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Essential Guide to Kids’ Classes 2020 – Active Bodies & Minds

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Want your kids to try a new class or activity in Term 1? Our Essential Guide to Kids’ Classes is packed with fabulous multi-sports, soccer, martial arts & swimming lessons across Sydney’s North Shore – from babies, toddlers & pre-schoolers, to primary and high school aged kids!

Take a look at the Quicklinks below to check out the options. Mention North Shore Mums when you enquire for special deals!

Looking for dance, drama or music classes? Take a look at our Essential Guide to Creative Arts.

After School Program & Extracurricular Classes

Kids Circle (Chatswood, Lindfield, Roseville, Willoughby, Artarmon)

Kids Circle

Kids Circle offers a high-quality and diverse range of activities and classes in a safe and positive environment where your child can develop new skills, build confidence and make new friends after school. You can bring your child just for the class (drop-off only) or can enrol them to the After-School Program with complimentary pick-up from the school.

After-school classes include:

  • Mandarin classes with specialised teachers.
  • Dance classes (Jazz, Hip-Hop, KPop)
  • Coding
  • Robotics
  • Chess with the Sydney Academy of Chess.
  • Cooking workshops with an amazing Le Cordon Bleu Certified Chef
  • Martial Arts (Karate)

Check out the Kids Circle website for information regarding our new venues in Lindfield and Artarmon!

  • Age: 5-9 years (after school program) | Classes for 9-12 years, teenagers & adults
  • Enrol: [email protected] or phone Grace 0405 195 225 or Carolina 0468 354 372. Limited spots available
  • Website:

Education Classes

MindChamps Reading and Writing (Chatswood, Epping)


Discover what it takes to become a C.E.O.! A Creative Writer, Effective Reader and Outstanding Communicator with these weekly classes for kids in Chatswood and Epping.

Reading is not just about decoding & saying the words out loud. And Writing is more than just spelling the words correctly with perfect grammar. It is about the thinking.We read to comprehend meaning. We write to convey ideas. Begin your C.E.O. journey today and discover the MindChampion in you as a lifelong learner.

  • Age: 2.5 – 12 years
    • 2.5 – 3.5 years old (Storytelling)
    • 3.5 – 6 years old (Immersive Reading & Interactive Phonics)
    • 6 – 12 years old (Y1 – Y5) (Creative Writing)
  • Enrol: Online
  • Website:

    Swimming Classes

    Duck & Dive Baby Swim School, Artarmon

    Duck and Dive

    Teaching your baby to swim not only gives them valuable life skills, but also builds their confidence in the water and is a genuine bonding experience. Through Duck & Dive’s comprehensive, fun and structured lessons babies will develop vital skills including back floating, kicking their legs and paddling their arms. Babies then progress through the program levels, becoming proficient, confident little swimmers. Term 1 commences Thursday 30 January 2020 and there’s free onsite parking available at their Artarmon pool.

    Turramurra Learn to Swim

    Turramurra Learn to Swim

    Turramurra Learn to Swim offers a unique teaching environment for babies, preschoolers and school-aged children to learn to swim on the upper north shore. The focus is to teach children to swim independently as quickly as possible, progressing from dog paddle to all four strokes. Only one class is held in the indoor heated pool at any time to achieve the best results for all ages. Classes are offered Monday through to Saturday. Convenient parking available.  Term 1 starts on Tuesday, 28 January 2020.

    Sport Classes

    Little Legends Children’s Exercise Programs (Willoughby and Lane Cove)

    North Shore Mums Offer:  Free trial with the Little Legends!  10% OFF if you register for two consecutive terms in the same booking.

    Little Legends

    These weekly classes for kids will teach them new sports, develop skills, make friends and have fun with Little Legends Kinder Sports! It’s a weekly multi-sports and educational program tailored for preschoolers aged 3 to 5, held locally in Willoughby and Lane Cove.

    Sign up for a FREE trial class to experience one of Little Legends weekly sessions. Where LEGENDS Begin!

    Evergreen Soccer (West Lindfield)

    North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial class. New students only

    Evergreen Soccer

    Evergreen Soccer

    Want to introduce your pre-schooler to soccer? Then enrol them for a term of classes with Evergreen Soccer! This program is for 3-5 year olds, and teaches them to the basic fundamentals of soccer, works on their gross motor skills and helps them to develop and understand the game of soccer before starting in a team environment.

    Developmental Exercise & Music

    Gymbaroo (Mosman)

    NSM Offer: Free trial class. New students only. Mothers groups welcomed with a discounted fee

    Mosman Gymbaroo

    Mosman Gymbaroo

    Mosman Gymbaroo runs weekly classes for newborn babies through to school-aged children on the lower north shore. Classes consist of developmental activities as well as music and sensory activities to enable parent and child activity interaction. Terms run for nine weeks and classes are attended once a week at St Lukes Church Hall in Heydon Street,  Mosman. Term discounts are given to mothers groups.

    Martial Arts

    Philotimo Freestyle Jujitsu (Hunters Hill)

    North Shore Mums Offer:  FREE  1 week trial between 29 January –  8 February. Call 0444 577 608 to book

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    Philotimo Jujitsu

    Philotimo Jujitsu is a female focused martial arts school in Hunters Hill. Their programs have a strong emphasis on emotional & mental resilience as well as developing core physical skills. Girls-only classes from Primary to High School give girls a sense of safety & belonging, and mums love the mother-daughter classes, where mums train free.

    Classes start from Minotaurs (3-6yrs, mixed) to Manticores (7 – 11 yrs) to our High School (12-18yrs) classes

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