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Tiny ACE activities

For pre-school children up to 5 years.

This table contains descriptions for Tiny ACE activities.
Activity Description
Arts and crafts This is a fun filled course with everything from clay modelling, drawing and printmaking to painting with glitter. The course is designed to develop the creativity, skills and interests of young people in a broad range of visual art, craft and design activities. For children aged 3 years to pre school. Age 3 years to pre school.
Baby massage Delivered by an IAIM qualified tutor, it allows hands on time between adult and baby, encouraging bonding and attachment from an early age.  The sessions allow quality time whilst observing your baby’s needs ands wants over a course of 5 weeks.  Contact relevant facility for further information.  For babies 6 weeks to 12 months.
Baby splash club Through fun and play children gain confident with our knowledgeable coaches.  Class for baby and parent/guardian participation.  For babies birth to 3 years.
Baby yoga Promoting wellbeing in the baby as well as strengthening their spine and neck and encouraging development.  Babies 12 weeks to crawling.
Bambino bikes (Bambinos) A project designed and delivered to assist children to ride a bicycle.The training will be focused on developing basic riding skills in a fun, supportive environment using positive coaching methods. The activities have been designed to allow the little ones to build their confidence in handling a bicycle, scooting with their feet. Bikes and helmets can be provided and parents are welcome to stay and work with their child. For ages 3 to 5 years.
Bizzy bouncers A parent and child accompanied class where the kids get soft play and the bouncy castles, snack and a drink and the adults get a cup of tea or coffee.  Babies 6 weeks to pre school.
Boogie beats for tiny feet Enjoy clapping, singing, wiggling, giggling and shaking in these fun and interactive sessions. For age 18 months to 3 years.
Bouncers An introduction to movement and trampolining. Parents are required to stay with the children. For age 2 years to pre school.
Crèche Allows parents to put their younger children into the crèche.  Age 6 weeks to pre school (ages may vary per site).
Cyber tots Teaching IT skills at early year’s stage will help develop skills across the areas of learning. Ages 2 years to pre school.
Dance A fun session focussing on basic dance technique and movement. Age 3 years to pre school.
Football Our structured football sessions ensure children are introduced to the game in a fun, safe and supported environment. Will help develop skills such as balance and control. Sessions will include age specific warm ups and skill development activities, while introducing small sided games to encourage participation within team sports. Age 18 months to pre school.
Fun and games Fun filled hour of stories, rhymes and crafts.  Experience a new activity each time including themed craft and messy play, baby and toddler discos and interactive re-tellings of your favourite children’s stories.  Age birth to pre school.
Games This activity introduces and strengthens the fundamental skills required for all sports. It concentrates on movement, hand eye co-ordination, striking and racquet skills. It is a fun activity that incorporates modified games. Age 3 years to pre school.
Go! Dance An introduction to dance that involves dancing games and follow the leader activities that will encourage children to copy movements and positions, develop their coordination and grow in confidence. Simple moves from activities can be made into short dance routines performed to upbeat music. The style of dance can change weekly and/or be child led with the main focus being their enjoyment of dancing and physical activity!
Go! Play These sessions are designed to encourage all areas of a child’s development (physical, social, emotional, intellectual and language) through a variety of preschool play methods in a fun and active environment. Age 18 months to pre school.
Gymnastics An introduction to gymnastics and the use of basic apparatus. Sessions will incorporate the fundamentals of movement and the basics of the sport through fun activities. Age 18 months to pre school.
Jolly tots Enjoy listening to stories and book based crafts.  Age 1 year to pre school.
