Classes for Kids

What is your child interested in? On this page you can find lists of various classes for kids 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.

Click here to be taken to our One-Stop Spot to Find Kids Classes and Teams. It’s the most comprehensive and helpful guide to all of the activities you can sign your kids up for in the west and southwest suburbs. You’ll find everything from sports to fine arts, intellectual pursuits to classes for little kids.

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.

Language Schools Where Kids Learn Spanish, Mandarin, French, and More
Kids learn new languages, gain cultural appreciation, and boost their brain power at these language schools in the west suburbs!

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

Bump, Set, Spike! Volleyball Leagues, Classes, and Camps for Kids
Find volleyball classes, clinics, leagues, and more all across Chicagoland, including Downers Grove, Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Oak Park, and more!

Kids’ Basketball Teams, Leagues, and Skill Building
Kids build their skills and have fun playing at these basketball programs from kindergarten through high school in the west suburbs.

Sewing Classes for Kids in Chicago’s West Suburbs
From Naperville to Western Springs and beyond, there are sewing classes for kids all over Chicago's western suburbs! Check our list to find one near you.

Horseback Riding for Kids
These farms offering horseback riding classes will deepen your child's love of horses while spending a beautiful summer day outside.

In-Person Classes, Camps at Jo’s Footwork Studio This Summer
Find out what's going on a Jo's Footwork Studio in Western Springs this summer! They have a great lineup of classes and camps.

Gemini Now Offering Outdoor Gymnastics Classes
Gemini Gymnastics Academy in La Grange is now offering social distant outdoor gymnastics classes from beginner through advanced.

Bright Horizons Open Houses, Previews, and Showcases
See what your kids can experience at Bright Horizons locations across Chicago's west suburbs during their open houses and previews.

Water Safety and Swim Lessons at Superior Training
Superior Training in Willowbrook is now providing water safety lessons in addition to their fantastic youth and adult programs.

New! Paramount School of the Arts
You are going to love the innovative spaces and immensely talented instructors at Paramount School of the Arts in Aurora!

This Winter at Ivy League Kids: Winter Break Programs and Kids Basketball
Ivy League Kids offers winter break camps, before and after school options, and a kids basketball program (with a $10 discount code!).