Exercise for children
"There are more than 900,000 children and young people aged 5-18 in New Zealand, and only 7% are meeting the New Zealand guidelines for physical activity through physical education, sport, exercise and active recreation. It is recommended that children participate in around 60minutes of moderate to vigorous activity at least once per week", according to Sport New Zealand.
Everyone can benefit from regular exercise. Active kids will have:
- Stronger muscles and bones.
- Leaner bodies.
- Less risk of becoming overweight.
- A lower chance of getting type 2 diabetes.
- Lower blood pressure and blood.
- Cholesterol levels.
- A better outlook on life.
Besides enjoying the health benefits of regular exercise, fit kids sleep better. They are also better able to handle physical and emotional challenges — from running to catch a bus to studying for a test.
We offer a range of active and fun programmes via our Chill Out after school care and holiday programmes, check out the Chill Out website for the latest programme information.
Swimming and water safety education
Tasman District Council supporting swimming and water safety education.
Swim School Holiday Lessons
Group holiday intensive & one on one private lessons. 4th October-8th October and 11th October-15th October.