Physicists have determined that the best way to subdue wall-bouncing photons in to let them loose until they need a nap. Apply the latest scientific findings to your kid’s playtime with this Groupon.
$49 for Lifetime Gym Membership, Four Fitness Classes, and Four Open Play Sessions ($159 Value)
During kid’s gym classes, students 13 years and younger play and exercise independently, or parents can romp with their little ones during infant and toddler classes that boost balance, coordination, and cognitive function during age-appropriate lessons. Before or after class, students are invited to indulge in an extra hour of free play to use up excess energy. See the class schedule.
My Gym, which currently has more than 200 international locations, was founded more than 20 years ago as a structured place for children to safely play, acquire new skills, and romp off a sugar buzz. Tots as young as 6 weeks can take a month or two of weekly classes, all designed to incorporate the latest physiological, psychological, and meteorological research. One-hour Waddlers sessions for babies and parents introduce tots aged 14–22 months to mobility, agility, and social skills as they build block towers and participate in puppet shows. Other classes include Tiny Tykes, a class for parents and babies that focuses on movement, as well as Mighty Mites and Whiz Kids, classes for more independently mobile children aimed at mastering motor skills to build strength, balance, and agility.
For older kids, independent gym classes such as Champions and Cardionastics build self-esteem, fitness skills, and muscles for future speed-texting showdowns. My Gym's energetic instructors are experts at using music, dance, and gymnastics to develop youngsters' strength while stimulating their giggle-plexes—carving out a place for creativity and face-to-face engagement in the face of technological temptations and giant robotic faces.