Classes, Activities, & Enrichment for Kids in Wichita

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Classes and Activities for Kids in Wichita

Are you looking for enrichment, classes, or after school activities for kids in Wichita? Parents in Wichita are lucky to have so many options, and the purpose of this guide is to share all our community has to offer.

Options include programs for all ages, budgets, and interests – tutoring, athletics, music, STEM, and more! Check out the enrichment activities, classes, and programs available around town. 

Ages: 2-Adults
Cost: Free – $105
Location: 34 Locations Throughout Wichita

Wichita Cultural Arts, Wichita Park & Recreation and the Wichita Public Library have combined their offerings into one simple activity guide to make it easy to discover everything the City has to offer. Ready to learn a new skill, try an archery class or explore your creative side with a pottery class. No matter the interest, they’ve got you covered!

Ages: 2-Adult
Cost: $44-$250
Location: East//6615 E. Central

Kansas Dance Academy offers classes in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, modern and music theatre to ages 2-Adult. They have a professional, adult staff dedicated to teaching the art of dance to all ages in a safe and loving environment.

Ages: 2-12
Cost: Free – $154
Location: East//1307 N. Rock Road

Mark Arts keeps your children’s hands busy and minds engaged with classes in painting, ceramics, culinary and more. Kids’ Day Out workshops are frequently scheduled on school in-service days. During summers and other school breaks, Mark Arts offers STEAM Academy, which links art to science, technology, engineering and math. Free monthly Art Together events occur on second Saturdays from 9 a.m. – noon and offer a variety of art projects, demonstrations, performances and learning opportunities for families. The galleries are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free.

Ages: 12 months – 18 years old
Cost: $15 – $300
Location: East//9400 East 37th Street North

Gymnastics is a great sport for boys and girls of all ages! Gymnastics classes offer a variety of benefits: physical activity promotes exercise, and coaches and instruction promote attentiveness and respect. Gymnastics helps boys and girls develop spatial and body awareness. It helps with physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development. Wichita Gymnastics utilizes games, gymnastics skills, equipment, and music to challenge children and nurture their physical and mental development. Their primary emphasis is on positive self-image, physical conditioning, coordination, and development to the child’s fullest potential. You’ll also find Kids Day Out, Kids Night Out, Ninja, Kip & Backhandspring Clinics, Swim Lessons, Summer Camp, and much more!

They’ve been serving recreational and competitive gymnasts in south central Kansas with a tradition of excellence since 1969. With a quality, caring staff, innovative teaching progressions, unparalleled organization and the best equipped facilities in the country, WGC has risen to become imitated and respected throughout our region.

Ages: 3-5
Cost: Free
Location: Downtown//1400 West Museum Boulevard

Art Start is a FREE program for children ages 3 to 5 and their adult chaperone to engage with art, imagine, and learn together. Each month children explore a new theme related to the making and meaning of works of art in the museum’s collection. A multi-faceted curriculum engages preschoolers in the looking, listening, and creative activities of the visual arts that emphasize the State of Kansas early learning skills standards.

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Kelcy's Dance Studio

2022 Enrichment Kelcy

Ages: 3 – adult
Cost: Varies
Location: East//650 N Carriage Pkwy, Suite 50; 7230 E 29th St. N.

Kelcy’s is a dance school that provides proper technique in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, acro & contemporary to dancers of all skill levels. They have two locations in east Wichita to better serve their students with smaller class sizes and a wide variety of dance styles. They offer competitive dance opportunities with Platinum Dance Company and EVU which compete in several local and regional dance competitions each year. Dancers at Kelcy’s develop enthusiasm and respect for the art of dance while learning skills needed to succeed in all aspects of life such as dedication and commitment.

Kumon Math and Reading Center

2022 Enrichment Kumon

Ages: Preschool – High School
Cost: $125/month per subject
Location: East//2621 N Greenwich Rd

Kumon is an after-school academic enrichment program. They strive to instill in children the desire to achieve and the motivation to learn on their own. Whether your child is seeking enrichment, needs help catching up or is just beginning his or her academic career, Kumon is designed to help the student develop a love of learning. Students advance through the program at their own pace. Their emphasis on individualized learning helps your child become focused, motivated and self-reliant. With a strong academic foundation, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, your child has the potential to achieve whatever he or she desires.

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Wichita Ice Center

2022 Enrichment Skate

Ages: 3 – Adult
Cost: $72 – $144
Location: West//505 W. Maple St.

