TERM 3 is fast approaching! We have put together a list of some local activities for babies, pre-schoolers, primary school students, tweens, teenagers/secondary school kids – in other words something for everyone.
- Babies and Toddlers Music and Sensory Play in Spanish (3 months old- 4 years old)
- Preschoolers (age 3-5)
- Beginners (age 5-8)
- Beginners (age 9-12)
- Intermediate (age 5-8)
- Advanced (age 6+)
Our native, experienced, loving teachers use the most up-to-date and high-quality learning methods. Our babies’ and toddlers’ lessons are full of music, movement, lullabies, rhythms, songs, instruments and stimulation for bubs and parents. We write, listen, read, and speak Spanish in all other classes, ensuring children acquire their second language naturally as they develop their mother tongue. You can be at ease: kids won’t say learning Spanish is boring. Let us prove it!
Ask for a FREE TRIAL today!
Kumon Lane Cove
At Kumon, we personalise each student’s program, right from the beginning. Students begin study at a level that allows them to build self-confidence from day one, and progress according to their ability rather than their age. Over time, our students develop the study habits, attitude and skills that will allow them to study advanced material confidently and independently.
Kumon has operated in Lane Cove for over 30 years, and is run by local mum (and ex-Kumon Student) Sheryl Lee. We are constantly adjusting our centre to ensure the safety of our students, staff and the local community. Families can study with us in person, online, or via correspondence – choose the system that suits your family best!
Find out more about the Kumon Method of Learning by watching our introductory video (kumonglobal.com/kumon-a-foundation-for-the-future/) or booking an Orientation Meeting directly with Sheryl at [email protected].
Do you wonder why people learn Spanish? See below
In Spanish online classes are very engaging and effective!
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Term 3: Starts July 18th!
Monday 7:30am-8:30am (1-2)
Tuesdays 7:15am-7:55am (Kindy)
Tuesdays 4:15pm-5:15pm (3-6)
Wednesday – 7:30am – 8:30am (3-6)
Wednesday 4:15pm-5:15pm (1-2)
Saturday 9:00am – 09:40am (Kindy)
Saturday 9:45am-10:45pm (1-2)
Saturdays 12:30pm-1:30pm (3-6)
High School ($26)
Wednesday 6:45pm -7:45pm (High School)
For more information: https://www.inspanish.com.au/online-spanish-classes
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Inkling Writing Studio
7 weeks | 30 July to 17 September 2022
Sibling discounts available | Creative Kids vouchers accepted
Face-to-face, COVID safe classes at Hunters Hill, NSW studio
All Saints Anglican Church Cnr Ferry and Ambrose Street Hunters Hill – Sunday School Hall
Come join our fun and enriching creating writing classes for kids and teens! These classes are designed to help young writers develop their skills, improve their confidence and use their imaginations in a supportive environment. Every workshop is small in size, big in heart and packed with enjoyable activities.
Interested in a trial $35 class? Contact us.
Support and be amazed by your child’s creative writing talents with our 8-week, face-to-face creative writing workshop!
Every Saturday over the course of Term 2, students will build their writing confidence, advance their skills and let loose their imaginations through a guided course of fun and focused activities. We’ll learn about story structure, creative techniques, character development and the craft of poetry from Inkling founder and creative writing teacher Alison Gorman. Our classes are small, inclusive and a lot of fun!
Uber Tutoring offers tutoring for primary and secondary students by qualified educators with classroom teaching experience. We provide educational services that engage students in their learning to promote confidence and understanding. We understand that every child is different and tailor our programs to each individual to ensure they can learn in a way that is suitable to them. We believe in the importance of involving the student in their own learning and encourage this through our positive and motivating classes. At Uber tutoring, we ensure every student has a voice, is heard and receives the best support that we have to offer.
Small Group Tutoring
These classes cater for 1 – 5 students in an intimate learning space to ensure they receive the attention they need.
Each child receives a tailored support to meet their learning requirements
Positive Learning Environments
We provide positive workspaces and energetic tutors to meet each child’s emotional needs.
