Classes & Playgroups South Leeds

Monday Age 4+

Classes and Playgroups

Leeds is a fantastic place to raise a family. We’ve listed loads of great local classes and activities that you can try. Please contact the organisers directly to find out further information or to confirm class times or costs.

If you know of other great classes or groups which are not already listed, then please contact us.

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Funky Jives

Funky Jives image - fun, funky, freestyle dance and movement to music sessions

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.

Tinies (1-2yrs):
Garforth Methodist Church, Garforth. 9.30-10.00am on Mondays
Kidzone, Garforth. 10-10.30am on Tuesdays

Under 5s (2-4yrs):
Garforth Methodist Church, Garforth. 10.15-10.55am on Mondays
Kidzone, Garforth. 10.45-11.25am on Tuesdays
Colton Methodist Church, Colton. 9.30-10.10am on Wednesdays

Over 5s (4-7yrs):
Cielo Coffee House (upstairs), Garforth. 4.00-4.45pm on Mondays
Memorial Hall, Grafton Cum Marton. 3.30-4.15pm on Wednesdays

Adults:
Garforth Methodist Church, Garforth. 8-9pm on Wednesdays

funky-jives.class4kids.co.uk
facebook.com/funky-jives
funkyjives@gmail.com

Funky Jives also offers one-off sessions, workshops and parties for children up to eight years old (also applies to schools, nurseries, community clubs) and corporate events for adults. Please email to discuss.


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Do your kids go to a class they would recommend? Or do you run a fantastic local class for children? Make sure your favourites are listed.

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Caroline Dixon Street Dance & Drama

Street dance classes

Age 3-6 years Mondays 4.15-5pm

Age 6-12 years Mondays & Tuesdays 5-6pm

Drama classes

Tuesdays 6-7pm suitable for age 5-16 years.

Kippax ex-service and social club, Church Lane, Kippax. Contact Caroline Dixon via Facebook for more information.


City of Leeds Trampolining Club

We have trampoline lessons for all abilities! Participants are taught the basic shapes and somersaults, and recreational lessons follow the British Gymnastics reward scheme recording achievements with certificates, badges and medals. Recreational classes from age 3 years, available every day. Contact us to book a free taster session.

Leeds Rebound Gymnastics Centre, 6 Gelderd Trading Estate, LS12 6BD. 0113 243 3881


Duck Egg Theatre Company

Our mini eggs go on a role-play adventure with Danny Duck every week! Work towards two sharing performances a year and take optional performance examinations. Call or text for details 07723 371833.

EVERY MONDAY
4-5pm – Mini Eggs (3-5 years) *NEW CLASS*
5-6pm – Mini Eggs (3-5 years) FULL
6-7:30pm – Junior Musical Theatre (6-12 years)

Eddie Catz, Mothercare, Crown Point Retail Park, Junction Street, Leeds, LS10 1EW. 


Hargreaves Academy of Theatre Dance

Classes from age 3 upwards in ballet, tap, gymnastic, modern & street dance. New tumble track and mirrored studio at Oulton Institute, LS26. For details contact Leeaine on 0113 2606663 or find us on Facebook.


Helen Lamb School of Theatre Dance

The Helen Lamb School of Dance trains children of all ages and abilities, to an extremely high standard in ballet, tap, modern jazz, disco, gymnastic dance and musical theatre. We teach the love of dance in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Classes are held Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Rothwell Methodist church and Rothwell Scout hut. Contact Helen on 07956 424432.


Hunslet Club

The Hunslet Club provides a wide ranging evening and weekend programme of youth based activities including football, drama, boxing, Irish dance, cheerleading, gymnastics, street dance and other leisure activities for hundreds of young people every week to help them reach their full potential and enjoy themselves. New members are always welcome. Check the online timetable for details. 

Hillidge Road, Hunslet, LS10 1BP. 0113 271 6489.

Leeds Gymnastics Club

Gymnastics club in Seacroft. Offering baby & toddler classes, recreational kids classes, men’s & women’s artistic classes, school holiday camps and more. Classes Monday-Saturday.

Limewood Road Seacroft Leeds LS14 1AB. 0113 265 66 62


Leeds Rebound Gymnastics Club

Gymnastics promotes co-ordination, balance, flexibility and strength, as well as offering children the opportunity to make friends & have fun whilst working their way through British Gymnastics awards in order to gain badges, medals and certificates! Classes run daily, suitable from age 3. Contact us for more information.

Leeds Rebound Gymnastics Centre, 6 Gelderd Trading Estate, LS12 6BD. 0113 243 3881


Leeds United Foundation Wildcats Girls Football

Have fun, make friends, play football with Leeds United Foundation Wildcats girl’s football. £3 per session and is for girls aged 5-11 years. Every Monday 4.30-5.30pm. Contact Gary on 0113 367 6598 for details.

Football World, Pontefract Lane, Leeds, LS9 0RA.


Lorraine School of Theatre Dance

We are an established local school covering all theatre subjects Ballet to Tap, Musical Theatre to Commercial Jazz and Acro to Cheerleading. Age range 3yrs upwards. Teachers CRB/DBS licensed. Give us a call or bob in for a chat. Weekly classes held at Kippax Community Centre, Gibson Lane & Vicars Court Allerton Bywater. Enquiries to Lorraine 07904643502.


Northern Ballet Age 3 to 7 years

These fun-filled classes accompanied by live music are the perfect introduction to the basics of dance. Children are encouraged to express themselves through dance and music and build on their natural ability. Pre-school classes Thursdays. Older classes Mondays to Thursdays, plus Saturdays. Registration will open in June 2017 for September start. Contact 0113 220 8000 for details.

Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, LS2 7PA


Northern Ballet Age 8 to 16 years

Our classes for young people are accompanied by live music and develop each dancer’s technical ability whilst enhancing their presentation skills and musicality. Classes run Mondays to Thursdays, plus Saturdays. Registration will open in June 2017 for September start. Contact 0113 220 8000 for details.

Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, LS2 7PA


Roche Blackbelt Academy

Here at our family run club the teaching of karate & kick boxing is a full time passion for us, our instructors are martial arts qualified and have been teaching for many years. Check out our fully fitted centre. Classes run Monday to Saturday – call us today to book your free trial lesson 07557733918


Shona Boocock Academy of Dance

We offer classes in ballet, tap, modern jazz, theatre craft, musical theatre, freestyle and cheerleading. School holiday workshops, competitions and shows. Classes run Monday to Saturday, from age 3 years. Find us online or call for information. 

Zest Dance Studios, Woodkirk Valley Country Club, WF12 7JL. 07949 148328


SLP Junior Academy

SLP Junior Academy offers complete training for children from 2 1/2 years upwards in all aspects of The Performing Arts, to the highest standard. Singing, acting, ballet, tap, modern, jazz, musical theatre and tiny tots classes.

5 Chapel Lane, Garforth, LS25 1AG. 0113 286 8136

Tom Ball Live

Tom Ball Live encompasses an Academy in Musical Theatre, Agency and Production Company. Our Academy specialises in dance, singing and drama. Private or group lessons. Combined or individual disciplines. Exams & productions. Find us online or call for info 07760 163602.

Temple Moor High School, Leeds, LS15 0PT

Walton School of Theatre Dance

Dance school in Garforth offering ballet, tap, modern, singing, gymnastics, national, jazz & hip-hop. With the opportunity to be involed in competitions, shows, galas and events. From age 2. Find our class timetable online or call for details.

Barleyhill road, Garforth, LS25. 07426 012288.