Guide to Classes, Activities, & Enrichment for Kids in Wichita

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: 5-18
Cost: Free – $35
Location: Greater Wichita Area

Special Discounts: Financial aid is available – Girl Scouts is for any girl who wants to join.

Girls try new things and overcome fears while gaining confidence, independence, and making new friends in an environment just for girls – at Girl Scouts. It’s where girls get to be explorers, creative thinkers, and build their leadership skills in new, exciting, and fun ways. This season she’ll have plenty of outdoor adventures, fun STEM learning experiences, special activities with community partners, and enough artistic endeavors to please any budding creative. Girls can join throughout the year. Get together with friends and become Girl Scout strong!


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

Special Discount: 10% sibling discount

KDA offers classes in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary and modern. They are a professional adult staff dedicated to teaching the art of dance to all ages in a safe and loving environment. Let them help develop self-esteem, responsibility and compassion in your dancer – dance lessons are life lessons. Let them share the joy and passion of dance with your child!


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.


Greater Wichita YMCA

2021 Enrichment YMCA

Ages: Kindergarten – Age 12
Cost: Starts at $30 with member discount
Location: Multiple

When school is out, you can trust the Greater Wichita YMCA to provide an engaging experience for children. The Y’s KEY Academy before- and after-school program is offered at select elementary schools in the Andover, Goddard, Maize, Renwick, Valley Center and Wichita school districts. KEY Academy allows children to deepen understanding of and relationships with their schoolmates through active play and collaboration on fun, engaging projects. The inclusion of a healthy breakfast in the morning, snack in the afternoon, learning and homework support ensure a well-rounded program that emphasizes lifelong healthy habits.


Wichita Gymnastics

2021 Enrichment Wichita Gymnastics

Ages: 12 months and up
Cost: $100-$240
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 children 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.

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.


Empower Martial Arts

Classes and Activities Empower Martial Arts

Ages: 3 and up
Cost: $69 to $149
Location: East//314 North Rock Rd.
West//13303 W. Maple St. #133

Special Discount: 30 days FREE of unlimited classes!

Martial art classes for ages three and above teaching Confidence, Discipline, and Focus, which are the keys to a successful school year! Bully proofing is another bonus with our classes which enhances confidence for learning!


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. 


Mark Arts

2021 Enrichment Mark Arts

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.


The Art Park

2021 Enrichment Art Park

Ages: 3 – Adult
Cost: $10-$265 – depends on class
Location: East//7230 E 29th St N

Special Discount: Families that register for the fall semester of weekly classes at the main location receive a FREE Kid’s Day Out!

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.


The Tutoring Center of Wichita

2021 Enrichment Tutoring

Ages: Kindergarten – 12th Grade
Cost: $40-50/hour
Location: East//11310 E 21st N Ste D

Special Discount: 5% discount on monthly tuition fees for Wichita Mom readers!

The Tutoring Center of Wichita strengthens students’ academic abilities in Reading, Math, and Writing — efficiently and effectively! Their Academic Programs are designed for K-12 students who may be struggling in school or have fallen behind grade level. Their Enrichment Programs are designed for students who are excelling in school and are ahead of grade level — all to help bright students reach their highest potential. Their SAT/ACT Program is a comprehensive course designed to increase test-taking skills by mastering concepts and strategies to help students increase their scores.  Call today to schedule your FREE assessment!


Happy Feet of Wichita

2021 Enrichment Happy Feet

Ages: 2 – 8
Cost: $70-90
Location: West//7330 W 33rd St, 110

HappyFeet classes are 30 minutes in length (National Association for Sports & Physical Education recommendation). Every child has a ball at their feet throughout class. HappyFeet uses nursery rhymes, songs, stories, adventures, and games with a soccer ball to maximize motor skill development and individual skills. Two and three-year-olds love acting out nursery rhymes and songs; four and five-year-olds have a blast with fun adventures and games.


Riverside Music Together

2021 Enrichment Riverside Music

Ages: Birth – Age 8
Cost: $112-$265
Location: Midtown//1103 Jefferson

Special Discount: $15 discount on semester tuition with coupon code “WichitaMoms”

Sing, dance, play, and learn! These family music and movement classes support your children’s overall development, build social skills and community, and support them to become an active, life-long music-maker! Music learning supports all learning! Music Together is research-based and is the leading early childhood music program around the world.

Join with your baby, toddler, preschooler, or big kid (Rhythm Kids)! Class sessions are offered year-round and are geared for babies through age eight and their parent/caregiver. Trial classes are available, as well as a scholarship program.


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


520 East Augusta Avenue, Augusta, KS, USA
BEAN provides free developmental screenings, referrals, and resources.  Monthly parenting cl...
10552 W Yosemite Ct, Wichita, KS, USA
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Private Tutoring * Book Clubs * STEM Labs * Ages 3-15 Do you have a curious child? One that loves...
2621 N. Greenwich Road - Suite 400; Wichita, KS 67226
Kumon is a structured, supplemental math and reading program which guides students from counting ...
2220 E 21st St N, Wichita, KS, USA
KS Dept of Ed is delaying implementation of the State Dyslexia Recommendations for screening acce...
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...
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...
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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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...
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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2111 N Maize Rd, Wichita, KS 67212
Acrobatic Academy Fitness & Education Center, Inc. is a family-oriented business that provide...
600 South Tyler Road, Wichita, KS, USA
Wichita’s elite cheerleading & tumbling program for ages 3-18.
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Dance for JESUS Ballet is a new school dedicated to glorifying the Lord Jesus Christ! We teach ba...
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...
650 N. Carriage Parkway ste. 50
Kelcy’s Dance Studio in Wichita offers a wholesome and positive environment to educate dance...
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 ...
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...
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

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...
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...
3919 North Hillcrest St Wichita, KS 67220
USA Martial Arts & Fitness offers a variety of ways to introduce kids to martial arts. We can...
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...
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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Boost School of Music offers piano lessons to students of all ages and abilities. Piano Instructo...
4235 W Central Ave, Wichita, KS, United States
Garten’s Music is a family-owned retail store  that opened in 1969, now featuring keyb...
With 11 years of private instruction experience and a B.A. in church music, I have a passion to t...
Kindermusik for ages baby to 5 years, Homeschool Band and more.
  I am going to be relocating to Wichita, KS for graduate school and have morni...
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...
4634 East Willow Point Court, Wichita, KS, USA
Smarter, more relaxed, less anxious, and less stress.  Those are just some of the benefits t...
Piano lessons available for all ages! I’ve been playing piano for over 30 years and teachin...
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...
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
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...
201 South Lulu Street, Wichita, KS, USA
For more than 40 years, the Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center has been a staple...
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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Infant Swimming Resource is the safest and most effective provider of survival swimming lessons w...
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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505 West Maple Street, Wichita, KS 67213, United States
The Wichita Ice Center has Olympic & NHL Rinks, Full-Length Viewing Windows, Meeting & Ba...
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