Central Sports Club has a number of great classes where kids can learn and develop new skills such as swimming, dance, phys ed and more. Since its establishment, they have produced over 2 million graduates through their kids` sports classes. They have fully trained instructors, seasonal camps, offer a free shuttle bus to and from the club, and an added bonus a heated indoor pool for year-round swim classes (vary by location). With over 180 locations and partnered clubs in Japan, 40 in Tokyo, it`s a great and cost-effective way for your kids to learn and develop new skills.
Central Sports Club offers the following classes for kids:
- Physical Education
- Sports and Culture (Calligraphy, Ballet, Karate, Cheerleading, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Golf)
- Outdoor Camps (Nature walks, fruit picking, skiing, travel)
Application Process (in Japanese).
- Fill out the application form at your local club or online.
- At the club you will need your ID, child, photo of your child and banking information.
- Payment for the first 2 months as well as uniform purchase to be made that day. Future payments are made via bank transfer.
- Tip: Your local sports club might have an affiliation with the kindergarten / elementary school your child attends. Inquire and you may receive a free sports bag. Also, look for special campaigns as you may receive discounts off club uniforms / merchandise.
- Request the Central Sports FREE shuttle bus time table and route map. Sign up early as there may be a waitlist to ride the bus. Note children elementary school age and up can ride the bus alone. Younger kids must ride with an adult.
Fees: (vary by club. Please contact your local club for prices)
- Sports and Culture classes = around 7500 yen / month for 4 classes.
- Kids swimming and phys ed = 7927 yen / month for 4 classes (once a week) or 9763 yen / month for 8 classes (twice a week). Kids have the option to take two different classes (swim/phys ed/dance) a week.
- Outdoor Camp fees depend on the activity.
Seasonal Outdoor Camps
Central Sports Club offers seasonal camps from fruit picking to skiing to nature hikes. It`s great way for your kids to bond and have fun. Their 2017 Summer Camps include;
- Guam Swim Camp from Monday, July 31 – Friday, August 4 for 3rd graders up to JHS. Application deadline June 21, 2017. More details –>
- Okinawa Ocean Adventure School from Friday, July 28 – Thursday, August 3, 2017 From 1st grade (with parent) to JHS. More details –>
- Tokai Swim with Dolphins Summer Camp from Sunday, August 6 – Monday, August 7 or Monday, August 7 – Tuesday, August 8, 2017 for kids aged 4 years and up. More details –>
- Visit their full list of summer camps. (Japanese language only)
For summer camps in English visit our 2017 Japan Summer Camps List.
Central Sports Locations:
Central Sports Club Minami Aoyama Address: Collezione B1, B2F 6-1-3 Minami Aoyama Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
Central Sports Club Minami Aoyama Website: http://www.central.co.jp/club/minamiaoyama/index.html
Central Sports Club Jiyugaoka Address: 1-14-17 Nakane, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-0031
Central Sports Club Jiyugaoka Website: http://www.central.co.jp/club/jiyugaoka/index.html
Central Sports Club Meguro Address: 2-26-7 Chuo-cho, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-0001
Central Sports Club Meguro Website: http://www.central.co.jp/club/meguro/index.html
Central Sports Club Kasai Address: 3-33-12 Nakasakaishi Edogawa-ku, Tokyo, 134-0083
Central Sports Club Kasai Website: http://www.central.co.jp/club/cw-kasai/index.html
Additional locations in the Tokyo Area.
Central Sports Club Kids` Classes – Swimming, Phys Ed, Ballet and More!