From homework help to athletics to SecondShift classes to community classes, there's plenty going on for Basalt students after school. Please note: students are not allowed to be on-campus at BMS after school lets out unless with an adult or registered in an after-school program. If there is a gap in time between the end of school and an activity, students must leave campus and return for the activity.
After-School Programs at BMS
Access After School Second Shift Classes
Access After School offers a variety of affordable after-school classes ranging from cooking to the arts to STEM. Various days and classes are available. Scholarships based on need are available. Registration for classes is at: https://www.accessafterschool.org/secondshift
Homework help offers students the chance to work through their homework with teachers after school. Registration is required through Access After School. https://www.accessafterschool.org/. Contact the front office with questions.
Mountain Biking Club
Fall and Spring. This free BMS club with Roaring Fork Cycling meets after-school in the fall and spring as weather permits. Teachers and parents are welcome to join. Limited bikes and gear are available to borrow as well. There is a fee (but scholarships are available) and registration is required. Contact Jon Delk (email@example.com)
The Buddy Program- FREE
Student Peer-to-Peer Mentors from Basalt High School meet with middle school students weekly after school. Community Buddies are adult mentors who meet with students in the community at least 3-4 times per month. Contact: the BMS school counselor, the front office, or the program directly at http://www.buddyprogram.org/
After-School Programs in Basalt
The Art Base Community Art Center
The Wyly offers a variety of art classes for students year-round. Website: https://theartbase.org/
The Basalt Regional Library
The Basalt Regional Library offers after-school activities and special events for middle school students as well as a place to come do homework after school. Website: http://basaltlibrary.org/
Crown Mountain Park
Crown Mountain offers a variety of youth programming year-round. Website: www.crownmtn.org/
Girls on the Run-- 5th grade only
Girls on the Run for 5th grade girls. This program is for grades 3-5 after school. The program focuses on making healthy choices, building self-esteem, learning how to handle peer pressure, building healthy relationships and of course there’s running. They will meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 5:15pm For questions contact Noel Gannett at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration here.
Little League Baseball
Spring baseball is offered to boys and girls ages 8-14. Players are put on teams according to skill/age level. Teams play 20 games beginning in April and ending the first week in June. Contact: Carrey Sims, email@example.com, 379-9408. Website: www.3riversll.com
Little League Football
Football is available for 5 and 6th grade students through Little League Football. Contact: Mitch Levy, firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-0155
For information on local tennis teams, contact: Diana Elliott at 970-927-4693.
Colorado Extreme Hockey Association serves boys and girls in the mid-valley area. Our home rink is at Crown Mountain Park in El Jebel, Colorado. We have teams from the U6, U8 and a learn to skate program. Our program is based upon the principle of making our children's hockey experience as enjoyable as possible, with a strong emphasis on skating and skills development and having fun with hockey. All our coaches have played NCAA Divisions 1 – 3, college-level hockey. https://www.coloradoextreme.org/