Our Greenwich pool is open!
Swim Development Australia provide safe and practical swimming lessons at our indoor heated pool in Greenwich and mobile classes at home or ocean pools in the Eastern Suburbs, South Sydney and Inner West.
Swim Development Australia offers a variety of classes with accredited Austswim Instructors for adults and children. We are a registered NDIS Swim school and all our instructors are fully trained and equipped in CPR and appropriate qualifications for the classes they teach.
You don’t need any prior experience! Just sign up and feel empowered, capable and strong right from the first lesson. Find out more here and about their FREE trial week.
We have Covid safe policy and cleaning procedures. Our baby and child development classes are developed specifically to enhance your child and their learning. Spend some quality time with your child learning with them. Our gyms are specifically designed for little ones and being cleaned after every lesson. Class sizes are limited due to Covid19.
GymbaROO is the ideal activity to do with your child. It’s a great way to bond with your child as they enjoy stimulating activities which will enhance their development. Christine Staniforth is the owner of Lane Cove/Greenwich GymbaROO. She is well known to Lane Cove mums and dads as so many of them have enrolled their children in a GymbaROO classes. Read more here.
Time: Please see website for timetable – Monday, Tuesdays (baby day) Wednesday, Friday
Address: 6 Greendale St Greenwich NSW
Book Here: Enrol Here
Email: [email protected]
Kinder Sports is an introductory level multidisciplinary sports, exercise and literacy program. The program is designed to increase each child’s understanding and involvement in physical activity by concentrating on the development of fundamental gross motor-skills. The program incorporates an educational component to develop each child’s understanding of shapes, colours, numbers and the alphabet through participation in our fun skills and games.
Tuesday & Thursday
Club Willoughby, 26 Crabbes Ave, Willoughby.
Longueville Sports Club, corner of Kenneth Street and River Road, Longueville.
Lane Cove Bowling Club, 151 Burns Bay Rd, Lane Cove.
9:15am to 10:00am
10:15am to 11:00am
11:15am to 12:00pm*
*When numbers allow, contact us if you’re interested.
FREE Trial class: Click here to arrange.
Mid term enrollments: Pay $22 per remaining class. Request price on registration.
River Road Tennis
River Road Tennis offers the Hot Shot Programme from kids starting from 3 years old. They also have squads, elite squads, and private coaching sessions. Hot Shots Tennis is a national Tennis Australia program that utilises modified courts and tennis balls to allow kids of all ages and skill level to play the game. Children are separated into appropriate level groups and receive coaching from our team of professionals as well as an introduction to match play!
Hot Shots Launch 3-5 year olds
Hot Shots Launch includes a fun packed half hour lesson each week with professionally trained Coaches. Lesson plans are based on a progressive format with new skills and strokes introduced each week according to their class level, with easy to use techniques.
Hot Shots Red 5-8 Year olds
Hot Shots Red includes the use of a modified (red) court and red ball which allows children of all skill levels to play the game. Each lesson includes technical instruction as well as rallying and match play. The children are also kept busy with a variety of gross motor skills activities which are heaps of fun.
Hot Shots Orange 8-10 Year Olds
Using a modified court and orange ball, this class allows children to play on a larger court with slightly faster tennis balls. Suitable for children who have completed the Hot Shots Red program or who have played tennis before. It teaches new, skills and strategies and techniques helping with rapid progression with an emphasis still on having fun and enjoying tennis! The one and a half hour lesson includes match play practice so that kids are playing the game from the start!
Hot Shots Green 11 + Years
This more advanced class uses a full court and specialized green tennis balls, with the emphasis on improving skills and strokes and competitive match play.
There is also a complimentary bus pick up service after school available for weekday classes from a selection of local public schools. See website for details
River Road Tennis offer private lessons between 6:30am – 9pm during the week and 6:30am – 6pm on the weekends. Not sure what you need? They offer FREE TENNIS, this is for new players and involves a 15 minute interview hit with a coach It enables you to come and have a look at the club, and for one of our coaches to assess your ability in an informal and relaxed environment, and then suggest which program would be most suitable for you. They will also give you a few tips along the way!
