Where Kids can Explore Their Interests for a Great Price
Grand Rapids is full of many unique communities and each one has something special to offer. You don’t have to live in a community to learn from and with the residents!
Community Centers, Parks and Recreation Departments, and Resource Centers offer a multitude of classes and opportunities for kids to get involved in their own community or learn from another. From dance and gymnastics, to art and music classes, to youth sports, there is something for everyone!
Classes for Kids in Grand Rapids and Beyond
Grandville Community Education
Science, Dance, Bricks 4 Kidz, Swimming lessons, and Youth sports.
Kentwood Recreation Dept
Dance, Karate, Swim lessons, Tumbling, Fencing, Tennis, Theatre, Soccer, T-ball, and more.
Forest Hills Community Enrichment
Dance classes, Science, Acting, Music, Art, Swimming, Bricks 4 Kidz, Gymnastics, Fencing, and various youth sports.
Wyoming Parks and Recreation
Bowling, Cheerleading, Gymnastics, Soccer, Arts, Dance, Basketball, Geocaching, Swim lessons and more.
East GR Parks & Rec
Dance, Art, Music, Babysitting, Yoga, Sports camps, Art camps, and many youth enrichment classes are offered.
Caledonia Resource Center
Sports, Dance, Karate, Cheerleading, Yoga, Self defense and more.
Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation
Dance, Gymnastics, Fencing, Tae-kwon-do, Soccer, T-ball, Tennis, and Swim lessons.
YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids
The YMCA offers a multitude of classes at locations all around Grand Rapids, from swimming lessons to tumbling to guitar. Offerings change periodically, so check often. Classes are open to members and non-members alike.
Rockford Community Education
Theatre, Art, Music, Dance, Ninja Warrior, Swim lessons, Club sports and more.
Byron Township Recreation
Art, Babysitting, Dance, Cooking Club, Gymnastics, Kindermusik, Mad Science, Self Defense, Spanish, Tae-kwon-do, Youth Sports and more.