Active Kids Academy
specific programmes based on your needs
Here at Active Kids Academy we provide a wide range of services for children with special needs and disabilities. We also provide training for those working with children through sport.
All of our services are designed specifically to meet the needs of the children engaging in our programs. Our classes are non-competitive and inclusive. The focus is on participation and enjoyment.
We can focus on all of the skills the the children need to develop and improve in a fun way. We can incorporate any tasks or exercises set by their physiotherapist and occupational therapist allowing the children to perform these exercises in a fun manner.
We love to find out about the children’s interests, hobbies and needs before we start working with them. This enables us to make our classes as appealing to the children as possible. We want the children to have fun, be proud of who they are and achieve beyond expectations. That’s why we aim to develop supportive, accepting communities where children can flourish and be celebrated.
We ensure that all of our classes are adaptable and suitable for all needs. Whilst our classes our structured, they offer plenty of opportunities for input from the children. We encourage the children to help us develop activities and create games, giving them a sense of ownership over the classes.
We incorporate a social skills section into our classes and some team activities to enhance the children’s skills. Also, we spend time teaching the children how to fail and to set goals in a safe, non judgemental environment.
Whilst the children believe they are coming for a fun class, behind it there is a lot of planning and programme design to ensure that the children reap as many benefits as possible from the time we spend together.
What We Offer:
We aim to ensure that every one, regardless of ability has access to exercise and activity. We build communities not classes. We want everyone who avails of our service to feel part of something. All of our classes are fun, inclusive and non competitive. Our motto is Moving is winning so it doesn’t matter how you get to the end of the task, once you get there. Our goal is to support you on the journey and ensure that you have as much fun as possible along the way.
Our Vision is Fitness For All
We want to get everybody moving, To educate people, to break down barriers and to ensure access for all to exercise and movement
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Why Choose Us?
Our Aims Are Simple!
- Fitness For All
- Classes Specific To Needs
- Happy Head, Healthy Heart and Strong body
- Build Communities
We achieve this by ensuring that all of our classes are inclusive and designed to cater for everybody. We provide an environment where everyone is accepted for who they are. We include activities in our classes that allow our users to socialise and form friendships, this helps us build communities.
Our fun fitness classes allow children and adults to get fit, improve agility, strength, balance, coordination, social skills, listening skills, communication skills, flexibility and much more. We develop activities that will help improve gross and fine motor skills, hand eye coordination, develop coping mechanisms, improve concentration and locomotor skills. We also focus on building self-confidence and increasing self-esteem for all the participants in our classes. The best thing is that all of this happens unbeknownst to them because they are just having fun.
Benefits From Our Classes
Gross & Fine Motor Skills
Hand Eye Coordination
Sense of belonging
Mental Health Awareness
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