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Easter Holiday Camps Running Tuesday 23rd April - Friday 26th April

Eggbert and the Dinosaur AdventuresAbout our Holiday Camp AdventuresOur amazing action packed, fun filled, exciting and safe OFSTED Registered Easter School Holiday Camps.Eggbert is an unhatched egg… Come and join us and find out if he will he be a fluffy chick or an undiscovered dinosaur?Egg-cited to find out more about our T-Rex-cellent camps ? All you need to know is listed belowCamps will run on Tuesday 23rd to Friday 26th April and are open to both members and non-members.Every day is different which means everyone ALWAYS has lots of fun and we never hear those famous words "I’m bored" at our camps!AM CAMP 9.30am-12.30pmEach camp starts with a 1 hour 15 minutes gym session which is fully instructor lead. Group activities give all the children time to settle in and get acquainted. We then have group games and lots of fun time to try out our full size gymnastic equipment in our purpose built, bright & colourful gym. After all the fun, it’s on into our party room for 45 minutes to recharge batteries with a freshly prepared healthy snack which typically consists of buttered toast, crumpets, bagels and toasted tea-cakes and fresh fruit served with either water or juice. (Food allergies are catered for on request)All the children then get involved in a themed craft activity which will be so fantastic it will get pride of place on your fridge at home.Then it’s back into the gym for another hour of instructor led gym fun and games.So that’s our action packed morning camp. ( If you are collecting your little ones at lunch time be prepared for tears because they want to stop all day ! )LUNCH TIME 12.30 till 1.30.If children are staying with us all day we then have our lunch break . This is a supervised FREE hour where children go into our party room to eat their own packed lunch. Staff are on hand to open lunch boxes, crisp packets, yoghurts or anything else that is proving challenging for little hands.  We can provide a Subway Kidspak with them being right next door to us (pre-order is essential on drop off and at an extra cost of £3.00)We then encourage children to take some quiet time to do a word search, read a book or do some colouring. This will always be fully supervised and is a great opportunity for children to make new friends.PM CAMP 1.30pm-4.30 Our afternoon session is based on the same timeframe as the morning but will be a totally different session to ensure everyone is stimulated and has lots of fun. Our afternoon snack is normally fresh fruit, raisins, a yogurt or jelly and some crisps with either water or juice.So that’s a typical day at one of our amazing camps. We guarantee your little people will leave Balance & Beam exhilarated, happy and probably shattered Each camp day is different, so if you need childcare for the full week then be assured they will get to meet lots of new friends each day; and explore different activities day in and day out.Our Camps Details Morning (9:30am - 12:30pm) Afternoon (1:30pm - 4:30pm) Both (9:30m - 4:30pm) Half Day £22 Full Day £44Early/Late PickupEarly Drop off (8:30am -9:30am) (+£3.00) Early Drop Lunchtime (12.30pm- 1.30pm) (+£3.00) Late Pick Up (4:30pm - 5:00pm) (+£3.00) Subway Lunch (+£3.00) Members Discount Code appliesTo book your camps Click Here

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Book Your Free Trial NOW For Our Spring Term + Prices

Our Spring term has just started and runs through to 28th July 2019.Classes are already really busy so please DO send us an enquiry NOW especially for our parent/child & pre-school classes; our little people have so much fun and we want more of them to have even more fun!Price options for the Spring term following a free taster session from w/c 25th March are as follows:£225.50 for 16 Classes in full saving 10% discount Or£90 Deposit + one further payment of £135..50 in one month's timeOr choose our instalment option:£90 Deposit + 3 further monthly payments of £53.50Annual family membership of £35 applies - which covers you for insurance in the gym and gives you the ability to swap & change classes should you have to cancel through illness or holidays, free parking plus other member discounts & benefitsFor term time & class information please go to – Parent child (4 months - 3 years), Pre-school (3 years - 6 years), Primary School (6+ years)To book your free trial class or for further information please call us on 01782 214452 or fill in the Contact Form through to our youtube channel to listen / see some of our testimonials out our facebook page to see what we get up to in class & read our testimonials. contact us on 01782 214452 or by email to book your free trial or for more information

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Birthday Parties at Balance & Beam - Bookings now being taken for April onwards!! - Don't leave it too late!!

