organization, or institution interested in learning the process of creating community media.
Brookline Music School
Brookline Music School seeks to awaken and nurture musical interest, appreciation, and artistic excellence in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere; to offer a high standard of comprehensive music instruction to people of all ages and backgrounds from the local community; and to serve the community by teaching in multiple locations, offering generous tuition assistance, and sponsoring a full schedule of concerts and public performances throughout the year.
Drama! Music! Dancing! Welcome to the world of the Freelance Players, a nonprofit organization serving young people of the greater Boston area. Our theater programs have been developing artistic and valuable life skills for 40 years, touching the lives of thousands of children.
Sports and Rec
The Brookline Ballet School
The Brookline Ballet School was opened by Trinidad Vives and Parren Ballard in January 2010 to serve the Boston Metro area. Our goal is to provide our students an unparalleled level of professional training in classical ballet, as well as to be an inclusive venue where enthusiasts of all ages and abilities can enjoy a variety of dance and fitness disciplines. TBBS offers adults a range of ballet classes appropriate for absolute beginners through professional dancers. From our focus on the study of classical ballet, we offer classes in a variety of dance and fitness forms for preschoolers, children and adults alike.
Brookline Recreation Department
Brookline Recreation has a program or activity that will fit your idea of fun. For every age and for every idea the Recreation Department can show you what is available in the community that fits your interests.
Coolidge Corner Yoga
Owned by Driscoll Parents, Coolidge Coolidge Corner Yoga aims to provide a nurturing space where the Brookline and surrounding communities can practice yoga. Our classes are truly designed for everyone, young and old, novice and seasoned.
Did you know that over 70% of all tennis played in the United States is played on municipal courts? NETRESULTS was formed to help facilitate more tennis growth at the grass roots level and to retain a higher % of existing players. We have accomplished these goals through programming that is fun and all inclusive action for all levels and ages. The recipe for the success NETRESULTS has enjoyed are; USPTA trained professionals, a well thought out marketing plan, develop important relationships within our community and to design and implement an instructional style that’s focus is fun and provides fitness. Netresults Tennis provides a variety of programming options at the Waldstein Tennis Center near Driscoll School.
Viking Sports provides sporting opportunities throughout the year (on weekdays and weekends) for kids in Brookline and beyond.