Spring Summer 2018

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)


 

ANIMALS & NATURE PROGRAMS

Cottonwood Creek Ranch, Inc.

907 N. Chisholm

Oklahoma City, OK 

Contact:  Kelly Kraegel

Phone:  (405) 471-4031

Website:   www.cottonwoodcreekranch.net

Email:  info@cottonwoodcreekranch.net

Description:  A full-service equestrian facility offering training, lessons, boarding, sales, marketing and summer camps.

 

Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens

2000 Remington Pl.,

Oklahoma City, OK   73111

Phone:  (405) 425-0218

Website:  www.okczoo.org/campssummer

Email:  info@okczoo.org

Description:  Oklahoma's premier destination connecting people and our world's vanishing wildlife and wild places.   WILD Summer Camps!   Make this a summer to remember with a series of week-long day camps at the Oklahoma City Zoo!  Each week-long camp has a specific theme around which lessons, activities, and in-park explorations are designed.  Camps fill up quickly, so register soon online or over the phone.

 

ART (INCLUDES THE ARTS)

 

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.   Summer Arts Camps:  May 29-Aug 10, enrollment begins March 8.  Pre-K  Jumpstart, Grades K-6  Camp Contemporary,  Grades 7-9  Teen Art Group.

55 plus camps featuring visual arts, music, hip-hop, fiber, clay, performance, robotics and more.  Oklahoma Contemporary campers gain confidence and learn new skills exploring art and artists.

To learn more and enroll, visit:   bit.ly/OCsummer

 

CHILD CARE

 

Spark @ First Presbyterian Church-OKC

1001 NW 25th Street

Oklahoma City, OK  73108

Contact:  Tish Harrison

Phone:  (405) 525-0018

Website:  www.fpcokc.org/spark

Description:  THEME:  Road Trip 2018!  Dates:  May 30—July 27, 2018 (extended summer days available in August).    Monday-Friday, 7 am-6 pm.  For children in Pre-K to 8th grade,  Cost is $135 per week (15% discount for multiple children).  $55 enrollment fee per child.  DHS approved 2-STAR facility.  Let your child join us this summer as we “travel” across North and South America to learn all about different people and places all while staying right here at home.   What we have to offer:  Classes to keep brains active, fun workshops, clubs, swimming field trips.  Arts and crafts, group games, free play time and a chance to make lots of new friends!  

 

CLOTHING

 

To a New Childrens Sale 

Edmond:   Edmond Community Center, 28 E Main St., Edmond, OK

Phone:  (405) 514-2363

Contact:  Ashley Roberts

Email:  consign@toanew.com

Website:  www.toanew.com

Description:  Semi-Annual children's consignment sale. Sell! Shop! Save!  Clothes, toys, maternity and more!  Edmond Spring Sale:  April 7-8, 2018, Sat. 9-6 pm, Sun 1-4 pm (50% off most items on Sunday).  FREE admission.  For more information and consignor registration visit www.toanew.com

 

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.

 

DANCE

 

Apex Dance Studio

610 S. Kelly Ave.

Edmond, OK   73003

Phone:  (405) 330-9010

Contact:  Cassie Craig

Website:  www.apexdancestudio.com

Email:  info@apexdancestudio.com

Description:   Ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip hop.  Ages 3-18.   We are especially proud of our experienced and talented instructors and choreography team that values a fun and friendly, yet challenging learning environment.  We believe respect, positive reinforcement and a growing self-confidence is the key to successful learning.  Come join our summer classes starting on June 4, 2018.  See our ad on page 6 for a valuable discount offer!

 

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

 

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.

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT

 

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.

 

Celebration Station

509 Westline Drive

Oklahoma City, OK

Phone:  (405) 942-7888

Website:  www.celebrationstation.com

Description:  Book your birthday party here!  Fun, Family Entertainment!

