Most Popular Kids Activities in Wellington in 2018

the Wellington Region

    Inverlochy provides art education, classes for adults, teens and children. Our Children's after school classes and Holiday programmes have been running for 20 or more years and have earned an enviable reputation for teaching children the fundamentals of serious art practice while having lots of fun. We believe in mixing the traditional with the contemporary; using New Zealand and international artist's work as a model so that students produce wonderful art pieces using various media and making ... Read more art with real substance that produce lasting learning results. Inverlochy also runs adult art classes including day, afternoon and evening classes in painting, jewellery making, printmaking, sculpture, photography, writing, sewing and multimedia art. Beginners and advanced students are catered for and our classes are taught by professional accomplished art practitioners. Many of our students return repeatedly and (including our children's programmes, we cater to returners with each programme ...

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Best Art classes for Children & Adults

    27-10-2014 by Mark

    Probably the best place in the Wellington area to go for Children's after School and Holiday classes ...

    The Rock Academy provide fun, inspirational music lessons with some of the best music teachers in Wellington. The instrument and singing lessons we provide are mobile which makes for a convenient and comfortable learning environment. We have a singing studio in Lyall Bay, ideal for our group singing lessons and group ukulele lessons. Our services include; guitar, singing, piano, drum, ukulele and violin lessons. Catering for children and adults. We also run music school holiday programmes through ... Read more the year and over the summer period. The methodology we use combines fun with serious learning, adjusting the music lessons to suit the individual. Using songs that the pupils choose themselves and from our modern library. To find out more about our music lessons or to book a lesson, please contact us today.

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    School Holiday Program

    20-02-2018 by Julie

    My 11 year old daughter attended the school holiday program and absolutely loved it. She came away being ...

    Modern Martial Art training in Wellington that will get you in awesome shape, teach you to defend yourself and challenge your Mind, Body and Spirit! Crazy Monkey Defense is disrupting the modern martial art industry through challenging the status quo. Simply, we are the counter-culture movement to a modern martial art world which finds itself focused on hyper-competitiveness or reality based self-defence. Our unique approach is inspired by our brand tagline: Preparing You For Full Contact ... Read more Living! What makes us different to our competitors in the modern martial art world, is centered on our belief that simply focusing on competing or self-defense has limited long term benefits to a person’s life. Two facts remain; the vast majority of people will never compete, and a limited amount of people will ever be called upon to actually defend themselves. The competitive lifespan of a martial artist itself tends to be short, unless of course one is able to in rare instances progress ...

    Tricky the Clown Rick begins his show as "Rick" putting on his clown makeup and costume, and changes into "Tricky" in front of the children. This is a gentle way to start the show that engages the children and is not scary for even the most sensitive child. The 40 minute show includes music, magic, juggling and twisted balloon animals, involving the children along the way. You will also receive up to 18 balloon animals for children to take home after the party. Your birthday child will receive ... Read more a CD disc of "Tricky the Clown" music, which will be a great reminder of the birthday party show for years to come... Rick can travel throughout the greater Wellington region, bringing his "Tricky the Clown" show to your home, preschool, kindergarten, community hall - suitable for children's birthday and Christmas parties, early childhood centre visits, from 2 years of age and older. Rick Sahar was awarded the 2011 Best NZ Variety Artist Award for his array of shows available - Murder ...

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    Alliance Francaise Wellington works to promote French Culture, in the wide sense of Francophony. We act to develop the teaching and learning of French, and encourage communication between Francophones, Francophiles and all New Zealanders through a modern cultural and education programme. Founded in 1908, the Alliance Française Wellington belongs to a network of 850 Alliances Françaises in the world, the world's largest network of French language schools and cultural centres. We are located on ... Read more the 3rd floor of the historical Dominion Building, right in the heart of Wellington CBD. Through its cultural programme and the quality of its teaching Alliance Francaise Wellington aims to be a vibrant cultural force for people of all ages and backgrounds. Our French courses: We have been offering the highest-quality French instruction for over 100 years. With over 800 students, we are the largest language school in New Zealand dedicated to the instruction of French. Instructors: Native ...

