Sports and Fun


Here are some of the sports and fun options for homeschoolers:

Genesis Health Club Indoor Tennis for homeschoolers
Genesis Health Clubs in Overland Park at 6700 W. 110th St. is offering tennis for homeschoolers on Tuesday afternoons from 1:30pm-3pm. Students should be 6-18 years old. The class is for beginners through advanced players. Winter session begins on January 8.

Our goal is to teach you a sport of a lifetime. It’s important to learn the proper fundamentals for each stroke so that you can build a foundation that will allow you to improve.
What will you learn?
1. The proper fundamentals for the forehand and back ground strokes, forehand and back ground volleys, overhead, and the serve.
2. Proper movement is critical to a tennis players development. Unfortunately, tennis is not played in a vacuum, so you need to learn how to effectively move on the tennis court.
3. How to have fun! Tennis can be a frustrating game, but our main goal, is to make you love the game!!

Cost is $250 for each 10-week session. Membership is not required. Class will have a ratio of 5-7 students per instructor, with a minimum of 4 students to run the class and a maximum of 15 students.

If you are interested in learning more, or to register, please contact:
Genesis Health Clubs Overland Park
Indoor Tennis Courts
6700 W 110th St, Overland Park, KS 66211

Kansas City Chess Club
The Kansas City Chess Club
6025 Metcalf Lane, Suite 110
Tuesdays 6-6:45 & 7-7:45 year round
Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Players will learn about important rules, chess etiquette, strategy, openings, endgames, and tactics.

Your chess teacher will be Ken Fee. Ken is a nationally rated tournament player. Ken has coached numerous Missouri and Kansas State Chess Champions. Ken also runs the Kansas City Chess Club and is a retired high school Communication Arts teacher. He is a Certified Boy Scout Chess Merit Badge Counselor.

Cost: $10/week or $30/month or $250/year Family Discount – Additional children are half-price. Options exist for private Lessons as well.

All instructors are certified. We provide before & after-school classes in over 100 public/private schools in the Kansas City area.

Waldo Gymnastics Homeschool Gymnastics
Waldo Gymnastics is hosting a gymnastics class for homeschool students on Wednesdays. Check their website for details.

Shugosha Martial Science Homeschool Class
Shugosha Martial Science Secure Kids Homeschool program and Shindu Jitsu Karate
When: Mondays or Thursdays 1pm
Where: 11925 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66216
Cost: $10 registration for the semester (includes free Shugosha Tee used for uniform), $8 per class, no contracts. End of semester testing, if desired to earn belt rank $20 ($12 + $8 class fee).
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Homeschool Open Swim
Tuesdays and Thursdays only, 1:30-3:30pm
Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center
6200 Martway, Mission, KS

Join other homeschoolers for homeschool open swimming at the Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center indoor pool!
Cost is $3/person for all attendees, including infants/toddlers. (Regular rates are $7/adult and $5/kid, so this is a *great* deal!) Registration is not required; families will pay at the front desk.
The pool, slide and mushroom will be available during the open swim time.
This is not a drop-off event; parents must stay at the pool.
This event is for homeschooling families only.


CoCo Key Home School Swim Days
CoCo Key is offering Home School Swim Days on Fridays every other month. Cost is $5/person to attend. You can find out more information or register by contacting CoCo Key at 816-737-4766 or their website.


Skate City First Thursday Homeschool Days
Skate City at 10440 Mastin in Overland Park offers a homeschool skate the first Thursday of each month from 1pm to 3pm. Admission is $5 and skate rental is $2. Learn more by clicking here.


Homeschool Ice Skating at KC Ice Center
Homeschool ice skating is available at KC Ice Center on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, from 1:40pm to 2:40pm. Cost is $3 for children 5 and older, and includes skate rental. Parents skate for FREE.  KC Ice Center is located at 19900 Johnson Drive in Shawnee.


Sky Zone KC Homeschool Hop
Sky Zone KC is an indoor trampoline park, and is hosting a monthly Homeschool Hop. Any age from walking-17 years old is welcome.
Cost: $10 per jumper. Pre purchase 10 or more tickets by calling 913-213-5909 and your cost will be just $8 per jumper!
*SkySocks not included. $2 per pair. SkySocks are reusable.


Kansas City Soap Box Derby
Known as the greatest amateur racing event, Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program that began in 1934 and has been an organized sport in Kansas City since 1947. Girls and boys ages 7-21 build their gravity powered racers with the help of a parent or another adult and compete against other racers reaching speeds up to 30 miles an hour on the dedicated track at 4600 Eastern Avenue in Kansas City Missouri. Racers learn the skill of quality workmanship, the thrill of competition, the importance of sportsmanship and the fulfillment of perseverance. Soap Box Derby builds close parent/child relationships and creates memories that will last a lifetime.

Check out their site for more details.