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Orange County Classes, Lessons & Instruction
A guide to private and group lessons for children and adults in Orange County.
For the arts, we have information on acting lessons, dance lessons, music lessons and art classes. You will also find information on educational courses such as foreign language programs, classes in science and history, plus tutoring for your child. In sports training, we have information on riding lessons, golf, martial arts, skateboard and surfing lessons.

- Art, Music and Theater for Kids -
Acting, Modeling & Performing Arts
Art Classes Dance Lessons
Music & Singing Lessons
Education & Tutoring
- Instructional Courses for Kids-
Chess Class Computer / Gaming
Driving Lessons
Engineering with LEGO® Products Foreign
Public Speaking / Debate/ Leadership Programs
Special Needs Support
Tutoring -
School, Homework & College Prep
Writing Classes
- Sports Lessons & Training -
Equestrian Training Golf Lessons
High Performance Sports Training
Martial Arts Skateboard Lessons
Swimming Lessons Surfing Lessons
Volleyball Lessons
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Private Schools Youth Clubs
Youth Sports
- Featured Articles -
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Why, How, and When Should My Child Learn a Second Language?


Classes in Acting, Modeling & Performing Arts

Acting Academy for Kids
Located in Laguna Niguel, Irvine and San Clemente
Training The Next Generation Of Talented Performers

Acting Academy for Kids has emerged as a leader in the local performing arts community for youth. Now with three locations, AA4K has expanded to meet growing demand, but has never lost its personal touch that makes every show, every relationship, feel like family.

Now one of Orange County's leading youth establishments for after school activities, AA4K offers TV, film, and theatre acting classes, professionally-crafted musical theatre showcases, Spring Break and Summer performing arts camps, and private lessons in piano, vocal training and acting. Serving children ages 3-12 and teens ages 13-18. It's time to watch your star shine!

The Center Stage Studio & Dance
Located in Aliso Viejo

Recently voted “Best Performing Arts School of Orange county”

Center Stage Studio is one of Orange County’s premiere Musical Theater Program for children, teens and now adults! The Center Stage Studio not only invites performers to the word of musical theater and performing arts but we try to build a community and empower students with artistic skills that they can not only use on stage but for the rest of their lives.

Our professional instructors are dedicated to bring out the best of all of our performers in a fun and supportive environment and all classes are age appropriate with their own special performance.

Chance Theater
Located in Anaheim

Youth classes in three age group including Creative Dramatics, Improvisation, Music & Movement, Acting Essentials and more.

Chance Theater strives to build community by expanding the child’s vision beyond their own experience. Partnered with a strong sense of play and a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere will be an advanced acting/performance technique designed to arm students with a strong foundation in any professional setting.

Ovations Performing Arts
Located in Mission Viejo

Offering performing arts classes for all ages and levels

Ovations Performing Arts Community is a community of technically trained performers offering classes in musical theater, acting and voice. Their mission is to create a positive and safe family atmosphere to help lift and support one another through the love of performance art.

In lieu of tuition, Ovations charges a Community Membership fee. For a single monthly fee, you will have access to any of their classes (excluding private lessons or summer camps). This includes all musical theater, acting, voice and music classes, as well as any rehearsals for community performing groups.

South Coast Repertory
Located in Costa Mesa

Learn from the best at South Coast Repertory's Theatre Conservatory! Summer and year-round classes introduce kids and teens to the world of theatre through creative dramatics and acting experiences, with emphasis on development of self-esteem, self-confidence and personal expression. After nine exciting weeks, students in the fall and winter sessions wrap up their work with in-class demonstrations, sharing their experience with family and friends. In addition, spring session students go onstage, presenting their class projects in one of SCR's state-of-the-art theatres.


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Art Classes

ArtSteps Classes
Art Classes in Mission Viejo & Yorba Linda

At Art Steps, we teach realistic, classical drawing and painting skills to kids ages 4 and up, teens and adults. Students receive hands-on, step-by-step guidance as they walk through lessons in a variety of subject matter and media, from crayons through oil paint, gaining confidence through learning to skillfully render what they see, one step at a time.

Ask us about a free introductory class!

