Fall Winter 17-18

The Central Oklahoma Children's Directory is published every six months. The following businesses and services are in the current Fall-Winter directory. All area codes are 405 unless otherwise listed.

Listing by Business Category (as featured in the print version of the Central Oklahoma Children's Directory)


 


ART (INCLUDES THE ARTS)

 

Fine Arts Institute

27 E. Edwards

Edmond, OK

Contact:  Shannon Price

Phone: (405) 340-4481

Email: info@edmondfinearts.com

Website: www.edmondfinearts.com

Description: The Fine Arts Institute is Edmond’s non-profit community arts organization offering educational enrichment for adults and children in the visual and performing arts.  We offer: Drawing, painting, clay, jewelry, theatre, cartooning, scratch-board, classes for preschoolers, classes for home schooled children, printmaking, Saturday classes or children, writing.

 

Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center

3000 General Pershing Blvd.

Oklahoma City, OK

Contact:  Lori Brooks

Phone:  (405) 951-0000

Website:  www.oklahomacontemporary.org

Email:  lbrooks@okcontemp.org

Description:  Currently located at State Fair Park, Oklahoma Contemporary encourages creativity and artistic expressions through:  Always-free exhibitions featuring a Learning Gallery so visitors can connect to art with hands-on activities;  School-break art camps in which youth gain confidence and learn new skills exploring art and artists; FREE monthly Make + Take workshops where families create art across a variety of mediums; Adult art classes where students find the chance to learn and grow.  Free public lectures, artist talks and events.   Fall Break Camps:  Oct. 16-20, enrollment begins Sept. 7.  Grades K-6

 

CHILD CARE

 

Goddard School

17440 N. Western

Edmond, OK

Phone:  (405) 348-4442

Contact:  Misty Terrill

Email:  edmond1ok@goddardschool.com

Website:  www.goddardschool.com

Description:  Child care center serving ages 6 weeks to 12 years including summer camp. Before and after school, Pre-K & Pre-K enrichment, qualified teachers, transportation, foreign language, extra curriculars, homework club.  See our ad on page 17 for 50% off first month Tuition info

 

COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING SERVICES

 

The Counseling & Consulting Offices of Paul G. Tobin

3855 South Boulevard, Suite 100

Edmond, OK

Contact:  Paul Tobin

Phone: (405) 340-4321

Website: www.ccoffices.com

Description: Counseling services.  Family, marriage, individual counseling.  Educational & Business Consultants.  Assessment Groups.  Seminars.

 

Goldfish Swim School

10 NW 146th St.

Edmond, OK  

Contact:  Nicole Tobin

Phone:  (405) 696-7500

Website:  www.edond.goldfishswimschool.com

Email:  nicole@gocryder.com

Description:  Perpetual year round swim lessons for children 4 month to 12 years.  Facility and program features:  90 degree pool, family swims and private parties,  small class sizes, flexible schedule, free make-up lessons.

 

TechJoynT

180 W. 15th St., Ste 100

Edmond, OK  

Contact:  JP Tugirimana or Dorys Moreno

Phone:  (405) 345-5010

Website:  www.techjoynt.com

Email:  info@techjoynt.com

Description:  Joyful and Gaming Learning, S.T.E.M. Academy & After-School Enrichment

 

Sylvan Learning Centers

9634 N May Ave, Okla. City, OK 

3209 S. Broadway, Edmond, OK  

Contact:  Tisha Clay

Phone:  OKC (405) 842-7323/Edmond (405) 562-5202

Website”  www.sylvanlearning.com

Email:  tisha.clay@sylvanlearning.com

Description:  From tutoring programs, to STEM education, to college prep, Sylvan is right there with you.  Learn how Sylvan can inspire your child to succeed.   Edmond location grand opening:  Sat., Oct 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Venerate Behavioral Services

Phone:  Edmond:  (405) 513-7794, El Reno: (405) 295-1733

Website:  http://www.veneratecares.com

Description:  Mental health treatment, case management, and rehab finally “gets it right”.  Your struggle with behavioral issues and mental health can be alleviated.  We offer a wide variety of Counseling Services tailored to your needs and including:  Individual Therapy & Rehabilitation;  Adult, Children and Adolescent; Couples, Family, & Group Therapy; Case Management.  Call us now to speak confidentially with a counselor and begin your path to sustainable recovery.

