Kids Activities in Ruskin Heights

Up to 50% Off Children's Gymnastics Summer Camp

Eagles Gymnastics

Martin City

$150 $75

Children aged 4 and up build flexibility, coordination, and confidence through gymnastics exercises and games

Up to 54% Off Bowling at Ward Parkway Lanes

Ward Parkway Lanes

South Kansas City

$75.95 $35

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Synthetic lanes with automatic bumpers play host to open bowling and weekend Rock N' Bowl sessions supplemented by live DJs and laser lights

Harlem Globetrotters – Up to 41% Off Kids' Clinic

Harlem Globetrotters Summer Basketball Clinic

Multiple Locations

$111 $66

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Harlem Globetrotters players coach kids ages 6–12 on basketball fundamentals, drills, and off-the-court character development

Up to 52% Off Unlimited Go Karting

Paradise Park

Lee's Summit

$27.99 $14

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Kids and adults pilot go karts along a 1,000 foot track with tight turns inspired by road courses

50% Off Private Music Lessons

Village Music Academy

formerly the Toon Shop

$120 $60

Local musical experts with backgrounds in jazz, classical, rock, & country lead students through 30-minute sessions on choice of instruments

Up to 81% Off Cheerleading and Gymnastics

Flip Zone

Lee's Summit

$76 $19

Kids up to age 12 learn to tumble, cheer, and do gymnastics

Half Off Children's Performing-Arts Day Camp

Theatre of the Imagination

Overland Park

$160 $80

Five-day camp with improv games, exercises, and rehearsals culminates in a performance of a new play with a variety of costumes

Half Off Leila's Hair Museum Visits

Leila's Hair Museum

Independence

$12 $6

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Hair museum dedicates its space to wreaths, reliquaries, and jewelry all made from and with hair

American Jazz Museum – Up to 45% Off Admission

American Jazz Museum

Kansas City

$20 $12

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Guests look and listen inside exhibits that chronicle the history of jazz, including a 1930s nightclub replica where live musicians play

Up to 46% Off Bowling and Pizza

Z Strike Bowling

The Downtown Loop

$79.95 $43

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Commandeering a single lane, guests roll strikes in rental shoes while noshing on 16” cheese or pepperoni pizza

54% Off Scavenger Dash

Sierra Adventure Sports

Kansas City

$127.59 $59

Teams of two traverse the streets of Kansas City as they find clues, collect items, take pictures, and complete challenges

Repticon – 50% Off

Repticon

Abdallah Shrine

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

Up to 46% Off Kids’ Indoor Bounce Passes

Pump It Up of Shawnee Mission

Merriam

$40 $23

Staff-supervised bounce houses and inflatable slides entertain sock-clad youngsters aged 12 and younger

Up to 83% Off at National Airline History Museum

National Airline History Museum

Northland

$26 $12

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Photographs, artifacts, and aircraft such as 1941 Douglas DC-3 and 1952 Martin 404 illustrate the history of commercial flight

Up to 61% Off at Jaegerz Laser Tag

Jaegerz Laser Tag

Northland

$60 $29

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Laser-tag players compete in a 6,000-square-foot black-lit arena with Lasertron equipment that vibrates when players are tagged

Up to 51% Off Bowling at Lunar Bowl

Lunar Bowl

Blue Springs

$68 $33

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As former host of the PBA National Tour, this bowling center welcomes groups to slide into rental shoes & enjoy open or cosmic bowling

Up to 75% Off Bowling and Pizza at Ranch Bowl

Ranch Bowl

Coronado

$71.02 $18

Newly renovated bowling facility hosts daytime or late-night sessions and fuels players with pizza from the onsite bar and grill

54% Off Bounce-House and Arcade Visits

Zonkers

Olathe

$26 $12

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Kids can play in bounce house and arcade, which has nonviolent video games that encourage problem solving and hand-eye coordination

50% Off Stargazing from Astronomical Society of Kansas City

Astronomical Society of Kansas City

Powell Observatory

$24 $12

Saturday night stargazing sessions and private functions for all ages gives visitors a tour of the Powell Observatory and the night sky

51% Off Four-Day Bounce-House Rental

Fun Services

Kansas City

$195 $96

Friday–Monday rental of 1 of more than 35 electric-powered bounce houses in theme such as Spiderman, "Toy Story 3," or wizards

