Weekly Classes & Playgroups 0-5 years North Leeds

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August 2020 Update:  We are in the process of updating the Weekly Classes and Playgroups pages of the site for the Autumn term.  Due to Covid restrictions, this is harder than normal as class providers are still confirming details/venues.  Please check all details directly with class/group providers before travelling.

Playgroups and Classes

North Leeds and the surrounding areas are a fantastic place for bringing up children and there is plenty going on for children.

Below is a list of all the local playgroups and drop in sessions throughout the week and also details of children’s activities and classes available across our area. Please contact the organisers directly if you would like to find out further information or to confirm class times or costs.


Baby swimming with Water Babies is an exciting, enriching experience for both you and your little one. Not only does it teach vital life skills, but it also enhances the way babies and toddlers learn other skills, too. No one else reaches our high standards of professionalism, and no one else works harder to make sure you and your little one feel happy and safe. And we always incorporate lots of bonding, fun and socialising, so you can be sure that a Water Baby is a happy baby!

Weekly Classes:

Moorlands School, LS16 5PF: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Temple Moor, LS15 0PT: Wednesday

Pennyfields School, Meanwood, LS6 4QD: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Green Meadows School, Guiseley, LS20 8PP:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Leeds City Hilton, LS1 4BX: Monday

For more information on classes visit the website or Facebook Page here or contact 01943 862802 or email horseyhorsey@waterbabies.co.uk


01943 862802
horseyhorsey@waterbabies.co.uk
www.waterbabies.co.uk/contact/yorkshire-central-and-west

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Bubbles Swim School runs swimming lessons for children aged 2 upwards across 5 different venues in Leeds.  Run by husband and wife team Glenn and Lucy, and supported by a team of 5 experienced instructors, you can be sure that your child will receive excellent tuition in this very important life skill.  Glenn has over 30 years experience in teaching children to swim and is present at every session to teach and oversee all classes.

All of our instructors are Level 2 qualified, hold a current life saving qualification and have DBS and safeguarding training ensuring your children are always in safe hands.  Small swim classes with water based instructors ensure children get the most out of every lesson and make excellent progress whilst having lots of fun.

Parent and Toddler classes (age 2 – 4) Monday, 9.30am and Thursday 12.30pm @ Moorlands School, LS16 5PF

Daytime beginner classes for pre-schoolers (age 3.5+) Monday mornings @ Moorlands School, LS16 5PF, Tuesday mornings at Scholes Primary School, LS15 4BJ and Friday afternoons at Temple Moor High School, LS15 0PT.

Group lessons (all abilities age 3.5+) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings at Moorlands School,LS16 5PF, Wednesday and Friday evenings at Temple Moor High School, LS15 0PT, Sunday afternoons at The Grammar School at Leeds, LS17 8GS, Sunday evenings at Woodhouse Grove School, BD10 0NR.

For more information or to book a place please contact info@bubblesswimschoolleeds.co.uk


info@bubblesswimschoolleeds.co.uk

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Lively, exciting, funky toddler dance, movement and music classes for 18 month to 5 year olds with lots of props, flash cards, lights, bubbles and most of all fun!

The classes are devised to improve listening, self-control, gross and fine motor skills and confidence. With a different theme every half term the little ones are always kept on their toes with exciting new dances, songs, movement and creative props.  We not only dance, we learn how to throw, kick, catch, jump, balance and play lots of games.  Children are also encouraged to dance independently so don’t worry if they want to do their own thing!

Dancing Tots will give you the opportunity to meet other adults and children and also to enjoy precious time bonding with your little ones.  Adults are encouraged to join in and often find the class just as enjoyable as the little ones.  No need to exercise after a Dancing Tots workout !

Taster sessions are available on Monday’s and Friday’s.  Class numbers are reduced so book ASAP!

Read our Mumbler review of a Dancing Tots Summer Special here (August 2020).

Monday, Friday at Alwoodley Community Association, 10am

Tuesday at St Matthew’s Church Hall, Chapel Allerton, 10am

Last Saturday of the month at St Matthew’s Church Hall, Chapel Allerton, 10.30am


07796 135199
dancingtotsleeds@sky.com
dancingtots.net/

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Sporty Tots classes are for ALL pre-school children aged 2-5 years old. Weekly sessions are built around attainable targets which encourage your child to improve their sports techniques and develop their motor skills within a pressure free environment. We believe children learn best with a smile on their face so every session is packed full with positivity and laughter to encourage the development of their social skills too.

Monday: Bramham Village Hall

Wednesday: Scholes Village Hall

Friday: Kirk Deighton Village Hall, Wetherby

Friday: Boston Spa Village Hall

More classes being added all the time, so check the website here for updates.


 07950 098766
fivestarsports@outlook.com
www.five-star-sports.co.uk/sporty-tots

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Funky Jives classes are fun movement to music and dance sessions using a variety of dance props (pom poms, scarves, ribbons, maracas, handbells and hoops). We also enjoy parachute and bubble fun at the end of the children’s sessions.