 

ENTERTAINMENT

 

Battle Park

14805 W. Industrial Rd.

Guthrie, OK 

Contact:  Dustin Hester

Phone:  (405) 433-2223

Website:  www.battleparkok.com

Email:  dustin@battleparkok.com

Description:  Oklahoma's only paintball park with a climate-controlled, indoor party room that's perfect for birthday parties.   Low impact, high impact and PeeWee paintball.  Mock town.  Nice restrooms.  Snack bar.  ZOMBIE HUNT!  Halloween fun for the whole family!  Fridays and Saturdays Sept 23 thru Nov 4th.   Open 8-5 on Sat. and 12-5 on Sun or anytime by appointment.

 

Cactus Jack's Family Fun Center

1211 N. Council Rd.

Oklahoma City, OK

Phone:  (405) 789-9846

Website:  www.cjarcade.com

Description:  Cactus Jack's is Oklahoma's oldest running arcade and fun center.  We feature more than 150 games for your gaming pleasure.  Inside you'll find plenty of entertainment for everyone in your family where adults and children can play together.   Open Mon-Thurs:  11 am-10 pm.  Friday-Saturday:  11 am-Midnight.  Sunday:  12-10 pm.

 

Oklahoma WONDERtorium Children's Museum

308 W. Franklin

Stillwater, OK

Contact:  Gay Washington or Alicia Gray

Phone:  (405) 533-3333

Website:  www.okwondertorium.org

Email:  gay.washington@okwondertorium.org  or alicia.gray@okwondertorium.org

Description:  A children's museum where wonder grows!   See our ad on page 14 for info on a FREE admission!

 

Unpluggits Play Studio

575 Enterprise Dr, Ste 110

Edmond, OK  

Contact: Katrina Uhls

Phone:  (405) 340-7584

Email:  play@unpluggits.com

Website: www.unpluggits.com
Description: Your walk-in arts and crafts studio with an indoor playground.  Ceramics, birthday parties, paint’n take crafts, Mom & Me classes.  Workshops.  Free wi-fi and more!

 

EVENTS/FESTIVALS

 

An Affair of the Heart  –  Oct. 20, 21, 22, 2017   and  Feb. 9, 10, 11, 2018

State Fair Park, OKC, OK

Phone:  (405) 632-2652

Website:  www.aaoth.com

Description:  Shop for arts, home décor, clothing, jewelry, gourmet foods  more.  $8.00 admission.  Fri & Sat 9 a/m/to 6 p.m.   Sun 11 a.m. To 5 p.m.

 

Yukon's Pumpkin Harvest Craft Festival – Nov. 4,  9 a.m. To 3 p.m.

Dale Robertson Center, Highway 66 and Yukon Parkway, Yukon, OK

Phone:  (405) 350-8937

Description:  Free admission to this family-friendly festival!

 

KITCHEN PRODUCTS

 

The Pampered Chef

Edmond, OK

Phone: 341-2569

Fax: (405) 341-7539

Contact: Joan Bischoff, independent consultant

Website: www.pamperedchef.biz/joanbishoff

Email: bischofffive@aol.com

Description: Quality kitchen products, purchase direct, host show - earn benefits, business opportunity. 

