Most Popular Kids Activities in the Auckland Region in 2016

    Auckland's leading Aerobic Gymnastics studio, located in the heart of Howick. Triple A is the largest Aerobic Gymnastics Studio in NZ, offering Recreation, Performance and Elite programmes to girls and boy of all ages. Amanda Bush - 8 times New Zealand National Champion and World ranked International athlete is the Director of Triple A Aerobics. Amanda has produced many NZ National Champions as well as world ranked athletes, including Laura Furse who is standing 5th in the world to date. Aerobic ... Read more Gymnastics is a high energy, fast paced, exciting sport. The routines combine continuous aerobic dance patterns, with dynamic skills, gymnastic and acrobatic elements all performed to fun, energetic and upbeat music. If you want to be involved in a fantastic sport, and become a part of the Triple A Aerobics community whether it be at a recreation or elite level, Contact us now or visit.... our website. Have fun, get fit and achieve your goals

    Overall rating: 4.4 out of 5  

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    It's Amazing

    Bring back aerobics!

    21-10-2015 by Codyre family

    My daughter has been doing aerobics now for nearly 5 years. After trying dance and then gymnastics, neither really inspired her. She went on to try Aerobics which combines both. She was immediately hooked. The passion and drive my daughter now has with her aerobics is amazing. She just loves it. Not only has she found something she loves she has formed some amazing friendships. The coaches and director Amanda are fantastic with the girls. Highly recommend you encourage your daughter, or son, to give it a go!

    Ambition and Ability to Achieve

    21-10-2015 by Tina

    Aerobics is an amazing sport that my girls love. Amanda is very dedicated to getting the best out of everyone. Her students gain fitness, strength, dance and gymnastics skills. Triple A has a skilled team of coaches and the academy is a fun and supportive environment that produces some great athletes!

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    My daughter loves Triple A. It's an awesome friendly and safe environment. She looks forward to her classes every week and loves her coaches.

    Triple A

    20-10-2015 by Jennifer

    Triple A is a very family orientated environment with lots of positive encouragement towards a wide range of age groups. They promote positive self worth and strive to help all athletes preform to their potential. They provide a clean well looked after studio which is friendly an inviting. Triple A provides a variety of experiences from competing in local and national competitions to preforming at local school galas, and other community events such as the Howick Santa parade. Triple A has a high standard of professional coaches which enables kids to gain confidence in many areas as well as focusing on strength, fitness, balance and movement to music as well as introducing the basics of gymnastics.

    Fantastic academy

    19-10-2015 by Rebecca

    My daughter loves the atmosphere within Triple A. A fun, bouncy, active sport, the energy within Triple A is always a great atmosphere. The team is always encouraging and supportive, keeping classes full of energy. Great club in the heart of East Auckland.

    Amazing Academy

    19-10-2015 by Kendra Neaves

    Aerobics is a fun and energetic sport that keeps you fit and I highly recommend giving Triple A Aerobics a go! Triple A is an amazing and enjoyable academy to be apart of! Amanda and all the coaches are very good at what they do keeping everyone excited and enjoying their classes! They are all very committed and continuously work with all athletes to achieve and exceed their goals and capabilities, teaching all athletes to believe in themselves! Overall an amazing and lovely environment to be in and surrounded by wonderful people with constant motivation and support!

    Great experience

    18-10-2015 by Michelle Cooke

    A fantastic academy, full of fun, great activities, well trained coaches, friendly warm environment. I love Amanda and her staff provide not only her Aerobic, Gym and Dance classes for kids, but a safe environment where children can grow as children, believe in themselves, be successful, have fun and most of all feel proud and confident in what they do. Thumbs up Triple A

    Professional quality riding lessons with Qualified Instructor. 27yrs experience in the industry. ESNZ coach, NZPCA coach, sport north harbour L1 coach, NZPCA examiner, Judge, First Aid cert. We are also the first and only Riding School in Auckland able to offer Pony Club to our clients. Join us knowing you are receiving correct tuition. Group and Private lessons available. From 7yrs up. Safe experienced ponies/horses. Competitive prices. School holiday programmes. Beach/forest/farm rides. Competitions ... Read more for the more advanced riders. Let us help you get where you want to be.

