Discovery & Fun - Family & kids

  • Musical children at the Nyon conservatory!
    Musical children at the Nyon conservatory!

    Music is known to stimulate all areas of a child’s development. The conservatory of Nyon has classes for even the smallest ones! The conservatory of Nyon offers music initiation to children starting from the very young age of 2 years old! Together with their parents, they go on a musical discovery by experimenting with all […] The post Musical children at the Nyon conservatory! appeared fir...

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  • InterSoccer: A Swiss National Day offer on summer camps!

    The Swiss national day, celebrated on the 1st of August is fast approaching in the middle of the summer holiday period. The day is traditionally hosted in villages and cities with paper lanterns and fireworks. This year there will be fewer big crowds and gatherings, but festive none the less! To celebrate Swiss National Day, […] The post InterSoccer: A Swiss National Day offer on summer camps...

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  • Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage weekend
    Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage weekend

    If any parents are looking for an unusual venue for a children’s birthday party, did you know that all three of Nyon’s museums (the Roman museum, the Château and the Léman Museum) offer a 45 minute birthday party package for up to 12 children? How about a party where children (from 07-12 years old) can […] The post Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage...

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  • Swimming classes in warm water for adults & children – Starts September
    Swimming classes in warm water for adults & children – Starts September

    As summer is coming to an end, there’s a chance for both children and adults to learn how to swim in an indoor pool and be ready for the next summer season. The friendly swimming instructors at Clinique la Lignière speak English and will be giving classes ranging from complete beginner to advanced stages of swimming. This indoor […] The post Swimming classes in warm water for adults &am...

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  • Gingibana – Music Festival in a Château near Nyon – Sat 7th September
    Gingibana – Music Festival in a Château near Nyon – Sat 7th September

    Gingibana  – is a village music festival which will be held on Saturday 7th September from 10:30 – 17:30 in the beautiful Château Blanc in Gingins near Nyon. Gingins organises many fun events throughout the year, “Gingibana” was such a success in 2018, the village decided to do it all over again in 2019. This event is […] The post Gingibana – Music Festival in a Château near Ny...

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  • A scorching start to Paléo, with devilish Quebec folk-rock (and craft beer on the grounds!!)
    A scorching start to Paléo, with devilish Quebec folk-rock (and craft beer on the grounds!!)

    The first day of the Paléo Festival was a scorcher, with temperatures set to rise these next few days. This didn’t seem to bother the artists nor the crowd, and the first few concerts of the festival were just as explosive and joyful as usual, turning the heat up (which didn’t really seem possible). This […] The post A scorching start to Paléo, with devilish Quebec folk-rock (and craft ...

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  • Special offers on InterSoccer football camps for Living in Nyon readers
    Special offers on InterSoccer football camps for Living in Nyon readers

    InterSoccer are offering several discounts on their football camps, which begin at Colovray in Nyon on Monday, 22 July. Boys and girls of all abilities are welcome to the camps, whether just starting out in football, or wanting to improve their game. There will be Mini Camps (mornings only) for children aged 3-5, Junior Camps (ages […] The post Special offers on InterSoccer football camps fo...

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  • Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a Coffee and a Croissant

    Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a Coffee and a Croissant Starting on the 1st July, the teachers at l’Ecole-club Migros will be taking the classroom outside into the fresh air and by the lake! Morning French and German lessons will be given on the terraces of O’Les Terrasses du Lac, Rue de […] The post Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a Coffee and a Croissant appeared first on L...

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  • British Teenage Girl’s transition from Birmingham to Nyon
    British Teenage Girl’s transition from Birmingham to Nyon

    Olivia Higgs is a 16 year old British student who moved to Nyon in 2017 from Britain. She’s currently working with Living in Nyon for a week learning the ropes on publishing. She explains what it was like moving to the town and how she found settling into Swiss life.   The biggest change of […] The post British Teenage Girl’s transition from Birmingham to Nyon appeared first on Living in...