The Wichita Ice Center offers classes in figure skating and hockey for kids and adults ages 3 and up! Learn to Skate USA® group classes make learning to skate fun and safe for all as they grow an everlasting love for this sport. Through the curriculum and certified, passionate instructors, they build solid skill progression to grow self-esteem in both kids and adults while providing them the resources to reach their hopes and dreams. The Lil Thunder Intro to Hockey Program is available for girls and boys ages 4 and up. The program teaches the basic foundational skills necessary for hockey: skating, stickhandling, passing, and shooting! Something happens the moment your child’s skates touch the ice. It’s surreal. Empowering. It’s the experience where kids learn much about skating, and themselves. Your child learns glides, swizzles, edges, and crossovers. Your child learns positivity, confidence, and personal strength. The Wichita Ice Center is committed to providing a fun and positive experience that will instill a lifelong love of skating for all!

Wichita Swim Club

Swim Club Camp 2020

Ages: 6 months – adult
Cost: $25-80
Location: East//8323 E Douglas

Wichita Swim Club  Swim School strives for each swimmer to receive the best education and experience through swimming to prepare them to be champions in life, both in AND out of the water. The emphasis of the Wichita Swim School Program is to teach proper swim techniques while learning basic water safety in a fun, energetic atmosphere.  

Ballet Wichita

Ballet Wichita Activities for Kids

Photo: Eric Fisher Dancer: Isabelle McHenry
Ages: Infant – Adult
Cost: Varies from drop in classes to monthly or annual tuition
Location: West//1600 W. Douglas

BALLET WICHITA: Training Dancers for Life
They offer a progressive ballet training program for ages 5 to the professional adult. In addition to their training program, classes include Babes in Arms for parents with infants, Toddlers Turn, Young Men’s Ballet, Contemporary dance, Musical Theatre, Pointe classes, Pas de Deux, Adult Ballet Technique and more.
There are performance opportunities for ages 5 and up. For this season’s full stage performances, auditions will be held for The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and the Ballet In the Park series.

Riverside Music Together

2022 Enrichment Riverside Music

Ages: birth – 8
Cost: $65-$97/month
Location: West//1103 Jefferson East//650 N Carriage Pkwy, Suite 50 Hesston//177 W Hickory St

Music Together helps nurture the youngest learners to be life-long music-makers! Their family music and movement classes are geared for newborns-age eight with the support and participation of parents/caregivers. They sing, dance, play, jam — and even be silly — together! When you join the community, you’re investing not only in your child’s music development, but their whole-child development, as music learning supports all learning! Plus, it’s 45-minutes of connection and bonding time with your child each week! Class offerings include Babies/Musical Parenting Group (0-9 mo.), Mixed-Ages (0-5 yrs.), Music Together con Español (0-5 yrs.) , and Rhythm Kids (4-8 yrs.).

The Art Park

2022 Enrichment Art Park

Ages: 2.5 – Adult
Cost: $12-$250
Location: East//7230 E 29th St N

Perfect for anyone that likes to create – their wide variety of classes will make anyone happy! Register now for painting, sculpture, Lego, tech, cooking and science classes.

Wichita Children's Theatre & Dance Center

2022 Enrichment WCTDC

Ages: 3 – Adult
Cost: $45 and up
Location: West//201 S Lulu

Come perform and learn with WCT&DC. They have classes for ages 3 through adult, and offer the following disciplines: ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, modern, lyrical and pointe. Adult classes include tap and hip-hop. Theatre classes include a wide variety: acting classes, touring singing groups, musicals and straight play productions. There are two shows during the year you can participate in for free. Check out their daytime Once Upon a Time class to give you a few hours free during the day. WCT&DC does not have an enrollment or recital fee.

Wichita Riding Academy

2021 Enrichment Wichita Riding

Ages: 4 and up
Cost: $25-80
Location: Derby//10727 E. 39th St South

Wichita Riding Academy, Inc. is the #1 Horse Riding Academy in the area with hundreds of students! No experience needed to ride at WRA, offering introductory/beginner lessons all the way up to World Champion level lessons. Lesson types: Introductory, Mini (15 min), 30 minute, and 60 minute private lessons.  Just book your appointment online then show up with positive attitude and they will take it from there! WRA also has monthly group lessons that meet once a week (1 hr) for 4 weeks. Group lessons offered include beginners, level 1, level 2, level 3 and Adult only. Horseback lessons help with child development, improving health and fitness, life lessons, improved social skills, boost to their confidence, and teaching children to take responsibility. 

Below is a comprehensive list of activities, programs, and enrichment opportunities in the Wichita Area. 