 

LIBRARY SYSTEMS

 

Metropolitan Library System

Main library:  300 Park Avenue

Oklahoma City, OK

Phone:  (405) 606-3295

Website:  www.metrolibrary.org

Description:  See website for all of the 19 MLS locations

 

MEDICAL PROVIDERS

 

Can Do Kids Therapy

1073 N. Bryant, Ste 100

Edmond, OK

Contact:  Dianna Persun

Phone:  (405) 513-8186

Email:  dianna@okcandokids.com

Website:  www.okcandokids.com

Description:  Occupational, speech & music therapies.  Helping your child with Food Textures; Self Help Skills; Being Understood; Cognitive Skills; Fine and Gross Motor Skills; see web page for other areas of need.  A full multidisciplinary approach for families/  OT, PT, Speech and Music Therapies available.  Large treatment rooms, big sensory gym and new low level sensory room. Located in Kingston Office Park.  Clinic is now interactive Metronome Certified.    

 

J.D. McCarty Center

2002 E. Robinson

Norman, OK  73071  

Phone:  (405) 307-2800

Email:  dware@jdmc.org

Website:  www.jdmc.org

Description:  Pediatric rehab hospital specializing in children with developmental disabilities from birth to age 21.  FREE Therapeutic Screening.   In patient and outpatient services.  Autism screening.

 

Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic

   Locations:  The Oklahoma Health Center, 750 NE 13th, OKC

                      Meridian Medical Tower (across from Mercy Hospital), 13321 N Meridian, OKC

                      Norman at Medical Park West, 3580 R.C. Luttrell Drive, Norman, OK

                      Edmond at Fisher Hall, 3560 S. Blvd., Edmond, OK

Phone: (405) 235-0040

Website:  www.oklahomaallergy.com

Description:  Board Certified Allergists can help you and your family find relief.  Serving Oklahoma since 1925.

 

OU Physicians Edmond

Fountain Lake:  14101 N. Eastern, Edmond, OK

Canyon Park, 1501 E. 19th, Edmond, OK

Phone:  (405) 341-1621 (Fountain Lake:  14101 N. Eastern, Edmond)  

             (405) 348-6611 (Canyon Park, 1501 E. 19th, Edmond)

             (405) 2714-UCO1 (UCO, 100 N. University Dr., Edmond)

Website:  www.oumedicine.com/primarycare

Description:  OU Physicians Edmond has three family medicine physicians offering primary care services to patients of all ages.

 

Skills for Living

330 W. Gray, Ste 100-2

Norman, OK

Contact:  Sherryl Sweeney

Phone:  (405) 360-5554

Website:  www.skillsforliving.net

Email:  info@skillsforliving.net

Description:   Skills for Living is a holistic, pediatric clinic.   Occupational and physical therapists treating:  typical children challenged with fine and gross motor delays, sensory processing disorder, autism, ADHD, cerebral palsy, social skills deficit, driving challenges (utilizing driving simulator).   Inviting, comfortable, fun setting.  Most insurance accepted:  BCBS, Tricare, Soonercare, Healthchoice, Aetna.

 

Venerate Home Health Express

2921 NW 156th St

Edmond, OK 

Phone:  Edmond (405) 513-7794  El Reno (405) 295-1733

Website:  http://www.myvenerate.com

Description:  We develop a specialized treatment plan based on your need.  We have: 1. The Right Service, 2. The Right People, 3. The Right Care.    Our personalized services include Home Health Services:  skilled nursing, home health aides, PT/OT/SP; Advantage case management, Personal care and private duty.   Contact us now for a confidential assessment.

 

MUSEUMS

 

Edmond Historical  Society & Museum

431 S. Boulevard

Edmond, OK  73034

Phone:  340-0078

Website:  www.edmondhistory.org

Description:  Come visit our hands-on children's learning center!  Dates to remember:  “The Power of Children: Making a Difference”, exhibit at the Museum Sept. 1 through October 20thSept. 25:  Homeschool Day at the Museum.  The Edmond Historical Society and Museum will be closed from Oct. 21st through Jan. 2nd for remodeling.  Holiday Hop:  December 2nd at the Rodkey House Event & Education Annex and the 1889 Territorial Schoolhouse.   Tea at the Rodkey House* February 3rd and 10.    Once Upon a Playground exhibit on display January 30th through March 16th.    Monkey Bars and Walking Trails:  100 years of Edmond History exhibit on display January 30th through April 28thMaking History Crafts:  Spring break at the Museum.  Free craft activities March 20th through April 28th*Advanced registration required.