We've been voted No#2 Party Venue for North Staffordshire and we've already got lots of parties booked for March and now starting to take April, May & June bookings so please don't leave it too late to find out about our fabulous, bespoke birthday parties here - we are experts in catering to the age of your children.  Parties are held on Sundays from 11am.Member Price is £200 for 12 guests - if you have more coming then it's an extra £9/head up to around 28Extend your party by 30 minutes to include the Tumble Track for an extra £50If you are a Balance & Beam VIP/Goldcard holder you will get £50 off your party(Non Member Party Price is £230 for 12 guests)  Include catering at £7.50 per headPlease visit the Parties page of the website for more specific details about the parties.  (If you have less than 12 guests please speak to a member of staff to see if we can negotiate on price)   Hi Balance and BeamWe just wanted to say a huge thank you for giving Dylan such a fantastic 3rd birthday party. He had an awesome time and his friends thoroughly enjoyed themselves too. Ellie and Aleysha were absolutely brilliant and the two hours went so fast. All the children enjoyed themselves from the oldest (13) to the youngest (2). There was so much fun and laughter, we could just sit back and watch all the children have a wonderful time.Thank you so much for a fantastic, brilliant, amazing, memorable, relaxing, tremendous, totally epic birthday party. Dylan often talks about all the fun and all his friends had at his party.It brought back many happy memories from when Grace had her 5th birthday party with you all those years ago!!  It is still just as brilliant.Thank you again.Best wishes Jack xxxx

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Bubble Bonanza Messy Play Friday, 15th March 11:00am - 12 Noon

Our next themed Messy Play session will be held on Friday 15th March at 11:00am - 12 noon with a special Bubble Bonanza.  Lots of 'clean fun' with bubbles and bubbly foam activities to get messy withOur 'Let's Get Messy' craft sessions are held at Balance & Beam in our party roomOne hour creative craft sessions for our under 4s Parent/child activity with everything supplied by us. Different weekly activities with all the messy stuff here & not in your own home!!Free juice & biccys provided afterwardsFree to Balance & Beam VIP / Goldcard holders£5.50 non membersFor more information please contact us on 01782 214452 or by email to book in

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Read & Rumble - Thursday, 7th March - It's Spring Time

Our next Read and Rumble will be on Thursday, 7th March @ 11.30We have a lovely Spring Time activity for all your little ones with our Special Themed EventWe will start with songs & rhymes then head into the gym for lots of fun including group activities and free play We will have a super Spring craft treat afterwards for the kids to make & we will also include juice (or water) and biscuits for the little ones and Tea/coffee and biscuits for mums and dads to finish.Read & Rumble sessions are suitable for children up to 4 years and open to both members and non-members. The cost of this special event is £7.50 for allTo Book or for more information please call 01782 214452 or email:

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Activity Camps

School Holiday Camps at Balance & BeamOur OFSTED registered fully supervised full and half day themed activity camps are the perfect solution to your child care needs. Designed to stimulate physical fitness and develop motor skills all whilst having lots of FUN. Craft breaks mid-morning and mid-afternoon provide time for children to get creative and also give them time to recharge their batteries with a healthy snack. Every camp is different, so we never hear those famous words “ I’m bored”. Fun and exciting themes give children the opportunity to try out all of our gymnastics equipment, make new friends and get involved in lots of group games and activities, meaning you can confidently book your little ones into several camps with our guarantee that you will be collecting happy little people at the end of each session.Camps are available to both members and non-members and suitable for children from 3-10 years. We accept childcare vouchers or tax free credits and you can book camps online with the option to include early drop offs and late pickups or Subway lunchpack.It will be FUN FUN FUNClick here to book online

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Vacancy for Gymnastics Instructor - Weekday Evenings

