FREE & DISCOUNTED ACTIVITIES
BarK – Discount
When a Big brings their Little to Bar K, dogs get in free, and the Big and Little receive a 15% discount on all purchases! Bar K is a unique new destination featuring a modern bar, restaurant, event space, and dog park. Bar K brings engaged, community-minded people and their dogs together to share connections with their pups and each other in a joyful and creative space. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist. To learn more about Bar K and all the amazing things it has to offer, click here.
The Coterie Theatre – Discount
Use code BBBS4 or BBBSKC to receive $10 tickets for any performance. Learn more and get tickets here.
Kaleidoscope – Free
Enjoy art sessions and create fun crafts, explore, and learn! Learn more and schedule reservations here. Admissions is free.
Johnson County Museum of History – Free
Tour the Museum exhibits to learn about local history with hands-on exhibits, including the fun Kidscape exhibit where kids can play in a mini-town. Admission is free.
The National Museum of Toys/Miniatures – BOGO
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures is very excited to offer Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City buy one, get one free admission to the museum throughout 2021. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist. For more info about T/M, click here.
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art – Free Classes
Bigs, if you and your Little love art, please check out this museum. Kansas City’s acclaimed, FREE contemporary art museum, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, opened in 1994 and boasts a rapidly growing permanent collection of modern and contemporary works of art from around the world. The museum hosts exhibitions, installations, lectures, workshops, and other creative programs, free for all ages. To see Kemper’s upcoming programs, please click here.
Paint Glaze & Fire – Discount
12683 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS 66213 | The discount includes 1/2 price studio fees, plus 10% off pottery. This discount is available any day during open hours. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist. For more info, click here.
Cars & Coffee at the Museum – Free
Every 3rd Saturday of the month | 8:00-10:00 AM | FREE Admission + FREE coffee and donuts | KC Auto Museum – 15095 West 116th Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062 | Does your Little like all different types of automobiles? If so, come and check out the Cars and Coffee event. This is a small cruise-incar show that brings a variety of makes and models to the Museum.
SeaLife Aquarium and Legoland at Crown Center – Discount
When you purchase an adult ticket at Sea Life or Legoland, your Little is FREE! This promotion will only be applied at the admissions desk and will not be valid for online purchases. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card at admissions. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist.
Science City – BOGO Discount
Science City at Union Station is a family-friendly interactive science center that features traveling exhibitions, the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium, City Extreme theatre, and more than 120 hands-on displays for kids. Cost: All day admission is $14 with the BOGO discount.
RoKC Climbing Gym – Discount
Big passes are $15 a day, $5 shoe rental, $3 harness rental ($23.00) & Littles is FREE, but would still need to pay the rental fee ($8). Bigs and Littles can bring their gear to dismiss the rental fee. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card at the front desk. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist. For kids under 18 to climb, RoKC needs to have parents/guardians sign a waiver ahead of time.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Free
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Arts is an art museum in KC known for its encyclopedic collection of art from nearly every continent and culture. This is perfect for Little Brothers/Sisters who love art! Learn more here. Free admission.
Sequence Climbing Gym – Discount
Sequence Climb is Kansas City’s newest spot for climbing, community and lifestyle off the beaten path. Offering bouldering, yoga, and fitness facility, Sequence Climb is located in the Crossroads at 1710 Washington, KCMO 64108. Bigs climb for $10, littles climb for free! All rental gear included. To receive the discount, please present your BBBS Match Card at the front desk. If you do not have this card, please contact your Match Support Specialist. In order for kids under 18 to climb, Sequence needs to have parents/guardians sign a waiver ahead of time. Visit sequenceclimb.com for more information on hours and offerings.
Upside Bungee – Discount
Upside Bungee is offering a discount for their “kids and kids at heart” class for Matches. This code offers 25% off of single passes with code BIGBRONSIS. Visit their website for more information and to sign up here.
PAL Center (Police Athletic League)
Big Brothers Big Sisters encourages our matches to check out the Police Athletic League at 1801 White Ave., KCMO 64126. The PAL Center is supervised by KCMO Police Officers who are assigned full-time to direct activities and oversee young people from high-risk neighborhoods. The PAL has sports leagues and activities, as well as open indoor and outdoor play and activities after school and on many Saturdays throughout the year. Open play is from 3:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. each weekday. The PAL costs just $10 per year to join. For more information about the PAL, please contact Sgt. Skip Cox at (816) 413-3515.
Museum at Prairie Fire – Free
As well as hosting various dynamic, authentic Natural History, Science and Art exhibitions, the Museum at Prairiefire offerings include regular events, interactive activities and programs for adults and children. Free admission for Big and Little. You must show match card.
See stunning artifacts from national and regional collections, let the kids explore in the the Discovery Room, or get out of this world with a Virtual Reality Experience.
Union Station Extreme Screen – $3 Movies
The Regnier Extreme Screen at Union Station shows family-friendly matinees every Friday for just $3 per ticket. See what’s playing, and reserve your tickets here.
Kids eat free Mondays and Tuesdays.
Kids eat free on Sundays.
Kids eat free on Tuesdays.
Go in to receive a swag bag from BBBSKC.
Free meals with the purchase of Adults on Tuesdays.
Always Open to the Public:
KC City Market
The Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Lakeside Nature Center