Kidzone These fun sessions are designed for facilities with access to a bouncy castle or soft play area.  The sessions are mostly child led with a range of equipment ready for use.  The format of the sessions is planned to be:  Arrival, 15 minutes free play, 30 minutes games and 15 minutes of free play.
Little steps Little Steps Sessions for babies and toddler to introduce unstructured free play as a way of learning. Age birth to pre school.
Messy play Join us to play with water, sand, paint and more. Bring a change of clothes.  Age birth to pre school.
Mini music makers Sing, play and move to the music. Workshops for pre school children and their grown up companions. Age 18 months to 3 years.
Paint and play Fun creative and storytelling sessions for babies, toddlers and their care givers. Please contact your local library for more information .  Age birth to pre school.
Shake, rattle and read Fun interactive story telling session featuring stories, songs, rhymes and movement for caregivers and their children.  Age 18 months to pre school.
Short tennis A fun and active introduction to the skills required for the game of tennis. Age 3 years to pre school.
Splash club Through fun and play children gain water confidence with our knowledgeable coaches. Adults are not required to attend the class with the children, however must be in the building while the class is on. Bookable 7 days in advance. Age 3 years to pre school.
Splash, rhyme and storytime Parent and child sing together and listen to a story in the pool while becoming confident in the water and learning early swimming skills.  Age 6 months to 3 years.
SportEY Action packed fun SportEY activities with a focus on movement and hand eye coordination. Will help towards our young children achieving their key development milestones. Age 3 years to pre school.
Summer play time A summer programme that consists of soft play, football, tennis and various other sport and play activities to ensure a fun time for all.
Tactile tots Bring along your little one to a weekly themed session focusing on sights, sounds, touch and smell.  Songs and rhymes will guide us as we play and explore.  Engage with our supportive staff and meet new friends for you and your child. Age 0-6 months / 6-12 months.
The Monday massive Come along for some fun activities, songs and movement.  Age 12 months to pre school.
Tiny art This parent and child workshop will let your little one explore print making, painting, mark making and collage. Each workshop will cover a different theme and everyone can take home a piece of original art. Age 18 months to 3 years.
Tiny art adventurer Come and explore the great outdoors at our country parks. This class provides a safe and social environment in which your little artist can enjoy craft activities both indoor and outdoor (outdoor clothing is required). Age 2 years to pre school.
Tiny play Physical play, sensory play, literacy and music for different ages of children, along with baby bouncers and walkers (where possible).  Information will also be available for adults on NHS topics such as feeding, nappies, drying, sleeping, weaning and development stages.  Themes will change every couple of weeks.
Tiny toons Toys, vegetables, anything can be brought to life with animation! Think of Toy Story or CBBC’s Ooglies. This animation workshop gives you lifeless random objects and all you have to do is make them move. This animation workshop will show you how to make faces and extra bits. Age 18 months to pre school.
Toddler yoga A session for parents and toddlers up to pre-school children.  A combination of relaxation and exercise which involves both parent and child.  Using songs, stories and rhymes to accompany movement and stretching.   Age 18 months to pre school
Wee scientist Come along to these sessions and let your child delve into experiments and challenges in science, technology and engineering! We’ll combine crafts, sensory and learning in this interactive class where you’ll team up with your child to find out more about the world around you. Age 2 years to pre school.
Weigh to go new mum 15 week FREE adult weight management programme for new mums delivered in partnership with SLLC and NHS Lanarkshire.  45 minute nutritional component followed by 45 minutes of circuit based exercise. Mums and babies are able to attend from post natal checkup onwards
Zoo tots Discover the fascinating world of animals at Calderglen Zoo through games and craft activities. Some activities will take place outdoors). For age 2 years to pre school.

