Gain great tips and information about Amsterdam including Events, Living and Business with I amsterdam. The official site of Amsterdam Tourism and Convention Board (ATCB). http://www.iamsterdam.com/en-GB/
Amsterdam Mamas www.amsterdam-mamas.nl
This very useful site was set up by mamas in Amsterdam and provides very useful information to families living in Amsterdam and is not exclusively open to mamas. Sign up to the weekend roundup weekly emailed newsletter where you will learn about upcoming events each week. Sign up for the Village Card and you can gain access to multiple offers, promotions and discounts across the city, receive regular newsletter updates from The Village Gossip and access to exclusive Village news.
Running: There are many running clubs around the country. This is one in Amsterdam for Internationals of all different running levels www.houseofrunning.com
Swimming: With so much water in the Netherlands it is a good idea to learn to swim. If children go to camp it is good for them to have at least their A diploma so that they can join in the water sports. For some camps it is obligatory. They can do from A diploma up to C diploma if they wish and adults can learn too. There are also women only lessons at various swimming pools.
Finding a swimming pool:
Activities for Children: www.kidsproof.nl
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