Up to 50% Off Arcade Play at GCW Retro-Cade

GCW Retro-Cade

Platte City

$20 $11

Guests play coin-free on a bounty of classic and modern video games

Up to 50% Off Membership with Dinner Gala

Robert J. Dole Institute Of Politics

Lawrence

$100 $65

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The Dole Institute's mission is to promote civic participation among young people and demonstrate the honor of working in politics

Up to 51% Off Games at Extreme Underground

Extreme Underground

Walnut

$40 $20

Stationed in former Army bunker, this massive facility hosts laser tag, mini golf, bouldering, and archery tag

Up to 53% Off at The Belt Bowl

The Belt Bowl

St. Joseph

$33 $16

32-lane bowling center also hosts two bars; packages include food and drinks

Glore Psychiatric Museum – Up to 50% Off Visits

Glore Psychiatric Museum

St. Joseph

$12 $7

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Psychiatric museum in "1,000 Things to Do Before You Die" explores old-fashioned mental-health treatments in surgical admitting building

Up to 91% Off Online Guitar or Bass Lessons 

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

$134.55 $18

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

57% Off Roller Skating

Sk8away

West Southwest 2

$14 $6

Strap on a pair of rented roller skates to glide around the rink to the tune of hit songs

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Every year more than 6,500 animals enter Wayside Waifs, incapable of surviving on their own. They're injured or sick, mothers with babies, or orphans too young to feed themselves. But the shelter takes them all in. It even outsources—entrusting the youngest and most vulnerable to foster families who care for them and dote on them until they're old enough and socially ready to seek adoption.

At that point, the animals move back to the shelter. There they enjoy all the privileges of an adopted pet: dogs go on lengthy walks around a 50-acre campus, hear soothing spa music indoors, and play in a 5,000-square-foot fenced-in agility park; while cats lounge on towers in the sun room, sleep on plush beds in cage-free kennels, and play iPad games with a volunteer. As a result of this loving treatment, the animals are happy and healthy once it's time to move in with new families.

3901 Martha Truman Rd
Kansas City,
MO
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Physical training requires drive and discipline. At Whole Armor, trainers say they draw their strength from their Christian backgrounds. They apply those principles in fitness classes and at sports camps. They work with patrons on a variety of goals, from losing weight to building strength, and the team also has experience working with youngsters on early wellness.

6600 East 87th Street
Kansas City,
MO
US

Led by the experienced fitness guru Ryan Layman and his troop of knowledgeable trainers, Longview Recreation Center's boot camp motivates participants with peer power and intense physical exercises that last 30–45 minutes. Like Christmas sweaters and the length of fingers, no two workouts are ever the same. This boot camp adheres to the mind-body fusion approach, which strategically uses your own body weight in a combination of balance, resistance, cardio, sweaty camaraderie, and yoga stretching. For best Baconnaise-burning results, the professional motivators at Longview recommend attending boot camp two to three times a week. Check out the schedule to determine the best time (morning or night) and place (indoor or outdoor classes) to receive your swift kick in the pantaloons.

3801 SW Longview Rd
Lees Summit,
MO
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The River swimming pool is on a beautifully 2.5 acer park in centrally localed Raytown, MO We have a 78 by 50 foot pool with a diving board. A Baby Pool with life Guards on duty.

Concession Stand, Barbecues, Picnic Tables, and Lounge Chairs. Miniature Golf (50 cents)

7130 Ralston Avenue
Raytown,
MO
US

Inside the Extreme Grand Prix Indoor Family Fun Center, drivers strap themselves into European-style electric go-karts and zoom around the quarter-mile indoor track at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour. A preliminary safety briefing ensures that every racer is familiar with the rules of the track. The venue also has a large arcade, snack bar, bounce houses, kiddie karts, free wifi and 25 big screen televisions to meet the needs of both kids and kids at heart.

6731 Blue Ridge Boulevard
Kansas City,
MO
US

When he was a child, Michael Russell spent a lot of time in his father’s darkroom, watching and helping him develop photographs. As Russell grew into an adult, he still loved photography but opted to pursue a career in front of the camera as a television news reporter. Even as he interviewed celebrities, presidents, and wax statues of presidents, he found himself most engaged with shooting his own video, and with framing shots of natural landscapes and wildlife. He eventually would leave his broadcasting career to teach photography full time, and venture on expeditions to scenic vistas and art fairs. During Russell’s workshops, his picture-snapping protégés can pick his brain as they practice various photography concepts and sample professional lenses.

6800 Zoo Dr
Kansas City,
MO
US