St Margarets

St Margarets

Unfortunately we’ve had to suspend our classes because of the coronavirus, we hope this won’t be for too long! Keep an eye out for updates on our new initiative to bring Gymboree Play & Music to you at home 👀

It’s festival time! Join us all day Thursday 2nd July from 10am for Gymbo Fest, via our main Facebook page. We have teamed up with friends to provide a collection of fun and informative sessions for you and your little ones 0-5 years old! Check our blog for the full line up 😎 🎠

 

Looking for fun developmental Baby and Toddler Classes in St Margarets, Twickenham, Whitton, Richmond, Kew, Teddington, Brentford or Isleworth?

BOOK YOUR FREE TRIAL CLASS

PLEASE SEE OUR CURRENT TIMETABLE & PRICELIST

Timetable 2020 – SPRING TIMETABLE

Price List

Contact our team for more information

0208 607 9995 / stmargarets@gymboreeclasses.co.uk

 

 

Bubble image 8Gymboree Play & Music St Margarets would like to invite you and your little ones for a free trial class today! We are experts in pre-school play and education and every day we run award-winning and fun-filled classes for babies, toddlers and pre-school children. Gymboree Play & Music classes employ a unique and impressive combination of music, movement, props, imaginary play and custom-designed apparatus to create a magical world where children learn and thrive

Timetable 2020

check out our full timetable of classes in the tab above

The importance of physical activity and play

Government guidelines highlight the importance of physical activity and play in young children’s early development. The report outlines the vital role of PLAY and MOVEMENT in early childhood, placing emphasis on floor based play in safe environments. These kind of movements provide valuable opportunities to build social and emotional bonds with parents, siblings and other children.

Check out Gymboree Play & Music UK in action here:

 

Our site offers:

  • Buggy park
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Baby feeding areas
  • Toilet (including potty and training seat)
  • Baby bouncer
  • Bumbo seats

Getting to us:

  • We are located four doors down from St Margarets station
  • Buses include H37 which stop just outside Tesco (next door)
  • Pay at Meter and Voucher parking are available in adjacent roads (vouchers can be purchased from the newsagents or Post Office a few steps away)

Gymboree Play & Music have been encouraging Play, Movement and Fun in all their classes for over 40 years – so why not register to book a FREE trial and start your very own Gymboree Play & Music journey today!

Call us on 02086079995 or email us at stmargarets@gymboreeclasses.co.uk

Timetable 2020

Price List

We offer a range of Gymboree play and music classes at our site:

BABY LAB classes are offered to pre-mobile early mobile babies and are suitable from new-born to 8 months. Each session is theme based and is full of exciting sensory exploration which includes auditory, tactile, visual and physical play using Gymboree’s specially designed props and apparatus.

PLAY & LEARN classes are developmentally appropriate classes featuring loads of fun activities, fantastic equipment, songs, bubbles, parachute play and much more. These classes are 45 minutes in length and will help your child build strength, balance, co-ordination, social and early language skills. Starts from 6 months to 4 years.

ART classes will inspire your child’s imagination and self-expression with a world of hands-on art activities. Through painting, printing, sculpture, drawing, collage, dramatic play and more. Our art classes encourage confidence and support artistic potential. Starts from 18 months

MUSIC will enhance your child’s development and love of music through song, dance, games and instruments. Our music classes are high energy and full of life, allowing children to express themselves freely and to move about when the mood strikes! A new musical style is explored every three weeks introducing children to a variety of new sounds and rhythms from all over the world within a wide variety of genres such as African, Classical, Jazz, Disco and Asian. Starts from 6 months.

OPEN GYMS: We also have member exclusive Open Gyms (free play session) throughout the week for you to make the most of your time here with us!

PAY AS YOU GO : On Saturdays, we welcome Pay As You Go members to our classes and Open Gyms, a nice alternative if you are not able to commit to any membership plan.

FREE TRIAL: We offer free trials of all of our classes so contact us now to book your place today!

Click on the link below for our latest timetable:

Timetable 2020

If you have any questions about class times and prices or to book in a free trial, please do not hesitate to call us on 0208607995 or email us at stmargarets@gymboreeclasses.co.uk.

Here at Gymboree Play & Music St. Margarets, we run fun filled bespoke parties every weekend, at our site, your home or hired venue. Whichever you choose, a dynamic Gymboree Play & Music-trained teacher will guarantee you a great party. Don’t just take our word for it – here are a few comments from parties we have hosted.

Don’t forget that here at Gymboree Play & Music we offer a wonderful range of party opportunities. Remember, it doesn’t just have to be a little one’s birthday to have a party. We also offer On-The-Go parties where we can come to your celebration, even including weddings. 

