800 Barron Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306, T: (650) 858-0508
800 Barron Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Tel (650) 858-0508
Fax (650) 813-1031

After School Activities

Looking for fun and enriching student activities after school? You've come to the right place. Barron Park Elementary offers after-school activities every day of the week. Activities are held right at Barron Park Elementary!

Activities — Winter/Spring 2018 – 2019

Please note: Do not use the "Register" links below if you are interested in a scholarship. Instead, refer to the Scholarship Application below for instructions.

Classes begin the week of January 14, 2019.
Registration begins December 7, 2018.
Scholarship Applications accepted December 10 – 14, 2018 (in the school office during regular office hours before and after school).

The goal of After School Activities is to enhance the student learning experience by offering enrichment classes that appeal to each child’s interests. The classes should be fun and enjoyable for students. The vendors offering classes are private organizations. Please make sure to communicate any questions or concerns about a child’s participation to the vendors directly to help determine if the class is a good fit for your student. Take a look at our wonderful class choices!


Register early! If you are not applying for a scholarship, register directly with the After School Activity vendors using the links below. Unless you are applying for a scholarship, all registration fees are to be paid directly to the After-School Activity vendors upon registration.


Partial and full scholarships may be available, on a first come, first served basis! Students applying for a Scholarship must fill out the Scholarship Application and the Scholarship Class Reigstration Form. More instructions for applying for a scholarship can be found on the Scholarship Application. Scholarship Applications and Scholarship Class Registration Forms are available in the school office, or can be downloaded and printed from the following links:

To apply:

Scholarship Applications and Scholarship Class Registration Forms must be printed, completed, and submitted to the school office during regular office hours before or after school.


For registration questions contact Marlo Kitch.
For scholarship questions contact Amy Love .


Last update: December 10, 2018


1/14/2019 – 5/27/2018

By Nexplore

Each course, students dive deep into one scientific concept like inventions, energy, DNA magnetism, and more. Using an interactive kit, students investigate and build understanding with dynamic hands-on activities, including many experiments they can proudly take home!

  • Grades K–5
  • 2:50 PM – 3:50 pm
  • Room 18
  • Fee $335 (materials fee included)

By After School Tennis

Our modified equipment is ideal for young beginners, ensuring they learn at their level and grasp the fundamentals of this fantastic sport. Smaller racquets, low-compression red balls and an 18ft portable net are all provided, all you need to do is sign your children up and we’ll have them enjoying this great sport in no time.

  • Grades K–3
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 pm
  • blacktop
  • Fee $450

By KidzToPros

Mix of martial arts, boxing and self defense

  • Grades K–5
  • K–3: 2:30 PM – 3:30 pm
  • 4–5: 2:50 PM – 3:50 pm
  • black top
  • Fee $150

By After School Music Academy

Learn piano in a fun social group atmosphere! Group piano class provides students an excellent introduction to the keyboard and prepares them for more serious private study as well as playing in a band/ensemble.

  • Grades K–3
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Room 12
  • Fee $330


Learn hand building techniques with clay and work at the potter's wheel. Explore charcoal as a versatile medium of expression.

  • Grades 1–5 (K's accepted with approval by PAPPA)
  • 2:30 PM – 4:20 pm
  • picnic tables
  • Fee: See registration form


1/15/19 – 5/28/19

By KidzToPros

Soccer is a great simple sport to learn and play while enabling kids to build their coordination and fundamental skills, speed, strength, and stamina! KidzToPros 8–11 week program introduces passing, receiving, dribbling, goal tending, defending, footwork, and foot-eye coordination.

  • Grades K–5
  • K–3: 2:30 PM – 3:30 pm
  • 4–5: 2:50 PM – 3:50 pm
  • field
  • Fee $190

By Chess King

Study the essential elements, acquire the proper tools and play winning chess! Learn the basics or train deep into advanced tactical and positional play. Participate in semi-formal tournament play and optional homework. Learn intriguing history. Move up in the rankings and achieve awards. See how the masters do it!

