Explore with Kids: 8 Fun Things to Do in Goddard KS

Tanganyika splash padLooking for fun things to do in Goddard with kids? Here’s how to spend a day in this west Wichita suburb!

Blast Off Bay Waterpark

435 Crowne Drive
Goddard, KS 67052

Purchase Tickets Here

An indoor waterpark open year round! Blast Off Bay boasts 11 waterslides, surfing, an arcade, and a swim-up bar for adults. Check out our reviews & tips for visiting here.


Wichita's Indoor Water Park Blast Off Bay
Wichita’s Indoor Water Park Blast Off Bay

Cofellow Coffee Parlor

107 N Main St.
Goddard, KS 67052

The cutest coffeeshop in town! A community hub offering delicious drinks. Check their calendar for upcoming events like live music, “garage sales”, and more!

Goddard Public Library

201 N Main St.
Goddard, KS 67052

Pop into the Goddard Public Library for fun events or storytime. Don’t miss their darling mobile library if you have the chance!

Goddard Public Library’s Mobile Library Van | Copyright WichitaMom.com

Goddard Public Pool

200 S Main Street
GoddardKS 67052

Open daily in the summer from 12:30pm to 5pm. Click here for admission & pass prices.

Lake Afton Observatory

25000 W. 39th St. South
Goddard KS 67052

Lake Afton Public Observatory is a non-profit with the mission of providing astronomy education to the public on Friday & Saturday evenings. Reservations are not required, but you can make them online here.

children playing in water fountain
Goddard Splash Pad in Linear Park | Copyright WichitaMom.com

Linear Park & Splash Pad

108 N Main St
Goddard, KS 67052

Linear park boasts a splash pad, picnic tables, restrooms, and an ADA accessible playground – as well as a community storm shelter.

After an afternoon paying in the sun, walk across the street to Mrs. Cole’s!

Mrs. Cole’s Tropical Sno

103 N Main St.
Goddard KS 67052

Widely regarded as one of THE best shave ice/sno cone stands in the greater Wichita area, you can’t visit Goddard without a stop at Mrs. Cole’s! Now also serving hot dogs & drinks if you’re in the mood for a quick bite.

Mrs. Cole’s Tropical Sno in Goddard KS | Copyright WichitaMom.com

Tanganyika Wildlife Park

1000 S. Hawkins Lane
Goddard, KS 67052

Tanganyika Wildlife Park is a great destination for a fun day out with the family! Get up close and personal with the wildlife – you can actually feed several of the animals! Admission also gets you access to the playground and splash pad. Get your tickets here!

Feeding the lemurs at Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Playground at Tanganyika Wildlife Park (photo copyright Wichita Mom)
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