Kids Sports and Classes

Preschool age

(0-5 years)

School age

(5-12/13 years)

Highschool age

(12/13 years plus)

Preschool age (0-5 years)

Beachlands Maraetai Playcentre
At Playcentre children do what they do best - PLAY! Playcentres offer endless opportunities for children to explore, create, jump, run, get messy and grow. Beachlands Maraetai Playcentre is a relaxed and welcoming group local of families. Purpose built premises house a wide range of resources and a spacious and attractive outdoor environment.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Tuesday - Friday: 9am - 12pmBeachlands school grounds: 18 Bell Road$30 per family donation/termPhone: 09-536 6015
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Clevedon Playgroup
Playgroup Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays 8-30am to 12-30pm. All welcome. Please bring a lunchbox and drink bottle for your little one for morning tea. Coffee and cake provided for the big people!We do not meet on public holidays or during the school holidays. Clevedon Playgroup operates under a daily booking system via a relevant dated Event on our Facebook page Clevedon Playgroup/Mainly Music.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Mondays, Tuesday and Fridays: 8:30am - 12:30pmClevedon Presbyterian Church$5 per family per session or you may purchase a concession card $40 for 10 visits.Lynette Burton 021 341617 or lynette@clevedonpresy.co.nz
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Coastal Playgroup
Fun activities for preschool children, painting, singing, musical instruments, dress ups, art/craft activities, ride on bikes, imaginative play, friendly group. Morning tea provided for children.Coffee and cake for parent/caregiver. EFTPOS available
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Tuesday 9am - 12pm, Wednesday 9am - 12pm (Wed incl. Mainly Music)Pohutukawa Presbyterian Church$4 per session per familyAnne, Mobile: 021 180 4595 or Lu, Mobile: 021 851 762
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Coffee & Kids
A relaxed playgroup with refreshments, home baking and space for the children to play
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Tuesday: 9:30am - 11amBeachlands Baptist ChurchGold coin donation.Ruth Riding, Mobile: 021 0721 7321
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Dance Lessons - Coastal School of Dance
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Monday, 3:45pm-4.15pm: Pre school dance for funBeachlands Memorial HallTBCDanielle Saunders, Mobile 021 235 4151
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Dance Lessons - Intro to dance and Pre Grade Ballet
The Dance Corner is a local dance studio based in the Maraetai Beach Community Hall. The Dance Corner aims to provide quality dance lessons in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021
Monday:Intro to dance - 10:00am (Lousie)
Saturday:Intro to dance (2-3 years) - 9:00am - 9:30am (Milla and Korrin)
9:30 - 10:00 Pre Grade ballet 4-6yrs (Kaasia and Korrin)
Maraetai Beach Community Hall, 12 Rewa road, Maraetai$90Mobile: 027 2025 809
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Jumping Juniors
Children will learn to roll, jump balance, swing and have plenty of fun whilst learning fundamental movement skills playing with shapes, on beams, mini tramps and heaps more.For Children 1-4 years old.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Monday, 11:00-11:45am, Thursday: 9:15-10amTe Puru Community Centre$100/termMaia Biddulph, Phone: 09 536 5360
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Library Bus - Beachlands
Mobile libraries visit locations and communities throughout Tamaki Makaurau and are especially helpful for those who may find it challenging to visit their local library. They carry a range of books, magazines, audiobooks and other items to suit customers of all ages, as well as free public WiFi on board
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Wednesday: 12pm –3.30pm
Saturday 9am - 12:00pm
27 Wakelin road, BeachlandsFree for library card holders
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Library Bus - Maraetai
Mobile libraries visit locations and communities throughout Tamaki Makaurau and are especially helpful for those who may find it challenging to visit their local library. They carry a range of books, magazines, audiobooks and other items to suit customers of all ages, as well as free public WiFi on board.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Wednesday: 8:40am - 11am130 Maraetai Drive, MaraetaiFree for library card holders
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Mainly Music Beachlands
A relaxed playgroup with refreshments, home baking and space for the children to play. A fun music group for parents or care givers to enjoy together with their young child. Morning tea served between the sessions.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Thursday: 9.30amBeachlands Baptist Church$4 per family, or $40 -10 session card (which entitles you to one free session)Ali, Mobile: 027 648 3113
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Mainly Music Clevedon
A relaxed playgroup with refreshments, home baking and space for the children to play. A fun music group for parents or care givers to enjoy together with their young child. Morning tea served between the sessions.
Please bring a lunchbox and drink bottle for your little one for morning tea. Coffee and cake provided for the big people!
We do not meet on public holidays or during the school holidays. Clevedon Playgroup operates under a daily booking system via a relevant dated Event on our Facebook page Clevedon Playgroup/Mainly Music.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8.30am-12.30pm with the music starting at 10.00am. Clevedon Presbyterian Church$5 per family per session or you may purchase a concession card $40 for 10 visits. Anyone new please make request to join Facebook page to receive an application form.Lynette Burton: 021 341617
