Classes

BABYGYM

Thursday 9.30 - 10:15am, $99 per term

The focus of our Babygym classes is to involve the child in a variety of movement experiences using various pieces of handheld equipment, big gym equipment, as well as music and games.  Babygym is a parent and child class where all children are at different ages and stage of physical, social, emotional and mental development.  Parents are encouraged to help their child get the most out of the session while the coaches are there to inform and guide both parent and child.  This programme is a balance of play, with some structure (guidance), which provides the child with a range of movement experiences each week.

PLAYGYM

Monday 10.00-10.45am, Tuesday 3.00-3.45pm, Thursday 10.15-11.00am, Saturday 9.00-9.45am - $99 per term 

Playgym classes are aimed at encouraging movement and fun for our youngest members.  It provides a great introduction into sport generally, with the emphasis on development of essential skills.Playgym is a parent and child class where children will be learning various gymnastic skills througout the term through a programme designed to capture all the fundamental learning skills that gymnastics has to offer.  This programme is a balance of play, with some structure (guidance), which provides the child with a range of movement experiences each week.

PLAYGYM ALLSTARS

Monday 10.00-11.00am, Saturday, 9.45-10.45am, $150 per term

Playgym Allstars is based on the principles of the Playgym classes, and is a coach lead class - there is no parent involvement.  Classes are structured and gymnasts are learning bigger skills using some of the larger gymnastics equipment.  These classes prepare gymnasts for moving to our recreational classes.  

RECREATIONAL ALLSTARS

(As per Timetable), $180 per term

These classes are aimed at teaching the fundamentals of gymnastics in a fun, safe and active way. Classes are per current age. All gymnasts will be ability tested in their first class and grouped accordingly. We will monitor each gymnast throughout the term and as they progress they will be awarded and move on to the next level. There are 26 levels of achievement encouraging the gymnasts to progress quickly through where awards will be given upon competition of each level. Our development programme is aligned with Gymnastic New Zealand new Gym for All competition structure, giving us a new platform for competing. They will also be able to participate in recreational gymnastics festivals and competitions throughout the year.  

TUMBLING SQUAD

(As per Timetable), $180 per term

The aim of this programme is to introduce gymnasts to tumbling. The levels are progressive and do not have any age restrictions.  This is a one-hour class designed to teach the basics and up to roundoff flick flack successfully by themselves.  These classes are ideal for anyone wanting to learn how to tumble or improve his/her tumbling skills, including dancers, cheerleaders or martial artists.  Classes offered throughout the week across many days and time slots.

(Please note that this is floor tumbling, not trampoline).

DISABILITY CLASS

Wednesday 3.15-4pm, $180 per term

Our disability classes will focus on seven fundamental movement skills that work towards a holistic approach to your child’s physical, social and emotional wellbeing.  Our fundamental skills are balance, spring, swing, landing, manipulative tasks, locomotion and rotation.

We have options for classes: 

  1. An inclusive approach where your child will be supported within a regular class time with a support coach 
  2. One on one with a coach as a private lesson 
  3. In a group with up to 6 children with disabilities (at 3.15pm for 45mins on Wednesday with up to two coaches) 

Fees will be based on class options above and will be advised once we know which option will be utilised.    Children who have a physical disability are able to apply for funding through Halberg Sports.  We can assist you with this application process.

Please be aware our facility is an old building and lacks wheelchair accessibility for the bathrooms.  We are able to access the building from our large roller door straight onto the equipment.  An access assessment may be required.

 As part of this new programme we require an enquiry form to be filled out to assist us in offering the correct class for your child and their needs.  We will also endeavour to meet your expectations as a parent.

Please email enquiries@howickgym.co.nz for the form.  Please complete and return via email or drop into the club at 15 Ben Lomond Crescent. 

If you have any queries please email Angela Jaksic on enquiries@howickgym.co.nz for further information.

ADULTS

Tuesday 7-8.30pm, $14 per session

This is a self driven class, with a coach directing warm up and warm down and providing assistance where needed - develop at your own pace.  A structured lesson is available if required or you are free to follow your own plan.  Come and have some fun, build strength, flexibility and fitness.  Have a got at gym skills you have always wanted to learn!

Free Trial

If you would like to come along for a free trial, we will need you to book in via this online form. You will recieve a confirmation email the day before your child's class confirming your booking and one the day following your class with instructions on how to book into the class permanently.