Back to School is always such an exciting time for Mississauga Kids and their families. Some students will return to the same school while other find themselves in a new school or new neighbourhood, making new friends. Regardless of your situation, Back to School is a time for new beginnings.That’s why we’re here to help! Let us help you find what you need for the kids that you love! Whether it’s new academic, artistic or athletic pursuits, we’ve already got the details for you. Below, you’ll find music lessons, dance studios, tutors, gyms, clubs and more! There is something for every age.
Extracurricular classes or activities usually begin in September and end in June, unless they have specified shorter sessions. For more information just click the company’s name and you will be sent to their website. You will find that many locations offer online registration. For some you may have to visit the location to make your payment and fill out registration forms.
Mississauga Academic Programs
Addity Learning nurtures a dynamic learning environment to support critical thinking, bringing out every child’s true potential. Programs are offered for grades 1 – 6, placing students in groups of 5 or less with individual set goals tracked at each session. The programs currently focus on math curriculum. Call now to schedule a free session.
8 Stavebank Road – Port Credit, ON – 647.997.5410
Alliance Francaise provides complete French language immersion with a blend of fun and educational activities for babies, teens and adults. Classes focus on general language skills, test preparation, culture or conversation.
4261 Sherwoodtowne Blvd – Mississauga – 905.272.4444
Kanduu Learning offers lessons to children who struggle with reading, spelling, concentration or staying on track. Instructors engage children in ways that challenge their brain to build new neural networks without the use of drugs. The combination of therapeutic and academic remediation techniques are suitable for students of any ability. The program is tailor made of each individual and Kanduu assures children will enjoy this holistic experience.
1489 Hurontario Street – Mississauga, ON – 905.966.0022
Mathnasium will retain your child’s math skills with one-on-one instruction and a customized learning plan based on the child’s needs and goals. Covering various topics split by age groups for students from KG through to grade 12, Mathnasium will build confidence and forge a positive attitude toward the subject.
1250 Eglinton Ave West, A8 – Mississauga, ON – 905.997.2939
Oxford Learning follows a cognitive approach to learning, focusing on helping children learn how to learn. Students practice their math, reading, writing, and study skills while building confidence. Programs are offered for students of all ages, and they also offer French studies for all speaking levels.
Erin Mills, 3185 Unity Drive, 2nd Floor, Mississauga – 905.369.6610
Meadowvale, 204-6750 Winston Church Boulevard, Mississauga – 905.824.6680
Port Credit, #5-347 Lakeshore Rd. East, Mississauga – 905.891.2500
Tutor Bright offers affordable in-home tutoring with a personalized academic & mentorship plan. Tutors work with all grade levels, with specialized programs for homework help, math, english and french skills. Ask about your free skills assessment!
N/A – Mississauga, ON – 416.800.4341
Spirit of Math is Canada’s largest “after-school school” exclusively for high performing students in grades 1 to 11. The unique drill system, curriculum, problem solving and cooperative group work provide an all-encompassing program that has produced many top Canadian math students for more than 25 years. Students attend a 1½ hour class each week, progressing through the regular school year for 39 weeks.
Spirit of Math – 2170 Dunwin Drive, Unit 1 – Mississauga, ON – 416.223.1985
Sylvan Learning Mississauga Tutors Children from JK – Grade 12 in the Clarkson, Lorne Park, Port Credit and Mineola areas. Each child completes an academic assessment used to create a custom learning plan. Teachers continuously adapt this program to ensure your child’s learning experience is challenging yet never frustrating. Lessons cover all academic subjects and have a flexible schedule.
168 Queen Street S – Mississauga, ON – 905.814.8177
1107 Lorne Park Rd, Suite 204 – Mississauga, ON – 905.271.3535
Write on Q is an after school program focusing on communication skills for students in grades 3 – 8. Kids work on written, presentation, interpersonal and team building skills with a program that supplements the Ontario school curriculum. Classes are held every week for 1 ½ hour sessions from September to June.
4216 Cawthra Road – Mississauga, ON – 647.766.5678
At Zebra Robotics students in Grade 4-8 can learn about robotic design and programming through interactive group learning. There is also an Early Mechanics program for kids in Grade 2 to Grade 4. Students learn through hands on experiments with different types of simple machines, including levers, wedges, gears, wheels and axles. Both programs have four levels, from beginner to expert, and are available on Friday evenings or Saturdays.