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Mainly Music Maraetai
Morning tea provided for children Coffee and cake for parent/caregiver. EFTPOS available. Leader Sarah Metcalf
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Wednesday: 9.00am & 12pmPohutukawa Presbyterian Church, Maraetai$4 per session per familySarah Metcalf, Mobile: 022 082 6432, Anne, Mobile: 021 180 4595 or Lu, Mobile: 021 851 762
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Nature Play Playgroup
Omana Nature Play is a group for homeschooling/unschooling families to connect, play and explore. We meet every Friday at Omana Regional Park, usually at Omana Beach and we let the children lead their own play, exploration and learning. During lambing season we help the rangers out by feeding the orphaned lambs. It's just a great group to connect with. We organise outings and hope to organise a couple of camps at DOC campgrounds throughout the year.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Fridays, 9:30am-11:30amOmana Park - top playgroundFreeCarissa Walton, Mobile: 027 348 3005
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Preschool running races
Fun family event for preschool age children - 3 x 6 running races for each category: 2, 3 and 4 years old girls and boys. Treat reward at the end of each evening, with a fun finale at the end of the term.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Tuesdays, 6pm-6:30pm (term 1 and 4)Te Puru grounds$15/term/childPhone: 09-536 6015
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Soccer - Little Kickers
Little Kicks: For age 18 mths - 2 1/2 yrs. Children are introduced to the basics of football (dribbling, striking, goal scoring etc.) in a play-oriented yet structured format, using child-friendly but realistic football equipment. Parent participation required.
Junior Kickers: for age 2 1/2 yrs - 3 1/2 yrs. Learning through play and because children are allowed to work to their own ability, it is suitable for complete beginners.
Mighty Kickers: For ages 3 1/2 yrs - 5th birthday. Children begin to understand the importance of team play and matches are gradually introduced.
Mega Kickers: For ages 3 1/2 yrs - 7th birthday.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Little Kicks:
Saturdays, 08:20 - 09:05am
Junior Kickers:
Saturdays, 08:20 - 09:05am
Mighty and Mega Kickers:
Saturdays, 09:15 - 10:00am
Whitford Community Hall (while Beachlands Memorial Hall is under renovation. Monthly recurring fee of $65
Initial membership fee of $40 for new players which comes with a uniform kit.
Mobile: 021 754 257
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Swimming lessons
Venue:Address:More info:Contact:
Trent Bray Swim School2/23 Springs Rd, East TamakiChlorine Free pool. Lessons from 6 months to adult.
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SwimGym Howick2/1 Fencible Dr, HowickSwimming lessons from 3 month old to adults.
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Swimsation Swim Schools10 Birmingham Rd, OtaraSwimming lessons from 3 month old to adults.
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SwimGym Lloyd ElsmoreSir Lloyd Dr, Pakuranga HeightsSwimming lessons from 3 month old to adults.
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Fulton Swim School12 Torrens Rd, Burswood, BotanyIndoor & Heated pool. No harsh chemicals used. Lessons from 6 month to adults.
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Taekwon-Do: Ji Shin Dragons - Mini Kids
Ji Shin Dragons - Mini Kids: specifically designed for 4-9yr olds. Taekwon-Do is an awesome martial art for kids and adults, focusing not only on self defense, physical training and techniques, but also a strong focus on moral and ethical teachings such as courtesy, respect, perseverance and self control. It's also a load of fun!
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Wednesday, Fridays: 6pm - 7pmMaraetai Beach School Hall$70 per term, plus an annual registration fee to our governing organisation (ITFNZ).Vic Gilpin
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Toy Library
A large selection of toys, play equipment and puzzles for children aged 0 - 6 years available for loan to Toy Library members.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Thursday:10am - 12pm, Sunday: 9am - 10am59 Third View Ave, BeachlandsTBCBetty Wilkings, Mobile: 021 492 325
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Whitford Playcentre
At Playcentre children do what they do best - PLAY! Playcentres offer endless opportunities for children to explore, create, jump, run, get messy and grow. Whitford Playcentre is a relaxed and welcoming group local of families. Purpose built premises house a wide range of resources and a spacious and attractive outdoor environment.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Monday - Friday: 9.15am - 12.15pm53 Whitford-Maraetai Road, Whitford$30 per family donation/termPhone: 09-530 8895
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Wriggle and Rhyme Beachlands
Wriggle and Rhyme is a programme designed to promote active movement for children aged 2 years and under.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
10am-10:30am, Wednesday fortnightly Beachlands Rural LibraryFree
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Wriggle and Rhyme Maraetai
Wriggle and Rhyme is a programme designed to promote active movement for children aged 2 years and under.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
10am-10:30am, Wednesday fortnightly Maraetai Rural LibraryFree
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School age (5 - 12/13 years)

