Children's Activities

Looking for an activity for your Baby, Pre School or School aged child? The Garioch Sports Centre now offer a wide range of children’s classes for everyone from 4 months to 16 years old. Our Pre School programme includes Gym Tots, Gym Kids, Olympians, Relax Kids and Football and for our even younger customers we have Baby Gym.

Attending Garioch Sports Centre Baby, Pre School and School aged classes gives our younger generation a valuable springboard that will improve balance, co-ordination, social and educational skills and provide children with a quality physical movement experience.

We have a wide range of classes to keep children busy and active after school including Olympians, Junior Running Club, Judo, Football, Badminton and Trampolining.

All our classes are taken by members of our Coaching Team, all of whom are qualified and PVG checked.

All classes are block bookings unless stated. We offer one off taster classes for all the children’s classes which are space dependant, please contact the reception team for more information.

If you would like further details on any of our Children’s Activities please contact our Reception Team at - info@gariochsports.co.uk

This class is for parents / carers with children aged from 4 months to walking.  This 45 minute class involves some baby action songs and exercises as well as playtime using a selection of various toys and sensory equipment including light sensory, bubbles, beach balls, and parachute and inflatable pools.  This is an ideal introduction to our Games Hall and a useful stepping-stone for attending our Gym Tots class.

This is an under 3 year’s class for children who have reached walking stage.  The class is a stage up from our Baby Gym classes using our circuit of equipment to develop various skills such as climbing, jumping, bouncing and balancing.  The class also has a song time and occasional parachute play.  Parents stay with their child during this 45 minute class.

This is a more structured class for preschool children who are 3 years and over.  It is an introduction to fun gymnastics as well as more complex action songs.  Children are taught various skills such as forward and backward rolls, balance skills on floor and beam as well as performing routines with ribbons and Lummi sticks.  Parents / Carers are encouraged to leave their children during this 45minute class.

Come along for a fun introduction to our full sized trampoline and get your children bouncing, for children aged 2+ to 5 years.

This class is for children aged 6 years and above.  An introduction to our trampoline, learn some basic skills and safety while having fun!

Our trampoline club is for children aged 8 years and over, have some previous experience and want to progress further to learn more complex skills including somersaults and routines.

This is a fun introduction to football for toddlers from the aged 2 years and up to 3 and a half years. A parent attends the class working together with their child to help with fun activity songs and ball skills. This is an ideal class to try before moving up when 3 and a half years to our preschool football classes.

This is a fun football training course for children aged 3 and a half to 5 years.  It involves a fun warm up and very basic drills to improve early passing and shooting skills then finishing each session with a few small team games of football.  The emphasis is on fun and scoring plenty of goals.  Parents are encouraged to leave their children during this 45 minute class.

*NEW FOR 2017!!* Come along to try out our new table Tennis Tables. These sessions are for all abilities from beginners to the more advanced and are ideal for children aged 10 - 15 years.

This is an exciting new multi sport class which will introduce your child to a number of sports including athletics, gymnastics and football as well as fun yoga and other activities. This class is perfect for burning off some excess energy while at the same time having fun and being taught early skills in various sports. Classes are for 2 - 3.5 years and 3.5 - 5 years. 

This is a fun football training course for children aged 5 to 7 years.  Come along and improve your skills and techniques including shooting, passing, dribbling and teamwork.  Parents are encouraged to leave their children during this 45 minute class.

A fun introduction to athletics for preschool children aged 3 and a half to 5 years.  Involving running, jumping, throwing techniques, playing games and having fun while they learn.

This new course is for School aged children from 5 to 12 years and introduces your child to the basics of running, jumping and throwing along with fun running games and relay races.  It aims to improve their techniques while becoming a team player.

Our Junior Running Club is ideal for youngsters from 8 – 14 years of age.  As a group we complete various outside routes each week on grass and pavement.  During poor weather we may at times stay indoors and do drills, races, games and a bleep test, etc.

In one of the most established clubs running within the Sports Centre, all newcomers are welcome.  We offer classes for all abilities, from Beginners to Intermediate and Advanced.  You can take part simply just to enjoy the sport, become more disciplined and perhaps advance further if you wish.  Classes on a Wednesday for term bookings are as follows;

Primary 1
3.30 - 4.00
Primary 2 - 34.00 - 4.45
Primary 3 - 64.45 - 5.45
Primary 7+5.45 - 6.45

As well as our term time block bookings on a Wednesday, we also offer pay as you go classes on Sunday’s:-

Under 8’s5.15 - 6.15
Over 8’s6.15 - 7.30
Over 14’s7.30 - 9.00

There are three badminton sessions running every week, Tuesday 5pm - 6pm for beginners/intermediate and 6pm - 7pm for advanced players, and the third on Thursday 7.30pm - 10pm for intermediate/advanced adult players.  All sessions on Tuesday are coach led fun sessions for juniors while the session on Thursday is doubles matches for adults and advanced teenagers.

Open for children from babies to 5yrs

Opening Times

Monday               9.25am – 11.25am
Tuesday               9.25am – 11.25am
Wednesday         9.25am – 11.25am
Thursday             9.25am – 11.25am
Friday                   9.25am – 11.25am

Fees

1 hour          £4.00 (minimum charge)
1.5 hours     £6.00
2 hours        £8.00

The maximum stay for a child at crèche is 2 hours.

Staff are all Enhanced PVG checked. 

This is a free-play class on from 10.30-12.30pm.  Parents and carers can come along with their young ones at any time during the class. There’s lots of gymnastic equipment, floor mats, soft play blocks and a designated baby area all £3 per child. This class is open for children aged 4mths to 5yrs.