ACE Primary activities

For primary school children in P1-P7 or aged 5-12 years.

This table contains descriptions for ACE Primary activities.
Activity Description
ACE camp These sessions take place in the Summer/Spring holiday times. The camps will be non-stop fun filled sessions with a multi-sport approach which will be both child and coach led. 5-12 years
ACE club These sessions take place in the Summer/Spring holiday times. They are offered to children attending primary school. This is a great opportunity for children and we will ensure they receive a full play experience by following the Play Principles and incorporating all play types. 5-12 years
Adult and child arts and crafts For families, this fun-filled arts course with everything from clay modelling, drawing and print making to painting with glitter! 5-12 years
After school fun activities / clubs

A host of fun clubs and activities held in your local library. Contact your local library for details of the current clubs/activities on offer. 5-12 years

Arts and crafts A great opportunity to explore a range of arts and crafts techniques using a variety of materials. The course is designed to develop the creativity, skills and interests in a broad range of visual art, craft and design activities. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Arts and crafts cool! This is a fun-filled arts course with everything from clay modelling, drawing and printmaking to painting with glitter! The course is designed to develop the creativity, skills and interests of young people in a broad range of visual art, craft and design activities. 5-12 years
Athletics Skill development activities in running jumping and throwing. For the older age group P6-7 they will work towards making the transition to the main clubs. P1-P3 / P4-P7
Badminton This activity is for children to continue their skill development and progress their awareness and knowledge of the badminton game. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Bambino bikes (Trailblazers) A project designed and delivered to assist children to ride a bicycle.The training will be focused on developing basic riding skills in a fun, supportive environment using positive coaching methods. The activities have been designed to allow the little ones to build their confidence in handling a bicycle, scooting with their feet. Bikes and helmets can be provided and parents are welcome to stay and work with their child. For ages 7 – 9 years.
Basketball These sessions will introduce and develop basic basketball skills through fun activity, skills practice and playing games. Participants will develop their fitness, hand to eye co-ordination, agility, throwing and catching skills. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Bouncing higher This class is a new product which will improve the customer trampoline experience by assuring children are physically active throughout the whole session. By introducing core strength elements (through fun games) trampette and existing traditional trampoline element children will develop skills and ultimately strength to bounce higher. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Camera: Action animate Toys, vegetables, anything can be brought to life with animation! Think of Toy Story or CDDC’s Ooglies. This animation workshop will show you how to make faces and extra bits and all you have to do is get some good ideas going with the other new animators. If you have a smallish (e.g. 10-15cm) toy you wish to animate, you can bring it along. You will also be shown how to create your own models. 8-12 years
Camera: Action film Come along to work with your friends and our tutor to have fun making your own short film – scripting, shooting, editing and then adding animated titles and music – using our new High Definition camera for your final short film to show your friends and family! Participants can join up in any term and all films made will be released online at the end of each term. 8-12 years
Ceramics (introduction) This course will teach all the fundamental skills to kick off your creative journey with clay! You will learn techniques such as slab building, pinch pots, surface decoration, glazing, coil building and throwing on the potter’s wheel to name but a few! 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Ceramics (intermediate / advanced) Used clay before? Got an idea you’d like to turn into a reality? These courses will allow those with previous experience to learn more advanced and skilful techniques while refining existing skills and knowledge. New making methods and pattern making will be introduced as well as the opportunity to re-visit old favourites like the potters wheel! 8-12 years
Children's general art The course is designed for children who want to learn more in depth about drawing techniques and painting. They are encouraged to expand their potential and imagination. 8-12 years
Club golf A basic introduction to the game of golf, teaching the fundamental skills required to play the game. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Dance A fun session focussing on basic dance technique and movement, developing skills and building routines. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Digital design and construction A fun packed educational session for 5 to 12 years which encourages your child to develop essential literacy, digital and creative skills, which may include Lego, Minecraft etc. Please contact your local library for more information.
Dodgeball This activity will cover basic hand eye coordination, various movement patterns and the game of dodge ball extreme in teams. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Drama for children Drama classes for children offering tuition with fun including improvisation, voice production and stage direction. Participation in drama helps develop children’s self-confidence, socialising skills, creativity and imagination. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Drum kit Want to play drums? Whether you are a beginner or just want to develop your playing further – this course is taught in small, friendly and relaxed groups – and its great fun! Once you’ve got the basics – it’s up to you what direction you take it in, you can learn to play several different styles or simply focus on your favourites. Rock, Pop, Jazz, Funk, Latin – these are just a few of the styles we teach…there’s something for everyone here – a double kick pedal for when you’re hot – jazz brushes for when you are cool! 8-12 years
Duathlon The off road duathlon will consist of cycling and running activities on grass, paths and trails. Children must be able to ride a bike/must bring their own bike. Bike helmet (Children will not be allowed to cycle without a helmet). Outdoor warm and waterproof clothing, gloves, training shoes for running on grass and muddy paths. Drink and a snack. 8-12 years
