Baby & Pre-schooler Classes & Paid Activities

From yoga to swimming, baby gym, dance, performing arts & sport...

Featured North Canterbury Baby & Pre-schooler Classes

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Kids Yoga Rangiora

5B Kingsford Smith Drive, Rangiora

www.kidsyoga.nz

 

Certified Rainbow Kids Yoga instructor and trained early childhood teacher Jasmine Gow offers family yoga for preschoolers (walkers-5) and their parents. Cheerful classes for parent and child to connect and bond while exploring breath and movement together, practicing memorable sequences designed to energise or relax. Littlies gain confidence moving their bodies and develop an awareness of their breathing and feelings. Parents learn poses and breathing techniques to support their child with various emotions and get some exercise themselves! Yoga playgroup for younger children coming soon.

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Hartley School Of Performing Arts

62 Ashley Street, Rangiora

www.hspa.co.nz

 

PRESCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE CLASS Class: 3-5yrs, Mondays 2.20-2.50. First class free then $7.25+GST. This class explores a bit of movement as well as a bit of acting and sing-a-long. A perfect class to inspire your child with performance of any sort.

NEW ENTRANT DRAMA CLASS: 4-6yrs, Mondays 3.45-4.30pm. First class free then $12.75+GST. The small classes are aimed at helping young children adapt to a classroom environment and being able to share their ideas, work creatively with others, have confidence to speak up and communicate clearly.

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Swimming Lessons

North Canterbury pools in Rangiora, Fernside and Kaiapoi offer lessons to babies and preschoolers starting at 6 months old. Book in advance and pay for a term. 

Waimakariri Council Swimming Pools

Dudley Park Aquatic Centre (Rangiora)

Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre

Fernside Dolphins Private Swimming Pool

A private, chlorine free, pool located in Fernside, Rangiora. Lessons available for preschoolers with a maximum of 3 children in each class. Pay for a whole term at a cost of $12 per 20 minute lesson. Call 0800 236 988 or send a message via Facebook.

Casual water-confidence sessions at Christchurch swimming pools

Bubbletimes - splash and play activities suitable for preschool children from six months to under five years to help build water confidence. Not too far from North Canterbury: Graham Condon by Northlands in Papanui, Jellie Park or QE2 pools in Christchurch. See timetable and pricing here.

Gymnastics/Trampoline

If you are looking for something like Tumbling Toddlers, Empire Athletics in Rangiora is offers Little Explorers where babies and toddlers can roam and explore the equipment at their own pace. See the website here for details and to book

Mega Stadium in Rangiora runs gymnastics sessions for babies under 2, as well as gymnastics and trampoline classes for over twos. Visit the website for details.

Rangiora Gymnastics Club offers classes to pre-schoolers aged 3-5 years. Click here for details.

Dance

 

Ballet with Bex in Pegasus offers classes for preschoolers 3-4 years old. See the Facebook page for pricing and contact.

Bella Montessori in Kaiapoi runs a ballet class for toddlers/preschoolers at 1:15 on a Thursday afternoon. Contact the preschool for more information. 

Convergence Dance Studios (Kaiapoi) offers classes to toddlers from 1.5 years, on Tuesday mornings, at 23 Cass Street. Contact CDS for more info and to enrol.

Funkafied Dance Club in Kaiapoi offers classes to children from 3 years old. See the website for timetable, prices and contact information.

Jenna McKenzie School of Dance in Rangiora. Preschool ballet from 2.5 years at 2pm on Mondays, as well as 2pm and 2:45 Wednesdays. Jazz classes for 2.5-5 year olds, 2:40 on Mondays. Contact jenloumckenzie@yahoo.co.nz

One Step Dance in Woodend caters to children from 3 years old. Classes run on Saturday mornings. Jo Bartlett 022011 2517 for details.

Pitter Patter Dance runs classes in Rangiora for toddlers/preschoolers from 2 years old. See the website for timetable, prices and contact information.

PG Dance School in Rangiora for Highland Dancing from preschool age.

Sarah Mead School of Ballet, in Rangiora, offers preschool ballet classes to 3-4 year olds. Visit the website for more information.

Performing Arts

New Entrant Drama and Preschool Musical Theatre. For more information see the Featured Listing at the top of this page, visit the website and the Facebook page.

Sport

Little Kickers is football/soccer for toddlers and preschoolers from 18 months old. There are sessions run at Rangiora Borough School every Saturday morning. Follow the link below and type '7400' under Location to see details for Rangiora sessions. https://www.littlekickers.co.nz/find-a-class

Sports Fun-damentals for Preschoolers. Helping children develop a love for sport and active play to encourage them into a life of healthy activity. www.sportstrust.org.nz. Email gymnastics@sportstrust.org.nz for more information.

Playball is a specialised series of age specific classes that teach sport and life skills. Rainbow Preschool in Kaiapoi facilitates this programme for 3-5 year olds on Thursdays 9:15-10am. Register via the Playball website.

Martial Arts

Pre-School Karate Classes at the Methodist Hall in Rangiora. Thursdays 10-11am. Contact Paula 027 585 6637.

Please contact us if you would like your class/activity to be listed here, or if you see anything that needs to be updated. Thank you!