Are you an energetic, self-motivated, conscientious individual seeking a fun and challenging opportunity working with children by teaching motor skill development through gymnastics based classes? If so, you may be just the person we’re looking for! (We are not a soft play centre) The position would suit an ex-gymnast or University student looking for some evening workDetails of the PostWe are always on the look out for hard working, dependable individuals to help our business grow! Instructors will be responsible for teaching non-competitive gymnastics classes to Pre-School and Primary School age children, You will be working with a dynamic team of individuals who are committed to providing outstanding customer service and a membership experience for children and parents that is second to none.Evenings are required from 4.00pm - 7.30pm. Full training will be provided and there are excellent opportunities for career growth and advancement.Typical responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:• Delivering the high standards of our gymnastics based developmental programme.• Know and understand our philosophy and programme• Communicate information correctly and professionally to parents• Conduct high quality classes whilst ensuring they are high energy and fun• Providing excellent customer service and building student enrolmentA background in child development, physical education, sports, gymnastics or drama is certainly a plus as is customer service experience.About Balance & BeamBalance & Beam Gymnastics has been trading since 2006 & are setting the standard for progressive motor-skill development, by providing children with a foundation of confidence through non-competitive, gymnastics-based programmes. Our Parent/Child, Pre-School and Primary School classes are all taught in a fun, safe and nurturing environment, which encourages children to develop at their own pace building confidence & self-esteem.If this sounds like the position you have been looking for, please forward *details of your experience*in a covering email together with your contact information and CV to:Yvonne Shuttleworth Gym Director Balance & Beam Gymnastics Festival Way Stoke on Trent ST1 Type: Part-timeSalary: upon applicationRequired experience:Experience in gymnastics / coaching: 3 yearsLevel One Qualification in Artisitic Gymnastics (or similar) would be advantageous but not essential however, knowledge of gymnastic skill progression is

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Why Not Give That Special Little Person The Best Start in Life with one of out Gift Vouchers

Our Gift Vouchers make the perfect gifts for that special little person and can be used for any product or service offered by Balance & Beam.Take a look at our website or come to the desk when you’re next in class to purchase your gift vouchers and give the gift that will help the little person in your family Cartwheel into a Happy Healthy LifeYou can purchase them on our website by following this link Vouchers

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Calling all Babies - 4 months - walking!

Babies can enjoy dedicated exercise classes just as much as their older peers at Balance & Beam. Designed to stimulate and promote core physical activity from an early age, your baby will develop a dynamic awareness of their surroundings. Guided by music and rhythm designed to kindle their little senses and advance motor-skill development.Classes are available for babies from just 4 months old and are completely instructor led. Programmes run weekly on Fridays and we offer a free taster session so you get to see what happens in one of our classes.Although all classes are designed for children, Balance and Beam help to grow a great social environment for new mums and dads to learn more about their little bundles of fun as they actively participate in classes – sometimes they have more fun than the children!Special introductory offer for only £130 for a 10-week course includes £35 annual family membership.Call us now for more information and to secure your baby’s place on 01782 214452.Terms and Conditions: Rolling Term start NOWA full programme is for 10 classesAnnual family membership is included in this offerFree trial session available 

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Group Bookings for Pre Schools, Primary Schools & Clubs

Are you looking for a stress free activity for your school group visit?Our school group activity sessions are a great opportunity to get children out of the classroom enjoying some physical fun.Group visits are ideal as a school reward day or a team building day for childrenWe are OFSTED registered and a full risk assessment policy will be provided for every visit. We can accommodate groups of up to 30 children and these visits are suitable for primary school children up to year 3. Your visit will be led by our fully qualified instructors ensuring activities are always safe structured and suitable for each individual group visit. Each of our sessions will help children develop motor skills, with activities such as running, jumping, skipping, hopping and galloping.Children will be given the opportunity to experience all the equipment in the gym. Learning how to do forward rolls and trying cartwheels on the mats. Building muscle strength on the bars with swings, hangs and rotations and trying skills on the beam.All this is achieved in a fun filled hour and a half session.Our school group visits are also a great opportunity for teaching staff to pick up ideas for their own physical activity sessions within school At the end of each visit all the children will be served juice /or water and biscuits.Our fun group visits are also suitable for clubs such as cubs, brownies, football teams etc.For more information please email or call 01782 214452

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