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    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Kaleen 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 Kaleen in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 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 ...

    FREE Introductory Class

    Validity: from 14 Jun 2018 to 13 Sep 2018

    You're invited to take advantage of a FREE introductory class at any of our dojo's for as many members of your family as you like! Head to our website and search for your local class, submit your details and we will get in touch to book you in! Limited to 1 free class per person, new students only

    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Fraser 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 Fraser in Australian Capital Territory, 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 ...

    Gumnut Dance offers creative and fun dance classes for boys and girls. At Gumnut Dance we provide a positive dance education that inspires your child’s first creative movements into a life journey of dance and learning. Your child’s creativity and imagination, physical and social capabilities and artistic and musical appreciation will be enhanced and developed through our carefully crafted classes and high quality teaching. Our unique program is designed by a tertiary qualified dance teacher, ... Read more so you can be assured your child will learn age appropriate dance technique and enjoy doing so through fun, educational, creative activities and dances. Give your child the opportunity to develop a sense of self, belonging and artistic expression in a caring environment, free from the pressure of exams, competitions and big concerts. Our program caters for toddlers through to primary school aged children (ages 2-10 years). The Gumnut Dance community has grown to over 200 families in just ...

    Archery Club The Sunday come and try sessions are on a first come first served basis, no bookings required, there are three sessions one runs from 9:00 until 10:30, one from 11:00 until 12:30 and one from 2:00 until 3:30. You need to arrive around 15-20 minuets before the start time to check in and get your equipment. We are located behind the hockey centre in Lyneham you go into the hockey centre entrance but go past there car park, you will come to a roundabout where you will turn right (there ... Read more is no other option) and continue on until you come to the Archery ground. The Club also conducts special Come and Try sessions for a range of groups. For example, schools, corporate functions, birthday parties, community groups etc. Group bookings normally run for one & a half hours plus the time to issue and return bows etc you are looking at around two hours. The cost is $15 per head with a minim charge of $150, e.g. if there is 10 participants or less the cost is $150 if there is ...

    Dance Development Centre (DDC) has been developing dancers for over 30 years. With studios located in both Sydney and Canberra, we've seen generations of dance students pass through our doors. We have a supportive and nurturing atmosphere with dance classes for everyone from babies to adults, fitness to performance specific and beginner classes right through to our vocational dance courses for those students reaching for the great heights of a career in dance. CDDC's alumni have danced in companies ... Read more such as The Australian Ballet, Bangarra, West Australian Ballet, Chunky Move, Buzz Dance Theatre, Tasdance, Royal New Zealand Ballet, English National Ballet, Diversions Dance Company of Wales, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Bejart Ballet Lausanne, Alonzo King LINES Ballet and many more have gone on to excel in choreography, film work, musical theatre, commercial dance and teaching. Current and founding Director Jackie Hallahan began DDC in 1985 driven by her vision to create a unique dance centre ...

    We are a community basketball club operating in the ACT with a wide range of teams in both seniors and juniors. We promote healthy lifestyle through participation in basketball and access to all, and endeavour to compete as well as each team is able in their respective grades. Our senior and junior teams have representation in our premier divisions in the ACT. Our club operates through our volunteers who support the club with their time in coaching, managing, administration and committee work. Our ... Read more club is about 60-70% junior based and we have about 53% of our players are female depending upon the season. There are 2 seasons of basketball each year one in winter and the other in summer. Our Winter season has just commenced in our senior premier divisions and other senior grades and juniors will commence shortly (during April). The summer season commences in October each year. Our membership is of the order of 230 players, coaches and support people.

    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Evatt, Australian Capital Territory 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 Evatt, Australian Capital Territory, are ... Read more taught by passionate 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 ...

    Girl Guides is the largest movement in the world for girls. There are 10 million Guides around the world, and tens of thousands in Australia. Girls aged between 5 and 18 years have fun and learn skills that develop their self-confidence and community responsibility. Leadership opportunities exist for women over 18 years of age. In addition to these opportunities, young women aged between 18 and 30 years can participate in guiding through the Olave Program. When a girl becomes a Guide, she make a ... Read more Promise, which recognises that she is a member of a community and should have respect for herself and others. For more details about Guiding, read the Introduction to Guiding from Guides NSW/ACT which can be found on our website

    Canberra City Gymnastics Club is one of the oldest and most prominent gymnastics clubs in Canberra. Running since 1978 CCGC has established itself as one of the leading clubs in the Australian gymnastics community. Now with two great venues in Belconnen and Lyneham operating and running classes for both boys and girls from 18 months to adults we have something available for everyone of all ages and abilities. Give us a call or send us an email to find out more about our programs and book in for a ... Read more free trial or to sign up.

