Welcome to Kids Quest at Ameristar Kansas City
Kids Quest child care center is designed to be a place where kids are physically and mentally engaged with age-appropriate play-events, helping them grow happily! Every Kids Quest resort partner has its own unique set of things to do for kids and entertainment options for children, families and adults to enjoy.
Safe Family Fun
Kids Quest play facilities are designed to provide optimal sight lines, kid-friendly surfaces, and equipment researched for safety and fun. Parents review expectations for guest behavior and center rules on the daily authorization at check-in. Children will be given safe play directives throughout their stay by the teammates who have been trained in supervisory roles to ensure that all children enjoy their time at the center.
Kids Quest Loyalty Rewards
Get instant benefits today when you sign up for the Kids Quest loyalty program. The more you visit, the more you get, including special offers and promotions, exclusive access to one-of-a-kind events and experiences, and many more perks. For more specifics, click here!
Kids Quest is a state-licensed facility that abides by the State of Missouri’s child care licensing regulations. Per state regulations, Kids Quest must have a copy of your child(ren)’s current immunization records on file prior to check-in. Accepted immunization documentation can be a health statement, certificate, or record from a physician or a recognized health facility stating that the child(ren) has received the required immunizations along with the dates of administration.
Below are links to the immunization schedule that Kids Quest must follow noting periods where immunizations and updated shot records will be required/requested according to the state’s schedule.
Children up to 18 months
Children to Age 12
If your child is missing an immunization required by the State of Missouri on the schedule above, here is a link to their “Immunization in Progress” requirements.
Kids Quest has access to Missouri’s “Show Me Vax” system. If your provider and/or pharmacy participate in that program, we will be able to access immunization records on their system. Here is more information on Missouri’s “Show Me Vax”
For more information, contact the center directly.
As you may know, the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) is a highly contagious and transmittable disease. For more information regarding COVID-19, please visit www.CDC.gov. While Kids Quest and Cyber Quest have implemented enhanced health and safety measures in accordance with CDC guidelines, as well as applicable state and local health authority’ guidelines, it is still possible to become exposed. By visiting, you acknowledge and voluntarily assume all risks related to COVID-19 exposure. In addition, you hereby agree to indemnify and release Kids Quest and Cyber Quest, its parent and its subsidiaries (if any), and the casino and its parent and subsidiaries (if any), from any allegation, claim, or litigation relating to COVID-19, including, but not limited to, causation, exposure and/or any other assertion that would infer that Kids Quest and/or Cyber Quest is liable.
If you require infant care in less than 48 hours, please contact the center directly to inquire about availability.
Tiny Tot infant care (ages 6 weeks through 2.5 years) is now available on Fridays and Saturdays, and Sundays. Time slots are available in 2-hour increments and must be reserved at least 48 hours in advance of arrival. A non-refundable deposit of $25.00 is required to reserve your time slot. Secure your place by clicking the Reserve Now button below to begin the reservation process. You may also contact the center directly by calling (816) 414-7400, and our team will happily assist you.
What to bring?
- Change of clothes
- Baby wipes
- Bottle and/or sippy cup
- Formula (if applicable)
- Jar and/or pouch baby food
- Pacifier (if applicable)
Kids Quest Hourly Child Care Pricing
Kids Quest charges by the hour for each child. All of the great kid’s activities and play events within Kids Quest are included in the hourly fee, with food and snacks being extra. Kids Quest is a shoe-free environment, but if you do forget your socks they are available for purchase on-site.
Per licensing each child’s current immunization records are needed on file prior to check-in (a health statement, certificate, or record from a physician or a recognized health facility stating that the child(ren) has received the required immunizations along with the dates of administration). For more information view Immunization Records or call the center directly at (816) 414-7400.
Tiny Tots are children ages 6 weeks through 30 months……$14.00
Children ages 30 months through 12 years of age…………$12.00
Pricing for Kids Quest centers vary by location and rates are per child, per hour.
Infant Care Available at Kids Quest
We’re excited to announce that we have resumed infant care at our Kids Quest location on weekends only through a reservation process. Reservation appointments are available in 2-hour time slots, starting at 5:00 pm until 11:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Sunday.
We may have the capacity for limited walk-up infant care available, but space is minimal. We recommend you make your reservation at least 48 hours in advance of the date you wish to make your visit. A $25.00 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking. To reserve your spot, click on the Tiny Tots tab above or contact the center directly by calling (816) 414-7400!
Kids Quest is pleased to offer a 15% military discount to all active, retired, and veteran service members. Ask about the discount at the time of check-in and provide proof of military service (DD214, Military ID, or VA issued card). Discount valid on Monday through Thursday only, cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts.
Hosting a birthday at Kids Quest is a cinch! Once we hear from you and we have your child’s celebration scheduled, your work is done and we handle the fun! We’ll even work with you to customize the celebration if you don’t see exactly what you’re looking for. Rest assured, our planners and Party Pros will handle the details to ensure your child’s big day is an event to remember!
Click here to view our birthday party policies and procedures
Step 1: Select your birthday party package
If you want to book a party within three (3) days of the intended party date, please call the center directly at 816-414-7400 to complete your booking and ensure that we have you on the schedule.
Step 2: Invite your Guests
Once you complete your party reservation, you will receive a confirmation email from us. This email will include instructions on how to create and send our digital party invitations to your guests. Best of all, we make it easy with a variety of creative options to choose from and personalize.
