With such a wide range of children’s activities available for your kids to choose from, it can be a challenge juggling not only their schedules, but also the costs associated with each. To make life a little easier, we have researched some of the different activities (and their costs) for you.
Cayman Cricket organises competitions from May to June for primary and secondary schools (for boys and girls) and there are youth training sessions on Saturday mornings. Coach Connor runs an ongoing cricket programme at Kings Sports Centre on Thursday nights for U10 (5.30pm-6.30pm) and U14 (6.30pm-7.30pm). The cost is CI$15 per session. Matches are held on Sundays. Call Coach Connor on (345) 922 3080 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for enrolment details.
Crossfit Cayman, located in Camana Bay offers teen classes for 12-16 year olds on Mondays and Fridays from 3.45pm-4.30pm and ages 8-11 on Tuesdays from 3.30pm-4.15pm. The cost is CI$15 per class or CI$125 for 10 classes. 7 Mile Strength & Fitness offers classes for 8-11 year olds on Thursdays from 3.30pm4.15pm and for 12-17 year olds on Thursdays from 4.15pm5pm. The cost is CI$200 for one session a week for a 10 week programme.
Dance lessons are offered in a variety of genres including ballet, tap, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, showbiz, Irish dancing and more. Classes start at the age of two and go up to adult, plus there are classes just for boys.
The Cayman Drama Society, Musicians Ltd. and Centre Pointe Dance Studio offer acting classes for children of all ages and levels of experience.
There are various groups who run excellent youth football development programmes with lessons once or twice a week and matches on the weekend. Academy Sports Club, Excel Sports Management and Sunset Football offer excellent coaching for boys and girls from the age of four. Sunset Football is a great intro to football for four year olds with its Saturday (for girls) and Sunday (for boys) programme.
Cayman Golf Lab offers afterschool and weekend junior golf classes for up to four students per class. They play fun and entertaining games to build up interest and a love for the sport. Each junior golfer will have access to world class knowledge and technology to help them create a golf swing that is best for them. Cost of this class is CI$120 per month for a total of four hours of golf lessons. Suitable for ages 5-14.
Group gymnastics classes at Motions Unlimited range from CI$230-CI$458 for one/two sessions a week per term, dependent upon age and skillset. Open Gym is CI$10 and Toddler Play Days are CI$15.
Cayman Riding School located in Savannah offers English riding lessons from total beginner to Advanced. Specialising in Dressage, Jumping, Vaulting and Cross Country for Children from age five to adults. Contact Cayman Riding School at Tel: (345) 926 7669 or email: email@example.com. The Equestrian Center also offers lessons and afterschool riding programmes for children from ages five and up. Semi- Private lessons range in price for both riding schools from CI$28 for 30 minutes with group lessons starting at CI$55 per hour. Private lessons available upon request.
Learn to skate sessions cost CI$100 per term at Kings' Sports Centre and participation on a team varies from CI$200- $350 per season.
Many different types of karate classes are offered in Cayman for children as young as four up to adults. Classes are run by the month and range from CI$75-CI$200. For traditional karate lessons contact Cayman Associated School of Karate or Purple Dragon Cayman Islands. Fight Fit classes incorporate Cardio Combat, Striking and Tricking. Krav Maga training and other karate programmes are run by The Academy Grand Cayman.
Music & Singing Lessons
The cost of lessons ranges anywhere from CI$35-CI$45 for a private one-to-one session or CI$180-CI$260 for group sessions per term. There are numerous places on Island that offer lessons either in your home or in their music studio.
The Maples Group Community Junior Rugby season runs from October to May. Programmes are available for U6, U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U19. Annual Membership is CI$100.
The Sailing Club runs an after-school sailing programme for kids aged 6+. The cost is CI$415 for 30 hours of sailing instruction (15 x 2-hour sessions each rotation). The club also hosts popular day camps during school holidays and teenagers who are competent sailors and good with youngsters, can find jobs interning as assistants at these camps.
Membership at the Black Pearl Skate Park ranges from CI$45 per month to CI$300 for a yearly membership. The drop-in rate is CI$7. Skateboards, scooters, table tennis and a wide assortment of other sports equipment are available for rent at the park, ranging from CI$4-CI$14 an hour. There are also basketball courts.
Semi-private and private lessons start at CI$50 for a half-hour session. Fitness Connection offers mobile swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages and tailor each session to the individual’s needs.For a full listing of qualified swim teachers/schools and clubs please visit the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association.
The Tennis Federation of the Cayman Islands runs the PwC junior tennis circuit and organises a series of tennis tournaments every year for children 18 and under. For group or private tennis lessons contact the Cayman Islands Tennis Club; The Courts at the Ritz-Carlton and Cayman Tennis Academy. Group lessons can range from CI$20-CI$35 per individual per lesson, private lessons range from CI$65-CI$100 per hour.
There are several excellent yoga teachers on-Island specialising in kid's yoga. Popular choices are Yoga Sprouts and Kula Kids. Group and semi-private lessons range from CI$180- CI$230 per term. Many private schools also offer yoga as an afterschool club.