Special Interest Classes

last revised: 9/4/18

Downtown Afterschool Offerings (2018/19)

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Arts & Music

Music Lessons

Ages: 6 & up | Cost: $35.00 per 4 week session
Due to limited space and increasing popularity, Club members may only register for 3 consecutive sessions of music programs before they are required to take a break for one session.

Piano Lessons

Beginner: Wed 3:00 – 3:45pm
Intermediate: Wed 3:45 – 4:30pm | Wed 5:00 – 5:30pm

Guitar Lessons

Beginner: Fri 3:45 – 4:15pm
Intermediate: Fri 4:30 – 5:15pm

Studio Recording

Ages: 8 & up | Cost: $35.00 per 4 week session
Learn how to record and mix your own music in our professional recording studio. Parents may sign their child up for one of the following class times
Tuesday & Thursday each week:
3:30 – 4:00pm
4:00 – 4:30pm
4:30 – 5:00pm
5:15 – 5:45pm
5:45 – 6:15pm

Band Workshop

Ages: 9 & up | Cost: FREE
A workshop to educate and develop song writing, musical collaboration, instrument technique and live performance skills. Prior experience in an instrument is recommended however not required. By the end of the session, youth will have learned how to play and perform music in a band setting and potentially play a planned performance in Santa Cruz.
Tuesday & Thursday each week:
5:00 – 6:00pm


Ages: 8 & up | Cost: FREE
Mondays 5:00 – 6:00pm


Swim Lessons

Group swim lessons

Ages: all | Cost: $35.00
For help deciding which class your child belongs in, review the Swim Level requirements and skills.
Level 2: Tu and Th 4:00 – 4:30pm
Level 3: Tu and Th 4:40 – 5:10pm
Level 4: Tu and Th 5:20 – 5:50pm

Private swim lessons

Ages: all | Cost: $40.00 per 45-minute class
To schedule a private swim lesson please contact our Aquatics Coordinator at (831) 423-3138 ext.25 or email: katee@boysandgirlsclub.info

Swim Team / Water Polo

Ages: 6 & up | Cost: FREE
Level 4 swimmers. Combo class provides basic skills and understanding of water polo and swim team competition in a recreational format. Swim Team is continuous with no breaks between sessions. You may enroll any time, payment due per session, pro-rated for mid-session entry.
Mon, Wed, Fri 4 – 5:30pm


Karate Class

Ages: 6 & up | Cost: $35.00 per 4 week session
Beginning Class (6 & up): Wed & Fri: 4:00 – 4:45pm
Intermediate Class (orange belts & up): Wed & Fri: 4:45 – 5:30pm

Basketball and Biddyball

League is open to girls and boys 1st – 8th grades.
Visit Basketball page for more details.


Ages 8 & up | Cost: $25 for 6 weeks
Registration Opens: Feb 5th, 5:30pm

League runs April 9 – May 16
Catch, throw, and dodge your way through this exciting and fun league! Dodgeball games include traditional, basketball, army, and medic. Registration includes dodgeball shirts, tournament, and pizza party at the end of the season. Meets twice per week.
Tu & Th 5:00 – 6:00pm


Cub Scouts

Grades K – 5 | Cost: Boy Scouts of America dues apply, scholarships available.
Pack 674 is focused on exciting outdoor adventures, safety, community service and character development. Pack 674 is excited to be welcoming girls and boys! Parent participation highly encouraged. Pack 674 has two meetings and one outdoor activity per month. For more info, visit http://bit.ly/pack674
Every other Thursday: 6 – 7:00pm
Dates: 8/30, 9/13, 9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/29, 12/13 (resumes in January)
Cost: Boy Scouts of America dues apply, scholarships available.

Live Oak Afterschool Offerings (2018/19)


Digital Audio Studio

Ages 10 & up | Cost: $35.00 per 4 week session
See how a song starts from an idea to a billboard chart topper. Learn how to record vocals and live instruments using Reason 10 and turn your songs into a reality.
Fridays 5:00 – 7:00p

Beat Production

Ages 10 and up | Cost: $35
Learn about the tools used by many DJs and hip hop producers to create their legendary sounds. See for yourself how easy it is to make your own tracks using Ableton Live 9. You’ll be producing hits in no time.
Monday or Wednesday 5:00-7:00p

Beginning Piano

Ages 6 and up | Cost: $35 for 4 week session
Introductory level piano class to help youth learn how to read sheet music, develop music theory and learn basic piano songs.
Fridays 4-5p
Limit 8 students per session


Surf Club

Ages 11 and up | Cost: $175 which includes 2019 Club membership
Surf Club meets every Wednesday at Opal Cliffs Park for the entire school year. Parents are notified via email each week if ocean conditions are safe to surf for beginners. Transportation is NOT provided. Members learn ocean and wilderness safety, first aid and CPR as well as how to ride a wave, commune with nature and get the best of “Soul Surfing”. Separate registration is required. Please contact Coach Michael Allen at Taoofsurfing@gmail.com

Aliberti Afterschool Offerings (2018/19)


Afterschool Program Flyer: Downtown

Afterschool Program Flyer: Live Oak

Afterschool Program Flyer: Scotts Valley

2018/19 Session & Registration Dates

Most special programs will be held in the 4 week sessions outlined below. Registration dates are Tuesday evenings on the date specified, from 5:30pm – 7pm at Downtown and from 5pm – 7pm at Live Oak.

Registration Opens Session Dates
August 28 Session 1: September 4 – 28
October 2
Session 2: October 8 – November 2
November 6
Session 3: November 12 – December 14 (no classes week of 11/19)
December 11 Session 4: January 7 – February 1
February 5
Session 5: February 11 – March 8
March 12 Session 6: March 18 – April 19 (no classes week of 4/1)
April 23 Session 7: Apr 29 – May 24
May 14 Summer Registration: All Day (10am – 7pm)

For information about Special Interest Classes offered during the summer, visit our Summer Programs page.