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Sarah rocks

    05-02-2015 by Christie & Mars

    My daughter has been riding with Sarah at Diamond Lodge for about 6 months, and her confidence in herself and her riding are growing in leaps in bounds. It really is wonderful when your child has a really deep respect for her teacher and chosen sport. Credit to Sarah and her team, and Mars recons Sarah's are just the best!

    Review diamond lodge equestrian

    04-02-2015 by Karin

    Love this place worth 5 stars. Have been going for a while , enjoy the horses and the people , go as often as possible

    Diamond lodge equestrian

    04-02-2015 by Karin

    Loving my lessons, being going for a while and look forward to going as often as possible I give this 5 stars

    Amazing riding school :)

    04-02-2015 by Samantha

    I have been riding at Diamond Lodge for almost 8 years, loved every lesson with Sarah. learning and improving all the time wouldn't go anywhere else.

    Performing Arts Pre School Dance

    Three purpose built mirrored studio's Offering classes from preschoolers to 70 years + Dance styles we offer: American Jazz, Jazz ballet (Lyrical), Acrobatic dance, Hip Hop, Adult classical ballet, Wedding dance/first dance, Ballroom, Latin American, New Voque. Group lessons or private lessons 7 days a week. Competition dancing or just social dancing for fun & fitness. Exams in all dance styles optional. Annual end of year concert involving everyone....... No matter your age or ability, contact ... Read more us, we love to see people walk in and dance out!!! We have a team of qualified and experienced teachers ready to share their passion & knowledge and help you....

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Great dance school!

    05-07-2016 by Christina S

    My two girls have been at North Shore Dance Centre for 6 years and they love every minute of it. Both ...

    North Shore Dance Centre

    04-07-2016 by Philippa

    Great dance centre with fantastic facilities, teachers and classes for all abilities. My class (adult jazz) is a highlight of my week. Highly recommended.

    Highly recommended - awesome atmosphere

    01-07-2016 by Jackie Cooper

    I have two girls who had been at another dance studio for several years before deciding to change to North Shore Dance Studio. Wow, what a refreshing change. The girls get more personal attention and the teachers genuinely care about both their happiness and their dancing. We should have come here sooner !!

    A++

    30-06-2016 by Nicole watt

    Absolutely love dancing here at north shore dance centre! ive spent 3-4 years doing adult jazz and ballet with our amazing teacher Angela! Her wealth of knowledge, experience and passion for dance is so evident in the way she teaches. Privileged to have a dance teacher that creates a space for Me to learn, be challenged and have fun at the same time. Great environment, great studios and great memories made here!! A++

    NSDC - Excellent Dance Studio

    29-06-2016 by Carol Duffee

    My daughter has been attending NSDC for the last 16 years. The high standard of professionalism of the studio has encouraged confidence in all their dancers, and excellent dance results in many dance styles.

    North Shore Dance Centre

    29-06-2016 by Tanya Beckett

    We have loved attending NSDC, great mix of fun & professionalism. Angela is fantastic teacher for the girls, we highly recommend!

    Based in the newly renovated Titirangi Theatre at Lopdell House in West Auckland, as well as the St Cuthbert's College Performing Arts Centre in Epsom from Term 2 2016; The Green Room introduces students to a broad selection of relevant and practical performance and technical skills to work in stage or screen. The Green Room at a glance *All ages Kids and Adult classes from pre-schoolers to post-retirement. * Multiple Tutors Working Professionally in New Zealand's Performing Arts Industry. ... Read more * A Huge Variety of Subjects, and Workshops to Choose From. *"All you can eat" format where your 8 week enrolment fee allows you to attend all the classes you like *Option to pay a casual rate per hour for classes if there's only one or two that interest you. *Small Class Sizes *Fully Functional NEW Professional Theatre Venue *No Audition Required to Enrol * Titirangi Theatre Membership including a free ticket to each show included in fees. *Invitations to National ...