Time: Varies see website
Address: River Road Tennis Centre, 180 River Road, Lane Cove NSW 2066
Book Here: Bookings – Book online via Direct Debit
Phone: (02) 9428 3336
Email: [email protected]
Lane Cove Taekwondo
Imagine a club that offers lessons on Goals, Discipline and Leadership and helps you implement these qualities into everyday life. At Lane Cove Taekwondo, we don’t just focus on developing physical strength, but emotional strength. You will be proud. You will try new things. You will persist in the face of fear and doubt. You will practise. The studio is located at 9 Birdwood Avenue Lane Cove (Shops 5 and 6) – just near The Canopy parking – 3 hours free parking.
You will discipline yourself. You will start to make conscious choices about nutrition, strengthening, stretching and rest. You will set goals and you will achieve them.
Lane Cove Taekwondo is so much more than kick, punch, block – we present an active, exciting and powerful martial arts experience for the whole family.
- Date and Time for Term 3: Please see website for timetable
- Address: 9 Birdwood Avenue Lane Cove (shops 5 and 6)
- Book Here: Email us to book now
- Email: [email protected]
- Website: www.lanecovetaekwondo.com.au
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/lanecovetkd
We are a community-based Australian soccer organisation that aims to teach children aged 2-12 the basics of playing soccer in a fun, social and non-competitive environment.
Each program provides a building block upon which children can improve their game and their character. More than just a game, we see Grasshopper soccer as a valuable addition to children’s learning.
Judo 4 Kids
5 – 6 years
These classes develop the core skills of Judo – safe falling – balance – contact awareness. The classes are conducted in a games environment where the games are structured to create awareness of the desired skill, Big Ball Sumo, Pillow fights and Crash Mat battles are just some of the fun games the children play.
7 – 8 years
These classes develop specific Judo skills but with a high “game” element. Safe falling skills are more developed to increase the ability to relax during the fall. Gradings commence in this age group.
Location: SCOUT HALL – LANE COVE WEST
Lane Cove Dance classes fill up quickly so book now to ensure you obtain the time and lessons you want.
Lane Cove Dance Academy
Lane Cove & Roseville Dance Academies offers classes in Cecchetti classical ballet, jazz, hip-hop, tap, acrobatics and contemporary dance.
We are excited to also offer two Adult classes this year!
To organise your trial lesson just email [email protected]
Burns Bay Dance Studios
At Burns Bay Dance Studios, their teaching team consists of many talented and professional teachers. These teachers aim to pass on their knowledge and talent and provide a fun, learning and creative environment through the art form of dance.
Burns Bay Dance Studios provides a professional, fun filled atmosphere for students who may wish to learn the creative skills of dance or merely for the purpose of fitness. Here at Burns Bay we also provide classes for students who want to take dance a little more seriously and maybe one day, aspire to dance or teach professionally. Whatever your dance requirements may be, you’re in safe hands!
BBDS offers classes in Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Boys Only – Hip Hop, Tap, Contemporary, Solo, Acrobaticarts and Group Eisteddfods, RAD Ballet Exams for walking to adults. Private coaching available on request.
BBDS accepts both Active & Creative Kids vouchers!
Address: Suite 6/47a Penrose St, Lane Cove West 2066 (the old inflow yoga premises). Easy parking behind the studio.
Mobile: 0402 779 330
Facebook Page: facebook.com/BurnsBayDanceStudios
Dance Sensations is now located at
They have classes for everyone – from the little ones to Adults
Energetic preschoolers who LOVE to socialise and thrive on learning in a fun environment can enjoy back-to-back classes in Ready Set DANCE and Ready Set BALLET! These classes are designed by child psychologists to engage your child and get them up and moving! You won’t believe the smiles on their faces after these classes!
K-2 Lane Cove Classes
During this exciting time of change in you and your child’s life, it is important to maintain structure and interests outside of school. Our classes are the perfect solution to keep them up, moving and focused. From Funky Jazz Hip Hop to Ballet to Acrodance, we have the perfect class for you and your child! Take a look at our timetable below to find the perfect match!