 

“We had a birthday party for our two year old daughter at Gymboree and she and her little friends loved every minute of it. I couldn’t have wished for a better birthday party.”

“Just wanted to say that the staff did a brilliant job on Saturday for the party, all the parent’s were very impressed.”

“I just wanted to say THANK YOU! We had a wonderful party last Saturday and my daughter loved every minute of it.”

“We were delighted with the party and how you entertained the children was only fabulous. Having everything organised for us was really helpful as was the enthusiasm towards the day was very reassuring for me as I was hoping the party would be fun and go smoothly, which it did.”

Prices can be found on our timetable

Timetable 2020

Price List

To book a bespoke Gymboree party or to check availability, call us on 02086079995 or email us at stmargarets@gymboreeclasses.co.uk

  • Gymbo Fest

    26. June 2020
    Gymbo at a festival

    It’s festival time!  Join us all day on Facebook on Thursday 2nd July at 10am for Gymbo Fest, a collection of fun and informative sessions for you and your little ones 0-5 years old!  We’ve asked our friends from the worlds of health, sleep, fitness, cakes, first aid, and storytelling to come along and entertain and inform you.

    Time Session
    10:00 Welcome to Gymbo Fest with Lucy
    10:05 Gymbo Fest Fun with Steph
    10:45 Festival Fitness with Yes Jess Fitness
    11:30 Preventing Choking in Little Ones with Kate from Mini First Aid
    12:00 Powex 3 Bodyweight Exercises for All Levels with Melissa
    13:00 Let’s Talk about Sleep with Kate from Sleep Time Baby
    14:15 Cake Decorating for LIttle Ones with Piped Blooms
    14:45 Helping Mums get Stronger in Mind, Body & Soul with Heather Keats
    15:30 Pilates for All with Sasha Dance & Pilates
    16:30 Gymbo’s Festival Rave with Steph
    17:00 Storytime with Warrior Worrier

    It’s a free event, just pop along to the Facebook event, and join in throughout the day!

    Yes Jess logo

    Yes Jess Fitness – I am a Personal Trainer based in St. Albans. My mission is to help you, by making exercise a fun & exciting habit. I’m very focused & will prepare a programme that guides you through coaching sessions with me, but also motivates you for those additional workout days where you train on your own. Let’s face it – You’ll see great results if you are prepared to step out of your comfort zone.

    Mni First Aid logo

    Mini First Aid are delighted to be supporting Gymbo Fest with a short first aid talk on preventing choking in little ones.  Choking is such an emotive subject for parents of little ones.  Mini First Aid train 1000s of families each week in essential first aid and have been saving lives through this teaching for the last 6 years.  Join Kate, mum of 6 (!) for this informative live session.

    Powex logo

    Powex – I am Melissa, a personal trainer with a difference.  I aim to work in a holistic way, considering both physical and mental wellbeing that will work for you.  I do not encourage extreme or drastic changes as they do not last long term.  I have years of experience in supporting people within the mental health sector in making changes.  I aim to use my psychology and nursing background, CBT and DBT techniques with fitness principles to support you in your journey to finding a balanced life.

    Sleep Time Baby – Top Tips and tricks to get your little one sleeping better (between 0-6yrs!)Sleep Time Baby logo

     

     

     

    Piped Blooms logo

    At Piped Blooms we have combined our obsession with cupcakes and flowers to bring you cupcake bouquets and boxes decorated with our trademark buttercream floral designs. Imagine a bouquet that you can actually eat! Our bouquets and boxes are perfect for gifts and special events or as a little treat for yourself. 

     

    Heather Keats logo

    Heather Keats, founder of Heather Keats Health & Fitness for Mums , is an ex-maternity nurse turned Personal Trainer with a mission to support mums to take time out from their busy lives in the pursuit of health and happiness. Heather takes a nurturing, holistic approach to health and fitness and in the free 30 minute live session she’ll be taking you through a short guided workout, focusing on core strength & flexibility, suitable for all levels. Plus she’ll end with some much needed relaxation. There will also be the opportunity to get access to a free 5 day Healthy Mum Meal Plan.

    Sasha logo

    Sasha Dance & Pilates – Come and join me and Gymbo for this 30 mins class which is suitable for everyone! It will leave you feeling energised and ready to face the day and weekend ahead! You can do this with your children or find some important ‘me time’ to stretch, relax and focus the mind. We hope you enjoy! Warrior Worrier pic

    Warrior Worrier – Gather your own little Warrior’s and join local author Katy Sumption at 5pm as she reads through her uplifting mental health picture book live. Let’s encourage all of our little ones to talk openly.