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    I'm walking on air - starstruck

    19-02-2016 by first timer

    I came along to the free auditioning workshop and had such a great time. And then when I walked out I bumped into one of my favourite actresses! I can't believe she's a teacher here - I'm signing up for sure - can't wait. Thank you for making it so awesome.

    Answer from The Green Room by Tigerstew Productions on 02-03-2016:
    You're welcome, yes we have some amazing talent employed to pass on their knowledge and passion. Thank you for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time to write.

    Best classes around for drama and variety

    22-11-2015 by Parent

    We love that the kids get a range of experienced tutors and learn a variety of skills in the performing arts. All the tutors are great and I've even joined the adults class myself. Great way to gain confidence and learn relevant industry skills.

    Answer from The Green Room by Tigerstew Productions on 16-02-2016:
    Thank you for your lovely review, it's great to see we're providing something just as valuable to the parents as it is to the kids.

    Kuk Sool Won™: A world-wide comprehensive system of traditional martial arts that all of the family can enjoy. Build confidence, get fit, learn self-defence and have fun in our family friendly martial arts school. Kids – Kids classes build confidence as well as fitness. A fun way to help those struggling with bullying as well as building strength, flexibility and coordination. Youth - We encourage our youth to gain self-discipline and a sense of achievement by pushing them more than ... Read more the younger kids. We do this by providing our youth, aged 13 and above, with their own dedicated instructor in the adult class. Family – Kuk Sool has a strong family focus. There is something for everyone and it is a fun way to strengthen family bonds. Women – With its emphasis on self-defence and physical development that builds self-confidence, Kuk Sool is ideal for women and girls. With a highly qualified woman instructor, we provide a safe environment for those who ...

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Kuk Sool Won

    13-10-2015 by Ashleigh Parry

    Kuk Sool Won teaches lots of great skills. You learn self defence which builds confidence. Lots of great instructors. Great for girls. Give it a go!

    Answer from Kuk Sool Won™ of Pukkeohe on 19-01-2016:
    Thank you for your review.

    Great martial arts for kids

    30-08-2015 by Sarah

    A great learning environment, where kids get lots of individual attention. Highly recommended.

    Answer from Kuk Sool Won™ of Pukkeohe on 19-01-2016:
    Thanks for your recommendation

    Chess Power is an exciting company that encourages children to play and enjoy Chess. We recognise learning and playing Chess has a number of benefits for kids. So what do we do? Well run free Chess Open Days at schools and we coach kids at a number of schools in Auckland. We do personalised one-on-one private coaching. And we run the NZ Chess Academy for more intensive training. We run interschool tournaments across New Zealand culminating in the Chess Power Interschool National Finals at the end ... Read more of the year. And we run the popular Sarapu Cup each month in Auckland. We also train coaches and teachers with our Accredited Professional Chess Coach program.

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Chess Power provide a fantastic opportunity for school children to develop their chess skills

    19-01-2016 by Wayne McDougall

    Chess Power provide a fantastic opportunity for school children to develop their chess skills and to take part in many exciting and well-run tournaments throughout the country. Head Coach Paul Macdonald builds a strong rapport with children of all ages, motivating and encouraging each one to do their best. Chess Power offer an extensive array of certificates, trophies, medals and prizes – no one goes home from a Chess Power event empty-handed, although the prestigious awards are reserved for those who truly merit them. Girls are given extra encouragement – although just as skilled as the boys, fewer tend to compete in chess – Chess Power are working hard to correct this by encouraging meritous performance. Paul Macdonald has a strong team working with him. Even when he is not personally present, other Chess Power staff bring the same calm discipline and inspiration to their tournaments. And often tournaments include practical coaching tips, and brain-stimulating puzzles, so the children leave as better players. For interschool tournaments the Chess Power method of taking the scores of the best four kids on the day is much easier and fairer then schools making up their own ranked teams - no allegations of abuse by mis-rankings of the team (deliberate or otherwise) - all players have an incentive to do their best and a silly mistake by your top player means another player can step up and take their place. The website at www.chesspower.co.nz contains detailed results on each tournament – very useful when trying to identify challenging opponents and weaknesses that need work. And helpful for ranking players when required for other school chess tournaments. Paul and his team at Chess Power have a passion for chess and for children to play chess. I am very grateful that they give so many children so many opportunities to play at well run tournaments. Being able to play often, and competitively, is very important for improving play. Chess Power are a powerful force for children's chess in New Zealand. If you want your kids to succeed at chess, send them to a Chess Power event. Thank you Paul, and your team. Long may you continue growing kids minds!