Artventure OC
Located in Aliso Viejo

Classes for kids 6+, teens and adults

Artventure OC teaches classical techniques in drawing and painting while encouraging students to use their new skills to experiment. With classes available for children and adults, students will find that Artventure OC is an encouraging and relaxed environment where they can develop skills and reach their personal goals with a customized approach.

For children, Artventure OC turns fine art into fun art in their children's classes while learning classical drawing, painting skills​, art appreciation and art history. Adult students will develop skills and reach their goals with their customized approach.

Festival of Arts
Located in Laguna Beach Festival Grounds
Summer Art Workshops and Classes

The Festival’s Art Center provides a spacious area perfectly suited for visitors to create their own art with the help of professional artists. All workshops (including printmaking, ceramics and mixed media) are located in one centralized location just past the Festival Green.

Youth Arts Education Workshops -
Bring out that creative spark in your young artist at t he Youth Arts Education Days this summer at the Festival of Arts. Kids will enjoy art classes taught by professional Festival artists in mixed-media, jewelry making, collage and more. Meanwhile, parents will have free time to view the artwork on display throughout the Festival grounds. Festival artists will also share some of their creative techniques in a fun and friendly environment! For children ages 5 - 12.

July 8 - August 16, 2019 during the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts. Adult & Teen workshops cost is $60 and includes supplies and Festival admission. Youth Arts Education Workshops costs are $20 per class ($30 for ceramics). Reservations required

Mission Art Center
Located in Orange
Orange County Kids and Adults Painting and Drawing Classes

Mission Art Center Classes provide high-quality enrichment experiences in the visual arts for children and adults. Classes are taught by Shabnam Zafarmand and other professional artists who design fun, challenging and educational projects. Students who participate in Mission Art Center classes gain self-esteem and a feeling of accomplishment, as well as the satisfaction of completing a project of their imagination or live project and brought to life.

Offering beginning through advanced classes using a variety of mediums.

Mission Fine Art Gallery
Classes held at various OC locations

If you’re interested in scratching your artistic itch, check out the classes held by the artists of the Mission Fine Art Gallery! You can find classes held on most days of the week including courses in Beginning Adult Drawing and Painting, Basic Plein Air Painting Style, Kids’ Drawing Classes, Study Sketch to Finished Painting and more.

Mission Fine Art Gallery is a historic public space that showcases award-winning original paintings, ceramics and jewelry. This artist-run gallery has a mission to serve the community by creating art that celebrates life, culture and the unique natural surroundings of Southern California.

Mission: Renaissance
Fine Art Classes for children, teens & adults
The World's Leader in Fine Art Instruction

Students of all ages learn how to draw and paint beautifully using our proven, easy to learn, step-by-step method. Receive personalized, one-on-one instruction from highly trained, caring instructors. Call for a Free Introductory Lesson - 18 studios - including Laguna Niguel, Irvine, RSM and Anaheim Hills.

(800) 430-4278
Celebrating 35 years in Southern California

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Dance Classes / Dance Studios

Acting Academy for Kids
Located in Laguna Niguel, Irvine and San Clemente
Now offering dance classes!

Exciting dance classes provide children with a fun-filled experience in creative movement combining introductory ballet, jazz, and tap technique. Strong emphasis is placed on learning steps from the beginning and developing a solid foundation for future dance classes and musical theatre performances. Students enjoy a wide array of dance activities including games, music and movement, rhythm, strength building, props, and group activities.

The Center Stage Studio & Dance
Located in Aliso Viejo

Recently voted “Best Performing Arts School of Orange county”

CSSD has some of the most prestigious teachers including Broadway touring artists, So You Think You Can Dance alumni, Ballet Principals & Acrobatic artists. Jazz, Hip-hop, Ballet, Contemporary, Acro, Tap & Lyrical classes available as well as nationally ranked dance teams!

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Music & Singing Lessons

Chrissie Vocal Studio
Certified IVA instructor teaching beginner to adult - ages 6-96 welcome!
Located in Tustin

Training students to sing in a free and natural manner from the bottom of the range to the top with no breaks or sudden changes in quality. This technique helps a singer's range, endurance, stamina, breath control, resonance, vocal strength and quality across all styles of music without fatigue or damage to the voice. For the student who desires to bring their singing to the next level, Chrissie provides performance skills training. As a professional actress and having worked with incredible acting coaches, Chrissie is able to help the singer create a performance, not just sound.

