After-School Options for Students

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:

Homework Help Homework help offers students the chance to work through their homework with teachers after school. Registration is required through Access After School. 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 (

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

After-School Programs in Basalt

The Art Base Community Art Center The Wyly offers a variety of art classes for students year-round. Website:

Aspen Music Festival & School After-School Programs The Aspen Music Festival & School offers several after-school music programs, including a lead guitar class with Mr. Lenio, the Maroon Bel Canto Children’s Chorus, and Beginner Strings. Website:

AVSC Ski & Snowboard Club AVSC typically plans a day to come to BMS to register students. Ask at the front office or check out the website at:

The Basalt Recreation Department The town of Basalt offers a variety of recreational programming for students year-round. Website:

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:

Crown Mountain Park Crown Mountain offers a variety of youth programming year-round. Website:

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 Registration here.

Lacrosse A variety of clinics and team options are available. Website:

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,, 379-9408. Website:

Little League Football Football is available for 5 and 6th grade students through Little League Football. Contact: Mitch Levy, or 319-0155

Roaring Fork Fencers The Roaring Fork Fencers club offers a variety of camps and classes. Contact: Greg Domashovetz, or 847-778-8513. Website:

Rock Bottom Ranch and ACES The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies offers a variety of classes and programming through its Rock Bottom Ranch location in the mid valley. Website:

Soccer The Roaring Fork Valley Soccer Club offers a variety of fall and spring options. Website: The Basalt Soccer Club also offers student options at:

Tennis 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.