Fencing Learn the basics of Fencing. Footwork, sword work and sparring with the plastic equipment. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Fitness A multi activity session that provides the children with the opportunity to try different activities in a fun, safe environment including cardio, strength and flexibility. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Football These structured Football sessions will include warm ups via fun activities, skills development practices, and small sided games to develop the children’s overall technical ability. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Football (girls) These structured Football sessions are for girls only and will include warm ups via fun activities, skills development practices, and small sided games to develop the children’s overall technical ability. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Games This activity introduces and strengthens fundamental skills required for all sports; it concentrates on movement, hand eye co-ordination, striking and racquet skills. It is a fun activity that incorporates modified games. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Girls club This club specifically targets girls and gives them the opportunity to come along and take part in a variety of different activities in a fun and positive environment. All the activities are led by a qualified coach and the emphasis is always about having fun. It is a great opportunity for girls to feel part of something big and also provides the chance to meet new people. P5-P7
Go! Dance An introduction to dance that involves dancing games and follow the leader activities that will encourage children to copy movements and positions, develop their coordination and grow in confidence. Simple moves from activities can be made into short dance routines performed to upbeat music. The style of dance can change weekly and/or be child led with the main focus being their enjoyment of dancing and physical activity! 5-7 years
Golf coaching Junior Golf coaching for all levels from beginner to regular players. Delivered by PGA Professional coaches, the coaching combines learning the techniques required to play golf whilst having fun games and challenges along the way. 8-16 years
Guitar: Beginners Your musical journey begins here - learn basic technique in a chilled environment with other budding guitar heroes! 8-12 years
Guitar: Improvers A great opportunity for all those who have completed the beginner level to advance and improve technique and try out new styles. 8-12 years
Guitar: Introduction Your musical journey begins here - learn basic technique in a chilled environment with other budding guitar heroes! Whatever style you want to master or however far you want to take it – this is the best place to start. With small group tuition – you’ll get enough personal guidance to make far more progress than you ever could with an instruction book or DVD – and you’ll have a lot more fun! 8-12 years
Guitar: Stage 1 Now you have begun – it’s time to speed up your journey! This course will build upon what you already know and open up a whole world of exciting options to gradually develop your guitar playing skills and musical knowledge…with a growing ability and confidence comes more enjoyment. 8-12 years
Guitar: Stage 2 Whether you are a sing-along strummer or heading for Glastonbury, you will always find new techniques and approaches that will maximise your guitar playing. This is the course for those with a bit of playing experience who want to hone their skills. With expert tuition in small, friendly classes – you can really start to ramp up your guitar playing potential! 8-12 years
Gymnastics This session will develop gymnastics skills incorporating floor work and apparatus. There will be a term based approach to delivery. Term 1 will be Scottish gymnastics badge work, Term 2 will be competition and term 3 will be display. 5-7 years / 8-12 years  
Hockey These sessions will give pupils the basic knowledge and skills of hockey, in adherence to the Scottish Hockey STIX resource. They will learn basic skills such as: ball handling, passing, shooting and play small sided games. This is an ideal starting point for our young players, helping them progress to/or with their school teams and eventually junior clubs. 5-14 years
In2act In2act is a drama / theatre project. Participants in both age groups will enjoy having some fun, meeting new friends and learning new drama and theatre skills with our experiences drama tutors in Hamilton and Rutherglen. Participation in drama workshops helps develop children’s self confidence, creativity and imagination – plus, it’s lots and lots of fun! 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Jog Scotland This activity provides a fun & simple way to get children active through a range of jogging/running games. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Keyboard This course is designed for the complete beginner to improve. You can learn everything from posture, playing height and preparation to stave and structure is covered. It also encourages those more advanced to expand their skills in a relevant and fun atmosphere along with others. 8-12 years
Keyboard: Introduction This course covers all the basics – so you can learn to play completely from scratch! Everything from posture, playing height and preparation to stave and structure is covered in a relevant and relaxed atmosphere. On completion, you will be able to read and play music from at least one stave; have a firm grasp on basic theory and good all round understanding of how to play the ‘keys’! 8-12 years
Keyboard: Stage 1 Stage one takes everything you learned in the introduction that little bit further! The music is a little more complicated and more emphasis is placed on left hand playing. Some creative work is encouraged with more use of improvisation and group playing. By the end of stage 1, you can expect to have developed your prior knowledge and skills further and to have started learning more about keyboard harmony. 8-12 years
Keyboard: Stage 2 By this stage you will have gained the skills and knowledge necessary to have more freedom to express yourself creatively on the keys. Your progress will still be supported by improvisation, solo and group work but the concepts of harmony and practical musicianship will be developed further. As with the preceding stages your musical development will be tailored as much as possible to meet individual needs whilst ensuring the classes remain fun! 8-12 years
