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Regular classes during the Summer holiday!

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During the Summer from July 23rd until August 31st we offer besides the camps also some of our regular classes on the following days and times:

 

Birds (10 - 18 months)

Saturday 9.45 - 10.30

 

Beast / Super beast (19 - 36 months) 

Tuesday 10.30 - 11.15

Friday 10.30 - 11.15

Saturday 9.00 - 9.45

 

Funny Bugs / Giggle worms (3 - 5 years old)

Saturday 10.45 - 11.30

 

It is possible to join single Summer classes and you can follow as many classes as you like. Sign up today, call: 020-4040798 or email: click here


The Little Gym Amsterdam is hiring!!

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The Little Gym Amsterdam is looking for new staff! Are you enthusiastic, sportive, looking for the most fun place to work and able to speak Dutch? We are looking forward to meet you!

 

Please find more information here.


Enrol before July 22nd for the new 2018-2019 school year and receive a 10% discount

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Make sure you enrol before the 22nd of July for the new 2018-2019 school year and still enjoy the 10% discount. Classes are getting fuller already so make sure you reserve your spot in time and do not miss out on your favourite class. The 10% discount is only valid until the 22nd of July on a yearly enrolment. 


Enrolment for the new school year is open for members and non-members so make your reservation today.


See you soon at The Little Gym!

 


This week it is Showweek in all classes!!!

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Come watch our 'Superstars' during the Showweek from Monday, July 2nd until Sunday, July 8th! We will celebrate all the skills which the children have had learnt at The Little Gym this school year. Not only physical, but also the social, emotional, cognitive and perceptual skills. That they are willing to cooperate in group or with the instructor, that they know we are all friends and it is nice to share and be nice to each other and many more.

 

We would like to invite not only mums and dads but also grandparents and other family. Do not forget to bring your camera because it will be a great show with medals in the end!

 

Note! The current school year runs until July 22nd. After the Showweek we have two more weeks of regular classes before the Summer program will start.


The Little Gym Amsterdam is hiring!

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The Little Gym Amsterdam is looking for new staff! Are you enthusiastic, sportive, looking for the most fun place to work and able to speak Dutch? We are looking forward to meet you!


Please find more information here.


Just one more week of Priority Enrolment for members for the next school year!

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Do not forget to reserve a place in your favourite class for the new 2018 - 2019 school year this week during the Early Bird Priority Enrolment. We have just one more week, until Sunday June 10th of Priority Enrolment for members only.  After Sunday the enrolment will be open for everyone. Do not miss out on your favourite class as classes are filling up already.

 

Check out the new schedule, click here.

 

To reserve you place call: 020-4040798 or email: click here

 

 


For members only: Priority enrolment for the next school year is about to start!!

 

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This coming Saturday May 26th we will start the priority enrolment for members for the 2018 - 2019 school year. During our two weeks of priority enrolment, from Saturday the 26th of May until Sunday the 10th of June only members can enrol for their favourite class and day on a space available basis.  Please note that enrolments are done at a first come first serve basis. After this period the enrolment will be also open for new members and children from waiting lists.

 

Enrol during the Priority enrollment to guarantee a spot in your favorite class!

 

You can find the new schedule for the 2018-2019 school year here , Semester 1 (2018-2019)


Summer is coming, sign up for the Summer camps and classes now!

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Great fun! During the school holidays, rain or shine The Little Gym camps provide children with a fabulous variety of fun, activity, learning and creativity. Themed sessions that change every week with games and gymnastics, all in the care of our qualified and dedicated team of instructors. From 3 to 8 years old.

 

The Summer programme will run from Monday July 23rd until Saturday September 1st.
The Summer camps run from Monday till Friday and each camp is 3 hours long. Flexible registrations are available. It is possible for your child to join whole days (you will provide lunch) or half days. A healthy snack and drinks during these camps are included. Choose as many days as you like and that suits your schedule.

 

Schedule:

Monday to Thursday:

9-12 am and 1-4 pm

 

Friday:

9-12 am

 

Check the full Summer camps schedule and themes here

 

SUMMER CLASSES

Besides the camps we will offer a few of our regular classes. For the 19 to 36 months old we will have classes on the Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. For the 10 to 18 months and the 3 to 5 years old we will have a class on the Saturdays. The Summer classes can be scheduled during the 5 weeks of Summer and can be paid per class.

