Now that we’re (hopefully) back into the routine of the school year, it’s time to start thinking about all those extracurricular activities that keep our families engaged in the after-hours. Arts, music, and sports options taught by local, talented entrepreneurs abound in Mississauga.
Lowe’s School of Music
Lowe’s has been a part of the Port Credit community since 1970. Offering private music lessons in both French and English for adults and youth, their instructors are highly trained musicians and performers. Alongside the usual guitar and piano, they also offer lessons in other instruments such as ukulele, violin, flute, drums, and vocal training
The School Creative Arts
The School takes a great approach to dance and performance, nurturing your child’s natural creativity and needs. Classes range from drama, ballet, jazz, parkour, and more. If you aren’t sure which program best fits your child, grab a Try-a-Class pass to sample 3 classes before you commit!
This creative hub and art studio is located in the heart of Port Credit. A place for artists to gather and share their work, they also have rentable studio space available. Pixie Blue’s calendar this year includes workshops in photography, fine arts, and poetry.
Blueheel Dance Studio
Whether you are looking to improve strength and coordination, prepare for a special occasion, or enjoy some self-expression, Blueheel will help you dance with confidence. With classes like ballroom, salsa, and swing dancing available for all ages, instructors ensure you’re having fun while you learn.
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From personalized tutoring to test preparation and homework support, Sylvan Learning offers the educational support that so many families need during the school year. If you have a budding scientist at home, reinforce their skills with their popular Robotics for Kids program—a fun, hands-on approach to STEM coding and creation.
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Magnitude has 3 locations in Mississauga and along with martial arts training, they offer a unique before and after school program. The program features a daily Tae Kwon Do lesson. Their training helps children build self-confidence while encouraging kindness and consideration in a safe and fun environment.
Mississauga Hockey League
Founded in 1946, the Mississauga Hockey League offered games on outdoor rinks to eager players. Now, almost 70 years later, the MHL has competitive and non-competitive programs for kids and adults across all levels. Whether you’ re interested in rep hockey or a fun game of shinny, instructors advocate fair play and aid in developing the students’ hockey skills.
Visual Arts Mississauga
Designed to ignite the imagination and build technical skills, Visual Arts Mississauga’s courses encourage students to slow down, experiment, and try new things in a calm and supportive environment. From clay sculpture creation, to cartooning, needle felting, and more, their extensive Fall schedule will appeal to every member of the family.