 

Harn Homestead & 1889ers Museum

1721 N. Lincoln Blvd.

Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Phone:  (405) 235-4058

Contact:  Melessa Gregg

Email:  info@harnhomestead.com

Website:  www.harnhomestead.com

Description:  Experience life in Oklahoma Territory!  Daily tours.  Hands-on educational programming.  Open Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm, Sept.-June, 2017.  

 

Jasmine Moran Children's Museum

1714 West Wrangler Blvd.

Seminole, OK  

Phone: (800) 259-KIDS

Contact: Marci Donaho, Director (5437)

Email: mdonaho@jasminemoran.com

Website: www.jasminemoran.com

 Description: A special hands-on place where kids of all ages can explore their world and imagination.

Open Tues-Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5.  Closed Mondays.

 

Oklahoma Railway Museum in Oklahoma City

3400 NE Grand Blvd.

Oklahoma City, OK

Phone:  (405) 424-8222

Contact:  Anne Murray Chilton

Email:  annem@oklahomarailwaymuseum.org

Website”  www.oklahomarailwaymuseum.org

Description:  Come spend an afternoon at the Oklahoma Railway Museum.  There's something for everyone!  See freight cars, passenger cars, and even real steam engines on display.  Our museum is open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9-5.  Admission to the museum is free.  Group tours are available.  Trains operate on the first and third Saturdays of the month, April through August.  We also do birthday parties!  Day Out with Thomas Festival!   Halloween Train!  Christmas Train!

 

Oklahoma WONDERtorium Children's Museum

308 W. Franklin

Stillwater, OK

Contact:  Gay Washington or Alicia Gray

Phone:  (405) 533-3333

Website:  www.okwondertorium.org

Email:  gay.washington@okwondertorium.org  or alicia.gray@okwondertorium.org

Description:  A children's museum where wonder grows!   See our ad on page 14 for info on a FREE admission!

 

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma

2401 Chautauqua Ave.

Norman OK

Phone: (405) 325-4712

Email: snomnh@ou.edu

Home Page: www.snomnh.ou.edu

 Description: A large family-friendly museum that features the world’s largest Apatosaurus skeleton and other dinosaurs, realistic walk-through dioramas, and Oklahoma archeology. Hands-on discovery room, gift shop and café.  Birthday parties and summer educational programs available.   FREE first Mondays for kids!   Free admission for youth 17 and under.  General museum admission applies to adults 18 and older.

 

PERFORMING ARTS

 

Oklahoma Children’s Theatre

2501 N. Blackwelder

Oklahoma City, OK

Contact: Lyn Adams

Phone: (405) 606-7003

Website: www.oklahomachildrenstheatre.org

Description: Theatre for young audience, camps, classes and workshops.  3-17 years!

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Crystal Oakes Photography and Design

Contact:  Crystal Oakes

Phone:  (580) 210-9318

Website:  www.crystallynnoakes.com

Description:  Full service graphic designer and photographer specializing in branding, marketing, logo design, web design and more.

 

PRESCHOOLS

 

Erna Krouch Preschool

4901 N. Pennsylvania

Oklahoma City, OK

Contact:  Vivian Cohen

Email:  tbiekps@coxinet.net

Phone:  (405) 848-5926

Description:  Music, art, science, Spanish, dramatic play & motor development.   Ages 2 years through Pre-K.  Continually operating since 1955.

 

First United Methodist Church Preschool and Mother's Day Out

305 E. Hurd 

Edmond, OK  73083

Phone: (405) 341-1230

Contact: Glennis Peterman, Director

Email: fumcpreschoolmdo@sbcglobal.net

Website: www.fumcpreschoolmdo.com

Description: Preschool and Mother's Day Out program. Developmental and academic age appropriate programming for children from 12 months to 4 years of age. Voted Edmond Sun's Sunshine Award 2016 for Best Preschool!!