Athletics - Cross country
Beachlands Maraetai Athletics Club came into existence with the help of parents and staff at Te Puru. The club has grown with coaching in a variety of track and field and athletics during summer with cross country running in the winter season.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Cross Country runs for Term 2 and 3. Starting 3rd May until end of Term 3.6pm-6:30pm. Meet by the big tire at Te Puru.Te Puru grounds$40Tony Cooper, Mobile: 021 846 856, Phone: 09-536 5360
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Basketball
Run by volunteers to promote and give access to the game of basketball to all inhabitants of the Pohutukawa Coast area and to enable all players, with the support of the club, to achieve their potential.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Registrations are open for Terms 2 & 3 weekly basketball. This registration covers both terms 2 & 3 for 2021. Sessions will run for 10 weeks from Tues 4th May - 6th July (term 2), and Tues 27th July - 28th Sept (term 3). Players & spectators will be subject to COVID19 rules defined by Te Puru.

Session times are:
4:00pm - 4:45pm, Session 1: Beginners/Youngsters (Yr 2-4)
4:45pm - 5:45pm, Session 2: Juniors / Yr 5/6 team
5:45pm - 7:00pm, Session 3: Junior Plus / Yr 7/8 teams
7:00pm - 8:00pm, Session 4: Yr9+ / Youth
8:00pm - 9:00pm, Session 5: Adult scrimmage
Te Puru Community HallFees are $120 per player for both terms ($60 per term), payable by credit card or direct credit. Siblings pay $70 for both terms ($35 per term). Please register siblings on a separate form.Register at website, Mobile: 027 775 5320
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Dance - Tap
The Dance Corner is a local dance studio based in the Maraetai Community Hall. The Dance Corner aims to provide quality dance lessons in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021:
Thursday: 5:45 - 6:30pm- Grade 2 Tap (10+)-(Korrin)
Maraetai Beach Community Hall, 12 Rewa road, Maraetai$90/termMobile: 027 202 5809
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Dance Lessons - Ballet
The Dance Corner is a local dance studio based in the Maraetai Beach Community Hall. The Dance Corner aims to provide quality dance lessons in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021
Monday:4:15 - 5:00 Grade 3 Ballet 10 + (Korrin)
Thursday: 3:30 - 4:00 Pre Grade 2 Ballet (5+) (Korrin)
4:00 - 4:30 Pre Grade 3 Ballet (7+) (Milar and Korrin)
4:30 - 5:00 Grade 1 Ballet 8+ (Milar and Korrin)
Saturday 9:30am - 10:00am: Pre Grade 1 Ballet (4 - 6yrs) (Kaasia and Korrin) $85
Maraetai Community Hall, 12 Rewa Road, Maraetai$90Mobile: 027 2025 809
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Dance lessons - Coastal School of Dance
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Monday:: 4:15pm - 5:00pm - Dance for 5 and 6 years
5:00pm - 6pm - Grade 4 Ballet
6:00pm - 7:00pm - Jazz Bronze level
Tuesday: 4:00 - 5:00pm - Grade 2 Ballet
5:00pm - 6:00pm grade 2 Modern

Wednesday - at Botany College: 3:45pm - 4:30pm: Grade 3 Ballet
4:30pm - 5:45pm - Grade 5 Ballet
5:45 - 6:45pm - Jazz Silver Level
Beachlands Memorial Hall (Wednesdays at Botany College)Danielle Saunders, Mobile 021 235 4151
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Dance lessons - Hip-Hop
The Dance Corner is a local dance studio based in the Maraetai Beach Community Hall. The Dance Corner aims to provide quality dance lessons in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021:
Wednesday:
5:15 - 6:00pm - Open Hip Hop (8+) (Amelia and Rinata)
Maraetai Community Hall$90Mobile: 027 2025 809
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Dance lessons - Jazz
The Dance Corner is a local dance studio based in the Maraetai Beach Community Hall. The Dance Corner aims to provide quality dance lessons in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021:
Tuesday 5:45 - 6:30 Grade 3 Jazz (10+) (Amelia)
6:30 -7:15 Pre Ele Jazz (13+) (Korrin)
Wednesday:3:30 - 4:00: Pre Grade 1 Jazz (5+)-(Louise)
4:00 - 4:30 - Pre Grade 2 Jazz (6+)-(Louise)
4:30 - 5:00 Pre Grade 3 Jazz (8+) (Louise)
Thursday:5:00 - 5:45 Grade 1 Jazz (8+)- (Milar and Korrin)
Maraetai Community Hall, 12 Rewa Road, Maraetai$90Mobile: 027 2025 809
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Dance lessons - Open, Leaps Turns and Conditioning
The Dance Corner is a local dance studio based in the Maraetai Beach Community Hall. The Dance Corner aims to provide quality dance lessons in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021: Saturday:10:00 - 10:45 Open, Leaps Turns and Conditioning (9+) (Kaasia and Korrin)Maraetai Community Hall$90Mobile: 027 2025 809
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Extension Gymnastics
All the apparatus you would expect to find in a comprehensive gymnastic class are utilised. This includes the vault, bars, balance beam, floor, and rings. We also use small equipment to assist in developing finer motor skills. Our tumbling classes use air tracks, a double mini tramp, floor mats and more.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Monday: 5:00pm -6:30pm (8+yrs)Te Puru Community Centre$160/termMaia Biddulph, Phone: 09-536 5360
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Foundation performing arts class - Buckle my Shoe
Class for 6-9 year olds which includes puppets, poetry, singing, music, movement, tongue twisters, vocal work etc.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Thursday and Friday after school.Beachlands SchoolTBCAnna Katherine Prossor, Mobile: 021 508 007
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Girl Guiding - Brownies
Age: 7-9 years. Brownies are becoming more aware and independent. Lead the adventure and have a say in what you do. Earn badges in teams and on your own.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Wednesdays, 3.30pm - 5pmScout Hall, Te Puru Park$90/termBest contact through web form
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Girl Guiding - Guides
Age: 9-12 years. At Guides you are growing into a leader, making decisions about what challenge you'll take on next - whether it's community action or learning to surf.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Wednesdays, 6.30pm-8.00pmBeachlands Memorial Hall$90/termLaura Hollyman, Mobile: 027 811 5912
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Girl Guiding - Pippins
Age: 5-7 years old. The adventure starts here. Make friends, tackle challenges, find adventure and earn cool badges that show off what you've learned along the way.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Wednesdays, 4pm-5pmMaraetai Tennis Club$90/termAngela McLeigh, Mobile: 021 455 278
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Gymnastics - Tumbling
Tumbling is a combination of floor gymnastics and trampolining. The focus is on macro skills and routines as well as strength and fitness training. These are designed for the gymnast who prefers to flip and jump.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Monday: Advanced - 3:15 - 4:15 (7+ years)
Thursday: Beginner - 3:30-4:30pm (5-6yrs),
4:30-5:30pm Intermediate (8+ yrs),
5:30-6:30pm Intermediate (7-9 yrs)
Te Puru Community Centre$135/termMaia Biddulph, Phone: 09-536 5360
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Highland Dance - Kate Deane School of Dance
This is a local highland dance school that runs in line with the New Zealand Academy of Highland and National dance. All dancers will participate in exams, competitions and dance display.