Kidzone The hall will be set up with bouncy castle and some play equipment. The session is designed to be quite relaxed and partly child led with free play. The format of the sessions is planned to be: Arrival, 15 minutes free play, 30 minutes games and 15 minutes of free play. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Mandolin: Improvers This course is run in partnership with The Lanarkshire Guitar and Mandolin Association Young People are introduced to techniques and notes, music theory, ensemble playing and musical expression. 8-12 years
Mini badminton This activity is suitable for children with little or no previous experience. The Delivery focus will be a fun and simple way to allow children to develop their racquet sport experience and progress them in the skills required for the game of badminton. 8-12 years
Mini tennis This indoor (on occasion maybe outdoor) activity is suitable for children with little or no previous experience. The delivery focus will be a fun and simple way to allow children to develop their racquet sport experience and progress them in the skills required for the game of tennis. 8-12 years
Netball The sessions will concentrate on the skills required for netball. Using Netball Scotland’s Fun5z structure this will allow us to take into account the age, maturity and skill level of the young players, ensuring each individual learns through a fun and enjoyable environment. This is an ideal starting point for our young players, helping them progress to/or with their school teams and eventually junior clubs. P4-P5 / P6-P7
New age kurling These sessions introduce the game of Curling in a fun, safe and easily accessible environment. The ‘New Age Kurling’ will help develop the fundamental skill and techniques to play the sport. 8-12 years
Playzone This is a great opportunity for children and we will ensure they receive a full play experience by following the Play Principles and incorporating all play types. 5-12 years
Pottery A course in pottery offers the chance to learn basic hand building techniques, coiling, pinching and slab building, and encourages children’s imagination to the fullest! 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Powerhoop This session will focus on improving their fitness levels via fun games and challenges with a powerhoop. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Racquet sports Introduction to racquet sports: Badminton, Tennis, Short Tennis, Table Tennis etc.Basic development of all above sports, introducing hand eyeco-ordination, building knowledge of each activity.Feeder class to existing specific classes allowing children to try each activity. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Rugby The sessions will focus on the FUNdamental stage of Rugby Union. This is a great beginning for kids to develop various techniques including; passing, evasive running, hand/eye co-ordination, flexibility and agility. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Sew It Learn how to hand sew and have fun making some great little projects. Using brightly coloured felts, fabrics, ribbons and buttons, children will enjoy both the process and the outcome of the projects. 8-12 years
Sing your face off A fun singing session for children of all abilities to come and join in with other enthusiastic pop singers. Confidence builder and stress reliever class. No previous experience required. 8-12 years
Singing A fun singing session for children of all abilities. No previous experience required. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
SNAP happy SNAP Happy is designed for children to learn great new techniques available on digital cameras. They will experiment with depth of field, fast and slow shutter speeds, optical illusions and various types of composition. Children will gain a deeper understanding of their digital camera’s functions, allowing their creativity to flourish as their technical knowledge and familiarity develops. 8-12 years
Spyquest Every child gets a mission to solve a mystery based on a Spyquest story. With the Spyquest app downloaded on to their tablet they can race to solve the quest. (Child must have their own tablet to take part) 8-12 years
Street dance Our street dance sessions give the participant the opportunity to learn a variety of dance moves in a fun, safe environment, which are often improvisational and encourage social interaction and confidence. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Summer play time A summer programme that consists of soft play, football, tennis and various other sport and play activities to ensure a fun time for all. 5-7 years
Super soccer These football sessions are based on specific skills with and without the ball. The session is split into four stations that can include various activities such as fast feet, shooting, dribbling, passing and team play through specific drills and free play. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Swim for sport This session will supplement your other sport training and keep your swim skills sharp. 8-12 years
Tennis This activity is for children to continue their skill development and progress their awareness and knowledge of the Tennis game. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Trampoline (pre Club) This class will prepare participants for club level with elements of core strength whilst not on the trampoline and which will ultimately build strength to bounce higher. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Trampoline Developing skills, techniques and routines. May work towards badge work. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Triathlon Developing skills within the 3 disciplines (swim, bike, run) bike safety and transition skills. Fun based sessions along with all the fitness benefits. Note: All participants must bring their own bike and safety hat. Parents must ensure the bike is safe to use by their child. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Urban dance Come along and learn all the basics of street dance and build on your choreography skills. This is a great weekly dance club for boys and girls with bags of energy. 5-7 years / 8-12 years
Volleyball These structured Volleyball sessions will include a warm up, skill development practices, and games to develop the participant’s overall technical ability. This is also an ideal opportunity for players keen to get involved in a team sport and help them progress to/or with their school or local community Volleyball team. 8-12 years
Water polo Water polo is an aquatic game played by two teams of swimmers. The object of the game is to score goals by pushing, carrying, or passing an inflated ball before throwing it into the opponent's goal, defended by a goalkeeper. Participant must be able to swim two lengths without stopping and be able to tread water. 8-12 years