Weekly classes from September 2020 (new schedule):
  • Mondays. 10.10-10.50am & 1.40-2.10pm
  • Fridays. 10.10-10.50am
All classes suitable for newly walkers to preschoolers. All classes take place at Walton School of Dance, Barleyhill Road, Kippax, LS25 1DW.
Any questions or queries please email me.
I am offering virtual sessions via Zoom for Girl Guiding groups plus one-off sessions, workshops and birthday parties, as well as corporate events for adults. Virtual sessions and workshops are also available for community groups and schools/nurseries – just get in touch for further information.
The Funky Jives YouTube channel has virtual themed dance sessions – details on the Facebook group page or email for further information.

07540 893173
funkyjives@gmail.com
funky-jives.class4kids.co.uk

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Re-Opened 10th August 2020

Little Burrowers is a unique sensory and soft play area for babies aged 0-18 months.

Come and explore a world of colours, sounds, textures, fun, new experiences and imagination in a homely and friendly environment.

Little Burrowers is designed to develop your babies movement, brain structure and senses, laying the foundation for their later learning and giving you the opportunity to interact with your baby.

We offer messy play, birthday parties, baby disco, baby massage, private group sessions and so much more.

New class available: Mini Singercise for 12-18 months

We have a cafe on site which serves hot and cold sandwiches, wraps, salads and soups.

Re-Opening Monday 10th August 2020 with a few temporary changes to services:

  • Bouncing Bunnies Sensory Sessions 0-6m
  • Bouncing Bunnies Sensory Sessions 6-12m
  • Room Hire for you and your friends 0-18m (10% OFF for a limited time only)
  • The café will be open for all sessions serving hot & cold drinks / sweet treats / breakfast and lunch.
  • Twin discount available

Safety measures include:

  •  Reduced class sizes
  • PPE / Hand sanitizer available
  • Social Distancing in place
  • Infection control in place
  • Covid 19 Infection Control Trained & Certified
  • Your own sanitized sensory toy box
  • Full deep cleaning between sessions

For further information or to book, please visit: www.littleburrowers.co.uk/book-online

Unit 3, ABS Business Park, Viaduct Street, Pudsey, LS28 6AU

07713771337
info@littleburrowers.co.uk
www.littleburrowers.co.uk/

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Mini Maracas delivers music and movement classes suitable for babies to 5 year old preschoolers. The classes are a great opportunity for you to meet new people and make friends!

The 40 minute classes are fun, relaxed and educational. During the classes we enjoy music through singing, dancing, and playing musical instruments.

Your child will enjoy familiar nursery rhymes as well as learning new action songs, knee bouncers, counting songs and finger play games!

Mini Maracas classes are designed around the National Curriculum’s Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). The classes will contribute to the development of your child’s communication skills, numeracy skills, physical capability, and social & emotional development.

Classes run at The Grove Centre, New Street, Horsforth, LS18 4BH.

  • Mondays at 10am
  • **NEW CLASS NOW ADDED** Mondays at 11am

We are Covid-19 secure. See our website and social media page for updates.

Class sizes are limited so book your place now to avoid disappointment.


minimaracas@outlook.com
www.minimaracas.co.uk/

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Mini Professors is the first science program that has been designed specifically for preschool children.

Our 40-minute STEM-themed sessions make science fun and enjoyable for pre-school children. With 80 different topics spanning 2 years, your child will learn something new every week ranging from germs to chromatography or making clouds, as well as all-time favourites such as dinosaurs and space. Not to mention sharing, taking turns and developing their motor skills, ready for pre-school and school!

Each session has 2 hands-on experiments, a story and a 2-minute video about the topic of the day. It’s lots of fun and there is often a ‘I didn’t know that!’ moment for the parents too!

Monday: Holy Trinity Community Hall, Meanwood,  LS6 4LF
  • Ages 2-5 years:  9:45am – 10:25am

Thursday:  The Old Stables, Adel, LS16 8DW

  • Ages 2-5 years: 9:45am-10.25am
Saturday: Leeds WOW Centre, Holbeck, LS11
  • Ages 2-7 years: 9:30am- 10.10am

Read our Mumbler review HERE

For more details and to book visit the website miniprofessors.com/North-Leeds


07779 302442
northleeds@miniprofessors.co.uk
www.miniprofessors.com/North-Leeds/home

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Rhythm Time Leeds award-winning, multi-sensory musical Young Baby Courses are suitable from birth to 6 months old.

These fabulous courses are created specifically to help your newborn’s early development. It is perfect for babies that are only a few weeks old and the 6-week course is ONLY £30.

