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.

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.

Kids Day Out Programs in Chicago’s West and Southwest Suburbs
Kids Day Out (also called Parent's Day Out or Mother's Day Out) programs are a great way to introduce kids to a classroom setting — and get a nice break!

Cheerleading Programs for Kids in Chicago’s Southwest Suburbs
There are all-star cheer programs and non-profit cheerleading organizations all over the southwest suburbs! Find out how to connect your child with classes.

Cheerleading for Kids in Chicago’s West Suburbs
Cheerleading clubs, classes and camps in the Western Suburbs. Find the team closest to you and start learning the skills needed to cheer and compete!

Instrument and Music Classes for Kids in the South Suburbs
From fun (and noisy) classes for little kids to instrument lessons of all kinds, there are tons of music classes for kids in the southwest suburbs.

Cooking Classes for Kids
At cooking classes for kids, children learn new skills, build kitchen confidence, and try new foods. And who knows — you may end up with breakfast in bed!

Ninja Classes in the Southwest Suburbs
Let your little ninjas stretch their imaginations while they learn balance and coordination. Find a location in this list of local ninja classes!

National Catholic Schools Week 2018
Celebrate National Catholic Schools Week by visiting schools in Chicago's western suburbs to learn about options for your child's education!

Catholic Schools Week in the Southwest Suburbs 2018
Catholic Schools Week is an ideal time to explore the Catholic Schools in your area. Use our guide to find open houses! Locations and dates included.

Paint-Your-Own Pottery and Ceramics Studios in the Southwest Suburbs
Find a paint-your-own pottery place to have some fun or a ceramics studio to create a masterpiece. We've found locations near you to be creative with clay!

Dance Classes for Kids in the Western Suburbs
Dance classes for girls and boys, teaching everything from ballet and tap to Irish dance, jazz and hip hop. Find a dance studio near you for great classes!

Experience Gift Ideas for the Holidays – and How to Get a Deal!
Tons of ideas for experience gifts to enjoy time with each other and experiences your kids will remember. Even a few discounts from local businesses!

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