Resources – Local and National

Butterfly House & Aquarium

The Butterfly House & Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are the only public salt water aquarium in the Dakotas and one of only a few butterfly houses that are open year round. 
4320 South Oxbow Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 334-9466
https://butterflyhousemarinecove.org/

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

“We promote learning for children of all ages and abilities through interactive, informal, hands-on exhibits and demonstrations.”
521 4th Street
Brookings, SD  57006 
(605) 692-6700
https://prairieplay.org/

Great Plans Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History

“The Great Plains Zoo cares for more than 1,000 animals from around the world. The 45-acre park offers up-close views of animals often not found in larger zoos, including Giraffes, Tigers, Rhinos and a national award-winning Snow Monkey exhibit. Also home to the Delbridge Museum of Natural History, a one-in-the-world collection of 150 mounted animals including 38 “vanishing species.”
805 S. Kiwanis Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-7003
https://greatzoo.org/

Levitt Shell Venue

“The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation empowers communities to transform neglected outdoor spaces into welcoming destinations through the power of free, live music.”
504 N. Phillips Ave. 
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 271-1560
https://www.levittsiouxfalls.org/

Museum of Visual Materials

“More than a museum, we offer kids activities, craft classes, art galleries, and facility rentals, all tucked in a LEED Platinum-certified building.”
500 N. Main Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
https://visitsiouxfalls.com/things-to-do/attractions-and-entertainment/directory/museum-of-visual-materials/

Mondays at McKennan

“Join us under the shade in historic McKennan Park for a free eight week concert series. Bring your favorite lawn chair or blanket and start your week out right with good music and family entertainment!”
400 E. 26th St. 
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
https://www.siouxfalls.org/parks/recreation/music-theater-arts/programs/mondays-mckennan
 
Sculpture Walk

“SculptureWalk is an exciting exhibit of over 55 sculptures displayed year-round from the Washington Pavilion to Falls Park in downtown Sioux Falls. The sculptures are owned by the artists and loaned to the exhibit for one year. From May through September, the public votes for its favorite sculpture, which is deemed the “People’s Choice Award.” That sculpture is purchased at the end of the exhibit year for the city’s permanent collection. Each year the exhibit will display new sculptures.”
SculptureWalk Visitor Center located on the 2nd floor of the Washington Pavilion.
All over downtown Sioux Falls
https://visitsiouxfalls.com/things-to-do/attractions-and-entertainment/directory/sculpturewalk/

Sioux Falls Canaries Baseball

“The Sioux Falls Canaries are club members of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball and play a 50-game home schedule at Sioux Falls Stadium, mid-May through the beginning of September.”
1001 N. West Ave. 
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
https://visitsiouxfalls.com/things-to-do/sports-recreation/directory/sioux-falls-canaries/

Sioux Falls Community Centers

Multiple locations
https://www.siouxfalls.org/parks/community-centers

Sioux Falls Greenway 

“The bike trail system includes a 19-mile loop, as well as over 11 miles of spurs connecting neighborhoods to the main trail. Walk, jog, bike, or rollerblade your way along the Big Sioux River as it flows through Sioux Falls. The River Greenway offers a paved bike trail that winds through scenic urban and wildlife areas. The trails are maintained in the winter as well, so enjoy a nice crisp winter walk for year-round outdoor enjoyment.
Around Sioux Falls
https://visitsiouxfalls.com/things-to-do/directory/the-big-sioux-river-recreation-trail-and-greenway/

Sioux Falls Parks and Rec

Multiple locations 
(605)367-8222
https://www.siouxfalls.org/parks

Sioux Falls Pools

Multiple locations
(605) 367-8222
https://www.siouxfalls.org/parks/aquatics

Sioux Falls Trolley

“The old-fashioned style trolley that circles the main sights and streets recalls the horse-drawn streetcar that began serving Sioux Falls in 1887. It is a fun excursion for local and visitors alike. The friendly guides will point out highlights as you drive along, allowing passengers to get on and off at the various stops. The full tour, round trip, takes about 30 minutes and operates from Memorial Day to Labor Day.”
https://dtsf.com/parking-transportation/downtown-trolley/

Siouxland Libraries 

“Connecting you to a world of ideas and information to enrich your life.”
multiple locations 
www.siouxlandlib.org 

Storyland Children’s Theatre

“By using skits familiar and not so familiar, these shows will focus primarily on children’s stories, beliefs, and everyday happenings. They will involve fairy tales, music characterizations, costumes, dance, and the audience!”
McKennan Park Bandshell
400 E. 26th St. 
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
https://www.siouxfalls.org/parks/recreation/music-theater-arts/programs/storyland-theatre

