NSM Essential Guide to Kids’ Classes Term 3

Looking to introduce your child to a new class or activity in Term 3? There are so many fabulous kids’ classes throughout the North Shore, offering an array of opportunities for our little ones – from dance, drama and music, to sport, swimming and education! Our Essential Guide to Kids’ Classes Term 3 is bursting with options, and even better, most are offering special deals for North Shore Mums (such as free trials, discounts and freebies).

Many of these companies also offer the Active Kids Voucher and Creative Kids Voucher if you have school aged kids. Find out more


Evergreen Soccer (West Lindfield)

NSM Offer: Free trial class. New students only

Want to introduce your pre-schooler to soccer? Then enrol them for a term 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.

Gymbaroo (Mosman)

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

Gymbaroo Mosman

Mosman Gymbaroo pride themselves on providing a fun, stimulating hands on lessons involving sensory play, vestibular and complete stimulation of the body to encourage bubs and kids to become the best people they can. The classes are 45 minute classes, once a week involving both mum, dad or carer and bubs or children. Classes range from babies of 8 weeks through to School Readiness for 3 – 5 year olds. Children from 12 months and up learn about different themes each week which benefit memory and coordination abilities. Gymbaroo works with local allied and health professionals to maximise ability.

Simply Fun (Chatswood)

NSM Offer: Free Trial Class. Simply ‘like’ the Simply Fun Facebook page or follow on Instagram. New customers only.

Simply Fun

Simply Fun is your one-stop centre for programs that maximise your child’s cognitive, physical and social development. Programs include ninja classes, dance & drama classes, mum & bub classes, STEM, an after-school program, birthday parties, as well as classes just for mums! There’s a class to suit everyone, no matter their interest or skill level – visit the website to see a full list of class descriptions.

Ready Steady Go Kids (Willoughby, Crows Nest, Longueville, North Sydney, Lindfield, Mosman, St Ives, Thornleigh, Waitara, Mt Kuring-gai, North Ryde)

NSM Offer: Free trial class

Ready Steady Go Kids

Ready Steady Go Kids is an award winning physio-designed program that teaches children the fundamentals of 10 different sports and develops essential motor skills in a fun, non-competitive environment. The classes are designed to focus on a specific gross motor, hand-eye/foot-eye and/or balance activity to complement the sport component, and the program structure is repeated each week so that participants become familiar and comfortable with the routine.


Turramurra Learn to Swim

Turramurra Learn to Swim offers a unique teaching environment for parent/baby, preschool and school-aged children. 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 3 starts on Monday, 22 July 2019.


Northern Ballet Studios (Pymble)

NSM Offer: Free trial classes. Family discounts available

Northern Ballet Studios

Northern Ballet Studios continues to offer a variety of classes in a friendly environment with great viewing windows to make your child feel safe and comfortable while dancing their heart away. Classes begin at the young age of 3 – 4 years introducing the basic movements of ballet while expressing their love for dance to beautiful classical music. Classical ballet classes continue right through to Adult Classes with the option of other dance styles like Jazz, Contemporary & Lyrical. All classes will enhance your child’s confidence and build new friendships.

Babyballet at Terpsichore Dance Company (Turramurra)

NSM Offer: 3 classes for $30. Offer expires 30 July. New students only and can’t be combined with any other offer.

babyballet at Terpsichore Dance Company

babyballet is an award-winning preschool dance class at Terpsichore Dance Company. They make learning to dance an unforgettable and magical experience for you and your budding babyballet star. babyballet classes give toddlers, tots, young children and preschoolers the chance to learn to dance, gain confidence and shine. All classes are taught in a fun, caring and supportive environment.

DanceTots (South Turramurra & St Ives)

NSM Offer: Free gift with enrolment! Mention NSMs. New students only.


From the moment your tiny dancer enters a class at DanceTots she is taken to a magical world of dance that is ballet. Classes are story based with a different theme each term, using wonderful props and classical music. The mummy/daddy and me classes are very popular and offer a special bonding time with your little one as you sing, dance and twirl! DanceTots is the only studio on the upper north shore that offers the Kinderballet™ programs, Australia’s most loved pre school ballet program.

Footloose Performance Dance Studios (Berowra, Hornsby)

NSM Offer: Free Trial Class plus enrol before 31 July and receive 10% discount for Term 3 class fees. New students only


Footloose Performance Studios offer a variety of dance classes from 2 years to adults. Inspiring creativity, encouraging self confidence and celebrating individuality, Footloose provide an experience that is more than dance in a safe and supportive environment so that students are empowered to reach their full potential.

Located in the heart of Hornsby, their state of the art facilities feature 3 purpose built studios with ballet barres, mirrors, sprung floors and air conditioning ensuring that students are able to receive the best quality dance training in a professional and dedicated dance space. With a committed team of passionate and experienced Teachers, Footloose strive to nurture the growth of students both as performers and as individuals while providing them with a fulfilling, positive and memorable dance experience.