Carers and babies will enjoy 30 minutes of fun, multi-sensory musical activities that will help develop all of your young baby’s senses. You’ll learn how to stimulate their vision and hearing, promote deeper sleep, improve muscle tone and flexibility, and introduce them to ‘tummy time’

  • Oakwood – Monday
  • Pudsey – Monday
  • Seacroft (Little Bees)– Monday
  • Scholes – Tuesday & Thursday
  • Chapel Allerton – Wednesday
  • Horsforth – Friday
  • Alwoodley– Friday

For more details on class timings visit the website

Places are limited and booking is essential.


07426 869985
PhilippaG@rtfg.co.uk
rhythmtime.net/classes/find

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Climb aboard the Number Train as it takes your preschool child on a different journey of discovery each week.  Help your child to prepare for school and enjoy watching them as they roar like a dinosaur, travel into Space, meet some pirates, go shopping in the silly supermarket, visit the zoo … and SO much more!

These fast paced, action packed sessions have a different theme each week and are designed to be FUN and educational. Watch your child grow in confidence as they take part in fun activities, games, action songs, turn-taking and art & craft – all of which have an underlying focus on maths!

Your child + Number Train = Confidence in maths

Classes will be held during term time only.

Monday: 1oam and 11.30am at Horsforth St James’ Parish Centre. (Off Low Lane) LS18 5QW

Tuesday: 1.30pm Horsforth at Horsforth St James’ Parish Centre. (Off Low Lane) LS18 5QW

Wednesday: 1.30pm at Horsforth St James’ Parish Centre. (Off Low Lane) LS18 5QW

Thursday: 10am & 11.30am at Oakwood Church, Springwood Road, LS8 2QA

Friday:  10am and 11.30am  at Oakwood Church, Springwood Road, LS8 2QA

******Places are limited to 10 children per session (plus younger siblings) so get in touch to book your place now!**************

Read our Mumbler review here.

There is an option to attend a FREE trial for any new children. For more information visit www.numbertrain.co.uk  and like the Number Train Facebook page for regular updates/ ideas.

Number Train is rated 5 stars and 100% of parents surveyed would recommend the class to others


07852 989523
www.numbertrain.co.uk

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Open 7 days a week; The Play Lounge is open for private bookings only. And Baby Café open exclusively for babies 0-6months on Thursdays from 2-4pm (pre-bookable only).

Providing Table Top Boxes; a crafty goody bag for little ones, with Gluing & Sticking & Play Dough – all new and ready to use, then take home.

For details of one off pre-bookable events, from Lego Breakfasts to Mini First Aid classes visit the Popalong Facebook Page.

149-151 Bradford Road, Stanningley, Pudsey

0113 256 0477
popalong.gifts@gmail.com

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Pyjama Drama delivers drama and play classes for babies and children up to 7 years.  Play is an essential part of childhood. It develops skills that stay with us for life, and here at Pyjama Drama we’re experts in play! Our classes develop communication and language skills, concentration, social and motor skills, all whilst igniting the imagination! Children are led through magical adventures which allow them to learn about the world in which they live, develop essential life skills, make friends and have fun.

MONDAY: Venue TBC September 2020 ( 2-4 years)

TUESDAY: Oakwood Church, Springwood Road, 1.50pm (2-4 years)


0113 834 6522
sara@pyjamadrama.com
www.pyjamadrama.com/uk/classes/

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**Free trial session available to North Leeds Mumblers in Alwoodley and Horsforth.**

Rhythm Time offers quality, fun music courses created to enhance and nurture your child’s development. The classes provide complete continuity for your little one from birth until school age. Watch your little one grow, and develop in confidence, creativity, listening skills, language, numeracy and co-ordination. Rhythm Time have been awarded the gold accreditation from the Children’s Activities Association which means we meet the highest standards in our industry.

Young Baby Course (Newborn – 6 months)– If you have a newborn baby under 6 months, this is a fabulous course created specifically to enhance their early development. In their first few months, your baby’s main neural pathways are formed in their brain.  So this is the perfect time to help stimulate all their senses with our fun, multi-sensory sessions.

Baby (0 – 14 mths) Our activities help your baby’s speech, language, sense of balance and development of their inner ear. You’ll enjoy our catchy tunes as you have fun together exploring instruments and sensory equipment.

Toddlers (15 mths – 3 years) your little one will love these fun classes where we help to develop their listening skills and improve concentration.  Motor skills will be strengthened by using our lovely instruments, and their language will develop through singing and simple songs.

Pre-school (3 – 5 years) Your pre-schooler will learn to conduct, listen, and compose through games and fun activities.

Mon: Roundhay, Seacroft & Pudsey, Tues: Scholes, Weds: Chapel Allerton & Horsforth, Thurs: Scholes, Fri: Alwoodley & Horsforth

For the full timetable click here.

Free trial session available to North Leeds Mumblers in Alwoodley and Horsforth.


07426 869985
PhilippaG@rtfg.co.uk
rhythmtime.net/classes/find

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**FREE Taster sessions available, please email james@rugbytots.co.uk for locations and times and to book on.