    Big Gymbo thank yous to all our presenters!

    Don’t worry if you miss any of the sessions, you’ll be able to catch up as they’ll all be available to view afterwards.

    Enjoy! 🎪🎭🧘‍♀️🤹‍♀️🤸‍♀️🍰👶

     

  • We’re getting ready to re-open!

    15. June 2020
    image of child getting ready

    UPDATE: Further to Boris’ announcement on 23rd June, we are still waiting for a date to open.  No Gymboree Play & Music sites will open on the 4th July and we will provide further information about opening as soon as we can.

    We hope you and your families have been keeping well during these difficult times. At Gymboree Play & Music, we are obviously concerned about the spread of COVID-19 and have been watching the Government and industry guidance closely. For over 43 years, we have been providing world class programmes for children, and your continued trust in our brand is a priority. As such, following current Government guidelines, we are working on opening some of our sites from 4th July 2020, however this is subject to change.

    We have upgraded our cleaning procedures in all of our locations beyond our already stringent practices. We ask you to help us by:

    • washing you and your little ones’ hands before and after class
    • staying home if sick or not feeling well
    • monitoring anything that has been placed in your child’s mouth
    • respecting social distancing
    • wearing a face covering during class (adults only)

    Further to these increased hygiene policies, we’re also changing our teaching activities;

    • we’ve removed some props from the classroom
    • instrument exploration, tactile table, play dough and other direct contact activities have been removed
    • we are spraying down our crayons with alcohol
    • no Gymbo kisses or Gymbo stamps.

    While we can’t eliminate all potential exposures, we can keep our sites clean and limit your exposure while enjoying our classes. Our families have trusted us for decades for our cleaning standards and excellent programming and we are continuing this legacy of trust.

    We want to make sure that your children have a proper allotted time for physical, emotional and cognitive growth all year round, and as such we have a flexible make up policy so please can we ask that you only attend class when you and your children are healthy.

    At Gymboree Play & Music, we want our families to STAY HEALTHY and PLAY HEALTHY now and throughout the year!

    Please do get in touch with your local branch to discuss their re-opening plans and reserve a space in their classes.

     

  • Gymbo on Holiday

    12. June 2020
    pic of Gymbo on holiday

    Dads, this one’s for you!  (Or anyone else who fancies joining in the fun on Fathers’ Day!)

    We know you can’t come to us right now, but we can come to you with Gymbo on Holiday, a LIVE and INTERACTIVE session straight from the comfort and safety of your home!

    Join us on our Facebook page on Father’s Day, Sunday 21st June 2020 at 10:00am for lots of fun for all babies and children 0-5 years old 🏖.

    Our FREE, fun-filled session will be full of song and dance, puppetry, reading and movement games.  You can get creative by setting up your very own beach scene in your home or garden, and get ready to join in the fun!  Watch out for updates online to get ready to play.

    Gymboree Play & Music want this chance to say a massive thank you to everyone who’s been joining us online. We miss you all very much!  As a network of small family-run businesses your support at this time is vital, and greatly appreciated. We have been working hard to bring Gymbo @ Home to our customers, bringing live action and pre-recorded class activities to you via a secure online environment. Gymbo on Holiday is the perfect introduction if you haven’t already joined us!

    Contact your local centre if you have any questions about your membership or want to access Gymbo @ Home where you can keep in touch with the team and your fellow Gymboree Play & Music families.

    Click ‘going’ so we know if you’re coming, and we’ll see you very soon ❤

    Love, Gymbo x

    #gymboathome

     

  • Gymbo’s Sports Day

    19. May 2020
    Gymbo's sports day

    We know you can’t come to us right now, but we can come to you with Gymbo’s Sports Day, a LIVE and INTERACTIVE session straight from the comfort and safety of your home!

    Join us on our Facebook page on Friday 22nd May 2020 at 10:30am for sporty fun for all babies and children 0-5 years old 🥎🏏🏓⚽.

    Our FREE, fun-filled session will be full of song and dance, puppetry, reading and movement games.  You can get creative and join in the fun by setting up your very own sports day in your home or garden, and get ready to play!  Watch out for updates online to get ready to play.

    Gymboree Play & Music want this chance to say a massive thank you to everyone who’s been joining us online. We miss you all very much!  As a network of small family-run businesses your support at this time is vital, and greatly appreciated. We have been working hard to bring Gymbo @ Home for our customers, bringing live action and pre-recorded class activities to you via a secure online environment. Gymbo’s Sports Day is the perfect introduction if you haven’t already joined us!

