Gift Ideas for Local Classes and Experiences

Don’t struggle with the hottest trends in toys or tech: Give the gift of local fun this holiday season! With the help of our trusted advertisers, we’ve compiled a guide of great local ‘experiences’ sure to make them smile.

Carmel Music Academy

Buy 4 Half Hour Lessons Get 1 FREE Lesson + $15.00 Off $50.00 Registration (SAVE $70.00)! Play or Sing Your Favorite Songs. Choose from: Guitar, Piano, Voice, Bass, Drums, Ukulele, Violin, Banjo, or Mandolin. Fun & Engaging Lessons Great for Kids, Teens, and Adults. Excellent for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Students! No Experience Necessary.

Phone: (317) 581­-1030
Address: 13295 Illinois Street #117

Indy Dance Academy

Give the gift of dance this season and join the ENERGY at Indy Dance Academy! We offer a variety of classes designed to promote a positive and educational experience for students of all ages! We are committed to providing quality instruction in all facets of dance movement, conditioning, technique and choreography. Please visit our website to view our class offerings and register today! Gift certificates are available to purchase at the studio in any denomination and may be used towards class tuition, IDA spirit wear, birthday parties, or even studio rentals.

Phone: (317) 218­-3694
Address: 9401 N. Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46260

Goldfish Swim School

Pre-purchase 2 months of lessons and receive a free school lunch kit!!
GSS Logo Lunch Bag
GSS Logo 3 compartment Lunch Tray
GSS Logo Ice Pack
Plus other Goodies!!!

Phone: (317) 810­-0790
Carmel Address: 271 Merchants Square Dr Carmel 46032
Fishers Adderss: 11581 Geist Pavilion Dr Fishers 46037

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation

Give the Gift of Experiences: If you want to help create a memory for someone you care about, look no further than Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation. A membership to the Monon Community Center can help that special someone focus on themselves and go after the healthy lifestyle they’ve been dreaming of. A gift card to a sports program, arts and crafts class, or an enrichment opportunity is a great way to give the little one in your life a learning experience and memory they will never forget.

Phone: (317) 848­-7275
Address: 1235 Central Park Drive East

DeVeau’s School of Gymnastics

Give a gift that will keep them flipping for joy all year long! DeVeau’s School of Gymnastics has provided a variety of quality gymnastics programs for all ages and skill levels from grassroots to advanced in the Indianapolis area since 1982. Call us today at (317) 849­-7744 or visit

Phone: (317) 849­-7744
Address: 9032 Technology Drive Fishers, IN 46038

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

A gift membership to The Children’s Museum is one for ALL ages that lasts ALL year! In addition to unlimited visits to the museum, members receive free carousel rides, tickets to special events, a discount in The Museum Store, and more. Purchase online or at the museum Box Office!

Phone: (317) 334­-4000
Address: 3000 N. Meridian St.

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Share the season at the IMA! From the Christmas at Lilly House exhibition, Holiday in Bloom, to classic movies that get you and your family in the holiday spirit—you’ll want to be sure to visit the IMA often this holiday season. Kids will love the return of our whimsical holiday “tree” built entirely from plastic outdoor toys. Share the season by giving the gift of an IMA membership and your recipient will be able to benefit all year long.

Phone: (317) 923­-1331
Address: 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46208

Gymboree Play and Music

Gymboree’s hands-on learning environment encourages your child to build creativity, confidence and lifelong friendships. Unique PlayScapes, highly trained and enthusiastic teachers and curriculum created by early child hood experts allows us to grow your child’s physical, social and cognitive skills. Ages birth-5 years. Play & Learn, Music, Art, Sports and School Skills class options. Locations in Carmel and Greenwood. GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE IN ANY DENOMINATION

Phone: (317) 574­-9626
Address: Locations in Carmel and Greenwood

Edge Adventure Parks

Gift the Gift of Adventure this Holiday Season! Gift Certificates are now available for Koteewi Aerial Park in Noblesville, IN and Rum Village Aerial Park in South Bend, IN. Escape to the Treetops for Adventure! Visit our website to order.

Phone: (219) 395­-4855
Address: 11800 Koteewi Drive, Noblesville, IN 46060


Parents know instinctively what scientists have now proven- Children thrive on music! It’s one of the best vehicles for learning in early childhood. And, did we mention, it’s fun for kids and parents! Give your child a gift filled with singing, dancing, instruments, and more that will last a lifetime…Kindermusik!

Phone: (800) 628­-5687
Address: Locations across Central Indiana

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