    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Wellington and see why GKR Karate is Australia's largest martial arts club! GKR Karate promotes Karate for everyone, including children from 5 yrs old through to men, women and families of all ages. Apart from the obvious development of self-defence skills, Karate training builds confidence, positive attitude, determination, focus, and of course fitness. Our karate classes at Oxford Street, Tawa, Wellington, are taught by passionate instructors ... Read more who are committed to teaching and passing on the GKR Karate style and our way of life. When you join our club, you will be joining a community of like minded people who share the same common goal of personal improvement. This will be your journey, and you will be encouraged to train at your own pace. Your instructors and peers will be there to support and provide you with a safe, inspiring and empowering environment to develop your skills, and reach your maximum potential. Training with ...

    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Wellington and see why GKR Karate is Australia's largest martial arts club! GKR Karate promotes Karate for everyone, including children from 5 yrs old through to men, women and families of all ages. Apart from the obvious development of self-defence skills, Karate training builds confidence, positive attitude, determination, focus, and of course fitness. Our karate classes at Hataitai, Wellington, are taught by passionate instructors who ... Read more are committed to teaching and passing on the GKR Karate style and our way of life. When you join our club, you will be joining a community of like minded people who share the same common goal of personal improvement. This will be your journey, and you will be encouraged to train at your own pace. Your instructors and peers will be there to support and provide you with a safe, inspiring and empowering environment to develop your skills, and reach your maximum potential. Training with GKR Karate ...

    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Johnsonville and see why GKR Karate is Australia's largest martial arts club! GKR Karate promotes Karate for everyone, including children from 5 yrs old through to men, women and families of all ages. Apart from the obvious development of self-defence skills, Karate training builds confidence, positive attitude, determination, focus, and of course fitness. Our karate classes at Johnsonville, Wellington, are taught by passionate instructors ... Read more who are committed to teaching and passing on the GKR Karate style and our way of life. When you join our club, you will be joining a community of like minded people who share the same common goal of personal improvement. This will be your journey, and you will be encouraged to train at your own pace. Your instructors and peers will be there to support and provide you with a safe, inspiring and empowering environment to develop your skills, and reach your maximum potential. Training with GKR ...

    For over 165 years our place here in Te Aro, Wellington, has been a favourite meeting place for locals. We love being a part of the community and we are ready to throw in the hard yards to make sure everyone who visits us has a great experience. The Cross has something for everyone - have a look around and choose the perfect spot to suit your mood. Each area has been designed to create a different experience, a different ambience. Bring in your team from work, your mates, your kids, your grandparents, ... Read more your study group, your special someone, your laptop or your party guests – we can set you up with a space, top-notch food and drinks to suit your occasion. We like to make our guests as comfortable as they would in their own home. Our friendly staff will ensure you enjoy your time at ours. We love to play host at special occasions – we provide you with a hassle-free time with plenty of delicious food and drinks (not to mention we take care of the clean up!). The Southern Cross is also ...

    Beauty and the Beast, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Into the Woods, Aristocats, Aladdin, Joseph and his amazing technicolor dreamcoat, The north Star and this year Annie are some of the fantastic musicals Musical Stars has performed on stage. Musical Stars has been fostering confident and creative children through singing, dancing and acting education for more than 14 years. It helped develop dance and singing skills and an understanding and appreciation of theatrecraft to many children no matter their ... Read more previous experience. It also young people with opportunities to be part of a professional performance environment, enhanced opportunities to show leadership and to work as a team across different community groups. Come and join us after school in one of our venues like Island Bay, Karori or Lower Hutt for a 2018 on stage. It will change your life! Besides learning very valuable performing skills you'll meet fantastic friends who share your passion and love for the stage. In a safe and relaxed ...

    Based in Wellington, New Zealand, Wellington United AFC boasts one of the finest natural playing surfaces in Wellington known as Newtown Park. The Wellington United Club Rooms has a bar, Sky TV, and kitchen facilities. Of course, we also have all the essentials such as 4 changing rooms, showers, referees room and a medical room. The mighty Grandstand provides a great vantage point for spectators, while when the chilly Welly weather shows up - the heaters in the clubrooms provide some welcomed ... Read more warmth :) Newtown Park is an impressive pitch with a sand carpet surface and excellent drainage - the pitch is well able to withstand the rigours of a Wellington winter. The No 1 field is surrounded by the only all-weather running track in the region and was upgraded in 2012. Newtown No 2 (top field) is the training base of the Wellington Phoenix. We support and provide Junior, Youth, Senior Men and Women's football (soccer) at all levels. We have over 600 members with 14 Senior Teams ...