    Peace Quest classes - Yoga, massage, meditation and wellbeing for kids Classes for preschoolers to upper primary, teacher training and parent sessions on reducing stress and building resilience and emotional regulation. Classes include: Yoga Peer Massage Calm down strategies appropriate to different age groups Meditation and body relaxations Classes in Charnwood on Tuesday afternoons and Farrer on Saturday afternoons. Leonie is a qualified primary teacher and has trained with Relax Kids UK. ... Read more She has taught the Relax Kids program for two years and is now teaching her own program called Peace Quest. Leonie has working with children clearance and insurance.

    Dream Big - school holiday program for 7-13s

    Dates: from 30 Nov -1 to 30 Nov -1

    Enjoy two afternoons of games, kids yoga, peer massage, meditation and relaxation and make a vision board collage filled with words, pictures and your dreams to make you feel happy and amazing! Dream Big - the bigger the better! Cost: $60 per child including canvas and paint/collage materials. Discount for siblings and best friends booking together - $110 for two. Kids will enjoy a Peace Quest session with kids yoga, peer massage, breathing and meditations that encourage them to think about what makes them feel happy, good and confident. Kids will then be guided to create their own vision board on a canvas using paint, collage materials, stickers, glitter and pens capturing their big dreams to keep forever. Dream Big is a school holiday workshop designed and run by Leonie MacDonald, trained primary teacher, trained Relax Kids coach and the creator of Peace Quest for kids. Leonie loves to express her ideas through art and cannot wait to share Dream Big with your kids! Please pay and book on or before Monday 28 September (week 1 school holidays). $60 per child $110 for siblings or best friends

    Looking for something different to do in Canberra? The National Dinosaur Museum offers a trip into our prehistoric past like no other. With Australia’s largest permanent display of dinosaur fossils and models, guests of all ages will learn something new about these fascinating creatures and the world they inhabited. Through self-guided exploration, visitors are encouraged to delve into the long and unique prehistory of Australia through our interactive exhibits. Learn how dinosaurs throughout ... Read more the world lived and thrived for over a 150 million years on our planet before their eventual extinction. Walk through more than 600 million years of geologic time on our planet and discover how life has evolved and changed over time. Visitors to the museum are encouraged to fully immerse themselves in the interactive activities that are on offer, such as touching a 500 million year old fossil, a 150kg meteorite, or even a piece of 100 million year old dinosaur dung! Special activities are ...

    The Peter Morton Academy of Judo Jujitsu Karate has three basic influences: Kodokan Judo, Jujitsu and Kempo Karate. It is designed primarily as a self-defence art. The Academy teaches its students the art of restraint and this principle is reinforced during every lesson. This serves as a reminder to both student and teacher that skills gained through the Academy are not to be taken lightly and that they are to be used responsibly. With knowledge comes responsibility. People of all ages can participate ... Read more and gain from the Peter Morton Academy of Judo Jujitsu Karate style of self-defence. It is a practical, non-competitive self-defence and a discipline that emphasises mental, physical and emotional development. Find a new level of fitness, flexibility, coordination and endurance through training. Release and control negative emotions such as fear, anger and anxiety with regular practice. Open yourself to development as an individual by learning a practical self-defence style. Gain self-control, ...

    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Florey 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 Florey in Australian Capital Territory, 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 ...

    Family entertainment for birthdays, special events, pre-school and school entertainment. Stage and roving magic.

    Academy Cali-Dance is a sport combining the strength and agility of gymnastics, grace and poise of ballet and the precision of figure marching and apparatus work. All items are costumed, choreographed, set to music and presented by our teams on stage at the three ACT competitions and one concert at the end of the year. All participants, regardless of their experience or ability, compete in the majority of items. Academy Cali dance has been in the Gungahlin area for over 20 years and was originally ... Read more formed 50 years ago. We train once a week at The Uniting Church, Gungahlin. Come and try before you buy, attend 2 classes’ obligation free! Come and join us and have some fun and get fit at the same time AGE GROUPS TINIES: 3 to 7 years SUBBIES: 8 to 10 years JUNIORS: 11 to 13 years INTERMEDIATES: 14 to 16 years SENIORS: 17 and over Thinking towards the next calisthenic season, why not come and try calisthenics with Academy Call or email for bookings.