The Battleship USS South Dakota Memorial

12th & Kiwanis
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
(605) 367-7141
http://www.usssouthdakota.com/

The Falls of the Big Sioux River

“The triple waterfalls, flowing for over 10,000 years, are the center of the city’s green life. The 123-acre park has a cafe, picnic areas, a few historic buildings, and pathways in and around the Falls to explore. Don’t miss the 5-story viewing tower!”
131 E Falls Park Dr, 
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-7430
https://www.siouxfalls.org/parks/parks/locations/falls-park

The Outdoor Campus

“The Outdoor Campus in Sioux Falls is South Dakota’s premier outdoor skills education center. Through the careful guidance of staff and volunteers, you will find yourself drawn into activities you had never considered: hunting and fishing, cross-country skiing, shooting a bow and arrow, cooking wild game in a Dutch oven, gardening for butterflies and more!”
4500 South Oxbow Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605)362-2777
TOC@state.sd.us
https://gfp.sd.gov/toc-east/

Thunder Road

Amusement Park
201 North Kiwanis Drive 
Sioux Falls, SD
(605) 334-4181

Toy Lending Library 

“Find toy boxes at the Siouxland Library!”
multiple locations
(605) 215-0575 
www.toylendinglibrary.com

Tuthill Park

“In the winter enjoy ice skating, sledding and cross country skiing. In the summer enjoy hiking, walking, 18-hole disc golf (15-hole in winter months), picnics, hot air balloon launches, and single-track recreation trail. Weddings are a popular activity at Tuthill Park.”
3500 S. Cliff Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
https://visitsiouxfalls.com/things-to-do/sports-recreation/directory/tuthill-park/

Visitor Information Center

900 N. Phillips Ave. 
Sioux Falls, SD 57104 
(605) 367-7430
https://visitsiouxfalls.com/plan-your-trip/visitor-information-center/

Washington Pavilion

“The mission of the Washington Pavilion is to inspire, educate, entertain and enrich our region by creating opportunities for all to explore and experience the arts and science. Our vision is to be the region’s premier arts and science destination, inspiring lifelong discovery and inclusive experiences.”
301 S. Main Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-6000
https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/

AVERA MCKENNAN (3RD FLOOR)

Breastfeeding classes, Breastfeeding follow up, Assistance with transitioning from home to work, Milk Collection Depot
1325 S Cliff Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-322-8000
www.avera.org 
https://www.avera.org/services/pregnancy-birth/

BLOOM BIRTH SERVICES

“Providing birth doula support, Hypnobirthing education, lactation support and design services.”
Renee Forred CLD, CLC
(605) 496-2802
https://bloombirths.com/lactation-support/

EDUCATED MOMMY

“Nurturing families through support and education.”
They have a hospital grade scale and offer breastfeeding support and resources, as well as babywearing, cloth diapering, and a maternity closet.
2122 S. Spring Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
‪(605) 215-1889‬
Renee Forred with Bloom Birth Services Facilitates
https://www.educatedmommy.org

GOVERNMENT DATABASE THAT TRACKS WHAT MEDICATIONS ARE SAFE FOR BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS TO TAKE IN: 

LACTMED.gov

KUSEK FAMILY & IMPLANT DENTISTRY 

“For tongue and lip tie revisions.”
4921 E. 26th St. #1
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 371-3443
www.drkusek.com

SANFORD HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

Pump rental options available
1201 S Euclid Street, Suite 103
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 328-2617
https://www.sanfordhealth.org/locations/sanford-health-home-medical-equipment-w-12th-st

SANFORD USD MEDICAL CENTER 
MOM2BE CENTER 

“Newborn care and infant feeding services, New Baby and Me group, Breastfeeding support, Breastfeeding coaching.”
1500 W 22nd St Suite 105
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 328-7140
www.sanfordhealth.org 
https://www.sanfordhealth.org/medical-services/womens/pregnancy/pregnancy-support

SD WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

“Supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to the age of five who are found to be at nutritional risk”
Minnehaha County
2001 East 8th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 367-5228
www.sdwic.org
https://doh.sd.gov/family/wic/

SOUTH DAKOTA BABIES – ALICIA FONDER, RN, IBCLC

Call to schedule an in-office lactation consultation with Alicia.
Office visits are also available at Pascoe Chiropractic.
(605) 553-8364
alicia@southdakotababies.com
http://southdakotababies.com/

