Gymnastics preschool, Kiwi Gym Fun and Incentive Awards promote movement and coordination in children of all ages and abilities, to enable confidence and allow each child to develop in a safe and social group environment.

COVID-19 Alert Level 2 update for Recreation and Sport Centres

Jellie Park, Taiora QEII and Nga Puna Wai are open.

Graham Condon's fitness centre and sports halls are open. The pools will reopen from 25 May following refurbishments.

Pioneer's pools and group fitness programmes are available. The fitness centre will reopen later this month following roof and ventilation system upgrades.

Online bookings are now essential for our pools, fitness centres and group fitness classes, to help manage numbers and avoid waiting times. You can book up to seven days ahead, with easy cancellation via your email notification.

For programmes such as Swimsmart, gymnastics and sport group bookings, the standard booking process applies.

The spa pools, saunas, steam rooms and showers are not available. Please bring your own towel, goggles, drink bottle and mat for group fitness classes.

Payments are going cashless - you can use your EFTPOS card and payWave to pay at our centres.

We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Classes

After school gymnastic programmes (Kiwi gym fun and Incentive Awards) are starting back on Tuesday 26 May. Preschool gymnastics are still on hold for now. 

Gymnastics preschool

We have two options for preschool-age gymnastics-based programmes.

Bouncing Bugs

Our programme for two to three and a half years of age is a good step between our drop-in Tumbletimes session and our preschool term-based gymnastics classes. This class is term-based and involves parent/caregiver and child participation.

Classes incorporate ball skills, movement, and an introduction to gymnastics. This is great for developing an attitude to structure, basic motor skills, coordination, balance and rhythm.

Preschool gymnastics

Classes are for three and four years of age. Our classes are filled with activities to develop confidence, fundamental movement patterns and coordination. Kids will learn basic gymnastic skills and, in the process, develop better coordination and greater confidence.

Parents are required to remain in the stadium while classes run.

Available at Pioneer Recreation & Sport Centre
Class duration 45 mins
Bouncing Bugs class times Wednesday 9.30am
Gymnastics class times Monday 1pm

Tuesday 9.30am and 12.45pm

Wednesday 9.30amThursday 1pm
Fee $78.40 for a 10-week term
Bookings Contact us to book a place in this class.

Kiwi gym fun

Non-competitive classes that incorporate a variety of fun and challenging activities to increase coordination and develop fundamental movement skills.

This is a great class for the children to have fun, try new equipment, develop coordination and build confidence.

This is a Gymnastics NZ programme with six different levels to achieve.

This programme best suits 5 to 10 year olds.

Available at Pioneer Recreation & Sport Centre 
Class duration 1 hour
Class times Tuesday and Thursday at 3.45pm
Fee $104 for a 10-week term
Bookings Contact us to book a place in this class.

Incentive Awards

Classes based on Gymnastics NZ artistic awards stream, this course caters for seven different skill levels. Children receive expert coaching and gymnastic guidance.

The higher levels are suitable for more advanced gymnasts who have completed Kiwi gym fun programme. Our lower Incentive Award levels cater for those who are 10 years old and just getting started.

They are tested a maximum of two times a year.

Available at Pioneer Recreation & Sport Centre 
Class duration 1 hour
Class times Tuesday and Thursday from 4.45pm
Fee $104 for a 10-week term
Bookings Contact us to book a place in this class.