Pre-school is a real highlight of our classes at Affinity. Of course you can start gymnastics at any age (even 80! seriously, it's happened!) however we really see the best from those that start as young children. The benefit gained in learning how to use your body, social skills, responding to challenges and instilling fun with movement is extra important and pays dividends with our young ones. Oh and time for a brag - we reckon we've the country's BEST pre-school department leader. How do we know that? She's a fabulous mix of knowledge (having studied pre-school child development and through her teaching and assesing of coaching qualifications), experience (just watch her 'magic' with being to provide each child with exactly what they need to succeed) and leadership - she's previously developed and run her own pre-school coaching business and has developed our pre-school coaching team at Affinity. Our pre-school gymnastics sessions are full of FUN, serious learning and kindness.
Litsa, Pre-school deprtment leader at Affinity welcomes you!
The best way to decide of pre-school gymnastics is for you and your little one? We've got you covered:
1) Check out Litsa's blog, where she explains her top ten ways gymnastics helps preschool children grow into well-rounded adults - find it here.
2) Check out what our current members have to say about their experience of pre-school classes with us (these were collected at the end of the summer term 2018:
"The whole set up of Affinity and the way it is taught is fantastic"
"Gymnastics has been invaluable to both my children at the preschool age in developing their gross motor skills"
"The preschool team are amazing and have just the right balance of fun, discipline and control"
"Thank you for giving my child the confidence to take part and for beliving in her"
"He has really learned to listen and take turns and have confidence in trying new things"
"Confidence has grown 100% from a child who couldnt face the thought, to it literally being a highlight of his week. His ability to follow instructions and interact in small groups has also increased. Cannot thank Litsa and vicki enough for helping Oscar to transition into the class and look after him so well"
"Gymnastics has been a big positive for Sophia and watching her develop and learn and having an interest has been fantastic!"
"Keira loves coming to gymnastics every Friday, its her favorite day of the week!"
"Erin looks forwards to Friday every week. She talks non stop about it, when she wakes up on Friday mornings all she wants to do is get ready for gymnastics although its 7:30am :-)"
"She is hypermobile and I feel gymnastics has helped her to control her movement. Litsa especially has been very helpful in helping her to learn and understand her body"
3) Have a look at our class logistics below - ages, times/days etc and register for your preferred class here.