School may be out for the day, but your kids sure aren’t. Even after spending hours studying, they still have a lot of energy to burn. The result? They keep nagging you until dinnertime since they’re bored. 

Luckily, Sarasota has a lot of after-school ideas in its back pocket. It gets you out of the pickle and boosts your kid’s development. We have a list ready for you — make the call!

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Bostock's Martial Arts & Fitness
Recreation $$$
7300 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton FL, 34205
If your kid wants to expend energy through physical activity, look no further than Bostock’s Martial Arts & Fitness. The facility offers after-school pickup and conducts several programs, including Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Circus Arts, and Yoga.
The Children's Garden and Art Center
Recreation $
1670 10th Way, Sarasota FL, 34236
Got a super creative kid at home? The Children's Garden and Art Center welcome them to the land of nature wrapped in make-believe situations. Garden and art programs to creative dress-up and imaginative play, every activity fosters your child’s imagination.
Dance Theatre of Bradenton
Other $
5657 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton FL, 34209
Does your kid love the spotlight? If yes, the Dance Theatre of Bradenton might be right up their alley. The center specializes in offering the finest ballet training to over 3-year-olds. It also teaches classical and contemporary dance.
Sarasota Dance Academy
1100 N Tuttle Ave, Unit 17, Sarasota FL, 34237
Sarasota Dance Academy offers a unique training program for a well-rounded performance and formal ballet dance education. If your child loves to twirl around, the academy can be a great place to begin!
N zone sports Suncoast
Travel & Recreation $$
6456 Fox Grape Lane, Lakewood Ranch FL, 34202
N Zone Sports Suncoast is perfect for kids who love sports. They can choose any game they want — youth soccer, basketball, cheerleading, Tball, or lacrosse. You can also opt for weekend practices if daily ones don’t work for your kid.