Lansing Mom’s Neighborhood Guide to Okemos


Just beyond the Lansing area is the quiet community of Okemos. Moms love it for it’s suburban feel, beautiful neighborhoods and close proximity to all the things Mom life requires!

Lansing Mom’s Family Favorites in Okemos

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Things to Do:

  • Wonch Park | Paved trails, picnic areas, play equipment, make this the perfect spot for a day out.
  • Ferguson Park | Located directly across from Wonch Park is another great play option with kayak launch, fishing access and more.
  • Okemos CADL | Check out all the programs going on at the library on the website
  • Harris Nature Center | Come check out the nature center with the kids and hit the trails after!
  • Launch Trampoline Park | The perfect spot to bounce out some energy!
  • High Caliber Karting and Entertainment | Keep the kids going with this fun spot for games and indoor karting
  • Meridian Mall | They’ve got all your shopping needs covered from kids to adults to gifts and more
  • Studio C | Offering dinner, drinks and more, this spot is perfect for date night or a family night out

Groceries and Food Shopping

Restaurants and Coffee Shops

Schools and Daycares

Lansing Mom does not partner with, support or endorse any of the following schools, we have pulled these as a resource to you and encourage you to look at all options before making a decision on a school for your child. 

K-12 Schools

Public Schools

The District is home to Okemos Public Schools servicing kids grades K-12 

Private or Charter Schools

  • NexTech High School of Lansing
  • Michigan Connections Academy
  • St. Martha’s School
  • Montessori Radmoor School

Daycares and Pre-Schools

  • Okemos KinderCare
  • Busy Day Child Care
  • Gilden Woods Early Care Preschool
  • FannTastic Beginnins Child Care
  • Montessori Pathways Daycare

Want to check out a different Neighborhood? Head back to The Neighborhood Guide here.


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