Sign up the fam for these fun activities and improve your fitness while you’re at it!
Who said classes, be it tennis, swimming, or ballet, are only for kids?
1. Tanglin Arts Studio (TAS)
Has your child been asking for ballet lessons? Or perhaps he or she is into acrobatics or musical theatre? Whatever your child’s dance interests, you’ll find it at TAS. The school welcomes children of all ages and abilities and offers a wide repertoire of dance styles. Classes are focused on developing self-esteem, confidence and a love for dance and fitness. What’s more, TAS is an Australian Teachers of Dancing (ATOD) school. So your child can sit for annual ATOD examinations if they prefer. Enjoy 50 percent off the fees when you sign up for classes at the Loewen Gardens Studio.
100 Turf Club Road, Singpaore 287992
Perfect your serve with tennis lessons from this academy, which has a range of other programmes. Children between 4 and 10 can start with mini tennis lessons and progress up the ranks to the tournament squad programme. Who does the training? Professionals with experience in both coaching and playing. Also, choose from the Women’s Interclub Tennis Singapore (WITS) team or private coaching for all ages.
24 Sherwood Road, Singapore 248162
3. Total Fitness & Leisure (TFL)
Can’t decide between swimming or tennis? Do both! TFL specialises in tennis coaching and swimming classes for kids of all ages. There are also swim/tennis combination camps and mini tennis classes for children between 4 and 11. Mums, try the Ladies Morning clinics, fitness boot camps or circuit training classes. You and your child will stay healthy and potentially make some new friends.
7 Pine Grove, #06-04, Singapore 597592
4. L’academie de Danse
Founded by French dancer, ballet teacher and choreographer Maud Toledano, this friendly ballet school offers daily training, several performances a year and presentations at international ballet competitions for young students who want to be professional dancers. Several of the school’s students have been accepted to prestigious companies like the Paris Opera, San Francisco Ballet and Jeune Ballet Geneve. There is also a special programme for children from the age of 3, which prepares them for ballet in a fun way. Mummies are welcome to join the adult ballet classes!
8 Claymore Hill, Singapore 229572
By Hazel Joanne Vincent de Paul, The Finder, March 2016