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  • Adult and Children’s Swimming Classes begin 1st July in a Warm Water pool
    Adult and Children’s Swimming Classes begin 1st July in a Warm Water pool

    As summer is around the corner, it’s a good time for both children and adults to learn how to swim. The friendly swimming instructors in Clinique la Lignière speak English and will be giving classes during the school summer holidays, ranging from complete beginner to advanced stages of swimming : Classes begin from the 1st until the 24th July: […] The post Adult and Children’s Swimmi...

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  • Life in Nyon for a British Nurse and Paediatric Sleep Consultant
    Life in Nyon for a British Nurse and Paediatric Sleep Consultant

    Our third health related article this week focusses on Kate Fergusson. Kate is a British specialist nurse and a Certified Paediatric Sleep Consultant and she moved to Nyon in 2017. Read on to discover how she likes living in the town, but in moving here, has had to adapt to a loss of a career […] The post Life in Nyon for a British Nurse and Paediatric Sleep Consultant appeared first on Livin...

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  • (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon
    (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon

    We have three health related articles coming up on Living in Nyon this week. The first, is news of a CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) course which will be given in English in Nyon.  The second, is an interview with a British orthopaedic surgeon who works in Nyon hospital, and the third is an article about the […] The post (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon appeared...

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  • Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon
    Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon

    Did you know you can buy milk fresh from a farm within a short walk (15-20 minutes) from Nyon? The milk is for sale via a self service machine (see photo below). You can either take your own container, or buy one at the farm. Take cash for the vending machine. One litre of milk […] The post Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May
    Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May

    As part of the annual “Bike Day” activities in Nyon, there will be a second hand bike sale on Saturday 18th May. It’s a great opportunity to sell or buy a bike. This event will take place at Parc de la Morâche, (the park just a few minutes walk behind the railway station and near the […] The post Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May
    Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May

    “Printemps à Perdtemps” is one of many Participanyon projects in which members of the public can take part and help with local Nyon projects. The next event will be the planting of a new garden at the bottom of the Place Perdtemps car park in Nyon on Tuesday 21st May from 17.00-19:00, Wednesday the 22nd […] The post Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May appear...

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  • How the Swiss Eat – New Exhibition at the Château of Prangins
    How the Swiss Eat – New Exhibition at the Château of Prangins

    The Château of Prangins currently has a new exhibition called “À table ! What does Switzerland eat ?” In this exhibition you can find out about Swiss culinary culture and how it has changed over the years. Discover the country’s regional specialities and its food heritage. Check out the butcher’s shop which has been completely […] The post How the Swiss Eat – New Exhibition at the...

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  • Football Camps for Children over Easter in Nyon
    Football Camps for Children over Easter in Nyon

    Inter Soccer Football Camps over Easter in Nyon Children aged 3 to 13 can take part in InterSoccer Easter Camps at Colovray Sports Centre in Nyon from 15 – 18 April. These holiday camps can be booked for a full week, or for single days. For 5 to 13-year-olds, there will be a full day […] The post Football Camps for Children over Easter in Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Happy Birthday to a real cat lady
    Happy Birthday to a real cat lady

    From distant South Carolina, this discreet blogger tells us every day about the adventures of the cats (and two donkeys !) who live peacefully by her side. Marg is a tireless animal friend. Feeding, playing, treating, cajoling, sterilizing everybody who comes from no one knows where, Marg only listens to her heart. She takes good […]

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  • Chocolate Festival in Versoix – 6 and 7 April
    Chocolate Festival in Versoix – 6 and 7 April

    If you love chocolate you’ll love Festichoc! This two-day free festival in Versoix has chocolate stands galore, artisanal chocolate makers, sculptures in chocolate, competitions, a treasure hunt for children, little trains that run during the festival, lots of fun for the family and chocoholics! This festival is very popular, taking public transport is recommended. More […] The post Chocola...

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  • Easter Swimming Camps for Children and Adults
    Easter Swimming Camps for Children and Adults

     Swimming Camps for Children and Adults during the Easter Holidays  For those parents looking for swimming classes for their children during the Easter holidays, the La Lignière Centre de Santé in Gland will be holding collective lessons of one hour a day over three days. Perfect for getting the children ready for a summer of swimming! La Lignière […] The post Easter Swimming Camps fo...

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