Youth Activities

Are you a resident of Keene Housing, Southwestern Community Services or a Housing Choice voucher holder?

Click here to download the Kids Collaborative Fall 2023 Flyer!

As a resident of Keene Housing, Housing Choice voucher holders or residents of select Southwestern Community Services properties (CitySide, Keene Highlands, Swanzey Township or Woodcrest) your child can participate in many activities in the community at no cost to you. All you have to do is contact us, and we’ll get the ball rolling.

To the right is a list of some of our partners who offer activities your child can participate in. To find out more about the great opportunities we have available for your child give us a call at 603-352-0109 or email us at You can also stop by the Kids Collaborative office at Forest View Apartments, 5 Harmony Lane. We’d love to see you and talk about all the great things we have available for your child.

Join our Facebook group! We post daily Monday-Friday about the free programs we provide along with events happening in our community.

Do you know of a program you would love to have your child participate that you don’t see here? Let us know. We would love to connect with them.

Contact Anna Crosby, Youth Services Administrator
Phone: (603) 352-0109


How Can I Register?

Signing up for activities is easy! Visit our Kids Collaborative Registration form to share information about your family and children to get started.

Register Here

Need Transportation?

Keene Housing Kids Collaborative will also help get you and your child to the youth programs we offer. Just fill out the transportation waiver and we will contact you!

Transportation Waiver

The Kids Collaborative Sports Bank! 

Kids Collaborative families in need of sports gear for the upcoming season? Stop by our office located at 5 Harmony Lane, Keene and see if we have what you’re looking for before you head to the store!

⚽️ Soccer (Cleats, Shin Guards, Socks)
🏀 Basketball (Sneakers)
⚾️ Baseball/Softball (Gloves, Pants/Belt, Cleats)
🤸🏼‍♀️Gymnastics & Cheer (Leotards)
⛸Bike Riding / Ice Skating (Helmets)
🤼‍♀️Wrestling (Head Gear, Shoes)
🏈 Football (Cleats)
🥋Martial Arts (Gi)

Programs for 0 - 4 year olds


MoCo Arts
Babies Boogie, Too! (ages 6months – 18 Months)
Young Arts (Storytime Theatre & Creative Dance)
(ages18 months – 1st grade)

Music Together for Monadnock Families
Online or in person Music Play groups (ages 0 – 7).
Music Together brings families together for interactive music playgroups, creating lasting memories and musical bonds.


American School of Gymnastics: Gymnastics Classes
Ages 1.5
– 18

Keene Family YMCA
Aquatot (age 6 mos – 3 years)
Preschool Water Acclimation (ages 3-5 years)
Preschool Water Movement (ages 3-5 years)
Preschool Water Stamina (ages 3-5 years)
Toddlers Gymnastics (age 1-3 years)
Family Gymnastics (age walking-5 years)
Tiny Tumblers (age 3-4 years)
8 Week Sessions

Keene Ice
Learn to Skate (ages 3 & UP)

Monadnock Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Jiu Jitsu Classes
Ages 4 & UP

Northern Lights Athletics – Tumble Tots 1yr – 6yr

Steve DeMasco’s Shaolin Studios: Kung Fu Classes
Ages 4 & UP

Swanzey Recreation Department – Seasonal Sport Leagues
(ages 4 -12 years)

Early Learning 

Cheshire Children’s Museum – FREE DAY PASSES to the museum. Unlock your child’s curiosity at the Cheshire Children’s Museum, where they can engage in hands-on exhibits and interactive learning. 

Imagination Library – Foster a love for reading from an early age with Imagination Library’s FREE book delivery service for children ages 0 to 5.

Programs for Youth 5 - 18


Grand Monadnock Youth Choirs – (grades K – 12th)
Whether your child is a seasoned vocalist or just starting to explore their singing abilities, our choir provides a supportive and nurturing environment where they can develop their musical talents and create lifelong friendships.

MoCo Arts – Dance, Theater & Young Arts Classes (18months – 18 years) MoCo Arts offers an array of creative programs to spark your child’s passion for dance, theater, and the arts. Let them explore their talents in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Monadnock Violin Studio – Violin Lesson over Zoom (ages 6 – 18 years) Learn to play the violin from the comfort of your home with skilled instructors from the Monadnock Violin Studio.

New Hampshire Dance Institute (NHDI) – Year-long program
Join NHDI’s year-long dance program and watch your child flourish as they learn the art of dance and expression.
The Music Kit – Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Fiddle, & Harmonica Lessons (ages 5 -18) Discover the musician within you through lessons in various instruments at The Music Kit.
Wakadoodles Art Studio – (grades 1st – 8th)
Unleash your child’s artistic abilities at Wakadoodles Art Studio. These afterschool art classes are perfect for fostering creativity.


American School of Gymnastics – Ages 18 months – 18 years

Boy Scouts of America – Grades K – 12

Keene Family YMCA –  Youth Classes 18 months – 18 years

Keene Parks & Recreation – Sport Leagues, Intramurals & Rec Passes Grades K – 8

Monadnock Brazilian Jiujitsu – Ages 5 – 18

Northern Lights Athletics – Tumbling & Learn 2 cheer Ages 3 -18 years

Steve Demasco’s Shaolin Studios 
Shaolin Kempo, traditional Kung Fu Classes
Ages 3 – 18 years

Swanzey Recreation Department – Seasonal Sport Leagues
Ages 4 -12 years

The Fieldhouse at Homestead Mills– Intramural Sports Leagues Ages 8 – 18

White Crane Martial Arts – Karate Lessons Ages 7 – 18 years


Civil Air Patrol – CAP’s Cadet Program (Ages12 – 19) Does your child have an interest in aviation, leadership, and community service? The Civil Air Patrol’s Cadet Program is the perfect platform for them to explore these passions.