    The Chess Power team do a fantastic job

    19-01-2016 by Kim Teofilo

    Joseph Teofilo from the Wairarapa, who has participated in past Chess Power National Finals and Chess Power Champions Trophy events including October this year, was awarded wairarapa Maori male Junior Sportsman of the Year and the Peoples Choice trophy for his achievements in chess both regionally and nationally. From Joseph's achievement at this regional awards evening, it has put a spotlight on chess and we're hoping this will encourage more of our young to take part! Thanks for all you do Paul, you and your team do a fantastic job, and Joseph is certainly looking forward to the 2016 tournaments!

    Great fun for all ages! If you are looking for a fun activity, great value, that everyone will be able to participate in and enjoy - then the Enchanted Forest Mini Golf is for you! OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK – more time for more fun! 18 full length mini golf holes - built right inside a park. With mature trees and gardens and a smooth selection of surround sound music to bop along to, we like the vibe just right - for the kids - and for the grown-ups too! With ample free parking, free entry to our ... Read more gardens, free use of our two BBQ’s and a picnic area to relax in after your game, the Enchanted Forest is the perfect place for a great family day out. With low entry prices and free under 5's we keep it real! (one free per full paying adult) We are under new management, with a new name and new attitude to match. There are some exciting changes going on with a huge tidy up and replanting programme underway. If you think you know this course, then think again!

    If you’d like your child to learn an interesting skill like sewing during the October School Holidays, Sew Much Fun in Blockhouse Bay is having Beginner and Follow-up Sewing Workshops. Your child will learn the basics of sewing in a simple, creative and fun way, and also complete a project to take home. While enjoying learning to sew, children develop important life and career skills such as problem-solving, patience and perseverance. Every student gets an immense sense of pride and accomplishment ... Read more when he or she completes a project. Workshops will be held on the following dates: Date: Choose any weekday or days between Wed 3 and Fri 12 Octonber Time: 10 am to 12.30 pm Cost: $60 per workshop (Includes fabric, tools and all items required) Topics covered: Safety in the sewing room The parts of a sewing machine Winding a bobbin and threading a sewing machine Using the presser foot Sewing straight lines and pivoting Different stitches and how to ...

    All Star Infinity Cheer is the Hibiscus Coast and Rodney Districts premier Cheerleading club. We offer top facilities in Silverdale and school teams around the Hibiscus Coast and further north. Our teams are split by age and ability and we have a team suitable for everyone! We offer free trial classes in our recreation teams, anyone can join at any time of the year. Competitions are the best part of cheerleading, all of our teams are give the opportunity to compete in Auckland. Our elite team try ... Read more outs are held in November, these teams are given the opportunity to compete Nationally within New Zealand and Internationally. In 2017 we competed in Hawaii at the Global Dance and Cheer games winning 1st and 2nd in our divisions. We plan to attend again in 2019 with our new teams.

    Rainbow Rascals Entertainment -specialise in Face & Body Art- Balloon Twisting , entertainers and events. Birthday parties, Corporate events, Functions & promotions. High quality face painting by experienced artists using top quality equipment, Fabulous entertainers , performers , circus skilled performers and much more for parties and corporate events. We also arrange craft and school holiday entertainment for shopping centres. Body art for events and promotional activities plus Belly Art for expectant ... Read more mums . Creative theming and attention to detail with all of our services - over 14 years experience - call us to discuss your next event.

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    The best

    16-05-2016 by Katie

    Jane did the most beautiful belly paint for me when I was pregnant. She made the experience so comfortable ...