  • Grades K–5
  • 2:50 PM – 3:50 pm
  • picnic tables
  • Fee $180 (1/15 – 3/26)
  • Fee $160 (4/9 – 5/28)


1/16/18 – 5/29/19

Music Theater
By The Green Room

Come perform in a show tailored to the talents of each participant! From Aladdin, to Cinderella, to Monster Mansion, to The Cat in the Hat; all of our shows are loads of fun and chock full of musical numbers! Every student who signs up gets a part in the show!

  • Grades 1–5
  • 1:35 PM – 2:35 pm
  • Room TBD
  • Fee $400

run for fun
By Run for Fun Camps

Run for Fun is an outdoor after school program that focuses on play through field games. Kids work on speed, agility and fitness while enjoying games such as capture the flag, chaos tag, and dodgeball.

  • Grades K–5
  • 1:35 PM – 2:35 pm
  • field
  • Fee $175 (1/9 – 3/13)
  • Fee $160 (3/20 – 5/22)

By Bricks4Kidz

LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 Robotics is the latest technology! Students will incorporate the newest generation of motors, sensors and software by programming their commands directly into the intelligent brick and testing their capabilities. Our endless list of builds is sure to provide the complete fundamental components of robotics at best! For 3rd–5th grade

  • Grades 3–5
  • 1:35 PM – 3:05 pm
  • room TBD
  • Fee $399

By KidzToPros

All kids have an incredible imagination! KidzToPros Creative art program will take it one step further by exploring and applying their imagination into various types of art projects, uncovering true talent that has yet to be seen! Creative art is an amazing and fun way for children to make choices and solve problems.

  • Grades K–5
  • 1:35 PM – 2:35 PM
  • Room 1
  • Fee $228


1/17/19 – 5/30/19

By One-On-One Basketball

After School Hoops is a one hour per week instructional basketball class. Through positive coaching, games, and contests, players will improve their skills while having fun in the process.

  • Grades K–5
  • K–3: 2:30 PM – 3:50 pm
  • 4–5: 2:50 PM – 3:50 PM
  • basketball courts
  • K–3 Fee: $414
  • 4–5 Fee: $324

By KidzToPros

KidzToPros Hip Hop Dance Program is a great way to keep kids actively engaged and moving! This program serves as an introduction to the fundamentals of Hip Hop evolution. Stretching, rhythms, upper and lower body strength and footwork are all incorporated

  • Grades K–5
  • K–3: 2:30 PM – 3:30 pm
  • 4–5: 2:50 PM – 3:50 PM
  • Room 12
  • Fee: $150


1/18/19 – 5/24/19

By Art and Soul

Our goal is to improve and strengthen student observational skills. Develop their drawing, sculpture and painting techniques in both contemporary & classical styles. Projects will examine human and animal anatomy, still life, landscape, fantasy & monsters, art history and graphic design, all from culturally diverse perspectives.

  • Grades K–5
  • 2:30 PM – 4:00 pm
  • room 12
  • Fee $510 (pro-rated)

Computer Science
By KidzToPros

KidzToPros coding programs not only teach coding but also fosters creativity, reasoning and problem solving. Kids look forward to their next class and are seen getting innovative and creative.

  • Grades 2–5
  • 2–3: 2:30 PM – 3:30 pm
  • 4–5: 2:50 PM – 3:50 PM
  • room 18
  • Fee $240

Disclaimer: The class overview content is subject to change. Please refer to the vendor's registration site to reconfirm dates & fees.

Class vendors will provide supervision to grades K-3 between school dismissal time and class start time, when applicable.


Register early! Enrollment may be limited for some activities. Each activity requires individual registration and fees.

Unless you are applying for a scholarship, registration occurs through the activity providers using the "Register" links.

Winter/Spring 2018 – 2019

Activities begin:
Week of January 14, 2019
Registration begins:
December 7, 2018
Scholarship applications accepted:
December 10 – 14, 2018 (in school office)