Year 3 – 6 Lane Cove Classes
During this exciting time of change in you and your child’s life, it is important to maintain structure and interests outside of school. Our classes are the perfect solution to keep them up, moving and focused. From Funky Jazz Hip Hop to Ballet to Acrodance, we have the perfect class for you and your child! Take a look at our timetable to find the perfect match!
Teen Classes Lane Cove
It’s a big step heading off to high school, there are so many changes and expectations ahead. Our dance classes create a positive, encouraging atmosphere where you make friends for life. It’s so important to have something FUN to come to at the end of the day instead of staring at social media at home all afternoon. Get involved by checking out our timetable below!
Adults Lane Cove Classes
Adult classes are the best way to keep fit without having to slog away at the gym! We provide fast paced, heart pumping classes that will keep you flexible and limber. The people in the classes create great friends and happy atmospheres that are hard to pass up! Trial one of our fantastic classes now!
Address: Holy Trinity Hall, 46 Beaconsfield Rd, Chatswood.
Entry is on Dalrymple Ave.
Email: [email protected]
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/DanceSensationAustralia/
Learn at Australia’s number 1 contemporary Music School with your choice of over 30 inspiring and professional music coaches. Term 3 enrolments are now open for private lessons, group classes and more. See our website bigmusic.com.au for details.
For more booking and more information, visit our website here: https://www.bigmusic.com.au/group-classes-for-kids or give us a call on 86226550
Does your child play a musical instrument? Did you know we have a music store in Lane Cove? ITC has a child who plays a musical instrument and shopping local has saved me so much time (as you are always told that they need new reeds or music 24 hours before they are actually needed). Syrinx Music (previously known as Lane Cove Music Supplies) is located in Central Arcade on the First Floor. Just call Derek and he will organise sheet music, instruments, reeds, music stands are much more. The convenience factor is HUGE.
Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Spaces
Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Spaces runs art workshops during Term after school. It is particularly easy for kids who are at Lane Cove Public and St Michaels to walk the Gallery Lane Cove after school. Below is just a sample of some of their workshops. Be quick – as you can see some of the classes are booked out already!!
Cameraygal School of Performing Arts
An initiative of the Lane Cove Theatre Company and started in 2016, Cameraygal School of Performing Arts provides weekly theatre after-school tuition for primary and high school aged children.
Junior classes (K-2)
Intermediate classes (3-6)
Senior Classes (High School)
Their aim is to assist the youth in the community to find, foster and develop their own personal creative expression. These classes help students to become more confident, to express their ideas more clearly and to, above all, develop their social and performance skills.
Weekly classes are led by industry professionals and experienced primary and secondary teaching staff. All teaching staff are qualified and hold current WWCC documentation.
AFTER SCHOOL CARE
The Blue Umbrella – Currambena OOSH
A little haven tucked away where kids run around barefoot, climb trees, play freely with whats around them, eat where they choose and are truly drivers in their own educational experiences.
The Blue Umbrella is a parent-run, not-for-profit Out Of School Hours service established in 2016 and run in the beautiful grounds of Currambena Pre-school and Primary. We offer after school care and vacation care to the families of the school and to the wider community. We have a license limit of 30 children in each session and an age range of 3 years upwards, this means we are just like a big family! We have a strong belief that their time is not an extension of the school day but that the children are absolutely free to do whatever their imaginations desire.
We have a dedicated space within the schools main building equipped with a small library and reading corner, enough craft supplies to satisfy the most creative of makers and a fully functioning kitchen. But our biggest resource is the glorious, natural environments within the grounds that allow the children’s curiosity and imagination to run wild and their spirits to soar. Sandpit, tree houses/cubbies, veggie and flower gardens, chickens free roaming, an awesome tunnel slide and a variety of terrains, all to keep their curious minds occupied and challenge without them even realising.