Sorry classes are full until further notice.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Classes are full until further notice.Maraetai Bowling Club (Mondays - 4:00pm - 7:00pm), Te Puru Community Centre (Thursday- 4:00pm-6:30pm)$80-$100 a termKate Deane, Phone: 021 718 811
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Karate
Junior Belts: white - green (6 years and older including beginners)
Senior Belts: Blue - Black (all ages)
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
6pm-7pm - Mondays: White-Green Juniors
6pm-7pm - Mondays: Blue-Black Belt Seniors
Maraetai Beach School HallFrom $35/MonthMurray Palmer
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Music - Guitar and Theory Lessons
NZ Modern School of Music - Either quitar or theory lessons during school hours. One lesson per week, in school hours. Guitar teacher is Kath Davy.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Beachlands School$14.50 per 30 minute lesson (small group)or $27 per 30 minute (private lesson)Beachlands School office
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Musical Theatre
The Dance Corner is a local dance studio based in the Maraetai Beach Community Hall. The Dance Corner aims to provide quality dance lessons in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021:
Monday: 5:00 - 6:00 Junior Musical Theatre (7-9 yrs) - (Lily)
6:00 - 7:00pm - Intermediate Musical Theatre (10+ Years)- (Lily)
Maraetai Beach Community Hall$100Mobile: 027 2025 809
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Netball
Junior and College grades for girls in Year 5 upwards
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Grading Round: 5 weeks - 18/25 July and 1/8/15 August.
Championship Round: 5 weeks - 22/29 August and 5/12/19 September
Teams train locally mid-week at Te Puru and play on Saturdays at the Howick Pakuranga Netball Centre.TBCKellie Roland, Mobile: 027 836 2978 or email Arna Roding
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Netball - Future Ferns
Future Ferns is a wonderful programme set up by Netball New Zealand and run by the Pohutukawa Coast Netball Club, under the guidance of Howick Pakuranga Netball and Northern Zone Netball.
We run the programme for children in Years 1 to 4, during Term 2 and Term 3.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Friday: first session - 4.30pm to 5.30pm,
second session - 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Te Puru Community CentreTBCShannon Bremmer
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Parkour
For Children 5 plus years.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Monday - Wednesday 3:30pm onwardsTe Puru Community CentreMartin: 0220117746
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Pony Club Beachlands Maraetai
Beachlands Maraetai Pony Club was originally formed in 1970. The club is located on the Whitford Maraetai Road, and operates on 6.5 acres of land leased from the Auckland City Council. You need your own horse to join.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Season runs Sep-April
Thursday: 5-7:30pm
Saturday: 2-4pm
855 Whitford Maraetai Road, BeachlandsApprox $200/yearMobile: 027 243 9349
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Pony Club Clevedon
Clevedon Pony Club is a friendly family-oriented organisation and always welcomes new members. Whilst the club committee is made up of volunteers, coaching is provided by highly experienced professional coaches.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Contact the clubClevedon A&P Showgrounds, Monument Road, ClevedonContact the clubKate Keane
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Pony Club Whitford
Whitford Pony Club is a fun and friendly pony club where children and adults alike can learn and participate in horse riding and horse management skills.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Contact the club.46 Whitford-Maraetai Road, WhitfordContact the club.Susan Dower, Mobile: 027 483 9746
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Recreation Gymnastics
All the apparatus you would expect to find in a comprehensive gymnastic class are utilised. This includes the vault, bars, balance beam, floor, and rings. We also use small equipment to assist in developing finer motor skills. Our tumbling classes use air tracks, a double mini tramp, floor mats and more.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Monday: 3:30pm - 4:30pm (5-6yrs)
4:30pm - 5:30pm (7+yrs)
Thursday: 3:30pm - 4:30pm (5-6yrs)
4:30pm - 5:30pm (7+yrs)
Te Puru Community Centre$135/termMaia Biddulph, Phone: 09-536 5360
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Rugby - U6-U8 age groups
U6-U8 age groups play rippa rugby for boys and girls and all games are played at Bruce Pulman Park on a Saturday morning. We are a club where members and parents can enjoy a friendly country type culture on the boundaries of the city. We promote a live local, play local theme.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Saturday Mornings, winter season
2020 Rugby season starts on Saturday 25th July and runs through to the end of September
Bruce Pulman ParkTBC
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Rugby - U9-U13 age groups
All games from U9-U13 are tackle grade. We are a club where members and parents can enjoy a friendly country type culture on the boundaries of the city. We promote a live local, play local theme.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Saturday Mornings
2020 Rugby season starts on Saturday 25th July and runs through to the end of September
Te Puru Park and around the Counties Manukau areaTBC
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Sailing courses Beachlands
The club has 6 Optimist sailing dinghies for learning to sail, two sprints for the larger kids, and a large 3 person Omega.
We also have 4 Stand Up Paddle boards, and 4 Kayaks, a windsurfer. These toys are free to use for Members, and the Shed can be opened by contacting a committee member.