    Sports Pony Riding Clubs

    Zone rally days are the second Sunday of the month Gear Check 9:45am for a 10am start on Rally Days

    Gloria Cake offers you a wide variety of personalized designed cakes and cupcakes for every special occasion. We put personal touch to every delightful and delicious cake that we make your special occasion a great and memorable experience for you. Talk to us about your idea, and we can help you to make it a reality, whether it is birthday cakes, celebration cakes, novelty cakes, christening cakes, baby shower cakes, or cupcakes. To make your parties complete, we also bake party finger foods, such ... Read more as Profiterole, Pineapple pastry, Bitterballen, Japanese cheesecake, and more. All home made, from best, locally produced ingredients.

    Performing Arts Singing Classes & Lessons

    Singing and music from ages 0-adult. Includes Be Harmonious Babes and Songful Schoolies program.

    Canberra’s Only City Skydive Skydive over Canberra from 10, 14 or 15000 feet to experience stunning views of Australia’s capital city, Lake Burley Griffin and natural landscapes of the region including the Snowy Mountains. The adrenalin rush of freefall for upto 60 seconds will blow your mind! Then you’ll glide under parachute taking in national icons such as Parliament House and the Australian War Memorial before landing on the lush lawn of the Royal Australian Mint in Deakin with a ... Read more grin you’ll wear for days! You don’t need an excuse to jump from a perfectly good airplane – but if you’re after one how about an awesome staff party, bucks or hens party, anniversary or birthday present! Skydive Oz Canberra

    Canberra Youth Theatre (CYT) was established in 1972 and is a nationally recognised not for profit youth arts company which creates and promotes theatre with young people that is inspirational, enriching, collaborative and innovative. Canberra Youth Theatre is proudly supported by its members, the ACT Government through artsACT and the ACT Health Promotions Grant Program, and the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. What do we do? CYT provides ... Read more young people ages 7-25 with the opportunity to explore, extend and develop their creativity through theatre/drama workshops and productions. Young people work with emerging and professional artists to unleash their imaginations in order to create exciting, fun and challenging theatre.

    Sports Snow Skiing Associations

    We are the governing body for all snow sport disciplines with the ACT, working in partnership with Ski and Snowboard Australia and State Associations. SnowSports ACT brings together the diverse and active ski and snowboard disciplines of Alpine, Skier Cross, Moguls, Snowboard GS, Boardercross, Slopestyle, Halfpipe, and Cross Country. The not for profit organisation conducts events and programs for elite and recreational skiers and snowboarders. SnowSports ACT has four fundamental aims: - To increase ... Read more the level of participation in competitive snow sports. - To provide events and programs and pathways for entry level athletes in a non threatening team environment and for more competitive, or elite, athletes as they progress. - Promote and support ACT SnowSports at all levels - To assist and develop appropriate pathways, including funding assistance, for those elite athletes up to and including World Cup and Olympic standard.

    HOURS: Open 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m. (Closed Tuesdays) ENTRY PRICES: Under 1 year: FREE Adults: $4 (receive a coffee voucher) Under 3 years: $10 3 years plus: $13 FREE WiFi LOCATION: 50 Curran Drive Nicholls (Next to Gold Creek Country Club) No shoes or bare feet on the equipment, socks must be worn at all times. 3 story play equipment separate baby and toddler area 2 jumping castles 5 themed party rooms black light Laser tag Party packages start from $185

    Health & Fitness Physical Culture (Physie) Classes & Lessons

    Gungahlin Physie & Dance offers the Australian Physie & Dance Association syllabus to girls and ladies from 3 years of age in Gungahlin, Canberra and Goulburn, NSW. Physie is a fantastic dance sport for all ages & abilities. First lesson is obligation free so come & give physie a try!

    Performing Arts Violin Classes & Lessons

    Violin lessons for ages 3 - 99. I teach with special focus on developing a solid violin technique so that you will always feel confident when you play, so that you sound beautiful :), and so that you are well grounded when moving on to the next level of difficulty. I start music reading and musicianship from the very first lesson so that you can be an independent and confident learner, knowing that you have the skills and knowledge to explore your own music preferences as well as the music ... Read more we play in lessons. Research shows that when you learn music theory along with your instrument, you learn to play your instrument a lot faster! And I encourage playing with and before other people very early on, so that you embrace playing with others with confidence and enthusiasm, whether that means playing duets with a fellow student in your personal time or participating in string ensembles and giving performances at concerts. I support students through AMEB exams, but am also happy ...

    Sports Mountain Biking

    We provide adventure based and team building activities for schools and companies / business. These can be from just a couple of hours, half a day, full day or even multi-day. We like to include some form of simple navigation together with challenges that must be completed as a team in order to progress. Such challenges may be more cerebral then physical! We also have a fleet of 100 x very stable sit on top 3 person kayaks. We are Canberra based and have run activities for various school ... Read more groups including Merici Girls College, Ginninderra College, YMCA, Mens Link.