BREASTFEEDING GUIDE FROM THE OFFICE OF WOMEN’S HEALTH

https://www.womenshealth.gov/patient-materials/resource/guides

CHIROSPORT HARTFORD

700 N. Vandemark Ave., Suite 106
Hartford, SD57033
(605) 528-3329
drjoel@sportschiros.com
http://sportschiros.com/

Dr. Ashley Family Chiropractic

Dr. Ashley primarily focuses her education and practice on pediatric, pregnancy and family chiropractic care.
506 N Sycamore Ave, 
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 275-5757
http://www.drashleychiro.com/

Great Plains Chiropractic – Mark Hardwick

“Our Chiropractic physicians at Great Plains Chiropractic and Wellness have established an innovative and multi-faceted approach to providing you well-rounded and excellent care for the entire family.”
2000 S Sycamore Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 271-4777
https://greatplainschiropractic.com/

Highest Health Chiropractic – Dr. Nate Dejong

“Highest Health Chiropractic strives to make your life, and our community, prosperous and productive through education and practice.”
3601 W 57th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 610-8801
https://highesthealthchiropractic.com/

My Chiro – Dr. Lucas Marchand

“House Call Chiropractor”
(605) 201-4862
http://www.mychirohousecall.com/

Lanpher Chiropractic – Dr. Christin Duncan

Natural & Preventative Health Care Wellness for Life
506 N Sycamore Ave, 
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 334-8073
https://www.lanpherchiro.com/

Upper Cervical of Sioux Falls – Dr. Casey Weerheim

“Our office uses a specific form of treatment that focuses on the alignment of the head, neck, and lower brain stem.”
4944 E. 57th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 275-6900
https://www.ucsiouxfalls.com/

Wakefield Chiropractic – Dr. Pam Harvey

“At Wakefield Chiropractic Plus, we provide a systematic approach to healthcare that is tailored to your specific needs through functional medicine, energy techniques, and chiropractic care.”
3220 W 57th St, #103 
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 274-1900
https://www.christinewakefield.com/pamela-harvey-dc/

South Dakota Birth to Three 

(Minnehaha County) 
(605) 357-1420 
sarah.carter@state.sd.us
www.doe.sd.gov 

South Dakota Birth to Three 

(Lincoln County) 
605.763.5096
sarah.carter@state.sd.us
www.doe.sd.gov 

Children’s health guidelines and resources: 

American Academy of Pediatrics

Public health information and statistics: 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Government health information site: 

Medline Plus

Comprehensive health information and research: 

National Institutes of Health

Federal government’s source for women’s health issues, including breastfeeding: 

The National Women’s Health Information Center

Behavior Care Specialists 

“They are a private provider with experts in the field of ABA. They specialize in behavior therapy, speech, and occupational therapy for a wide range of needs.” 
(605) 271-690 
1105 W. Russell St. 
Sioux Falls, SD 57104 
contactus@behaviorcarespcialists.com 
www.behaviorcarespecialists.com 

Children’s Inn 

“Emergency shelter, protection order assistance, crisis intervention, counseling, rural outreach program, support groups, safety planning, community education services, common-sense parenting.”
(605) 338-4880 
409 N. Western Ave. 
Sioux Falls, SD 57104 
www.chssd.org 

Compass Center 

“A private confidential place for families to receive support if they have experienced sexual assault. If you don’t feel safe where you are, call them.”
1800 W. 12th St. #100 
Sioux Falls SD 57104 
(605) 339-0116 
info@thecompasscenter.org 
www.thecompasscenter.org

Ellie Larson – Stonghold Counceling

“Hope without Hype, Guidance without Judgement.”
4300 S Louise Ave, Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 334-7713
http://www.strongholdcounseling.com/staff/ellie-larsen/

Kimberly Belben – Sioux Falls Psychological Services

“Sioux Falls Psychological Services meets you where you are . . . offering hope.”
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; Certified Perinatal Mental Health Therapist
2109 S. Norton Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD, 57105
sfps@sfseminary.edu
(605) 334-2696
https://sfpsychological.org/about-us/meet-our-staff/kimberly-belben/

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

“The world’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to helping those suffering from perinatal mood disorders, the most common complication of childbirth. Our mission is to promote awareness, education, prevention, and treatment of perinatal mental health issues affecting mothers, their families, and support systems in all areas of South Dakota.”
Ginny Webb
(605) 200-0490 Text or Call
virginia.webb@presentation.edu
https://psichapters.com/sd/

Postpartum depression support groups and helpline: 

Smart Patients Postpartum Community

Stacy White Counseling 

“Working with new moms and moms to be in private practice.” 
(605) 941-4907 
6810 S. Lyncrest Ave. #201 
Sioux Falls, SD 57108 
www.stacywhitecounseling.com