Toddlers and Kids

Toddlers and Kids

Metro Detroit loves kids! From newborn to teens, big or small, this area has activities and fun for all. There are libraries and gyms, playgrounds and zoos. Metro Detroit kids can roam the new Science Center or join a little league sports team. They can learn skills from theatrics to gymnastics to sailing. But this is just the beginning. There are so many really fun things to do in this region. Metro Detroit is a great place for kids! 

For Toddlers

Art, Music and Movement

Books and Reading
Marygrove College Kid’s College
Arts and Scraps
Michigan Elite Gymnastics Society
Olympia Gymnastics Society
Imagination Station
Detroit Children’s Library
Detroit Public Library, Lincoln Branch
Auntie Pooh the Storyteller
Joyland Achievement Center

Parks and Playgrounds

Jungle Java
Dad Butler Playfield Boundless Playground
Franklin Kids Club
Chandler Park Family Aquatic Center
Belle Isle Park
Boundless Playground at High Point School

Natural Science

Sports and Fitness
Detroit Zoo
Ann Arbor Hands On Museum
The New Detroit Science Center
Erwin Orchards
Long Family Orchard
Domino’s Petting Farm
Clemente Community Center
Coleman A. Young Community Center
Birmingham Family YMCA
Farmington Gymnastic Center

For Kids

Amusemant Parks

Northville Area Amusement/Water Parks
Michigan State Fair
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey’s Circus
UniverSoul Circus
Waterford Oaks Waterpark
Corporation for Artistic Development
Interlochen Center for the Arts
City Knits
College for Creative Studies
Ann Arbor Art Center

Books and Reading

Detroit Association of Black Storytellers
Detroit Public Library
El Arte Alliance
Novi Public Library
Northfield Township Library
Camp Broadway
Dancing Feats
Freedom: Danz Xpressionz
Juliana’s Academy of Dance


Detroit Children’s Museum
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum
Plymouth Historical MuseumDetroit Historical Museum
Cranbrook Institute of Science
Marygrove College Kid’s College
Michigan Opera Theatre-Learning at the Opera House
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit
Art Center Music School

Natural Science

Parks & Recreation Centers
Cranbrook Institute of Science: Bat Zone
Detroit Zoo
Michigan State University Pavilion: Animal Shows
The Animal Guy, Nelson’s Wildlife Safari
Environmental Interpretive Center
Lyon Oaks Nature Center
Landslide Skate Park
Meijer Skate Park
Dad Butler Playfield Boundless Playground
Coleman A. Young Community Center
Adams/Butzel Recreation Complex
Franklin Kids Club


California Pizza Kitchen
Cheeburger Cheeburger
Rainforest Café
Rebecca’s Family Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor
Michigan Star Clipper Dinner Train
Detroit Repertory Theatre
Detroit Theatre for the Dramatic Arts
Girl Scouts of Metro Detroit
Matrix Theatre Company
Young Audiences of Michigan

Sports and Fitness
Ann Arbor Ice Cube
Arctic Pond Arena
Novi Ice Arena
Summit on the Park
Oasis Golf Center
Camp Westminster
CYO Detroit
Michigan State University: Horse Programs for Youth
Farmington Gymnastic Center
Putting Edge
Suburban Hockey Schools