Spring Break Vacations will soon be in full-swing, where you can enjoy sleeping in (a tad late), fun activities with the kids, and being able to go outside in a not-so-winter coat. You may be surprised to learn there is plenty of to do right in YOUR area this Spring Break! If you’re searching for fun, family things to do in KC over the break, you’ve come to the right place.
So, whip out that calendar and start penciling in these fun, family-friendly Spring Break activities and camps around Kansas City. Whether you are wanting to book a camp for the whole week or try a new activity each day, there are activities to keep everyone in your family busy. Check out our favorite things to do during Spring Break below!
Planning a staycation? Kids want to go swimming (indoors) instead? We’ve got you covered too!
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4711 Lamar, Mission KS
L2F is a fun filled aerial fitness center with class options for every age! Their 2018 A Chakra Circus of Health is March 12th – 15th from 8:30 to 3:30 pm. Educate and empower your kids for a lifelong love of health. This camp will motivate young people towards a lifestyle of healthy choices in every aspect of life. Daily activities include aerial acrobatics classes, yoga and meditation, art activities, hula hooping, creative movement, nature hikes, and educational and interactive videos.
You can visit Learning2Fly online for general class schedules and requirements.
#2 College Basketball Experience
1401 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO
Located in the Power & Light district, you and the kids can play different activities while learning basketball history at the College Basketball Experience. The Basketball Hall of Fame is open throughout March- closed MONDAYS & TUESDAYS.
Visit the College Basketball Experience website for tickets and schedule.
#3 Ceramic Cafe
9510 Nall Ave, Overland Park, KS
At Ceramic Cafe, you and your kiddos can express your inner artist. Create a masterpiece for your home & make memories that will last a lifetime.
Check out Ceramic Cafe for a list of special classes and events.
#4 Urban Air Trampoline Park
With two locations in the Kansas City metro area (Overland Park & KCMO), there is an Urban Air for everyone. Get active with your kiddos while burning off some of that energy and stress. Every Thursday after 5pm is Family Night at Urban Air! For only $35 you get 5 one-hour jump passes, 5 bottled waters, and 1 large one-topping pizza!
Urban Air is and indoor trampoline park with tons of extra activities to do- Open Jump, Dodgeball, Teen Night & more. Grab details for locations, hours, and special classes and pricing at Urban Air’s website.
#5 Exit Room Express
1021 NE Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit, MO
Located inside Paradise Park, you can put your wits to the test in this express escape room.
To reserve your room or for more details on the rooms, visit Paradise Park online.
#6 Sunset Trails Stables
2100 SE Ranson Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO
Sunset Trails Stables offers lessons and trail rides from beginner level to expert. Come learn how to ride horses from the best in KC! Save $10 on select riding classes (Beginner or Texas Tots) with their ad in iFamilyKC- find ad in our digital issue.
For information on their Spring Break camp, visit Sunset Trails Stables online.
#7 Kick It Foos
8166 Monticello Terrace, Shawnee, KS
One of the coolest indoor activities around. Kick It Foos is a human foosball game, also offering several other life-sized games that you can (literally) get in on.
To get info on group ratings hours and FAQ, visit the Kick It Foos website.
#8 Summit Lanes
803 SW Oldham Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO
A guaranteed family fun time during Spring Break is bowling. Our friends over at Summit Lanes even have GLOW IN THE DARK bowling. How cool is that?
Visit Summit Lanes online for further details.
#9 Jump City
8020 E 171st St, Belton, MO
At Jump City, you and the kids can enjoy a full day of open-jump fun in their 13 bounce houses! $5 admission to their open gym Tuesday through Friday. Parents are always FREE at Jump City!
For pricing and ours, visit Jump City online.
With two metro locations, Sky Zone has everything from homeschool PE time to glow in the dark parties on Friday & Saturdays from 7pm to midnight. Have fun in the Foam Zone during open jump or play dodgeball, SkySlam, ultimate volleyball & more!
Find the closest location to you and pricing at the Sky Zone website.
2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO
A family favorite, Kaleidoscope is located by Crown Center & is always FREE for your family. Hallmark donates their extra craft materials for kids to repurpose into new creations of their own! The facility is designed for younger kiddos but will be enjoyed by the whole family.
For a session schedule, visit the Kaleidoscope website.
#12 Code Ninjas
3622 West 135th Street, Leawood, KS
With one location in Leawood currently enrolling and several opening soon, Code Ninjas is perfect for those that love the art of gaming and coding. Kids learn to create video games using coding skills they work their way through the colored belts. Enroll NOW to save big! Drop-in learning is also available.
For information on locations and classes check out Code Ninjas online.
#13 Paint, Glaze, and Fire
12683 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS
Instead of sitting at the movies silently, come get creative with the kids! Paint, Glaze, & Fire offers ½ OFF Studio Fees Tuesday to Thursday each week in March. Family Night is the second Saturday of each month from 5:30-9 pm. $45 fee includes 4 studio fees, large cheese or pepperoni pizza, 4 soft drinks AND 15% OFF pottery painted during the event. Paint Me a Story Pottery classes for kids run throughout March too! Plus, they have a coffee house located right inside.
For hours and events, visit the Paint, Glaze, and Fire website.
