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Helpful Links for New Parents

Whether you’re new to the area or just new to the school, we thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources of some of our favorite places to help you get settled and begin enjoying life here in Noord Holland.

Real Estate Agencies

Bos & Craenenbergh Makelaars o.g.


Organic Food for You

Helpful City (Gemeente links)

Bergen Gemeente 

Bergen App (community info and events)


De Bergense Huisartsen

JJ Kramer Huisarts


Tandartspraktijk Avelli


JPC Optiek

Language Courses

(for parents and additional help outside class)



Things to Do

Vue Cinemas


Dierenpark Van Blanckendaell (Zoo)

Child-friendly Restaurants

Zilte Zoen 

Duinvermaak (Bergen)

Fermento (Alkmaar)

Julie! (Bergen)

Montagne (pizza, dine-in or delivery to Bergen and Schoorl)

Student Activities & Resource Centers

Manege Van Poelenburgh (horse riding lesssons)

Artiance (art, music & dance)

Saturna (gymnastics)

Alcmaria Victrix Voetbal Association (soccer, softball and baseball)

Attitude Ballet School

AV Hylas Athletics Alkmaar
Alcmaria Victrix Voetbal Association (soccer, softball and baseball)
VV Bergen Football Bergen
Tennis Alkmaar
Dance Heerhugowaard
Dance Alkmaar
Aikido Alkmaar

Rugby Casticrum

*This list has been procured by members of the Parents’ Association and is not a complete list of services or providers in the area. This is not a recommendation or endorsement of any business or service. The ES Bergen Parents’ Association is not responsible for the validity or content of external links. If you would like your business to be added, please contact to be considered.

Nicole GottholdHelpful Links for New Parents

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