 

Check the Summer classes schedule here

 


Bring a friend *For members only

 

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Social skills is an aspect of our 3-D learning programme and that is why we want to invite friends of our members to The Little Gym next week.

From Monday, May 7th until Sunday, May 13th your child can bring a friend in the same age to the gym and let him/her take part in the class.

Sign up the friend by phone; 020-4040798 or by email; click here


Spring break camps!

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The Little Gym will be open for regular classes during the Spring break from the 30th of April until the 6th of May. In addition to the classes we will have holiday camps for children from 3 to 8 years old, on the following days:

 

Monday, April 30th from 12.30 - 3.30 pm

Thursday, May 3rd from 11.30 - 2.30 pm

 

Reserve your spot on time as places filling up fast!!

You can reserve the Winter break camps by phone; 020-4040798 or by email; amsterdam@thelittlegym.eu


The Little Gym closed during public holidays

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Public holidays are coming up, because of this the gym will be closed on the following days:

 

Easter: Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd of April

Kingsday: Friday 27th of April

Ascension: Thursday 10th of May

Pentecost: Sunday 20th and Monday 21st of May

 

If your class is on one of the above dates, you can schedule a make-up class on any other day during the current season.

We are happy to help you!


Easter event at The Little Gym *for members only

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On Sunday March 25th we will have an Easter event at The Little Gym. As a member of The Little Gym you are more then welcome to join in the fun. To make sure everyone can fully enjoy the party, we decided to divide the day into two times for different age groups.


From 3.30pm to 4.30pm we will focus on activities for children from 4 months until 3 years old.

 

From 4.30pm to 5.30pm we will organize activities specially for the 4 to 12 years old.

 

Sign up by phone: 020-4040798 or email: amsterdam@thelittlegym.eu


The Little Gym is hiring!

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The Little Gym Amsterdam is looking for new staff! Are you enthusiastic, sportive, looking for the most fun place to work and able to speak Dutch? We are looking forward to meet you! Please find more information here.


Bring a friend week (*For members only)

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The second semester started last week and we are very happy and pleased to have you and your child(ren) come to the classes every week. This way you show us your believe in The Little Gym programme and what we can achieve in your child’s overall development.

 

We want to reach out to other parents and children to let them also know about our programme and to let them experience the ‘Serious fun’ and benefits of taking classes at The Little Gym.

 

From Monday, March 5th until Sunday, March 11th your child can bring a friend in the same age to the gym and let him/her take part in the class.

 

We have also something special for the friend and you! When the friend decides to enrol for one our classes during the bring a friend week, they will get one class for free and your child will get a cool surprise as well.

 

Sign up the friend by phone; 020-4040798 or by email; click here


Winter break camps!

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The Little Gym will be open for regular classes during the Winter break from the 26th of February until the 4th of March. In addition to the classes we will have holiday camps for children from 3 to 8 years old, on the following days:

 

Monday, February 26th from 12.30 - 3.30 pm

Thursday, March 1st from 11.30 - 2.30 pm

 

Reserve your spot on time as places filling up fast!!

You can reserve the Winter break camps by phone; 020-4040798 or by email; amsterdam@thelittlegym.eu


Confirm your spot for the second semester

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We enjoy having your child in our classes at The Little Gym and are happy to see so many of you have already booked a spot for the second part of the season (February 19th - July 22nd).

We hope you and your child will stay with us until the end of the season too, July 22nd 2018. This way we will be able to have even more FUN and learn more new things. 

 

If you have not been able to tell us what your plans are for the rest of the season, please come to the desk before Sunday February 4th to let us know. 

 

We would like to help you find a time and day that suits your schedule best and help you to enroll your child. Please note that some classes are already filling up and we have waiting lists. Enrollment is on a first come first serve basis.

 

Please let our staff at the desk know if you have any other questions regarding classes or our schedule!
Click here for the schedule and on 'semester 2' in the drop down menu.