Quest Package: Six (6) Guests
Cost: $120.00. There is a $18.00 fee per additional child guest
The Quest party package has been created for the birthday child and five (5) guests. Each child will receive 90 minutes of play time plus 30 minutes to enjoy a birthday treat and gift opening. This package includes: two (2) pitchers of a fountain drink, one (1) party favor for each guest, party decorations, digital invitations, a party photo, and a special gift for the birthday child. All this plus pre-planning and a day of support from our Kids Quest Party Captain.BOOK PACKAGE
Quest+ Package: Six (6) Guests
Cost: $150.00. There is a $23.00 fee per additional child guest
A Quest+ party package includes all of the items from the Quest package, but also adds a slice of pizza and an upgrade to unlimited soda for the birthday child and five (5) of their guests. Each child will receive 90 minutes of play time plus 30 minutes to enjoy a birthday treat and gift opening. The package includes: unlimited soda for each child at the party, one (1) slice of pizza for each child at the party, one (1) party favor for each guest, party decorations, digital invitations, a party photo, and a special gift for the birthday child. All this plus pre-planning and a day of support from our Kids Quest Party Captain.BOOK PACKAGE
Ameristar Kansas City, the Midwestern entertainment hub
Welcome to Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City, the Midwestern, family-friendly entertainment hub that offers something for everyone. It features one of the largest casino floors in Missouri, 9 restaurants ranging from casual to fine dining, a luxury hotel, 18 movie screens, Kids Quest child care and more. In addition to the features detailed on this site, Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City also offers convenient parking in a five-level, 2,660-space parking structure with an enclosed, climate-controlled walkway that leads to the casino and entertainment center.
For your convenience, please complete our online pre-visit form and expedite your arrival at Kids Quest. This registration is required for guests who are visiting Kids Quest for the first time. If you have any questions, please call the center directly at 816-414-7400.
What are the ages of children who can visit Kids Quest?
Kids Quest cares for children from six (6) weeks through 12 years of age*. Our Tiny Tots room is specifically designed for our smallest guests, ages six (6) weeks to 30 months. The Main Play Floor is designed for children from 30 months through 12 years of age. All interest areas and activities are designed to be age appropriate. *Green Valley Ranch location provides care for children 2.5 years through 12 years of age only.
What is the check-in/check-out process at Kids Quest?
On your first visit you will be asked for essential information regarding pertinent health and allergies**, personal photo identification, email address, gaming card information, emergency contact(s), and a café spending allowance. You will also be asked to review and sign a daily authorization form that explains Kids Quest policies and procedures. Once your child is in our system, two bar-coded labels will be issued, one for you and one for your child. These stickers must be matched and verified with a photo ID at check-out. Upon completion of check-in, a Kids Quest team member will escort your child through the safety gates to the play floor and the adventure can begin.
Does every Kids Quest have a Cyber Quest area?
Not at this time. Cyber Quest arcades are only attached to certain Kids Quest facilities throughout the country. To see if your local Kids Quest has an affiliated Cyber Quest, visit our locations page. Find Locations
Do you host birthday parties?
Absolutely! Kids Quest hosts parties that are easy for parents and fun for kids. We have teams in place at each center, including Party Pros to lead the fun and create lasting memories of your child’s special day.
Do you offer party packages for older kids?
Yes, we offer Cyber Quest birthday party packages for children 13 and older. Locate the center where you would like to host the event and click on the “Parties” link to view package and pricing summaries.
What does a Kids Quest birthday party include?
Our birthday parties include activities and play events that will keep your child and their guests moving. Each package includes 30 minutes for cake and gift opening, as well as 90 minutes of play floor exploration.
The birthday party décor consists of colorful plates, cups, napkins, utensils in creative place settings. Ask your Party Pro to show you the room setup prior to booking, or to provide a photo of a fully decorated party room.
We do not provide balloons or additional room décor. If you are interested in adding items such as balloons* or themed décor, you are welcome to provide such items for your event – simply contact the center’s Party Pro and communicate your plans.
After the party, children may remain playing at Kids Quest with our hourly care rates in effect. This allows adults extra time to enjoy the various amenities at our host property. For more details, click here , or call your favorite Kids Quest location to speak to a party planner.
*No latex balloons of any kind are allowed. Mylar balloons are acceptable.
Can I bring in my own cake or cupcakes? What about additional decorations?
Yes, you may bring your own cake/cupcakes and treats, however, the food must be from a commercial source, such as a bakery, grocery store or other retailer and must arrive at the party in a sealed box/container.
If you would like to include additional décor or substitute a themed décor, you must provide it to us on the day before the event. Balloons are welcome is they are mylar and not latex.
Are adults allowed to attend the party?
Yes, however, Kids Quest MAY limit the number of adults in order to provide optimal child capacity in the center. Adults can be included at the party for the 30-minute cake cutting and gift-opening session in your private party room or designated celebration space. Please contact your Kids Quest or Cyber Quest Party Pro for more details about your event location.
What if one of my guests is younger than 3 years of age, are they allowed to participate in the birthday party?
Tiny Tots* are always welcome in our centers, and birthday parties are no exception. We do not charge extra for Tiny Tots to attend a Kids Quest birthday party.
Additionally, if you would like to host a birthday party for a Tiny Tot, your Party Pro can setup age-appropriate activities for the children in a party room or designated event space. Birthday cake, treats, and gift-opening comprise the remaining 30 minutes of the 90-minute time slot.
*Guests ages 6 weeks through 30 months are designated as Tiny Tots.
**Our Kids Quest Green Valley Ranch location provides care to children 2.5 years through 12 years of age only.