Fun, structured play sessions take children on a journey of sporting imagination with engaging and energetic coaches supporting them every step of the way whilst teaching how to catch, pass, kick, run with the ball and play as part of a team. Deliver a specifically designed programme for each age group with energy, enthusiasm and excitement.

“Be prepared to run across the jungle, wade through the quick sand or sprint through Rugbytots Valley avoiding all the smoking boulders.”

Age 2 – 3.5:  Youngest classes require full parent participation and offer a fantastic opportunity to spend quality time with your child whilst they learn new skills, meet new friends and have an exciting introduction to Rugby.

Age 3.5 – 5: These classes do not require full parent participation. Your Rugbytot will be part of a dynamic session that will develop their social and physical skills in a positive environment.

Age 5 -7: Older age group classes really start to prepare children for life after Rugbytots. The same structure is followed but these sessions involve advanced team games and ensure that the basic skills of rugby are coached in the right way by maintaining small class numbers.

Autumn Term Sessions Starting from 6th September 2020

MONDAY: Shadwell Cricket Club (outside)/Bardsey Village Hall

TUESDAY: St Edmunds Church Hall, Roundhay

FRIDAY: Shadwell Cricket Club (outside)/Bramhope Robert Craven Hall

SATURDAY: Carr Manor Community High School (outside)/or Alwoodley Primary School, Alwoodley Primary School (outside)/Alwoodley Park Methodist Church Hall,  Tadcaster Grammar School or Riverside Primary School (outside, inside when allowed), Crawshaw Academy Pudsey (outside, inside when allowed)

SUNDAY:  Fives Football Centre (Seacroft), John Smeaton Leisure Centre, Moorlands School, Headingley (outside, inside when allowed)

Read our Mumbler review of Rugby Tots Classes here.

Click here to book a class or contact  Coach James on 0345 313 2948


0345 313 2948
james@rugbytots.co.uk
www.rugbytots.co.uk

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At Shake Rattle & Boogie we provide exciting weekly dance and music classes for 0-5 year olds.

**Classes will start back w/c 14th September 2020 and run for 6 consecutive weeks.**

Places are very limited so you must block book the half term. (Single sessions are not permitted). A boogie bag is advised to be pre-ordered in advance.

We also provide unique party experiences for children for any occasion including birthday’s, Christening’s and other special events.

We work in schools and nurseries right through the academic year focusing on getting active, creativity in the curriculum as well as running after school clubs. Shake Rattle & Boogie won ‘best for getting children active’ in the 2018 Hoop Awards and Kimberley also won ‘Hoop Hero’ for inspiring children.

If you are looking for a class that is full of energy and lots of fun then Shake Rattle & Boogie is definitely for you!

Weekly Class Schedule:

Monday: Caverley Methodist Church – 10am & 11:15am

Tuesday: Studio Sixteen, Adel – 10am

Wednesday: The Old Kings Arms, Horsforth -9.30am & 11am

Friday: The Old Kings Arms, Horsforth – 9.45am

Read our Mumbler review here.

For more information and to book call Kimberley on 07984 158281 or email info@shakerattleandboogie.com


07984 158281
info@shakerattleandboogie.com
www.shakerattleandboogie.com/

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We are thrilled to be continuing to run our hugely popular @HOME courses again in September!

Baby signing is a fantastic skill to learn with your little one, enabling you to communicate with each other from an early age and encourage their social development.

Our great fun, music based classes support your family, as you discover the benefits for yourself!

Sing and Sign Babes is a gentle 5 week music and sensory course with an emphasis on communication. Suitable from birth to 6 months. This lovely class explores eye contact, gesture, and anticipation, together with lots of cuddles, tickles and some simple signs. All building the framework for communication, brought to you using our magic ingredient – music!

The Stage 1 course introduces 6-14 month olds, and their families, to the wonders of baby signing. Over 100 signs are covered in the 10 week course, relating to daily routines (like meal times, getting changed, bedtime etc), animals, vehicles and lots more.

The Stage 2 course gives 14-30 month olds, and their families, the opportunity to enjoy more complex topics, with more physical exertion! More animals to encounter, colours to explore, and lots of weather conditions to experience over the 10 weeks! As children develop speech, having the support of a physical gesture alongside emerging words, makes it much less frustrating for everyone!

We are working hard to get our face to face classes ready to go for September. There will be limited spaces available so please register your interest to receive details when bookings open.
Bookings for our @HOME courses starting on 21st September 2020 are now open if you would prefer to access our classes in your own time at home

josiemartin@singandsign.co.uk
www.singandsign.co.uk

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The Little Gym of Leeds offers progressively structured classes and a positive learning environment to create opportunities for your child to try new things and build self-confidence, all with a grin that stretches from ear to ear. Trained instructors nurture happy, confident kids through a range of classes like parent/child classes and gymnastics, plus fun extras like parties, camps and more.

