Youth Activities

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

Click to download KHKC Winter 2023 Youth Activities 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 KHKC’s 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, KHKC Youth Services Administrator
Phone: (603) 352-0109


How Can I Register?

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

Register Here


Fall Youth Programs

KHKC covers 100% of the tuition fees for all of these programs. Registration processes vary. When you’re ready to signup email Anna at


Grand Monadnock Youth Choirs – Grades K – 12

Monadnock Violin Studio – Violin Lessons Ages 6 – 18 years

The Music Kit – Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Fiddle, and Harmonica Lessons
Ages 5 – 18 years

MoCo Arts – Dance & Theater Classes 18 months to 18 years

New Hampshire Dance Insitute (NHDI) – Year-long in-school dance program

Wakadoodles Art Studio – Art Classes Grades 1 – 8


American School of Gymnastics – Ages 18 months – 18 years

Boy Scouts of America – Grades K – 12

Freedom Reins Therapeutic Riding Center – Ages 4 – 18 years

Keene Parks & Recreation – Sport Leagues, Intramurals & Rec Passes Grades 1 – 8

Kickboxing Keene – Ages 16 – 18 years

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

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

Keene Family YMCA –  Youth Classes 18 months – 18 years

Keene ICE – Learn to Skate Ages 6 – 18

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

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


Cheshire Children’s Museum – FREE DAY PASSES

First Book – FREE eBooks for all grade levels

Imagination Library – FREE BOOKS TO YOUR DOOR EVERY MONTH (Ages 0 – 5 years)

Beyond the Bell – Monadnock Regional School District afterschool program

Cheshire Career Center – Preschool Program Ages 3 – 5 years

Project KEEP – Keene School District afterschool program

Sophia’s Hearth – Joyful Beginnings Playgroups

Middle & Highschool Opportunities

Drivers Education through TSR Driver Training School, Inc. 
Here is what you need to know:
Space and class time is based on TSR Drivers Training School’s availability and schedule and is not guaranteed. Funding is limited and based on first come first served priority. Funding, as available, will cover classes from August 2022 through December 2023. Funding will only be made directly to TSR for future classes. Teen must be between 15 and 9 months and not yet 18 before the start of their first class. Interested teens should register now! Please email

Keene Middle School (KMS) Washington D.C Trip 
KHKC received grant funds to help KH & SCS raising 8th graders attend the KMS Washington D.C trip in April 2023. For assistance email

KHKC Teens Ages 13 – 17 can register for a FREE Teen Membership at the YMCA.



Kids Collaborative Sports Bank

Gently used sports equipment
Keene Housing Kids Collaborative just launched a gently used sports gear initiative. The Kids Collaborative Sports Bank! 
KHKC 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)