    YMCA OSCAR programmes are much more than a child-minding service. They are recreation based, and the aim is to meet the needs of children in their out of school hours in a fun, safe and learning environment. Each child is a different, unique person in their own right. While they have commonalities, their uniqueness should be embraced and fostered. Each programme offers a variety of activities that includes arts and crafts, sports and games and incorporates homework activities. We provide a safe ... Read more environment for your child to relax in after their day at school while ensuring there are stimulating options for those still with energy. Every child is unique; our programmes allow for the diversity in age, sex, and background of each child while encompassing the individual needs and interests. Should you have any concerns about your child, or if your child has special requirements whether dietary or other, please take the time to discuss this with us. It is important that you notify us of any ...

    Wellington Samuraijutsu and Ninjutsu Training 7-9pm Tuesdays & Thursdays Welcome Welcome to Sukisha Ko Ryu. The following information is presented to acquaint you with the structure of our schools' training program. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions that are not answered in this website. Sukisha Ko Ryu incorporates Samuraijutsu and Ninjutsu Martial Arts as taught by Takamatsu-Sensei. Beginning As the first few weeks of a student's training can often be a time of feeling ... Read more awkward and unsure, every new student is invited to approach any senior student at any time who will answer any queries you may have, and (time permitting) introduce you to basics such as: etiquette, stretching, postures, and meditation. Attendance It is hoped that you can attend as many classes and seminars as your schedule might allow. One or two classes each week, together with the special seminars that are presented each month should ensure a constant improvement in your skill within the Sukisha ...

    We offer a variety of dance styles, including Ballet, Jazz Tap & Contemporary in 2 handy locations, including a purpose built Studio in Mount Cook and junior classes in Hataitai. For our youngest dancers, we have a fabulous program called READY SET DANCE. These are one hour combo class that includes jazz, tap, hip hop, singing, music and are a whole lot of FUN for girls and boys. Targeting ages 2-5 year olds, the specially designed Jazz, Hip Hop and Tap exercises are perfect for both boys and ... Read more girls & extend beyond dance to develop skills such a teamwork and confidence. Our pre-school “Magical Movement” class introduces 3-4 year olds to the magical & creative world of ballet, and allows our young dancers to explore movement & rhythm in an imaginative and fun filled half hour class. School age children can begin RAD Ballet or AJDA Jazz classes, and Beginner Contemporary & Tap classes run for 7-8 year olds. Directors Natalie Woodhall & Marina Macfarlane have had the studio ...

    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Churton Park and see why GKR Karate is Australia's largest martial arts club! GKR Karate promotes Karate for everyone, including children from 5 yrs old through to men, women and families of all ages. Apart from the obvious development of self-defence skills, Karate training builds confidence, positive attitude, determination, focus, and of course fitness. Our karate classes at Bracken Road, Churton Park, Wellington, are taught by passionate ... Read more instructors who are committed to teaching and passing on the GKR Karate style and our way of life. When you join our club, you will be joining a community of like minded people who share the same common goal of personal improvement. This will be your journey, and you will be encouraged to train at your own pace. Your instructors and peers will be there to support and provide you with a safe, inspiring and empowering environment to develop your skills, and reach your maximum potential. Training ...

    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Breaker Bay and see why GKR Karate is Australia's largest martial arts club! GKR Karate promotes Karate for everyone, including children from 5 yrs old through to men, women and families of all ages. Apart from the obvious development of self-defence skills, Karate training builds confidence, positive attitude, determination, focus, and of course fitness. Our karate classes at Breaker Bay, Wellington, are taught by passionate instructors ... Read more who are committed to teaching and passing on the GKR Karate style and our way of life. When you join our club, you will be joining a community of like minded people who share the same common goal of personal improvement. This will be your journey, and you will be encouraged to train at your own pace. Your instructors and peers will be there to support and provide you with a safe, inspiring and empowering environment to develop your skills, and reach your maximum potential. Training with GKR Karate ...

