Gymboree St Albans is a unique, purpose-built centre dedicated to children under 6 years old. Located close to St Albans city centre, Gymboree offers young babies and children a place to move, explore, develop and play safely in a bright, colourful, clean, bespoke environment.
Gymboree, is an established brand all over the world and Gymboree have been offering physical apparatus based classes, music and art sessions to children in St Albans aged 0-5 years old, for nearly 5 years.
What can parents and their children expect from Gymboree St Albans?
As soon as you enter Gymboree on Hatfield Road in St Albans you are struck by the bright colours, the clean, safe environment and the light and space.
There are several different types of parent and child classes on offer at Gymboree St Albans. Classes are all limited in size to ensure the best experience for you and your child, or children.
Open Gym Sessions are exclusive to babies and children signed up for Gymboree classes. The Open Gym Sessions are a chance for children to play on the apparatus in a free play session at no extra charge. There is one Open Gym Session a day during the week and there are two on Saturdays. Gymboree is also open during school holidays. Gymboree St Albans is located just a short walk from the centre of St Albans, so you can easily pop in for a play session.
Play & Learn classes are physical apparatus based classes for children 6 months to 5 years old. Play & Learn classes allow children to develop their gross motor skills and physical strength with slides, ramps, tunnels and soft foam pieces all specially designed for young children. Play & Learn sessions also include parachute time with songs, puppets, props and lots of bubbles! The themes and equipment change regularly to ensure that there are always new challenges and spaces to explore.
Sensory Baby classes are designed to nurture and stimulate your baby from newborn. Sensory Baby sessions focus on your baby’s physical and brain development, introducing new sights, sounds and tactile experiences. The activities in each session vary and you can expect parachute time with songs and rhymes, sensory experiences, as well as baby massage and tummy time exercises.
Music Classes for children from 6 months to 5 years old explore music from all around the world. Music Classes are themed and carefully planned to ensure that children experience different genres of music each week as well as having the opportunity to play instruments, sing songs and dance or move to music.
Art Classes for children from 18 months to 5 years old allow children to explore their creativity through hands-on art activities including free painting, sculpting, drawing and collage. Themes in the Art Classes change every 4 weeks and children are able to work on two projects to take home each week.
Family Classes give you the opportunity to bring all your children 0-5 years old to sessions. At Family Classes two or more siblings can attend classes and play and learn together. Gymboree St Albans offer Family Play & Learn, Family Music and Family Art sessions.
How do Gymboree St Albans classes benefit babies and young children?
Gymboree provide high quality educational classes for babies and children from newborn up to 5 years old. Classes at Gymboree St Albans are great fun and aim to develop your child’s physical, cognitive and social skills whilst they are enjoying themselves. Gymboree St Albans offer a range of sessions. All sessions encourage the development of language and vocabulary, communication and social skills like turn-taking, as well as physical development, co-ordination and balance.
Gymboree classes are designed by experts in early childhood development and encourage development and learning through play. The activities are fun and energetic yet still flexible enough to allow children to explore and express themselves.
What age range do classes cater for?
Babies and children aged 0-5 years old are welcome at Gymboree. Classes are split into a variety of age groups so children play and learn with children of a similar age. Contact Gymboree St Albans to find out which class is most suitable for you and your child.
Where are classes held?
You can find Gymboree St Albans at 11 Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL1 3RR, right next door to the Courtyard Cafe and the Yoga Hall and within a short walking distance of the centre of St Albans.
Gymboree birthday parties
Gymboree St Albans also offer party packages on Saturday afternoons and Sundays. Contact Gymboree St Albans for more details.
What is the best way for parents to contact Gymboree St Albans?
Gymboree St Albans classes continue throughout the school holidays, so every week there are classes on offer for you to choose from.
Website: Gymboree St Albans
Phone: 01727 831551
Disclosure: This post is brought to you in association with Gymboree St Albans.