    Performing Arts French Horn Classes & Lessons

    Bachelor of Music (Performance): University of Sydney, Graduate Diploma in Performance: University of Sydney, Certificate in Orchestral Performance: University of Tasmania I am a professional French Horn player with the Tasmanian Discovery Orchestra, National Capital Orchestra and Canberra Wind Symphony and I have more than 15 years experience performing and educating. I am able to teach any age or level of experience, from absolute beginner to the advanced player. I can tailor my lesson plan ... Read more to cater to your goals and needs as a student. Whether you just want to have fun or you’re looking to improve to win competitions, I can coach you through your journey. Lessons start at $30 for half an hour. Mums and Dads, I am Stat Dec certified. I teach from my home, but you are most welcome to observe all lessons for your own peace of mind. Please contact me to arrange a time for your first visit and to talk about your goals. Your first visit is always free of charge!

    "Thank you Jo and all the teachers at GDANCE Academy for the kind, nurturing dance environment you have created. Our girls love every minute of their time with you, and my wife and I love seeing not only their dance technique develop, but more importantly to us, their confidence and self esteem as well. They've made great friends through GDANCE. That is thanks to the positive way you attack every aspect of your academy. Andrew Shannon, Amaroo

    Sports Hockey Clubs

    Central Hockey Club is one of the oldest and proudest hockey clubs in the ACT and we cater for all age groups and skill levels, from those players at the elite level to those who have never played before. Our teams range from Hook in2 Hockey (for children aged 5 to 9), U/11 girls and boys in Juniors, through to Open Age Women and Men teams to our Senior Grass Leagues. In 2016, Central Hockey club will be fielding both a Women’s and Men’s team in the Capital League 1 Winter competition, Canberra’s ... Read more highest hockey League. We will also be fielding teams in most other senior and junior grades. We field teams in Winter, Summer, Indoor and Social competitions and promote a family atmosphere throughout the club.

    Sports Martial Arts Academies
    • Ainslie Arts Centre, 30 Elouera St, Braddon, ACT 2612

    Music For Canberra programs are designed to promote participation in music, encouraging people to enjoy and experience a wide range of hands-on musical activities. While it has a community focus, MFC engages professional tutors, conductors and artists with high levels of experience to deliver MFC programs. Based at the Ainslie Arts Centre, Braddon, Music For Canberra brings a wealth of musical experience and has become an integral part of the cultural life of the ACT. Music For Canberra is ... Read more a major and unique contributor to the accessibility and diversity of music practice and activities in the ACT region, as there is no other community based organisation in the region providing programs of similar scope and quality for such a broad range of participants, including music for very young children, those living with disability, the young-at-heart, and those wishing to pursue professional pathways. Music For Canberra is an ACT Government-funded Key Arts Organisation (KAO), and also ...

    Scoil Rince Tir an Oir is a small and friendly dancing school based in the Belconnen area. At Tir an Oir, all ages and abilities are encouraged to strive for their individual goals in a fun and friendly environment. Dancers work together and encourage each other. Dancers have had success at local, interstate, national and international competitions and some have gone on to be teachers and adjudicators. They are encouraged to choose the right competitive level for themselves, whether that be at ... Read more the top end or only attending the occasional feis.

    • 26-28 Kemble Court, Canberra City, ACT 2600

    Phoenix opened in 1996 and is Canberra’s longest running and premier Combat Sports and Martial Arts Gym. Phoenix is a true MMA gym, offering striking, fitness and grappling programs in one purpose-built world-class facility all included in ONE membership! You choose what program you do as everything we do is a part of one club. Phoenix is famous for its well organised, professionally conducted classes, and for having a structured developmental program for all members. Every class is planned, structured ... Read more and organised for you to learn as fast as you can and to get as fit as you can with authentic combat-sports coaches.

    Sports Taekwondo Classes & Lessons

    Australia's First World Poomsae Champion The focus of the School is family Martial Arts and Fitness for ages 4 and up. Monday: 5:30pm - 6:30pm (Taekwondo All Belts) 6:30pm - 7:30pm (Taekwondo Senior Belts) Wednesday: 5:30pm - 6:30pm (Taekwondo All Belts) 6:30pm - 7:30pm (Taekwondo Senior Belts) Saturday: 9:00pm - 10:00pm (Taekwondo All Belts) Holy Trinity PS 18 Theodore St, Curtin, ACT Tuesday: 6:00pm - 7:00pm (Taekwondo All Belts) Bywong Dojang 733 Macs Reef Road, Bywong, NSW Saturday: 7:45pm ... Read more - 8:45pm (Taekwondo All Belts)

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