 

Heritage Lanes

11917 N Pennsylvania

Oklahoma City, OK  73120

Phone:  (405) 755-7575

Website:  www.heritagelanesokc.com

Email:  heritagelanes@sbcglobal.net

Description:  Bowling and entertainment center

 

Mobile Laser Forces

10009 NE 29th

Oklahoma City, OK   73141

Phone:  (405) 259-9300

Website:  www.mobilelaserforces.com

Email:  info@mobilelaserforces.com

Description:  Awesome laser tag!!  Anywhere – Anytime!  We come to you!  Birthday parties, sport teams, church groups.  Any and all events.  Indoors or outdoors/.  Ages 6-80.  Very affordable

 

Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens

2000 Remington Pl.,

Oklahoma City, OK   73111

Phone:  (405) 425-0218

Website:  www.okczoo.org/campssummer

Email:  info@okczoo.org

Description:  Oklahoma's premier destination connecting people and our world's vanishing wildlife and wild places.   WILD Summer Camps!   Make this a summer to remember with a series of week-long day camps at the Oklahoma City Zoo!  Each week-long camp has a specific theme around which lessons, activities, and in-park explorations are designed.  Camps fill up quickly, so register soon online or over the phone.

 

Oklahoma WONDERtorium Children's Museum

308 W. Franklin

Stillwater, OK   74075

Contact:  Alicia Gray

Phone:  (405) 533-3333

Website:  www.okwondertorium.org

Email:  alicia.gray@okwondertorium.org

Description:  A children's museum where wonder grows!   See our ad on page 16 for info on a FREE admission!

 

Unpluggits Play Studio

575 Enterprise Dr, Ste 110

Edmond, OK   73013

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!

 

Venture Pass

Website:  www.myventurepass.com

Description:   Explore More!  Family to 14 locations in 2018!  Get a double park pass to White Water Bay & Frontier City PLUS Free admission to 12 other locations.   Children's Special:  $99.  Check out our Joey Pass!  Same great pass without the Double Park Season Pass:  Children's Special $45!  Use the code KIDSRULE at checkout. 

 

EVENTS/FESTIVALS

 

Iron Thistle Scottish Heritage Festival   April 27-28, 2018

Molly Spencer Farm (formerly Kirkpatrick Family Farm), 1001 Garth Brooks Blvd., Yukon, OK

Phone:  (405) 834-1876

Website:  www.unitedscotsok.com

Email:  info@unitedscotsok.com

Facebook:  facebook.com/iron thistle

Description:  Family friendly festival/games Celtic style!  Ages 9 & under are free.  10 and up:  $8 each in advance, $10 at the gate.  Weekend pass advance purchase:  $15.  Hours:  Friday 7-10 pm;  Saturday 10 am-9 pm;  Sunday 10 am-5 pm.     Music & dance, shopping, food & athletics, kids activities.

 

Oklahoma Home Educators' Consociation Convention May 4-5, 2018

5830 NW Expressway #314

Oklahoma City, OK  73132

Phone:  (405)  810-0386

Website:  www.ochec.com

Email:  staff@ochec.com

Description:  2018 OCHEC Convention held May 4-5 at the Cox Convention Center.  Keynote speaker:  From Restoring Homes Todd Wilson “The Familyman”

 

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum 2018 Annual Chuck Wagon Festival

1700 NW 63rd Street

Oklahoma City, OK  73111

Phone:  (405) 478-2250

Website:  www.nationalcowboymuseum.org       www.nationalcowboymuseum.org/chuckwagon

Email:  info@nationalcowboymuseum.org

Description:   Memorial Day weekend:  May 26 & 27 – 10am-4pm.  Children 12 and under are free!  $15 general admission.  $5 off for Last Frontier Council Scouts (wear your uniforms!) and families.

Regular museum hours:  Monday-Saturday 10am-5 pm;  Sunday Noon-5pm. 

 

Pawnee Bills Ranch & Museum

1141 Pawnee Bill Rd.

Pawnee, OK

Phone:  (918) 762-2513

Website:  www.pawneebillranch.com

Description:  Explore the myth, the legend and the reality of Pawnee Bill at his ranch and home in Pawnee, Oklahoma.  See Pawnee Bill's mansion, artifacts, art, memorabilia, and live buffalo on one of the most beautiful historical working ranches.  WILD WEST SHOW one weekend only!  Call for date and time.  Activities  2pm – Meal 5pm.  Show: 7:30 pm. Ranch hours:  Tues-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun-Mon 1pm-4pm.  Closed Monday and Tuesday November-March.