SKYPE video lessons are also available

Musical Mentors
Located in San Juan Capistrano
Providing underprivileged kids with a chance for greatness!

Musical Mentors is and educational outreach program created for underprivileged children. Their goal is to provide these kids with a true chance for greatness through music education and effective mentors.

Ovations Performing Arts
Located in Mission Viejo

Offering voice and music classes for all ages and levels

Ovations Performing Arts Community is a community of technically trained performers offering classes in musical theater, acting and voice. Their mission is to create a positive and safe family atmosphere to help lift and support one another through the love of performance art.

In lieu of tuition, Ovations charges a Community Membership fee. For a single monthly fee, you will have access to any of their classes (excluding private lessons or summer camps). This includes all musical theater, acting, voice and music classes, as well as any rehearsals for community performing groups.

Van Tuyl Music Academy
Located in Huntington Beach
OC’s Original Music Performance Academy, Since 2004

VTMA is Orange County’s original school of rock, pop, metal, blues, jazz and modern music, located in Huntington Beach. Since 2004 we have been offering private lessons, group classes, band workshops, concert performance opportunities and music video production for musicians ages 6 and up. Our professional instructors are experts in Voice, Guitar, Piano, Bass Guitar, Drums and DJ’ing. Logo: Attached ai file so you can size it to your specs.

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Chess Class

AAA Sports Club
Chess classes located in Irvine

AAA Sports Club has Wednesday chess classes and summer camps in Irvine. AAA Sports employs four "Class A" chess instructors who are also available for private lessons. Students will learn basic moves, chess theory, chess notation, and learn how to succeed in tournament chess! They hold their own chess tournaments at the end of each semester. Check for summer camp weeks announced annually in the spring!

Click link above to visit or call (949)466-3737 for more information.

Brain Builders Educational Programs
Located in Laguna Niguel

Brain Builders is striving to change the image of chess for future generations! For their students, playing chess may just seem like a whole lot of fun, but little do they know, they are actually thinking their way to success! Programs available for absolute beginners to the advanced student. Each program is fine tuned to keep all interested and challenged. During the course of 6-9 weeks, participants will be challenged with various problems and learn the rules of chess as well as strategies and tactics.

Prep Stars
Located in Irvine

Prep Stars teaches a Wednesday chess class for beginner and intermediate players. Children will learn the basic moves, opening and mid-game strategies, and the all-important end-game. Students will also learn about the history of chess, and study famous players and matches. Players will become familiar with chess terminology and notation. Students will play matches against each other, and experience playing against chess computers. All chess instructors have above a 1900 chess rating. Prep Stars chess has open enrollment, but spots are limited.

Parents must register through Irvine Chinese School please call (949) 559-6868, extension "572" and speak to Tracy to enroll. The classes are in room 202 from 2:15pm-3:15pm on the second floor.

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Computer & Gaming

CodeREV Kids
Located in Irvine

CodeREV after school programs are now in South Irvine, right next to the Irvine Spectrum! Our students learn coding, game-making, Unreal in Virtual Reality to modding their favorite game, Minecraft, using Java code, to Engineering concepts with Minecraft.

Don't miss out on the fun and educational classes that begin September 6, and prepare your child for the future!

LA's #1 Tech Camp, now in Orange County

Located in Irvine

PlanetBravo is celebrating 17 summers of innovative summer programming for children ages 7-14. Discover courses in battle royale 3D game creation, drone programming, coding, animation, and much more. PlanetBravo prides itself of balancing indoor and outdoor play, making the summer camp experience well-rounded, all while learning the world's most important skills. The day flies by (8:30-4:30) with a mix of activities at a great price compared to national tech camps.

Weekly camps run June 24 - August 9, 2019

QD Learning
Computational Thinking Training ground for k-6th grader
Located in Anaheim

There is no question that computational thinking skills are getting the visibility because of its importance. In short, it correlates to the problem solving skills. In this class, students will learn the fundamentals of computer programming through Blockly / Scratch, Javascript, and HTML/CSS. Then they will move on to learn how to use computer code to solve problems, create games and animations using familiar characters. Our instructors support students to develop projects of their own creation.

Call 866-669-9228 to schedule a private tour today.