ACE Secondary activities

For high school children in S1-S4 or 12-15 years.

This table contains descriptions for ACE Secondary activities.
Activity Description
Badminton These sessions will concentrate on developing the skills required for the game of badminton. This is an ideal opportunity for players to participate as a casual player or to help them progress to/or with their school badminton club.
Boot camp An indoor circuit based fitness session.   Using minimum equipment, the session will play up to a ‘boot camp’ style of motivation while keeping within a safe and enjoyable atmosphere.
Bouncing higher This class is a new product which will improve the customer trampoline experience by assuring children are physically active throughout the whole session.  By introducing core strength elements (through fun games) trampette and existing traditional trampoline element children will develop skills and ultimately strength to bounce higher.
Classical guitar: Improvers This course is run in partnership with The Lanarkshire Guitar and Mandolin Association Young People learn introductions to techniques and notes, music theory, ensemble playing and musical expression.
Classical guitar: Intermediate This course is run in partnership with The Lanarkshire Guitar and Mandolin Association.  Young people take what they have already learned in the Improvers class and advance their skills to the fullest.
Drama for young people Drama classes for young people offering tuition with fun including improvisation, voice production and stage direction. Participation in drama helps develop children’s self confidence, socialising skills, creativity and imagination.
Drum kit Want to play drums? Whether you are a beginner or just want to develop your playing further – this course is taught in small, friendly and relaxed groups – and its great fun! Once you’ve got the basics – it’s up to you what direction you take it in, you can learn to play several different styles or simply focus on your favourites. Rock, Pop, Jazz, Funk, Latin – these are just a few of the styles we teach…there’s something for everyone here – a double kick pedal for when you’re hot – jazz brushes for when you are cool!
Duathlon

The off Road Duathlon will consist of cycling and running activities on grass, paths and trails.

Children must be able to ride a bike and must bring their own –

  • bike and helmet (children will not be allowed to cycle without a helmet)
  • outdoor warm and waterproof clothing and gloves
  • training shoes for running on grass and muddy paths
  • drink and snack
Football These structured Football sessions will include a warm up, skill development practices, and small sided games to develop the participants overall technical ability. This is also an ideal opportunity for players keen to get involved in a team sport and help them progress to/or with their school or local community football team.
Guitar: Beginners Your musical journey begins here - learn basic technique in a chilled environment with other budding guitar heroes!
Guitar: Improvers A great opportunity for all those who have completed the beginner’s level to advance and improve technique and try out new styles.
Guitar: Introduction Your musical journey begins here - learn basic technique in a chilled environment with other budding guitar heroes! Whatever style you want to master or however far you want to take it – this is the best place to start. With small group tuition – you’ll get enough personal guidance to make far more progress than you ever could with an instruction book or DVD – and you’ll have a lot more fun!
Guitar: Stage 1 Now you have begun – it’s time to speed up your journey! This course will build upon what you already know and open up a whole world of exciting options to gradually develop your guitar playing skills and musical knowledge…with a growing ability and confidence comes more enjoyment.
Guitar: Stage 2 Whether you are a sing-along strummer or heading for Glastonbury, you will always find new techniques and approaches that will maximise your guitar playing. This is the course for those with a bit of playing experience who want to hone their skills. With expert tuition in small, friendly classes – you can really start to ramp up your guitar playing potential!
Gym (teenagers under 14yrs) This session is available to offer the opportunity to be introduced to the gym equipment in a supervised and informative environment. The instructors will induct the participants and be available to ensure the correct and safe techniques are used while operating all equipment.
Gymnastics This session will develop gymnastics skills incorporating floor work and apparatus. There will be a term based approach to delivery. Term 1 will be Scottish gymnastics badge work, Term2 will be competition and term 3 will be display.
Golf coaching 8-16yrs Junior Golf coaching for all levels from beginner to regular players. Delivered by PGA Professional coaches, the coaching combines learning the techniques required to play golf whilst having fun games and challenges along the way.
Hockey

These sessions will give pupils the basic knowledge and skills of hockey, in adherence to the Scottish Hockey STIX resource, which is suitable for 5-14 year olds.  They will learn basic skills such as; ball handling, passing, shooting and play small sided games.

