Children’s Activities

North Shore Park Districts

City of Evanston Parks & Recreation

2100 Ridge Avenue

Evanston, IL 60201

847-448-4311

 

Wilmette Park District

1200 Wilmette Avenue

Wilmette, IL 60091

847-256-6100

 

Kenilworth Park District

410 Kenilworth Avenue

Kenilworth, IL 60043

847-251-1691

 

Northfield Park District

401 Wagner Road

Northfield, IL 60093

847-446-4428

 

Winnetka Park District

540 Hibbard Road

Winnetka, IL 60093

847-501-2040

 

Park District of Glencoe

999 Green Bay Road, Glencoe IL 60022

847-835-3030

 

Deerfield Park District

836 Jewett Park Drive

Deerfield, IL 60015

847-945-0650

 

Northbrook Park District

3323 Walters Avenue

Northbrook, IL 60062

847-291-2993

 

Park District of Highland Park

636 Ridge Rd

Highland Park, IL 60035

847-831-3810

 

City of Highwood Parks & Recreation

17 Highwood Ave.,

Highwood, IL 60040

847-432-1924

 

The City of Lake Forest Parks & Recreation

220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045

847-234-2600

 

Lake Bluff Park District

355 W Washington Ave

Lake Bluff, IL 60044

847-234-4150

 

Buffalo Grove Park District

Alcott Center

530 Bernard Drive

Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089

847-850-2100

 

Glenview Park District

2400 Chestnut Avenue

Glenview, IL 60026

847-724-5670

Art Classes

The Art Center Highland Park (TAC)

1957 Sheridan Rd.

Highland Park, IL 60035

847-432-1888

 

Painting Time Now

13 Waukegan Rd.

Deerfield, IL 60015

847-315-0882

 

North Shore Art League

620 Lincoln Avenue

Winnetka, Illinois 60093

847-446-2870

 

ROOTz

Multifaceted enrichments for all ages

557 Waukegan Rd.

Northbrook, IL 60062

224-269-0004

 

Soul2Sole Dance Inc. Highland Park

799 Central Ave

Highland Park, IL 60035

847-579-4660

 

**Check your local park district (tab above) for more art classes

STEM

Noggin Builders Northbrook

3000 Dundee Rd, #201

Northbrook IL 60062

 

Noggin Builders Northbrook Court

Northbrook Court Mall (2nd floor) 

1515 Lake Cook Rd.

Northbrook, IL 60062

Tip: FREE indoor play space presented by Lurie Children’s located at Noggin Builders (ages birth – 4)

Tip: Closest parking at 2nd floor Lord & Taylor

 

Kids Science Labs Northbrook 

840 Willow Road Suite A

Northbrook, IL 60062

(224) 213-7511

 

Codeverse North Shore (Wilmette)

517 Green Bay Rd.

Wilmette, IL 60091

(844) 644-2633

Theater Classes

The Performers School

Highwood Recreation Center

432 Green Bay Road

Highwood, IL 60040

847-404-9142

 

Actors Training Center

1120 Central Avenue, 2nd Floor 

Wilmette, IL 60091

847-251-8710

 

The Actors Gymnasium

Noyes Cultural Arts Center

927 Noyes Street

Evanston, Illinois 60201

847-328-2795

 

Mudlark Theater

1417 Hinman Ave.

Evanston, IL 60201

847.448.0708

Theater programs for ages 7-14

Cooking Classes

Taste Buds Kitchen

2521 Waukegan Road

Bannockburn, IL 60015

(847) 230-0330

Dance

ROOTz

Multifaceted enrichments for all ages

557 Waukegan Rd.

Northbrook, IL 60062

224-269-0004

 

Soul2Sole Dance Inc. Highland Park

799 Central Ave

Highland Park, IL 60035

847-579-4660

 

Ballet Makkai

2126 First Street

Highland Park Illinois 60035

(847) 433-1449

 

North Shore School of Dance

North Shore School of Dance

505 Laurel Ave.

Highland Park, IL 60035

(847) 432-2060

 

DancED. Dance Center

3131 Dundee Road

Northbrook, IL 60062

847-564-9120

dance@danced.com

 

**Check your local park district (tab above) for more art classes

Yoga/Movement Classes

Movement Junkies Kids Yoga (Robin Taxman)

Yoga classes for children

Locations near Highland Park

 

Shri Yoga

1725 McGovern Street

Highland Park, IL 60035

847-847-4043

Sports

Lil’ Sluggers Highland Park (Baseball + Summer Camps)

North Shore Sports Academy

1660 Old Skokie Rd.

Highland Park, IL

312.945.1585

Game On! Sports 4 Girls

Locations vary. Emphasis on female empowerment through fun! Year-round variety classes, Summer camps, Day off camps

 

Winnetka Golf Club

Offering junior group and private golf Instruction and junior travel team

1300 Oak Street

Winnetka, IL 60093

(847) 501-2050

 

Tennis @ Winnetka Park District

Offering private and semi-private lessons. Bonus amenity: Supervised childcare is available for children of players Monday-Friday, 8:30am-12pm. The services require 24 hours advance notice, has a maximum of six children, and is for ages six months to six years. Reservations can be made by calling (847) 501-2065.

Fee: $13 / child (two-hour max)

530 Hibbard Road

Winnetka, IL 60093

(847) 501-2065

 

Martial Arts

Championship Martial Arts

1625 Shermer

Northbrook, IL 60062

847-564-KICK

 

Lakeview Martial Arts Academy

1614 Deerfield Ave

Highland Park Ill. 60035

847-831-4080

 

KH Kim Taekwondo

3141 Dundee Rd.

Northbrook IL 60062

847-480-9222

Gymnastics

Wilmette Gymnastics

 

Buffalo Grove Gymnastics

 

Flips Gymnastics Lake Forest

 

American Academy of Gymnastics – Northbrook

 

Gymboree Northbrook Court

 

Therapy Yoga Gymnastics Rocks

Northbrook & multiple locations

Therapy Yoga Gymnastics Rocks delivers pediatric Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy in exciting and sensory rich gymnastics centers. Unlike in traditional, clinic based therapy, TYGR children learn by utilizing gymnastics equipment and participating in yoga activities.

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