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Driving Lessons

Teen Driving Academy
Offering driver's education and behind-the-wheel training for drivers of all ages.

Choosing the right Driver Education program for your teen is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. Teen driving a motor vehicle is the leading cause of fatal injury among our nation's youth and potentially the most deadly activity a teenager will be involved in on a consistent basis. For this reason Teen Driving Academy has developed the premier Driver Education program and has become the choice of concerned parents.

The Behind the Wheel Drivers Training at Teen Driving Academy follows a structured lesson plan which is customized to each students needs.

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Engineering with LEGO® Products

Brain Builders Educational Programs
Located in Laguna Niguel
Saturday Night Engineering with LEGO® Products

Unleash your child's inner engineer! Every Saturday night your child can have access to over 1000's of LEGO® bricks and custom equipment. From battle machines to zip line racers, students can team up or work individually and challenge each other to see who can engineer the ultimate LEGO creation! Challenges are different each week and are sure to make the students thinks and have fun.

Great opportunity for parents to take the night off! Not only will you be relaxing, but your kids will have a great time learning and engineering the nightly project all while using LEGO bricks.

Play-Well TEKnologies - LEGO-Inspired STEM Programs
Staying after school just got a whole lot more fun

Dream it, build it, wreck it, repeat in LEGO-inspired engineering after-school enrichment! Your kid will engineer interesting projects, engage in critical thinking, work collaboratively and learn STEM concepts through playing with LEGO.

Kids can choose from different themes like Star Wars, Minecraft, Harry Potter, Girl Power, Robotics and Stop Motion. Each Play-Well class includes over 20,000 LEGO pieces to jump-start your child's imagination! Your child will travel into their favorite worlds where they will build like never before! Ages 5 - 12. Many locations in Orange County.

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Foreign Language Classes

Chimmy 5in1 Languages Center
Located in Laguna Niguel
Foreign Languages For Children: French, Spanish & Mandarin

Chimmy 5in1 Languages Center for children offers French, Spanish and Mandarin languages to infant/children. Their classes provide an easy, stimulating and interacting way for children to learn a new language with native speakers with the use of storytelling, art, games, music and song. Chimmy 5in1 also uses history to learn about culture and customs and geography to learn about the location.

LangoKids Irvine
Hola, Bonjour! Welcome to LangoKids Irvine!

Lango Kids Irvine is a full-immersion foreign language program that teaches Spanish and French to kids ages 2-10 at our facility in Irvine! Classes, taught by native or near-native speaking teachers, are 45-minutes for toddlers and 1.5 hour classes for kids 4 and up. Our low teacher-student ratio classes are designed to help your child achieve his/her higher potential and love for the language. Our program has been voted Best of OC several times and continues being the preferred language program by many in Irvine and surrounding areas.

Language Immersion Camps are also available! For classes and Camp Lango pricing and location, contact us or visit our website by clicking the link above.

QD Learning
Located in Anaheim
The only Chinese program that incorporates shared-book reading and critical reading/writing strategies for K and up

For beginners who have zero experience, shared-book reading is the proven way to develop their interests in learning the Chinese language. For intermediate-level learners, they are best to learn by following the critical reading/writing approach in real-life project settings.

Call 866-669-9228 to schedule a private tour today.

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Public Speaking / Debate/ Leadership Programs

Dale Carnegie© Training

Today, the world is more complex, competitive and demanding than ever before. Dale Carnegie Teen Leadership & Communications Courses are designed to help your teenager; build greater self-confidence, communicate effectively, strengthen people skills, develop leadership skills, as well as manage stress & peer pressure more effectively. These Courses give teenagers the skills needed to reach their goals and live up to their full potential at school, home and future careers.

Courses Offered by Dale Carnegie Training:
1.Dale Carnegie Teen Leadership & Communications: Skills for Success
2.Public Speaking Mastery for Teens
3.Teen Improv
4.Motivational Leadership for Teens: Getting Results without Authority
5.Developing a Self-Confident, Assertive Attitude: The Key to Middle School Success

QD Learning
Classes in Anaheim, Irvine, Fullerton & Cerritos
The most comprehensive soft-skill building program for TK-12 graders

QD Learning has built the most comprehensive Speech Debate & Leadership training program for students in grades K - 12. Regardless of the age level QD starts with the fundamental of communication skills then it expands to critical thinking, collaboration skills. These are the core skills for students to succeed in the 21st Century.

