Goddard is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States, and a suburb of Wichita.
Just minutes from Wichita, the community of Goddard, KS offers many progressive choices for new residents. The Goddard School District has a nationwide reputation for providing the best in education with their innovative teaching methods and state of the art schools and equipment. Goddard offers a variety of community activities, area attractions and recreation locations.
Local area attractions include Tanganyika Wildlife Park – voted #1 Best Place for Family by Wichita Family Magazine. The Park is dedicated to helping everyone improve their connection with the wonders of the animal world. Their goal is to provide the ultimate experience for visitors and to be one of the premier facilities for breeding endangered species in the world. The Park provides visitors the opportunity to observe species unique to the area, interact with endangered species and enjoy the natural and stunning environment around them.
Local Recreation includes Lake Afton Park, offering 720 acres of recreational fun for the entire family. The 258 acre lake provides boating, water skiing, fishing, and swimming opportunities. Camping facilities include both RV and tent sites with all the expected amenities and more.
Goddard is a fast growing community and was recognized as the fastest growing city in Kansas by the U.S. Census in 2010. A new wave of growth is now on the threshold as more and more families seek out Goddard for its quality community environment, top-notch schools and proximity to Wichita.