Classes for Kids

What is your child interested in? On this page you can find lists of various kids classes to encourage learning, fun, and exploring different disciplines. When you click on each type of class, you will find that it is organized by town.

We highly recommend contacting a few locations that interest you and asking if you can observe or if they offer free trial classes that your child can try before registering. Get a feel for the location, style of instruction, structure of the class and teacher personalities.

If you are looking for other resources, visit our Resources for Families page, buy half-price tickets to great local attractions and shows on our Half-Price Ticket page, and peruse our Indoor Activities and Outdoor Activities pages.

Preschool and Daycare Guide for Families in Chicago’s Western Suburbs
Everything in one place: local preschool and daycare options as well as preschools with extended care. Exceptional education and child care in your area!

Indoor Soccer Clubs, Classes and Camps
Kids interested in playing soccer? Indoor soccer classes, teams, and programs for kids in the near western suburbs of Chicago.

Martial Arts Classes for Kids
Martial arts classes for kids develop self-confidence, discipline, and physical fitness. Check out our round-up of karate, taekwondo, and other classes.

Dance Classes for Kids
A wide variety of dance classes for your kids, including ballet, tap, jazz, ballroom dancing, irish dancing, and more- for all ages, abilities, and gender!

STEAM and STEM Classes for Kids
These STEAM and STEM classes for kids challenge minds and engage creativity through hands-on learning about science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Kids Theater and Drama Classes
From the art of improv to musical theater, there are kids theater classes throughout Chicagoland. Check out our round-up here!

Kids Art Classes
We've got a huge round-up of places to find kids' art classes that nurture creativity and build their skills! Check it out here.

Kids Gymnastics Classes
We've got a round-up of spots to go for gymnastics in the southwest suburbs. Check out our list for classes, parent/tot classes, open gyms, and more.

Kids Tennis Lessons and Indoor Programs
Tennis is a great sport for kids to learn teamwork and sports skills alike. We've got a complete round-up of Chicagoland kids' tennis lessons and programs.

Kids Basketball: Teams and Skill Building
Kids basketball programs from kindergarten through high school in the near western suburbs of Chicago.

Indoor Swim Lessons
This round-up of indoor swim lessons for kids includes classes for babies as young as 4 months old, all the way up through conditioning classes for teens.

Soccer Classes for Kids in the Southwest Suburbs
Check out our giant list of soccer classes, clubs, and teams all over the southwest suburbs of Chicagoland. The list includes classes for kids of all ages!