    Whangaparaoa Tenpin is a 12 LANE BOWLING ALLEY with more to do than just bowl! We offer many forms of fun and invite you to participate in one of the most family fun sports there is. The building is divided up into 4 main areas: Gaming Room (R18) Bowling Lanes Arcade Gaming Internet Gaming We have games and activities to ensure everyone has a great time! For young children, we have ramps, bumpers and lightweight balls. Free shoe hire is also available.

    Overall rating: 4 out of 5  

    Fun Local Activity

    01-04-2016 by Tracey

    Ten Pin Whangaparaoa is a great place for the kids to have some fun. The Staff are friendly & helpful. My niece loved. Great asset to our community :)

    We’re all about helping you make your kid’s party the best! If you’re looking for quality kids party entertainment in Auckland, then you’ve come to the right place! Cornflake’s Magic World has a selection of fairies, clowns, pirates, magicians, face painters and bouncy castles. You can book these separately or check out our package deals on our website. Cornflake's Magic World is Auckland's number one entertainment provider for kids parties. book with the best!

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Great company

    27-05-2014 by Acacia

    They really care about your party. Fantastic entertainment for the kids and the adults!

    Candy Lane Dance Studios, New Zealand's leading dance studio. Pre-School Ballet, Pre-School Fun Dance, Jazz Funk, American Jazz, Ballet, Dancesport, Ballroom, Latin American, New Vogue, Hip Hop, Tap, Contemporary,Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Broadway Jazz, Commercial Jazz, Acrobatics for Dance, Social Dance classes, Competition & Medal classes, Fitness classes,Troupes, Crews and Formation Teams. All ages - All levels all Ages

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Excellent!

    08-02-2016 by Antica

    Amazing dance school!

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    Ahoy there Mateys If you are looking for the Ultimate Pirate Party then look no further. Pirate Captain Billy Blackboots will bring his ship the Black Rose to your site for the best Pirate Party ever or for your advertising promotion.

    At Asylum Paintball we work hard to ensure you have the best experience possible. We combine the best equipment, staff, fields and competitive pricing to ensure that any visit to Asylum is not only great value, but great fun as well. We cut no corners, our equipment is well maintained, our safety standards are at New Zealand and international best practise and our team are constantly researching the latest trends in the worldwide paintball industry in order to improve our services and ensure you ... Read more have a great paintballing experience. Our team consists of professionals in the industry who live and breathe action sports. Our team consists of referees, tournament players, certified technicians and people who are just plain mad about the sport! Our world class facilities are both indoor and outdoor, meaning you can play rain, hail or shine. More than just a paintball park, our organisation is dedicated to improving the sport in New Zealand and is recognised by the international paintball community. ...

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Awesome paintball

    20-03-2014 by Alex

    If you want to experience some great paintball, come see the team at Asylum. Great staff and good enviroment, awesome paintball fields and resting area. birthday partys, team building, corporate events. You name it they will do it. A+

    Sports Hockey Clubs

    Grammar Windsor Hockey Club juniors school years 1 to 8 inclusive Season runs yearly from start of school term 2 and end of school term 3 (May to September) Register from our website Juniors page. Juniors registration incurs no financial obligation until team selection at musters held in March/April. See you at the turf on the turf!

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Family Friendly

    28-08-2016 by Doug Ray

    A great family spirited team of coaches and administrators, treating development of kids as people as well as more skilled and competent sportspeople while having fun. Many coaches are ex Black Sticks keeping out of the lime light while putting their heart and mind into sports for kids, as for most clubs.

    Our aim is to provide high quality innovative gymnastics and whole body movement programmes to children of all ages and abilities in a fun, safe and positive learning environment. Our programmes incorporate fundamental movement patterns and skills which will improve a child's balance, strength, flexibility, self-esteem and co-ordination. Their social skills and confidence are also developed through the exciting movement and learning opportunities provided. We offer programmes for babies 6months - ... Read more teens on a recreational level and also provide opportunities for your child to compete in fun competitions within the region if they would like to. We also have a competitive programme for the more dedicated child. GymCity provides fun & challenging porgrammes for Preschools and School, these session can be done in our venue or yours.

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