Academics

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BEAN provides free developmental screenings, referrals, and resources.  Monthly parenting cl...
10552 W Yosemite Ct, Wichita, KS, USA
If you and/or your child wants a space to learn and play during vacations or after school, I prov...
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2220 E 21st St N, Wichita, KS, USA
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Practical Prep Tutors provides private tutoring for academic and personal growth. Our tutors stri...
R.E.A.D. Redefined is an organization that works with students regardless of location. We are a t...
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11310 E 21st St N, Wichita, KS, USA
The Tutoring Center of Wichita strengthens students’ academic abilities in Reading, Math, and Wri...
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Tinkergarten is on a mission to elevate childhood. We’re growing a technology-enabled network of ...
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7438 West 21st Street, Wichita, KS, USA
Verbose Language Learning Center is to create a fun-filled, active learning environment, where ch...
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2040 S Rock Rd, Wichita, KS, USA
At Zinta, we focus on communication with the student experience being our most important aspect. ...
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Arts

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1108 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS, USA
Are you looking for a night out with friends? Is your inner DIY itching for a fun new project wit...
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CityArts offers people of all ages and cultural backgrounds the opportunity to participate in div...
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Girl Scout camp is the perfect place for girls to try new things, overcome fears, gain confidence...
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2721 E Central Ave, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
Located in the new shipping container shopping center, Revolutsia at the corner of East Central A...
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Cheer/Dance/Gymnastics

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2111 N Maize Rd, Wichita, KS 67212
Acrobatic Academy Fitness & Education Center, Inc. is a family-oriented business that provide...
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600 South Tyler Road, Wichita, KS, USA
Wichita’s elite cheerleading & tumbling program for ages 3-18.
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Wichita, KS, USA
Dance for JESUS Ballet is a new school dedicated to glorifying the Lord Jesus Christ! We teach ba...
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9112 East Central Avenue, Wichita, KS, USA
We are a dance studio for kids ages 3-18. We offer a variety of classes in ballet, tap, jazz, con...
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8995 West Central Avenue, Wichita, KS, USA
We are a Christian-based dance studio specializing in ballet. PDC’s goal as classical ballet and ...
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5228 West Central Avenue, Wichita, KS, USA
Tippi Toes® is a mobile dance program that offers dance classes at gyms, rec centers and schools ...
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9127 E 37th St N Suite #104 Wichita, KS 67226
Class levels are offered from beginning through advanced and in all varieties of dance. Classes r...
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3310 West Douglas Avenue, Wichita, KS 67203, USA
YWDS opened in 1963 and has been providing exceptional training in a variety of areas of dance...
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Martial Arts

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2121 North Tyler Road #205, Wichita KS 67212
The vision of Premier Martial Arts of Wichita is to empower people in our communities lives throu...
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8989 W Central Ave, Wichita, KS 67212, USA
We offer Tae Kwon Do, MMA & Kickboxing for children 5 and older.  We also offer Adult Fi...
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3919 North Hillcrest St Wichita, KS 67220
USA Martial Arts & Fitness offers a variety of ways to introduce kids to martial arts. We can...
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1836 South Woodlawn Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67218, USA
If you looking for martial arts in Wichita, KS, then you have come to the right place.  Valo...
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600 S. Tyler Suite 232, Wichita, KS 67209
Our Wichita Sport Karate school might just seem like a place to get fit and learn self-defense...
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Music

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Boost School of Music offers piano lessons to students of all ages and abilities. Piano Instructo...
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8945 West Central Avenue, Wichita, KS, USA
The Best Damm Music Center in the World! We provide musical instrument sales, lessons and repairs...
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4235 W Central Ave, Wichita, KS, United States
Garten’s Music is a family-owned retail store  that opened in 1969, now featuring keyb...
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With 11 years of private instruction experience and a B.A. in church music, I have a passion to t...
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Kindermusik for ages baby to 5 years, Homeschool Band and more.
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  I am going to be relocating to Wichita, KS for graduate school and have morni...
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Bring harmony home with Music Together classes! Music Together is an award winning, research...
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109 Ridge Rd S, Wichita, KS 67209, USA
Patty Kirkpatrick brings 10+ years of experience from teaching performance in the Wichita area, i...
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4634 East Willow Point Court, Wichita, KS, USA
Smarter, more relaxed, less anxious, and less stress.  Those are just some of the benefits t...
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Piano lessons available for all ages! I’ve been playing piano for over 30 years and teachin...
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301 S. Meridian Suite 206, Wichita, KS 67213
Who is Seckman Music Studio? Seckman Music Studio is your solution to boring music lessons. We of...
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2300 East Lincoln Street, Wichita, KS, USA
A full-line retailer of musical instruments, accessories, printed music, and repair and lesson s...
West 13th Street North & Maize Road, Wichita, KS, USA
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1817 N Doreen St, Wichita, KS, United States
Hi!  I’m “ViolinJudy” a Wichita wife, mom, Wichita Symphony Violinist, author and blogger at...
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9112 East Central Avenue, Wichita, KS, USA
The Wichita Center for Performing Arts is a new arts & culture organization that is opening t...
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1409 North Park Place, Wichita, KS, USA
Wichita Piano Studio is the place to receive high quality piano lessons in a beautiful historic h...
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Sports

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Wichita, KS, USA
Infant Swimming Resource is the safest and most effective provider of survival swimming lessons w...
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211 W. Market Derby, KS. 67037
Indoor batting cages and training facility located in Derby, KS. We strive to support and encoura...
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