School-aged Children

Classes for school-aged children include art, gym, skateboarding, diving, swimming, fencing and ball sports.

Girl preparing to dive off springboard.

The following courses are available for school-aged children:

Active fun play

A safe and friendly environment filled with soft play equipment for your school child to use.

There's no need to book, just turn up on the day during term time. Children must be supervised at all times.

Where and when: ASB Sports Centre
  Sunday 9.30 - 11.30 (1½ - 10 years)
Cost:

$5.50; With Leisure Card: $4.40

For more information, contact: ASB Sports Centre on (04) 830 0500 or email: sportscentre@wcc.govt.nz

Art

Art and craft workshops that combine imagination with painting, drawing techniques and clay construction.

Where and when: Wednesdays, Karori Recreation Centre

For session times, costs or to book, check out the Recreation Programmes:

Book now

Or contact: Karori Recreation Centre

GymnastiX

A fun-filled, creative and engaging class which focuses on exploring the foundations of artistic gymnastics, while introducing gymnastics skills and movements on all four apparatus (vault, bar, beam and floor). This class is a great way to build coordination, flexibility, and strength - all skills which are transferable to any sport.

This is an 8-week programme, running from 8 May - 26 June.

Where and when: Nairnville Recreation Centre
  Thursday 3.20 - 4.10pm (4 - 6 years)
Cost:

$64 for an 8-week term; With Leisure Card: $51.20

For more information, contact: Nairnville Recreation Centre

Kiwi gym

Children will learn and develop basic gymnastic skills of balance, locomotion, rotation, springs and landings.

Where and when: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays,
Karori Recreation Centre

For session times, costs or to book, check out the Recreation Programmes:

Book now

Or contact: Karori Recreation Centre

Scooters (MADD scooter classes)

Beginners learn and develop the basic skills of scootering. Scooter maintenance and basic tricks are some of the areas covered throughout the 8 week course.

Where and when: Wednesdays at Kilbirnie Recreation Centre

For session times, costs or to book, check out the Recreation Programmes:

Book now

Skateboarding - learn to skateboard

Beginners learn and develop basic skateboarding skills, including skateboard maintenance and basic tricks. Intermediate beginners build on skills learnt in beginners class, including more technical tricks and how to use ramps and obstacles.

All protective equipment provided free of charge. Skateboards are not provided. Bookings required.

Where and when: Fridays, Kilbirnie Recreation Centre

For session times, costs or to book, check out the Recreation Programmes:

Book now

Or contact the Council's Contact Centre on (04) 499 4444.

Social sports leagues

Includes basketball, floorball, futsal and netball. 

 Where and when:  ASB Sports Centre
Throughout the week

For more information:

ASB Sports Centre - Junior Leagues

Sports programmes

Programmes that focus on specific skills and techniques. Includes basketball, floorball, futsal, netball and fencing. 

 Where and when:  ASB Sports Centre
Throughout the week

For more information:

ASB Sports Centre - School Age Programmes

Springboard diving

Teaches the necessary safety skills and goes on to progressively develop diving ability.

Beginners diving builds body control and awareness before developing basic skills using the 1m springboard. Intermediate diving progresses to advanced movements using the 1m and 3m springboards. Advanced diving prepares for club diving and competition.

Prerequisite: Competent in deep water
Where: Keith Spry Pool
Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre

For session times, costs or to book, check out the Aquatic Courses:

Book now

Or contact the Council's Contact Centre on (04) 499 4444.

Swimming lessons - private

A personalised coaching service that can cater to your needs - whether you want to learn to swim or improve your swimming technique. Bookings essential.

Where: Karori Pool
Keith Spry Pool
Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre
Sessions: 30 minutes
Cost:

$56.70

For more information or to book, contact the relevant pool:

Swimming lessons - Swim School

The Council's Learn to Swim classes and Aquatic Courses are for all ages and abilities.

For more information or to book, phone the Council's Contact Centre on (04) 499 4444 or refer to:

Swim School

Variety sports

Develops coordination, ball skills, body awareness and self-esteem through team games that encourage cooperation and interaction. Sports include basketball, cricket, volleyball, rippa rugby, hockey, soccer, and t-ball.

Where and when: Tuesdays at Kilbirnie Recreation Centre

For session times, costs or to book, check out Recreation Programmes under 'Book now'.

Book now

Or contact the Council's Contact Centre on (04) 499 4444.