6900 Millcreek Dr., Unit #4 – Mississauga, ON – 647.537.4909
Mississauga Creative Programs
Canada’s Professional School of Music & Arts provides group dance lessons in Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap and Acro, and private music classes in Piano, Guitar, Voice, Violin, Flute, Drums, History and Harmony. Kindermusik is a specialized music and movement class for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. The studio also offers Musical Theatre programs and art classes in Drawing, Painting, Portfolio Preparation, as well as Kinder Art classes for preschoolers.
6590 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle – Mississauga ON – 905.821.1142
At Cheer Force, every person that tries out for a team will be placed with the group best suited for their skills and ability. Recreational and competitive programs are open to children of all ages. Students learn jumps, cheers, dance, tumbling and stunts while they improve their flexibility and strength.
1060 South Service Road West – Oakville, ON – 905.844.4884
The Debra-Lynne School of Dance & Music offers private music lessons in vocal, piano, keyboard, guitar, bass and music theory. They also offer dance lessons in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Acro, Tumbling, Lyrical and Musical Theatre. Click here to see their registration days this August.
165 Matheson Boulevard East – Mississauga, ON – 905.238.6616
Do Re Mi gives children as young as 8 months the chance to explore music and rhythm. Kids 4 and under can participate in Music Pups with their parents, singing, dancing and playing simple instruments. Older students can learn Piano, Guitar, Brass Instruments, Voice and Music Theory in a private or group setting.
Do Re Mi – 4141 Sladeview Crescent, Unit 16 – Mississauga, ON – 905.608.963
Get your cheer on with Power Cheer Toronto! Children on the Allstar Cheer Teams compete across North America, holding 80 National titles. Pre-Competitive Cheer Teams are available for all ages and all ability levels from ages 4 and up. The facility also also offers tumbling classes and private lessons that are hands-on and drill focussed. Those with no cheerleading experience are invited to try a 10 week session that teaches athletes the basics of cheerleading. A new session begins in Mid-September.
3580 Laird Rd. Unit 2 – Mississauga, ON – 905.569.0049
Sampradya Dance Academy offers Bharatanatyam dance lessons to children and adults, ages 4 and up. Under the direction of internationally reputed teacher and choreographer Lata Pada, Sampradaya’s qualified teaching staff prepares students for their arangetram – solo dance graduation, and for ISTD accreditation. Make sure to ask about their sibling discounts!
3250 Ridgeway Dr – Streetsville, ON – 905.607.8434
Shake Rattle and Sing is an at-home children’s music school in Port Credit. Programs offer music lessons for babies and toddlers, music classes for pre-schoolers and young children, plus private piano lessons. They focus on spending quality years singing, doing body percussion, and moving to music before children move to lessons with instruments.
1399 Elaine Trail – Mississauga, ON – 905.271.5514
Star Acting Studios provides a fun enriched program at The Hershey Centre where kids are engaged in theatrical games and acting activities. There are eight classes per session, each week based on a character attribute, (empathy, honesty, etc.). Classes are taught by award winning actress Shadia Simmons and associates.
5500 Rose Cherry Pl – Mississauga, ON- 416.525.6525
Studio PAVAS has Visual Arts, Music, Drama and Dance programs for children of all ages. They offer an array of options in each of these disciplines so please visit their website to see which activity would suit your child best. This facility operates on a 3-semester schedule from September through June for a total of 36 weeks of classes. Register over the phone or visit the office between Monday to Thursday 10:00am to 8:00pm, Friday 1:00pm to 9:00pm or Saturdays from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Payments may be made monthly, by semester, or for the full year.
Studio PAVAS – 2301 Royal Windsor Drive – Mississauga, ON – 905.403.9435
Studio X offers Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Acro, Modern, Lyrical & Hip Hop classes with their highly trained instructors. Parent can also enjoy “While you Wait” Stott Pilates classes and even take a dance class themselves, as anyone ages 2 ½ and up is welcome to learn. Recreational and Competitive Programs are available. Register by phone, email or make an appointment at the studio. Their last registration days are September 3rd & 4th from 5pm-8pm.
Studio X – 3600 A Laird Rd. Unit #1 – Mississauga, ON – 905.569.3959
The Van Buskirk Studios of Dance invite new students, ages 3 – adult, to register for their Fall classes in Kinderdance, Ballet, Tap Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Acro and Musical Theatre. The studios goal is to help children gain confidence, develop poise, creativity and inspiration while having fun learning to Dance.