Summer 2020 Children Sailing Programme

8 week programme starting November 2020
Suitable for 9+ years old.
• Water and boat Safety
• Getting to know your boat setup
• Getting your boat in and out of the water
• Capsizing
• Tacking
• Gybing
• Points of sail
• Rules of sailing and racing
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Summer 2020 Children Sailing Programme
Sunday 15th Nov Morning (10am) - Meet and greet / Shed tidyup
Sunday 22nd Nov Afternoon (1pm) - Intro to sailing – try it out
Sunday 29th Morning (10am) - Sailing with the wind on the side - beam course
Sunday 6th Dec Afternoon (1pm) - Sailing into the wind – windward leeward course
Sunday 13th Morning (10am) - Sailing round a triangular course
Sunday 20th - Afternoon (1pm) - Sailing round a triangular course
Sun
Beachlands Boating ClubFree for members of the Beachlands Boating Club
Family membership to the club is $125
Roger Mayhill
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Sailing courses Maraetai
The Junior Learn to Sail program at Maraetai Sailing Club teaches sailing to children in a fun, safe and supportive way. Our courses are for children aged 9 years and over and are instucted by our YNZ qualified coaches.

Completed the Learn to Sail course and want to continue to sail? We can now offer you the Learn to Race course so you can continue to learn the awesome skill of sailing. It is not only racing that is taught in this course. There is plenty of fun games and destination sails as well!For our Learn to Race course, you will need your own Optimist sailng dinghy
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
18.10 - Start of New Season: Opti Learn to Sail 1 & 2, Learn to Sail 3 and high performance training Maraetai Sailing Club$225. Incl hire of optimist for 7 week program. If providing own boat, fees are $100.

Learn to race: $100
Mobile: 021 440 145
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Scouts NZ - Te Puru Sea Scouts Group
Keas: For children School Year 1-3.
Kea Clubs provide safe and nurturing environments for children to develop their creativity. Keas interact with nature and learn to share through co-operation and teamwork. They engage in active and quiet games, stories, creative crafts, play-acting and singing. Keas share a motto: 'I share, I care, I discover, I grow.'

Cubs:For children School Year 3-6.
Cub Packs offer learning programmes where children are encouraged to experience, experiment, and explore. Become a Cub and do heaps of exciting indoor and outdoor activities! There are outdoor adventures like camping, bushwalking, outdoor cooking, sailing, expeditions, and helping your community.

Scouts: For children School Year 7-10
Action-packed activities form the core of being a Scout, encouraging young people to make their own decisions and to explore the world around them. Scouts commit to doing their best in everything they do, and to helping others, at the same time as learning valuable problem-solving and team building skills.

Venturers: For children School Year 10-13
Venturers develop their own programmes - from vocational activities developing self-confidence, to leadership courses and team building exercises. A progressive award scheme enables Venturers to extend their range of skills and earn certificates that lead towards the Queen's Scout Award and the Duke of Edinburgh / Young New Zealander's Challenge Gold Award.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3: Keas: Tuesdays, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cubs:
Tuesdays, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Scouts:Thursdays: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Te Puru Scout Hall at 954 Whitford-Maraetai Road, Beachlands$110/school term
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Soccer - BMAFC (Beachlands Maraetai Football) - Fun Football
Season starting 20 June, finishing 26 September 2020..

In addition, AFF (Auckland Football Federation) have advised that no training or tournaments should take place prior to April 18th. This means that we cannot complete the grading sessions for the 9th and 10th grade teams and our girls only squads until April 18th, nor can our teams train, and we would request that you all respect this.
Please note that these are the currently advised dates - they may change as the situation changes so please keep an eye on our Facebook page, and our website. Please check the Facebook page, then the Website first before emailing us, as our workload is currently high, and most answers will be there.

Fun Football continues the development achieved during First Kicks. Fun Football is a programme designed for children aged 7 and 8 years old.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Winter season: Saturday, 9:50am - 10:50am. (Typically the season starts early-April)
Te Puru groundsTBC
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Soccer - BMAFC (Beachlands Maraetai Football) - Junior Football
Season starting 20 June, finishing 26 September 2020.

In addition, AFF (Auckland Football Federation) have advised that no training or tournaments should take place prior to April 18th. This means that we cannot complete the grading sessions for the 9th and 10th grade teams and our girls only squads until April 18th, nor can our teams train, and we would request that you all respect this.
Please note that these are the currently advised dates - they may change as the situation changes so please keep an eye on our Facebook page, and our website. Please check the Facebook page, then the Website first before emailing us, as our workload is currently high, and most answers will be there.

Junior Football: soccer for children aged 9 to 12 years. BMAFC has multiple teams to cater for all playing abilities within this age group. Boys and Girls are generally mixed at this age group. However, as demand dictates there may be all-girls teams formed within this age bracket.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Winter season: Saturday morning. (Typically the season starts early-April)Te Puru grounds or awayTBC
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Soccer - BMAFC (Beachlands Maraetai Football) First Kicks
Season starting 20 June, finishing 26 September 2020.

