After-school Activities



Jump in for Fall! Heilicher HaBonim offers fun, safe, enriching, onsite activities for K-6 students after school. Students will have pre-packaged snacks available that follow healthy/hygiene protocols, active play in the gym or playground, and free choice activities including art projects, games, and sports/physical fitness activities. Students in grades 3-6 will also have quiet, staff-monitored homework time available each afternoon. All activities will be safe and physically-distanced, and will follow COVID-safe guidelines. 

Price discounts for registering 3 weeks prior to the first of the month. A $5.00 drop-in fee will be applied to all registrations after the first of the month prior. Due to CDC regulations, enrollment will be first-come-first-served with a daily maximum of 24 students. Please register your student for HaBonim sessions using See you after school!




Fall: Girls on the Run


FALL Girls on the Run (Grades 3-5) 
Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:50 - 5:20 p.m.
August 31 - November 11, 2021

5K Sunday, November 14, 2021
Class Minimum: 6
Class Maximum: 12

Back by popular demand, Girls on the Run encourages girls to gain a better understanding of who they are and what’s important to them. With emphasis on teamwork and healthy relationships, this program demonstrates how girls can have a positive impact on the world through a community impact project. Physical activity is woven into the program to inspire an appreciation for fitness and healthy habits. The girls also learn life skills including treating others with care, practicing gratitude, and managing emotions. The session finishes with a celebratory, non-competitive Girls on the Run 5K event.

No after-school sports on early dismissal or no-school days.

REGISTER FOR Girls on the Run



Winter: Art Classes

Winter/Mid-Winter: Fencing 

Join this fast growing Olympic sport. Each {YEL!} fencing class follows four basic components:

Teach It!...Hall of Fame Olympic Fencing Coach Ro Sobalvarro crafts our lessons and curriculum.

Practice It!...Students pair up and practice the fencing move or concept, rotate partners and repeat.

Move It!...Students then participate in fencing matches using only the moves taught so far.

Play It!...10-15 minutes each class students fence with multiple fencers at their skill level.

All equipment provided. Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}.

Mid-Winter: Snapology

Spring: GOTR Heart and Sole 6-8

Heart & Sole is Girls on the Run's middle school program that meets the unique needs of girls in sixth-eighth grade. The program considers the whole girl - body, brain, heart, spirit and social connection - in a positive, structured space where girls can learn about themselves, explore new ideas, cultivate empathy and strengthen connections. Running is incorporated into each lesson to encourage physical wellness and teach life skills such as team building, creating a support system, standing up for themselves and others and decision making. The girls prepare for a celebratory Girls on the Run 5K event at the end of the program. This non-competitive event fosters goal setting and a sense of confidence through accomplishment to last a lifetime.

*Cancelled. See Heilicher Athletics page for alternative offerings for 6-8 graders this Spring.


Online Chess

Join Chess Coach Robin Altman for our very popular online after-school chess class. K-8 students of all levels are welcome to join in and challenge themselves learning the ultimate game of strategy!



Heilicher offers after-school sports for every age group in all season. Join a class or a team and "Go, Lions!"

After-School Activities/Athletics Refund Policy 2021-2022

Refunds prior to enrollment cut-off (1 week prior to the program start date) will be processed in full, minus the PayPal processing fee. There will be no refunds after the 1 week cut-off date. Should COVID-19 cancellations/closures arise, refunds will be processed for seasonal activities according to the number of sessions missed. All refund requests must be made via email. 


For any Questions, Comments, or Concerns: email the Habonim and After School Coordinator


After-school Quick Links

The extra-curricular options are so broad! There really was something for everyone!

Heilicher Parent

I loved being on the sports teams at Heilicher. They were fun and not too pressure-filled. I felt more comfortable going out for sports in high school, which was a great way to meet new people!

Heilicher Graduate