Kids Activities in Antioch

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

79% Off Piano Summer Camp at Kansas City School of Music

Kansas City School of Music

Overland Park

$120 $25

Introduction to piano playing in digital piano lab; includes all sheet music and other materials

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 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 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

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

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

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

Up to 52% Off at The Bay Water Park

The Bay Water Park

South Kansas City

$36 $20

Visitors splash around in the pool or catch a wave in the new surf attraction; birthday parties include park access and treats for up to 12

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 52% Off Mini Golf or Bowling in Belton

Aaron's Family Fun Center

Belton

$25 $12

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Sixsomes choose 1 of 32 bowling lanes for two-hour stints as mini-golfers wield trusty putters for 18 holes amid shrubs & waterways

UniverSoul Circus – Up to 41% Off

UniverSoul Circus

Liberty Lot at Kemper Arena

$34.35 $22.50

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Worldly cast dazzles audiences with aerial performances, exotic animals, and hip-hop dance set to pulsating music ranging from soul to Latin

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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 53% Off Trampoline Gymnastics Classes

Skywalkers

Skywalkers

$50 $25

Seasoned instructors take kids aged 5–14 under their wings during one-hour classes that focus on tumbling, twisting, and flipping

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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A swarm of sock-footed kids climb up inflatable steps to reach the top of a rainbow-colored slide, sliding down in an orderly fashion before bouncing off and running back for another go. At Jumping Jax, children can safely expend energy with abandon, playing in air-filled structures that cushion them when they fall or work together to stage a production of the Icarus myth. The play arena sports a multitude of attractions including a bounce house with a Twister-board floor and two low-hanging ziplines.

12022 Blue Valley Pkwy
Overland Park,
KS
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Children naturally believe that life is all about having fun. This requires the instructors at My Gym Children's Fitness Center to perform two seemingly incompatible tasks: helping kids lay a strong physical, emotional, and cognitive foundation and letting them laugh and play to their hearts' content. The staff welcomes the challenge. Grouping kids by age into nearly a dozen different classes, the instructors teach students aged 6 weeks through 13 years the importance and fun of socializing, exercising, and eating broccoli without using their taste buds.

8532 W 133rd St
Overland Park,
KS
US

Spurred by a drive to instill children with a love for the arts and to build their self-esteem, professional actor Miles McMahon helms an array of educational programs at Theatre of the Imagination. He and his staff of local theater lovers build on more than 2,000 successful children's theatrical productions through creative summer camps, acting and performance classes, special workshops, and birthday parties for performers in prekindergarten through ninth grade. Miles writes a completely new work for each class and camp, using the script to immerse students in a cooperative, creative environment while freeing them from the pressures of lead roles, auditions, and autographer's elbow. Staff members can also conduct Movie Star Acting birthday parties, where they shoot a short film with the birthday child as the star.

6100 W 127th St
Leawood,
KS
US

The local artists at Grapes & Paints encourage students to trade in their self-criticism for brushes, acrylic paint, and a good time. Over the course of two hours, they provide instruction to create a featured painting while participants down drinks and snacks. This sociable ambiance pairs well with team building exercises, children's birthday parties, and fun nights out. By the class's end, guests return home with their own unique work of art to hang on a wall or stash inside a loved one's glove compartment.

7175 West 95th Street
Overland Park,
KS
US

Seven-time national foil champ of Bulgaria, European championship silver medalist, and former coach of the Bulgarian national women's foil team, Emilia Ivanova possesses the rare authority to help kids safely have fun with swords. Aspiring duelists as young as 4 can begin to learn the rudiments of the art though fun games that shape the proper movements, strategic thought, and suppression of the natural instinct to flee from pointy objects needed to succeed in the sport. Older-children and adult students don protective gear and take up the epee, foil, or saber to learn attacks and parries before moving on to bouts. Under soaring ceilings, wooden floors, and mirrored walls, the academy's studio houses eight full-sized fencing strips, electronic-scoring equipment, and a store to pick up personal equipment.

10727 El Monte St
Leawood,
KS
US

Nestled within the Oak Park Mall, Zonkers Arcade enchants youngsters and guardians alike with its extensive stock of family-friendly games. Customers can strive for kudos and prizes during rounds of redemption games or can compete in video and racing games with such varied titles as In the Groove 2, Dog Pounder, and Potato Sack Race: The Game! Zonkers also accommodates birthday parties, group chanting events, and fundraisers throughout the year. Not content to contain its fun within one place, the arcade has branched out with its family entertainment center Zonkers in the Great Mall of the Great Plains.

11417 W 95th St
Overland Park,
KS
US