This is an ideal starting point for our young players, helping them progress to/or with their school teams and eventually junior clubs. 
Keyboard

This course is designed for the complete beginner to improve. You can learn everything from posture, playing height and preparation to stave and structure is covered’ 

It also encourages those more advanced to expand their skills in a relevant and fun atmosphere along with others.
Keyboard: Introduction This course covers all the basics – so you can learn to play completely from scratch! Everything from posture, playing height and preparation to stave and structure is covered in a relevant and relaxed atmosphere. On completion, you will be able to read and play music from at least one stave; have a firm grasp on basic theory and good all round understanding of how to play the ‘keys’!
Keyboard: Stage 1 Stage one takes everything you learned in the introduction that little bit further! The music is a little more complicated and more emphasis is placed on left hand playing. Some creative work is encouraged with more use of improvisation and group playing. By the end of stage 1, you can expect to have developed your prior knowledge and skills further and to have started learning more about keyboard harmony.
Keyboard: Stage 2 By this stage you will have gained the skills and knowledge necessary to have more freedom to express yourself creatively on the keys. Your progress will still be supported by improvisation, solo and group work but the concepts of harmony and practical musicianship will be developed further. As with the preceding stages your musical development will be tailored as much as possible to meet individual needs whilst ensuring the classes remain fun!
Mandolin: Improvers This course is run in partnership with The Lanarkshire Guitar and Mandolin Association. Young People are introduced to techniques and notes, music theory, ensemble playing and musical expression.
Netball These structured Netball sessions will include a warm up, skill development practices, and games to develop the participant’s overall technical ability. This is also an ideal opportunity for players keen to get involved in a team sport and help them progress to/or with their school or local community Netball team.
Powerhoop This session is similar to the Adult class and works to improve fitness in a class environment.
Pre Club: Trampoline This class will prepare participants for club level with elements of core strength whilst not on the trampoline and which will ultimately build strength to bounce higher.
Rugby These structured Rugby sessions will include a warm up, skill development practices, and small sided games to develop the participants overall technical ability. This is also an ideal opportunity for players keen to get involved in a team sport and help them progress to/or with their school or local community Rugby team.
Sing your face off A fun singing session for children of all abilities to come and join in with other enthusiastic pope singers.  Confidence builder and stress reliever class.  No previous experience required.
Swim for sport This session will supplement your other sport training and keep your swim skills sharp.
Teens ceramics (13 yrs and over) Carry on your clay journey at this course for teenagers who have been attending the introduction, intermediate / advanced classes.
Teens drawing and painting A fun and engaging class aiming to advance drawing skills through line, tone and spatial awareness, painting techniques and colour use. Classes are made up of self-motivation and class projects.
Teens pottery A course in pottery offers the chance to learn basic hand building techniques, coiling, pinching and slab building, and encourages young people’s imagination that bit further!
Tennis Developing skills and awareness of the game.
Trampoline Developing skills, techniques and routines. May work towards badge work.
Triathlon Developing skills within the three disciplines (swim, bike and run), bike safety and transition skills. Fun based sessions along with all the fitness benefits. Note: all participants must bring their own bike and safety helment. Parents must ensure the bike is safe to use by their child.
Volleyball These structured Volleyball sessions will include a warm up, skill development practices, and games to develop the participant’s overall technical ability. This is also an ideal opportunity for players keen to get involved in a team sport and help them progress to/or with their school or local community Volleyball team.
Water polo Water polo is an aquatic game played by two teams of swimmers.  The object of the game is to score goals by pushing, carrying, or passing an inflated ball before throwing it into the opponent's goal, defended by a goalkeeper. Participant must be able to swim two lengths without stopping and be able to tread water.

Disability ACE activities

For children aged 5-15 years with a physical, learning or sensory disability.

This table contains descriptions for Disability ACE activities.
Activity Description
ACE club

The ASN Club is the name given to the holiday time play zones they follow the same aims and objectives of the ASN play zone, this being to ensure children receive a complete play experience including as many different play types as possible (adhering to the play principles). The children will participate in physical activity, arts and crafts, baking and outdoor activities as well as much more.

Enquiries should be directed to:

David Crawford 01698 476195 or david.crawford2@southlanarkshireleisure.co.uk
ASN playzone The ASN play zones follow the same aims and objectives of the play zone, this being to ensure children receive a complete play experience including as many different play types as possible (adhering to the play principles). The children will participate in physical activity, arts and crafts, baking and outdoor activities as well as much more.

