Welcome to Well-Rounded

Regardless of age, kids in Wahpeton have a tremendous amount of opportunities to try new things, participate in positive activities and gain access to experiences children in smaller communities simply cannot.

Pre-School and Daycare

Education plays an important role in the community as Wahpeton prepares the workforce of tomorrow. In Wahpeton, that education starts early. The City of Wahpeton features seven pre-schools fostering growth and creativity for children as young as one year old.  When not in school, Wahpeton has over 10 daycare facilities that improve the quality of life for the children they care for.

Parks and Recreation

Wahpeton Parks and Recreation offer youth programs that encourage physical activity. Kids have the opportunity to participate in:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Dance
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Ice Skating
  • Soccer
  • Skateboarding
  • Swimming
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

More Than Sports

Variety and opportunity continually set Wahpeton ahead of other cities of its size.  The Wahpeton community values activities outside of traditional sports. Few communities can give children exposure to these new experiences.

  • Figure Skating
  • Gymnastics
  • 4-H
  • Swimming
  • Boy Scouts
  • Girl Scouts
  • Trail Riders


Kinship is a non-profit mentoring program for the Wahpeton community. It pairs volunteer mentors with boys and girls of ages 5 to 13. Mentors spend one hour each with week with their child, building friendships, boosting self-esteem and bettering the community.