Classes start from 4th months old.

7th September 2020 – 18th July 2021 Class Schedule

Unit H, Moor Allerton Centre, LS17 5NY


0113 3359915
leeds@thelittlegym.eu
leeds.thelittlegym.eu

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Toddler Sense is the next step from national award-winning BABY SENSORY. It offers multi-sensory, developmental adventures, including a  Toddler Party, a Train themed session and an exciting space themed session this term. Classes that your toddler and you will love and have been planned by early-years experts to engage and amaze.

  • New Explorers (13 – 20 months): Introduce your toddler to equipment and fun activities suitable for his or her age and stage of development.
  • Adventurers (20 months – 3 years): Encourage your toddler to take on new challenges, learn new ways of doing things, and develop essential physical and social skills.
  • Rangers (3 – 5 years): Build on previous skills learned, engage and participate with others, and become more creative and imaginative.

Monday: Adel War Memorial Sports and Social Club, LS16 8DE

Wednesday: Robert Craven Hall, Old Lane Bramhope,  LS16 9AZ

Friday: TBC

To book your place on any of the classes, click here

Read our Mumbler review of Toddler Sense here.

AVAILABLE FOR BIRTHDAY PARTIES! Lots of different themes to choose from, exciting soft play elements teamed with fun activities to get the party in full swing! Please email northleeds@toddlersense.co.uk for more information or to book on to a session visit www.toddlersense.com/northleeds/

 


07870 275916
northleeds@toddlersense.co.uk
www.toddlersense.com/northleeds/

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For a list of the weekly Story and Rhymetime sessions at your local library as well as opening times click here.


www.ticketsource.co.uk/leedslibraryevents

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Aqua Swimmers

Pride themselves in the quality of teaching, concentrating on correct technique, ensuring swimmers swim confidently and with ease.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday evenings and Sunday at Moorlands School (LS16)

Tel: Natalie 07813 661528.

Babyballet – Leeds North & Central

Preschool dance classes for children aged 9 months – 6 years – fun and informal dance classes, teaching the basics of ballet.

Classes run: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Face-to-face classes coming soon. Check their website for details on ages, times and availability.

Tel: 07702 965932

Baby Sensory North Leeds

Award-winning, sensory-rich development classes designed to support you and your baby from birth. Regular exposure to an incredible range of sounds, smells, sights, textures, music, dance, signing and massage all help rapidly develop the brain in your baby’s first year. We’ve done the research; so you can enjoy the fun…

Contact http://www.babysensory.com/en/classdetails/north-leeds

Basic Ballers

Safe & fun football training sessions for pre-schoolers improving their game & their character.

Run by PE school teacher & FA qualified football coach Dominic Noteman, the sessions are designed for 2 to 4 year olds to teach them basic football skills with an emphasis on team play plus building their confidence.

Pre-schoolers – Monday’s 13:00-13:45

Pre-schoolers – Thursday’s 10:45-11:30

Walking football – Wednesdays 11:30-12:30

First trial session free of charge.

Meanwood Community Centre, Stainbeck Avenue, LS7 2QU. Tel: 07835 774387

Boomchikkaboom

BOOMCHIKKABOOM offers a fresh, unique approach to having fun with children, toddlers and babies. From Family Raves, Messy Playa Events, Cinema Experience, Workshops and Festivals you can expect a party like atmosphere, good music, soft play, pom poms, instruments, parachute fun, bubbles and lots more!
Check the Boomchikkaboom website for details of weekly special events throughout Leeds.

 

Bumps & Babes Mother & Baby Postnatal Classes

COVID Update: All classes remain virtual for the foreseeable.

Offer a timetable of postnatal classes and meetup’s for mums and babies across West Leeds.  Some classes are FREE.  Led by two midwives. Includes fitness classes, aqua natal and coffee mornings.

See Facebook page and website for full timetable.

Call Sharon: 07905 143835 or Shelly: 07950 401713

Manor Wood Children’s Centre Timetable

September 2020 Timetable Coming Soon

Manor Wood Children’s Centre, Carr Manor Rd, Leeds LS17 5DJ. Tel: 0113 269 3515

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Clip n Climb Leeds Parent and Toddler Sessions

Parent and toddler sessions are for toddlers to grow in confidence, and have lots of fun!

Parents must accompany the toddlers in the arena, instructors are on-hand throughout the session.

Monday – Friday 1pm -3pm, term time only. Recommended age 2.5- 4 years.

Saturday – Family Toddler Sessions, 10am.  Other family members over the age of 4 can climb in these session too.

Pre-booking required.

Unit 3, Tristram Centre, Gelderd Road,  LS12 6BF. Tel: 0113 245 8723

Dancing Dotty

Dancing Dotty introduces basic dance movement to pre-school children from the age of 18 months.

Taught by qualified dance teacher Nichola, classes are tailored at helping children develop their motoring and listening skills, whilst gently encouraging them to be more confident and develop their social skills in a safe and fun environment.