Want to reserve a spot already contact us by phone: 020-4040798 or send an email: click here


Come and join our Open Doors on Saturday, February 10th

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We invite everyone to our Open Doors to experience our The Little Gym programme. On Saturday, February 10th, between 3:30 and 5 pm, we invite all children between 4 months and 12 years old together with their parents to come and join the FUN! We will offer coffee and tea in our lobby and drinks for the little ones and snacks.


Our instructors will be ready for you to answer your questions and to help you with further information about our programme.


Of course our current members are also welcome to join the open doors so we can talk about what you did this summer. If there are friends that also want to learn about The Little Gym, feel free to invite them too!


We would love to see you all.


Check out the class schedule here


NEW!! Extra Beast class on Thursday morning

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Because of all our loyal and enthusiastic customers, we are ready to open another Beast (Mini-mensjes) class (19 - 30 months) on Thursday morning from 10.30 - 11.15 am! As of Thursday, February 1st, it is possible to join this class. Is your child enrolled in another class at the moment and would you like to switch to the Thursday or do you want to enrol as a new member in this class? Please let us know, call: 020-4040798 or email: amsterdam@thelittlegym.eu
 

Check the full class schedule here


First Aid for babies and children

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Make sure that you know how to deal with the most common accidents with babies and children.

 

During this workshop a certified first aid instructor will teach you how to act when a child is choking, has bruises or burns, a heavy bleed, broken bones, brain or spinal injuries or has taken something poisonous.

 

Come around on Tuesday, February 6th for a coffee and an evening filled with useful information.

 

Costs: € 30 per person (for members of The Little Gym only)

Location: The Little Gym Amsterdam

Address: Henkenshage 4

Time: from 7pm until 10 pm

 

If you like to attend please contact:

 

Mieke Kooijman

tel: 06 14290910

email: info@kooijman-ehbo.nl

 

*Please note, this workshop will be in English


CPR for adults, children and babies

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Make sure that you know what to do when someone stops breathing.


During this workshop you will get trained in how to perform CPR


A certified instructor will train you on how to act when someone goes into cardiac  arrest. You  will  be  practising  CPR  on  adults  as well as on babies and children. 


So, invite everyone you know!


Get ready on Tuesday the 23rd of January for an evening filled with life-saving information and lots of practise.


Cost: €45 per person

Location: The Little Gym Amsterdam

Address: Henkenshage 4

Time: from 7 pm until 10 pm


If you like to attend please contact:

Mieke Kooijman

Tel: 0614290910

Email: info@kooijman-ehbo.nl

 

*Please note: this workshop will be in English

 


Bring a friend week (*for members only)

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The Little Gym school year is in full swing and 2018 is about to start. We are very happy and pleased to have you and your child(ren) come to the classes every week. This way you show us your believe in The Little Gym programme and what we can achieve in your child’s overall development.

We want to reach out to other parents and children to let them also know about our programme and to let them experience the ‘Serious fun’ and benefits of taking classes at The Little Gym.

From Monday, January 7th until Sunday, January 14th your child can bring a friend in the same age to the gym and let him/her take part in the class.

We have also something special for the friend and you! When the friend decides to enrol for one our classes during the bring a friend week, they will get one class for free and your child will get a cool surprise as well.

Sign up the friend by phone; 020-4040798 or by email; click here


The Little Gym closed during the Christmas holidays

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The Little Gym will be closed for regular classes during the Christmas holidays from Monday, December 25th until Sunday, January 7th.


During this period The Little Gym will be open for camps for children from 3 to 8 years old.


Check the camps schedule here


The Little Gym Amsterdam wishes you all HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!


10% discount on our merchandise

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Still looking for a St. Nicholas or Christmas present? We can help you out.
 
During the festive December month we will give a 10% discount on all of our merchandise. We have great The Little Gym hoodies and t-shirts in different colors and sizes available for sale. Our soft balls, which we use in the classes are also for sale.  
 


Winter camps during Christmas holidays

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Join the fun during the Christmas holidays!

During the Christmas holidays we are open for Christmas camps for children from 3 to 8 years old. The Christmas camps run from Monday, December 18th until Thursday, January 4th. 

