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Sicily

Activities for kids

  • Associazione ETRA - Centro di Formazione Musicale

    Recommended by Sue Mines

    The goal of this association is to teach young children to love and appreciate music. The so called lesson is really a creative experience where children are able to live the music. It is an environment where little ones may dance, sing, play variety of instruments and use body language to communicate. 
    The courses are held in Via Cavallaro N. 39/41, 95010 Linera, Santa Venerina, Catania or in  Via V.Bellini, 23, Barrafranca, Enna. Tel:3287538608.
    More information can be found at www.etracfm.it or by contacting Sonia Lo Schiavo at email: musicsonia@alice.it

  • Piscina Poseidon - Catania

    Recommended by Sue Mines

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    Throughout the week, the pool conducts swimming classes kids from 3 to 6 years of age. You will need a medical certification in order to participate in the classes.
    Via Grazia Deledda, 15, Catania 
    tel. 095552883 
    e-mail: asposeidon@libero.it
    www.piscineposeidon.com

  • Centro Sprint, Palermo

    Recommended by Sue Mines

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    In Palermo, there are three sport facilities that offer a list of activities for the smallest of athletes. Two activities that may interest mothers are their baby swim classes and artistic gymnastics. These are perfect for those active babies. Parents must participate in all courses. They also can arrange for neonatal massage courses. There is also a babysitting service in their playroom so that Mom can get some gym time in as well. 
    For older children, they offer activities such as ballet, basket, swimming, cooking classes, gymnastics and variety of physical education courses. 
    Besides the long creative list of aerobics and fitness courses, mothers can take advantage of both the water aerobics for expectant mothers as well as a course for new moms!
    The facilities have tree locations throughout Palermo:
    Sprint Calatafimi on Corso Calatafimi 326, tel 091 422179 
    Sprint Laurana in Via Laurana, 14,  tel 091.6258263 
    Sprint Marine in Via Messina Marine 301, tel. 091.391473
    www.centrosprint.it

  • La Casa della Musica, Palermo

    Recommended by Sue Mines

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    La Casa della Musica Is a music and art school geared to entertain and stimulate babies and children from birth to five years old. The school offers the following courses: musica in culla for babies from 0-3 years old, musigiokiamo for children from 4-5 years old, voice and percussion classes for children from 6-7 years old, musica d’insieme is an opportunity to make music for older children with real instruments. The school also offers an art course known as arte terapia so children may have a chance to experiment with a variety of art materials. They also organize summer camps.
    Viale Croce Rosso, 8, Palermo
    tel. 0916701226 
    www.centrocasadellamusica.it