In addition, AFF (Auckland Football Federation) have advised that no training or tournaments should take place prior to April 18th. This means that we cannot complete the grading sessions for the 9th and 10th grade teams and our girls only squads until April 18th, nor can our teams train, and we would request that you all respect this.
Please note that these are the currently advised dates - they may change as the situation changes so please keep an eye on our Facebook page, and our website. Please check the Facebook page, then the Website first before emailing us, as our workload is currently high, and most answers will be there.

First Kicks is a programme designed for children aged 5 and 6 years old. The programme is part of what's known as the Whole of Football Plan - a nationwide curriculum aimed at getting future footballers playing in an enjoyable environment.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Winter season: Saturday, 8:30am - 9:30am. (Typically the season starts early-April)
Te Puru groundsTBC
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Soccer Mega Kickers (Little Kickers)
For age 5th - 7th birthday.
More touches on the ball lead to faster and greater skill gain. Children become more competitive at this age and are taught to challenge themselves and one another. The match becomes the climax of the session and is the perfect outlet for channelling children's competitive energy as well as transferring their skills into a real world situation.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Saturdays, 9:15-10amWhitford Community Hall (while Beachlands Memorial Hall is under renovation. Monthly recurring fee of $65
Initial membership fee of $40 for new players which comes with a uniform kit.
Mobile: 021 754 257
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Speech and Drama classes
Introductory - Year 3 and 4 (aged 7 and 8* - non exam class), Primary - Year 5 and 6 (aged 9 and 10*), Intermediate - Year 7 and 8 (aged 11 and 12*) - *all ages are approximate
Small group (6 max) Speech and Drama Classes in Maraetai. Great for students who want to build their confidence in public speaking and performance skills. Lessons include public speaking, poetry reading, improvisation, theatre sports, storytelling and many more. Examinations and competitions optional.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Unfortunately, due to circumstances relating to COVID-19, all face to face Speech and Drama group classes are on hold for the remainder of the year. Should you be interested in online course options for Speech and Drama please contact me for more information.

Monday - Wednesday, 3.30-6.30pm, Timetable
Mondays: Pohutakawa Coast Presbyterian Church, Tuesdays, Wednesdays: Maraetai Library$200 - $220Mobile: 021 0289 3327
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St Johns Youth
Penguin Programme - For all young people aged 6 to 8 years. Having fun, discovering new things, building confidence and working together.
Cadet Programme - A focus on first aid, healthcare, leadership and general life skills. Cadets are the largest group within St John Youth. Since the programme is for all young people aged 8 to 18, cadets are grouped into various levels for training, competitions, events, camps and even social activities.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
St John Youth will be running online for Term 2 this year. We hope to see you all back at divisions in Term 3! For any questions contact youth@stjohn.org.nz.

Thursdays: 05:30 - 06:30pm Penguins
17:30 - 19:30pm Cadets
Beachlands Memorial HallTBC
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Swimming lessons
Venue:Address:More info:Contact:
SwimGym Howick2/1 Fencible Dr, HowickSwimming lessons from 3 month old to adults.
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Trent Bray Swim School2/23 Springs Rd, East TamakiChlorine Free pool. Lessons from 6 months to adult.
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SwimGym Lloyd ElsmoreSir Lloyd Dr, Pakuranga HeightsSwimming lessons from 3 month old to adults.
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Fulton Swim School12 Torrens Rd, Burswood, BotanyIndoor & Heated pool. No harsh chemicals used. Lessons from 6 month to adults.
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Swimsation Swim Schools10 Birmingham Rd, OtaraSwimming lessons from 3 month old to adults.
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Table tennis
Casual table tennis
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Tuesdays: 2pm-4pmTe PurufreePhone: 09-536 5360
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Taekwon-Do: Ji Shin Dragons - Mini Kids
Ji Shin Dragons - Mini Kids: specifically designed for 4-9yr olds. Taekwon-Do is an awesome martial art for kids and adults, focusing not only on self defense, physical training and techniques, but also a strong focus on moral and ethical teachings such as courtesy, respect, perseverance and self control. It's also a load of fun!
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Wednesday, Fridays: 6pm - 7pmMaraetai Beach School Hall$70 per term, plus an annual registration fee to our governing organisation (ITFNZ).Vic Gilpin
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Tennis - Hot Shots with Matt Jones
Matt and his team of coaches run term programs and tournaments for kids ages 5-12. Your children will learn tennis skills, gain confidence and make new friends. Tennis is about serve, rally and score. Tennis Hot Shots helps make this easier for kids because of the smaller courts, slower balls and shorter racquets. Sessions are made up of tactical, technical, fun and social elements which create developmental readiness in children.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021:
Wednesdays: 3.30pm to 5.30pm
Thursdays: 3.30pm to 5.30pm
Saturdays: 8.30am to 10.30pm
Clevedon Tennis Club, 65 Monument Road, Clevedon$120 - 9 weeks. Private lessons: $70/hourMatthew Jones, Mobile: 022 081 9620
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Tennis - Maraetai Tennis Club
COACHING: 20 weeks of professional coaching is provided for all our members on Thursday afternoons and evenings. All abilities are catered for.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
2020/2021 season starts on 15 October 2020. Thursday Coaching: Beginners (5-8 yrs) 3:30pm - 4.30pm Junior 1 (9-11 yrs) 4.30pm - 5.30pmTe Puru ParkTBCMobile: 021 0827 9118
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Touch Rugby
Beachlands Maraetai Touch is a Mixed Module with both junior and senior grades running from age 5 up. Our competition is run on a Wednesday night during the summer months and is the only module that runs both junior and senior teams on the same night.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Summer season: Wednesday
U6 5.20pm
U8 5.20pm
U10 5.50pm
U12 5.50pm
Te Puru GroundsApprox $330/team
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Windsurfing - Learn to Windsurf
We teach windsurfing for kids age 11 and up, and for adults. Our Beginner Learn to Windsurf course uses Kona windsurfers which can be hired from the club.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Learn to Windsurf programme runs for 8 weeks from 18 October - 13 December.Maraetai Sailing Club$225. Incl hire of windsurfer & rig for 7 week program.
If providing own board, tuition fees are $100.

