After School Programs

Detroit Waldorf School offers a variety of sports and after school programs in addition to our regular classroom activities. These programs are all designed to support the healthy growth and development of our students.

Fall 2017 Sports

Participation in all physical activities and sports require a recent Physical Form, and any necessary waivers, concussion forms, and registration forms to be completed and on file by the first day of activities. 

5th-8th Grade Co-ed After School Sports  

Aerial/Circus Arts*
Day: Wednesdays
Dates: 9/06-12/20 (15 sessions)
Time: 3:30-5pm
Fee: $75

*Requires a completed Aerial Arts Waiver for participation


5th-8th Grade Girl's Basketball
Days: Tuesday & Friday
Dates: 9/08 - 12/19
Time: 3:30-5:45
Fee : $100

Concussion Info Sheet


5th-8th Grade Boys’ Basketball
Days: Monday & Thursday
Dates: 9/07-12/21
Time: 5th grade 3:30-4:30

          6th/7th/8th 3:30-5:45
Fee: $100

Concussion Info Sheet

Girls On The Run

3rd - 5th Grade girls are invited to strengthen confidence, teamwork and self-esteem values, all while staying physically active! In partnership with the Boll Family YMCA, DWS is teaming up twice a week to get our girls moving!

Meetings: Mondays and Thursdays
September 18th- November 20th
3:30-5:00 p.m.
Celebratory 5k on November 19th on Belle Isle
Cost: $136/student*
*scholarships are available

For more information or to register your girl, visit this website, or contact our YMCA representative, Danielle Meirow

Wellness at Waldorf presents Global Cuisine in Cooking

We are excited to offer a glimpse into the culture and techniques of international cuisine through weekly cooking classes for grades 2-8. Students will learn about one country each week over the course of this six week program, preparing a traditional dish under the instruction of professional chef and former teacher, James Jasonowski. James recently returned from teaching kindergarten in South Korea and is ServSafe certified.

Day: Wednesday

Dates: September 20-October 25

Time: 3:30-5:00

Fee: $60, registration is limited to 10 students per session.


Introduction to Chess and other       Brain Games

Students in the 1st and 2nd grades are invited to participate in brain games that challenge memory, concentration, and critical thinking skills. Taught by Kayla Thomas, an award winning chess player. The course includes prizes and trophies for excellent effort!
Meets Thursdays 3:30 - 4:20 September 19 - November 9th
Course fee $100
Both the Registration and Permission forms must be completed for participation.

Lyre Choir Grades 4-8

Students learn the skills and techniques of this classical 27 stringed instrument, blended with their voices to create a truly remarkable cantata. Class will culminate with a performance during the Spring Assembly. Instrument rental available with an additional $10 per month fee.
Tuesdays 3:30-4:30
$170 rental and instruction fee per student

Registration form can be found here

Kinderharp Grades 1, 2, & 3

Our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students are invited to learn the skills of the kinderharp, a gentle, soft sounding stringed instrument specifically designed for young children. It's harmonies are tuned to encompass the range of a child's voice and will not go out of harmony, no matter the song! 

1st Grade: Tuesdays 2:35-3:05 during last recess
Fee $30
Registration form here