Classes, Lessons and Specialized Schools


Amelia Arts Academy

What: A 501c3 nonprofit offering affordable arts education, including group and individual art and music lessons.

Where: 961687 Gateway Blvd. #201-L, Fernandina Beach, FL

Contact: Email



Bean School of Dance

What: Dance, theater and gymnastics for ages 3 and up.

Where: 25 N 3rd St., Fernandina Beach

Call: 904-261-DANC



Camden Gymnastics

What: Recreational and competition level gymnastics for ages 3 and up. Also offers a parent-and-child class for ages 18 months and up.

Where: 1050 Wildcat Drive, Kingsland

Call: 912-729-5600



Children’s Conservatory of Fine Arts

What: Educational program with classes in subjects like musical instruments, culinary arts, dance, art and photography.

Where: St. Michael Academy, North 4th Street  Fernandina Beach, FL

Call: 904-728-8676



Coastal Dance Studio, Inc.

What: Dance classes, taekwondo. Ages 3 and up.

Where: 2015 Osborne Road, Suites C and D, Saint Marys

Call: 912-882-1411



Fantastic Gymnastics

What: Gymnastics programs for all ages and levels. Regulation gymnastics and cheerleading equipment as well as toddler and recreational.

Where: 850500 US Highway 17, Yulee

Call: 904-225-0022



Fernandina Beach Parks and Recreation

What: Offers gymnastics classes, tennis classes and karate classes for kids.

Where: Peck Gymnasium, 516 S 10th St., Fernandina Beach, for gymnastics and karate, and Central Park, Atlantic Ave. (between 11th and 13th streets), Fernandina Beach, for tennis.

Call: 904-404-6758 for gymnastics, 904-548-1472 for tennis, 277-7350 for karate.



The Friese Studio

What: Private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, drums, violin and other strings, woodwinds, and brass. Enrollment is always open for all private lessons.

Where: 204 Arnow Dr, St Marys, GA

Call: 912-576-6801



I-Live Center for the Arts

What: Dance, music and arts lessons for all ages.

Where: 1001 Osborne Road, St. Marys

Call: 912-576-6774




What: Offers dance, music and drama classes with offerings for newborns through adults.

Where: 1897 Island Walk Way #4, Fernandina Beach, and 528 S 8th St., Fernandina Beach

Call: 904-415-0954



Language Learning Center

What:  Licensed speech and language pathologists offering speech and language therapy services.

Where: 69-A Lindsey Lane, Kingsland

Call: 912-729-2294



Lisa Allen’s Dance Works

What:  Dance lessons for toddlers through adults.

Where: 10880 Colerain Road, St. Marys, and 96537 Parliament Drive, Fernandina Beach

Call: 912-673-9161 or 904-277-7040



Pak’s Karate Academy

What: Martial arts training emphasizing goal setting and self discipline.

Where: 3 locations

  • Intersection of US 17 and Colerain Road, North Kingsland, call 912-729-7000
  • Walker Road, Fernandina Beach, call 904-261-8660
  • 318 Mickler Drive, St. Marys, call 912-882-KICK



Pipeline Surf Shop

What: Surf shop offering lessons for all ages and skill levels.

Where: 2022 Sadler Road, Fernandina Beach, FL

Call: 904-277-3717



River Otter Science Education

What: Custom-designed science courses and labs, tutoring, test prep and more delivered online or in person, individual or small group.

Where: Home-based business in Nassau County.

Contact: Call 904-415-5223 or email Angela Ray at



Swim Amelia Swim

What: Swim lessons offered in a dedicated pool on Amelia Island. (Or private lessons at your house for additional fee). Instructors specialize in all ages from infant to adult, including special needs.

Where: 95366 Arbor Lane, Fernandina Beach, Florida

Call: 904-557-8884



TNT Dance Force

What: Dance lessons for all ages, including ballet, tap, jazz, clogging, musical theatre, “boyz” hip hop and more.

Where: 95754 Amelia Concourse, Fernandina Beach, FL

Call: 904-753-0927



Up the Creek Xpeditions

What: Kayak lessons, eco-tours and rentals. Teens allowed to ride in their own kayaks; ride tandem with children as young as 2.

Where: Based at 111 Osborne St., St. Marys (tours in various areas)

Call: 912-882-0911


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