Let our readers come to your rescue! Discover their picks for outstanding programs in dance, martial arts, sports, arts and crafts, and academic classes.

Dedham Health and Athletic Complex – Dedham
Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston – Newton
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston – BostonThe Longfellow Sports Club – Natick
Paul J. Lydon Aquatic Center – Danvers
YMCA – Multiple locations


If you’re a swimmer, there’s a good chance you learned to swim at a Y! Swimming lessons at the many YMCA facilities throughout the state are the best around. Visit the website to find the YMCA nearest you, then stop by your local branch and sign up for a swim class guaranteed to keep your child active and strong.