Sign up now as places are filling up quickly, click here for the full schedule. You can call us on 020-4040798 or send an email click here


Extra Funny Bugs class (3 years old) on Thursday from 3 to 4pm

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Because of all our loyal and enthusiastic customers, we are ready to open another Funny Bugs class (3 years old) on the Thursdays from 3 to 4 pm! As of Thursday December 7th, it is possible to join this class. Is your child enroled in another class at the moment and would you like to switch to the Tuesday or do you want to enrol as a new member in this class?

 

Please let us know, call: 020-4040798 or email: amsterdam@thelittlegym.eu

 

Check the full class schedule here


Sinterklaas event *for members of The Little Gym Amsterdam

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On Saturday November 25th The Little Gym organizes specially for all our members a 'Sinterklaas event'.


To make sure everyone can fully enjoy the event, we decided to divide the day into two times for different age groups.

 

From 3.30 pm to 4.30pm we will focus on activities for the parent-child groups. This is the age group between 4 months and 3 years old.
From 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm we will organize activities specially for the 4 to 6 years old and the 6 to 12 years old.

 

During the Sinterklaas event you and your child are more than welcome to join in the fun, to shake hands with Sinterklaas,to be active in the gym, do some coloring, eat pepernoten and much more.

 

If you want to join this active, fun Sinterklaas event please sign up before November 29th at the frontdesk or send an email, click here


Benefits enrolment for the full season!

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We would like to inform you about the different options for enrolment. At The Little Gym it is possible to enroll for a half season (until February 19th 2018) or for a full season (until July 22nd 2018). We are happy to announce that a lot of you will be joining our classes until the Summer; a full season!


Until November 26th we still offer a 5% discount upon enroling for the second part of the season. If you have signed up your child for the first part only, and you wish to enrol for the second part as well, come to the desk and we will help you reserve the spot.


Not only will we offer the 5% discount, but we will also be able to guarantee the spot in the preferred class. We have waiting lists for some classes, and we would like to offer you the option to reserve now. Especially for the Beasts (19-29 months), the Funny Bugs (3-4 years) and Giggle Worms/Good Friends (4-5 years) classes are filling up quickly.

Call; 020-4040798 or email; click here to enrol for the second part of the season!


The Little Gym Amsterdam is hiring!

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The Little Gym Amsterdam is looking for new staff! Are you enthusiastic, sportive, looking for the most fun place to work and able to speak Dutch? We are looking forward to meet you! Please find more information here. 

Convention The Little Gym 2017

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The Little Gym Europe has organised in October 2017 its biennial convention held at Phantasialand (Germany) where the European network of The Little Gym Franchise Owners had a chance to meet up and network. 

This year’s convention “Springboard to your Success” focused on making ​the franchisee's business grow in a changing world.

 

A massive congratulations to all of our award winners, but especially owner Kate from The Little Gym Harrogate & Leeds who won the franchisee of the year award.

 

AWARDS 2017


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Franchisee of the year​

Kate Henebury
The Little Gym Harrogate and The Little Gym Leeds​
Read more about Kate's story.

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Ambassador to the network

​Peter Paul​ van Reenen
The Little Gym Amsterdam and The Little Gym Den Haag
Read more on Peter-Paul's journey.

Vivian

From Bugs to Jets

Vivian​ Verstraelen
Gym Director at The Little Gym Den Haag. 
Read more about Vivian. 


Pierre

Growth from within​

Pierre​ Follebouckt
The Little Gym Uccle, The Little Gym Wavre & The Little Gym Wezembeek
Read more about Pierre.

Martin

Full steam ahea​​d​

Martin​ Petrov
The Little Gym Sofia
Read more about Martin.

The Little Gym Amsterdam is celebrating their 15th anniversary together with you!

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The Little Gym Amsterdam has opened their doors already 15 years ago. It's been an amazing adventure and we are proud to reach this milestone!

 

Of course we want to celebrate this milestone with all of our members. This week we have some special offers because of our 15th anniversary. Everyone will get a 15% discount on our merchandise (t-shirts, hoodies, balls etc. and f you enrol for one of our classes you will get a discount of €15.

 

Time to celebrate with our members!

On Thursday, November 2nd we want to celebrate the 15th anniversary with our members (parents only). From 7.30 to 9.30 pm members are welcome to join the team of Amsterdam for some drinks/bubbles and snacks. Please let us know when you are planning to join this event, call; 020-4040798 or email; click here

 

We hope to see you all on the 2nd of November!!


