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.

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!

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.

Soccer Clubs and 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!

Music Classes For Kids
Find local music classes for kids, including group, private, voice and various instruments and build their confidence, rhythm and brain power!

Kids Drawing and Painting Studios in Chicago’s Western Suburbs
For all the kids out there who love to create, we've rounded up some really awesome drawing and painting studios in the near western suburbs!

Safety Villages and Safety Towns
Your child can learn pedestrian, passenger and at-home safety while navigating one of these safety villages. Locations, dates, ages and costs included!

Martial Arts Classes for Kids
Martial arts and karate classes for kids are a great way to boost discipline, self-esteem, and fitness. Find a class near you!

Yoga Classes for Kids
Balance, focus, flexibility, relaxation, stress reduction...so many benefits from yoga! Find local yoga classes for kids in Chicago and the western suburbs.

Horseback Riding for Kids
Find great destinations for kids to saddle up and ride horses! We have horseback riding locations and details.