New gymnastic classes beginning again on the 22nd February between 5.30 – 6.30 for the 5+ age group.
Saturday the 24th between 12.00 – 1.00 and 1.00 – 2.00 the classes for age group 8+ begin.
This is a 5 week course for the price of €40.00
For the children who did the first course registration is on the 14th February between 3,30 -5.00
and on 15th February between 3.30 – 5.00 for those who didn’t get a slot on the first course.
any enquiries please call Theresa or Caroline at the Sportlann at 091 551961
Kids gym first started in 2015 when after entering a competition KBC bank was running, the Sportlann won a prize of €3,000. The
aim is to encourage healthy habits in the children through Irish.
Among the activities are soccer ,basket ball ,gymnastics and fun games, as well as nutritionist stopping by to encourage healthy eating habits.
AGE; 6-13 YEARS
THE KIDS GYM – INSPIRING HEALTHY HABITS IN CHILDREN;
The kids gym curriculum,
There are three main elements of curriculum that will ensure the development of a small gym;
Physical; It strengthens the children physically and help keep weight down and to avoid diseases like diabetes.
Emotions; It will increase confidence in children through participation in groups and achievements. Research shows that exercise helps children control their feelings.
Mind; It will develop the mind through mastery of color and imagination skills.
Advantages of children activity overall approach;
When children take part in structured activities,it helps develops team skills,emotional control skills and leadership skills for the future.
It is less likely to have over weight children and reduces the chances of diabetes and strengthens muscles and bones.
Fitness activities makes their bodies flexible and strong.