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Highschool age (12/13 plus years)

Basketball
Run by volunteers to promote and give access to the game of basketball to all inhabitants of the Pohutukawa Coast area and to enable all players, with the support of the club, to achieve their potential.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Registrations are open for Terms 2 & 3 weekly basketball. This registration covers both terms 2 & 3 for 2021. Sessions will run for 10 weeks from Tues 4th May - 6th July (term 2), and Tues 27th July - 28th Sept (term 3). Players & spectators will be subject to COVID19 rules defined by Te Puru.

Session times are:
4:00pm - 4:45pm, Session 1: Beginners/Youngsters (Yr 2-4)
4:45pm - 5:45pm, Session 2: Juniors / Yr 5/6 team
5:45pm - 7:00pm, Session 3: Junior Plus / Yr 7/8 teams
7:00pm - 8:00pm, Session 4: Yr9+ / Youth
8:00pm - 9:00pm, Session 5: Adult scrimmage
Te Puru Community HallFees are $120 per player for both terms ($60 per term), payable by credit card or direct credit. Siblings pay $70 for both terms ($35 per term). Please register siblings on a separate form.Register at website, Mobile: 027 775 5320
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BeachUTH
BeachUTH is a vibrant youth community which exists for teens in year 9-13 at High School level to provide community and support for young people from any walk of life.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Years 7 & 8: Friday 6pm - 7pm
Years 9 - 13: Friday 7pm - 10pm
Beachlands Baptist ChurchSheryl Gielen, Mobile: 021 385 535
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Dance lessons - Contemporary
The Dance Corner is a local dance studio based in the Maraetai Beach Community Hall. The Dance Corner aims to provide quality dance lessons in Jazz, Tap ,Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021: Tuesday: 7:15 - 8:00pm - Level 4 Contemporary (13 +)(Korin)Maraetai Community Hall, 12 Rewa road, Maraetai$90/termMobile: 027 2025 809
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Dance lessons - Hip Hop
The Dance Corner is a local dance studio based in the Maraetai Beach Community Hall. The Dance Corner aims to provide quality dance lessons in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021: Wednesday: 6:00 - 7:00 - Level 4 Hip hop (13+) - (Korrin and Rinata) Maraetai Community Hall, 12 Rewa road, Maraetai$90Mobile: 027 2025 809
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Dance lessons - Jazz
The Dance Corner is a local dance studio based in the Maraetai Beach Community Hall. The Dance Corner aims to provide quality dance lessons in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021:
Tuesday: 6:30 -7:15pm: Pre Ele Jazz (13+) (Korrin)
Maraetai Community Hall, 12 Rewa Road, Maraetai$90Mobile: 027 2025 809
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Musical Theatre
The Dance Corner is a local dance studio based in the Maraetai Community Hall. The Dance Corner aims to provide quality dance lessons in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Term 3 2021: Monday: 7:00 - 8:00pm- Senior Musical Theatre (13+ Years) - Lily Maraetai Community Hall 12 Rewa Road$100/termMobile: 027 202 5809
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Pony Club Beachlands Maraetai
Beachlands Maraetai Pony Club was originally formed in 1970. The club is located on the Whitford Maraetai Road, and operates on 6.5 acres of land leased from the Auckland City Council. You need your own horse to join.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Season runs Sep-April
Thursday: 5-7:30pm
Saturday: 2-4pm
855 Whitford Maraetai Road, BeachlandsApprox $200/yearMobile: 027 243 9349
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Pony Club Clevedon
Clevedon Pony Club is a friendly family-oriented organisation and always welcomes new members. Whilst the club committee is made up of volunteers, coaching is provided by highly experienced professional coaches.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Contact the clubClevedon A&P Showgrounds, Monument Road, ClevedonContact the clubKate Keane
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Pony Club Whitford
Whitford Pony Club is a fun and friendly pony club where children and adults alike can learn and participate in horse riding and horse management skills.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Contact the club.46 Whitford-Maraetai Road, WhitfordContact the club.Susan Dower, Mobile: 027 483 9746
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Sailing courses Beachlands
The club has 6 Optimist sailing dinghies for learning to sail, two sprints for the larger kids, and a large 3 person Omega.
We also have 4 Stand Up Paddle boards, and 4 Kayaks, a windsurfer. These toys are free to use for Members, and the Shed can be opened by contacting a committee member.