Learn more about the programs and how to get your kids involved by visiting our website.

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Special Needs Support

American Martial Arts Academy

American Martial Arts Academy is one of the few activities that specializes working with special needs children. In fact, doctors regularly recommend martial arts training at AMAA to students with ADD/ADHD, autism, down's syndrome, and much more. Parents have seen their children develop better focus and concentration, enhanced confidence and self-discipline, and an overall sense of pride.

Call now to schedule your free one-on-one introductory lesson - (714) 871-3898.

Armenta Learning Academy
School and Tutoring onsite/offsite programs

Armenta Learning Academy has school programs and tutoring onsite and offsite, 7 days week, for 1 to 1 and small group specialized programs tailored to your child's needs. Grounded in the belief that children are a precious gift, Armenta Learning Academy can provide the assistance that dyslexic, attention deficit, aspergers and other special learning needs students and their families need. With our student-centered programs, educational support and a developmental, hands-on approach, our students enjoy a variety of instructional styles for mild to severe learning disabilities.

All ages and learning needs. Individualized and personalized to meet your child's needs. Offering Academic, Enrichment, Social and Life Skills, Speech & Neurofeedback Therapy, Executvie Functioning Skills and Skills for School Success.

50% Off First Session for New Students!
For more information please call 949-367-WISE (9473)

PRIDE Learning Center
Multiple Locations in Orange County
Onsite and In Home one-on-one tutoring in reading, writing and comprehension

PRIDE Learning Center offers an extremely effective approach for students who struggle with reading, writing, and comprehension. Our specialized one-to-one tutoring program is research-based and creates independent and confident students. Our tutors are all credentialed and certified Orton-Gillingham Reading Specialists. We specialize with children struggling with dyslexia, specific learning disabilities, auditory processing, speech delays and other learning differences.

For more information please call us at 949-484-0230

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Tutoring - School, Homework & College Prep

Armenta Learning Academy
School and Tutoring onsite/offsite programs

Armenta Learning Academy offers Kindergarten though adult tutorial programs for all subjects, and all levels for test taking, study skills, time management, organization skills, and school success programs. We motivate and excite our students to learn and be successful not only in school, but at home, and in the community. At Armenta, we want to empower your children to prepare for the best outcome in higher education, college and life! We will maximize your child's potential!

All ages and learning needs. Individualized and personalized to meet your child's needs. Offering Academic, Enrichment, Social and Life Skills, Speech & Neurofeedback Therapy, Executvie Functioning Skills and Skills for School Success.

50% Off First Session for New Students!
For more information please call 949-367-WISE (9473)

Simply the Best Tutors, Strategies, Results.

Founded in Boston among the country's most prestigious and competitive universities, Chyten's premier test preparation and tutoring services are now available in Orange County. Chyten students - more than 20,000 -- earn the highest scores and are accepted at the nation's premier universities. Chyten is:

- Results-focused-Industry's highest SAT increase-274 points
- Effective-Perfect SAT essay scores at 50 times the national average
- Proven-Six perfect scores since January 2010.
- Qualified-Employs only tutors with Masters degrees and teaching experience.
We also offer private tutoring rooms, expert help with homework and more, and detailed online progress reports following every session. For a free consultation in our Irvine offices, call 949-242-0050, or visit our website. We are located at 4000 Barranca, Parkway Suite 220, Irvine CA 92604

Club Z! In-Home Tutoring
Affordable tutoring service, serving students of all ages

Club Z! tutors have helped over 300,000 students improve their grades, raise their test scores, learn productive study skills, build their academic self-confidence, and reach their full potential. They tutor students of all ages, pre-kindergarten through adult with tutoring available in all core subjects - reading, mathematics, science, history - as well as study skills, foreign languages, standardized test prep, Kindergarten readiness, and much more!

Has your student fallen behind in a specific subject? Are they lacking study skills, or need help preparing for that big test? Call now for assistance: 714-921-8080

College Nannies & Tutors
Serving Irvine, Tustin, Santa Ana and surrounding communities

All of our tutoring is one on one. We come to your house, local library or you can come to our learning center. We tutor all subjects including SAT Prep. Our SAT tutors score in the top 10% of their class. There are no contracts in regards to tutoring, most sessions are 60-90 minutes. Most of our students are college students or recent graduates that your kids relate well to. Our tutors make learning fun for your kids!

