There are a variety of children’s classes, from babies and toddler’s classes (such as learn to swim and Gymbaroo) through to extra curricular classes for school aged children, such as sport, dance, music or extra tuition for maths and reading. Some of the Public/State schools run an after school activities program and there are many privately run classes. For local listings of children’s classes in your area go to: www.kidspot.com.au
Local Sports Clubs are a good way for your children to learn and enjoy sports and be part of your local community.
After-School Tuition is available from Kindy to Year 10 with NumberWorks'nWords specialising in Maths and English. www.numberworksnwords.com.au
Swimming lessons are recommended from a young age in Australia, as beach life is an integral part of Sydney life. Lessons are run before and after school and during weekends and school holidays at various pools and swim centres around Sydney. Private swimming lessons or small group lessons can be also be held in your own swimming pool.
- Try www.aquaticcentre.com.au (Sydney Olympic Park, Homebush)
- www.ymcasydney.org.au (Various locations around Sydney and NSW)
- www.sgac.com.au (Rooty Hill)
The Surf clubs in Australia run junior life saving classes (Nippers) on Sunday mornings which can be a fun way for your child to learn water safety, improve their swimming skills and embrace Sydney’s beach culture. www.surflifesavingsydney.com.au