    Wellington Indoor Riding School offers an indoor arena for all year round horse riding lessons with experienced and professionally trained instructors 7 days a week. Our horses are exceptional and will suit absolute beginners to the experienced riders returning to riding. We run awesome birthday parties (so they tell us), as well as very popular NZPCA-affiliated Pony Club and School Holiday Programmes, and we also take out treks and when the weather is fine the views and experiences are amazing. Call ... Read more or email for availability. We look forward to meeting you.

    Waterside Karori is one of the largest clubs in the Wellington region. With nearly 700 players and 90 teams, Waterside Karori Juniors offers winter football to kids aged 5 to 17. Our Summer Skills Programme and Holiday Programmes provide the opportunity to remain involved in football throughout the year. Our Swifts Talent Centre aims to ensure Karori players set the benchmark in talent, skill and ability. Waterside Karori has an ever growing number of girls choosing to play football with us, and ... Read more we offer a range of options to them, including a Girls Only Sunday League, and Girls on Friday during the summer.

    The Face Painters of Wellington and the Kapiti Coast. Our friendly team of professional painters are some of the best in New Zealand. We have many years of experience and are able to create beautiful, unique designs, fast! We use professional, top quality paint and products, designed to be safe on the skin. Locally owned and operated, we aim to provide the best face painting service around. Customer satisfaction is a top priority. From our Fast and Fabulous painting for busy events to one ... Read more off custom designs, there is something for everyone….. Birthday Parties, Hens Parties, Baby Showers, Fancy Dress, Corporate Events, Business Promotions, Prenatal Belly Paintings, Small and Large Community Events.... We can do it all! We create smiles, a memory that will last a lifetime, the chance to be what ever you want to be. We make the magic happen, and that is why we love our job so much!

    Kids have FUN at Craft House. Offering popular, fun, kids birthday parties and holiday classes for ages 5 years up (7 years for Holiday Classes) in our dedicated kids space at our store in Kaiwharawhara. Our crafty parties and classes include popular paper craft options such as mini books, cards, photo canvas art as well as occasional other crafty adventures such as mixed media painting, felting, mosaics, plaster of paris and even a little sewing. Check out our website for more details. SPECIAL ... Read more ACTIVEACTIVITIES OFFER: Mention you saw this posting on Active Activities when you book a Kids Birthday Party - and if you are one of the first 10 bookings to do so...the Birthday child is FREE!

    Wellington Basketball is the primary provider of basketball leagues (adult, youth and child), basketball training, coach and referee training and holiday programmes in Wellington. With our affiliation with Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ), we have representative teams in regional and national tournaments - Under 13 to Under 23, girls and boys. We are based at the ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie which is regarded by many as one of the best facilities for basketball in New Zealand. If you or your child ... Read more is interested in any of these activities please visit our website to learn more. You can also contact us by email or phone (see contact details).

    Karori Arts and Crafts offers excellent art tuition for children by qualified artists and teachers. We run an art class for 5-7yr olds on Tues: 3.30-4.30pm, that introduces them to the basic principles of colour, shape and line using examples from the Masters as well as contemporary artists to demonstrate how to create unique art. We run a class for 7-12 yrs from 4-5.30pm on Monday and 4-5.30pm on Thursday, that extends the principles taught in the younger age group class and stimulates their creativity ... Read more in a fun environment. Our drawing classes focus on developing strong observational skills combined with the fertile source material of each child's imagination. Tues 3.30-4.30pm is for 10-16yr olds and 4.35-5.35pm caters for 6-10yr olds. Each year we host a Children's Art Exhibition where parents and families can come and admire the hard work of their children throughout the year.

    We specialise in introducing children to the joy and benefits of dance with a wide range of daytime, afterschool and Saturday preschool and beginner classes. Preschoolers can join class from 2 ½ years and stay with us right through to advanced levels, if they wish! We have studios in Thorndon (Thorndon Quay) & Te Aro (Fifeshire Ave), and local classes at Seatoun Village Hall & Khandallah Town Hall. We offer ballet, preschool dance, jazz, contemporary, dance acrobatics and singing classes, so ... Read more your child can do all forms of dance at the one studio. Plus: A team of experienced and friendly teachers, with internationally recognised master teacher Paula Hunt MNZM directing the senior school. Our studio office co-ordinator, Wendy, provide parents with customer service during enrolment and throughout the year. ENROL NOW FOR 2016 with our easy online enrolment form at our website or email or call us to discuss the best class for your child (Mon-Thurs 12.00-.600pm).

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