Best Gymnastics Classes in Sydney for Kids
Gymnastics helps your kids develop, both physically and mentally. It also teaches commitment, discipline and requires listening skills and concentration, making it a great pursuit for all types of children from a young age. Now with the government's Active Kids Rebate, there's never been a better time to enrol. So, if you're looking for a class to suit your little bundle of energy, we've handpicked a bunch of the best....
(And if you're not sure at what age to enrol your child, we have just the guide).
Tucked away in the backstreets of Newtown in Sydney's Inner West, it is already proving popular with the locals. Opened in January 2017 by Tamzin Watson, their focus is child development through gymnastics based on three essential pillars: Movement, Thinking and Growing. Classes are designed for children ages 9 months and up to 12 years and have a friendly, supportive environment (with great music, too). And it's not just traditional gymnastics, you can also learn the fundamentals of acrobatics and tumbling in a safe and fun environment. Plus holiday camps and birthday party packages if your child wants to live and breathe gymnastics!
If you're keen to give it a 'whirl' they offer FREE trials classes each term AND they have a drop-in style Play Time Classes on Mondays and Thursdays if you prefer not to sign up for a whole term. CLICK HERE to view their term schedule.
Gymnastics NSW (GNSW) is the State governing body for gymnastics and have classes all over Sydney providing fun, fitness, friendship and fundamental movement skills in a safe and positive environment
If your child is just starting out, try the KinderGym programs which teach children to master the basic skills while having lots of fun. So what are you waiting for, find a gymnastics club near you.
Sydney Hills Gymnastics Club, Castle Hill
Director and Head Coach Vassili Trofimov is an Australian Gymnastics accredited coach with more than 20 years’ experience. I mean, just look at that Russian name, you just know he's going to be good! His goal is to create a professional and safe environment where children of all ages can keep fit, make friends and have fun in a state-of-the-art facility. The kids at this club are regularly winning medals for their achievements, find out how your child can prosper by clicking here.
Club PERÓ, operating at venues in Darlinghurst, North Parramatta and Cherrybrook, offers Rhythmic Gymnastics programs that are aimed at developing strength, flexibility, hand-eye coordination, spatial awareness and music appreciation with Rhythmic Gymnastics apparatus including Rope, Hoop, Ball, Clubs and Ribbon. Club PERÓ’s team of dedicated coaches are committed to developing skills, as well as confidence, resilience and self-discipline in their gymnasts and their experience comes from a diverse range of backgrounds including classical ballet, dance, theatre and sport. There are Foundational and Competition streams with classes to fit all students of all ages including Pre-Beginners (4-5 Years Old), Beginner (Kindergarten-Year 2), Novice (Years 3-6), Intermediate (Year 7+). OFFER! Mention 'ellaslist' and they will take 5% off your first full school term booked with them!
Gymnastics All Stars, Bondi
Start your child on a fulfilling lifetime journey of gymnastics at this school located in the heart of Bondi. Founder Marianne Butler has trained and taught under the Olympic Gymnastics coach at the time Andre Rizzo. Having taught gymnastics, dance, yoga in schools she realised the Gymnastics All-Stars system had a profound effect on every child’s physical, social and mental development, ensuring each child reached their full potential socially and at school. Find out how your child can reach for the stars here.
YMCA, various locations
It's fun to play at the YMCA! Did you know YMCA offer Gymnastics classes for all levels and ages? They are located all over Sydney, at Bankstown, Caringbah, Epping, Penrith and St Ives and offer classes for all ages from Kindergym to Teen and Adult classes. So whether they want to give artistic gymnastics a go or just learn to tumble, you'll find a class to suit your child's needs. Find out more here.
Ninja Gym at the YMCA, various locations
Why do ordinary gymnastics when you can learn to move like a ninja! At these special classes, it's all about the thrills, spills and tumbles, and learning that getting -back-on-your-feet is the best way to tackle any of your goals, especially if you’re aiming to be a Ninja Master! Find out more here.
My Gym, Ryde and Burwood
Start them tumbling early with a unique My Gym class. They offer Mummy and Me classes, camps and other fantastic fun filled programs for kids ages 6 weeks – 10 years. These classes are found all over the world and pride themselves on creating an environment where children feel loved and supported so their self-esteem and confidence can flourish. Find out more here.
Why jump when you can fly! Aerialize: Sydney Aerial Theatre is a leading aerial and circus arts training centre and performance company in Sydney’s inner west. They run a variety of courses that are fun and challenging in a safe and comfortable environment for children and teens of all ages and abilities, from as young as 2 years. So if your kids have ever threatened to run away and join the circus, sign them up for one of these classes!
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