Summer 2020 Children Sailing Programme

Suitable for 9+ years old. If your children are interested please contact roger.mayhill@xtra.co.nz
8 week programme starting November 2020
• Water and boat Safety
• Getting to know your boat setup
• Getting your boat in and out of the water
• Capsizing
• Tacking
• Gybing
• Points of sail
• Rules of sailing and racing
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Summer 2020 Children Sailing Programme
Sunday 15th Nov Morning (10am) - Meet and greet / Shed tidyup
Sunday 22nd Nov Afternoon (1pm) - Intro to sailing – try it out
Sunday 29th Morning (10am) - Sailing with the wind on the side - beam course
Sunday 6th Dec Afternoon (1pm) - Sailing into the wind – windward leeward course
Sunday 13th Morning (10am) - Sailing round a triangular course
Sunday 20th - Afternoon (1pm) - Sailing round a triangular course
Sun
Beachlands Boating ClubFree for members of the Beachlands Boating Club
Family membership to the club is $125
Roger Mayhill
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Sailing courses Maraetai
The Junior Learn to Sail program at Maraetai Sailing Club teaches sailing to children in a fun, safe and supportive way. Our courses are for children aged 9 years and over and are instucted by our YNZ qualified coaches.

Completed the Learn to Sail course and want to continue to sail? We can now offer you the Learn to Race course so you can continue to learn the awesome skill of sailing. It is not only racing that is taught in this course. There is plenty of fun games and destination sails as well!For our Learn to Race course, you will need your own Optimist sailng dinghy
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
18.10 - Start of New Season: Opti Learn to Sail 1 & 2, Learn to Sail 3 and high performance training Maraetai Sailing Club$225. Incl hire of optimist for 7 week program. If providing own boat, fees are $100.

Learn to race: $100
Mobile: 021 440 145
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Scouts NZ - Te Puru Sea Scouts Group
Venturers - For children School Year 10-13
Venturers develop their own programmes - from vocational activities developing self-confidence, to leadership courses and team building exercises. A progressive award scheme enables Venturers to extend their range of skills and earn certificates that lead towards the Queen's Scout Award and the Duke of Edinburgh / Young New Zealander's Challenge Gold Award.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Resuming the week starting 2 June 2020.

Te Puru Scout Hall at 954 Whitford-Maraetai Road, Beachlands$110/school term
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Soccer - BMAFC (Beachlands Maraetai Football) - Youth Football
Season starting 20 June, finishing 26 September 2020.

In addition, AFF (Auckland Football Federation) have advised that no training or tournaments should take place prior to April 18th. This means that we cannot complete the grading sessions for the 9th and 10th grade teams and our girls only squads until April 18th, nor can our teams train, and we would request that you all respect this.
Please note that these are the currently advised dates - they may change as the situation changes so please keep an eye on our Facebook page, and our website. Please check the Facebook page, then the Website first before emailing us, as our workload is currently high, and most answers will be there.

Youth Football: soccer for children aged 13 to 17 years. BMAFC has multiple teams to cater for all playing abilities within this age group. Boys and Girls are generally mixed at this age group. However, as demand dictates there may be all-girls teams formed within this age bracket.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Saturday, usually late morning or early afternoon (Typically the season starts early-April) Te Puru grounds or awayTBC
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Speech and Drama classes
Junior - Year 9 and 10 (aged 13 and 14*), Senior - Year 11-13 (aged 15-18*) - *all ages are approximate
Small group (6 max) Speech and Drama Classes in Maraetai. Great for students who want to build their confidence in public speaking and performance skills. Lessons include public speaking, poetry reading, improvisation, theatre sports, storytelling and many more. Examinations and competitions optional.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Unfortunately, due to circumstances relating to COVID-19, all face to face Speech and Drama group classes are on hold for the remainder of the year. Should you be interested in online course options for Speech and Drama please contact me for more information.

Monday - Wednesday, 3.30-6.30pm, Timetable
Mondays: Pohutakawa Coast Presbyterian Church, Tuesdays, Wednesdays: Maraetai Library$220-$250Mobile: 021 0289 3327
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Swimming lessons
Venue:Address:More info:Contact:
Swimsation Swim Schools10 Birmingham Rd, OtaraSwimming lessons from 3 month old to adults.
Website
SwimGym Howick2/1 Fencible Dr, HowickSwimming lessons from 3 month old to adults.
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Trent Bray Swim School2/23 Springs Rd, East TamakiChlorine Free pool. Lessons from 6 months to adult.
Website
SwimGym Lloyd ElsmoreSir Lloyd Dr, Pakuranga HeightsSwimming lessons from 3 month old to adults.
Send email, Website
Fulton Swim School12 Torrens Rd, Burswood, BotanyIndoor & Heated pool. No harsh chemicals used. Lessons from 6 month to adults.
Website
Table tennis
Casual table tennis
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Tuesdays, 2pm-4pmTe PurufreePhone: 09-536 5360
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Touch Rugby
Beachlands Maraetai Touch is a Mixed Module with both junior and senior grades running from age 5 up. Our competition is run on a Wednesday night during the summer months and is the only module that runs both junior and senior teams on the same night.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Summer season: Wednesday U14, U16 & U18 6.25pmTe Puru GroundsApprox $330/team
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Windsurfing - Learn to Windsurf
We teach windsurfing for kids age 11 and up, and for adults, starting with our Learn to Windsurf course, through to intermediate windsurfing and windfoiling. Our Learn to Sail course uses Kona windsurfers which can be hired from the club. The course runs for 7 weeks in which time you will be taught the basics of windsurfing and be ready to move on to the next windsurfing group.
When:Where:Cost:Contact:
Learn to Windsurf programme runs for 8 weeks from 18 October - 13 December.Maraetai Sailing Club $225. Incl hire of windsurfer & rig for 7 week program.
If providing own board, tuition fees are $100.

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