    Contact your local centre if you have any questions about your membership or want to access Gymbo @ Home where you can keep in touch with the team and your fellow Gymboree Play & Music families.

    Click ‘going’ so we know if you’re coming, and we’ll see you very soon ❤

    Love, Gymbo x

    #gymboathome

  • Gymboreers around the world!

    6. May 2020

    One World, One Gymboree 🌍 We are so proud to be part of a global brand!

    Whilst our doors are shut you can join us for Gymbo @ Home – short, pre-recorded and live action interactive sessions delivered securely online.

    Sending love to all our families near & far ❤️

    #stayhealthy #playhealthy #gymboreeplayandmusic.

     

  • We ❤ Children’s Activities Family Quiz!

    27. April 2020

    image of familyWe’re thrilled to invite you to take part in the first ever “We ❤️ Children’s Activities” Family Quiz!

    It’s time for your little ones to get in on the online quiz experience with this fun, interactive, educational activity for parents and children.

    We have teamed up with the charity Caudwell Children and Children’s Activities Week for this exciting event.

    Taking place from 2pm on Tuesday 28th April it will feature questions for your little ones, provided by a host of children’s activity providers including us. You might want to have a little look around our website to find the answers 😉

    With two options offering age appropriate questions for children age 2-4 and 5-8, the “We ❤ Children’s Activities Family Quiz” has something for every family.

    There will be a certificate of achievement for every participant and surprise appearances from some of our celebrity friends to add to the excitement.

    As if that wasn’t enough, all entrants will be entered into a FREE prize draw to win signed David Walliams books!

    At just £1 per child to enter, all of the money raised will be donated to help disabled children and families during the COVID-19 crisis through Caudwell Children.

    Head over to the registration page to sign up and for more information, including a special message from Phil Gallagher (aka Mister Maker).

  • Gymbo’s Big Tea Party

    16. April 2020
    Gymbo's Big Tea Party picture

    We know you can’t come to us right now, but we can come to you with Gymbo’s Big Tea Party, LIVE and INTERACTIVE session straight from the comfort and safety of your home!

    Join us on Friday 24th April 2020 at 10:30am for what we hope will be the UK’s BIGGEST children’s tea party 🤞

    Our FREE, fun-filled session will be full of song and dance, puppetry, reading and movement games.  You can get creative and join in the fun by setting up your very own teddy bears’ picnic in your home or garden, and get ready to play!

    Gymboree Play & Music want this chance to say hello, and that we miss you all very much. As a network of small family-run businesses your support at this time is vital, and greatly appreciated. We have been working hard to develop Gymbo @ Home for our customers, bringing live action and pre-recorded class activities to you via a secure online environment. Gymbo’s Big Tea Party is the perfect introduction!

    Contact your local centre if you have any questions about your membership or want to access Gymbo @ Home where you can keep in touch with the team and your fellow Gymboree Play & Music families.

    Click ‘going’ so we know how many sandwiches to make, and we’ll see you very soon ❤

    Love, Gymbo x

  • We’re here for you!

    15. April 2020
    little girl watching Gymbo at Home

    Have you seen our new video? We wanted to let you all know that we are here for you right now!

    Whether you’re currently joining us for Gymbo @ Home or waiting for our doors to re-open, we can’t wait to see you all soon.

    We started our classes back in 1976 and many of our favourite activities are still going strong today.  We are proud to deliver our classes in over 40 countries, we have 10,000 members here in the UK, and an amazing 1.5m members globally.

    All of us at Gymboree Play & Music UK want this chance to say hello, and we miss you all very much.  We’re a network of small family-run businesses so your support at this time is vital, and greatly appreciated. Thank you very much 🙏.  We’re here for you now with Gymbo @ Home: short, live action and pre-recorded interactive sessions for you and your little one.  When the time comes, we will welcome you all back to our centres with 3 big Gymbo cheers, and ooodles of bubbles!

    We wish you and your families happiness and well wishes.

    Hip hip hooray!!

     

  • Closed, for now

    19. March 2020

    Further to our update on Wednesday, and the subsequent instructions from the Government, we have taken the very sad decision to close all our centres (those not already closed) from the end of play on Friday 20th March.  We’d like to thank all of you who’ve contacted our teams with such kind and supportive comments, it has made a difficult decision slightly more bearable 💔

    closed for now sign

    We have been working hard to develop Gymbo at Home for our customers which will bring live action and pre-recorded class activities to you via a secure online environment.  This will be available for new and existing customers. Keep an eye out for an announcement on this very soon 👀

    Gymboree Play & Music is a network of small family-run businesses so this closure will hit us very hard.  If you’re able to continue with your membership, switching to Gymbo at Home, we would be eternally grateful 🙏

    If you have any questions about your membership, want to access Gymbo at Home, or freeze your membership, please get in contact with your local Gymboree Play & Music.  Also if you’re a customer, look out for closed Facebook groups for your local centre where you can keep in touch with the team and fellow Gymboree families.

