Want your kids to try a new class or activity in Term 4? Our Essential Guide to Kids’ Classes is packed with fabulous drama, music, dance, kindergym, martial arts, and tennis classes across Sydney’s North Shore – from babies, toddlers & preschoolers, to primary and high school aged kids!
- Footloose Studios (Hornsby, Berowra)
- Gymbaroo (Mosman)
- International School of Music (Turramurra)
- Marian Street Theatre for Young People (Killara, Gordon, Chatswood, Hornsby, North Ryde)
- Mosman Physie (Mosman)
- Philotimo Jujitsu (Hunters Hill)
- Queenwood Tennis Centre (Oxford Falls)
In the midst of another COVID-19 lockdown, it’s important to check each website for updated COVID-safe changes to the individual classes.
International School of Music Turramurra
North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial lesson for group classes. If you go ahead with the program then the first lesson becomes part of the fees.
International School of Music (ISM) Turramurra provides unique, group music courses for students from 3 years of age. They also offer private tuition for piano, guitar, and theory.
All 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.
- Location: Level 1, 1319-1321 Pacific Highway, Turramurra NSW 2074
- Age: 3-93 years
- Enrol: online, 9983 9460 or email: [email protected]
- Website: ismturramurra.com.au
- Creative Kids Vouchers accepted
Philotimo Freestyle Jujitsu (Hunters Hill)
North Shore Mums Offer: Book before 1 October and get two weeks free group and one-on-one training on how to implement their highly successful program.
Exhausted from fighting about homework in lockdown? Sick of the overwhelm of dealing with it all? You need ‘Winning The Homework War’! Philotimo is currently running online classes & as restrictions lift they will run small groups of 4 students + instructor on Saturdays and after school hours. Each student enrolled gets a free 15-minute private lesson each week during lockdown/restrictions in order to ensure their needs are met. Start Term 4 successfully both online with homework/schooling, and a combo of online/offline with fitness and martial arts. The Philotimo program will put an end to fights about homework, chores and manners.
Plus, mum’s train free with enrolled students. Their tabata challenge for mums is not only proving successful in lockdown, it has provided great support among the mothers training group. Join up with their mum’s program and be supported while you train. Their physio classes (also free for members) focus on areas important to women: pelvic floor, lower back + core strength and wellbeing.
- Location: Hunters Hill/Online
- Age: 3-5 years, 7-11 years & 12+
- Enrol: online or 0444 577 608
- Website: philotimojujitsu.com
Kindergym & Gymnastics Classes
Mosman Gymbaroo has been running developmental exercise classes for babies and children (adult accompanied) for 30 years. They provide a combination of sensory and developmental exercise programs that nurture your child so they can be developed to their fullest potential. Classes involve parent and child engagement and run for 45 minutes at a time. Mother groups welcomed.
Classes will have number restrictions, so please register your interest as soon as possible.
- Location: St Lukes Church Hall, Heydon Street, Mosman
- Age: Newborn to 4 years
- Enrol: Book online, email or phone 0416 813 421
- Website: gymbaroo.com.au
Queenwood Tennis Centre (Oxford Falls)
North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial class when you mention North Shore Mums!
With 10 synthetic grass and two cushion hard courts, The Queenwood Tennis Centre is uniquely placed in the leafy surrounds of Oxford Falls. As a result of the ongoing restrictions, their centre is currently open for court hire only. Their aim is to eventually open up their programs later in the term. Please check back for updates HERE. They thank you for your understanding.
When restrictions allow, their weekly programs offer a complete range of tennis activities for all levels. Beginner to Elite, Juniors to Adults. The Queenwood Coaching Team aims to provide engaging, high energy sessions with a focus on maximum participation and improvement. Available for private, semi-private and group lessons – their coaches are all motivated players themselves with Australian and International qualifications and experience. They are an Active Kids Provider and are a Tennis NSW Affiliated Club.
- Location: Queenwood Tennis Centre, Oxford Falls
- Age: 5-17 years
- Enrol: Book online
- Website: queenwood.nsw.edu.au
- Active Kids Vouchers accepted
Performing Arts Classes
Marian Street Theatre for Young People (Online for Term 4)
North Shore Mums Offer: Siblings in the same age group? Join the class for half the price! Online classes only.
Create! Make! Perform! Drama is a great way to build confidence, performance skills and work with other young people to tell stories.
Marian Street Theatre for Young People has been an industry leader in theatre education for over 50 years and specialises in Weekly Drama Classes and Holiday Workshops. Gain confidence, make friends and learn skills in voice, movement and storytelling. Students aged 12+enrolled in the drama school can also audition for the MSTYP children’s and youth theatre productions.
- Location: Online for all Term 4: more classes will be added if restrictions ease. Classes are usually in Killara, Gordon, Chatswood, Hornsby & North Ryde
- Suitable for: 5 – 18 years old
- Enrol: online, email: [email protected] or call (02) 9880 2356
- Website: mstyp.org.au
- Creative Kids Vouchers accepted
Ballet & Dance Classes
Footloose Performance Studios (Berowra, Hornsby)
North Shore Mums Offer: $35 annual enrolment fee waived for all new Term 4 enrolments!
North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial class!
Mosman Physie is for girls who love to dance! Physie is fun way to improve fitness, posture, confidence, strength and flexibility! Mosman Physie is a family-friendly not-for-profit Community Club. It is a fusion of jazz, ballet, aerobic dance, floor exercises, contemporary and hip hop. The choreography changes annually and the music is always great.
The choreography is designed to teach the relationship of music to movement, rhythm, coordination, balance and musical interpretation. Most importantly, it’s a fun way to exercise! Girls may join at any time during the year.
- Location: Mosman Masonic Hall, 44 Spit Road, Mosman (just a 2-minute walk from Bridgepoint Shopping Centre)
- Age: 3+ years
- Enrol: 0422 122 330, [email protected]
- Website: mosmanphysie.com
- Active & Creative Kids Vouchers accepted