Enquiries should be directed to:

David Crawford 01698 476195 or david.crawford2@southlanarkshireleisure.co.uk
Athletics These structured athletics sessions provide the ideal opportunity to develop running, throwing and jumping skills through a variety of drills and activities. These sessions are specifically designed to cater for those with a physical, learning or sensory disability.
Badminton The sessions are designed to develop skills, techniques and coordination in badminton, through a variety of fun drills and game practice.  The session is specifically designed for those with a physical, learning or sensory disability.
Boccia The sport is similar to bowls, designed for people with disability but open to all.  All players play from a seated position.
Football The structured football sessions include a warm up, skill development practices and small sided games, to help develop participant’s ability and participation within the sport.  These sessions are specifically designed for those with a physical, learning or sensory disability.  It is an ideal opportunity for players to get involved in a team sport.
Inclusive zone basketball Inclusive zone basketball is an exciting new approach to wheelchair basketball played in teams of 4.  The court is zoned into 3 areas in which the centre zone is for wheelchair users and the outer zones for ambulant/able bodied players.
Multi sports This activity introduces and strengthens the fundamental skills required for all sports.  It is a fun activity that incorporates modified games and introduces young people with a disability to a variety of different sports in a supported environment.
Swimming The session is designed for those who can already swim 25m unaided, to improve on the swimming ability they already have.  These sessions are specifically designed for those with a physical, learning or sensory disability.
Trampoline This session develops skills techniques and confidence on a trampoline, through learning new moves and combining them in routines.  These sessions are specifically designed for those with a physical, learning or sensory disability.
Yoga Yoga takes your body through a series of postures and floor work to improve body awareness, flexibility, strength and muscle tone while also focusing on breathing and mindful movement.  Parent/Carers can stay for the session to support the young person during the class.  This class is designed for all young people with a disability but specifically to target those with higher needs.

Additional activities included in ACE membership

Casual Swim

Access to all SLLC pools, following the Under 8’s swim policy.

All under 8’s must be accompanied in the water by an adult (over the age of 16 years) as follows:

Hamilton Water Palace and Dollan Aqua Centre - an adult can only be responsible for two children aged 4 to 7 years or a maximum of one child aged under 4 years. The adult must remain within reach of the children / child at all times. This is regardless of the swimming ability of the child or the adult.

All other SLLC pools - an adult can only be responsible for:

  • Two children aged 4 – 7 years
  • Two children under 4 if they are wearing approved floatation device
  • Under 4 with no floatation device (revert to 1:1 rule)

The adult must remain within reach of the children/child at all times.  This is regardless of the swimming ability of the child or the adult.

Gym (12+ or 14+)

ACE membership gives any card holder 12 years* and over access to all ‘staffed’ SLLC gyms at programmed times. Gym inductions are also included with this membership.

Staffed gyms are found at Carluke – Lanark – Blantyre – Dollan – Hamilton Water Palace – Larkhall – Strathaven – Lifestyles Eastfield.

Entry to ‘unstaffed’ gyms is only available to youths 14 years and over.

Unstaffed gyms are found at Forth – Biggar – Coalburn – Blackwood – Fairhill – Jock Stein – Duncanrig – Uddingston – Lesmahagow – Burnhill – John Wright.

At Dollan Aqua Centre, Gym 1 is 12 years+ and Gym 2 is 14 years+.

Fitness Classes 12+ or 14+

ACE membership gives the card holder access to SLLC fitness classes.

Please note the restrictions below:

  • Spin Fit - height check required before participation (see Gym Supervisor)
  • Body Pump - only available to youths 14 years and over due to use of weights.

Racquet Sports

ACE membership allows the card holder to book out courts within SLLC leisure facilities to play racquet sports such as badminton, tennis and squash.

Casual Golf

ACE membership allows the card holder to book a round of golf at their local SLLC course.

Please note: After 5:00pm all under 16’s must be accompanied by a paying adult (Monday to Friday) and before 2:00pm all under 16’s must be accompanied by a paying adult (Saturday and Sunday).

Also includes putting and pitch and putt.

Casual Track Use

ACE membership allows the card holder to use the 400 metre athletics track for casual track use. This is available via Carluke Leisure Centre (John Cumming Stadium) and the John Wright Sports Centre (East Kilbride Stadium).  All casual bookings will be available subject to the facilities' current timetable and opening hours. The Stadium opening times will vary depending on the season.

Crèche

ACE and fitness memberships allow parents to put their younger children into the crèche, while they and their older child have the opportunity to attend their own activities.

Please note: places are available on a first come, first served basis and maximum capacity will be determined by the facilities’ normal operating procedure.

East Kilbride Ice Rink

ACE members can access the Ice Rink for free* for all General Skating Sessions Monday – Friday, including the Friday night disco.

* A £2 skate hire will still apply if required. During the curling season free access will be restricted to Thursday and Friday, except during school holidays.

Soft Play

ACE membership includes entry to the soft play areas across the authority.


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