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What to expect when you book a Balance & Beam Birthday Party!

FUN, FUN AND MORE FUN THAT'S WHATIf you are looking for a GREAT PARTY DESTINATION for your little birthday superstar, well look no further. Balance & Beam’s parties have been voted one of the TOP PARTY VENUES in this area.Every one of our private parties are brilliantly organised and unique. We work with parents and carers to ensure that their Balance & Beam Birthday Party is AWESUME for their child, totally STRESS FREE for them and FUN FUN FUN for everyone.We give you a 100% guarantee that everything will be just perfect for your little one’s special day.From the moment you and your party guests enter our bright and colourful, spotlessly clean gym our fully trained and experienced party hosts will take care of everything, meaning you just sit back and enjoy watching everyone having a fabulous time.About a Balance & Beam Birthday PartyFirst and foremost CONTACT US NOW and reserve your party date… Our party slots book up really quickly.Balance & Beam parties can be booked by both members and non-members.Our parties are suitable for 1-9 year olds and are completely instructor led by DBS checked staff.You will have exclusive use of our gym and all the facilities for the duration of your party.We can cater for mixed age group parties and create a party package that meets the needs of every child and their guests. You can choose either a 1 hour.30 mins or a 2 hour party slotWe supply all napkins, plates, cups and juice You can choose to either bring your own party food or pay an addition catering fee for us to do it all for you. We supply you with cute party invites that contain all the details about your Balance & Beam party.We will set up everything for you, including your food even if you have prepared it yourself.Our party hosts serve the food, present and then cut your birthday cake ready to pop it into your party bags.And BEST OF ALL we do all the cleaning up.All your party guests leave with a balloon and the Birthday STAR will get a T-Shirt from us as a special thank you for choosing Balance & Beam for their special birthday celebration destination. Price Information for a 1 hour 30 mins partyMembers… £200 up to 12 guestsNon-Members… £230 up to 12 guestsExtra ½ Hour… £50** Additional Children up to a max of 28 are at £9 per headAddition Party Food Package..£7.50Reserve your party slot NOW

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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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Birthday Parties at Balance & Beam - Bookings now being taken for May, June & July!! - 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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New £40k investment means children CAN cartwheel into a Happy, Healthy Life

Latest investment will help all our current and future members to continue to develop during unique weekly Child Development Sessions.Our new equipment will also help to encourage more boys to join our club and enjoy the benefits of being part of our Balance & Beam family as we introduce some functional fitness sessions into our classes. We are aware that too much time in front of screens and a sedentary lifestyle is taking its toll on our children’s wellbeing. This is why our aim at Balance & Beam has always been to introduce as many children as possible to live a healthy life through regular fun exercise and help to challenge them to meet their own personal little milestones . We have seen thousands of children and their families gain so much from our programme over the last 13 years and believe our continued investment will help us to continue to help local children “ Cartwheel into a Happy, Healthy life”.Our professionally designed programme is based on motor skill learning and imagination which helps build confidence in all children during our non-competitive gymnastic based classes and works on all areas of a child’s development to improve motor skills, language and social skills.Sessions are always fun but we have a serious mission to work with parents and carers to help develop sociable, confident and active children who are well equipped to deal with the challenges that modern day living presents to everyone including our children and who will then go on to become sociable confident and active young adults.With classes suitable for children from just 4 months through to 12 years, we are giving all children plenty of opportunity to be active and healthy. Small pupil/teacher ratios mean all our members build great relationships with our instructors, who focus on ensuring every child, irrelevant of their ability is always given their time to shine.We always praise the smallest of achievements because we understand that a small achievement for one child can be a massive one for another.We invite all potential members to attend a free trial session which enables both child and parents to see first-hand how much fun our programme is. For more information contact us now

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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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Yvonne's Skydive for Cancer Research

Here at Balance & Beam we are passionate about supporting charities and helping to make a difference to the lives of people and families from all walks of life.Many of us have been touched by cancer in one way or another and this is why Yvonne has made the brave decision to do a Tandem Skydive in support of Cancer Research.The aim of this event is to raise awareness and as much money as possible for this amazing charityWith this in mind we are asking that you all dig deep and support our brave (or foolish) Vonni You can donate by going to Yvonne’s Just Giving Page or next time you are in the gym, drop your donation into our collection box. Skydive DetailsCharity Cancer ResearchDate: Saturday 27th April 2019,Location: Skydive Tilstock Freefall ClubCancer Research and what they do

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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!Our 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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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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