For parents

KinderGym is a great opportunity to connect with your child and share in their fun and development.

Providing fun opportunities for growth and development

There’s so much pressure to ensure you’re giving your child the best start in life. Rest assured, you’re already doing an amazing job and we’re here to help every step of the way, by:

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Play with purpose

Packed with activities to develop gross and fine motor skills, music and rhythm, success, and challenges, KinderGym develops the whole child — socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically.

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Family smiling together who attend a KinderGym
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KinderGym is a great program to develop fundamental movement patterns. It's fun and engaging, with accredited, qualified Leaders.

Sam Offord
Physiotherapist and Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist Gymnast

What you get when you join an affiliated KinderGym

Accredited Leaders

KinderGym Leaders are qualified and nationally accredited. They assist your child’s development by tailoring activities to their age and developmental stage.

Participant pack

Children receive their own KinderGym t-shirt and a fun passport to bring to each session and celebrate their development.

Play with purpose

KinderGym programs structure the environment, not the child, allowing for individuality and developing independence as children learn through play.

Physical skills and fitness

KinderGym develops fundamental movement patterns, balance and coordination, and is a great basis to progress to any chosen sport once they turn five.

A healthy future

Builds self-esteem, social skills and confidence, and provides the foundations for a lifetime of positive attitudes towards physical activity.


Parents and caregivers play an active role in each class. It’s a great way to connect with your child and share in their fun and development.

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Ages & stages

Children spend their early years playing and exploring. This helps them develop their fundamental movement skills, the foundation for a range of physical activities.

These skills are developed at KinderGym by rolling, balancing, sliding, walking, leaping, jumping, hopping, skipping, swinging and learning to land safely.


Baby is moving from a horizontal position, rolling over and pulling upwards into standing. Bubs are happiest with their closest family members and friends.


Shakey steps get stronger, faster and can change direction. Our toddlers know their names and can play alone.


We love to climb, jump, run and play ball and understand some directions. We are starting to play with others.


Balance, motor planning and control are improving. Independence and interaction with others are growing.


More complex movements can be mastered, such as hopping, skipping, and object management. We can play together and be cooperative.

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How to join

Watch your child grow in confidence and skill as they explore an environment that is safe, stimulating, and fun. With over 30 KinderGyms across South Australia, there’s bound to be one near you.

Step 1

Find a local KinderGym near you.

Step 2

Get in touch and book a ‘come & try’ session.

Step 3

Join and receive your free KinderGym Passport and T-Shirt.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question? We’re here to help! If you don’t see the answer to your question here, drop us a line on our contact page.

KinderGym is for children aged 0 to 5 years. Please check with your local club for information on their sessions and age groupings. Each KinderGym Club is unique, and some clubs have dedicated baby programs.

Yes. Session sizes are limited to ensure it’s a positive experience for all. To make a booking, please get in touch with your local KinderGym.

Clothes that are best suited to movement include leggings, shorts or track pants. Skirts or dresses can inhibit movement and get tangled in the equipment. Bare feet are best at KinderGym. Sensory receptors in the feet send messages to the brain developing motor response.

It’s good for little feet! Barefoot play develops the muscles and ligaments of the foot and allows children to feel what they touch, improving balance and coordination.

Yes! Family and friends are generally welcome at KinderGym. Please check with your club first, allowing COVID protocols to be met and venue numbers managed.

Fundamental Movement skills provide the foundation for human movement and competent and confident participation in various physical activities. These skills are fostered within KinderGym by rolling, balancing, sliding, walking, leaping, jumping, hopping, skipping, swinging and learning to land safely.

The Gymnastics SA website has an abundance of information about GymSports in SA, including the Olympic disciplines of men’s and women’s artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics, as well as aerobic gymnastics and Gymnastics for All.

An affiliated KinderGym is one that has been recognised and endorsed by Gymnastics SA as leading within the KinderGym space. Each affiliated club must meet a series of standards and deliverables and adhere to State and National Child Safe standards. Affiliated KinderGyms have Leaders who are qualified, nationally accredited and undergo regular professional development.

Choosing a Gymnastics SA affiliated KinderGym gives you piece of mind. Child Safety is embedded in everything we do – all team members must hold a current WWCC and Gymnastics SA is a member of the National Integrity Framework (NIF) that provides an independent oversight, giving added assurance to families. Gymnastics SA are the custodians of the KinderGym brand and philosophy, providing strategic oversight and support for all member clubs.

You can find a full list of Gymnastics SA affiliated clubs on our Find a KinderGym page