Why children's activity businesses prefer Sawyer over ACTIVE

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Why have thousands of educators switched to Sawyer?

Built for your industry
Designed by and for children’s activity experts.
Simple and easy
Delightful tools make creating and booking classes easy-as-pie.
Everything in one place
Flexible features and automations for everyone on your team.
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"We've tried a handful of class management tools and Sawyer is leagues ahead of everything else in terms of usability."
John, The Actors Gymnasium
"Sawyer is a straight to the point simple tool but at the same time covers every area my business needs. "
Gassia, Petit Bizoo Art Studio
“Sawyer has helped me get visibility! No other platform has helped me get students to sign up for classes as Sawyer has done.”
Freny, Happy Cloud Hub

Sawyer vs.


Choosing the right registration software sets your business up for success. Compare Sawyer and ACTIVE — and see which is best for your business!



Built for children’s activity businesses
Client Registration
Free Customer Support
Schedule Management
Sibling Discounts
Flexible pricing designed to fit the needs of every business from small to scaling!
Binding contracts and long term commitments

Sawyer has 4.8 Stars on Capterra

Don’t take our word for it. Educators everywhere see Sawyer as their #1 partner in business!
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Expand your reach by 38%
62% of parents book while your business is open, don't miss the 38% who book outside of normal business hours.
Save 28 hours per month
Spend less time on administrative tasks and more time focusing on what you’re passionate about.
Earn 5 stars from parents
On average, parents who book through Sawyer give our education providers 4.8 stars.

Best-in-Class Support

Personalized onboarding
Our dedicated onboarding team makes mastering software easier than 1, 2, 3!
Continuing education
From training videos to ongoing webinars, you’ll never miss an opportunity to learn.
Detailed help center
Get step-by-step documentation for every feature. Find answers instantly at any hour.

We play well with others

Sawyer seamlessly integrates with your workflow — whether you’re a new business or multi-location franchise. From seamless schedule embedding to marketing automation integrations, we’ve got you covered.
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We’re on a mission to give every child the opportunity to discover their own love of learning.
No contracts
No hidden fees
Flexible pricing for businesses of all sizes