At The Blue Umbrella the children interact in mixed age groups with the ‘elders’ leading the way for the younger children. This enables everyone in the group to feel safe, accepted and most importantly have fun!
TEENS & TWEENS
“Synergy Youth Centre is for young people aged 11-18 years old. We welcome all young people in this age group for our drop-in sessions, organised activities and holiday programs. We look forward to meeting you soon.”
Sydney Speech Clinic
Speech pathologists are professionally trained to assess, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speech, language, fluency, voice, reading and spelling.
School Readiness Group Programs
A lot changes when a child transitions from daycare to school, and at Sydney Speech Clinic we are passionate about making this transition as smooth as possible. We have designed a unique program that teaches children everything they need to know before school, delivered in a fun and interactive group environment. Our mission is to have every parent and child feeling equipped and excited for Day One!
School Readiness – 2023
It is a good idea to get your child’s eyes tested for start of the school term (particularly if you or your partner wear glasses). Eyes 4 You is the place to go.
If you or your child is playing sport, make sure you invest in a Mouth Guard.
Did you know more than 5 million teeth are knocked out during sporting activities every year? What is even worse is that it’s estimated between 30% and 50% of these injuries could have been prevented or would have been less severe had a mouthguard been worn.
Lane Cove Family Dental
The first “regular” dental visit should be just after your child’s second birthday. The first dental visit is usually short and involves very little treatment. We may ask you to sit in the dental chair and hold your child during the examination.
We will gently examine your child’s teeth and gums. X-rays may be taken (to reveal decay and check on the progress of your child’s permanent teeth under the gums). We may clean your child’s teeth and apply topical fluoride to help protect the teeth against decay. We will make sure your child is receiving adequate fluoride at home. Most important of all, we will review with you how to clean and care for your child’s teeth.
Open Late nights and Weekends. You can contact us on Lane Cove Family Dentist Phone Number 02-9418-6102 (BUSINESS & AFTER HOURS) or email us at [email protected] . For online booking, please click here.
Luz All Abilities Services designs and manages programs integrating coaches and purpose-specific activities to unlock all abilities.
With our intensive programs we support parents, carers, therapists and educators to integrate all the exercises and new skills in their children daily routine, to maximise their full developmental potential.
Our programs are unique, integrated and personalised to match exactly the children and family needs. Customised to the home, school and community environment, our programs are specific to each individual circumstances.
Our services are provided by trained professionals specific to their role in your child’s overall program and abilities. All coaches have background in areas such as Psychology, Pedagogy, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy trained specifically to support children in their routine.
We offer a range of individual and group-based services that are tailored to your child’s individual needs and wants. Our approach is based on natural, play-based interactions. By using children’s innate play choices, motivations and relationships, we work with families, schools and the community surrounding a child. We unlock and expand children’s interactivity so they can continuously learn, improve and master their abilities.
Northside Speech Pathology
We are passionate about empowering families to support their children as they navigate communication, social and feeding difficulties.
We have beautiful clinic spaces and resources to support your child’s learning.
Your child can come for individual therapy or group sessions to help with developing specific areas such as social skills or school readiness.
Our friendly team of Speech Pathologists, Early Intervention Specialists and Allied Health Assistants are ready to help your child reach their greatest potential!
know+GROW is a toy store boasting a carefully curated range for children from 0-6yrs old. The philosophy behind the store is smart toys for growing minds.
This is a bespoke website and the toys are carefully curated for children under six years of age.
Each range and piece have been selected to help your child’s growth and development.
They have focussed on supporting as many Australian businesses as possible and all toys meet the Australian Toy Safety Standards.
With all the fun of Playdough and the step by step instructions of Lego, JumpingClay makes the perfect children’s gift this Christmas.
Unique and educational, we guarantee any child aged between 3-10 will have hours of fun whilst creating long-lasting keepsakes and enhancing fine motor skills.
Give your child a chance to make their own toy. JumpingClay Australia promotes learning through play and offers unique modelling products, suitable for children aged between 3 -10.
Check out Jumping Clay’s 20% sale off all products; prices start from $11.99.
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