#14 Union Station/ Science City
30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO
There is always an adventure at Union Station! Whether you are visiting Science City to ride Sky Bikes, the Planetarium for a laser show, or a special exhibit, there is something you will love at Union Station. Right now, the special exhibit showing at Union Station, “Art of the Brick”, allows you to see giant Lego structures and intricate pieces.
To get info on hours, tickets, & daily events visit Union Station’s website.
#15 Taste Buds Kitchen
5336 151st Street, Leawood, KS
One way to have a great family outing (or even a Mom and Dad night out) is a cooking session at Taste Buds Kitchen. Their cooking studio offers kids and adult sessions.
For their list of cooking camps and events visit Taste Buds Kitchen online.
#16 Tutor Doctor
Spring Break can be used to catch up on school subjects, and that’s okay. Our friends over at the Tutor Doctor have a customizable program for all styles of learners & help your child in the comfort of their home.
To see a list of subjects and how the process works, visit Tutor Doctor online.
#17 National WWI Museum & Liberty Memorial
2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO
The World War I Museum hosts fascinating events for your family. On Saturdays at 11am, you and your family can actually touch and explore artifacts from the world war.
For information on their upcoming events, visit the World War I Museum website.
#18 Kids Park
15296 W 119th Street, Olathe, KS
During the kids’ break from school, sometimes we need a break from the kids. KidsPark offers hourly child care without the need for a reservation. Relax knowing your kids are being cared for by compassionate professionals in a fun and safe environment.
For hours and pricing visit Kids Park online.
#19 Star Light Theater Spring Break Camp
4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO
This Spring Break camp is during the Kansas City area district’s break. Kids can learn and explore through art, singing, dancing and acting.
For information prices, restrictions and hours visit Star Light Theater’s website.
#20 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak St, Kansas City, MO
Immerse your family in the arts at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art this Spring Break. The museum hosts Free Weekend Fun for families each weekend in March! Create an artistic masterpiece with your kids for FREE.
Full event calendar at the Nelson-Atkins‘s website. Click Family Events to find the above mentioned art event.
#21 The Kansas City Zoo
6800 Zoo Dr, Kansas City, MO
Discover exotic animals & wildlife with your kids at the Kansas City Zoo! Walk around with your family or enroll your kids in one of their 3-Day Spring Break Camps (March 12-28).
Visit The Kansas City Zoo online to learn more.
#22 Kansas City Young Audiences
3732 Main Street, Kansas City, MO
Come explore and learn to act at the many different summer camps offered at KCYA. Find a complete list of camps to match your child with the the acting camp perfect for their personality! Camps meet Monday through Friday and camp fees include a snack. There is a multi-camp discount if you sign-up for 2 weeks or more of acting camp. (Scholarships are available too!)
More info online by visiting the KCYA website!
#23 Paradise Park
1021 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO
Come play at Paradise Park with the kids! They offer Spring Break Specials throughout March (March 9-30). Visit https://www.paradise-park.com/spring-break to find the special of the day! Some highlights: Buy a $20 Fun Card- get a FREE personal pizza, Ice Cream Sunday- Get a FREE ice cream treat w/ purchase of any Max Pak , & BOGO Laser Tag.
Visit Paradise Park online for further details.
#24 Greater Kansas City YMCAs
With locations all around the Kansas City metro, the YMCA is a great option for Spring Break activities. Get active with your kids and play basketball, swim in their indoor pools, or attend one of their kids/family events.
Find Kids Night Out events at various KC YMCA locations online.
#24 Paul Mesner Puppets
1006 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO
Enjoy a puppet show with your family at the Mesner Puppet Theater. Choose from the shows: Rhymes, Rap, Miss Mary Mack (through March 4th) or The Cat Came Back (through March 12th).
Buy tickets & explore shows at the Mesner Puppets website.
#25 Ernie Miller Nature Center
909 N Highway 7 Olathe, KS
Visitors are welcome to view the aquarium and hike the trails all week. During the Spring Fling Fun event, park naturalists will entertain guests with a special themed program each day at 10:30am (March 12th to 16th). Each program is approximately 45 minutes in length and the fee is $3- paid on-site.
For more information call 913-764-7759 or visit the Ernie Miller Nature Center website.
#26 Mid-Continent Public Libraries
Visit the MCPL event calendar to find children’s events at different Kansas City metro libraries. (35+ locations) Find story time for preschoolers, story time for families, story time for babies & more at the MCPL website.
#27 Play-Well TEKnologies
Minecraft, Lego, STEM camps and more. Kids dive into their classes and exercise their innate gift for building. They come away understanding fundamental principles of engineering and physics. The experience boosts their confidence, creativity and ability to collaborate. Kids can’t get enough. Programs at lots of locations in and around the KC metro.
Visit Play-Well online to find an event near you!
#28 Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop-Farm
1200 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS
Enjoy 1860s hands on Living History activities such as horse-powered plowing, planting, helping in the garden, stagecoach rides* and cookstove and blacksmith demonstations. *Weather and ground conditions permitting. Thursday, Friday & Saturday, March 15-17, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission: $7/ adults, $5/ children ages 5-11.
Visit Mahaffie’s website for more info.
Give your kids a Spring Break they will never forget with these fun things to do in Kansas City. The wide variety of Spring Break camps & activities provides something for every personality in your family. Beat boredom for good and have fun exploring KC with your kiddos!
Also check out the iFamilyKC online calendar for additional events throughout the year 🙂
From iFamily to Yours,