Call 949-933-2965 or e-mail

LePort Schools
Supplemental Tutoring and Academic Support

What a difference the right tutor can make! At LePort, we handpick and train expert teachers to be our tutors. They understand the need to create a personalized approach for your child that emphasizes both subject content and fundamental study skills. And we never forget our responsibility to motivate and inspire your child! We work with students from elementary school through college, and offer wide-ranging services, from homework help to study skills coaching to standardized test preparation. Call us for more information-we're sure we have a tutor who is a perfect match for your child!

PRIDE Learning Center
Multiple Locations
Onsite and In Home one-on-one tutoring in reading, writing and comprehension

PRIDE Learning Center offers an extremely effective approach for students who struggle with reading, writing, and comprehension. Our specialized one-to-one tutoring program is research-based and creates independent and confident students. Our tutors are all credentialed and certified Orton-Gillingham Reading Specialists. We specialize with children struggling with dyslexia, specific learning disabilities, auditory processing, speech delays and other learning differences.

For more information please call us at 949-484-0230

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Writing Classes

QD Learning
A project-based reading/writing program to develop student’s critical thinking skills for 3rd-6th grader
Located in Anaheim

The program focuses on narrative, expository and opinion reading/writing. Throughout the classes, students will be working on projects for them to apply the knowledge they will learn in the class. In Spring, we will have a mini session (about 6 lessons) to focus on CAASPP. In addition, daily journal writing and monthly newsletter contribution are required to keep the class engaging and fun.

Call 866-669-9228 to schedule a private tour today.

Located in Fountain Valley, online courses available

Welcome to Write Away Academy, the only tutoring center dedicated exclusively to the craft and study of writing. The Write Away Academy philosophies and methodologies have helped children discover their voice and writing fluency. We believe we can help your child, too. At Write Away Academy, your child will build writing skills using our WAA Labs approach that lead to success inside the classroom and beyond.

At Write Away Academy, we help school-aged children become eager, thoughtful and confident writers who can attack any writing situation. Unlike one-stop-tutoring-shops who try to do it all or test prep programs that tackle only one writing situation, we focus on what we do best ... empowering reluctant through eager writers to achieve writing craft and success, ultimately becoming independent thinkers and lifelong learners.

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AAA Sports Club
Basketball Camps & Training in Irvine

AAA Sports Club runs a basketball skills clinic every Thursday in Irvine. Choose from two training groups (beginner & intermediate) for boys and girls ages 5-12. Practice is at a state-of-the-art facility in Irvine, baskets are lowered and youth-sized basketballs are used. Players will learn the fundamentals of basketball, participate in fun and challenging drills, and play in scrimmages. All coaches are former college players. Summer camp also available.

Click link above to learn more or call (949) 466-3737

Ladera Sports Center
Private Basketball Training – ages 8 and up

Private basketball training can enhance a player’s skill set and take them to an elite level. Just like tutors for academics, our professional trainers examine what players need to work on most and create a custom training program to enhance each player’s abilities during the season or help them get ready for the next season. Ladera Sports Center’s LV8 training program is available year-round with flexible days and times.

For more information, click the link in this listing or call 949325-6080

Orange County Shooting Stars Basketball
Fall Season starting now!

Orange County Shooting Stars is a competitive youth basketball league for boys and girls ages 6 to 13 based out of Orange, CA. Our main goal is to teach all of our players the fundamentals of the game of basketball and to develop their individual and team skills so that they can go on to play basketball at a more competitive level either now or in the future. All of our teams will practice once a week, and play one game every Saturday afternoon.

If you are interested in playing, or if you have any questions, please click on the link above to check out our website or give us a call at (714) 357-0315.