Classes are held at Cottonbudz in Rodley on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.

Tel: 07949 869877

Deborah Coultish School of Dance

A friendly fun dance school offering expert tuition in ballet, tap, modern, musical theatre, cheerleading and commercial dance.  Children taught from age 2 upwards.  Believe that all students, irrespective of initial ability, should be given the opportunity to grow and develop.

Classes run: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday

Alwoodley Park Methodist Church. Tel: 0113 217 6873

Deborah Hoskins Dance

Children and young people from 4 years old are offered classes in Ballet, Musical Theatre Dance, Tap Modern Jazz and Contemporary Dance. Ballet, Modern and Tap classes from Primary upwards follow the ISTD syllabus. Students are offered the opportunity to take formal exams or just dance for fun!

Classes run: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

The Workhouse Fitness Club, Springfield Commercial Centre, Pudsey LS28 5LY. Tel: 07772 284827

Updated Sep 2020

Educa Spanish Lessons

Spanish lessons for children from age 4+ and adults at venues across North Leeds.

Classes for all levels.

Tel: 07735 544247

 

Elevations Academy

Elevations Academy hosts over 50 classes every week for Children and Adults including: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Cheerleading, Break Dance, Jazz, Gymnastics, Street Dance.

The school is fully registered with the Royal Academy of Dance and the International Dance Teachers Association. Students have the option of taking yearly examinations.

Classes run: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Chapel Allerton. Tel: 07790 225385

Footloose Academy of Dance & Theatre Arts, Roundhay

*FREE TASTER CLASSES IN ALL SUBJECTS*     

Providing fun & friendly dance classes for the wonderful people of Roundhay & surrounding areas since 2003.

Ballet/Tap – Modern Jazz/Contemporary/Lyrical – Freestyle Disco/Street Dance – Cheerleading – Boys Street Dance – Adult Tap – Tiny Tots Ballet/Tap/Boogie. From 2 years+.

Classes: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.

St. Edmund’s Church Hall, Footloose Studios, Roundhay Tel: 07746 010376

 

Fun and Phonics

COVID Update: venues TBC for September 2020. Online subscription available.

The Fun and Phonics program introduces your child, to the first phase of letters and sounds, in a fun relaxed environment. Sessions include music, movement, rhythm, rhyme, games, crafts and multi-sensory activities.

Trail sessions available,  Suitable for children 2 – 5 years.

Monday: The Grove, Horsforth

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: Little Bees Play and Party, Seacroft

Wednesday: Jackaboos, Farsley

Tel:  07845 454585

Gym Mini’s

COVID Update; Classes still TBC for September 2020

Classes are split into two different types; Gym-Minis (Adult & Child – from walking), and Gymikins (Independent 3+ years). Classes involve a combination of exploratory play and structured activities to develop both gross and fine motor skills, as well as social interaction and communication. Each class has specialist pre-school gymnastics apparatus and soft play equipment.​ For more details contact the relevant centre.

Kirkstall Leisure Centre – 0113 3782086

Holt Park Leisure Centre – 0113 378 1301

Scott Hall Leisure Centre – 0113 378 1285

John Smeaton Leisure Centre – 0113 378 2280

Fearnville Leisure Centre – 0113 378 1260

Gymikins

COVID Update; Classes still TBC for September 2020

Classes are split into two different types; Gym-Minis (Adult & Child – from walking), and Gymikins (Independent 3+ years). Classes involve a combination of exploratory play and structured activities to develop both gross and fine motor skills, as well as social interaction and communication. Each class has specialist pre-school gymnastics apparatus and soft play equipment.​ For more details contact the relevant centre.

Kirkstall Leisure Centre – 0113 3782086

Holt Park Leisure Centre – 0113 378 1301

Scott Hall Leisure Centre – 0113 378 1285

John Smeaton Leisure Centre – 0113 378 2280

Fearnville Leisure Centre – 0113 378 1260

Headingley Ballet School

A family run school offering Ballet, Tap, Pointe and Jazz to children 3+.

COVID Update: locations for September 2020 TBC

Monday, Thursday, Saturday at Weetwood Primary School
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday at Adel & Ireland Wood Centre
Wednesday, Pre School Class at Adel & Ireland Wood Centre (Pay as you go)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at St Stephens Church Hall,  Alwoodley

Tel: 0113 274 8404

Holt Park Leisure Centre – Children’s Classes

COVID Update; Classes still TBC for September 2020

Weekly classes include:

  • Gymikins (Pre school)
  • Gymnastics (School age)
  • Disability gymnastics
  • Striker Tots
  • Swimming lessons

Visit active.leeds.gov.uk for more details and the full timetable.

