We know how lost you can feel trying to navigate yourself through the maze of children’s enrichment classes offered in your community. There are so many factors in deciding which option to choose, location, price, timing, age and of course your child’s personality.
So we have put together a list of our 10 top enrichment classes for 0-5-year-olds in the North Edmonton and St.Albert area!
1. Power house Dance
With 40 years of experience under their belts, they are a fabulous choice for your budding ballerina or ballerino! They offer classes starting as young as 3 years old, with a creative movement class. By the time your little dancer is 5 years old they will have experience in ballet, tap and jazz!
Find them at: 113, 25 Chisholm Avenue, St Albert, AB T8N 5A5, (780) 459-9100
Sportball began in 1995 with just 3 children and a single location, now they have spread all across Canada, U.S.A and, even Singapore! With a wide variety of different sports and program types to choose from, it’s easy to see how they made our list. Little ones can attend these classes starting as young as 16 months old. They event offer birthday parties, which have the options of being parent & child or drop off, which is awesome!
Find them at : 780-850-2511
3. Dynamyx Gymnastics Club
With a wide variety of different classes, including parented and unparented to choose from Dynamyx is an awesome facility! They also offer camps, events, and birthday parties as well, on Friday mornings you can swing by for a drop-in class for only $6!
Find them at : 104- 25 Chisholm Ave, St.Albert, 780-458-3153
4. Dominelli School Of Music
Music is a great option for an enrichment activity for your child, Dominelli offers a program for ages 1-5 called, Rock Kids. Your little rock stars will get the opportunity to play the guitar, drums, ukulele and more. With a focus on holding a steady beat and using their fine motor skills for the class ” Rock Your Socks Off” ages 1-2. Then onto ” Raised On Rock” for ages 3-5 with a focus on play cords and tapping rhythms on the drum and much more!
Find them at: #203, 8119-160 Avenue Edmonton & #55 Chevigny street St. Albert (780) 488-8515
5. 4Cats Studio
What’s more fun than getting your hands dirty as a kid?! 4Cats Studio has a variety of different options to let your creativity soar! With a multitude of classes, workshops and birthday parties to choose from. Each season the have a different mug featured, right now it’s an adorable unicorn!
Find them at: #103- 23 Atkins Dr, St.Albert, 780-458-5577
6. Paul Sadler Swimland
Not only is swimming a great form of exercise, it’s also a lot of fun! Paul Sadler classes are a blast but more importantly, they teach the fundamentals our kiddos need to know in the water. They offer parented classes (swordy tots) and unparented classes( learn to swim).
Find them at: @LA Fitness, 12410 167 Ave NW, Edmonton (780) 800 5505
Jumping Beans is a special program designed with FUN in mind! An instructor will teach the children trampoline and gymnastics floor skills, tailored to a young age group! Special attention to technique and landing styles will ensure safe trampoline fun at home, or at the park!
Find them at:13535 156 Street NW Edmonton 780-482-5867
8. Precision Martial Arts
PMAA’s Lil’ Panthers Taekwondo Program is designed to guide and teach Pre-school/Kindergarten aged students the importance of listening, sharing, teamwork, trying their best, and not giving up when faced with challenges. Most importantly, by training in Taekwondo, they will become confident by learning how to set goals, work hard to achieve those goals, and become skilled and more fit in the process.
Find them at: #207, 10807 Castle Downs Road Edmonton 780-472-6238
9. Lahari Yoga
Lahari Offers classes for 3-year-olds called ” little yogis”. Yoga is incredibly beneficial for adults or children alike, it helps with improving concentration, increasing flexibility and balance, relaxes their minds and more. Also, they offer camps for children ages 4-8 and birthday parties as well!
Find them at: 86 McKenney Ave #200, St Albert
10. St.Albert Family Resource Centre
With over 400 courses and workshops annually the St.Albert FRC is an amazing non-profit facility, with classes for babies to adults. There are way too many programs to list here for you but one of my favorites is the parented Little Chefs class! This class helps build your little one’s confidence in the kitchen and gives them skills for later on in life. I highly recommend checking them out for some amazing classes for you and your child.
Find them at : Suite 10A, 215 Carnegie Drive St. Albert, 780-459-7377
I hope you found this short ( but awesome!) list helpful in your search for the perfect class for your children.
Please comment below some of your favorite classes!
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