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Equestrian Training

Blue Ribbon Saddle Club
Newport Beach

Welcome to our comfortable and fun, family-oriented stables. We offer programs and lessons for all levels and ages on our full range of sweet ponies and schooled horses. Progress quickly with our skillful and kind instructors. Learn the aspects of horse care and management as you develop skill and confidence in the saddle.
English-Western-Dressage Private and Group Lessons
7 days a week Trail Rides in Newport Back Bay or Trailer Out
Summer & School Holiday Day Camps 9-1 pm
Shows Including: Orange County Interscholastic League
"Special Needs" Riding Lessons
Birthday Parties with lots of Riding, Crafts, Favors


Carol Fallon Riding Center
San Juan Capistrano

The Carol Fallon Riding Center provides a safe, professional, fun environment for youth and adults to learn lifetime equestrian skills and to become skilled riders. In the lesson program, students are taught balance, coordination and the value of persistent effort. Students are also taught a general knowledge of the horse, grooming and basic horse care.

26282 Oso Road, San Juan Capistrano

Equiis Elite
San Juan Capistrano

Equiis Elite provides horseback riding lessons in Western and English pleasure, Hunter/Jumper, and Eventing for riders 4 years old through adults. All levels of skills are accepted - beginning through advanced.

Taking pride in their gentle approach to training with both riders and horses, Equiis Elite makes the extra effort in meeting the individual needs of each rider.

26282 Oso Road, San Juan Capistrano

Gladstone Equestrian
San Juan Capistrano

If you have always dreamed of learning to ride horses then start now and make that dream a reality. Horseback riding is a wonderful sport that is healthy for your body and soothing to your soul. The horse is a magnificent animal who teaches us responsibility, courage, tolerance and acceptance. We welcome all riders over the age of six to participate in our program. Our primary style is Hunt Seat and we also teach Western Pleasure. For the student who wants to win All Around Awards, we can teach you both. Learning how to communicate with horses in a way they understand and learning how the horse mentally and physically responds to you is of utmost importance.

Located at the beautiful Sycamore Trails Stables.
Ph: 949-290-6436

KB Performance Horses
Newport Beach

KB Performance Horses is owned and operated by AQHA/APHA Professional Horseman and World Champion Kayla McQuaig. Whatever you need KBPH can customize your equine program to meet your goals. If you are beginner, we have safe retired show horses to teach you the ropes. If you are a seasoned riding veteran we can take you to the top showing. We specialize in English and Western AQHA events such as trail, western pleasure, horsemanship, showmanship, western riding, hunter under saddle and hunt seat equitation.

In addition to leassons, we offer showing, stalling, sales and leases. And we can plan special occasions such as birthday parties and summer camps. Any horse needs you have we can meet - inquire about being a KB Performance Horses team member today!

Silver Stirrup Riding Academy
Lake Forest

The Silver Stirrup Goal is to bring a solid foundation of horsemanship to any and every horse-enthusiast! At any age, whether you're looking for your very first experience with horses, or a returning rider who needs some help getting back in the saddle, they've got the horses and the qualified instruction for you! Silver Stirrup's typical TWO HOUR horsemanship lessons are competitive in price to most ONE hour riding lessons in Orange County!

Serrano Creek Ranch in Lake Forest
25200 Trabuco Rd, Lake Forest, CA

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Golf Lessons

Lake Forest Golf Course
The best kept secret in Orange County - Course now open to the public!

Would you like to improve your game? Lake Forest has professional golfers to help you lower your scores. Talk to them about bringing your skills up to par. Golf Professionals are available for lessons for individual or groups.

Semita School
Summer golf program

Semita School is proud to offer its exciting Summer Golf Programs for local high school students in Cerritos and surrounding cities. Students will receive top-quality golf instruction in small groups from a PGA professional. All skill levels are welcome. Students will learn the fundamentals of golf, including swing mechanics and ball-flight laws, as well as how to make adjustments based on these principles. Each clinic will conclude with a 9-hole round for practical application. Come join us for some fun under the sun!

Please contact 714-367-8688 or click the link above for more information.

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High Performance Sports Training

Competitive Advantage Sports and Performance Consulting
Performance Coaching for Athletes

Take the next step and start working on becoming the best athlete or performer you can be. Dr. Timothy G. Miller is a sports and performance psychology coach who works with athletes and performers of all ages, sports, and abilities.

Too often athletes lose their enjoyment of playing because of the stresses they experience. Dr. Miller's passion is helping athletes understand how to both recognize and overcome these difficulties. His mental enhancement techniques help those who are looking to gain a competitive advantage, improve practice and game focus and be more consistent with performance.

Skpe appointments always available to meet client needs.

