Kids Classes & Groups South Leeds

Thursday 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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Lingotot French and Spanish Classes

Lingotot Leeds East provides fun and interactive language classes to children aged 0-4 years.

Lingotot’s multi-award winning French and Spanish classes are fun, interactive and introduce young children to a new language through games, songs, stories and crafts. Our tried and tested language lessons are not only amazing fun, but they are also based on sound educational research.

Classes are suitable for babies, toddlers, young children and their parents/carers so the whole family can enjoy learning a new language together!

Come along and join in!

*FREE Launch Party*

Thursday 20th of September 2018

10.30am at Little Bees Play and Party, Seacroft, LS14 1LU

This is a free event but booking is essential as limited places are available

*Anybody attending the Launch party or classes at Little Bees Play and Party can then stay and play for £1 *

Leeds classes – Little Bees, Seacroft, LS14 1LU

FrenchThursdays @ 10.15 (starting Thursday 27th of September – term time only)

SpanishThursdays @ 11.15 (starting Thursday 27th of September – term time only)

Selby classes – The Music Rooms, Selby, YO8 8AW

SpanishTuesdays @ 10.30 (starting Tuesday 25th of September – term time only)

Book your place for classes through my Website

For more info you can email leedseast@lingotot.com  or call Emma on 07949806095

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Recommend A Class

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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Baby Swimmers

Why not bring your little one swimming! Baby Swimmers & Swimmers Academy runs classes from 6 weeks old up to 14 years old, with classes in Leeds every day. Through fun and games see your little one progress to a confident little swimmer! For older kids we develop stamina and technique. Local classes at Temple Moor High School & The Forum, Quarry Hill. Find us online or call 0333 8008 345 for details.


Bop ‘n’ Pop

Street Dance is a popular, fun, energetic dance class that can help children dance just like their pop idols! The classes are aimed at children 3-7 and 8-15 years. Children learn the art of street dance which develops their strength, technique and confidence.

Thursdays 4.30pm-7.30pm. Call Fiona on 07922 174086 for details.

Activ Zone, Texas Street, Morley, LS27 0HG


Chuldow Martial Arts

Karate and kickboxing for all ages and abilities. Karate lessons from age 4, kick boxing from age 8. We have a self contained, air conditioned training area, seated waiting area plus free wifi and hot drinks for our parents and carers. Classes available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Call 0113 282 4935 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


Crafty Angels Craft Club

Crafty Angels craft club runs at the Angels & Butterflies studio every Thursday 4pm-5.30pm. Each week our angels will produce an item using an assortment of crafts including jewellery, ceramics, painting, clay, papercrafts, sand, needlecraft & much more. Advanced booking required. Suitable from age 5 years.

Angels & Butterflies, 10 Main Street, Garforth, LS25 1EZ. 07983962976


Deborah Coultish School of Dance

Fun and friendly classes in ballet, tap, modern, cheerleading, street and musical theatre. RAD and IDTA. Sibling discounts. Call 0780 3504207 for details.

Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday at East Ardsley Community Centre.


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.

Hunslet Club Hip Hop

If you love the music and love to dance our sessions incorporate hip hop moves and grooves into exciting sequences and routines. Develop your own dynamic style and improve your strength, agility and movement precision.

Tuesdays – classes for ages 9-11 and 12-16 years

Thursdays – ‘tiny hip hop’, age 9-11, age 12-16 and boys only classes.

Hunslet Club, Hillridge Road, Hunslet, LS10 1BP. 0113 2716489.


Hunslet Club Solitaires Majorettes

New majorettes troupe in South Leeds from Thursday 12th October. £1.50 per session.

Year 1 & under 4-5pm

Year 2-4 5-6pm

Year 5-6 6-7pm

Hunslet Clubhouse Parkside, Belle Isle Road, near Windmill Primary School.


Iveridge Hall Kids Classes

After school classes for 5-11 year olds. Get in touch to book a free trial session. Sibling discount.

Tuesdays: Flexi-kids. Fun yoga poses and movement for children.

Thursdays: Dance’n’stretch. Learn a new dance routine every week.

Iveridge Health Club, Wakefield Road, Rothwell, LS26 8EU. 0113 288 7666.


Leeds Children’s Circus LS8

Leeds Children’s Circus is a charity based organisation that aim to teach circus skills to people of all ages, sizes and backgrounds (everybody is welcome). Join in with classes for kids, families or adults learning balance, co-ordination, unicycle, trapeze and more. Visit us online to find out more or call 0754 504 4480

Harehills Lane Baptist Church, 13 Hilton Place, Leeds, LS8 4HE.


Leeds City Council – Recreational Gymnastics

Recreational gymnastics classes run by Leeds City council. Fun & developmental gymnastics for beginners to intermediates. Gymnasts work on achieving specific skills on the floor, bar, beam, vault and trampette. Opportunity to move up to advanced classes by invitation.

Girls: Thursday 5pm & Friday 4pm

Boys: Thursday 4pm

Contact: Morley Leisure Centre, Queensway, Leeds, LS27 9JP. 0113 336 7890


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


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


Rivers MEET Cafe Junior Sewing Class

A Leeds-based traditional family run craft cafe hosting classes, workshops and events alongside serving delicious home-made food, made with locally sourced produce. Our junior sewing class is aimed at 8-12 year olds and runs on Tuesdays & Thursdays after school. Bookable in 4 week blocks – price includes a snack and a drink.

Rivers MEET, 102 Leeds Road, Methley, LS26 9EP. 01977 279 729.


Robin Hood Athletic Junior FC

Robin Hood First Soccer are fun football sessions for children currently in Reception & Year 1. They are run by a full time Leeds United Foundation coach who implements the Coerver Coaching syllabus. 6:00pm-7:00pm, Thursdays. Sharp Lane School Playing Fields, LS10 4QE

Under 9’s team train on Thursdays at Outwood Academy.

Robin Hood Athletic Junior F C, Wakefield Rd (behind the Coach & Horses PH), LS26 0SF.


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


Rothwell Karate Club

Rothwell Karate Club has been running for 40 years & trains every Thursday evening from 6:30pm at Rothwell Sports Centre. Call 07754 195625 for more information.


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

Striker 9

The Striker 9 football skills awards scheme is the largest football training programme for young people age 5-14 in Leeds. Learn how to play as an individual and as part of a team, learn about rules, fitness, conduct and nutrition and become healthier and more active.

Wednesdays 5pm: Morley leisure centre, LS27 9JP. 0113 336 7890

Thursdays 4pm: Middleton leisure centre, LS10 4AX. 0113 378 2455


The Swim Specialist

The ‘go-to guy’ for all your swimming needs. 6:1 group lessons, 1:1 private lessons or 2:1 siblings lessons available. Monitor your child’s progress via the online portal. Follows ASA Learn to swim pathway stages 1-7. Age 4+. Local classes in Sandal & Ossett: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday. Contact Nathaniel for information 07592 930378.


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