Activities for Under 5s in Townsville

Activities for Under 5s in Townsville

Townsville Academy of Performing Arts (TAPA)
TAPA is now offering ‘Ready, Set, Dance’ classes. Ready, Set, Dance captures the attention of all pre-schoolers, from girls who love to twirl on their toes to boys who like to bust some moves. These are a one hour combo class that include jazz, tap, hip hop, singing on the microphone, playing musical instruments and are a whole lot of FUN for two to five years.
To find out more details about the Ready, Set, Dance program at Townsville Academy of Performing Arts contact them via phone or email.
Bookings are essential, call the center 074723 2101 or check out the website.

Paul Sadler Swimland
Swordy Tots – Baby, infant and toddler swimming from four months old.
This baby swimming program is a great, fun way to introduce your babies, aged four months to three years, to all the exciting adventures they can experience in the water.
The Swordy Tot program is the first step in your child’s Swimland journey and the beginning of many proud moments you’ll get to share together

Learn to Swim – Kids aged 3+ years
This learner program provides great opportunities for children to develop life-saving water safety and survival skills and become competent swimmers in a tension free, fun and exciting environment.
Bookings are essential
For more information please call the center 07 4779 4647 or visit the website

Ready, Steady, Go Kids
Australia’s leading award-winning multi-sport program for children aged 2.5 – 6 years.
Their physio-designed program teaches children the fundamentals of 10 different sports:  soccer, tennis, hockey, AFL, cricket, athletics, basketball, golf, rugby and T-Ball.  Classes are run indoors by highly qualified coaches with a range of benefits crucial to early childhood development!
They run in line with the school terms, visit their website for dates and times
Bookings are essential.
For more information please call 1300 766 892 or visit the website.

 Little Snappers Swim School Northside – New to town
With programs suitable for babies, toddlers and Learn to Swim
Free Newborn Program – for two & three-month-old babies.
Learn to Swim – for babies as young as four months.
For more information call the centre or check out their website.
Located at 114 Geaney Lane Deeragun
For more information please call 07 4751 6111 or visit the website

Rugbytots has been designed to develop a child’s physical, psychological and social attributes, as well as gently encouraging rugby specific skills such as running with the ball, finding space, kicking, catching, scoring a try and much more.
All Rugbytots lead coaches are certified first aiders, ARU qualified rugby coaches, hold blue cards and are trained to a very high standard to ensure your children enjoy their time. Rugbytots in a safe and organised environment.
Like them on Facebook Rugbytots Townsville
For more information, please call the centre 0407 731 647 (Melissa) or visit the website.

JMS Aquatics
Water Baby & Preschool Swimming – North Shore Swim School
Help your child get ready to start school by learning to swim before their 5th birthday.
Monday, 23rd January – Saturday, 1st April 2017
Monday – Saturday mornings, cost of $160.00
To find out more give them a call at 07 4774 7593 or pop into Northern Beaches Leisure Centre
Booking required
Visit their Facebook page.

City Libraries
City Libraries Townsville has three locations in Flinders Street, Aitkenvale and Thuringowa Central as well as a Mobile Library service.
They host heaps of fun, free and low-cost activities for children and young adults including First 5 Forever, Story Time, Baby Rhyme Time, Let’s Read, Children’s Book Week celebrations, and a range of school holiday programs.
What does the library have for children?

    • Picture books
    • Readers, chapter books, junior fiction, magazines, and graphic novels
    • eBooks, eAudiobooks, DVDs, and music
    • a Parents’ Collection
    • TumbleBooks, ZipTales and many more programs online
    • games and puzzles at Thuringowa branch, and toys in the children’s area of each library

They also have a range of programs and activities for children, young adults and families.
To visit the website click here.

La Luna Youth Arts
La Luna offers many different activities for your Tiny Tots:

Wriggles and Giggles (circus)
For 18 months-  3 years on Thursdays 9.30am-10.30am.
Your child will be introduced to the wonderful world of circus. These classes encourage their physical, motor and social development. Parents are required to stay and assist their child.

Rumble Tumble (circus)
For 3-5 years on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays 10.45am-11.45am
Your child will be introduced to the basics of physical circus – tumbling, trampolining, balance, manipulation and clowning. They will develop concentration, coordination, gross and fine motor skills, creative play and teamwork. Parents are encouraged to stay to assist their child at times.

Curly Whirly (drama)
For 3-5 years on Mondays 9.30am-10.30am
These classes are designed for your child to develop dramatic and creative play skills through the eyes of the theatre. They will explore characters, time, story, settings, and props and create their own stories through improvisation.

Shuffle & Shake (dance)
For 4-6 years on Tuesdays 2.45pm-3.45pm
These classes teach your child the basic concepts of dance, movement, music appreciation, rhythm and poise. This ensemble builds self-esteem and confidence in children and actively fosters a love of dance whilst encouraging imagination and creative movement. Our tiny dancers learn about moving in a routine and working together as a group.

Squircle Theatre (drama)
For 4-7 years on Saturdays 9.30am-10.30am
Your child will play lots of theatre games to develop focus and improvisation skills and being a team player. They will create group dramas exploring the elements of theatre – story, characterisation, time, settings.

Roll Up, Roll Up (circus)
5-8 years on 3.30pm-4.30pm on Thursdays 3.30pm-4.30pm
These classes are the perfect introduction into the world of circus. Your child will develop circus skills – tumbling, trampolining, circus manipulation toys.

Classes commence from Saturday 28 January
$100 or $90 concession* per term of 9 classes
* Concession is for bearers of Federal Government Health Care Card
Bookings are essential as places are limited
Creating the artists and audiences of today, tomorrow and the future!
For more information, please call the centre at 07 4773 6377 or visit the website.

Now a 2nd new location at Kokoda Memorial Pool in Mundingburra
Love2Swim School are leading the market with their Learn to Swim Program and provide experienced teachers.
The Love2Swim School Babies program has been researched over 20 years from different countries and is the foundation of our school to build champion swimmers. The school is objective based and a certificate is awarded after each level is accomplished.

To find a place at one of our schools please phone:
Love2Swim School Kirwan – 47233447
Love2Swim School Mundingburra – 4725 5357
To visit the website click here.



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