    Finally, although our doors are closed you can still buy Gymboree Play & Music gift vouchers online which will be honoured for at least 12 months, allowing you to further support Gymboree Play & Music, and give the gift of (virtual or delayed) play!

    For more information on Covid-19 (coronavirus) and how to keep yourselves safe you can read the Public Heath England or Health Protection Scotland websites.

    Once again, we thank you for your support, and we look forward to seeing you ‘at Home‘.

    Gymbo x

  • Discounted tickets for The Baby Show!

    19. February 2020

    Use code GYM for discounted tickets for The Baby Show* and come and meet us!

    We’ll be on stand B05, the Baby & Toddler Play stand, doing class demos and giving out information.  Whether you already have a little one or are still waiting, it’s never too early to think about what fun things you’ll do together.  We have branches all over London and the South East so come and say hello 🙋‍♀️  You’ll also be able to pick up a free Piccolo pouch if you’re quick!

    quote GYM for discount tickets for The Baby Show

    Discounted tickets for The Baby Show

    Our classes utilise a unique and impressive combination of music, movement, props, imaginary play and custom-designed and patented apparatus, all to create a fun and magical world where children learn, thrive and most importantly have fun.

    The UK’s largest event for parents, parents to be and babies, The Baby Show is a unique, family-friendly shopping event, full of experiential features where you’ll find everything for pregnancy, bump, baby and you. Save money and time with leading baby brands all under one roof, plus boutique, not on the high street products and exclusive show offers to take advantage of.

    If you can’t make it to the show you can still experience our classes; book a free trial today!

    *Discounted tickets for The Baby Show – saving is based on the standard on-the-door ticket price of £22.50pp. To book by phone call 0871 231 0844. Calls cost 13p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge. Advance Box Office closes midnight 27/02/20. £2.20 transaction fee applies per booking.

January 2017

News.News.News.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

We are saying goodbye to our wonderful Teacher and friend, Elvina on Friday 28th February.

We have loved having her make our Gymboree classes fun and full of love. We will miss her very much.

Please take the opportunity this week to come to your class or pop in to say goodbye. We wish Elvina the best of luck on her move to Gloucestershire.

We will also be welcoming our new Teachers:

Sue

Ish

Vera

Our new staff members will be joining our Head Teacher, Emma.

OPEN GYM IS OPEN FOR NON-MEMBERS FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY FROM MONDAY 14th OCTOBER 2019

£10 PER OPEN GYM £5 IF COMING WITH A FRIEND

 

PARTIES WITH GYMBOREE PLAY & MUSIC

Don’t forget that here at Gymboree Play & Music we offer a wonderful range of party opportunities. Remember, it doesn’t just have to be a little one’s birthday to have a party. We also offer On-The-Go parties where we can come to your celebration, even including weddings. 

Take a look at our prices in our timetable below:

REFER A FRIEND 

Don’t forget to recommend a friend to Gymboree Play & Music St Margarets and if they join, you will both receive 50% off your next month’s membership.

MEMORIES TOY AND PARTY SHOP

Memories Toy and Party Shop has offers a wonderful range of cards, balloons and party supplies as well as some family favourites in terms of toys.

We are also offering a variety of parties and events, specially for our members only to attend. We will continue to keep you all update through our website, Facebook page and onsite information. Please do speak to a member of staff for more information.

We look forward to seeing you all soon!

 

 

Member feedback

I wanted to say a BIG THANK YOU to all of the wonderful staff for all the hard work and dedication in all that you guys do. You guys are Brilliant.

I would like to thank you all for the fun classes you have offered. Hugo has had a great time in Elisabeth’s classes. I know he will be singing the songs for months to come! Many Thanks

I really can’t recommend or praise the St Margaret’s site enough….The staff are very down to earth, helpful and welcomin…I feel like as a member, I am part of the Gymboree family

We are the experts in early childhood development

At Gymboree, we are often told by parents. “You are the only class that manages to engage my child.” This is not a coincidence! It reflects the fact that Gymboree are the experts in early childhood development and as such, we know children; we know what works, what engages, and what is appropriate for the many different developmental stages between birth and age 5. Gymboree has published its own best-selling books on “learning through play” and develops its class curriculum with the involvement and input of experts from around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are the experts in early childhood development