Extra Giggle worms/Good friends (4-6 years old) class on Tuesday afternoon!

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Because of all our loyal and enthusiastic customers, we are ready to open another Giggle worm / Good friends class on Tuesday from 3.45 to 4.45 pm! As of Tuesday October 31st, it is possible to join this class. Is your child enroled in another class at the moment and would you like to switch to the Tuesday or do you want to enrol as a new member in this class? Please let us know, call: 020-4040798 or email: amsterdam@thelittlegym.eu

Check the full class schedule here

The Autumn camps are coming up, sign up today!

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The Little Gym will be open for regular classes during the Autumn holiday from the 23rd until the 29th of October. In addition to the classes we will have holiday camps for children from 3 to 8 years old, on the following days:

 

Monday, October 23rd from 12.30-3.30

Tuesday, October 24th from 2 to 5 pm

Thursday, October 26th from 12.30-3.30

 

Reserve your spot on time as places filling up fast.

 

Call: 020-4040798 or email: amsterdam@thelittlegym.eu


Sign up for Power Play during the Autumn holiday!

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Power Play
is a new program for children from 3 to 8 years old designed to be conducted in our Multi-Purpose Room, so not in the gym. The Power Play program focuses on fun, high-energy movement, exercise and play in a safe, fun environment. Power Play is a 30 minute session of high-energy activities, movement and group games with a focus on FUN PHYSICAL PLAY! The Power Play program is designed to “burn energy” while promoting physical fitness and brain development.   

 

During the Autumn holiday we will offer Power Play on the following dates and times:

 

Wednesday, October 25th: 11.30 - 12 am and 4.15 pm - 4.45 pm
Friday, October 27th: 11.30 - 12 am and 4.15 pm - 4.45 pm

 

Price

 

Member price: €10
Member 5 times-card: €45

 

Non-member price: €12,50
Non-member 5 times-card: €57,50

 

SIGN UP TODAY AND BURN THAT ENERGY!

 

Call: 020-4040798 or email; amsterdam@thelittlegym.eu


Bring a friend week at The Little Gym (*for members only)

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The new The Little Gym school year is in full swing and we are very happy and pleased to have you and your child(ren) come to the classes every week. This way you show us your believe in The Little Gym programme and what we can achieve in your child’s overall development.

We want to reach out to other parents and children to let them also know about our programme and to let them experience the ‘Serious fun’ and benefits of taking classes at The Little Gym.

Next week from Monday, October 2nd until Sunday, October 8th your child can bring a friend in the same age to the gym and let him/her take part in the class.

We have also something special for the friend and you! When the friend decides to enrol for one our classes during the bring a friend week, they will get one class for free and your child will get a cool surprise as well.

Sign up the friend by phone; 020-4040798 or by email; click here

First aid for babies and children at The Little Gym (*for members only)

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Make sure that you know how to deal with the most common accidents with babies and children.


During this workshop a certified first aid instructor will teach you how to act when a child is choking, has bruises or burns, a heavy bleed, broken bones, brain or spinal injuries or has taken something poisonous. Of course you will be able to ask any related questions you may have.


Come around on Tuesday, October 3rd for a coffee and an evening filled with useful information. The workshop on Tuesday the 3rd will be in English. 

Time: from 7pm until 10 pm 

Costs: € 30 per person (for members of The Little Gym only)

If you like to attend please contact:

Mieke Kooijman
tel: 06 14290910
email: info@kooijman-ehbo.nl

Come and join our Open Day on Sunday, September 17th!

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We invite everyone to our open day to experience our The Little Gym programme. On Sunday, September 17th, between 3:30 and 5 pm, we invite all children between 4 months and 12 years old together with their parents to come and join the FUN! We will offer coffee and tea in our lobby and drinks for the little ones and snacks.

Our instructors will be ready for you to answer your questions and to help you with further information about our programme.

Of course our current members are also welcome to join the open house so we can talk about what you did this summer. If there are friends that also want to learn about The Little Gym, feel free to invite them too!

We would love to see you all.

Check out the class schedule here