Pafos is an amazing city for holidays and a great place to live for all the family. Men can find themselves golfing in Cyprus and endlessly sail their yachts between the island's marinas, while women can discover new Mediterranean gastronomic flavours every day, recreating traditional recipes in their own style. There are plenty of things to do in Pafos for children - boys and girls alike will find plenty to keep them busy at the many learning centres across the city.
Children's Centre for Learning and Development “Maria”
Located near the fire station, this centre offers classes for children from 2 to 16 years old. Teaching takes place in both Greek and English, and most teachers are also fluent in Russian.
Apart from children, Maria Development Centre caters for adults and invites them to learn English and Greek, attend fitball fitness classes, or learn a wedding or a graduation dance. The centre has morning and evening groups for adult visitors.
Angela Pishara Art School
For all aspiring and upcoming artists in Pafos, there are incredible drawing and painting classes at 36 Neapolis Street, home to the town's famous Art School. Courses are open to all ages and classes are offered at various times so that everyone can find a suitable class to fit into their schedule. The main teaching staff are graduates of the Moscow Surikov State Academic Art Institute.
Dance Studios in Pafos
There are many dance studios in Pafos teaching a wide range of dance styles.
The Russian School “Erudite”
This is a unique educational centre for Russian-speaking residents who once took a plunge, bought a property in Pafos and relocated to the island for permanent residence. In addition to the standard secondary education program of the Russian Ministry of Education, "Erudite" offers additional studies, preparation for international examinations, extra educational activities for children in Pafos and language courses in Russian as a foreign language for children and adults.
The Russian School of Paphos
The school, opened in 1998 with the support of the Russian Embassy in Cyprus, offers the Russian school curriculum and at the end of the second and third stages of education, pupils are awarded Russian government certificates. The school has its own kindergarten, after-school centre, summer camp and a wide range of extra curriculum activities.
Pafos cares for the young generation, there are regularly organised sports, dance and cultural events for children. The great variety of activities in Pafos allows each parent to find something for their child to help them develop their personality to the full. This is by far not a complete list of all the childcare and developmental facilities and courses in Pafos. Moreover, every year the number of exciting and new facilities for children to explore increases.