 

Yukon's Festival of the Child   May 5, 2018

Yukon City Park, 2200 S. Holly, Yukon, OK. 73099

Phone:  (405) 350-8937

Email:  jbeal@cityofyukonok.gov

Website:  www.cityofyukonok.gov

Description:  Storytellers, clowns, face painting, arts and crafts, drama & dress-up, petting zoo, pony rides, kayaking, moon bounces and more!  10 am-4 pm.  50 fun areas for children to enjoy.  $5 advance, $7 gate.  Adults are FREE

 

FOSTER FAMILY PROVIDER

 

Saint Francis Community Services

3000 United Founders Blvd.  Ste 227

Oklahoma City, OK  73112

Contact:  Lana Freeman

Phone:  (405) 607-2044

Website:  www.st-francis.org

Email:  lana.freeman@st-francis.org

Description:  Nonprofit children and families welfare agency serving the Episcopal tradition since 1945.

 

KITCHEN PRODUCTS

 

The Pampered Chef

Edmond, OK

Phone: 341-2569

Fax: (405) 341-7539

Contact: Joan Bischoff, Independent Executive 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  73102

Phone:  (405) 231-8650

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  73034

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  73069

Contact:  Sherryl Sweeney

Phone:  (405) 360-5554

Website:  www.skillsforliving.net

Email:  skillsforliving@gmail.com  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.

 

MUSEUMS

 

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.   Summer hours:  9am-2pm, July-August

 

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.

 

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum 2018 Annual Chuck Wagon Festival

1700 NW 63rd Street

Oklahoma City, OK  73111

Phone:  (405) 478-2250

Website:  www.nationalcowboymuseum.org       www.nationalcowboymuseum.org/chuckwagon

Email:  info@nationalcowboymuseum.org

Description:   Memorial Day weekend:  May 26 & 27 – 10am-4pm.  Children 12 and under are free!  $15 general admission.  $5 off for Last Frontier Council Scouts (wear your uniforms!) and families.

Regular museum hours:  Monday-Saturday 10am-5 pm;  Sunday Noon-5pm. 

 

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.  MEGALODON:  Largest shark that ever lived!   Be consumed.  May 26, 2018 thru Jan 6, 2019.

 

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

 

Sheryl McLain Photography

Website:  www.sherylmclainphotography.com

 

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 2018 for Best Preschool!!

 

Quail Springs Methodist Church Early Childhood Programs

14617 N. Penn Ave.

Oklahoma City, OK

Phone:  (405) 755-3258

Contact:  Jeanine Randall

Email:  ecp@qsumc.org

Website:  www.qsumc.org

Description:  Multi-sensory curriculum.  Bible time, music and story time for all ages.  Certified teachers.  MDO, Preschool & Pre-K ages 2 mo-5 yrs.

 

Southern Hills Child Development Center

3207 S. Boulevard

Edmond, OK  73013

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  73162

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.

 

Kickingbird Tennis Center Summer Tennis Camp

1500 E. Danforth

Edmond, OK  73034

Phone:  (405) 348-3120

Home page:  www.kbtenniscenter.com

Description:  Summer Tennis Camps 2018  for ages 6 and up.  Camps are 8 am-12 noon, Monday-Friday.  Cost is $130 per week (includes a new tennis racquet); $125 includes camp only.  Pee-Wee camps for 4 & 5 years old, 12:30-1:30 pm.  Cost is $75 and includes a new tennis racquet;  $70 includes camp only.  See our ad on page 32 for camp dates.

 

TOY STORES

 

Learning Tree

7638 N. Western (in Wilshire Village)

Oklahoma City, OK

Phone: (405) 848-1415

Website: www.learningtreeokc.com

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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