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Martial Arts / Tae Kwon Do & Judo

AAA Sports Club
Karate lessons located in Irvine

Discipline, self-defense, fun, and fitness! AAA Sports Club has one of the highest rated Karate Clubs in Southern California (5/5 stars on yelp!). Classes are on weekdays starting at 4:30 PM. Trial classes begin at just $19. From their youth "Tiny Tiger" groups to their "Adult Karate" classes they have group lessons for everyone!

Click link above to visit for more information!

American Martial Arts Academy

AMAA is different than other martial arts schools because we emphasize the personal development of our students. We teach our students using positive reinforcement to build Confidence, Self-Discipline, Coordination, and Focus. Our well-trained instructors have years of experience not just in martial arts, but also in child development. They use their knowledge to provide a safe and fun environment for your children to grow. Our program is perfect for children with physical and developmental disabilities. At American Martial Arts Academy, your children will build character and learn values that will prepare them for school and life.

Call now for more info - (714) 871-3898. Ages 3 to 83.

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Skateboard Lessons

Etnies Skate Park
Lake Forest

Designed for all ages, these lessons can help develop the skills needed to succeed on your skateboard. Beginning, intermediate and private classes are available. Taught by experienced riders who are capable of showing beginning riders where to start and showing advanced riders new tricks such as switch stance and pool coping grinds. Availability is limited. Full protective gear consisting of a helmet, elbow pads, and knee pads are required.

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Swimming Lessons

YMCA of Orange County
Swim Lessons
(All Ages)

YMCA of Orange County offer a variety of swim programs for all ages that challenge and develop participants in spirit, mind, and body. From toddlers who need basic water safety and survival skills, to seniors who need to brush up on their breast stroke, YMCA swimming is for everyone.

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Surfing Lessons

Bodyboarding Adventures
Located in San Clemente

Ages 6 & Up

Bodyboarding Adventures offers private lessons for students ages 6 & up of all ability levels. Our instructors are all current or former professional bodyboarders and are CPR and First Aid certified. Take a private lesson with one of our instructors to improve your skills and you'll be able to say you learned from the best bodyboarders in the world!

JP's Surf Camp
San Clemente

Founded in 2001, JP's Surf Camp is a camp where surfing is taught in a safe, well-staffed, instructional environment. All instructors are CPR and first aid certified. Located in beautiful San Clemente, California, JP's Surf Camp offers children and adults the opportunity to learn how to surf or better their surfing ability in a small group environment with a 3 to 1 student to instructor ratio. This small group instruction provides students with more individual attention and a safer environment in which to learn surfing. In addition to their camp programs, JP's Surf Camp also offers Year Round Private and Group Lessons!

Soul Surfing School
Laguna Beach

A Laguna Beach Surfing school whose goal is to teach their students about the wonderful world of surfing. Their teaching curriculum has been designed by ocean safety experts to give students a full understanding of the sport of surfing. Their team of CPR certified instructors are lifeguards, surf coaches, and ocean enthusiasts who are focused on making your lesson a success. All equipment (new soft top surfboards, wet suits, rash guards) are provided.

Year round private lessons and small clinics are available and they also provide Summer Surf Clinics for Kids.

Walking on Water Surf Camp - La Jolla

La Jolla Surf Camp presenting a unique opportunity to enjoy the awesome sport of surfing in a fun and fulfilling Christian environment. Walking on Water has been running overnight surf camps in San Diego since the summer of 1995. Their camps are open for male and female students between the ages of 11-14 and 15-18.

A typical day at Walking on Water Surf Camp includes the following: breakfast in cafeteria, morning Bible study, bus ride to the beach, surfing, lunch at the beach, more surfing, bus ride back to campus, rest time, dinner, small group time with counselor, recreational activities, nightly singing and guest speaker, hang out time, and bed time.

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Volleyball Lessons

AAA Sports Club
Located in Irvine

Girls volleyball clinics at a fraction of the normal club-team price! AAA Sports Club has after-school volleyball training for beginner and intermediate players ages 6-14 in Irvine. New players are always welcome year-round to join their practices and work on their basic skills to prepare for club play. Two tournaments are available per season (optional). All coaches have professional or collegiate playing experience. Summer camp also available.

Click link above, or call (949) 466-3737 for more information.

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