Holtdale Approach, Leeds LS16 7RX. Tel: 0113 378 1301

Jackrabbits Pottery Tots and Pots Sessions

COVID Update: sessions to potentially re-start in September. Check Facebook page for updates

Bring your little ones to one of our special “Tots & Pots” sessions! Pre-school children can come in for a morning of singing, a story, a snack and then a fun session painting a piece of pottery from the story.

Check Facebook page for monthly sessions. Booking required.

Jackrabbits Pottery, 633a Roundhay Road, LS8 4BA. Tel:  0113 318 9315

Junior Kitchen

COVID Update: numbers are restricted, and chairs and tables have been incorporated to enable parents to watch from a seated area.

Junior Kitchen teach, make, bake and decorate with children to create fun but educational cooking workshops.

Junior Kitchen is Open for Bookings: Parties, Tots, One on One, Weekend Baking, Schools, Clubs, Team Building, Cooking Lessons, Baking Lessons. Or Pop in midweek for a Coffee & Cake at the new Bakery and cake stand.

All bookings can be made via website: www.juniorkitchen.co.uk

1D Albion Street, Morley, LS27 8DT. 0113 253 7161

Kirkstall Leisure Centre- Children’s Classes

COVID Update; Classes still TBC for September 2020

Weekly classes include:

  • Gymikins (Pre school)
  • Gymnastics (School age)
  • Striker Tots/ Striker
  • Swimming lessons

Visit https://active.leeds.gov.uk/ for more details

Kirkstall Leisure Centre, Kirkstall Lane, LS5 3BE. Tel: 0113 378 3086

Leeds Gymnastics Club

Monday-Friday 9am – 10am – Parent & ToddlersThe sessions are ‘pay as you come’, over 1 years old.

Monday – Friday: Pre-school. Crazy Caterpillars (Walking-3yrs)

Monday – Friday:  Pre-school, Groovy Grasshoppers (3+yrs)

Monday- Saturday:  General Gymnastics for KS1

Monday- Saturday: General Gymnastics for KS2

For space availability call 0113 2656 662 from 9am on the 1st of each month.

Limewood Road Seacroft Leeds LS14 1AB

Loving Baby Massage

COVID Update: classes will be online in September, with face-to-face classes TBC whilst Children’s Centres remain closed.

Loving Baby Massage courses are sociable, relaxed and fun. Having a relaxed and informal environment is hugely important, meaning that all baby behaviour is welcome, no matter how unpredictable! Courses run for 4-5 weeks, lasting an hour. Private sessions also available.

Monday & Wednesday: Horsforth Children’s Centre

Tuesday: Moortown Children’s Centre

Wednesday: Headingley Children’s Centre

Thursday at The School of Philosophy & Alwoodley Childrens Centre

Tel Catherine 07825 299390.

Moo Music – North Leeds

COVID Update: Essential prop bags available to purchase when you book.

Moo Music Leeds are interactive multi-sensory music and MOOvement classes for babies and toddlers. Enjoyable for both the little ones and their adults.  We are upbeat and help develop confidence, language and coordination and so much more. 

Monday: Scarcroft Village Hall

Tuesday: Menston & Oulton

Wednesday: Adel War Memorial Hall & Otley

Thursday: Alwoodley Community Association & Ilkley

Friday: Adel War Memorial Hall

Tel: 07932 501904

Muddy Boots Baby Walking Group

Are you a new parent and love the outdoors? Join our baby walking group for no-commitment and (very) informal meet-ups with other new parents! We do a mixture of buggy and sling walks in and around Leeds. To find out about upcoming walks join the Facebook group here .

 

Mum’s Buggy Walk at John Smeaton Leisure Centre

Meet new mums, get active and walk your way to a healthier lifestyle.

A fun and friendly walk for mums and children in pushchairs. Walks are free of charge and last about 45 minutes followed by refreshments inside the cafe.

Every Monday, 10am-11am meeting outside the John Smeaton Leisure Centre.

Smeaton Approach, Leeds LS15 8TA. Tel: 07891 276443

 

Music Bugs

Sensory, play-based music and singing classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

At a Music Bugs class children do what they do best – singing, exploring, finding their rhythm and making friends.

Monday Alwoodley & Roundhay

Tuesday Horsforth

Wednesday Horsforth & Meanwood Community Centre

Thursday Alwoodley, Moortown & Otley

Friday Headingley

Class times vary by age group, contact Vicky on 0844 578 1043

 

Natalie Allen Tutu Tots

Dance classes for pre-school children.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday in North Leeds locations.

Tel: 07732137425

PJC Music School

COVID-19 Update: After five months of successful online lessons we are all set up to start face to face lessons again from September, ensuring excellent social distancing and safety for our students and families.

PJC Music School is run by Phillippa Jade Cairns; a classically trained musician and Head of Music at Horsforth Secondary School.

Their ‘Young Beginners’ Programme teaches Piano, Voice and Music Theory to students aged 3-14 years. The fun and engaging group-based learning style results in faster progress, improved confidence and increased resilience.