Letterland at Early Learning World (North Willoughby)

NSM Offer: Free trial (subject to availability)

Letterland at Early Learning World

Letterland is a child-friendly, proven phonics program for teaching children valuable pre-reading skills. The interactive classes are 45 mins and run for 9 weeks during the school term. Your child will be introduced to 13 letters and their sound, sing songs, practise letter formation and sit down to their own drawing and craft activity as they become familiar with the wacky Letterland characters that enable preschoolers to more easily learn letters and their sounds. Maximum 10 children per class. Parental participation is not required.

Performing Arts

Applause Musical Theatre (Chatswood, Roseville, Lindfield, St Ives, Killarney Heights)

NSM Offer: Free trial + 10% off your child’s Term 3 fees. Use code NSM10 in the Promo Code.

Applause Musical Theatre

In these confidence-boosting Musical Theatre Classes, your child will learn to sing, act and dance to songs from popular Broadway musicals. Your child will also gain important communication and interpersonal skills through acting games. There are 2 teachers per class, including live piano! At the end of Term 4, there is a performance at the Zenith Theatre where each child gets their moment to shine with a singing solo! Applause’s mission is to bring the joy and benefits of musical theatre to all and so includes classes for children with Special Needs too! Doesn’t your child deserve applause?


Prestopiano (Willoughby or in home tuition)

NSM Offer: Free first lesson! Simply like Prestopiano Facebook or Instagram page plus $20 off Term 3 fees. Mention NSM, new students only


PrestoPiano Music School has a great team of experienced teachers who offers private in-home tuition on the North Shore. There are different programs for all ages from absolute beginners through to experienced musicians. With an enjoyable and fun classroom that makes an easy way of learning for the kids classes include a  mix of story, painting, duet, games, sticker chart, flash cards, iPod app games, rhythm games, whiteboard and theory quizzes. AMEB preparation also available and Music therapy for ASD students

International School of Music (Turramurra)

NSM Offer: Free trial class

International School of Music

ISM Turramurra provides unique group music courses for students from 2 years of age, as well as private tuition for piano and guitar. There are both preschool music classes as well as group piano classes, Monday to Sunday during the public school terms. The programs are structured to give the maximum benefit to each student, developing all technical and musical components. ISM’s music courses make learning music fun.

Joey Jig Music (Lane Cove, Kirribilli, Crows Nest, Freshwater, New Mosman venue starting term 3)

NSM Offer: Free trial class

Joey Jig Music

Joey Jig Music classes offer an introduction to music and movement that little ones can easily understand and enjoy. There is plenty of singing, dancing, playing with percussion, story-time and fun, but focused early childhood education. The age appropriate classes are 30 minutes in length and include fun original themed songs composed by Alicia to engage and entertain both bubs and mums. Sound is explored through music, discovering tempo, pitch, dynamics and rhythm. Classes are held by age 3-12 months ‘Swing Swing’, 1-2 years ‘Be-Bop’ and 2-4 years ‘Jump & Jive’.

Einsteinz Music (Neutral Bay)

NSM Offer: 2-for-1 trial offer. Attend 2 consecutive classes in the first two weeks of term 3 for just $23, (Mondays 22 & 29 July or Thursdays 25 July & 1 August) – depends on availability

Einsteinz Music

Einsteinz Music offers dynamic music classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, taught by professional musicians. All music is played live and classes are fun and high-energy. Children learn the fundamentals of music, (beat, pitch, rhythm and tempo), through a specifically chosen repertoire and hands-on experience with percussion instruments and props. Excellent for children’s language and socialisation skills. Neutral Bay classes are on Monday and Thursdays.

Ladybug Music (Lindfield, Neutral Bay, Mosman, Fairlight)

NSM Offer: Free Trial Class + Free songs

Ladybug Music

Ladybug Music offers parent-and-me classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, with funky and eclectic family music in a warm environment that encourages participation and silliness. Their high quality music curriculum uses a diverse range of rich, complex music, combined with simple melodies and great rhythms, and introduces children to pitch, tempo, melody and rhythm through singing, instruments, dance and more. At Ladybug they sing it, boogie down & have fun!

Jim Jam Music (Hornsby)

NSM Offer: Free CD/Instrument pack valued at $30 when they enrol. Mention North Shore Mums.

Jim Jam Studios, Hornsby

Step into Jim Jam’ Hornsby studio and find a world of possibilities! Children will meet new friends and learn new skills, banging a drum to a steady beat, taking their first wobbly steps, skipping to the music, clapping a tricky rhythm, strumming a ‘c’ chord on the ukulele, singing in harmony for the first time – your child will ask ‘is it Jim Jam day today?’. They offer:

  • Award Winning Kindermusik Classes for 0-6 year olds
  • ‘Kids on Key’s’ Group Keyboard Classes
  • ‘Learn to Sing’ Group Vocal Classes
  • FunDrum classes for Teens with Special Needs
  • In School Programs including; Choir, Introduction to Music programs and K-6 Music.
  • Mobile Music classes for preschools and Daycares
  • School Holiday Musical Playdates and Special Events

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