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Fun Classes in Austin for Kids and Adults

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Notice that some of these classes are free, or offer a free trial class.


Kids

Austin Public Library Youth Services
Austin libraries offer free and fun activities for babies and kids including story times, puppet shows, music shows, and much more. 
website: http://www.austinlibrary.com/calendar_plus.cfm

Recreation Center Classes (Multiple locations in Austin)
There area 21 Recreation centers in the Austin area offering a range of very affordable classes for kids, in Art, Sports, Swimming, Yoga, and much more. 

website: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/parks/rec_centers.htm


Premier Martial Arts
Offers classes in Karate and Kickboxing for kids ages 4-12. Tip: Try a free class before you sign up. You can register on their website.
website: http://www.pmaaustin.com/

Whole Foods Market Culinary Classes (downtown)
Whole Foods offers fun cooking classes for kids. Teach your kids to cook with local, fresh, and organic ingredients at an early age. They're one-time classes but a lot of fun. 
website: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/lamar/storecalendar.php

Central Market (North Lamar and Westgate)
The Central Market has a cooking school with great cooking and technique classes for adults and kids.
website: http://www.centralmarket.com/Cooking-School.aspx

Gymboree Play & Music (4 locations)
Offers 4 convenient locations and fun classes for babies, toddlers, and kids in Play & Learn, Art, Music, School Skills, and Sports. They also offer family classes for siblings of different ages. Tip: Try a free class before you sign up to make sure your kids will enjoy it.
website: http://www.gymboreeclasses.com/b2c/customer/programIndex.jsp

KinderMusik (2 locations)
Music classes for kids ages 0-7. Tip: Try a free class before you sign up to make sure your kids will enjoy it. Also, check out their website for free music downloads.
website: http://www.kmbydeborah.com/

The Little Gym (2 locations)
Great instructors and a fun environment for kids to learn gymnastics and dance. Tip: try a free class before you sign up to make sure your kids will enjoy it.
website: http://www.thelittlegym.com/

KidsActing
Offers acting classes and camps for kids ages 3-18.
website: http://www.kidsactingstudio.com/

Yoga Yoga
Offers classes for adults and children (ages 5-8) or parent-child classes (ages 2-4). 
website: http://www.yogayoga.com/childrensyoga


Adults

Alliance Francaise 
The Alliance Francaise D'Austin is a non-profit organization offering French language classes for all levels in the daytime, evenings, and weekends. 
website: http://www.afaustin.org/

Central Market (North Lamar and Westgate)
The Central Market has a cooking school with great cooking and technique classes for adults and kids.
website: http://www.centralmarket.com/Cooking-School.aspx


Premier Martial Arts
Offers classes in Karate and Kickboxing for kids and adults. Tip: Try a free class before you sign up. You can register on their website.
website: http://www.pmaaustin.com/

Recreation Center Classes (Multiple locations in Austin)
There area 21 Recreation centers in the Austin area offering a range of very affordable classes and lectures, in Art, Crafts, Health, Yoga, Pilates, and much more. 
website: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/parks/rec_centers.htm

REI (3 locations)
REI offers FREE classes to teach you about the outdoors, wildlife, techniques for winter sports, and much more. Suitable for families. Check out the REI near you for offerings. 
website: http://www.rei.com

Whole Foods Market Culinary Classes (downtown)
Whole Foods offers fun cooking classes for adults, cooking with local, fresh, and organic ingredients. Some focus on specific cuisines, some on seasonal cooking, and some on budget constraints.
website: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/lamar/storecalendar.php


Williams-Sonoma (2 locations)
Take a FREE cooking and technique class at a Williams-Sonoma store near you. 
website: http://www.williams-sonoma.com/customer-service/store-locator.html

Yoga Yoga
Offers a variety of Yoga classes for adults and children, as well as child-parent and prenatal classes.
website: http://www.yogayoga.com/