Horsforth School,  LS18 5RF. Tel: 07780 065209

Rhyme to the Rhythm Music Classes at The Little Bookshop

Rhyme to the Rhythm Music Classes for babies (9 months+) and pre-schoolers at The Little Bookshop, Chapel Allerton.

Classes last 35 minutes and follow a different educational theme each week and use a selection of percussion instruments on a rotation.

Monday, Wednesday, 9.45am during term time.

For more information please contact Jo Rothwell, 07956 556 020

Scott Hall Leisure Centre – Children’s Classes

COVID Update; Classes still TBC for September 2020

Weekly classes include:

  • Gymnastics
  • Swimming leesons
  • Striker Tots

Scott Hall Road, Leeds LS7 3DT. Tel: 0113 378 8001

Visit https://active.leeds.gov.uk/ for more details

 

Shadwell Junior Tennis Schedule

Junior coaching available for children 4-11 years, from afterschool club, mini tennis, performance sessions, coaching, social play and match practice.

Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Shadwell Tennis Courts, LS17 8JD. Tel: 07966987744

Sink or Swim Swimming School

The approach goes beyond standard training techniques to deliver education and water-based skills that equip new swimmers for a lifetime of safe and enjoyable swimming. Small classes of four and teachers present in the water.

Monday, Tuesday  at The Grammar School

Wednesday at Moorlands School & Scholes Primary School

Tel: 07979813129

Starfish Swimming School

COVID Update: Lessons to re-start October 2020

Starfish offer swimming lessons from the age of 4 years. Teach 1-4 children ratio. Will assess children at all times and move children to the appropriate group when needed.  Run the amateur swimming association award scheme.

Monday & Friday: Scholes Primary School,  LS15 4BJ

Wednesday & Saturday: Leeds Grammar School, LS17 8GS

For more information contact Julie on 0113 265 1161/ 07787192113

Swim Leeds

Providing swimming instruction for young children ages 4+. Advance booking required. Open to all abilities.

Sunday, Monday, Thursday: Leeds Grammar School, Alwoodley

Tel: 0113 255 9881

Swimbrite

Learning to swim should be an enjoyable experience within a pleasant and safe environment. Swimbrite offers a wide variety of swimming lessons for all ages (from 6 months) and abilities operating the ASA’s National Plan.

Classes for all abilities:

Monday – Sunday at The Village Hotel, Headingley

Monday – Friday at The Leeds Mercure Parkway Hotel

Wednesday & Thursday at The Grammar School , Alwoodley

Sunday at Woodhouse Grove School, Calverley

Tel: 07527 615736

The Creation Station Harrogate – Wetherby Classes

Give your child creative adventures to spark their natural curiosity and develop their own journey of exploration and discovery. Every week you can inspire your child’s imagination and nurture their creativity and potential with fun, hands-on art and crafts. Pre-bookable 5week blocks.

Monday: Little Explorers (18 months-5 years) at 10am and Baby Discover (6-18 months) at 11.30am

Wetherby Town Hall. Tel: 07851 320987

Tiny Outdoor Explorers at TCV Hollybush in Kirkstall

Weekly nature activities for 2 – 5 year olds in Leeds.  Learn the difference between a centipede and a millipede, build a rocket from twigs and leaves and even go exploring to find a dragon that lives under water.

Monday. 10.30-11.30am; 1.15-2.15pm, Friday. 10.30-11.30am;1.30-2.30pm.

TCV Hollybush Wildlife Garden. Tel: 07887 813061

Totally Tennis – Tots Program

Totally Tennis Tots program led by Luke Davis aims to introduce children into tennis and build their skills and confidence. Tots classes are ideal for children aged 2-4 years.

Monday – Alwoodley Community Hall

Wednesday, Thursday – Adel Memorial Sports Club (2-6yrs)

Saturday – Moorlands School

Tel: 07753 800723.

Union of Dance

We promote active dance experiences for children and young people.

Union of Dance offers weekly classes, after-school clubs, holiday camps and bespoke projects in the community and in education.

Mondays – Mix of dance styles. Bramhope, LS16 9BA

  • 4-7Y – 4:45-5:45 pm
  • 7-11Y – 5:45-6:45 pm

Welcome to our dance community.

Contact 07814012081 or email unionofdance@gmail.co.uk

Warrior Factory Dragons

A not for profit club delivering professionally run martial arts classes. Their mission is to help each member reach their full potential as martial artists, while developing good character and promoting good health. Age 3-6 years.

Monday – Saturday

Unit B19-B20 Wira Business Park, West Park. Tel: 07917 006645

YMCA Lawnswood Gymnastics

YMCA Lawnswood offers Gymnastics and Tumbling classes from 3+.

Classes include: 3-4 Years Gymnique, general gymnastics 4-6years and 7+ and Tumbling classes from 7+

Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

YMCA Leeds: Otley Road, Lawnswood, LS16 6HE. Tel: 0113 261 2484