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Building Healthy Kids since 1984

Business Description
American Kids has been "Building Healthy Kids" in Bakersfield since 1984 and is the largest private sports instruction provider in Kern County.  We are your one stop provider of kids activities whereby we save families time, money, and stress.
With some 4,000 to 5,000 students at any given time in our programs, American Kids is best able to provide your children with the choice of activities at the same, or near the same, time. Family discounts of 20% apply after the 1st class in the family whether that is includes more than one child our if it is one child taking several classes. Class enrollment can be done on line through our Parent Portal Registration or by calling us at 661-589-2100 and letting us help you find the right classes for your kids.
American kids has two locations with a total of 70,000 sq. ft. of indoor space to serve you.  Our NW Bakersfield facility is located at 3622 Allen Rd between Rosedale Hwy and Hageman Rd.  Our SW Bakersield facility is located at 4401 Ride St.  Only the swim lessons are just the NW facility.
We are members of US Swim School Association, USA Gymnastics, USA Taekwondo, US Spirit Association, Dance Instructors of America, and Safer 3 Drowning Prevention.  Locally we are associated with the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce and the NOR Chamber of Commerce.

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FAX: (661) 589-4134

American Kids provides kids sports instruction in swim lessons, gymnastics, dance, martial arts, cheerleading, tumbling, and trampoline.  We also have sports day camps during most holidays in which schools are closed but parents generally still work such as Christmas and Easter breaks, summer, and most minor holidays like MLK and Presidents Days.  We also have kids parties, Parent Night Outs, field trips and more.
Finis, GK, KB Leotards, Macho, TYR, Varsity
Payment method
check, debit, visa, mastercard, amex, discover
NW Facility is north of Rosedale Hwy on east side of road.  Look for the red, white and blue building!
SW facility is located behind 24 Hour Fitness near Gosford and White Lane. 
Air Conditioned parent Viewing
Airconditioned gymnasium
Free Wifi
Parent Cardio
Parent Web Portal to Personal Account
Pro & Gift Shop
Website & Facebook communication
Lobby TV

Red Cross

Dance Educators of America

American Academy of Gymnastics

Gymnastics Instruction, Preschools & Kindergarten, Child Care, Day Care Centers & Nurseries, Schools, Private Schools (K-12), Camps-Recreational, Dancing Instruction, Party Planning, Recreation Centers, Sports Instruction, Party & Event Planners
Other Information

Parking: Street

Classes Offered: Dance Classes, Cheerleading, Martial Arts

Specialties: Jumpers, Fitness, Camps, Dances, Childrens Parties, Showers, Tumbling, Indoors, Dance Classes, Preschool Events, American, Dance Lessons, Jumping Balloons, Cheerleading, Summer, Outings, Patriotic, Kids Parties, Club Events, School Events, Gymnastics, School Functions

Services: Chimney Sweeps & Repair



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Mike W.



My kids grew up here taking gymnastics tumbling, trampoline and cheerleading. Best place for kids.



My kids love this place and so...

My kids love this place and so do I. Great coaches and front desk super helpful!

I wouldn't take my kids anywhere else! This is one AMAZING facility!

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