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Half-Term Programme

Designed for children 4 – 12 years of age, our multi-activity and specialist programmes provide a great introduction to 15+ sports and increase creativity, concentration, and other cognitive functions. Our award-winning Sports Fundamental Programmes help children develop skills in the sport they love, through innovative games and fun activities.

Like to speak to someone? Connect with ESM Sports Fundamental Programmes on +971 50 361 1547 

 

Learn More about the enhanced 'SAFETY MEASURES' implemented by ESM Sports Fundamentals Programme during this Oct Half Term Break.

EXPERIENCE & SAFETY

As Dubai & Abu Dhabi’s most experienced kids sports programmes operator, ESM Sports Fundamentals Programme is unrivalled in this industry.

When it comes to caring for children during school holidays, nobody does it better! We set the highest standards so parents only get the best care. We oversee every aspect of our programmes from carefully selecting and training staff to develop new sports programmes, special events and theme days.


 

PROFESSIONAL & CERTIFIED STAFF

We simply pick the best staff in the UAE to care, guide and inspire the children. 

Our venue managers and staffs are supported by an enthusiastic team of Group Leaders, Sports Leaders and Nursery staff who collectively create the unique team spirit our sports programmes are famous for. We ensure each staff member goes through a rigorous selection and training process and are all certified at the highest level in their sport.


 

ENGAGEMENT FOR ALL AGES

Our Half Term Sports Fundamentals Programme in Dubai and Abu Dhabi deliver excellent care and are also designed with your child in mind. 

Our unique programmes are packed with Sporting, creative and specialized activities as well as theme days and special events. 

With over 20 activities to choose from, there is something for everyone from the liveliest 4-year-old to the coolest teenager!


 

How your child will improve 
Physical
  • Self-control
  • Running
  • Balance
  • Surroundings
  • Coordination
  • Confidence
  • Agility
Cognitive
  • Discipline
  • Routines
  • Negative Concepts and Actions
  • Imagination
  • Learning Skills
Emotional
  • Involves Interaction
  • Imitation
  • Expression
  • Experiences
  • Self-Recognition
  • Empathy
Social
  • Relationship building
  • Social roles
  • Teamwork
  • Self-control
  • Friendship

FAQs

WHAT IS COVERED IN HALF TERM SPORTS FUNDAMENTAL PROGRAMME?

The general activities which take place at most venues are as follows: Basketball, Football, Dodgeball, Dance, Fun & Games, Mini Tennis and Aqua fun. Dependent on the venue, these additional activities will take place: Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Karate, Badminton, Quick Cricket and Rounders.

WE HAVE REVISED OUR ACTIVITIES FOR THIS HALF TERM. WE WILL NOT BE HAVING ART & CRAFTS AND SWIMMING.

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WHAT CAN MY CHILD EXPECT TO GET OUT OF THE SPORTS FUNDAMENTALS PROGRAMME?

All our activities are at entry-level which allows the child to participate and experience the basics of the activity. The main focus is on having fun, making new friends and developing physically, mentally as well as emotionally.

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IS TRAINING AGE SPECIFIC? SKILL LEVEL SPECIFIC? GENDER SPECIFIC?

We group the children, boys and girls mixed, according to their ages which don’t differ more than two years within the groups. Our group ratios are 15:2 and when it comes to Aqua Fun, we have a qualified lifeguard, a level 2 swimming coach as well as an assistant with no more than 12 children in a group.

ALIGNED WITH THE NEW SAFETY GUIDELINES, OUR COACH TO CHILD RATIO IS 10:2

WHAT AREAS OF MY CHILDS DEVELOPMENT WILL ESM SPORTS FUNDAMENTALS PROGRAMME FOCUS ON?

We always put the interest of children first. We aim to make them feel secure and happy from the moment they walk through our doors. The main focus is on having fun, making new friends and developing physically, mentally as well as emotionally.

WHAT DOES A TYPICAL SPORTS SESSION LOOK LIKE?

A typical sports fundamentals programme's day will start nice and early where parents can drop their children off from 8 am – 8.45 am, the first activity will start at 9 am. The day will consist of five 45 minute activity sessions. Within each session, the coaches will focus on a particular skill or sport for 15 minutes. Once this skill has been taught, the next 15min will focus on using that skill in an exercise which will finish the session with a 10 – 15min match. Children will take part in 2 activities followed by a 15 min snack break, another 2 activities followed by a 30 min lunch break. Finally, the last session will take place and pick up will commence from 1.30 – 1.45 pm.

WHAT TYPE OF FACILITIES WILL MY CHILD BE TRAINING IN?

We ensure that all activities are held within state-of-the-art indoor facilities in Dubai & Abu Dhabi. ESM Sports Fundamentals Programme has access to all the schools' gymnasiums, dance studios, swimming pools and classrooms to facilitate all and any activity which is required.

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WHAT SHOULD MY CHILD BRING TO A CAMP?

We advise parents to pack in swimwear all week even though aqua fun won’t take place every day. We recommend a packed lunch which consists of sandwiches, a snack and a refillable water bottle. All children should wear comfortable clothing in shorts and a T-shirt and wear trainers.

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HOW MUCH DOES ESM HALF TERM FUNDAMENTALS PROGRAMME COST?

Half Term Sports Fundamentals Programme vary depending on how many days you select and which venue you choose! On each booking page, we have a pricing section that will give you real-time pricing information. You can select/de-select options and watch the price change. You can also go directly to registration by clicking here. Lastly, you can chat directly with our support staff by contacting us on 04-3697817.

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