755 The Queensway East,#103 – Mississauga, ON – 905.272.0409
Mississauga Athletic Programs
Canlan Sportsplex – Details TBA. Canlan organizes soccer, ball hockey and volleyball leagues and drop-in classes for youth and adults.
3360 Wolfedale Road – Mississauga ON – 905.366.1057
The Ontario Centre for Classical Sports has recreational and comeptitive fencing programs for ages 7 and up. The OCCS also welcomes all archers ages 8 and up to use olympic style re-curve bows. Groups are separated by age and ability. All skill levels are welcome.
3750 Laird Rd – Mississauga, ON – 905.820.5151
Kids Super Gym offers group gymnastics and acro-tumbling classes in 1 hour or 1.5 hour sessions. Children are grouped by age and ability.Toddlers ages 1 – 3 years are invited to Parent & Tot classes wile children ages 3 and up can begin gymnastics sessions. Special needs classes are also available for those who require a modified curriculum. Students may also choose to take private classes where they design a training program to suit their needs.
Kids SuperGym – 3620 A Laird Rd – Mississauga, ON – 905.607.5437
Futures Gymnastics offers Gymnastics, Dance, Cheerleading, Tumbling, Trampoline, Martial Arts and more! Children as young as 18 months are invited to sign up for Gymnastics, while dance starts for ages 2 1/2 and Acro for ages 6 – 16. If your child is passionate about their sport, ask about joining Future’s Competitive Team. Click here to enter their Parent Portal to see the fall program schedule.
Futures Gymnastics – 6991 Millcreek Dr. Unit 8 – Mississauga, ON – 905.819.9042
Futures Gymnastics – 3425 Laird Dr Unit 6 – Mississauga, ON –905.820.4843
Manjaks‘ programs cover all levels of gymnastics training from recreation through to pre-competitive, provincial and national stream gymnastics. Toddlers to teens can start Tumbling for Dance & Cheer, Gymnastics and Trampolining.
Manjak’s Gymnastics – 4190 Sladeview Cres. Unit #4 – Misissauga, ON – 905.608.0879
Magnitude Martial Arts has 3 locations in Mississauga that offer after school Taekwondo classes including pickup from local schools. Magnitude students enjoy martial arts and various activities including crafts, drawing, games and homework time. Call ahead and book your child’s free trial! Magnitude also offers Self-Defence Workshops for teenagers and adults throughout the year.
12 Falconer Dr. Unit 15 – Mississauga, ON – 905.821.9355
& 3250 Ridgeway Dr. Units 7 & 8. Mississauga, ON – 905.820.9355
& 6820 Kitimat Units 5-6 – Mississauga, ON – 905.858.9355
Mississauga Martial Arts offers an after school program encompassing martial arts, supervised activities and homework time. MAC Tae Kwon-Do classes start for beginners as young as 3 years old. Their pick up service makes things easy by transporting children directly from their school. Fridays focus on FUN instead of Martial Arts, and full day programs are offered for school closures and snow days.
3185 Unity Drive – Mississauga, ON – 905.607.2626
The Mississauga North Baseball Association owns The Den, a state-of-the-art indoor baseball/ softball complex where children can participate in T-Ball Leagues and Development Clinics. The T-Ball League is for age 4 -7, running on 8 Saturdays with a 1 hour game per team. Development Clinics are 6 weeks for ages 8 – 12 on Tuesdays.
7275 Rapistan Court – Mississauga ON – 647.209.7555
For the fall season at the Mississauga North Soccer Club, Development Programs & Speciality Clinics are offered for ages 4 – 18 in 8-sessions on Saturdays or Sundays. The Indoor Youth Development League runs in 12 Saturday sessions (4 technical development sessions and 8 league games) starting in January, 2015.
10 Falconer Drive, Unit 12 – Mississauga, ON – 905.858.1227
The Little Gym offers Parent and Child Classes for kids 4 months – 3 years. Older children can sign up for Gymnastics, Sports Skills Development, Dance and/or Karate. Kids aged 3-4 can join the Wonderkids Club for immersive instructor-led activities, arts and crafts projects, story time, and more.
2172 Wyecroft Road – Oakville, ON – 905.815.8151
Pakmen‘s indoor volleyball programs cater to each age group and skill level, ensuring children have a blast while getting fit and learning the sport of volleyball. All coaches are former Pakmen players who have gone on to play for their college and university teams. The Club offers a variety of team programs as well as private lessons. To read more about each of these programs, click here.
1703-350 Rathburn Road West – Mississauga, ON – 905.276.7388
WRITTEN BY EMILY JOHNSON