 

Goddard School for Early Childhood Devlopment

17440 N. Western

Edmond, OK

Phone:  (405) 348-4442

Contact:  Misty Terrill

Email:  edmond1ok@goddardschool.com

Website:  www.goddardschool.com

Description:  Child care center serving ages 6 weeks to 12 years including summer camp. Before and after school, Pre-K & Pre-K enrichment, qualified teachers, transportation, foreign language, extra curriculars, homework club.  The great outdoors:  Biology, ecology and meteorology including gardening and camping.  Paint, draw, sculpt:  Art and design through different mediums.  Wee Rock:  Music appreciation with instruments, song and performance.   Tour the Goddard School on Western and experience why it's the best preparation for social and academic success.   See our ad on page 25 for a valuable coupon offer!

 

Quail Springs Methodist Church Early Childhood Programs

14617 N. Penn Ave.

Oklahoma City, OK

Phone:  (405) 755-3258

Contact:  Jeanine Randall

Email:  children@qsumc.org

Website:  www.qsumc.org

Description:  CDO and Preschool ages 2 months thru PRK 4's.  Multi-sensory curriculum.  Bible time, music and story time for all ages.

 

Southern Hills Child Development Center

3207 S. Boulevard

Edmond, OK

Contact:  Carolyn Lamiell

Phone: (405) 341-0100

Email: cdcoffice@southernhillschristian.org

Website: www.shcdc.net

Description: Come play with us in our developmentally appropriate center.  Enrolling ages 6 mos-5 yrs.  School term and 8 week summer program available.

 

PRIVATE SCHOOL

 

OKC Montessori

6000 NW 120th Ct.

Oklahoma City, OK

Contact:  Tammy Kephardt

Phone:  (405) 748-7242

Website:  www.okcmontessori.com

Email:  tammy@okcmontessori.com

Description:   Mastered level teachers.  Specializing in individual curriculum.  100% success rate in teaching children to read by kindergarten.  Small student/teacher ratio.  Ages  2 ˝ to 7.

 

SPORTS

 

Al's Bicycle

2624 S. Broadway Ct.

Edmond, OK

Phone: (405) 341-4331

Contact: Henry Holasek

Website:  www.alsbicycles.com

Description: Full service bicycle store.  Bicycle sales and service.

 

TOY STORES

 

Learning Tree

7638 N. Western (in Wilshire Village)

Oklahoma City, OK

Phone: (405) 848-1415

Website: www.learningtreeokc.com

Edmond Location:

Cinnamon Bears

102 S. Broadway

Phone:  (405) 330-2327

Edmond, OK

Contact: Patti

Description: Toy store with activities, toys, games and books for children ages birth through 14. Cinnamon Bears: for ages birth to 5

TRAVEL

 

Michelle's Destinations Unlimited

300 W. Gray, #112

Norman, OK

Phone: (405) 360-4482

Contact:  Michelle Carbone

Email:  info@travelwithmichelle.com

Website:  www.travelwithmichelle.com

Description:  Your family travel consultant!  Resorts, cruises and MORE!   Pack your bags and travel worry free!

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

 

Edmond Chamber of Commerce

825 E. Second Street

Edmond, OK

Phone:  (405) 340-5512

Website:  www.edmondchamber.com

Email:  info@edmondchamber.com

 

Metropolitan Library

Various metro locations

Website:  www.metrolibrary.org

 

Childen's Hospital Foundation

www.okchf.org

 

Easter Seals Oklahoma

Website:  www.eastersealsok.org

 

Oklahoma Blood Institute

Website:  www.obi.org

 

Oklahoma State Department of Health

http://iio.health.ok.gov

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Website:  www.rmhc-okc.org

 

 


 

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